My video card and the config

2004-08-06 Thread Schaballie Mx Jeroen
Hi my name is schaballie jeroen and i like to know what that i have to choose. i have as video card an Hercules 3d propher 4000xt, but this model is not avaible in the database. what should i do to configure this correctly, because i've read and tried so much these days and i doesn't find it.

Updating local copy of documentation

2004-08-06 Thread Tom Munro Glass
When you install FreeBSD, lots of useful documentation is installed in the articles and books directories under /usr/share/doc/ including the essential handbook. Is there a way of automatically updating this documentation - I thought that maybe this was done as a part of cvsup, make

How I took my machine down and fixed it.

2004-08-06 Thread Benjamin Polidore
I had a bit of a unique experience with my FreeBSD 5.2.1 server, and I thought I'd share it because I found a lot of my questions difficult to answer. I have a Via C3 800 processor on this particular server, and I thought I'd recompile with the cpu flag set in make.conf. dmesg reports this:

Help Debugging KShell Script???

2004-08-06 Thread Hakim Z. Singhji
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello Everyone, I need some help with this shell script. I originally wrote it in ksh and I not really familiar with bash. However, that is what I'm using at home now and I don't have ksh on any of my machines... Could you folks help me convert this

Re: IPFW - Allowed but Denied is shown in my logs

2004-08-06 Thread SrotBULL
Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2004-08-04 20:31, Srot BULL [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2004-08-04 17:13, Srot BULL [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why are the above firewall logs telling me that it has denied my TCP packets and yet I am not experiencing some problems in my emails and access to the internet

CVS Questions

2004-08-06 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
I was contemplating banging together a quick script to find the fastest CVS mirrors which essentially tries to retrieve a small distribution from all the available CVS servers. Does this seem like the type of thing that would be well-recieved into the base-distro or ports? Or would it simply

Re: IPFW - Allowed but Denied is shown in my logs

2004-08-06 Thread SrotBULL
Ian Smith wrote: On Wed, 4 Aug 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Message: 11 From: Srot BULL [EMAIL PROTECTED] Giorgos Keramidas wrote:Show us the full ruleset. Otherwise we're just guessing... My apologies, below is my complete ruleset: [..] #* Deny ident *# $CMD 00315

Help Debugging Kshell Script???

2004-08-06 Thread Hakim Z. Singhji
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello Everyone, I need some help with this shell script. I originally wrote it in ksh and I not really familiar with bash. However, that is what I'm using at home now and I don't have ksh on any of my machines... Could you folks help me convert this

identifying and fixing server I/O slowdowns

2004-08-06 Thread Jeff Kramer
Oh great and wise FreeBSD gurus, I've been running FreeBSD boxes for about five years with great results (up to 6 at the moment), but recently one of my machines has started to seriously act up. Every time a heavy disk operation (say, tar'ing a 1 gig directory) occurs the system slows to a

MPS version control

2004-08-06 Thread FreeBSD Daemon
Dear list I just bought a Supermicro P4SCT. The BIOS has an option called MPS version of the operating system. Could someone tell me what the MPS version of FreeBSD 4.10 is, and maybe what MPS actually means?! TIA zheyu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Jorn Argelo
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Friday 06 August 2004 04:58, Brett Glass wrote: http://eetimes.com/semi/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=26805631 Probably not. Intel isn't going to keep exactly the same architecture as AMD has now. They'll make a few minor ajustments to

CPUID maximum value

2004-08-06 Thread H. Sandring
Dear list Should CPUID maximum value be limited to 3 for FreeBSD 4.x? How is it with FreeBSD 5x? TIA zheyu ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Massimiliano Stucchi
On 050804, 20:58, Brett Glass wrote: http://eetimes.com/semi/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=26805631 You should look at the IA64 port, not the AMD64. Cheers -- Massimiliano Stucchi WillyStudios.com [EMAIL PROTECTED] Http://www.willystudios.com/max/ pgpIcVzNs8K1y.pgp Description: PGP

where is KDE 3.2.3 theme manager?

2004-08-06 Thread Karel J. Bosschaart
Where can I find the KDE theme manager (3.2.3)? Googling reveals that there will be a new one for 3.3, but what about 3.2.3? I can't find it in Control Center, and I can't find anything in ports. Although it's long ago (probably KDE 2) I'm pretty sure that I once had a KDE theme manager.

Re: irc resuming through natd

2004-08-06 Thread Nagilum
I'm not completely sure what you mean, but if your client does not reconnect after a disconnect maybe you could try another client? I found irssi to be a good replacement for ircII in that regard.. Kind regards, Alex. cedrick.gaillard wrote: hi, it's impossible for me to do irc resuming through

RE: irc resuming through natd

2004-08-06 Thread cedrick.gaillard
Thank you but the problem is not my irc client, the problem is in libalias(3). I patched the source alias_irc.c with the patch found here : http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=bin/50310 The patch must not be applied at line 140 but at line 155 on -CURRENT All works fine now. thanks

Unreal Tournament 2004 on 5.2.1?

2004-08-06 Thread Ralph M. Los
Hi, I'm thinking of building an Unreal Tournament 2004 server, and am curious to know if anyone has it working on FreeBSD 5.2.1? Any suggestions, pointers, etc are welcome. Thanks, -+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ + Ralph |

Newbie Security Question

2004-08-06 Thread James A. Coulter
I recently got my firewall up and configured (many thanks to JJB and everyone else for their help) and have been reading the daily security message from root with a great deal of interest. My question is, when I see entries like this: Aug 5 17:55:54 sara sshd[2099]: Failed password for root

openoffice on freebsd broke?

2004-08-06 Thread Duane Winner
Hello all, I do a cvsup on ports-all daily, and the other day I noticed that openoffice-1.1.2 is being report as out of date and that the port has 1.1.3: openoffice-1.1.2 needs updating (port has 1.1.3) So I did a '# portupgrade openoffice' It seemed to compile and install

The Complete FreeBSD: errata and addenda

2004-08-06 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.

How to get best results from FreeBSD-questions

2004-08-06 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

RE: freebsd router

2004-08-06 Thread Michael Clark
-Original Message- From: ann kok [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2004 9:29 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: freebsd router Hello I am running zebra in freebsd 5.2 as router Can you teach me how to optimize the box to designate router only? I don't

Re: CVS Questions

2004-08-06 Thread Jerry McAllister
I was contemplating banging together a quick script to find the fastest CVS mirrors which essentially tries to retrieve a small distribution from all the available CVS servers. Does this seem like the type of thing that would be well-recieved into the base-distro or ports? Or would it

Re: Headless Install

2004-08-06 Thread Lee Harr
On 2004-08-03, Maksym Marchenko [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And what you can do with headless PC? Can you control this PC only in command prompt? Or (may be) you can use anything like X - twm? Sure. You would use the headless machine to run X clients. I have a headless PC that serves X sessions

Re: Using rrestore with ssh?

2004-08-06 Thread Lee Harr
On 2004-08-03, Steve Kargl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone have a tip on using rrestore with ssh instead of the rexecd and rcmd facility? My attempts at using rrestore result in dhcp-78-74:kargl[207] rrestore -x -b 64 -f troutmask:/dev/nsa0 Connection to troutmask.apl.washington.edu

Where'd the list go?

2004-08-06 Thread Joseph Peterson
I haven't seen any activity since 9 or so last night, and its after noon! whats up? (please CC me as I'm not getting my list feed for some reason) ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

ADSL (1 dyn IP) = FreeBSD = WinGate = NAT Network???

2004-08-06 Thread Andrew
Hi! I've been using Wingate for months now to distribute an internet connection among 10 users (NAT). Stunned by regular failures of Windows 2000, Wingate and other evil software, I decided to switch to FreeBSD. I read the handbook and about 3000 more pages of manuals / how-to's / guides. I set

Re: Updating local copy of documentation

2004-08-06 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Tom Munro Glass wrote: When you install FreeBSD, lots of useful documentation is installed in the articles and books directories under /usr/share/doc/ including the essential handbook. Is there a way of automatically updating this documentation - I thought that maybe this was done as a part of

Re: CVS Questions

2004-08-06 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 01:28:04AM -0400, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: I was contemplating banging together a quick script to find the fastest CVS mirrors which essentially tries to retrieve a small distribution from all the available CVS servers. Does this seem like the type of thing

Re: Updating local copy of documentation

2004-08-06 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 03:41:19PM +1200, Tom Munro Glass wrote: When you install FreeBSD, lots of useful documentation is installed in the articles and books directories under /usr/share/doc/ including the essential handbook. Is there a way of automatically updating this documentation - I

IBM x-series 335 keyboard problem

2004-08-06 Thread Iain Sutcliffe
Hi, I am trying to install v5.2.1 onto an IBM x-series 335 server. It has a single cable with which to attach the monitor/keyboard/mouse that enables daisy chaining of servers. When I install I get to a point where I have to enter information and the keyboard doesn't work. I've tried several

Re: Fwd: How to read bad blocks error message marking of same

2004-08-06 Thread Gary Corcoran
Mike Meyer wrote: Modern drives deal with bad block substitution all by themselves. Umm - not quite, right? That is, if a block goes bad and you get a read error, the drive isn't going to do any substituting at that point. You'll just continue to get the read error if you try to access (read)

Re: Updating local copy of documentation

2004-08-06 Thread Daniel Bye
On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 03:41:19PM +1200, Tom Munro Glass wrote: When you install FreeBSD, lots of useful documentation is installed in the articles and books directories under /usr/share/doc/ including the essential handbook. Is there a way of automatically updating this documentation - I

Re: Fwd: How to read bad blocks error message marking of same

2004-08-06 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Aug 06), Gary Corcoran said: Mike Meyer wrote: Modern drives deal with bad block substitution all by themselves. Umm - not quite, right? That is, if a block goes bad and you get a read error, the drive isn't going to do any substituting at that point. You'll just

Re: Sound Driver

2004-08-06 Thread Danny MacMillan
On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 02:55:15PM -0600, Sandbox Video Productions wrote: Starting KDE I always get this message. Then it just stalls Sound server informational message: Error while ititializing the sound driver: device /dev/dsp can't be opened (Device not configured) The sound server

Re: Updating local copy of documentation

2004-08-06 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Tom Munro Glass [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: When you install FreeBSD, lots of useful documentation is installed in the articles and books directories under /usr/share/doc/ including the essential handbook. Is there a way of automatically updating this documentation - I thought that maybe

Freebsd 5.x on Toshiba Portege 3500

2004-08-06 Thread J. Kenney
Good Afternoon All, 4.x boots/installs and works fine on my notebook (Toshiba Portege 3500), but no version of 5.x has successfully booted (with/without ASPI, safe mode, etc), but the strange thing is that if I load VMWare or VirtualPC 2004 and try to install FreeBSD 5.x into the VM it also does

Re: Newbie Security Question

2004-08-06 Thread Dan Rue
On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 08:26:01AM -0500, James A. Coulter wrote: I recently got my firewall up and configured (many thanks to JJB and everyone else for their help) and have been reading the daily security message from root with a great deal of interest. My question is, when I see entries

Re: Fwd: How to read bad blocks error message marking of same

2004-08-06 Thread Gary Corcoran
Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Aug 06), Gary Corcoran said: Mike Meyer wrote: Modern drives deal with bad block substitution all by themselves. Umm - not quite, right? That is, if a block goes bad and you get a read error, the drive isn't going to do any substituting at that point.

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
On Aug 6, 2004, at 2:42 AM, Massimiliano Stucchi wrote: On 050804, 20:58, Brett Glass wrote: http://eetimes.com/semi/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=26805631 You should look at the IA64 port, not the AMD64. Why? This Intel chip referenced is NOT an IA64 architecture. It is Intels EM64T 64/32

Re: Newbie Security Question

2004-08-06 Thread mazpe
Hello James: Thats just letting you know that someone from that IP Address tried to access your system using the root account and the password they provided failed to authenticate. Could've been an ssh scanner or something of that nature. Most likely script kiddies. Make sure you do not

Re: cvsup fails because of xlib connection error

2004-08-06 Thread Lowell Gilbert
chip [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I just set up a new box using FreeBSD-5.2 and install cvsup. Now when I run cvsup I get this - chip3# cvsup ports-supfile Xlib: connection to :0.0 refused by server Xlib: No protocol specified Xlib: connection to :0.0 refused by server Xlib: No protocol

RE: CVS Questions

2004-08-06 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
On Fri, 6 Aug 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can you use ports/sysutils/fastest_cvsup? Thanks, all, for pointing that out to me. Clearly, I wasn't the first to have this idea. -Dan -- I can feel it, comin' back again...Like a rolling thunder chasin' the wind... -Dan Mahoney, JS, JB SL, May 10th,

Re: Help Debugging Kshell Script???

2004-08-06 Thread David Fleck
On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, Hakim Z. Singhji wrote: You must import my public key to open the attached file. Why? Why not just attach the plain file? -- David Fleck [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Freebsd 5.x on Toshiba Portege 3500

2004-08-06 Thread Vince Hoffman
On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, J. Kenney wrote: Good Afternoon All, 4.x boots/installs and works fine on my notebook (Toshiba Portege 3500), but no version of 5.x has successfully booted (with/without ASPI, safe mode, etc), but the strange thing is that if I load VMWare or VirtualPC 2004 and try to

Re: Updating local copy of documentation

2004-08-06 Thread Tom Munro Glass
On Saturday 07 August 2004 07:44, Lowell Gilbert wrote: You can build it from source (see the Documentation Project Handbook), but it would be a lot less work to just download the prebuilt ones. It should be a pretty simple matter to do that in a script that you can add to your normal

Re: Fwd: How to read bad blocks error message marking of same

2004-08-06 Thread David Schultz
On Fri, Aug 06, 2004, Gary Corcoran wrote: Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Aug 06), Gary Corcoran said: Mike Meyer wrote: Modern drives deal with bad block substitution all by themselves. Umm - not quite, right? That is, if a block goes bad and you get a read error, the

installation of FreeBSD 4.10 on Dell PowerEdge 650 fails after reboot with mountroot

2004-08-06 Thread Spumonti
Just tried installing FreeBSD 4.10 on a Dell PowerEdge 650. No problems with the install, tried creating a partition with dangerously dedicated and also, just using the entire disk with standard bootmanager. Each time, after the initial reboot I get an error: Mounting root from ufs:ad0s1a Root

file system setup for new system - recommendations?

2004-08-06 Thread Jay O'Brien
I'm confused, and I ask for your collective help. I successfully built a FreeBSD system using defaults. It works fine, so far. I will start over and rebuild the system now, carefully documenting each step. I will make some changes the second time. What I have right now is not mission critical,

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread stheg olloydson
it was said: On Aug 6, 2004, at 2:42 AM, Massimiliano Stucchi wrote: On 050804, 20:58, Brett Glass wrote: http://eetimes.com/semi/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=26805631 You should look at the IA64 port, not the AMD64. Why? This Intel chip referenced is NOT an IA64 architecture. It is

Re: Fwd: How to read bad blocks error message marking of same

2004-08-06 Thread stheg olloydson
it was said: Modern drives deal with bad block substitution all by themselves. Umm - not quite, right? That is, if a block goes bad and you get a read error, the drive isn't going to do any substituting at that point. You'll just continue to get the read error if you try to access

AW: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Alexander Liebau
EM64T = AMD64 because they have a patent-sharing agreement... so yes amd64 codebase should run even on the newest lga775 pentium 4 or the newest xeons which support em64t greetings, alex -Ursprungliche Nachricht- Von: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Auftrag von stheg

Re: cvsup fails because of xlib connection error

2004-08-06 Thread chip
On Friday 06 August 2004 02:01 pm, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Do you *want* the GUI? If so, what do you have in your DISPLAY variable? If not, why not just specify the '-g' option? I don't necessarily need the gui, that's just what I'm used to using from previous installs. The -g option works

win32codecs.tar.bz2

2004-08-06 Thread Brian Finniff
The MPlayer package requires win32codecs to be installed, but when I make it, it can not find the package and tells me to copy it to /usr/ports/distfiles/, however, when I do that, it tells me of an incorrect checksum. I find this odd because I cated the file with the checksums and they look

Where do I ask about Palm issues?

2004-08-06 Thread Jonathon McKitrick
Where can I ask about FreeBSD specific Palm issues? I'm following a 4.8-Release guideline on getting a Palm Tungsten to interface with my computer, but I'm having problems. What is the best mailing list to ask? jm -- ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

Re: file system setup for new system - recommendations?

2004-08-06 Thread stheg olloydson
it was said: by: Jay O'Brien [EMAIL PROTECTED] I'm confused, and I ask for your collective help. I successfully built a FreeBSD system using defaults. It works fine, so far. I will start over and rebuild the system now, carefully documenting each step. I will make some changes the second

Re: installation of FreeBSD 4.10 on Dell PowerEdge 650 fails after reboot with mountroot

2004-08-06 Thread Mark
I don't own a dell power edge but I seem to remember another thread with this same problem and I think the problem seemed to be how the dell found the cdrom and harddrives, I think if you look at how the ide/ata cables are run, this may be the problem, but my memory is flakky hope this points

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Matt Emmerton
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Friday 06 August 2004 04:58, Brett Glass wrote: http://eetimes.com/semi/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=26805631 Probably not. Intel isn't going to keep exactly the same architecture as AMD has now. They'll make a few minor ajustments to

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Brett Glass
At 09:06 PM 8/6/2004, Matt Emmerton wrote: While Intel (or AMD) may make changes to the underlying silicon to make things better than their competitors (ie, larger caches, different pipeline architecture, etc), they are committed to maintain compatibility between AMD64 and EM64T. This is good to

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Matt Emmerton
At 09:06 PM 8/6/2004, Matt Emmerton wrote: While Intel (or AMD) may make changes to the underlying silicon to make things better than their competitors (ie, larger caches, different pipeline architecture, etc), they are committed to maintain compatibility between AMD64 and EM64T. This is

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Sean Countryman
That, however, is where the similarities end. The Nocona chip is only 64bit on the outside, the internals are essentially built on a 32 bit legacy system. The end result is that AMD is pure 64 bit and intel's chip just won't keep up when full 64 bit code hits the market. The new code will

Re: Does the AMD64 version of FreeBSD run on this?

2004-08-06 Thread Brett Glass
At 09:18 PM 8/6/2004, Matt Emmerton wrote: If you would like to ship me one, I'd gladly test it out for you. If I had one to ship, *I* would test it. But I need to know PRIOR to purchase. --Brett Glass ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: installation of FreeBSD 4.10 on Dell PowerEdge 650 fails after reboot with mountroot

2004-08-06 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Spumonti wrote: snip The disk is a Seagate 120GB and it's actually ad4, not ad0. If I interrupt the boot process at: FreeBSD/i386 BOOT Default: 0:ad(0,a)/kernel boot: and enter: FreeBSD/i386 BOOT Default: 0:ad(0,a)/kernel boot: 0:ad(4,a)/kernel the machine will boot properly.

Re: identifying and fixing server I/O slowdowns

2004-08-06 Thread Uwe Doering
Jeff Kramer wrote: Oh great and wise FreeBSD gurus, I've been running FreeBSD boxes for about five years with great results (up to 6 at the moment), but recently one of my machines has started to seriously act up. Every time a heavy disk operation (say, tar'ing a 1 gig directory) occurs the

OT: BSDForums registration ..

2004-08-06 Thread Joshua Banks
Has anyone tried to join/register at: http://www.freebsdforums.org/ I've joined and registered and I'm able to login, but after 24hrs I'm still unable to create new threads or reply to existing ones. I've emailed [EMAIL PROTECTED] without any response. I thought maybe I was over looking

RE: win32codecs.tar.bz2

2004-08-06 Thread mark rowlands
Cvsup your ports system and try again http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cvsup.html -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Finniff Sent: Saturday, August 07, 2004 5:02 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: