Re: 4.8-RELEASE-p13 -and- ntpd

2003-10-10 Thread nw1
After reading further, we've retired ntpdate from this network. Our issue may have been the order in which we ran ntpdate and xntpd within /etc/rc.conf ; subsequently (post reboot) immediately trying to run 'ntpdate xxx.xxx.x.x' would fail (as we posted on

Re: 2nd copy of named is dying

2003-10-10 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 02:50:20PM -0700, Rich Morin wrote: I run two copies of named(8), out of /etc/rc.network: ${named_program:-named} ${named_flags} /etc/namedb/named.conf ${named_program:-named} ${named_flags} /etc/namedb/lan/named.conf This seems to work fine, except that the

Re: Hello!

2003-10-10 Thread David L
On Thu, 9 Oct 2003 11:40 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, my name is Erik and I have a great love for alternative OS's, and I just want to comment on FreeBSD 5.0 and how I like it so far. Ever since I got FreeBSD 4.4(sometime ago?!), I have had reccuring problems with some parts of the

Re: change the mouse (from PS to USB)

2003-10-10 Thread David L
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 10:59 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi: FreeBSD 4.8 I had a problem with my mouse in the PS port so I need to configure a mouse in the USB port. In sysinstall I can't specify a USB port, how can I enable. maps ___ [EMAIL

RE: problem with aue card

2003-10-10 Thread Andrew White
Mine is on 10/100 network, and negotiates 100mb everytime, still functions ok, no issues at all (other than LEDS) Andrew -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Scott Mitchell Sent: 09 October 2003 17:48 To: Alexey Koptsevich Cc: [EMAIL

RE: 51 getting pcmcia to start before bootnfs

2003-10-10 Thread Andrew White
Hi, Is there a way to get the pcmcia card recognized for boot_nfs with diskless booting ? The bootpc module starts just before pccard, although it does start after usb, and seems to work on a usb nic. ? Andrew ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

ftp access permissions

2003-10-10 Thread H. Bartel
Hi, I have set up an Apache Server with FTP Access for Users A, B, C D. All users are chrooted to a specific folder inside the Apache root. Now there comes my problem: If User A makes a new directory, User B, C D are not allowed to access or modify it. This happens with all the other users

vsftpd and PAM

2003-10-10 Thread Leon Verheem
When configuring vsftpd to use virtual accounts using PAM for authentication which pam version needs to be installed ? eg pam-mysql or pam_pwdfile ect ect. Running FreeBSD 4.8 ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Latest stable fixes are unstable

2003-10-10 Thread Todd Stephens
On Thursday 09 October 2003 03:36 pm, Jeffrey Wheat wrote: After applying the last set of patches via a cvs run of RELENG_4, I have servers crashing and rebooting that had run for months on end prior to the fixes. A good way to avoid the possibility of that and still get all the security

RE: snort + trunk + cat6500 + vacls

2003-10-10 Thread Andrew White
Read http://www.cisco.com/en/US/customer/products/hw/switches/ps700/products_ tech_note09186a008015c612.shtml Basically you hook up your snort interface to the switch, then tell the switch to span out the relevant vlans to that port, as far as I'm aware, these packets will be missing the tag

/usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh and slow build world in FreeBSD 5.1

2003-10-10 Thread freebsd-questions
Hi I've recently installed a FreeBSD 5.1 box, which is working okay aside from a couple of points: 1) I can't get /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh to work. I don't have my rc.conf to hand but I've tried many different config options. Is there something I need to do to run these scripts on a vanilla FBSD

Re: ipf - sample rulesets

2003-10-10 Thread Patrick O'Reilly
Fernando - thanks! I have not yet learned to rely on google - but I will get there This is what I found: http://www.obfuscation.org/ipf/ipf-howto.html Regards, Patrick. - Original Message - From: Fernando Gleiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: FreeBSD Question List

Re: Cron

2003-10-10 Thread Jean-Baptiste Quenot
* Scott Rothgaber: PATH=/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin ; export PATH PATH=/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin Will do it. -- Jean-Baptiste Quenot http://caraldi.com/jbq/ ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

portupgrade -Fa

2003-10-10 Thread Patrick O'Reilly
Here's a strange thing: I have a number of servers which all run a portupgrade script every night to fetch the latest distfiles automatically. I then complete the upgrade when I decide I'm in the mood :) The strange part is that on some of the servers the script works just fine, and on others

pppctl - delete config rules

2003-10-10 Thread Pascal Giannakakis
Hello there, i can add a config rule to pppd via pppctl (e.g. nat port tcp10.0.0.2:80 80), but how do i remove it with pppclt again? thx -- NEU FÜR ALLE - GMX MediaCenter - für Fotos, Musik, Dateien... Fotoalbum, File Sharing, MMS, Multimedia-Gruß, GMX FotoService Jetzt kostenlos anmelden

Re: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh and slow build world in FreeBSD 5.1

2003-10-10 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 11:58:33AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I've recently installed a FreeBSD 5.1 box, which is working okay aside from a couple of points: 1) I can't get /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh to work. I don't have my rc.conf to hand but I've tried many different config

Re: make package with deps?

2003-10-10 Thread Lowell Gilbert
make package-recursive Should I write a PR to add this topic into the faq? I'd add it to the ports(7) man page, if it were I. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

Re: thread safety and host lookups

2003-10-10 Thread Louis LeBlanc
On 10/09/03 06:05 PM, Kris Kennaway sat at the `puter and typed: On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 07:31:05PM -0400, Louis LeBlanc wrote: Hey folks. I'm working on a port from Solaris to FreeBSD. For the most part, things are pretty straightforward, but I can't seem to find the details on thread

writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread William O'Higgins
I have grown tired of using MS Word as my standard document output format. I haven't gotten OpenOffice to work under FreeBSD (and it isn't my favourite tool by a long shot) and I am most happy generating text in vi. PDF is eminently portable, and I think that it would suit my purposes nicely. I

writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Andrea Venturoli
** Reply to note from William O'Higgins [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fri, 10 Oct 2003 08:31:41 -0400 I have grown tired of using MS Word as my standard document output format. I haven't gotten OpenOffice to work under FreeBSD (and it isn't my favourite tool by a long shot) and I am most happy

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Jean-Baptiste Quenot
* William O'Higgins: I did a bit of searching, but I didn't find any real *advice* on what process to use, and most of the tools that I found are for viewing PDFs, not writing them. Have a look at DocBook. You will need FreeBSD packages docbook-xml (the DTD), docbook-xsl (stylesheets

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Thomas Spreng
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 08:31:41AM -0400, William O'Higgins wrote: I have grown tired of using MS Word as my standard document output format. I haven't gotten OpenOffice to work under FreeBSD (and it isn't my favourite tool by a long shot) and I am most happy generating text in vi. PDF is

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Chris
On Friday 10 October 2003 07:31 am, William O'Higgins wrote: I have grown tired of using MS Word as my standard document output format. I haven't gotten OpenOffice to work under FreeBSD (and it isn't my favourite tool by a long shot) and I am most happy generating text in vi. PDF is

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Alexander Haderer
At 08:31 10.10.2003 -0400, William O'Higgins wrote: I have grown tired of using MS Word as my standard document output format. I haven't gotten OpenOffice to work under FreeBSD (and it isn't my favourite tool by a long shot) and I am most happy generating text in vi. PDF is eminently portable,

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Chris
On Friday 10 October 2003 08:14 am, Chris wrote: On Friday 10 October 2003 07:31 am, William O'Higgins wrote: I have grown tired of using MS Word as my standard document output format. I haven't gotten OpenOffice to work under FreeBSD (and it isn't my favourite tool by a long shot) and I

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Q
You have quite a few options: 1. HTMLDOC - will convert most HTML documents to PDF very quickly (I use this in production to generate several thousand files a month) 2. Openoffice 1.1 - has an Export to PDF option. (the most recent port works) 3. Anything that prints using Gnome's Gnome-print or

ADSL modem ip addresses

2003-10-10 Thread Ian Moore
Hi, I'm organising an ADSL connection and I'm a bit confused about our options. We need to provide web, ssh and mail access to our network for users from home across the Internet with an ADSL connection. I figure the best way to do this is to setup a new machine to act as a firewall and run a

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Tillman Hodgson
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 03:06:23PM +0200, Alexander Haderer wrote: My opinion: yes. Learn the basics of LaTeX and use pdflatex instead of latex to create pdf files directly from your tex source. The old way of generating pdf via tex-dvi-ps-pdf via the classic (la)tex commands has the

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Alexander Haderer
At 07:59 10.10.2003 -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote: On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 03:06:23PM +0200, Alexander Haderer wrote: My opinion: yes. Learn the basics of LaTeX and use pdflatex instead of latex to create pdf files directly from your tex source. The old way of generating pdf via tex-dvi-ps-pdf

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Tillman Hodgson
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 04:18:38PM +0200, Alexander Haderer wrote: I agree with the recommendation to learn LaTeX. It's probably the best way to generate PDF output and it's widely used for document generation. I disagree that one needs to use pdflatex, though. Those side-effects you mention

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread William O'Higgins
Thanks to all who, very quickly, gave recommendations, hints, references and ports locations. An excellent response. I'm going to look into DocBook and LaTex and see where that takes me. Thanks also to those who offered help with OpenOffice, but I have come to *profoundly* dislike Word and all

Re: Jail FS questions.

2003-10-10 Thread Marc G. Fournier
On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 12:46:18AM -0300, Marc G. Fournier wrote: On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Kris Kennaway wrote: Yes, it's a good thing that some developers are finally working on fixing some of the problems, but the fact remains that

Re: Jail FS questions.

2003-10-10 Thread Marc G. Fournier
On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Kris Kennaway wrote: Shooting down ppl that are willing to test and report bugs is equally as irresponsible though, and I've been seeing alot of that ... Okay, so you're changing the topic (we were talking about users, not testers). No, I'm talking about end-users

Re: screen font size

2003-10-10 Thread Simon Rutishauser
Try to check the resolutions set in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 (or similar) manually (using a text editor) Are they right? Peschmä Am Thu, 09 Oct 2003 10:28:03 -0500 schrieb C. W. Talbot: Greetings I recently installed FreeBSD 4.5 with desk top KDE using a CD that came with the book, FreeBSD

Re: ADSL modem ip addresses

2003-10-10 Thread Luke Kearney
Hi, You need a single machine with two nics to setup as a firewall machine. You should not require a second IP address. If you google for howtos on setting up FreeBSD as a gateway machine/sharing cable/sharing adsl etc etc you will find heaps of easy to follow articles. Furthermore, if your

FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Brian McCann
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 This may be a bit off topic, but does anyone know of a real, current version of FreeBSD that will run on a G3 Mac? I've looked at both Net OpenBSD, but I'd rather stick with one OS for all my PCs. I know, that Darwin is basically the same

Re: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Payne
I may be work but FreeBSD is an Intel, I haven't see a PowerPC version. I had to use OpenBSD. Darwin is what Mac OS X is base on, you can use OS X with fink, and use thounds of BSD programs. Payne Brian McCann wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 This may be a bit off topic,

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Julien Gabel
Right, but in return you gave up nice generation of exactly equivalent PS files. I have a PS printer - I put PDF on the web and cat PS to the printer :-) You can use pdftops(1) from the xpdf Port wich seems to make a very correct PostScript output. For me, the pdf2ps(1) from Ghostscript make a

Re: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh and slow build world in FreeBSD 5.1

2003-10-10 Thread freebsd-questions
Kris Kennaway ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 11:58:33AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've recently installed a FreeBSD 5.1 box, which is working okay aside from a couple of points: 1) I can't get /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh to work. I don't have my rc.conf to hand

Re: why does motherboard sound suck?

2003-10-10 Thread Jason Stewart
Ross Lippert wrote: I just got new hardware and I installed 5.1 on it (not tht it matters, because what I am asking about is observed in 4.X). Why is it that so-called the built-in soundcard that my motherboard comes with does work with everything? By that I mean that I can play the usual

RE: ADSL modem ip addresses

2003-10-10 Thread liquid
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:owner-freebsd- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ian Moore Sent: October 10, 2003 9:59 AM To: freebsd-questions Subject: ADSL modem ip addresses Hi, I'm organising an ADSL connection and I'm a bit confused about our options.

Re: ADSL modem ip addresses

2003-10-10 Thread chael
If you can get an Alcatel Speedtouch USB (probably the most commonly used) from your DSL provider, then you're in luck. It's in /usr/ports/net/pppoa. Install it. Then, lookin: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/pppoa.html . Remember, the device Alcatel SpeedTouch USB

Re: ADSL modem ip addresses

2003-10-10 Thread Luke Kearney
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 11:41:01 -0400 liquid [EMAIL PROTECTED] granted us these pearls of wisdom: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:owner-freebsd- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ian Moore Sent: October 10, 2003 9:59 AM To: freebsd-questions Subject: ADSL

Re: Samba Change Password from Windows using ctrl-alt-delete

2003-10-10 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Antoine Jacoutot wrote: asked for help. Password sync is broken under FreeBSD with samba-2.x, and this is not a configuration issue. Ok, I have to apologize, you are right and I was wrong. There really is a problem with FreeBSD and Samba 2.2.8a. Sorry! cu, Uwe

Re: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Mykroft Holmes IV
While there is a Ports system for Darwin/OS X, called GNUDarwin, avoid it, as it is notorious for breaking the basic OS install without asking. Fink is a better alternative, it's pretty much a port of the Debian package management system, with somewhat improved source handling. As it dumps all

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Tillman Hodgson
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 07:59:10AM -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote: 1. \usepackage{times} (or palatino or bookman or whatever font package you like) 2. use something like this in your Makefile: ps: latex some_latex_file.tex latex

Re: /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh and slow build world in FreeBSD 5.1

2003-10-10 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:58 AM +0100 10/10/03, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) I can't get /usr/local/etc/rc.d/*sh to work. I don't have any ideas to offer on this. 2) Building kernels/worlds is MUCH slower than under 4.X. A kernel used to take around an hour; it's taking about 4 under 5.1 (Cyrix 166mhz/64Mb

FTP Client from Behind Filtering Bridge/Firewall

2003-10-10 Thread Khalil Khozeimeh
I have configured a FreeBSD 4.8 system as a filtering bridge/firewall using the IPFW. I am interested in enabling FTP clients from inside the firewall to access FTP servers on the outside. It will be appreciated if somebody can point me in the proper direction to configure IPFW (procedure and/or

weird ftp-related logcheck msgs

2003-10-10 Thread Redmond Militante
hi all the last couple of days, i've noticed strange security notifications sent to the root user of one of my boxen. this box is running proftpd as an ftp server. the messages appear whenever somebody authenticates via ftp. most often, it's me ftp'ing to the machine, so it's probably not

make

2003-10-10 Thread Mark
while doing a make world on a 4.8 box I get this error === gnu/usr.bin/cc/cccp cc -O -pipe -DIN_GCC -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DPREFIX=\/usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr\ -I/ usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/cc/cccp/../cc_tools -I/usr/src/gnu/usr. bin/cc/cccp/../cc_tools

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread parv
in message [EMAIL PROTECTED], wrote Alexander Haderer thusly... At 07:59 10.10.2003 -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote: On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 03:06:23PM +0200, Alexander Haderer wrote: The old way of generating pdf via tex-dvi-ps-pdf via the classic (la)tex commands has the disadvantage that

Re: make

2003-10-10 Thread Kent Stewart
On Monday 06 October 2003 07:54 am, Mark wrote: while doing a make world on a 4.8 box I get this error === gnu/usr.bin/cc/cccp cc -O -pipe -DIN_GCC -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DPREFIX=\/usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr\ -I/ usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/cc/cccp/../cc_tools -I/usr/src/gnu/usr.

Re: CMedia8738

2003-10-10 Thread Alexander Farber
Has anybody yet made this chipset (CMedia8738) running under FreeBSD 5.1 Works here on FreeBSD 4-stable and 5.1 - see my dmesg at http://home.t-online.de/home/Alexander.Farber/FreeBSD/ pcm0: CMedia CMI8738 port 0xd400-0xd4ff at device 14.0 on pci0

Problem with ip-alias and internet

2003-10-10 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
Hi! Some days ago a strange problem involving our samba server, our squid proxy and some subnets occured. This is the network design: internet | DSL-ROUTER 172.16.1.254+---other subnets

Re: screen font size

2003-10-10 Thread Drew Tomlinson
- Original Message - From: C. W. Talbot [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2003 8:28 AM Greetings I recently installed FreeBSD 4.5 with desk top KDE using a CD that came with the book, FreeBSD Unleashed, by Michael Urban and Brian Tiemann. Everything

Re: tightvnc not honoring .xinitrc file

2003-10-10 Thread Alexey Koptsevich
Hi, My reply is late, but anyway: you can modify ~/.vnc/xstartup to include or refer to your .xinitrc. Best, Alex On Tue, 5 Aug 2003, stan wrote: I'm trying to set up vnc on a STABLE machine. I've built tightvnc from the ports, and run vncpassword to create a password. Then I run

Re: Mounting FTP sites to directory?

2003-10-10 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Went googling on this and haven't come up with anything yet. So since I've already done all my outside research first (as suggested by several members. hehe) so I'm coming to you as a last resort to gather some information on my question. What I'm

Re: ppp confusion

2003-10-10 Thread Jeff Penn
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 05:20:11PM +1000, nevle wrote: I made the changes you suggested and seemed to be connected (full modem lights) but couldn't log-on to any site(using Lynx),tried to ping -c 204.216.27.18 ,and got invalid count of packets to transmit... ##ppp.conf etc ... add default

RE: ADSL modem ip addresses

2003-10-10 Thread liquid
*snipped* Actually quite a few of the SOHO DSL routers I've seen do include simple firewalling but often enough they are only configurable via a browser and have a kind of all or nothing stance. For fine granular control over the firewall it is hard to beat FBSD and IPFilter / IPFW for

Re: How to find out the type of CD in burner from script ?

2003-10-10 Thread Shantanoo Mahajan
+-- [EMAIL PROTECTED] [10-10-03 15:27 IST]: | No, i can't use cdrecord. It is for SCSI CD-writers, and i have ATAPI. | | Best regards, | Alexander | If you are using 4.8-stable of 5.x, you do have a option in kernel option atapicam to enable SCSI emulation for

Re: change the mouse (from PS to USB)

2003-10-10 Thread Warren Block
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, David L wrote: On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 10:59 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FreeBSD 4.8 I had a problem with my mouse in the PS port so I need to configure a mouse in the USB port. In sysinstall I can't specify a USB port, how can I enable. Usb ports are reffered

Keeping maillogs

2003-10-10 Thread Toll, Eric
Hello World. I love FreeBSD. One such thing I am not sure on how to do is to keep the /var/log/maillog files for more than 7 days. I'd like to keep 60 days. Also I have enough space so I don't need the system to gunzip them. Could I have a few pointers on this please? TIA Eric

Redirect to /dev/null

2003-10-10 Thread Max Clark
Hi all, What is the proper way to redirect output to /dev/null? I've been using the following in my crontab but output is still ending up in my mailbox. ... 21 /dev/null Thanks, Max -- Max Clark maxc at beast.clarksys.com a href=http://www.clarksys.com;Max Clark/a

Re: Keeping maillogs

2003-10-10 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Oct 10), Toll, Eric said: I love FreeBSD. One such thing I am not sure on how to do is to keep the /var/log/maillog files for more than 7 days. I'd like to keep 60 days. Also I have enough space so I don't need the system to gunzip them. Edit /etc/newsyslog.conf, find

Re: Redirect to /dev/null

2003-10-10 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Oct 10), Max Clark said: What is the proper way to redirect output to /dev/null? I've been using the following in my crontab but output is still ending up in my mailbox. ... 21 /dev/null I'm sure this is in a sh FAQ someplace: What you did was dup fd1 onto fd2, then

pkg_deinstall -n

2003-10-10 Thread Charles Howse
Hi, Just idle curiosity here... If I run 'pkg_deinstall' on a port that another port depends on, it will refuse to deinstall the port and tell me the name(s) of then ports that depend on the one I want to deinstall. If I run 'pkg_deinstall -n' on that same port, it doesn't tell me that it would

RE: Redirect to /dev/null

2003-10-10 Thread Charles Howse
What is the proper way to redirect output to /dev/null? I've been using the following in my crontab but output is still ending up in my mailbox. ... 21 /dev/null The ampersand preceeds the greater-than symbol, and you redirect STDOUT to /dev/null, and then redirect STDERR to STDOUT.

Re: Keeping maillogs

2003-10-10 Thread Kent Stewart
On Friday 10 October 2003 01:27 pm, Toll, Eric wrote: Hello World. I love FreeBSD. One such thing I am not sure on how to do is to keep the /var/log/maillog files for more than 7 days. I'd like to keep 60 days. Also I have enough space so I don't need the system to gunzip them. Could I

Re: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Lucas Holt
There is a page on the freebsd website describing work on a PowerPC version, but it says they are almost ready to boot into Single user mood.. another words.. not done. It mentions that some of the code is in current, but doesn't really explain how you'd load it onto a mac, etc. Darwin has

Re: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Kevin Stevens
On Friday, October 10, 2003, at 11:16 AM, Brian McCann wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 This may be a bit off topic, but does anyone know of a real, current version of FreeBSD that will run on a G3 Mac? I've looked at both Net OpenBSD, but I'd rather stick with one

Re: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Stephen Hilton
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 14:09:39 -0700 Kevin Stevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday, October 10, 2003, at 11:16 AM, Brian McCann wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 This may be a bit off topic, but does anyone know of a real, current version of FreeBSD that will

problem with ymessenger

2003-10-10 Thread Gabriel Striewe
Hello! I today installed ymessenger from the ports collection on my FreeBSD-4.8 RELEASE. When I try to log in, it displays the following message. /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: /usr/local/libexec/ymessenger/ymessenger.bin: Undefined symbol Xu4L How am I going to fix this? Thank you for any help

RE: Redirect to /dev/null

2003-10-10 Thread Charles Howse
What is the proper way to redirect output to /dev/null? I've been using the following in my crontab but output is still ending up in my mailbox. ... 21 /dev/null The ampersand preceeds the greater-than symbol, and you redirect STDOUT to /dev/null, and then redirect STDERR to

Re: Redirect to /dev/null

2003-10-10 Thread Max Clark
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 04:26:16PM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: It should be: ... /dev/null 21 The the greater-than symbol preceeds the ampersand . Thank you, that makes much more sense now. -- Max Clark maxc at beast.clarksys.com a href=http://www.clarksys.com;Max Clark/a

Re: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Kevin Stevens
On Friday, Oct 10, 2003, at 14:21 US/Pacific, Stephen Hilton wrote: On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 14:09:39 -0700 Kevin Stevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I believe 10.3 is going to introduce a blessed ports system, which I'd imagine would immediately be adopted by Darwin. Just FYI. I have been following

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Don Tyson
[snipped] I had some thoughts about generating PDFs, but I was hoping for advice about which tools to use. Should I just learn how to mark up a text page manually (I write HTML almost as quickly as plain text)? Should I learn TeX or some variant and translate it? I hear that PHP has some

Re: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Paul Beard
On Friday, October 10, 2003, at 09:09AM, Mykroft Holmes IV [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: While there is a Ports system for Darwin/OS X, called GNUDarwin, avoid it, as it is notorious for breaking the basic OS install without asking. or you can use the DarwinPorts collection, which has Apple

Re: make

2003-10-10 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 09:54:35AM -0500, Mark wrote: while doing a make world on a 4.8 box I get this error FAQ..this is asked about once a day. Kris pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

a problem of hard disks ordering...

2003-10-10 Thread Raphaël Marmier
I have recently installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a small Compaq Proliant server with a built-in Adaptec SCSI3 controller and a SmartArray 532 raid controller. The root device is on the volume provided by the raid controller, which is accessible under /dev/da#, like the built-in scsi. I like to add a

Console Keyboard Difficulty

2003-10-10 Thread yo _
Hello! I am using FreeBSD 4.8. I recently installed emacs21 from the ports system but i'm afraid there may be a keybinding conflict. In my regular console and Xterm console Backspace is mapped at ctrl-h apparently. I think emacs knows this as backspace deletes the one character behind the

RE: FreeBSD on a Mac G3?

2003-10-10 Thread Brian McCann
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Thanks to all. Looks like it's going to be a guess and test to find an OS I really like. I'm probably eventually going to get Panther when it comes out. Since I work for a school...academic price is nice and cheep! :) Again, thanks to all. -

Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Julien Gabel
The only thing I would add to the excellent replies is that no one seems to have mentioned the dvipdfm utility, part of the teTeX package, which generates pdf directly from your .dvi file; no need to convert ps to pdf. Because pdflatex(1) can output PDF directly from the same LaTeX source

How to get best results from FreeBSD-questions

2003-10-10 Thread Greg Lehey
How to get the best results from FreeBSD questions. === Last update $Date: 2003/03/09 22:09:31 $ This is a regular posting to the FreeBSD questions mailing list. If you got it in answer to a message you sent, it means that the sender thinks that

The Complete FreeBSD: errata and addenda

2003-10-10 Thread Greg Lehey
The trouble with books is that you can't update them the way you can a web page or any other online documentation. The result is that most leading edge computer books are out of date almost before they are printed. Unfortunately, The Complete FreeBSD, published by O'Reilly, is no exception.

Xircom Realport Ethernet Card

2003-10-10 Thread Andri Kok
Hi, I got one really silly question (I'm a newbie). I have a xircom pcmcia realport ethernet card (RBEM56G-100) and a dell csx laptop. The problem is that when i try to install freebsd-4.8RELEASE, I do not know which network type to choose (the part when you configure a custom kernel using a full

installkernel remotely

2003-10-10 Thread Alexey Koptsevich
Hello, I have a problem with the remote kernel install. I have cvsup'ed, built and installed the system (-CURRENT) on one host, then mounted its /usr/src and /usr/obj to another host (running 5.1-RELEASE). When I try to install the kernel on the second host (even the same kernel which was

Re: ADSL modem ip addresses

2003-10-10 Thread Ian Moore
On Sat, 11 Oct 2003 01:11, liquid wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:owner-freebsd- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ian Moore Sent: October 10, 2003 9:59 AM To: freebsd-questions Subject: ADSL modem ip addresses Hi, I'm organising an ADSL connection

Re: installkernel remotely

2003-10-10 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 09:25:54PM -0400, Alexey Koptsevich wrote: Hello, I have a problem with the remote kernel install. I have cvsup'ed, built and installed the system (-CURRENT) on one host, then mounted its /usr/src and /usr/obj to another host (running 5.1-RELEASE). When I try to

Linksys WMP11 PCI

2003-10-10 Thread Thomas Hood
I installed Linksys WMP11 PCI on FreeBSD 4.8 - STABLE. I've updated and done a buildworld. It shows up only as: pci0: unkown card (vendor... Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. -Tom _ Compare Cable, DSL or Satellite

The Complete FreeBSD, third edition: errata and addenda

2003-10-10 Thread Tim
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Re: writing pdfs

2003-10-10 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 10 October 2003 at 8:31:41 -0400, William O'Higgins wrote: I have grown tired of using MS Word as my standard document output format. I haven't gotten OpenOffice to work under FreeBSD (and it isn't my favourite tool by a long shot) and I am most happy generating text in vi. PDF

vim and printing

2003-10-10 Thread Bryan Cassidy
All this talk about vim made me wonder something.. BTW, I love vim compared to vi. Don't know what it is yet but I felt very comfortable and confident using it. I was just wondering. Is there a way to print with a command inside vi? Sometimes I would just like to print the file and don't want to

Re: a problem of hard disks ordering...

2003-10-10 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 11 Oct 2003 08:34, Raphaël Marmier wrote: I have recently installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a small Compaq Proliant server with a built-in Adaptec SCSI3 controller and a SmartArray 532 raid controller. The root device is on the volume provided by the raid controller, which is accessible under

Re: vim and printing

2003-10-10 Thread Bill Campbell
On Sat, Oct 11, 2003, Bryan Cassidy wrote: All this talk about vim made me wonder something.. BTW, I love vim compared to vi. Don't know what it is yet but I felt very comfortable and confident using it. I was just wondering. Is there a way to print with a command inside vi? Sometimes I would just