Re: Encrypted volume - how?

2006-01-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Norberto Meijome wrote: Hi all, I'm looking for a way to recreate the functionality of PGP Disk (under Win32). Basically, create an encrypted file, which contains a filesystem which can then be mounted in any mount point. Is this: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=mdconfig what you

Re: VLAN filtering on FreeBSD 7.0 / 6.3

2008-10-28 Thread Ivan Voras
Yony Yossef wrote: Hi, I have two questions about VLANs on FreeBSD 6.3/7.0. 1. I'm trying to understand whether HW VLAN filtering can be supported. Looking at the code I can't find a proper ioctl that will inform the driver about a vlan creation/destruction. Is there a way of doing it?

Re: iSCSI support

2008-10-30 Thread Ivan Voras
Jeff Chen - PTT 陳龍焜 wrote: Hi, My company is a storage RAID system company. There is one customer ask iSCSI solution with my production of my company with FreeBSD 6.1. But I found some information in the Internet, the iSCSI full support on FreeBSD is 7.0. Is it mean FreeBSD 6.1 can’t

Re: fastest raw device copy?

2008-10-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 09:48:16AM +0100, Christoph Kukulies wrote: What would be the fastest way to do that sector by sector copy? I'm using dd right now, dd if=/dev/ad0 of=/dev/da0 bs=1000 On the flip side, your blocksize (bs) there is quite high for no good

Re: fastest raw device copy?

2008-10-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Christoph Kukulies wrote: OK, I understand that 1000 isn't good, I just thought it wouldn't harm. But if it is a transfer rate killer then I'd better think of typing ^C now. The command is running for 6 hours now. No, with a size that isn't a multiple of sector sizes your transferred data

Re: 128 Bucket Failures?

2008-11-13 Thread Ivan Voras
Chris Pratt wrote: I have asked this before a couple of years ago but received no replies. I assumed that's because it's a somewhat obscure question. I'm still interested and thought I might try again in case someone new is watching this list who might know. A vmstat -z on my highest

Re: FreeBSD not stable enough for Xen?

2008-11-14 Thread Ivan Voras
Redd Vinylene wrote: Hello hello. I want this hosting company to offer FreeBSD but they claim it's not yet stable enough for their Xen setup. Is there anything I can do to prove them wrong? No. Xen work is highly experimental even in -CURRENT. It *can* be used, and people have successfully

Re: php5 Only IE Users can View Pages.

2008-11-15 Thread Ivan Voras
Martin McCormick wrote: I inherited a mrtg application thatnow is running on a FreeBSD6.3 system. Clients report that one can see the php pages when using Internet Explorer but not other browsers that should display the pages. Those customers see raw code. Any suggestion as to

Re: ZFS over iSCSI anyone ?

2008-11-17 Thread Ivan Voras
Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 03:44:23PM +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello Does anyone has tried to use ZFS over iSCSI ? Another FreeBSD user recently brought to my attention problems with iSCSI on FreeBSD. There is a patch available which fixes the issue, but I felt you

Re: ZFS over iSCSI anyone ?

2008-11-17 Thread Ivan Voras
Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 04:29:06PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 03:44:23PM +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello Does anyone has tried to use ZFS over iSCSI ? Another FreeBSD user recently brought to my attention problems

Re: PEA kernel in FreeBSD 7.0

2008-11-19 Thread Ivan Voras
Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, I am about to install few brand new servers, each with 8GB RAM. If I choose to use 7.0, will I have to use PEA kernel to be able to access the total memory? Yes if you want to use the 32-bit version of FreeBSD. Use a 64-bit version instead. signature.asc

Re: realtime network replication

2008-11-19 Thread Ivan Voras
Ansar Mohammed wrote: Hello all, I need to replicate /home between two freebsd servers in real time (no scheduled rsyncs) What are my options? Maybe the best option for you would be http://www.furquim.org/chironfs/index.en.html used in combination with NFS. It's available as

Re: Analysing VMcore files.

2008-11-24 Thread Ivan Voras
Simon Burke wrote: I am currently running FreeBSD 7.0 as my desktop OS, and I have a need to analyse VWCores from a RedHat ES system. Knowing very little about analysing dumps, is it possible to do this? or would I have to set up a more comparable environment? In theory, you could set up a

Re: ZFS over iSCSI anyone ?

2008-11-25 Thread Ivan Voras
Ivan Voras wrote: Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 04:29:06PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 03:44:23PM +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello Does anyone has tried to use ZFS over iSCSI ? Another FreeBSD user recently brought to my

Re: ZFS over iSCSI anyone ?

2008-11-25 Thread Ivan Voras
2008/11/26 Frank Bonnet [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Well good news ! it seems to be integrated inside operating system isn't it ? Yes, the patch is for -CURRENT (which means it will be present in the 8.0 release; bug the developers if you need it earlier).

Re: APIC error

2008-11-27 Thread Ivan Voras
Da Rock wrote: I know the system is failing because I'm getting usb enumeration errors (something that has come up twice before on dying systems, and has disappeared as soon as I bought a new one), plus acpi errors in the form of being unable to attach device data. I understand this

Re: repair v.7 installation

2008-11-28 Thread Ivan Voras
PJ wrote: I believe that my installation should be salvageable but I do not know how to phrase my search question. Here is the problem: Apparently due to some connector problem in the computer one or some files were damaged. I ran a regenerating program on the disk and all sectors are

Re: Pasting via ssh causes data loss

2008-11-30 Thread Ivan Voras
Eugene Pimenov wrote: Hello everyone, I'm not really sure weither it's related to freebsd or ssh. When I paste a lot of data (6060 bytes, 60 lines 100 bytes each + ‘\n’) via ssh into `cat test.txt` or the small program, one freebsd receives 5181, another receives 3221 bytes. I regularly

Re: Pasting via ssh causes data loss

2008-12-01 Thread Ivan Voras
Chris wrote: a cat testfile then pasted through an ssh terminal.app connection over satellite (very bad connection) into a FreeBSD 7.0 box I built in the last month. At Btw. lousy connections don't come into this as SSH does HMAC checking on the data - i.e. even if you somehow managed to

Re: RAID5 on FreeBSD 6 or 7

2008-12-01 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: fast, though. See it's page on Wikipedia for more info. I'd use it more if it was part of official FreeBSD release, but for now it is only available as a patch (AFAIK). which is strange. someone don't like RAID5 to be included in system? I'd like to see graid5 in

Re: Disenchanted with ZFS; alternatives?

2008-12-01 Thread Ivan Voras
Kirk Strauser wrote: At this point, I'm almost ready to go back to good ol' UFS2, but I'd hate to give up that easy addition of new filesystems. I *could* have a single 700GB root FS but that just doesn't seem right. Are there any good, tested GEOM- based ways of getting that

Re: Disenchanted with ZFS; alternatives?

2008-12-02 Thread Ivan Voras
2008/12/2 Nathan Lay [EMAIL PROTECTED]: What about DragonFlyBSD's new HAMMER FS? I hear it has similar capabilities as ZFS without the overhead. Though, strangely, I haven't really heard anyone discuss it even though it was released some months ago. Well, that's because it doesn't :)

Re: Disenchanted with ZFS; alternatives?

2008-12-02 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: It's already usable on DragonFly. DragonFLY itself is stable, but only supports one CPUIt probably will never be ported to FreeBSD due to API differences. time to wait and see if they will really make dragonfly faster than FreeBSD (it's their goal)...

Re: Disenchanted with ZFS; alternatives?

2008-12-02 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: What about DragonFlyBSD's new HAMMER FS? I hear it has similar capabilities as ZFS without the overhead. Though, strangely, I haven't really heard anyone discuss it even though it was released some months ago. it's maybe pre-pre-prerelease. it's not finished

Re: Best Journaling File System - ZFS/???

2008-12-03 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: what file system would you choose? What options are out there besides UFS and ZFS? What FS's are least likely to have corruption issues when there are power hits? May be UFS + gjournal. I use gjournal since FreeBSD 7.0 and it seems to work fine. is it really smart

Re: Tool for benchmark local disk vs. iSCSI

2008-12-04 Thread Ivan Voras
Ewald Jenisch wrote: Hi, To gain an understanding on the performance of iSCSI vs. local disk IO I'm looking for a tool. My first thought was about iozone... iozone is ok, but a little complex to run. Any disk benchmark will be ok - bonnie++, blogbench, etc. but each has an emphasis on a

Re: Tool for benchmark local disk vs. iSCSI

2008-12-04 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: My first thought was about iozone... iozone is ok, but a little complex to run. Any disk benchmark will be ok - bonnie++, blogbench, etc. but each has an emphasis on a different aspect of the system. I think bonnie++ will be the simplest in your case. can bonnie++

Re: what script is whacking root's files

2008-12-04 Thread Ivan Voras
Derek Ragona wrote: This particular server is running in a VM on a vmware esx 3.5 server. The server runs fine, but every so often the dot files disappear for root. I have not found the behavior to follow a reboot, but some period of time. Hence my suspicions it was a periodic script.

Re: Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

2008-12-05 Thread Ivan Voras
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I don't even know if this has been done before, nor do I know for sure if it's a sound comparison. Never the less, someone posted, in response to someone else here just a few days ago, some very nice benchmarks provided by Kris ?Kenneway? I could be wrong on the

Re: Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

2008-12-07 Thread Ivan Voras
Chad Perrin wrote: On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 12:20:49PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I don't even know if this has been done before, nor do I know for sure if it's a sound comparison. Never the less, someone posted, in response to someone else here just a few days ago

Re: Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

2008-12-07 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: Win2003 R2NTFSRAID10-158725113642511990 Ubuntu Server 7.10ext3RAID10-1512960167 3611472562 Ubuntu Server 7.10JFSRAID10-15131641676638 4855 Ubuntu Server 7.10Reiser3RAID10-15

Re: Backup complete gmirror/gstripe/gjournal drives, how-to?

2008-12-08 Thread Ivan Voras
Doug Poland wrote: Hello, I've got a 7.1-PRERELEASE i386 box with 4 SATA drives configured in a RAID-10 using gmirror, gstripe, and gjournal. Normally, I use dump and rsync for periodic backups on this machine, but I suspect that the gmirror/gstripe/gjournal information is not being backed

Re: Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

2008-12-08 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: changed it to 1MB everywhere. I've found that increasing vfs.read_max increases read performance quite a bit in bonnie++ benchmarks. sysctl vfs.read_max=32 what exactly this option do? read_max 32 what? UFS blocks? MAXPHYS blocks? UFS blocks. The default is

Re: removing a php5-pcre extension

2008-12-09 Thread Ivan Voras
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, Now that pcre is included in the base installation, how do I remove it? $ pkg_delete -nv php5-pcre-5.2.6_2 pkg_delete: package 'php5-pcre-5.2.6_2' is required by these other packages and may not be deinstalled: pear-1.7.2 pear-Auth-1.6.1

Re: QEMU: increase image size with FreeBSD partitions ...

2008-12-10 Thread Ivan Voras
Marc G. Fournier wrote: --On Tuesday, December 09, 2008 10:15:45 +0100 Ivan Voras [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Marc G. Fournier wrote: I have FreeBSD 7 running in a QEMU VM ... works like a charm, but I'm wondering if there is some way of *increasing* the size of the image beyond what I

Re: PostgreSQL on FreeBSD 7.0 amd64 with more than 2GB shared memory

2008-12-11 Thread Ivan Voras
Hell, Robert wrote: I just found a bug report for that issue: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=121423cat= Try asking on current@ - I think there were some patches available some time ago. -Original Message- From: Wojciech Puchar [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Mittwoch,

Re: FreeBSD amd64 crash - why?

2008-12-11 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: (kgdb) bt\  #0 doadump () at pcpu.h:195 #1 0x0004 in ?? () #2 0x8029cde9 in boot (howto=260) at ../../../kern/kern_shutdown.c:418 #3 0x8029d202 in panic (fmt=0x104 Address 0x104 out of bounds) at ../../../kern/kern_shutdown.c:574

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-12 Thread Ivan Voras
Ivan Voras wrote: Manolis Kiagias wrote: don't have local users but they query the DB to get login credentials and such. I don't really know what to look for. So any suggestion and hints to how can i achieve this are welcomed. thank you and a great day, v What you are looking

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-12 Thread Ivan Voras
Manolis Kiagias wrote: don't have local users but they query the DB to get login credentials and such. I don't really know what to look for. So any suggestion and hints to how can i achieve this are welcomed. thank you and a great day, v What you are looking for is called NIS:

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-12 Thread Ivan Voras
2008/12/12 Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl: I agree - NIS is easiest to setup, but LDAP is the right solution in this case (though it's very complicated to set up, especially the first why it is right solution? Interoperability. Today, with Linux, tomorrow, Windows or Mac OS X.

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-12 Thread Ivan Voras
Valentin Bud wrote: On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 3:12 PM, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: this case (though it's very complicated to set up, especially the first why it is right solution? Interoperability. Today, with Linux, tomorrow, Windows or Mac OS X. so not right

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-12 Thread Ivan Voras
Julien Cigar wrote: On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 13:26 +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: 2008/12/12 Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl: I agree - NIS is easiest to setup, but LDAP is the right solution in this case (though it's very complicated to set up, especially the first why it is right

Re: geom lvm class - glvm

2008-12-20 Thread Ivan Voras
Franck Royer wrote: Hi, I found this entry on the official website : http://www.freebsd.org/news/status/r...0-2007-12.html http://www.freebsd.org/news/status/report-2007-10-2007-12.html But I didn't find any other information about the geom lvm class or glvm. How can i activate it

Re: geom lvm class - glvm

2008-12-20 Thread Ivan Voras
2008/12/20 Franck Royer royer.fra...@gmail.com: Apparently, the option is only available on freebsd-8.0. /boot/kernel/geom_linux_lvm.ko is present in 7-STABLE. I will check If I can compile a Freebsd-8.0 kernel on a freebsd-7.0 just for getting the files from my lvm and then going back on a

Re: geom lvm class - glvm

2008-12-20 Thread Ivan Voras
2008/12/21 Franck Royer royer.fra...@gmail.com: Ivan Voras a écrit : 2008/12/20 Franck Royer royer.fra...@gmail.com: Apparently, the option is only available on freebsd-8.0. /boot/kernel/geom_linux_lvm.ko is present in 7-STABLE. Sorry, but it's not the case on my freebsd. my uname

Re: Status of hyperthreading in FreeBSD

2008-12-21 Thread Ivan Voras
Brett Glass wrote: Which raises a question: What's the status of FreeBSD's support for hyperthreading? As far as I know, after it was revealed that some processes on a machine with hyperthreading could spy on others, and Yes, but that is a hardware problem which is independent of the

Re: Status of hyperthreading in FreeBSD

2008-12-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Sam Fourman Jr. wrote: as far as i know, just enabling smp will allow ht to function. also, i don't know if intel changed ht in the new atom processor, they could have. is FreeBSD's smp special in some way that it would be the exception to the following statement. I know there was a lot of

Re: Status of hyperthreading in FreeBSD

2008-12-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Wojciech Puchar wrote: Atom's HTT is actually pretty good - I saw up to 25% more performance simply by using multithreading in 7zip's compression benchmark (on WinXP, though). Of course, OTOH it uses about that much more transistors on the CPU die so it's not exactly free performance.

Re: exFAT File System Format

2009-01-29 Thread Ivan Voras
Mario Lobo wrote: Hi guys; News: http://bhandler.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!70F64BC910C9F7F3!5216.entry?w a=wsignin1.0sa=911422520 Any chance of this being supported on FBSD so we can dump ntfs for good? Feel free to fund a developer to implement it :) (i.e. no)

Re: Strange messages in /var/log/messages

2009-01-30 Thread Ivan Voras
Martin Schweizer wrote: Since I have the above options I get the following messages in my /var/log/messages: [snip] Jan 30 17:54:45 firewall kernel: c Jan 30 17:54:46 firewall kernel: 0 Jan 30 17:54:57 firewall kernel: w Nothing serious - two (or more) CPUs were writing things to the log

Re: [6.3] ALT-CTRL-DEL = clean unmount?

2009-02-02 Thread Ivan Voras
Gilles wrote: Hello I was wondering: When hitting the ALT-CTRL-DEL combination as an easy way to call reboot, does this unmount disks properly? Yes. I'm concerned because I did this recently, and here's what dmesg says: ad0: DMA limited to UDMA33, controller found non-ATA66 cable ad0:

Re: apt of freebsd

2009-02-02 Thread Ivan Voras
Alexander Wolf wrote: Ivan Voras пишет: It's probably used for the Linux emulation in FreeBSD, you can't use it with FreeBSD native packages. Hmm... I'm maybe can use it for web-applications? Or not? You cannot use it for FreeBSD packages at all. signature.asc Description: OpenPGP

Re: apt of freebsd

2009-02-02 Thread Ivan Voras
Alexander Wolf wrote: I'm find into /usr/ports/sysutils/apt porting from Debian APT. How to using this on FreeBSD? It's probably used for the Linux emulation in FreeBSD, you can't use it with FreeBSD native packages. signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: apt of freebsd

2009-02-03 Thread Ivan Voras
prad wrote: On Mon, 02 Feb 2009 11:23:50 +0100 Ivan Voras ivo...@freebsd.org wrote: It's probably used for the Linux emulation in FreeBSD, you can't use it with FreeBSD native packages. so what does this mean? if you have linux emulation, you can install .debs from the debian repository

Re: is there any way to increase disk performance ?

2009-02-05 Thread Ivan Voras
Yavuz wrote: Ok. I increased vfs.read_max while I was looking into this case in google, I see a value of MAXPHYS in my kernel, there is a value called MAXPHYS=(128*1024) as default. What should I set this value ? Neither vfs.read_max nor MAXPHYS will help a mail server (or any other server

Re: mysqld out of memory

2009-02-10 Thread Ivan Voras
Valentin Bud wrote: I noticed that it is already at 1GB. Now my problem is how can i avoid this in the future because on that production server mysql is crucial or in case it happens how ca I be the first to know of that problem? If you examine the mysql-server script in

Re: [6.3/MySQL Server 5.1] item_cmpfunc.h:1301: internal compiler error

2009-02-16 Thread Ivan Voras
Gilles wrote: Hello I updated the Ports collection on this 6.3 host, but it fails compiling MySQL Server 5.1: === In file included from item.h:2428, from mysql_priv.h:749, from sql_profile.cc:32: item_cmpfunc.h:1301: internal compiler error:

Re: [6.3/MySQL Server 5.1] item_cmpfunc.h:1301: internal compiler error

2009-02-17 Thread Ivan Voras
Gilles wrote: On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:53:09 +0100, Gilles gilles.gana...@free.fr wrote: BTW, here are the CFLAGS-related lines MySQL Server's Makefile: Using make BUILD_OPTIMIZED=no doesn't solve the issue :-/ In file included from item.h:2199, from mysql_priv.h:589,

Re: Install 7.1 DVD iso UNetbootin Eee Box

2009-02-19 Thread Ivan Voras
loony wrote: Has anyone had any luck with UNetbootin and the 7.1 DVD iso? I'm trying to prep USB media on windows vista64. Unlike the CDROM based isos, the DVD install is compressed .gz. I assume the iso needs to be extracted prior to loading it with UNetbootin and wonder if somehow

Re: memory limitations per process

2009-02-19 Thread Ivan Voras
af300...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I'm running into a per process memory limit at work (on Windoze though), but I'm wondering what's the limit per process in FreeBSD for 32 bit systems, ie i386? Is it 4gb or 2? From stuff I found on the Net, I'm guessing 4gb, but wanted to ask anyway. It seems

Re: SAS drives seem slow

2009-02-26 Thread Ivan Voras
Josh Paetzel wrote: I have a 3ware 9690SA SAS RAID controller in a PCI-e 8x slot with Fujitsu MBA series 15k SAS drives attached, and the array is coming up as: da0 at twa0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0 da0: AMCC 9690SA-4I DISK 4.06 Fixed Direct Access SCSI-5 device da0: 100.000MB/s transfers da0:

Re: FreeBSD and Xen in paravirtualized mode

2009-03-02 Thread Ivan Voras
Redd Vinylene wrote: Why doesn't FreeBSD support Xen in paravirtualized mode? Imagine the increase in ISPs being able to offer FreeBSD to its customers. I just got my heart broken today: http://forum.slicehost.com/comments.php?DiscussionID=3191/ Perhaps you could help fund the development

Re: load average and some built-in monitoring mechanism

2009-03-03 Thread Ivan Voras
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hi there, My machine has recently been taken down by (most likely) runaway java process. The box had to be rebooted as there was no remote access to it but I am not able to find anything useful in logs to confirm whether it was java. Is there a tool that would enable

Re: Anyone runs 7.1 with an IBM X3650 (64 bits ARCH) ?

2009-03-13 Thread Ivan Voras
Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello Everything is in the subject :-) I'm not running it now but I've tested it - worked fine. signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: Replace console login prompt

2009-03-13 Thread Ivan Voras
Matias Surdi wrote: Hi, Please, could somebody give me a pointer to some documentation or an idea of how to replace the default console login prompt with a custom script? man 5 ttys signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: umass performance

2009-03-18 Thread Ivan Voras
Andrea Venturoli wrote: Hello. I'm using dd to clone an 8GB USB memory into an identical one. # dd if=/dev/da2 of=/dev/da1 load: 0.01 cmd: dd 12026 [physwr] 0.00u 0.01s 0% 904k 396+0 records in 395+0 records out 202240 bytes transferred in 1.453741 secs (139117 bytes/sec)

Re: Compression with *.zip output

2009-03-21 Thread Ivan Voras
Polytropon wrote: On Sat, 21 Mar 2009 12:27:20 +0200, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: Wildly off-topic as we are discussing Windows, but all recent versions (XP, Vista, etc) can handle zip files. They call them compressed folders (don't confuse with NTFS compression though)

Re: Recovering a GEOM RAID0 array

2009-03-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Juan Miscaro wrote: Hi gang, I'm running a remote 6.2 system which recently got shut down unexpectedly (tower was physically nudged and apparently lost power). I am running a 2-disk striped array with the geom_stripe.ko module. So my fstab line is /dev/stripe/st0a/data

Re: Recovering a GEOM RAID0 array

2009-03-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Juan Miscaro wrote: This is the end of dmesg (the drives in question are ad1 and ad3): GEOM_STRIPE: Device st0 created (id=3091204740). GEOM_STRIPE: Disk ad1 attached to st0. GEOM_STRIPE: Disk ad1 removed from st0. GEOM_STRIPE: Device st0 destroyed. GEOM_STRIPE: Device st0 created

Re: Recovering a GEOM RAID0 array

2009-03-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Ivan Voras wrote: If gstripe list doesn't mention ad3, you need to establish what happened to metadata on ad3. Try extracting the last sector from ad3 by hand (using dd) into a file and inspect it (send output of hd filename). I just noticed there could be an easier way to do it: use gstripe

Re: Recovering a GEOM RAID0 array

2009-03-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Juan Miscaro wrote: What does gstripe list say? What does sysctl -b kern.geom.confxml say? 'gstripe list' does not return any output at all. Output to the sysctl command is attached. gstripe list cannot output nothing, since the sysctl output you posted says a partial GEOM_STRIPE instance

Re: Recovering a GEOM RAID0 array

2009-03-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Juan Miscaro wrote: It looks like you created a both a fdisk partition table and a bsdlabel partition table on the ad3 drive. If so, your data is probably already corrupted. What is a generic configuration? Or can you explain how you come to that conclusion? RAID 0 means striping data

Re: Recovering a GEOM RAID0 array

2009-03-31 Thread Ivan Voras
Juan Miscaro wrote: # dd if=/dev/ad3 of=ad3last count=1 skip=625142447 # hd ad3last Thanks for that great explanation. The file ad3last.txt is attached. ... 24 47 41 46 52 10 41 08 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 |$GAFR.A.| 0010 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 6f e2 42

Re: I would like to know about tracing system call in FreeBSD.

2009-04-05 Thread Ivan Voras
hjun...@illinois.edu wrote: Dear, I have tried to trace system call using C language. I would like to detect privilege escalation through traceing system call. Although freebsd announce the patch of telnet demon to remove malicious access to esaclate privilege, I would like to implement

Re: Migration to 7.1 ?

2009-04-07 Thread Ivan Voras
Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello I'm planning to migrate our mailhub (IBM X3650) to FreeBSD 7.1 from Debian etch ;-) , of course I'll restart from scratch. I have two questions before doing so. Does 7.1 has reached a stability that it could be used for a high load production server ?

Re: Automounting of USB drives - Why is it a problem?

2009-04-15 Thread Ivan Voras
Odhiambo Washington wrote: Hello List, For some time now, I have been baffled by one thing: Mac OS X somehow has FreeBSD under the hood. When you connect a USB stick (flash disk, external drive) to a Mac, it gets automounted, yet the same does not happen on FreeBSD. I have seen several

Re: hard drive performance

2009-04-15 Thread Ivan Voras
Alexander Best wrote: hi there, i have 2 hard drives running. the first one is SATA300 and the other one UDMA100. here are the dmesg entries: ad0: 238474MB SAMSUNG SP2504C VT100-50 at ata0-master SATA300 ad1: 157066MB Hitachi HDS722516VLAT80 V34OA63A at ata4-master UDMA100 i've tried

Re: Corrupt libraries

2009-04-15 Thread Ivan Voras
Ruel Luchavez wrote: Hi List.. Is there any way how to determine a corrupt libraries in Freebsd 7.0? or is there any command how to check libraries? It depends on what do you need it for. Out of the box, there is no way to check if the libraries have been changed / corrupted from the time

Re: Automounting of USB drives - Why is it a problem?

2009-04-15 Thread Ivan Voras
Manolis Kiagias wrote: Odhiambo Washington wrote: Hello List, For some time now, I have been baffled by one thing: Mac OS X somehow has FreeBSD under the hood. When you connect a USB stick (flash disk, external drive) to a Mac, it gets automounted, yet the same does not happen on FreeBSD.

Re: NFS slow

2009-04-24 Thread Ivan Voras
Jan Catrysse wrote: Hello all, I am having some problems with NFS and slow performance. This is the scenario: 2x FreeBSD 7.1. (Raid storage server, MP, the works) GB Lan interface between them. When I transfer 1 big file the speed is never higher than 10MB/s with a peak to 14MB/s.

Re: Unexpected gmirror behavior: Is this a bug?

2009-04-24 Thread Ivan Voras
Peter Steele wrote: We had a somewhat startling scenario occur with gmirror. We have systems with four drives ad4, ad6, ad8, and ad10, with the OS setup on a mirrored slice across all four drives. The ad4 drive failed at one point, due to a simple bad connection in its drive bay. While it

Re: Unexpected gmirror behavior: Is this a bug?

2009-04-24 Thread Ivan Voras
Ivan Voras wrote: Peter Steele wrote: We had a somewhat startling scenario occur with gmirror. We have systems with four drives ad4, ad6, ad8, and ad10, with the OS setup on a mirrored slice across all four drives. The ad4 drive failed at one point, due to a simple bad connection in its

Re: Unexpected gmirror behavior: Is this a bug?

2009-04-24 Thread Ivan Voras
2009/4/24 Peter Steele pste...@maxiscale.com: This definitely looks like a bug. Try asking again on the freebsd-geom@ list. Provide output of gmirror list. I'll try that list... So, your steps were: 1. ad4, ad6, ad8 and ad10 in a 4-way mirror 2. ad4 fails. At this point did you do a gmirror

Re: Confusion About FreeBSD now supports host and guest modes in VirtualBox

2009-12-28 Thread Ivan Voras
Ivan Voras wrote: Ryan Ware wrote: Maybe someone here can distribute some enlightenment. In the press release for 8.0 it says, FreeBSD now supports host and guest modes in VirtualBox. I understand what the host mode support is with the VirtualBox port. What I don't understand is what

Re: 8.0-R-p2 ZFS: unixbench causing kmem exhaustion panic

2010-01-13 Thread Ivan Voras
Doug Poland wrote: So the question is, can ZFS be tuned to not panic or hang no matter what I throw at it? Apparently not. I began with a system with no tunables in /boot/loader.conf (vm.kmem_size and vm.kmem_size_max). Then I tried increasing vm.kmem_size and vm.kmem_size_max a GB at a

Re: 8.0-R-p2 ZFS: unixbench causing kmem exhaustion panic

2010-01-13 Thread Ivan Voras
2010/1/13 Doug Poland d...@polands.org: On Wed, January 13, 2010 11:55, Ivan Voras wrote: Doug Poland wrote: So the question is, can ZFS be tuned to not panic or hang no matter what I throw at it? Apparently not.   I began with a system with no tunables in /boot/loader.conf

Re: 8.0-R-p2 ZFS: unixbench causing kmem exhaustion panic

2010-01-13 Thread Ivan Voras
2010/1/13 Doug Poland d...@polands.org: On Wed, January 13, 2010 12:35, Ivan Voras wrote: Try adding vfs.zfs.arc_max=512M to /boot/loader.conf. Would you suggest tweaking the vm.kmem_size tunables in addition to arc_max? No, unless they auto-tune to something lesser than approximately

Re: 8.0-R-p2 ZFS: unixbench causing kmem exhaustion panic

2010-01-14 Thread Ivan Voras
Doug Poland wrote: Ok, I re-ran with same config, but this time monitoring the sysctls you requested* ( and the rest I was watching ): I failed to mention that kstat.zfs.misc.arcstats.size seemed to fluctuate between about 164,000,00 and 180,000,000 bytes during this last run Is that

Re: GELI file systems unusable after glabel label operations

2010-01-14 Thread Ivan Voras
Scott Bennett wrote: I used glabel label to label each of the file systems I have on external disk drives. Unfortunately, afterward I am now unable to geli attach any of the GELI-encrypted file systems. The system is FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE. Hmm, did you say you had geli-encrypted drives,

Re: any port use /dev/dsp directly?

2010-01-14 Thread Ivan Voras
Gary Kline wrote: On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 08:37:46PM -0500, Glen Barber wrote: Gary Kline wrote: I have a couple short programs where I mess with /dev/dsp. I'll open check to be sure the speed is right, open in mono or stereo, c. is there anything is ports that uses this dev by

Re: GELI file systems unusable after glabel label operations

2010-01-14 Thread Ivan Voras
Scott Bennett wrote: As noted above, that would not work because then the label would not be readable at boot time. Yes it would. What you would have is a nested configuration, geli within a label. The label would be read when the device is present, then you would be able to attach

Re: 8.0-R-p2 ZFS: unixbench causing kmem exhaustion panic

2010-01-14 Thread Ivan Voras
2010/1/14 Doug Poland d...@polands.org: On Thu, January 14, 2010 03:17, Ivan Voras wrote: Doug Poland wrote: Ok, I re-ran with same config, but this time monitoring the sysctls you requested* ( and the rest I was watching ): I failed to mention that kstat.zfs.misc.arcstats.size seemed

Re: 8.0-R-p2 ZFS: unixbench causing kmem exhaustion panic

2010-01-14 Thread Ivan Voras
2010/1/14 Doug Poland d...@polands.org: On Thu, January 14, 2010 08:50, Ivan Voras wrote: 2010/1/14 Doug Poland d...@polands.org: kstat.zfs.misc.arcstats.size seemed to fluctuate between about 164,000,00 and 180,000,000 bytes during this last run Is that with or without panicking

Re: gmirror+gjournal: spontaneous reboots on excessive disk access

2010-01-18 Thread Ivan Voras
Michael Grimm wrote: Hi -- I'm running a gmirror raid1 plus gjournal for a year now. This is a 7.2-RELEASE-p6 right now. Both disks are regular ATA and healthy according smartctl. Sometimes, not always though, I do experience spontaneous reboots without leaving any hints in logfiles whenver I

Re: VirtualBox - does it work for FreeBSD?

2010-01-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/21/10 08:11, Glyn Millington wrote: Good Morning :-) A quick question for anyone running VirtualBox on a FreeBSD _host_ machine, with Linux or Windows as a _guest_ OS. Does it work? Yes. at is, do the guest additions work fully for those guests, or are there limitations such those

Re: hardening FreeBSD, already using GBDE

2010-01-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/21/10 16:32, Henry Olyer wrote: For example, the editor I use normally writes to /tmp -- I changed that, making it slower, but in the event that someone takes my laptop I want to sleep at night. If you use a swap-backed memory drive (see http://man.freebsd.org/mdconfig) for /tmp and use

Re: ISO simple non-forking TCP connection forward/balance tool

2010-01-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Chris Peiffer wrote: I'm looking for a simple program I can use to forward incoming TCP connections to several other addr:port pairs. (including one on the machine itself.) Holding the connections open and passing the data back and forth until both parties close their ends. I need a

Re: posting coding bounties, appropriate money amounts?

2010-01-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Dan Naumov wrote: Hello I am curious about posting some coding bounties, my current interest revolves around improving the ZVOL functionality in FreeBSD: fixing the known ZVOL SWAP reliability/stability problems as well as making ZVOLs work as a dumpon device (as is already the case in

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 amd64 on Nehelem Xeon?

2010-01-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Nerius Landys wrote: I'm in the process of purchasing a small Nehelem-based server (Xeon L5506 CPU to be exact). I will be installing some flavor of FreeBSD 8.0 (either i386 32 bit or amd64 64 bit, to be exact). I have no immediate need for a 64 bit server, as none of the processes that I will

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 amd64 on Nehelem Xeon?

2010-01-23 Thread Ivan Voras
On 23 January 2010 01:14, Nerius Landys nlan...@gmail.com wrote: There probably are some. If you are only interested in FreeBSD ports, you can make a list of which ports you need and then inspect their Makefiles to see if there's a flag disabling them on the amd64 architecture. OK thanks.  

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