Installation : CD drive not detected

2003-11-21 Thread sundeep.puliccott
Hi all, I am trying to install the FreeBSD 4.8 Release on a i386 m/c. I have burnt the iso images onto a CD. My problem The m/c boots uncompressing the kernel and takes me thru the menu. While choosing the installation Media I get the message No CD/DVD devices found while searching on the

Re: Which webmail

2003-11-21 Thread Matthew Faircliff
Hello, Me too. Squirrelmail using courier IMAP does the trick nicely. And fast too! Matt. On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 05:34:36PM +, Jake Stride wrote: Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 17:34:36 + To: Vince Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Jake Stride [EMAIL PROTECTED] X-Mailer: Apple Mail (2.552) Cc:

FreeBSD 5.1 on ASUS P4C800 (onboard NIC problems, 3Com 3C940) (a solution)

2003-11-21 Thread Krad Yusuf KONU
I know there is no support 3c940 nic with FreeBSD 5.1 version. But it is added later. I look at the CVS. In FreeBSD 5.1 the driver version of the sk is 1.59 (if_sk.c). But 3c940 support added to sk with version 1.65. So i take the 1.65. then i put these files to kernel and i compile itl. Now i

Re: hostnames and interfaces

2003-11-21 Thread Rob
My non-technical understanding: * A BSD system has a fully qualified domain name that is set and retrieved by the hostname(1) command. This is normally defined in /etc/rc.conf and considered the 'true name' of the system. If this name does not resolve to an IP address, many network services will

Re: How can I set a password from STDIN?

2003-11-21 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 06:42:54AM +0200, Lefteris Tsintjelis wrote: Hi, Would anyone know how can I set or change a password from STDIN? Neither passwd or pw seem to accept STDIN. Use the -h 0 option for pw(8). Check the man pages for more details. -- Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Can I install packages only for my release?

2003-11-21 Thread Rahul Fernandez
Hi, I shall certainly try installing a port instead. I am rather new to FreeBSD and am unclear as to how I can obtain new packages. When I run sysinstall, it does not offer new packages. Does that mean that the new packages are not meant to be installed? Or is it the case that I need to

Restricting SSH access to only a users home directory.....

2003-11-21 Thread shrikant
Hi there , Can any body tell me how i can restrict an user SSH to his own home directory . I am using FreeBSD OpenSSH_2.9 FreeBSD SSH protocols 1.5/2.0 . Any links or help will be appriciated Shrikant ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

No sound when playing a CD in FreeBSD 4.9

2003-11-21 Thread Rahul Fernandez
Hi, I have set up my sound card and am able to hear sound through it when playing mp3 files with xmms. I have the cd plugin for xmms and have, I believe, correctly configured it. The songs on the cd appear in the xmms playlist and a song appears to be playing but I hear nothing. I have checked the

Re: hostnames and interfaces

2003-11-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 12:17:30PM +1100, paul van den bergen wrote: I first encountered networking in CISCO land... where IP addresses and host names seem to be associated... what is the freeBSD way? AFAICS, a machine has a defined name regardless of howmany interfaces it has. if one

Re: FreeBSD beside WinXP

2003-11-21 Thread ogautherot
Kent Stewart écrit: If you want to pass large files, you need something you can write to from FreeBSD. You can read but not write to NTFS. I have a number of multi-boot machines and I almost always have that much in one partition that is FAT32. To solve the problem, I loaded WinXP in a

Re: Can I install packages only for my release?

2003-11-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 12:53:49AM -0800, Rahul Fernandez wrote: Hi, I shall certainly try installing a port instead. I am rather new to FreeBSD and am unclear as to how I can obtain new packages. When I run sysinstall, it does not offer new packages. Does that mean that the new packages are

FreeBSD 5.x-R CDROM Installation Hang

2003-11-21 Thread Nihilist
Hello, I've been trying to install FreeBSD 5.1-R from the official 4 CD set. The problem I'm about to describe occurs with 5.0-R too. Incidentally, everything is fine with the 4.x-R CDs (no hang, no lsdev problem, perfect installation). I insert the first CD and the loader kicks in. It doesn't

HD error: BAD SUPER BLOCK

2003-11-21 Thread Robert Neumann
Hello there, this is the problem: I had a machine running FreeBSD 4.7-Stable. There I added a 80GB harddisk. This harddrive I wanted to install on my other machine running FreeBSD 4.9-Release. This disk is ad6 so I added /dev/ad6 /storage ufs rw 2 2 to fstab and rebooted. While booting the

Re: FreeBSD beside WinXP

2003-11-21 Thread Kent Stewart
On Friday 21 November 2003 01:30 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kent Stewart écrit: If you want to pass large files, you need something you can write to from FreeBSD. You can read but not write to NTFS. I have a number of multi-boot machines and I almost always have that much in one partition

Re: No sound when playing a CD in FreeBSD 4.9

2003-11-21 Thread Bert Lagaisse
Rahul Fernandez wrote: Hi, I have set up my sound card and am able to hear sound through it when playing mp3 files with xmms. I have the cd plugin for xmms and have, I believe, correctly configured it. The songs on the cd appear in the xmms playlist and a song appears to be playing but I hear

Re: No sound when playing a CD in FreeBSD 4.9

2003-11-21 Thread Bernard El-Hagin
You wrote: [...] Maybe a common mistake: Is there an audio cable between the drive and the soundcard ? That is necessary to play cdda. I don't know the exact specs but your cd-drive sends the sound kinda directly to your soundcard. So that cable is necessary But he said it worked correctly

Downgrading from current to release or stable?

2003-11-21 Thread Mike Loiterman
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Is it possible or advisable to downgrade to stable or release from current? I'm running 5.1-current now, but I'm think I should probably switch to stable if possible. - -- Mike Loiterman grantADLER Tel: 630-302-4944

Re: No sound when playing a CD in FreeBSD 4.9

2003-11-21 Thread Kent Stewart
On Friday 21 November 2003 01:14 am, Rahul Fernandez wrote: Hi, I have set up my sound card and am able to hear sound through it when playing mp3 files with xmms. I have the cd plugin for xmms and have, I believe, correctly configured it. The songs on the cd appear in the xmms playlist and a

Changes to /etc/login.conf ignored

2003-11-21 Thread a
Hi, I'm seeing somewhat strange behavior in my 4.9 System: Seems like any changes I make to /etc/login.conf get silently ignored. Here's what I've done: I wanted to set an environment varialbe LC_CTYPE in /etc/login.conf like this

Staying current with 4.9 - which supfile?

2003-11-21 Thread a
Hi, In order to keep a 4.9 system current - do I need to use the standard-supfile or stable-supfile with cvsup? A diff between the two shows the only real difference being: $ diff standard-supfile stable-supfile . . . 54c71,73 *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4_9 --- # The following line is

Re: Updating w. sysinstall (was: Security question)

2003-11-21 Thread Mark Weinem
Hi Kevin! On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Kevin McKay wrote: So it will not just grab the latest patched binaries for 5.1? Correct. Is it just for updating between releases and not for keeping the current release up to date? ...also correct, just updating between releases. Greetings, Mark

Re: Information about /dist

2003-11-21 Thread Peter Risdon
olgav wrote: During the freebsd5.0 mounting I trying mounting DOS partion , but got the messege error mounting /dev/ad0s1 on /dist : no such file or directory (2). Do you have a directory called /dist already set up to use as a mount point? PWR

Re: Downgrading from current to release or stable?

2003-11-21 Thread Peter Risdon
Mike Loiterman wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Is it possible or advisable to downgrade to stable or release from current? I'm running 5.1-current now, but I'm think I should probably switch to stable if possible. I just moved from 5.1-current to 5.1 release, and fixed a

DMA issue caused crash and file system inconsistency

2003-11-21 Thread Bert Lagaisse
Hi, I did some stupid newbie things: I have 2 cdroms, a plextor 8/4/32A and a 50x aopen cdrom. I added the line hw.ata.atapi_dma=1 to loader.conf The plextor now uses WDMA2 The aopen cdrom still uses PIO4 (dma worked under wintendo 2000) After I tried to enable DMA (using atacontrol) on my

Re: Downgrading from current to release or stable?

2003-11-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 04:50:09AM -0600, Mike Loiterman wrote: Is it possible or advisable to downgrade to stable or release from current? I'm running 5.1-current now, but I'm think I should probably switch to stable if possible. Down... -- er -- regrading to STABLE is certainly possible,

Re: Staying current with 4.9 - which supfile?

2003-11-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 12:27:58PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In order to keep a 4.9 system current - do I need to use the standard-supfile or stable-supfile with cvsup? That depends on whether you want 4.9-STABLE (stable-supfile), which is the latest incarnation of the 4-STABLE branch,

Re: install problem

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have a problem when trying to install FreeBSD 5.1. Problem appear on initialize part, installer have frozen and it is a little bit strange for me. Your problems look like they might be related to the ACPI troubles listed in the release errata. Did you try the

Re: Question abt arp in 5.1-RELEASE

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Ilya V. Serov [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've got a curious thing with FBS 5.1-RELEASE, concerning arp requests/reply. I have a LAN, connected to Internet through CISCO router. Recently I had to move one ip address inside my LAN from a 4.8 box to a 5.1 box without a reboot (ifconfig ...).

Re: Installation Issues

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jake Stride [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have had freebsd 4.9 working fine on a dell optiplex, until I decided to do a re-install today. However, I am now no longer able to boot freebsd. The installation proceeds normally, but when I reboot the system, it gets to the boot manager and then

startx and numlocks

2003-11-21 Thread Dru
Does anyone know how to keep numlocks on when using startx? I have numlocks on in all of my terminals, but when I start X, it goes off. Is there a line I can add to .xinitrc? TIA, Dru ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

[Tracker]

2003-11-21 Thread ganja
Hey...my logon name is ganja on the supernova site. I have a tracker up and running now if ya want to use it. The announce address is http://warzone.no-ip.com:6969/announce let me know so i can set ya up an account to upload torrents and stuff. Thanks, ganja

Re: startx and numlocks

2003-11-21 Thread Jean-Marc Zucconi
Dru writes: Does anyone know how to keep numlocks on when using startx? I have numlocks on in all of my terminals, but when I start X, it goes off. Is there a line I can add to .xinitrc? My solution (certainly not the best one!) was to edit /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/symbols/us Jean-Marc

Terminal Server

2003-11-21 Thread Ian Barnes
Hi, I would like to deploy a few terminal servers at my company and im wondering if FreeBSD has a way in which this can be done. Linux has LTSP (http://www.ltsp.org). It basically allows you to boot up from a stiffy using a diskless server. Can this be done on FreeBSD and if so how ? Using

Re: About setup FreeBSD 5.1 RELEASE to Sony notebook PCG-R505GCK

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
toor [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: When I begin setup I see next message: eisa0: EISA bus on motherboard eisa0: unknown card [EMAIL PROTECTED] (0x0808) at slot 1 Fatal trap 9: general protection fault while in kernel mode instruction pointer = 0x58:0x81d1 stack pointer = 0x10:0xeb8

Re: Fwd: newbee help on freebsd email server setup

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
here is the problem i cant track down.when i send mail to an account set up on mailserver (thru adduser) and using an remote source email server.when i use a pc through windows 2000 running outlook express i cannot retrieve the mail...it comes back with error message 550 host

Re: 200gb hard drive?

2003-11-21 Thread Robert Huff
Omer Faruk Sen writes: Thanks for all answers. That space problem was bothering me all the times and I have learnt the reason for space loss. By the way I admit that I have to make more search on google before sending that to here. But it can be very nice that this information to be

Re: Disklabel problem IBM SCSI3 disks, vinum too

2003-11-21 Thread Bob Collins
At 08:41 PM 11/19/2003, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: [Format recovered--see http://www.lemis.com/email/email-format.html] Quotation broken. On Wednesday, 19 November 2003 at 9:13:43 -0500, Bob Collins wrote: At 10:46 PM 11/17/2003, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: Do you have device nodes for da4?

Re: Terminal Server

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Ian Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I would like to deploy a few terminal servers at my company and im wondering if FreeBSD has a way in which this can be done. It's not hard at all to slap together, but for real applications, I'd recommend buying a commercial terminal server anyway. It will

Re: About setup FreeBSD 5.1 RELEASE to Sony notebook PCG-R505GCK

2003-11-21 Thread Jesse Guardiani
toor wrote: When I begin setup I see next message: eisa0: EISA bus on motherboard eisa0: unknown card [EMAIL PROTECTED] (0x0808) at slot 1 Fatal trap 9: general protection fault while in kernel mode instruction pointer = 0x58:0x81d1 stack pointer = 0x10:0xeb8 frame pointer

Re: No sound when playing a CD in FreeBSD 4.9

2003-11-21 Thread Rahul Fernandez
Look at chapter 16 in the Handbook. There are some things that you have to do, such as add device pcm or others to your kernel before you can have sound. I have a black Lite-on in my test server and it worked just fine after I configured xmcd to use /dev/acd0c. Kent Hi, Thanks for the

savecore: reboot after panic: page fault (was Re: Question)

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
VastNET [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Do you know what's the reason of it? My machine is rebooting few times a day. If answer is YES, what should I do? savecore: reboot after panic: page fault 118savecore: reboot after panic: sbflush: cc 0 || mb 0xc1818500 || mbcnt 2304 118Nov 20 17:21:10

Re: none

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Rahul Fernandez [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi, I'm am running 4.9 release. A package called hpijs1.4.1 is installed. I now would like to upgrade to hpijs-1.5. However, this package is only available in 4.9-stable. Can I install the package from 4.9-stable or is it advisable to stick to the

Re: Information about /dist

2003-11-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
olgav [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Please,help me, becouse as soon as possible we need corporate FreeBSD server. If this is for a corporate server application, please use FreeBSD 4.9 instead. 5.x is still considered a technology preview. ___ [EMAIL

FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Frank Murphy
The folks at the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) are discussing (again) where directories for recurring temporary mount points should go. Recurring temporary mount points are for things like cdroms, floppies, and digital cameras as well as HD partitions from other OSes (like MS Windows). Red

Re: Terminal Server

2003-11-21 Thread Cordula's Web
I would like to deploy a few terminal servers at my company and im wondering if FreeBSD has a way in which this can be done. Linux has LTSP (http://www.ltsp.org). It basically allows you to boot up from a stiffy using a diskless server. Can this be done on FreeBSD and if so how ? Using

Re: Vinum configuration problem (RAID-1)

2003-11-21 Thread Jani Reinikainen
On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 10:56:40 + Lewis Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 11:53:52AM +0200, Jani Reinikainen wrote: Created a new partition 'h': - size = 12715857 ('c' partition) - 265 = 12715592 - offset 16 Why isn't that: - size = 12715857 ('c' partition) -

Re: DVD Burning

2003-11-21 Thread Chris Meyers
On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 15:30, Charles Swiger wrote: ... Right, but the acd device ['man 4 acd'] and the cd device ['man 4 cd'] are not the same-- that's what the CAM subsystem is for, to provide passthrough emulation for ATAPI devices so that you can send SCSI commands to them. The burncd

Re: Vinum configuration problem (RAID-1)

2003-11-21 Thread Lewis Thompson
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 04:43:53PM +0200, Jani Reinikainen wrote: I added another spindle for this setup, I just thought debugging one spindle's setup at a time would be easier. Now my RAID-1 is complete and working. I guessed as much but my reply wouldn't have been complete without the

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Mykroft Holmes IV
Frank Murphy wrote: The folks at the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) are discussing (again) where directories for recurring temporary mount points should go. Recurring temporary mount points are for things like cdroms, floppies, and digital cameras as well as HD partitions from other OSes

Re: No sound when playing a CD in FreeBSD 4.9

2003-11-21 Thread Bert Lagaisse
Rahul Fernandez wrote: I am able to hear sound when watching films using mplayer. Does that not mean that the audio cable is connected to the sound card (in response to somebody's suggestion)? I will check later that this is the case. Thanks, Rahul Trying to simplify the difference: the sound

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Jerry McAllister
... I imagine your answer will be something like We don't care; do what you want, but I would like to present the different ideas, and perhaps you would prefer one. So, please put these in the order of most to least preferred, and say why you like or dislike any of them. Ok, Here are

Re: Question

2003-11-21 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Nov 20), VastNET said: Hello! Do you know what's the reason of it? My machine is rebooting few times a day. If answer is YES, what should I do? savecore: reboot after panic: page fault 118savecore: reboot after panic: sbflush: cc 0 || mb 0xc1818500 || mbcnt 2304

Re: Binary port question

2003-11-21 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 08:57:05PM -0800, Kevin McKay wrote: Are the binary ports obtained via pkg_add -r for 5.1 ever updated on the sever or is the contents static? Packages for releases are not updated. Packages for -stable are updated regularly, and you can almost always use them safely

Re: Staying current with 4.9 - which supfile?

2003-11-21 Thread a
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 01:51:55PM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 12:27:58PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In order to keep a 4.9 system current - do I need to use the standard-supfile or stable-supfile with cvsup? That depends on whether you want 4.9-STABLE

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Frank Murphy
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:07:31 -0500 (EST), Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Good: - All mount points in / (e.g. /cdrom, /camera, /windows/C) - current FreeBSD standard (Just come up with a nice sounding name for each) The problem isn't what the names of the directories are,

Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
Hi! This question is inspired by a recent mail on this list. My ISP was so nice to give me a domain name (pukruppa.net) and assign it statically to an IP (213.146.114.24). [So now everybody in the world can telnet pukruppa.net and crack my private machine :-) ] From reading manuals one should

Re: No sound when playing a CD in FreeBSD 4.9

2003-11-21 Thread ogautherot
Trying to simplify the difference: the sound from a mpg/divx/xvid movie is read as data over the IDE cable. then this data is processed by the playersoftware and send to the the right audio codec (e.g mp3), which sends its output to the soundcard driver, which instructs the soundcard

Re: hostnames and interfaces

2003-11-21 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 20:42:33 -0500 Marty Landman [EMAIL PROTECTED] granted us these pearls of wisdom: At 08:17 PM 11/20/2003, paul van den bergen wrote: to expand on this, there is a potential many to many relationship here between host names and IP addresses (strickly speaking

Re: Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Jake Stride
Probably because there is no DNS set up for the domain. Have you set up the required names on NS.KAMP.NET, NS2.KAMP.NET, NS2.KAMPNIC.NET? Unless there are DNS records they won't resolve to IP Addresses, perhaps your isp would be kind enough to do that for you too. Jake On Friday, Nov 21,

Re: Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
From reading manuals one should think, that now I could give my machines names like one.pukruppa.net, two.pukruppa.net, etc... and all these would be reachable via internet - but they aren't. The only one that can be accessed is pukruppa.net . If you have control of the DNS zone, then you

Re: Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Cordula's Web
My ISP was so nice to give me a domain name (pukruppa.net) and assign it statically to an IP (213.146.114.24). [So now everybody in the world can telnet pukruppa.net and crack my private machine :-) ] From reading manuals one should think, that now I could give my machines names like

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Jerry McAllister
Anyplace at all Now, that is not much of a standard - why bother? Well, the idea would be that the standard wouldn't bother. :) It sounds like you think that a new root-level directory should be created for this, and that /media would be OK, but there might be a (yet undiscovered)

Re: Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Marty Landman
At 10:42 AM 11/21/2003, Cordula's Web wrote: From reading manuals one should think, that now I could give my machines names like one.pukruppa.net, two.pukruppa.net, etc... and all these would be reachable via internet - but they aren't. The only one that can be accessed is pukruppa.net . You

customized /usr/share/skel

2003-11-21 Thread Dru
I'd like to customize /usr/share/skel. It's an easy matter to edit /usr/src/share/skel/Makefile and to make my own dot files. However, will my customizations get overwritten when I make my next world? If so, what's the best way to go about preventing my files from being overwritten? e.g. should

Re: hostnames and interfaces

2003-11-21 Thread Marty Landman
At 10:35 AM 11/21/2003, Jerry McAllister wrote: You can also configure your NIC to answer to multiple IP addresses and then configure your Apache to treat each as a virtual host with a separate hostname/URL. Yes, you have to have whoever is serving DNS for you (either yourself, your ISP or some

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Frank Murphy
It sounds like you think that a new root-level directory should be created for this, and that /media would be OK, but there might be a (yet undiscovered) better name. Is this accurate? That seems like a pretty good summary. jerry Cool. Could you also explain to me why you think

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 04:31:19PM +0100, Frank Murphy typed: On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:07:31 -0500 (EST), Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: [...] Anyplace at all Now, that is not much of a standard - why bother? Well, the idea would be that the standard wouldn't bother. :)

Re: Downgrading from current to release or stable?

2003-11-21 Thread C. Ulrich
On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 07:14, Peter Risdon wrote: I just moved from 5.1-current to 5.1 release, and fixed a lot of problems on a horribly unstable box by doing so. I believe downgrading to stable is very awkward, but others will be better qualified to discuss that than I am. On a related

Re: Staying current with 4.9 - which supfile?

2003-11-21 Thread Nils Vogels
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But how - if at all - does CURRENT come in? Or does CURRENT wrt my installed 4.9 only relate to 5.x? CURRENT is the development version of FreeBSD, basically for developers only, those who want to test the finest and newest options, and do not fear a complete systems

Re: Re: Downgrading from current to release or stable?

2003-11-21 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 12:06:54PM -0500, C. Ulrich wrote: On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 07:14, Peter Risdon wrote: I just moved from 5.1-current to 5.1 release, and fixed a lot of problems on a horribly unstable box by doing so. I believe downgrading to stable is very awkward, but others will be

freebsd opera 7.22 and java/applets (symbol __xuname not found)

2003-11-21 Thread Ronald Klop
Hello, I'm forwarding a conversation I had on opera.linux about the support of java applets in Opera for FreeBSD. Opera tells me that is can't find symbol __xuname in /usr/local/jdk1.4.2/jre/lib/i386/libawt.so, so it can't start java. Does anybody know how to solve this? I'm running 5-CURRENT

Emails and charset issue

2003-11-21 Thread Pierrick Brossin
Hi! Is there a way to make sure my mail client is really using UTF-8 as charset ? Headers claims so but people reports I'm not -- X-Newsreader: Sylpheed version 0.9.4 (GTK+ 1.2.10; i386-portbld-freebsd5.1) Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8 -- I'm not a charset guru but I assume there's

Re: DVD Burning -- Got it Working!!

2003-11-21 Thread Chris Meyers
On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 15:30, Charles Swiger wrote: On Nov 20, 2003, at 3:52 PM, Chris Meyers wrote: On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 14:35, Charles Swiger wrote: Double-check what's going on with your devices, what does camcontrol devlist give you? Maybe try using /dev/cd0c rather than /dev/acd0c?

Re: Emails and charset issue

2003-11-21 Thread Pierrick Brossin
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 17:31:08 +0100 Pierrick Brossin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Could anyone tell me the way to make sure or confirm I'm really using UTF-8 ? btw when I use no accent it's using 7bit :) so here is a UTF-8 mail () Regards -- Pierrick Brossin pbrossin .at. swissgeeks .dot. com

more than one library possible ??

2003-11-21 Thread M.D. DeWar
Hello, I was going to install mrtg from the ports. As it started to install I saw that it did not find GD and was d/l 1.84 even tho I have 2.0.15 (or whatever it actually is) installed. So I d/l the actual mrtg files and was trying to install it. but it does not like my GD install. Will the mrtg

a good way to save a keystroke?

2003-11-21 Thread Marty Landman
I wanted to look at a file and figured why not pipe the output of which to more, which of course didn't work so I figured if I backticked the which output with more in front that would work, and apparently it does (though I'm not sure that the cmd itself wasn't executed?). e.g. more `which

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread John Oxley
On Fri 2003-11-21 (15:41), Frank Murphy wrote: [snip] - Anyplace at all I'm for this one. I like a purple bikeshed. -- /~\ The ASCII ASCII stupid question, get a EBCDIC ANSI. \ / Ribbon Campaign John Oxley X Against HTMLhttp://oxo.rucus.net/ / \ Email! oxo

Installed ports

2003-11-21 Thread Valerian Galeru
Pls tell me where are all the installed ports? After i installed the port, where i can find the bin file for the port? - Do you Yahoo!? Free Pop-Up Blocker - Get it now ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Suggestion to display date/time of port addition or modification

2003-11-21 Thread Jacek Pelka
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 04:36:09PM -0800, Peter Leftwich wrote: [2] I do not understand the usefulness nor see the beauty of the current method of installing ports. Why must a user download elementary instructions for programs A, B, C, D, through Z when all he or she may want are programs P

Re: Installed ports

2003-11-21 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Nov 21), Valerian Galeru said: Pls tell me where are all the installed ports? After i installed the port, where i can find the bin file for the port? Try /usr/local/bin or /usr/X11R6/bin. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: a good way to save a keystroke?

2003-11-21 Thread Jake Stride
On Friday, Nov 21, 2003, at 16:44 Europe/London, Marty Landman wrote: I wanted to look at a file and figured why not pipe the output of which to more, which of course didn't work so I figured if I backticked the which output with more in front that would work, and apparently it does (though

Re: Installed ports

2003-11-21 Thread Rus Foster
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003, Valerian Galeru wrote: Pls tell me where are all the installed ports? After i installed the port, where i can find the bin file for the port? Ports install in to /usr/local To see the packages do pkg_info To see where an package is installed do pkg_info -L package name

Re: hostnames and interfaces

2003-11-21 Thread Jerry McAllister
At 10:35 AM 11/21/2003, Jerry McAllister wrote: You can also configure your NIC to answer to multiple IP addresses and then configure your Apache to treat each as a virtual host with a separate hostname/URL. Yes, you have to have whoever is serving DNS for you (either yourself, your ISP

Re: Staying current with 4.9 - which supfile?

2003-11-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 04:29:48PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks much for the hints. After going through the explanations of the FreeBSD handbook (difference between STABLE and CURRENT) one more time, re-reading your email there are some questions remaining - maybe you could comment

Re: a good way to save a keystroke?

2003-11-21 Thread Ceri Davies
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 11:44:22AM -0500, Marty Landman wrote: I wanted to look at a file and figured why not pipe the output of which to more, which of course didn't work so I figured if I backticked the which output with more in front that would work, and apparently it does (though I'm

Re: startx and numlocks

2003-11-21 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 08:38:24 -0500 (EST) Dru [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone know how to keep numlocks on when using startx? I have numlocks on in all of my terminals, but when I start X, it goes off. Is there a line I can add to .xinitrc? TIA, Dru Hi Dru, Have you looked at

Re: Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 10:54:21AM -0500, Marty Landman wrote: At 10:42 AM 11/21/2003, Cordula's Web wrote: From reading manuals one should think, that now I could give my machines names like one.pukruppa.net, two.pukruppa.net, etc... and all these would be reachable via internet - but

Weird Problem [SOLVED]

2003-11-21 Thread Peter Elsner
Thanks to all who responded, Once I installed IPFW and NATD, everything started coming up. Peter Peter Elsner - President [EMAIL PROTECTED] SRI Software 726 Dalworth Suite 1007 Grand Prairie, TX. 75050 972-266-8870 - Voice 817-887-1609 - Fax www.sri-software.com Service Plus(tm) Public

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Jerry McAllister
It sounds like you think that a new root-level directory should be created for this, and that /media would be OK, but there might be a (yet undiscovered) better name. Is this accurate? That seems like a pretty good summary. jerry Cool. Could you also explain to

Re: Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Marty Landman
At 12:25 PM 11/21/2003, Matthew Seaman wrote: Lets assume that the domain you're using in your intranet is 'example.com' and you've chose to use the 192.168.0.0/24 subnet for all of your IP numbering. . Wow, thanks for all the detail! I will try to put the info to use and post back how it

Re: How can I set a password from STDIN?

2003-11-21 Thread Jez Hancock
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 06:42:54AM +0200, Lefteris Tsintjelis wrote: Hi, Would anyone know how can I set or change a password from STDIN? Neither passwd or pw seem to accept STDIN. As someone else mentioned, use -h switch to pw to modify a user password command line using pw. As an example a

Re: Changes to /etc/login.conf ignored

2003-11-21 Thread Jez Hancock
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 12:07:22PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Seems like any changes I make to /etc/login.conf get silently ignored. As I understand it, login.conf is used to set capabilities on a per user class basis to restrict the environment of classes of users - ie restricting the ttys

FreeBSD Motherboard survey...

2003-11-21 Thread Philip Hallstrom
Hi all - I'm wanting to build my own computer to run FreeBSD, but don't have the slightest idea (well, maybe the slightest :) what motherboard to buy. I'd like one that has built-in lan/audio that works in FreeBSD, but in my searching efforts I've turned up very little. I know the

Re: customized /usr/share/skel

2003-11-21 Thread Jez Hancock
On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 10:36:17AM -0500, Dru wrote: I'd like to customize /usr/share/skel. It's an easy matter to edit /usr/src/share/skel/Makefile and to make my own dot files. However, will my customizations get overwritten when I make my next world? If so, what's the best way to go about

Help me...

2003-11-21 Thread Ví­ctor Gutiérrez Cruz
Hello I have the following problem: At the time of installing pack of php4-Cli, it requests to me as complement the PDFlib-Lite-5.0.0-Unix-src.tar.gz already looks for it in ports of website and I do not locate it. You have some backup of this pack... PDFlib-Lite-5.0.0-Unix-src.tar.gz

Process substitution in bash - doesn't work

2003-11-21 Thread Herculano de Lima Einloft Neto
Hello all, Whenever I try something like vi (diff file1 file2) in bash I get an empty file on /dev/fd/63.. is there a way to make it work? Or does FreeBSD not support this? 5.1 RELEASE TIA, -- Herculano de Lima Einloft Neto [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Static IP and fully qualified domain names

2003-11-21 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 10:54:21AM -0500, Marty Landman wrote: At 10:42 AM 11/21/2003, Cordula's Web wrote: From reading manuals one should think, that now I could give my machines names like one.pukruppa.net, two.pukruppa.net, etc... and

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Frank Murphy
On Friday 21 November 2003 6:36, Jerry McAllister wrote: Could you also explain to me why you think that /var would be such a bad place for this? Well, I probably can't give a hard and fast absolute reason, but... We use /var as a place for directoreis/files that can grow somewhat

Re: FreeBSD, FHS, and /mnt/cdrom

2003-11-21 Thread Jerry McAllister
One of the ideas behind this new directory of mount points is that some kind of automounter could then create and delete directories someplace as needed without affecting anyone. So while not as large in K as a logfile, the contents of the directory could get pretty large. (Probably a

Re: Newbie USB Printer Problem

2003-11-21 Thread Barry Bouwsma
[Drop hostname part of IPv6-only address above to obtain IPv4-capable e-mail, or best of all, don't reply to me at all] A bit late for this, but here goes anyway, in case it helps: (Please don't top-post; it makes it difficult for me to reply and keep wanted context while stripping away

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