freebsd urdu support

2004-01-22 Thread S H A N
hi, i am interested in developing urdu language support for FreeBSD. my questions are: - where to kickoff for such a development? - are there any pointers for internationalization of freebsd? (mailling list, websites etc..) thanks rgds, S H A N Seeing

sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Adam Bozanich
Hi all. I am having a really hard time getting sendmail to work for me. I have a dial up DSL account that gives me an outgoing smtp account that requires smtp authentication. For now, I'd simply like to be able to send mail from this local machine. I think the problem I am having is that the

Swapping hard drives

2004-01-22 Thread David LeCount
Hello. I'm swapping my second hard drive for a larger one. This is the drive with my / partition on it. Well I've made the partitions on the other drive and copied my data. I made the partition active, though every time I return to fdisk in sysinstall, it doesn't show it as active anymore. Lastly,

ipsec in transport mode

2004-01-22 Thread Antony Pyatkov
Hi! I'm trying to establish ipsec communication between FreeBSD 5.1 server and Win2k client. I've recompiled kernel to support ipsec, installed racoon and spd using setkey. Here is my config files: --- ipsec.conf: spdadd 194.186.33.213/32 24.81.230.61/32 any -P in ipsec

Re: arp problem in /var/log/messages

2004-01-22 Thread Kenneth Sundby
From: Jack L. Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] BTW, the Windows machines never did resolve the new NIC MAC after several hours, but the FBSD's did within about an hour. Lesson learned. You can use arp -d * to delete the arp cache on windows. Kenneth Sundby

compiling apach2 for freebsd

2004-01-22 Thread Didier WIROTH
Hi, I'm using a smp freebsd 5.2 test server. I would like to compile apache2 with --with-mpm. Which process model would you recommand for freebsd 5.2 and a SMP enabled kernel: MPM={beos|worker|prefork|mpmt_os2|perchild|leader|threadpool} Many thanks for the advice

Thank you

2004-01-22 Thread Khoi - San Zulu
Good day. I would like to extend to you, whomever you are, my heartfelt gratitude for this operating system. I come from a poor community in the heart of South Africa. I learned about computers and how they work, using Microsoft operating systems. I have had no experience with any other

Problem with foppy drive

2004-01-22 Thread
Hello friend I did everything you wrote about and it didn't help me. dmesg did not change at all so floppy drive didn't work. All PnP options was disable from the hole beginning and they are disable and now. But I fount in BIOS one option :OnBoard FDC. I disabled it and found that some things

Re: freebsd urdu support

2004-01-22 Thread Khairil Yusof
On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 15:30 +0800, S H A N wrote: - are there any pointers for internationalization of freebsd? (mailling list, websites etc..) http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-i18n If you're interested in translating the handbook and articles:

NTP doesn't work behind IPF firewall?

2004-01-22 Thread Edward Aronyk
Good day all, I'm attempting to setup NTP on two FreeBSD servers. To maximize security, I have configured NTP to only synchronize itself from a few other servers, and not offer NTP to other servers. The server runs IPF, which also blocks access to NTP. The problem is, the servers don't seem to

Re: ideas for an old BSD laptop?

2004-01-22 Thread anubis
On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 8:36 am, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Hi all, I haven't used my infamous Toshiba Satellite with FreeBSD 4.8 very much since I got my desktop system with a flatscreen. I'm trying to think of something interesting to do with it now. I don't really need a separate firewall,

Looking for C example of ARP lookup on FreeBSD

2004-01-22 Thread Laslett, Greg
Hi, The code that is being ported uses the 'ioctl' method to request a MAC address. eg: struct arpreqReqARP; struct sockaddr_in *pAddr_in; SOCKET s; . . s = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_DGRAM, 0); ioctl(s, SIOCGARP, ReqARP); . . This does

RE: NTP doesn't work behind IPF firewall?

2004-01-22 Thread Scott Mitchell
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know ntp is running because it updates the driftfile, and ps shows it's active: # ps -aux | grep ntp root 81 0.0 0.2 1328 960 ?? Ss9Jan04 1:06.65 /usr/sbin/ntpd -p /var/run/ntpd.pid root 83 0.0 0.2 1364 992 ?? S 9Jan04

DHCP and multiple vlans

2004-01-22 Thread Guy Antony Halse
I'm trying to configure a FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE system to act as the default gateway for several virtual lans. I've got two NICs in the box, one which supplies the uplink, and one which has about 40 vlan(4) vlans on it. I was trying to run isc-dhcp3's dhcrelay to relay DHCP messages to our DHCP

Re: Thank you

2004-01-22 Thread Kent Stewart
On Thursday 22 January 2004 12:44 am, Khoi - San Zulu wrote: Good day. I would like to extend to you, whomever you are, my heartfelt gratitude for this operating system. I come from a poor community in the heart of South Africa. I learned about computers and how they work, using Microsoft

C programming: ADT support

2004-01-22 Thread r t g tan
Hi, I'm looking for some ADT's like lists trees and such, to be used in C programs. Is there a librarie out there? Tnx, --- robert t g tan pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

Newbie Graphic card question

2004-01-22 Thread Gafgo
Hello. I am trying to install v 5.2 on my new computer. I have done succesful installations on my old computer where everything worked perfect. My problem now is that I can´t find my graphic card when I am conf Xfree86. I have a Asus (ATI) Radeon 9200 SE. When I try to start X it doesn´t work,

Re: man question

2004-01-22 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 12:30:55AM +0100, Didier Wiroth typed: Hi, I've compiled and installed software by my own in this directory: /home/me/custom/ In this directory I have the following directories and subdirectories: /home/me/custom/man /home/me/custom/man/man1

RE: NTP doesn't work behind IPF firewall?

2004-01-22 Thread Edward Aronyk
If I kill both ntpd processes so the socket is no longer in use, I can manually set the time with ntpdate. I can't figure out why two ntpd processes get spawned - it's like that on both servers, and even after a reboot both appear again... EA -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: Formatting Zip Drive Disks

2004-01-22 Thread Gerard Seibert
On Thursday, January 22, 2004 2:34:32 AM you wrote: I am attempting to format a 100 mb. ZIP disk, but am getting nowhere. The ZIP drive worked fine under Windows. The disk is presently formatted as NTFS, if that makes any difference. Nothing I try seems to work . Since I am new to BSD, I

Re: record single files in IDE CDRW

2004-01-22 Thread Roberto Pereyra
Hi cdrecord works with ATAPI CD burner ? thanks roberto On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:49:46AM +1100, Gautam Gopalakrishnan wrote: On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 12:33:11PM -0300, Roberto Pereyra wrote: Hi all ! How can I burn single files in a cdrom (RW-IDE) ? Burncd allow burn iso files

Re: record single files in IDE CDRW

2004-01-22 Thread Gautam Gopalakrishnan
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 07:54:22AM -0300, Roberto Pereyra wrote: Hi cdrecord works with ATAPI CD burner ? thanks roberto Yup, mine is a Lite-On drive which works very well. You must have the following in your kernel. Please refer to the handbook for more info. device atapicam device

Re: Looking for C example of ARP lookup on FreeBSD

2004-01-22 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 05:24:31PM +0800, Laslett, Greg typed: Hi, The code that is being ported uses the 'ioctl' method to request a MAC address. eg: struct arpreqReqARP; struct sockaddr_in *pAddr_in; SOCKET s; . . s =

Re: Fwd: About *pwent() functions

2004-01-22 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 09:35:45PM -0800, Gabor Esperon wrote: --- Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There aren't functions to add user accounts via a C api in the standard FreeBSD system libraries. There are various applications that will do the job for you -- pw(8) is

Re: Swapping hard drives

2004-01-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 18:32, David LeCount wrote: Hello. I'm swapping my second hard drive for a larger one. This is the drive with my / partition on it. Well I've made the partitions on the other drive and copied my data. I made the partition active, though every time I return to fdisk in

Re: Port Forwarding

2004-01-22 Thread Rishi Chopra
James, I've configured my Win2k box to contact DNS directly, and both Direct Connect and VNC Server are running smoothly (port forwarding is being accomplished (per your suggestion) by natd.conf). I've set the firewall type to 'OPEN' (the Win2k client has ZoneAlarm protection of its own);

Re: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 11:33:57PM -0800, Adam Bozanich wrote: Hi all. I am having a really hard time getting sendmail to work for me. I have a dial up DSL account that gives me an outgoing smtp account that requires smtp authentication. Judging by the .mc files and so forth you attached,

RE: NTP doesn't work behind IPF firewall?

2004-01-22 Thread Scott Mitchell
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If I kill both ntpd processes so the socket is no longer in use, I can manually set the time with ntpdate. I can't figure out why two ntpd processes get spawned - it's like that on both servers, and even after a reboot both appear again... EA Most odd. What

umass.o error

2004-01-22 Thread stefan
Hey I tried compiling with quota and commented out a few things that i thought i didn't need for the specific box and got this error while doing make. umass.o: In function `umass_cam_attach_sim': umass.o(.text+0x142b): undefined reference to `cam_simq_alloc' umass.o(.text+0x1451): undefined

Re: umass.o error

2004-01-22 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:47:54AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey I tried compiling with quota and commented out a few things that i thought i didn't need for the specific box and got this error while doing make. umass.o: In function `umass_cam_attach_sim': umass.o(.text+0x142b):

Re: umass.o error

2004-01-22 Thread Joost Bekkers
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:47:54AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey I tried compiling with quota and commented out a few things that i thought i didn't need for the specific box and got this error while doing make. umass.o: In function `umass_cam_attach_sim': [...] *** Error code 1 Did

network and firewall questions

2004-01-22 Thread Andrew L. Gould
I'm still very much a newbie regarding networking issues and firewalls; so if I need to be slapped, please be gentle. ;-) Most of my home computers are behind a NAT router with very simple firewalls -- let all requests out, allow established in, deny everything else. I put a test computer in

Re: record single files in IDE CDRW

2004-01-22 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 12:33:11 -0300 Roberto Pereyra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all ! How can I burn single files in a cdrom (RW-IDE) ? Burncd allow burn iso files only ? # burncd -f device -s speed my_single_file where device == your CDRW speed == teh speed you want my_single_file = the

Re: Thank you

2004-01-22 Thread Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN]
On Thursday 22 January 2004 09:44, Khoi - San Zulu wrote: Good day. I would like to extend to you, whomever you are, my heartfelt gratitude for this operating system. I come from a poor community in the heart of South Africa. I learned about computers and how they work, using Microsoft

RE: how to tell if my ISP is blocking email web ports

2004-01-22 Thread fbsd_user
Thanks to all of you that responded. I did not want to install Apache just to have something listening on port 80. So I edited /etc/services and commented out the http 80 statements and the telnet 23 statements and them copied the telnet tcp statement and changes it's port to 80. Enabled inetd in

RE: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread fbsd_user
I think you are barking up the wrong tree. I don't think you understand how your ISP works. ISP's do not allow direct smtp access to their email servers, they consider it an security risk to their environment. Did your ISP tech support tell you they allow direct smtp access to their email

Re: Newbie Graphic card question

2004-01-22 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 11:23:31 +0100 Gafgo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello. I am trying to install v 5.2 on my new computer. I have done succesful installations on my old computer where everything worked perfect. My problem now is that I can´t find my graphic card when I am conf Xfree86. I

Re: C programming: ADT support

2004-01-22 Thread Sergey 'DoubleF' Zaharchenko
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 11:11:23 +0100 r t g tan [EMAIL PROTECTED] probably wrote: Hi, I'm looking for some ADT's like lists trees and such, to be used in C programs. Is there a librarie out there? Tnx, --- robert t g tan I imply the word `for FreeBSD' somewhere in your question (if

RE: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Scott Mitchell
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think you are barking up the wrong tree. I don't think you understand how your ISP works. ISP's do not allow direct smtp access to their email servers, they consider it an security risk to their environment. Erm, the OP is trying to send mail, not receive it: Hi

remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
Hi all, I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT. All I want to do is use a laptop in a local network to be an

Re: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Peter Risdon
fbsd_user wrote: I think you are barking up the wrong tree. I don't think you understand how your ISP works. ISP's do not allow direct smtp access to their email servers, they consider it an security risk to their environment. Sorry, this isn't true. But they don't operate open relays. There

RE: Formatting Zip Drive Disks

2004-01-22 Thread Dinesh Nair
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Gerard Seibert wrote: Do you have any suggestions? I have tried mounting in various ways, but they all fail. Formatting via /stand/sysinstall has not corrected the problem. have you considered making a filesystem on the zip disk ? Regards,

RE: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Dinesh Nair
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, fbsd_user wrote: I think you are barking up the wrong tree. I don't think you understand how your ISP works. ISP's do not allow direct smtp access to their email servers, they consider it an security risk to their environment. Did are you serious ? i sometimes send mail

RE: how to tell if my ISP is blocking email web ports

2004-01-22 Thread Dinesh Nair
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, fbsd_user wrote: port 25 and 80. In both cases he was not able to connect to my IP address. This proves that Adelphia cable service is blocking those 2 ports. has adelphia given you a public ip address or are you behind a NAT box (perhaps on the adelphia network itself)

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Jason Stewart
On 22/01/04 14:53 +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Hi all, I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT.

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread albi
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 02:53:53PM +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: All I want to do is use a laptop in a local network to be an X client connected to a more powerful desktop machine. I'm not worried about security. Is xhosts and the DISPLAY variable all I need? Or do I need to go through

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Cordula's Web
I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT. Use ssh's -X flag: somehost ssh -X [EMAIL PROTECTED] remotemachine

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 10:08:46AM -0500, Jason Stewart wrote: : On 22/01/04 14:53 +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: : : Hi all, : : I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I : see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use :

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Cordula's Web
: One idea is to use SSH. : If you have sshd on the remote desktop you can use ssh -X to enable : X11 forwarding. Just ssh into the remote box and run the X : application and you're set to go, provided that X11 forwarding is : enabled in the remote sshd_config. Ah, I remember seeing this

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 01:23, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Hi all, I have been looking all over for a concise howto for remote X on FreeBSD. I see some that involve changing config files in the xdm directory, others use xhost, and another uses xfig, which doesn't exist under FreeBSD AFAICT. All

local mail delivery

2004-01-22 Thread mikko
Hi, I am wondering how should I setup a server. I have installed spamassassin, and am using fetchmail to get mail from another host. Now, I wouldn't want to install procmail. I do not understand how the mail travels: I make a ssh connection to start imapd on the target mail-host with fetchmail,

web site on freebsd

2004-01-22 Thread Charles-Andr Landemaine
Dear Sirs, I would like to create a website on FreeBSD to promote it and offer support, and boards. I read on the official FreeBSD website the copyright statement. Would you allow me please to create such a web site? Looking forward to hearing from you soon. Thanks, Charles.

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Kenzo
what about setting the server with VNC? then the client connects with vnc client and you can run all the apps from the server from any machine. Unless I'm totally off. - Original Message - From: Malcolm Kay [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jonathon McKitrick [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: local mail delivery

2004-01-22 Thread me
Fetchmail retrieves mail from remote mail servers and forwards it via SMTP, so it can then be read by normal mail user agents such as mutt, elm(1) or BSD Mail. It allows all your system MTA's filtering, forwarding, and aliasing facilities to work just as they would on normal mail. in short:

RE: how to tell if my ISP is blocking email web ports

2004-01-22 Thread fbsd_user
This is public ip 67.20.101.xxx as far as I know. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Dinesh Nair Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 9:39 AM To: fbsd_user Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; michael Alexander; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL

Re: local mail delivery

2004-01-22 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 06:05:09PM +0200, mikko wrote: I make a ssh connection to start imapd on the target mail-host with fetchmail, to get the mail, but to whom program does fetchmail give it to? sendmail? Or does it put it directly in the mailspool? Some other program? fetchmail(1)

RE: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread fbsd_user
Yes I am serious. I have used 5 different ISP's over the years and not one let sendmail have direct access to their smtp email servers. They all required me to use their pop3 server which is something totally different. I believe the original poster was asking about using sendmail to retrieve

upgrading mysql

2004-01-22 Thread Christer Solskogen
It seems like some port i want to install depend on mysql4, but i have some programs that depends on mysql-client-3.23.58_1 ( I also have mysql-server-3.23.58_1 installed) I was wondering upgrading the mysql ports to 4.x series. should this be okay? gallery-1.4.1 ,p5-Mysql-modules-1.2219,

Re: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:43:45AM -0500, fbsd_user wrote: I believe the original poster was asking about using sendmail to retrieve email from his ISP's smtp server. And it's still a lot easier to install fetchmail than to reinstall sendmail. The OP said: I have a dial

Re: local mail delivery

2004-01-22 Thread me
i made my fetchmail feed it into my exim using my local mailaddress as recipient so it will go through amavis, spamassassin and finally maildrop so it is inserted into my maildir. greetings ruediger Matthew Seaman wrote: On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 06:05:09PM +0200, mikko wrote: I make a ssh

Re: C programming: ADT support

2004-01-22 Thread r t g tan
Make that C++ --- robert t g tan On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:11:23AM +0100, r t g tan wrote: Hi, I'm looking for some ADT's like lists trees and such, to be used in C programs. Is there a librarie out there? Tnx, --- robert t g tan pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: upgrading mysql

2004-01-22 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Thursday 22 January 2004 10:51 am, Christer Solskogen wrote: It seems like some port i want to install depend on mysql4, but i have some programs that depends on mysql-client-3.23.58_1 ( I also have mysql-server-3.23.58_1 installed) I was wondering upgrading the mysql ports to 4.x series.

Re: upgrading mysql

2004-01-22 Thread Christer Solskogen
On Thursday 22 January 2004 10:51 am, Christer Solskogen wrote: It seems like some port i want to install depend on mysql4, but i have some programs that depends on mysql-client-3.23.58_1 ( I also have mysql-server-3.23.58_1 installed) I was wondering upgrading the mysql ports to 4.x series.

Re: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Micheal Patterson
- Original Message - From: fbsd_user [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Dinesh Nair [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Adam Bozanich [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 10:43 AM Subject: RE: sendmail help? Yes I am serious. I have used 5 different ISP's over the years and

Re: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Micheal Patterson
- Original Message - From: Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: fbsd_user [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Dinesh Nair [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Adam Bozanich [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 10:57 AM Subject: Re: sendmail help? On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:43:45AM

Re: upgrading mysql

2004-01-22 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 05:51:52PM +0100, Christer Solskogen wrote: It seems like some port i want to install depend on mysql4, but i have some programs that depends on mysql-client-3.23.58_1 ( I also have mysql-server-3.23.58_1 installed) I was wondering upgrading the mysql ports to 4.x

Re: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Peter Risdon
Micheal Patterson wrote: Fetchmail can't retrieve mail from an smtp server that I am currently aware of as it's designed to speak pop protocol and then deliver it locally to an awaiting smtp server for local delivery. Fetchmail can use various protocols, including etrn, which is used to

Vim startup time much longer than expected

2004-01-22 Thread Tillman Hodgson
Howdy folks, I NFS export my home directory from a 4-STABLE box. In this home directory are my .vimrc file and a couple of vim plugins that I use. When I launch vim (which I use with mutt) from a workstation running RedHat 7.3 it loads and is ready for input virtually instantly. When I launch

Re: Port Forwarding

2004-01-22 Thread James Earl
If the variables for the 'SIMPLE' rules are setup properly, 'SIMPLE' should be no different than using 'OPEN' from your win2k's perspective. This is assuming you don't have a broken rc.firewall file. Looking at your original post, your sample was missing the 'onet' variable. # set these to your

Re: C programming: ADT support

2004-01-22 Thread Cordula's Web
I'm looking for some ADT's like lists trees and such, to be used in C programs.=20 =20 Is there a librarie out there? Make that C++ Isn't the STL enough? http://www.stlport.org/ http://www.boost.org/ Examples for using the STL: http://www.josuttis.com/libbook/index.html --

Re: syslog news log?

2004-01-22 Thread Larry Rosenman
--On Thursday, January 22, 2004 14:02:49 -0500 fbsd_user [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What is the facility news used for? Can I remove all the news stuff from /etc/syslog.conf file? If you aren't running a news server (news/inn, news/leafnode, others), yes, you can remove it. (I'd comment it out,

Linux compatible tools

2004-01-22 Thread Ivailo Tanusheff
Hi, I'm trying to install linux_base and linux_devtools ports, but FreeBSD can't fetch proper rpm's. And they are not on the given search sites. Is there some place I can redirect the search to or a place from which I can download missing rpm's? Regards, Ivailo Tanusheff

Re: syslog news log?

2004-01-22 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 22, 2004, at 2:02 PM, fbsd_user wrote: What is the facility news used for? Usenet news. See /usr/ports/news/inn. Can I remove all the news stuff from /etc/syslog.conf file? Sure. But it doesn't do any harm to leave the defaults alone. -- -Chuck

Domain name for local network?

2004-01-22 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
If I have a couple of boxes in a home network that connects to the Internet via ppp, is there any way I can name my network? I don't want to register a name, just use it locally. This way I can refer to 'neptune.jonathon.org' or something similar rather than '10.0.0.1'. NOTE: Please CC me, as

Re: ideas for an old BSD laptop?

2004-01-22 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 07:06:17PM -0500, parv wrote: : in message [EMAIL PROTECTED], : wrote Jonathon McKitrick thusly... : : I haven't used my infamous Toshiba Satellite with FreeBSD 4.8 very : much since I got my desktop system with a flatscreen. I'm trying : to think of something

Re: Domain name for local network?

2004-01-22 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 07:32:36PM +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: If I have a couple of boxes in a home network that connects to the Internet via ppp, is there any way I can name my network? I don't want to register a name, just use it locally. This way I can refer to

Re: ideas for an old BSD laptop?

2004-01-22 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 07:23:52PM +1000, anubis wrote: : We have an old laptop and are going to turn it into a music on hold service : for our pabx. : : Will be uploading files to it via ftp and running a cron job to list all files : in the ftp directory and start playing them. People can

FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS

2004-01-22 Thread Keith Kelly
Please see this page: http://lantech.geekvenue.net/chucktips/jason/chuck/1044789670/index_html This is exactly the problem I am having now whenever I try to install either FreeBSD 4.9 or 5.1. Clearly, a lot of other users out there are having this problem too. FDisk absolutely refuses to

Re: Thank you

2004-01-22 Thread Andrew Boothman
Khoi - San Zulu wrote: I am of the understanding that the Operating System loves command line. I dont feel that I am at that level yet to configure from the command line. Make sure you read the New to Unix guide on http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/new-users/index.html and

Re: Domain name for local network?

2004-01-22 Thread Andrew Boothman
Jonathan Chen wrote: On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 07:32:36PM +, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: If I have a couple of boxes in a home network that connects to the Internet via ppp, is there any way I can name my network? I don't want to register a name, just use it locally. This way I can refer to

Problem with login.conf classes

2004-01-22 Thread Chris Riley
Hello. I'm trying to create a login class on a 4.9 box that will add additional restrictions for some users. I can add the login.class entries to the default class and they work, but they apply to everyone. I only want them to apply to certain users, but this isn't working. Here's what I'm

Re: problems with filesystems 1TB

2004-01-22 Thread Brooks Davis
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 08:59:32PM -0500, Eric wrote: hello... i have been trying (for many moons now) to create a filesystem larger than 1TB. I've had a variety of RAID controllers in my boxes, and I have 250GB drives, so it adds up quick. I've also tried doing this with vinum, but that

courier confusion

2004-01-22 Thread Mauricio
I installed the courier mail server using portupgrade in this freebsd 5.1 box. pkg_info reports it as courier-ldap-mysql-pgsql-0.44.0 Courier SMTP IMAP POP3 HTTP mail server suite so, I then decided to confiigure it so I can actually use it. From the documentation, most of the files I need

Re: Vim startup time much longer than expected

2004-01-22 Thread Jez Hancock
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:43:46AM -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote: Howdy folks, I NFS export my home directory from a 4-STABLE box. In this home directory are my .vimrc file and a couple of vim plugins that I use. When I launch vim (which I use with mutt) from a workstation running RedHat

Re: sendmail help?

2004-01-22 Thread Adam Bozanich
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Micheal Patterson wrote: I believe the original poster was asking about using sendmail to retrieve email from his ISP's smtp server. And it's still a lot easier to install fetchmail than to reinstall sendmail. I use fetchmail to retrieve mail

Re: Problem with login.conf classes

2004-01-22 Thread Melvyn Sopacua
On Thursday 22 January 2004 20:55, Chris Riley wrote: I'm trying to create a login class on a 4.9 box that will add additional restrictions for some users. I can add the login.class entries to the default class and they work, but they apply to everyone. I only want them to apply to certain

Re: new install of 5.2 ISO aft hour system freeze cold reboot onlyoption

2004-01-22 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Everything runs fine for about an hour and a half then everything freezes ( doesnt recognize keyboard, mouse, anything etc ) and i have to do a cold reboot ( ouch! ). Do you have X running or any additional cards/devices/drivers in use in the machine when this occurs? Which ethernet are you

Re: Domain name for local network?

2004-01-22 Thread Melvyn Sopacua
On Thursday 22 January 2004 20:32, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: If I have a couple of boxes in a home network that connects to the Internet via ppp, is there any way I can name my network? I don't want to register a name, just use it locally. This way I can refer to 'neptune.jonathon.org' or

Re: VMware 3 crashes 5.2 system

2004-01-22 Thread Quintin Riis
I'm pretty sure that VMware doesn't currently support 5.x in any fashion. Quintin Konrad Heuer wrote: Does anyone successfully run VMware 3 on 5.2-R? After upgrading from 5.1-R to 5.2-R my system crashes shortly after VMware begins to initialize. The modules vmmon etc. have been rebuild after

Re: Domain name for local network?

2004-01-22 Thread Chris
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Thursday 22 January 2004 03:31 pm, Melvyn Sopacua wrote: On Thursday 22 January 2004 20:32, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: If I have a couple of boxes in a home network that connects to the Internet via ppp, is there any way I can name my network?

RE: courier confusion

2004-01-22 Thread Lee Mx
From: Mauricio [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: courier confusion Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 15:02:07 -0500 I installed the courier mail server using portupgrade in this freebsd 5.1 box. pkg_info reports it as courier-ldap-mysql-pgsql-0.44.0 Courier SMTP IMAP POP3 HTTP mail server

Re: Linux compatible tools

2004-01-22 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 09:12:43PM +0200, Ivailo Tanusheff wrote: Hi, I'm trying to install linux_base and linux_devtools ports, but FreeBSD can't fetch proper rpm's. And they are not on the given search sites. Is there some place I can redirect the search to or a place from which I can

Re: C programming: ADT support

2004-01-22 Thread r t g tan
That's it, thank you, --- robert t g tan On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 07:23:59PM +0100, Cordula's Web wrote: I'm looking for some ADT's like lists trees and such, to be used in C programs.=20 =20 Is there a librarie out there? Make that C++ Isn't the STL enough?

Nis

2004-01-22 Thread Joe Stuart
Hi, I'm running NIS with freebsd as the server and using redhat clients. I have authentication working fine but I cant seem to get changing the passwords to work. If you change the password from a redhat box it just changes the NIS password not the system password and changing the password while

problem mounting USB CDRW, umass0/pass0

2004-01-22 Thread scott renna
Hello, I'm running into a problem mounting this external usb cdrw drive i have. My kernel has scbus, da, and umass in it, as well as ehci(for usb2.0 support). dmesg shows the device: umass0: Acer Communications Multimedia Inc. USB Optical Storage Device, rev 1.00/a.03, addr 3 pass0 at

Re: FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS

2004-01-22 Thread Keith Kelly
Thanks for your thoughtful and helpful reply. I should have given more technical details. I already tried (with both 4.9 and 5.1) letting the FreeBSD install proceed with fdisk's geometry value assumptions, and what I always get is a non-bootable hard drive that gives the Missing operating

Re: FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS

2004-01-22 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 14:24:19 -0800 Keith Kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for your thoughtful and helpful reply. I should have given more technical details. I already tried (with both 4.9 and 5.1) letting the FreeBSD install proceed with fdisk's geometry value assumptions, and what I

Fetchmail config help

2004-01-22 Thread fbsd_user
I have an registered domain name. The company that hosts my domain name has an application that allows me to forward all my different users email to an single account at my ISP. This was ok when all the email was for me, but now the family also wants to use my domain name. I want to configure the

Re: Domain name for local network?

2004-01-22 Thread Robert Huff
Chris writes: If he's behind some sort of routing device, he can certainly setup a DNS witin his own network. Of course; the trick is to do it in such a way that when - may it be soon! - he gets out from behind that routing device changing to a real DNS setup will be quick,

Re: FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS

2004-01-22 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 22, 2004, at 5:24 PM, Keith Kelly wrote: I already tried (with both 4.9 and 5.1) letting the FreeBSD install proceed with fdisk's geometry value assumptions, and what I always get is a non-bootable hard drive that gives the Missing operating system error at boot. Sufficiently old

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