where is 1GB of RAM

2013-02-04 Thread Wojciech Puchar
new dell server: Copyright (c) 1992-2013 The FreeBSD Project. Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation. FreeBSD 9.1-STABLE #2: Sat

Re: Best file system for a busy webserver

2012-08-16 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Does anyone have any opinions on which file system is best for a busy webserver (7 million hits/month)? Is anyone one system noticeably better than any other? Use stock UFS, just configure it properly. most importantly noatime. Amount of cached data is more important than hit count. Unless

Re: can a jail have link to outside of the jail?

2012-08-16 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I have an ssh user who needs only to search some log files not in his jail. The jail required because I don't want the user seeing the rest the machine. If the dirs were linked to his jail, would that work? man mount_nullfs ___

Re: Best file system for a busy webserver

2012-08-16 Thread Wojciech Puchar
OK I would say there's no pressing reason to consider ZFS for this another ZFS fanatics. it is about performance. direction for a filesystem, at 15GB if performance ever becomes a problem a RAID1 of SSDs with UFS would make it fly probably into the hundreds of hits per second range.

Re: Best file system for a busy webserver

2012-08-16 Thread Wojciech Puchar
the OCZ Vertex IIIs (About $1/G these days) wired into a *hardware* RAID controller setup to mirror them. This gives you blazing speed just like i would read some popular street PC newspaper. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: sendmail + clamav + spamassasin config help

2012-08-14 Thread Wojciech Puchar
the above). At least, that's how I do it. or, you could consider using Postfix. It's much easier to configure and implement content filters. depends of who is talking and how easiness is defined. Postfix is different. That's all. ___

Re: Flashplayer expiration mini-mainframes

2012-08-12 Thread Wojciech Puchar
The Adobe website states that Flashplayer 11.2 will be the last ported to Linux [although it will forever received security updates.] Flashplayer 11.3 I believe is the first to offer 64-bit support. It is rumored here that Opera 12.5 is to be 64-bit - and could be ready now except that Opera

Re: NFS within a Jail?!

2012-08-12 Thread Wojciech Puchar
http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=29968highlight=nfsd Found this which I think says it all at the conclusion. you are truly funny. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: NFS within a Jail?!

2012-08-11 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Now here is the KEY. No where does it say it has the server side function, only the client side. /usr/ports/net/unfs3 Even if someone proved that it doesn't do NFS server work, i will continue to use it as NFS server, because it works very well ;)

Re: Any one running unfs3

2012-08-11 Thread Wojciech Puchar
But there is no documentation on how to enable it to start at boot time. The man unfsd doc is useless. if you cannot read - yes. manual is very precise and nothing more is needed. Hoping some one is using this userland version of nfs. yes i am.

Re: NFS within a Jail?!

2012-08-11 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Since your the expert on unfs3 because you have it working, would you share some technical configuration information with us? Such as What statements do you have in the host:server and remote:client /etc/rc.conf to auto start them at boot time? in client - as with any NFS, use kernel

Re: Any one running unfs3

2012-08-11 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Hoping some one is using this userland version of nfs. yes i am. What manual are you referring to? The man unfsd does not contain any information about what statements to put in /etc/rc.conf to get unfs3 started at boot time. because manual doesn't contain info about rc.d scripts. this is

Re: NFS within a Jail?!

2012-08-10 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Many thanks in advance. Quick answer is No, NFS only runs on the host system. but user space nfsd works. in ports - unfsd ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe,

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-08 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Of course ZFS doesn't need fsck. Until it fails. Did you personally try ZFS ? of course. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: Why can't I set my cpu type in kernel config ?

2012-08-08 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I think it's likely that it is a 64-bit installation. Not sure about that. How could the amd64 OS be installed and run on a i386 machine? it cannot. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-08 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Needing fsck because the drive is failing and not able to store and retrieve data reliably any more is a whole different thing. or bad data stored because of non-disk errors. least will discover that this is happening due to the built-in checksumming and avoid many instances of silent

Re: Why can't I set my cpu type in kernel config ?

2012-08-07 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I am installing 8.3-RELEASE on an old 900mhz pentium laptop ... it's an i686 CPU. By default, GENERIC has HAMMER as the cpu, and that isn't working. So I tried both: you've got into wrong directory /usr/src/sys/i386/conf is right /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf is wrong, unless you have 64-bit

Re: Why can't I set my cpu type in kernel config ?

2012-08-07 Thread Wojciech Puchar
That's the amd64 (64-bit) GENERIC Jason: It looks like you may have installed the 64-bit distribution on your nonsense. 64-bit distribution doesn't run on 32-bit computer. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-07 Thread Wojciech Puchar
English is not my native language, so i can make mistakes. ZFS is the way to go if you need consistency + speed on a NFS server/service. Of course ZFS doesn't need fsck. Until it fails. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Mounting raw disk backup file.

2012-08-06 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I had a drive fail recently, it was working fine until I rebooted. After that the partition map was corrupt and I can't mount either partition on the disk. So I made a copy of the whole disk using dd to an old USB drive. There were several IO errors while dd was copying the disk, so I think the

Re: Installing details

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I am absolutely new to FreeBSD and would like a simple 'by the hand' explanation of how to install and use FreeBSD on a Pc. I tried to follow the info from its website but explanations seem too cryptic for me to understand properly. I'd like to try it on a empty partition of my hard drive,

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Hi Ashkan, I think that XFS JFS are more mature filesystems than ZFS, but the feature set of ZFS i ahead in the future. For a NFS server first I'll go with ZFS because the consistence in disk and speed will gonna be the differentiator. true. it is consistently slow. REALLY from what tale do

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
i have 16tb storage. 8x2tb sata raided. i want to share it on network via nfs. which file system is better for it? thank you badly imprecise question. you may share any filesystem. Not sure what you want to achieve. No explanation of raided - this means nothing without precise description.

Re: ZFS bonnie puzzlement

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
are showing me. Read performance OTOH is strange, zpool and systat both reporting consistently an aggregated read speed of around 120MB/s during the block read tests (which seems a bit slow for the drives - and indeed systat reports the drives at less than 50% utilisation) but bonnie is only

Re: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
be well within patent law to apply for a patent. The patent office has never been very good at examining software patents, and I have made a lot of money helping companies document the prior art not cited in patents that are being asserted against them. good there are people that helps. Bad

Re: ZFS bonnie puzzlement

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
First surprise, with only 4GB I had set primarycache=metadata, you mean 4 GIGABYTES of memory is ONLY? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I think that XFS JFS are more mature filesystems than ZFS, but the feature set of ZFS i ahead in the future. For a NFS server first I'll go with ZFS because the consistence in disk and speed will gonna be the differentiator. The idea that ZFS is faster than XFS is certainly a new one for me.

RE: ZFS bonnie puzzlement

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
If the rest of the world thought like you we would still be trying to invent the wheel. ??? what wheel. UFS is already invented. For LONG time. And UFS+softupdates works great. much better than new trash ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
really - stick with FreeBSD UFS. it is really best. Yes UFS is very good, but very hight IO ZFS is fastest if you use L2ARC/ZIL on SSD. if... better just move heavy used things on SSD and rest on HDD. really it's fastest. ___

Re: compare zfs xfs and jfs o

2012-08-05 Thread Wojciech Puchar
with ZFS because the consistence in disk and speed will gonna be the differentiator. true. it is consistently slow. REALLY from what tale do you people get such a statements. There is no tale, only a feature set: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zfs#Features And everything everyone writes is

Re: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-03 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Let's also hope that most patents that could harm us (should there be some lurking out there) will have expired by then. True. As most technology that ever microsoft invented is a quickly reengineered or just stoled things that was already done many years before in many other systems, very

Re: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-03 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Do lawyers not use the law to their clients' advatage -- often abusing it -- just because they're wrong in the final analysis? seems you never worked long with lawyers, or you are lucky and have really fair one. If the word fair can be used for lawyers at all. Most often they just want court

Re: Cant boot 9-RELEASE on Intel L440GX+ based system

2012-08-02 Thread Wojciech Puchar
BTX loader 1.00 BTX version is 1.02 Consoles: internal video/keyboard BIOS drive A: is disk0 all suggestions before seems like not reading your problem description. third stage boot loader fails. at that stage it still uses BIOS calls to access disks. Your controller's firmware do

Re: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-02 Thread Wojciech Puchar
It is possible that Microsoft is going the way of SCO -- into its grave, true. Microsoft know it is falling. People got fed up with microsoft. They now want even worse and more dumb software and hardware. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

Re: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-02 Thread Wojciech Puchar
dumb software and hardware. You do realize that, that statement can be construed as a condemnation of non-Microsoft software, AKA open-source? don't generalize everything. There are good software, bad software, closed source software, open source software. There are great open source

Re: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-01 Thread Wojciech Puchar
this should not be ignored; sooner or later things will get nasty ... http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/07/25/microsoft_patent_deal_amdocs/ The sooner FreeBSD gets rid of Linux-based software (apps, tools) in its ports, the better. The FB Foundation and Core Team should enact a plan. ports are

RE: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-01 Thread Wojciech Puchar
FUD. Ignore. They're going the same way as SCO. even if not it's just matter to add proper licence to right ports in port tree and require user to accept it. T.G.W From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org [owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org]

Re: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-01 Thread Wojciech Puchar
This is a scan of ports with linux keyword: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=linuxstype=all It looks somewhat silly to have to rely on those Linux-whatever things to be a functional FreeBSD OS ... still you are talking on ports. In what base system rely on linux? It made a first

RE: Patent hit - MS goes after Linux - FreeBSD ?

2012-08-01 Thread Wojciech Puchar
even if not  it's just matter to add proper licence to right ports in port tree and require user to accept it. Probably won't even have to do that. People can download, compile and run whatever they want on a base operating system, but as long as the base operating system (FreeBSD in our

Re: PCI BAR mmap

2012-07-31 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Hi, How to mmap PCI BARs from userland in freebsd? In Linux the PCI BAR appears as a file in the sysfs file system. How can I access PCI BAR as a file in freebsd to mmap it? if you know the adress (pciconf tool, or by system call i think) then map portion of /dev/mem /dev/mem equals to

Re: FreeBSD on SSD

2012-07-28 Thread Wojciech Puchar
HDD Memory : 750 GB SSD Memory : 8 GB I wish to install FreeBSD on it, but I wanted to ask this beforehand : Would it would be possible to install it on the 8 GB SSD sector ? no idea how seagate momentus XT work. AFAIK it tries to automatically move often used things to flash. so install

Re: On-access AV scanning

2012-07-28 Thread Wojciech Puchar
His problem is that there's a corporate reglementation of what he has to do, which he needs to obey in order to the only cure for such case is changing a job. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: FreeBSD on SSD

2012-07-28 Thread Wojciech Puchar
by the disk unit's firmware itself. (I'm not even sure it works without software drivers, judging by the funny little pictures...) yes it works without any drivers other than standard SATA driver. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: On-access AV scanning

2012-07-28 Thread Wojciech Puchar
the only cure for such case is changing a job. A little drastic perhaps? Company policies can be changed[*]. depends on the company. But i assumed attempt to point out nonsense of such policy were already done. [*] It's important that the workers believe this. It helps keep them in

Re: FreeBSD on SSD

2012-07-28 Thread Wojciech Puchar
You're going to install FreeBSD as on any other hard disk. You will then (hopefully) see a speed gain when in use. :-) make sure noatime option is used in /etc/fstab i use it everywhere, but with SSD cached disks it may be even more important. No idea what is that drive caching strategy, but

Re: FreeBSD on SSD

2012-07-28 Thread Wojciech Puchar
The read-cache idea is very sound, mainly because by using it this way Seagate would not have to create a special set of instructions for installing and using the HDD. I don't think that this drive cache is smart enough to really cache needed things and not flush that cache with useless data

Re: acroread9 makes CPU spin (busy loop?)

2012-07-28 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I'm wondering if it's just here or if other people also observe that acroread9 makes the CPU spin at 100% (one load point), as if in a busy loop. This happens for me on 9-STABLE and 10-CURRENT alike (amd64), with not me - i use xpdf. Free, open source, much faster.

Re: how to speed up port make??

2012-07-27 Thread Wojciech Puchar
A few things you could try adding to make.conf: FORCE_MAKE_JOBS=yes MAKE_JOBS_NUMBER=4 I'm not sure this is supported on a _single_ core Pentium 4 CPU (or will gain speed if it was emulated). MAKE_JOBS_NUMBER=2 make sense - one process I/O may overlap with other compute

Re: On-access AV scanning

2012-07-27 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Are there any current options available to support on-access antivirus scanning on FreeBSD? FreeBSD doesn't need this as there are no viruses on that system. And yes, I know that neither FreeBSD nor Solaris are renowned for their sickly vulnerability to viruses, but we operate in a mixed

Re: On-access AV scanning

2012-07-27 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I did some testing several years ago with ClamAV, Sophos and McAfee (scanning incoming mail), and ClamAV was comparable to McAfee in detection rates - over 98%. i use clamav for mail virus checking and IMHO it is the only place where realtime virus checking make sense. some windows users

Re: geli - selecting cipher

2012-07-27 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Saying that geli's CBC implementation is good enough for someone seems to imply that it's somehow worse than XTS in general. Could you true. i still don't really understand the difference. I don't need actually anything other that inability to read data from my disk for a potential thief.

Re: how to speed up port make??

2012-07-26 Thread Wojciech Puchar
2. Try switching to clang, it has lower memory requirements and compilation this is simply not true. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: geli - selecting cipher

2012-07-26 Thread Wojciech Puchar
'CBC' -- [C]ypher [B]lock [C]hainig -- is well-suited for strictly -sequential- data access. Try reading the blocks of a large (say 10gB) file in *reverse* order and see what kind of performance you get. how about randomio test on geli encrypted ramdisk? AES-CBC still 3 times faster

Re: geli - selecting cipher

2012-07-26 Thread Wojciech Puchar
If you don't need to detect modifications/insertions/deletions that yes i don't. i just want data to be unreadable for thieves in case of robbery. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: how to speed up port make??

2012-07-25 Thread Wojciech Puchar
is it possible to speed up port make ?? i want to install openbox and xorg on a Pentium 4 and 2gb ram, compiling xorg takes about 2 hours Humorous answer: Yes - get a more powerful computer. Robert Huff real answer - get binary packages.

Re: FreeBSD Stable production version.

2012-07-25 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I finally decided to take off my FreeBSD 7.2 server which is onlin esince 2009. I will go for a new FreeBSD version and will move out all data. you mean just new freebsd or new server? if first there is no need to move data at all Which version do you recommend? Shall I go for 9 ? or 8.3

geli - selecting cipher

2012-07-25 Thread Wojciech Puchar
i need high speed disk encryption (many disks running in parallel, lots of data movement). i have processor with AES-NI. geli give 150MB/s performance (tested from/to md ramdisk) using default and recommended AES-XTS and ca 400MB/s read and 700MB/s write using AES-CBC. I'm not cryptography

Re: usb identity issue

2012-07-24 Thread Wojciech Puchar
what problems? Attach kernel output messages please. Woj... The thumb/flash drive is showing in the dmesg as ad1 but it is not available to use. da1 or ad1? what exactly not available to use means? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Disk Errors

2012-07-24 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Just curious, I am sure the likely issue is a bad disk, but I thought there actually not that likely. i had such problems, occuring randomly on many drives, and all problems disappeared after changing computer, with the same disk. BTW i would recommend you to turn on AHCI driver ad4:

Re: da0: 40.000MB/s transfers What was rationale behind pegging USB 2.0 at 40MB/s?

2012-07-23 Thread Wojciech Puchar
And USB 2.0 hard limit is 60MB/s. i have never seen USB 2.0 exceeding 35MB/s write and 40MB/s read. even when connecting SATA disk over USB-SATA bridge. 60MB/s is wire speed. USB have enormous protocol overhead. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: da0: 40.000MB/s transfers What was rationale behind pegging USB 2.0 at 40MB/s?

2012-07-23 Thread Wojciech Puchar
However, after formatting it in Windows why duplicate it again in FreeBSD? It serves no purpose that I am aware of. By the way, it is too bad that FreeBSD is not able to take advantage of the exFat format fusefs-exfat in ports still i don't really care, i would reformat in as FAT32 anyway.

Re: da0: 40.000MB/s transfers What was rationale behind pegging USB 2.0 at 40MB/s?

2012-07-23 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Format without partition table? yes. Windows recognizes it properly except Win98/95 (which doesn't work with large USB drives anyway). ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: da0: 40.000MB/s transfers What was rationale behind pegging USB 2.0 at 40MB/s?

2012-07-23 Thread Wojciech Puchar
What I previously meant is that I had such pendrive, that without former formatting in Windows, didn't even show up as device in FreeBSD- was completely useless. the result of XXI century way of programming - flash translator firmware in that case. They don't even read specs about USB

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-23 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I could have provided specifics 25 years ago :) when I was involved with this stuff on a daily basis. I have no idea whether it was same as me. still it is off topic. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: usb identity issue

2012-07-23 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I am having problem getting usb plug in /flash drive to come up on FreeBSD * several boxes with different versions of FreeBSB os I have 3 boxes for testing here at my shop. maybe it's late but i cannot really understand what you mean. what problems? Attach kernel output messages please.

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-22 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Good luck with your nightmare. if i would be in his case i would first not touch it and then slowly analyze EVERYTHING that is used on that system, and ask users how exactly they use it (i mean shared folders etc). Then i will step by step fix things to proper state, waiting for complaints

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-22 Thread Wojciech Puchar
system. I'm not sure if such a tool could operate on devices (instead of filesystem-based representations as drive letters), but it actually _was_ a DOS-based copy convert utility for the PC. :-) MSDOS/PCDOS had -no- O/S functions to directly access actual disk devices. The ONLY fuctionality

Re: da0: 40.000MB/s transfers What was rationale behind pegging USB 2.0 at 40MB/s?

2012-07-22 Thread Wojciech Puchar
which actually works with FreeBSD just ripped from package! (normal _empty_ FAT filesystem, no garbageware added, no need to format). zero difference. newfs_msdos take a moment. It actually bounces from 40MB/s limit when reading from it. Writing is about 18MB/s. Device is supposed to be

Re: AES NI

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
ignore its GNU/Linux orientation and go for the numbers: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=articleitem=ubuntu_aesni_intel seems just like popular sites are providing strange untrue data. site says 2-3 times improvement at most, exactly what i found. -- Mihai Don?u

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
It seems like all you know how to do is engage in ignorant, uninformed, personal attacks/insults. if you would read more carefully then you will see clearly that i am personally attacked most often. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Seriously though, I wish people would stop feeding this TROLL. There is absolutely no upside to it. As has been stated so eloquently many times before, Never argue with a fool - they will drag you down to their level, then beat you with experience. so why you are continuing that thread? People

Re: Power failure during portsnap fetch update

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I've done fsck -F in single user mode but there are warnings about not being able to fix this. without the messages from fsck i cannot help you. there are rare cases when mess gets written to inodes that fsck will not corrent it and you have to do it yourself. most often - using clri(8).

Re: Power failure during portsnap fetch update

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
how about fsck_ffs -y / in single user mode? seems like no clri is needed. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: Power failure during portsnap fetch update

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org It fixed the problem :-) you may risk putting fsck_y_enable=YES in your rc.conf i put background_fsck=NO in

Re: X server already running on display :0

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
At the prompt I give the command startx I get a message that /usr/local/bin/startxfce4 does not exist. Copy the file from another system and I get copying files instead of installing packages isn't bright idea, unless you copy complete /usr/local tree.

Re: X server already running on display :0

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Copy the file from another system and I get X server already running on display :0 /usr/local/etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc: Can't open /usr/local/etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc: File or catalog does not exist this is an answer i think ___

xdm and gdm

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
i run xdm normally. after logging it runs my $HOME/.xsession that starts things like fvwm2 i wanted to run gnome-session once, changed fvwm2 to /usr/local/bin/gnome-sessions after loggin in it just exits. no .xsession-errors is created. no idea where to seek error messages at all. with

Re: xdm and gdm

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Is this a typo? According to the Handbook, /usr/local/bin/gnome-session (without trailing 's') should be executed. indeed a typo. thank you. after loggin in it just exits. no .xsession-errors is created. no idea where to seek error messages at all. Maybe errors are reported to the 1st

gvirstor - any production users here?

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
from manual page it seems good. But is it actually stable? How one can free unused space from gvirstor device? (eg. i made a partition and don't need it any more). thanks ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

SOLVED: xdm and gdm

2012-07-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
adding DisplayManager*authName:MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 solves the problem. Do you have any data about preparations that gdm do? The Handbook mentions /proc to be mounted, but that's not related. The settings gdm_enable=YES gnome_enable=YES in /etc/rc.conf would

Re: find USB v2.0 physical ports on the computer

2012-07-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
During the boot process I get these messages. I want to find the physical USB v2.0 ports on the computer box. How can I do this? usbus0: 12Mbps Full Speed USB v1.0 usbus1: 12Mbps Full Speed USB v1.0 usbus2: 12Mbps Full Speed USB v1.0 usbus3: 480Mbps High Speed USB v2.0 but trying only. plug

Re: usb plugin msg class

2012-07-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
In 8.x and older when I plugged in my usb thumb drive I got some messages on the console. But in 9.0 and 9.1 those message no longer show up on my i run 9.0 and after i plug any USB device kernel output messages as usual. It always get displayed on first console (ttyv0), the rest depends on

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
regulations have been tightened further recently as to mandate sector-level encryption of the hard disks as well, just to be on the sure(rer) side. At least in certain particularly sensitive areas. which may be a proof that governments know backdoors alloving recovery from encrypted drives

AES NI

2012-07-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
am i doing something wrong? i have processor with AES-NI support. I've seen a lot of tests showing AES encryption performance to be in order of 1GB/s or more. actual #mdconfig -a malloc -s2g #geli init -s 4096 /dev/md0 #geli attach /dev/md0 #dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/md0.eli dd: /dev/md0.eli:

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Indeed. But getting GELI certified and approved by the relevant institutions and agencies isn't that easy either. Yet without no idea what are you talking about. For your own use you don't need anyones certification. You need safe solution. geli just do this. As for any government agencies

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
administrators had no idea what they were doing, so problems with a permission denied would be solved by chown -R 777 /whatever! Needless to say, great. rm -rf /whatever would be even better! it's a mess, and ofcourse everything is critical there is no room for interruption of service. Now,

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
developed countries. Not really sure what you wanted to imply, as SMB looks like americanism to me. as well as SOHO. As not the first time, some people here when lacking arguments say i work for larger company. We have more servers in one place. Esp. second is nopt something to be proud

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
1) There's a _reason_ the gov't requires hard drives with anthing higher than 'somewhat' classified data on them to be =physically= destroyed before leving the secure area. no. for modern hard drives it was already proved that dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk bs=1m is enough to make data

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
entitled to have opinions, *BUT* the Gospel According to Wojciech is -not- 'the answer' for everybody, in every situation. *IF* you ever learn that, Seems like you have 45 years of experience in words. nothing more. Aggression is normal today from such people, that have good position in some

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Otherwise, you may run the danger of building a wall around yourself. everyone should judge by his/her own brain which opinions are right. Actually in every moment i try to encourage EVERYONE to turn on his/her brain that we all have but rarely use. To be ever able to use ones brain

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
for very old drives it may not Would you be so kind as to point out the proof of that statement? sorry but i didn't save that article on hard drive. So no proof if you don't believe me i've actually read it. The main point is that you have - track - intra-track gap - finite precision of

Re: for the impatient: Linux LibreOffice works on FreeBSD

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
ports lately and not everyone can or wants follow all the patches flying around, I'd like to share that the Linux binary build runs fine for me. I downloaded Linux' x86 tar package, did tar xf to get RPMs and finally: for i in *rpm; do rpm2cpio $i | cpio -ivd; done That created

Re: for the impatient: Linux LibreOffice works on FreeBSD

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
what's wrong in /usr/ports/editors/openoffice-3 Oracle oracle donated everything to apache foundation. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
can add FreeBSD knowledge to their CV. That statement goes beyond stupid. At some point, everyone is a You proved well enough about what stupid means. esp your mail carmel...@hotmail.com that's truly a mail address that System Admin should be proud of ;) At least you don't worry about

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
How about data stored in remapped sectors, or any flash cache? how about being able to restore random 0.1% of former user data. Not really useful. Flash cache is quite recent idea, nobody serious would like to scrap such a drive instead of reuse.

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
agencies recover overwritten data? at http://www.nber.org/sys-admin/overwritten-data-gutmann.html at first - it should be asked can agencies recover your data without being overwritten first. just use geli(8) then second problem is even less problem. Finally use geli (or similar method)

lpd+samba question

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
is there any simple way to get data about workstation that prints using lpd from samba? what i need is to get IP/name of workstation that queued a print job to lpd subsystem through samba. or is the only way to change everything to print to lpd directly using lpd protocol? quite a bit of

Re: for the impatient: Linux LibreOffice works on FreeBSD

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
The only good thing they seem *not* to have screwed with is VirtualBox. not really. The backend part of virtualbox is great. The frontend with is UUIDS for everything, XML and other trash is plain terrible. But still - nothing better exist for the need now.

Re: lpd+samba question

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I didn't try by myself, but what about something like print command = /usr/bin/lpr -P%p -J%J -U%I -r %f in smb.conf? I'm sorry to say that you additionally probably have to change /usr/src/usr.sbin/lpr/common_source/ctlinfo.c near line 87 to #define OTHER_USERID_CHARS -_. /* special

Re: Apache vs. nginx

2012-07-18 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I'm the admin for a small hobby website (Stovebolt.com - about 7 million hits/mo). We're fixin to buy a new server, and since I have to start from scratch (install FreeBSD and all the needed ports), I'm wondering if anyone on this list has switched from Apache to nginx. it depends of your

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