The FreeBSD Diary: 2002-12-08 - 2002-12-28

2002-12-29 Thread Dan Langille
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Pw - name too long ??

2002-12-29 Thread Steve Warwick
Hi All, I am trying to add a user name with the pw command and get the name too long error after 15 or 16 characters. However, I also use Webmin which has allowed me to use much longer user names. Is there a switch or setting I am missing? Example: pw adduser longdomain-henry2 -w random -d

Howto on getting out of ld hell

2002-12-29 Thread Brett Gulla
Recently, I have been unable to install 'linux_base' from ports. I read a posting here regarding the 'svr4' module causing problems with the linux port. Previously I built my kernel with 'COMPAT_SVR4', I took it out and rebuilt the kernel. I am now getting an 'ELF Brand' error on startup,

Re: off topic .. interpretation of tcpdump

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 05:01:55PM +, Stacey Roberts wrote: On Sat, 2002-12-28 at 16:26, Cliff Sarginson wrote: Hello, This is my festive season question. I was having some problems with my SMTP mail connection to my ISP. So I tcpdump'ed the ethernet ADSL connection. I think I know

Re: off topic .. interpretation of tcpdump

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 07:28:40PM +0100, Andrew Prewett wrote: Today Cliff Sarginson wrote: Hello, This is my festive season question. I was having some problems with my SMTP mail connection to my ISP. So I tcpdump'ed the ethernet ADSL connection. I think I know what most of it

Re: APM

2002-12-29 Thread Andrew Prewett
On Dec 28 Adam Weinberger wrote: (12.28.2002 @ 2157 PST): Derision said, in 0.4K: What is the correct line in the kernel config for making halt -p work? Mine is currently device apm0 (FreeBSD 4.7) end of APM from Derision Make sure you also have: apm_enable=YES

Cabletron PCMCIA / Nokia C910 / FreeBSD 4.7 - watchdog timeouts

2002-12-29 Thread Kevin Fleming
Problem: experiancing 'watchdog timeouts' with Cabletron PCMCIA 802.11 radio card (wi0). Card doesn't work as expected. Is detected Ok - but as soon as you 'ifconfig' the card - a few seconds later the 'watchdog timeout' messages are displayed. Configuration: FreeBSD 4.7 - RELEASE #0 normal

FreeBSD 5.0 - 4.8 question

2002-12-29 Thread dick hoogendijk
What will be the next step for me? I'm a bit confused, because I read something about the new coming FreeBSD-5.0-RELEASE, but later on in 2003 a new version 4.8 will come out. What's the difference between those two versions? Is 4.8 kind of an update for 4.7 and version 5.0 a completely new

Re: UPS program for Freebsd

2002-12-29 Thread Francesco Casadei
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 06:42:29PM -0500, Dragoncrest wrote: Hi all. I used to have an email that came from this list detailing which UPS program to use for freebsd, but for some reason I have lost it. I currently have an APC 650 Pro UPS attached to Com1 on one of my machines

Re: FreeBSD 5.0 - 4.8 question

2002-12-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 01:04:07PM +0100, dick hoogendijk wrote: What will be the next step for me? I'm a bit confused, because I read something about the new coming FreeBSD-5.0-RELEASE, but later on in 2003 a new version 4.8 will come out. What's the difference between those two versions?

Re: 3c589/PCMCIA.

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 02:47:29AM +0100, Marcel Stangenberger wrote: tried them both, it found my card in both pcmcia slots (baseport 300, irq 10) but freebsd is still not finding them in either of the pcmcia ports. Can you supply a dmesg dump, maybe I can see what's it's doing differently to

Re: What are the SMTP rules for sending mail to FreeBSD

2002-12-29 Thread Erik Greenwald
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 09:03:08PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: freebsd.org does not care if your reverse DNS mapping points back to the name you identified yourself with, it only checks that the name the server IDs itself as when submitting email resolves to the correct IP address. Many

Re: Firewall Forwarding Syntax

2002-12-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 02:12:20PM -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote: I want the packets to remain intact, but delivered correctly. I'm not even sure if this is the right direction to take to solve the problem. Perhaps an explanation of the delimma: I have a FBSD gateway (with NAT caching DNS)

Re: Firewall Forwarding Syntax

2002-12-29 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 02:45 PM 12.29.2002 +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 02:12:20PM -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote: I want the packets to remain intact, but delivered correctly. I'm not even sure if this is the right direction to take to solve the problem. Perhaps an explanation of the

panic using new install of 4.7 RELEASE

2002-12-29 Thread Darren
I have a fresh install of 4.7 RELEASE on a AMD K6-200 with 32 MB RAM. And, I keep getting kernel panics. The first sign of any problem was while I was installing. I checked the CD for md5sum errors. But, it was ok. So, I tried an FTP (passive) install. Still, every attempt crapped out until I

Re: 3c589/PCMCIA.

2002-12-29 Thread Marcel Stangenberger
On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, lewiz wrote: On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 02:47:29AM +0100, Marcel Stangenberger wrote: tried them both, it found my card in both pcmcia slots (baseport 300, irq 10) but freebsd is still not finding them in either of the pcmcia ports. Can you supply a dmesg dump, maybe I

procmail and anti-spam

2002-12-29 Thread dick hoogendijk
Hello, It need not be state-of-the-art, but a good .procmailrc-file that filters a lot of spam would come in very handy. Does any of you have such a file and would you be willing to share it with me (us?). Links to procmail and anti-spam would also be welcome. Thanks 2all. -- dick --

Re: procmail and anti-spam

2002-12-29 Thread Alex
Dear/Beste dick, Sunday, December 29, 2002, 5:12:16 PM, you wrote: Hello, It need not be state-of-the-art, but a good .procmailrc-file that filters a lot of spam would come in very handy. Does any of you have such a file and would you be willing to share it with me (us?). Links to

Re: procmail and anti-spam

2002-12-29 Thread Adam Weinberger
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 (12.29.2002 @ 0812 PST): dick hoogendijk said, in 0.5K: It need not be state-of-the-art, but a good .procmailrc-file that filters a lot of spam would come in very handy. Does any of you have such a file and would you be willing to share it

Re: procmail and anti-spam

2002-12-29 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 09:03 AM 12.29.2002 -0800, Adam Weinberger wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 (12.29.2002 @ 0812 PST): dick hoogendijk said, in 0.5K: It need not be state-of-the-art, but a good .procmailrc-file that filters a lot of spam would come in very handy. Does any of you have

Re: Bystander shot by a spam filter.

2002-12-29 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2002-12-28 13:49:31 -0700: Seems to me that this is an invitation to government regulation -- interfering with the mail is a criminal offense for good reason. so you think you have a *right* to send me email? you must be joking. -- If you cc me or remove the

Re: 3c589/PCMCIA.

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 05:12:55PM +0100, Marcel Stangenberger wrote: it won't dump cause i can't get freebsd to install. (no cdrom in the laptop so i need a network install) If i look at the install log (on the second console (ALT-F2)) i do see that freebsd finds a pcmcia card in the slot.

Re: What are the SMTP rules for sending mail to FreeBSD

2002-12-29 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2002-12-29 10:55:11 +1030: ... For more information, take a look at the following, which is a message I send to systems which appear to be bona fide attempts from broken reverse addresses. Looking at the name of the sender, I'm sure this one is not bona fide, and I

Re: What are the SMTP rules for sending mail to FreeBSD

2002-12-29 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2002-12-28 19:15:49 +0100: Today Harry Tabak wrote: Mail sent from my main server, gatehouse.quadtelecom.com (66.45.116.138) gets rejected. _450_Client_host_rejected:_cannot_find_your_hostname,_[66.45.116.138] If 450 is some error code, then it's only a

Re: 3c589/PCMCIA.

2002-12-29 Thread Marcel Stangenberger
On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, lewiz wrote: On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 05:12:55PM +0100, Marcel Stangenberger wrote: it won't dump cause i can't get freebsd to install. (no cdrom in the laptop so i need a network install) If i look at the install log (on the second console (ALT-F2)) i do see that

No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Gene Bomgardner
Hi - hope someone can help - I've got 4.6 up on a laptop. With the Generic kernel all is well with networking. I then recompiled the kernel. the only changes made to the GENERIC file was the addition of the ipfw stuff (including default_to_accept) and the netgraph definitions. All compiled

Re: PCCARD DHCP and media.

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 02:33:10PM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote: lewiz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've just got a 3C589 PCCARD NIC going. However, I'm using the BNC (10Base2) connector so I need to specify ``media 10base2/BNC'' in rc.conf. However, if I do this DHCP doesn't seem to

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
On Sun, 2002-12-29 at 18:00, Gene Bomgardner wrote: Hi - hope someone can help - I've got 4.6 up on a laptop. With the Generic kernel all is well with networking. I then recompiled the kernel. the only changes made to the GENERIC file was the addition of the ipfw stuff (including

Re: UPS program for Freebsd

2002-12-29 Thread Dragoncrest
So would this program also attack to a UPS that's attached to the local machine via Com1? I'm guessing so, but I wanted to ask for certain because this is the only way I can connect the UPS since it has no USB or lan connection on it to allow for network monitoring. :) At 12:59 PM

Re: What are the SMTP rules for sending mail to FreeBSD

2002-12-29 Thread Len Conrad
ISTR Postfix replies with 450 to (almost) all errors by default. And there are errors where you need to escalate the 4xx response to 554 to stop the sending MTA from re-trying for days, or just harvest the 4xx ip's to a new .map filean block with 554. Postfix's new sender address

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2002-12-29 Thread Morten olson
Hi.. can i update from FreeBSD 4.7-STABLE to FreeBSD 5.0 when its out? -- Morten olson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: kde mixer

2002-12-29 Thread Shantanu Mahajan
+++ Dale Morris [freebsd] [28-12-02 14:59 -0800]: | * Anish Mistry [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2002-12-28 14:11]: | On Saturday 28 December 2002 02:44 pm, Dale Morris wrote: | I'm in the process of setting up 4.7 after being away from FreeBSD for a | while. I'm having trouble with kmix | try running

Re: dos2unix? rmcr?

2002-12-29 Thread Shantanu Mahajan
+++ Chris P [freebsd] [28-12-02 22:54 -0800]: | Hello, | Anyone know of any similar commands that will strip out the DOS | control-M's that show up in files? dos2unix in solaris... rmcr in SCO.. | how about FreeBSD? | | | Thanks.. | | C. | | -- col -bx

Re: What are the SMTP rules for sending mail to FreeBSD

2002-12-29 Thread John Martinez
On Sunday, December 29, 2002, at 10:06 AM, Len Conrad wrote: ISTR Postfix replies with 450 to (almost) all errors by default. And there are errors where you need to escalate the 4xx response to 554 to stop the sending MTA from re-trying for days, or just harvest the 4xx ip's to a new

adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
adduser is broken. Jeez, people wonder why FreeBSD is not more popular. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Marcel Stangenberger
adduser is broken. Jeez, people wonder why FreeBSD is not more popular. what is wrong with it? it's working fine here. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Norbert Koch
Cliff Sarginson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: adduser is broken. Jeez, people wonder why FreeBSD is not more popular. Your mailer is broken. It cut off the command you issued and the error message you got. norbert. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Norbert Koch
Cliff Sarginson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi! Your mailer is broken. It cut off the command you issued and the error message you got. What on earth are you talking about ? IOW: if you don't tell us, what you've tried and what's happened, we have no possibility to help you. norbert. To

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Alex
Dear/Beste Cliff, Sunday, December 29, 2002, 7:53:02 PM, you wrote: adduser is broken. Jeez, people wonder why FreeBSD is not more popular. FreeBSD is for a number of reasons not popular. One is that people like you that produce negative PR without cause. -- Best regards/Met vriendelijke

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 08:31:58PM +0100, Alex wrote: Dear/Beste Cliff, Sunday, December 29, 2002, 7:53:02 PM, you wrote: adduser is broken. Jeez, people wonder why FreeBSD is not more popular. FreeBSD is for a number of reasons not popular. One is that people like you that produce

Re: APM

2002-12-29 Thread Wayne Lubin
--- Adam Weinberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 (12.28.2002 @ 2157 PST): Derision said, in 0.4K: What is the correct line in the kernel config for making halt -p work? Mine is currently device apm0 (FreeBSD 4.7)

Re: kde mixer: SOLVED

2002-12-29 Thread Dale Morris
* Dale Morris [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2002-12-28 11:47]: I'm in the process of setting up 4.7 after being away from FreeBSD for a while. I'm having trouble with kmix It's working fine now. Guess I just couldn't find the icon on the start panel. thanks for all your replys dale To Unsubscribe: send

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Marcel Stangenberger
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 08:31:58PM +0100, Alex wrote: Dear/Beste Cliff, Sunday, December 29, 2002, 7:53:02 PM, you wrote: adduser is broken. Jeez, people wonder why FreeBSD is not more popular. FreeBSD is for a number of reasons not popular. One is that people like you that

Working remotely.

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
Hi, This may have come up before but I've not found anything after searching Google that quite satisfies the question. I run my laptop on my network during evenings but during the daytime I attend college, where I really need to access my documents, mail, etc. Is there any method of

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Norbert Koch
Cliff Sarginson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I tried the simple act of adding a user to my system. It failed, repeatingly asking me for a user name I had already given. You should not have to have the brain of Einstein in order to put a new user on your system. You misunderstood the first part

RE: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Mike
Hmm adduser works as well as /stand/sysinstall Configure User Management here. BSD UNIX is not less user friendly it's just more picky who it's friends with. Seems to like allot of us hereg Maybe your in Windows purgatory or something. M;) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Pw - name too long ??

2002-12-29 Thread Unix Tools
Hi, In /usr/src/sys/sys/param.h Adjust MAXLOGNAME to the new value (don't forget the NULL). That should do it... rebuild the kernel. Cheers. - Original Message - From: Steve Warwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 02:44 PM Subject: Pw - name

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Nathan Kinkade
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 09:02:50PM +0100, Norbert Koch wrote: Cliff Sarginson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I tried the simple act of adding a user to my system. It failed, repeatingly asking me for a user name I had already given. You should not have to have the brain of Einstein in order to

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread dick hoogendijk
Negative PR ? Yes, or at least, you act too fast.. That does not mean being uncritical. Than BE critical towards your own attitude. You can not just begin adding users. You have to set up the config file first! It's all in the handbook! So, why didn't you read better? I tried the simple act

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Mark
- Original Message - From: Cliff Sarginson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FreeBSD Questions [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 7:53 PM Subject: adduser adduser is broken. Hardly. :) Though I tend to use a wee Perl script of my own, built around /usr/sbin/pw, adduser is not

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Gene Bomgardner
Did that. It really is set to accept all. On 29 Dec 2002 at 10:52, Sarah Woolley wrote: Someone had this problam a few days ago. It seems that although he thought his kernal was set default to accept, it really wasn't. You may want to try ipfw show to check and make sure it really is

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Paul A. Scott
I tried the simple act of adding a user to my system. If it's something simple, then any problems have most likely been addressed already. Simple is a clue that perhaps you're doing something wrong. So, read the documentation, pull it all apart and put it back together again before you complain

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Norbert Koch
Gene Bomgardner [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Did that. It really is set to accept all. Can you send the output of 'netstat -rn', and perhaps of 'ipfw list' (just to make sure). norbert. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Rick Hamell
Negative PR ? I do my best to promote it. That does not mean being uncritical. I tried the simple act of adding a user to my system. It failed, repeatingly asking me for a user name I had already given. Look it /etc/adduser.conf remove the user name there and leave that line blank. I've run

Re: your mail

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 07:10:23PM +0100, Morten olson wrote: Hi.. can i update from FreeBSD 4.7-STABLE to FreeBSD 5.0 when its out? Yes, take a look at the FreeBSD Handbook. There are details on upgrading there. -lewiz. -- There is nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the

Re: Working remotely.

2002-12-29 Thread richard childers / kg6hac
Lewiz, Reading your questions, I am left unclear as to whether the NFS, NIS/YP, and server are at home, or at work. However, I'll try to answer your questions, based on about 15 years of administering these sorts of setups. I have considered writing a script that uses rsync to synchronize the

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Gene Bomgardner
On 29 Dec 2002 at 18:04, Stacey Roberts wrote: Run an sdiff on both kernels and post the output so that members can take a look at the actual differences between the two kernels. sdiff only reports that the two binary files are different. I don't see any options to force a display. Did

freebsd-test address

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
Hi, Quick question on the freebsd-test list that folks are supposed to use instead of bothering list like this one. How is it supposed to work, then? I'm subscribed to freebsd-questions (amongst others), but I've never actually tried to use the test address until now. I sent a couple of test

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Norbert Koch
Gene Bomgardner [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: sdiff only reports that the two binary files are different. I don't see any options to force a display. Did you mean to run a diff on the conf files? If so, they are attached as an rtf file. Do you still have the old and new kernel configuration

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Brian
One thing worth noting, is that in my experience, it differs from the linux version. In Linux you just adduser username, then passwd username and youre in business. In Fbsd, the easiest way is to just type adduser without other args and answer the questions. Bri - Original Message

Re: Working remotely.

2002-12-29 Thread Eric De Mund
lewiz, ] This may have come up before but I've not found anything after ] searching Google that quite satisfies the question. ] ] I run my laptop on my network during evenings but during the daytime I ] attend college, where I really need to access my documents, mail, etc. ] Is there any method

Can I Mount a Bin/Cue CD Image?

2002-12-29 Thread Drew Tomlinson
I am wondering if it is possible to mount a CD image in the cue/bin format directly? I have searched Google and found how to mount an iso. I have also come acrosse the binchunker port that will convert cue/bin images to isos. Do I have to convert or is there a way? Thanks, Drew To

Re: freebsd-test address

2002-12-29 Thread Nathan Kinkade
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 09:21:16PM +, Stacey Roberts wrote: Hi, Quick question on the freebsd-test list that folks are supposed to use instead of bothering list like this one. How is it supposed to work, then? I'm subscribed to freebsd-questions (amongst others), but I've never

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
On Sun, 2002-12-29 at 21:20, Gene Bomgardner wrote: On 29 Dec 2002 at 18:04, Stacey Roberts wrote: Run an sdiff on both kernels and post the output so that members can take a look at the actual differences between the two kernels. sdiff only reports that the two binary files are

Re: adduser .. revisited, an apology

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Ok, Two things. One is I should not have mouthed off such a stupid email. I apologise. Secondly, adduser sucks. Let's end this thread, blame it on me. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: IMAP Authentication

2002-12-29 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2002-12-28 16:15:37 +0100: On Sat, 28 Dec 2002 05:54:50 -0800 Adam Weinberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I use courier-imapd with SquirrelMail, and it rocks. It doesn't knock my socks off when it's using really large directories, though. I save every porn spam I get

Re: freebsd-test address

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
On Sun, 2002-12-29 at 21:38, Nathan Kinkade wrote: On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 09:21:16PM +, Stacey Roberts wrote: Hi, Quick question on the freebsd-test list that folks are supposed to use instead of bothering list like this one. How is it supposed to work, then? I'm

Re: Working remotely.

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 01:26:41PM -0800, Eric De Mund wrote: lewiz, ] This may have come up before but I've not found anything after ] searching Google that quite satisfies the question. ] ] I run my laptop on my network during evenings but during the daytime I ] attend college, where I

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
Hi Gene, From what I've just been reading here, maxusers after about FreeBSD 4.5 can be safely left at 0 (as long as there is 64MB RAM), which replaces the previous default of 32. Could you post /etc/hosts the output from netstat -rn as well please? Cheers, Stacey -- Stacey Roberts B.Sc

Re: Working remotely.

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 01:19:03PM -0800, richard childers / kg6hac wrote: Reading your questions, I am left unclear as to whether the NFS, NIS/YP, and server are at home, or at work. Sorry, I have the NFS, NIS/YP stuff at home. The question then becomes, which is the master and which is the

IBM ThinkPad 765

2002-12-29 Thread Mike
Are there any issues installing FreeBSD on a ThinkPad 765? In my Google searches I have turned up little to no info on this model. Thanks M;) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Bystander shot by a spam filter.

2002-12-29 Thread Brett Glass
At 06:13 PM 12/28/2002, Harry Tabak wrote: I've been in contact with the port maintainer. His position: 1) This problem is out of scope for him, 2) He is away on holiday and can't easily access the FreeBSD cluster, 3) Other pressures will keep him from this problem for several weeks. He

YP/NIS timeout.

2002-12-29 Thread lewiz
Hi, I'm wondering if there is any way to stop my system completely falling over when my YP/NIS server is no longer available? I am unable to login, even with my root account. I have a local user that I would like to use (when the YP/NIS server is unavailable) but this seems impossible. Any

Re: IBM ThinkPad 765

2002-12-29 Thread John Bleichert
On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, Mike wrote: Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 16:05:58 -0700 From: Mike [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'FreeBSD Questions' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: IBM ThinkPad 765 Are there any issues installing FreeBSD on a ThinkPad 765? In my Google searches I have turned up little to no info on

Re: Working remotely.

2002-12-29 Thread richard childers / kg6hac
Lewiz notes: I would recommend creating a login which we will call your 'off-campus', 'roving', or 'disconnected' login. This login has a UID and GID of N, and a home directory of, say, /local/home/roving. To begin with when I read this I thought you must have been smoking something. I was

Re[2]: adduser .. revisited, an apology

2002-12-29 Thread Alex
Dear/Beste Cliff, Sunday, December 29, 2002, 10:40:46 PM, you wrote: Ok, Two things. One is I should not have mouthed off such a stupid email. I apologise. It happens to the best of us. Secondly, adduser sucks. That's your opinion and that's ok. I for one think that it is great. Let's

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Gene Bomgardner
Below is the output of ipfw show and netstat -rn - ipfw list 65535 allow ip from any to any netstat -nr Routing tables Internet: DestinationGateway

2 networks, six NICs, 3 Servers, 1 switch.

2002-12-29 Thread Grant Peel
Hi all, I am about to move our 2 servers, and add a third, to a new colo. On each of the three servers there will be two NICs. 1 NIC on each box is to be dedicated to the internet. 1 1 NIC in each box is to be dedicated to local. (192.168.0.1-3). Can I plug all three NIC s into one switch

RE: 2 networks, six NICs, 3 Servers, 1 switch.

2002-12-29 Thread Mike
It can work this way, but why do three servers need Internet connection? One can be a firewall the other two behind it serving up the data to local and Internet users on two local networks. Of course this might be for some kind of backup Internet connection or something but you will have to help

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
Hi Gene, Thanks for that information. Now, could you try pinging a remote host and 192.168.123.8, then check /var/log/messages /var/log/security to see if anything is recorded there, please? You should post any output from both files here. At the same time, post what is actually returned on

Re: Working remotely.

2002-12-29 Thread Eric De Mund
lewiz, ] ] Is there any method of synchronizing the laptop with the server? ] ] Unison might meet some of your needs: ] ] This sounds like exactly what I was looking for. I am even happier to ] find it in the ports and I'm getting it installed now. ] ] Many thanks for this piece of advice

Re: What are the SMTP rules for sending mail to FreeBSD

2002-12-29 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 29 December 2002 at 18:46:12 +0100, Roman Neuhauser wrote: # [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2002-12-29 10:55:11 +1030: ... For more information, take a look at the following, which is a message I send to systems which appear to be bona fide attempts from broken reverse addresses.

nmbd core dumps

2002-12-29 Thread Rusty Nejdl
Ok, I'm completely stuck with this one. I am trying to get Samba running on my FreeBSD 4.7 - Release computer. Everytime I try to run any version of nmbd, it core dumps. The config doesn't matter. Now, of note is the fact that I did get Sambda running properly on this computer when I first

Re: nmbd core dumps

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 01:32, Rusty Nejdl wrote: Ok, I'm completely stuck with this one. I am trying to get Samba running on my FreeBSD 4.7 - Release computer. Everytime I try to run any version of nmbd, it core dumps. The config doesn't matter. Now, of note is the fact that I did get

Re: nmbd core dumps

2002-12-29 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 01:39 AM 12.30.2002 +, Stacey Roberts wrote: On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 01:32, Rusty Nejdl wrote: Ok, I'm completely stuck with this one. I am trying to get Samba running on my FreeBSD 4.7 - Release computer. Everytime I try to run any version of nmbd, it core dumps. The config doesn't

Linux opera vs plugger?

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
Hello, I've just installed plugger for opera, and the installation appears to have gone smoothly (if rather long!). I'm trying to follow the installation steps at the opera website and I'm stumped at this step: 3] Make sure Opera finds the plug-in by adding /usr/local/lib/netscape/plugins/

Re: No route to host

2002-12-29 Thread Gene Bomgardner
On 30 Dec 2002 at 0:44, Stacey Roberts wrote: Hi Gene, Thanks for that information. Found it. From the block of ipfw definitions, under ipfilter, options IPFILTER_DEFAULT_BLOCK #block all packets by Commented it out, recompiled and voila. thanks for the help. Now, care to

Re: nmbd core dumps

2002-12-29 Thread Rusty Nejdl
I've tried the following versions of samba: samba-2.2.4_1.tgz samba-2.2.6.p2_1.tgz samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz samba-2.2.7a.tbz samba-3.0a19.tgz samba-3.0a20.tbz All produce the same results. I'm looking to see if there's just something I changed on the way to installing my box that would cause this.

Re: nmbd core dumps

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 02:14, Rusty Nejdl wrote: I've tried the following versions of samba: samba-2.2.4_1.tgz samba-2.2.6.p2_1.tgz samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz samba-2.2.7a.tbz samba-3.0a19.tgz samba-3.0a20.tbz All produce the same results. I'm looking to see if there's just something I

Re: nmbd core dumps

2002-12-29 Thread Rusty Nejdl
Stacey, Okay, got it. Would you belive that portsentry caused nmbd to core dump when it runs? Rusty Stacey Roberts(stacey) wrote: On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 02:14, Rusty Nejdl wrote: I've tried the following versions of samba: samba-2.2.4_1.tgz samba-2.2.6.p2_1.tgz samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz

Re: nmbd core dumps

2002-12-29 Thread Stacey Roberts
Weird.., Hope all's well now. Stacey On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 02:31, Rusty Nejdl wrote: Stacey, Okay, got it. Would you belive that portsentry caused nmbd to core dump when it runs? Rusty Stacey Roberts(stacey) wrote: On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 02:14, Rusty Nejdl wrote: I've tried

Laptops w/ FreeBSD pre-loaded (somewhat OT)

2002-12-29 Thread John Bleichert
Last year (when I wasn't in the market for a laptop) I found a site/manufacturer which sold Athlon- and Pentium-based laptops with Free/OpenBSD and/or Linux pre-installed. Now that I'm in the market I can't find the site to save my life. Has anybody seen such a site anywhere? I thought I found

Browser delays

2002-12-29 Thread Mike Jeays
I am using Mozilla 1.0 with FreeBSD 4.7. The machine is attached to a cable-TV high-speed service via an SMC Barricade router. I get IP addresses assigned by DHCP running on the router. I have tried without the router (connecting directly to the cable modem), and get the same results. When

Re: Laptops w/ FreeBSD pre-loaded (somewhat OT)

2002-12-29 Thread Scott Robbins
On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 09:28:31PM -0500, John Bleichert wrote: Last year (when I wasn't in the market for a laptop) I found a site/manufacturer which sold Athlon- and Pentium-based laptops with Free/OpenBSD and/or Linux pre-installed. Now that I'm in the market I can't find the site to

Re: Laptops w/ FreeBSD pre-loaded (somewhat OT)

2002-12-29 Thread John Bleichert
On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, Scott Robbins wrote: To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Laptops w/ FreeBSD pre-loaded (somewhat OT) On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 09:28:31PM -0500, John Bleichert wrote: Last year (when I wasn't in the market for a laptop) I found a site/manufacturer which sold Athlon- and

Re: YP/NIS timeout.

2002-12-29 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Dec 29), lewiz said: I'm wondering if there is any way to stop my system completely falling over when my YP/NIS server is no longer available? I am unable to login, even with my root account. I have a local user that I would like to use (when the YP/NIS server is

Re: procmail and anti-spam

2002-12-29 Thread Jim Mock
On Sunday, December 29, 2002, at 08:12 AM, dick hoogendijk wrote: Hello, Hi, It need not be state-of-the-art, but a good .procmailrc-file that filters a lot of spam would come in very handy. Does any of you have such a file and would you be willing to share it with me (us?). Links to

dns

2002-12-29 Thread Thomas Connolly
Hello all. I have a freebsd box I'm using as a router for my subnet. I have this freebsd router doing nat and dhcp assinging internal ip addresses for the computers on the network (i.e. 192.168.x.x). This box is also a web server for a registered domain name. My probelm is that when someone

Now I have questions about nut.

2002-12-29 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. Just after a really quick answer, so I thought I'd post here. I was trying to install NUT to do some UPS monitoring, but I can't seem to find the device that COM1 should be on. They suggest /dev/ttyS0, or /dev/ttyS1, but I can't find either one of those. What is the device I use for

interactive fdisk

2002-12-29 Thread Murat Bicer
Is there a linux fdisk like utility on freebsd that can be used interactively? What is /stand/sysinstall configure fdisk calling? Thanks Murat Murat Bicer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

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