Process hangs on large pipe writes

2013-01-10 Thread Kevin Oberman
to the pipe with no reads done. I have modified the script to write to files instead of a pipe and it is working again, but I would like to understand what broke my script. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer E-mail: kob6...@gmail.com ___ freebsd-questions

Removing UFS label from root

2012-09-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
, but it is, of course, mounted RO. I tried setting the allow foot-shooting debug flag, but it did not help. Is my only hope to boot a live system? (I have no CD, so I guess I could try a a thumb drive.) -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer E-mail: kob6...@gmail.com

Re: Removing UFS label from root

2012-09-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Sun, 9 Sep 2012, Warren Block wrote: On Sun, 9 Sep 2012, Kevin Oberman wrote: I added a label to my root fs some time ago. I really prefer the gpt label and I have added it, but I can't figure out how to remove

Re: Removing UFS label from root

2012-09-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 8:00 PM, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Sun, 9 Sep 2012, Kevin Oberman wrote: On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Sun, 9 Sep 2012, Warren Block wrote: On Sun, 9 Sep 2012, Kevin Oberman wrote: I added a label to my

Re: HowTo easy use IPFW

2012-02-04 Thread Kevin Oberman
and a proprietary format. The free tool is only capable of extracting, not compressing. It is reported that its compression is very good, better than bzip2, xz and can even do a reasonable job of compressing things like already compressed video formats. (Probably why it became popular for bittorrent.) R. Kevin

Re: OpenBGPd stability issue on FreebBSD 9-PRERELEASE

2011-11-27 Thread Kevin Oberman
and analyze with wireshark. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer E-mail: kob6...@gmail.com ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr

booteasy and GPT

2011-07-30 Thread Kevin Oberman
) and Windows 7. Is it possible to build a custom booteasy boot system with boot0cfg or some other tool so I can select the other disk, which is sliced in the traditional fashion? Thanks! -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer - Retired E-mail: kob6...@gmail.com

Can gpart create ntfs and FAT-32 partitions?

2011-07-27 Thread Kevin Oberman
, recovery partition (which I may not use), and Lenovo's odd SYSTEM_DRV that is required for booting. gpart has no indications of how to create an NTFS or FAT partition. Any way to so this? Or, should I use W7 to do that and leave the space for the FreeBSD ones? -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer

Re: Skype with sound and video support :)

2011-05-17 Thread Kevin Oberman
the information in this message (or at least most of it) into ports/UPDATING so a few less people running old kernels will be bitten by the installation of the new Skype port. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley

Re: Greybeards (Re: Netbooks BSD)

2010-10-20 Thread Kevin Oberman
came out, so I think I have you beat by a few weeks, at least. That said, my project moved away from Unix to DEC's RSX11-D and later IAS, so I had little contact with Unix until about 1980 on a VAX11/750 at the UC-Davis Dept. of Applied Science running BSD 4.1(?). -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network

Re: Netbooks BSD

2010-10-20 Thread Kevin Oberman
an only suggest Radio Shack or, if there is one near you, Frys. You can easily order one on-line for a LARGE number of vendors. Just remember that the maximum length of 5 meters. I see prices for brand-name cables at about $8. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet

Re: Root exploit for FreeBSD

2009-12-11 Thread Kevin Oberman
that when the BBC interviewed me about it and I was told that I could not utter the word.) -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: ober...@es.net Phone: +1 510 486-8634 Key

Re: is there a laptop ?

2009-03-11 Thread Kevin Oberman
with FreeBSD ? Atheros - if_ath Ralink - if_ral Realtek - Most if_re and if_rl Intel PRO/Wireless - if_ipw, if_iwi, if_wpi For the exact chips supported, see the man pages for the drivers. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National

Re: portupgrade question

2008-05-14 Thread Kevin Oberman
the 'make config' will not list the options that are defined. (This may be openoffice.org specific.) If you see it list WITHOUT_MOZILLA in the options, it means it will build with mozilla. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National

Re: ICH7R RAID1 support?

2008-04-17 Thread Kevin Oberman
From: Tamouh H. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 19:34:55 -0400 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kevin Oberman Sent: April 16, 2008 6:03 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: ICH7R RAID1 support? Can anyone

ICH7R RAID1 support?

2008-04-16 Thread Kevin Oberman
Can anyone confirm whether support for RAID1 on the ICH7R is in FreeBSD? -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 Key fingerprint:059B

Dial-up networking with Verizon Treo 700p or 755p

2008-04-12 Thread Kevin Oberman
Has anyone been able to get a Verizon 700p or 755p to connect to the network with FreeBSD? I have Googled a bit and found nothing obvious, but it should be possible. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab

Re: Understanding Flags, Refs, Use, Expire in Routing Table

2008-03-28 Thread Kevin Oberman
-mingling network layer routing information with layer 2 ARP information. The only entries with Expire values are actually ARP entries. (Note the MAC address os Gateway.) Expire is in seconds remaining until the entry expires and is no longer used. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences

Unable to mount partition with ntfs-3g

2008-02-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
really rather not convert my new USB disk to FAT32 if I don't have to. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 Key fingerprint:059B 2DDF

Re: Unable to mount partition with ntfs-3g

2008-02-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 23:11:37 +0100 From: Dominic Fandrey [EMAIL PROTECTED] Kevin Oberman wrote: I would love to be able to mount my NTFS partition R/W, but the FreeBSD NTFS support is read-only (or almost read-only), so I installed fusefs-ntfs which I thought would allow

Re: Unable to mount partition with ntfs-3g

2008-02-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 00:19:26 +0100 From: Dominic Fandrey [EMAIL PROTECTED] Kevin Oberman wrote: Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 23:11:37 +0100 From: Dominic Fandrey [EMAIL PROTECTED] Kevin Oberman wrote: I would love to be able to mount my NTFS partition R/W, but the FreeBSD NTFS

Re: Help I borke my 7.0 AMD64

2007-09-24 Thread Kevin Oberman
. I tend to stick to -DC to avoid the possibility of foot shooting. (I manage to do that too often, in any case.) -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone

Re: Help I borke my 7.0 AMD64

2007-09-24 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 22:49:12 +0300 From: Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 9/24/07, Kevin Oberman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 22:36:57 +0300 From: Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 9/24/07, Kris

Re: Help I borke my 7.0 AMD64

2007-09-24 Thread Kevin Oberman
understand the build system, but I am far from a make(1) guru, so. if I misunderstand any of it, hopefully those who are will chime in with the right information. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E

Re: Xine and mplayer will not install

2006-11-05 Thread Kevin Oberman
, use cd /usr/ports/multimedia/win32-codecs make config. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 Key fingerprint:059B 2DDF 031C 9BA3

Thread libraries and Perl

2006-09-28 Thread Kevin Oberman
to do this? Should the Perl bindings to the threaded libraries do it? (In this case, p5-Gtk2) or is there a better way. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: What laptop do you recommend?

2006-03-14 Thread Kevin Oberman
there, but they start at about $800 new. No touchpads (which I consider a plus), but a bit clunky compared to the T series. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone

Re: What laptop do you recommend?

2006-03-13 Thread Kevin Oberman
a 2GHz Pentium-M, though. The new T60s are Core Duo systems, but we don't have one, yet. One was just ordered last week, so I hope to get to play with one soon. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail

Re: xcdroast problem

2006-02-27 Thread Kevin Oberman
a copy of the .2 version in /usr/local/lib/compat. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634

Re: X.org 6.9 doesn't work with NVidia 7800 GTX (fwd)

2006-01-26 Thread Kevin Oberman
with this chipset. I installed nvidia-driver and nvidia-xconfig. It worked immediately. nvidia-xconfig modifies the existing xorg.conf (or XF85Config) to work with the nvidia driver. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Re: X.org 6.9 doesn't work with NVidia 7800 GTX (fwd)

2006-01-26 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 13:35:55 -0800 From: Mike O'Brien [EMAIL PROTECTED] Kevin Oberman wrote: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Mike O'Brien) Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 07:44:43 -0800 Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] If I run X -probeonly, I get a message that module fbdev cannot be found. I

Re: dangerous situation with shutdown process

2005-07-14 Thread Kevin Oberman
actually written data. If the power goes off before the data is in cache, it's lost. I am not sure if write-cache can be turned off on SCSI, but SCSI drives seem less likely to lie about when the data is actually flushed to the drive. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network

Re: upgrading form 4.2 to 5.x

2004-07-17 Thread Kevin Oberman
the transition from ufs to ufs2 and new threading libraries and LOTS more make it a rough way to go. I think the advise to do a fresh install is the best option if you go to 5, but I'd really recommend staying at 4.10 or STABLE for now. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet

Reading from ATAPICAM DVD

2004-07-02 Thread Kevin Oberman
, the driver buffered the data to make it appear as a byte stream. Maybe I'm confused. Any suggestions on this are appreciated as I want to get a better idea of what is happening before a report the problem. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence

Re: irq conflict laptop with 5.1-current

2003-10-23 Thread Kevin Oberman
that, instead. Or, at least boot with ACPI disabled (hint.acpi.0.disabled=1 in /boot/device.hints). If you want to use APM, load the module in /boot/loader.conf and enable it in /boot/device.hints. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National

Re: A-DATA flash drive: Attempt to query device size failed

2003-08-06 Thread Kevin Oberman
can point it out. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: dmesg showing wrong frequency (IBM T30)

2003-07-18 Thread Kevin Oberman
. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org

Re: dmesg showing wrong frequency (IBM T30)

2003-07-18 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 17:46:51 +0200 From: Tobias Roth [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 08:07:56AM -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote: Were you on AC or battery when you booted? It seems that the T30 (and many other laptops from multiple vendors) does not change the CPU speed when

Re: dmesg showing wrong frequency (IBM T30)

2003-07-18 Thread Kevin Oberman
APM and ACPI. :-( It sounds like something is very wrong with your T30. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634

Re: FreeBSD 4.4-REL to FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE upgrade problem.

2003-07-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
. But, at this time, running it before installworld is all that is required. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634

Re: Potentially **DANGEROUS** bug in 5.0 - 5.1

2003-06-10 Thread Kevin Oberman
system to the point it simply turned off. -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 ___ [EMAIL

Any word of support for ICH3 (Agre) DSP modem

2003-03-03 Thread Kevin Oberman
Has any progress been made on supporting the newer Agre DSP based Winmodems used in the ICH3 chips? R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486

Max. file size for msdos partition

2003-02-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
file by appending 2GB-1 onto a 2GB-1 file, but I can't seem to do much with this file. Thanks, -- R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634

Re: ATA errors

2002-12-06 Thread Kevin Oberman
, flat, not rounded, preferably with pull-loops. One other common source is a damaged CD. Hit that one twice last weekend and I was convinced that something was broken. Then I tried reading on a Windows system and it failed, too. :-( R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet

Re: acd0: MODE_SENSE_BIG

2002-10-17 Thread Kevin Oberman
from the stable branch, RELENG_4. Get all of the files there that have been updated in 2 months or less and odds are pretty good. But this is always a bit risky as some dependencies may have changed between 4.6.2 and now. It's probably easier to go to 4.7. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer

Re: Linux emulation: acd0a is not a cooked ioctl CDROM

2002-10-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
to 0. Just: cd /dev rm acd0* ./MAKEDEV all Then acd0c (and acd1c if you have two CDs) will work. This happens if you don't run mergemaster or did not choose the option to re-make your devices after running it when the change in MAKEDEV took place. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences

Re: Linux emulation: acd0a is not a cooked ioctl CDROM

2002-10-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
an unexpected problem shows up, so I would expect -STABLE to have ATAPI/COM support next week. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634

Re: startx crashes for non-root users on Free86 4.2.0/FreeBSD 4.6

2002-10-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
are simply unacceptable. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd

Re: Ping to broadcast ok from subnet, not ok otherwise

2002-10-09 Thread Kevin Oberman
used recently do this correctly. (Cisco, Juniper, Foundry). R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: portupgrade problem

2002-10-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
is current and does nothing. -f says to force a update of the DB regardless of the timestamp, so that fixes this sort of thing. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: /dev/urandom is randomly cool

2002-10-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
in use: 1 11 12 This is a pretty good way to get some significant data into the system. the mouse/keyboard are always the best choices. The network is normally pretty good, although some activity is pretty regular, but not to the degree that should impact entropy. R. Kevin Oberman, Network

Re: floppy disk

2002-10-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
and the which command should return /sbin/mount. The other very real possibility is that your system has been hacked and the mount command has been subverted. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail

Re: openssh

2002-10-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
:) Check that you IP address resolves to a name and vice-versa. host 194.16.34.126 host mysystem.com sshd will always attempt to do a lookup of the accessing system and the delay when this fails is quite long. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence

Re: /dev/urandom is randomly cool

2002-10-08 Thread Kevin Oberman
it by scanning the dmesg output. On my Dell desktop I see the graphics card, the Ethernet, and one USB all use IRQ 11 and are included in the mux device. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL

Plug and Play USB?

2002-10-07 Thread Kevin Oberman
it plugged in when I boot up. Thanks, R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: Proper way to upgrade packaes from ports

2002-10-07 Thread Kevin Oberman
, usually whan a dependency is removed along with the dependent package, questions and stable are flooded with questions. But I would not like going back to pre-portupgrade days! R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Re: Proper way to upgrade packaes from ports

2002-10-07 Thread Kevin Oberman
was designed to handle these. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd

Re: Proper way to upgrade packaes from ports

2002-10-07 Thread Kevin Oberman
on ruby, just as cvsup would if not for the Mobula III requirement. But both are nearly essential to maintaining a robust system. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: portupgrade freetype2 problem

2002-10-07 Thread Kevin Oberman
The second method insures that everything is completely clean while the former may leave some old cruft around. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486

Re: Proper way to upgrade packaes from ports

2002-10-07 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 17:13:17 -0500 From: Jack L. Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] At 12:54 PM 10.7.2002 -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote: Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 14:49:23 -0500 From: Jack L. Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] At 12:21 PM 10.7.2002 -0700, John Kozubik wrote

Re: Proper way to upgrade packaes from ports

2002-10-07 Thread Kevin Oberman
upgrade of some ports and many other things to make keeping ports current quite easy. The biggest down-side is the requirement that I run portsdb -Uu to update the databases after a cvsup of the ports tree. This is a pretty CPU intensive operation and can take a while on an older system. R. Kevin

Re: VIRUS in ISO images?

2002-10-06 Thread Kevin Oberman
with the bloodhound virus, but when you looked up the virus at Symantec, it was simply something unexpected in the MBR and the FreeBSD BootEasy MBR was not something Norton expected. Norton stopped doing this when I went to V5 and I have not seen this bogus warning since. R. Kevin Oberman, Network

Re: Wireless troubles... Supported hardware???

2002-10-04 Thread Kevin Oberman
, but it's likely. If this does not work, send a message to freebsd-mobile about it. The folks who maintain this software hang out there and are likely to KNOW if it will work and exactly how to do it. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley

Re: burncd error

2002-10-04 Thread Kevin Oberman
may have a couple of redundant options in the mkisofs line as -r might imply one or more of the others. Please read the man page for mkisofs as -L may not be appropriate. The resulting CD should mount and look just like the original files on the UFS disk. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy

Re: burncd error

2002-10-04 Thread Kevin Oberman
^^---Moved to the correct place! TGIF! R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: burncd error

2002-10-04 Thread Kevin Oberman
set? If you do a hard reset on the xterm, does it start working right? Do characters echo correctly? I'll admit that I have never seen this. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: passwordless scp and cronjobs

2002-10-04 Thread Kevin Oberman
and /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the server side and make sure both use V2. You can force SSH V2 with -oProtocol=2 on the command line according to the man page. I have not tried this. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Re: passwordless scp and cronjobs

2002-10-04 Thread Kevin Oberman
the use of .shosts and host authentication for this. While there is a slightly greater possibility of spoofing, it is probably safer than an open key that can get you to somewhere vulnerable. Good luck. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley

Re: Q: continuing interrupted 'make buildworld'

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
the library with an updated time-stamp and goes on without loading the remaining modules. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send

Re: Copying directories contents

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
be installed on both systems. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd

Re: Character Devices vs. Block Devices

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
devices on most systems? What am I missing? Nothing. I can't comment on most systems, but block devices were eliminated from FreeBSD in V4. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Q: continuing interrupted 'make buildworld'

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
, si the default for building wither the kernel or the world is to clean most everything up before starting. Just some honest paranoia. It's really ugly to build a new OS and discover that some stuff won't work. (Try living with a bad libc.) A corrupt kernel is even worse. R. Kevin Oberman, Network

Re: program to create partial invisable gifs

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
the display tools. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: HELP: telnet vs. security

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
considerable effort into keeping it up-to-date and complete so people don't have to ask for help. -K Specifies no automatic login to the remote system. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL

Re: system update

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
fine and, assuming that you are only changing the configuration and not updating any sources, works just as well. I just find a single make kernel KERNCONF=KERNEL command easier than the longer run of: make cd ../../compile/KERNEL make depend make make install R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer

Re: xfree

2002-10-01 Thread Kevin Oberman
and non-default color depths and resolutions. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: how to use 'dd' to create image of a hard drive?

2002-09-30 Thread Kevin Oberman
of ad0. (Actually, it was bootable from ad2, but required a stand alone boot to edit the fstab.) R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634

Audio IN to GnomeMeeting on FreeBSD

2002-09-27 Thread Kevin Oberman
no errors at all. Just no sound. If I try to record sound with the Gnome sound recorder, I must kill ESD. It then works, but I still get nothing into GnomeMeeting. :-( And GnomeMeeting does not play the audio stream unless ESD is running. Any ideas here? Thanks, R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer

Re: Unusual output from dmesg

2002-09-26 Thread Kevin Oberman
that this will cause the system to not run kernel.conf, but I have never tried this. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe

Re: time off by 30 minutes

2002-09-20 Thread Kevin Oberman
. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Headless FreeBSD box - Serial Redirection Not Working

2002-09-19 Thread Kevin Oberman
commands or boot single-user easily. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: recovering ufs after fat games

2002-09-18 Thread Kevin Oberman
should work fine. (Of course, you may want added options like -m, but that's up to you.) R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634

Re: CDROM drive(s) suddenly gone

2002-09-18 Thread Kevin Oberman
and 8 for acd1c, you need to re-make the devices. Once this is done, you will be able to use /dev/acd0c as intended. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1

Re: recovering ufs after fat games

2002-09-18 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 18:11:53 -0400 From: Daemon [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Wed, 18 Sep 2002 14:13:15 -0700 Kevin Oberman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's on a Dell Deminsion 4300 ... barely a year old and has a Maxtor 7200 40Gig hard drive. I also tried going to the ../tool directory

Channelized Ethernets

2002-09-18 Thread Kevin Oberman
I'm sure I have seen how to channelize two physical Ethernets in FreeBSD. I was thinking it was with netgraph, but I don't see anything in the man pages about how to set it up. Anyone know how to do this? Thanks, R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O

Re: long pause when SSH'ing to FreeBSD server

2002-09-17 Thread Kevin Oberman
for the names/addresses of both systems. R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Phone: +1 510 486-8634 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: long pause when SSH'ing to FreeBSD server

2002-09-17 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 16:20:22 -0700 (PDT) From: Bsd Neophyte [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- Kevin Oberman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. the login prompt to come up 2. the password prompt to come up after i type in the username 3. the connection to be established after i enter the password

Availability of DRI on Radeon Mobility M7

2002-07-23 Thread Kevin Oberman
I DRI available for ATI Radeons? If so, can anyone tell me what needs to be loaded/configured to do it? Running -stable and the current XFree86 Server port. Thanks, R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab