.mc file for FreeBSD's sendmail.cf

2003-03-05 Thread Brendan Kosowski
Where can I find the .mc file that is used to make the standard sendmail.cf file that comes with FreeBSD ? Thanks... To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: partition is e should be a -- how to fix?

2003-03-05 Thread Chad Leigh -- Shire . Net LLC
On Tuesday, Mar 4, 2003, at 15:24 US/Mountain, Mike Meyer wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Tuesday, Mar 4, 2003, at 14:55 US/Mountain, Mike Meyer wrote: Okay, should I be able to have an a and an e that overlap? Disklabel doesn't seem to want

Re: partition is e should be a -- how to fix?

2003-03-05 Thread Chad Leigh -- Shire . Net LLC
On Tuesday, Mar 4, 2003, at 14:55 US/Mountain, Mike Meyer wrote: However, I am wanting some second opinions on this, and since I am not a disklabel guru, some guidance on how to use disklabel without screwing up my system would be appreciated. Basically, run disklabel -e /dev/da0s1. That will

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread Heinrich Rebehn
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a static IP and a number of remotes with Cable or ADSL access. Remotes have FreeBSD, or router firewalls ala Linksys, Netgears. To make support/access easier can I set up my own Dynamic DNS server on the static address and have those remotes register their IP's

Upgrading sendmail to 8.12.8

2003-03-05 Thread Mark
Ok, yesterday morning I applied the security patch for sendmail 8.12.6 -- along with about half of the rest of the world. :) Everything works fine. However, I would like to upgrade to 8.12.8. So, I downloaded the tarball (from sendmail.org), ran the ./Build script, and tested the binary before

Re: cat

2003-03-05 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Tijl Coosemans wrote: I want to remove CRs from text files so what I did is this: cat filename | tr -d '\r' filename However, I often end up with an empty file. Just out of interest, somebody who knows why that is? This is because prior to any other action the shell

Re: partition is e should be a -- how to fix?

2003-03-05 Thread Chad Leigh -- Shire . Net LLC
On Tuesday, Mar 4, 2003, at 15:33 US/Mountain, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote: On Tuesday, Mar 4, 2003, at 15:24 US/Mountain, Mike Meyer wrote: Try booting the fixit cdrom, and doing the disklabel to chagne e to a without mounting e. ok, I will see if I can scare up a CDrom drive :-) OK, I

Re: [newbie] pkg_fetch fails to fetch files

2003-03-05 Thread Jens Rehsack
Andy Park wrote: I'm trying to run 'portupgrade' to update my part of my package tree. (FreeBSD 4.7 off the mini-ISO) So am I doing something wrong? Maybe. To install openssl I recommend updating your world. To fix your download location, maybe MASTER_SITES should be overwritten (see

Re: CODA 5.3.20 compilation under FreeBSD 5 (stat structure problem)

2003-03-05 Thread Tak Pui LOU
Hi Kris, Do we need to recompile the kernel with options CODA and preload the module by changing /boot/loader.conf in FBSD R5? BTW, although it is off topics, what is the different between loading vinum from module than starting it from rc.conf? I was trying to map my root disk to a vinum

Re: CODA 5.3.20 compilation under FreeBSD 5 (stat structure problem)

2003-03-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 02:15:12AM -0800, Tak Pui LOU wrote: Hi Kris, Do we need to recompile the kernel with options CODA and preload the module by changing /boot/loader.conf in FBSD R5? BTW, although it is off topics, what is the different between loading vinum from module than starting

Re: A couple of questions related to the sendmail patch, etc.

2003-03-05 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-03-04 22:38, taxman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 04 March 2003 01:08 pm, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2003-03-04 10:02, Phillip Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: : A couple of quick questions... : : I've downloaded the 8.11.6 patch from sendmail.org, and used the :

Re: A couple of questions related to the sendmail patch, etc.

2003-03-05 Thread Andreas Widerøe Andersen
At 12:27 05.03.2003 +0200, you wrote: On 2003-03-04 22:38, taxman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 04 March 2003 01:08 pm, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2003-03-04 10:02, Phillip Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: : A couple of quick questions... : : I've downloaded the 8.11.6 patch from

Re: A couple of questions related to the sendmail patch, etc.

2003-03-05 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-03-05 12:00, Andreas Wider?e Andersen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 12:27 05.03.2003 +0200, you wrote: On 2003-03-04 22:38, taxman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hmmm, sorry for the confusion. I didn't read the patch carefully. The correct way of applying it for 8.11.x is: # cd

Re: Upgrading sendmail to 8.12.8

2003-03-05 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-03-05 08:38, Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, yesterday morning I applied the security patch for sendmail 8.12.6 -- along with about half of the rest of the world. :) Everything works fine. However, I would like to upgrade to 8.12.8. So, I downloaded the tarball (from sendmail.org),

Re: Cisco Tools

2003-03-05 Thread Simon Dick
On Tue, 2003-03-04 at 21:19, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone have good recommendation on console login software to configure cisco routers under freebsd??? tip(1) -- Simon Dick [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with

Re: out of curiosity..

2003-03-05 Thread Simon Barner
is there an app that would allow me to play CDs on my BSD box and have that stream over an intranet? I want to set up a CD tower that allows for that sort of thing. Here's what i've got: Maybe /usr/ports/audio/icecast or /usr/ports/audio/icecast2 is something for you. It will encode an audio

Pentamedia's penta-value satellite card.

2003-03-05 Thread William Flecher
Hello FreeBSD activists. 1. I have a sat card sitting in a PCI slot in one of the work machines here. And, I'd like to get FreeBSD to talk with it and use pptp to VPN to a microsoft ras server *nightmare*. ukphy0: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface on miibus0 ukphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX,

More... Sorry ;)

2003-03-05 Thread William Flecher
Hello again, sorry, just thought of another question. Been trying to mount a vmware image with vnconfig... It refuses to mount it. [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~ #] vnconfig /dev/vn0c /usr/home/ultraviolet/christianos.image [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~ #] mount_msdos /dev/vn0c /mnt/vn/0 mount_msdos: /dev/vn0c:

a question on threads

2003-03-05 Thread Manas
hi, I wrote a threaded program and ran it. When i did top , i saw a numbers of instances of the same program running with different pids. Since a thread exist in a process, therefore there should have been only one instance of the process not many. I want to know how freeBSD implements pthreads

Realtek ALC201A Sound

2003-03-05 Thread Andreas Eltrich
Hi, perhaps can someone help me to get my onboard sound running. I'm using a ChainTech 7KDD Dual Athlon MP board. Me thinks that the onboard sound is a Realtek ALC201A (AC'97 compliant codec) chip ... at least http://www.chaintechusa.com/FILES/7xMB/TR/7KDD0S102xx0TR.pdf says this. Im running

Have a LOT of problems with xemacs-devel-2.4.8

2003-03-05 Thread sergey dyshel
Hi Recently I installed xemacs-devel-2.4.8 from binary package. When I tried to run it I got this error message: /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libc.so.5 not found So I copied the only found libc.so.4 to libc.so.5 and ran xemacs again. This time it started properly but during first 15

Re: gateway and other freebsd network function

2003-03-05 Thread Jorge Mario G.
Hi: This might be a stupid question, but what is a gateway, I've heard many great things about freebsd acting as a gateway to interent, but what is it really? And what are other good things about freebsd in terms of networking? Thanks Herman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

How can I completely replace gcc installed by default with new gcc-3.2?

2003-03-05 Thread sergey dyshel
Hi As I know, FreeBSD 4.7 installed gcc-29.5 on my system by default (not as package but as part of base system). When I installed gcc-3.2.1 from binary package I noticed that it didn't overwrote lib and include files in /usr but instead put the in /usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/i386/3.2.1. Why? How

Re: .mc file for FreeBSD's sendmail.cf

2003-03-05 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-03-05 19:13, Brendan Kosowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where can I find the .mc file that is used to make the standard sendmail.cf file that comes with FreeBSD ? If you have installed the sources, check: /usr/src/etc/sendmail/freebsd.mc The installed version of the file is in:

Re: Upgrading sendmail to 8.12.8

2003-03-05 Thread Mark
- Original Message - From: Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2003 12:25 PM Subject: Re: Upgrading sendmail to 8.12.8 And, perhaps this is pushing my luck, but when will there be an 8.12.8 in the ports

Re: How can I completely replace gcc installed by default with new gcc-3.2?

2003-03-05 Thread Simon Barner
Why? How can I force it to install gcc in normal way? Because your base system *and* most important the FreeBSD 4-STABLE kernel are developed with gcc 2.95.x. If you use a different compiler, you might (and probably will) end up with a br0ken system! You can safely use gcc 3.x for the ports

Coexistence Freebsd and win2000

2003-03-05 Thread kxen
On my PC i have only win2000 and the whole disk is devoted to it. I want to install freeBSD. How can I create a new partition, taking some space from win2000 and not loosing my data? Is there a program that can do this? Thanks a lot. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with

Re: Have a LOT of problems with xemacs-devel-2.4.8

2003-03-05 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 05:19:00AM -0800, sergey dyshel wrote: Hi Recently I installed xemacs-devel-2.4.8 from binary package. When I tried to run it I got this error message: /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libc.so.5 not found libc.so.5 is specific to FreeBSD-5.x --- this error

Calling a Linux library from FreeBSD

2003-03-05 Thread Martin Nilsson
Is it possible to open and call functions in a static Linux library (.so) from a native FreeBSD program? I have tried with a small program that just dlopens the library but it doesn't work as i does with a FreeBSD .so (The Linuxulator is loaded) Why am I trying this? I got a couple of cheap

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread jdroflet
On Wed, 05 Mar 2003 05:55:17 -0800 (PST), Heinrich Rebehn wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a static IP and a number of remotes with Cable or ADSL access. Remotes have FreeBSD, or router firewalls ala Linksys, Netgears. To make support/access easier can I set up my own Dynamic

wi0 problem with cardbus

2003-03-05 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
hi, fist something about my sytem: Vendor: Fujitsu Siemens Model: Lifebook B2130 CPU: Intel Celeron 400MHz mobile Chipset: Intel 443MX RAM: 192M (64M builtin, 128M additional) HD: 20GB Network: Intel EtherExpress 100 Modem: Lucent LT Winmodem 56k PCMCIA: RL5C475 CardBus OS: FreeBSD

Re: Make installworld problem (4.7)

2003-03-05 Thread Peter Elsner
The only thing I can see wrong is: you forgot make installworld after your make buildworld. Peter At 07:28 PM 3/4/2003 -0500, you wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am trying to upgrade from FreeBSD 4.7-p2 to 4.7-p6, but I get an error. I have run: cd /usr/src make buildworld make

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread Kirk Strauser
At 2003-03-05T05:25:50Z, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: To make support/access easier can I set up my own Dynamic DNS server on the static address and have those remotes register their IP's with it when they change ? Thanks in Advance -Jay. Sure! You'll want to install the net/bind9 port (which

Re: A couple of questions related to the sendmail patch, etc.

2003-03-05 Thread Peter Elsner
Errr... If you are not currently running Sendmail (IE It's not installed).. Then there's nothing to patch Peter At 10:38 PM 3/4/2003 -0500, you wrote: On Tuesday 04 March 2003 01:08 pm, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2003-03-04 10:02, Phillip Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: : A couple of

Re: Upgrading sendmail to 8.12.8

2003-03-05 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-03-05 13:54, Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Man, this went astoundingly easy. :) I saw 8.12.8 is actually logging a bit more verbose, like when I rebuilt the alias and access database (there had been reports of problems in that area, so I tested it), sendmail put a message in

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread Peter Elsner
Sure... I'm almost positive there are ports available that do that sort of thing, I just wrote my own :) I have 2 Perl scripts that do exactly what you want. (well almost)... One sits on the client and runs ifconfig -L device to a text file about every 10 to 20 minutes. The text file is

Re: .mc file for FreeBSD's sendmail.cf

2003-03-05 Thread Peter Elsner
/etc/mail At 07:13 PM 3/5/2003 +1100, you wrote: Where can I find the .mc file that is used to make the standard sendmail.cf file that comes with FreeBSD ? Thanks... To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

firewall revisited

2003-03-05 Thread Brian Henning
Hello- currently my rc.conf is set up like this for my gateway router. gateway_enable=YES firewall_enable=YES firewall_type=OPEN natd_enable=YES natd_interface=rl1 # natd -interface rl1, public interface natd_flags=# sysctl net.inet.ip.forwarding=1 how can i have the script

connecting two computer through a hub

2003-03-05 Thread Chan, Herman (MTO)
Hi: I have a machine set up with freebsd and it was set up to connect to the internet. However, now I need to connect that computer to another computer through a hub without any interent connection at all. (I just want to have a VNC viewer up in the freebsd box so that the freebsd box can

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread jdroflet
On Wed, 05 Mar 2003 07:29:29 -0800 (PST), Peter Elsner wrote: Sure... I'm almost positive there are ports available that do that sort of thing, I see a number of ports that can do the Client side but none to run as a server. I have 2 Perl scripts that do exactly what you want. (well

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 08:44:47AM -0600, Kirk Strauser typed: At 2003-03-05T05:25:50Z, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: To make support/access easier can I set up my own Dynamic DNS server on the static address and have those remotes register their IP's with it when they change ? Thanks in

Re: Coexistence Freebsd and win2000

2003-03-05 Thread Lord Sith
From: kxen [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Coexistence Freebsd and win2000 Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 15:58:25 +0200 (EET) On my PC i have only win2000 and the whole disk is devoted to it. I want to install freeBSD. How can I create a new partition, taking some space from win2000 and

ldap support for amd?

2003-03-05 Thread Heinrich Rebehn
Hi list, is there any ldap support for the amd automounter? The manpage says that i can specify map_type = ldap but amd says: conf: no such map type ldap I read some time ago, that ldap is not available for amd, maybe in 5.0? Otherwise, the man page would be erroneous Regards,

Re: firewall revisited

2003-03-05 Thread Jeff Walters
how can i have the script /etc/ipfw.rules run instead of /etc/rc.firewall. can i change firewall_type=OPEN to firewall_type= and create the entry firewall_script=/etc/ipfw.rules? I have that working right now with: firewall_enable=YES firewall_script=/etc/rc.firewall.local ... where

panic on server w/ 3GB RAM

2003-03-05 Thread Salmaan Ahmed
We are running a custom webserver application along with squid on a couple of Dell PowerEdge dual processor boxes. They ran fine for weeks with 2GB of RAM but once we increased it to 3GB of RAM we continually get kernel panics... Does anyone know if there is a problem with FreeBSD, 3GB of RAM,

Project Planning Software

2003-03-05 Thread massey
Is there a good project planning software for FreeBSD? Something like http://www.criticaltools.com/ Thanks To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread Kirk Strauser
At 2003-03-05T16:03:22Z, Ruben de Groot [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Is it absolutely necessary to use BIND9? After all, nsupdate and dnskeygen are allready in the base system. I was planning to start playing with this myself soon, but not if it involves upgrading bind. Actually, probably not,

Re: DVD burner suggestions

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [Sorry - forgot to CC the list...] For some backups at work, I'm thinking of getting a DVD burner. I was looking at the Sony dru500a, since its compatible with all the various dvd media out there. Has anyone had any luck/experience with this drive (or any dvd burner)? I

4.3 - RELENG_4

2003-03-05 Thread IAccounts
Unfortunatly, I have never successfully upgraded a Free box yet, mind you I have only tried it on one. Last year I was dropped into a production environment with all 4.3 machines. I have no devel equipment prior to 4.6. The upgrade attempts were all only on one box (4.6) and failed due to suspect

buildworld fails

2003-03-05 Thread Riley
Hi all, Trying to upgrade from 4.4-20020114-STABLE to 4.7-R-p7. /usr isn't big enough but /var is so: lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel - 8 Mar 4 12:28 /usr/obj@ - /var/obj lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel - 8 Mar 4 12:28 /usr/src@ - /var/src Ran mergemaster.sh -p, but for 2 buildworlds it fails with:

USB Epson perfection 1250, support?

2003-03-05 Thread Peter B
I have a Epson Perfection 1250 USB scanner. It works fine under Windows Me. I'm trying to get it to work under FreeBSD-4.7 and have patched usbdevs, usbdevs.h, usbdevs_data.h, uscanner.c in /usr/src/sys/dev/usb However the only thing I'm getting is: [EMAIL PROTECTED] /usr/src/sys/dev/usb

Re: Can I run my own Dynamic DNS server for private use ??

2003-03-05 Thread Marc Schneiders
On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, at 07:54 [=GMT-0800], [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 05 Mar 2003 07:29:29 -0800 (PST), Peter Elsner wrote: Sure... I'm almost positive there are ports available that do that sort of thing, I see a number of ports that can do the Client side but none to run as a

Re: out of curiosity..

2003-03-05 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], charles pelletier [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: is there an app that would allow me to play CDs on my BSD box and have that stream over an intranet? I want to set up a CD tower that allows for that sort of thing. Here's what i've got: I use esd to stream audio over the net. I

Re: 4.3 - RELENG_4

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
IAccounts wrote: Unfortunatly, I have never successfully upgraded a Free box yet, mind you I have only tried it on one. Last year I was dropped into a production environment with all 4.3 machines. I have no devel equipment prior to 4.6. The upgrade attempts were all only on one box (4.6) and

Re: Make installworld problem (4.7)

2003-03-05 Thread taxman
On Wednesday 05 March 2003 09:38 am, Peter Elsner wrote: The only thing I can see wrong is: you forgot make installworld after your make buildworld. Peter, no he didn't. He did the basic steps in the right order. read carefully:

Re: Make installworld problem (4.7)

2003-03-05 Thread Peter Elsner
I've upgraded many servers remotely without ever booting into single user mode... The steps I do are as follows: 1) cvsup -g -L 2 stable-supfile (from /usr/src/cvsup) 2) make buildworld (from /usr/src) 3) make installworld (from /usr/src) 4) modify my kernel (from /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/KERNEL

Problems with Mime Defang from ports collection

2003-03-05 Thread LUCAS HOLT
I have been trying to compile Mime Defang from the ports collection for about a week now. I cvsup'd the other day to upgrade sendmail to the latest (8.12.8?) after that vulnerability. I have SASL2 compiled in with it (used ports collection). Here is the error message that I keep getting

Re: Make installworld problem (4.7)

2003-03-05 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Peter Elsner [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: The steps I do are as follows: 1) cvsup -g -L 2 stable-supfile (from /usr/src/cvsup) 2) make buildworld (from /usr/src) 3) make installworld (from /usr/src) 4) modify my kernel (from /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/KERNEL NAME) 5) make

Re: How can I completely replace gcc installed by default with newgcc-3.2?

2003-03-05 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], sergey dyshel [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Hi As I know, FreeBSD 4.7 installed gcc-29.5 on my system by default (not as package but as part of base system). When I installed gcc-3.2.1 from binary package I noticed that it didn't overwrote lib and include files in /usr

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Tuc
I feel for you. I too am having it. Most of the time it does it while I'm not around, but once I was in elm writing mail, and the screen went black, and the DELL splash screen came on. I ran burnP6 for a few minutes (Boy does it make the system unhappy, but it kept chugging) and

Re: 4.3 - RELENG_4

2003-03-05 Thread IAccounts
Unfortunatly, I have never successfully upgraded a Free box yet, mind you I have only tried it on one. Last year I was dropped into a production environment with all 4.3 machines. I have no devel equipment prior to 4.6. The upgrade attempts were all only on one box (4.6) and failed due

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
Tuc wrote: I feel for you. I too am having it. Most of the time it does it while I'm not around, but once I was in elm writing mail, and the screen went black, and the DELL splash screen came on. I ran burnP6 for a few minutes (Boy does it make the system unhappy, but it kept chugging) and

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Tuc
Your problems certainly sound like failing hardware. The archives are littered with examples of people who swore black and blue that failing hardware could not possibly be the cause of their mysterious reboots, until they found the failing hardware and replaced it :-) Check and swap

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Tuc
My second suggestion is going to sound really weird. My FreeBSD system disappears into the boonies when I have a screen saver enabled. That is xscreevsaver. Given enough time, and enough core dumps. it crashes my system as sure as eggs is eggs. I kind of proved this by leaving the systen

RE: connecting two computer through a hub

2003-03-05 Thread Aaron Burke
Hi: I have a machine set up with freebsd and it was set up to connect to the internet. Cool. However, now I need to connect that computer to another computer through a hub without any interent connection at all. (I just want to have a VNC viewer up in the freebsd box so that the

vinum: low level access to subdisks / drives

2003-03-05 Thread Alexander Haderer
Hello, Here is a vinum question. Assume this setup: Two partitions ad0s1e and ad2s1e of type vinum with the same size. vinum is set up to use this disks as RAID 1 (mirror): drive drive0 device /dev/ad0s1e drive drive2 device /dev/ad2s1e volume mirr plex org concat sd len 0s drive disk0

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
Tuc wrote: Your problems certainly sound like failing hardware. The archives are littered with examples of people who swore black and blue that failing hardware could not possibly be the cause of their mysterious reboots, until they found the failing hardware and replaced it :-) Check and swap

cd sound on onboard card

2003-03-05 Thread Giuseppe Pagnoni
I have installed freebsd 4.8 prerelease on a Dell Dimension 8250. This box has onboard sound which I managed to make work adding the lines: device pcm options PNPBIOS Now general sound works (e.g. playing .wav files) but I can't get the cd to output sound (it reads music cds, plays them,

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Tuc
It could be incompatible hardware (i.e. mostly compatible hardware) that works most of the time, but occasionally causes a reboot. Meanwhile, the vender drivers for Windows make it work perfectly there. Its been working reliably since last May in 4.5/4.6/4.7 Then the hard drive

Re: cd sound on onboard card

2003-03-05 Thread Justin P. Michel
Giuseppe, Off hand, I can think of the following that may be affecting CD audio: a) There is a special cable for audio that connects a CD-ROM to the sound card internally. Perhaps that cable is missing, or is malfunctioning. b) Your mixer settings may be allowing digital sounds through, but

Moved anonymous ftproot, any security concerns?

2003-03-05 Thread Michael
Hello to my favorite list of people. =] and without any further ado.. I recently reinstalled FreeBSD and i am afraid i didnt think to take the fact that i wanted to mirror freebsd isos and the ports collection into consideration. I also forgot that i had a personal library of a few gigs of

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 01:59:05PM -0500, Tuc wrote: It could be incompatible hardware (i.e. mostly compatible hardware) that works most of the time, but occasionally causes a reboot. Meanwhile, the vender drivers for Windows make it work perfectly there. Its been working

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Tuc
It exercises the hardware vigorously (CPU, RAM, disk, I/O controllers, =2E..). This is exactly the situation under which failing hardware is most likely to fail. So the next question is how do I approach Dell to replace the motherboard/cpu/memory? If I show them FreeBSD they'll

Major upgrades and vinum (was Re: Make installworld problem (4.7))

2003-03-05 Thread Kirk Strauser
At 2003-03-05T18:04:14Z, Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Since kernels have to support old binaries, but not vice versa, you can usually reboot with the new kernel and old world and have it work. Sometimes, though you can't. I've found myself in the situation where the old version of

Re: cd sound on onboard card

2003-03-05 Thread Giuseppe Pagnoni
Dear Justin thanks for your suggestion. I checked the mixer settings and they're fine, also the CD is connected to the sound card because it does work in windows. I suspect it has to do with the fact that the sound module is onboard because I never encountered this problem with proper sound

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
Tuc wrote: It exercises the hardware vigorously (CPU, RAM, disk, I/O controllers, =2E..). This is exactly the situation under which failing hardware is most likely to fail. So the next question is how do I approach Dell to replace the motherboard/cpu/memory? If I show them FreeBSD they'll

Re: firewall revisited

2003-03-05 Thread Brian Henning
how can i have the script /etc/ipfw.rules run instead of /etc/rc.firewall. can i change firewall_type=OPEN to firewall_type= and create the entry firewall_script=/etc/ipfw.rules? I have that working right now with: firewall_enable=YES firewall_script=/etc/rc.firewall.local ... where

TCP in TIME_WAIT for too long.

2003-03-05 Thread Sten Daniel Sørsdal
Im using a 4.7-STABLE box with Zebra BGPD for full BGP feed and i have come across an unusual problem. It works great except when i come up in the situation when the provider reboots their router. FBSD doesnt seem to detect that the link has been broken and the TCP connection will stay

Re: 4.3 - RELENG_4

2003-03-05 Thread IAccounts
Basically: Update your source with cvsup read /usr/src/UPDATING and follow any instructions required (I believe you'll need to manually create the relatively new sendmail users) Reveiw you kernel config file to see if any options have changed since 4.3 make buildkernel make

HELP: Exim - SMTP AUTH, STARTTLS, and PAM or pwcheck on FreeBSD

2003-03-05 Thread David P. Discher
--- Sorry if this gets posted twice, sigh, email issues - I've been playing with exim for a little bit now, my new server I'm going to roll out I would like to use exim instead of sendmail. So far, exim is much nicer to use, however, I am at a loss where to go now. I figure many would like

How many mbufs do I need?

2003-03-05 Thread Kirk Strauser
I killed my FreeBSD 4.8-PRE (2003-02-18) server today by exhausting the available mbufs. I'd seen warnings like All mbuf clusters exhausted, please see tuning(7). in /var/log/messages, so I added `kern.ipc.nmbclusters=16384' to /boot/loader.conf.local a while back. This server has 768MB of

Re: USB Epson perfection 1250, support?

2003-03-05 Thread Peter B
Dirk Meyer wrote: Peter B wrote: I have a Epson Perfection 1250 USB scanner. It works fine under Windows Me I'm trying to get it to work under FreeBSD-4.7 and have patched usbdevs, usbdevs.h, usbdevs_data.h, uscanner.c in /usr/src/sys/dev/usb without patches: FreeBSD 4.8-PRERELEASE #22: Thu

Mail vs SMTP [newbieish tendencies]

2003-03-05 Thread Richard Shea
Hi - I've got a FreeBSD machine from which I can use 'Mail' to send emails to any internet email address. However when I try to use it as a SMTP server from within the LAN the connection times out. I'm sure there are many places I could look for a solution but I just wanted to check one thing. If

checkouts.cvs - looking inside it ?

2003-03-05 Thread Richard Shea
Hi - Three months ago I did _something_ with CVS for the first time ever. I think _something_ involved all the files necessary to take my 4.4 machine to 4.5. However I failed to take any decent notes and my memory fails me. What I would really like is to find a log file of CVS activity so that I

Re: Mail vs SMTP [newbieish tendencies]

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
Richard Shea wrote: Hi - I've got a FreeBSD machine from which I can use 'Mail' to send emails to any internet email address. However when I try to use it as a SMTP server from within the LAN the connection times out. I'm sure there are many places I could look for a solution but I just wanted to

Re: 4.3 - RELENG_4

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
IAccounts wrote: Basically: Update your source with cvsup read /usr/src/UPDATING and follow any instructions required (I believe you'll need to manually create the relatively new sendmail users) Reveiw you kernel config file to see if any options have changed since 4.3 make buildkernel make

Re: firewall revisited

2003-03-05 Thread Jeff Walters
On Wednesday 05 March 2003 02:48 pm, Brian Henning wrote: Jeff, you must have your firewall_type set to the default then in rc.conf or /etc/defaults/rc.conf. does you setup not run the standard rc.firewall file in /etc? does this rule allow any access to the outside network? ipfw add

libstdc++-libc6.2-2.so.3 problems

2003-03-05 Thread Mark Pearce
HI all I have a problem with installing the macromedia flash6 plugin on netscape7 on my friends computer. I get the following error when initalizing the plugin: LoadPlugin: failed to initialize shared library /usr/local/lib/linux-netscape7-english/plugins/libflashplayer.so

Re: firewall revisited

2003-03-05 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2003-03-05 09:32, Brian Henning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello- currently my rc.conf is set up like this for my gateway router. gateway_enable=YES firewall_enable=YES firewall_type=OPEN natd_enable=YES natd_interface=rl1 # natd -interface rl1, public interface natd_flags=

dvipdfm DVI - PDF converter

2003-03-05 Thread Murray Taylor
I am using this port to make PDFs for the Windoze people from my LaTeX files... but it is not inserting the epsfig pictures. A is there a way to get it to do this -- the man page does not seem to indicate this ability ... B Is there a different tool to do 'production-grade' PDFs from DVI files

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Bsd Neophyte
--- Bill Moran [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: burnP6 and burnMX have been running all night 342:16 49.17% 49.17% burnBX 340:52 48.10% 48.10% burnP6 and there are no problems so far. Have you tried running memtest for equal lengths of time? memtest doesn't seem to exist in the ports anymore

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Martin Karlsson
* Bsd Neophyte [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2003-03-05 15.52 -0800]: --- Bill Moran [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [snip] Have you tried running memtest for equal lengths of time? memtest doesn't seem to exist in the ports anymore :/ the file can't be fetched from any of the listed sites. You can

Re: dvipdfm DVI - PDF converter

2003-03-05 Thread Simon Barner
I am using this port to make PDFs for the Windoze people from my LaTeX files... but it is not inserting the epsfig pictures. A is there a way to get it to do this -- the man page does not seem to indicate this ability ... B Is there a different tool to do 'production-grade' PDFs from DVI

Re: still can't resolve these system reboots... help please

2003-03-05 Thread Bill Moran
Bsd Neophyte wrote: --- Bill Moran [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: burnP6 and burnMX have been running all night 342:16 49.17% 49.17% burnBX 340:52 48.10% 48.10% burnP6 and there are no problems so far. Have you tried running memtest for equal lengths of time? reading the man page stated that burnMX -P

Re: dvipdfm DVI - PDF converter

2003-03-05 Thread Murray Taylor
Hmmm ... where did that pdflatex come from ... check latex build script capture ... hh ..Ahah lookit all those other things that come with LaTeX ... Seriously though ... didnt work. pdflatex does the same thing as dvipdfm ... creates a nice pdf but no pictures Thanks Simon. Any

Re: vinum: low level access to subdisks / drives

2003-03-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 5 March 2003 at 19:33:04 +0100, Alexander Haderer wrote: Hello, Here is a vinum question. It was sent as a followup of a question about installation problems. That causes problems with threading. Assume this setup: Two partitions ad0s1e and ad2s1e of type vinum with the same

Re: 4.3 - RELENG_4

2003-03-05 Thread Lowell Gilbert
IAccounts [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Basically: Update your source with cvsup read /usr/src/UPDATING and follow any instructions required (I believe you'll need to manually create the relatively new sendmail users) Reveiw you kernel config file to see if any options have changed

Suggested Laptop system

2003-03-05 Thread Tak Pui LOU
Hi All, Could anyone suggest a laptop model which has all the device support by FBSD? I don't want something too old but I want to have sound card, network card, etc. working under FreeBSD. Thanks, --- Lou To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the

Re: Major upgrades and vinum (was Re: Make installworld problem (4.7))

2003-03-05 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Wednesday, 5 March 2003 at 13:40:50 -0600, Kirk Strauser wrote: At 2003-03-05T18:04:14Z, Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Since kernels have to support old binaries, but not vice versa, you can usually reboot with the new kernel and old world and have it work. Sometimes, though you

Re: dvipdfm DVI - PDF converter SOLVED

2003-03-05 Thread Murray Taylor
Answering own question... Digging further into the build logs found ps2pdf from the Ghostscript build which does it perfectly ... YAY. mjt On Thu, 6 Mar 2003 11:26, Murray Taylor wrote: Hmmm ... where did that pdflatex come from ... check latex build script capture ... hh ..Ahah

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