Re: DEBUTANT POUR CONFIG RESEAU

2003-08-14 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 10:38:01PM +0200, jean-pol wrote: bonjour, je souhaiterai utiliser mon vieux pc(333mhz ,1go)pour relier mes 2 autres pc en reseau pour adsl.qu'il puisse ainsi servir de pare-feu,filtres et donc routeur.je pense que la config soit possible,mais voila... je viens

mfs

2003-08-14 Thread mbaki
Hi all, I'm trying to setup /var on a mermory file system on Freebsd 5.1, any good documents that will help me, it's my first time. Thx ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe,

Re: Hi Quick question

2003-08-14 Thread Thomas Spreng
hi, On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 10:52:33PM -0500, Eric Murphy wrote: Is there a command to browse files by pages? When ever I ls in a big dir, I can't shift page up for some reason. This is very annoying =( # ls | more cheers.. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Oracle 8.1.7

2003-08-14 Thread Tadimeti Keshav
Install Oracle8i 8.1.7.4 on FreeBSD step by step http://documents.dhs.net.ru/ru/articles/oracle/article.html Hi Ivan, The page is in Russian. I can't read Russian. DO you plan to do a translation? Google is not able to do a translation. Cheers Keshav

Re: executable folder

2003-08-14 Thread Benjamin Walkenhorst
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Donnerstag, 14. August 2003 10:00 Anil Garg wrote: Hi, As exectuable file means it can be executed by './' ..but whats the significance of and executable directory (i.e a director with executable rights). An executable folder can be entered

Re: rc.d jail script

2003-08-14 Thread Clement Laforet
On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 13:21:45 +0200 (MET DST) Mipam [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for your reply :-) I search for Mike Makonnen in the current achives but i didnt find the update mentioned above. I would really like to try it out because i need it. Even more, it'll be on a dell server

Re: vinum: need help with crash recovery please

2003-08-14 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Tuesday, 12 August 2003 at 0:53:06 +0200, Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Have production server harddisk problem, initially one disk (da5) was down, then replaced. When trying to add a new (hotswap) drive according to http://www.vinumvm.org/vinum/replacing-drive.html , the system stopped and

[newbie] All mbuf clusters exhausted - more information

2003-08-14 Thread admin
Hi, Are there any good links that discuss tuning of All mbuf clusters exhausted. Is it possible my box was getting attacked? What can I do to protect myself from this in the future? there are recent log entries before my machine crashed: Aug 8 04:00:00 typhoon newsyslog[25053]: logfile

Re: Monitoring tool

2003-08-14 Thread Alexander Haderer
At 09:23 14.08.2003 -0400, Ben Dover wrote: I am looking for a monitoring tool that will notify my cell phone when my FreeBSD box is down or off line. It could be as simple as an application that runs on another FreeBSD box or Win box and pings the server and when it doesn't respond to pings

A little Bash script to help you.

2003-08-14 Thread Matthew Graybosch
On Mon, 2003-08-11 at 17:49, Constantine wrote: Hello! I am writing a script, which involves unzipping some files. I would have to unzip 4 different zip-files from some directory, and I would need to unzip them to the directory, which would have the same name in it as the original

Re: CUPS w/ gimp-print *still *prints garbage on Stylus C82 afterreinstall on 5.1-RELEASE

2003-08-14 Thread Matthew Graybosch
While reading the howto at http://www.cups.org/cups-help.html#tell I got the following information when examining the ppd CUPS is trying to use for my printer. I don't see anything untoward, though... Output of head -n 25 /usr/local/etc/cups/ppd/inkjet0.ppd *PPD-Adobe: 4.3 *%PPD file for

Re: fdisk: alternate boot code

2003-08-14 Thread Toni Schmidbauer
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 08:22:43AM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd like to use fdisk and supply an alternate boot code using the -b option. How do I save the existing boot code within the MBR so as to pass it to fdisk though? I'm guessing I can use dd but I'm not sure how. dd

Re: smb network browsing

2003-08-14 Thread Simon Barner
However, the more I use mount_smbfs or fstab, the more I long for a GUI utility that I can use to browse the Network Neighborhood and mount any shares I desire under /smb or similar. I think LinNeighbourhood is what you want. You can browse your windows network with it, and mount shares with

Realtek 8201BL PHY  10/100 BASE-T Ethernet

2003-08-14 Thread Koji Yamauchi
Realtek 8201BL PHY 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet is being major ethernet chip recently. (ASUS A7N8X-VM etc...) this chip is not supportted in FreeBSD 5.1 Release, and I tried to work this chip in 5.1,however,I found 5.1 didn't recognize this chip. So I do want next 5.2

two KEYBOARD LAYOUTS....

2003-08-14 Thread Denis
Hi All! Does anybody know how can use two keyboard layouts? I want to change between russian and english keyboard. Now I do it by click in the tray menu... And how i can change by... ctrl+shift Thanking you in anticipation for answers!!! Denis.

Re: Hi Quick question

2003-08-14 Thread Kevin Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
From: Eric Murphy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 10:52 PM Subject: Hi Quick question Is there a command to browse files by pages? When ever I ls in a big dir, I can't shift page up for some reason. This is very annoying =( Heh, the replies here are good,

RE: Using bc in bash script

2003-08-14 Thread Charles Howse
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 10:46:45AM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: Hello List, I've migrated from Redhat Linux 9 to FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE, character mode - no gui. I'm trying to calculate the number of seconds between $start_time and $end_time in a bash script. Start_time=`date

Re: ipfw syntax

2003-08-14 Thread Bob Hall
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 08:59:58AM -0500, eric wrote: Just a quickie. Before I go tearing my firewall down, I want to see if there is a better way of doing this. What I want to do on my network, is limit all my roomates in such a way that doesn't distrupt anything but their kazaa usage (I'm

mutt and flock

2003-08-14 Thread Jim Freeze
Hi: I recently attempted to send an email with a large attachement. During the send process, the disk ran out of space and I had to Ctl-C out. After clearing space on the drive, whenever I send mail with mutt, I get a message that it fails to flock sent-mail. I've looked and can't find a lock

Monitoring tool

2003-08-14 Thread Ben Dover
I am looking for a monitoring tool that will notify my cell phone when my FreeBSD box is down or off line. It could be as simple as an application that runs on another FreeBSD box or Win box and pings the server and when it doesn't respond to pings it sends and alert to my cell phone. I'm

Re: Using bc in bash script

2003-08-14 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Aug 14), Richard Tobin said: I'm trying to calculate the number of seconds between $start_time and $end_time in a bash script. Bash has built-in integer arithmetic: et=$[End_time - Start_time] Most bourne-based shells have arithmetic evaluation. For portability,

All around system hang

2003-08-14 Thread Steve Loftis
(I mentioned this earlier on the newbies list, but I was informed it was more of a questions question) I have FreeBSD 5.1 installed on my box at home. Install worked smoothly the second time, we just kind of messed up because it had been awhile since my buddy installed his. Well anywho, it

Re: Monitoring tool

2003-08-14 Thread Jeremy D. Pavleck
I'm sure youll get a lot of great answers for what to run on another FreeBSD box, but if you want something to run on a Win box checkout Servers Alive! by Woodstone http://woodstone.nu/salive/ It's free for up to 10 entries, but only $179 to check up to 5000 entries. Does Ping, TCP services, UDP,

Re: Blocking RIP requests on firewall

2003-08-14 Thread Mark Woodson
On Wednesday 13 August 2003 11:27 am, Darryl Hoar wrote: -Original Message- From: Mark Woodson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 11:54 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Blocking RIP requests on firewall On Wednesday 13 August 2003 07:53 am, Darryl Hoar

Re: FreeBSD as router - performance vs hardware routers

2003-08-14 Thread Bill Campbell
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003, Kenneth Culver wrote: As a Note, the top end routers out there, Junipers, run JunOS, which is a FreeBSD variant. A Juniper M160 can route OC192's at wire speed (That's 10Gb/s folks). However, the way those are set up, FreeBSD doesn't do the actual routing, as far as I can

Re: FreeBSD as router - performance vs hardware routers

2003-08-14 Thread Mykroft Holmes IV
Kenneth Culver wrote: As a Note, the top end routers out there, Junipers, run JunOS, which is a FreeBSD variant. A Juniper M160 can route OC192's at wire speed (That's 10Gb/s folks). However, the way those are set up, FreeBSD doesn't do the actual routing, as far as I can remember they upload

Re: Using bc in bash script

2003-08-14 Thread Richard Tobin
I'm trying to calculate the number of seconds between $start_time and $end_time in a bash script. Bash has built-in integer arithmetic: et=$[End_time - Start_time] -- Richard ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Floppy drive confusion

2003-08-14 Thread Peter Elsner
Is there a formatted floppy in the drive? At 08:37 PM 8/13/2003 -0700, you wrote: OK, my fist trime trying to mount a floppy under FreebSD (4.8) isn't going so well. I've looked over the net and I think I have a problem. I tried the command: mount_msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt and variants with the

Re: Kernel - maxusers, NMBCLUSTERS etc.

2003-08-14 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 03:55 PM 8.13.2003 +0100, Jez Hancock wrote: On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 10:46:59AM -0400, Grant Peel wrote: 1. Does anyone use the maxusers=0 parm? If so is it safe, ie does it dynamicly set maxusers on-the-fly, or does it only set at boot time based on the current number of users? Yes and Yes,

ppp prblem...chat script failed

2003-08-14 Thread Ali Nasseh
hi, i've done all instructions from the freebsd handbook to run the ppp accurately. i load the changes... but what i see is not more than chat script failed. i'm confused and i can't download the ports. because i have no internet connection. please help me ... here's the ppp.conf settings:

Re: Script help needed please

2003-08-14 Thread Alexander Haderer
At 08:49 14.08.2003 -0500, Jack L. Stone wrote: ... When we started providing the articles 6-7 years ago, folks used browsers to read the articles. Now, the trend has become a more lazy approach and there is an increasing use of those download utilities which can be left unattended to download

Re: UK keyboard and missing ? character

2003-08-14 Thread Scott Mitchell
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:06:05PM +0100, Darren wrote: Hello Jez, Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately this and many variations don't allow me to use the ? (UK pound) character. I've spent some more time searching around and hav'nt found a working solution, yet. Of those UK people

Re: Restricting ICMP

2003-08-14 Thread Mark
- Original Message - From: Andy Farkas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Markie [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Ruben de Groot [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 3:20 PM Subject: Re: Restricting ICMP Is it? I thought it was setuid root for a reason

umask

2003-08-14 Thread Antoine Jacoutot
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi ! In my way to learn security under FreeBSD, I was wondering if a umask of 066 in login.conf was a good or bad idea ? Any thoughs ? I mean at first, I can't seem to find why this could be wrong, but I'm sure there's a reason why the default

Re: FreeBSD as router - performance vs hardware routers

2003-08-14 Thread Matthew Bettinger
On Thursday 14 August 2003 12:33 pm, J. Seth Henry wrote: Wow, I think you guys have convinced me. I have had very good luck with FreeBSD on an 933MHz EPIA board. It has performed well, and remained stable for several months now. Nary a single lockup, even under load (though it doesn't like

RE: Using bc in bash script

2003-08-14 Thread Charles Howse
Charles, This will set bc precision to 5 decimal places: et=`echo scale=5 ; $end_time - $start_time | bc` Ohhh, I was really hoping on that one...but no, it still reports 0 seconds. Maybe there's something in the script itself that's messing this up. Here is the entire script:

Re: I forgot my O:line password

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 05:46:48PM -0700 or thereabouts, Raymond Jimenez wrote: Joshua Oreman wrote: Hi Raymond, Do you have my encrypted O:line password for Wsynet? Or did you drop it when you unlinked me? :-) -- Josh O line? If I'm not mistaken, that's on your server... (I

Re: Blocking RIP requests on firewall

2003-08-14 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Darryl Hoar [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Greetings, I have a FreeBSD 4.7S machine that is running IPFilter and is configured as a firewall. My external interface is xl0. I put block in quick on xl0 proto udp from 10.0.0.1 to any port = 520 All of the packets are coming from 10.0.0.1?

Re: smb network browsing

2003-08-14 Thread Jesse Guardiani
Simon Barner wrote: However, the more I use mount_smbfs or fstab, the more I long for a GUI utility that I can use to browse the Network Neighborhood and mount any shares I desire under /smb or similar. I think LinNeighbourhood is what you want. You can browse your windows network with

Re: HP Vectra VL install problems

2003-08-14 Thread Grzegorz Czaplinski
On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 01:41:42PM +0100, Steven Haywood wrote: Hi folks I'm trying to install 4.8 on a HP Vectra machine. I don't know the precise model number, it's a PII-400 with both PCI and ISA slots. I think it's a 5xxx series. I've tried both boot floppies and CDrom, with the same

FreeBSD and Sound

2003-08-14 Thread David
I tried adding a driver for my onboard-soundcard Yamaha OPL-3-SAx on P200mmx, FreeBSD 4.7-Release. After reading the manual, I put these 2 entries in MYKERNEL: (copied from LINT): device opl0 at isa? port 0x388 device pcm Rebuilt the kernel with: config MYKERNEL cd ../../compile/MYKERNEL

RE: /usr/local/etc/rc.d files not running on reboot

2003-08-14 Thread Brent Wiese
My machine crashed last night and upon reboot not all the services that are executable in the /usr/local/etc/rc.d ran. Any clues how I can find out why this happened? snip This happened to me on 4.8 recently too. What it ended up being was the sendmail-client startup thing. I'd replaced

Re: Hi Quick question

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 10:52:33PM -0500 or thereabouts, Eric Murphy wrote: Is there a command to browse files by pages? When ever I ls in a big dir, I can't shift page up for some reason. This is very annoying =( Option 1) ls | less #-or-#ls | more Option 2) press ScrollLock and

Re: UK keyboard and missing ? character

2003-08-14 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 02:14:10PM +0100, Darren wrote: Interesting. I can type at the login prompt, but not when I login on console or via remotely via ssh. Yes -- the shell doesn't just accept any character. If you set your output to go to a file -- eg by: % cat foo then you can

Re[2]: UK keyboard and missing ? character

2003-08-14 Thread Darren
Hello Scott, Thursday, August 14, 2003, 12:49:22 PM, you wrote: SM On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:06:05PM +0100, Darren wrote: Hello Jez, Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately this and many variations don't allow me to use the ? (UK pound) character. I've spent some more time searching

Re: 4.5-STABLE crash and burn

2003-08-14 Thread acc
On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 18:40:27 -0700 Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 03:46:37PM -0600, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I actually just fsck'ed it. Looks like I lost the /sbin directory but it still boots into sysinstall. What to do now? There's not much for it apart

Re: I have bad sectors.....

2003-08-14 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Denis [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have bad sectors on my HDD where is FreeBSD. And FreeBSD when i try login i get 'pager' message: Ad1: hard error I/O read failure It's maybe cause i have bad sectors? It's some kind of hardware failure on the disk access. If it's always the same

How can change udp lenght?

2003-08-14 Thread poltavec
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RE: after the ppp, nothing doen'n work...

2003-08-14 Thread fbsd_user
I tried to send this email directly to you but your ISP email server bounced it. Add this to your rc.conf file to auto start user ppp at boot time ## # /etc/rc.conf # Please make all changes to this file, not to

Re: Using bc in bash script

2003-08-14 Thread Jez Hancock
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 11:08:21AM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 10:46:45AM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: Hello List, I've migrated from Redhat Linux 9 to FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE, character mode - no gui. I'm trying to calculate the number of seconds

Re: 1 server, 1 net, 2 cards

2003-08-14 Thread Simon Dick
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 05:56:32PM +0400, Mikhail E. Zakharov wrote: Hi! I have two 3com ethernet cards at my FreeBSD server. How to set up them, to work together at the same subnet with IP 192.168.1.1 (xl0) and IP 192.168.1.2(xl1). Set one of them up with a netmask of 255.255.255.255 as

UK keyboard and missing character

2003-08-14 Thread Darren
I can't use the (pound) character under FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE, i've tried with console and remotely logging in. I have my keymap set to the uk.cp850, here are some of my rc.conf options keymap=uk.cp850 keychange=YES font8x8=YES keyrate=250.34 allscreens_flags= # Set this vidcontrol mode for

Re: Kernel - maxusers, NMBCLUSTERS etc.

2003-08-14 Thread Grant Peel
Kewl, Thanks for all the help thus far. On both my productive machines, I have set maxopenfiles to 8192 for the short term. (Kernel rebuilding wiats until 0300 AM :-). I found maxusers is read only and can only be set at boot time. Now, One machine is FBSD 4.4 and the other is 4.8. I can't

4.5-STABLE crash and burn

2003-08-14 Thread acc
Friends: I've got a serious situation here. I've got a 4.5-STABLE machine that boots with the following messages: Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ar0s1a WARNING: / was not properly dismounted exec /sbin/init: error 20 exec /sbin/oinit: error 20 exec /sbin/init.bak: error 20 /stand/sysinstall

Re: umask

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 03:42:37PM +0200 or thereabouts, Antoine Jacoutot wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi ! In my way to learn security under FreeBSD, I was wondering if a umask of 066 in login.conf was a good or bad idea ? Any thoughs ? I mean at first, I can't

Re: Blocking RIP requests on firewall

2003-08-14 Thread Mark Woodson
(top quoting make following threads difficult) On Wednesday 13 August 2003 12:49 pm, Darryl Hoar wrote: ipfstat -in shows: @1 pass in quick on xl0 proto udp from 10.0.0.1/32 to any port = 68 keep state @2 block return-rst in log quick on xl0 proto tcp from any to any @3 block

Re: fsck -F

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 02:51:00PM +1000 or thereabouts, Andy Farkas wrote: Joshua Oreman wrote: fsck already runs at boot. Yes. But they won't run if the filesystem is marked ``clean''. Why would you want to fsck a clean disk? During every boot??? Actually, what shutdown -F does

Re: where can i get freebsd4.8 iso file for ultrasparcarchitectural ? i couldn't see it

2003-08-14 Thread Lowell Gilbert
You can't. As the release announcement says: FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE supports the i386 and alpha architectures. The entire release announcement is at http://www.freebsd.org/releases/4.8R/announce.html ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Hi Quick question

2003-08-14 Thread Vulpes Velox
Just pipe ls into more On Fri, 8 Aug 2003 22:52:33 -0500 Eric Murphy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a command to browse files by pages? When ever I ls in a big dir, I can't shift page up for some reason. This is very annoying =(___ [EMAIL

Re: Restricting ICMP

2003-08-14 Thread Andy Farkas
Is it? I thought it was setuid root for a reason :o) ... I just woke up, so it may well be I am just being stupid :o) Well, I didn't know ping needed suid. I stand corrected and apologise for any misleadings. /me is the stupid one... time to go to bed :) -- :{ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: FreeBSD as router - performance vs hardware routers

2003-08-14 Thread Kenneth Culver
I personally would go with FreeBSD as a router. I have been used both a 200Mhz P1 and a 300Mhz P2 as routers with out problems. I personally have really liked being able to ssh into it su to root and change what ever I want to. It makes for a really flexible system. BTW I would suggest

Re: Hi Quick question

2003-08-14 Thread Benjamin Walkenhorst
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Samstag, 9. August 2003 05:52 Eric Murphy wrote: Is there a command to browse files by pages? When ever I ls in a big dir, I can't shift page up for some reason. This is very annoying =( ls (-lmo...) | less, respectively ls (options) | $PAGER

does xfree86 support sis315 video card?

2003-08-14 Thread zd
hey all: i have a peice of sis315e video card but don`t know how to make it work at xfree86.can someone tell me how to do? thanks in advance. eagon ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: What version? I am beginner....

2003-08-14 Thread Jesse Guardiani
Denis wrote: Hi all! I am beginner in FreeBSD and in Unix at all. I know just Windows: Do u recommended me FreeBSD 5.1 Release? 5.1-RELEASE is less stable than 4.8-RELEASE. Particularly, you may have to do some tweaking to get the kernel booting on install and thereafter. However,

Re: /dev/dsp disappearing

2003-08-14 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Andrew Thomson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: anyone else noticed /dev/dsp just disappearing.. i switched to esound in an effort to alleviate this problem.. however it still pops up after a number of days of uptime.. only cured by reboot. There have been a number of changes in the device

Re: /usr/ports/lang/ruby

2003-08-14 Thread bsd
Kris Kennaway writes: And I'm curious about dependencies. For example, portupgrade's own version has not changed, and 'pkg_info -r portupgrade*' still shows ruby-1.6.8.2003.04.19 as required. Yes, as it should. The port has not been upgraded, it has only moved location. The next time it is

ip filter: already initialized 5.1-RELEASE

2003-08-14 Thread Redmond Militante
hi all i'm trying to get ipfilter set up on my new 5.1-RELEASE box. i think i have everything configured properly my kernel config looks like options IPFILTER options IPFILTER_LOG options IPFILTER_DEFAULT_BLOCK my /etc/rc.conf looks like ipfilter_enable=YES ipfilter_flags=

Re: Think outside of the box (Gawd, I hate that term)

2003-08-14 Thread Matt Heath
Just don't try to use it in a commercial product unless you have a commercial license or a small army of laywers to help you through the license morass. Compare the Plan9 license[1] with the OpenBSD license policy[2] and recommended license[3] sometime. -d [1]

cron question

2003-08-14 Thread Jim Pazarena
I am trying to grep for a record from a crob job... the entry looks like this: 58 23 * * * grep `date +%Y-%m-%d ` /log/fylename | mail admin cron complains: Syntax error: EOF in backquote substitution could someone enlighten me please? -- Jim Pazarena Box 550

Magicpoint HOWTO

2003-08-14 Thread ODHIAMBO Washington
Hello Users, I am faced with a presentation and I have no Winblows, just magicpoint. Does any soul in here know of a good tutorial for mgp? I have googled, perhaps with flaky search strings, but don't see a good one ;) tia -Wash -- Odhiambo Washington [EMAIL PROTECTED] The box said

RE: Conexant modem HCF

2003-08-14 Thread fbsd_user
Conexant HCF,HSF modems are Microsoft Winmodems manufactured just for the ms/windows market. FBSD does not support these modems because they are missing onboard controllers. FBSD works with all external serial modems and all internal PCI modems that have onboard controllers. -Original

upgrade to 4.8 STABLE - Root mount failed: 6

2003-08-14 Thread Brent Macnaughton
I am trying to upgrade my system from 4.7RELEASE to 4.8STABLE. I have followed the instructions from the manual: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/makeworld.html Right now, I am on step 21.4.8 Reboot into Single User Mode. I have compiled my new kernel, and I was trying

Re: 5.1 Compaq Smart Array

2003-08-14 Thread Olaf Hoyer
On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Raphal Marmier wrote: I'll give a try on a Smart Array 532 with FBSD 5.1 as soon as I can (days or weeks). It is working fine with 4.8 now. Raphael Hi! Generally the compq smartarrays are supported. But due to quite poor ACPI in the newer machines, 5.x is no fun

Re: Darwin

2003-08-14 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Aug 10, 2003 at 06:45:23PM -0400, Henry Keultjes wrote: Supposedly FreeBSD is the basis for Darwin. Any idea why since FreeBSD does not have a PowerPC port? Most userland and kernel code is machine-independent. Kris pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

are all dsl modems the same?

2003-08-14 Thread David Banning
I am looking at buying a dsl modem used but I am not aware of the differences from one to the next. I am using a G-net which seems to work fine, and I used a Nortel Networks one when I was with another DSL supplier. Is the operation of most DSL modems the same, and if so, can a specific DSL

kannel-1.2.1, startup script, daemontools - help!

2003-08-14 Thread ODHIAMBO Washington
Hello Users, I am trying out kannel (/usr/ports/www/kannel) but I don't seem to see any startup scripts for the modules. I have kannel running but I don't like seeing those messages that it spews at the console. I have crafted a startup script which is less than perfect because it doesn't take

Re: NATD and PPP problem

2003-08-14 Thread Francesco Casadei
On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 05:02:50PM +0200, Jacob Vennervald wrote: Hi I've installed a FreeBSD 4.8 machine, which I wanna use as a NAT/Router/Firewall. I have setup the pppoe connection which works perfectly and then I've tried to setup the machine as a NAT Router by setting the following

/usr/bin/mail problem

2003-08-14 Thread Steven J. White
Hello, I have a nagging problem with /usr/bin/mail on a FreeBSD 5.0 system. When I attempt to send a message using the mail client at the command line I'm presented with the following: ren# Mail -v [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: test 1 testing . EOT can not chdir(/var/spool/clientmqueue/):

ppp woes!!

2003-08-14 Thread Jiger Java
Hi FreeBSD Gurus and users, This is my first mail to the list and am a complete stranger to FreeBSD so forgive my newbie question. I have just taken the bold step towards installing FreeBSD on my machine. I have 1.7GHZ Pentium with 512 MB RAM, NVidia TNT2. I did a default install with no

How to Merge partitions - Details

2003-08-14 Thread Martin Va
hi, I'll provide some more info about the problem: This how it looks like now: - disk name: ad1FDISK Partition Editor DISK Geometry: 4863

Re: sendmail configuration

2003-08-14 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 08:45:49PM +, Kirk R. Wythers wrote: On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 20:32, Jonathan Chen wrote: It is *NOT* 'hostname.mc'. It is `hostname`.mc (note the back-tick). `hostname`.mc should expand to host.name.of.machine.mc. So are you saying that that I should type

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-14 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Doug Poland wrote: Hello, This isn't so much a FreeBSD topic but a comment and a request for resources. As a long time FreeBSD admin/user I know this is a large, diverse, and eloquent community of technical users. I hope someone can point me to a resource or group of users that address this

Another FreeBSD/sendmail permissions question

2003-08-14 Thread Kevin Stevens
Not sure where this goes; I'm also posting it to the sendmail Usenet group. I've been having what is apparently a fairly common problem with my sendmail configuration; every time a message is delivered I get a warning of the type Aug 5 00:25:53 babelfish sendmail[39666]: h757PrRD039666: forward

X error

2003-08-14 Thread mess-mate
Hi list, when launching X I've an error as : Xlib: extension GLX missing on display :0.0 and STOPS :( what can I do ? mess-mate ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

ipfw / natd does not allow lan traffic to reach external numbers

2003-08-14 Thread Johannes Angeldorff
Hi, I have a problem with our firewall/NAT, on a FreeBSD 4.7 box... Here a list with some details: *) The FreeBSD box uses natd and ipfw, and have two external IP:s, lets say aaa.bbb.ccc.20 and ddd.eee.fff.21. *) natd is used to redirect access to external IP addresses and ports to internal

Re: umask

2003-08-14 Thread Antoine Jacoutot
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Thursday 14 August 2003 20:19, Joshua Oreman wrote: 066 will be *more* secure than 022. I know that :) This is because a umask is deducted from the default permission bits of 666 (or 777 for executables) on new files. So a umask of 022 will

Re: Jails

2003-08-14 Thread Grant Peel
Hi all, My questions are realating to a recent dev install I did with FreeBSD 5.1 The jail was setup on a fresh install, with no other ports or mods installed. Q1, If I do another completely fresh installation of 5.1 and then install a bunch of ports, (Apache, Exim, named etc etc) when its time

confused by fonts

2003-08-14 Thread Martin Vana
hi, I've just moved from win and I'm quite confused by bsd font system. Is there any documentation /for newbies/ how to make czech /german / fonts working? I;ve succesfully configured keyboard but some national characters are still missing. Thanx for Help Martin

Re: realpath patch understanding

2003-08-14 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 09:51:39PM +1000, eodyna wrote: Hi all, Im kinda new to FreeBSD (running 4.5 RELEASE) and Im a bit confused. Im hoping someone can help me understand what I am doing incorrectly, or point me in a direction where I can understand what is happening. As you are all

Re: I have bad sectors.....

2003-08-14 Thread Jerry McAllister
If a modern hard drive begins to show bad sectors it generally indicates it is in its final death throws and it is better to just replace it and not try to make it limp along. Most modern drives reserve 'spare' sectors that are automatically used to replace bad sectors. You don't start seeing

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-14 Thread Mykroft Holmes IV
dick hoogendijk wrote: On 08 Aug Mykroft Holmes IV wrote: Just because you have a highspeed connection with a stable or static IP doesn't mean it's not dynamic. Dynamic simply means assigned by DHCP or RADIUS (For dialup and some DSL). If you're in this space you should be relaying through your

I want to Join

2003-08-14 Thread Morgoth
I love your system, FreeBSD 5.1 It rocks, It kills, It rulezzz How can I join USER_GROUPS, developers etc... ?? THX vErY mUcH !! ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

recompile php/upgrade apache

2003-08-14 Thread Redmond Militante
hi all i have a production server running freebsd4.8-RELEASE/apache1.3.27-modssl/mod_php4 i would like to recompile php4 for gdlib support. i'd also like to upgrade apache to 1.3.28. i'd like to have minimal downtime if possible. i was thinking the easiest way of doing this was to stop

RE: Promise FastTrak 100

2003-08-14 Thread Craig Rose
Thanks Kent. To Everyone, I'm sorry about the additional messages. They were sent over the past couple of days while we were trying to get our Reverse DNS corrected to post here. I had assumed that they were dropped and had sent another message today. Regards, Craig Rose On Tuesday 05 August

Re: fsck -F

2003-08-14 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi, A Related question is how to I defrag my freebsd installation if it says that /dev/adas1 etc is 4.6% fragmented etc? The word is used to mean something different in UNIX that in MS. It is a different concept. Basically don't worry about it. It does not mean your disk is working

Re: Help with make release from -CURRENT to -STABLE

2003-08-14 Thread Kirk Strauser
At 2003-08-05T12:17:07Z, Kirk Strauser [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Seriously, noone's made release for an older version before? -- Kirk Strauser pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: kernel-building error

2003-08-14 Thread mess-mate
On Fri, 8 Aug 2003 09:49:08 -0700 Kent Stewart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: |On Friday 08 August 2003 07:10 am, mess-mate wrote: | Hi, | An error occurs when building my kernel :( | What does this mean ?? : | |That you deleted options without reading what is required. Read the |requirements for

Error building XFree86-Clients

2003-08-14 Thread Patrick O'Reilly
Hi Folks! I have a number of XFree86 Font ports which will not upgrade from 4.2 to 4.3, and in each case the error is as below. I'm afraid the error /usr/libexec/elf/ld: cannot find -lXfont does not mean much to me! Can anyone give a pointer here? snip --- Installing the new version via the

Re: mysql-server-4.0.10 package

2003-08-14 Thread Clement Laforet
On Sun, 10 Aug 2003 01:04:07 +0300 Mikael Karlsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to install MySQL-server-4.0.10 package in 4.8 release as it says right there under Requires: at this link

Hang while hardware probing in 4.8

2003-08-14 Thread Bakshi, Sanjay
Hi, I am installing FreeBSD 4.8 on a P4 and while hardware probing it hangs. How do I find on which device it is hung on? The print out stop after displaying ppi0: generic parallel i/0 on ppbus 0 And I am quite certain that probing gets stuck on whatever the next device being probed is.

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