RE: pkgdb / ruby aborting

2004-10-17 Thread Haulmark, Chris
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Gene Bomgardner Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 12:53 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: pkgdb / ruby aborting I've ben running into problems with pkgdb. I tried removing /var/db/pkg/pkgdb.db

The FreeBSD Diary: 2004-09-26 - 2004-10-16

2004-10-17 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

Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread Ben Washington-Yule
I have a Yahoomail account and receive messages with Mozilla Mail but I would like to at least try a non-GUI mail program. I have heard of mutt and pine but I am not sure if I can download my webmail (Yahoo) messages with them. I am sure that the information is available on the internet but my

Re: Freebsd work on Toshiba Satellite A25 laptop?

2004-10-17 Thread h
installing freebsd on a laptop is like a nursing experience :-) On Sunday 17 October 2004 03:02, Peter Kurpis wrote: Hi, I've had problems installing FreeBSD on laptops before, so I'm asking in advance. :-) Does FreeBSD work on a Toshiba Satellite A25 laptop? What version? Does 4.x?

Re: Freebsd work on Toshiba Satellite A25 laptop?

2004-10-17 Thread h
a problem you might encounter is the keyboard painfully slow during and after install (you can hardly walk around in menus and hit partition names) with 5.x. you can tweak that in kernel after installation. the problem does not occur with 4.x. ___

RE: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread JohnsoBS
-Original Message- From: Ben Washington-Yule [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 12:02 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Text-based mail program which handles webmail. I have a Yahoomail account and receive messages with Mozilla Mail but I would like to

Re: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread Subhro
On Sun, 17 Oct 2004 13:07:01 +0300, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not sure of anything that will read your wemail directly unless it supports external pop or imap as well. Yahoo I believe does support pop3 if I remember correctly. It does but its not free Regards S. -- Subhro

Re: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread h
if your yahoo mail is pop3, then you can process your mail with fetchmail + pine, it works like a breeze. you don't need X and you can do it from remote via ssh without any problem. make sure you quit pine before you access your email with other programs, tho.

Receving two copies of message in this mailing list

2004-10-17 Thread Ben Washington-Yule
I have found that I am sent two copies of any message replying to a question I have asked; they are identical except one has this footer: ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe,

Re: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread Ben Washington-Yule
h wrote: if your yahoo mail is pop3, then you can process your mail with fetchmail + pine, it works like a breeze. you don't need X and you can do it from remote via ssh without any problem. make sure you quit pine before you access your email with other programs, tho.

World sendmail and LDAP.

2004-10-17 Thread Lewis Thompson
Hi, I'm just wondering if anybody can tell me how I can build sendmail from world with LDAP support. I currently have SASL support enabled in make.conf (copied examples from defaults/make.conf) and hoped it might be possible to do the same for LDAP. Can anybody tell me if this is the case?

Re: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread h
fetchmail is a MTA (mail transfer agent). you can install it from ports/mail. it is easy to configure the first time you run it. but make sure you can download your yahoo mail by pop3 first. people have suggested it is a paying yahoo feature. fetchmail doc is readable at

Re: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread albi
You have mentioned quite a few terms that I am unfamiliar with (fetchmail, remote, ssh). I have started reading the mail section of the handbook at the moment but I would like to know if there are any other resources I should be looking at regarding mail? i recommend using fetchyahoo for

Re: installation of sendmail milters, security questions

2004-10-17 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 07:56:45PM -0600, Gary Aitken wrote: Trying to install milter-greylist. After configuring sendmail, and without the milter-greylist daemon running, maillog contains messages of the type: sm-mta[59533]: i9H12H4P059533: Milter (greylist): local socket name

Re: Receving two copies of message in this mailing list

2004-10-17 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 11:17:13PM +1300, Ben Washington-Yule wrote: I have found that I am sent two copies of any message replying to a question I have asked; they are identical except one has this footer: ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: accidental fdisk -BI

2004-10-17 Thread Henrik W Lund
Matt Juszczak wrote: I accidently did an accidental fdisk -BI on /dev/da0, which is where my main freebsd root is. I meant to do it on da1 but my twiddle fingers typed 0 instead of 1. I rebooted the box thinking I'd have to reinstall (luckily my user data is on a different drive), but the box

Re: World sendmail and LDAP.

2004-10-17 Thread Matthew Seaman
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 11:20:35AM +0100, Lewis Thompson wrote: I'm just wondering if anybody can tell me how I can build sendmail from world with LDAP support. I currently have SASL support enabled in make.conf (copied examples from defaults/make.conf) and hoped it might be possible to do

Re: World sendmail and LDAP.

2004-10-17 Thread Odhiambo Washington
* Lewis Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] [20041017 13:21]: wrote: Hi, I'm just wondering if anybody can tell me how I can build sendmail from world with LDAP support. I currently have SASL support enabled in make.conf (copied examples from defaults/make.conf) and hoped it might be possible to do

Giant and MPSAFE

2004-10-17 Thread Ben Paley
Hello, bash-2.05b$ uname -a FreeBSD potato.hogsedge.net 5.3-BETA5 FreeBSD 5.3-BETA5 #0: Mon Sep 20 07:49:52 BST 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/POTATO i386 I've just noticed a nasty looking message at boot: WARNING: debug.mpsafenet forced to 0 as aio requires Giant WARNING:

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2004-10-17 Thread Ming Zhang
in this url: http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2004-March/041894.html the last paragraph is like this: PPP adapter Broadband Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interface Physical Address. . . .

freebsd

2004-10-17 Thread Paul Orsi
I was excitedly waiting to download the ISO's Sunday.Now its been put off again to the 25th. ...///???f cool operating system! Paul ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe,

tar a complete drive excluding one directory

2004-10-17 Thread Oliver Fuchs
Hi, I want in FreeBSD RELEASE 5.2.1 tar a complete / system except one directory e.g. /mnt where I want to store the tar archive. In linux I do: cd / tar cvzf /mnt/root.bak-$(date +%Y%m%d).tar.gz . --exclude=proc --exclude=mnt Trying this in FreeBSD is not accepted because tar is still trying

TCFS on FreeBSD (fwd)

2004-10-17 Thread Yan Wang
Dear all, I tried to port Transparent Cryptographic File System (http://www.tcfs.it) OpenBSD version to FreeBSD 4.8, but failed. Has any one tried this before? How much modification is needed? Any info is appreciated. Thanks, Yan ___ [EMAIL

Sendmail 8.13.1

2004-10-17 Thread Grant Peel
Hello, I have been reading about the probelems with the previous version of sendmail and am trying to upgrade to the newest version found in ports sendmail-8-13.1 without success. The port fails in the make process with the error: make clean install ... 6 of 6 tests completed successfully

Problems with Internet on FreeBSD 5.2 under Virtual PC

2004-10-17 Thread Max
I would like to know how you configure Internet under such a system because even though after trying NAT and reinstalling many times, I still can't get Internet to work! Thanks in advance for any help offered. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: FreeBSD PVR Solution -- any?

2004-10-17 Thread Randy Pratt
On Sun, 17 Oct 2004 01:53:43 -0500 Mark Beaver [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd like to build a FreeBSD based PVR station with at least Svideo output and ideally digital coax sound (maybe not dolby digital) Currently I have: P3 350 448 Megs of ram 160Gigs of storage I'd like to know if

Re: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread Radek Kozlowski
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 12:33:14PM +0200, albi wrote: You have mentioned quite a few terms that I am unfamiliar with (fetchmail, remote, ssh). I have started reading the mail section of the handbook at the moment but I would like to know if there are any other resources I should be looking

Re: tar a complete drive excluding one directory

2004-10-17 Thread Radek Kozlowski
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 03:24:45PM +0200, Oliver Fuchs wrote: Hi, I want in FreeBSD RELEASE 5.2.1 tar a complete / system except one directory e.g. /mnt where I want to store the tar archive. In linux I do: cd / tar cvzf /mnt/root.bak-$(date +%Y%m%d).tar.gz . --exclude=proc --exclude=mnt

Re: Text-based mail program which handles webmail.

2004-10-17 Thread cpghost
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 04:04:35PM +0200, Radek Kozlowski wrote: If Yahoo supports POP3 then all you need is Mutt, which has the ability to retrieve mail from a remote server. BTW, mutt is good enough at IMAP too. Cheers, -cpghost. -- Cordula's Web. http://www.cordula.ws/

Re: FreeBSD and poor ata performance

2004-10-17 Thread fandino
Kenneth Culver wrote: but then why does read/write tests over raw devices performs so bad? AFAIK on raw devices not filesystem, journaling, caches, etc are involved. ___ Like I said before, you might not have been testing the throughput of the disks,

Re: accidental fdisk -BI

2004-10-17 Thread Svein Halvor Halvorsen
[Henrik W Lund, 2004-10-17] What this means is that any other slices you had on the disk will be gone. I don't know what disk layout you had, but something tells me that you may have erased /usr, /var and /tmp (if you used the default fdisk layout when installing FreeBSD, that is). I'm no

Re: Site link

2004-10-17 Thread Kirk Strauser
On Saturday 16 October 2004 07:16 pm, Ian Bert Tusil wrote: I'm Ian. I'm making a personal website and I'd like to ask if it's possible to post a link to your site from mine. Hope to hear from you soon. Thank you and God Bless!!! This is the Internet. You can link to whatever you chose

4.10 startup sequencing

2004-10-17 Thread Gary Aitken
Hello all, Since 4.10 doesn't use /etc/rc.d to merge standard and local startup sequencing, I'm wondering what the right way is to get a daemon to start up before one of the standard daemons. Specifically, I would like to start a milter before sendmail. I know it will work if started afterwards,

Re: Receving two copies of message in this mailing list

2004-10-17 Thread Eric Crist
On Oct 17, 2004, at 5:17 AM, Ben Washington-Yule wrote: I have found that I am sent two copies of any message replying to a question I have asked; they are identical except one has this footer: ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: 4.10 startup sequencing

2004-10-17 Thread h
i'm not sure about the order but have you tried rc.local ? On Sunday 17 October 2004 18:31, Gary Aitken wrote: Hello all, Since 4.10 doesn't use /etc/rc.d to merge standard and local startup sequencing, I'm wondering what the right way is to get a daemon to start up before one of the

RE: 4.10 startup sequencing

2004-10-17 Thread JohnsoBS
-Original Message- From: Gary Aitken [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 6:31 PM To: FreeBSD Questions Subject: 4.10 startup sequencing Hello all, Since 4.10 doesn't use /etc/rc.d to merge standard and local startup sequencing, I'm wondering what the

5.3-STABLE?

2004-10-17 Thread Mark Frank
Yesterday I did a fresh install off of a 5.3beta5 CD and them before going to bed last night I cvsup'ed with a *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5 and a buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel cycle. I had expected to end up with 5.3beta7 but to my surprise I ended up with a uname -a of: FreeBSD

Re: 5.3-STABLE?

2004-10-17 Thread Radek Kozlowski
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 12:58:15PM -0400, Mark Frank wrote: Yesterday I did a fresh install off of a 5.3beta5 CD and them before going to bed last night I cvsup'ed with a *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5 and a buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel cycle. I had expected to end up with

how can install i libexif-gtk in 4.10 ?

2004-10-17 Thread h
i need to install libexif-gtk for gtkam on my laptop but it won't build: cc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I.. -I../intl -I../gtk-extensions -I/usr/local/in clude/atk-1.0 -I/usr/local/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/local/lib/glib-2.0/include -I/u sr/local/include/libexif -I/usr/local/include

Re: placing syslogd logs into postgresql

2004-10-17 Thread Frank Knobbe
On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 10:43, asolomon15 wrote: Does anyone know of any scripts or programs that can place syslogd logs into database tables? Not syslogd, but syslog-ng. http://kdough.net/docs/syslog_postgresql/ Regards, Frank signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message

Re: accidental fdisk -BI

2004-10-17 Thread Henrik W Lund
Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote: [Henrik W Lund, 2004-10-17] What this means is that any other slices you had on the disk will be gone. I don't know what disk layout you had, but something tells me that you may have erased /usr, /var and /tmp (if you used the default fdisk layout when installing

Re: gcc34

2004-10-17 Thread Henrik W Lund
Chris Neustrup wrote: Henrik W Lund wrote: Chris Neustrup wrote: I am trying to upgrade from 5.2.1 to 5.3 current. I am Greetings! Don't know how you can fix this, but you don't need to install gcc3.4 from ports. Upgrading from 5.2.1 to 5.3 can be done in the make buildworld, make

mod_ssl and mod_php4

2004-10-17 Thread Thomas S. Crum
I started by installing the pkg apache w/ mod_ssl. When I attempt to install mod_php4 or /lang/php4 it wants to reinstall apache w/out ssl and fails because an apache package is already on the system. Any advice in getting apache w/ ssl and php installed using pkgs? Best,   Thomas S. Crum

Re: The release of 5.3

2004-10-17 Thread TM4525
I don't see how they can possible consider the Release of an O/S version when perhaps the most widely-available NIC (em) doesn't work. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send

Re: tar a complete drive excluding one directory (solved)

2004-10-17 Thread Oliver Fuchs
On Sun, 17 Oct 2004, Radek Kozlowski wrote: On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 03:24:45PM +0200, Oliver Fuchs wrote: Hi, I want in FreeBSD RELEASE 5.2.1 tar a complete / system except one directory e.g. /mnt where I want to store the tar archive. In linux I do: cd / tar cvzf

Re: how can install i libexif-gtk in 4.10 ?

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 07:14:35PM +0200, h wrote: i need to install libexif-gtk for gtkam on my laptop but it won't build: cc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I.. -I../intl -I../gtk-extensions -I/usr/local/in clude/atk-1.0 -I/usr/local/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/local/lib/glib-2.0/include -I/u

Re: gcc34

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 07:16:37PM +0200, Henrik W Lund wrote: Hi Henrik, I got as far as the make buildworld, and then an X11 failure occurred: === gnu/usr.bin/groff/font/devX75 === gnu/usr.bin/groff/font/devX75-12 === gnu/usr.bin/groff/font/devascii rm -f

Re: how can install i libexif-gtk in 4.10 ?

2004-10-17 Thread h
On Sunday 17 October 2004 20:50, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 07:14:35PM +0200, h wrote: i need to install libexif-gtk for gtkam on my laptop but it won't build: The port doesn't build, you should talk to the authors about fixing it to work with the new libexif. i did

Re: Giant and MPSAFE

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 12:38:04PM +0100, Ben Paley wrote: Hello, bash-2.05b$ uname -a FreeBSD potato.hogsedge.net 5.3-BETA5 FreeBSD 5.3-BETA5 #0: Mon Sep 20 07:49:52 BST 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/POTATO i386 I've just noticed a nasty looking message at boot:

Re: TCFS on FreeBSD (fwd)

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 09:32:44AM -0400, Yan Wang wrote: Dear all, I tried to port Transparent Cryptographic File System (http://www.tcfs.it) OpenBSD version to FreeBSD 4.8, but failed. Has any one tried this before? How much modification is needed? Any info is appreciated. If someone

RE: The release of 5.3

2004-10-17 Thread JohnsoBS
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 8:41 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: The release of 5.3 I don't see how they can possible consider the Release of an O/S version when perhaps

vmware3 and spontanious reboots

2004-10-17 Thread dick hoogendijk
I run vmware3 on a FreeBSD-4.10p3 system. I have a Duron-800 processor, so it's a rather slow machine. I have experienced about five sudden reboots, which are unexplained to me. They all happened while my virtual win98se had heavy disk activity. Sometimes transfering files, sometimes while I

Re: how can install i libexif-gtk in 4.10 ?

2004-10-17 Thread h
at this point it seems the only way to install libexif-gtk successfully is to downgrade my ports tree, and reinstall libexif/libexif-gtk with an older release. but to do this i need to downgrade my whole ports tree. how can i do that ? ___ [EMAIL

Fwd: Re: Re: [Libexif-devel] libexif-gtk: errors while trying to compile

2004-10-17 Thread h
-- Forwarded Message -- Subject: Re: Re: [Libexif-devel] libexif-gtk: errors while trying to compile Date: Sunday 17 October 2004 21:09 From: Lutz Müller [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Sat, 2004-10-16 at 16:13, Pavel Ivanov

Re: Receving two copies of message in this mailing list

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 11:17:13PM +1300, Ben Washington-Yule wrote: I have found that I am sent two copies of any message replying to a question I have asked; they are identical except one has this footer: ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: 4.10 startup sequencing

2004-10-17 Thread Gary Aitken
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You could remove all the startup scripts from rc.conf and put them in numbered order in /usr/local/etc/rc.d 010.milter 020.sendmail 030.etc sendmail startup is triggered by mta_start_script in rc, with mta_start_script defaulted in /etc/defaults/rc.conf not from rc.conf,

RE: The release of 5.3

2004-10-17 Thread NetAdmin
Saw the mention of em nics and wanted to double check for my own piece of mind... I have a Supermicro SuperServer 5013G-I P4 3.06GHz 1U with Dual Intel 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet that I'm waiting to put 5.3 Release on. http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.2R/hardware-i386.html#ETHERNET shows -

Re: The release of 5.3

2004-10-17 Thread Christian Laursen
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I don't see how they can possible consider the Release of an O/S version when perhaps the most widely-available NIC (em) doesn't work. [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]$ uname -a [22:03] FreeBSD borg.borderworlds.dk 5.3-RC1

Re: The release of 5.3

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 03:54:04PM -0400, NetAdmin wrote: Saw the mention of em nics and wanted to double check for my own piece of mind... I have a Supermicro SuperServer 5013G-I P4 3.06GHz 1U with Dual Intel 82540EM Gigabit Ethernet that I'm waiting to put 5.3 Release on.

Re: dummynet

2004-10-17 Thread Drew Tomlinson
On 10/11/2004 5:47 PM synrat wrote: Can someone tell me about a good way to troubleshoot pipes/queues or point me in the rigtt direction. I'm trying to restrict outgoing ftp traffic and create some pipes for VOIP. dummynet and pipe rules load fine ( and are in the kernel ) but seem to have no

Re: freebsd

2004-10-17 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Paul Orsi wrote: I was excitedly waiting to download the ISO's Sunday.Now its been put off again to the 25th. ...///???f cool operating system! Paul I couldn't make heads or tail of that middle line ... wrong number of digits for hex I think :-D I totally agree, FreeBSD is a cool

passwordless ssh logins _STILL_ not working - help needed.

2004-10-17 Thread Joe Schmoe
I am trying to allow _all users_ on CLIENT to login to SERVER without a password. IMPORTANT: I am not interested in user keys _at all_ - at no point in this process should I ever be dealing with any keys in /home/user/.ssh - I am only interested in doing this with HOST keys - where I copy one

Re: passwordless ssh logins _STILL_ not working - help needed.

2004-10-17 Thread Jorn Argelo
ssh [EMAIL PROTECTED] and I get a password prompt!!! You have to press enter ;) FreeBSD still asks for a password even if it's empty, unlike Linux. Cheers, Jorn. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

booting from floppy

2004-10-17 Thread Radu MOLNAR
Hello list! I posted another message related to this but i think not even i was sure of what i wanted then. So maybe this time i gonna make myself understood better, hopefully. I have a computer wich because of its old BIOS cant see it's 40G harddrive. I can boot from the FreeBSD install cd,

xdm background ?

2004-10-17 Thread h
how do you add a background picture to xdm ? so far i tried xli and xv in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0, both don't allow the login box to pop up. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

No Buffer Overflow

2004-10-17 Thread Jason Dusek
Hi Everyone, I am reading an intro to shell-coding, and the following program is used as a simple example of vulnerable code: /* vuln.c */ int main(int argc, char **argv, char **envp) { char buf[256]; strcpy(buf, argv[1]); return 0; } When I run this code like this: 18

Re: No Buffer Overflow

2004-10-17 Thread Peter Seebach
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Jason Dusek writes: If this doesn't cause a segfault, does it still overflow? Yes. -s ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: Development Resources

2004-10-17 Thread Murray Taylor
On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 10:02, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2004-10-16 14:25, Spiral Eyed Girl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, After looking at the FreeBSD website and looking at docs all over the place, I havent found what I'm looking for, so I decided to mail this list. I am a software

Re: xdm background ?

2004-10-17 Thread Conrad J. Sabatier
On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 00:32:05 +0200, h [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: how do you add a background picture to xdm ? so far i tried xli and xv in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0, both don't allow the login box to pop up. Add the -quit switch to xv to have it exit after setting the root window's

Re: xdm background ?

2004-10-17 Thread h
that displays the picture until i press a key, then displays the login box with the awful black and white frame in the background. i'm trying to display the picture in the background of the login box and console log, and have it displayed until my wm shows up, kde style. how do i achieve this

Re: No Buffer Overflow

2004-10-17 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2004-10-17 17:36, Jason Dusek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Everyone, I am reading an intro to shell-coding, and the following program is used as a simple example of vulnerable code: : int : main(int argc, char **argv, char **envp) : { : char buf[256]; : strcpy(buf, argv[1]); :

Re: No Buffer Overflow

2004-10-17 Thread cpghost
On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 03:01:18AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: The overflow still occurs. You just happen to be overwriting random stack data. By invoking undefined behavior, after writing past the end of an array, you shouldn't expect to get predictable results; not even a segmentation

terminal emulation mode

2004-10-17 Thread Michael Pope
How do I set the terminalation mode to vt220 or vt320, so that when terminals connect to freeBSD they will be connected with that terminal emulation mode? from Michael ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

block certian MAC address ?

2004-10-17 Thread faisal gillani
How can i activate the default firewall that comes with FreeBSD .. is there any ? also i wana know how to block certian MAC address with it .. thanks = *º¤., ¸¸,.¤º*¨¨¨*¤ Allah-hu-Akber*º¤., ¸¸,.¤º*¨¨*¤ __ Do you Yahoo!? Read only the

security patches

2004-10-17 Thread faisal gillani
Hello i am new to FreeBSD must say it have been a ipresssive time with it .. FreeBSD runs my server :) how can i update my OS of the security patches released by FreeBSD guys ? i am use to windows update Red HAT Network .. = *º¤., ¸¸,.¤º*¨¨¨*¤ Allah-hu-Akber*º¤., ¸¸,.¤º*¨¨*¤

Re: xdm background ?

2004-10-17 Thread Eric Kjeldergaard
On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 01:30:24 +0200, h [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: that displays the picture until i press a key, then displays the login box with the awful black and white frame in the background. i'm trying to display the picture in the background of the login box and console log, and have it

remove watchdog

2004-10-17 Thread sonjaya
dear all i have recomplie kernel , after reboot i get message : rl0 watchdog timeout,rl1 watchdog timeout , always repeat and repeat againt how to disable this i don't seen options in my GENERIC kernel thx = SONJAYA ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: block certian MAC address ?

2004-10-17 Thread Eric Kjeldergaard
On Sun, 17 Oct 2004 18:11:15 -0700 (PDT), faisal gillani [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How can i activate the default firewall that comes with FreeBSD .. is there any ? also i wana know how to block certian MAC address with it .. thanks You may want to start by reading FreeBSD's wonderful

Re: xdm background ?

2004-10-17 Thread Conrad J. Sabatier
On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 01:30:24 +0200, h [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: that displays the picture until i press a key, then displays the login box with the awful black and white frame in the background. i'm trying to display the picture in the background of the login box and console log, and have it

Re: No Buffer Overflow

2004-10-17 Thread Conrad J. Sabatier
On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 03:01:18 +0300, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2004-10-17 17:36, Jason Dusek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Everyone, I am reading an intro to shell-coding, and the following program is used as a simple example of vulnerable code: : int : main(int

Duplex printing with HP DeskJet 6122

2004-10-17 Thread Gr6Charl
Having problems with getting my hp deskjet 6122 to print. Got as far as downlaoding the software but when it got to set up nothing happened. Can you help? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: 5.3-STABLE?

2004-10-17 Thread Choy Kho Yee
On 2004/10/18, at 2:11, Radek Kozlowski wrote: On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 12:58:15PM -0400, Mark Frank wrote: Yesterday I did a fresh install off of a 5.3beta5 CD and them before going to bed last night I cvsup'ed with a *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5 and a buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel

Re: security patches

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 06:12:08PM -0700, faisal gillani wrote: Hello i am new to FreeBSD must say it have been a ipresssive time with it .. FreeBSD runs my server :) how can i update my OS of the security patches released by FreeBSD guys ? i am use to windows update Red HAT

Re: remove watchdog

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 06:28:07PM -0700, sonjaya wrote: dear all i have recomplie kernel , after reboot i get message : rl0 watchdog timeout,rl1 watchdog timeout , always repeat and repeat againt how to disable this i don't seen options in my GENERIC kernel thx That's the rl driver

Re: 5.3-STABLE?

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 11:11:26AM +0900, Choy Kho Yee wrote: On 2004/10/18, at 2:11, Radek Kozlowski wrote: On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 12:58:15PM -0400, Mark Frank wrote: Yesterday I did a fresh install off of a 5.3beta5 CD and them before going to bed last night I cvsup'ed with a *default

Re: xdm background ?

2004-10-17 Thread h
On Monday 18 October 2004 03:32, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote: i'm trying to display the picture in the background of the login box and console log, and have it displayed until my wm shows up, kde style. how do i achieve this ? Are you using the -root switch as well with xv? thanks, that

Re: Duplex printing with HP DeskJet 6122

2004-10-17 Thread stheg olloydson
it was said: Having problems with getting my hp deskjet 6122 to print. Got as far as downlaoding the software but when it got to set up nothing happened. Can you help? Hello, Sure! Check your configuration. You have something wrong. See http://www.lemis.com/questions.html for details. HTH

Re: dummynet

2004-10-17 Thread synrat
yeah it kinda seems broken. i can see the pipes being hit by traffic, but no bandwidth limitation is done whatsoever. I tried specifying dedicated port based pipes, that didn't work, I tried using queues for port specification while specifying pipes with the the same port numbers, that didn't

Re: dummynet

2004-10-17 Thread NetAdmin
try this, it works for me. ${fwcmd} add pipe 1 { tcp or udp } from ${oip} to any 21 ${fwcmd} pipe 1 config mask src-ip 0x00ff bw 128Kbit/s queue 20Kbytes You can set the 128Kbit/s to anything but I'm not sure I'd use 2Kbit/s. You may need to play with the 0x00ff. Just install whatmask

Re: [SPAM] Re: 5.3-STABLE

2004-10-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 11:19:31PM -0400, Matt Juszczak wrote: Is it bad for a production server to maintain 5.3 stable vs. release? See the handbook for discussion of this issue. Kris pgprWuPpeU4oY.pgp Description: PGP signature

RE: mod_ssl and mod_php4

2004-10-17 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
man ports read section on depends Ted -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Thomas S. Crum Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 10:46 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: mod_ssl and mod_php4 I started by installing the pkg apache w/ mod_ssl.

pam_ldap authentication based on pam_groupdn

2004-10-17 Thread Jason Lixfeld
I'm wondering if someone can point out my error here. I've got PAM authenticating ssh users like so: authrequiredpam_nologin.so no_warn authsufficient pam_opie.so no_warn no_fake_prompts authrequisite

RE: terminal emulation mode

2004-10-17 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
If your using Telnet the term variable is automatically set. If you want to change it you need to fix your telnet program. If your connecting ASCII terminals via serial cable this is already covered in the instructions for setting up a serial terminal. If you have a broken Telnet program you

RAID in FreeBSD

2004-10-17 Thread andy
According to the handbook it says: The twe driver provides support for the following series of ATA RAID con- trollers: o Escalade 3W-5x00 o Escalade 3W-6x00 o Escalade 3W-7x00 o Escalade 3W-8x00 These devices support 2, 4 or 8 ATA disk drives and provide

pkg_install-20040802 errors for cvsup-without-gui?

2004-10-17 Thread W. D.
Hey folks, Just ran CVSup, but am getting some errors. Any ideas? Checksum OK for pkg_install-20040802.tar.gz. === Patching for pkg_install-20040802 === Applying FreeBSD patches for pkg_install-20040802 === Configuring for pkg_install-20040802 === Building for pkg_install-20040802 === lib

Are these attempts by password crackers??

2004-10-17 Thread Odhiambo Washington
Hello users. I run several 5.2.1 boxes (in production). For weeks now, I have seen alot of notifications from periodic/daily with the output below and I have questions: 1. Is this some virus or some crackers playing around? 2. Why only on 5.2.1 systems and not on any of the 4.10 boxes that I