Sequence of execution of getopt() and usage()...

2006-09-11 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, This is a general FreeBSD source related question, and I am posting it here, as it did not fit in any other FreeBSD lists... While browsing through sources for different userland utilities (cat, chmod, and so on), I noticed that in main(), first getopt() is called in a while loop, and then

Re: Help

2006-10-10 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 10/10/06, Nikola Popovski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi for the first time i have install FreeBsd 6.1 and i have a problem. I use standard setup and when a make all partition for BSD root swap usr then the problem begins. The messege Unable to write data to disk ad2! I make just one partition

Re: Mail etiquette (was: What is this mean by this term)

2007-01-18 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 1/19/07, Jay Chandler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Have any of these disclaimers ever proven to be even the slightest bit legally enforceable? I mean, for God's sake, they're at the bottom of the message, essentially telling you not to read the message you just read. [...] They *assume* that

Re: Problem upgrading from 6.1-RELEASE to 6.2-RELEASE

2007-01-23 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 1/20/07, Colin Percival [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Amarendra Godbole wrote: Fetching metadata index... done. Fetching 1 metadata patches. done. Applying metadata patches... done. Fetching 1 metadata files... failed. Is this because of a connectivity issue on my end, or some issue

Anyone used ndis successfully?

2007-02-01 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I am trying to convert a ZTE pcmcia card .sys and .inf file to be used with my IBM T60 notebook, but I hit a segfault in ndiscvt. There are two problems infact: 1. ndisgen remains in a tight loop, telling me that my .INF file format is invalid. Upon investigation, I see that there is a

Re: Anyone used ndis successfully?

2007-02-01 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 2/1/07, Lord Alabattai [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am currently using ndis driver, but ndisgen works just fine for me. Are you sure you've got the right driver files? And what is your FreeBSD version? [...] I guess the driver files are correct, since I picked them up from the CD, and I run

Sierra Wireless AirCard 555 drivers (?), and NDIS...

2007-03-28 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, This might be a slightly offtopic question - I have a bunch of Sierra Wireless AirCard 555 driver/firmware files, and I am unable to figure out which is the correct .inf file, or which are the remaining firmware files. I could only recognize the driver, which had a .sys extension. These

No /boot/loader

2007-11-21 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I installed FreeBSD 7.0-current snapshot [200710] on my laptop. I have two issues, of which second is major: 1. It could not find any X filesets 2. After rebooting, it tells me something like No /boot/loader, and does not boot. I tried to google for #2, but found no solution. I am surely

Re: Cannot pkg_add linux-flashplugin7

2007-04-03 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 3/31/07, Joseph Marah [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have tried to a couple of times to install a Micromedia-alike flash plugin for FreeBSD but failed. So far I have successfully installed the linux-pluginwrapper as a requirement at /usr/ports/www/linuxpluginwrapper. So I tried

Re: Should sudo be used?

2007-04-05 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 4/5/07, Victor Engmark [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I thought it would be a good idea to use sudo on my FreeBSD laptop, but I'm having doubts after checking the handbook (it's not mentioned at all) and Google (most of the articles were obscure and / or old). Are you using sudo? If not,

lpd refuses to print from a machine with a DHCP assigned IP address...

2007-04-06 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, My FreeBSD box picks up its IP through DHCP. Now I configured a printer on this machine, using apsfilter. So far so good. Now when I try to print anything, I see the following error in the lpd-errs file: Apr 6 11:00:03 zimbu lpd[1501]: unable to get official name for local

Re: lpd refuses to print from a machine with a DHCP assigned IP address...

2007-04-07 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 4/6/07, Derek Ragona [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You don't say if your DHCP IP is a private LAN IP or a public IP. Oops...my mistake. It is a private LAN IP, and not a public IP. And since the box is a laptop, I cannot really have a static IP assigned to it (though I am allowed to), as I keep

Moving existing FreeBSD system to a new harddisk...

2007-04-18 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I have FreeBSD 6.2 installed on a Dell Latitude D400 laptop. The harddisk is 40G, with FreeBSD occupying about 25G, and remaining to Windows. I have received a replacement for this hard disk, which is a bigger capacity one - 80G. I have to move the existing FreeBSD system from the old to the

[solution] Re-installing Windows *after* FreeBSD

2007-04-18 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I recently came across a problem where I had to re-install Windows XP on my laptop, which already had FreeBSD on the second slice. I am sure many must have faced this issue, and hence I am posting this solution that I adopted to re-install Windows (okay, here I already have two slices, first

Re: Moving existing FreeBSD system to a new harddisk...

2007-04-18 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 4/19/07, Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Let's assume the old disk is ad0 and the new one is ad1 and MS occupies the first slice (called primary partition) of each disk. So, FreeBSD then is currently in /dev/ad0s2 and you want to put it in /dev/ad1s2. [...] Thanks all for the

Tagging email subject line with something like [fbsd-questions]

2007-04-25 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I subscribe to many fbsd lists through gmail, and am not able to visually detect which email was sent to which fbsd list. Is it possible to add a tag in the subject line, something like, [fbsd-q], or [fbsd-questions], or similar so that emails can be visually classified? Given that these

Re: Tagging email subject line with something like [fbsd-questions]

2007-04-25 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 4/25/07, Andy Greenwood [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 4/25/07, Alex Zbyslaw [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Amarendra Godbole wrote: I subscribe to many fbsd lists through gmail, and am not able to visually detect which email was sent to which fbsd list. Is it possible to add a tag

Re: Setting locale information

2007-05-18 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 5/16/07, Charlie Farinella [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I need to set locale values to en_US.UTF-8 system wide. Is /etc/login.conf the right place to do that? [...] From my /etc/profile: [...] # For the setting of languages and character sets please see # login.conf(5) and in particular the

Wierd postfix/cyrus SASL error...

2007-05-31 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I use postfix as an smtp client to deliver email to our enterprise smtp server. Since the smtp server needs authentication, I used cyrus sasl with postfix and things worked fine. After a portupgrade, postfix has stopped working, and gives some wierd authentication error. Googling did not

Re: Wierd postfix/cyrus SASL error...

2007-06-01 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 5/31/07, Paul Schmehl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a similar setup: smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes smtpd_sasl_security_options = noanonymous smtpd_sasl_local_domain = $myhostname smtpd_sasl_application_name = smtpd broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes permit_sasl_authenticated But I don't

Increase in the number of ports: upgrade xorg to 7.2...

2007-06-08 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I recently upgraded to xorg 7.2 by doing a complete portupgrade. I run FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE, with the default kernel, and default settings. Initially I had about 230 packages installed, and after the upgrade the number has gone up to 450! Lot of these seem to be X related packages. Does xorg

Re: Sendmail and smtp-auth against passwd

2006-11-28 Thread Amarendra Godbole
On 11/27/06, Vince [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Matthias Fechner wrote: Hi, i tried to get smtp-auth against the pass working but it is not work. I must add users with saslpasswd2 to the sasldb but I want to auth my smtp users with there normal password without the need to add them to an

PC-BSD 1.2: /dev/agpgart missing on i810 chipset

2006-12-17 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi All, I installed PC-BSD 1.2 (FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE-p2) on a PC with i810 chipset. Well, as you might have guessed from the subject, X did not start, with an error indicating the /dev/agpgart was not present. AFAIK, agp, drm support is built-in for FreeBSD 6.1 - so I am not sure why

Problem upgrading from 6.1-RELEASE to 6.2-RELEASE

2007-01-17 Thread Amarendra Godbole
Hi, I run 6.1-RELEASE, and am trying to upgrade it to 6.2-RELEASE using the freebsd-update.sh script, and the instructions provided here: http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2006-11-26-freebsd-6.1-to-6.2-binary-upgrade.html, without success! The script hits sporadic problems fetching files. For