Re: bogus No protocol specified message

2013-01-11 Thread perryh
CyberLeo Kitsana wrote: On 01/10/2013 05:09 PM, Perry Hutchison wrote: When trying to open an X application on a remote display, I am getting No protocol specified Error: cannot open display: The No protocol specified message is

Re: question about my new Dell 3010

2012-12-08 Thread perryh
Operating System: FreeBSD fbsd61 6.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #30: Mon Jan 1 23:01:34 PST 2007 perryh@fbsd61:/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/GENERIC i386 Build Date: 24 March 2006 Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.X.Org to make sure that you have the latest version. Module

Re: virtualbox with FreeBSD as host

2012-11-16 Thread perryh
Adam Vande More wrote: On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Fbsd8 wrote: I do not run x11 or any desktop on my 9.0 host. This would be your problem. How so? Surely virtualbox _should_ be able to hand off a VT to the XP guest, for it to use as a

Re: way way off topic

2012-10-23 Thread perryh
Olivier Nicole wrote: On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:20 AM, Gary Kline wrote: apologies up front for this math type quandary. I had it in a std C program, but 3+ hours of grepping havent found it. I would have bet my last cent that I had a summary

Re: Sharing COM ports to Windows hosts

2012-09-03 Thread perryh
Peter Boosten wrote: On 3-9-2012 5:02, Victor Sudakov wrote: There is a FreeBSD box with several RS232 ports. Can those ports be accessed by Windows hosts over the network? If I understand your question correctly, then AFAICT the only way to access serial ports over the

Re: Sharing COM ports to Windows hosts

2012-09-03 Thread perryh
Victor Sudakov wrote: In fact, the question is whether there is a standards compliant (not written for some proprietary hardware terminal server protocol) driver for Windows. Not exactly a FreeBSD question, I know :) Finding a Windows driver that will work with an

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-23 Thread perryh
Robert Bonomi wrote: MSDOS/PCDOS had no _documented_ functions to directly access the disks, bypassing the file system, but the functions _did_ exist. I'm sure you can provide the DOS 'function number' for those calls, and cites to published data confirming. They

Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

2012-07-22 Thread perryh
Robert Bonomi wrote: MSDOS/PCDOS had -no- O/S functions to directly access actual disk devices. The ONLY fuctionality provided to the user, by the O/S was filesystem based access. To get 'raw' device access, one had to bypass the O/S entirely, and use direct BIOS

Re: anoncvs password

2012-07-08 Thread perryh
Matthias Apitz wrote: ... one should use today better svn, not cvs; Does svn work for (parts of) the ports collection, and is there a writeup somewhere on how to use it? It doesn't seem to have found its way into

anoncvs password

2012-07-07 Thread perryh
What is one supposed to enter when anoncvs prompts for a password? I have tried: * my email address, as I would use for anon FTP * ftp, as was once conventionally used for anon FTP * cvs (same idea, but mentioning the transport in use) * nothing -- just hit return None of these works. I get

Re: OT: Linux EXT4 dump/restore equivalent?

2012-07-01 Thread perryh
Peter A. Giessel wrote: What I have been completely unable to find is a linux boot disk that has a version of restore that supports ext4. It's unclear to me how a version of restore that supports ext4 would differ from a version of restore that supports UFS. AFAIK restore

Re: Is ZFS production ready?

2012-06-25 Thread perryh
Edward M wrote: That reply was not meant for you, so why do you care? If it wasn't meant for everyone on the list, why was it sent to the list? ___ mailing list

Re: UFS Crash and directories now missing

2012-04-28 Thread perryh
Alejandro Imass wrote: 3) the directories were moved at reboot by journal recovery, fsck or something else I think it's *extremely* unlikely that fsck was involved, because it just doesn't do things like that. It might move an orphaned directory (or file) to lost+found, but

Re: System initialization

2012-04-19 Thread perryh
Brett Glass wrote: I have several nearly identical servers in my network, and would like to control their configurations entirely from one file ... You might find sysutils/puppet useful. ___ mailing

Re: mounting ext2fs

2012-04-19 Thread perryh
Julian H. Stacey wrote: what does lsvfs show ? Maybe try: dd if=/dev/da0s1 count=20 of=/tmp/t ; file /tmp/t (it show interesting stuff on my /xp anyway ). Easier: file -s /dev/da0s1 ___ mailing list

Re: mounting ext2fs

2012-04-19 Thread perryh
Warren Block wrote: On Thu, 19 Apr 2012, Matthias Apitz wrote: the problem with (this) cardreader seems to be that the card must already inserted at boot time; a later switch to another card, for example from a card with 'msdosfs' to a card with 'ext2fs', gives the

Re: FreeBSD's backwards webdesign / corporate identity

2012-04-11 Thread perryh
Polytropon wrote: On Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:29:42 +1000, Da Rock wrote: On 04/10/12 21:32, wrote: Mark wrote: Python on Planes is the future, mn. Shouldn't that be spelled plains, as in the places where the

Re: Token Ring (really)

2012-04-09 Thread perryh
Jay West wrote: this is for a historical re-creation project ... I guess I'll have to see how tough it would be to yank the TR code from 7x and get it running under 9x. Might it not be both more historically accurate, and a great deal easier, to just use the version of

Re: FreeBSD's backwards webdesign / corporate identity

2012-04-09 Thread perryh
Mark Felder wrote: Python on Planes is the future, mn. Shouldn't that be spelled plains, as in the places where the snake-containing grass grows? :-) ___ mailing list

Re: Music production on FreeBSD

2012-04-08 Thread perryh
Conrad J. Sabatier wrote: And lately, even some of the timidity++ stuff isn't working right. The Xaw interface refuses to build/install properly, ever since the removal of X11BASE from the ports infrastructure. That should only require replacing X11BASE with LOCALBASE in the

Re: Questions about Jail

2012-04-04 Thread perryh
Fbsd8 wrote: In most cases your jail environment will function ok as long as its the same base release level. Example, host=8.0 jail1=8.1 and jail2=8.2 IIUC, a better example would be host=8.2, jail1=8.1 and jail2=8.0. A point release is not supposed to make any

Re: Printer recommendation please

2012-04-04 Thread perryh
Jerry wrote: Furthermore, there are means of encrypting print data ... Utterly irrelevant to the topic under discussion, which is the additional malware exposure that a PDF-accepting printer has relative to a printer that accepts only PCL and/or PS. FROM YOUR

Re: current pids per tty

2012-04-04 Thread perryh wrote: (there is an executable named /usr/bin/jobs, but . . . well run cat /usr/bin/jobs see for yourself). Whoa! Does /usr/bin/jobs even work? $ cat /usr/bin/jobs #!/bin/sh # $FreeBSD: src/usr.bin/alias/,v 2010/06/14 02:09:06

Re: Printer recommendation please

2012-04-03 Thread perryh
Jerry wrote: Obviously you are not aware of the latest trend towards the movement to standardize PDF as the standard print format. I would recommend you start by reading the documentation located at: and

Re: Printer recommendation please

2012-04-02 Thread perryh
Polytropon wrote: On Sat, 31 Mar 2012 14:01:43 -0700, wrote: I personally don't trust wireless, because it's well nigh impossible to truly secure it. In that case, one should also pay attention to secure the printer. Wait - secure the printer? What

Re: Printer recommendation please

2012-03-31 Thread perryh
Polytropon wrote: On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 17:38:36 +0200, Karel Miklav wrote: Could you please recommend me a home printer that works nicely with FreeBSD? HP inkjets aren't that bad, FreeBSD drivers are allright, but I'd like to shift towards some kind of PostScript

Re: Off-Topic: Computing for the Blind

2012-03-27 Thread perryh
Jerry wrote: When it comes to speech recognition, the only two applications that seem to work reliably at all levels are Siri on iPhone 4S and Dragon NaturallySpeaking, neither of which are obviously available on FreeBSD. I don't believe that there is even a *nix/BSD

Re: Editor With NO Shell Access?

2012-03-13 Thread perryh
Tim Daneliuk wrote: ... we're talking about almost 1000 systems here. That's a whole bunch of configuration... Had you considered using something along the lines of sysutils/puppet? ___ mailing

Re: XFCE - how to edit menu ?

2012-03-04 Thread perryh
jb wrote: How can I edit the menus ? Also, how to rename Applications Menu to e.g. just Menu as it would better reflect applications and system (utilities) components ? FB9-release, XFCE 4.8 Dunno how FreeBSD's XFCE port does this since I don't use XFCE, but it could

Re: Brother Printer

2012-03-03 Thread perryh
Michel Talon wrote: If you want to avoid such problems the only solution is to buy a printer with postscript or pdf support and direct network connection, that is an expensive one ... I've been using a Samsung ML-2571N for something like a couple of years now. It has a

Converting C++ to C

2012-02-24 Thread perryh
Some early implementations of C++ operated as preprocessors that emitted C code. Is there any current tool that will do that? I didn't recognize any such option in the g++ manpage, although I suppose it's possible that one of the -fdump-tree- options would come close enough. Reason: I want to

Re: /usr/home vs /home

2012-02-21 Thread perryh
Polytropon wrote: On Mon, 20 Feb 2012 22:53:10 -0800, Doug Hardie wrote: The RK05 had one removable platter in a plastic housing. Please compare the images of the drive and the media. Does it look similar? Removable platters types EC 5269 in plastic cartridge:

Re: Technical Support Question

2012-02-17 Thread perryh
Chip Oakley wrote: Am tempted to remove the drive and insert a new one, not sure as there is memory on the drive available and nothing really wrong with it. If you don't mind losing everything currently on the drive, overwriting the MBR -- and the backup GPT at the

Re: Printing directly to IP address

2012-02-14 Thread perryh
Jerry wrote: I know it is possible; however, I cannot find any actual documentation under the printing section in the FreeBSD manual. If anyone could provide a link to such documentation, it would be appreciated. Provided the printer supports lpd protocol, i.e. it looks

Re: 'rm' Can not delete files

2012-02-11 Thread perryh
Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 10:34:20AM -0500, Henry Olyer wrote: I use bash 4. OK. So?? If you had read the thread before posting, you would have known that someone asked which shell Henry was using (and he answered).

Re: 'rm' Can not delete files

2012-02-11 Thread perryh
Matthew Seaman wrote: ls -1 | xargs rm but be aware that that wont work for filenames with spaces. True. Can't do that using ls to generate the list of filenames as there is no option to generate a null-separated list amongst ls's multitudinous

Re: FreeBSD 9, GPT and gmirror

2012-02-09 Thread perryh
Janos Dohanics wrote: 1. The Guided partitioning doesn't suggest any more to create /var, /tmp, /usr, etc. file systems. Is it really the recommendation to go with just / ? Depends on who you ask :) and on your intended usage. 2. Is there a way to use the old sysinstall

Re: fbsd safety of the ports

2012-02-08 Thread perryh
David Brodbeck wrote: TWiki is a nightmare to update ... TWiki was replaced with Foswiki (which is also in ports) at $WORK a while back. Dunno why, or how much of a job the changeover was for the admins, but there must have been some expected benefit to justify the effort. The

Re: OT: perl mail problems

2012-01-29 Thread perryh
Matthew Seaman wrote: Anything that works by connecting to an IMAP server and downloading all the new messages to hold and read locally really is missing the point. ... or is working around administrative issues, e.g. the mail recipient wants the mail stored

Re: Clang - what is the story?

2012-01-23 Thread perryh wrote: Lattice C Later bought out by Microsoft IIRC ___ mailing list To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: freebsd-update and archs

2012-01-22 Thread perryh
Matthew Seaman wrote: On 21/01/2012 10:25, Christer Solskogen wrote: I've just finished installing FreeBSD on my new Mac mini G4 ... If that's not an Intel based Mac, then your definition of new is, well, contrary to all accepted usage. s/new/newly acquired/

Re: fstab problem

2012-01-13 Thread perryh
Bernt Hansson wrote: This is an old machine (1997), not sure it will boot from usb. I'll check. If it can boot from floppy, Plop will boot it from USB. ___

Re: BSD equivalent of GNU/Linux cp -rpu ?

2012-01-12 Thread perryh
Matthew Seaman wrote: For a nice backup system that works using rsync and that preserves filesystem history in a space efficient way by cunning use of hard links, take a look at rsnapshot -- Also in ports: sysutils/rsnapshot

Re: FBSD-9.0-RC3 Disk 1 ISO Bootable?

2012-01-05 Thread perryh
Al Plant wrote: I accessed the sshd from the new install screen as an option when I loaded it on the test box. I had to set up the lan manually to first get it up. Then you should be able to use ssh. I take it you either arranged for ssh to accept a direct root login, or added a

Re: 9.0-RELEASE amd64 Bricked My Hard Drive

2012-01-05 Thread perryh
Bill Tillman wrote: ... no matter which computer I chose, and no matter how I setup the Slave/Master drive, as long as this drive which I had installed FreeBSD-9.0-amd64 was in the loop, the computer would lockup at the bios screen. I could not get anything to boot if

nss_ldap and the linuxulator

2012-01-02 Thread perryh
Forwarding to emulation@, which is where the linuxulator gurus hang out (AFAIK). Please keep Da Rock in the Cc: Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2012 21:59:57 +1000 From: Da Rock To:

Re: reduce partition size. HELP

2011-12-31 Thread perryh
Polytropon wrote: # cd /var # dump -0 -L -a -u -f - /dev/ad0s1a | restore -r -f - Make sure /var does _not_ contain directory names identical to those found on the / partition! As I said, maybe use /scratch. :-) Unless using a freshly newfs-ed partition, it

Re: FreeBSD 8 LiveFS - How To Start SSHD?

2011-12-25 Thread perryh (Randal L. Schwartz) wrote: Jeff == Jeff Tipton writes: Jeff It is the default behavior of sshd to reject root ... Jeff Just access your server with Jeff ssh your-login-name@your-server-ip-or-dns-address, Jeff and then issue su command to become root ...

Re: AHCI driver and static device names

2011-12-15 Thread perryh
CyberLeo Kitsana wrote: On 12/14/2011 03:18 PM, Rob wrote: Case in point. I have a system with 15 drives in it. I decided I wanted to install on the 2nd device instead of the 1st, but I partitioned all the other 14 drives. I completed installation and when to boot

Re: Installation difficulties

2011-12-11 Thread perryh
Matthew Seaman wrote: 7.2 is out of support now, see: Inter-alia this means that there won't be packages available on the FTP servers specifically for that version ... What, exactly, _is_ the policy on retention of the

Re: Playing .ASX files via/within Firefox ?

2011-12-07 Thread perryh
Chris Hill! wrote: ... that's a still image, a screenshot. Above that is a link labeled go to live camera - when you click on that, do you see live motion video? I don't even see that link. ___

Re: Playing .ASX files via/within Firefox ?

2011-12-07 Thread perryh
Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: At least this gives me confidence that it can be done. I am still somewhat at a loss to know exactly _how_ it can be done however. For me, it just works. I installed 8.1-RELEASE (not all that long after it was released), installed FF and some

Re: Playing .ASX files via/within Firefox ?

2011-12-06 Thread perryh
Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: I've been trying to look at California Dept. of Transportation webcams using Firefox on FreeBSD and so far it simply ain't workin'. ... Works for me on 8.1-RELEASE with FF 3.5.10 and

Re: Setenv PACKAGESITE thepathtoftp, in boot time how to do it?

2011-12-05 Thread perryh
Hugh wrote: A question i've got is where i can find the default PACKAGESITE value? It seems to be hardcoded in usr.sbin/pkg_install/add/main.c (line 318 in the 8.1 version). ___ mailing list

Re: Command which does not work anymore?

2011-12-05 Thread perryh
Dan Nelson wrote: dd with a bs= option tells dd to use read() syscalls with a 10mb size, but ssh is going to feed it data in much smaller chunks ... Try using a smaller blocksize (8k or 4k), or use a buffering program like ports/misc/team or misc/buffer just in front

Re: AHCI driver and static device names

2011-12-03 Thread perryh
CyberLeo Kitsana wrote: You cannot combine GPT with glabel (or any other geom class that writes data to the first or last 34 sectors of a disk, like gmirror) due to layout conflicts. This is overstated. Since a GPT ordinarily is intended to be booted from, and so must

Re: Whats the difference between password+RSA, and password-protected RSA ?

2011-11-21 Thread perryh
Mm Bsd wrote: Let's say I'd like to add a small amount of extra security to my SSH login process. Let's say I decide the way I want to do this is by requiring BOTH a password and an RSA key ... So to log in, I would be required to enter a normal unix password, but I

Re: Shouldn't GNU tar be ignoring /proc with --one-file-system?

2011-11-18 Thread perryh
Kirk Strauser wrote: On Nov 18, 2011, at 11:27 AM, Robert Bonomi wrote: See the output of 'mount(8)' for the names of all the mounted filesystems on your machine. $ mount | grep proc procfs on /proc (procfs, local) *NOTE*WELL* that '/proc' is *not* a separate

Re: Webmail for local system mail

2011-11-18 Thread perryh
Errol Sayre wrote: Does anyone know of a webmail product that can provide access to local system accounts? Even if it's just a script that runs /usr/bin/mail on behalf of the user. I'd like a simple way to access local system emails without having to forward them to an

Re: How to login to my jail from host itself (normal user)

2011-11-13 Thread perryh
Matthew Seaman wrote: If you can rely on your user to follow instructions, then you can just tell them to 'ssh jailhost' immediately they login to the host ... Might it work equally well, and avoid the dependency on following instructions, to put exec ssh

Re: What are the technical differences between Linux and BSD?

2011-11-12 Thread perryh
C. P. Ghost wrote: On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 9:23 AM, Allen wrote: ... Linux uses System V style Init. It's BASED on SunOS. Linus Torvalds said that when he started working on Linux, his reason for doing so, was that he wanted to run on HIS

Re: X server and xinit works excellent....almost.

2011-11-10 Thread perryh
Chuck Swiger wrote: My assumption still is: Not _every_ keyboard manufacturer does code the layout into the USB identification. If you tell me I'm wrong with this assumption, I'll be happy. :-) Folks are supposed to use a different product ID for different devices, so you

Re: sed vs gnu sed

2011-11-09 Thread perryh
Vincent Hoffman wrote: bsd sed (correctly according to SUS at least, I believe[1]) appends a newline when writing to standard out, gnu sed doesnt. The wonderful thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from -- Tanenbaum is there any easy way to make our

Re: Burning CD

2011-11-07 Thread perryh
Robert Bonomi wrote: On Mon, 7 Nov 2011 12:59:23 -0800 (PST), C Horman wrote: Pentium 4, with 400MB of RAM and 2G harddrive. There is no other operating system on the computer. When I put the CD in to boot I get the message Non System disk - disk

Re: OpenVPN - what configuration do I need/want

2011-11-05 Thread perryh
Bill Tillman wrote: the protocol used by OpenVPN would not work whatsoever with Cisco equipment ... That's what security/vpnc is for :) ___ mailing list

Re: The ports are really funcional?

2011-11-01 Thread perryh
Michael Powell wrote: I have always suspected that unknowingly utilizing the already out-of-date tree from the initial install is probably what causes most newcomers' problems with ports. My experience is exactly the opposite. The biggest problem I've had with ports

Re: idletime in login.conf

2011-11-01 Thread perryh
Jason Helfman wrote: On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 08:11:57PM +0100, Julian H. Stacey thus spake: Suggestion: use send-pr to submit a diff to add SEE ALSO ports/sysutils/doinkd to man login.conf I don't believe it is the correct place in a base man page for mentioning a port

Re: Is questions mail down?

2011-11-01 Thread perryh
Per olof Ljungmark wrote: On 11/01/11 21:48, Al Plant wrote: I havent recieve any FreeBSD questions Sunday Monday tuesday. No nov reminder either. Is the service broken? Works like charm here. Did you try to subscribe again just to check your account was not accidentaly

Re: Fast personal printing _without_ CUPS

2011-10-28 Thread perryh
Warren Block wrote: A better example would be a web browser or word processor. The program stops responding to further input until the printer has received the entire print job. This bothered people enough that they came up with lpd/lpr ... Back when lpr/lpd were first

Re: Fast personal printing _without_ CUPS

2011-10-27 Thread perryh
Polytropon wrote: Companies that develop printers want money. They need to continuously sell printers ... This seems to be becoming less and less accurate. It has long been the case that consumer-grade ink-blot printers are sold below cost -- the money being made by selling

Re: strange behavior of restore(8)

2011-10-24 Thread perryh
Mike Tancsa wrote: if there are a lot of files, restore needs quite a bit of RAM. It might need less to extract (restore -x) than to restore (restore -r) -- but that only works if there's no need to load an incremental afterwards. ___

Re: ZFS on Dell with FreeBSD

2011-10-19 Thread perryh
Damien Fleuriot wrote: Why would you post about freebsd on opensolaris' list is beyond me. Presumably because opensolaris is the ZFS upstream. ___ mailing list

Re: need to check for hex in C: how/

2011-10-17 Thread perryh
Matthew Seaman wrote: '32/' is not any sort of syntax I've ever seen before to indicate hexadecimal. I suspect it's a typo, intending '32.' My fingers are forever mixing up slashes and periods, since the keys are adjacent (on a US/English keyboard, dunno about

Re: FreeBSD 8.1/amd64: Boot from eSATA drive (external)?

2011-10-17 Thread perryh
Martin Schweizer wrote: I'v got a notebook (HP Elite 2560p) which can boot from an exteral eSATA drive. Can FreeBSD boot from there? Is it supported? It seems as if it should work. ___ mailing

Re: Very large swap

2011-10-15 Thread perryh
Dennis Glatting wrote: This is a proof-of-concept project ... I am doing it on the cheap ... I have committed to the project five machines. Three run over clocked Phenom II x6 processors with 16GB of RAM, 1TB disk for the OS, 1TB disk for Junk, and a 3-2TB disk RAIDz array

Re: FS of choice for max random iops ( Maildir )

2011-09-18 Thread perryh wrote: C. TEST3 ( sequential writing ): bonnie++ -d /data -c 10 -s 8088 -n 0 -u 0 1. UFS + gjournal crashed the box This _might_ have been caused by a too-small journal provider. ___ mailing

Re: Is there way to get filename for specific LBA?

2011-08-31 Thread perryh
Ross wrote: Aug 31 05:13:24 da kernel: ad6: WARNING - READ_DMA UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=107491647 That message is reporting a problem in communication between the drive and the controller (or, perhaps, between the controller and main memory), not a problem

Re: Is there way to get filename for specific LBA?

2011-08-31 Thread perryh
Ross wrote: Aug 31 05:13:24 da kernel: ad6: WARNING - READ_DMA UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=107491647 ... What does ??egrep 'ad[0-9]|ata' /var/run/dmesg.boot report? atapci0: Intel ICH7 SATA300 controller port

Re: Is there way to get filename for specific LBA?

2011-08-31 Thread perryh
Robert Bonomi wrote: Aug 31 05:13:24 da kernel: ad6: WARNING - READ_DMA UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=107491647 ... I looked at bsdlabel a it's partition f, /home. But what is the file name? There's *no* easy way to find out. You'll have to grovel


2011-08-30 Thread perryh
Forwarding to ports@, which seems more likely to yield an answer to this particular inquiry than questions@ Please keep the OP, who is probably not subscribed to ports@, in the Cc: list. Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 13:52:12 +0100

Re: bridged wireless access point in FreeBSD 8.2p2

2011-08-28 Thread perryh
Paul Beard wrote: After some more head scratching, it sounds like what I want is a bridge. Reading if_bridge(4), the first example looks a lot like what I am trying to do. ... Did I misread this? Does sending packets between two physical interfaces require a bridge? It

Re: Support for Bigfoot Killer E2100?

2011-08-25 Thread perryh
Dennis Glatting wrote: Does FreeBSD support this chipset? That has got to be the most pathetic excuse for a Datasheet I have ever seen. (Any of the major suppliers would

Re: Enabling gjournal without destroying a filesystem?

2011-08-18 Thread perryh
Conrad J. Sabatier wrote: Is there any way to enable gjournal on an already existing filesystem without destroying it? Yes, provided the existing filesystem is not using the last block of its provider (partition), but you'll have to put the journal on a separate provider from

Re: new to os

2011-08-18 Thread perryh
Lars Eighner wrote: You might, for example, still have your copy of WP 5 -- I do. But printers that work with the printer drivers are now museum pieces ... With the notable exception of PostScript printers. WP5 probably had a driver for the Apple LaserWriter, and

Re: Group permissions are broken?

2011-08-15 Thread perryh
Michael Sierchio wrote: On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Yuri wrote: User john is a member of both webcamd and vboxusers: # grep john /etc/group webcamd:*:145:john vboxusers:*:920:john When the file /tmp/my-test is owned by webcamd, user john can

Re: MFP recommendations

2011-08-11 Thread perryh
Jon Theil Nielsen wrote: 2011/8/11 Michael On Aug 11, 2011, at 2:51 AM, Jon Theil Nielsen wrote: 2011/8/10 Jon Theil Nielsen ... my main goal is to be able to print over the network via my FreeBSD station ... If you buy

Re: more information

2011-08-06 Thread perryh
Chad Perrin wrote: Do I get a cookie? Only if you visit a web site that uses them, and have them enabled in your browser :) ___ mailing list

Re: Xorg at 100%CPU when browser is on

2011-08-01 Thread perryh
C. P. Ghost wrote: ... when mplayer plays some (rare) video files. Xorg then stays at 100% CPU, and it is impossible to kill it, neither from the inside, nor from the outside (logged in via ssh) with SIGKILL. Only a reboot helps here. An unkillable process is almost

Re: Hi installing on windows dual boot

2011-07-27 Thread perryh
Ryan Coleman wrote: A heads up about your footer: This email goes onto a mailing list that is available via an online archive... your terms are violated just by sending an email to this mailing list. Not necessarily. It says [emphasis added]: The contents of this

Re: ATA troubles

2011-07-25 Thread perryh
Jerome Herman wrote: Jul 24 23:48:36 mydavid kernel: ad6: FAILURE - READ_DMA48 status=51READY,DSC,ERROR error=40UNCORRECTABLE LBA=1671887488 Jul 24 23:48:36 mydavid kernel: g_vfs_done():stripe/backup[READ(offset=1712012836864, length=131072)]error = 5 ... since

Re: ATA troubles

2011-07-25 Thread perryh
Andrea Venturoli wrote: On 07/25/11 16:03, wrote: I fixed a similar problem -- involving a VIA 6421 controller -- a while back, by using atacontrol(8) to reduce the DMA speed from UDMA133 to UDMA100. ... I don't know if this is really effective with

Android (Re: 2020: Will BSD and Linux be relevant anymore?)

2011-07-24 Thread perryh
Chad Perrin wrote: If Android actually exposed more of the Linux underpinnings it might be somewhat useful to me ... There _is_ a development kit. I have no idea what-all is involved in setting it up, but if someone were sufficiently motivated it would presumably be

Re: How to add sio to 8.2 ?

2011-07-21 Thread perryh
Lars Eighner wrote: I've come to the conclusion that I need sio to be able to use 8.x. Can it be as simple as just dropping the code from 7.x into the source for 8.x and adding a line to the kernel configuration? Or would this be fraught with all kinds of deep

Re: 2020: Will BSD and Linux be relevant anymore?

2011-07-20 Thread perryh
Daniel Staal wrote: The perfect computing device would fit in a pocket, have a screen the size of your wall, have a full (and full-sized) keyboard, and your choice of pointing devices. It would be able to play any game you wanted to play, hold every movie and song ever

Re: scrpt help neded...

2011-07-20 Thread perryh
Gary Kline wrote: I'm looking for a script that takes on arg and lets me vi/vim into the r esults. Let's say that I'm looking for the string 201107 in a slew of files. the script find it with grep---not grep -w, just grep. collect es the filenames and lines (grep -n)

Re: em0 NIC slow on 8.2-p1 amd64?

2011-07-20 Thread perryh
Eduardo Morras wrote: If it's not connected at 1 gigabit or not full duplex you can force it with ifconfig. If there are too much errors check the cable. Last I heard, this does _not_ work with gigabit unless you can force-configure both ends of the link. The negotiation

Re: 2020: Will BSD and Linux be relevant anymore?

2011-07-20 Thread perryh
Gary Gatten wrote: ... can a HAL be developed that runs on BSD that emulates Winblow$ such that any driver written for Winblow$ will work on *BSD? ... Something in the back of my head says there was / is something along this line already available or in the works, but I

Re: Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore

2011-07-18 Thread perryh
Joshua Isom wrote: On 7/17/2011 6:16 PM, Mario Lobo wrote: On Sunday 17 July 2011 10:13:13 C. Bergstr??m wrote: I hope gnome does [go Linux-only].. Maybe then more people would forget about it and focus on making KDE better ;) ... What about enlightenment? For us

Re: Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore

2011-07-18 Thread perryh
Outback Dingo wrote: On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 11:03 PM, Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.comwrote: On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Outback Dingo outbackdi...@gmail.comwrote: ... Name one cloud provider providing FreeBSD 8x or 9X to run as instances. I know

Re: Tools to find unlegal files ( videos , music etc )

2011-07-18 Thread perryh
Robert Bonomi wrote: snip specific suggestions re awk(1), file(1), find(1), grep(1), etc. All well and good for locating files of a certain format and/or with particular content, but it doesn't address the question of whether a specific copy is legal, i.e. did the user

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