Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Josef Grosch
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 11:34:18PM -0800, George Allan wrote: On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 08:58:53AM +0300, g wrote: Is there any one model or product that would be better for Freebsd 6 (as this is my day in day out operating system). http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-mobile

Re: USB mass storage woes

2006-11-16 Thread Chris Hastie
On Wed, 15 Nov 2006, Chris Hastie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote But with the WD drive I see only one line: umass0: Western Digital External HDD, rev 2.00/6.02, addr 2 Well it appears that I have solved this problem by recompiling the kernel with device ehci It could, of course, be that I

Big external drives - which filesystem?

2006-11-16 Thread Chris Hastie
I've just acquired a Western Digital 200GB USB 2 external HDD. After some initial glitches my FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE machine seems to recognise it fine. It comes pre-formatted with a single FAT32 file system (although confusingly there is a note in the manual about FAT32 not supporting

Re: FreeBSD in Hawaii

2006-11-16 Thread Frank Shute
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 02:53:13PM -1000, Jerry Cerny wrote: Aloha FreeBSD, I am one of the Training Managers at the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training (PCATT), a non-credit, high-end IT certification training consortium of the University of Hawaii Community College System. We

Re: Big external drives - which filesystem?

2006-11-16 Thread Alistair Sutton
On 16/11/06, Chris Hastie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've just acquired a Western Digital 200GB USB 2 external HDD. After some initial glitches my FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE machine seems to recognise it fine. It comes pre-formatted with a single FAT32 file system (although confusingly there is a note

Re: CD Writing from non root accounts

2006-11-16 Thread Graham Bentley
http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/faq2.html#q15 3bsd# camcontrol devlist _NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG 2.18 at scbus0 target 1 lun 0 (pass0,cd0) _NEC DVD_RW ND-4570A 1.02at scbus1 target 0 lun 0 (pass1,cd1) 3bsd# cat /etc/devfs.conf # Allow members of the group wheel to mount the cdrom.

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread John Smith
On 11/16/06, g [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Folks, Well I stayed off the beer and other sinful delights for a while (month or so P:) and have raked together enough cash to buy a new laptop. For those of you out there with experience what would you advise. The plan would be for ..unfortunately

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Matthias Apitz
El día Thursday, November 16, 2006 a las 12:20:44PM +0300, John Smith escribió: On 11/16/06, g [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Folks, Well I stayed off the beer and other sinful delights for a while (month or so P:) and have raked together enough cash to buy a new laptop. For those of you out

Re: Error in c++ code when building php5-mysql

2006-11-16 Thread Gerard Seibert
On Wednesday November 15, 2006 at 08:33:20 (PM) Warren Liddell wrote: Im running FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE .. below is the error when trying to build this port.. == === Building for php5-mysql-5.2.0 /bin/sh /usr/ports/databases/php5-mysql/work/php-5.2.0/ext/mysql/libtool

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Norberto Meijome
On Thu, 16 Nov 2006 00:19:54 -0800 Josef Grosch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The only problem I had with the T43 was the fact it did not have a proper serial port. I was told to use some silly USB connector which never worked right. a z60m here - same , but my serial-over-usb works really well, a

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Norberto Meijome
On Thu, 16 Nov 2006 12:20:44 +0300 John Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would say Toshiba ;) Actually, yes - probably second only to IBMs in quality. #1 for features / price. I have had more issues with suspend/resume with Tosh than IBMs though. btw, there's a thread in mobile@ started a few

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread gb
Thanks Guys, I think that I might go with the Toshiba as unfortunately the Thinkpad seem a bit pricey (I can't stay of the booze any longer :) cheers g ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Zbigniew Szalbot
Hi, On Thu, 16 Nov 2006, gb wrote: Thanks Guys, I think that I might go with the Toshiba as unfortunately the Thinkpad seem a bit pricey (I can't stay of the booze any longer :) I am not sure Toshiba is so good any more. Maybe just a coincidence but we use three Ts in our organization.

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread nicky
I've got myself a Toshiba A100-159. Some issues: No sound, no Wireless (to be honest, i haven't really bothered with trying to fix these two yes). Sometimes i get some weird acpi errors in my daily output. It does have one of those 1400xsomething wide screens, which isn't supported (yet)

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread White Hat
On Thursday November 16, 2006 at 06:08:02 (AM) Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: I would expect it to shut up and work We have that expectation for a lot of our employees; however, as in your scenario, it has not panned out. -- White Hat I never worry about being driven to drink; I just worry about

solutions for web hosting server

2006-11-16 Thread Dan Catana
Hello to all, I have a question about what software is best for a good web hosting server on freeBSD, for one site hosting and for multiple site. The server I like to be secure. Programs I think is best for a web hosting are: - Apache 2 - MySQL 5 - PHP 5 - awstat - ftp server ... I don't

solutions for web hosting server

2006-11-16 Thread Dan Catana
Hello to all, I have a question about what software is best for a good web hosting server on freeBSD, for one site hosting and for multiple site. The server I like to be secure. Programs I think is best for a web hosting are: - Apache 2 - MySQL 5 - PHP 5 - awstat - ftp server ... I don't

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Norberto Meijome
On Thu, 16 Nov 2006 13:58:21 +0300 gb [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (I can't stay of the booze any longer :) mate, if your laptop purchases depend on your booze expenditure...you drink some expensive stuff! (or you have some really low priced hardware providers...which ones? ;) ) or maybe i dont

Re: solutions for web hosting server

2006-11-16 Thread Andy Greenwood
On 11/16/06, Dan Catana [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello to all, I have a question about what software is best for a good web hosting server on freeBSD, for one site hosting and for multiple site. The server I like to be secure. Programs I think is best for a web hosting are: - Apache 2 - MySQL

Big external drives - which filesystem?

2006-11-16 Thread Robert Huff
Chris Hastie writes: Is NTFS an option? You should check the archives ... but I believe the answer to that is No. Last I remember, NTFS write support was broken and read support was flakey in strange ways (i.e. worked for some people some of the time). (I just added an

Propose for a PCMCIA wireless card for laptops

2006-11-16 Thread Frozen
Hey, anyone who can propose for a (quite cheap) PCMCIA wireless card for laptops, easily supported by FreeBSD ? cause i recently found a pcmcia D-Link 610 wireless card, managed to enable her but doesn't function properly as it should.. Thanks in advance, Frozen

Re: solutions for web hosting server

2006-11-16 Thread Armin Arh
Depends on your application. There is no generally best solution. On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 02:19:49PM +0200, Dan Catana wrote: - Apache 2 I use caudium. Provides strong flexible content, and is easy to administer. - MySQL 5 Postgres is the right choice for me, provides integrity, is faster for

Portupgrade - missing packages

2006-11-16 Thread Jürgen Strass
Hi there, I'm new to FreeBSD and still trying out some things. After installing the 6.1-Release some days ago, I ran freebsd-update, portsnap and portupgrade to update the system / fix security issues. What I wanted to do was an entire upgrade based on binary packages. portupgrade -aPPR

vmware3 does not recognize hard disk raw device

2006-11-16 Thread Xavier Otazu
Hello: I've installed vmware3 on freebsd 6.0 from fresh ports. When configuring a new virtual machine, it tells me that all the /dev/hd? devices (i.e. /compat/linux/devhd?) are not read/write. I made a soft link from this device (in /compat/linux/dev/hda) to /dev/ad0. Then it

Re: Some php files in same directory of working files with same permissions won't process

2006-11-16 Thread John Vaughan
Hello list, Some new findings. . . A buddy (wes) on another list loaded the troublemaker index.php file using telnet and got: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~/Downloads$ telnet welcome.coe.jmu.edu 80 Trying 134.126.97.69.. . Connected to etv.jmu.edu. Escape character is '^]'. GET /dbadmin/index.php

Re: Some php files in same directory of working files with same permissions won't process

2006-11-16 Thread Christian Walther
Hi John, has this file been edited on another platform, Windows in particular? I've seen many occasions where people created a script using a windows text editor, saving it as a windows text file. While most scripting languages don't care about this, editing a windows text file on a unix box

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Nathan Vidican
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hi, On Thu, 16 Nov 2006, gb wrote: Thanks Guys, I think that I might go with the Toshiba as unfortunately the Thinkpad seem a bit pricey (I can't stay of the booze any longer :) I am not sure Toshiba is so good any more. Maybe just a coincidence but we use three

Re: Blank screen after using X

2006-11-16 Thread Christian Walther
Hi Ian, Hi list, thanks for your configuration. No problem with the delay. :) I removed your xorg.conf and your xorg.0.log, and added freebsd-questions to CC again. I tried your xorg.conf, but I'm afraid that I had no luck with it. It works for me as my old config did, but the error is still

Re: Shutting down as user

2006-11-16 Thread Henry Lenzi
On 11/16/06, Parv [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: in message [EMAIL PROTECTED], wrote Rem P Roberti thusly... I just installed 6.1 on an old laptop, and I am unable to shutdown as user. I get a permission denied error message. Other than already proposed solution, given that you are the only

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread David Robillard
Hi Folks, Well I stayed off the beer and other sinful delights for a while (month or so P:) and have raked together enough cash to buy a new laptop. For those of you out there with experience what would you advise. The plan would be for ..unfortunately Windoze (vba stuff for work), Freebsd, and

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread pete wright
On 11/15/06, g [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Folks, Well I stayed off the beer and other sinful delights for a while (month or so P:) and have raked together enough cash to buy a new laptop. For those of you out there with experience what would you advise. The plan would be for ..unfortunately

Re: solutions for web hosting server

2006-11-16 Thread Dan Catana
Thanks to all for replay. I have experience with linux, when I tell about iptables to use for firewall is because I use for firewall in linux world. I don't have experience with BSD and I don't now what exactly I must use for my server. I like to make a web server for company clients

Re: Blank screen after using X

2006-11-16 Thread Ian Smith
On Wed, 15 Nov 2006, Christian Walther wrote: I edited /etc/sysctl.conf and /boot/loader.conf, adding the parameter/values you've given me, and rebooted the machine afterwards, but it didn't change anything. They might regarding suspend/resume video, but no, not for this one .. As long

DRI-Problem with X on Thinpad T21 (was: Re: Blank screen after using X)

2006-11-16 Thread Christian Walther
Hi there, I poked around a bit, changing several settings and the modules to be loaded in xorg.conf. It turns out that the error is caused by DRI. I'm pretty sure I tried this before... So, disabling DRI by commenting out the module in xorg.conf makes X behave correctly, I can start and stop it

RE: APC SMART-UPS 750 VA

2006-11-16 Thread Mark
-Original Message- From: Lowell Gilbert [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: maandag 13 november 2006 17:13 To: Mark Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: APC SMART-UPS 750 VA Sounds like it might be the same one I'm using quite happily for my machines at home: [from

Re: APC SMART-UPS 750 VA

2006-11-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hmm, first snare. My new cable, 940-0024D, is not listed in the latest stable apcupsd; only 940-0024C. Will it be a problem if I just set it to 940-0024C? Or perhaps just UPSCABLE smart? Don't worry about it: either will almost certainly work. If neither one

deny of x sessions

2006-11-16 Thread Alain G. Fabry
Hey, I've just installed KDE 4.5.3 on a FreeBSD 6.1 system. I'm having problem getting an x-window from another PC when I'm connected to that PC via telnet (with ssh -X everything works fine) When I telnet to the other machine and export/setenv my DISPLAY environment towards the display

Atheros Wireless Chipsets?

2006-11-16 Thread Nate Peck
Dear All, How is the FreeBSD support for Atheros Chipsets? Is there 54 megabit speed? And also, how is WEP and/or WPA support? Nate Peck ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: FreeBSD in Hawaii

2006-11-16 Thread Jerry Cerny
Hi Matthew, Thanks for your return email and link to BSD certification. Aloha. Jerry On Thu, 16 Nov 2006, Matthew Seaman wrote: Jerry Cerny wrote: Aloha FreeBSD, I am one of the Training Managers at the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training (PCATT), a non-credit, high-end IT

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Erik Norgaard
g wrote: Is there any one model or product that would be better for Freebsd 6 (as this is my day in day out operating system). Any experiences and or advise would be much appreciated. I'd suggest you do NOT buy a Sony VAIO. The basic stuff works - like the screen, harddisk and keyboard -

Re: deny of x sessions

2006-11-16 Thread Garrett Cooper
Alain G. Fabry wrote: Hey, I've just installed KDE 4.5.3 on a FreeBSD 6.1 system. I'm having problem getting an x-window from another PC when I'm connected to that PC via telnet (with ssh -X everything works fine) When I telnet to the other machine and export/setenv my DISPLAY

Re: Atheros Wireless Chipsets?

2006-11-16 Thread Lukas Razik
Hi! How is the FreeBSD support for Atheros Chipsets? Is there 54 megabit speed? It's good. See here: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=athapropos=0sektion=0manpath=FreeBSD+6.1-RELEASEformat=html And also, how is WEP and/or WPA support? It's also good. It works for me... Regards,

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Philip Hallstrom
Is there any one model or product that would be better for Freebsd 6 (as this is my day in day out operating system). Any experiences and or advise would be much appreciated. I'd suggest you do NOT buy a Sony VAIO. The basic stuff works - like the screen, harddisk and keyboard - even

Re: Atheros Wireless Chipsets?

2006-11-16 Thread Christian Walther
Hi, it's not about the ath-chipset in this case. The chip works fine, but you should take care of the card you buy. Even if the chipset is supported the card might not work at all. So read the manpage and choose a card that is listed there -- including the revision number! I'm using a DWL G650

Firefox 2 and XFCE

2006-11-16 Thread VF
Hi, im working on a little old laptop Gataway. Celeron PII 500 // 512 Mo ram. #uname -a FreeBSD xx.dyndns.org 6.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #0: Sun May 7 04:32:43 UTC 2006 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 Im trying to use distcc for my compilations, on the

Re: deny of x sessions

2006-11-16 Thread Alain G. Fabry
With ssh it works, both with -Y and -X, but I need this to work also with regular telnet. Thanks, On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 11:53:18AM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote: Alain G. Fabry wrote: Hey, I've just installed KDE 4.5.3 on a FreeBSD 6.1 system. I'm having problem getting an x-window

Re: deny of x sessions

2006-11-16 Thread Garrett Cooper
Alain G. Fabry wrote: With ssh it works, both with -Y and -X, but I need this to work also with regular telnet. Thanks, On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 11:53:18AM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote: Alain G. Fabry wrote: Hey, I've just installed KDE 4.5.3 on a FreeBSD 6.1 system. I'm having

Re: deny of x sessions

2006-11-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Alain G. Fabry [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hey, I've just installed KDE 4.5.3 on a FreeBSD 6.1 system. I'm having problem getting an x-window from another PC when I'm connected to that PC via telnet (with ssh -X everything works fine) When I telnet to the other machine and

FreeBSD 6.1 i386 Installation Questions!

2006-11-16 Thread VeeJay
I am installing FreeBSD 6.1 i386 on my Web Server: Could you guys advise that 1. What should be the minimum / (Root) Partition Size? (So, I don't waste lot of space just for Root) 2. What should be the minimum /usr Partition Size? 3. For a FreeBSD Web Server (with mysql), what should be ideal

Re: FreeBSD 6.1 i386 Installation Questions!

2006-11-16 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Nov 16, 2006, at 2:46 PM, VeeJay wrote: Could you guys advise that 1. What should be the minimum / (Root) Partition Size? (So, I don't waste lot of space just for Root) It would help to mention which version of the OS you have: 128MB is probably a reasonable minimum, I tend to use

Beginner - distcc error - Free BSD 6.1

2006-11-16 Thread VF
Hi, im working on a little old laptop Gataway. Celeron PII 500 // 512 Mo ram. #uname -a FreeBSD xx.dyndns.org 6.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #0: Sun May 7 04:32:43 UTC 2006 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 Im trying to use distcc for my compilations, on the

Bind problems with certain ports.

2006-11-16 Thread Beech Rintoul
I have bind9 installed from the ports. I'm getting errors on certain ports that PORT_REPLACES_BASE_BIND9 causes build problems. First question is how to go back to the base version without wiping out my zone files etc? I have NO_BIND= TRUE in /etc/make config. Second question is it possible

Bind problems with certain ports.

2006-11-16 Thread Beech Rintoul
I have bind9 installed from the ports. I'm getting errors on certain ports that PORT_REPLACES_BASE_BIND9 causes build problems. First question is how to go back to the base version without wiping out my zone files etc? I have NO_BIND= TRUE in /etc/make config. Second question is it possible

TCP parameters

2006-11-16 Thread Dieter
In the process of debugging a not-working-so-well TCP application, I've been asked to provide: cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_window_scaling cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_wmem Which of course results in No such file or directory. I suspect these are from Linux. Are there equivalent parameters in

Re: Beginner - distcc error - Free BSD 6.1

2006-11-16 Thread Michael Johnson
On 11/16/06, VF [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, im working on a little old laptop Gataway. Celeron PII 500 // 512 Mo ram. #uname -a FreeBSD xx.dyndns.org 6.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #0: Sun May 7 04:32:43 UTC 2006 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 Im trying to use

Re: TCP parameters

2006-11-16 Thread Bill Moran
On Thu, 16 Nov 2006 15:17:26 + Dieter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In the process of debugging a not-working-so-well TCP application, I've been asked to provide: cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_window_scaling cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_wmem Which of course results in No such file or

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread Gary Kline
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 11:34:18PM -0800, George Allan wrote: On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 08:58:53AM +0300, g wrote: Is there any one model or product that would be better for Freebsd 6 (as this is my day in day out operating system). http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-mobile

how to get an old Port

2006-11-16 Thread Marwan Sultan
Hello poeple, I updated my src tree and my ports, but i'm looking to install older release of one or two ports than this latest, I checked freebsd ftp side, but didnot find anything, anyone knows where is the older version ports are? Thank you. Marwan Sultan

Tracking for Multiple Machines

2006-11-16 Thread George Allan
The section in the Handbook presents a solution for a scenario in which all machines in a build set are more less identical, or sufficiently generic enough that each machine's make.conf is the same, the exception being the build machine's own make.conf (which can specify that multiple kernels are

Re: APC SMART-UPS 750 VA

2006-11-16 Thread jdow
From: Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Lowell Gilbert Sounds like it might be the same one I'm using quite happily for my machines at home: [from dmesg:] ugen0: APC Back-UPS ES 750 FW:819.z2.D USB FW:z2, rev 1.10/1.06, addr 2 Hmm, first snare. My new cable, 940-0024D, is not listed in the

Re: Tracking for Multiple Machines

2006-11-16 Thread Jonathan Horne
On Thursday 16 November 2006 20:48, George Allan wrote: The section in the Handbook presents a solution for a scenario in which all machines in a build set are more less identical, or sufficiently generic enough that each machine's make.conf is the same, the exception being the build machine's

Re: FreeBSD 6.1 i386 Installation Questions!

2006-11-16 Thread VeeJay
On 11/16/06, Chuck Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Nov 16, 2006, at 2:46 PM, VeeJay wrote: Could you guys advise that 1. What should be the minimum / (Root) Partition Size? (So, I don't waste lot of space just for Root) It would help to mention which version of the OS you have: 128MB

Re: FreeBSD Host

2006-11-16 Thread Marc G. Fournier
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 - --On Sunday, November 12, 2006 10:37:03 -0900 Beech Rintoul [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a new client which I'm not going to host on my server (my bandwidth is getting a bit tight). Does anyone know of a good FreeBSD host with reasonable

RE: FreeBSD Host

2006-11-16 Thread Wood, Russell
- --On Sunday, November 12, 2006 10:37:03 -0900 Beech Rintoul [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a new client which I'm not going to host on my server (my bandwidth is getting a bit tight). Does anyone know of a good FreeBSD host with reasonable prices? Our clients seem to think we are

RE: APC SMART-UPS 750 VA

2006-11-16 Thread Mark
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of jdow Sent: vrijdag 17 november 2006 3:52 To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: APC SMART-UPS 750 VA Hmm, first snare. My new cable, 940-0024D, is not listed in the latest stable

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread perryh
I'd suggest you do NOT buy a Sony VAIO ... - I still have unresolved problems with ACPI ... - Battery does not hold what it says: I have never got more than 1:30 out of it - and they claim more than 3 hours - (I assume with power off) These are very likely related. It is quite

Restarting DSL connection without reboot?

2006-11-16 Thread Nejc Skoberne
Dear community, I am having continuous problems with ADSL connections and FreeBSD servers. I am running a few dozens of FreeBSD boxes and today in the morning a lot of them were without internet connectivity. Looks like our provider had some maintenance work or something. What happened: the