serial connection

2012-12-15 Thread Jonathan P
hello everyone, i need to establish a connection between 2 freebsd systems, but i have to this over a serial line, any advices? thank you all so much! ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: cksum entire dir??

2012-09-13 Thread Jonathan McKeown
(which you can capture to a file, or pipe straight into the second invocation) and once against dir2 with the output of the first one as input (either in a pipeline, or by using -f with the filename of the captured output). Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions

Re: cksum entire dir??

2012-09-12 Thread Jonathan McKeown
for differences between old and new copies of a filesystem is 'rsync -avx -n ...' Wouldn't suitable applications of mtree(8) also do what's wanted? Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd

Re: Warning - FreeBSD (*BSD) entanglement in Linux ecosystem

2012-08-22 Thread Jonathan McKeown
other environment to suit the software? I'm not sure software portability means what you think it means. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

Re: Flaming mailing lists (was Re: Why Clang)

2012-06-22 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Friday 22 June 2012 07:04:35 Bernt Hansson wrote: I want to whish all a very mery Midsummer's Eve and Midsummer's Day http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midsummer#Sweden I appreciate the sentiment but it's midwinter here ;) Jonathan ___ freebsd

Flaming mailing lists (was Re: Why Clang)

2012-06-20 Thread Jonathan McKeown
a similar remailer so I can't just toss them all away). Jonathan ___ 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

Re: log error..

2012-04-01 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
On 4/1/2012 3:21 AM, Robert Bonomi wrote: From owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org Sun Apr 1 01:46:26 2012 Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2012 13:01:31 +0700 (WIT) From: jangkawij...@students.itb.ac.id To: questionsquesti...@freebsd.org Cc: Subject: log error.. [ snip numerous syslog messages indicating

Question regarding SPF records

2012-02-18 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
I am inquiring about how to setup a proper SPF record. I know there are SPF wizards/generators available but each seem to have a different opinion of what should be included and what should not be included. Let me give you a scenario of my setup, and hopefully someone can help me out. My

Re: Question regarding SPF records

2012-02-18 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
On 2/18/2012 12:18 PM, Waitman Gobble wrote: On Feb 18, 2012 8:53 AM, Jonathan Vomacka juvi...@gmail.com mailto:juvi...@gmail.com wrote: I am inquiring about how to setup a proper SPF record. I know there are SPF wizards/generators available but each seem to have a different opinion

Re: swap space

2012-02-17 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
On Feb 17, 2012 6:55 PM, Jim Pazarena fqu...@paz.bz wrote: is there a command which can show the size of the hard drive swap? A df seems to avoid the swap area. This would be on a live production server. Thanks. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Looking for SEO / Website Design Work

2012-02-13 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
On Feb 13, 2012 10:48 AM, Shrikansh seoshrika...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I am a SEO Specialist from India looking for a job in the field of Internet marketing . I have 4 years experience with SEO, Website Design and development. I would like to work remotely from my present location in India

Re: fixating USB Storage

2012-02-04 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
On Feb 4, 2012 4:54 AM, Mike Clarke jmc-freeb...@milibyte.co.uk wrote: On Saturday 04 February 2012, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote: I don't know if anyone else has already mentioned it to you in response to this question, but I just very recently switched over to using volume labels to mount

Re: FreeBSD 9

2012-01-19 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
On Jan 18, 2012 9:37 PM, Allan McKinnon mckin...@live.com wrote: I finally got to install FreeBSD 9 onto my computer and noticed that the installer is now different. It seems to me that it forces you into doing extra steps that I was comfortable doing on my own. I really enjoyed the old

Re: booting

2011-12-17 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
On Dec 17, 2011 9:04 AM, Maxime-Etienne de Gier maxime.etie...@gmx.com wrote: I am really interested in Freebsd or PC-BSD but unfortunately every time when I download an ISO of either of them and try to boot up (from the DVD-ROM) my machine will not boot up (Laptop PackardBell). Any insight?

Re: Free BSD Website Question

2011-11-23 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
Absolutely not On Nov 23, 2011 4:54 PM, Frank fr...@webhosting.net wrote: Hey FreeBSD, I saw that you had a list of web hosting providers on your website and wondered if you would consider adding WebHosting.net to your list. http://www.freebsd.org/commercial/isp.html We have been around

Re: Turning system accounting data into money

2011-10-11 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
Ever heard of bold_or_underline? On Oct 11, 2011 10:06 AM, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: This is _not_ a spam message trying to sell something stupid to the list. I'm just searching for a solution to turn consumed computing resources into a number and a currency symbol. :-) Reason: A

Re: cat sort(1) sort floating point numbers?

2011-10-03 Thread Jonathan McKeown
-numeric-sort (-g) option. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: FreeBSD 8.2 Partition Sizing question

2011-09-15 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
Thanks bud. On 9/15/2011 5:19 AM, f92...@hushmail.com wrote: There is nothing wrong with having / and /usr on separate partitions; in fact, there are some mild advantages to fine-grained partitioning for folks who pay attention to their filesystem space usage. To elaborate on this: Assuming

Re: Recommended SWAP space for large amounts of ram (8GB)

2011-09-15 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
Thanks Matthew / Michael for your responses on this. On 9/14/2011 2:51 PM, Matthew Seaman wrote: On 14/09/2011 18:27, Michael Sierchio wrote: On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 6:55 AM, Matthew Seaman m.sea...@infracaninophile.co.uk wrote: ... In these days of plentiful RAM, the new rule of thumb is

Re: FreeBSD 8.2 Partition Sizing question

2011-09-15 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
Thanks again Matthew On 9/14/2011 2:55 PM, Matthew Seaman wrote: On 14/09/2011 19:31, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2011, at 11:27 AM, Jonathan Vomacka wrote: In regards to partitioning, I have a question regarding a rumor that has been told to me by various different linux experts, and I

Recommended SWAP space for large amounts of ram (8GB)

2011-09-14 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
system? Your opinions are greatly appreciated Kind Regards, Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Recommended SWAP space for large amounts of ram (8GB)

2011-09-14 Thread Jonathan Vomacka
Excellent response. Thank you so much. On Sep 14, 2011 9:56 AM, Matthew Seaman m.sea...@infracaninophile.co.uk wrote: On 14/09/2011 13:34, Jonathan Vomacka wrote: Each operating system seems to have different documentation regarding what a decent swap size is for systems with large amounts

Re: 'Using the Packages System' international

2011-08-16 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Tuesday 16 August 2011 12:13:24 Amanda Lynn wrote: Hi! [snip] Regards, Amanda Lynn +(360) 488-0303 Google the phone number. This has cropped up here before iirc - I'm not sure exactly what the scam is, but scam it is. Jonathan ___ freebsd

Re: Established method to enable suid scripts?

2011-05-13 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Thursday 12 May 2011 17:26:49 Chris Telting wrote: On 05/12/2011 07:57, Jonathan McKeown wrote: I'll say that again. It is inherently insecure to run an interpreted program set-uid, because the filename is opened twice and there's no guarantee that someone hasn't changed the contents

Re: Established method to enable suid scripts?

2011-05-12 Thread Jonathan McKeown
people they need to be careful with suid because it has security implications. Deliberately introducing a well-known security hole into the system would in my view be dangerous and wrong. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: Established method to enable suid scripts?

2011-05-11 Thread Jonathan McKeown
round this: ignore the suid bit; or arrange within the OS to pass a handle to the original file rather than a filename so that the script can't be changed out from under the interpreter. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Resume from suspend

2011-01-13 Thread Jonathan Fischer Friberg
Hi, Suspending my laptop (a thinkpad edge) works fine (as far as I can tell). It seems however to be impossible to resume. Is there some special option that I have to set so that the computer resumes when pressing the power button? (or opening the lid) Jonathan

Re: problem with shell script

2011-01-12 Thread Jonathan McKeown
as others have pointed out, you can also use pgrep. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Just wanted to install vim - had to spend entire day building X11

2011-01-10 Thread Jonathan McKeown
unless you make it WITHOUT_X11. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: a perl question

2011-01-04 Thread Jonathan McKeown
). Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Does WINE work on FreeBSD amd64 ?

2010-12-26 Thread Jonathan Chen
it to play Starcraft and EVE-Online. You just got to make sure that the 32-bit executable is on your path. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- Vini, vidi, velcro

Re: fetching mail (but not fetchmail)

2010-12-24 Thread Jonathan Chen
myusername password mypassword mda /usr/local/bin/procmail sslproto And ~/.procmailrc looks like: # # # Trailing / for Maildir MAILDIR=$HOME/Maildir/ DEFAULT=$HOME/Maildir/ ... Hope that helps. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: Shopping cart other than OSCommerce?

2010-12-08 Thread Jonathan McKeown
practice. There are database abstraction modules for PHP as far as I know, but if someone decides not to use them, is it still as hard as it was to do things safely using the builtin mysql_* functions? Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: PCI Parallel Port I/O card

2010-11-28 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 9:05 PM, Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz wrote: Hi, I've got a system which has a PCI I/O card with a parallel port on it. I'd like my 8-STABLE/amd64 machine to recognise this card. The relevant bits of pciconf -lcv is:    no...@pci0:4:6:0:   class=0x070103 card

PCI Parallel Port I/O card

2010-11-25 Thread Jonathan Chen
which is due to /boot/device.hints of: hint.ppc.0.at=isa hint.ppc.0.irq=7 How can I configure my system to recognise the parallel port on the PCI bus? Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: new user questions. (Before I back myself into a corner!)

2010-11-24 Thread Jonathan Chen
, of course). An easier solutions would be to enable the ftp server in standalone mode via /etc/rc.conf: ftpd_enable=YES -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more

Re: Where to send coredump?

2010-11-19 Thread Jonathan Chen
...@freebsd.org. Your kernel-fu should be of a sufficient level before contemplating this branch. In general, stack traces are more useful than raw-core dumps; but patches are more than welcome. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz ___ freebsd

Re: strange behaviour on FreeBSD 7.1

2010-11-18 Thread Jonathan Chen
script running that's spawning a large number of short-lived processes. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd

Re: BUG: wrong log messages

2010-11-18 Thread Jonathan Chen
 rree00 This particular bug of overlapping output from multiple-core machines has been around for years. I don't think it's going to get fixed anytime soon. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: Glue records (was Re: ATTN GARY KLINE)

2010-11-08 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Friday 05 November 2010 22:51:01 Robert Bonomi wrote: From owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org Fri Nov 5 02:26:31 2010 From: Jonathan McKeown j.mcke...@ru.ac.za To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 10:27:38 +0200 Subject: Glue records (was Re: ATTN GARY KLINE

Glue records (was Re: ATTN GARY KLINE)

2010-11-05 Thread Jonathan McKeown
(or servers they delegate to) are authoritative for hosts in the .au zone. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr

Re: Which OS for notebook

2010-10-05 Thread Jonathan McKeown
? Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Which OS for notebook

2010-10-05 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Tuesday 05 October 2010 15:47:36 Pierre-Luc Drouin wrote: On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Jonathan McKeown j.mcke...@ru.ac.za wrote: On Tuesday 05 October 2010 13:31:08 Carmel wrote: I have been tooling around with FreeBSD for a year or so now and I find it incredible

Re: this is probably a little touchy to ask...

2010-09-15 Thread Jonathan McKeown
companies, as I said, that won't do either. I don't think it's fair to blame the FreeBSD developers for that; nor indeed to expect the FreeBSD developers to be responsible for making Sun/Oracle's Java and the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox work. Jonathan

Re: Could not chdir to home directory

2010-08-26 Thread Jonathan Chen
-p2 FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE-p2 #0: Mon Oct 25 16:23:23 PDT 2004 r...@bigpink.juniper.net:/usr/src/sys/compile/bigpink i386 Please let me know how I can get to my home directory. Check the output of: ls -ld / ls -ld /homes ls -ld /homes/nitap -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: Grepping a list of words

2010-08-13 Thread Jonathan McKeown
in file 2 and of words common to both files. You can suppress any or all of the output lists. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd

Re: How to connect a jail to the web ?

2010-08-11 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Wednesday 11 August 2010 03:07:32 Rocky Borg wrote: You should probably preface this by saying you're the author of Qjail and have been actively promoting it in a few places including the fbsd forums. That's interesting, given that you're replying to Fbsd8 fb...@a1poweruser.com. The

Re: virtualbox

2010-08-07 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 06:19:51PM +0200, Samuel Martín Moro wrote: Very powerfull, indeed too bad vrdp doesn't work on OSE... It works great with the VNC server replacement. I've got this running on 8-STABLE/amd64. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: FreeBSD and Broadband network connection

2010-07-22 Thread Jonathan Chen
route. If this is not the case, you will need to provide the list with more details as to the internal network structure; ie IP addresses, etc. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz --- I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound

Re: Is it safe to modify a port's makefile

2010-07-05 Thread Jonathan Chen
it to build on amd64? Please, just answer yes or no. Yes you can try, but it won't work. You'll hit a point where it will complain about an illegal assembler instruction. What will work is detailed at: http://wiki.freebsd.org/Wine#head-6963d527c173e57b1567e881305b544d33435b6d -- Jonathan Chen j

Re: Is it safe to modify a port's makefile

2010-07-05 Thread Jonathan Chen
, it will be able to run wine/i386 in /compat/i386/usr/local/bin. All your amd64 binaries will still be there from / downwards. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck

Re: i386 wine on amd64 - DRI a lost cause?

2010-07-03 Thread Jonathan Chen
got (unjailed) wine/i386 on amd64, and it plays DirectX 9 games with no problems; eg EVE-Online. I'm using the nvidia-drivers, which have to be installed on the 32-bit base, as well as the 64-bit driver on the /usr/local -- Jonathan Chen | To do is to be -- Nietzsche j

Re: what is /usr/sbin/nmbd

2010-06-19 Thread Jonathan Chen
script running without your knowledge. Check to see if you machine has got any funny scripts in /tmp or /var/tmp, indicating some incursion. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- Beer. Now there's

Re: Detecting fake library versions

2010-06-17 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Thursday 17 June 2010 09:39:37 Matthew Seaman wrote: But what about hard links? I hear you ask. Simple: find /usr/lib /lib -name '*.so.*' -links +2 +1 surely? + modifier in find(1) means ``more than'', not ``at least''. Jonathan ___ freebsd

Re: Simulate CRON

2010-06-14 Thread Jonathan McKeown
modifying the environment as specified on the command line. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Midphase Hosting

2010-06-11 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Thursday 10 June 2010 18:30:52 Matthew Seaman wrote: On 10/06/2010 17:12:50, Jerry wrote: On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 15:12:48 +0200 Jonathan McKeown j.mcke...@ru.ac.za articulated: Isn't that called VERP (variable envelope return path)? I agree - the load it would impose isn't worth

Re: why does ps |grep sometimes not return itself?

2010-06-10 Thread Jonathan McKeown
programs exactly simultaneously. [...] It's a race condition. I would like to add that you can avoid the issue entirely by using this command: % ps aux -p `pgrep sh` [output snipped due to bad wrapping] Or the old trick: ps | grep '[s]h' Jonathan

Midphase Hosting

2010-06-10 Thread Jonathan McKeown
) id 1OMcld-000Eww-H3 for j.mcke...@ru.ac.za; Thu, 10 Jun 2010 10:05:39 +0200 Received: by secure.mpcustomer.com (Postfix, from userid 99) id 4841C1532997; Thu, 10 Jun 2010 02:46:31 -0500 (CDT) To: Jonathan McKeown j.mcke...@ru.ac.za Subject: [#24548754] Re: why does ps |grep

Re: Midphase Hosting

2010-06-10 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Thursday 10 June 2010 14:06:46 Rob Farmer wrote: On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 4:24 AM, Matthias Fechner ide...@fechner.net wrote: Hi, Am 10.06.10 11:47, schrieb Jonathan McKeown: Subject: [#24548754] Re: why does ps |grep sometimes not return itself? Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 02:46:31 -0500

Re: Midphase Hosting

2010-06-10 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Thursday 10 June 2010 14:51:42 Rob Farmer wrote: On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 5:32 AM, Jonathan McKeown j.mcke...@ru.ac.za wrote: [rant about midphase hosting and mpcustomer.com] They posted in a previous thread about this, saying they couldn't unsubscribe under their address, ie. somebody

Re: Midphase Hosting

2010-06-10 Thread Jonathan McKeown
shut up now. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Fwd: [#24525016] External USB drive causes system to hang completely

2010-05-31 Thread Jonathan McKeown
with no improvement. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: ipfw natd rules not loading on startup

2010-05-14 Thread Jonathan Chen
be resolved yet. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen | To do is to be -- Nietzsche j...@chen.org.nz | To be is to do -- Sartre | Scooby do be do -- Scooby ___ freebsd-questions

Re: Eclipse causes segmentation fault in Java

2010-05-13 Thread Jonathan Chen
with more information is saved as hs_err_pid11170.log # # Please submit bug reports to freebsd-j...@freebsd.org # At a guess, you recently upgraded to GNOME 2.30; and since it's been crashing. I just started seeing this myself since I updated yesterday. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: DNS not working since May 6 2010

2010-05-07 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 09:02:13AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 06/05/2010 21:40:02, Jonathan Chen wrote: I've got a small DNS server on my home network, and ever since May 6, 2010 (co-incidentally DNSSEC root sign day), lookups

DNS not working since May 6 2010

2010-05-06 Thread Jonathan Chen
; no servers could be reached Lookups on other domains still appear to work, Google, OpenBSD, NetBSD, etc. Is anyone else seeing this? How do I fix it? Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen jonathan.c...@solnetsolutions.co.nz Attention: This email may contain information intended for the sole use

Re: Gaming

2010-04-29 Thread Jonathan Chen
. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- If everything's under control, you're going too slow - Mario Andretti ___ freebsd

Re: diablo-jdk not installing correctly

2010-04-25 Thread Jonathan Chen
work My question is: is Java in FreeBSD an experimental/academic package? Should I rather go with the linux compatibility way? There has been no movement with the diablo-jdk for ages; java/openjdk6 is better maintained and would be a better choice. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: usage of /usr/bin

2010-04-07 Thread Jonathan McKeown
, but is this possibly related to the recently (2010-03-22) added option to install postfix into the base? In which case the commit six days later claims to correct a problem with the default (non-base) install. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions

Re: Postfix in base system

2010-04-07 Thread Jonathan McKeown
for it? :-? Thanks %-\ I found it in the cvsweb interface to the ports tree: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/ports/mail/postfix/Makefile Which lists rev1.155 with the commit message: Add an option to install into the base, and related support HTH Jonathan

Re: Freebsd, postfix and push email

2010-03-30 Thread Jonathan McKeown
to execute (specifically, until the client ends it or the server's time limit is reached) so that the server has to send EXISTS responses whenever mail comes in. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman

Re: ntpdate problem

2010-03-13 Thread Jonathan Chen
abusing the ntp server(s) or should it just be one or the other? I'd like my clock to be as accurate as possible when I start up the system. Yes. I have both enabled on my multi-boot laptop to account to huge jumps in time when coming back from Windows. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: Booting MFS from Secondary Partition

2010-03-07 Thread Jonathan McKeown
-footshooting'' flag. That might allow you to dd your image onto the mounted disk - i'd either try it with a handy spare system or wait for someone more expert than i to comment, though. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: How to get hints of software installed by Ports ?

2010-03-05 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Friday 05 March 2010 16:20:36 Aaron Lewis wrote: Hi, I installed some software from ports today , and it outputs some useful information when finished. e.g where its config file is Due to some mistakes , i lost these important information , how do i see it again ? Is there any

Re: Perl 5.8 - 5.10 On Current Production System

2010-03-04 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Thursday 04 March 2010 19:13:36 Matthew Seaman wrote: You got bitten by an ill-considered change introduced after the UPDATING instructions were written. To work around it, you need to set DISABLE_CONFLICTS when rebuilding the port, eg like this: # portupgrade -m DISABLE_CONFLICTS=yes

Re: libswt on amd64 freebsd 8.0

2010-02-17 Thread Jonathan Chen
I should install to get it. x11-toolkits/swt -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. - Robert Frost

Re: which java on 8-release

2010-02-04 Thread Jonathan Chen
. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- Don't worry about avoiding temptation, as you grow older, it starts avoiding you

Re: Please help me

2010-01-20 Thread Jonathan Chen
command. You need to be in command mode and hit the 'x' key. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- The human mind ordinarily operates at only ten percent of its capacity -- the rest is overhead for the operating

Re: Dislike the way port conflicts are handled now

2010-01-18 Thread Jonathan McKeown
be reverted. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Dislike the way port conflicts are handled now

2010-01-18 Thread Jonathan McKeown
, setting a risky option which if accidentally misused, could break the whole system. I still think it's an ill-considered change for the worse to make the new behaviour the default. Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: Starting sshd, ssh connections

2009-12-29 Thread Jonathan Chen
) these are not used. So what is causing that delay at Start of sshd and use of ssh? Reverse DNS lookup. Make sure you have PTR entries for all IPs in use. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- Irrationality

Re: Starting sshd, ssh connections

2009-12-29 Thread Jonathan Chen
else would be needed? I suspect your problem is that 192.168.75.8 doesn't resolve to a hostname. You could possibly put that into /etc/hosts, or put a PTR entry for it in your DNS. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- If you're

Re: 8.0: OpenSSL stat()'s NLS 500+ times causing extreme system load

2009-12-16 Thread Jonathan McKeown
is the option to look for. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: black hole test

2009-12-16 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Wednesday 16 December 2009 22:05:06 Peter Wemm wrote: Daignostic message to trace mailing list processing, please ignore. You have heard of freebsd-test@ , haven't you? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: upgraded to 8, no mouse is broken

2009-12-11 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Friday 11 December 2009 08:17:06 Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 21:38:04 -0700 (MST), Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: Please see the Handbook section on X11 configuration instead: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-config.html Just a side

Re: error when updating ports in 8.0

2009-12-10 Thread Jonathan Chen
userland and kernel are out of sync. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught. - Marquis de Vauvenargues

Re: Downloading and Burning Free BSD

2009-12-10 Thread Jonathan Chen
. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- I don't want to achive immortality through my works.. I want to achieve it through not dying - Woody Allen

Re: Firefox 3.5 and Epiphany crashing since the GNOME 2.28 update

2009-12-01 Thread Jonathan Chen
to the Firefox 3.5 HTML5 video crash FreeBSD 7 users experience until they kldload sem, but I'm on 8.0 and sem is loaded by default. Did you remember to rebuild all your ports? -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- The reason why

Re: ntpdate on FreeBSD 8.0

2009-11-30 Thread Jonathan Chen
. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- Only the meek get pinched. The bold survive. - Ferris Bueller ___ freebsd

Re: ifconfig - GUI interface available?

2009-11-26 Thread Jonathan Chen
scan, choose the ssid and do other basic things? I havent found anything in the ports collection.. There's no GUI for ifconfig that I know of, but there *is* a GUI for managing wi-fi networks in the ports: http://www.freshports.org/net-mgmt/wifimgr/ See if it helps. -- Jonathan Chen j

Re: [] confession...

2009-11-23 Thread Jonathan McKeown
and bounce keys, apply if muscle control is impaired and cause a key to have to be held for a set time before it registers, and released for a certain time before registering a second key-press). Jonathan ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: upgrading firefox

2009-11-21 Thread Jonathan Chen
I just typed pkg_add -r firefox it told me I already have version 2.0.0.20 installed. So what do I do to get a more recent version? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/updating-upgrading-portsnap.html -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: ELF library not found error

2009-11-18 Thread Jonathan Chen
breakages as each installed port updates to newer and possibly incompatible versions. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad

Re: Virtual box to do cross-browser testing

2009-11-16 Thread Jonathan Chen
problem, aside from the lack of CPU cycles the odd time or so. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- The human mind ordinarily operates at only ten percent of its capacity -- the rest is overhead

Re: ask for help on a strange question

2009-11-03 Thread Jonathan Chen
./lampp: Command not found. Assuming that lampp is a script with the exec bit set, you may want to check that the first line references a script-interpreter that exists, eg #!/usr/bin/perl. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz

Re: korean english on same box?

2009-11-01 Thread Jonathan Chen
and their internationalisation support. Cheers. -- Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz -- If everything's under control, you're going too slow - Mario Andretti

Re: Merging Related Information from 2 Tables

2009-10-30 Thread Jonathan McKeown
is the first field in the line. Jonathan ___ 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

Re: Why is sendmail is part of the system and not a package?

2009-10-30 Thread Jonathan McKeown
, do as several people have suggested, pull your finger out and do the work to fix it. Jonathan (Just in case, I should probably point out explicitly that, as usual, I don't speak for my employer: this is an entirely personal opinion). ___ freebsd

Re: Why is sendmail is part of the system and not a package?

2009-10-27 Thread Jonathan McKeown
of cliches based on sendmail 8.8. People, we're up to sendmail 8.14 now. Get over it! Just as a matter of interest, if you want to rip sendmail out of the base system, which MTA would you like to replace it with? Or are you suggesting the system ship with no way to handle mail? Jonathan

Re: NTP Client synchronization with a Windows 2003/2008

2009-10-15 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Wednesday 14 October 2009 18:04:41 Jacques Henry wrote: Alternatively, from the commandline try ntpd -g -q -c /etc/ntp.conf The -g flag allows ntpd to set the clock once regardless of the offset and the -q causes it to quit after setting the time. I tried this command without

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