Re: A jail?

2004-01-09 Thread Rishi Chopra
Andrew, Thanks for the good info. Worth noting is that the postgres does require shared libraries (e.g. libintl.so.4) that may or may not be installed by other ports (supposedly updating gmake should install all required libraries.) -R Andrew L. Gould wrote: Okay, so to wrap up the

Re: A jail?

2004-01-09 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Friday 09 January 2004 01:04 am, Rishi Chopra wrote: Andrew, Thanks for the good info. Worth noting is that the postgres does require shared libraries (e.g. libintl.so.4) that may or may not be installed by other ports (supposedly updating gmake should install all required libraries.)

Re: ifconfig dc0 DCHP gets error

2004-01-09 Thread Dinesh Nair
On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, fbsd_user wrote: Ifconfig dc0 DHCP gives error message 'DHCP bad value' I can get it to work from within rc.conf, but not from command line. What an I doing wrong? on the command line, you should be doing 'dhclient intX' where intX is your interface. Regards,

Setting diks geometry on disk which has already data on it

2004-01-09 Thread feczo
Hi, I have a 80gig drive (it was operational in another machine) connected through Promise Ultra 133 TX2 at boot time it is detected as 155061/16/63 it contains a vinum drive, and vinum reports its size is zero, I have traced b ack the problem to the geometry stand/sysinstall says it is more

how to use /boot/loader to load the kernel ?

2004-01-09 Thread Adrian Pircalabu
Hi, What can I do to use /boot/loader to load the kernel ? I can not use various commands like top (nlist failed), vmstat( undefined symbols: _kmemstatistics _bucket _zlist). My fstab looks like this: /dev/ad0s1b noneswapsw 0 0 /dev/ad0s2a /

Re: how to use /boot/loader to load the kernel ?

2004-01-09 Thread Adrian Pircalabu
On Fri, 9 Jan 2004 11:28:53 +0200 Adrian Pircalabu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, What can I do to use /boot/loader to load the kernel ? I can not use various commands like top (nlist failed), vmstat( undefined symbols: _kmemstatistics _bucket _zlist). My fstab looks like this: /dev/ad0s1b

Re: gphoto2 problems

2004-01-09 Thread Ernst de Haan
Try the gphoto-devel mailing list: [EMAIL PROTECTED] See: http://sf.net/projects/gphoto/ Ernst On Thursday 08 January 2004 21:35, Vulpes Velox wrote: I am having problems getting gphoto2 to work with freebsd 4.9 stable The camera in question is a Kodak CX6200 and is listed as working with

Re: Custom kernel config for Dell PowerEdge 1750 w/RAID

2004-01-09 Thread Ernst de Haan
It all depends on what you need. You should really do the kernel config file yourself, but perhaps I can give you a hand. Attached is my kernel configuration file for a Dell PowerEdge 4500, also with PERC RAID controller. It's an SMP box, but I've commented out SMP in the config file. Note

RE: Documentation for sources

2004-01-09 Thread Valerian Galeru
Can anyone tell me any sites with documentation and explanations about sources of FreeBSD (for example ping.c)? Thak you! - Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Hotjobs: Enter the Signing Bonus Sweepstakes ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: freebsd-hackers Digest, Vol 42, Issue 8

2004-01-09 Thread YACINE GHANJAOUI
Hi, when trying to intercept UDP packet after changing the protocol number from 17 to a user one (99) in the ip_input.c file. when trying to regenrate the packet after inserting some bit errors an error message appears in the reciever telling that The udp checksum is incorrect even if i just

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Dan Strick
RedHat is a company that tried to make money by giving away their product. They found they couldn't make enough money this way, so they stopped giving it away for free. I browsed the Red Hat web site and saw the announcements for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux product ($$$) and the Fedora

ipfw dont view some rules

2004-01-09 Thread Jean Hernandez
i have a server with an a ipfw enable, the config in the rc.conf is it: jean# cat /etc/rc.conf [B[B[B # -- sysinstall generated deltas -- # Mon Oct 13 22:25:43 2003 # Created: Mon Oct 13 22:25:43 2003 # Enable network daemons for user convenience. # Please make all changes to this file, not to

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Robert Downes
Kris Kennaway wrote: Notice the difference between these two approaches? It means there's basically no chance that what happened with RedHat will ever happen to FreeBSD. No, but it surely is possible that the people that devote time to FreeBSD will be taken for granted, and will drift away

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 03:00:37AM -0800, Dan Strick wrote: RedHat is a company that tried to make money by giving away their product. They found they couldn't make enough money this way, so they stopped giving it away for free. I browsed the Red Hat web site and saw the announcements

Re: Documentation for sources

2004-01-09 Thread Massimiliano Stucchi
On Fri, 9 Jan 2004 02:27:26 -0800 (PST) Valerian Galeru [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anyone tell me any sites with documentation and explanations about sources of FreeBSD (for example ping.c)? Thak you! I think the best way to find documentation for the sources is reading comments around them.

RE: firewall settings in rc.firewall

2004-01-09 Thread Philip Payne
Hi Dan, Hello, i am trying to make my webserver accessible to the net, i tried to run the out of the box rc.firewall, but there was some default rules which blocked the 192.168.0 network which is my local lan lol, so killed it instead of helped it, anyway i tried setting it to open, but

RE: swap_pager: out of swap space -- doxygen installation fails

2004-01-09 Thread thelen
Hello Subhro, allright, please forget my single user mode questions! I should have done, what I've read: mount /dev/ad0s1a / and mount /dev/ad0s1g /usr, turns ad0s1a to read/write and allows access to /usr, so then everything is fine. Sorry for my impatience. And thanks again for your help.

Re: Problem with amd (automount daemon)

2004-01-09 Thread David Fleck
On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Ernst de Haan wrote: I've got a problem with amd. This is the error I get when I access my CD-ROM drive at /mnt/cdrom/: /host/localhost/cdrom: mount (amfs_auto_cont): Operation not permitted Some basic configuration-type questions: Is amd running, and with what arguments?

Re: contogmalloc1

2004-01-09 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Andrew Kozak [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Having big problems installing FreeBSD 4.9 or 5.1. Every time I try to boot, I get the error panic: contigmalloc1: size must be 0 This is just a symptom; it doesn't tell us anything about where the error came up. Can you list a few lines before that?

Re: Setting diks geometry on disk which has already data on it

2004-01-09 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi, I have a 80gig drive (it was operational in another machine) connected through Promise Ultra 133 TX2 at boot time it is detected as 155061/16/63 it contains a vinum drive, and vinum reports its size is zero, I have traced b ack the problem to the geometry stand/sysinstall says it is

Re: help me!!!

2004-01-09 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
- Original Message - From: Dany [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: dc [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: freebsd-questions [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, January 02, 2004 8:38 PM Subject: Re: help me!!! This question has been asked yesterday. Try using shutdown -p now instead of -h and you system should turn

Scripting help

2004-01-09 Thread Jack L. Stone
Dear list: I hope think this is not off-topic, and is just about running a script in FBSD to delete specific lines in a flat file based on info in another flat file. My scripting skills are very limited and need help on how to purge my mail lists. We maintain several majordomo mail lists on a

Re: Scripting help

2004-01-09 Thread Jason Stewart
On 09/01/04 09:19 -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote: Dear list: I hope think this is not off-topic, and is just about running a script in FBSD to delete specific lines in a flat file based on info in another flat file. My scripting skills are very limited and need help on how to purge my mail

Re: Scripting help

2004-01-09 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 09:19:37AM -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote: Dear list: I hope think this is not off-topic, and is just about running a script in FBSD to delete specific lines in a flat file based on info in another flat file. My scripting skills are very limited and need help on how to

Re: Scripting help

2004-01-09 Thread Marty Landman
At 10:19 AM 1/9/2004, Jack L. Stone wrote: My scripting skills are very limited and need help on how to purge my mail lists. We maintain several majordomo mail lists on a Tech magazine site (www.antennex.com) with 60,000 readers. Needless to say, it is real tedious to try and keep the lists up to

Informations about FreeBsd for University Project

2004-01-09 Thread andrea . vacondio
Good morning, I'm a student in Computer Science at university of Bologna (Italy). I'm developing a project called Scheduling Algorithms In Modern Operating Systems and i'm writing you to ask some documentation on it. In particular, i'd like to find informations about type of scheduler in FreeBSD,

Re: Scripting help

2004-01-09 Thread Chris Howells
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Friday 09 January 2004 15:19, Jack L. Stone wrote: My scripting skills are very limited and need help on how to purge my mail lists. We maintain several majordomo mail lists on a Tech magazine site (www.antennex.com) with 60,000 readers.

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Robert Huff
Robert Downes writes: I no that money is a crappy donation, but I don't have any spare hardware, and I'm not a good enough programmer to offer any actual code (I'm currently 2/3 the way through a PHP forum system, and I've stalled dead - anyone got any tips for getting past a stall

removing the first 10 lines of a file

2004-01-09 Thread Dru
I remember coming across a trick (which I can't find now) which allowed you to page all of a file, except for the first 10 lines. I think it used a combo of head and tail to achieve this. I can't just use tail as the length of the file varies whereas the amount I don't want to see doesn't.

Re: removing the first 10 lines of a file

2004-01-09 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jan 09), Dru said: I remember coming across a trick (which I can't find now) which allowed you to page all of a file, except for the first 10 lines. I think it used a combo of head and tail to achieve this. I can't just use tail as the length of the file varies whereas the

Re: removing the first 10 lines of a file

2004-01-09 Thread Dru
On Fri, 9 Jan 2004, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Jan 09), Dru said: I remember coming across a trick (which I can't find now) which allowed you to page all of a file, except for the first 10 lines. I think it used a combo of head and tail to achieve this. I can't just use

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Q
On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 21:35, Robert Downes wrote: Kris Kennaway wrote: Notice the difference between these two approaches? It means there's basically no chance that what happened with RedHat will ever happen to FreeBSD. No, but it surely is possible that the people that devote time

Re: removing the first 10 lines of a file

2004-01-09 Thread Ernst de Haan
You could do something like this: tail -n `echo \`wc -l in\` | awk '{print $1 - 10 }' | bc` in out where 'in' is the name of the input file and 'out' the name of the generated file... but I'm sure there's probably a nicer and shorter way :-) Ernst On Friday 09 January 2004 16:07, Dru wrote:

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 11:35:38AM +, Robert Downes wrote: Kris Kennaway wrote: Notice the difference between these two approaches? It means there's basically no chance that what happened with RedHat will ever happen to FreeBSD. No, but it surely is possible that the people that

Booting from a hard disk not supported by the BIOS

2004-01-09 Thread Konrad Scorciapino
Hi, I've got an old computer with 2 hard disks. The first has 2GB and FreeBSD installed; the second, 20GB and windows installed. However, the computer's BIOS is quite old and doesn't detect the second hard disk, so I cannot boot from it. So how can I do that? I've tried installing FreeBSD's

Re: Booting from a hard disk not supported by the BIOS

2004-01-09 Thread VPS Colo Support
On Fri, 9 Jan 2004, Konrad Scorciapino wrote: Hi, I've got an old computer with 2 hard disks. The first has 2GB and FreeBSD installed; the second, 20GB and windows installed. However, the computer's BIOS is quite old and doesn't detect the second hard disk, so I cannot boot from it. So how

In Search Of: libintl.so.4

2004-01-09 Thread Mauricio
I am trying to install wget in this freebsd 5.1 box. So, I downloaded ports.tar.gz off freebsd.org, untarred and unzipped it, and went to ports/ftp/wget. I then typed make just to get the following error message during the configuration: /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object

Re: Setting diks geometry on disk which has already data on it

2004-01-09 Thread feczo
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 09:48:11AM -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote: Since you don\'t give any other information about what has been happening, it is hard to tell what might be the real problem. since I thought it was geom problem, I only gave these details, but I will give you more np What was

Re: Booting from a hard disk not supported by the BIOS

2004-01-09 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Friday 09 January 2004 10:36 am, Konrad Scorciapino wrote: Hi, I've got an old computer with 2 hard disks. The first has 2GB and FreeBSD installed; the second, 20GB and windows installed. However, the computer's BIOS is quite old and doesn't detect the second hard disk, so I cannot boot

Re: In Search Of: libintl.so.4

2004-01-09 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 11:52:45AM -0500, Mauricio wrote: I am trying to install wget in this freebsd 5.1 box. So, I downloaded ports.tar.gz off freebsd.org, untarred and unzipped it, and went to ports/ftp/wget. I then typed make just to get the following error message during the

Re: Informations about FreeBsd for University Project

2004-01-09 Thread Vulpes Velox
On Fri, 9 Jan 2004 16:51:16 +0100 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good morning, I'm a student in Computer Science at university of Bologna (Italy). I'm developing a project called Scheduling Algorithms In Modern Operating Systems and i'm writing you to ask some documentation on it. In particular,

Re: In Search Of: libintl.so.4

2004-01-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 11:52:45AM -0500, Mauricio wrote: I am trying to install wget in this freebsd 5.1 box. So, I downloaded ports.tar.gz off freebsd.org, untarred and unzipped it, and went to ports/ftp/wget. I then typed make just to get the following error message during the

routing question

2004-01-09 Thread Antoine Jacoutot
Hello everybody :) I have a routing question and was wondering if FreeBSD was able to do this. I have 2 ISPs (so 2 connections). Can I use only one FreeBSD box as a gateway to: - route LAN -- INTERNET (using connection 1) - route DMZ -- INTERNET (using connection 2) - route LAN -- DMZ (simple

how many mounts can a system have?

2004-01-09 Thread Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
I am experimenting with using nfs mounts from localhost to build a set of read only mounts of basic system directories so that I have a single filebase to base a farm of jails off of. Ie, mount localhost:/jail/master/bin /jail/myjail1/bin mount localhost:/jail/master/libexec

Syslogd sending messages to two files

2004-01-09 Thread Francisco Reyes
Recently I setup a Soekris machine with M0n0wall and redirected the log files to a freebsd server. In /etc/syslogd I have: !ipmon *.* /var/log/mono.log Which works, however I also get the messages in /var/log/messages Is there a way to stop those

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread francisco
On Fri, 9 Jan 2004, Robert Huff wrote: There are 192 open prs of category docs; none are Critical, but 15 are Serious. (Some look like they would take a couple of minutes to fix.) Where can one see these? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Problems adding a second hard drive

2004-01-09 Thread Francisco Reyes
On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Keith McKay wrote: I got a 3.1Gig hard drive and thought I'd add it to the FreBSD box and since 4.9 had just been released I'd start from scratch and install that as well. Is the second HD just for data? If so you could use /stand/sysinstall to add it. After it is setup I

Re: partition not freeing it's space after deleting files from it

2004-01-09 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Simon ┬┤ekar [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: after quite some time of flawless working my FreeBSD 4.7 server's /var partition apeared full. I've examined used space which reveals that partition could not be full. `df -hi /var` Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity iused ifree %iused

RE: IPENCAP issue

2004-01-09 Thread tomt
I want to thank everyone for their replies to this. When I first composed this I was trying to get a handle on how to describe the problem let alone fix it. I apologize for not including more details. Here is the layout Wireless cloud network 192.168.0.0/27 192.168.0.1-192.168.0.30(usable

Re: how many mounts can a system have?

2004-01-09 Thread Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
On Jan 9, 2004, at 11:51 AM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote: I am experimenting with using nfs mounts from localhost to build a set of read only mounts of basic system directories so that I have a single filebase to base a farm of jails off of. Ie, mount localhost:/jail/master/bin

Re: Problems adding a second hard drive

2004-01-09 Thread Keith McKay
Yes. I was going to use it just for data. I'll try adding it to /etc/fstab. Thanks for the tip Keith - Original Message - From: Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Keith McKay [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 2:01 PM Subject: Re: Problems adding

Windows 2000 - FreeBSD IPsec problem

2004-01-09 Thread haesu
Hi, I am trying to setup an IPSEC transport between a Windows 2000 box and a FreeBSD server for a customer... Both systems are on live public IP's and packets are not filtered by any intermediate systems or firewalls/routers in between. I have the following setup: Windows 2000 box: 1.1.1.2

New to FreeBSD 4.9 questions about configuration

2004-01-09 Thread Larry Hammer
Hello, I hav installed FreeBSD 4.9 on my desktop, ECS K7S5A, AMD T-Bird 900 mhz cpu, 128 m of ddr 30g western digital ide h/d ide buss 0 master compaq generic cdrom ide buss 0 slave generic floppy, zip ide not phsyicly hooked back up yet, when it was it worked I tried 5.1 but the floppy

Perplexing, inconsistent POP3 problem

2004-01-09 Thread Sean Noonan
Greetings list, I have client that I've installed 4.9-RELEASE for. I'm tracking stable (last cvsup/build world/install world/mergemaster was about two weeks ago). I have a very weird, inconsistent problem that's driving me and the client nuts. Users use Outlook 2000 for email client. My first

ipf or ipfw?

2004-01-09 Thread Jan Stary
Hello, I am deciding whether to use ipf or ipfw. I have had a brief look at them and I like them both. I am quite a newbie in this. Is any one of them particularly better for the following situation? One standalone server, hosted by an ISP; only want to protect myself (explicitly allow the

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Eric F Crist
On Friday 09 January 2004 10:00 am, Robert Huff wrote: While the donation will surely be welcome, may I suggest a place where you can make a more direct contribution? Especially since you have non-zero coding experience. Documentation. There are 192 open prs of category

RE: IPENCAP issue

2004-01-09 Thread tomt
I want to thank everyone for their replies to this. When I first composed this I was trying to get a handle on how to describe the problem let alone fix it. I apologize for not including more details. Here is the layout Wireless cloud network 192.168.0.0/27 192.168.0.1-192.168.0.30(usable

Re: nvidia geforce fx 5200 not working with nvidia driver

2004-01-09 Thread Luca Gerli
Ok, it seems like a driver bug. Tested on linux and the results are: Linux 2.4.22 nvidia v1.0-4363 : not working Linux 2.4.22 nvidia v1.0-4496 : working FreeBSD 5.2RCs nvidia v1.0-4365 : not working so eventually something got fixed in the driver for my card, but has not been backported

Re: Syslogd sending messages to two files

2004-01-09 Thread Jez Hancock
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 01:54:13PM +, Francisco Reyes wrote: Recently I setup a Soekris machine with M0n0wall and redirected the log files to a freebsd server. In /etc/syslogd I have: !ipmon *.* /var/log/mono.log Try adding local0.none to the

Re: gdm+xfce4

2004-01-09 Thread Adam Bozanich
On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Monah Baki wrote: Hi all, I'm running freebsd 5.1, and trying to use gdm login manager and xfce4. At the login username, if I login as root or a normal user, I get a SESSION MENU dialog box CHOOSESESSIONLISTWIDGET and I can only choose 2 options DEFAULT/FAIL SAFE and

how find out CPU clockrate?

2004-01-09 Thread Palle Girgensohn
Hi! How can I programatically find out the CPU frequency? I'm trying to port a program from Linux, and it uses /proc/cpuinfo. $ cat /compat/linux/proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 14 stepping: 2 flags : fpu

Re: Commercial Distribution?

2004-01-09 Thread Scott W
Shantanoo wrote: +++ Scott W [freebsd] [06-01-04 22:39 -0500]: | I know this one may be seen as sacrilege to some, but think about this: | | 1. *BSD uses a fairly significant amount of GNU and GPL licensed | (opposed to the BSD license) code in it. gcc, Perl, XFree86, Apache, | GNU Make,

Re: how find out CPU clockrate?

2004-01-09 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jan 10), Palle Girgensohn said: How can I programatically find out the CPU frequency? I'm trying to port a program from Linux, and it uses /proc/cpuinfo. $ cat /compat/linux/proc/cpuinfo cpu MHz : 349.20 Pretty neat, but it does not exist in FreeBSD, and

Re: New to FreeBSD 4.9 questions about configuration

2004-01-09 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2004-01-09 12:57:26 -0800: I changed /etc/ttys ie. #ttyv8/usr/X11R6/bin/xdm -nodaemon xterm off secure ttyv8 /usr/local/bin/kdmxterm on secure it woks as expected but with respect to the /etc/ttys right before X starts I am getting a message

Re: how find out CPU clockrate?

2004-01-09 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 9, 2004, at 6:12 PM, Palle Girgensohn wrote: How can I programatically find out the CPU frequency? [ ... ] Better ideas? Here's a chunk of code from an old homework assignment from my days at CMU. :-) http://www.pkix.net/~chuck/clockspeed/ This uses an iterative method to achieve

Re: how find out CPU clockrate?

2004-01-09 Thread James Long
On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 12:12:20AM +0100, Palle Girgensohn wrote: $ dmesg | grep -i hz Timecounter i8254 frequency 1193182 Hz CPU: Pentium II/Pentium II Xeon/Celeron (349.20-MHz 686-class CPU) Better ideas? Only slightly better, but: grep -w ^CPU: /var/run/dmesg.boot /sbin/dmesg is

low level HD format pgm

2004-01-09 Thread fbsd_user
My hard drive got hard read errors today. Need pgm to do low level format to mark bad tracks so they are not used any more. This type utility used to come with the hard drive but not any more. Been to mfg web site, they do not have this kind of utility any more. Anybody know if there is some

Re: removing the first 10 lines of a file

2004-01-09 Thread Daniela
On Friday 09 January 2004 17:21, Ernst de Haan wrote: You could do something like this: tail -n `echo \`wc -l in\` | awk '{print $1 - 10 }' | bc` in out where 'in' is the name of the input file and 'out' the name of the generated file... but I'm sure there's probably a nicer and shorter

Re: Scripting help

2004-01-09 Thread Chris Howells
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Friday 09 January 2004 15:19, Jack L. Stone wrote: My scripting skills are very limited and need help on how to purge my mail lists. We maintain several majordomo mail lists on a Tech magazine site (www.antennex.com) with 60,000 readers.

Re: how find out CPU clockrate?

2004-01-09 Thread Palle Girgensohn
It a sound library, JACK. I dunno, I'll try commenting the code, see what happens... Thank, /Palle --On fredag, januari 09, 2004 17.42.15 -0600 Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In the last episode (Jan 10), Palle Girgensohn said: How can I programatically find out the CPU frequency? I'm

Re: Commercial Distribution?

2004-01-09 Thread Tillman Hodgson
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 06:23:45PM -0500, Scott W wrote: That still doesn't remove (IMHO of course) the validity of my statement about calling FreeBSD and OS but Linux not based on licensing- FreeBSD wouldn't exist in it's current incarnation without the use of GPL and GNU software. Nor

How to get best results from FreeBSD-questions

2004-01-09 Thread Greg Lehey
How to get the best results from FreeBSD questions. === Last update $Date: 2003/03/09 22:09:31 $ This is a regular posting to the FreeBSD questions mailing list. If you got it in answer to a message you sent, it means that the sender thinks that

The Complete FreeBSD: errata and addenda

2004-01-09 Thread Greg Lehey
The trouble with books is that you can't update them the way you can a web page or any other online documentation. The result is that most leading edge computer books are out of date almost before they are printed. Unfortunately, The Complete FreeBSD, published by O'Reilly, is no exception.

Re: low level HD format pgm

2004-01-09 Thread Lance
fbsd_user wrote: My hard drive got hard read errors today. Need pgm to do low level format to mark bad tracks so they are not used any more. This type utility used to come with the hard drive but not any more. Been to mfg web site, they do not have this kind of utility any more. Anybody

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-09 Thread Dan Pelleg
Eric F Crist [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Friday 09 January 2004 10:00 am, Robert Huff wrote: While the donation will surely be welcome, may I suggest a place where you can make a more direct contribution? Especially since you have non-zero coding experience. Documentation.

Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread Eric F Crist
Hello people. I used to think IM clients were passe and childish, until I tried to go without. I found that there are a lot of business associates and friends that use it, and it makes life a lot easier. So, alas, I've been using GAIM as a one-stop shop. However, Yahoo! changed their

Re: Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread Gautam Gopalakrishnan
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 09:51:06PM -0600, Eric F Crist wrote: Content-Description: signed data Hello people. I used to think IM clients were passe and childish, until I tried to go without. I found that there are a lot of business associates and friends that use it, and it makes life a

Re: Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread Jonathan T. Sage
Eric F Crist wrote: Hello people. I used to think IM clients were passe and childish, until I tried to go without. I found that there are a lot of business associates and friends that use it, and it makes life a lot easier. So, alas, I've been using GAIM as a one-stop shop. However, Yahoo!

Re: Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread Eric F Crist
On Friday 09 January 2004 10:23 pm, Jonathan T. Sage wrote: Eric F Crist wrote: Hello people. I used to think IM clients were passe and childish, until I tried to go without. I found that there are a lot of business associates and friends that use it, and it makes life a lot easier.

Re: Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread Jonathan T. Sage
*snip* TIA These errors are caused because pkg_add cannot find the listed prerequisites. Install those and it should work fine. ~j Not to be rude, but I know that. I have those packages installed, just MUCH newer versions. How do I work around this and force the install? from 'man

Re: Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread Eric F Crist
On Friday 09 January 2004 10:49 pm, Jonathan T. Sage wrote: *snip* Not to be rude, but I know that. I have those packages installed, just MUCH newer versions. How do I work around this and force the install? from 'man pkg_add' -f Force installation to proceed even if

Re: Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread paul beard
On Jan 9, 2004, at 8:27 PM, Eric F Crist wrote: I have those packages installed, just MUCH newer versions. How do I work around this and force the install? any reason not to build from the port? -- Paul Beard www.paulbeard.org/ paulbeard [at] mac.com

Re: Yet another SUPERBLOCK/LABEL problem

2004-01-09 Thread Sergey 'DoubleF' Zaharchenko
On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 07:36:37 +0200 [EMAIL PROTECTED] probably wrote: it/mnt# newfs -N /dev/ad3s1f | head /dev/ad3s1f: 36383.7MB (74513744 sectors) block size 16384, fragment size 2048 using 198 cylinder groups of 183.77MB, 11761 blks, 23552 inodes. Sorry for the delay. A cylinder group

Re: Yahoo! and GAIM

2004-01-09 Thread Joe Marcus Clarke
On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 22:51, Eric F Crist wrote: Hello people. I used to think IM clients were passe and childish, until I tried to go without. I found that there are a lot of business associates and friends that use it, and it makes life a lot easier. So, alas, I've been using GAIM as

Re: how to use /boot/loader to load the kernel ?

2004-01-09 Thread Drew Tomlinson
- Original Message - From: Adrian Pircalabu [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 1:33 AM Subject: Re: how to use /boot/loader to load the kernel ? On Fri, 9 Jan 2004 11:28:53 +0200 Adrian Pircalabu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, What can I do to

(revised) 4.0-stable Linksys WRT54G won't talk w/each other

2004-01-09 Thread Kenneth W Cochran
Hello: I'm having problems getting a FreeBSD machine and a Linksys WRT54G talking with each other. Interfaces: dc0 - public to outside Internet dc1 - internal 192.168.0.1/24, connects to a hub dc2 - internal 192.168.1.100/24, connects to a switched LAN port on the router dc3 - currently unused

(revised) 4.*9*-stable Linksys WRT54G won't talk w/each other

2004-01-09 Thread Kenneth W Cochran
oops, mistype, that should've been 4.9-stable instead of 4.0... stupidfingers... Hello: I'm having problems getting a FreeBSD machine and a Linksys WRT54G talking with each other. Interfaces: dc0 - public to outside Internet dc1 - internal 192.168.0.1/24, connects to a hub dc2 - internal

Re: (revised) 4.0-stable Linksys WRT54G won't talk w/each other

2004-01-09 Thread Anthony Volodkin
Hey, Apparently the WRT54G is having some arp issues. I'd check the following: - install latest firmware - install Ethereal on the windows machine and watch the traffic exchange when you would ping/access the WRT54G. It is important that this is done right after boot so that the Windows

Re: (revised) 4.*9*-stable Linksys WRT54G won't talk w/each other

2004-01-09 Thread Kenneth W Cochran
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 12:56:20 -0500 (EST) From: Anthony Volodkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Kenneth W Cochran [EMAIL PROTECTED] cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: (revised) 4.0-stable Linksys WRT54G won't talk w/each other Hey, Apparently the WRT54G is having some arp issues.