Re: Question about FreeBSD installation procedure

2009-09-29 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Bret Busby wrote: On Sat, 26 Sep 2009, Manolis Kiagias wrote: Bret Busby wrote: Hello. I have been interested in installing FreeBSD on my laptop (HP/Compaq NX5000, 2MB RAM), in a free 20MB partition. I really hope you meant Gb here ;) I noticed that the Linux Format magazine to which

Re: Swaping Fs (from ntfs to ufs), or ntfs3g?

2009-09-29 Thread Jeronimo Calvo
great I will do a massive Cp as both fs are mounted under BSD, (ntfs just with read access)... should you suggest guy to do a normal #cp /media/DATAWIN /media/UFShd as there is no any soft and hard links on this partition... will be fine? Thanks! 2009/9/28 Jerry McAllister jerr...@msu.edu:

How to restore Base_Bind on amd64 7.2 p3 -

2009-09-29 Thread David Southwell
Hi I installed bind96 without keeping base-bind and am now having problems with some ports not compiling. What is the simpliest way to restore the original system Base_Bind? Thanks in advance David ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Disk Cloning

2009-09-29 Thread RW
On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 20:08:43 -0600 (MDT) Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, RW wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 02:22:31 +0200 Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: doing 1:1 copies with dd is always possible and will keep content identically; remember to copy the MBR

Adding Windows Machine to LDAP

2009-09-29 Thread KIRAN
HI All, I am FreeBSD User I am using samba domain, Recently 20 day's back I have updated ports. After updating the ports I am not able to join Windows desktop samba domain. Kindly do the need full (Before joining the domain I use to configure wins IP into the windows machine) Kindly do the

Re: Adding Windows Machine to LDAP

2009-09-29 Thread Olivier Nicole
Hi Kiran, I am FreeBSD User I am using samba domain, Recently 20 day's back I have updated ports. After updating the ports I am not able to join Windows desktop samba domain. I think you must give more details about your configuration. In the message title you mention LDAP, but you don't

Re: How to restore Base_Bind on amd64 7.2 p3

2009-09-29 Thread Алексеев Александр
Исходное сообщение Тема: Re: How to restore Base_Bind on amd64 7.2 p3 - Дата: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 14:51:00 +0400 От: Алексеев Александр aleks...@rumonitor.ru Кому: David Southwell da...@vizion2000.net Ссылки: f26af28b92f447f7a85c19c38cbcf...@sleuth64 Please

Re: Adding Windows Machine to LDAP

2009-09-29 Thread Алексеев Александр
Ports update could affect the efficiency of Samba. Perhaps you have updated your software, that effect on one of the libraries. Try to rebuild Samba. -- Alexandr A Alexeev http://www.unixcommunity.net/ KIRAN пишет: HI All, I am FreeBSD User I am using samba domain, Recently 20 day's

Re: Adding Windows Machine to LDAP

2009-09-29 Thread Алексеев Александр
Ports update could affect the efficiency of Samba. Perhaps you have updated your software, that effect on one of the libraries. Try to rebuild Samba. -- Alexandr A Alexeev http://www.unixcommunity.net/ KIRAN пишет: HI All, I am FreeBSD User I am using samba domain, Recently 20 day's back

NetGear WPN111 and FreeBSD 7.2

2009-09-29 Thread Leonardo M . Ramé
Hi, I just bought an NetGear WPN111 USB Wireless adapter after reading the Wireless Networking section of the workbook, but unfortunately I can't make it work. I included this in my /boot/loader.conf: if_ath_load=YES wlan_scan_ap_load=YES wlan_scan_sta_load=YES wlan_wep_load=YES

Re: NetGear WPN111 and FreeBSD 7.2

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Leonardo M. Ram? wrote: Hi, I just bought an NetGear WPN111 USB Wireless adapter after reading the Wireless Networking section of the workbook, but unfortunately I can't make it work. I included this in my /boot/loader.conf: if_ath_load=YES wlan_scan_ap_load=YES

Anyone using two monitors as extended desktop under FreeBSD??

2009-09-29 Thread Jeronimo Calvo
Im thinking to get a second monitor to use with my 7.2 STABLE workstation and my ati card using the following splitter: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Peripherals/Cabling/HDMI%2FMonitor+Cables/DVI+Splitter+Cable+?productId=17127 There is someone currently using any config like this? In this case

Re: Anyone using two monitors as extended desktop under FreeBSD??

2009-09-29 Thread Adam Vande More
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 8:51 AM, Jeronimo Calvo jeronimocal...@googlemail.com wrote: Im thinking to get a second monitor to use with my 7.2 STABLE workstation and my ati card using the following splitter:

Re: Anyone using two monitors as extended desktop under FreeBSD??

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Jeronimo Calvo wrote: Im thinking to get a second monitor to use with my 7.2 STABLE workstation and my ati card using the following splitter: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Peripherals/Cabling/HDMI%2FMonitor+Cables/DVI+Splitter+Cable+?productId=17127 That looks like a

disable ACPI for mouse

2009-09-29 Thread Eitan Adler
Is it possible to disable ACPI support for one specific device? (/dev/psm) ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: Anyone using two monitors as extended desktop under FreeBSD??

2009-09-29 Thread Adam Vande More
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 9:03 AM, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Jeronimo Calvo wrote: Im thinking to get a second monitor to use with my 7.2 STABLE workstation and my ati card using the following splitter:

Re: Swaping Fs (from ntfs to ufs), or ntfs3g?

2009-09-29 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 09:14:38AM +0100, Jeronimo Calvo wrote: great I will do a massive Cp as both fs are mounted under BSD, (ntfs just with read access)... should you suggest guy to do a normal #cp /media/DATAWIN /media/UFShd as there is no any soft and hard links on this

Re: Anyone using two monitors as extended desktop under FreeBSD??

2009-09-29 Thread Jeronimo Calvo
Great! I didn know that DVI was that clever!!! thats great news, as a splitter for 6 is much cheaper than any other tool... Well the HD7200... is a PCI-E card... (not sure if is 7200 but is from HD7xxx series), with DVI. 2009/9/29 Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.com: On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at

Re: hardening guideline for Freebsd 7.2

2009-09-29 Thread doug schmidt
center for internet security benchmarks; http://www.cisecurity.org/bench_freebsd.html On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 8:27 AM, Aflatoon Aflatooni aaflato...@yahoo.comwrote: Hi, Is there a hardening guideline for Freebsd 7.2? Thanks ___

Re: hardening guideline for Freebsd 7.2

2009-09-29 Thread krad
2009/9/29 doug schmidt douglas.j.schm...@gmail.com center for internet security benchmarks; http://www.cisecurity.org/bench_freebsd.html On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 8:27 AM, Aflatoon Aflatooni aaflato...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi, Is there a hardening guideline for Freebsd 7.2? Thanks

Netwroked Storage

2009-09-29 Thread Grant Peel
Hi all, For the past few months I have been researching methods to create a storage enclosure, perferably with out spending many 10s of k's of $'s. The intent here is to connect about 10 Web servers, each of them hosting about 200 domains, to a central storage system to house users home

Re: lacie external hard drive supported?

2009-09-29 Thread Chris Whitehouse
Bill Campbell wrote: On Sun, Sep 27, 2009, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Sep 26), Chris Whitehouse said: Hi all Does anyone have experience of a LaCie Hard Disk, Design by Neil Poulton eSATA, FireWire 400 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 1TB ? http://www.lacie.com/uk/products/product.htm?pid=11064

Re: Disk Cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 02:32:33 +0100, RW rwmailli...@googlemail.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 02:22:31 +0200 Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: doing 1:1 copies with dd is always possible and will keep content identically; remember to copy the MBR separately with bs=512 and count=1 from

Re: Question about FreeBSD installation procedure

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 12:36:00 +0800 (WST), Bret Busby b...@busby.net wrote: See http://busby.net/bret/Screenshot--dev-sda-GParted.png I think I do understand. You have: 1. a primary DOS partition which contains a NTFS file system 2. an extended DOS partition

RE: How to restore Base_Bind on amd64 7.2 p3

2009-09-29 Thread David Southwell
David Southwell пишет: Hi I installed bind96 without keeping base-bind and am now having problems with some ports not compiling. What is the simpliest way to restore the original system Base_Bind? Thanks in advance David ___

Re: Question about FreeBSD installation procedure

2009-09-29 Thread Tim Judd
On 9/29/09, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: snip Honestly, I've never seen the need for extended DOS partitions. Let's say you intendedly want to run a multi-OS system, then you can install four systems, each one in its own slice, and within the slice, the partitiions, if needed and

Re: NetGear WPN111 and FreeBSD 7.2

2009-09-29 Thread Leonardo M . Ramé
Thanks Warren, now how can I upgrade to 8 without destroying my current configuration? Leonardo M. Ramé http://leonardorame.blogspot.com --- On Tue, 9/29/09, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: From: Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com Subject: Re: NetGear WPN111 and FreeBSD 7.2 To:

Re: How to restore Base_Bind on amd64 7.2 p3

2009-09-29 Thread Frank Steinborn
David Southwell wrote: By base-bind I mean the version of bind that is included in freebsd 7.2 operating system which is a version earlier than the latest Bind96. When installing bind96 and I did not keep base-bind. Now multiple ports give the following type of problem -this is just one

sysctl kern.geom.debugflags ERROR when using Sysinstall to format HD (FreeBsd 7.2 STABLE)

2009-09-29 Thread Jeronimo Calvo
Hi folks!! Trying to create a new Ufs on a HD using sysinstall. im getting the following error: ERROR: Unable to write data to disk ad10! │ │ │ │To edit the labels on a running system set │

Re: sysctl kern.geom.debugflags ERROR when using Sysinstall to format HD (FreeBsd 7.2 STABLE)

2009-09-29 Thread Matthew Seaman
Jeronimo Calvo wrote: Hi folks!! Trying to create a new Ufs on a HD using sysinstall. im getting the following error: ERROR: Unable to write data to disk ad10! │ │ │ │To edit the labels on a running system set

RE: How to restore Base_Bind on amd64 7.2 p3

2009-09-29 Thread david
-Original Message- From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Frank Steinborn Sent: 29 September 2009 11:47 To: David Southwell Cc: ' ?'; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: How to restore

problems with hal in freebsd 7.2 i386

2009-09-29 Thread chrisa
I have several related problems with hald on 7.2 i386. First, on one machine (FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p2), hald will not start at startup, nor by executing the startup script /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald start. It doesn't exit with any error code: it simply produces no output at all, and ps -ax | grep hal

Re: Anyone using two monitors as extended desktop under FreeBSD??

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Adam Vande More wrote: That looks like a simple splitter that will just send the same signal to both monitors.  They would both display the same image, not an extended desktop. That's what I thought too prior to hooking it up and trying it.  Since then, I found DVI is

backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread PJ
I am getting more and more confused with all the info regarding backing up and cloning or moving systems from disk to disk or computer to computer. I would like to do 2 things: 1. clone several instances of 7.2 from and existing installation 2. set up a backup script to back up changes either

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, PJ wrote: I am getting more and more confused with all the info regarding backing up and cloning or moving systems from disk to disk or computer to computer. I would like to do 2 things: 1. clone several instances of 7.2 from and existing installation 2. set up a backup

Re: Disk Cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, RW wrote: On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 20:08:43 -0600 (MDT) Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, RW wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 02:22:31 +0200 Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: doing 1:1 copies with dd is always possible and will keep content

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 19:44:38 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: This may be clear to someone; it certainly is not to me. As I understand it, newfs will (re)format the slice. No. The newfs program does create a new file system. In other terminology, this can be called a formatting process.

Re: Disk Cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 18:15:00 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: For me, it would be because dealing with an individual 512-byte partition table file is easier than decompressing a multi-gigabyte image file to get at the first 512 bytes. There is a point where a dd copy of

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, Polytropon wrote: So far, I have been unable to dump the / slice, not even with the -L option. Always keep in mind: Use dump only on unmounted partitions. That is unnecessary. The -L option is there just for dumping mounted filesystems. -Warren Block * Rapid City,

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread PJ
Warren Block wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, PJ wrote: I am getting more and more confused with all the info regarding backing up and cloning or moving systems from disk to disk or computer to computer. I would like to do 2 things: 1. clone several instances of 7.2 from and existing

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Olivier Nicole
$ newfs -U /dev/ad2s1a $ mount /dev/ad2s1a /target $ cd /target $ dump -0Lauf - /dev/ad1s1a | restore -rf - [...] But what does that mean? But ad2s1a has just been newfs'd - so how can Thats ad*1*s1a that has just been formatted, not ad2... Best, Olivier

Re: Netwroked Storage

2009-09-29 Thread Mauro Rezzonico
Grant Peel wrote: The intent here is to connect about 10 Web servers, each of them hosting about 200 domains, to a central storage system to house users home directories. It might be worth noting that the Web machines host a full array of software, i.e. Mail, Web, MySQL, PHP etc. I don't

Re: Netwroked Storage

2009-09-29 Thread Olivier Nicole
Hi, For the past few months I have been researching methods to create a storage enclosure, perferably with out spending many 10s of k's of $'s. You can asemble the machine yourself, I have put up a storage (for back-up, slow SATA disks, 7.5 TB, only one quad core AMD 1.9 GHz and 4GB RAM) for

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 19:09:51 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, Polytropon wrote: So far, I have been unable to dump the / slice, not even with the -L option. Always keep in mind: Use dump only on unmounted partitions. That is unnecessary. The -L

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 21:26:19 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: But what does that mean? But ad2s1a has just been newfs'd - so how can it be dumped if its been formatted? When you're working on this low level, triple-check all your commands. Failure to do so can cause data loss. In the

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread PJ
You are a Master among masters... extraordianry understanding of the genre and ver, very clear explanations... I guess my filter between the brain and the computer is a bit foggy... :-( I really appreciate your explanations. But I still have a couple of small questions below... Polytropon wrote:

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread PJ
Olivier Nicole wrote: $ newfs -U /dev/ad2s1a $ mount /dev/ad2s1a /target $ cd /target $ dump -0Lauf - /dev/ad1s1a | restore -rf - [...] But what does that mean? But ad2s1a has just been newfs'd - so how can Thats ad*1*s1a that has just been formatted, not

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread PJ
Polytropon wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 21:26:19 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: But what does that mean? But ad2s1a has just been newfs'd - so how can it be dumped if its been formatted? When you're working on this low level, triple-check all your commands. Failure to do so

eSpeak??

2009-09-29 Thread Gary Kline
PEople, Can anybody clue me in on using eSpeak with OOo? Be greak to have a plugin for OO? Also, how do I choose different Voices than the default? thanks much, gary -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:23:00 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: I feel a bit stupid, as usual, my carelessness led me to miss the difference between ad1 and ad2... dumb, dumb, dumb. As long as you realize it BEFORE any writing operation, it's no problem. Keep in mind that the numbering of

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
Forgot to mention this: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:23:00 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: 1. will the s1a slice dump the entire system, that is, the a, d, e, f and g slices or is it partitions? The ad0s1 slice (containing the a, d, e, f and g partitions) can be copied 1:1 with dd. By

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:48:30 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: Duh I think I see where this is leading... I'm pretty sure it was issued from / which makes it redundant, right? I should have issued it from somewhere else, like from home, usr or whatever but not from / as that is what

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, PJ wrote: $ newfs -U /dev/ad2s1a $ mount /dev/ad2s1a /target $ cd /target $ dump -0Lauf - /dev/ad1s1a | restore -rf - dump is reading /dev/ad1s1a and using stdout for output. restore is writing to the current directory (/target) and is reading from stdin. But what

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, Polytropon wrote: Forgot to mention this: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:23:00 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: 1. will the s1a slice dump the entire system, that is, the a, d, e, f and g slices or is it partitions? The ad0s1 slice (containing the a, d, e, f and g

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, Polytropon wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:48:30 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: Duh I think I see where this is leading... I'm pretty sure it was issued from / which makes it redundant, right? I should have issued it from somewhere else, like from home, usr or

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 21:37:50 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: Why make it harder than it needs to be? Call it / or /var or /usr instead of /dev/ad0s1whatever. dump will handle it. This works without problems as long as it is running from the system to be copied. In case

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Warren Block wrote: On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, Polytropon wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 22:48:30 -0400, PJ af.gour...@videotron.ca wrote: Duh I think I see where this is leading... I'm pretty sure it was issued from / which makes it redundant, right? I should have issued it

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Warren Block
On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, Polytropon wrote: On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 21:37:50 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: Why make it harder than it needs to be? Call it / or /var or /usr instead of /dev/ad0s1whatever. dump will handle it. This works without problems as long as it is

Re: backups cloning

2009-09-29 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 21:49:01 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: So usually I back up /, /var, and /usr to files on a USB disk or sshfs. Then I switch to the new target system, booting it with a FreeBSD disk and doing a minimal install. That makes sure the MBR is

Re: Netwroked Storage

2009-09-29 Thread Grant Peel
- Original Message - From: Mauro Rezzonico l...@ch23.org To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 9:46 PM Subject: Re: Netwroked Storage Grant Peel wrote: The intent here is to connect about 10 Web servers, each of them hosting about 200 domains, to a