Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the kernel boots and runs init?

2003-08-28 Thread Donald Burr
I would like to be able to set certain sysctl variables in the kernel, preferably BEFORE the kernel finishes booting and runs init, etc. (or at the worst case, very shortly after init runs) I thought I remembered that there was a way to do this through the boot loader. Can anyone enlighten

Off Topic RegEx Question

2003-08-28 Thread Roger Williams
I know thins is not the place but I know one of you know this one off the top of your head. I have: $list = dog 1 1 1 cat 2 1 snake 111 and I want to end up with: dog 1 cat 2 snake 1 I thought $list =~ s/ \d \d/ \d/g; would do the trick, but that gives me: dog d 1 1 cat d snake d 1 Thanks,

Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Ralph Dratman
Since I switched from sendmail to qmail, most of my cron jobs are no longer sending me log files. Has anyone else seen this happen? Regards, Ralph ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the kernel boots and runs init?

2003-08-28 Thread Mike Hogsett
I would like to be able to set certain sysctl variables in the kernel, preferably BEFORE the kernel finishes booting and runs init, etc. (or at the worst case, very shortly after init runs) I thought I remembered that there was a way to do this through the boot loader. Can anyone enlighten

Re: Off Topic RegEx Question

2003-08-28 Thread David Landgren
Roger Williams wrote: I know thins is not the place but I know one of you know this one off the top of your head. I have: $list = dog 1 1 1 cat 2 1 snake 111 and I want to end up with: dog 1 cat 2 snake 1 I thought $list =~ s/ \d \d/ \d/g; would do the trick, but that gives me: dog d 1

Re: broken packages or not ?

2003-08-28 Thread Micheas Herman
On Wed, 2003-08-27 at 12:59, mess-mate wrote: Hi all, when I run synaptic there are no broken packages. Running aptitude there are ?? What's wrong ? Um-, your on the wrong mailing list? Synaptic and aptitude are Debian package manager frontends. (unless you have installed

how to stop the ddos ot dos attack ?

2003-08-28 Thread ZaiD Dashti
Dear security i got a DoS attack, how i can stop it ? note: i have a lan network in my home, and DSL connection which is connected to the hub direct, and i have 3 pc's. thanks _ Tired of spam? Get advanced junk mail protection

Re: how to stop the ddos ot dos attack ?

2003-08-28 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 03:41 AM 8.28.2003 +0300, ZaiD Dashti wrote: Dear security i got a DoS attack, how i can stop it ? note: i have a lan network in my home, and DSL connection which is connected to the hub direct, and i have 3 pc's. thanks I use a firewall which allows a block of DoS IPs from any to

Re: how to stop the ddos ot dos attack ?

2003-08-28 Thread Matthew Graybosch
On 03:41 Thu 28 Aug , ZaiD Dashti wrote: Dear security i got a DoS attack, how i can stop it ? For now, yank the plug on your DSL so you're off the internet. Switch to dialup if you can, and then close as many ports as you can. Change your root password. This is *very* general advice;

RE: Arp cache needs clearing or machine stops responding

2003-08-28 Thread Brent Wiese
Does it strike anyone else as odd that this would need to be done? Could this be an indication of ARP slamming, a trick to force a switch to transmit everything over all ports (like a hub) so a packet sniffer could be snatching bad things off the wire? Does any one know where to find the arp

Re: Freebsd ufs under WIN

2003-08-28 Thread Joel Rees
At 2003-08-27T21:17:47Z, Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: BTW, what is the answer to your intrepretation of the question? No. In that case, wasn't the pointer to samba the answer to what the OP really wants? (Just being obnoxious.) -- Joel Rees, programmer, Systems Group Altech

how to use firewall ?

2003-08-28 Thread ZaiD Dashti
hi i got DoS attack how i can use the firewall ? i have tried to understand (man ipfw) but i didn't understand it any easy way to learn and understand firewall (ipfw) thanks _ STOP MORE SPAM with the new MSN 8 and get 2 months FREE*

Re: how to stop the ddos ot dos attack ?

2003-08-28 Thread Mike Hogsett
i got a DoS attack, how i can stop it ? note: i have a lan network in my home, and DSL connection which is connected to the hub direct, and i have 3 pc's. thanks I use a firewall which allows a block of DoS IPs from any to any also can close ports easily. Plus, if you

dmesg output

2003-08-28 Thread Marco Gonalves
Email TemplateHow can i delete the 'dmesg -a' last output buffer i checked, /var/run/dmesg.boot - but it just shows the hardware boot /var/log/dmesg.today - seems like a copy of /var/run/dmesg.boot /var/log/dmesg.eyesterday - seems to me like the dmesg -a output before last reboot... Best

gpa crashburn!

2003-08-28 Thread Jason
built gpa out of the ports (gpa-0.4.3_1) and when I run it, I get [EMAIL PROTECTED] gpa gpa in free(): warning: modified (chunk-) pointer gpa in free(): warning: modified (chunk-) pointer gpa in free(): warning: modified (chunk-) pointer gpa in free(): warning: modified (chunk-) pointer

Re: no root login after changing shell

2003-08-28 Thread m
What about the toor user? I think it has no shell associated. Hope that helps. bye. -- Hi, i wanted to change the shell for user root to bash. in the freebsd online handbook i found this command: ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: no root login after changing shell

2003-08-28 Thread Todd Stephens
On Wednesday 27 August 2003 10:24 pm, m wrote: What about the toor user? I think it has no shell associated. Hope that helps. bye. Unless he has already changed toor's password (which a lot of people don't even know about) he won't be able to log in as toor. This is my newbie

A problem about building kernel

2003-08-28 Thread li wei
Hi,Everybody: i want to build a custom kernel.That's my configuration machine i386 cpu I686_CPU ident MYKERNEL #To statically compile in device wiring instead of /boot/device.hints #hints GENERIC.hints #Default places to look for devices.

UPS Package Tracking Information

2003-08-28 Thread customer . service
Sorry, a valid UPS tracking number was not found in your message. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re[2]: your mail

2003-08-28 Thread anton
Hello Jonathan, Thursday, August 28, 2003, 3:32:18 AM, you wrote: JC On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 01:36:44PM +0700, anton wrote: Hello freebsd-questions, I'v problem with upgarade FreeBSD-4.8 I intut: # cd /usr/src # make buildworld Makefile:137: *** missing separator. Stop. What is

Re:

2003-08-28 Thread Luke Kearney
- Original Message - From: "Jon Seidel, CMC" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 4:24 AM I'm trying to install FreeBSD 5.0 on my Toshiba Portege 7010CT laptop (Pentium II, 300MHz, 160Meg RAM, 20G HDrive). 4.7 and 4.8

RE: how to use firewall ?

2003-08-28 Thread Tony Pagliocco
I'd start by looking on DevShed, they have a great IPFW tutorial that i used to make my rules etc. -Original Message- From: ZaiD Dashti [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wed 8/27/2003 6:15 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Subject: how to use firewall ?

I Upgraded an ported appilcation and ......

2003-08-28 Thread Lus Vitrio Cargnini
PLease comunity i have upgraded in my machine the ports of cad linux-eagle to use the latest version 4.11 the actual version in ports is 4.09r2 how could i upgrade or sumbit the changes of ported application to the community ?? -- Thanks Regards Lus Vitrio Cargnini Computer Science

Re: how to stop the ddos ot dos attack ?

2003-08-28 Thread Jamie
On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, Mike Hogsett wrote: i got a DoS attack, how i can stop it ? note: i have a lan network in my home, and DSL connection which is connected to the hub direct, and i have 3 pc's. thanks I use a firewall which allows a block of DoS IPs from any to

Re: Problem with Vinum RAID-5 configuration

2003-08-28 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
[moved to -questions; this isn't a file system issue] On Thursday, 28 August 2003 at 11:52:44 +0800, Francis A. Vidal wrote: Hi all, I'm configuring a RAID-5 filesystem on a Pentium III 1Ghz machine (FreeBSD 4.9-PRERELEASE). The disks are dangerously dedidcated. I created the filesystem

Re: how to reset password with nologin shell?

2003-08-28 Thread Micheal Patterson
- Original Message - From: David Banning [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 12:52 PM Subject: how to reset password with nologin shell? If I have a user that has a nologin shell and they forget thier password, is there a way to give them a new

Re: I Upgraded an ported appilcation and ......

2003-08-28 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Aug 28), Lus Vitrio Cargnini said: PLease comunity i have upgraded in my machine the ports of cad linux-eagle to use the latest version 4.11 the actual version in ports is 4.09r2 how could i upgrade or sumbit the changes of ported application to the community ?? See the

Re: Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the kernel boots and runs init?

2003-08-28 Thread Micheal Patterson
- Original Message - From: Donald Burr [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FreeBSD Questions List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 6:11 PM Subject: Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the kernel boots and runs init? I would like to be able to set certain sysctl variables in the

php mail() function with freebsd 4.8

2003-08-28 Thread thomas may
Hi, is there someone who has experience with the php Mail() Funktion under FreeBSD 4.8. I have simply installed the mod_php from the ports directory. I use as smtp-gateway/mailserver http://www.xmailserver.org www.xmailserver.org on Port 25. it will work with the command mail and sendmail on

Re: Freebsd ufs under WIN

2003-08-28 Thread Jez Hancock
On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 08:55:12PM +0200, Martin Vana wrote: Hi, is there any utility that can mount Freebsd UFS under win for read/write. You could do worse than ask the author of ext2fs whether he knows of any tools similar to his for UFS (his tool allows you to mount ext2 fs on win):

Re: Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Matthias Teege
Ralph Dratman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Has anyone else seen this happen? What does your mailer.conf look like? Matthias -- Matthias Teege -- http://www.mteege.de make world not war PGP-Key auf Anfrage ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Adrian Pircalabu
Hi, you could try to solve this by renaming the actual mail/sendmail binaries and by linking instead the one from /var/qmail/bin Adi Pircalabu On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 19:21:04 -0400 Ralph Dratman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Since I switched from sendmail to qmail, most of my cron jobs are no

Error in XFree86

2003-08-28 Thread Sergy V.Greg
My X form's background widget don't drawing correctly, but other widgets (as buttons, scroll-boxes etc.) is drawing good. I got following error: (EE) CIRRUS(0): No valid MMIO address in PCI config space (EE) CIRRUS(0): I2C initialization failed In attached files my XF86Config and Kernel's

Re: your mail

2003-08-28 Thread Jonathan Chen
[Please don't remove Cc: freebsd-questions] On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 10:40:54AM +0700, anton wrote: [...] JC So either you've overwritten the system's make with the GNU make (by JC installing GNU-make by hand instead of using the ports system), or JC your PATH is really weird. JC Cheers.

Re: Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 09:45:55AM +0300, Adrian Pircalabu wrote: Hi, you could try to solve this by renaming the actual mail/sendmail binaries and by linking instead the one from /var/qmail/bin Bad solution. The correct way is to use mailer.conf(5). -- Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Adrian Pircalabu
You're right, I'm right, it's a matter of taste, somehow. On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 19:05:19 +1200 Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 09:45:55AM +0300, Adrian Pircalabu wrote: Hi, you could try to solve this by renaming the actual mail/sendmail binaries and by

Re: Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Francesco Casadei
On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 07:21:04PM -0400, Ralph Dratman wrote: Since I switched from sendmail to qmail, most of my cron jobs are no longer sending me log files. Has anyone else seen this happen? Regards, Ralph ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

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2003-08-28 Thread Glitch Birkenstock
Hi Freebsd stuff, Good Afternoon. Can yah please help me out?i live in Philippines.i am using windows here and i want to change it into FREEBSD new version. i already downloaded all files here:ftp://ftp5.us.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ i read the txt files but it doesnt shows the manual on how to

Re: Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the kernel boots and runs init?

2003-08-28 Thread David Landgren
Micheal Patterson wrote: - Original Message - From: Donald Burr [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FreeBSD Questions List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 6:11 PM Subject: Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the kernel boots and runs init? I would like to be able to set certain

Re: Is CIFS available already on FreeBSD?

2003-08-28 Thread Guy Van Sanden
Hello Anand The protocol you are inquiring about is called SMB/CIFS. Server Message Block/Common Internet File System. The name in itself is very misleading, CIFS is not an Internet FS in any way, but part of M$ file/print sharing implementation. To answer your question, Samba is a fully

Re:

2003-08-28 Thread Hendrik Hasenbein
Glitch Birkenstock wrote: Hi Freebsd stuff, Good Afternoon. Can yah please help me out?i live in Philippines.i am using windows here and i want to change it into FREEBSD new version. i already downloaded all files here:ftp://ftp5.us.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ i read the txt files but it doesnt

Re: your mail

2003-08-28 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Glitch Birkenstock wrote: Good Afternoon. Can yah please help me out?i live in Philippines.i am using windows here and i want to change it into FREEBSD new version. i already downloaded all files here:ftp://ftp5.us.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ i read the txt files but it

Re: Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the kernel boots and runs init?

2003-08-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 10:09:06AM +0200, David Landgren wrote: Micheal Patterson wrote: - Original Message - From: Donald Burr [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FreeBSD Questions List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 6:11 PM Subject: Setting sysctl variables BEFORE the

exim configurations?

2003-08-28 Thread William O'Higgins
Is anyone using exim as their MTA? I am attempting to migrate to FreeBSD, but this is my stumbling block. exim works, but it will not send mail out of the machine, and the log has Operation timed out messages for every queue run on every message until they get returned as undeliverable. Has

Re: Patching procedures

2003-08-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 10:09:35AM +0200, Guy Van Sanden wrote: ** message didn't make it to the list - sending again ** I'm still relatively new to FreeBSD, and I was wondering what most of you use as a patching procedure for FreeBSD (not the ports) Up to now, I have always folowed the

Re: exim configurations?

2003-08-28 Thread Rob
I'm using exim with virtual domains maildirs and without smarthost, so my config mightn't be useful to you. Look at http://www.exim.org/ftp/exim3/config.samples.tar.gz or http://www.exim.org/ftp/exim4/config.samples.tar.gz for some hints - you can find summaries in FAQ.txt.gz from the same

Re: exim configurations?

2003-08-28 Thread Jez Hancock
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 07:14:12AM -0400, William O'Higgins wrote: Is anyone using exim as their MTA? I am attempting to migrate to FreeBSD, but this is my stumbling block. exim works, but it will not send mail out of the machine, and the log has Operation timed out messages for every queue

Re: SSH Daemon not running

2003-08-28 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 01:03, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After a standard install of 4.7 the ssh daemon isn't running even though it shows enabled in rc.conf, could it be something else I'm missing. It was my understading that ssh got installed by default. I did go into /etc/ssh/sshd_config and

Qmail Help

2003-08-28 Thread Cliff Sullivan
Does anyone know any good tutorials sites for qmail and vpopmail? im trying to set up a mail server for multiple domains. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Cliff = Cliff Sullivan - TSR 2 24hr Technical Support CoreComm - East Lansing, MI [ 888.715.7873

Re: Qmail Help

2003-08-28 Thread Adrian Pircalabu
Hi there, you can try: http://www.tnpi.biz/internet/mail/toaster/ On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 08:59:47 -0400 Cliff Sullivan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone know any good tutorials sites for qmail and vpopmail? im trying to set up a mail server for multiple domains. Any help would be greatly

Re: Qmail Help

2003-08-28 Thread Luke Kearney
- Original Message - From: "Cliff Sullivan" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 9:59 PM Subject: Qmail Help Does anyone know any good tutorials sites for qmail and vpopmail? im trying to set up a mail server for

Re: Qmail Help

2003-08-28 Thread Kliment Andreev
Does anyone know any good tutorials sites for qmail and vpopmail? im trying to set up a mail server for multiple domains. http://www.tigertimes.net/vpopmail/Qmail-FreeBSD.txt ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Question on CVS Branches

2003-08-28 Thread Heinrich Rebehn
Viktor Lazlo wrote: On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Heinrich Rebehn wrote: Hi, please forgive me if this is a FAQ, but just what is the meaning of the RELENG_4 branch? Is it more current then RELENG_4_7 or RELENG_4_8 ? What should i use if i want to get security patches for my 4.7-RELEASE-p4 installation?

Re: Question on CVS Branches

2003-08-28 Thread Greg J.
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 15:43:49 +0200 Heinrich Rebehn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is RELENG_4 to be considered stable? I.e. can i use it for production? Also i am still a bit unsure, what CURRENT, RELEASE and STABLE mean. From other OS's, i know that Release means for production use. But

Re: Floppies

2003-08-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
David [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This is the error I get when trying to install FBSD using kern.flp and mfsroot.flp for 5.1-RELEASE. Offhand, these look like problems with the floppies. Try other disks, and make sure you don't download the images in text mode. Also, you might want to stick

Re: Question on CVS Branches

2003-08-28 Thread Simon Barner
Is RELENG_4 to be considered stable? I.e. can i use it for production? Well, that depends. At the moment, -stable has (or had) some stability problems since some enhancements for huge memory systems ( 4gb) where merged from -current). I think the best for production system is the latest

Re: kernel compile problem

2003-08-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Vulpes Velox [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I just cvsuped my router to 4stable, from 4.6.2. I tried recompile the previous kernel. That did not work. It configed properly, but a make depend did not succeed. I get the same errors trying to compile the generic kernel. Does this also happen with the

Re: zmore for bzip2?

2003-08-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
David Kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: /etc/newsyslog.conf uses J in FreeBSD-5.1 to specify bzip2 format for compression. zmore(1) doesn't know bzip format, is someone working on it? I doubt it; seems kind of trivial to have a separate program to implement 'bzcat | more`...

Re: no root login after changing shell

2003-08-28 Thread Jerry McAllister
What about the toor user? I think it has no shell associated. Hope that helps. bye. -- Hi, i wanted to change the shell for user root to bash. in the freebsd online handbook i found this command: Don't set a password on the real root account or log in to

Re: kernel compile problem

2003-08-28 Thread Josh Paetzel
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 10:06:00AM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Vulpes Velox [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I just cvsuped my router to 4stable, from 4.6.2. I tried recompile the previous kernel. That did not work. It configed properly, but a make depend did not succeed. I get the same errors

Re: exim configurations?

2003-08-28 Thread Jan Grant
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, William O'Higgins wrote: Is anyone using exim as their MTA? I am attempting to migrate to FreeBSD, but this is my stumbling block. exim works, but it will not send mail out of the machine, and the log has Operation timed out messages for every queue run on every message

any howto-s on minimal jail installs with ro-nullfs-mounted/bin,/usr?

2003-08-28 Thread Hari Bhaskaran
Hi, I need to create a minimal jail install with as much data shared with the host as possible. So I believe I can read-only (null-fs) mount /bin and /usr into paths that fall in the jail's fs-space. I have tried /usr already (works fine - so long as I use /home for home directories instead of

NFS/Epiphany error

2003-08-28 Thread Monah Baki
Hi all, I'm trying to run epiphany bowser, I have my users home directory mounted via nfs from a freebsd 4.8 machine, the client is a freebsd 5.1. I get the error: rpc.lockd:clntudp_create: RPC: program not registered. rpc.lockd: Unable to return result to Server's IP Address Client has

virtual users for mail?

2003-08-28 Thread Dead Line
Hello All, I am on FreeBSD 4.8-R, I would like to run on the mail system virtual users mail. i just dunt want to create a _real_ users on system, and I would prefer it virtual for certain domain(s) Can someone exaplain what to install by order? can i run it under sendmail daemon?

Error in XFree86

2003-08-28 Thread Sergy V.Greg
I got following error: (EE) CIRRUS(0): No valid MMIO address in PCI config space (EE) CIRRUS(0): I2C initialization failed My X form's background widget don't drawing correctly, but other widgets (as buttons, scroll-boxes etc.) is drawing good. In attached files my XF86Config and Kernel's

Problem building Perl5.8 port with threads

2003-08-28 Thread John Ekins
Hello All, I'm having a really bad time trying to compile Perl 5.8 with thread support on FreeBSD 5.1 release on i386. I've tried the port and do a make -DWITH_THREADS, but it eventually bombs out with the following error: cd t (rm -f perl; /bin/ln -s ../miniperl perl)./perl TEST base/*.t

can't login as anyone - not even as root!

2003-08-28 Thread Dave Banning
All of a sudden, I can't login, even as root. I tried to set the password of root to nil (because I happened to be logged in as root at the time) and that didn't work either. Then, thinking that the machine was acting up, I rebooted. Now I am in deeper. I can't even access the machine. Any

Re: NFS/Epiphany error

2003-08-28 Thread Joe Marcus Clarke
On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 11:52, Monah Baki wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to run epiphany bowser, I have my users home directory mounted via nfs from a freebsd 4.8 machine, the client is a freebsd 5.1. I get the error: rpc.lockd:clntudp_create: RPC: program not registered. rpc.lockd:

IPFW reset dead???

2003-08-28 Thread Info [swebase]
This in the kernel before option TCP_RESTRICT_RST $cmd 00640 reset log tcp from any to me 135 in via $oif limit src-addr 4 would reset closed ports so a scanner not would see it open (filtered). How do i close a port so no portscanner sees it in freebsd 4.8 ?? /K.K

RE: ssh not loading after install

2003-08-28 Thread Kevin . Greenidge1
I found out that the issue was that I did not select the crypto libraries since I selected a custom distribution set during install. It works fine now. -Original Message- From: Lowell Gilbert [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 4:24 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc:

Re: can't login as anyone - not even as root!

2003-08-28 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 09:20:47AM -0700 or thereabouts, Dave Banning wrote: All of a sudden, I can't login, even as root. I tried to set the password of root to nil (because I happened to be logged in as root at the time) and that didn't work either. Then, thinking that the machine was

System very slow to boot

2003-08-28 Thread Kevin . Greenidge1
1) Since reloading my system I find that it is very slow to boot. It looks like it hangs while trying the load the sendmail and sendmail-client daemons. It eventually boots after 20 minutes or so. I tried disabling sendmail but it still boots very slow. The initial bootup right after install was

RE: can't login as anyone - not even as root!

2003-08-28 Thread Charles Howse
All of a sudden, I can't login, even as root. I tried to set the password of root to nil (because I happened to be logged in as root at the time) and that didn't work either. Then, thinking that the machine was acting up, I rebooted. Now I am in deeper. I can't even access the machine.

Intel/Dialogic DX40 and voicemail solutions...?

2003-08-28 Thread Chuck Swiger
Hi, all-- I have a chance to upgrade a voicemail system using a 4-port Dialogic ISA card-- specific revision seems to be DX42/D-- from DOS-based software called SmoothOperator running on a P-90 or so, the combination of which Lucent rebranded as Octel 50. [Lucent is now Avaya, and Intel owns

Re: virtual users for mail?

2003-08-28 Thread Vitali Malicky
Hello All, I am on FreeBSD 4.8-R, I would like to run on the mail system virtual users mail. i just dunt want to create a _real_ users on system, and I would prefer it virtual for certain domain(s) So, brethren, qmail (www.qmail.org) + vpopmail+qmailadmin+ezmlm+autoresponder

Re: System very slow to boot

2003-08-28 Thread Chuck Swiger
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [ ... ] The only thing I could think of is that it might be looking for a dns server which I do not have. any suggestions? Give it a DNS server, or else run named locally. Your ISP should be providing you with the IP addrs of nameservers that you can use, if you're

kernel core dump during make buildworld

2003-08-28 Thread Redmond Militante
hi all i am trying to cvsup a 5_1-RELEASE machine i'm at the 'cd /usr/src/ make buildworld' stage. i can't run 'make buildworld' successfully on this machine. i'm able to on my other 5_1-RELEASE machine (although it's different hardware...). the buildworld seems to fail at different points

Off Topic RegEx Question

2003-08-28 Thread Roger Williams
I know thins is not the place but I know one of you know this one off the top of your head. I have: $list = dog 1 1 1 cat 2 1 snake 111 and I want to end up with: dog 1 cat 2 snake 1 I thought $list =~ s/ \d \d/ \d/g; would do the trick, but that gives me: dog d 1 1 cat d snake d 1 Thanks,

Necessary code or trash?

2003-08-28 Thread Denis Troshin
Hi! I have FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE. Why most of bin (sbin) utilities are so big. For example, rm - 410 268 bytes, mv - 407 568 bytes, date - 423 748 bytes. Do they really contain only necessary code or have more than a half of trash? If you think my question is very stupid to answer,

Off Topic Regex Question

2003-08-28 Thread Roger Williams
I know thins is not the place but I know one of you know this one off the top of your head. I have: $list = dog 1 1 1 cat 2 1 snake 111 and I want to end up with: dog 1 cat 2 snake 1 I thought $list =~ s/ \d \d/ \d/g; would do the trick, but that gives me: dog d 1 1 cat d snake d 1 Thanks,

Re: Necessary code or trash?

2003-08-28 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Aug 29), Denis Troshin said: I have FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE. Why most of bin (sbin) utilities are so big. For example, rm - 410 268 bytes, mv - 407 568 bytes, date - 423 748 bytes. Do they really contain only necessary code or have more than a half of trash?

Re: Necessary code or trash?

2003-08-28 Thread Frank Ruell
Denis Troshin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Why most of bin (sbin) utilities are so big. Do a file /bin/rm for example. They are linked static, so they don't depend on any libs, but are bigger because of that. Just try it for yourself. A simple hello world program: ~$ gcc -o hello hello.c ~$ ls

Ports Installed Are Newer Than Tree?

2003-08-28 Thread Drew Tomlinson
It seems that the ports I have installed on my system are newer than the ones in the ports tree. If I run portversion, I get output that looks like this: farmer# portversion -v -L= XFree86-Server-4.3.0_6succeeds port (port has 4.3.0_5) cdrtools-2.0_1succeeds port (port

Re: SecFix for databases/firebird, please review

2003-08-28 Thread Alexander Leidinger
On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 08:33:43 -0700 Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You also still don't add: buf[sizeof(buf) - 1] = '\0'; after all strncat(3)s. Hmmm... yes, I see the problem... From strncat(3): char* strncat (char * restrict s, const char * restrict

Re: Ports Installed Are Newer Than Tree?

2003-08-28 Thread Adam McLaurin
On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 14:35, Drew Tomlinson wrote: It seems that the ports I have installed on my system are newer than the ones in the ports tree. If I run portversion, I get output that looks like this: farmer# portversion -v -L= XFree86-Server-4.3.0_6succeeds port (port has

Re: System very slow to boot

2003-08-28 Thread David Landgren
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) Since reloading my system I find that it is very slow to boot. It looks like it hangs while trying the load the sendmail and sendmail-client daemons. It eventually boots after 20 minutes or so. I tried disabling sendmail but it still boots very slow. The initial bootup

Re: Ports Installed Are Newer Than Tree?

2003-08-28 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Aug 28), Adam McLaurin said: On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 14:35, Drew Tomlinson wrote: It seems that the ports I have installed on my system are newer than the ones in the ports tree. If I run portversion, I get output that looks like this: farmer# portversion -v -L=

RE: System very slow to boot

2003-08-28 Thread Kevin . Greenidge1
I really don't want sendmail anyway so I will definitly try your suggestion. I have a dialup account and my freebsd box gets it's ip/dns info via dhcp from the router. It looks like I'll have to setup dns locally then so it works whether I'm connected online or not and see if that works. Kevin

Resizing disk partitons?

2003-08-28 Thread stan
I've got a laptop with a single hard disk that is curently paritioned into 3 partions. 1 for FreeBSD, 1 for linux Swap, and a 3rd for Linux. I've got an application that requires a M$ OS. Is there a way I can repartion this drive without having to reinstall bith my other OS'es? -- They that

how to mount floppy disk?

2003-08-28 Thread Denis
Hi All!!! I try next to mount my floppy disk driver: mount_msdosfs /dev/fd0 /floppy I/O error. But why? -- Best regards, Denis [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: System very slow to boot

2003-08-28 Thread Jez Hancock
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 12:39:42PM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) Since reloading my system I find that it is very slow to boot. It looks big snip In addition to what others have said, note you can usually press 'ctrl-c' if the machine looks like it's taking a long time to load one of the rc

RE: how to mount floppy disk?

2003-08-28 Thread Terry Tyson
Denis, Make sure there is a floppy disk in the drive before running the command. Also, I think the actual command is mount_msdos not mount_msdosfs. :-) Terry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Denis Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 2:20 PM

Re: Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 10:12:55AM +0300, Adrian Pircalabu wrote: You're right, I'm right, it's a matter of taste, somehow. The mailer.conf method is preferred as it doesn't wipe itself out when you upgrade your system with buildworld/installworld. On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 19:05:19 +1200 Jonathan

Scroll back in console

2003-08-28 Thread Charles Howse
Hi, I realize that I can pipe a command to a pager, but is there a keystroke combination that I can use to scroll back in the console? Shift+PageUp works in Linux. Thanks, Charles ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Scroll back in console

2003-08-28 Thread Mike Maltese
Uhhh, scroll lock perhaps? - Original Message - From: Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 1:34 PM Subject: Scroll back in console Hi, I realize that I can pipe a command to a pager, but is there a keystroke combination that I can use to

Re: Scroll back in console

2003-08-28 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi, I realize that I can pipe a command to a pager, but is there a keystroke combination that I can use to scroll back in the console? Shift+PageUp works in Linux. Generally hitting Scroll Lock and then PageUp works for me. The amount you can see depends on the amount of space reserved for

Re: Scroll back in console

2003-08-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 03:34:07PM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: I realize that I can pipe a command to a pager, but is there a keystroke combination that I can use to scroll back in the console? Shift+PageUp works in Linux. Press 'Scroll Lock', then you can use Page Up, Page Down etc. When

RE: Scroll back in console

2003-08-28 Thread Charles Howse
Uhhh, scroll lock perhaps? Well, Duuh! The reason I didn't think about scroll lock is that it is the key that is mapped to my kvm. I hit Scroll Lock twice and the number of the computer I want to switch to. Familiarity breeds contempt, I guess.

Re: Cron on qmail not sending me logs

2003-08-28 Thread Scott Ballantyne
Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 10:12:55AM +0300, Adrian Pircalabu wrote: You're right, I'm right, it's a matter of taste, somehow. The mailer.conf method is preferred as it doesn't wipe itself out when you upgrade your system with buildworld/installworld.

Disable PING command

2003-08-28 Thread vkennon
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