about the installation

2004-06-13 Thread Jorge L. Valenzuela
Hi I'd like to try the freebsd on my computer. I've three partitions, the first has win98, the second win2000 and I use the last one as a data disk. I don't care about my win98 O/S, but I don't know what will happend, if I install the freeBSD, with my win2000 cuz I need it to work. This is my

RE: about the installation

2004-06-13 Thread Eric Crist
Generally what happens on an install, if you select to install the freebsd boot loader, is that you'll get a menu upon boot that looks similar to: F1 ?? F2 Disk 1 Pressing F1 will boot Windows 2000 (or XP) and pressing F2 will show a menu such as: F1 FreeBSD F2 Disk 0 These menus will just

Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Graham North
Is it alright to prune the Ports tree - and still do updates later. I am running 4.8 stable and recently did a full Ports tree update using CVSUP. This generates several questions. 1) I took the advice of Michael Urban's book and upgraded from the Head of the source tree rather than from that

Weird processes after upgrading to apache2

2004-06-13 Thread Kirk Strauser
I just started a trial switch to Apache 2 (from ports synched as of yesterday morning). It's going well for the most part, but I'm finding a few little weird things. For example, when I first start the server, ps returns a normal-looking list: # ps axw |grep httpd 38308 ?? Ss

The FreeBSD Diary: 2004-05-23 - 2004-06-12

2004-06-13 Thread Dan Langille
The FreeBSD Diary contains a large number of practical examples and how-to guides. This message is posted weekly to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with the aim of letting people know what's available on the website. Before you post a question here it might be a good idea to first search the mailing list

Re: Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, Graham North wrote: Is it alright to prune the Ports tree - and still do updates later. I am running 4.8 stable and recently did a full Ports tree update using CVSUP. This generates several questions. 1) I took the advice of Michael Urban's book and upgraded from the Head

Re: Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Matthew Seaman
Lose 10 karma points for not keeping your line lengths reasonably short. On Sat, Jun 12, 2004 at 11:41:47PM -0700, Graham North wrote: Is it alright to prune the Ports tree - and still do updates later. You're on your own if you do this. All of the infrastructure that supports the use of the

Re: Weird processes after upgrading to apache2

2004-06-13 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 02:02:44AM -0500, Kirk Strauser wrote: Those are the exact symptoms seen when httpd is run without the -DSSL argument. In other words, my little daemons seem to forget their name and their arguments after they've started. Note that despite the warning, the daemons

MySQL lockups on FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT

2004-06-13 Thread Lasse Laursen
Hi all, We are running MySQL 4.0.20 on FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT. The machine is a dual Xeon with 4GByte of memory with HTT enabled. Some info about the system: FreeBSD dbnode3 5.2-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT #0: Tue Jun 8 14:41:02 CEST 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/DBNODE3 i386

Re: What's the big difference between Linux and Unix??

2004-06-13 Thread Richard Caley
In article [EMAIL PROTECTED], Grauwmans Steven (gs) writes: gs If U could please help me, I'm getting confused. Linux is a kernel, ie the bit of the OS which needs to be there, but you should never be aware of in normal use if it works properly. Unix is a trademark. There used to be an OS

Re: aix

2004-06-13 Thread Christian Hiris
On Saturday 12 June 2004 19:42, arden wrote: hi all my company is sending me on an aix/rs6000 course next month Ive been using Linux as my main OS for 2 years (thats when M$ went for good from my home :) )and been playing with BSD for about 6 months are there any fundamental differences i

unlocking stale nfs? adding -t to running nfsd?

2004-06-13 Thread Palle Girgensohn
Hi, Two questions: I have an nfs mount mounted without -i or -s (stoopid me!), just plain mount server:/fs /lfs. This was over a WAN connection, and of course the connection server-client broke somehow, and now the mount is stale. This naturally means that I cannot do ls -l / , since it hangs

tcllib

2004-06-13 Thread tscheng
Hi people, i am installing devl/tcllib1.6, but it hang during some testing, here is the output: (making on freebsd 4.8): Sourced 72 Test Files. Files with failing tests: doctools/docidx.test doctools/doctoc.test doctools/doctools.test fileutil/fileutil.test ntp/time.test textutil/adjust.test

ipfw: question about keep-state on icmp

2004-06-13 Thread Geert Hendrickx
Hi, this is a fragment of my ipfw-config which should allow me to ping others, but not allow others to ping me: 00092 allow icmp from me to any keep-state 65535 deny ip from any to any Indeed, other hosts can't ping me... UNLESS I am pinging them at the same time! This is of course a

Re: aix

2004-06-13 Thread scott
just got back from being sent on one of these myself ! there seemed to be quite a lot of emphasis on AIX and how it works with storage (IBM storage that is, ESS/Shark) and SAN (about 2 dozen commands specifically dealing with getting data relating to physical/virtual storage elements etc. etc.)

Re: Weird processes after upgrading to apache2

2004-06-13 Thread Kirk Strauser
At 2004-06-13T09:16:25Z, Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I suspect it's mod_perl causing the weirdness. Plain apache-2.0.49 works perfectly well for me serving up static html and some php. mod_perl is unusual though in that it has such a complete interface to the apache API. I

RE: ipfw: question about keep-state on icmp

2004-06-13 Thread JJB
I think if you read closely you will find out the keep-state option does not work on the icmp protocol because icmp is stateless protocol. This does not mean that ipfw will give coding error if you code it. You have to have an icmp stateless rule to allow it out and another to allow it in.

Re: Weird processes after upgrading to apache2

2004-06-13 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 10:38:32AM -0500, Kirk Strauser wrote: At 2004-06-13T09:16:25Z, Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I suspect it's mod_perl causing the weirdness. Plain apache-2.0.49 works perfectly well for me serving up static html and some php. mod_perl is unusual

xfree86 3.x vs xfree86 4.x (and problem building gnome2 -aka fontconfig

2004-06-13 Thread atk2
Hello, Yesterday (see previous note) I decided to upgrade from 4.5 to 4.10. I guess what I really wanted was to upgrade the system utilities and ports. The problem I'm running into is all the newer multi-media stuff (gnome2, mozilla 1.6, ) depend on fontconfig which depend upon XFree86

Toshiba Satellite A40-231

2004-06-13 Thread klr
Hi list, I'm thinking on adquiring a P4 3.06mhz Toshiba Satellite A40-231 laptop. Does anyone know any problem in using freebsd (5.2.1) with this laptop? Or any success stories ? -- www.6s-gaming.com ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Resource temporarily unavailable crash in vi

2004-06-13 Thread Lucas Holt
I've experienced this bug on several occasions. Each time I was using vi over a ssh session. X11 was not loaded on the system. I never did figure it out, and after a reinstall the problem did not occur often. I suspect it has something to do with virtual memory. On Jun 12, 2004, at 1:17

Re: Weird processes after upgrading to apache2

2004-06-13 Thread Kirk Strauser
At 2004-06-13T16:32:01Z, Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If you can get your hands on Practical mod_perl by Bekman and Cholet (O'Reilly -- http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/pmodperl/) there's two whole chapters about the differences between mod_perl and mod_perl2.0 Thanks for the

Re: aix

2004-06-13 Thread arden
thanks for all the info :) just looked at my company mail in addition to rs6000 and aix, on a shark course and as400 before the end of the year think I'm going to see allot of hotels in the next 6 months. arden ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Sigh - more trouble with XFree86-4 and /usr//ports/x11-fonts/fontconfig

2004-06-13 Thread atk2
My understanding (see two messages earlier) was to get fontconfig to build I needed XFree86-4 - but when I go into XFree86-4 to build it I get the same error: --- fcfreetype.c:280: syntax error before `psfontinfo' fcfreetype.c:739: `psfontinfo' undeclared (first use in this function)

Re: Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Graham North
Hi Uli and the rest of the FreeBSD forum: Thanks for your advice - though I am not entirely sure what the purpose of your last questions are. To answer though: My HD is about 1.2G - it is sharing 2.0G with another OS. /usr~ 778M usr/ports ~247M total /usr being used is ~595M with about 183M

Re: unlocking stale nfs? adding -t to running nfsd?

2004-06-13 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jun 13), Palle Girgensohn said: I have an nfs mount mounted without -i or -s (stoopid me!), just plain mount server:/fs /lfs. This was over a WAN connection, and of course the connection server-client broke somehow, and now the mount is stale. This naturally means that I

Re: unlocking stale nfs? adding -t to running nfsd?

2004-06-13 Thread Palle Girgensohn
Thanks for the reply! --On Sunday, June 13, 2004 15:00:47 -0500 Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In the last episode (Jun 13), Palle Girgensohn said: I have an nfs mount mounted without -i or -s (stoopid me!), just plain mount server:/fs /lfs. This was over a WAN connection, and of course the

Re: ipfilter allowing samba

2004-06-13 Thread Mike
Bill Sawyer wrote: Hey Dave, You need to allow exceptions in ipfilter for ports 137 to 139. The following rules should work: pass in quick on ed0 proto tcp from 192.168.0.0/16 to 192.168.0.1/32 port = 137 keep state pass in quick on ed0 proto tcp from 192.168.0.0/16 to 192.168.0.1/32 port =

Re: unlocking stale nfs? adding -t to running nfsd?

2004-06-13 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jun 13), Palle Girgensohn said: --On Sunday, June 13, 2004 15:00:47 -0500 Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In the last episode (Jun 13), Palle Girgensohn said: I should really do this mount with tcp, of course, but found no way to get a running nfsd to also start

Re: ipfilter allowing samba

2004-06-13 Thread Bill Sawyer
Mike [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ummm. I think you'll want to allow incoming traffic across these ports for intranet Samba fileshare operations: port 139 tcp port 138 upd port 137 upd My bad. I think you're right. Cheers, Bill Sawyer Information Systems Six Flags St. Louis (636) 938-5300 x.

Can't mount FAT32

2004-06-13 Thread Rui Alves
Hello there, I can't seem to mount a FAT32 partition that I have on /dev/ad0s2 I try to do mount -t msdos /dev/ad0s2 /mnt/documents and I get: msdosfs: /dev/ad0s2: Invalid argument Thanks Rui Alves ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Can't mount FAT32

2004-06-13 Thread Warren Block
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004, Rui Alves wrote: I can't seem to mount a FAT32 partition that I have on /dev/ad0s2 I try to do mount -t msdos /dev/ad0s2 /mnt/documents and I get: msdosfs: /dev/ad0s2: Invalid argument If it's a logical drive, that should probably be /dev/ad0s5. -Warren Block * Rapid City,

Re: Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004, Graham North wrote: Hi Uli and the rest of the FreeBSD forum: Thanks for your advice - though I am not entirely sure what the purpose of your last questions are. I wanted to know about your ressources, since your ports dirctory might grow very big, if you don't clean it up

more on XFree86-4 problem

2004-06-13 Thread atk2
Ok - I decided that perhaps my problem was a undetected conflict in old packages - i deleted most of my old package and now the current error I get is: CSRG_BASED -DFUNCPROTO=15 -DNARROWPROTO -DXTHREADS -D_THREAD_SAFE -DXUSE_MTSAFE_API -DXNO_MTSAFE_PWDAPI-DMALLOC_0_RETURNS_NULL

Re: more on XFree86-4 problem

2004-06-13 Thread Eric Anholt
On Sun, 2004-06-13 at 15:26, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok - I decided that perhaps my problem was a undetected conflict in old packages - i deleted most of my old package and now the current error I get is: CSRG_BASED -DFUNCPROTO=15 -DNARROWPROTO -DXTHREADS -D_THREAD_SAFE

Re: Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Graham North
Hi Uli: Thanks again. There was an email from Mathew Seaman - however it came as only attachments, and not knowing him I did not open them - there was not text at all in the body of the email. Maybe I will now open it.. I do not know anything much about inodes or file handles either... My

Re: Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Graham North
Hello Mathew: Thanks for this great reply. I will try some of your suggestions to remove files. I did not open it at first because it came as two attachments a txt file and a dat file. What is your rationale for doing this? What is the dat file - that still remains unopened. Cheers, Graham/

Installing Websphere Studio Application Developer for Linux

2004-06-13 Thread Rui Alves
Hello! I'm trying to install Websphere Studio Application Developer for Linux (eclipse based) and I don't know what to do... I've run wsextract.bin to extract the binary files and all I get is a java.core. as anyone tried to install a similar software under freebsd and got this kind of

Re: -current boot bring to db prompt

2004-06-13 Thread pirat
On Friday, 11 June 2004 at 10:00:10 +0300, George Keramidas wrote: Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 10:00:10 +0300 From: George Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: pirat [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: -current boot bring to db prompt On 2004-06-11 06:41,

Re: more on XFree86-4 problem

2004-06-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 10:26:24PM -, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok - I decided that perhaps my problem was a undetected conflict in old packages - i deleted most of my old package and now the current error I get is: You probably still have stale XFree86 3.x files installed, which can

Help With Selection of Database Application

2004-06-13 Thread Bob Perry
I've had extensive experience with MS Access as a user and would like to port a comparable system into my FreeBSD box. Can anyone recommend a database application similar to Access? I've looked through the ports but can't seem to readily make that distinction without the expertise of a DBA.

Re: Help With Selection of Database Application

2004-06-13 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004 19:48:21 -0400 Bob Perry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've had extensive experience with MS Access as a user and would like to port a comparable system into my FreeBSD box. Can anyone recommend a database application similar to Access? I've looked through the ports but

Default make.conf in FreeBSD 5.x?

2004-06-13 Thread Andrew McLaren
Hi all, Apologies in advance for what might be a dumb question - but I have searched Readmes, UPDATE, Handbook, FAQ, Google, without finding the answer ... In FreeBSD 4, there was a /etc/defaults/make.conf; and a /etc/make.conf with my own make overrides. But when I install FreeBSD 5.2.1,

apm support

2004-06-13 Thread ray
hi, i have a Sony Vaio PCG-GRZ660 laptop and i'm trying to get apm to work. i have the apmd running. apm displays this: ~# apm APM version: 1.2 APM Management: Disabled AC Line status: on-line Battery status: unknown Remaining battery life: unknown Remaining battery time: unknown Number of

Re: Help With Selection of Database Application

2004-06-13 Thread Thomas Farrell
You might want to look at MySQL. There is tons of online resources. Here are a few places to get started. http://dev.mysql.com/doc/ http://www.cs.wcupa.edu/~rkline/mysqlEZinfo/perl_dbi.html http://216.239.39.104/search?q=cache:YUq8C0ZDFEkJ:miner.chem.purdue.edu/Lect

Re: Help With Selection of Database Application

2004-06-13 Thread Bob Perry
On (06/13/04 19:24), Andrew L. Gould wrote: Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 19:24:52 -0500 From: Andrew L. Gould [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Bob Perry [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Help With Selection of Database Application X-Mailer: Sylpheed version 0.9.9-gtk2-20040229 (GTK+ 2.4.0;

Re: apache2 port

2004-06-13 Thread dave
Hello, Thanks for your reply. I checked the DirectoryIndex parameter. It has index.html in it and there is a file index.html in the web area. Permissions on it do allow it to be read. As i said i find it strange that it is showing a folderized listing of the site vs. the main index page.

limiting where a user can log in from

2004-06-13 Thread dave
Hello, I've got a box that has two user's on it with no passwords, yes i know i know that's a bad idea, but there it is. I only want them logging on via the local network and not from telnet/ssh/anything related to the external interface which is rl0. I believe i should use something to do

Re: limiting where a user can log in from

2004-06-13 Thread Thomas Farrell
What is the ip address of this server? and what accounts have no passwords? you may want to take a look at the file /etc/hosts.allow - Original Message - From: dave [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, June 13, 2004 9:26 PM Subject: limiting where a user can log in from

Re: Default make.conf in FreeBSD 5.x?

2004-06-13 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2004-06-14 10:41, Andrew McLaren [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In FreeBSD 4, there was a /etc/defaults/make.conf; and a /etc/make.conf with my own make overrides. But when I install FreeBSD 5.2.1, there is no make.conf in the /etc/defaults directory. Also, /etc/make.conf only contains a couple

Multiple_External_IPs+IPFW+arp_proxy+Dummynet+natd_etc

2004-06-13 Thread Fangorn
Hello! FreeBSD 5.2.1, IPFW(2 of course), 1 ext_if, 2 int_ifs, P200MMX, 96MB, HDD 2GB I have recently set up a router serving and shaping a small network +/-20 clients (mostly wireless, but that's not important, as the AP does the job). I do a static ARP, I have quite a simple firewall, of

Re: Help With Selection of Database Application

2004-06-13 Thread Andrew L. Gould
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004 21:13:40 -0400 Bob Perry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On (06/13/04 19:24), Andrew L. Gould wrote: Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 19:24:52 -0500 From: Andrew L. Gould [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Bob Perry [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Help With Selection of

RE: Default make.conf in FreeBSD 5.x?

2004-06-13 Thread Andrew McLaren
Thanks, Giorgos. To clarify: yes, there's a *sample* file here, under /usr/share/examples. If I want the make.conf to actually be read and used when compiling something, I still need to move it to /etc/make.conf. Right? Thanks Andrew -Original Message- But when I install FreeBSD

Re: limiting where a user can log in from

2004-06-13 Thread Kirk Strauser
At 2004-06-14T01:26:09Z, dave [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've got a box that has two user's on it with no passwords, yes i know i know that's a bad idea, but there it is. Full stop. Don't do that. Even if you think you *have* to, you really don't. There is nothing you could possibly be

libieee1284

2004-06-13 Thread Malcolm Kay
I have a Canon parallel port scanner. Apparently to operate this under 'sane' I need libieee1284. It seems this supports some higher level parallel port activity. Ive not been able to find this in the official FreeBSD ports. Is there a port out there that works under FreeBSD? Does someone have

Re: limiting where a user can log in from

2004-06-13 Thread Reed L. O'Brien
Please Please PLEASE DO NOT answer the questions below. In fact PLEASE never ask such questions again. Thomas Farrell wrote: What is the ip address of this server? and what accounts have no passwords? you may want to take a look at the file /etc/hosts.allow - Original Message - From: dave

Re: Pruning the Ports Tree

2004-06-13 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
On Sun, 13 Jun 2004, Graham North wrote: Hi Uli: Thanks again. There was an email from Mathew Seaman - however it came as only attachments, and not knowing him I did not open them - there was not text at all in the body of the email. Maybe I will now open it.. I read my emails with pine (a

RE: apache2 port

2004-06-13 Thread Eric Crist
Dave, Could you copy the directory and virtualhost sections of your httpd.conf file, or just attach it to an email to me, so I can look it over? HTH Eric F Crist President AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc (612) 998-3588 -Original Message- From: dave [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: