Console image viewer

2006-05-13 Thread Steve P.
Anyone know of a decent jpg viewer for the console? I don't want to install X. Thanks. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Putting FreeBSD to sleep?

2006-05-13 Thread Graham Bentley
Can anyone post some good pointers for setting up ACPI or APM so that I get automatic susepend afer x mins of inactivity and woken up on LAN request ? (in particular shut down disc / slow or shut down psu fan - its the noise I am concerned about) I have looked at posts on rc.suspend/resume for

Re: I keep having wrong checksum in 6.1 iso download (what should I do??)

2006-05-13 Thread Adrian Pavone
Nick Withers wrote: On Fri, 12 May 2006 21:51:02 -0700 (PDT) Mark Jayson Alvarez [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, It was my second time to download a 6.1 iso from one of the regional ftp sites.. Lucky we have a slightly fast connection (155Mbps)... Slightly fast? What do you call fast?

Re: Putting FreeBSD to sleep?

2006-05-13 Thread Adrian Pavone
Graham Bentley wrote: Can anyone post some good pointers for setting up ACPI or APM so that I get automatic susepend afer x mins of inactivity and woken up on LAN request ? (in particular shut down disc / slow or shut down psu fan - its the noise I am concerned about) I have looked at posts on

Re: Console image viewer

2006-05-13 Thread Adrian Pavone
Steve P. wrote: Anyone know of a decent jpg viewer for the console? I don't want to install X. Thanks. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: Putting FreeBSD to sleep?

2006-05-13 Thread Adrian Pavone
Adrian Pavone wrote: Graham Bentley wrote: Can anyone post some good pointers for setting up ACPI or APM so that I get automatic susepend afer x mins of inactivity and woken up on LAN request ? (in particular shut down disc / slow or shut down psu fan - its the noise I am concerned about) I

Re: Serial based install

2006-05-13 Thread Watanabe Kazuhiro
Hi, At Fri, 12 May 2006 14:15:20 -0400, Tom Moore wrote: Hi guys. How do I force the FreeBSD to do a serial port based install? I'm installing on to a laptop, but want to control the install from a serial port on another machine because I can not see the screen on the laptop. I tried

Move /var/imap

2006-05-13 Thread Martin Schweizer
Hello I want move /var/imap to another place because not enough space (I did move /var/spool/imap successfully). When I cp /var/imap cp says: cp: imap/socket/idle: Operation not supported and cp: imap/socket/lmtp: Operation not supported. I now there is a problem with unix sockets from cyrus

diagnosing FTPD

2006-05-13 Thread Dimitar Vasilev
Hi! From couple of days I see entries in my /var/log/messages getsockname (/usr/libexec/ftpd):Connection reset by peer ftpd is run with -A -D -r -M -l -t 60 flags. Currently there are about 200 connections and all is ok - ftpd is running, no coredump or big load. Machine is 5.5-prerelease, due to

Re: Move /var/imap

2006-05-13 Thread Dimitar Vasilev
Speaking on prima vista: Boot in single user mode. Move the partiotions Recreate the sockets 2006/5/13, Martin Schweizer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello I want move /var/imap to another place because not enough space (I did move /var/spool/imap successfully). When I cp /var/imap cp says: cp:

Re: Move /var/imap

2006-05-13 Thread Nils Vogels
Martin Schweizer wrote on 13-05-2006 10:26: Hello I want move /var/imap to another place because not enough space (I did move /var/spool/imap successfully). When I cp /var/imap cp says: cp: imap/socket/idle: Operation not supported and cp: imap/socket/lmtp: Operation not supported. I now

Help: Unable to change to SU through SSH

2006-05-13 Thread Maan Jee
Hi I have created a user admin and using that to login through SSH from a remote machine. But I CANNOT su, change to the root login? How can I do that? To Install a Web Server, which distribution I should install, User or other? thanks vj ___

Re: Help: Unable to change to SU through SSH

2006-05-13 Thread Nils Vogels
Maan Jee wrote on 13-05-2006 10:31: Hi I have created a user admin and using that to login through SSH from a remote machine. But I CANNOT su, change to the root login? How can I do that? Add the user admin to the wheel group in /etc/groups. To Install a Web Server, which distribution I

Re: An FTP alternative ?

2006-05-13 Thread Kyrre Nygard
At 04:57 13.05.2006, Leo Lapousterle wrote: Hello :) I'm fed up with FTP servers : FTP is great, but I need some admin stuff like privileges (one user can upload but not download, for example) unavailable for FTP... at least for those I've tested. Is there an alternative way for FTP, allowing

dhclient: unknown dhcp option value 0x51

2006-05-13 Thread fxtl
After updating to FreeBSD 6.1, this error is logged in /var/log/messages every hour (every time dhclient runs, my ISP's DHCP lease time). After googling, it seems like the option 0x51 is Client FQDN, fully qualified domain name, but why is it an unknown option value to dhclient? How can I tell

RE: New FreeBSD logo

2006-05-13 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of David Stanford Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 5:32 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: New FreeBSD logo Why, oh why, would you post this? So help me to understand...The FreeBSD Project

RE: New FreeBSD Logo

2006-05-13 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
-Original Message- From: Greg Barniskis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 7:36 AM To: Ted Mittelstaedt Cc: cpghost; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: New FreeBSD Logo Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: I take affront to such answers because of

FTP behind NAT

2006-05-13 Thread Jacek Gawrych
hi, i'm using FreeBSD as a firewall(IPF)/gateway with external IP 10.15.0.10/16 and internal 192.168.0.250/24. inside LAN i have passive ftp server with 192.168.0.252/24. how should i configure ipnat (/etc/ipnat.rules)? thx for any piece of advice jacek

Re: Pros and Cons of running under inetd....

2006-05-13 Thread dick hoogendijk
On 12 May Eric Schuele wrote: Derek Ragona wrote: Yes it is still true today. The default system now has inetd running nothing. And the ports now install rc scripts for these reasons. Not arguing here... everything I've found on the web says something similar. But why do we have inetd?

Re: FreeBSD Port: phpMyAdmin-2.8.0.3

2006-05-13 Thread dick hoogendijk
On 12 May fbsd wrote: How is a normal port user suppose to know to do make config to set options first? Anybody using the ports tree KNOWS or *should* know he/she has to read /usr/ports/UPDATING before using it. In that file it is very clearly stated you should do a make config in

Re: An FTP alternative ?

2006-05-13 Thread Derek Ragona
You might want to look at vsftpd in the ports. You can use this for secure and encrypted connections, as well as varying permissions. -Derek At 09:57 PM 5/12/2006, Leo Lapousterle wrote: Hello :) I'm fed up with FTP servers : FTP is great, but I need some admin stuff like

Re: Pros and Cons of running under inetd....

2006-05-13 Thread Derek Ragona
There are two ways to run these at boot. The more standard way is to create an rc script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d Whatever scripts you create must have .sh extension to run at boot. For instance you would create ftp-proxy.sh in that directory with the single line to execute the ftp-proxy with

Re: Bug in Apache 1.3.35 ... or something changed ... ?

2006-05-13 Thread dick hoogendijk
On 12 May Jeremy Chadwick wrote: * Upgrade to 2.0 or 2.2 (recommended unless you use Apache modules which don't support it) That is exactly what I will do soon. I know there will be a needed rewrite of the apache.conf but also would like to know if there exists an easy way to make this change.

Re: Pros and Cons of running under inetd....

2006-05-13 Thread Derek Ragona
I did not give any more information about the security hole as I don't recall the exact exploit. However from my bad memory it was something that inet can inadvertently run an application which can easily get root privileges. Inet itself runs as root. If you want the real details, as I

Re: Console image viewer

2006-05-13 Thread Lars Eighner
On Sat, 13 May 2006, Steve P. wrote: Anyone know of a decent jpg viewer for the console? I don't want to install X. zgv in the ports/graphics. This works well as a stand-alone or as the non-X viewer for lynx, etc. -- Lars Eighner [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

apache runs with 8 processes.

2006-05-13 Thread justin
Hello, My problem is apacheruns with 7 processes and none of them is working well. It started yesterday when i installed PHP/5.1.4, everything looked fine exept for all these processes. root 2955 0.0 4.3 7932 5300 ?? Ss1:43PM 0:00.70 /usr/local/sbin/httpd www 2956 0.0

Undeliverable mail: ERROR

2006-05-13 Thread Kimberly-Clark E-mail Administration (WSS)
* SECURITY NOTICE * This is an automated notification. An attachment was sent by your address, in the message ERROR, that violates Kimberly-Clark's E-mail security policy regarding potentially dangerous attachments. The offending message has been dropped and will not be

Re: I keep having wrong checksum in 6.1 iso download (what should I do??)

2006-05-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Adrian Pavone [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From what I read about the checksums for 6.1, the checksum was generated with a checksum actually being present in the ISO (which was then overwritten by the newly developed checksum). As such, the checksum will never match, as a checksum can never

gmirror with not the whole disk

2006-05-13 Thread Wojciech Puchar
can i do (for example) gmirror label -b round-robin something ad2e ad3e where ad2e and ad3e are same sized PARTITIONS on disk. i would like to have about half a disk mirrored, and half not as 2 partitions to store not vital data (like squid files) will it work?

Re: Changing from 6.0 to 6.1 -'.' to end pause mode

2006-05-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Howard Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've been experimenting with PXE-driven installations in preparation for the arrival of a pile of new servers, and I had a mostly-working setup for FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE when 6.1 was announced this week. I've upgraded to 6.1 on my build system, and have

Re: makeworld FAILURE on 5.4-STABLE

2006-05-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Kyrre Nygard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hello ... When doing makeworld, and this is my exact procedure: cvsup -g -L 2 /etc/cvsupfile cd /usr/obj chflags -R noschg rm -rf * cd /usr/src make clean make buildworld (this is where it fails) make buildkernel KERNCONF=NINJA make

Re: using rc scripts

2006-05-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Atom Powers [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I wrote an rc script for cfengine, but it's not recording the pid. Am I doing something obviously wrong, or does rc rely on the app to provide the pid? Yes. The application has to provide the pid. In the base system, many do this by default, but most

Re: Changing from 6.0 to 6.1 -'.' to end pause mode

2006-05-13 Thread Howard Jones
Lowell Gilbert wrote: I thought that's what -p was supposed to mean in the boot flags... Hmmm. It's intended to be auto-detecting the keyboard or switching to a serial console as appropriate. Somewhere my -P has become a -p. Thanks for the pointer :-)

Re: How to require minium length passwords

2006-05-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Sean Murphy [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am trying to require users to put in 8 character passwords but as it stands it will take 1 just fine. I Tried messing with the login.conf file but it still looks like it accepts 1 character as an acceptable password. here is what i did. Also will

RE: apache runs with 8 processes.

2006-05-13 Thread fbsd
Those tasks are started by the statements you have in httpd-conf. It's normal. If you have light apache server usage you can limit the number of default tasks by making changes in httpd-conf -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of justin Sent:

Re: Access from the internet

2006-05-13 Thread Bob Goodman
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Sat, 13 May 2006 06:30:37 +0400 Terry Stoner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bob - I am keeping state with the port 21 rule. I am perplexed because everything works fine on the local LAN. On 5/12/06, Bob Goodman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN

(6.1) KDE starts fine, no background(?)

2006-05-13 Thread Bill Schoolcraft
Hello Family, First off, thanks to the FreeBSD team for yet another release and thanks again for the ability to install this new OS with floppies. I have a very good laptop with no CDROM. Now, I just installed, got X working fine, started KDE and the whole startup panels began, questions, etc.

Re: Dead tree documentation

2006-05-13 Thread Robert Huff
As for general un*x books that are not FreeBSD-specific, the single best one I've used is _Essential_System_Administration_ by Aeleen Frisch. As a newbie I found this book enormously helpful and well worth having. My vote: _Unix Systems Administration Handbook_ by Nemeth et alia.

Re: New FreeBSD logo

2006-05-13 Thread David Stanford
On 5/13/06, Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of David Stanford Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 5:32 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: New FreeBSD logo Why, oh why, would you

Re: Help: Unable to change to SU through SSH

2006-05-13 Thread Adrian Pavone
Maan Jee wrote: Hi I have created a user admin and using that to login through SSH from a remote machine. But I CANNOT su, change to the root login? How can I do that? To Install a Web Server, which distribution I should install, User or other? thanks vj

after upgrade from 6.0 to 6.1

2006-05-13 Thread Marwan Sultan
Hello everyone, After years of using freebsd i decided this time to make upgrades insted of fresh install, I'm on 6.0-Release and decided to upgrade to 6.1-R I did whats excatly on https://mikestammer.com/doku.php?id=updateos after comparing it to

Re: New FreeBSD logo

2006-05-13 Thread Adrian Pavone
The community doesen't want the new logo and the majority of the community prefers Beastie over the sex-toy. Not that I want to upset anything, but I thought Beastie was the logo. Where might a see a copy of the sex-toy? Is it that ugly sphere with the 2 cones for ears?

Re: Help: Unable to change to SU through SSH

2006-05-13 Thread John . Dickinson
Nils Vogels wrote on 13/05/2006 09:43:24: Maan Jee wrote on 13-05-2006 10:31: Hi I have created a user admin and using that to login through SSH from a remote machine. But I CANNOT su, change to the root login? How can I do that? Add the user admin to the wheel group in /etc/groups.

/dev/console

2006-05-13 Thread Martin Schweizer
Hello After upgradeing to 5.4p14 I get this on the console: [snip] May 13 14:25:09 merkur kernel: Starting inetd. May 13 14:25:09 merkur kernel: Starting background file system checks in 60 seconds. May 13 14:25:09 merkur kernel: /etc/rc: Cannot determine the PREFIX

Re: New FreeBSD logo

2006-05-13 Thread Henry Lenzi
you are attempting to destroy the new logo's image by imaturely calling it a sex toy and in turn are slowly taking away from those precious dollars put into aquiring it. I'm sorry to say, but it was a bad choice. The little devil has been with us for a long time. Apple has an apple, Windows has

Re: (6.1) KDE starts fine, no background(?)

2006-05-13 Thread Henry Lenzi
I don't quite recall it with great detail, but I believe there might be a package for beautifying KDE that has the themes and all. You might want to look at that. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: (6.1) KDE starts fine, no background(?)

2006-05-13 Thread David J Brooks
On Saturday 13 May 2006 09:49, Bill Schoolcraft wrote: Hello Family, First off, thanks to the FreeBSD team for yet another release and thanks again for the ability to install this new OS with floppies. I have a very good laptop with no CDROM. Now, I just installed, got X working fine,

Re: Help: Unable to change to SU through SSH

2006-05-13 Thread Kevin Kinsey
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would recommend that you dont create an admin user. Create normal user accounts named after the user who will be logging in. Add users who will need to be able to do admin tasks to the wheel group. Then install sudo and configure it to allow users in the wheel

Re: Putting FreeBSD to sleep?

2006-05-13 Thread Kevin Kinsey
Graham Bentley wrote: Can anyone post some good pointers for setting up ACPI or APM so that I get automatic susepend afer x mins of inactivity and woken up on LAN request ? (in particular shut down disc / slow or shut down psu fan - its the noise I am concerned about) I have looked at posts on

Given this chunk of makefile, how do I set this to build the plugin?

2006-05-13 Thread Oliver Iberien
This is from the latest port of gnash. I can't coax it into building the plugin. What is the option I pass to make to get it to build? Thanks! Oliver +OPTIONS= PLUGIN Enable firefox plugin off + +.include bsd.port.pre.mk + +.if !defined(WITH_PLUGIN) +CONFIGURE_ARGS+=

Re: Given this chunk of makefile, how do I set this to build the plugin?

2006-05-13 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-05-13 09:42, Oliver Iberien [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is from the latest port of gnash. I can't coax it into building the plugin. What is the option I pass to make to get it to build? +OPTIONS= PLUGIN Enable firefox plugin off + +.include bsd.port.pre.mk + +.if

Re: after upgrade from 6.0 to 6.1

2006-05-13 Thread Kevin Kinsey
Marwan Sultan wrote: Hello everyone, After years of using freebsd i decided this time to make upgrades insted of fresh install, I'm on 6.0-Release and decided to upgrade to 6.1-R I did whats excatly on https://mikestammer.com/doku.php?id=updateos after comparing it to

Re: after upgrade from 6.0 to 6.1

2006-05-13 Thread Derek Ragona
If you followed those instructions, you used the wrong cvsup tag. Set the tag to: *default release=cvs delete tag=RELENG_6_1 in your cvsupfile, and rebuild everything again. -Derek At 10:27 AM 5/13/2006, Marwan Sultan wrote: Hello everyone, After years of using freebsd i decided

Exchange of Links

2006-05-13 Thread webmaster at lyricstrax.com
Hello freebsd-questions@freebsd.org at linux.org.tw I'm David Gregory the marketing director of Lyricstrax.com. We have a collection of categorized links to music, education, and retail related resources on our web site. Your site would be a valuable addition to our growing listings. You can

Cvsup verses Portsnap

2006-05-13 Thread Tom Moore
Hi guys. Which program is best for retrieving and keeping the ports tree up to date? What are some pros and cons of each approach? Is one method better than the other? Tom -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.385 / Virus Database: 268.5.6/338 -

No 'root' entry in /var/mail

2006-05-13 Thread Gerard Seibert
I just installed the new FBSD 6.1 on a new HD. The installation went well. Shortly after installation, Sendmail started complaining. I discovered that there is no entry for 'root' in the /var/mail directory. I can 'su' into root, so I know it exists. It was always there on previous versions of

Re: No 'root' entry in /var/mail

2006-05-13 Thread Derek Ragona
You can create that file, or set your account to get the root mail in /etc/mail/aliases. Be sure to run newaliases if you do that. -Derek At 12:47 PM 5/13/2006, Gerard Seibert wrote: I just installed the new FBSD 6.1 on a new HD. The installation went well. Shortly after

Re: No 'root' entry in /var/mail

2006-05-13 Thread Derek Ragona
I don't know why it wasn't created. It was in older versions of FreeBSD. -Derek At 01:08 PM 5/13/2006, Gerard Seibert wrote: On 5/13/06, Derek Ragona [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You can create that file, or set your account to get the root mail in /etc/mail/aliases. Be sure to run

Re: No 'root' entry in /var/mail

2006-05-13 Thread Gerard Seibert
On 5/13/06, Derek Ragona [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You can create that file, or set your account to get the root mail in /etc/mail/aliases. Be sure to run newaliases if you do that. -Derek At 12:47 PM 5/13/2006, Gerard Seibert wrote: I just installed the new FBSD 6.1 on a new HD. The

Exchange of Links

2006-05-13 Thread webmaster at lyricstrax.com
Hello freebsd-questions@freebsd.org at linux.org.tw I'm David Gregory the marketing director of Lyricstrax.com. We have a collection of categorized links to music, education, and retail related resources on our web site. Your site would be a valuable addition to our growing listings. You can

Re: very slow boot (newbie)

2006-05-13 Thread Barnaby Scott
Many thanks to all who have helped me on this one - I won't post a message in response to every suggestion, but they have all helped - thank you! It turns out it was sendmail causing the delay, so now my /etc/rc.comf reads: hostname=frankbruno ifconfig_re0=DHCP keymap=uk.iso

Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread fbsd
To all question list readers; Now with 14576 ports in the collection where do you draw the line that its too large to be downloading the whole collection when you just use 10 or 20 of them? The port collection is growing at a ever increasing rate per month. The mass majority of the ports are so

Re: makeworld FAILURE on 5.4-STABLE

2006-05-13 Thread Gerard Seibert
Lowell Gilbert wrote: Kyrre Nygard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hello ... When doing makeworld, and this is my exact procedure: cvsup -g -L 2 /etc/cvsupfile cd /usr/obj chflags -R noschg rm -rf * cd /usr/src make clean make buildworld (this is where it fails) make

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Beech Rintoul
First of all, please don't cross post. On Saturday 13 May 2006 10:28, fbsd wrote: To all question list readers; Now with 14576 ports in the collection where do you draw the line that its too large to be downloading the whole collection when you just use 10 or 20 of them? The port collection

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Kevin Kinsey
fbsd wrote: To all question list readers; Now with 14576 ports in the collection where do you draw the line that its too large to be downloading the whole collection when you just use 10 or 20 of them? snip All feedback welcome. 1. Cvsup 2. Prozac /me rolls eyes, again Kevin

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Beech Rintoul
On Saturday 13 May 2006 10:28, fbsd wrote: To all question list readers; Now with 14576 ports in the collection where do you draw the line that its too large to be downloading the whole collection when you just use 10 or 20 of them? The port collection is growing at a ever increasing rate

RE: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread fbsd
As a port maintainer, it's quite enough work to keep things in sync with one ports tree without having to also worry about a second convenience tree that will only benefit a few users. This post says nothing about a second convenience tree. Talking about a (to use your term) convenience category

Re: very slow boot (newbie)

2006-05-13 Thread Kevin Kinsey
Barnaby Scott wrote: Many thanks to all who have helped me on this one - I won't post a message in response to every suggestion, but they have all helped - thank you! It turns out it was sendmail causing the delay, so now my /etc/rc.comf reads: hostname=frankbruno ifconfig_re0=DHCP

limitations on mount_cd9660?

2006-05-13 Thread Jonathan Horne
ive been trying to mount up my iso files so i can have access to their contents as quickly as possible. ive used mdconfig to create block devices for 4 .iso files, but when i get to the point where i try to mount the 3rd one, i get: mount_cd9660: /dev/md2: Invalid argument i created my block

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Shaun Amott
On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 02:28:49PM -0400, fbsd wrote: Users are consuming massive bandwidth to download and it consumes a very large chunk of disk space. Saying nothing about the wasted resources consumed to back it up repeatedly. cvsup uses a relatively tiny amount of bandwidth, since

Re: very slow boot (newbie)

2006-05-13 Thread Daniel Bye
On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 07:28:06PM +0100, Barnaby Scott wrote: It turns out it was sendmail causing the delay, so now my /etc/rc.comf reads: sendmail_enable=NONE This is fine, but according to rc.sendmail(8) `NONE' is deprecated and will be removed in a future release (but, to be honest,

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Peter Jeremy
On Sat, 2006-May-13 21:39:46 +0100, Shaun Amott wrote: If bandwidth really is a problem, then it is possible - but not necessarily a good idea - to check out individual ports via CVS. This is not supported. If you want to build ports from source, you _must_ have a complete and consistent ports

Re: very slow boot (newbie)

2006-05-13 Thread Gerard Seibert
Daniel Bye wrote: On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 07:28:06PM +0100, Barnaby Scott wrote: It turns out it was sendmail causing the delay, so now my /etc/rc.comf reads: sendmail_enable=NONE This is fine, but according to rc.sendmail(8) `NONE' is deprecated and will be removed in a future

Re: X11 6.9 issue -- options AGPMode and AGPFastWrite

2006-05-13 Thread martinko
Eric Anholt wrote: On Sun, 2006-05-07 at 21:51 +0200, martinko wrote: hello list! i've just upgraded X11 from 6.8.2 to 6.9.0 and run into the following issue: after starting x11 for the first time the screen went black and console was inaccessible (i had to reboot). when i tried the

Re: very slow boot (newbie)

2006-05-13 Thread Daniel Bye
On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 05:27:29PM -0400, Gerard Seibert wrote: Daniel Bye wrote: On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 07:28:06PM +0100, Barnaby Scott wrote: It turns out it was sendmail causing the delay, so now my /etc/rc.comf reads: sendmail_enable=NONE This is fine, but according to

lost+found

2006-05-13 Thread Jose Luis Alarcon Sanchez
Hi. Why the structure of directories in FreeBSD don't have a lost+found directory?. (Talking about 6.x Releases) Some Unix manuals tell that this directory is very important for the work of the fsck program... Thanks very much, in advance. Regards. Jose. -- http://www.lordofunix.org/ Not

bcm4319 on amd64

2006-05-13 Thread raf ponsaerts
hi all, I have a new laptop which runs on FreeBSD6.1beta-amd64 (Turion64 ML-34). The only problem I have is getting the wireless interface up. [EMAIL PROTECTED]:2:0: class=0x028000 card=0x1359103c chip=0x431914e4 rev=0x02 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation' class= network It

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread andrew clarke
On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 02:28:49PM -0400, fbsd wrote: I for one think the port/package collection has already grown to large to handle in it's present state. I suspect you are in the minority here. Users are consuming massive bandwidth to download and it consumes a very large chunk of disk

Re: lost+found

2006-05-13 Thread Daniel Bye
On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 11:42:54PM +0200, Jose Luis Alarcon Sanchez wrote: Hi. Why the structure of directories in FreeBSD don't have a lost+found directory?. (Talking about 6.x Releases) Some Unix manuals tell that this directory is very important for the work of the fsck program...

Re: X11 6.9 issue -- option ZAxisMapping -- 4 5 vs 4 5 6 7

2006-05-13 Thread Dag-Erling Smørgrav
martinko [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: if i scroll my mouse wheel too fast, i'm suddenly moving in history instead of scrolling the page. one quick finger movement is enough to trigger this. very annoying. Here's an entry in Novell's bugzilla for a similar issue in Linux:

Re: Cvsup verses Portsnap

2006-05-13 Thread Aren Olvalde Tyr
On Saturday 13 May 2006 18:35, Tom Moore wrote: Hi guys. Which program is best for retrieving and keeping the ports tree up to date? What are some pros and cons of each approach? Is one method better than the other? Both systems are very efficient and work extremely well, so you won't go too

Is there a daemon/program for FreeBSD that accepts Microsoft RDP connections?

2006-05-13 Thread Tom Norris
Hello everyone, I'm trying to convince my boss to let me set up a FreeBSD system as file server. He said he would allow it if he could use Microsoft's RDP client (not VNC or SSH :( ) to connect and monitor the machine at his whim. Are there any daemons that will take incoming RDP

Re: Is there a daemon/program for FreeBSD that accepts Microsoft RDP connections?

2006-05-13 Thread Jonathan Horne
On Saturday 13 May 2006 17:40, Tom Norris wrote: Hello everyone, He said he would allow it if he could use Microsoft's RDP client (not VNC or SSH :( ) to connect and monitor the machine at his whim. ... Thanks, Tom Norris WOW!! what an incredibly closed minded person you boss must be!

Re: Is there a daemon/program for FreeBSD that accepts Microsoft RDP connections?

2006-05-13 Thread Tom Norris
Jonathan Horne wrote: WOW!! what an incredibly closed minded person you boss must be! i wonder what he thinks he will do, if he *could* get an rdp session to a freebsd box? (btw, the answer is no, he cannot have a port 3389 terminal services session to a freebsd box... but there are a

Re: Is there a daemon/program for FreeBSD that accepts Microsoft RDP connections?

2006-05-13 Thread Ashley Moran
On May 13, 2006, at 11:40 pm, Tom Norris wrote: I'm trying to convince my boss to let me set up a FreeBSD system as file server. He said he would allow it if he could use Microsoft's RDP client (not VNC or SSH :( ) to connect and monitor the machine at his whim. Are there any daemons

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:28 PM -0400 5/13/06, fbsd wrote: To all question list readers; Now with 14576 ports in the collection where do you draw the line that its too large to be downloading the whole collection when you just use 10 or 20 of them? This is a good question. For all those people who want to roll

Re: X11 6.9 issue -- option ZAxisMapping -- 4 5 vs 4 5 6 7

2006-05-13 Thread Robert Huff
Dag-Erling =?iso-8859-1?Q?Sm=F8rgrav?= writes: if i scroll my mouse wheel too fast, i'm suddenly moving in history instead of scrolling the page. one quick finger movement is enough to trigger this. very annoying. Here's an entry in Novell's bugzilla for a similar issue in Linux:

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2006-05-13 Thread M Jacobson
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Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Robert Huff
Shaun Amott writes: cvsup uses a relatively tiny amount of bandwidth, since only changes are being sent. Personally, I have a local cvsup mirror from which my other machines get their updates, so really, there isn't any wastage. Back when I had a 28.8 dialup connection, I

FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Alex Johnson
I am aware that FreeBSD's claim to fame is that it has been ported to anything with a processor. So, I am wondering if it'd be possible to get my hands on a method for modding the DS's boot EPROM to load a FreeBSD operating system, and with it a means for storing or retrieving data along the

Re: FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Jeff Rollin
On 14/05/06, Alex Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am aware that FreeBSD's claim to fame is that it has been ported to anything with a processor. I think you may be thinking of NetBSD - www.netbsd.org. That being said, your question may be relevant to this list. What architecture, exactly,

Re: FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Glenn Dawson
At 04:52 PM 5/13/2006, Alex Johnson wrote: I am aware that FreeBSD's claim to fame is that it has been ported to anything with a processor. I think you're thinking of NetBSD, not FreeBSD. -Glenn So, I am wondering if it'd be possible to get my hands on a method for modding the DS's boot

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Marc G. Fournier
On Sat, 13 May 2006, Garance A Drosihn wrote: At 2:28 PM -0400 5/13/06, fbsd wrote: To all question list readers; Now with 14576 ports in the collection where do you draw the line that its too large to be downloading the whole collection when you just use 10 or 20 of them? This is a good

Re: very slow boot (newbie)

2006-05-13 Thread Barnaby Scott
Gerard Seibert wrote: Daniel Bye wrote: On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 07:28:06PM +0100, Barnaby Scott wrote: It turns out it was sendmail causing the delay, so now my /etc/rc.comf reads: sendmail_enable=NONE This is fine, but according to rc.sendmail(8) `NONE' is deprecated and will be removed

Re: FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Alex Johnson
Aah, I may well be thinking of NetBSD. However, I'm not much in the way of hardware, so I do not know what architecture the DS is. But for someone with a little more experience than I I'm sure it will be easy to find out, the system itself is available used for only around $75.00 US. Any used

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Steven Hartland
Garance A Drosihn wrote: Unfortunately, this is the wrong solution. I'm sure you will love this *IFF* (that means if and ONLY if) all of *YOUR* ports are in that category of important ports. We have 15,000 ports because every single one of those ports has some users who think that specific

Re: FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Jeff Rollin
$75.00 US. Any used game store just ask for a Nintendo DS - if someone on the list doesn't already own one, I don't really want to ask people to buy things they'd never use. Ah, a NINTENDO DS! I was thinking along the lines of an Alpha DS - from HP, via Compaq, via DEC, which FBSD might well

Re: FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Alex Johnson
Yes, the Nintendo kind. It seems more than capable, technologically, of supporting a REAL OS such as FreeBSD, something beyond its standard EPROM startup screen, to me. Is that a supported architecture? And if not, is NetBSD free or open source? On 5/13/06, Jeff Rollin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Jeff Rollin
On 14/05/06, Alex Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, the Nintendo kind. It seems more than capable, technologically, of supporting a REAL OS such as FreeBSD, something beyond its standard EPROM startup screen, to me. Is that a supported architecture? And if not, is NetBSD free or open

Re: FreeBSD in the DS?

2006-05-13 Thread Alex Johnson
Alright. That's all I needed to know, thanks! On 5/13/06, Jeff Rollin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 14/05/06, Alex Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, the Nintendo kind. It seems more than capable, technologically, of supporting a REAL OS such as FreeBSD, something beyond its standard EPROM

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