Re: Freebsd support in Adelaide wanted

2013-09-21 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
I considered dropping FreeBSD-questions from this reply, but since it contains out-of-date contact details, I'm leaving them in. On Saturday, 21 September 2013 at 17:17:07 +0200, Julian H. Stacey wrote: Hi, Reference: From:Danny Beger da...@beger.com.au Date:

Re: why I am upset

2012-05-28 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Saturday, 22 January 2005 at 9:53:53 +, d...@safeport.com wrote: On Sun, 27 May 2012, Warren Block wrote: There can be a tremendous investment of time in using software, whether free or not. Money too, often. Those who work to write, port, and support free software also spend a

Re: Can't open serial line /dev/cuaa0: no such file or direcotry (2)

2011-01-23 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[format recovered] On Friday, 21 January 2011 at 0:04:12 +, Mike Adams wrote: To whom it may concern: I'm using a programme called tempcontrol from Greg Lehey on a Dell pentium running BSD 6. Do you mean FreeBSD 6.x? I'm assuming so in the following. When I run the programme, I get the

FreeBSD based web hosting?

2008-06-18 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
I'm looking for somebody to host some web sites for me. Ideally I'd like a complete machine, but a jail would do too. I can find plenty of Linux-based offerings, but the only one I can find with FreeBSD is in Germany and requires me to be resident in Germany. Can anybody point me to one that I,

Re: 2TB (and above) Disk

2007-07-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 3 July 2007 at 17:09:33 +0200, Dave Raven wrote: Hi all, Firstly I am using FreeBSD 4, I know it's not supported but hopefully someone has some experience with large disks on 4. Yes. Various geometry issues limit them to 1 TB in size. Greg -- When replying to this message,

Keyboard problems with xorg 7.2 and Dell Inspiron 5100?

2007-05-28 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
I've just upgraded my Inspiron 5100 to the latest and greatest X.org release, 7.2. Using the standard configuration options (either no config file, or the one generated by X -configure), most keys on the keyboard don't react. I've ran xev against the server and find that the only keys that react

Re: dual monitors?

2007-05-08 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 8 May 2007 at 18:15:52 -0500, Jonathan Horne wrote: anyone out there running dual monitors in FreeBSD? Yes. if so, what is your setup? single display adapter/2 heads, or 2 seperate adapters? I'm using separate adaptors. Take a look at http://www.lemis.com/grog/hardware.html

Re: dual monitors?

2007-05-08 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 8 May 2007 at 17:22:15 -0700, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 9 May 2007, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: If you follow up on something I wrote, please copy me. See http://www.lemis.com/questions.html for more details. On Tuesday, 8 May 2007 at 18:15:52 -0500, Jonathan Horne wrote

Re: How to find HorizSync / VertRefresh rates?

2007-05-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 3 May 2007 at 9:25:54 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: On 5/3/07, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday, 1 May 2007 at 9:01:26 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: On 4/30/07, Erik Osterholm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Could you post your Xorg.0.log and xorg.conf? When

Re: How to find HorizSync / VertRefresh rates?

2007-05-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 3 May 2007 at 11:16:04 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: On 5/3/07, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thursday, 3 May 2007 at 9:25:54 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: On 5/3/07, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday, 1 May 2007 at 9:01:26 +0200, Victor

Re: How to find HorizSync / VertRefresh rates?

2007-05-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 3 May 2007 at 13:13:07 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: On 5/3/07, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK. Either you give me information on what happens, or I'll drop the case. What warning message? Please read the rest of the thread. Find somebody else to solve your

Re: How to find HorizSync / VertRefresh rates?

2007-05-02 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 1 May 2007 at 9:28:27 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: On 5/1/07, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Monday, 30 April 2007 at 11:02:54 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: I'm trying to create a pristine xorg.conf, but I've been unable to find proper values for HorizSync

Re: How to find HorizSync / VertRefresh rates?

2007-05-02 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 1 May 2007 at 9:01:26 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: On 4/30/07, Erik Osterholm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Could you post your Xorg.0.log and xorg.conf? When Theory != Practice, it's often helpful to have information like this to help determine what went wrong, so that in the

Re: How to find HorizSync / VertRefresh rates?

2007-04-30 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 30 April 2007 at 11:02:54 +0200, Victor Engmark wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to create a pristine xorg.conf, but I've been unable to find proper values for HorizSync and VertRefresh for my Dell Latitude D610. I've tried the values presented in MonitorsDB

Re: 5.5 hardware support

2007-04-29 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 29 April 2007 at 17:56:23 -0800, Harry Veltman wrote: Does 5.5 support my ELSA GLoria Synergy 8 MByte, Driver version 5.36.00.382, OpenGL version 1.1 2.01.14.128 video card? I purchased and installed version 4.8 several years ago, but it didn't seem to like the video card. This is

Re: change xorg video resolution

2007-03-29 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 29 March 2007 at 21:55:58 -0300, freenity wrote: Hello. I have a strange problem with my xorg configuration. It only runs at 1024x768, but I want to change it to 1280x1024. This is the screen section from my /etc/X11/xorg.conf Section Screen Identifier Screen0

Re: SOLVED: Re: Problems with burncd - cannot mount result on unix or windows

2007-03-22 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Line length unified. On Thursday, 22 March 2007 at 16:16:58 -0700, UCTC Sysadmin wrote: In looking at the documentation for cdrecord, the examples showed a two-step process of making an ISO image then burning it. Here's my

Experience with nVidia Quadro NVS210S and nForce 430 Chipset?

2007-03-18 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
I'm looking at purchasing a motherboard with the Quadro NVS210S and nForce 430 Chipset (see http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=764), and I'm wondering if anybody has experience with it. In particular: - does the nVidia binary graphics driver support this

Re: MySQL Startup Script

2007-03-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Single line message. [Moving to -questions; this isn't really a ports issue] On Monday, 5 March 2007 at 23:28:53 -0800, Drew Jenkins wrote: I built MySQL 5.1 from port on FBSD 6.2. But it doesn't start up on boot. There's a

Re: test

2007-02-26 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 23 February 2007 at 22:46:40 -, Justin Schlingmann wrote: Lets see if the mailserver can find my hostname from 80.126.252.242 I think we're going to have to put this in the charter: please do *not* send test messages to tens of thousands of people when you just want to test your

Please do not duplicate messages (was: When will X11R7.2 hit the ports tree ?)

2007-02-18 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
:34 +1030, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: On Monday, 12 February 2007 at 13:29:22 +0100, Olaf Greve wrote: On Monday, 12 February 2007 at 14:54:26 +0100, Olaf Greve wrote: On Monday, 12 February 2007 at 15:44:42 +0100, Olaf Greve wrote: Hi guys, (Firstly: I posted this message well over an hour ago

Re: Can I Mount A Windoze Drive?

2007-02-16 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Single line message. On Saturday, 17 February 2007 at 13:46:28 +0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: Newbie question here. I just want to make sure I don't screw anything up. I have two hard drives in my box...one for Windoze, one for

Re: Help please: how to enable SSH password authentication under FreeBSD 6.2?

2007-02-12 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 12 February 2007 at 13:29:22 +0100, Olaf Greve wrote: On Monday, 12 February 2007 at 14:54:26 +0100, Olaf Greve wrote: On Monday, 12 February 2007 at 15:44:42 +0100, Olaf Greve wrote: Hi guys, (Firstly: I posted this message well over an hour ago, and it does not seem to have come

Re: php5-mysql?

2007-02-12 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 12 February 2007 at 20:45:16 +0100, Roger Olofsson wrote: Alain Wolf skrev: On 12.02.2007 11:52, * Roger Olofsson wrote: After a recent buildworld/portupgrade everything seems to be up to date except a few and among those are php5-extensions and to be more precise php5-mysql. I

Re: Guidance requested for multimedia conversion

2007-02-08 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 9 February 2007 at 11:04:58 +1100, Murray Taylor wrote: Hi all, Being much more a system programmer / database person than a multi media type I am requesting a 'recipe' from a video media expert. I need to convert an 8 minute .avi file into a basic dvd. No menus or anything,

Re: Which version of Opera to use?

2007-01-28 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Saturday, 27 January 2007 at 9:13:19 -0500, Gerard Seibert wrote: I have been thinking of trying Opera in KDE to see if it works better than Firefox. I have been having nothing but problems with Firefox and Flash. Would I be better off trying Opera or Linux-Opera? Both are offered in the

Re: Mail etiquette

2007-01-20 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
intended to respond to this, but since I'm replying anyway, the answer is none, of course. If you put all your reply at the bottom, you miss important things, like the text you both quoted: On 18/01/07, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Top posting is only one issue. Others of great

Mail etiquette (was: What is this mean by this term)

2007-01-18 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[heavily trimmed, subject line clarified, format breakage recovered] On Thursday, 18 January 2007 at 16:31:41 +1100, Murray Taylor wrote: On Thursday, 18 January 2007 11:48 AM, Dak Ghatikachalam wrote: What if someone is emailing from a thread while I am replying at the same time, would that

Re: Origin of LINT?

2007-01-16 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 16 January 2007 at 23:28:51 -0500, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: I know it's probably off-topic, but I've searched google for a bit with no results, and because I'm curious: Does anyone (maybe one of the old guard) know the origin of the term lint for the all-inclusive feature

Re: is THIS why the 6.2 release seems stalled ?

2007-01-10 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[irrelevant cruft removed] On Tuesday, 9 January 2007 at 23:54:02 -0600, Nikolas Britton wrote: On 1/9/07, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday, 9 January 2007 at 17:08:45 -0600, Nikolas Britton wrote: Why should I continue using FreeBSD when the project never delivers

Re: is THIS why the 6.2 release seems stalled ?

2007-01-09 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 9 January 2007 at 17:08:45 -0600, Nikolas Britton wrote: On 1/9/07, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 09:33:18AM -0800, Jim Pazarena wrote: http://farragut.flameeyes.is-a-geek.org/articles/2007/01/08/a-shadow-lies-upon-all-bsd-distributions

Re: Emacs vs XEmacs: which to choose for plain console using?

2007-01-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 3 January 2007 at 22:50:55 +0200, Andrey Slusar wrote: Wed, 3 Jan 2007 21:41:57 +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are advantages and disadvantages of xemacs over emacs? Which to choose for plain console using? Emacs by default is very usable in plain FreeBSD ?onsole, also

Re: Process States Explanation

2006-12-18 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Single line paragraph On Monday, 18 December 2006 at 1:06:13 -0600, Fr0zen wrote: Where can I get a good list of what each process state means? That depends on what you mean by process state. The real definition is in

Re: Black Lines on my monitor

2006-12-14 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Sequence recovered, long/short syndrome. On Thursday, 14 December 2006 at 5:42:11 -0800, Renegade Penguin wrote: P Tyrrell wrote: Hello - Help About two weeks ago I noticed that there was a shadow appearing on the monitor

Re: List Protocol (was: Major Version Upgrade 4.11 to 5.x)

2006-12-12 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 12 December 2006 at 16:49:39 -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Until then STFU you ungrateful bastards. All you once were dumb newbies who didn't know FreeBSD from free beer, and I'll bet more than a few of you sent e-mail to questions, thinking it was an actual person who gave a

Re: What is microsoft-ds port 445?

2006-12-11 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 11 December 2006 at 11:06:12 -0800, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Dec 11, 2006, at 10:43 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What is microsoft-ds port #445? Mildly off-topic for this list, but it's used by directory-services, aka Active Directory I don't know that it's that off-topic. I

Re: multiple ports trees

2006-11-14 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 9 November 2006 at 8:46:00 -0600, Christopher M. Hobbs wrote: Hello, list! I've got about six production servers and a couple of workstations running FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE and 6.2-PRERELEASE. Some of these machines are sitting in DMZ, the others are internal. Currently, each of

Re: mysql in production on freebsd 6.1 ???

2006-11-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 3 November 2006 at 19:56:00 +0800, ke han wrote: I need feedback from users with mysql 5.0.x (or even 4.1.x) in production on SMP systems. X86_64 Opteron is my platform. I have heard rumors of it not scaling and it crashes and odd errors Have these been worked out in the latest

Re: DVB card suggestion

2006-11-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 5 November 2006 at 22:20:36 +0200, Alin-Adrian Anton wrote: Hi List, I'd like to get rid of my SkyStar2 DVB card (zero support on FBSD) and buy something which is well supported by FreeBSD 6.x. To the best of my knowledge no DVB cards are supported under FreeBSD. I'm

Re: mountroot

2006-11-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 5 November 2006 at 21:10:25 -, justin wrote: Hello, I`m trying to boot my freebsd 5.5 system and i`m having some trouble. Every time the machine boots it runs into the mountroot prompt. It cannot find the rootvp file on the /dev/ad0s1a. Everytime i try to mount the

Re: How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 19 October 2006 at 20:29:07 -0300, Agus wrote: Hi all. I was reading the installation of freebsd and get that only partitions, sorry, labels a to h are allowed. is this so? Yes. Also, you can't use 'c' for a partition, since it represents the whole disk, and on one disk at least

Re: How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 20 October 2006 at 1:48:35 +0200, Joerg Pernfuss wrote: On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 20:29:07 -0300, Agus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all. I was reading the installation of freebsd and get that only partitions, sorry, labels a to h are allowed. is this so? a-h are possible, yes, but b is

Re: User vs Kernel mode

2006-10-16 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 17 October 2006 at 9:35:14 +0700, Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, I have an application that is running on virtual tty 0, i start it the following way: /etc/ttys ttyv0 /usr/libexec/getty Door cons25 on secure /etc/gettytab Door: :ht:np:sp#115200:al=door:

Re: User vs Kernel mode

2006-10-16 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 17 October 2006 at 9:52:17 +0700, Olivier Nicole wrote: Processes always start in kernel mode, because they're started by the kernel. They typically spend most of their time in kernel mode (for example, whenever they're idle or waiting for I/O). An active process may switch back

Re: FreeBSD 6.1 hangs at mountroot during bootup

2006-09-21 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[rearranged, trimmed] On Thursday, 21 September 2006 at 2:32:59 -0500, Derek Ragona wrote: At 06:47 PM 9/20/2006, Mike Peirson wrote: Hi all, First off, I'm new to FreeBSD and this mailinglist so I hope I am in the right place. Anyways, right now I am having some problems with FreeBSD

Re: Tip Top Equity Spam

2006-09-20 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Single line message On Wednesday, 20 September 2006 at 9:37:15 +0100, jackie Predeth wrote: I have been recieving over the past month this crap e-mail with a story attatched.Am a bit concerned how i am getting it and could

Re: FreeBSD 6.1 hangs at mountroot during bootup

2006-09-20 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 21 September 2006 at 7:43:44 +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote: * On 20/09/06 16:47 -0700, Mike Peirson wrote: Hi all, First off, I'm new to FreeBSD and this mailinglist so I hope I am in the right place. Anyways, right now I am having some problems with FreeBSD booting up. I

Re: Freebsd, Suse Linux dual booting

2006-09-16 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Saturday, 16 September 2006 at 16:49:17 -0700, Dan Bikle wrote: FreeBSD and Linux people, I have a PC which I want to boot as windows, FreeBSD, and Suse 10.1 Linux. Currently, FreeBSD boot0 menu shows both Windows and FreeBSD as boot-able. The FreeBSD boot0 menu does not show the Linux

System down, won't come up (was: Oh, no....)

2006-09-01 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 1 September 2006 at 20:30:24 -0700, Gary Kline wrote: Well, gang, for about the only time in ten or eleven years, my FreeBSD has kernel crashed. The kernel err is 18 I believe a int divide by zero. I backup most stuff regularly but still have several

Re: Time zone isn't displaying right one with 'tzsetup'

2006-08-22 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 22 August 2006 at 23:45:19 -0400, Robert Gabaree wrote: Hi, I tried to update my new server to the new time zone by running 'tzsetup' and selecting Eastern. However, instead of showing 11:45, it shows 6:45 - 5 hours later. I even tried to do a 'cp /usr/share/ zoneinfo/EST5EDT

Re: nforce audio problem

2006-08-20 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 20 August 2006 at 10:47:17 +, Brad Kowalczyk wrote: Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: On Sunday, 20 August 2006 at 4:44:06 +, Brad Kowalczyk wrote: Seems I have the correct driver loaded and the device exists but no sound... It would be good to say which one (kldstat output

Re: Ouch! write failed, file system is full

2006-08-19 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Saturday, 19 August 2006 at 18:55:02 -0500, W. D. wrote: How do I get out of this mess? gzip: stdout: No space left on device Broken pipe df Filesystem 1K-blocks UsedAvail Capacity Mounted on /dev/da0s1a 9918398644-7395 108%/ I tried to do a backup: cd /

Re: nforce audio problem

2006-08-19 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Computer output wrapped. On Sunday, 20 August 2006 at 4:44:06 +, Brad Kowalczyk wrote: Hi, Just wondering if anyone has any experience getting sound working for an nforce1 motherboard? Heh. Just what I've been

Re: Source Code Navigation

2006-08-13 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 13 August 2006 at 7:38:58 +, S.Mohideen wrote: All, What tools your people use apart from CTAGS/cscope to navigate vast source code base. Im using ctags in gvim. Want to know any better tool which you may be using. There's not really much choice. I'm currently playing with

Re: Source Code Navigation

2006-08-13 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Upside-down reply, gratuitous empty lines removed. On Sunday, 13 August 2006 at 15:42:13 +, S.Mohideen wrote: Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: On Sunday, 13 August 2006 at 7:38:58 +, S.Mohideen wrote: What tools your

Re: freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 146, Issue 21

2006-08-13 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 14 August 2006 at 10:13:50 +0700, rithy4u- CEO wrote: I have one DNS Server running Bind. I always got permission denied on my server screen why? Because something's not the way you want it. Seriously, how do you expect anybody to give you an answer based on that description? I

Re: 17 or 19

2006-08-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 2 August 2006 at 21:00:43 -0500, David Kelly wrote: On Aug 2, 2006, at 6:55 PM, Nikolas Britton wrote: Me? I'd go for two monster 22 inch CRTs, or three 19 inch CRTs. So lacking in imagination we are. Don't settle for anything less than 30 http://www.apple.com/displays/ The

Re: Mysql from ports

2006-08-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 3 August 2006 at 12:39:00 -0400, Ron Clark wrote: OK, I rebuilt the box again and cvsuped my ports and got the machi= ne back to 5.5 STABLE. When I tried to install mysql server 5.1, I get the = following: === Running ldconfig /sbin/ldconfig -m

Re: Changing user password from command line

2006-08-02 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 2 August 2006 at 16:48:48 +0700, Mike Fern wrote: Dear all, Does anybody know a program which is able to change user password from command line? Of course. I thought it was the only way. $ man -k password passwd(1), yppasswd(1) - modify a user's password From that man

Re: Changing user password from command line

2006-08-02 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 2 August 2006 at 15:53:07 +0300, Simon Phoenix wrote: On Wednesday 02 August 2006 12:48, Mike Fern wrote: Dear all, Does anybody know a program which is able to change user password from command line? We can add a user using single line pw (pw useradd), but i need ability to

Re: Implementing NTFS-3g into FreeBSD

2006-08-01 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 2 August 2006 at 11:43:53 +1000, Dan Warne wrote: On Wednesday, August 02, 2006 11:40 AM, Juha Saarinen wrote: On 8/2/06, Warne, Dan wrote: One of my journalists recently wrote an interesting story on the NTFS-3g project that is promising a fully OSS solution for reading -and

Re: MySQL Signal 10 on FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE-P6

2006-07-31 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 31 July 2006 at 11:35:04 -0400, Erik Kristensen wrote: I have an interesting issue with FreeBSD 6.0 and MySQL 5.0. Part of my problem has been discussed serveral times in the past on other mailing lists and it seems there has been fixes for older versions of MySQL. From what you

Linux/FreeBSD NFS incompatibilities (was: Connection refusal for an NFS mount)

2006-07-20 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 20 July 2006 at 17:16:16 +0200, David Landgren wrote: List, On an old Redhat box (address 172.17.0.18), I'm trying to mount an NFS export from a FreeBSD (5.2.1-RELEASE) box. Both machines are on the same network segment, and neither have any onboard firewalling rules. FWIW,

Re: Creating vinum RAID 1 on place

2006-07-09 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 7 July 2006 at 11:29:46 +0700, Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, Is there a trick on the way to build a vinum RAID 1 without backup-in the data first? Sometimes. It's described in The Complete FreeBSD, page 236 or so. See http://www.lemis.com/grog/Documentation/CFBSD/ for how to get the

Re: Root crontab for backup

2006-07-03 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 3 July 2006 at 6:57:27 +0100, Xian wrote: On Monday 03 July 2006 00:29, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: It's a good idea to leave /etc/periodic as it is; it makes updating easier. I personally put this sort of thing in /etc/crontab, though arguably (also because of upgrades) root's

Re: Root crontab for backup

2006-07-02 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Saturday, 1 July 2006 at 15:55:32 +0300, Kostas Blekos wrote: Is it a bad idea to use root's crontab for backup scripts? I can't see why. Is it better to put those scripts in periodic/... ? It's a good idea to leave /etc/periodic as it is; it makes updating easier. I personally put

Re: speed of PPPoE

2006-07-02 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 3 July 2006 at 11:11:58 +0800, Benny Au wrote: Hello, The speed of PPPoE in FreeBSD is slower than in Windows XP. and sometimes I have to wait for a moment to visit the same web site again. It won't disconnect but it works not stably. Could you tell me how to configure the ppp

Re: Frustration

2006-06-29 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Single line paragraphs. On Thursday, 29 June 2006 at 22:51:00 -0400, Fernando Pinguelo wrote: I am writing to you because I need to vent. I have tried installing version 5.3 of FreeBSD on a Pentium III machine. I thought I

Re: is vinum in FBSD 6.0?

2006-06-04 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 2 June 2006 at 5:04:15 -0500, Kevin Kinsey wrote: Travis H. wrote: Is there some kind of IP lawsuit over vinum or something? If so, it's never been mentioned ;-) It has now, but it's the first time I've heard of it. It's a valid question, but I don't think Greg's that kind of

Re: MySQL port won't understand SSL configuration directives

2006-06-04 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 4 June 2006 at 15:07:39 +, Matt Bostock wrote: Hello, I compiled the MySQL port with WITH_OPENSSL=yes, but it won't start as it complains about the SSL directives in /etc/my.cnf; [ERROR] /usr/local/libexec/mysqld: unknown variable 'ssl-ca=/x' Any help is much

Re: Install FreeBSD on Dell Inspiraon E1505/ 6400 laptop

2006-05-21 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 21 May 2006 at 17:25:38 -0700, Sadashiv Kulthe wrote: Helllo, I want to Install Linux on Dell Inspiraon E1505/ 6400 laptop can anyone tell me is it compatitable? As others have observed, Linux and FreeBSD are two different operating systems. You certainly need to decide which (and

The logo discussion

2006-05-17 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
I've just fought my way through the logo discussion of the past few days. Here's my impression in a nutshell: - I don't like the logo either. - I don't spend all my time bitching about it. - I don't discuss it in violation of list charter on a mailing list intended for technical questions. - I

Re: Find the Date a Port Was Installed

2006-05-17 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 17 May 2006 at 17:40:24 -0500, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (May 17), Jeff Cross said: I have recently upgraded to RELENG_6_1 and have attempted a portupgrade on all ports since the upgrade so that new libs, etc. are being used with the installed ports. When it

Re: Multiple monitors with Dell Latitude D810

2006-05-16 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 16 May 2006 at 10:02:07 -0400, Matt Juszczak wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to use a Dell D810 with xorg and multiple monitors. The two monitors I have are the internal laptop screen, and an external Dell monitor hooked up through the docking station. Windows was able to display

Re: The Complete FreeBSD: errata and addenda

2006-05-15 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 7 May 2006 at 23:39:10 -0700, Eric Dan wrote: * Greg 'groggy' Lehey ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Saturday, 6 May 2006 at 10:22:11 +0200, Kyrre Nygard wrote: I have found a problem. I find the design / typesetting to be very unprofessional. It looks like a teenager wrote

In search of volunteers (was: The Complete FreeBSD: errata and addenda)

2006-05-15 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 8 May 2006 at 9:33:46 -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: i think the book is great, easy to read, helped me a lot and also saved me a lot of time. I hope you're gonna eventually write a new edition that covers 6.* releases. Actually, by this time, I am hoping for a jump ahead that

Re: 1 cpu + 2 monitors + 2 keybord/mouse is it possible

2006-05-12 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 12 May 2006 at 18:44:01 +0400, Igor Robul wrote: On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 10:35:43AM -0400, Bakki Kudva wrote: How about using x-terminals on a network? I remember seeing them in the surplus market for $15 recently. After all X is designed to be a network gui. X-Terminals may 1)

Re: The Complete FreeBSD: errata and addenda

2006-05-06 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Saturday, 6 May 2006 at 10:22:11 +0200, Kyrre Nygard wrote: I have found a problem. I find the design / typesetting to be very unprofessional. It looks like a teenager wrote it, in Microsoft Word, but no offense. You just used the wrong typesetting system. Please check out the LaTeX

Re: dd issues

2006-05-01 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 1 May 2006 at 19:44:00 -0400, Jim Stapleton wrote: I'm trying to back up some of my software, and I'm having some problems, I found something in the archives specifying the need to set a block size of 2k or greater. This makes a backup (I've not tested it yet). My questions are:

Re: Installing Services at University of South Australia

2006-05-01 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 1 May 2006 at 17:27:03 +0930, Harish Sukumar wrote: I have recently deployed FreeBSD on couple of machines at the University and I am not quite familiar with *nix You should talk to Ben Close (copied). So can you please provide me with some documents that I can use to configure

Re: dd issues

2006-05-01 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 1 May 2006 at 21:21:26 -0400, Jim Stapleton wrote: On 5/1/06, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Without more background in what you're trying to do (you don't even say what backup program or what medium you're trying to back up to), or what your concerns are, it's

Re: Determining whether or not a SCSI disk is in use

2006-04-14 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 14 April 2006 at 1:27:18 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote: Hello again list, Just wondering if there was any way where I could possibly tie into the kernel or do something where I could determine whether or not a disk is currently 'in use'. Problem: I'm trying to spin down my

Re: BST instead of GMT

2006-04-09 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 7 April 2006 at 11:34:29 +0100, Philip Radford wrote: On Friday, April 07, 2006 12:52 AM, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: [text omitted] Thanks for your comments. Both /etc/localtime and /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London are the same. I have since created /etc/localtime

Re: BST instead of GMT

2006-04-06 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 6 April 2006 at 10:58:10 +0100, Philip Radford wrote: Hi all, I am looking for a way to get my FreeBSD 5.3 box to show my local time as BST (British Summer Time) as apposed to GMT. I have checked and double-checked the timezone and have set this to Europe/London. How?

Re: Not an easy install

2006-03-25 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Saturday, 25 March 2006 at 9:36:04 -0500, Tim wrote: Why couldn't you guys make a install easy instead of this and that, ok I am a newbie and it should be easy, I have installed Ubuntu, it was like a dream, smooth as silk, Fedora pretty much the same FreeBSD, its a nitemare if you have

Re: mysql for freebsd 6.0

2006-03-23 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 23 March 2006 at 0:52:18 -0500, kalin mintchev wrote: hi all... i can't see the mysql 5 version for freebsd 6.0 on the mysql developer site? am i blind or it's on purpose?!?! No, it's on its way. We should have a version up within a week or so. But you're the first

Do you use MySQL?

2006-03-16 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
If you use MySQL on FreeBSD, you have many choices, probably too many: which version of FreeBSD? Which version of MySQL? Which threading libraries? Where do you get the MySQL software from? How do you install it? In all likelihood you'd be happier with less choice: just the right one. At

Re: Kernel dump then what

2006-03-07 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 7 March 2006 at 10:01:48 +0700, Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, Now I managed to get a kernel dump. I even got two of them, with different panic, both page fault, one on read, one on write. The machine had been runing fine for a year when it started to panic on heavly load. I

Re: AND COBOL

2006-03-07 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 7 March 2006 at 18:47:25 -0500, Chris Hill wrote: On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, Gabriel wrote: HI, I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF RMCOBOL RUNS IN FREEBSD, THANKS. GABRIEL DON'T KNOW ABOUT ANY RMCOBOL, BUT THERE EXISTS open-cobol AND tinycobol UNDER

Re: French accents test

2006-02-28 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 27 February 2006 at 0:05:31 -0500, Peter wrote: --- clue less [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does the mailing list improperly strip iso-8859-1 encoding and render it as unescaped UTF-8? This is a test to see: �����. I see the proper characters but when I reply in my yahoo

Re: 10 years of The Complete FreeBSD

2006-02-24 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 24 February 2006 at 14:10:59 +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2006-02-24 16:50, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thursday, 23 February 2006 at 23:44:30 -0500, David Stanford wrote: I purchased this book nearly a year ago shortly after I began using FreeBSD

10 years of The Complete FreeBSD

2006-02-23 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
Ten years ago today, on 24 February 1996, I submitted for publication the final version of the first ever book on FreeBSD, Installing and Using FreeBSD. It was later renamed to The Complete FreeBSD. I have always retained full rights to the book, and for today I've decided to release it for

Re: 10 years of The Complete FreeBSD

2006-02-23 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 23 February 2006 at 23:44:30 -0500, David Stanford wrote: On 2/23/06, Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ten years ago today, on 24 February 1996, I submitted for publication the final version of the first ever book on FreeBSD, Installing and Using FreeBSD

Re: anyone using voip?

2006-02-22 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 21 February 2006 at 22:07:11 -0500, Peter wrote: Hi, I'm looking for comments from people who are using a voip solution with FreeBSD. The archives of this group show mixed results. I see there is a skype port available. To me that implies that this is possible. What of hardware?

Re: anyone using voip?

2006-02-22 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 23 February 2006 at 0:43:22 +, Alec Berryman wrote: Peter on 2006-02-22 18:55:34 -0500: --- Alec Berryman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm using Skype from ports with an analog headset and it works fantastically well. I installed skype from ports. Without a man page it was

Re: MySQL version for 6.0

2006-02-06 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 6 February 2006 at 11:14:39 +0100, Bjrn Knig wrote: Greg 'groggy' Lehey schrieb: I'd be interested to know why you recommend version 4.1 over 5.0. I still had not enough time to investigate 5.0. I just ran sql-bench a few times on a dual Pentium III 733 machine and noticed

Re: MySQL install fails - can't find mysqlclient.14

2006-02-06 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Monday, 6 February 2006 at 14:28:31 -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: On Monday 06 February 2006 14:18, Seth Burgess wrote: I am working on installing MySQL 4.1 - Server on Freebsd 4.8. I have gone through several tries and am now stuck with the following error which comes up very quickly when I

Re: MySQL version for 6.0

2006-02-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 5 February 2006 at 22:00:13 +0100, Bjrn Knig wrote: je killen schrieb: Greetings: I'm looking to find out if there is a current version of MySQL specific for v6 FreeBSD on AMD64. I don't see one on the MySQL site and I don't know if I can successfully build it from source on this

Re: remote x-window

2006-02-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 3 February 2006 at 8:58:08 +, Michael Fleming wrote: On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 09:48:56PM -0900, Beech Rintoul wrote: I have sort of a newbie question. How do I connect to a remote machine with x-windows and get a desktop? Could someone point me in the right direction as I've

Re: Unable to compile mysql50-server

2006-02-02 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 2 February 2006 at 6:49:58 +0700, Roger Merritt wrote: Yesterday I ran portinstall to install the mysql-server, left the job going overnight, and as expected had to reboot this morning. I noticed that portinstall did some configuring (which I had forgotten to do when I ran make

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