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

2003-12-29 Thread Micheas Herman
On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 22:21, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: On Sunday, 28 December 2003 at 20:27:37 -0800, Micheas Herman wrote: Hi, I am following 13.9.2 Making a Vinum-based Root Volume Accessible to the Bootstrap from the FreeBSD Handbook. (/dev/vinum/root is mounted at /newroot )

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-29 Thread Chip Wiegand
Thanks for the tip - I installed compat4 and lilypond runs fine now. If I remember correctly the compats were installed by default in earlier versions weren't they? Anyway, thanks, Chip Matthew Seaman wrote: On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 10:33:34PM -0800, paul beard wrote: On Dec 27, 2003, at

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

2003-12-29 Thread Micheas Herman
On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 23:10, Micheas Herman wrote: On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 22:21, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: On Sunday, 28 December 2003 at 20:27:37 -0800, Micheas Herman wrote: Hi, I am following 13.9.2 Making a Vinum-based Root Volume Accessible to the Bootstrap from the FreeBSD

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Emmerton
You sound like you're running 5.x. You will need to install the compat4x distribution to get FreeBSD-4.x compatibility libraries. You sound lik you should be running 4.x anyway -- 5.x is still a strange mix of bleeding edge and stable -- but it *is* called -CURRENT for a reason. Matt On Sat,

Re: Dual Boot WinXP + FreeBSD

2003-12-29 Thread Aaron Siegel
Hello I would recommend creating a Fat 32 partion for transferring files between FreeBSD and XP. This will work as long as you have not used all (four per drive) of your primary partions. but when the instalation begun, I realized it couldn´t read mu NTFS drives so I thought the instalation

binaries newsgroup downloader

2003-12-29 Thread dvelez502
Hi, I am using freeBSD 5.1 I'm am looking for a newgroup binary downloader. The glitter port package says broken link when i type make install. Do you know an alternative GUI program I can used? I appreciate your help. Thanks ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: ghostview missing libc.so.4?

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 10:04:17PM -0800, Chip Wiegand wrote: Thanks for the tip - I installed compat4 and lilypond runs fine now. If I remember correctly the compats were installed by default in earlier versions weren't they? Only in the sense that today's compat lib was yesterday's latest

vinum swap no longer working.

2003-12-29 Thread Andrea Venturoli
** Reply to note from Micheas Herman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:00:04 -0800 # # 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 RAID 1 if that matters.

Incremental backup solution. was: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-29 Thread Joachim Dagerot
This solution sounds nice, I can even imagine setting up an additional machine (on the same location though) to have a somewhat galvanic isolation between the disks. Only fire, earthquake and a neutronbomb would affect such a backup solution. However, I could use a push in the right direction

Re: Please help. Can't see HD

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 08:54:06PM -0500, Francisco Reyes 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 the part

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

2003-12-29 Thread Jez Hancock
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 12:32:20PM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Jez Hancock [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: To the OP - it may help if you paste in the contents of your login caps file /etc/login.conf or detail exactly what it is you're trying to cap/restrict. Indeed. There are some limits

Re: Incremental backup solution. was: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 10:35:49AM +0100, Joachim Dagerot wrote: This solution sounds nice, I can even imagine setting up an additional machine (on the same location though) to have a somewhat galvanic isolation between the disks. Only fire, earthquake and a neutronbomb would affect such a

Re: The best Anti spam - Anti virus email solution

2003-12-29 Thread Jez Hancock
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 09:31:36AM -0500, Brent Bailey wrote: 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

Re: Mutt + E-Mail count

2003-12-29 Thread Jez Hancock
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 03:46:27PM -0600, Bryan Cassidy wrote: 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? Try asing on the mutt-users list - I'm not sure you can do what you want though if I understand you

Re: Incremental backup solution. was: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-29 Thread Joachim Dagerot
| Before certain events in New York, we used to talk about hypothetical | jumbo jets when considering our disaster plans. Secure off-site | backups are a necessity. Take care thought that the off-site location | really is secure. I did hear that some of the businesses in the World | Trade

Re: vinum swap no longer working.

2003-12-29 Thread Micheas Herman
On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 07:30, Andrea Venturoli wrote: ** Reply to note from Micheas Herman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:00:04 -0800 # # swapon /dev/vinum/swap swapon: /dev/vinum/swap: Operation not supported by device # Is this a 5.2 bug or do I have vinum

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

2003-12-29 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 17:09, Francisco Reyes wrote: On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:57:13 +1030, Malcolm Kay wrote: How big was the image you copied to the disk? -- that should tell you how much of your drive is overwritten. The image was about 4MB. Before or after decompression; It probably doesn't

Error when installing CVSUP-WITHOUT-GUI port

2003-12-29 Thread Michael A. Alestock
I had CVSUP-WITHOUT-GUI installed before and have used it many times. I went to go use it today and it wasn't anywhere to be found. I then went to install it again and got these messages/errors. mail# pwd /usr/ports/net mail# cd cvsup-without-gui mail# make install === Extracting for

Re: Error when installing CVSUP-WITHOUT-GUI port

2003-12-29 Thread Kent Stewart
On Monday 29 December 2003 02:28 am, Michael A. Alestock wrote: I had CVSUP-WITHOUT-GUI installed before and have used it many times. I went to go use it today and it wasn't anywhere to be found. I then went to install it again and got these messages/errors. mail# pwd /usr/ports/net

Re: Mutt + E-Mail count

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 03:46:27PM -0600, Bryan Cassidy wrote: 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? Yes. http://www.mutt.org/doc/manual/manual-6.html#index_format Cheers, Matthew

Re: Error when installing CVSUP-WITHOUT-GUI port

2003-12-29 Thread Jakob Breivik Grimstveit
On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 11:28, Michael A. Alestock wrote: fetch: cvsup-snap-16.1h.tar.gz: local modification time does not match remote Either a) Remove file from /usr/ports/distfiles and try again or b) Fetch file manually into /usr/ports/distfiles ... in addition to (if checksum announced

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

2003-12-29 Thread Sergey 'DoubleF' Zaharchenko
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 14:57:13 +1030 Malcolm Kay [EMAIL PROTECTED] probably wrote: 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

named and 127.0.0.2

2003-12-29 Thread McClain Looney
Hello, I have a bind9 named running on the 4.x stable branch, and have noticed that it seems to be sending udp packets to 127.0.0.2:52 about once every 10 seconds or so (ipfw is denying and logging the traffic). Google has not shed any light on the subject. I've grepped all through /etc/,

RE: login ID and Password Problems

2003-12-29 Thread fbsd_user
Flem I understand your frustration. But your post is poorly written when it comes to describing your problem. It almost sounds like you have never used an Unix like operating system before. For your info, during the install process you are asked to enter the password to be used for the root

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

2003-12-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jez Hancock [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This is it eh - there are some limits that can't be set - I remember having to use 'idled' from the ports to monitor the idle times of users and if they get to 1hr of idle time, auto-log them out as it were via idled (the login.conf setting to do this

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

2003-12-29 Thread Francisco Reyes
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 20:53:06 +1030, Malcolm Kay wrote: OK; how did you install initially? Was the whole disk used for BSD? Did you follow the defaults during installation? If both the latter questions are answered in the affirmative then you might go back to installation and try to create the

DSS for freeBSD

2003-12-29 Thread jirc
Hi, I received responses from the lister that there is a port, and also it's possible to use the source code for DSS 5 and run it on freeBSD 5.1. I found a port in /usr/ports, but when i run it, it ask me to go to apple web site to download freebsd version of DSS. However freeBSD version of DSS

Re: What logs etc do I need to checkfrequently?

2003-12-29 Thread Jerry McAllister
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. As has been mentioned, if you have critical

Re: kern.maxfiles questions

2003-12-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
paul beard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Is there some way to find out what's tying up the file descriptors? fstat(1) ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

troubles with my nvidia card after update

2003-12-29 Thread Michael Hollmann
my problem is (after upgrade kernel from 4.8.RC1 to 4.9.RELEASE): can´t shutdown my kde 3.1.xx: (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to destroy the primary surface i have allready insatlled and reinstalled the newest NVIDIA-Driver for FreeBSD. my graficcard is MSI GeForce4 Ti4200 64MB. i know, that´s not the

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

2003-12-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Kai Vermehr [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 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 --

Help with Mylex Acceleraid250(DAC960) install

2003-12-29 Thread Michael Alexander
Hello, I am trying to install FreeBSD4.9 (or 5.1 even) on a system that uses a Mylex Acceleraid250 (DAC960 driver) without success. The install CD hangs when it attempts to spin up the drives on the raid, waiting 15 seconds for scsi devices to settle is the last message on the screen. I found

RE: install problems on old Compaq Armada 4110

2003-12-29 Thread Rutledge, Lincoln
Hello, Ok, I have manually tweaked all of the drivers by using the set hint.driver options to match my hardware and the OpenBSD boot disk dmesg, and I am still having the same problem. This is on 5.2-RC1. The 4.9 install stops at the same place as well. I have tried this with the PCMCIA NIC

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

2003-12-29 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 01:12, Francisco Reyes wrote: On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 20:53:06 +1030, Malcolm Kay wrote: OK; how did you install initially? Was the whole disk used for BSD? Did you follow the defaults during installation? If both the latter questions are answered in the affirmative then you

RE: install problems on old Compaq Armada 4110

2003-12-29 Thread fbsd_user
Check the laptop system bio's and disable plug-n-play option and disable boot virus check option, and remove all plug-in devices from your laptop before doing the install. Stay with FBSD 4.9 as it's the stable production version. There is an mailing list called FreeBSD-mobile which is just for

Finding USB CF writer/reader

2003-12-29 Thread Francisco Reyes
How do I find the /dev name for a usb CF writer? I just messed up my primary HD and have spent most of yesterday and today just restoring because I used the wrong device name to dd an image to. :-( I am basically working on setting up a soekris machine and need to write to a CF card an image of

troubles with cvsd buildroot

2003-12-29 Thread dave
Hello, I'm trying to use the cvsd port to to get a chrooted cvs server running under 5.1. I've installed the port and created the cvsd user and group, with the home directory of /home/cvsd. The command i used was: pw useradd cvsd -c Cvs Server Daemon -u 1015 -s /sbin/nologin -m -h - I then

Re: Incremental backup solution. was: What logs etc do I need tocheckfrequently?

2003-12-29 Thread C. Ulrich
On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 04:35, Joachim Dagerot wrote: This solution sounds nice, I can even imagine setting up an additional machine (on the same location though) to have a somewhat galvanic isolation between the disks. Only fire, earthquake and a neutronbomb would affect such a backup solution.

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

2003-12-29 Thread Bob Collins
On Sun, Dec 28, 2003, Dan Langille wrote: 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

RE: install problems on old Compaq Armada 4110

2003-12-29 Thread Rutledge, Lincoln
Hi, Okay, the BIOS settings you describe don't exist on this old thing, and I did eject the NIC. I have played some more with the device settings, and I noticed something that may help get this working: In the OpenBSD dmesg, the keyboard controller is at isa port 0x60, while the setting in the

Installation failure with version 4.9

2003-12-29 Thread Claude Fournier
After many attempts, I am giving up. Brand new motherboard with AMD DURON, 128 MB of DDR memory with Western Digital hard disk 64AA. Following instructions, the farther I could get is with the following messages: (1) Unable to swap to /dev/ad0s/b, device not configure or invalid argument (2)

trouble installing rpm-4.0.4.tar.gz

2003-12-29 Thread Frederick Thomas
shalom, I have a question which I hope that you can help me with. I just tried to intstall rpm-4.0.4.tar.gz on my system[freebsd 4.8] and have not been able to get it to ./configure let alone make. Is there a special dir, ( /usr/compat/linux?), or dependencies that are required to

Websites inside jails - backing up

2003-12-29 Thread Chris
5.1 Currently I have a few virtual websites running off one instance of apache... I have a few public IPs available, and would like to create jails to house the websites. I tested this by creating a jail, putting it on one of the extra IP addresses, and running apache from within the jail...

Re: trouble installing rpm-4.0.4.tar.gz

2003-12-29 Thread Gilad Rom
Shalom Frederick, Why not use ports? Try to cd to /usr/ports/archivers/rpm and type 'make install'. That should do the trick. (Although the ported version of RPM is not of the 4.x branch). Could you possibly send a longer description of the problem? (not able to ./configure) is not a very clear

Re: kern.maxfiles questions

2003-12-29 Thread paul beard
On Dec 29, 2003, at 7:24 AM, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Is there some way to find out what's tying up the file descriptors? fstat(1) Of course. I had been thinking of that in terms of files, not file handles. D'oh. -- Paul Beard www.paulbeard.org/ paulbeard [at] mac.com

RE: Can't login to machine any more!

2003-12-29 Thread Derrick Ryalls
Yeah, I ran across this with a google search yesterday. I found that the account expiration dates for all my accounts were set to December 1969 somehow. Changing this fixed it, but I was having some other issues regarding logging in and out with X that were still unresolved, so I'm

RE: Installation failure with version 4.9

2003-12-29 Thread fbsd_user
Sounds like you are trying to customize the slices during the install process and you are getting it wrong. Use the A option to auto config the slices for you with an default slice config that works and you should be all right from there. You sound like newbe who needs to get an base install

Re: Installation failure with version 4.9

2003-12-29 Thread Francisco Reyes
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 12:31:40 -0500, Claude Fournier wrote: I am using only one operating system, the intended FreeBSD with one slice and 3 partitions, a root of 4 gig, a SWAP of 512 mg, and the rest for /home. Shall I try with another release? Did you try with a smaller root slice? If you

Re: Websites inside jails - backing up

2003-12-29 Thread Francisco Reyes
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 11:44:15 -0600, Chris wrote: But what about when the site is within a jail? I notice I can get to /path/to/jail/path/to/htdocs, so can I similarly just copy the appropriate files/directories for backup purposes? Or is there something magical about being inside the jail that

kern.maxfiles problem resolved

2003-12-29 Thread paul beard
I figured this out last night but not before I had one spell of catatonia on my system. I used mrtg to graph the increase in file descriptor usage and it made nice straight line, not a curve. That looked suspicious. I also set up a simple while loop in my shell to keep an eye on this. (while [

Re: Installation failure with version 4.9

2003-12-29 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 12:31:40 -0500, Claude Fournier wrote: I am using only one operating system, the intended FreeBSD with one slice and 3 partitions, a root of 4 gig, a SWAP of 512 mg, and the rest for /home. Shall I try with another release? I would definitely put more stuff (like

Re: DSS for freeBSD

2003-12-29 Thread Jim Arnold
Hi, I received responses from the lister that there is a port, and also it's possible to use the source code for DSS 5 and run it on freeBSD 5.1. I found a port in /usr/ports, but when i run it, it ask me to go to apple web site to download freebsd version of DSS. However freeBSD version of DSS is

using Affix instead of BlueZ on 5.1

2003-12-29 Thread srenna
Hello All, I was wondering if any of you had been using the Affix Bluetooth stack instead of BlueZ on FreeBSD 5.1. It has a built in interface for Ethereal and I'd like to be able to decode traffic. Please let me know if anyone has made the switch successfully. Scott

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

2003-12-29 Thread Pierrick Brossin
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 11:35:48 -0500 Bob Collins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And for some of us, me, it is nice to be reminded of these pages. They have proven to be extremely helpful. Do you mean we should send a monthly message to this list to remind people the most helpful URLs ? I guess it

How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD box using windows username andpassword?

2003-12-29 Thread Joachim Dagerot
I can't get smb_mount and smbutil login to work as I would like to. I know this question has been touched earlier this year, but no answer came up at that point. So basically, has anyone been able to mount a windows share from a script in freeBSD? If yes, how did you do? Regards, Joachim

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

2003-12-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Pierrick Brossin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Do you mean we should send a monthly message to this list to remind people the most helpful URLs ? I guess it would be better to bookmark it... Remember that when the reminder for the FreeBSD Diary first started getting posted, each message included

Re: How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD box using windows username andpassword?

2003-12-29 Thread paul beard
On Dec 29, 2003, at 10:58 AM, Joachim Dagerot wrote: I know this question has been touched earlier this year, but no answer came up at that point. So basically, has anyone been able to mount a windows share from a script in freeBSD? If yes, how did you do? I have done it in Mac OS X so the

Re: binaries newsgroup downloader

2003-12-29 Thread Leif Neland
- Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 9:59 AM Subject: binaries newsgroup downloader Hi, I am using freeBSD 5.1 I'm am looking for a newgroup binary downloader. The glitter port package says broken link when i type

Re: How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD box using windows usernameandpassword?

2003-12-29 Thread Joachim Dagerot
--- | | On Dec 29, 2003, at 10:58 AM, Joachim Dagerot wrote: | | I know this question has been touched earlier this year, but no answer | came up at that point. So basically, has anyone been able to mount a | windows share from a script in freeBSD? If yes, how did you

Re: How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD box using windows usernameandpassword?

2003-12-29 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Monday 29 December 2003 01:31 pm, Joachim Dagerot wrote: --- | On Dec 29, 2003, at 10:58 AM, Joachim Dagerot wrote: | I know this question has been touched earlier this year, but no answer | came up at that point. So basically, has anyone been able to mount a |

Re: Websites inside jails - backing up

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 11:44:15AM -0600, Chris wrote: But what about when the site is within a jail? I notice I can get to /path/to/jail/path/to/htdocs, so can I similarly just copy the appropriate files/directories for backup purposes? Or is there something magical about being inside the

Re: named and 127.0.0.2

2003-12-29 Thread Cordula's Web
I have a bind9 named running on the 4.x stable branch, and have noticed that it seems to be sending udp packets to 127.0.0.2:52 about once every 10 seconds or so (ipfw is denying and logging the traffic). Google has not shed any light on the subject. 127.0.0.2 is often returned by RBLs,

Burning DVD-R's

2003-12-29 Thread Brett Glass
Due to inevitable code and data bloat, I need to begin burning DVD-R's instead of CD-R's. However, the man page for FreeBSD's burncd(8) utility doesn't mention whether (or how) FreeBSD is capable of doing this on the Memorex ATAPI drive I have at hand. Can anyone tell me (a) whether FreeBSD can

Re: How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSDbox using windows usernameandpassword?

2003-12-29 Thread Marian
Hi, On my 5.1 system the example file its in /usr/share/examples/smbfs/dot.nsmbrc You need to create your own /root/.snmbrc and add the authentication details there. My .nsmbrc file looks like this and it works without asking for password: [NTSERVER:ADMINISTRATOR] # use persistent password cache

Re: Burning DVD-R's

2003-12-29 Thread Kliment Andreev
drive I have at hand. Can anyone tell me (a) whether FreeBSD can burn DVD-R's; (b) whether it wil work with this drive; and (c) what commands are required to do the burning? All info much appreciated. Check this link. It might help you. http://www.whiterose.net/~mrpink/freebsd/dvdr.php

Re: uname weirdness after kernel/OS update

2003-12-29 Thread Jaime
The following is my most recent email message to someone who was helping me with a very odd uname issue. I hope that this reporting of the final events (oh-god-pleaselet-this-be-done-and-over-with) helps someone else some day. The offer that I make at the end of my message is genuine. If

Re: BSD Usenet server

2003-12-29 Thread Dejan Lesjak
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. Check http://www.gmane.org/ (newsserver is news.gmane.org). Dejan

Re: How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD box using windows username andpassword?

2003-12-29 Thread Jeanne
Joachim, .nsmbrc: (note the capitilization) # First, define a workgroup. [default] workgroup=BLAH nbns=192.168.1.21 username=me # The 'FSERVER' is an NT server. [WIN2KSERVER] charsets=koi8-r:cp866 addr=192.168.1.68 [WIN2KSERVER:ME] password=smbutil password goes here script:

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Juszczak
I'm actually looking for a decent way to backup data on two servers to my local machine (which isn't accessible from the public). So obviously, I would need some sort of client app on my local machine to connect to the two remote BSD machines and backup the files I need locally. With rsync, it

Re: Burning DVD-R's

2003-12-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Dec 29, 2003, at 2:57 PM, Brett Glass wrote: Due to inevitable code and data bloat, I need to begin burning DVD-R's instead of CD-R's. However, the man page for FreeBSD's burncd(8) utility doesn't mention whether (or how) FreeBSD is capable of doing this on the Memorex ATAPI drive I have at

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Dec 29, 2003, at 3:21 PM, Matthew Juszczak wrote: With rsync, it appears that my machine would need to run the server software, and the two servers would run clients. That just wouldn't work. While one can run rsync as a daemon (which might not be suitable for your purposes given what you've

help

2003-12-29 Thread Aeden
Hi I am new to freebsd and unix. I would like you to help me if you can, i need some tutorials or documets on unix commands and so and how to use bsd without X just the shell can you give me information on websites which offer this service thank you!

Re: Installation failure with version 4.9

2003-12-29 Thread Claude Fournier
Thank you all for the support I tried multiple partitions with no avail. For example: ad0s1a (/) 128 MB ad0s1b (swap) 432 MB ad0s1e (/var) 256 MB ad0s1f (/tmp) 256 MB ad0s1g (/usr) 5077 MB I tried another route and just install with success redhat 7.1, this is LINUX, not my favorite. It is running

Re: Burning DVD-R's

2003-12-29 Thread Brett Glass
At 01:42 PM 12/29/2003, Charles Swiger wrote: Yes, FreeBSD can burn DVD-R's. Please see /usr/ports/sysutils/dvd+rw-tools. I've taken a look at this port. Unfortunately, it's REALLY hard to figure out the documentation (which consists of a few Web pages written in very contorted -- almost

Fuzzy out of focus console w/new flatscreen monitor on bootup

2003-12-29 Thread Troy
I am using GRUB to boot into Freebsd 4.9 Stable. I recently purchased a new flatscreen monitor and when I boot up the console appears to be very fuzzy. I installed the NVIDIA driver and put the proper settings into the XF86Config and it's clear and in 1600x1200 for X windows. While

Re: DVD Burning -- Doh!

2003-12-29 Thread Eric van Gyzen
Mark Woodson wrote: On Tuesday 23 December 2003 03:10 pm, Eric van Gyzen wrote: I have: - FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE - HP DVD Writer 300i (ATAPI, using ATAPICAM) - Imation DVD-R media I'm trying: # growisofs -speed=1 -Z /dev/cd0=/tmp/foo.iso :-[ Unit won't start: 40901 ]

ports package names changing?

2003-12-29 Thread fbsd_user
Is there an project in progress to change the ports and package names that you select on to include the version number as an suffix on the name? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

5.2 where is /kernel.GENERIC

2003-12-29 Thread fbsd_user
Looking for where the kernel.GENERIC file lives. In 4.9 it's at the start of the directory tree structure, easy to find and manage with other version of the kernel.XX I have created. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Bluetooth tools for BSD

2003-12-29 Thread srenna
Hello All, I was wondering if anyone had been trying out various tools such as bluesniff and redfang, for instance. I've run into issues getting them to compile and work on 5.1. Has anyone been able to accomplish this and if not, can anyone recommend other tools for BT Sniffing. I'd hate to

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread Dave McCammon
--- Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 29, 2003, at 3:21 PM, Matthew Juszczak wrote: With rsync, it appears that my machine would need to run the server software, and the two servers would run clients. That just wouldn't work. While one can run rsync as a daemon (which

Re[2]: Websites inside jails - backing up

2003-12-29 Thread Chris
Thanks for the input I think I can plan on using the same backup method with the jails, with confidence... Chris ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: 5.2 where is /kernel.GENERIC

2003-12-29 Thread Adam Bozanich
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, fbsd_user wrote: Looking for where the kernel.GENERIC file lives. In 4.9 it's at the start of the directory tree structure, easy to find and manage with other version of the kernel.XX I have created. Hi fbsd_user. The generic kernel configuration is in

Re: How can I automatically mount a windows-xp share from a freeBSD box using windows username andpassword?

2003-12-29 Thread paul beard
On Dec 29, 2003, at 10:58 AM, Joachim Dagerot wrote: I know this question has been touched earlier this year, but no answer came up at that point. So basically, has anyone been able to mount a windows share from a script in freeBSD? If yes, how did you do? I see this has been answered already,

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread Dave McCammon
--- Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 29, 2003, at 3:21 PM, Matthew Juszczak wrote: With rsync, it appears that my machine would need to run the server software, and the two servers would run clients. That just wouldn't work. While one can run rsync as a daemon (which

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Juszczak
But there would only be one client .. the machine behind my firewall...connecting to the two servers, which are publically available. -Matt On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 17:19, Dave McCammon wrote: --- Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 29, 2003, at 3:21 PM, Matthew Juszczak wrote:

Re: Burning DVD-R's

2003-12-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Dec 29, 2003, at 4:18 PM, Brett Glass wrote: At 01:42 PM 12/29/2003, Charles Swiger wrote: Yes, FreeBSD can burn DVD-R's. Please see /usr/ports/sysutils/dvd+rw-tools. I've taken a look at this port. Unfortunately, it's REALLY hard to figure out the documentation (which consists of a few Web

cyrus-sasl2 with DB3 support

2003-12-29 Thread Troy
I've been wrestling with cyrus-sasl2 for quite some time. It appears that it's not linking properly with DB-3 support. I have tried a number of options of building the port. What are the proper switches to link to DB-3? make --with-bdb=db3 install clean make --with-bdb=db3

Does FreeBSD allow one to use the Floppy Drive on a SunBlade 100 ?

2003-12-29 Thread Greg
I am looking for a replacement OS that I can put on my SunBlade 100. Currently I am using Solaris 9. I have looked at Debian and OpenBSD and both OS's cannot use the floppy drive. I have Googled and I know that FreeBSD 4.9 cannot utilize the floppy drive as well as (I think) 5.0. Does 5.1

Re: Burning DVD-R's

2003-12-29 Thread Marc Wiz
On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 05:31:21PM -0500, Charles Swiger wrote: On Dec 29, 2003, at 4:18 PM, Brett Glass wrote: At 01:42 PM 12/29/2003, Charles Swiger wrote: Yes, FreeBSD can burn DVD-R's. Please see /usr/ports/sysutils/dvd+rw-tools. I've taken a look at this port. Unfortunately, it's

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread David Varieur
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 17:28:44 -0500 Matthew Juszczak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But there would only be one client .. the machine behind my firewall...connecting to the two servers, which are publically available. -Matt Why not (from the client box)? ssh remotehost cd /path/to/dir; tar

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Dec 29, 2003, at 5:28 PM, Matthew Juszczak wrote: But there would only be one client .. the machine behind my firewall...connecting to the two servers, which are publically available. No problem. Set up a cron job on your machine behind it's firewall, which does something like: 1 1 * * *

Re: Backup Server

2003-12-29 Thread Matthew Juszczak
Or even just create the tars on the machines nightly and have my box just go in and download them? -Matt On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 17:41, David Varieur wrote: On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 17:28:44 -0500 Matthew Juszczak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But there would only be one client .. the machine behind

RE: Does FreeBSD allow one to use the Floppy Drive on a SunBlade 100 ?

2003-12-29 Thread fbsd_user
I have Googled and I know that FreeBSD 4.9 cannot utilize the floppy drive as well. You are complete wrong. I have been using FBSD since 4.2 and the floppy has been working for me. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Greg Sent: Monday,

RE: 5.2 where is /kernel.GENERIC

2003-12-29 Thread fbsd_user
You are talking about the kernel source. I am talking about the /kernel.GENERIC binary execution file. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Adam Bozanich Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 5:15 PM To: fbsd_user Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ORG Subject: Re:

Re: vinum swap no longer working.

2003-12-29 Thread Toni Schmidbauer
On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 10:30:14AM -0500, Andrea Venturoli wrote: Can't help you, but I'm just curious... What is the point in mirroring a swap partition? Isn't this slowing the system down? - yes, this is a bug in 5.2. greg lehey is working on it (i think so) - mirroring swap _is_ useful

Re: Does FreeBSD allow one to use the Floppy Drive on a SunBlade 100 ?

2003-12-29 Thread paul beard
On Dec 29, 2003, at 3:05 PM, fbsd_user wrote: I have Googled and I know that FreeBSD 4.9 cannot utilize the floppy drive as well. You are complete wrong. I have been using FBSD since 4.2 and the floppy has been working for me. I think the OP means on his specific hardware, the SunBlade 100. No

RE: 5.2 where is /kernel.GENERIC

2003-12-29 Thread Adam Bozanich
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, fbsd_user wrote: You are talking about the kernel source. I am talking about the /kernel.GENERIC binary execution file. Ooh, sorry. kernel co. are in /boot/kernel. If you want to back it up, use cd /boot ; cp -R kernel kernel.GENERIC and issue 'boot

Re: 5.2 where is /kernel.GENERIC

2003-12-29 Thread paul beard
On Dec 29, 2003, at 3:08 PM, fbsd_user wrote: You are talking about the kernel source. I am talking about the /kernel.GENERIC binary execution file. locate kernel.GENERIC and see what it turns up. find / -name kernel.GENERIC -print cd / ls -l kernel* -- Paul Beard www.paulbeard.org/

Re: Does FreeBSD allow one to use the Floppy Drive on a SunBlade 100 ?

2003-12-29 Thread Chris Pressey
-Original Message- I am looking for a replacement OS that I can put on my SunBlade 100. Currently I am using Solaris 9. I have looked at Debian and OpenBSD and both OS's cannot use the floppy drive. I have Googled and I know that FreeBSD 4.9 cannot utilize the floppy drive

kernel: feeder_init(0xc4827380) on feeder_rate returned 12 ??

2003-12-29 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
Hi, I got this on the system console. I wasn't doing anything unusual. Google returned nothing; any hints ? it/# uname -v FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE-p11 #0: Fri Dec 12 02:15:32 EET 2003 root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/IT1 Dec 30 00:25:14 it kernel: feeder_init(0xc4827380) on feeder_rate returned 12 Dec

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