Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer

2006-09-15 Thread ke han
I have had this problem for a month now...have tried several things and still no luck...I really need some advice please!!! Here is the situation: 1 - freebsd 6.1-RELEASE-p6 running sshd in standard config. my server is server1.domain.com. hosts.allow has not been touched nor has just

portsdb -Uu

2006-09-15 Thread ke han
I am using portsnap fetch portsnap update to sync my ports tree on FreeBSd 6.1...it seems it maintains an index when I run update. I am used to using: portsversion and portsupdate to upgrade ports...in this method I have also used portsdb -Uu to rebuild an index anytime prior to running

Re: portsdb -Uu

2006-09-15 Thread Colin Percival
ke han wrote: I am using portsnap fetch portsnap update to sync my ports tree on FreeBSd 6.1...it seems it maintains an index when I run update. Yes. I am used to using: portsversion and portsupdate to upgrade ports...in this method I have also used portsdb -Uu to rebuild an index

Re: FTP server behind router/gateway

2006-09-15 Thread Nikos Vassiliadis
On Thursday 14 September 2006 17:40, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a FreeBSD 6.1 box running behind a router/gateway. When it tries to go into passive mode, it returns it's internal 192.168. ip address to the client which the client stupidly uses to try to connect to. I've confirmed this

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread felix.schalck
Is the language/interpreter used by FLASH copyrighted, so that there isn't any possibility for an open source player ? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

Re: cvs question

2006-09-15 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-09-14 19:11, Michael Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm being driven slowly mad by cvs... I have 3 boxes, one is acting as a cvs server. The cvs clients (for lack of a better term) are running 6.1 and should be configured the same. Yet, one machine lets me do a cvs login, the other

Re: Top not showing cpu usage even remotely accurately

2006-09-15 Thread Ian Smith
On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Sep 14), Ian Smith said: [..] However that doesn't explain this typical top view when the system is quiescent or nearly so, as it mostly is, with only 5-minutely crons and 11-minutely entropy runs and the odd sendmail to be

Re: Network connectivity between FreeBSD and Linux

2006-09-15 Thread Bob M.
On Fri, 2006-09-15 at 10:47 +0530, Arindam wrote: I have FreeBSD 6.1 installed on one machine and Fedora Core 2 on another. I dual boot the FreeBSD 6.1 machine with a RedHat EL 4.3 installation. I have assigned the same static IP address and hostname to this machine for both

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Bob M.
On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 14:57 -0700, White Hat wrote: FreeBSD 6.1 I have been trying to get a few of my friends to try FBSD on their PCs without much success. One of the major problems is the inability to get flash to work properly to display videos available on Google. I know that the

Re: cvs question

2006-09-15 Thread Michael Grant
env | sort | grep CVS returns nothing. There are no CVS* variables set! Strange. Where is it getting the cvsroot from? Even if I remove the .cvspass file, it still uses the pserver line from before. It's definitely getting cached somewhere. greping the env for pserver shows nothing.

Re: Network connectivity between FreeBSD and Linux

2006-09-15 Thread Arindam
I have FreeBSD 6.1 installed on one machine and Fedora Core 2 on another. I dual boot the FreeBSD 6.1 machine with a RedHat EL 4.3 installation. I have assigned the same static IP address and hostname to this machine for both the FreeBSD and RHEL installations. While

Re: cvs question

2006-09-15 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-09-15 13:56, Michael Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/15/06, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2006-09-14 19:11, Michael Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm being driven slowly mad by cvs... I have 3 boxes, one is acting as a cvs server. The cvs clients (for lack of a

Bluetooth : Broadcom Corp BCM2045B

2006-09-15 Thread Norberto Meijome
Hi all, I can't seem to find support for bluetooth on the Broadcom Corp BCM2045B chipset. Do the other broadcom 20xxx series support this chipset? Is the one that comes as part of the iwi on Thinkpad z60m laptop ( iwi0: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG ) if sysctl dev.acpi_ibm.0.events=1 , Fn F5

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread michael johnson
On 9/14/06, Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sep 15, 2006, at 7:54 AM, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best *not* to show your friends that when you introduce them to FBSD. Why? Is there some reason

Re: Bluetooth : Broadcom Corp BCM2045B

2006-09-15 Thread Eric Anderson
On 09/15/06 07:19, Norberto Meijome wrote: Hi all, I can't seem to find support for bluetooth on the Broadcom Corp BCM2045B chipset. Do the other broadcom 20xxx series support this chipset? Is the one that comes as part of the iwi on Thinkpad z60m laptop ( iwi0: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG )

Re: mount_ext2fs returning ENODEV on 6.1

2006-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Perry Hutchison) writes: The standard kernel doesn't have ext2fs support now; I doubt the 6.1 release was different. Try loading it as a module; kldload ext2fs. It seems not to be that easy :( # kldload ext2fs kldload: can't load ext2fs: No such file or directory

Re: Network connectivity between FreeBSD and Linux

2006-09-15 Thread Bill Moran
In response to Arindam [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [snip] From the FreeBSD box, can you ping the loopback address: 127.0.0.1, if so, can you ping your ip address: 10.0.0.101. If so, can you ping your gateway? Did you set a gateway in /etc/rc.conf? loopback: Yes I can ping it. 10.0.0.101:

Re: Network connectivity between FreeBSD and Linux

2006-09-15 Thread Arindam
In response to Arindam [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [snip] From the FreeBSD box, can you ping the loopback address: 127.0.0.1, if so, can you ping your ip address: 10.0.0.101. If so, can you ping your gateway? Did you set a gateway in /etc/rc.conf? loopback: Yes I can ping it. 10.0.0.101:

FreeBSD as a gaming server platform

2006-09-15 Thread Matt
Are there any kernel tunables that you would recommend setting to increase performance on FreeBSD 6.x for running gaming servers (e.g. Quake 4, CS:S, etc)? It appears that the default settings are not performing nearly as well on FreeBSD as they are on Linux on similar hardware, and it seems to

Re: Bluetooth : Broadcom Corp BCM2045B

2006-09-15 Thread Norberto Meijome
On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 07:29:14 -0500 Eric Anderson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 09/15/06 07:19, Norberto Meijome wrote: Hi all, I can't seem to find support for bluetooth on the Broadcom Corp BCM2045B chipset. Do the other broadcom 20xxx series support this chipset? Is the one that

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread RW
--On Thursday, September 14, 2006 14:57:28 -0700 White Hat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FreeBSD 6.1 I have been trying to get a few of my friends to try FBSD on their PCs without much success. One of the major problems is the inability to get flash to work properly to display videos available

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 03:54:38PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best *not* to show your friends that when you introduce them to FBSD. Why? Is there some reason that you or they want to watch ads? I

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Eric Schuele
On 09/15/06 03:31, felix.schalck wrote: Is the language/interpreter used by FLASH copyrighted, so that there isn't any possibility for an open source player ? There is Gnash: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/ ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Network connectivity between FreeBSD and Linux

2006-09-15 Thread Bob M.
On Fri, 2006-09-15 at 08:31 -0400, Bill Moran wrote: In response to Arindam [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [snip] From the FreeBSD box, can you ping the loopback address: 127.0.0.1, if so, can you ping your ip address: 10.0.0.101. If so, can you ping your gateway? Did you set a gateway in

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 02:46:19AM +0200, Jona Joachim wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best *not* to show your friends that when you introduce them to FBSD. Why? Is there some reason that you or they

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Gerard Seibert
On Friday 15 September 2006 10:34, Jerry McAllister wrote: I don't normally use it either, but there are sites that do videos programs that are all in flash and others that use it for graphic demonstrations. So, it is a feature that is desired by many.  It pains me to have to reboot to

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jona Joachim
Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 02:46:19AM +0200, Jona Joachim wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best *not* to show your friends that when you introduce them to FBSD. Why? Is there some reason

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jona Joachim
michael johnson wrote: On 9/14/06, Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sep 15, 2006, at 7:54 AM, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best *not* to show your friends that when you introduce them to FBSD.

Re: cvs question

2006-09-15 Thread Michael Grant
[#786] ls -l CVS total 6 -rw-r--r-- 1 mgrant 1001 197 Oct 16 2005 Entries -rw-r--r-- 1 mgrant 10018 May 30 2005 Repository -rw-r--r-- 1 mgrant 1001 55 May 30 2005 Root [#787] cat CVS/Root :pserver:xgrant:[EMAIL PROTECTED]/home/ng/tools/cvsroot Ok, so that solve that mystery.

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 05:52:45PM +0200, Jona Joachim wrote: Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 02:46:19AM +0200, Jona Joachim wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best *not* to show your

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jona Joachim
Gerard Seibert wrote: On Friday 15 September 2006 10:34, Jerry McAllister wrote: I don't normally use it either, but there are sites that do videos programs that are all in flash and others that use it for graphic demonstrations. So, it is a feature that is desired by many. �It pains me to

Constant changing ahc0: Transceiver state changing

2006-09-15 Thread Sergey Donskikh
I have the same error messages on my Mail server and can not login as a root as well. Is anybody has a solution regarding this issue? Thanks in advance. Sergey Donskikh System Administrator Lifestyles Global Network 8100 Keele Street Vaughan ON Canada L4K 2A3 Tel. 905.760.9615 x2306 Fax.

Re: portsdb -Uu

2006-09-15 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 11:58:46PM -0700, Colin Percival wrote: ke han wrote: I am using portsnap fetch portsnap update to sync my ports tree on FreeBSd 6.1...it seems it maintains an index when I run update. Yes. I am used to using: portsversion and portsupdate to upgrade

Re: Top not showing cpu usage even remotely accurately

2006-09-15 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Sep 15), Ian Smith said: On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, Dan Nelson wrote: I would guess that maybe xmms (or some other threaded app) is your hidden CPU consumer. The kernel does not calculate %CPU correctly for libkse-threaded programs, and they usually show up as 0% all

Re: cvs question

2006-09-15 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-09-15 17:58, Michael Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [#786] ls -l CVS total 6 -rw-r--r-- 1 mgrant 1001 197 Oct 16 2005 Entries -rw-r--r-- 1 mgrant 10018 May 30 2005 Repository -rw-r--r-- 1 mgrant 1001 55 May 30 2005 Root [#787] cat CVS/Root :pserver:xgrant:[EMAIL

Re: Poutupgrade unsafe

2006-09-15 Thread Michael P. Soulier
On 14/09/06 Pete Slagle said: This one bit me too, but we have only ourselves to blame; there was a clear (well, pretty clear) warning of the change in /usr/ports/UPDATING. You would never forget to check UPDATING before running portupgrade would you? :) A nice portupgrade feature would

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Robert Huff
Jerry McAllister writes: Nice thought, but the real world is full of flash, much as it annoys me. I am running into an increasing number of web sites - including those of mega-corporations - where the home page is 100% Flash, leaving no way to get inside if you don't do .swf.

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Gerard Seibert
On Friday 15 September 2006 12:01, Jona Joachim wrote: [...] MPlayer handles wmv streams just fine. You may want to check out www/mplayer-plugin, it works perfectly for mozilla. OK, I all ready have that installed. How am I suppose to configure it so that when I click on a link that is

How to get best results from FreeBSD-questions

2006-09-15 Thread Greg Lehey
How to get the best results from FreeBSD questions. === Last update $Date: 2005/08/10 02:21:44 $ 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

The Complete FreeBSD: errata and addenda

2006-09-15 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.

RE: flash plugin and firefox

2006-09-15 Thread Christopher M. Hobbs
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I couldn't find the original message in my mail folders, but there was discussion of an English translation of the unixlike.com.br flash+firefox howto. I wrote a translation for it some time back, it can be found here: http://altbit.org/?p=111 cmh -

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread George Allan
On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 10:34:01AM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 03:54:38PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best *not* to show your friends that when you introduce them to FBSD.

Re: freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 151, Issue 14

2006-09-15 Thread Christopher M. Hobbs
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Message: 27 Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 07:49:53 -0400 From: Bob M. [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Firefox+Flash To: White Hat [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: FreeBSD Users Questions freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content-Type:

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jona Joachim
Gerard Seibert wrote: On Friday 15 September 2006 12:01, Jona Joachim wrote: [...] MPlayer handles wmv streams just fine. You may want to check out www/mplayer-plugin, it works perfectly for mozilla. OK, I all ready have that installed. How am I suppose to configure it so that when I

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Jona Joachim
Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 05:52:45PM +0200, Jona Joachim wrote: Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 02:46:19AM +0200, Jona Joachim wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: On Sep 14, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Peter wrote: Yes, the Flash issue is a real bummer. It is best

wvHTML, glib libiconv

2006-09-15 Thread Ted Johnson
Hi; I need to install wvHTML. It's dependent on glib, which is dependent on libiconv. I'm on FreeBSD 6.1. It has libiconv installed. But glib says it can't find it: configure: error: *** No iconv() implementation found in C library or libiconv So I'm stuck. What do I do in situations like

Re: cvs question

2006-09-15 Thread Michael Grant
On 9/15/06, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The CVS server seems to be using some sort of CVS access control, i.e. by a CVSROOT/readers or CVSROOT/writers file or something similar. I didn't set anything like that up. I simply added this line to /etc/inetd.conf: cvspserver stream

Broken port? Broken port tree?

2006-09-15 Thread Bob
Or am I doing something dumb? portaudit reported: Affected package: mailman-with-htdig-2.1.8_3 Type of problem: mailman -- Multiple Vulnerabilities. Reference: http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/fffa9257-3c17-11db-86ab-00123ffe8333.html Simple fix right? # portupgrade mailman-with-htdig

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Gerard Seibert
On Friday 15 September 2006 13:38, Jona Joachim wrote: The MPlayer plugin loads the streams on the cbsnews.com front page just fine. What browser are you using? I know that the plugin works fine with Mozilla and Firefox but it doesn't work in Opera (unfortunately). Type about:plugins in the

Re: flash plugin and firefox

2006-09-15 Thread Gerard Seibert
On Friday 15 September 2006 13:15, Christopher M. Hobbs wrote: I put together a really quick translation at work a while back for some co-workers. http://altbit.org/?p=111 Isn't the linux flash plugin 7 (used in this article) broken anyhow? See:  

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Sep 15, 2006, at 10:29 AM, George Allan wrote: I can't think of a single site that I use that needs Flash; I don't install it even on a Windows or MacOS X box. I don't normally use it either, but there are sites that do videos programs that are all in flash and others that use it for

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread RW
--On Friday, September 15, 2006 14:27:37 -0400 Gerard Seibert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday 15 September 2006 13:38, Jona Joachim wrote: The MPlayer plugin loads the streams on the cbsnews.com front page just fine. What browser are you using? I know that the plugin works fine with

Re: Broken port? Broken port tree?

2006-09-15 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 02:22:53PM -0400, Bob wrote: Or am I doing something dumb? portaudit reported: Affected package: mailman-with-htdig-2.1.8_3 Type of problem: mailman -- Multiple Vulnerabilities. Reference:

Re: flash plugin and firefox

2006-09-15 Thread Marc Fonvieille
On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 07:10:57PM +0200, Jordi Carrillo wrote: Well, I suppose you are talking about the kernel sources, right? Because saying the sources of the base system is very generic. I'll investigate, thanks 2006/9/2, Jona Joachim [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Jordi Carrillo wrote: When

RE: flash plugin and firefox

2006-09-15 Thread Bob M.
On Fri, 2006-09-15 at 12:15 -0500, Christopher M. Hobbs wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I couldn't find the original message in my mail folders, but there was discussion of an English translation of the unixlike.com.br flash+firefox howto. I wrote a translation for

Re: cvs question

2006-09-15 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-09-15 20:05, Michael Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9/15/06, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The CVS server seems to be using some sort of CVS access control, i.e. by a CVSROOT/readers or CVSROOT/writers file or something similar. I didn't set anything like that up. I

Processors

2006-09-15 Thread WilsonWilliamGJr
To whom it may concern I have a computer with a dual-core processor. Will FreeBSD operate on this machine? Please answer this at my e-mail address [EMAIL PROTECTED] (mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]) . (short and sweet will suffice) Thank you

Re: Processors

2006-09-15 Thread Andy Greenwood
well, without more information. I can definitively say maybe FreeBSD works just fine on many multi-cpu machines. On 9/15/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To whom it may concern I have a computer with a dual-core processor. Will FreeBSD operate on this machine? Please answer

rebuild any statically linked ports

2006-09-15 Thread Don Munyak
I am following the instructions for keeping my freebsd system upto date from http://www.taosecurity.com/keeping_...up-to-date.html After running, # freebsd-update fetch # /usr/local/sbin/freebsd-update install A message states Don't forget to rebuild any statically linked ports to use the

Re: flash plugin and firefox

2006-09-15 Thread RW
--On Friday, September 15, 2006 14:44:26 -0400 Gerard Seibert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday 15 September 2006 13:15, Christopher M. Hobbs wrote: I put together a really quick translation at work a while back for some co-workers. http://altbit.org/?p=111 Isn't the linux flash plugin

Re: rebuild any statically linked ports

2006-09-15 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Sep 15, 2006, at 12:50 PM, Don Munyak wrote: A message states Don't forget to rebuild any statically linked ports to use the updated libraries after you install them. what does this mean and how do I [ac]complish rebuilding statically linked ports? Most software is dynamicly linked, and

[SOLUTION] Re: mount_ext2fs returning ENODEV on 6.1

2006-09-15 Thread Perry Hutchison
The standard kernel doesn't have ext2fs support now; I doubt the 6.1 release was different. Try loading it as a module; kldload ext2fs. It seems not to be that easy :( # kldload ext2fs kldload: can't load ext2fs: No such file or directory Where is ext2fs.ko supposed to have

What do I need in FreeBSD 6.1 OS to be able to read a USB Dane/Electric 256 MB thumb drive?

2006-09-15 Thread ograbme
Howdy. I've been going round and round here trying to simply read a USB thumb drive. I've searched many web sites, read the various messages on this list, the Handbook and other sources, but nothing is very clear to me at the moment. I think I have bits and pieces, but haven't been able to put

Re: OT: awk/sed: how to use a variable in an address range?

2006-09-15 Thread J65nko
On 9/14/06, O. Hartmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [snip] To keep a small shell script portable I use awk for separating an ASCII file from a home brewn scientific model software. The datasets of the output is enclosed by /begin_data_set_##/ . . . /end_data_set_##/ ## is a two-digit counter, but

Re: What do I need in FreeBSD 6.1 OS to be able to read a USB Dane/Electric 256 MB thumb drive?

2006-09-15 Thread Paul Schmehl
--On Friday, September 15, 2006 16:53:25 -0400 ograbme [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I see no references to umass and/or da0 which I have come across in my readings. In the /dev file there are two devices, usb and usb0, so I tried mounting each one of these devices separately, but had no luck.

devfs and hot unplugging

2006-09-15 Thread M. L. Dodson
I was transferring a bunch of data files from compute nodes to a server using dump-restore. I put the disks with the data files into an external firewire device, plugged it in, and did the transfers. This is on 6.1-RELEASE-p6. When I finished the transfers, I just pulled the cable (the

CCID on v4.11 ??

2006-09-15 Thread Jack Weimer
Hello, I was asked to install CCID USB smart card readers on FreeBSD 4.11 where some legacy software is running. All of the current ports have been downloaded. The ports for pcsc-lite and libccid work great on v6.1 and I have successfully tested various smart card readers. pcsc-lite and

Re: What do I need in FreeBSD 6.1 OS to be able to read a USB Dane/Electric 256 MB thumb drive?

2006-09-15 Thread Jona Joachim
ograbme wrote: Howdy. I've been going round and round here trying to simply read a USB thumb drive. I've searched many web sites, read the various messages on this list, the Handbook and other sources, but nothing is very clear to me at the moment. I think I have bits and pieces, but

The fan is always on, even when the desktop is rather cool

2006-09-15 Thread Wei Hu
I have 3 systems in my desktop: 1) When FreeBSD runs, my desktop fans are always running, and this make annoy noisy. 2) However when Debian runs, the fan eventually stops unless I am performing a load intensive task. 3) In Windows, the fan is almost always off. I tried to use acpi and apm, but

Re: Firefox+Flash

2006-09-15 Thread Norberto Meijome
On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 15:22:38 +0100 RW [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I going to be booting into Windows if I really need flash. Why not try Wine? I haven't checked, but maybe firefox + flash does work under wine... i also keep a 4 GB Qemu windows xp setup which gets my out of trouble the few times

Re: FreeBSD as a gaming server platform

2006-09-15 Thread Norberto Meijome
On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 08:07:52 -0500 Matt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I did some searching for settings that could increase max packet rates and such, but to no avail. Hi Matt, I would look for 'network tuning freebsd' - things like the max receive /send buffer sizes are obvious things . man 7

Re: FreeBSD as a gaming server platform

2006-09-15 Thread Ahmad Arafat Abdullah
Yes it is.. as far as i know, u can play around with sysctl.conf for lots of tweaks.. This is my close friends game server: http://kapra.mine.nu http://kpro.mine.nu running for Ragnarok Online game using Freya engine on FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE-p12 u can contact the admin named maui for more info,

Re: Device Drivers and Kernel Modules

2006-09-15 Thread David Wassman
Lowell, Thanks for the reply. Sorry about the belated gratitude. I haven't checked the account in a while and simply forgot I posted the question. I think I got confused in my memory. Now what I think I read was about filesystem kernel modules. From my understanding these could be automatically

Re: rebuild any statically linked ports

2006-09-15 Thread Don Munyak
Thanks for the info. Don ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: The fan is always on, even when the desktop is rather cool

2006-09-15 Thread David J Brooks
On Friday 15 September 2006 18:10, Wei Hu wrote: I have 3 systems in my desktop: 1) When FreeBSD runs, my desktop fans are always running, and this make annoy noisy. 2) However when Debian runs, the fan eventually stops unless I am performing a load intensive task. 3) In Windows, the fan is

6.1 up, but I messed up on networking.....

2006-09-15 Thread Gary Kline
Guys, I can't ssh out, no nothing network works Meaning that I can't scp in my just save /etc. I was obviously too careless with meargemaster. The /var/log files don't suggest anything Also X/xorg is bombing. How do I use X -whatever to generate an

Re: Poutupgrade unsafe

2006-09-15 Thread Henry Lenzi
A nice portupgrade feature would be to grok UPDATING, and present you with any such notes before the upgrade occurs. Mike I fully agree. It's not the best solution to have an UPDATE file that is very large and that is not integrated in the updating process. UPDATE should be machine-readable,

Re: 6.1 up, but I messed up on networking.....

2006-09-15 Thread Gary Kline
On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 09:34:08PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote: Guys, I can't ssh out, no nothing network works Meaning that I can't scp in my just save /etc. I was obviously too careless with meargemaster. The /var/log files don't suggest anything Also X/xorg