Re: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu

2012-07-23 Thread Polytropon
://ftp.cuhk.edu.hk/pub/packages/security/purdue/netutils/netcat/ http://www.planetmirror.com/pub/lprng/TOOLS/ You could try to use that source distribution as well. Thanks for the great help, I have built it successfully on my ubuntu. I find it's not the version I want I want use

Re: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu

2012-07-23 Thread lei yang
: ftp://coast.cs.purdue.edu/pub/tools/unix/netutils/netcat/ ftp://ftp.cuhk.edu.hk/pub/packages/security/purdue/netutils/netcat/ http://www.planetmirror.com/pub/lprng/TOOLS/ You could try to use that source distribution as well. Thanks for the great help, I have built

Re: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu

2012-07-23 Thread Alejandro Imass
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:29 AM, lei yang yanglei.f...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 10:36 PM, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:59:55 +0800, lei yang wrote: On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:25 AM, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Sun, 22 Jul 2012 22:41:57

Re: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu

2012-07-23 Thread Carl Johnson
lei yang yanglei.f...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:25 AM, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Sun, 22 Jul 2012 22:41:57 +0800, lei yang wrote: Hi, I want to build a netcat on my local pc (ubuntu) with gcc, is it possible? I'm new to free bsd it has no -U flag, can you

Re: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu

2012-07-23 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 23 Jul 2012 23:29:38 +0800, lei yang wrote: Yes, the second version I post is using the source from you supplied, then I compiled it, but it has no -U flag like what I post, it seems a version different casued this. Yes. The version distributed by the ports collection is different from

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: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu

2012-07-22 Thread Robert Bonomi
From owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org Sun Jul 22 09:44:21 2012 Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 22:41:57 +0800 From: lei yang yanglei.f...@gmail.com To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu Hi, I want to build a netcat on my local pc

Re: help about free bsp version netcat to work it on ubuntu

2012-07-22 Thread lei yang
://www.planetmirror.com/pub/lprng/TOOLS/ You could try to use that source distribution as well. Thanks for the great help, I have built it successfully on my ubuntu. I find it's not the version I want I want use the version on Rehat,which has a -U flag( yes, I want to use this flag) but the above

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-21 Thread Robert Bonomi
From: Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:12:05 +0200 (CEST) Subject: Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare [[ sarcastic comment with no useful value removed ]] it's a mess, and ofcourse everything is critical there is no room for interruption

amd64, 57600 serial install help

2012-07-21 Thread Paul Macdonald
what am i doing wrong here? From rebuilding the install iso and from the handbook instructions here: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install-advanced.html which suggests that in /boot/loader.conf only console=comconsole is required, i have tried this and also

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-21 Thread Erich Dollansky
, 19 Jul 2012 10:12:05 +0200 (CEST) Subject: Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare [[ sarcastic comment with no useful value removed ]] it's a mess, and ofcourse everything is critical there is no room for interruption of service. Now, I have no idea which processes actually

Re: amd64, 57600 serial install help

2012-07-21 Thread Ihsan Junaidi Ibrahim
I assume you have compiled the bootblocks as per the instruction in the handbook. Second, do you have more than one serial port on the box because FreeBSD can only work its serial console magic on only one port at a time. If you redirect your IPMI serial console or just a normal serial

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-21 Thread Modulok
just wrote. Also see the 'file' command to help identify executables. Obviously, you're going to have to be very careful. (Again, have the backup and preferably the script that restores file permissions to what they were, first.) Sounds like a job for python ;) Finally, remember to *thoroughly* test

Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-19 Thread Erik Nørgaard
Hi: I have inherited a problem that is no cause for envy, the previous 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, it's a mess, and ofcourse everything is critical there is no room for

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-19 Thread Matthew Seaman
On 19/07/2012 07:55, Erik Nørgaard wrote: So, how can I - determine if files are actually unix executables or just plain files (or windows executables)? file(1) should help. - determine which users actually need read or write access to these files? This is in most cases entirely a local

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
, I have no idea which processes actually require access to those files, what privileges these processes run with and which files are actually executable or just plain files. i can only help you with base system and ports permissions, and /var and /etc just look how it should be What I know

Re: Help solving the sysadm's nightmare

2012-07-19 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:55:29 +0200, Erik Nørgaard wrote: Now, I have no idea which processes actually require access to those files, what privileges these processes run with and which files are actually executable or just plain files. For differentiating files' nature, use file file(s) to

Could someone help me with Dovecot AD integration PAM setup?

2012-06-22 Thread Kaya Saman
): pam_authenticate() failed: authentication error (/etc/pam.d/dovecot missing?) Jun 22 10:20:57 auth-worker(1232): Error: pam(user,127.0.0.1): pam_authenticate() failed: authentication error (/etc/pam.d/dovecot missing?) Can anybody help me with this? Regards, Kaya

Re: Could someone help me with Dovecot AD integration PAM setup?

2012-06-22 Thread Waitman Gobble
?) Jun 22 10:20:57 auth-worker(1232): Error: pam(user,127.0.0.1): pam_authenticate() failed: authentication error (/etc/pam.d/dovecot missing?) Can anybody help me with this? Regards, Kaya ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-06-06 Thread Mark Felder
Hi guys I'm excitedly posting this from my phone. Good news for you guys, bad news for us -- we were building HA storage on vmware for a client and can now replicate the crash on demand. I'll be posting details when I get home to my PC tonight, but this hopefully is enough to replicate the

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-31 Thread John Baldwin
On Wednesday, May 30, 2012 3:56:02 pm Mark Felder wrote: On Wed, 30 May 2012 12:17:07 -0500, John Baldwin j...@freebsd.org wrote: Humm, can you test it with 2 CPUs? We primarily only run with 1 CPU. We have seen it crash on multiple CPU VMs. Also, Dane Foster appeared to have been

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-31 Thread Mark Felder
So when this hang happens, there never is a real panic. It just sits in a state which I describe as like being in a deadlock. How would I go about getting a crashdump if it never panics? Is it possible to do the dump over a network or something because I don't believe it can write through

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-31 Thread John Baldwin
On Thursday, May 31, 2012 11:11:11 am Mark Felder wrote: So when this hang happens, there never is a real panic. It just sits in a state which I describe as like being in a deadlock. How would I go about getting a crashdump if it never panics? Is it possible to do the dump over a network

Need some help building bootcrunch

2012-05-30 Thread Rick Miller
Hi All, I am attempting to build a bootcrunch file that I will inject into an mfsroot. I'm unable to get it built completely and hoping someone might be able to help me identify the issue. crunchgen runs and exits without issue. Running make fails with the following error indicating it's

Re: Need some help building bootcrunch

2012-05-30 Thread Rick Miller
will inject into an mfsroot.  I'm unable to get it built completely and hoping someone might be able to help me identify the issue. crunchgen runs and exits without issue.  Running make fails with the following error indicating it's not able to find, presumably, libmd which exists. /usr/lib

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-30 Thread John Baldwin
On Thursday, May 24, 2012 9:47:46 am Mark Felder wrote: On Wed, 23 May 2012 17:30:40 -0500, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: Hi, can you please, -please- file a PR? And place all of the above information in it so we don't lose it? I'd be glad to post a PR and assist in

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-30 Thread Mark Felder
On Wed, 30 May 2012 10:06:13 -0500, John Baldwin j...@freebsd.org wrote: Do you only have one CPU in this VM? If not, do you know which threads the other CPUs were running (e.g. do you have ps7.png, etc.)? correct, only one CPU in the VM ___

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-30 Thread Mark Felder
On Wed, 30 May 2012 12:17:07 -0500, John Baldwin j...@freebsd.org wrote: Humm, can you test it with 2 CPUs? We primarily only run with 1 CPU. We have seen it crash on multiple CPU VMs. Also, Dane Foster appeared to have been using multiple CPUs in his video transcoding VMs.

Re: Kernel Panic any help?

2012-05-29 Thread Jens Jahnke
always got an access denied on every operation I tried on the device node for the root partition. I had to delete and re-create the partition. Well I took the oportunity and upgraded to 9.0. ;-) Thanks for the help, Jens -- 29. Wonnemond 2012, 18:18 Homepage : http://www.jan0sch.de Criticism comes

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-27 Thread Adrian Chadd
Hi, Please email freebsd-wireless@ with wireless related questions. Try wlandebug -i wlan0 +crypto and see if you get encryption errors. Unfortunately there's currently no broadcom NIC maintainer, so things are falling behind. adrian ___

[ports] Need help for port which claims to install but doesn't; package installs ok

2012-05-27 Thread Gary Aitken
First, my apologies for previous posts which hijacked an existing thread. I thought changing the subject line was ok and had forgotten about in-reply-to. So my apologies for a repost; I've gotten no replies and am not sure others actually saw / processed it or just ignored because of the bad

Kernel Panic any help?

2012-05-25 Thread Jens Jahnke
Hi, as a happy freebsd user since about 2 years I have experienced my first kernel panic and have no idea what to do. My main machine crashed an hour ago and since then I can't get it to boot. The panic message: panic: ffs_clusteralloc: map mismatch cpuid = 0 KDB: stack backtrace #0

Re: Kernel Panic any help?

2012-05-25 Thread John Levine
panic: ffs_clusteralloc: map mismatch Something's fairly badly screwed up on your disk. My advice would be to boot from a CD or USB key and run fsck to try to repair it. R's, John ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-24 Thread Mark Felder
On Wed, 23 May 2012 17:30:40 -0500, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: Hi, can you please, -please- file a PR? And place all of the above information in it so we don't lose it? I'd be glad to post a PR and assist in helping to get it permanently fixed. I certainly don't want this

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-24 Thread dane foster
Hey all, On 25/05/2012, at 1:47 AM, Mark Felder wrote: On Wed, 23 May 2012 17:30:40 -0500, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: Hi, can you please, -please- file a PR? And place all of the above information in it so we don't lose it? I'd be glad to post a PR and assist in helping

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-24 Thread Bjoern A. Zeeb
On 24. May 2012, at 13:47 , Mark Felder wrote: On Wed, 23 May 2012 17:30:40 -0500, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: Hi, can you please, -please- file a PR? And place all of the above information in it so we don't lose it? I'd be glad to post a PR and assist in helping to get

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-24 Thread Adrian Chadd
Hi, You guys now absolutely, positively have enough information for a PR. It's still not clear whether it's a device/interrupt layer issue in FreeBSD, or whether vmware is doing something wrong with how it implements shared interrupts, or a bit of both.. Adrian On 24 May 2012 13:54, dane

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-23 Thread Adrian Chadd
Hi, can you please, -please- file a PR? And place all of the above information in it so we don't lose it? If this is indeed the problem then I really think we should root cause why the driver and/or interrupt handling code is getting angry with the shared interrupt. I'd also appreciate it if

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-21 Thread Mark Felder
OK guys I've been talking with another user who can recreate this crash and the last bit of information we've learned seems to be leaning towards interrupts/IRQ issues like someone (bz@ perhaps?) suggested. I'm still trying to test this myself, but the other user was able to recreate my

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-21 Thread Andrew Boyer
On May 21, 2012, at 12:41 PM, Mark Felder wrote: OK guys I've been talking with another user who can recreate this crash and the last bit of information we've learned seems to be leaning towards interrupts/IRQ issues like someone (bz@ perhaps?) suggested. I'm still trying to test this

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-21 Thread Mark Felder
On Mon, 21 May 2012 12:01:19 -0500, Andrew Boyer abo...@averesystems.com wrote: You could try switching mpt to MSI. MSI interrupts are never shared. Add this to /boot/device.hints: hint.mpt.0.msi_enable=1 Currently implementing this on the known crashy servers. I've been looking

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-21 Thread Michael Powell
Mark Felder wrote: OK guys I've been talking with another user who can recreate this crash and the last bit of information we've learned seems to be leaning towards interrupts/IRQ issues like someone (bz@ perhaps?) suggested. I'm still trying to test this myself, but the other user was able

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-21 Thread Mark Felder
On Mon, 21 May 2012 13:47:45 -0500, Michael Powell nightre...@hotmail.com wrote: Very curious how 'irq 22 at device 22.0' and 'dev.mpt.0.%location: slot=22' all match with a '22'. Strangely here in ESXi that doesn't work the same. Emulated BIOS must be considerably different... :/ $

Re: help me please

2012-05-12 Thread Thomas Mueller
from Vinicio Santiago Altamirano Mendez mail@gmail.com: please can u tell me how to remapping tftp with a remapping file or exist another form?. i see that in tftp manual no exist the -m option how to do remapping on tftp on mac os x 10.6 pleas thanks. Is this question for FreeBSD

Re: help me please

2012-05-12 Thread Waitman Gobble
On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 11:55 PM, Thomas Mueller muelle...@insightbb.comwrote: from Vinicio Santiago Altamirano Mendez mail@gmail.com: please can u tell me how to remapping tftp with a remapping file or exist another form?. i see that in tftp manual no exist the -m option how to do

help me please

2012-05-11 Thread Vinicio Santiago Altamirano Mendez
please can u tell me how to remapping tftp with a remapping file or exist another form?. i see that in tftp manual no exist the -m option how to do remapping on tftp on mac os x 10.6 pleas thanks. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-05-10 Thread Mark Felder
Quick update: I have received word last night that this crash has been consistently happening to someone on FreeBSD 9 and they're looking for more ideas. I changed the following 41 days ago: - Video memory to auto if it wasn't already - SCSI controller changed from LSI Logic Parallel to

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-07 Thread Ian Smith
In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 414, Issue 1, Message: 13 On Sun, 06 May 2012 21:48:19 +0100 Chris Whitehouse cwhi...@onetel.com wrote: On 06/05/2012 17:31, Ian Smith wrote: Anton, I'm not sure what the state of the art is for multiple network profiles for such as wireless vs wired, home

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-07 Thread Anton Shterenlikht
On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 03:07:04AM +1000, Ian Smith wrote: In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 414, Issue 1, Message: 13 On Sun, 06 May 2012 21:48:19 +0100 Chris Whitehouse cwhi...@onetel.com wrote: On 06/05/2012 17:31, Ian Smith wrote: Anton, I'm not sure what the state of the art is for

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-06 Thread Ian Smith
In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 413, Issue 11, Message: 21 On Sat, 5 May 2012 19:26:00 -0400 (EDT) Chris Hill ch...@monochrome.org wrote: On Sat, 5 May 2012, Robert Bonomi wrote: Anton Shterenlikht me...@bristol.ac.uk wrote; [snip] ...I still find the whole networking area

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-06 Thread Chris Whitehouse
On 06/05/2012 17:31, Ian Smith wrote: Anton, I'm not sure what the state of the art is for multiple network profiles for such as wireless vs wired, home and work etc, but look around. I recall one called just 'profile' from years ago, and more recently talk of 'failover' setups for

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Ian Smith
On Fri, 4 May 2012 21:03:07 +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote: [..] wlan0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST metric 0 mtu 1500 ether 00:c0:49:58:00:fe inet 192.168.1.104 netmask 0xff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255 nd6

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Anton Shterenlikht
) Please help It looks like you're missing a route. I suspect you've got a wired ethernet port, that is being conigured with a default address. and the default route points -there-. Please show the output of 'ifconfig -a', and 'netstat -nr'. # ifconfig -a bge0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Anton Shterenlikht
On Sat, May 05, 2012 at 07:30:17AM +0800, Buganini wrote: how about `ifconfig wlan0 mode 11b` 11g sticks very soon for me and some other people. Regards, Buganini seems to make no difference: wlan0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST metric 0 mtu 1500 ether

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Anton Shterenlikht
On Sat, May 05, 2012 at 04:38:18PM +1000, Ian Smith wrote: On Fri, 4 May 2012 21:03:07 +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote: [..] wlan0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST metric 0 mtu 1500 ether 00:c0:49:58:00:fe inet 192.168.1.104 netmask 0xff00 broadcast

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Robert Bonomi
: Anton Shterenlikht me...@bristol.ac.uk wrote: On Fri, May 04, 2012 at 04:56:33PM -0500, Robert Bonomi wrote: It looks like you're missing a route. I suspect you've got a wired ethernet port, that is being conigured with a default address. and the default route points -there-.

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Anton Shterenlikht
. I usually use bge with static ip address at work and I'm trying to use bwn at home. Many thanks for your help -- Anton Shterenlikht Room 2.6, Queen's Building Mech Eng Dept Bristol University University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR, UK Tel: +44 (0)117 331 5944 Fax: +44 (0)117 929 4423

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Robert Bonomi
Anton Shterenlikht me...@bristol.ac.uk wrote; I'm afraid I understand very little from what you've written. Sorry to be such a shmuck. I've read a couple of books on networking, someting like Patterson Hennesy (?) Networking - system approach (?), but I still find the whole networking

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-05 Thread Chris Hill
On Sat, 5 May 2012, Robert Bonomi wrote: Anton Shterenlikht me...@bristol.ac.uk wrote; [snip] ...I still find the whole networking area perfectly impenetrable. (If you can recommend a really introductory book on the subject, I'd really appreciate it. [snip] See also TCP/IP Network

Re: help debug bwn(4) wireless

2012-05-04 Thread Buganini
decryption attempted (old 0 keyidx 0x1) RX decryption attempted (old 0 keyidx 0x1) RX decryption attempted (old 0 keyidx 0x1) RX decryption attempted (old 0 keyidx 0x1) firmware version (rev 410 patch 2160 date 0x751a time 0x7c0a) Please help What am I doing wrong? What else can I try? Many

need help on installing bsd in virtual box

2012-04-27 Thread dhillon sandeep
Hi,    I am struggling in installing the bsd in virtualbox i am totally new to unix, but have previously installed Ubuntu linux in my virtual box, i have dounloaded both the images bootonly and release iso, after creating the new virtual machine and starting it for first time and by

Re: need help on installing bsd in virtual box

2012-04-27 Thread Derek Ragona
At 05:01 PM 4/27/2012, dhillon sandeep wrote: Hi, I am struggling in installing the bsd in virtualbox i am totally new to unix, but have previously installed Ubuntu linux in my virtual box, i have dounloaded both the images bootonly and release iso, after creating the new virtual machine

Re: need help on installing bsd in virtual box

2012-04-27 Thread Polytropon
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 23:01:28 +0100 (BST), dhillon sandeep wrote: Hi,    I am struggling in installing the bsd in virtualbox i am totally new to unix, but have previously installed Ubuntu linux in my virtual box, i have dounloaded both the images bootonly and release iso, after creating

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-04-03 Thread Mark Felder
Guys, The crash on my machine with debugging has evaded me for a few days. I'm still looking for further suggestions of things I should grab from the DDB when it happens again. Thanks for the help everyone! ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-04-03 Thread Doug Barton
not sure how much I can help you. Please note, I didn't say, You're an idiot for running old stuff. I even explicitly stated that I understood *why* the OP is running an old version. Nevertheless, the facts are what they are. The only way we can deal rationally with the world is to acknowledge reality

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-04-02 Thread Doug Barton
On 03/30/2012 07:41, Joe Greco wrote: On 3/29/2012 7:01 AM, Joe Greco wrote: On 3/28/2012 1:59 PM, Mark Felder wrote: FreeBSD 8-STABLE, 8.3, and 9.0 are untested As much as I'm sensitive to your production requirements, realistically it's not likely that you'll get a helpful result without

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-04-02 Thread Joe Greco
that these sorts of bugs are difficult/annoying, etc. Been there, done that. Nobody expected you to. We're trying to figure out any commonalities that might exist; these may serve to help shed light on where the problem lies. The interesting thing is that I took it and looked at it and came

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-04-02 Thread Doug Barton
On 4/2/2012 11:43 AM, Joe Greco wrote: As a user, you can't win. If you don't report a problem, you get criticized. If you report a problem but can't figure out how to reproduce it, you get criticized. If you can reproduce it but you don't submit a workaround, you get criticized. If you

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-04-02 Thread Joe Greco
On 4/2/2012 11:43 AM, Joe Greco wrote: As a user, you can't win. If you don't report a problem, you get criticized. If you report a problem but can't figure out how to reproduce it, you get criticized. If you can reproduce it but you don't submit a workaround, you get criticized. If

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-30 Thread Joe Greco
On 3/29/2012 7:01 AM, Joe Greco wrote: On 3/28/2012 1:59 PM, Mark Felder wrote: FreeBSD 8-STABLE, 8.3, and 9.0 are untested As much as I'm sensitive to your production requirements, realistically it's not likely that you'll get a helpful result without testing a newer version. 8.2

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-30 Thread Joe Greco
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 19:27:31 -0500, Joe Greco jgr...@ns.sol.net wrote: It also doesn't explain the experience here, where one VM basically crapped out but only after a migration - and then stayed crapped out. It would be interesting to hear about your datastore, how busy it is, what

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Doug Barton
On 3/28/2012 1:59 PM, Mark Felder wrote: FreeBSD 8-STABLE, 8.3, and 9.0 are untested As much as I'm sensitive to your production requirements, realistically it's not likely that you'll get a helpful result without testing a newer version. 8.2 came out over a year ago, many many things have

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Michael Powell
be running? I've never played with the KDB before... Thank you for any suggestions and help you can give me I am definitely out of my league here and this is way over my head, to be sure. Just a couple of shots in the dark for possibly covering a couple more data points for your research

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 18:31:38 -0500, Adrian Chadd adr...@freebsd.org wrote: * have you filed a PR? No * is the crash easily reproducable? Unfortunately not. It's totally random. Some servers will get the bug and crash daily, some will crash weekly, some might seem to be fine but 3

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 02:36:49 -0500, Doug Barton do...@freebsd.org wrote: As much as I'm sensitive to your production requirements, realistically it's not likely that you'll get a helpful result without testing a newer version. 8.2 came out over a year ago, many many things have changed since

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
Thank you for the suggestion. We'll put it in our toolbox and see if it helps! ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
Alright, new data. It happened to crash about 10 minutes after I came in this morning and I ran some stuff in the DDB. I have no idea what information is useful, but perhaps someone will see something out of the ordinary? http://feld.me/freebsd/esx_crash/ Thanks...

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Joe Greco
Hi, * have you filed a PR? * is the crash easily reproducable? * are you able to boot some ramdisk-only FreeBSD-8.2 images (eg create a ramdisk image using nanobsd?) and do some stress testing inside that? It sounds like you've established it's a storage issue, or at least interrupt

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Hans Petter Selasky
On Thursday 29 March 2012 15:42:42 Joe Greco wrote: Hi, Do both 32- and 64-bit versions of FreeBSD crash? --HPS ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Joe Greco
On 3/28/2012 1:59 PM, Mark Felder wrote: FreeBSD 8-STABLE, 8.3, and 9.0 are untested As much as I'm sensitive to your production requirements, realistically it's not likely that you'll get a helpful result without testing a newer version. 8.2 came out over a year ago, many many things have

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 09:58:16 -0500, Hans Petter Selasky hsela...@c2i.net wrote: Do both 32- and 64-bit versions of FreeBSD crash? Correct, we see both i386 and amd64 flavors crash in the same way. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Eduardo Morras
At 16:03 29/03/2012, you wrote: Alright, new data. It happened to crash about 10 minutes after I came in this morning and I ran some stuff in the DDB. I have no idea what information is useful, but perhaps someone will see something out of the ordinary? http://feld.me/freebsd/esx_crash/

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Joe Greco
On Thursday 29 March 2012 15:42:42 Joe Greco wrote: Hi, Do both 32- and 64-bit versions of FreeBSD crash? We've only seen it happen on one virtual machine. That was a 32-bit version. And it's not so much a crash as it is a disk I/O hang. The fact that it was happening regularly to that

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Hans Petter Selasky
On Thursday 29 March 2012 17:49:30 Joe Greco wrote: On Thursday 29 March 2012 15:42:42 Joe Greco wrote: Hi, Do both 32- and 64-bit versions of FreeBSD crash? We've only seen it happen on one virtual machine. That was a 32-bit version. And it's not so much a crash as it is a disk

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:31:24 -0500, Eduardo Morras nec...@retena.com wrote: Don't know about ESXi but on others VM Managers i can change the chipset emulation from ICH10 to ICH4. Can you change it to an older chipset too? Unfortunately there's no setting in the GUI for that but I'll keep

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:55:36 -0500, Hans Petter Selasky hsela...@c2i.net wrote: It almost sounds like the lost interrupt issue I've seen with USB EHCI devices, though disk I/O should have a retry timeout? What does wmstat -i output? --HPS Here's a server that has a week uptime and is due

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:49:30 -0500, Joe Greco jgr...@ns.sol.net wrote: I explained it at the time to one of my VMware friends: This is 100% identical to what we see, Joe! And we're so unlucky that we have this happen on probably a dozen servers, but a handful are the really bad ones.

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Jim Bryant
a proper panic, but I definitely want to at least *try* to get into the debugger the next time it crashes. And when it crashes, what the heck should I be running? I've never played with the KDB before... Thank you for any suggestions and help you can give me

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Alan Cox
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 11:27 AM, Mark Felder f...@feld.me wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:55:36 -0500, Hans Petter Selasky hsela...@c2i.net wrote: It almost sounds like the lost interrupt issue I've seen with USB EHCI devices, though disk I/O should have a retry timeout? What does wmstat

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Atkinson
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 03/29/2012 07:03, Mark Felder wrote: Alright, new data. It happened to crash about 10 minutes after I came in this morning and I ran some stuff in the DDB. I have no idea what information is useful, but perhaps someone will see something out of

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Jerry
* to get into the debugger the next time it crashes. And when it crashes, what the heck should I be running? I've never played with the KDB before... Thank you for any suggestions and help you can give me This sounds just like a race condition that happens under Windows 7 on this laptop

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:05:30 -0500, Mark Atkinson atkin...@gmail.com wrote: If this is an interrupt problem with disk i/o, then you might want to look into (DDB(4)) show intr show intrcount maybe show allrman Thank you! I really don't know what things we should be running in DDB to

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:24:30 -0500, je...@seibercom.net wrote: I just started reading this tread, but I am wondering if I missed something here. What does this have to do with Windows 7? I emailed him off-list but I'm guessing he thought this was on VMWare Workstation or another product

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:53:02 -0500, Alan Cox alan.l@gmail.com wrote: Not so long ago, VMware implemented a clever scheme for reducing the overhead of virtualized interrupts that must be delivered by at least some (if not all) of their emulated storage controllers:

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Joe Greco
On Thursday 29 March 2012 17:49:30 Joe Greco wrote: On Thursday 29 March 2012 15:42:42 Joe Greco wrote: Hi, Do both 32- and 64-bit versions of FreeBSD crash? We've only seen it happen on one virtual machine. That was a 32-bit version. And it's not so much a crash as it is

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Adam Vande More
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Mark Felder f...@feld.me wrote: If we assume mpt is the culprit Doesn't VMWare offer different types of emulated disk controllers? If so, that might be the easiest way to narrow the field. Another thing maybe to try would be to backport the mpt Also, it's

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:53:52 -0500, Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.com wrote: Doesn't VMWare offer different types of emulated disk controllers? If so, that might be the easiest way to narrow the field. Another thing maybe to try would be to backport the mpt Yes, they offer

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Doug Barton
about what *should* be (actually we can't ...) but my point was in trying to help the OP get the most/best help the fastest way possible. Doug ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Joe Greco
And then there is this one with similar symptoms and a workaround: http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=3D27899 I'm now investigating those loader.conf options. I have my crashy machine set to use them on next boot so we'll see if it crashes now that I'm using LSI SAS emulated

Re: Please help me diagnose this crazy VMWare/FreeBSD 8.x crash

2012-03-29 Thread Mark Felder
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 19:27:31 -0500, Joe Greco jgr...@ns.sol.net wrote: It also doesn't explain the experience here, where one VM basically crapped out but only after a migration - and then stayed crapped out. It would be interesting to hear about your datastore, how busy it is, what technology,

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