Really strange resolution problems on xorg with a laptop

2008-12-24 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have a HP Pavilion dv5000 and any standard xorg app like xterm or anything else that comes with xorg seems to work fine but every other X application has either HUGE (one character fills the whole screen) fonts and/or other weirdness (it could be fonts but who knows) I just did a complete

Re: Really strange resolution problems on xorg with a laptop

2008-12-24 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Polytropon wrote: On Wed, 24 Dec 2008 11:16:49 -0500, Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: I have a HP Pavilion dv5000 and any standard xorg app like xterm or anything else that comes with xorg seems to work fine but every other X application has either HUGE (one character

OT: how many rankmount units is a tower-case

2009-01-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have a server that is a full tower case and want to co-locate it and all the providers list pricing in rackmount units so what value of x in xU should I get? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: OT: how many rankmount units is a tower-case

2009-01-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Jon Radel wrote: Erik Trulsson wrote: I suspect that many co-location services either only accepts rack-mountable servers, or charge extra for non-rackmounted cases, so it might be worth checking that. A non-rackmountable case would require a shelf of some sort, which costs money

Re: OT: how many rankmount units is a tower-case

2009-01-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Erik Trulsson wrote: On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 08:30:50AM -0500, Glen Barber wrote: On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:21 AM, Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: I have a server that is a full tower case and want to co-locate it and all the providers list pricing in rackmount

Re: OT: how many rankmount units is a tower-case

2009-01-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Glen Barber wrote: On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:21 AM, Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: I have a server that is a full tower case and want to co-locate it and all the providers list pricing in rackmount units so what value of x in xU should I get? When it comes

wireless on a hp pavillion dv5000

2009-01-05 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have installed the ndis stuff and it sees the mac address but when i push the power button on the wireless (build into the laptop) it does not power on the wireless card any ideas? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Sun sucks

2009-01-08 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Andrew Gould wrote: On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Ansar Mohammed ans...@gmail.com wrote: So I am trying to build Java on FreeBSD 7.0. I need to REGSITER to download the Timezone Java patch. After registering Sun complains that they don't like my ID and I need to provide more

Re: Sun sucks

2009-01-09 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
RW wrote: On Thu, 08 Jan 2009 23:16:25 -0500 Steve Bertrand st...@ibctech.ca wrote: RW wrote: Just create a new account for some made-up name, don't specify any company, download your file, and then (if you really care) go through the hoops afterwards. Improper

does IPI_PREEMPTION in the kernel config do anything

2009-01-10 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
For the last year I have been using IPI_PREEMPTION in my kernel config and I know back then it helped quite a bit on the performence of my dual core... now I am setting a 4 core machine using 7.1pl1 (i386) [on the dual core I {and will continue} to use -current] and was just wondering if

Re: intel 64-bit version?

2009-02-02 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Sam Fourman Jr. wrote: It is a little more complicated... i386 also supports 4GB with the PAE kernel option... it is frequently better to use this then to use amd64 because (a decreasing I hope) number of ports do not compile and/or work properly on amd64... for example if your using the machine

Re: intel 64-bit version?

2009-02-02 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Andreas Rudisch wrote: On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 06:24:35 -0800 (PST) gahn ipfr...@yahoo.com wrote: What is the image for intel 64-bit version of freebsd? i have xeon machine and would like to install freebsd on it. You can use 7.1-RELEASE-i386 (32bit) or 7.1-RELEASE-amd64 (64bit)

Re: openoffice-3.0.1 broken on FreeBSD

2009-02-07 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Marco Beishuizen wrote: Hi, Trying to run OO-3.0.1 crashes OO with the following error messages and ends into and enless loop trying to restart and crashing again: ... (soffice:2726): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkSpinButton: setting an adjustment with non-zero page size is deprecated Xlib: extension

Re: portmanager/portmaster like application for packages?

2009-03-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Fbsd1 wrote: I am looking for software like portmanager/portmaster but works on the package system instead of the port system. Is there such am application available? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Xorg mouse and massive error log messages problems

2009-03-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Fbsd1 wrote: Just installed Xorg package from parkages-current hoping to get environment containing all the fixes. Still have the no mouse curser movement on xfce desktop. Adding Option AllowEmptyInput Off statement to ServerLayout section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf got the mouse curser moving.

Re: portmanager/portmaster like application for packages?

2009-03-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Fbsd1 wrote: Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: Fbsd1 wrote: I am looking for software like portmanager/portmaster but works on the package system instead of the port system. Is there such am application available? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

Re: MySQL / php differ

2009-03-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Jos Chrispijn wrote: | FreeBSD 6.4-STABLE Just upgraded my MySQL server/client to v5.0.77 and php version to php5-5.2.8 but something struck my eye when opening phpmyadmin, saying: 'Your PHP MySQL library version 4.0.27 differs from your MySQL server version 5.0.77. This may cause

Re: libpthread not found

2009-03-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Then you will need to limit it to diablo only by placing it in the exec path in []'s m.borsat...@alice.it wrote: amm ... when I change the 'candidate' something strange begins to happen: bash doesn't work anymore, saying that it does not find the library. this happens as soon as I do the

Re: libpthread not found

2009-03-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
m.borsat...@alice.it wrote: Hi. I've installed netbeans from ports without error messages. when I started the program I got an error like this: libpthread.so.2 needed by java not found. I've verified that there is a libpthread.so.20 in /usr/local/lib/pth. I've done a rough attempt making a

OT: what is the X11 equiv of /dev/null

2009-03-02 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I often want to run applications from my PC (actually the dual boot partition on my desktop 7.1) on one of the X11 capable 7.1 machine at work (identical configs except for dual booting) and want to be able to open applications (like deluge) on the work machine that require a X11 server... I

Re: OT: what is the X11 equiv of /dev/null

2009-03-02 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Kevin Kinsey wrote: Modulok wrote: I was thinking is there someway to direct a X11 app to target the X11 equiv of /dev/null ? ...what? What problem are you trying to solve, exactly? -Modulok- I'd have to assume he wants to call a remote X program from his terminal and not have the program's

OT: saving thunderbird in mbox format

2009-03-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I am looking for someway to export my thunderbird mail boxs ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org

grammer checker

2009-03-16 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I use editors/openoffice.org-3 and need to grammer check a text file but there seems to be no option (or plugin) for this in OoO and a search of the ports tree for grammer returned nothing either... ideas (I want to avoid wine+MS office if possible)

Re: ssh to root

2010-01-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I need to set up a machine so that I can type ssh [host] as root from some other host and I get a prompt with super user privs... I already have set this up for u...@host for root and ssh host for normal users... but root still asks for a password after I set the authorized_keys file in

ssh to root

2010-01-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I need to set up a machine so that I can type ssh [host] as root from some other host and I get a prompt with super user privs... I already have set this up for u...@host for root and ssh host for normal users... but root still asks for a password after I set the authorized_keys file in

simulating dnsdomain

2010-01-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have an application that needs to reliably get the fully qualified dns name for the localhost (3rd party app so I don't want to change it unless I have to) currrently it calls dnsdomainname which is in linux is an alias for hostname --fqdn but FreeBSD does not have that option set... how

NIS oops

2010-01-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I set up and tested NIS on our new master server then rebooted and it failed to come up... it is not possible for me to get physical access (or anyone else for that matter) until tommorow afternoon... is there any way to use an other machine on the net to kick start it (NFS mount attempts to

Re: NIS oops

2010-01-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Olivier Nicole wrote: is there any way to use an other machine on the net to kick start it Unless you have an account on that master server that is not depending on NIS, I see no way. Bests, Olivier and thats the one error I made in setting it up likely... (I saw that note after

OT: finding every file not in a list

2010-01-27 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have a list of files that should be in a dir tree and want to remove any files from the tree not in list (i.e. if it is on the list keep it else rm it)... any quick way to do this? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: OT: finding every file not in a list

2010-01-27 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Glen Barber wrote: Hi, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: I have a list of files that should be in a dir tree and want to remove any files from the tree not in list (i.e. if it is on the list keep it else rm it)... any quick way to do this? Perhaps something like this will help

Re: finding every file not in a list

2010-01-27 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Lowell Gilbert wrote: *not* OT, I would say... Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.fried...@gmail.com writes: I have a list of files that should be in a dir tree and want to remove any files from the tree not in list (i.e. if it is on the list keep it else rm it)... any quick way to do

OT: how to reset high scores on gnome games

2010-03-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
See subject ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org

how to compare permissions between two dirs

2010-03-22 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
In switching to a new make file for a personal project I have run into the problem of under the old makefile everything works (web site) and under the new one it does not... when manually looking at the two dirs they appear identical in layout, sizes and perms (dir and file level) but I want

getting aux display on laptop to be the only display

2009-06-08 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have following hardware on my laptop: dmesg|grep vga vgapci0: VGA-compatible display port 0x6110-0x6117 mem 0x9000-0x903f,0x8000-0x8fff irq 16 at device 2.0 on pci0 agp0: Intel GM45 SVGA controller on vgapci0 vgapci1: VGA-compatible display mem 0x9450-0x945f at

Re: getting aux display on laptop to be the only display

2009-06-08 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
with the same setup put this in any of your personal rc's like .xsession: xrander --output LCVDS --off --output VGA --auto I'm welcome to corrections and learning myself, but I would shoot for VGA driver and/or xrandr tweaking first. On 6/8/09, Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: I have

what character is a physical newline

2009-06-28 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I am writting a parser (tokenizes all characters among other things) and need to know what control char is equivelent to a newline (I do not need windows cross compatibility) ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: what character is a physical newline

2009-06-28 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: I am writting a parser (tokenizes all characters among other things) and need to know what control char is equivelent to a newline (I do not need windows cross compatibility) Forgot to mention before someone recommends lex/yacc and/or some other parser generator (I

Re: what character is a physical newline

2009-06-28 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Glen Barber wrote: On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Aryeh M. Friedmanaryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: I am writting a parser (tokenizes all characters among other things) and need to know what control char is equivelent to a newline (I do not need windows cross compatibility) What do

Re: what character is a physical newline

2009-06-28 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Glen Barber wrote: On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Aryeh M. Friedmanaryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: What do you mean exactly? What language(s)? If I understand your question correctly, the C / C++ / Java / PHP (and I think Perl) 'newline' character is '\n' I meant what ascii

Re: what character is a physical newline

2009-06-28 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Just incase you guys are curious the reason for doing the parser from scratch is it is designed to lex/parse families of languages not just a single lang for example (there is very large overlap between c/c++/java/c#/etc. as there is in the tag langs like XML/HTML)... also generators

how do I append a PR I submitted?

2009-06-29 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
See subject ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org

Re: good morning to all

2009-07-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
malathi selvaraj wrote: My system is rebooting contiguously, i show some error message after rebooting like 1.Enter full path of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh: After change the rc.conf file also i can't get GUI. Thanks in advance s.Malathi ___

Re: good morning to all

2009-07-05 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
malathi selvaraj wrote: i have any error like this enter the full path of shell or RETURN fr /bin/sh: after that i reinstall freebsd. and it will working, but now system is not boot, it show error unable to load a kernel .. Thanks in advance S.MALATHI

ot: regular expression help

2009-07-07 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I am attempting to make (without the perl expansions) a regular expansion that when used as a delim will split words on any punction/whitespace character *EXCEPT* $ (for java people I want to feed it into something like this: for(String foo:input.split([insert regex here]) ...

canceling all jobs in cups

2007-10-11 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I am used to using cups via the web interface... well a user accidentally printed 1000 jobs and I have had to shut the printer down until they are all canceled... the question is how can I do this without clicking cancel job 1000 times ___

Re: BSD Live?

2007-10-11 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
J65nko wrote: On 10/11/07, Timothy Klaver [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any BSD version that provides a LiveCD so that I can test the OS and see whether or not I will enjoy it before actually installing? You can also set up a virtual machine and test it that way (on windows you

Re: a beginner

2007-10-12 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Connie Webb wrote: Please help as I don't know where to begin. What are your specific goals? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: driver for LSI megaraid sas 8708 ELP in FreeBSD 6.2

2007-10-12 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Daniel Madaoui wrote: Hello, I've got a new server with the LSI SAS 8708 ELP card . It is based on the SAS1078 chip. I wanted to install FreeBSD 6.2 on this machine, but the installer didn't see the virtual disk ( Raid 5 ). Somenone knows, perhaps if a driver will provide support for this

Re: driver for LSI megaraid sas 8708 ELP in FreeBSD 6.2

2007-10-12 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I don't know if 7-RELEASE supports it or not but you might want to try it... for anyone else reading and unaware 7-CURRENT became 7-RELEASE and CURRENT is now 8-CURRENT as of yesterday (at least in cvsup). Small correction I meant 7-STABLE since RELENG is not done certifying it

batch conversion of TeX

2007-10-12 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Those who have followed my openoffice to TeX conversion know I am brand new to TeX and want to know how to do the following conversions (hopefully via some non-interactive process [eg. Make files]): TeX--plain text TeX--HTML TeX--PDF TeX--PS ___

Re: driver for LSI megaraid sas 8708 ELP in FreeBSD 6.2

2007-10-12 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Daniel Madaoui wrote: --On 12 octobre 2007 07:52:07 + Aryeh M. Friedman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't know if 7-RELEASE supports it or not but you might want to try it... for anyone else reading and unaware 7-CURRENT became 7-RELEASE and CURRENT is now 8-CURRENT as of yesterday

Re: Recent branching of CURRENT

2007-10-12 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Just out of curiosity, why did I fail to notice the branching of RELENG_7 and 8-CURRENT? I'm subscribed to -stable, -current and -announce. It seems it was not announced anywhere just word of mouth kind of thing ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

coonverting text to tex

2007-10-15 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Are there any utils that will convert plain text to TeX? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

cvsup-mirror several questions

2007-10-16 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have setup cvsup-mirror with default settings and I have some questions: 1. What cvsup host should I use as my upstream (cvsup.master.freebsd.org [if I got the name wrong sorry but see next sentence] is an invalid name according to named).Currently I pointed it to cvsup10.us.freebsd.org and

Re: cvsup-mirror several questions

2007-10-16 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Hi Aryeh, two things: 1) is your clock set correctly? I received your mail *very * out of order on the mailing list. The time is right but the TZ is wrong everytime I attempt to correct the TZ the time gets readjusted... specifically my clock says: Tue Oct 16 11:10:33 UTC 2007 right now

cdrao broken on amd64?

2007-10-16 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
c++ -DDRIVER_TABLE_FILE=\/usr/local/share/cdrdao/drivers\ -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -march=nocona -o cdrdao main.o ./libdao.a ../paranoia/libcdda_paranoia.a ../trackdb/libtrackdb.a -L../scsilib/export -lscg -lschily -L/usr/local/lib -lmad -lm -L/usr/local/lib -lvorbisfile -lvorbis -lm

how to make a patch

2007-10-16 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I found and fixed a bug in one of the ports how do I make a patch file (I only changed one line in one file) and who do I send it to? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: how to make a patch

2007-10-16 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Ivan Rambius Ivanov wrote: Hello, First, do you have the latest ports tree? If not, it maybe a good idea to update your ports tree and verify that the bug is still there. Second, since it concerns the ports be sure to checkThe FreeBSD Porters Handbook:

Re: Ref : Permission to use parts of FreeBSD documentation on My Website

2007-10-17 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
You would need to look at the specific licenses on each document but in general since FreeBSD is under a modified BSD license you can do what ever you want with it as long you give proper credit. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Ref : Permission to use parts of FreeBSD documentation on My Website

2007-10-17 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
allen paul wrote: Hi, Thank you, That was the peice of information I was looking for. Sure, I will respect proper credits, and skip copyrighted information. I might have been mistaken if I mistook BSD documentation as freely distributed information under GNU license. But, as long as I can

Re: [Off Topic] Re: www.freebsd.org won't load in IE 7.x in vista box.

2007-10-17 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
David Benfell wrote: On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 23:23:48 +0100, Benjamin A'Lee wrote: Unfortunately, Firefox isn't always an option, especially on e.g. corporate networks. Actually, I believe it is. I run around with a memory stick (well, actually, two of them, but only because I never

Re: Ref : Permission to use parts of FreeBSD documentation on My Website

2007-10-18 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2007-10-17 17:31, Aryeh M. Friedman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: allen paul wrote: Thank you, That was the peice of information I was looking for. Sure, I will respect proper credits, and skip copyrighted information. I might have been mistaken if I mistook

Re: How To Change Email Addr?

2007-10-18 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi; I need to update the email address to which emails from the server are sent ([EMAIL PROTECTED], cron stuff, etc.). I created a file: /root/.foreward and added the new address, but that didn't do it? How? Does the .forward work for non-batch mail?

Re: Two questions about UNIX(r) certification.

2007-10-18 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: I recently noticed that Apple's new OS, Leopard, is Unix certified. UNIX Certified what the [EMAIL PROTECTED]@ does that mean as far I know no one is in a position to make such a statement except maybe the current owner of the Unix trademark (sco if I am not

Re: Two questions about UNIX(r) certification.

2007-10-18 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: I recently noticed that Apple's new OS, Leopard, is Unix certified. UNIX Certified what the [EMAIL PROTECTED]@ does that mean as far I know no one is in a position to make

Re: Two questions about UNIX(r) certification.

2007-10-18 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Apparently The Open Group are in charge of UNIX certification - see http://www.opengroup.org/certification/ for details. They have a very bad track record over the last 10-15 years, ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

best way to run vista inside freebsd

2007-10-18 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I want to run vista (windows) on my freebsd (amd64) machine without rebooting what is better wine or an vm emulator (if so which one... I know how to use vmware but never done so on a *nix machine) ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

[stupid question] setting env variables globally

2007-10-19 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Is there any way to set the default value of a enviromental variable globally. Specifically I want JAVA_VERSION to default to 1.6 unless the user sets it other wise. By global I mean no matter how something is invoked (command line, script, GUI, IPC trigger, etc.) if it checks the value of the

lang/gcc34 broken on 8-current?!?!?

2007-10-19 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
FreeBSD monster 8.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT #1: Thu Oct 18 20:17:48 UTC 2007 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MONSTER amd64 mv tmp-libgcc.mk libgcc.mk TARGET_CPU_DEFAULT= \ HEADERS=ansidecl.h DEFINES= \ /bin/sh .././..//gcc-3.4.6/gcc/mkconfig.sh tconfig.h ./xgcc

Re: best way to run vista inside freebsd

2007-10-19 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Frank Staals wrote: Frank Jahnke wrote: VMs in general are a problem on Free. There is an effort to port the most recent VMware Workstation by a very good man. I do hope this works, because right now things in the VM world on FreeBSD truly are bleak. Frank What is the status of that

Re: [Off Topic] Vista Sucks! (Was: Re: best way to run vista inside freebsd)

2007-10-19 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Byung-Hee HWANG wrote: Dear Vista, On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 18:02 +, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: I want to run vista (windows) on my freebsd (amd64) machine without rebooting what is better wine or an vm emulator (if so which one... I know how to use vmware but never done so on a *nix

mounting a uif dvd image

2007-10-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have a uif dvd image that I want to mount how do I do this (or convert to ISO). ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: The kernel source?

2007-10-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Roberth Sjonøy wrote: How do I get the kernel source for my kernel? I need it to install the nvidia-driver from ports, and is there anything else I need to do to make the kernel load the driver at startup? csup -h cvsup10.us.freebsd.org /usr/share/example/cvsup/standard-sub

Re: ugly fonts in epiphany

2007-10-20 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
User Roberth wrote: Sorry if come with a lot of newbie questions to this mailing list, fonts in epiphany doesn't use xft, what port miss xft support, anyone know? Epithany sucks under freebsd go with firefox ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Rebuilding world

2007-10-21 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Roberth Sjonøy wrote: Hello, i am updating FreeBSD to 8-CURRENT, and im at the 23.4.1 The Canonical Way to Update Your System part of the handbook, when running make buildworld, this occours: Before anyone gets on my friends case he is using 6.2 (i386) with the current cvsup files on a

Re: best way to run vista inside freebsd

2007-10-22 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Ghirai wrote: I managed to run XP on qemu, it was pretty painless. I'll try with vista the next couple of days and report back. What disk image type and what version of FreeBSD do you run (for me 8-current amd64) ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Anyone get Flash 9 working?

2007-10-23 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Mark Moellering wrote: The basic question, has anyone gotten Flash-9 running on FreeBSD ? linux-version? wine version? FreeBSD 7? anything? the only solution I have found is install xp as a guest OS under qemu ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: best way to run vista inside freebsd

2007-10-23 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Francisco Reyes wrote: Norberto Meijome writes: I do not have Windows on any of my machines but I have heard that Win4BSD is really good. It is not free! I believe it is about $45. $45 is far cheaper than EMC's VMWare workstation edition. Does it support Vista now? interesting..you can

Re: Writing Flash Driver

2007-10-24 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Heiko Wundram (Beenic) wrote: Am Mittwoch, 24. Oktober 2007 14:47:56 schrieb icantthinkofone: Does that in any way answer the question? Yes, because gnash is an open-source (re)implementation of Flash Player, compatible with a large part of the Flash7 specification, gnash is no

forcing compilation/run time linking of lib32 on amd64

2007-10-24 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I am writing some demo code (for teaching C) and need to have the same program run on a 32 bit machine and a 64 bit machine (showing that int's are always word length)... I have 8-current amd64 how do I force it to compile with 32 bit words? ___

Re: best way to run vista inside freebsd

2007-10-24 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I didnt know all this. thanks! QEMu will have to keep working for now ;) btw, does QEMU work ok under 64bit? Yes. Though you might get some strange situations depending on the guest OS and emulated machine. For example when emulating a x86_64 running XP pro as the Guest OS I can

Re: forcing compilation/run time linking of lib32 on amd64

2007-10-24 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
RW wrote: On Wed, 24 Oct 2007 16:49:24 -0400 Aryeh M. Friedman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am writing some demo code (for teaching C) ... showing that int's are always word length s/always/typically/ C has been around for a long time and there is always a counter-example to any

Re: Mentor for C self study wanted

2007-10-25 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
])... since he is paying me a small amount to help him in detail I am going to recommend KR to him (with the caution is is meant for experienced programmers) -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly http://www.flosoft-systems.com

Re: OEM and Trademark license for Java on FreeBSD -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] no longer valid?

2007-10-25 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
the ball marketing wise -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly http://www.flosoft-systems.com ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send

evil idea

2007-10-26 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
then 2GB or RAM) and install i386 8-CURRENT on it (I want to use -CURRENT for all my installs) Any thing I should watch out for here (I know I need to use NFS or something like it to share files between the host and guest OS's) -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly

Re: Portupgrade used to be fun!!!

2007-10-26 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
a problem with the latest gnome.) From my experience I think anyone upgrading on 8-CURRENT (and from reports perhaps 7-) will have the same issue -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly http://www.flosoft-systems.com

Re: evil idea

2007-10-27 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
qemu. Any tips on desirability, feasibility or how to do it would be greatly appreciated When I was first looking at this that was my idea but as far I can tell the jail needs to run the same kernel as the jailing OS. -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly

Re: evil idea

2007-10-27 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
) -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly http://www.flosoft-systems.com ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: DVD distribution

2007-10-27 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Actually FreeBSD has DVD distribution. I think, I saw on the internet that somebody in Germany was selling FreeBSD DVDs. There are lots of Germans on this mailing list so they might give you better answer. Localized or allow user localization? -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems

abiword refuses to start on 8-current (amd64) gnome-2 (the one came out last week)

2007-10-29 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
no abiword window opens -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly http://www.flosoft-systems.com ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

Re: is this for OO-2 for FBSD?

2007-10-30 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
even went back and reinstalled every port it depends on using settings recommended on various places]) look back in the archives for my last or second last post to -qeustions for the latest (failed) attempt. -- Aryeh M. Friedman FloSoft Systems Developer, not Business, Friendly http

optimizing current

2007-11-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
In /usr/src/UPDATE for 8-CURRENT it says to remove kernel debugging and malloc diagnostics in userland... I have done the first but am not sure if I got the second correct: 1. All I have to do is uncomment #define MALLOC_PRODUCTION in /usr/src/lib/libc/stdlib/malloc.c ? 2. If not what else

help using patch

2007-11-01 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
I have the following patch and the unpatched source code in rcsC0 no matter what command line I try for patch it fails any hints? diff -ruN rcsC0.new/src/app/rcs/core/Contribution.java rcsC0/src/app/rcs/core/Contribution.java --- rcsC0.new/src/app/rcs/core/Contribution.java2007-10-27

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Wiki for discussing P35/IHC9(R)/SATA issues set up

2007-11-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
http://www.flosoft-systems.com/wiki/index.php The goals of the wiki are: 1. Clearinghouse for known issues and solutions 2. Cordinate the development of patch set(s) to fix the issues ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: ok... what did i miss?

2007-11-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Jonathan Horne wrote: all my 6.2 computers say the correct time, but my 7.0 BETA-2 says an hour ahead (as in, it didnt make the DST change last night on its own). same timezone is selected on all computers. did i miss some setting to obey DST changes or something? No mine are even wacker

Re: ok... what did i miss?

2007-11-04 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
oops on my previous post I ment it is 10:14 est not 11:14 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

ipv6 confusion

2007-11-05 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
?... The confusion comes from how is an arbitary (by me [with in the restrictions in stf(4)]) selected IPv6 IP supposed to be routable when IPv4 forces me to use the one assigned to me by my upstream router? -- Aryeh M. Friedman Developer, no business friendly http://www.flosoft-systems.com

Re: portupgrade questions

2007-11-05 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
build changes needed if build fails [*PLEASE* submit a pr for any of these]) 2. Do a csup (or cvsup on older releases) to make sure there is nothing newer for the installed ports 3. Do a portupgrade -a 4. If there are more top-level ports goto to step 1 -- Aryeh M. Friedman Developer, no business

Re: portupgrade questions

2007-11-05 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
Here is a script I use to automate the procedure I posted in the previous reply: #!/bin/sh cd /usr/src csup ports-supfile csup standard-supfile cd patchs # optional ./apply # optional portupgrade -a -- Aryeh M. Friedman Developer

Re: portupgrade questions

2007-11-05 Thread Aryeh M. Friedman
as seperate builds though) 2. vlc video player 3. rythmbox mp3 player 4. Java 1.6 5. gimp-shop 6. apache 2+mysql+php5 7. electricsheep 8. Deluge torrent client and as soon the port team adds them: 1. thistest 2. filebuilder (sorry for the self promotion, but I wrote both of these ;-)) -- Aryeh M

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