sysinfo equivalent in Freebsd

2006-10-19 Thread Ashok TM
Hi, In linux we have sysinfo system call which provides overall system statistics. struct sysinfo { long uptime; /* Seconds since boot */ unsigned long loads[3]; /* 1, 5, and 15 minute load averages */ unsigned long totalram;

Re: increasing transmit speeds in WAN setting?

2006-10-19 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
Hi Moses, I know your not going to believe me but you are running into a driver bug of some kind. If you have a really high quality ethernet switch with full management in it you can probably see it - login to the switch and look at the port statistics. Cisco routers are designed to sense for

Re: Uucp mail coming in

2006-10-19 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
read the smtp standard to find out what the difference is between the envelope address and the header address is. Ted - Original Message - From: Dale Johnston [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2006 8:27 AM Subject: Uucp mail coming in I

How to do health check

2006-10-19 Thread Faiyaz Ali
Hi, I'm new in unix world, 1) how to do helthcheck on unix machine ? 2) how the check on system information eg. RAM, CPU, HD capacity Thanks Faiyaz Ali ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Small Redundant web/mail setup

2006-10-19 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
- Original Message - From: Ian Lord [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2006 5:34 AM Subject: Small Redundant web/mail setup Hi, I need to setup a high-availability setup for mail/web setup I was thinking about the following setup:

Re: Small Redundant web/mail setup

2006-10-19 Thread Zbigniew Szalbot
Hello, On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: The really big ISP's use proprietary commercial clustering solutions that make multiple systems appear as one single system. We are talking hundreds of thousands to millions of users. We are not talking 5000 users or fewer. You can easily

System monitoring

2006-10-19 Thread riccardo_diago
hi all, I'm newbie w/ freebsd. i'm trying to install freebsd 6.1 to create a server only to monitoring the others. Anybody has experience with cacti and nagios? or if u can suggest me other solution would be great. :-) thanks in advance Rik signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: ACL: Default and other problems

2006-10-19 Thread Patrik Jansson
I experiemented with the ACls under fbsd 5.3 and got some problems with how freebsd calculates the permissions. I followed the instructions on [0]. My aim is to install default ACLs, so a group of users (with possible broken umask) can work together on git-repositories. The idea is that the

Re: increasing transmit speeds in WAN setting?

2006-10-19 Thread Moses Leslie
Hi Ted, While I don't totally discount that possibility, I really don't think that's the case. We have over 500 servers, most of them running FreeBSD, and we've seen this happen in multiple cases on different hardware. When it's linux, exact same hardware, exact same cables, this doesn't happen.

running windows applications and making use of existing ms windows installation

2006-10-19 Thread martinko
Hello list, I've been reading for some time about VMWare, Wine, Qemu, Bochs and some others, but I'm still not sure which one would (best) fit my needs: I've got a dual boot and I would like to make use of existing Windows (XP) installation, not having to create a new virtual disk/system and

Re: running windows applications and making use of existing ms windows installation

2006-10-19 Thread albi albinootje
On 10/19/06, martinko [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been reading for some time about VMWare, Wine, Qemu, Bochs and some others, but I'm still not sure which one would (best) fit my needs: I've got a dual boot and I would like to make use of existing Windows (XP) installation, not having to

Re: System monitoring

2006-10-19 Thread J. Armando Velazco Velazco
On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, riccardo_diago wrote: hi all, I'm newbie w/ freebsd. i'm trying to install freebsd 6.1 to create a server only to monitoring the others. Anybody has experience with cacti and nagios? Hi! :) Nagios+MRTG for monitoring mi little network!(FreeBSD 5.4) and it work very

problem found in sent message Mail Delivery (failure [EMAIL PROTECTED])

2006-10-19 Thread System Anti-Virus Administrator
Attention: [EMAIL PROTECTED] A problem was found in an Email message you sent. This Email scanner intercepted it and stopped the entire message reaching its destination. The problem was reported to be: Disallowed file (message.scr) assosiated with unrelated MIME type (audio/x-wav) -

Re: How to do health check

2006-10-19 Thread Simon Phoenix
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Faiyaz Ali said the following on 19.10.2006 09:55: Hi, I'm new in unix world, 1) how to do helthcheck on unix machine ? 2) how the check on system information eg. RAM, CPU, HD capacity 1) I'm using healthd for check temperature sensors

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Jan Grant
On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Gary Kline wrote: On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 12:57:08AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: By setting the MX records for `thought.org' up so that the one with the lowest value of them all points to that specific server. This should be configured in the name-server which

Re: System monitoring

2006-10-19 Thread DAve
J. Armando Velazco Velazco wrote: On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, riccardo_diago wrote: hi all, I'm newbie w/ freebsd. i'm trying to install freebsd 6.1 to create a server only to monitoring the others. Anybody has experience with cacti and nagios? Hi! :) Nagios+MRTG for monitoring mi little

Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Martin McCormick
Is there any particular reason why FreeBSD has csh as the default root shell? Nothing really wrong with it except that I quit using csh about twelve years ago and so am a little rusty about the finer details when I come across a csh shell. On a number of FreeBSD4.x systems, I used chsh

Cannot get mimedefang spamassassin to use bayes

2006-10-19 Thread Andrea Venturoli
Hello. This might be a little OT, but the reasons for asking here are two: _ I suspect the ports layout might have something to do with my problem; _ I didn't get any answer on mimedefang's mailing list :-) As per subject, I'm running the most recent ports of sendmail+mimedefang+spamassassin

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Jonathan Arnold
Martin McCormick wrote: Is there any particular reason why FreeBSD has csh as the default root shell? Nothing really wrong with it except that I The stock answer is that bash is not guaranteed to be available, as it is neither in the standard installation package, nor is it on the /

Re: Problems with USB Palm sync

2006-10-19 Thread Jonathan Arnold
Damian Wiest wrote: Here's what works for me on my FreeBSD 6.1 (x86) laptop and OpenBSD 3.9 (x86) workstation: To use pilot-xfer to sync your Palm device 1. Connect cradle to system via USB port 2. Press the sync button 3. Execute sudo pilot-xfer -p /dev/ttyU0 -s PalmDir where PalmDir

Unsupported

2006-10-19 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
I am wondering what versions of Free BSD are no longer supported? Thanks. James Jim Donohue Cyber Security Operations Division USDA\OCIO\CS\CSOD Phone: 816-823-2377 Cell: 913-205-7205 Fax: 816-823-1418 ___

Re: Unsupported

2006-10-19 Thread Eric
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am wondering what versions of Free BSD are no longer supported? Thanks. James Jim Donohue Cyber Security Operations Division USDA\OCIO\CS\CSOD Phone: 816-823-2377 Cell: 913-205-7205 Fax: 816-823-1418 ___

Re: Unsupported

2006-10-19 Thread Michael Johnson
On 10/19/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am wondering what versions of Free BSD are no longer supported? Thanks. http://www.freebsd.org/releng/#freeze has a list of not officially supported versions. http://people.freebsd.org/~linimon/schedule/schedule.html has a nice graph

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread RW
On Thursday 19 October 2006 14:03, Martin McCormick wrote: Is there any particular reason why FreeBSD has csh as the default root shell? Nothing really wrong with it except that I quit using csh about twelve years ago and so am a little rusty about the finer details when I come across a

Re: sysinfo equivalent in Freebsd

2006-10-19 Thread RW
On Thursday 19 October 2006 07:05, Ashok TM wrote: How to find the similar statistics from freebsd , is there any equivalent system call in freebsd. ? I tried using WMMemFree (ports to bsd )without much luck . top gets this kind of thing from sysctl. Be aware though that free memory is a

[OT] MySQL Health check?

2006-10-19 Thread Eric Schuele
Hello, This is not a FreeBSD question... but The community is much more helpful than most, so I thought I'd try here. I have MySQL server on my laptop. Its just for play so not really worried about any data. I recently portupgraded a ton of stuff. Jumped though some unforeseen hoops and

Re: [OT] MySQL Health check?

2006-10-19 Thread Eric
Eric Schuele wrote: Hello, This is not a FreeBSD question... but The community is much more helpful than most, so I thought I'd try here. I have MySQL server on my laptop. Its just for play so not really worried about any data. I recently portupgraded a ton of stuff. Jumped though some

You freebsd-questions@freebsd.org are not member (usagi-users ML)

2006-10-19 Thread usagi-users-admin
You are not a member of this mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]. If you know the general guide of this list, please send mail with the mail body guide to the address [EMAIL PROTECTED] where guide is equal to GUIDE for case insensitive.

Re: [OT] MySQL Health check?

2006-10-19 Thread Eric Schuele
On 10/19/06 09:19, Eric wrote: Eric Schuele wrote: Hello, This is not a FreeBSD question... but The community is much more helpful than most, so I thought I'd try here. I have MySQL server on my laptop. Its just for play so not really worried about any data. I recently portupgraded a ton

Re: System monitoring

2006-10-19 Thread Bob M.
On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 09:17 +0200, riccardo_diago wrote: hi all, I'm newbie w/ freebsd. i'm trying to install freebsd 6.1 to create a server only to monitoring the others. Anybody has experience with cacti and nagios? or if u can suggest me other solution would be great. :-) thanks in

Re: sysinfo equivalent in Freebsd

2006-10-19 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Oct 19), Ashok TM said: In linux we have sysinfo system call which provides overall system statistics. struct sysinfo { long uptime; /* Seconds since boot */ unsigned long loads[3]; /* 1, 5, and 15 minute load averages */ unsigned long totalram;

FreeBSD 6.1 max sockets

2006-10-19 Thread ke han
I am writing a socket server deamon in C++ on FreeBSD 6.1 (or 6.2 if this matters to your answer). What this does is accept many sockets and does a little work with each. Each socket has low traffic but stay connected for long periods. All these sockets get accepted through one public

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 08:03:02AM -0500, Martin McCormick wrote: Is there any particular reason why FreeBSD has csh as the default root shell? Nothing really wrong with it except that I quit using csh about twelve years ago and so am a little rusty about the finer details when I come

Digitemp on freebsd 6.1

2006-10-19 Thread leo fante
Hi I'm trying to use digitemp (http://www.digitemp.com) on freebsd6.1 but my attempt so far is without success. Here what I've done, on a minimal freebsd installation: downloaded the 3.4.0 tgz, installed gmake, then compiled with gmake ds9097 ( worked without errors) ./digitemp_9097 -i -s

Flash player 9 Beta is Live

2006-10-19 Thread Dimiter Ivanov
http://blogs.adobe.com/penguin.swf/2006/10/beta_is_live.html I have downloaded the stand alone player and it works out of the box. Anyone having expirience with the browser plugin ? I'm using 6.1 Release and KDE 3.5.4 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 09:20:14AM -0400, Jonathan Arnold wrote: Martin McCormick wrote: Is there any particular reason why FreeBSD has csh as the default root shell? Nothing really wrong with it except that I The stock answer is that bash is not guaranteed to be available, as it is

Re: increasing transmit speeds in WAN setting?

2006-10-19 Thread Moses Leslie
One other point of data is tha that this is a per-flow limit. If we do 10 wget's or whatever, it will be approximately 10x the data rate, IE 30MBit vs 3Mbit. Thanks, Moses On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Moses Leslie wrote: Hi, We're running 6.1-R, and are having difficulty getting decent speeds as

About the Full Kernel API documentation

2006-10-19 Thread Robe
Hi, I wanna know if there's available the full documentation of the Kernel API. I need it in digital format. Thanks, -- Robe. I have only one superstition. I touch all the bases when I hit a home run. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Martin McCormick
RW writes: There is an alternative uid 0 user called toor which you can use if you want to use bash as root. OTOH hand there is a school of thought that you shouldn't be too comfortable as root. My thanks to all. On all the systems in question, bash ends up on the same partition as

Re: About the Full Kernel API documentation

2006-10-19 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Oct 19, 2006, at 9:07 AM, Robe wrote: I wanna know if there's available the full documentation of the Kernel API. I need it in digital format. Certainly. Use the source, Luke: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/sys/ -- -Chuck ___

Re: Flash player 9 Beta is Live

2006-10-19 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 06:32:14PM +0300, Dimiter Ivanov wrote: http://blogs.adobe.com/penguin.swf/2006/10/beta_is_live.html I have downloaded the stand alone player and it works out of the box. Anyone having expirience with the browser plugin ? I'm using 6.1 Release and KDE 3.5.4 OK.

Re: FreeBSD 6.1 max sockets

2006-10-19 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Oct 19, 2006, at 8:24 AM, ke han wrote: So my desire is two things: 1 - good event handling for knowing which sockets have new data. I assume kqueue is the way to go here? kqueue would be a fine choice, otherwise the typical mechanism involves using select(). 2 - I need to know what

Re: Xorg

2006-10-19 Thread Paul Schmehl
--On Thursday, October 19, 2006 11:21:39 +0530 Subhro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Folks, I would like to know which is the latest version of Xorg present in the ports tree. The one I can find in 6.9. However the latest version present on the Xorg homepage is 7.1 which was release on May

RE: Xorg -configure results a black screen

2006-10-19 Thread Bjoern Thomsen
Hi again, I am able to start Xorg, but kde does not start. It seems it still has problems with my display. The most important failure messages that showed up when trying to start kde are : Xsetroot: unable to open display '' Xset: unable to open display '' Ksplash: cannot connect to X Server

Re: Flash player 9 Beta is Live

2006-10-19 Thread Mark Kane
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006, at 13:08:50 -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 06:32:14PM +0300, Dimiter Ivanov wrote: http://blogs.adobe.com/penguin.swf/2006/10/beta_is_live.html I have downloaded the stand alone player and it works out of the box. Anyone having expirience

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Alex Zbyslaw
Martin McCormick wrote: One thing I was trying to accomplish is to have a bell in the root prompt. In the .cshrc file is a string set prompt=\007\!# I have also tried replacing the \007 with the actual Control-G and even a \a. All produce an attempt to render a bell but

having more than one process write to one log

2006-10-19 Thread Zbigniew Szalbot
Hello, I will appreciate your advice. Is it possible and *safe* to allow two different processes (dovecot and exim) to write to one log? Better not do it? I would like to have both data in one log but... don't want to cause problems. I don't think Windows would allow it. How about FBSD?

Re: having more than one process write to one log

2006-10-19 Thread Eric
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, I will appreciate your advice. Is it possible and *safe* to allow two different processes (dovecot and exim) to write to one log? Better not do it? I would like to have both data in one log but... don't want to cause problems. I don't think Windows would allow

Re: having more than one process write to one log

2006-10-19 Thread Philip Hallstrom
I will appreciate your advice. Is it possible and *safe* to allow two different processes (dovecot and exim) to write to one log? Better not do it? I would like to have both data in one log but... don't want to cause problems. I don't think Windows would allow it. How about FBSD? fopen()

Re: having more than one process write to one log

2006-10-19 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Oct 19, 2006, at 10:58 AM, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: I will appreciate your advice. Is it possible and *safe* to allow two different processes (dovecot and exim) to write to one log? Better not do it? I would like to have both data in one log but... don't want to cause problems. I don't

Re: having more than one process write to one log

2006-10-19 Thread Bill Moran
In response to Zbigniew Szalbot [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello, I will appreciate your advice. Is it possible and *safe* to allow two different processes (dovecot and exim) to write to one log? Better not do it? I would like to have both data in one log but... don't want to cause problems. I

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-10-19 11:48, Martin McCormick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: RW writes: There is an alternative uid 0 user called toor which you can use if you want to use bash as root. OTOH hand there is a school of thought that you shouldn't be too comfortable as root. My thanks to all. On

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Gary Kline
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 03:22:44AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2006-10-18 17:14, Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 12:57:08AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2006-10-18 14:12, Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This would work [or ought to!]; right

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Gary Kline
On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 05:22:44PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Oct 18, 2006, at 5:14 PM, Gary Kline wrote: This would work [or ought to!]; right now, all my mail e[x]change entries are equi-valued at 50. But this seems like a back door way of dealing with sendmail. I'm the

Which FreeBSD version, release shoult i use?

2006-10-19 Thread Agus
Hi to all, i am new to freebsd and was wondering which RELEASE or version should i put in a Production Server to offer free shell access an free web pages hosting. I downloaded RELEASE5.5 and the latest one 6.1. I tried to find s STABLE release but couldnt find one I apreciate any help

Re: Which FreeBSD version, release shoult i use?

2006-10-19 Thread Eric
Agus wrote: Hi to all, i am new to freebsd and was wondering which RELEASE or version should i put in a Production Server to offer free shell access an free web pages hosting. I downloaded RELEASE5.5 and the latest one 6.1. I tried to find s STABLE release but couldnt find one I apreciate

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Oct 19, 2006, at 12:38 PM, Gary Kline wrote: You can override MX prioritization by using a mailertable. But you will need to list IP addresses in square brackets to disable MX lookups and force other MX hosts to relay mail to where-ever you want. Therefore, the simple answer is to make sure

Re: Which FreeBSD version, release shoult i use?

2006-10-19 Thread Robert Joosten
Hi, I tried to find s STABLE release but couldnt find one A stable ? Read http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/current-stable.html . I would opt for 6. Hth. Regards, Robert ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: having more than one process write to one log

2006-10-19 Thread Zbigniew Szalbot
Hi there, On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, Eric wrote: I will appreciate your advice. Is it possible and *safe* to allow two different processes (dovecot and exim) to write to one log? Better not do it? I would like to have both data in one log but... don't want to cause problems. I don't think Windows

cyrus-sasl sendmail compile error

2006-10-19 Thread Mike Spenard
Following this doc on sendmail-auth... http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/smtp-auth.html I go to recompile sendmail after # cd /usr/src/usr.sbin/sendmail # make cleandir # make obj # make # make install and I get... cc:

Recommended Hardware

2006-10-19 Thread Wayne
Is there a list of recommended hardware for FreeBSD (i386 in my case)? I know there is a Hardware Notes section in the release notes, that's not what I'm asking! If I was going to build or spec' a system, what subset of the supported hardware is best? I've heard cons, like manufacturer's

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Gary Kline
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 12:54:02PM +0100, Jan Grant wrote: On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Gary Kline wrote: I would have suggested the DNS approach except that when I looked, tao.thought.org didn't exist in your DNS (as an A record) and since ns1 looked like a dialup account, I assumed you're using

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Martin McCormick
Alex Zbyslaw writes: set prompt=hello%{^G%}there where ^G is a single control char, not two chars. Thanks. It works perfectly. I am reading the man for tcsh again to attempt to figure out what I missed the first time. ___

Re: Which FreeBSD version, release shoult i use?

2006-10-19 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 05:08:07PM -0300, Agus wrote: Hi to all, i am new to freebsd and was wondering which RELEASE or version should i put in a Production Server to offer free shell access an free web pages hosting. I downloaded RELEASE5.5 and the latest one 6.1. I tried to find s STABLE

if_em.c with fast intr-handler / taskqueues

2006-10-19 Thread usleepless
Hi, where can i read a copy of the if_em.c with the fast int-handler + taskqueues? IIRC it was written by scott long. but if i view the CVS log for the file, these changes were pulled. i would like to read this code. regards, usleep ___

Re: Recommended Hardware

2006-10-19 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 04:26:38PM -0400, Wayne wrote: Is there a list of recommended hardware for FreeBSD (i386 in my case)? I know there is a Hardware Notes section in the release notes, that's not what I'm asking! If I was going to build or spec' a system, what subset of the supported

chunk size

2006-10-19 Thread Leidecker
Hi there, I ran into trouble with memory allocation in freebsd. In Linux, informations on heap chunks are stored with the actual data. That's why a chunks' size is four bytes before the raw data. Let's say, there is memory allocated at address 0x0804b000. In Linux, that would return me the

Re: Recommended Hardware

2006-10-19 Thread Alex Zbyslaw
Wayne wrote: If I was going to build or spec' a system, what subset of the supported hardware is best? I've heard cons, like manufacturer's apathy or negativity towards FreeBSD. I guess Pros would include stable, actively developed drivers, consistency and long term availability of

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-10-19 12:38, Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 05:22:44PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote: You can override MX prioritization by using a mailertable. But you will need to list IP addresses in square brackets to disable MX lookups and force other MX hosts to relay

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2006-10-19 15:30, Martin McCormick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Alex Zbyslaw writes: set prompt=hello%{^G%}there where ^G is a single control char, not two chars. Thanks. It works perfectly. I am reading the man for tcsh again to attempt to figure out what I missed the first

Re: chunk size

2006-10-19 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Oct 19, 2006, at 9:23 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FreeBSD uses another malloc alternative where the data and the informations are splitted into two lists. The informations on sizes are stored in a page direcory list. Entries of that list point to their corresponding page with the data.

Re: Recommended Hardware

2006-10-19 Thread David Kelly
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 10:44:10PM +0100, Alex Zbyslaw wrote: Those have worked for me so far, and yes, it is labour intensive. If it was easy to do right then there wouldn't be any good reason for your boss not to hire the kid behind the counter at MacWhopperDoodle with a $0.50/hr raise to

RE: Xorg -configure results a black screen

2006-10-19 Thread Paul Schmehl
--On Thursday, October 19, 2006 19:30:45 +0200 Bjoern Thomsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi again, I am able to start Xorg, but kde does not start. It seems it still has problems with my display. The most important failure messages that showed up when trying to start kde are : Xsetroot:

Fwd: Which FreeBSD version, release shoult i use?

2006-10-19 Thread Agus
Thanxs, i will start with 6.1 then... -- Forwarded message -- From: Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 19-oct-2006 17:29 Subject: Re: Which FreeBSD version, release shoult i use? To: Agus [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at

Re: Automated installations

2006-10-19 Thread George Allan
On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 01:15:58AM +, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Be considerate of others. Please don't top post. Quoting George Allan: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am in search of an tool for automated installations. SOmething like Kickstart or Autoyast for Linux - just the

How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Agus
Hi all. I was reading the installation of freebsd and get that only partitions, sorry, labels a to h are allowed. is this so? So if i want to have the following scheme: / /home /usr /usr/local /tmp /var /var/log /homeb Can i make this? cause i tried, but i get an X in the label... Thanx

Re: cyrus-sasl sendmail compile error

2006-10-19 Thread Jonathan Horne
On Friday 20 October 2006 15:15, Mike Spenard wrote: Following this doc on sendmail-auth... http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/smtp-auth.html I go to recompile sendmail after # cd /usr/src/usr.sbin/sendmail # make cleandir # make obj # make # make install and I

Re: Why csh on Root?

2006-10-19 Thread Joerg Pernfuss
On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 08:03:02 -0500 Martin McCormick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any particular reason why FreeBSD has csh as the default root shell? Nothing really wrong with it except that I quit using csh about twelve years ago and so am a little rusty about the finer details

Re: How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Thursday, 19 October 2006 at 20:29:07 -0300, Agus wrote: Hi all. I was reading the installation of freebsd and get that only partitions, sorry, labels a to h are allowed. is this so? Yes. Also, you can't use 'c' for a partition, since it represents the whole disk, and on one disk at least

Re: How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Joerg Pernfuss
On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 20:29:07 -0300 Agus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all. I was reading the installation of freebsd and get that only partitions, sorry, labels a to h are allowed. is this so? So if i want to have the following scheme: / /home /usr /usr/local /tmp /var /var/log /homeb

Re: How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Greg 'groggy' Lehey
On Friday, 20 October 2006 at 1:48:35 +0200, Joerg Pernfuss wrote: On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 20:29:07 -0300, Agus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all. I was reading the installation of freebsd and get that only partitions, sorry, labels a to h are allowed. is this so? a-h are possible, yes, but b is

Question with mouse pointer

2006-10-19 Thread Jim Stapleton
What's the best way to get a larger pointer on my comptuer? I'm running Xorg/KDE. I tried to look, but the only thing I could find was cursor profiles, and I'd rather not have to figure out how to create a new profile... Sorry for the lack of specifics and details, but I'm not what else to put

Re: How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Joerg Pernfuss
On Fri, 20 Oct 2006 09:36:30 +0930 Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: a-h are possible, yes, but b is usually used for swap and c is reserved for internal use. Specifically, it represents the entire partition. Yes, of course. But stay away from it, internal use only, creates bad

Re: Question with mouse pointer

2006-10-19 Thread Norberto Meijome
On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 20:16:16 -0400 Jim Stapleton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What's the best way to get a larger pointer on my comptuer? I'm running Xorg/KDE. I tried to look, but the only thing I could find was cursor profiles, and I'd rather not have to figure out how to create a new

Re: How many Labels/partitions are permitted?

2006-10-19 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi, On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 08:29:07PM -0300, Agus wrote: Hi all. I was reading the installation of freebsd and get that only partitions, sorry, labels a to h are allowed. is this so? So if i want to have the following scheme: / /home /usr /usr/local /tmp /var /var/log /homeb

Re: can burn cd's, can't read once burnt

2006-10-19 Thread Rob Clark
Appears a PR was filed on the same model dvdr drive you have. Not sure it's relevant, but here is what I found: PR#: 94415 http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=94415 Regards, Rob On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 00:17:33 +1000 Timothy Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i have an odd issue with 6.0

Re: Digitemp on freebsd 6.1

2006-10-19 Thread Juha Saarinen
On 10/20/06, leo fante [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I'm trying to use digitemp (http://www.digitemp.com) on freebsd6.1 but my attempt so far is without success. Here what I've done, on a minimal freebsd installation: downloaded the 3.4.0 tgz, installed gmake, then compiled with gmake ds9097 (

Re: cyrus-sasl sendmail compile error

2006-10-19 Thread Mike Spenard
Hi John, Thanks for the hints. Libsm goes fine, then I go to build libsmutil and I get... # make make: don't know how to make /usr/local/include/sasl/prop.h. Stop prop.h seems to be part of cyrus-sasl2 and i'm following the docs and installing cyrus-sasl1. My make.conf also specifies

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Gary Kline
On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 12:47:25AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2006-10-19 12:38, Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 05:22:44PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote: [[ ... ]] I see an example as the equivalent of 10K words. I'll let Chuck write what he had

Re: mimedefang, perl, and amd64 trouble

2006-10-19 Thread Wes Peters
I have a 3-day-old mimedefang installation running on 2.1-p10 with no such problems. I'm completely up for debugging the problem if you've got a spare amd64 system you're not using. ;^) On Oct 17, 2006, at 6:54 PM, Michael W. Lucas wrote: Hi, (copying wes@, the mimedefang maintainer,

Re: tao.thought.org is back.....

2006-10-19 Thread Gary Kline
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 01:16:33PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Oct 19, 2006, at 12:38 PM, Gary Kline wrote: [[ save the electrons ]] Nope. What you've asked for now is different than what you originally asked for; if you don't want email for all users @thought.org to be