Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-28 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Dec 27), Chip Wiegand said: Mine has libc.so.5. No wonder the app is failing, it specifically wants .4 and is too dumb to work with anything newer. I'm getting real frustrated with this again, I'd like to move away from MS but it's not easy to do when the apps I need don't

kern.maxfiles questions

2003-12-28 Thread paul beard
I'm still having some issues with file descriptors being used up. Symptomatically, my http listener will become sluggish and some cgi processes I use will time out. The logs have a raft of these messages: Dec 27 22:46:13 red /kernel: kern.maxfiles limit exceeded by uid 80, please see

Taking a snapshot of a UFS filesystem

2003-12-28 Thread Paul Hamilton
Hi All, In the December 2003, Sys Admin magazine (www.sysadminmag.com), there was an article (pg 17), about doing Oracle DB Backups using UFS Snapshots. This was implemented using a facility built into Solaris. I have read about other snapshot products for MS Windows NTFS etc. Is there a way

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-28 Thread Chip Wiegand
Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Dec 27), Chip Wiegand said: Mine has libc.so.5. No wonder the app is failing, it specifically wants .4 and is too dumb to work with anything newer. I'm getting real frustrated with this again, I'd like to move away from MS but it's not easy to do when the

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-28 Thread Chip Wiegand
Paul beard wrote: On Dec 27, 2003, at 10:27 PM, Chip Wiegand wrote: Mine has libc.so.5. No wonder the app is failing, it specifically wants .4 and is too dumb to work with anything newer. I'm getting real frustrated with this again, I'd like to move away from MS but it's not easy to do when

The FreeBSD Diary: 2003-12-07 - 2003-12-27

2003-12-28 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

Re: The FreeBSD Diary: 2003-12-07 - 2003-12-27

2003-12-28 Thread Dev Tugnait
quick question why do you keep mailing the same thing voer and over again? * Dan Langille ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: 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

Re: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread Joachim Dagerot
| As you with good memories know, I lost 3000 pictures of my first sons | first year this month. I did have a RAID-5 system with fresh disks, | however, shit happens and I have a feeling that this could have been | avoided if I read my log files better. | | I'm sorry that you lost data.

Re: missing /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1 ... not found

2003-12-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 05:53:30PM -0500, Peter Leftwich wrote: On Sat, 27 Dec 2003, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 12:34:17AM -0500, Peter Leftwich wrote: The problem I now have is that I would like to mount_msdos a regular floppy then copy (cp or cpio?) a file from it

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 10:33:34PM -0800, paul beard wrote: On Dec 27, 2003, at 10:27 PM, Chip Wiegand wrote: Mine has libc.so.5. No wonder the app is failing, it specifically wants .4 and is too dumb to work with anything newer. I'm getting real frustrated with this again, I'd like to

Re: 1024x768 on a toshiba 8100 tecra in a text (Non X) Console screen

2003-12-28 Thread Francesco Casadei
All my previous attempts to send this message failed cause my ISP's SMTP server is blocked: The following message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] was undeliverable. The reason for the problem: 5.1.0 - Unknown address error 554-'Service unavailable; Client host +[212.123.84.81] blocked using bl.spamcop.net;

Re: 1024x768 on a toshiba 8100 tecra in a text (Non X) Console screen

2003-12-28 Thread List Man
Hi, I seems indeed that only the VESA_800x600 can be set. I had hopes that this would not be the case.. Anyway right know I am having too many system freezes when trying to start X.. most of the time starting X will just freeze the whole system. But that is another issue since I am using 5.2 RC2

ip addressing in freebsd

2003-12-28 Thread niraj kumar
1. in freebsd we can have two ip address for a single host like 2.0.0.1 17.0.0.1 by using ifconfig but why can't we assign two ip like 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.2 (i know that both r in same network) 2 so where is the problem in resolving the ip addressing of the host 3 where i can find more about this

Re: ip addressing in freebsd

2003-12-28 Thread J.D. BronsonĀ®
At 07:21 AM 12/28/2003, you wrote: 1. in freebsd we can have two ip address for a single host like 2.0.0.1 17.0.0.1 by using ifconfig but why can't we assign two ip like 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.2 (i know that both r in same network) 2 so where is the problem in resolving the ip addressing of the host 3

SCSI Emulation

2003-12-28 Thread dvelez502
Hi, I am using FreeBSD 5.1 Is scsi emulation available in freeBSD 5.1? If yes, How? If not, is there a way I can use cdrecord with an IDE cdrw drive? If both answers to these two questions is NO , do you know if freeBSD will support SCSI emulation in their future releases? I appreciate your

The best Anti spam - Anti virus email solution

2003-12-28 Thread Brent Bailey
Hello, Im looking for you thoughts and opinions on Anti -Spam and Anti virus solutions for email servers. Im getting ready to implement a email server solution for an ISP. Im very use to sendmail as ive been able to compile sendmail to do rbl checks and use access.db and procmail filtering and

Re: ip addressing in freebsd

2003-12-28 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, niraj kumar wrote: 1. in freebsd we can have two ip address for a single host like 2.0.0.1 17.0.0.1 by using ifconfig but why can't we assign two ip like 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.2 (i know that both r in same network) In your rc.conf: ifconfig_fxp0=...2.0.0.1

Re: Can't login to machine any more!

2003-12-28 Thread Trey Sizemore
Matt Juszczak wrote: Maybe you can find something here? http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-doc-list/2001-July/msg00170.html - Original Message - From: Trey Sizemore [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Micheal Patterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2003

Re: SCSI Emulation

2003-12-28 Thread Trey Sizemore
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am using FreeBSD 5.1 Is scsi emulation available in freeBSD 5.1? If yes, How? If not, is there a way I can use cdrecord with an IDE cdrw drive? If both answers to these two questions is NO , do you know if freeBSD will support SCSI emulation in their future

Re: The FreeBSD Diary: 2003-12-07 - 2003-12-27

2003-12-28 Thread Dan Langille
On 28 Dec 2003 at 3:17, Dev Tugnait wrote: * Dan Langille ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: 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

Re: 1024x768 on a toshiba 8100 tecra in a text (Non X) Console

2003-12-28 Thread Michael L. Squires
Anyway right know I am having too many system freezes when trying to start X.. most of the time starting X will I'm entering this message from a KDE Konsole screen running on a Tecra 8100 under 5.2-CURRENT of 12/22. I usually use the 8100 in a docking station with an external monitor, but the

Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Gerard Samuel
In particular, Im looking to see if there is a FreeBSD way in rotating PostgreSQL logs. Any advise would be appreciated. Thanks ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

Re: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread Robert Huff
Joachim Dagerot writes: I realise you are right. The thing is that this is a home system and I have (had!) around 230 GB of data that was non-replicable. I am not aware of a deasent backup system that can handle that amount of data. There are systems that will put 160 GB

RE: Dual Boot WinXP + FreeBSD

2003-12-28 Thread Brian Black
Hi Julio, i have installed freebsd along side NTFS systems for some time now and they do work. you need to make sure in /stand/sysinstall that u have your partitions, slices etc set up correctly,(I mean set up the way that u think is correct). For Example, even though the XP slice that i

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-28 Thread Nicholas Basila
On Friday 26 December 2003 12:30 pm, samy lancher wrote: Hello all, I have a 4.5 FreeBSD server. It is our Email, web and database server. I would like to setup a backup server so that when the main server goes down the backup server takes over its job. Could some one please tell me the best

Re: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread Nicholas Basila
On Sunday 28 December 2003 10:27 am, Robert Huff wrote: Joachim Dagerot writes: I realise you are right. The thing is that this is a home system and I have (had!) around 230 GB of data that was non-replicable. I am not aware of a deasent backup system that can handle that amount of

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-28 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 12:09:13AM -0800, Chip Wiegand wrote: Still one problem with doing that - after pkg_delete ghostview and pkg_add -r ghostview I get these errors - Those are warnings, not errors. Kris pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: Taking a snapshot of a UFS filesystem

2003-12-28 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 03:48:49PM +0800, Paul Hamilton wrote: OK, I will remod my question, is there any talk of having the snapshot feature being retro fitted to 4.x stable? (or is there some other util/port out there that does this?) It's unlikely the extensive changes will be back-ported

arp -d -a fail on freebsd5.2 rc2

2003-12-28 Thread Zh Zhechev
I install FreeBSD 5.2 RC1 from ISO disk 1(full vertion).The arp -d -a command not work and reboot the computer, but the command arp -d hostname work. - http://gsm.ABV.bg - ! ___

Re: A Challenge... NAT for PPP dial in user

2003-12-28 Thread Drew Robertson
That's for that, I've added an entry to my rc.conf - ppp_nat=NO. Hopefully that will stop ppp trying to use nat... Thanks, D From: Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: Drew Robertson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: A Challenge... NAT for PPP

updates + acpi

2003-12-28 Thread The MiP RvL
Hello I want to start using FreeBSD after using debian unstable for a year :) So I installed FreeBSD 5.1 about 2 months ago. I installed gaim and figured out that this version of gaim didn't support msn. So I wanted to upgrade my ports tree, but because my laptop is 300 mhz, I do not want to

Re: updates + acpi

2003-12-28 Thread Jonathan T. Sage
The MiP RvL wrote: Hello I want to start using FreeBSD after using debian unstable for a year :) So I installed FreeBSD 5.1 about 2 months ago. I installed gaim and figured out that this version of gaim didn't support msn. So I wanted to upgrade my ports tree, but because my laptop is 300 mhz,

Is my HD failing?

2003-12-28 Thread Dragoncrest
For some reason lately my computer has had a bad problem with lag. So when I went to investigate it I found the items listed below in my Dmesg logs. Could this possibly be a HD failing? ad0s1g is mounted as /usr in my fstab config file. Suggestions would be welcome. Contents of my dmesg logs:

Re: arp -d -a fail on freebsd5.2 rc2

2003-12-28 Thread Harald Schmalzbauer
On Sunday 28 December 2003 17:24, Zh Zhechev wrote: I install FreeBSD 5.2 RC1 from ISO disk 1(full vertion).The arp -d -a command not work and reboot the computer, but the command arp -d hostname work. I cannot confirm that for RC2. It's working here. -Harry

Re: Screensaver issue

2003-12-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jesse Sheidlower [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I recently spent some time with portupgrade, fixing a bunch of messed-up dependencies and ensuring that my GNOME was fully updated to 2.4. When I was done, most things were pretty much the same, but now my screen turns off after about five minutes

Re: Screensaver issue

2003-12-28 Thread Jonathan T. Sage
Jesse Sheidlower [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I recently spent some time with portupgrade, fixing a bunch of messed-up dependencies and ensuring that my GNOME was fully updated to 2.4. When I was done, most things were pretty much the same, but now my screen turns off after about five minutes or

Re: setting login.conf doesn't limit my users

2003-12-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jez Hancock [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I don't think this is true - whether or not login is called is dependent on the shell set for each user - I may be wrong though :P. On further inspection, I see that login(1) is not being called, but login(3) seems to be. The shell in use shouldn't

Re: Is my HD failing?

2003-12-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For some reason lately my computer has had a bad problem with lag. So when I went to investigate it I found the items listed below in my Dmesg logs. Could this possibly be a HD failing? ad0s1g is mounted as /usr in my fstab config file. Suggestions

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Gerard Samuel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In particular, Im looking to see if there is a FreeBSD way in rotating PostgreSQL logs. Any advise would be appreciated. newsyslog(8) is part of the base system... -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area:

Re: Is my HD failing?

2003-12-28 Thread Dragoncrest
Awe crap. And I just got this bloody thing fixed!! :( Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For some reason lately my computer has had a bad problem with lag. So when I went to investigate it I found the items listed below in my Dmesg logs. Could this possibly be a HD failing? ad0s1g

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-28 Thread David Fleck
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, Chip Wiegand wrote: Still one problem with doing that - after pkg_delete ghostview and pkg_add -r ghostview I get these errors - cannot find ghostscipt in your path - install your favorite version of ghostscript, otherwise the program is useless warning: package

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Gerard Samuel
On Sunday 28 December 2003 12:36 pm, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Gerard Samuel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In particular, Im looking to see if there is a FreeBSD way in rotating PostgreSQL logs. Any advise would be appreciated. newsyslog(8) is part of the base system... Yes, Im familiar with

Re: What logs etc do I need to checkfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread Scott W
Chuck Swiger wrote: Joachim Dagerot wrote: As you with good memories know, I lost 3000 pictures of my first sons first year this month. I did have a RAID-5 system with fresh disks, however, shit happens and I have a feeling that this could have been avoided if I read my log files better. I'm

Re: Dynamic DNS Updates

2003-12-28 Thread Scott W
Jud wrote: On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 02:02:53 +0100 (CET), Cordula's Web [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you decide to use a provider like dyndns.org, you can use the ipcheck port (http://ipcheck.sf.net) to keep your IP address and hostname in sync. Or use ddclient: /usr/ports/dns/ddclient Works

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Scott W
Gerard Samuel wrote: On Sunday 28 December 2003 12:36 pm, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Gerard Samuel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In particular, Im looking to see if there is a FreeBSD way in rotating PostgreSQL logs. Any advise would be appreciated. newsyslog(8) is part of the base system... Yes, Im

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Scott W [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Just a guess here, but what the problem likely is is that Postgres keeps a file descriptor open to it's logfile, which means that 'simple' log rotation, eg just moving the original logfile to a backup name or gzipped file will break the logging as pg won't

I'm on Vacation

2003-12-28 Thread j . fortin
Hello , I'm currently in the pacific with chix stuck on my dick ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: What logs etc do I need to checkfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread Chuck Swiger
Joachim Dagerot wrote: [ ... ] I realise you are right. The thing is that this is a home system and I have (had!) around 230 GB of data that was non-replicable. I am not aware of a deasent backup system that can handle that amount of data. There are three main alternatives: 1) hard drives -- get

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Gerard Samuel
On Sunday 28 December 2003 01:24 pm, Scott W wrote: This is a simple solution, and has the potential to lose a few log entries due to the time from the completion of the original log copy until the original log file truncation is completed, but should be fine for home, non critical or low

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Gerard Samuel
On Sunday 28 December 2003 01:34 pm, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Postgres knows how to use syslog(8) for its logging, which is another option also quite simple... True. I have to investigate this option... ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Marc Wiz
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 01:24:02PM -0500, Scott W wrote: The easy solution is to see if any of the log rotation scripts have the 'right' behavior...if not, you can write your own script to do it, test it by rotating the logs and then intentionally doing something to produce log output

Re: I'm on Vacation

2003-12-28 Thread Alan B. Clegg
Out of the ether, [EMAIL PROTECTED] spewed forth the following bitstream: Hello , I'm currently in the pacific with chix stuck on my dick Of all the away messages that I've seen sent back to mailing lists, this has to be the worst (at least the most embarassing). AlanC -- An armed society is

Re: Log Rotation

2003-12-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 01:03:14PM -0500, Gerard Samuel wrote: Yes, Im familiar with newsyslog, but Im not sure how it will play with rotating PostgreSQL's log file, as PostgreSQL seems to need some extra TLC when rotating the log while PostgreSQL is running.

I'm on Vacation

2003-12-28 Thread j . fortin
Hello , I'm currently in the pacific with chix stuck on my dick ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-28 Thread Matt Juszczak
I read somewhere about the AMANDA project. Is that any good for a situation like this? On Friday 26 December 2003 12:30 pm, samy lancher wrote: Hello all, I have a 4.5 FreeBSD server. It is our Email, web and database server. I would like to setup a backup server so that when the main

BSD Usenet server

2003-12-28 Thread Chris
Hiya everyone, Is there a *BSD Usenet server out there that someone is running so I can point my news reader to it? -- Best regards, Chris ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Mutt + E-Mail count

2003-12-28 Thread Bryan Cassidy
Is there anyway when viewing your folders inside of Mutt to view the amount of e-mails instead of the size of the total e-mails? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

Re: BSD Usenet server

2003-12-28 Thread Harald Schmalzbauer
On Sunday 28 December 2003 21:36, Chris wrote: Hiya everyone, Is there a *BSD Usenet server out there that someone is running so I can point my news reader to it? Well, any newsserver should have various bsd groups. But if you're looking for a Mailinglist-News Gateway, there was

Re: I'm on Vacation

2003-12-28 Thread Sean Hafeez
someone want to unsubscribe this dill-hole. Alan B. Clegg wrote: Out of the ether, [EMAIL PROTECTED] spewed forth the following bitstream: Hello , I'm currently in the pacific with chix stuck on my dick Of all the away messages that I've seen sent back to mailing lists, this has to be the

Re: BSD Usenet server

2003-12-28 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 14:36:31 -0600 Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hiya everyone, Is there a *BSD Usenet server out there that someone is running so I can point my news reader to it? morgoth.gw.com -- IOnut Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user ___

Re: I'm on Vacation

2003-12-28 Thread Chris
On Sunday 28 December 2003 02:51 pm, Sean Hafeez wrote: someone want to unsubscribe this dill-hole. I agree - I never did understand why someone would do something like this. There are such things as email accounts that are free. I never was one for using company resources for personal email.

Re: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread C. Ulrich
On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 10:27, Robert Huff wrote: There are systems that will put 160 GB (uncompressed) on a single tape ... they'll just run you $3000-3500. If, on the other hand, you think of it as a yearly full dump (split over multiple tapes) plus monthly incrementals then a DLT

Re: BSD Usenet server

2003-12-28 Thread Chris
On Sunday 28 December 2003 02:59 pm, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: morgoth.gw.com Thank you folks for the speedy reply! Now, allow me to expand on my quest - how about an nntp server that anyone can access. -- Best regards, Chris ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread Massimiliano Stucchi
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 16:14:47 -0500 C. Ulrich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have had a dedicated file server on my home network for years. It serves out files to clients on the network via SMB and HTTP. This machine stores all of my permanent (and not so permanent) data and has two large

Couple of hardware questions

2003-12-28 Thread Jorn Argelo
Hi folks, I got some question concerning FreeBSD 5.1 and later: 1) Does FreeBSD supports HyperThreating? 2) If so, do I need to compile the kernel with dual CPU support then? 3) Are Serial-ATA Controllers fully supported by FreeBSD? 4) Is Dual Channel DDR supported by FreeBSD? Or is there no

Floppy utility w/ DOS-like syntax

2003-12-28 Thread Ken Seggerman
If I recall correctly, I have installed a little utility (on 4.3) that mounts, reads from and writes to an ordinary DOS-formatted floppy and uses a DOS-like syntax. I don't remember what it's called or how to find it. I tried the Handbook, the FAQ and pkg_info. Any ideas? Thanks, Ken

Re: Couple of hardware questions

2003-12-28 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 23:09:29 +0100 Jorn Argelo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi folks, I got some question concerning FreeBSD 5.1 and later: 1) Does FreeBSD supports HyperThreating? Yes. 2) If so, do I need to compile the kernel with dual CPU support then? Don't remember. See NOTES. 3)

Re: kern.maxfiles questions

2003-12-28 Thread paul beard
Some updates to this. The machine was unresponsive this AM so I had to reboot it. I'm used to 90-100 day uptimes (as the power company permits) so this is quite unusual. On Dec 27, 2003, at 11:03 PM, paul beard wrote: [/usr/home/paul]:: sysctl kern.openfiles kern.maxfiles kern.openfiles: 257

Re: Floppy utility w/ DOS-like syntax

2003-12-28 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 05:24:52PM -0500, Ken Seggerman wrote: If I recall correctly, I have installed a little utility (on 4.3) that mounts, reads from and writes to an ordinary DOS-formatted floppy and uses a DOS-like syntax. I don't remember what it's called or how to find it. I tried

RE: Floppy utility w/ DOS-like syntax

2003-12-28 Thread fbsd_user
You do not need any special port application to do that, You can config FBSD to allow that function by doing this. Edit /etc/fstab and add this line /dev/fd0/a msdos rw,noauto,longnames 0 0 Then as root issue this command mkdir /a Reboot your system Now

halt while booting: recovering vi editor sessions /kv

2003-12-28 Thread Kai Vermehr
While booting I get the message recovering vi editor sessions and the booting process is halted for a couple of minutes. I'm new to FreeBSD so I don't know where to look. Booting is resumed and some time later I get a message that sendmail is starting -- again taking a long time ... Any ideas

Quota

2003-12-28 Thread fbsd_user
Is quota an auto load binary module or does it have to be compiled into the kernel? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Floppy utility w/ DOS-like syntax

2003-12-28 Thread Ken Seggerman
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, Erik Trulsson wrote: On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 05:24:52PM -0500, Ken Seggerman wrote: ... I tried the Handbook, the FAQ and pkg_info. emulators/mtools perhaps? YES! That's it. Thank you. Ken Seggerman ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: Floppy utility w/ DOS-like syntax

2003-12-28 Thread Ken Seggerman
Thanks, so much! This stuff is coming back to me. Ken On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, fbsd_user wrote: You do not need any special port application to do that, You can config FBSD to allow that function by doing this. Edit /etc/fstab and add this line /dev/fd0/a msdos

Re: Quota

2003-12-28 Thread Jakob Breivik Grimstveit
On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 00:26, fbsd_user wrote: Is quota an auto load binary module or does it have to be compiled into the kernel? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/quotas.html doesn't specify anything about loadable modules, so I assume that you have to recompile your

Re: halt while booting: recovering vi editor sessions /kv

2003-12-28 Thread Doug Hardie
If the first one or two DNS server entries are not working you will see this behavior. On Dec 28, 2003, at 15:23, Kai Vermehr wrote: While booting I get the message recovering vi editor sessions and the booting process is halted for a couple of minutes. I'm new to FreeBSD so I don't know

please help me

2003-12-28 Thread siavash mahjoob
hi i have dedicated server on internet(linux server) i have full access to this and i have freebsd 5.1 i want freebsd computer scheduleally connect to this server get many of the file that exist in this such ftp path : ftp://servername/pub(this ftp path is example) by using cron. please guide

Re: ftp mirroring (was: please help me)

2003-12-28 Thread Jonathan T. Sage
hello - on a side note, when posting to questions@, a descriptive subject will help get you your answer faster. if you know the filenames of the files you wish to retrieve, take a look at 'man fetch' if you are looking to pull full directory trees or even just a full directory, there are a

Re: BSD Usenet server

2003-12-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 03:21:10PM -0600, Chris wrote: On Sunday 28 December 2003 02:59 pm, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: morgoth.gw.com Thank you folks for the speedy reply! Now, allow me to expand on my quest - how about an nntp server that anyone can access. pubnews.gradwell.com allows

Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Francisco Reyes
Upgraded to stable like so many countless times. All was fine after reboot. After a few more reboots while troubleshooting why a port was not coming up at bootup the machine froze right after loading the kernel... at the part with the spinning lines... |/-\ == like those.. Upon bootup I am able

Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:54:06 -0500 Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Upgraded to stable like so many countless times. All was fine after reboot. After a few more reboots while troubleshooting why a port was not coming up at bootup the machine froze right after loading the kernel... at

Re: 4.9, 5.1 boot failure after install

2003-12-28 Thread anubis
On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 02:53 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I had 4.9 release working and did a clean install of 5.1 release over the 4.9 and ended up with boot failure after install. Using allBSD partition and standard MBR I get a missing operating system error. If I use the FreeBSD boot

Re: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-28 Thread C. Ulrich
On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 16:30, Massimiliano Stucchi wrote: So why not use a cheap IDE RAID controller and do RAID1 ? I think it would be much safer, and reduce the amount of time needed to restore the system once a hard drive fails. We use RAID1 with a spare drive on our web and email servers

mplayer problem

2003-12-28 Thread Monah Baki
Hi all, I'm running the Freebsd 4.9 with mplayer 0.91 and mplayerplug-in for the ports tree and mozilla 1.4. I tried to view the spiderman trailer from apple's website, medium screem no problem, but when I try to choose large screen or full screen, I get a black display, and the following

Complex quoting task in tcsh

2003-12-28 Thread Daniela
I'm writing a tcsh script and I can't figure out how to escape that #. I tried all possible variations, and it always says I have a syntax error. Here's one: if ($line =~ #*) Or is there another way to find out if the line starts with a hash mark? Regards, Daniela

Fwd: Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Francisco Reyes
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:54:06 -0500, Francisco Reyes wrote: Is there a way to recover the label info? I don't know if the HD is dying or whether the filesystem/HD boot sector is messed up. More info.. When starting /stand/sysinstall it shows: ad2: raw partition size != slice size ad2: start 0,

Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Francisco Reyes
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 04:06:27 +0200, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:54:06 -0500 Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a way to recover the label info? I don't know if the HD is dying or whether the filesystem/HD boot sector is messed up. newfs -N will *probably* give

Re: Dual Boot WinXP + FreeBSD

2003-12-28 Thread Eric F Crist
On Sunday 28 December 2003 09:50 am, Brian Black wrote: Hi Julio, i have installed freebsd along side NTFS systems for some time now and they do work. you need to make sure in /stand/sysinstall that u have your partitions, slices etc set up correctly,(I mean set up the way that u

Re: Dynamic DNS Updates

2003-12-28 Thread Eric F Crist
On Sunday 28 December 2003 12:11 pm, Scott W wrote: So I found an alternate, .changeip.com . I would recommend TZO Corp, www.tzo.com. I've used them in the past. It updates using a simple shell script. They even offer a free 30-day trial with a *.tzo.com subdomain. HTH Eric Crist

Re: Fwd: Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 13:29, Francisco Reyes wrote: On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:54:06 -0500, Francisco Reyes wrote: Is there a way to recover the label info? I don't know if the HD is dying or whether the filesystem/HD boot sector is messed up. More info.. When starting /stand/sysinstall it shows:

vinum swap no longer working.

2003-12-28 Thread Micheas Herman
This may belong on current, I upgraded to 5.2 from 5.1 and my kernel (GENERIC) now refuses to use /dev/vinum/swap as my swap device. # # swapon /dev/vinum/swap swapon: /dev/vinum/swap: Operation not supported by device # Is this a 5.2 bug or do I have vinum incorrectly configured? I am using

Re: Fwd: Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Francisco Reyes
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:27:01 +1030, Malcolm Kay wrote: This is likely your problem source!!! /dev/rad[n] is an alias of /dev/ad[n]; that is it refers to IDE drive n. (Historically they had somewhat different meanings but even then still refered to the same physical device -- the 'r' means raw)

Re: vinum swap no longer working.

2003-12-28 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Sunday, 28 December 2003 at 20:00:04 -0800, Micheas Herman wrote: This may belong on current, I upgraded to 5.2 from 5.1 and my kernel (GENERIC) now refuses to use /dev/vinum/swap as my swap device. # swapon /dev/vinum/swap swapon: /dev/vinum/swap: Operation not supported by device #

Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 22:07:00 -0500 Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 04:06:27 +0200, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:54:06 -0500 Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a way to recover the label info? I don't know if the HD is dying

Re: Fwd: Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-28 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:39, Francisco Reyes wrote: On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:27:01 +1030, Malcolm Kay wrote: This is likely your problem source!!! /dev/rad[n] is an alias of /dev/ad[n]; that is it refers to IDE drive n. (Historically they had somewhat different meanings but even then still

Booting from vinum RAID 1: How should I edit my disk label?

2003-12-28 Thread Micheas Herman
Hi, I am following 13.9.2 Making a Vinum-based Root Volume Accessible to the Bootstrap from the FreeBSD Handbook. Here is where I am at: (/dev/vinum/root is mounted at /newroot ) # cat /newroot/boot/loader.conf # the following two lines so we can boot from vinum. vinum_load=YES

Re: vinum swap no longer working.

2003-12-28 Thread Micheas Herman
On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 20:13, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: On Sunday, 28 December 2003 at 20:00:04 -0800, Micheas Herman wrote: This may belong on current, I upgraded to 5.2 from 5.1 and my kernel (GENERIC) now refuses to use /dev/vinum/swap as my swap device. # swapon /dev/vinum/swap

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-28 Thread Nicholas Basila
On Sunday 28 December 2003 03:26 pm, Matt Juszczak wrote: I read somewhere about the AMANDA project. Is that any good for a situation like this? Well, Amanda is certainly good for the backup of the data. The main site's here: http://www.amanda.org/ and Curtis Preston put part of his O'Reilly

Re: Complex quoting task in tcsh

2003-12-28 Thread Rob
Daniela, This isn't the answer you would like, but tcsh is generally considered a bad language for writing scripts*. It's an excellent command-line shell, but scripts are not its strong point. One reason is the one you've just run into - quoting is a little flakey, especially when you try to do

Re: login ID and Password Problems

2003-12-28 Thread Chris
On Monday 29 December 2003 12:10 am, F. D. Williams wrote: Hello: For six and nights almost non-stop, I've loaded and unloaded (formatted the HDD) due to some bug (s) of sorts in this program. Even through the Christmas holidays I've been busy with FreeBSD v5.1 and at the current moment

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