Re: nforce2 (for the zillionth time, I should imagine)

2003-09-11 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Wednesday 10 September 2003 06:25 pm, Lewis Thompson wrote: Hi, I've just purchased a new machine (a micro-ATX machine) with an nforce2 board. After a little searching on Google/Groups it looks to still be pretty much unsupported. Can anybody give a run-down of the how each aspect is?

Re: i can't find my second network card!

2003-09-11 Thread Joseph Begumisa
On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, LALEKAN ODOFFIN wrote: i don't know the NIC details and its kinda difficult for me to get it. but assuming i get it what do i do with the details. Just lead me on. i will do anything to get it on. hi, you can get the NIC details using pciconf -l -v as root. when you

Re: xmms-arts plugin

2003-09-11 Thread Bjarne Wichmann Petersen
On Wednesday 10 September 2003 01:49, Todd Stephens wrote: I am having a lot of pain trying to compile the xmms-arts plugin available from xmms.org, since it is not in the ports anymore. If anyone uses the xmms-arts plugin on freebsd I would really appreciate any help. I am running

Re: set user-id

2003-09-11 Thread Gerald S. Stoller
From: Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Gerald S. Stoller [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: set user-id Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 14:23:05 -0500 (snip) Well, why don't you just chmod 4755 /bin/ksh, then. :-D with a slight change, I copied

sendto: buffer space not available

2003-09-11 Thread chael
Hi, I have this 4.9-PRERELEASE proxy server which is set up with WCCP to my Cisco gateway. It is on a Pentium 4 with 256MB DDR. Traffic can get really high on its interface (not to mention the annoying icmp's which my ipfw rejects). It is OK a day or two from a fresh reboot but after a while,

Re: xmms-arts plugin

2003-09-11 Thread Siegbert Baude
Hi Bjarne, I do not believe you need it. I am running XMMS under KDE with no arts plugin without any problems at all. You don't *need* it, but xmms will lock the sound-device while playing and thus hindering kde-apps using it. One solution is to use vchans, but it sound *awfull* with my

Re: FreeBSD YP-client, Linux YP-master

2003-09-11 Thread Linus Sjöberg
Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If you try to run ypmatch YP_LAST_MODIFIED master.passwd.byname as root (on your box and then on the master server), which error do you get? ypmatch: can't match key YP_LAST_MODIFIED in map master.passwd.byname. reason: No such map in server's domain

Re: nwfs problems

2003-09-11 Thread Cristian Salan
Hi guys, Let me reformulate the problem. In order to mount volumes from Novell NetWare 5 using FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE, I've performed these steps: 1. Modified and compiled the kernel adding only this line: options IPX 2. Added the following two lines to /boot/loader.conf: if_ef_load=YES

BSD5

2003-09-11 Thread Ms Carlsson
What is all this extra processes running in BSD5 ?? PID TT STAT TIME COMMAND 0 ?? DLs0:00.06 (swapper) 1 ?? ILs0:00.33 /sbin/init -- 2 ?? DL 0:01.49 (g_event) 3 ?? DL 1:02.38 (g_up) 4 ?? DL 1:06.49 (g_down) 5 ?? DL 0:00.00

Compiling doscmd

2003-09-11 Thread David Bonthron ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
Hello all. I am trying to set up doscmd, following the man and Marc Fonvieille's article (http://soupnazi.org/freebsdzine/200103/doscmd.php). As X11 support is not compiled into doscmd in the 4.8-RELEASE system I am using, I installed the usr/src/usr.bin sources. Then: # cd

Re: BSD5

2003-09-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 10:56:17AM +0200, Ms Carlsson wrote: What is all this extra processes running in BSD5 ?? Kernel threads (processes running inside the kernel). Kris pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: wardriving question

2003-09-11 Thread Armand Passelac
[ On Sun, 07 Sep, 2003 at 16:43, Jeremy R Brinkley wrote: ] I'm looking to do some wardriving. Look Kismet and WifiScanner : tools to auditing and analyze Wireless traffic. I have a cisco aironet 350 pcmcia card and was wondering if I can capture raw packets in ethereal or ettercap.

I need in cool audio drive......

2003-09-11 Thread Denis
Hi All!!! I have a problem. I have Creative SBLive! sound card. I built kernel with pcm 0... But sound is not well... in WinXP sound more bette, more crystal cleaner Do you know what i can do for better sound in FreeBSD? Maybe some drivers or ??? -- Best regards, Denis

Re: xmms-arts plugin

2003-09-11 Thread Todd Stephens
On Thursday 11 September 2003 03:11 am, Bjarne Wichmann Petersen wrote: You don't *need* it, but xmms will lock the sound-device while playing and thus hindering kde-apps using it. One solution is to use vchans, but it sound *awfull* with my HW. An arts-plugin to xmms would be really nice,

Re: xmms-arts plugin

2003-09-11 Thread Alin-Adrian Anton
Todd Stephens wrote: On Thursday 11 September 2003 03:11 am, Bjarne Wichmann Petersen wrote: You don't *need* it, but xmms will lock the sound-device while playing and thus hindering kde-apps using it. One solution is to use vchans, but it sound *awfull* with my HW. An arts-plugin to xmms

Re: I need in cool audio drive......

2003-09-11 Thread Alin-Adrian Anton
Denis wrote: Hi All!!! I have a problem. I have Creative SBLive! sound card. I built kernel with pcm 0... But sound is not well... in WinXP sound more bette, more crystal cleaner Do you know what i can do for better sound in FreeBSD? Maybe some drivers or ??? www.opensound.com

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2003-09-11 Thread anton
I was mount smb file system with mount_smbfs -c l, but file and folder names are don't convert to lowercase, whats wrong? I dont buid new kernel, but mount_smbfs is work, it's load kernel modules for smb. -- Best regards, anton mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: USB and serial communication

2003-09-11 Thread Bernd Walter
On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 01:40:13PM +0200, Anders Jansson wrote: Hi everyone, I have just installed FreeBSD 5.1 om my PC (my first FreeBSD ever and it looks really nice). However, there is one missing link to connect me to FreeBSD heave. I would like to have a larger number of serial

Re: xmms-arts plugin

2003-09-11 Thread Paul Murphy
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 09:11:36 +0200 Bjarne Wichmann Petersen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wednesday 10 September 2003 01:49, Todd Stephens wrote: I am having a lot of pain trying to compile the xmms-arts plugin available from xmms.org, since it is not in the ports anymore. If anyone

Re: apache13 to apache13-modssl port migration

2003-09-11 Thread Lewis Watson
culley harrelson wrote: I am a little shaky in the knees at this prospect. This is on a production web server getting over 1 million page views per day. I use mod_php4, mod_auth_pgsql, mod_gzip, mailman, and I have some other ports installed like squirrelmail, mnogosearch, a bunch of

Can I restore information after FreeBSD fall?

2003-09-11 Thread Denis
Hi All!!! I wanna know. If my FreeBSD will fall Can I restore my information in: /usr/info/*.* ??? I can't see FreeBSD's HDD (with his 165 format) in WinXP Can I read FreeBSD's hard from other computer Maybe I can see FreeBSD hard under WinXP -- Best regards, Denis [EMAIL

Soundblaster Audigy / Audigy 2

2003-09-11 Thread David L
It took me a while to get sound to work on my System as I was unfamiliar with the modular kernel, so I wrote this howto. I hope it helps anyone that may be having some problems getting it to work. If you see something that you beleive I have done wrong, please let me know and I will make the

Re: freebsd sendmail problem .....

2003-09-11 Thread Toni Schmidbauer
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 10:25:35AM +0530, Shrikant wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Connecting to localhost.mydomain.com. via relay... [EMAIL PROTECTED] Deferred: Connection refused by localhost.mydomain.com. sendmail 8.12.x must be running and listing on localhost to send mail. this is a new feature

Re: how to update source tree without cvs?

2003-09-11 Thread Lowell Gilbert
yew chin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: hell all, i have freebsd 4.7 but due to the firewall configuration in my school, i can't be able to cvsup. if i want to upgrade to 4.8 or update all the security patch? what should i need to do? is there anyway to update the src and ports application

IPMON Format ???

2003-09-11 Thread bsd
Hi all! A little help please with understanding the format of ipmon.log. I have entries like this (mind line-wrap): === Sep 11 14:52:46 fox ipmon[47]: 14:52:45.248487 2x ed1 @0:3 P 196.23.158.10,25 - 196.22.178.91,26704 PR tcp len 20 40 -A K-S OUT

FreeBSD's refusal to connect to the internet

2003-09-11 Thread Colin Ryan
I have a small network of three computers in my office here. Two Windows 2000, and one FreeBSD 5.1. It's the BSD box that's giving me problems. My computers are connected to my modem via an ethernet switch. My modem is set up as a DHCP server, and my computers are DHCP enabled. When the input

Re: Running /etc/rc.firewall in the background

2003-09-11 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 01:16 PM 9.11.2003 GMT, Mark wrote: I have quite a few firewall rules (FreeBSD 4.7R). This causes the server start-up to take several minutes extra. I wanted to have the rules loaded in the background; like so: firewall_script=/etc/rc.firewall But, alas, that does not work. :( Is there a way

Re: Running /etc/rc.firewall in the background

2003-09-11 Thread chael
hmmm... /etc/rc.firewall is not an executable script. You should start with this: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls.html If you have the necessary options in your kernel, you can make it start vi rc.conf or a simple sh script placed in a startup dir. Eitherway,

Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread John Straiton
Greets! I'm pretty confused right now with trying to determine the nature of a performance problem I'm having on one of my servers. The server is a webserver with a separate db/file server sitting behind it. The issue is that in pulling up websites from the machine, my silly POS

Re: Can I restore information after FreeBSD fall?

2003-09-11 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi All!!! I wanna know. If my FreeBSD will fall Can I restore my information in: /usr/info/*.* ??? I can't see FreeBSD's HDD (with his 165 format) in WinXP Can I read FreeBSD's hard from other computer Maybe I can see FreeBSD hard under WinXP Make backups (to tape,

Re: FreeBSD's refusal to connect to the internet

2003-09-11 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Thursday 11 September 2003 08:32 am, Colin Ryan wrote: I have a small network of three computers in my office here. Two Windows 2000, and one FreeBSD 5.1. It's the BSD box that's giving me problems. My computers are connected to my modem via an ethernet switch. My modem is set up as a

Re: FreeBSD's refusal to connect to the internet

2003-09-11 Thread culverk
Quoting Colin Ryan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I have a small network of three computers in my office here. Two Windows 2000, and one FreeBSD 5.1. It's the BSD box that's giving me problems. My computers are connected to my modem via an ethernet switch. My modem is set up as a DHCP server, and my

Re: Make installworld failure

2003-09-11 Thread Elliott Perrin
Please cc me, I am not on either list I tried the RELENG_4_8 as a workaround with the exact same error as before. vm/vnode_pager.h - vm/vnode_pager.ph *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/perl/utils/h2ph. *** Error code 1 and a bunch of other error code 1's back up the directory tree.

Re: laptop booting issue

2003-09-11 Thread Nathan Kinkade
On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 07:55:10PM -0700, lists wrote: William O'Higgins wrote: I recently installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a ThinkPad 600X. The install seemed to go fine, but when I reboot and I look at the menu, I have two choices - F1 DOS, F2 FreeBSD. There is nothing on the DOS partition, so I

Re: IPMON Format ???

2003-09-11 Thread Fernando Gleiser
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: === Sep 11 14:52:46 fox ipmon[47]: 14:52:45.248487 2x ed1 @0:3 P 196.23.158.10,25 - 196.22.178.91,26704 PR tcp len 20 40 -A K-S OUT === I have been able to figure out what it all means by reference

Re: FreeBSD YP-client, Linux YP-master

2003-09-11 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Sep 11), Linus Sjberg said: Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If you try to run ypmatch YP_LAST_MODIFIED master.passwd.byname as root (on your box and then on the master server), which error do you get? ypmatch: can't match key YP_LAST_MODIFIED in map

Setiathome question

2003-09-11 Thread Charles Howse
Hi, I recently changed my /usr/local/etc/rc.setiathome.conf file. I changed seti_std_args from: -email -graphics To: -email That's the only line that's uncommented. Then I reboot (I know I didn't have to) Now I can't see setiathome in the output of top. Is the problem that seti must download a

System perl version and Ports

2003-09-11 Thread Matt of the Long Red Hair
Is there a way to convince the Ports system that I've upgraded my system Perl? All perl-related ports try to install into the perl5.00503 lib directory tree instead of into the 5.6.1 tree (which is my current Perl version). I've looked around anywhere I can think of for a config option to change

Re: System perl version and Ports

2003-09-11 Thread Peter Elsner
Usage: /usr/local/bin/use.perl port - /usr/bin/perl is the perl5 port /usr/local/bin/use.perl system - /usr/bin/perl is the system perl Peter Elsner At 11:34 AM 9/11/2003 -0400, you wrote: Is there a way to convince the Ports system that I've upgraded my system Perl? All

Re: System perl version and Ports

2003-09-11 Thread Matt of the Long Red Hair
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Peter Elsner wrote: Usage: /usr/local/bin/use.perl port - /usr/bin/perl is the perl5 port /usr/local/bin/use.perl system - /usr/bin/perl is the system perl I don't have a use.perl .. where does this come from?

Re: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 09:42:41 -0400 John Straiton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Greets! I'm pretty confused right now with trying to determine the nature of a performance problem I'm having on one of my servers. The server is a webserver with a separate db/file server sitting behind it. The

How do I destroy tunx?

2003-09-11 Thread Micheas Herman
I no longer have a need of tun0 or tun1 Script started on Thu Sep 11 08:59:48 2003 hi 08:59:48 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/home/micheas !500 #ifconfig tun0 tun0: flags=8010POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST mtu 1500 08:59:56 [EMAIL

Re: System perl version and Ports

2003-09-11 Thread Peter Elsner
It's automatically installed when you install Perl 5.6 or 5.8 from ports... At 11:55 AM 9/11/2003 -0400, you wrote: On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Peter Elsner wrote: Usage: /usr/local/bin/use.perl port - /usr/bin/perl is the perl5 port /usr/local/bin/use.perl system - /usr/bin/perl

Easy boot between FBSD and WinXP

2003-09-11 Thread Denis
Hi All!!! I use two hard disk. In first I have FreeBSD. In Second - WinXP. Does anybody know some easy way to boot between FBSD hard and WinXP hard? Now, I change priority of hard disks in my BIOS options it's very uncomfortable: -- Best regards, Denis [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: how to update source tree without cvs?

2003-09-11 Thread yew chin
thanks for answering, i will try to learn how to use ctm. But 1 thing really weird is that, when i use cvsup, i can establish connection to the cvsup server. But it doesn't download the src and ports. here is the output of my cvsup Connecting to cvsup10.freebsd.org Connected to

Re: How do I destroy tunx?

2003-09-11 Thread Peter Elsner
Are you still using PPP ? If so, you simply need to either remove the PPP entries from /etc/rc.conf or remove the PPP start up script under /usr/local/etc/rc.d if you have one there. Peter Elsner At 09:02 AM 9/11/2003 -0700, you wrote: I no longer have a need of tun0 or tun1 Script

COM ports

2003-09-11 Thread Claudiu Bichir
Hy folks ! I have FreeBSD 5.0 installed on my computer and I wanted to know how can I enable the COM3 COM4 ports. The ports are disabled by default in 5.0. I tried to modify /boot/device.hints but with no hope . I commented hint.sio.2.disabled=1 and hint.sio.3.disabled=1 out but when I rebooted

Re: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread Chuck Swiger
Chris Pressey wrote: [ ... ] - Is it possible the server has too much RAM? I don't remember where I heard that that can degrade performance, but I'm pretty sure it was on one of the freebsd lists a couple of months ago. One of the early Pentium Pro/P2 chipsets, either the 430VX or the 430FX?, was

RE: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread John Straiton
I'm pretty confused right now with trying to determine the nature of a performance problem I'm having on one of my servers. The server is a webserver with a separate db/file server sitting behind it. The issue is that in pulling up websites from the machine, my silly POS

Re: laptop booting issue - RESOLVED

2003-09-11 Thread William O'Higgins
On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 07:55:10PM -0700, lists wrote: William O'Higgins wrote: I recently installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a ThinkPad 600X. The install seemed to go fine, but when I reboot and I look at the menu, I have two choices - F1 DOS, F2 FreeBSD. There is nothing on the DOS partition, so I want

Palm OS 5 devices.

2003-09-11 Thread Michael
Has anyone had any success syncing Palm OS 5 devices (like the Tungsten T or Zire 71) with FreeBSD? I know that many Palm OS 4 devices over a serial connection work but last I heard there were some USB connection problems with the OS 4 devices and I haven't heard anything at all about OS 5. So if

Re: Palm OS 5 devices.

2003-09-11 Thread Larry Rosenman
Joe Karthauser(sp?) committed fixes a couple of weeks ago. Try with a CURRENT cvs pull of -CURRENT. LER --On Thursday, September 11, 2003 10:15:50 -0700 Michael [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has anyone had any success syncing Palm OS 5 devices (like the Tungsten T or Zire 71) with FreeBSD? I know

PCMCIA NIC

2003-09-11 Thread William O'Higgins
I have FreeBSD installed on a laptop, but I am having trouble with setting up networking. ifconfig does not show the PCMCIA NIC (3Com 10/100, pretty standard and works under Linux, so I expect it's supported), and after some looking I think that I have the necessary kernel parameters built, but

Re: dail in server

2003-09-11 Thread Your Name
Hi Thank you very much I need dailin server and allow outsider can connect to the server and share to the internet Do you know about it? Thank you FreeBSD DOES provide a dial up server in the KDE package. (kppp) you will need to do a BIT of scripting to get it to work properly

Re: How do I destroy tunx?

2003-09-11 Thread Micheas Herman
On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 09:12, Peter Elsner wrote: Are you still using PPP ? No, If so, you simply need to either remove the PPP entries from /etc/rc.conf or remove the PPP start up script under /usr/local/etc/rc.d if you have one there. I was hoping to Destroy this without rebooting. I

Re: PCMCIA NIC

2003-09-11 Thread Nathan Kinkade
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 01:21:18PM -0400, William O'Higgins wrote: I have FreeBSD installed on a laptop, but I am having trouble with setting up networking. ifconfig does not show the PCMCIA NIC (3Com 10/100, pretty standard and works under Linux, so I expect it's supported), and after some

Re: Running /etc/rc.firewall in the background

2003-09-11 Thread Mark
- Original Message - From: Jack L. Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2003 3:37 PM Subject: Re: Running /etc/rc.firewall in the background At 01:16 PM 9.11.2003 GMT, Mark wrote: I have quite a few firewall rules (FreeBSD

Re: nforce2 (for the zillionth time, I should imagine)

2003-09-11 Thread John DeStefano
On Wednesday 10 September 2003 06:25 pm, Lewis Thompson wrote: Hi, I've just purchased a new machine (a micro-ATX machine) with an nforce2 board. After a little searching on Google/Groups it looks to still be pretty much unsupported. Can anybody give a run-down of the how each

Re: How do I destroy tunx?

2003-09-11 Thread Mike Remski
As root try: ps aux | grep -i ppp If it shows you a line for a process with PPP (look for /usr/sbin/ppp) then do a : kill PID where PID is the the process id, probably the second column of the ps aux output. When you start to worry what other people think of you, it's time to go

Re: nforce2 (for the zillionth time, I should imagine)

2003-09-11 Thread Lewis Thompson
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 11:02:30AM -0700, John DeStefano wrote: I've been looking for an answer for the nForce2 chipset for months in various arenas, including on this list and on -net. Nobody seems to have an answer; in fact, one person's reply on this list was good luck. The drivers to

Re: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread Marc Slemko
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, John Straiton wrote: Greets! I'm pretty confused right now with trying to determine the nature of a performance problem I'm having on one of my servers. The server is a webserver with a separate db/file server sitting behind it. The issue is that in pulling up websites

Re: How do I destroy tunx?

2003-09-11 Thread Micheas Herman
On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 11:03, Mike Remski wrote: As root try: ps aux | grep -i ppp no dice :-( any other suggestions? I can normally track down and kill just about anything. but this has me stumped. could I have a permision problem and need to reboot? I think my security is pretty

Re: PCMCIA NIC

2003-09-11 Thread Bob Collins
At 07:55 AM 9/11/2003, you wrote: On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 01:21:18PM -0400, William O'Higgins wrote: I have FreeBSD installed on a laptop, but I am having trouble with setting up networking. ifconfig does not show the PCMCIA NIC (3Com 10/100, pretty standard and works under Linux, so I expect

user-ppp faster then pppd ?

2003-09-11 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Hi I recently tried to connect to the Internet using kernel ppp (pppd) instead off user ppp. I noticed that the connection was about 0.5 KB slower whith pppd when downloading the same file from the same server. I'm using a 56 K modem and have Release 5.1 installed, I also appended my

Re: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread Mark Terribile
John Straiton writes: I'm pretty confused right now with trying to determine the nature of a performance problem ... on one of my servers. ... in pulling up websites from the machine, my silly POS development box has nearly double performance ... There's lots of tricky stuff that can be

Re: install freebsd on rlx 300ex

2003-09-11 Thread Aditya
Hi Rian, the best way to get such advice is to post to the [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list or the [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list. Then the largest number of people can help. However, here is my short advice: you can install FreeBSD (any 4.x release or -stable snapshot should work) on a RLX blade

Establishing Backup/Restore System

2003-09-11 Thread Barry Skidmore
I just installed FreeBSD 5.1 on an i386 system several days ago, and am now in the process of setting up a backup/restore strategy. For backups I am using dump piped thru ssh to my linux box (RH 8.0), and that has worked well, at least for the initial backup. I have not set up incremental

Newbie need help on configuring mouse and X windows

2003-09-11 Thread Lei Luo
Hi, everyone, I am new to FreeBSD and just trying to learning something. I installed FreeBSD without X system on my computer and it works fine. But when I tried to configure mouse and X windows, I had big problem. As instructed in the handbook, I configured the type and port of the mouse (PS2,

Re: PCMCIA NIC

2003-09-11 Thread Stephen L Martin
William, You can put pccardd_enable=YES in /etc/rc.conf. Or you can start it manually by typing pccardd -f /etc/defaults/pccard.conf SLM I have FreeBSD installed on a laptop, but I am having trouble with setting up networking. ifconfig does not show the PCMCIA NIC (3Com 10/100, pretty

RE: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread John Straiton
Post your kernel configs, or better yet, do a diff -u between the 5.0-R and the 5.1-C kernel configs. I bet dime to dollar you've got some debugging options enabled in the 5.1-C config. At the very least you haven't remove the debugging options from your malloc options. *frown* The 5.0

RE: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread John Straiton
There's lots of tricky stuff that can be going wrong. I spent some time in my last two jobs (anybody got a new one in NJ?) on speeding up stuff like this and the first thing I try to do is put some kind of steady-state load on the boxen and monitor each box involved with systat 1 -vmstat

compiling jdk14 on FreeBSD 5.1 - segmentation fault

2003-09-11 Thread Kang-Ling Weng
Hello when I try to compile jdk14 I stuck: first I copied these files: j2sdk-1_4_1-src-scsl.zip j2sdk-1_4_1_02-linux-i586.bin bsd-jdk14-patches-3.tar.gz into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and started: cd /usr/ports/java/jdk14 make ... ... ... /bin/mkdir -p

RE: Easy boot between FBSD and WinXP

2003-09-11 Thread Ph. Schulz
I use Win NT4/2k/XP's own bootmanager to boot Win 2k, Win XP, FreeBSD and Debian on only one HDD. Just be careful not to overwrite Microsoft's bootsector, their OSs won't like it ;-) See http://www.winimage.com/ on how to add FreeBSD to MS's Bootmanager. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

`top` process memory usage: SIZE vs RES

2003-09-11 Thread Jesse Guardiani
Howdy list, I checked the FAQ and the questions archive before I posted this, so hopefully it isn't a frequently asked question: Background: = I am stress testing a FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE server (it's a pre- production test server) by sending huge email messages to it via SMTP. I'm

Re: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread Sean Chittenden
Post your kernel configs, or better yet, do a diff -u between the 5.0-R and the 5.1-C kernel configs. I bet dime to dollar you've got some debugging options enabled in the 5.1-C config. At the very least you haven't remove the debugging options from your malloc options. *frown* The

Re: user-ppp faster then pppd ?

2003-09-11 Thread Bob Hall
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 09:23:31PM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I recently tried to connect to the Internet using kernel ppp (pppd) instead off user ppp. I noticed that the connection was about 0.5 KB slower whith pppd when downloading the same file from the same server. I'm using a 56 K

Re: Performance Problems.. Server hardware smoked by $500 box?

2003-09-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 05:30:59PM -0400, John Straiton wrote: If 5.1-C has debugging on by default then , yes, I'd concur that we have those features turned on. 5.1-CURRENT indeed has a number of debugging features enabled by default, which can cause significant performance loss under load.

cvsup syntax questions... and what's the difference between branch and release tags?

2003-09-11 Thread Bsd Neophyte
can someone take a look at my cvsupfile and see if it's alright: --- *default host=cvsup10.us.FreeBSD.org *default base=/usr *default prefix=/usr *default release=cvs *default tag=RELENG_5_1 *default delete use-rel-suffix src-all tag=RELENG_5_1_0_RELEASE # added manually...

Re: Re[2]: Can I restore information after FreeBSD fall?

2003-09-11 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi! Thursday, September 11, 2003, 5:49:55 PM, you wrote: Hi All!!! I wanna know. If my FreeBSD will fall Can I restore my information in: /usr/info/*.* ??? I can't see FreeBSD's HDD (with his 165 format) in WinXP Can I read FreeBSD's hard from other computer

Re: Easy boot between FBSD and WinXP

2003-09-11 Thread Harald Schmalzbauer
On Thursday 11 September 2003 23:49, Ph. Schulz wrote: I use Win NT4/2k/XP's own bootmanager to boot Win 2k, Win XP, FreeBSD and Debian on only one HDD. Just be careful not to overwrite Microsoft's bootsector, their OSs won't like it ;-) See http://www.winimage.com/ on how to add FreeBSD to

RE: Easy boot between FBSD and WinXP

2003-09-11 Thread Michael Vondung
Hi, Denis, This sounds pretty much like my set-up. All I had to do was to let Sysinstall write a BootMgr on *both* disks. In /stand/sysinstall, just go in the Fdisk section, select your first drive, don't do anything else here, and immediately leave with Q. It will ask you if you want to write

Re: `top` process memory usage: SIZE vs RES

2003-09-11 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Sep 11), Jesse Guardiani said: 1.) Where is my Free memory going? I can't account for it in the SIZE and RES columns of the various processes. These are relatively constant. Disk cache. 2.) What, exactly, is RES? `man top` describes it as this: RES is the

Re: `top` process memory usage: SIZE vs RES

2003-09-11 Thread gv-list-freebsdquestions
Hello Jesse, Thursday, September 11, 2003, 5:15:31 PM, you wrote: J I am stress testing a FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE server (it's a pre- J production test server) by sending huge email messages to it J via SMTP. I too am putting together a 4.8 box as we speak for a client. J I'm running qmail-1.03

user-ppp faster then pppd ?

2003-09-11 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
The difference is too small to be meaningful. when you have 56k modem and ~4.5KB throughput 0.5KB can make a big difference The change means that the second connection traveled over wires that were slightly noisier, or slightly busier, or one of a hundred other possibilities. The odds that

Re: cvsup syntax questions... and what's the difference between branch and release tags?

2003-09-11 Thread Val Smith
Why did you add the _0_RELEASE at the end of your src-all, ports-all and doc-all tags? FWIW this is what I use for 5.1 Release and never had any problems except I occasionally change the mirror name if the connection seems bad with one in particular: *default host=cvsup10.FreeBSD.org *default

Conection sharing

2003-09-11 Thread ppires7
hey people , my name is pedro and I'm from brazil . I'm having problems to find docs that talks about sharinga a ADSL conection between a FreeBSD and a Windows machine in witch the BSD machine is the server so maybe some of you may have a link with a doc or can tell me how to do it please ? Last

On 5.1, what is the process named idle?

2003-09-11 Thread Joe Altman
Greetings, list subsribers... I've installed 5.1 and a variety of apps on a machine, in preparation for a move to 5.1 in the near future, and in the course of playing around on it, I've noticed a process called idle: ~games: top -SU root PID USERNAME PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE TIME WCPU CPU

Re: Conection sharing

2003-09-11 Thread Micheal Patterson
- Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2003 3:18 PM Subject: Conection sharing hey people , my name is pedro and I'm from brazil . I'm having problems to find docs that talks about sharinga a ADSL conection between a FreeBSD

Re: xmms-arts plugin

2003-09-11 Thread Rod Person
On Thursday 11 September 2003 03:11 am, Bjarne Wichmann Petersen wrote: You don't *need* it, but xmms will lock the sound-device while playing and thus hindering kde-apps using it. One solution is to use vchans, but it sound *awfull* with my HW. An arts-plugin to xmms would be really nice, but

Re: On 5.1, what is the process named idle?

2003-09-11 Thread Till Plewe
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 08:04:05PM -0400, Joe Altman wrote: Greetings, list subsribers... I've installed 5.1 and a variety of apps on a machine, in preparation for a move to 5.1 in the near future, and in the course of playing around on it, I've noticed a process called idle: ... What

Re: user-ppp faster then pppd ?

2003-09-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 01:37:59AM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The difference is too small to be meaningful. when you have 56k modem and ~4.5KB throughput 0.5KB can make a big difference The change means that the second connection traveled over wires that were slightly noisier, or

Re: On 5.1, what is the process named idle?

2003-09-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 09:39:51AM +0900, Till Plewe wrote: On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 08:04:05PM -0400, Joe Altman wrote: Greetings, list subsribers... I've installed 5.1 and a variety of apps on a machine, in preparation for a move to 5.1 in the near future, and in the course of playing

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Re: xmms-arts plugin

2003-09-11 Thread Todd Stephens
On Thursday 11 September 2003 07:04 am, Alin-Adrian Anton wrote: Probably because KMial's ring is a beep with the internal speaker, not via the soundcard device. Well, no. I have KMail set to play a system sound when new mail arrives. And even with artsdsp , I am unable to play sound

Inquiry Into Japanese-English Translation Opportunities

2003-09-11 Thread James Wilson
Good afternoon, I recently visited your website and was wondering if you might have occasional need of assistance. I am a Japanese-English interpreter/translator based in Las Vegas, NV. I am a court experienced interpreter with 30 years legal as well as technical translation experience.

Re: On 5.1, what is the process named idle?

2003-09-11 Thread Joe Altman
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 05:50:01PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 09:39:51AM +0900, Till Plewe wrote: On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 08:04:05PM -0400, Joe Altman wrote: Greetings, list subsribers... I've installed 5.1 and a variety of apps on a machine, in preparation

Re: On 5.1, what is the process named idle?

2003-09-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 10:05:38PM -0400, Joe Altman wrote: The idle task is the kernel thread that runs when the kernel is not doing anything else more meaningful like running user processes or servicing I/O. It takes care of running some low-priority tasks like pre-zeroing memory pages

Problems finding 'ogle' package

2003-09-11 Thread Peter Leftwich
RE: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=ogle-guistype=allrelease=4.7-RELEASE%2Fi386 RE2: hyperlink called Package with link to ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-4.7-release/All/ogle-gui-0.8.5.tgz; When I click on Package or right-click on it an do Save Target As... I

freeBSD 4.8

2003-09-11 Thread John Mascardo
I am a very-very new LINUX/UNIX user. After being convinced by friends that it is far better and stablethan windows architechture. So I bought the LINUX Format magazine because it offered a full OS called FREEBSD 4.8 I tried to install it and after a few a attempts I managed to install

Re: freeBSD 4.8

2003-09-11 Thread Thanatos
John Mascardo wrote: I am a very-very new LINUX/UNIX user. After being convinced by friends that it is far better and stablethan windows architechture. So I bought the LINUX Format magazine because it offered a full OS called FREEBSD 4.8 I tried to install it and after a few a attempts I

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