Wireless setups

2003-10-19 Thread Luke Kearney
Hi There, I have recently installed 4.8R on my IBM Thinkpad notebook which fortunately includes a wireless NIC. The nic is recognised as wi0 for which I am grateful as Linux did not recognise the card first time around. Now I often move between networks and having to set the wepkey and ssid etc

The FreeBSD Diary: 2003-09-28 - 2003-10-18

2003-10-19 Thread Dan Langille
The FreeBSD Diary contains a large number of practical examples and how-to guides. This message is posted weekly to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with the aim of letting people know what's available on the website. Before you post a question here it might be a good idea to first search the mailing list

Vinum Offset for Swap: 265 or 281?

2003-10-19 Thread rtjohan
Hi, Sanity check whether the mirrored vinum root drive is setup correctly. Going to setup two more machines the same way, so wanted to make sure the reference machine was setup correctly. Was surprised to see that the vinum dumpconfig shows the offset for the swap partition to be 265. Remember

Email consolidation

2003-10-19 Thread Adrian Fisher
Please note that I have 3 PC's (soon to be 4) which each have an email account on them. I now wish to integrate all the accounts to the same computer as there are messages on each I do not wish to lose. They are all networked to each other and share a single net connection so transfer is

Re: Email consolidation

2003-10-19 Thread Kevin Stevens
On Sunday, Oct 19, 2003, at 00:45 US/Pacific, Adrian Fisher wrote: Please note that I have 3 PC's (soon to be 4) which each have an email account on them. I now wish to integrate all the accounts to the same computer as there are messages on each I do not wish to lose. They are all networked

Re: perl serial port access

2003-10-19 Thread Bernd Walter
On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 02:01:50PM +0200, Perica Veljanovski wrote: Hi, What is the name of the /dev for the serial port in FreeBSD. dmesg says there are sio0 and sio1 but there are no such file names in /dev. And the sio(4) manpage says: FILES /dev/ttyd? for callin ports

Re: savemail panic

2003-10-19 Thread doug
Thanks to all that replied. After trying all the suggestions (except the reinstall I was saving for last) I found I must have deleted the majordomo user during an upgrade. I hope this post might save someone an equal amount of trouble. I still am not thinking in unix so the pointers and things to

Re: Why build INDEX ?

2003-10-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Adam McLaurin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 18 Oct 2003 13:35:30 -0400 Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 'pkg_version -v' and 'make search' are very useful, and depend on an up-to-date INDEX file. 'pkg_version -v' does NOT depend on an up-to-date INDEX. This is completely

S-ATA disks

2003-10-19 Thread vipto
Hello, Could you say me, if *BSD systems support S-ATA disks and DVD+-RW hardware (i cant find them in Hardware Notes)? -- Best regards, vipto mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: ? getopt_long(), iopl() and ioperm() ?

2003-10-19 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-10-19 01:59:45 +0200: I'm hacking at a piece of code that I want to turn into a port. It's from Linux and uses libpci and some other 'strange' functions. While I think that I've managed to modify the libpci port to install the required lib, I'm more or less lost at

Problems with ordinary user permissions

2003-10-19 Thread Anthony Carmody
Hi, I have been having a trouble getting various things to work on my new 5.1 workstation with gnome 2.x. tonight i was attemtping to get 'gtoaster' [cd buring s/w] working as i couldnt see any drives, and when i tried adding them i encountered a few errors muttering about permissions. so i

Printer configuration with CUPs

2003-10-19 Thread geek
Is this process correct to install cups in a FreeBSD 4.9 server/workstation to install my printer (HP 5150): # USB Stuff device usb device uhci device ulpt change this in the kernel (both workstation and server) usbd_enable=YES in /etc/rc.conf (server only) install:

How to watch films???

2003-10-19 Thread Alex Zivenko
Hi all! I have a question: How can I watch film in divx? Do i need to download something and install? Please try to explain it to me :) ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send

Re: Wireless setups

2003-10-19 Thread Drew Tomlinson
- Original Message - From: Luke Kearney [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FreeBSD Questions [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2003 11:38 PM Hi There, I have recently installed 4.8R on my IBM Thinkpad notebook which fortunately includes a wireless NIC. The nic is recognised as wi0 for

CVSup supfilesrc-all question

2003-10-19 Thread Alden Louis-Pierre
I just finished reading the Handbook for CVSup. It appears to be a very simple process. I'm currently running FreeBSD 4.8 and from my understanding you can keep your sources up to date via CVSup. Does this mean if I were to do a fresh install of FreeBSD 4.8 and then CVSup my source all

Re: Why build INDEX ?

2003-10-19 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 10:09:59AM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Adam McLaurin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 18 Oct 2003 13:35:30 -0400 Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 'pkg_version -v' and 'make search' are very useful, and depend on an up-to-date INDEX file.

Re: Problems with ordinary user permissions

2003-10-19 Thread peter lageotakes
Please check out the FreeBSD FAQ: 9.22. How do I let ordinary users mount floppies, CDROMs and other removable media? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/disks.html#USER-FLOPPYMOUNT Pete --- Anthony Carmody [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I have been having a trouble getting

Re: ? getopt_long(), iopl() and ioperm() ?

2003-10-19 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Oct 19), Roman Neuhauser said: # [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-10-19 01:59:45 +0200: I'm hacking at a piece of code that I want to turn into a port. It's from Linux and uses libpci and some other 'strange' functions. While I think that I've managed to modify the libpci port

Re: CVSup supfilesrc-all question

2003-10-19 Thread Graham Lillico
On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 06:24:49PM -0400, Alden Louis-Pierre wrote: I just finished reading the Handbook for CVSup. It appears to be a very simple process. I'm currently running FreeBSD 4.8 and from my understanding you can keep your sources up to date via CVSup. Does this mean if I

Re: CVSup supfilesrc-all question

2003-10-19 Thread David Fleck
On Sat, 18 Oct 2003, Alden Louis-Pierre wrote: Does this mean if I were to do a fresh install of FreeBSD 4.8 and then CVSup my source all known security issues would be resolved for the particular FreeBSD I'm running? Not quite - it means that your sources would be up-to-date. You'd still

jail + devfs + snp problem (FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE-p10)

2003-10-19 Thread Adam Nowacki
shell# /sbin/devfs rule -s 2 delset shell# /sbin/devfs rule -s 2 add hide shell# /sbin/devfs rule -s 2 add path random unhide shell# /sbin/devfs rule -s 2 add path urandom unhide shell# /sbin/devfs rule -s 2 add path zero unhide shell# /sbin/devfs rule -s 2 add path pty\* unhide shell# /sbin/devfs

RE: Printer configuration with CUPs

2003-10-19 Thread geek
hey, i addedd succefully a printer in my workstation, but i cant add it on server with links :( but i cant print anything by my workstation .. the usb cable is connected do the server, i really dont understand anything about this, i'm completelly confused!!!

RE: Printer configuration with CUPs

2003-10-19 Thread geek
Description: hp deskjet 5150 Location: home Printer State: processing, accepting jobs. Printer not connected; will retry in 30 seconds... Device URI: usb:/dev/ulpt0 it says USB, but the printer is USB connected only with the server, not to these machine :(

RE: Printer configuration with CUPs

2003-10-19 Thread geek
Device URI: Examples: file:/path/to/filename.prn http://hostname:631/ipp/ http://hostname:631/ipp/port1 ipp://hostname/ipp/ ipp://hostname/ipp/port1 lpd://hostname/queue socket://hostname socket://hostname:9100 what url i should put here?! the

Problem/question on second NIC (SMC 9452TX) on 5.1- CURRENT

2003-10-19 Thread Scott W
Hey all- if anyone could point me in the right direction here, I'd appreciate it. System: Asus BP6 Dual Celeron 366 768M ECC RAM 1st NIC (fxp0) in at time of install- Intel Pro/100 I'm trying to add an SMC gigabit enthernet NIC, model 9452TX into the system. Running a current snapshot from

Re: vinum volumes crash on reboot

2003-10-19 Thread aarong
On Saturday, October 18, 2003, at 04:29 PM, Danny Pansters wrote: What's that? you mount a mirror onto /, /var, and so on. Your old (single plex) vinum volumes have to be unmounted to mount the newly made mirror. I have the feeling you don't quite get the terminology. You may need to go into SU

Re: CVSup supfilesrc-all question

2003-10-19 Thread Alden Louis-Pierre
David Fleck wrote: On Sat, 18 Oct 2003, Alden Louis-Pierre wrote: Does this mean if I were to do a fresh install of FreeBSD 4.8 and then CVSup my source all known security issues would be resolved for the particular FreeBSD I'm running? Not quite - it means that your sources would be

IP Bandwidth Usage Monitoring Question

2003-10-19 Thread Jason L. Schwab
Heya Folks; I have a machine with several ip addresses where users run alot of different services, and I am wondeirng if anyone knows a way or some recommended software than can monitor the inbound and outbound bandwidth usage per ip-address. I have SNMPd

most direct way to get audio file to sound card?

2003-10-19 Thread BSD baby
What's the most direct way to cat an audio file into the sound card? The FreeBSD manual talks about wavplay or mpg123 or xmms, but what if I just want to send an audio file to the sound card without an application inbetween? (Reason why - I want to make a quick shell script to play my flac

Re: most direct way to get audio file to sound card?

2003-10-19 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Oct 19), BSD baby said: What's the most direct way to cat an audio file into the sound card? The FreeBSD manual talks about wavplay or mpg123 or xmms, but what if I just want to send an audio file to the sound card without an application inbetween? (Reason why - I

Sanity and /var/tmp

2003-10-19 Thread wolfie
This may be an incredibly stupid. Nevertheless I'm gonna ask... (1) Is it safe and sane in a RELENG_5_1 system to create and use /var/ tmp via a script in /etc/rc.local: [no entry in FSTAB] mdconfig -a -t swap -s ... -u 10 newfs -O2 /dev/md10 mount /md10 /var/tmp

Re: Why build INDEX ?

2003-10-19 Thread Kent Stewart
On Sunday 19 October 2003 10:21 am, Erik Trulsson wrote: On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 10:09:59AM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Adam McLaurin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: That doesn't mean you have to rebuild your own INDEX file, because you can (and will, unless you specifically refuse it) download

Correcting my own msg (was Sanity and /var/tmp)

2003-10-19 Thread wolfie
On Sunday 19 October 2003 12:36 pm, I sent a message with a few ugly typos. It should have read: This may be an incredibly stupid question. Nevertheless I'm gonna ask... Is it safe and sane in a RELENG_5_1 system to create and use /var/ tmp via a script in /etc/rc.local: [no

Re: How to watch films???

2003-10-19 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 06:48:11PM +0300, Alex Zivenko wrote: Hi all! I have a question: How can I watch film in divx? Do i need to download something and install? Please try to explain it to me :) Install the mplayer port. Kris pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: CVSup supfilesrc-all question

2003-10-19 Thread David Fleck
On Sat, 18 Oct 2003, Alden Louis-Pierre wrote: So running my sample CVSup supfile would not patch my system for the security advisories from SA-03:08 - SA-0318(as of 10/19/03)? I'm under the impression this supfile would take care of security advisories, being that I'm updating the /usr

Hacking calendar(1)

2003-10-19 Thread Charles Howse
Hi, When I get my daily calendar email, there is no explanation of which entries come from which calendars. Other than hacking the source code, is there a way to get some headers like this? Music History: Oct 20 Three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd die in a plane crash, 1977 World History: Blah

Re: Why build INDEX ?

2003-10-19 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 12:42:13PM -0700, Kent Stewart wrote: On Sunday 19 October 2003 10:21 am, Erik Trulsson wrote: On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 10:09:59AM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Adam McLaurin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: That doesn't mean you have to rebuild your own INDEX file,

Monitor's picture position

2003-10-19 Thread CBuH
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, Questionaries!! :-) Need help: I have two Os-es on one PC: Win FreeBSD, in Win picture at resolution 1280x1024 is placed (by my hand's configure) in proper position (I mean each corner on my CRT monitor). Then -- in FreeBSD I see that in

Re: How to get temperature ?

2003-10-19 Thread Jean-Baptiste Quenot
* Victor MARBACH: Do you know how to get this temperature ? I use sysutils/lmmon. -- Jean-Baptiste Quenot http://caraldi.com/jbq/ ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

Re: Monitor's picture position

2003-10-19 Thread Ph. Schulz
I see the same symptoms on my Desktop. When I change from Windows to FreeBSD, the picture moves quite a bit. I seriously doubt that this is a FreeBSD or Windows problem but I rather think it's something with the graphic card. Not with the hardware but with the configuration. Maybe you want to

burncd ``only wrote -1...'' coasting discs.

2003-10-19 Thread Lewis Thompson
Hi, I'm trying to use burncd to write an ISO to a blank disc. The discs are all fine, etc. and this is a new DVD drive (writes DVDs and CDs), so I'm guessing that is the problem. A simple output is as follows: [EMAIL PROTECTED] /mnt/packages/unix/isos/hurd sudo burncd -s max -f /dev/acd0

Re: firebird 7 in freebsd cvs appears to be broke

2003-10-19 Thread ivan georgiev
On Sunday 19 October 2003 04:48 pm, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 02:42:55PM -0600, KroNiC~BSD wrote: I downloaded the new firebird-7 port from the freebsd cvs server. Make will run for about 20-mins then stop with these errors: I do not see this on FreeBSD 5.1-CURRENT.

EIB devices/services

2003-10-19 Thread Willem Jan Withagen
Hi, (Not quite for current@, but that's where leading edge is going on) For the new house we are building I'm looking into EIB. (European Installation Bus). And I'm searching for EIB/IP gateways and applications on FreeBSD. Has anybody used these kinds of tools with FBSD (or Linux) All

buildingworld sysctl -w kern.securelevel=2 help??

2003-10-19 Thread Brent Bailey
After i started my make buildworld while it was building .. i noticed that the kernel sysctl was set to sysctl -w kern.securelevel=2 i tried set it back to 0 or -1 ..but it wouldnt let me. is it safe to reboot the system with the sysctl -w kern.securelevel variable set to -1 ..AFTER the OS has

Re: Monitor's picture position

2003-10-19 Thread Ekrem
On Mon, 2003-10-20 at 06:30, CBuH wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, Questionaries!! :-) Need help: I have two Os-es on one PC: Win FreeBSD, in Win picture at resolution 1280x1024 is placed (by my hand's configure) in proper position (I mean each corner

Re: Pentium 120 reboots after loading mfsroot floppy.

2003-10-19 Thread Frederick Bowes
Thanks all for your replies, For future peoples reference. I managed to scrounge some more ram so it had 16 instead of 8 meg, and it boots prpoerly now. I had forgotten sysinstall needed more than 8MB of ram. I thrown off because it was just rebooting instead of printing an error. - Fred

Re: Is Port Based Routing Possible?

2003-10-19 Thread Drew Tomlinson
- Original Message - From: Michael C. Cambria [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Drew Tomlinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2003 4:03 PM Drew Tomlinson wrote: Is there a way to route traffic based on port? Basically, I want to have all traffic on port 8080 use the rl0 interface

Deleting dirs to save space.

2003-10-19 Thread Dragoncrest
Got a server I'm trying to reclaim some space on and I was looking for some input. I've nuked the ports tree and /usr/src, but it's still not enough. I'm looking at deleting /usr/obj/usr/src to gain another 400 megs, but I'm unsure if it's safe to do so. Can I do it or should I just leave

Re: virtual users for mail?

2003-10-19 Thread Anish Mistry
On Thursday 28 August 2003 11:18 am, Dead Line wrote: Hello All, I am on FreeBSD 4.8-R, I would like to run on the mail system virtual users mail. i just dunt want to create a _real_ users on system, and I would prefer it virtual for certain domain(s) Can someone

Re: playing a DVD with mplayer

2003-10-19 Thread Hendrik Hasenbein
stan wrote: I just got a new notebook with a DVD drive. I compiled mplayer from the ports. Now I want to play a smaple VD that I have. What do I need to do to mount the DVD? 'mplayer -dvd 1 -dvd-device /dev/cd0' should do. Eventually you have to change the device. Hendrik

poptop / pppd

2003-10-19 Thread Chris Knipe
Lo all, Very arb and weird problem... I've followed all the docs that google could return (they all mostly the same in any case), and yeah... My PPTP server *does* work.. As long as I don't terminate more than one connection at a time to the server *shock horror*. For some reason (and I suspect

RE: scripting the buildworld/installworld process

2003-10-19 Thread Charles Howse
I don't think 10 is enough. Wash has a buildworld problem on current and, on his listing, you would only make it about half way through the error 1 messages and may miss the one that means something. I log for a different reason. If you had one die and I didn't, I want to be able to

Can you recomend me some C/C++ maillist?

2003-10-19 Thread Denis
Hi All!!! Anybody know some C/C++ maillist??? I think that here freebsd question only Do you know maillist for C or C++ programming...??? -- Best regards, Denis [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Upgrading self-installed X with Ports version?

2003-10-19 Thread Jesse Sheidlower
On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 03:16:50PM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 10:00:34AM -0400, Jesse Sheidlower wrote: I recently tried to upgrade X by installing it from Ports, and thought I had succeeded, as pkg_info and so forth are reporting that XFree86-4.3.0,1 is

Basic printing setup

2003-10-19 Thread Jesse Sheidlower
I've never gotten around to setting up printing from my FreeBSD machine--the discussion in the Handbook is rather frightening--and now that I've decided I should probably give it a try, I find that the Handbook doesn't even let me get started. I have two situations for this computer (a laptop

Patching source in a port

2003-10-19 Thread Jamie
Is it possible to patch the source code in a port, and then make, make install again to get it to install the patched code? I tried applying the sendmail patch. I had previously installed 8.12.9 from ports. This is basically what I did: cd

Re: Network Problem on FreeBSD-4.8 : Cannot ping LAN hosts

2003-10-19 Thread Edwin D. Vinas
hi josh, thanks for the advise. it's the FIREWALL thing that don't allow my FreeBSD to access the Internet Sharing in the Windows XP. Now, its ok already. I just unchecked the option that Restricts IP hosts from Internet (external) to access the Internet Sharing Machine or something like that.

Re: problem with afd0: reading primary partition table: error reading fsbn 0

2003-10-19 Thread yew chin
yeah, i just install freebsd 4.8 and i have a floppy disk. So, is the floppy disk causing the problem? or is there any fix for this? --- Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yew chin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: after a clean installation, i keep getting this error message and i just

RE: Postfix problems

2003-10-19 Thread fbsd_user
You missed the most obvious point. The basic FBSD install is delivered with sendmail active. To get postfix to be the active mail server you have to disable sendmail and reboot FBSD. ADD this statement to your rc.conf file sendmail_enable=NONE # Totally disable sendmail, allowing

Re: error with mysql when doing mysql -u root

2003-10-19 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Sat, 20 Sep 2003 10:31:43 -0700 Shawn Guillemette [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is there a way to reset the mysql root user passwd? I'm starting to wonder if I finger mumbled the passwd or something.. Start mysql with --skip-grant-tables Please red the docs. IOnut -- IOnut FreeBSD

Re: Cat a directory

2003-10-19 Thread Nicholas Holley
Karlsson Mikael HKI/SOSV wrote: And while we're on the subject of different file types why doesn't ls support coloring of different file types like in Linux. As it would make finding certain files easier by coloring them differently depending on their ending. Try http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/

COM2 Problems

2003-10-19 Thread Scott Palmer
I am running 4.8-RELEASE and I am having issues getting COM2 setup. We have a need to connect to another machine's console with this machine. In the BIOS COM2 is setup for IRQ3, not auto. Yet on boot I get the following: sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0 COM1 on this machine

Re: FreeBSD 4.8 v/s 5.1

2003-10-19 Thread Bryan Cassidy
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Two more questions. 4.8-RELEASE or 4.8_STABLE? I lost my 4.8-stable cd and need to burn another one. What is the easiest way to burn an iso file from freebsd? On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 14:34:38 -0400 C. Ulrich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 2003-09-29

Re: Problems with audio recording

2003-10-19 Thread DoubleF
On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 21:59:53 + Daniela [EMAIL PROTECTED] probably wrote: On Monday 29 September 2003 09:21, Sergey DoubleF Zaharchenko wrote: On Sun, 28 Sep 2003 18:45:39 + Daniela [EMAIL PROTECTED] probably wrote: Probably a stupid question: I need to record sound and it just

Problems with latest update and network

2003-10-19 Thread Richard Morse
Hi! I just CVSup'd (last Thursday) and upgraded my system to RELENG_4. I now cannot connect (seemingly) to the network. Whenever I try to ping and outside system, I get ping: sendto: no route to host. I can't ping my router, or even hosts with known IP addresses. I don't see anything odd

Re: ipfw with four interfaces

2003-10-19 Thread Micheal Patterson
- Original Message - From: Arvinn Lokkebakken [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 7:24 AM Subject: Re: ipfw with four interfaces snip Haven't been able to try them out yet, but I don't feel allowing The first 300 rule will probably help me

Re: Logs of sftp-server.

2003-10-19 Thread analitic1983
Hello everybody, Ask helps on the question of sftp-server logs. I have FreeBSD 4,8 and want to get full logs of operations which users make, such as mkdir, cp and etc. In daemon ftpd are used keys -l -l, but in SFTP I find nothing like that. Thank you for attention, and sorry for my bad

Re: digicam on ugen0

2003-10-19 Thread David L
You should be able to mount it as you would a usb hard drive, these are reffered to as USB mass storage. This is what I get when I connect my panasonic digicam da0: MATSHITA DMC-LC20 Removable Direct Access SCSI-2 device da0: 1.000MB/s transfers da0: 29MB (60801 512 byte sectors: 64H 32S/T

user restriction with login.conf

2003-10-19 Thread a d
I've been trying for some time now to figure out a way how to use the right syntax in /etc/login.conf to add a class that will restrict some users who will have that class to their home directory only. Some users have the nologin because they are only ftp users and they are chroot'ed with

lol!

2003-10-19 Thread Georg Auernhammer
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Re: FreeBSD SPAM

2003-10-19 Thread Warren Block
On Fri, 3 Oct 2003, Joseph Koenig wrote: I know this is an issue that comes up a lot, but I wanted to get an opinion from some people on the list. We, along with everyone else, have TONS of SPAM hit our server. Unfortunately, we haven't found any good way to reduce it. We're using ORDB and

Re: explain annoying You have XXX mail messages

2003-10-19 Thread Fernan Aguero
+[ Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] (03.Oct.2003 20:44): | | Fernan Aguero [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: | | The default mailbox (/var/mail/fernan) is empty, since I | use procmail to deliver messages to several different | mailboxes under ~/mail. | | Still, I keep receving this message all

Re: terminal emulation

2003-10-19 Thread Kevin Stevens
On Sunday, Oct 5, 2003, at 14:35 US/Pacific, Alexey Koptsevich wrote: I would like to use FreeBSD machine as a serial console to another FreeBSD machine. Server part is described in the Handbook, but I have found nothing about client part. Which program should I use for terminal emulation? How

Re: IPF and Routing

2003-10-19 Thread Luke Kearney
Hi There, Yes I have read it several times. I have set up an ipnat.conf file that looks a lot like this bimap192.168.1.10 - 10.0.0.3 bimap192.168.1.11 - 10.0.0.4 and so on and so forth I need to ensure that each internal address gets the same external address each time. I have

Re: redirect.pl - where is it ?

2003-10-19 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 08:42:58AM -0500, Darryl Hoar wrote: Greetings, I have FreeBSD 4.7 stable installed on a machine. In addition, I have apache 1.13 installed an configured. I'm trying to locate redirect.pl for my cgi-bin directory. Where is this file located ? % grep ScriptAlias

root passwd change

2003-10-19 Thread DanB
Is there other way to change the root password that been lost without shutting down the computer. Old way shutdown space barboot -s #mount -t ufs -a #passwd # exit to multiusers. Dan ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

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2003-10-19 Thread esayer1
FreeBSD- Do AMD Duron processors fall under the AMD64 release category, because on your website it only says that AMD Opteron and Athlon prcoessors are the AMD64 architecture. Thanks ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

screen font size

2003-10-19 Thread C. W. Talbot
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 seemed to go fine until I executed startx. The desktop environment on my screen seems to be at least four times as big as it

Re: FTP Client from Behind Filtering Bridge/Firewall

2003-10-19 Thread Kenneth Culver
Quoting Khalil Khozeimeh [EMAIL PROTECTED]: 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

Best place to start a misc program at bootup

2003-10-19 Thread jason dictos
Hello again, So there's /etc/rc, and etc/rc.local, and then there's the fancy rc.conf scripts which stat programs. /etc/rc and /etc/rc.local don't appear to be designated places for starting up misc. programs, so where do we put these misc programs which we want to run at startup? Thanks,

Re: netstat options

2003-10-19 Thread Mike Galvez
On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 03:24:29PM +0200, dick hoogendijk wrote: On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 07:10:24 -0500 Peter Elsner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You're probably getting the connection refused because you didn't enable telnet in /etc/inetd.conf. It's turned off by default. Has nothing to do

Re: Network Problem on FreeBSD-4.8 : Cannot ping LAN hosts

2003-10-19 Thread Josh Paetzel
On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 10:04:15AM -0700, Edwin D. Vinas wrote: hi josh, see dmesg, ifconfig and netstat below... hope you can help me now. -edwin IFCONFIG dc0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST mtu 1500 inet 192.168.0.6 netmask 0xff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255

Re: update confusion 4.8-STABLE to STABLE = 4.9-PRERELEASE !?

2003-10-19 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 12:29:20PM +0300, Alin-Adrian Anton wrote: Hey guys, Look what happened to me. I had a nice (cute) 4.8-STABLE. From time to time, I update it via cvsup. Ports to CURRENT, system sources to STABLE. Last time I updated from cvsup2.freebsd.org (I tried another one

Re: openssl ASN bug?

2003-10-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Gabriel Ambuehl [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: There was a security advisory about openssl 0.9.7b having a bug in the ASN encoding code on 30th Sept 03 and now I'm wondering what to do about it? Install the port? Wait some more and do another cvsup (currently, nothing shows up in UPDATING)? The

problem with perl versions

2003-10-19 Thread RJ45
I am runing freebsd 5.1 I have a problem with perl versions I need to use perl 5.8.0 but everytime I install from ports a application which depends from perl 5.6 something is overwritten and perl 5.8.0 is not avalaible and I have to make reinstall perl 5.8.0 every time. Is there a way to set a

Re: Disable console notifications

2003-10-19 Thread Q
This will stop all the syslog generated messages, but it will not stop kernel generated messages like device timeouts, hardware errors, lock warnings etc, as they are actually printed by the kernel not syslog. If all you want is to use the console without the messages clobbering your output,

Re: Why build INDEX ?

2003-10-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: (Things used to work as you describe, but that was changed a long time ago.) Yep. I'm seriously out of date on that. My apologies. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Deleting dirs to save space.

2003-10-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Got a server I'm trying to reclaim some space on and I was looking for some input. I've nuked the ports tree and /usr/src, but it's still not enough. I'm looking at deleting /usr/obj/usr/src to gain another 400 megs, but I'm unsure if it's

Re: Deleting dirs to save space.

2003-10-19 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Aug 10), Dragoncrest said: Got a server I'm trying to reclaim some space on and I was looking for some input. I've nuked the ports tree and /usr/src, but it's still not enough. I'm looking at deleting /usr/obj/usr/src to gain another 400 megs,

Re: Deleting dirs to save space.

2003-10-19 Thread chris
You can safely delete /usr/src but if you need to redo the world or recompile the kernel you wount be able too same with ports but in your case it would be fine to remove /usr/ports,/usr/src, Got a server I'm trying to reclaim some space on and I was looking for some input. I've

Re: Deleting dirs to save space.

2003-10-19 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Sun, Aug 10, 2003 at 11:06:11PM -0400, Dragoncrest wrote: Got a server I'm trying to reclaim some space on and I was looking for some input. I've nuked the ports tree and /usr/src, but it's still not enough. I'm looking at deleting /usr/obj/usr/src to gain

mod_perl, mod_ssl: fine in isolation, install woes when together

2003-10-19 Thread Bryn Dyment
I've isolated this pretty well... hope someone has some insight: After a fresh* install of FreeBSD 4.8, I can build Apache with mod_ssl, and (separately) Apache with mod_perl (static). However, I'm getting link errors when trying to install both together. Here are my steps: tar -xzf

Changing library that an ELF loads or...

2003-10-19 Thread mjoyner
How would I change a library that an ELF loads to look for a particular set of symbols? (location, but has same name). or (b), is there a way to statically bind an *.so to a ELF that requires it so that it doesn't try and load it dynamically? (merge them into a single executable?)

Virtual Console Keyboard Layout

2003-10-19 Thread Rommel B. IKEDA
Hi everyone, I have been using FreeBSD 4.9 for almost a month now, and I have to admit that I am presently in a very slow process in learning everything that I should be in using my new OS... I have been reading some articles, on UNIX in the internet...and it is only now that I have

Re: poptop / pppd

2003-10-19 Thread slave-mike
Please use the port mpd instead. Chris Knipe wrote: Lo all, Very arb and weird problem... I've followed all the docs that google could return (they all mostly the same in any case), and yeah... My PPTP server *does* work.. As long as I don't terminate more than one connection at a time to the

a few questions about rebuilding a system?

2003-10-19 Thread Sweetleaf
1. Make world. is it really necessary to follow this step? 21.4.2 Check /etc/make.conf Examine the files /etc/defaults/make.conf and /etc/make.conf. The first contains some default defines - most of which are commented out. To make use of them when you rebuild your system from source, add

udp packets drop

2003-10-19 Thread S H A N
hi, i have a radius server running p3/1GB ram called yoyo. below is what has happened to it... [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~]$ netstat -s -s -p udp udp: 5397 datagrams received 186 dropped due to full socket buffers 5198 delivered 5207 datagrams output [EMAIL

Re: Wireless setups

2003-10-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Luke Kearney [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi There, I have recently installed 4.8R on my IBM Thinkpad notebook which fortunately includes a wireless NIC. The nic is recognised as wi0 for which I am grateful as Linux did not recognise the card first time around. Now I often move between networks

Re: Wireless setups

2003-10-19 Thread Luke Kearney
On 19 Oct 2003 21:53:15 -0400 Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] spake thus: Luke Kearney [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi There, I have recently installed 4.8R on my IBM Thinkpad notebook which fortunately includes a wireless NIC. The nic is recognised as wi0 for which I am grateful as

Re: Problems with latest update and network

2003-10-19 Thread slave-mike
Please spit out and attach as plain text tht outputs of ifconfig netstat -rn ps ax | grep dh Richard Morse wrote: Hi! I just CVSup'd (last Thursday) and upgraded my system to RELENG_4. I now cannot connect (seemingly) to the network. Whenever I try to ping and outside system, I get

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