Trouble: cant do anything

2003-10-29 Thread Carvalho Paulo
Hi, I kind of newbie to freebsd, so go easy on me. First of all I was having troable to install version 5.1 on my machine, but then i finaly got it (or at list I thought so). When I boot the system it asks me to write the path of my shell, and since I don't have any installed I just press

request for comments

2003-10-29 Thread molotov
Hello, I've been looking for some assistance regarding hardware support, but I can't find any. Sorry for repeated posts, but if you can, please read the following message at http://news.gw.com/freebsd.hardware/3909 Your help will be appreciated. Thank you in advance and best regards, Simonas

Re: Trouble: cant do anything

2003-10-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 05:03:31AM -0300, Carvalho Paulo wrote: First of all I was having troable to install version 5.1 on my machine, but then i finaly got it (or at list I thought so). When I boot the system it asks me to write the path of my shell, and since I don't have any installed

IDE card reader

2003-10-29 Thread David Lodeiro
Hi all, I have an IDE card reader ( compact flash, secure digital, MMC, and memory stick) that I am trying to get to work. However when I start my system with it installed it crashes on boot up. This is what it outputs Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode fault virual

Adaptec Hardware

2003-10-29 Thread Albert Shih
Hi I don't see the Adaptec 2120S Raid card in the Hardware.TXT file but I see in some mailing list there are some question for this raid card. My question is : This card work or not in FreeBSD 4.X (even 4.9 I can wait), but I don't want to use FreeBSD 5.1 for this server because It's in

Re: Log every access to a file

2003-10-29 Thread andi payn
On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 03:35, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 11:57:31AM +0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How do you create/add a system log to monitor every access to a specific file (say a database file accessed through samba)? A sample line for syslog.conf would be

Re: Log every access to a file

2003-10-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:07:26AM -0800, andi payn wrote: The second is to use fam. I should mention that I've only used fam under linux, and, after a brief glance, it looks like the FreeBSD port (/usr/ports/devel/fam) is not as powerful--in particular, FreeBSD apparently doesn't provide

ppp

2003-10-29 Thread jonno smith
I have a freebsd 4.4.1 workstation on my LAN configured to obtain it's IP address through DHCP. The proxy server is a Microsoft Proxy Server and it will not allow the freebsd machine to access the Internet. Only windows workstations are able to connect to the Internet. In all the documentation

About support in FreeBSD 4.9 HomePNA card

2003-10-29 Thread Ruslan Sulemanov
Hallo! Why FreeBSD 4.9 RELEASE not support: Device ID: 0xA0FA Chip Number: BCM4210 Description: OEM Chip for 10meg/s over phone line Description: iLine10 HomePNA 2.0 Thanks! p.s it is very important ;-) _ / _ / / /_/ Admin Routec systems register account #1024 \ \_\ ISP

Changing colors in shells

2003-10-29 Thread Pascal Giannakakis
Lo folks, i would like to change the colors of the shell to FG=green BG=black. I do _not_ ask how to change the promt, i rather want to change the default FG BG colors, so that with whatever program (be it Konsole, putty, ssh.org, ...) i log in via SSH it uses this colors. I am aware of the fact

FreeBSD X.x-RELEASE as DVD ISO

2003-10-29 Thread Kai Mosebach
Dear List, in times of more people having a DVD burner, wouldnt it make sense to provide the latest versions of FreeBSD also as an ISO-Image ? Kind regards Kai PS: Please CC me, as i am not subscribed to -questions ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

run XFree86 at 512x384

2003-10-29 Thread Zhang Weiwu
Hello. I'm running FreeBSD 5.1 on Thinkpad 600X -- my old Pentium 500MHz notebook with neomagic at XGA resolution. My CPU isn't fast enough to view some divx movie in enlarged mode, but the movies looks bad just in a small window. I wish I can setup the XFree86 server to run at 512x384

Drive Geometry -- confusion.

2003-10-29 Thread nw1
FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE-p13 This document can also be viewed @ https://69.3.136.141/freebsd/installation/geometry Install 4.8 from CD-rom Drive Geometry confusion. My BIOS allows me a very limited amount of settings when it comes to an HDD. The following are the only settings offered by my BIOS:

Re: Problems with latest version of VICE emulator

2003-10-29 Thread Bjarne Wichmann Petersen
On Saturday 18 October 2003 16:45, Cory Bajus wrote: I have been unable to get the latest version of the VICE Commodore emulator working (1.13 - built from the ports tree). The PET and Plus/4 emulator work, but the C64 and C128 emulators just give me a screen full of @'s and checkerboards.

Re: Changing colors in shells

2003-10-29 Thread Payne
Pascal Giannakakis wrote: Lo folks, i would like to change the colors of the shell to FG=green BG=black. I do _not_ ask how to change the promt, i rather want to change the default FG BG colors, so that with whatever program (be it Konsole, putty, ssh.org, ...) i log in via SSH it uses this

portupgrade for python fails: patching doesn't work

2003-10-29 Thread David Fleck
FreeBSD 4.6.2. Anybody else seeing this problem? === Extracting for python-2.3.2 Checksum OK for python/Python-2.3.tgz. /usr/bin/sed -e '1s,^.*$,#!/usr/local/bin/python2.3,' /usr/ports/lang/python/work/Python-2.3/Tools/scripts/pydoc /usr/ports/lang/python/work/pydoc2.3 /usr/bin/sed -e

Re: Changing colors in shells

2003-10-29 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Pascal Giannakakis wrote: Lo folks, i would like to change the colors of the shell to FG=green BG=black. I do _not_ ask how to change the promt, i rather want to change the default FG BG colors, so that with whatever program (be it Konsole, putty, ssh.org, ...) i log

arplookup 192.168.0.1 failed: host is not on local network confusion

2003-10-29 Thread lists
Hi, In my server, I have three ethernet cards: xl0, xl1 and vx0. xl0 and xl1 are bridged and one of them is connected to my ethernet switch, the other to my wireless acess point. xl0 has an IP address of 192.168.1.1. vx0 is connected to my ADSL modem. My ADSL modem (D-Link ADSL 300G+) insists on

Smbd process not disconnecting

2003-10-29 Thread Charles Howse
Hi, The following line is from sockstat -4 on my machine curly, which I checked about 30 minutes ago. There is a netbios connection between curly (192.168.254.2) and moe (192.168.254.4) initiated by root with smbd. I share several directories with Samba. Most likely, I opened the WWW share on my

RE: Drive Geometry -- confusion.

2003-10-29 Thread Jim
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of nw1 Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 5:51 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Drive Geometry -- confusion. FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE-p13 This document can also be viewed @

Re: installing freebsd on another disk

2003-10-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Michael Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'd like to install freebsd on another disk from source. Can I do something like?: cd /usr/src make buildworld make PREFIX=/mnt installworld make PREFIX=/mnt kernel If not $PREFIX, what's the right answer? I'd try it and see...but I only have

Freebsd on Macs

2003-10-29 Thread compu . hlp
I am wondering if it is currently possible to run freebsd on a Mac. please reply to [EMAIL PROTECTED] THANKS! The best thing to hit the internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! Surf the web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! Only $14.95/ month -

Re: PostFix error

2003-10-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: You forgot to disable the log generation in the daily periodic(8) script. There are some other daily operations you should probably disable, too. Try: daily_clean_hoststat_enable=NO daily_status_mail_rejects_enable=NO

Re: Drive Geometry -- confusion.

2003-10-29 Thread nw1
Jim, Thanks for that, but I'm no closer to understanding my initial questions as seen on or at; https://69.3.136.141/freebsd/installation/geometry Why does the installation forbid us to use the 'physical geometry? --I'm sure there's a valid reason, I'd like to hear it. in this instance, can

Re: Freebsd on Macs

2003-10-29 Thread peter lageotakes
--- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am wondering if it is currently possible to run freebsd on a Mac. please reply to [EMAIL PROTECTED] THANKS! The best thing to hit the internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! Surf the web up to

Re: Freebsd on Macs

2003-10-29 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am wondering if it is currently possible to run freebsd on a Mac. please reply to [EMAIL PROTECTED] THANKS! Although OS X is partially derived from FreeBSD, there is no Mac port yet. NetBSD and OpenBSD do though, check them out. Cheers,

Editing a file with bash...

2003-10-29 Thread Xpression
Hi list, can I edit a file and delete a line by searching any parameter with bash ??? Thanks... ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Drive Geometry -- confusion.

2003-10-29 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 22:20, nw1 wrote: FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE-p13 This document can also be viewed @ https://69.3.136.141/freebsd/installation/geometry Install 4.8 from CD-rom Drive Geometry confusion. My BIOS allows me a very limited amount of settings when it comes to an HDD. The following

4.8 on i386

2003-10-29 Thread support
Hello, Are there issues with trying to install 4.8 on i386 machines? I've tried upgrading from 4.2 on ISO cd to using the FTP site directly, even tried a clean install from the ISO but the istall continues to fall apart while retrieving anything with the Xserver and the binary itself. I just,

Re: 4.8 on i386

2003-10-29 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, Are there issues with trying to install 4.8 on i386 machines? I've tried upgrading from 4.2 on ISO cd to using the FTP site directly, even tried a clean install from the ISO but the istall continues to fall apart while retrieving anything with the Xserver and

Re: Editing a file with bash...

2003-10-29 Thread Viktor Lazlo
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Xpression wrote: Hi list, can I edit a file and delete a line by searching any parameter with bash ??? Thanks... sed '/searchstring/d' file1 file2 Cheers, Viktor ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

multiple run reports??

2003-10-29 Thread Jason Lavigne
Hello all, Yesterday I started to get multiple copies of the run reports for one of my FreeBSD 4.6.2-RELEASE servers (this is a screen shot of some of the emails, http://www.bwlogic.com/downloads/hmmm2.GIF), has anyone seen this before or have any idea what could cause this? I checked the

Problems building firebird on 4.9-stable

2003-10-29 Thread Norbert Koch
Hi! I'm unable to upgrade firebird to version 0.7. The build breaks at gmake[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/ports/www/mozilla-firebird/work/mozilla/widget/src/gtkxtbin' gtk2xtbin.c cc -o gtk2xtbin.o -c -DOSTYPE=\FreeBSD4\ -DOSARCH=\FreeBSD\ -D_IMPL_NS_WIDGET -DUSE_XIM

afbackup keeps ejecting tapes

2003-10-29 Thread Noah
OS: freeBSD 4.8-STABLE afbackup-3.3.5 Hi, okay I am having a difficult time here. I must be misunderstainding something. I have one tape drive and two clients. one of the client machines dis also the server which has a single tape drive attached to it. the tape drive handles only one

Re: multiple run reports??

2003-10-29 Thread Peter Elsner
This has happened to me a few times... The nightly check jobs either run too many times, or some of them don't run at all... I have posted this in the past, and have not received a response. However, it usually corrects itself in a few days. I have never found an explanation. Peter At 09:15 AM

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2003-10-29 Thread Jon Lyons
Hey, Does anyone on the FreeBSD list use arpwatch arpsnmp? Arpwatch works great, however I’d liked to use arpsnmp to monitor remote sites. The arpfetch script gives me the output below, however when I attempt to import that with arpsnmp I get syntax errors. I think it has something to do

Re: Load Average more than 400

2003-10-29 Thread Varshavchick Alexander
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, Charles Swiger wrote: What does ps auxw look like when you have this load spike? Nothing unusual - mysqld processes, nothing else... Alexander Varshavchick, Metrocom Joint Stock Company Phone: (812)118-3322, 118-3115(fax)

Re: Load Average more than 400

2003-10-29 Thread Varshavchick Alexander
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, Daniela wrote: Watch your top (or ps -ax) output. Anything odd there? Nothing odd - many mysqld processes as usual... Alexander Varshavchick, Metrocom Joint Stock Company Phone: (812)118-3322, 118-3115(fax) ___ [EMAIL

Re: Load Average more than 400

2003-10-29 Thread Varshavchick Alexander
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: MySQL has done this to me after an unclean shutdown. Try stopping mysqld and running myisamchk -r on all tables. first of all, I use mostly innodb tables, and secondly, and besides, there was indeed an unclean shutdown recently but already several

Re: Load Average more than 400

2003-10-29 Thread Steve Hovey
how bout systat - that might flush up which is goin nuts On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Varshavchick Alexander wrote: On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, Daniela wrote: Watch your top (or ps -ax) output. Anything odd there? Nothing odd - many mysqld processes as usual... Alexander Varshavchick,

RE: 4.8 on i386

2003-10-29 Thread Jeffrey Wheat
This seems familiar to a problem I had at one point. There is a change on location of the kernel so I had to install new bootstraps to get around this. See `man disklabel` for info on installing the new bootstraps. Hope this helps, Jeff -Original Message- From: Kevin D. Kinsey,

Help with incorrect received date on microsoft clients

2003-10-29 Thread Leon Botes
System is freebsd 4.7 with up to date sources. Mailer is exim 4.24 with mysql Pop3 server is TPOP3D 1.5.2 System was exim 4.10 and tpop3d 1.4.2 before upgrade After upgrade of exim and tpop3d clients using outlook or outlook express with versions less than 5.5 have the received date of all

RE: 4.8 on i386

2003-10-29 Thread Jeffrey Wheat
Ignore my last post. The kernel is in the same location for 4.8. I was looking at a 5.x machine. Updating the bootstraps may still help all the same. Regards, Jeff -Original Message- From: Jeffrey Wheat Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 11:16 AM To: Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.;

Re: Hi list...

2003-10-29 Thread kitsune
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 15:13:55 -0500 Xpression [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm running TACACS+ on a FreeBSD server to aaa and I was wondering if I can restrict the entrance to peoples until a time, I mean, I don't want to be able the connection to some address pools from 6:00 pm until 6am,

rxvt: backspace won't work?

2003-10-29 Thread Zhang Weiwu
Hello. I just have rxvt installed and working. The problem now is that when I am in vi, in the input mode (press 'a' or 'i' to enter input mode), if I press the backspace, a '\?' is resulted instead of deleting the character befor cursor. This also happens when I use less(3), when I search

Re: rxvt: backspace won't work?

2003-10-29 Thread Rus Foster
On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, Zhang Weiwu wrote: Hello. I just have rxvt installed and working. The problem now is that when I am in vi, in the input mode (press 'a' or 'i' to enter input mode), if I press the backspace, a '\?' is resulted instead of deleting the character befor cursor. This also

Re: Hi list...

2003-10-29 Thread Simon Gray
I'm running TACACS+ on a FreeBSD server to aaa and I was wondering if I can restrict the entrance to peoples until a time, I mean, I don't want to be able the connection to some address pools from 6:00 pm until 6am, for example...any clue ??? Do I need a script before

Re: Hi list...

2003-10-29 Thread Danny Thuering
there is an faq at: http://www.easynet.de/tacacs-faq/tacacs-faq.html but the users guide say nothing about such restriction. kitsune wrote: On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 15:13:55 -0500 Xpression [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm running TACACS+ on a FreeBSD server to aaa and I was wondering if I can

Screen eating all CPU

2003-10-29 Thread Johan Paul
Hi all! I was just wondering what could be wrong with my screen. Just like many other I would like to have it for IRC over SSH. I installed screen on my 4.8 normally using pkg_add -r screen. I update the ports tree with cvsup on regular basis and the version that got installed was screen-3.9.13.

Re: Screen eating all CPU

2003-10-29 Thread Rus Foster
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Johan Paul wrote: Hi all! I was just wondering what could be wrong with my screen. Just like many other I would like to have it for IRC over SSH. I installed screen on my 4.8 normally using pkg_add -r screen. I update the ports tree with cvsup on regular basis and the

Re: Freebsd on Macs

2003-10-29 Thread Payne
If you computer can run 10.3 I would got that way because this version is now is more *nix like than ever. It has X11 built into so you can now run X11, and there are hundreds of ports of BSD programs. And it stable. Payne Viktor Lazlo wrote: On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I

Re: Log every access to a file

2003-10-29 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 10:00:15 + Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:07:26AM -0800, andi payn wrote: The second is to use fam. I should mention that I've only used fam under linux, and, after a brief glance, it looks like the FreeBSD port

Re: Freebsd on Macs

2003-10-29 Thread John Oxley
There is also OpenDarwin http://www.opendarwin.org/ I haven't tried it yet, but I haven't had a chance to play with my mac yet. On Wed 2003-10-29 (12:02), Payne wrote: If you computer can run 10.3 I would got that way because this version is now is more *nix like than ever. It has X11 built

Confused about perl versions and perl modules

2003-10-29 Thread Jim Hatfield
I'd love to understand the interaction between perl versions, FreeBSD versions and perl modules. Frinstance I have a 4.7 system with only the base system perl, and a number of perl modules from the ports collection. The perl modules seem to install themselves under

Re: 4.8 on i386

2003-10-29 Thread support
Yes, I used the upgrade tool in /stand/sysinstall and then ftp for the upgrade. I tried a clean install from a 4.8 and 4.9 ISO disk and things still collapse with the Xserver required fonts and whatever, then totally fails on the kernel extraction. Can't figure what's up. Dan Date sent:

Re: 4.8 on i386

2003-10-29 Thread John Oxley
It might be hardware. Start with http://www.memtest86.com/ On Wed 2003-10-29 (11:31), [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, I used the upgrade tool in /stand/sysinstall and then ftp for the upgrade. I tried a clean install from a 4.8 and 4.9 ISO disk and things still collapse with the Xserver

making gv print with CUPS

2003-10-29 Thread Lute Mullenix
I am trying to get GV to print with CUPS and am having no luck so far, it seems to be working fine with Kword, but I have a PDF file I need to print and can't get the job done with Kword. Any help would be most appreciated. -- Lute * Power Provided * *

Will CVS let me pull in a revision between two existing ones?

2003-10-29 Thread Doug Lee
I'm finally setting up a CVS repository for work we do at my company, and after piling through cvs.info and bouncing around in cvs(1) and through a number of CVS-related web sites, I think I've found answers to all of my questions but one: Can I import (or otherwise pull in) a revision of sources

Problem with date...

2003-10-29 Thread Xpression
Hi all, I'm logging certain types of files to a daily grouping with the following format `date +%v` and the output format for today is eg. 29-Oct-2003, it's fine but this happens at 12:00 pm at night to rotate everyday, and I want to check and edit some lines on the file that was recorded

Re: Screen eating all CPU

2003-10-29 Thread Johan Paul
I installed screen on my 4.8 normally using pkg_add -r screen. I update the ports tree with cvsup on regular basis and the version that got installed was screen-3.9.13. Its a known bug. Install screen from the compiled ports and it will all be fine Great, thanks - it worked! Now it doesn't

Re: Problem with date...

2003-10-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 12:58:21PM -0500, Xpression wrote: Hi all, I'm logging certain types of files to a daily grouping with the following format `date +%v` and the output format for today is eg. 29-Oct-2003, it's fine but this happens at 12:00 pm at night to rotate everyday, and I

Re: disappearing email?

2003-10-29 Thread Joseph Koenig
I seem to have found the answer to my own question. Apparently, when anyone is connected to AOL, AOL overrides any SMTP settings the user has. Below are headers from a client of mine that was sent to me using a pop account on our server, with the SMTP in OE set to our server: Return-Path:

Re: disappearing email?

2003-10-29 Thread Chris Howells
I seem to have found the answer to my own question. Apparently, when anyone is connected to AOL, AOL overrides any SMTP settings the user has. Below are headers from a client of mine that was sent to me using a pop account on our server, with the SMTP in OE set to our server: In the UK,

Re: disappearing email?

2003-10-29 Thread Rick Duvall
I am running my SMTP server on both ports 25 and 1025. The idea here is that we have a number of off site workers on a DSL account in which the ISP won't allow any port 25 connections from the inside to the outside of their network unless they are incoming SMTP from outside of their network.

Re: ATA error messages

2003-10-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Martin Schweizer [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Since two days I log in /var/log/messages the following errors. What does they mean (I now, somthing with my first harddrive... :-) )? Yep. My System: FreeBSD saturn.pcs.ms 4.8-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE #0: Thu May 15 08:23:22 CEST 2003

p5-DBD-ODBC build error

2003-10-29 Thread Dave McCammon
FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE #0: Thu Aug 14 15:55:21 EST 2003 on i386 arch. When try to make install in /usr/ports/p5-DBD-ODBC In file included from dbdodbc.h:7, from ODBC.h:9, from ODBC.xs:1: /usr/local/include/sqlucode.h:45: syntax error before `SQLLEN'

Re: Smbd process not disconnecting

2003-10-29 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:42 AM -0600 10/29/03, Charles Howse wrote: Note below, that the connection was opened on the 28th, but did not close, however the connection to Seeds closed about 4 mins after I opened it. Snippet from /var/log/moe.log [2003/10/28 12:11:13, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection_snum(698) moe

Re: Surface scan for Freebsd

2003-10-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jer [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have a feeling one of my disks is going south Oct 28 11:28:40 computer /kernel: ad1: WRITE command timeout tag=0 serv=0 - resetting Oct 28 11:28:40 computer /kernel: ata0: resetting devices .. done Oct 28 11:28:55 computer /kernel: ad1: WRITE command timeout

ACPI on FreeBSD-4.9-RELEASE, silly question

2003-10-29 Thread Juan Rodriguez Hervella
Hello, I've just added the device acpica to my kernel, and after rebooting it seems to be working well. What I haven't found is any tool to use this. I see that FreeBSD-5.1 has acpiconf and acpidump, but it seems that FreeBSD-4.9 doesn't have them. What else can I do with this implementation of

RE: Smbd process not disconnecting

2003-10-29 Thread Charles Howse
At 7:42 AM -0600 10/29/03, Charles Howse wrote: Note below, that the connection was opened on the 28th, but did not close, however the connection to Seeds closed about 4 mins after I opened it. Snippet from /var/log/moe.log [2003/10/28 12:11:13, 1]

Re: ACPI on FreeBSD-4.9-RELEASE, silly question

2003-10-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 08:23:08PM +0100, Juan Rodriguez Hervella wrote: I've just added the device acpica to my kernel, and after rebooting it seems to be working well. What I haven't found is any tool to use this. I see that FreeBSD-5.1 has acpiconf and acpidump, but it seems that

RE: Smbd process not disconnecting

2003-10-29 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:22 PM -0600 10/29/03, Charles Howse wrote: Garance wrote: I'm not much of an expert on the low-level details, but I can say that what you're seeing is also what I've seen, and that I believe samba is supposed to work that way. I just checked again, and the connection was closed at 12:13

How to view kmail stored email from console

2003-10-29 Thread Jason Dictos
Hi All, I have FreeBSD 5.1 with KDE 3 running kmail. Kmail pulls from the local mailbox into its mail archive. I'd like to figure out a way to reading kmail email from the console. Is that possible? I can already read mail in my mailbox via the console by using mutt, however when kmail

Problem with new laptop touch pad

2003-10-29 Thread Ray Seals
Just purchased and eMachine M3512. I cannot get the touch pad to work. Anyone else know if it's supported or any ideas on getting this running. I have tried it with both 4.8 and 5.1. I would rather have 5.1 working since the ethernet port is firewire and I can get it working in 5.1 but not

Printing as a user - FreeBSD, Apsfilter, KDE

2003-10-29 Thread Michael Dunham
hello.. I am using FreeBSD as my desktop. I'm looking for help to print as a user from KDE. I can generate a test print from Apsfilter just fine in the shell using the setup script. I think I either do not have a spooler set up right, or a permission perhaps. I also don't really know what I

Re: ACPI on FreeBSD-4.9-RELEASE, silly question

2003-10-29 Thread Juan Rodriguez Hervella
On Wednesday 29 October 2003 21:02, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 08:23:08PM +0100, Juan Rodriguez Hervella wrote: I've just added the device acpica to my kernel, and after rebooting it seems to be working well. What I haven't found is any tool to use this. I see that

Re: Log every access to a file

2003-10-29 Thread andi payn
On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 02:00, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:07:26AM -0800, andi payn wrote: The second is to use fam. I should mention that I've only used fam under linux, and, after a brief glance, it looks like the FreeBSD port (/usr/ports/devel/fam) is not as

Re: X11 and Xfree86

2003-10-29 Thread andi payn
M.D. DeWar: What is the purpose of them exactly. I have read the sites but being alien to the unix world it confuses me. Do they just make unix a windows type enviroment ? Is KDE/GNOME the same or they like themes to X windows. The simple answer is: X plus KDE or GNOME provides Unix with a

internet setup

2003-10-29 Thread B F
Hi, I just started using FreeBSD and am new to all things non-Windows so please bear with me. I am having trouble getting my internet connection working. I have installed FreeBSD 4.8. It shares a switch with my Windows machine: FreeBSD machine | | \|/ Switch--Cable

Re: FreeBSD X.x-RELEASE as DVD ISO

2003-10-29 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 11:42:52AM +0100, Kai Mosebach wrote: Dear List, in times of more people having a DVD burner, wouldnt it make sense to provide the latest versions of FreeBSD also as an ISO-Image ? FreeBSD is provided as an ISO image, but I assume you meant a DVD-sized image. I

why is it known as unknown

2003-10-29 Thread M.D. DeWar
for curiosity and exciting dinner banter, why is it I see programs/application etc referring to FreeBSD as i386-unknown-freebsd4.8 system or when doing a configure it shows as that ? thanks curious cat ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: 4.8 on i386

2003-10-29 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 11:31:25AM -0600, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, I used the upgrade tool in /stand/sysinstall and then ftp for the upgrade. To upgrade you need to use a fresh version of /stand/sysinstall, not whatever ancient verson happens to be in /stand. For example, old versions

Re: Problems building firebird on 4.9-stable

2003-10-29 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 04:24:48PM +0100, Norbert Koch wrote: I've checked the dependencies and everything seems to be installed, so I'm sort of clueless which header is missing or can't be found and why that comes to pass. The file /usr/X11R6/include/gtk-2.0/gtk/gtksocket.h lies around.

Re: internet setup

2003-10-29 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 13:16:30 -0800 (PST) B F [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I just started using FreeBSD and am new to all things non-Windows so please bear with me. I am having trouble getting my internet connection working. I have installed FreeBSD 4.8. It shares a switch with my Windows

Hyperthreading FreeBSD 4.9

2003-10-29 Thread John Palmer
I currently have FreeBSD 4.8 with hyperthreading enabled. I just cvsup to the latest version of FreeBSD to 4.9. When I do make buildkernel KERNCONF=FOO, I get an error of unknown option HTT Has hyperthreading been disabled in FreeBSD 4.9? Thanks JP

afbackup keeps ejecting tapes

2003-10-29 Thread Noah
OS: freeBSD 4.8-STABLE afbackup-3.3.5 Hi, okay I am having a difficult time here. I must be misunderstainding something. I have one tape drive and two clients. one of the client machines dis also the server which has a single tape drive attached to it. the tape drive handles only one cartridge

Re: Hyperthreading FreeBSD 4.9

2003-10-29 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:51:32PM -0800, John Palmer wrote: I currently have FreeBSD 4.8 with hyperthreading enabled. I just cvsup to the latest version of FreeBSD to 4.9. When I do make buildkernel KERNCONF=FOO, I get an error of unknown option HTT Has hyperthreading been disabled in

Re: Hyperthreading FreeBSD 4.9

2003-10-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:51:32PM -0800, John Palmer wrote: I currently have FreeBSD 4.8 with hyperthreading enabled. I just cvsup to the latest version of FreeBSD to 4.9. When I do make buildkernel KERNCONF=FOO, I get an error of unknown option HTT Has hyperthreading been disabled in

Re: Hyperthreading FreeBSD 4.9

2003-10-29 Thread John Palmer
Thanks From: Larry Rosenman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: John Palmer [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Hyperthreading FreeBSD 4.9 Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 15:59:08 -0600 --On Wednesday, October 29, 2003 13:51:32 -0800 John Palmer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I currently have FreeBSD 4.8

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2003-10-29 Thread www
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Re: internet setup

2003-10-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Oct 29, 2003, at 4:16 PM, B F wrote: FreeBSD machine | | \|/ Switch--Cable modem-internet /|\ | | WindowsXP machine I have Roadrunner cable service ( i know, it sucks, but i get it for free). Can someone just tell me step by step how to get my internet

Should I upgrade to 4.9?

2003-10-29 Thread Dragoncrest
I'm upgrading all my workstations to 4.9 tonight, but I have a small mail server (p120 with 120m ram) that's running 4.8 that does nothing more than fetch mail, sort it, scan it, then deliver it locally for me to pick up at my leisure. I'm wondering if it would be in my best interests to

sendmail: limiting concurrent connections

2003-10-29 Thread Noah
freeBSD 4.8 sendmail 8.12.10 Hi, I need to limit sendmail to only have 40 concurrent connections to a single specific mail server. is there a way to configure this. please point me to the Proper documentation. - Noah ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

Re: Should I upgrade to 4.9?

2003-10-29 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 05:52:09PM -0500, Dragoncrest wrote: I'm upgrading all my workstations to 4.9 tonight, but I have a small mail server (p120 with 120m ram) that's running 4.8 that does nothing more than fetch mail, sort it, scan it, then deliver it locally for me to pick

Re: why is it known as unknown

2003-10-29 Thread andi payn
On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 13:33, M.D. DeWar wrote: for curiosity and exciting dinner banter, why is it I see programs/application etc referring to FreeBSD as i386-unknown-freebsd4.8 system or when doing a configure it shows as that ? The short answer is that 'unknown' means that the applications

Re: why is it known as unknown

2003-10-29 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 04:33:19PM -0500, M.D. DeWar wrote: for curiosity and exciting dinner banter, why is it I see programs/application etc referring to FreeBSD as i386-unknown-freebsd4.8 system or when doing a configure it shows as that ? The middle part is really supposed to be the type

SNMP help

2003-10-29 Thread Ronnie Clark
Hello all, I have been tasked with building two new FreeBSD Servers for our enterprise. Today, I was told that they have to have the ability to be polled by OpenView. So I have to load SNMP on these servers. Any suggestions as to what I should load to accomplish this? Any and all help is

Re: Problems building firebird on 4.9-stable

2003-10-29 Thread Norbert Koch
Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi Kris, The dependencies might be installed, but are they *all* up-to-date? You typically cannot build new versions of software with old dependencies. Use portupgrade to upgrade your ports. I've done a 'portupgrade -frR firebird' which leads to the

Re: SNMP help

2003-10-29 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Oct 29), Ronnie Clark said: I have been tasked with building two new FreeBSD Servers for our enterprise. Today, I was told that they have to have the ability to be polled by OpenView. So I have to load SNMP on these servers. Any suggestions as to what I should load to

Re: SNMP help

2003-10-29 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Ronnie Clark wrote: they have to have the ability to be polled by OpenView. So I have to load SNMP on these servers. Any suggestions as to what I should load to accomplish this? Try: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=snmpstype=all and the one you

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