need advice on routing

2003-09-03 Thread Antoine Jacoutot
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi ! I have a question not FreeBSD specific, but since I'm going to use FreeBSD to achieve what I need, I wanted your advice. I just arrived in a new company and their network has 2 xDSL connexions to the Net. I was wondering what would be the best

Daemonnews?

2003-09-03 Thread Konrad Heuer
Virtually, this is no question for freebsd-questions -- but are there any problems with {daily,ezine,www}.daemonnews.org? [as you see, I love tcsh :-) ] I can't connect to 204.152.186.46 anymore. Best regards Konrad Heuer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) ___ ___ GWDG

Re: .ko files in /boot/kernel

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:03:22AM -0400, Seamus Abshere typed: /boot/kernel is full of .ko files for kernel options that I did not select. Why are they there? Are they in use? You can check which modules are loaded with kldstat(8) [/boot/kernel]#ls -l kernel -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel

host and hostname

2003-09-03 Thread Rommel B. Ikeda
Hi... I am still a newbie...and practicing how to get use to FreeBSD and UNIX... I have a question: Why is it when I invoke the command "host", this comes out "host not found, try again". But if I invoke the "hostname" command it displays my hostname and Domain... Can

Re: .ko files in /boot/kernel

2003-09-03 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003 13:33, Seamus Abshere wrote: /boot/kernel is full of .ko files for kernel options that I did not select. Why are they there? Are they in use? [/boot/kernel]#ls -l kernel -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 2317346 Jul 2 16:11 kernel I'm proud of this (supposedly) 2.3MB kernel,

pkg_add -r through Proxy/Firewall?

2003-09-03 Thread a
Hi, Sitting behind a firewall that doesn't allow direkt ftp (neither active nor passive) I'm looking for a way to fetch packages (i.e. pkg_add -r) from the Internet. What's possible though is doing http or ftp through a proxy server. So, how do I instruct pkg_add to download packages either via

Re: Win2k to racoon Cookbook

2003-09-03 Thread Matthias Teege
Crist J. Clark [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The FreeBSD/racoon to FreeBSD/racoon is up and I must say, is rely cool. Now if I could get the Win2k running over IPsec, it would be great. Where'd those howto's get to? Anyone got something like this going? I have running a W2k/racoon/wifi setup

Re: host and hostname

2003-09-03 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Rommel B. Ikeda wrote: Hi... I am still a newbie...and practicing how to get use to FreeBSD and UNIX... I have a question: Why is it when I invoke the command host, this comes out host not found, try again. host selects information from the internet about registered

Re: Daemonnews?

2003-09-03 Thread Grzegorz Czaplinski
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 08:51:28AM +0200, Konrad Heuer wrote: Virtually, this is no question for freebsd-questions -- but are there any problems with {daily,ezine,www}.daemonnews.org? [as you see, I love tcsh :-) ] I can't connect to 204.152.186.46 anymore. Indeed there are some problems

Re: host and hostname

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:07:12AM +0200, Peter Ulrich Kruppa typed: On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Rommel B. Ikeda wrote: Hi... I am still a newbie...and practicing how to get use to FreeBSD and UNIX... I have a question: Why is it when I invoke the command host, this comes out host not

hotkey/menu to start Eterm

2003-09-03 Thread Rommel B. Ikeda
Hi, I have been trying to configure my system that it can read/write Japanese Characters... The I stumbled on this address http://www.redundancy.org/fbsd_japanese.html I have already installed the following ports as written in the site: /usr/ports/japanese/Canna

Unable to install mailman from ports

2003-09-03 Thread Heinrich Rebehn
Hi list, I am trying to install mailman from the ports tree. Make install ends with: ... Compiling /usr/local/mailman/Mailman/htmlformat.py ... Compiling /usr/local/mailman/Mailman/i18n.py ... Compiling /usr/local/mailman/Mailman/versions.py ... Traceback (most recent call last): File

Re: XF86 Multiple Head video cards

2003-09-03 Thread Hendrik Hasenbein
Ted Wisniewski wrote: Hi, Can anyone recommend a Multi-head video card (the more heads the better, I am thinking 4 heads if possible) that will work with XF86 and FreeBSD 4.8 or 5.1. The sooner the better. I may be able to get some Free FreeBSD press out of the results.. I can't

Huge processes (was: Re: Large memory issues)

2003-09-03 Thread David Landgren
Irvine Short wrote: On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, David Landgren wrote: Irvine Short wrote: I then found that this: options MAXDSIZ=(2048*1024*1024) options MAXSSIZ=(128*1024*1024) (and also 64MB) options DFLDSIZ=(512*1024*1024) worked fine but not as expected - limit reports

Re: pkg_add -r through Proxy/Firewall?

2003-09-03 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 09:45:49AM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sitting behind a firewall that doesn't allow direkt ftp (neither active nor passive) I'm looking for a way to fetch packages (i.e. pkg_add -r) from the Internet. What's possible though is doing http or ftp through a proxy

Re: Daemonnews?

2003-09-03 Thread Ceri Davies
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:27:41AM +0200, Grzegorz Czaplinski wrote: On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 08:51:28AM +0200, Konrad Heuer wrote: Virtually, this is no question for freebsd-questions -- but are there any problems with {daily,ezine,www}.daemonnews.org? [as you see, I love tcsh :-) ]

Configuration files after portupgrade horde and imp

2003-09-03 Thread Heinrich Rebehn
Hi lists, I just upgraded horde and php on our server via portupgrade. After the upgrade nothing was working anymore, it was impossible to login to horde anymore. I noticed that my horde/imp configuration files had been replced by the default files. My old files had been saved as filename.bak.

simicq 0.8.3 cannot be built from ports openoffice

2003-09-03 Thread Petre Bandac
alertdialog.cpp: In method `AlertDialog::AlertDialog(QWidget *, bool = false)': alertdialog.cpp:54: invalid use of undefined type `class XOSD' ../mainwin.h:126: forward declaration of `class XOSD' alertdialog.cpp: In method `void AlertDialog::apply(ICQUser *)': alertdialog.cpp:147: invalid use of

Tar question

2003-09-03 Thread Charles Howse
I'm a little confused about the arguments for tar. I want to tar the contents of a directory and save that .tgz file for backup purposes. Problem is, when I copy larry.tgz to /disk2 and: Tar xvfz larry.tgz It creates the /disk2 file structure within /disk2. # cd # ls /disk2 # freebsd larry

Re: Tar question

2003-09-03 Thread Konrad Heuer
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Charles Howse wrote: I'm a little confused about the arguments for tar. I want to tar the contents of a directory and save that .tgz file for backup purposes. Problem is, when I copy larry.tgz to /disk2 and: Tar xvfz larry.tgz It creates the /disk2 file structure within

Re: Tar question

2003-09-03 Thread Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN]
On Wednesday 03 September 2003 13:22, Charles Howse wrote: I'm a little confused about the arguments for tar. I want to tar the contents of a directory and save that .tgz file for backup purposes. Problem is, when I copy larry.tgz to /disk2 and: Tar xvfz larry.tgz It creates the /disk2 file

Ports

2003-09-03 Thread Stefan Malte Schumacher
Hello I have a question concerning the ports : For my Base System I have decided to stick with RELENG_5_1 as tag for my cvsup-supfile. Should there be any problems if I use . for the Ports-Collection ? I know what is the difference between these tags when applied to the base system but what is

RE: Tar question

2003-09-03 Thread Charles Howse
My suggestion is: tar cvCfz /disk2 larry.tgz . tar will cd to /disk2 before interpreting the dot - thus the content of /disk2 will be archived, but without a leading disk2 in the table of contents. Perfect! I saw the C argument in man tar, but didn't make the connection. Thanks very

3c905b-tx not working

2003-09-03 Thread Steiger, N. Wilson, (GS-12E)(TRNG) ATG WESTPAC
To all: I have just installed FreeBSD 5.0 on a Pent. 200 MMX w/192 MB RAM and 3 8 GB HDs (SCSI-using AHA-2940U). My NIC is a 3c905b-tx. The MB is set to non-plug-and-play. While booting the NIC shows link on my hub, but no activity (duh), but as soon as the kernel sends configuration

Re: Ports

2003-09-03 Thread Simon Barner
Hi, I have a question concerning the ports : For my Base System I have decided to stick with RELENG_5_1 as tag for my cvsup-supfile. Should there be any problems if I use . for the Ports-Collection ? I know what is the difference between these tags when applied to the base system but what is

RE: 3c905b-tx not working

2003-09-03 Thread Charles Howse
I have just installed FreeBSD 5.0 on a Pent. 200 MMX w/192 MB RAM and 3 8 GB HDs (SCSI-using AHA-2940U). My NIC is a 3c905b-tx. The MB is set to non-plug-and-play. While booting the NIC shows link on my hub, but no activity (duh), but as soon as the kernel sends configuration parameters

RE: 3c905b-tx not working

2003-09-03 Thread Charles Howse
I have just installed FreeBSD 5.0 on a Pent. 200 MMX w/192 MB RAM and 3 8 GB HDs (SCSI-using AHA-2940U). My NIC is a 3c905b-tx. The MB is set to non-plug-and-play. While booting the NIC shows link on my hub, but no activity (duh), but as soon as the kernel sends configuration parameters

Orinoco usb wireless

2003-09-03 Thread James A Halstead ;001;icsg3;
I googled around a bit, but couldn't find a direct answer, I want to know if any of the USB based orinoco wireless adapters are suppored under -STABLE. Thanks, -James ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Mike Tancsa
use g4u to make a copy of your HD to a local ftp server off your original drive. You can then restore it that way too. i.e you dont need both drives in at the same time. ---Mike At 10:56 AM 30/08/2003 -1000, Vincent Poy wrote: I have a question regarding this as well. Let's

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Vincent Poy
g4u doesn't work too well as I don't have another ftp server locally other then the FreeBSD machine itself. I already figured out how to do it and a better way that can be done via cron automatically... 12.3.1 Using sysinstall(8) Navigating Sysinstall You may use /stand/sysinstall to

Re: ipfw with four interfaces

2003-09-03 Thread Arvinn Lokkebakken
Try having the very first rule divert ip from any to any to natd Then, you can configure NATD to only effect RFC1918 packets by adding a -u to the command line. NAT will take the packet, process it if it's an RFC 1918 address, if not, allow it to pass and then reinject it into the firewall at

RAID1 is DEGRADED, but which disk is faulty?

2003-09-03 Thread jesse reynolds
Hi How do you tell which disk has problems in a hardware RAID1 array? My machine has been up for nearly six months, and only the last three weeks of messages logs are retained. There is nothing any in the last three weeks of system logs about any kind of hardware error, or warning, or

RE: Non working dvdrom drive.

2003-09-03 Thread Robert Froese
I have the same problem with my FreeBSD 5.1-R system on an Intel 865 chipset box. I have two hard drives on one IDE channel and a CD-R/W and CD-ROM on the other. FreeBSD always recognizes the CD drive that is jumpered master and throws the Retries Exceeded error for the slave, regardless of

Re: 3c905b-tx not working

2003-09-03 Thread Val Smith
Rather odd. I ONLY use 3c90x NICS on all my machines (FBSD 5.x included) and they work great. What output do you get from running /usr/sbin/ifconfig at the command prompt? You didn't specify whether you were running the GENERIC kernel but I assume this is so. When you installed (assuming you

Re: 3c905b-tx not working

2003-09-03 Thread Val Smith
Oops. that should have read /sbin/ifconfig not /usr/sbin/ifconfig. Sorry any confusion :) On Wed, 3 Sep 2003 09:00:43 -0400 Val Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rather odd. I ONLY use 3c90x NICS on all my machines (FBSD 5.x included) and they work great. What output do you get from running

Re: Non working dvdrom drive.

2003-09-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Robert Froese [EMAIL PROTECTED] top-posted: I have the same problem with my FreeBSD 5.1-R system on an Intel 865 chipset box. I have two hard drives on one IDE channel and a CD-R/W and CD-ROM on the other. FreeBSD always recognizes the CD drive that is jumpered master and throws the

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Mark
- Original Message - From: Vincent Poy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mike Tancsa [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 2:22 PM Subject: Re: Ghost for FreeBSD cd /mnt/root /sbin/dump -L -f- /|restore -rf- cd /mnt/var /sbin/dump -L -f- /var|restore -rf-

Re: RAID1 is DEGRADED, but which disk is faulty?

2003-09-03 Thread Peter Elsner
Try rebuilding the array... atacontrol rebuild ar0 See if that helps... Peter Elsner At 10:45 PM 9/3/2003 +1000, you wrote: Hi How do you tell which disk has problems in a hardware RAID1 array? My machine has been up for nearly six months, and only the last three weeks of messages logs are

Re: RAID1 is DEGRADED, but which disk is faulty?

2003-09-03 Thread jesse reynolds
Hmmm, doesn't look good: # atacontrol rebuild ar0 atacontrol: ioctl(ATARAIDREBUILD): Operation not supported by device any other ideas? Note that I used the Promise chip's firmware to initially build the mirror, so I trust that this is a RAID capable ATA controller (from the rebuild section of

Raid Implemntation

2003-09-03 Thread Rathan Varghese
HI, We having free BSD 4.8 Server for backup, we are copying and write all in CDs. Is there is any provision for a) implementing disk mirroring in Free BSD server (for both System Datafiles) b) Is it possible to make any backup

Re: Raid Implemntation

2003-09-03 Thread Jerry McAllister
HI, We having free BSD 4.8 Server for backup, we are copying and write all in CDs. Is there is any provision for a)implementing disk mirroring in Free BSD server (for both System Datafiles) Yes. Look up 'vinum' in the handbook. b)Is it possible to make any backup NIS

Re: rsync problem

2003-09-03 Thread Guy Van Sanden
Thank you Malcolm I'll try this one... On Tue, 2003-09-02 at 17:59, Malcolm Kay wrote: On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 23:27, Guy Van Sanden wrote: Hello I'm using rsync to sort of mirror two 40GB disks (once a day). All partitions work as expected, but root is weird (and as you can see below, I

Booting bit-by-bit (rc.conf broken)

2003-09-03 Thread Colin Watson
My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is preventing my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted system, with only the / file system mounted and the statically linked binaries available. Problem is, I can't edit my rc.conf or remove it. Is their any way I can

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 01:12:25PM + or thereabouts, Mark wrote: - Original Message - From: Vincent Poy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mike Tancsa [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 2:22 PM Subject: Re: Ghost for FreeBSD cd /mnt/root

Re: Booting bit-by-bit (rc.conf broken)

2003-09-03 Thread Kenneth Culver
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Colin Watson wrote: My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is preventing my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted system, with only the / file system mounted and the statically linked binaries available. Problem is, I can't edit my

Re: Booting bit-by-bit (rc.conf broken)

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
[Format recovered] On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 03:05:22PM +0100 or thereabouts, Colin Watson wrote: My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is preventing my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted system, with only the / file system mounted and the statically

Re: Tar question

2003-09-03 Thread Jerry McAllister
I'm a little confused about the arguments for tar. I want to tar the contents of a directory and save that .tgz file for backup purposes. Problem is, when I copy larry.tgz to /disk2 and: Tar xvfz larry.tgz It creates the /disk2 file structure within /disk2. # cd # ls /disk2 #

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Mark
- Original Message - From: Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 4:08 PM Subject: Re: Ghost for FreeBSD cd /mnt/root /sbin/dump -L -f- /|restore -rf- cd /mnt/var /sbin/dump -L -f- /var|restore

codepages, koi-8 r - ? why only english?

2003-09-03 Thread Alex Zivenko
Hi FreeBSD community. I have a question for you How can I add some other languages to my FreeBSD. I am russian, so how can I add russian codepages? How can I use koi-8 r? How I can configure my FreeBSD to support russian codepage? What I should do in my KDE? Thank's.

Sendmail is sleepy

2003-09-03 Thread Charles Howse
Hi, When I boot, I get what I assume are timeouts when loading sendmail. Sendmail_submit My unqualified hostname (larry) unknown; sleeping for retry Unable to qualify my hostname, using short name Sendmail-clientmqueue My unqualified hostname (larry) unknown; sleeping for retry Unable to qualify

[FAQ pointer] Re: Booting bit-by-bit (rc.conf broken)

2003-09-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Colin Watson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is preventing my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted system, with only the / file system mounted and the statically linked binaries available. Problem is, I can't edit my

Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Gerard Samuel
Well I've been using FreeBSD for the past maybe 4 years now. I've been using ee (don't laugh) to do all my editing on the command line. Im looking to grow out of ee into something else. Naturally, something that can open/edit files. And if possible, I've heard of editors with color syntax

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Rus Foster
Well I've been using FreeBSD for the past maybe 4 years now. I've been using ee (don't laugh) to do all my editing on the command line. Im looking to grow out of ee into something else. Naturally, something that can open/edit files. And if possible, I've heard of editors with color syntax

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Alin-Adrian Anton
You can use VIM (vi improved). I consider it the best editor, with full syntax highliting, etc. You can find it in the /usr/ports/editors/vim I suppose. A more easy to use editor but not so powerfull is pico, ported from linux. Gerard Samuel wrote: Well I've been using FreeBSD for the past

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 02:27:03PM + or thereabouts, Mark wrote: - Original Message - From: Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 4:08 PM Subject: Re: Ghost for FreeBSD cd /mnt/root

Re: Booting bit-by-bit (rc.conf broken)

2003-09-03 Thread Jerry McAllister
My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is preventing my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted system, with only the / file system mounted and the statically linked binaries available. Problem is, I can't edit my rc.conf or remove it. Is their any way I

Re: Sendmail is sleepy

2003-09-03 Thread Andrew L. Gould
Did you enter your hostname and ip address in /etc/resolv.conf? I don't if it will fix your problem; but is helps when many applications complain about the hostname. Andrew Gould On Wednesday 03 September 2003 09:32 am, Charles Howse wrote: Hi, When I boot, I get what I assume are timeouts

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Nico Meijer
Hi, A more easy to use editor but not so powerfull is pico, ported from linux. Pico has a cousin, GNU nano. I love it. http://www.nano-editor.org/ Buhbye... Nico ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Robertdkeys
If you are serious about editing, it is probably wise to at least be proficient in ed and vi. Everything else beyond that is eye candy. no editor wars intended. Ed will dig you out of deep holes when all you have is your root fs and everything else has gone to hades in a handbasket. Vi will

RE: Sendmail is sleepy

2003-09-03 Thread Charles Howse
Did you enter your hostname and ip address in /etc/resolv.conf? I don't if it will fix your problem; but is helps when many applications complain about the hostname. Andrew Gould Uh, no I didn't. Man resolv.conf doesn't say anything about how to do that, and it's never been

Re: emulators/vmware2 broken...

2003-09-03 Thread Alexandre Biancalana
Hi, Someone could help me with this !? Some advise !? Some place where can I find a solution !? Regards, Alexandre Alexandre Biancalana wrote: Hi All, I'm fighting with the following problem to install emulators/vmware2. cc -O -pipe

Re: codepages, koi-8 r - ? why only english?

2003-09-03 Thread Igor B. Bykhalo
From: Alex Zivenko [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 6:33 PM Subject: codepages, koi-8 r - ? why only english? Hi FreeBSD community. I have a question for you How can I add some other languages to my FreeBSD. I am russian, so how can I add russian

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:50:47AM -0400 or thereabouts, Gerard Samuel wrote: Well I've been using FreeBSD for the past maybe 4 years now. I've been using ee (don't laugh) to do all my editing on the command line. Im looking to grow out of ee into something else. Naturally, something that can

Re: Unable to install mailman from ports

2003-09-03 Thread Vivek Khera
HR == Heinrich Rebehn [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: HR Hi list, HR I am trying to install mailman from the ports tree. HR Make install ends with: Works for me with the latest python port installed... -- =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Vivek Khera, Ph.D.

Re: playing a DVD with mplayer

2003-09-03 Thread Peder Blom
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 08:36:37 + Ganael Laplanche [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Isn't there a mean to launch the full DVD and to navigate through the in a graphical way (as ogle or xine) ? You can define WITH_GUI when you build the port (see the Makefile). I also think that there are some

Old proliant memory detection

2003-09-03 Thread Vince Hoffman
Hi all, I'm running 4.8-RELEASE on an ancient Dual P.Pro proliant, and its not correctly detecting how much RAM i have, is there a way to tell FreeBSD the correct amount? I'm sure i saw something on the list about this a while back but my googling hasnt come up with anything. :( Thanks

Question

2003-09-03 Thread Karina Hoshiko XK (DF/TIM)
Hi my name is Karina! Yesterday someone put me in charge of a server (it seems that is a Firewall) with FreeBSD 4.2-Release version, the first thing I have told to do is to change de IP address and the defaultrouter, so I edited the next files: /etc/hosts /etc/rc.conf And I rebooted

saving kernel output

2003-09-03 Thread Radko Keves
hi all is another way to save kernel output without dumb terminal or old PC/XT till boot ? i read serialconsole-setup in handbook, but i think way without serial console for example something like dmesg, but if kernel fails i want have saved output too thank and bye -- - Radko Keves

applications

2003-09-03 Thread Doug Love
A friend recommends your OS over Linux for my home system. I've taken a 2 day Linux Admin course, and know just about that much. I don't see a quick answer on your webpages to my questions. Where can I find Fortran Basic A Database similar to Access Spreadsheets Pkzip I hear a

Re: Sendmail is sleepy

2003-09-03 Thread Adam McLaurin
On Wed, 2003-09-03 at 10:32, Charles Howse wrote: Hi, When I boot, I get what I assume are timeouts when loading sendmail. Sendmail_submit My unqualified hostname (larry) unknown; sleeping for retry Unable to qualify my hostname, using short name Sendmail-clientmqueue My unqualified

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 07:58:35AM -0700, Joshua Oreman typed: SNIP Ok; what you have done is made a dump on the root mirror device; great! But how do I now tell FreeBSD to use that restored partition as /? Edit /etc/fstab to effect the change for the next boot? I have a nagging

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Gerard Samuel
Gerard Samuel wrote: Well I've been using FreeBSD for the past maybe 4 years now. I've been using ee (don't laugh) to do all my editing on the command line. Im looking to grow out of ee into something else. Naturally, something that can open/edit files. And if possible, I've heard of editors

Re: applications

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:01:58PM -0400 or thereabouts, Doug Love wrote: A friend recommends your OS over Linux for my home system. I've taken a 2 day Linux Admin course, and know just about that much. I don't see a quick answer on your webpages to my questions. Where can I find Fortran

RE: Sendmail is sleepy

2003-09-03 Thread Charles Howse
Hi Charles, I have had this problems on both my FreeBSD boxes as well, and never found a good solution. Ouch! I hate to hear that. Can you confirm my suspicion that this did not occur prior to 4.8-RELEASE-p4? Seems to me that the reason for the p4 patch was something to do with sendmail

Re: RAID1 is DEGRADED, but which disk is faulty?

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:45:05PM +1000, jesse reynolds typed: Hi How do you tell which disk has problems in a hardware RAID1 array? My machine has been up for nearly six months, and only the last three weeks of messages logs are retained. There is nothing any in the last three weeks of

Re: applications

2003-09-03 Thread Jud
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003 09:26:30 -0700, Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:01:58PM -0400 or thereabouts, Doug Love wrote: A friend recommends your OS over Linux for my home system. I've taken a 2 day Linux Admin course, and know just about that much. I don't see a

Re: applications

2003-09-03 Thread Adam McLaurin
On Wed, 2003-09-03 at 12:01, Doug Love wrote: A friend recommends your OS over Linux for my home system. I've taken a 2 day Linux Admin course, and know just about that much. I don't see a quick answer on your webpages to my questions. Where can I find Fortran Basic A Database

Re: Old proliant memory detection

2003-09-03 Thread Michael W. Oliver
+--- On Wednesday, September 03, 2003 11:31, | Vince Hoffman proclaimed: | | Hi all, | I'm running 4.8-RELEASE on an ancient Dual P.Pro proliant, and its | not correctly detecting how much RAM i have, is there a way to tell | FreeBSD the correct amount? I'm sure i saw something on the list

RE: Old proliant memory detection

2003-09-03 Thread Vince Hoffman
+--- On Wednesday, September 03, 2003 11:31, | Vince Hoffman proclaimed: | | Hi all, | I'm running 4.8-RELEASE on an ancient Dual P.Pro proliant, and its | not correctly detecting how much RAM i have, is there a way to tell | FreeBSD the correct amount? I'm sure i saw something on

Re: applications

2003-09-03 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:01:58PM -0400, Doug Love wrote: A friend recommends your OS over Linux for my home system. I've taken a 2 day Linux Admin course, and know just about that much. I don't see a quick answer on your webpages to my questions. Where can I find Fortran f77 --

Re: .ko files in /boot/kernel

2003-09-03 Thread Chuck Swiger
Malcolm Kay wrote: [ ... ] But; how much memory do you have? Your kernel is about 2Mb smaller than the one I'm using but the difference represents about 0.4% of my total memory which I suspect is almost always incompletely used. Could I ever see [any] effective difference with an optimised

Re: Configuration files after portupgrade horde and imp

2003-09-03 Thread Thierry Thomas
Le Mer 3 sep 03 11:48:01 +0200, Heinrich Rebehn [EMAIL PROTECTED] crivait: Hi lists, Hello, I just upgraded horde and php on our server via portupgrade. After the upgrade nothing was working anymore, it was impossible to login to horde anymore. I noticed that my horde/imp

postgresql port install problem due to libintl.so.4

2003-09-03 Thread Peter Brezny
Alex, I'm having the same problem you had below. Did you find a fix? I haven't tested it yet, but as a quick fix to get it to build, I created a soft link to /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.5 I installed gettext as suggested, but that didn't fix it. Any suggestions? Thanks Peter Brezny

Re: applications

2003-09-03 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Wednesday 03 September 2003 11:01 am, Doug Love wrote: A friend recommends your OS over Linux for my home system. I've taken a 2 day Linux Admin course, and know just about that much. I don't see a quick answer on your webpages to my questions. Where can I find Fortran Basic A

How to start gnome?

2003-09-03 Thread Ronnie Clark
I just loaded Gnome 2.2.2 from ports. Does anyone know the command to put into .xinitrc to run gnome2? I tried the following: exec gnome exec gnome2 They do not work. Thanks in advance, Ron Clark __ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free, easy-to-use web site

Re: Host system type: i386-unknown-freebsd5.1

2003-09-03 Thread Chuck Swiger
Seamus Abshere wrote: When I run ./configure on my machine, I get this: checking host system type... i386-unknown-freebsd5.1 If the unknown were *known*, what else could this say? architecture-vendor-OS That's the vendor part; some of the ports use portbld, I believe. -- -Chuck

Re: How to start gnome?

2003-09-03 Thread Jesse Sheidlower
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:58:51AM -0700, Ronnie Clark wrote: I just loaded Gnome 2.2.2 from ports. Does anyone know the command to put into .xinitrc to run gnome2? I tried the following: exec gnome exec gnome2 They do not work. To run it from the command line, gdm. To run at boot, as

Re: How to start gnome?

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:58:51AM -0700 or thereabouts, Ronnie Clark wrote: I just loaded Gnome 2.2.2 from ports. Does anyone know the command to put into .xinitrc to run gnome2? I tried the following: exec gnome exec gnome2 They do not work. exec gnome-session perhaps? -- Josh

Re: Raid Implemntation

2003-09-03 Thread Chuck Swiger
Rathan Varghese wrote: a) implementing disk mirroring in Free BSD server (for both System Datafiles) This has already been answered. vinum, ccd. b) Is it possible to make any backup NIS server, which will backup the data will come up when Primary server goes down. Yes, it's possible to

Re: mplayer quicktime killing me

2003-09-03 Thread Hendrik Hasenbein
Monah Baki wrote: Hi, I got mplayer and openquicktime running 3 days ago, don't know how I did and I can't seem to replicate the procedure. I'm running 5.1/Windowmaker, and I know I need to install from ports: multimedia/openquicktime multimedia/mplayer www/mplayer-plugin www/mozilla (1.4)

How to Get Public IP From LinkSys Router?

2003-09-03 Thread Drew Tomlinson
I need to get my public IP address from a LinkSys cable router and don't have any idea where to start. The LinkSys is doing NAT and my FBSD box in on the private network on the inside. What commands and/or ports are there that would provide the public IP address from the command line so I pass

Re: How to Get Public IP From LinkSys Router?

2003-09-03 Thread Matthew Emmerton
I need to get my public IP address from a LinkSys cable router and don't have any idea where to start. The LinkSys is doing NAT and my FBSD box in on the private network on the inside. What commands and/or ports are there that would provide the public IP address from the command line so I

Re: File permissions suddenly change for /dev/null.

2003-09-03 Thread Ed Alley
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Ed Alley wrote: I'm running FreeBSD-4.8. Sometimes the file permissions for /dev/null gets mysteriously changed by some unknown process to: crw--- 1 root wheel 2, 2 Sep 2 11:20 /dev/null On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, David Landgren wrote: ..., the moral of the story is,

Re: adding freebsd boot to grub

2003-09-03 Thread mess-mate
On Wed, 03 Sep 2003 12:16:39 -0700 Desmond Lee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | Hello | | I was originally running win98 and freebsd4.8 on a box with 2 hard | drives. 1 disk had win98 and the other had freebsd. Everything worked | fine. But I then installed redhat 9.0 on the first disk with win 98.

how to run a program as a daemon

2003-09-03 Thread David Banning
I am running tmda-ofmipd for my smtp server and occasionally it dies. I wonder how I could set it up to run so that if it dies for some reason, it will start up again. Right now, it starts in my rc.local like so; /usr/local/bin/tmda-ofmipd -R imap://localhost -u tofmipd The only way I can

Re: adding freebsd boot to grub

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:16:39PM -0700 or thereabouts, Desmond Lee wrote: Hello I was originally running win98 and freebsd4.8 on a box with 2 hard drives. 1 disk had win98 and the other had freebsd. Everything worked fine. But I then installed redhat 9.0 on the first disk with win 98. Now

Re: how to run a program as a daemon

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 03:42:59PM -0400 or thereabouts, David Banning wrote: I am running tmda-ofmipd for my smtp server and occasionally it dies. I wonder how I could set it up to run so that if it dies for some reason, it will start up again. Right now, it starts in my rc.local like so;

Re: how to run a program as a daemon

2003-09-03 Thread Chuck Swiger
David Banning wrote: I am running tmda-ofmipd for my smtp server and occasionally it dies. I wonder how I could set it up to run so that if it dies for some reason, it will start up again. Right now, it starts in my rc.local like so; /usr/local/bin/tmda-ofmipd -R imap://localhost -u tofmipd

Problems with dhclient....

2003-09-03 Thread Christopher W Rueber
I have looked through all the help files that I can find, handbook and such (along with the Complete FreeBSD book).. And I just can't seem to solve this problem: I am setting up high speed internet for a Cable Modem. My cable provider uses a DHCP setup, thus I have to use dhclient. I am

Re: how to run a program as a daemon

2003-09-03 Thread Mike Hogsett
You can use /etc/ttys for this (despite the name). Oh my! How clever. That had never occurred to me. I chose the crontab entry method to keep the daemon half of SpamAssassin running. This is more elegant. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

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