Resource temporarily unavailable crash in vi

2004-06-12 Thread Benjamin Lutz
, before filing a bug report, I'd like to get some more information. If you've ever encountered this bug, what were the circumstances? If you've researched it some, what did you find out? Greetings Benjamin Lutz pgpC6E6COJItW.pgp Description: PGP signature

lockup in FreeBSD 5.1

2003-10-06 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hi, I have a friend for whom I installed FreeBSD 5.1. Recently, the box has started acting up... programs like dhclient would freeze, driving the load up to above 3. If killed, some other program would freeze minutes later. I've been puzzled by this behaviour, since I run 5.1 on two other

where is late (scheduler testing tool)

2004-01-26 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I've been reading Jeff Roberson's ULE paper - very interesting. He uses a tool called late for testing. Where can I find this tool? He says that it should be available in FreeBSDs source repository, but I'm unable to find it. Can anyone point me towards it? Thanks. - Benjamin pgp0.pgp

Re: True IMAP Trash Folder

2004-02-03 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I use mutt with an imap server. I've tied macros to specific keys that save messages to INBOX.trash, which effectively deletes them from the current folder. I go to the .trash folder and use 'D' to clean it out on a regular basis, sometimes finding one or two that I didn't want to

Re: Top posting

2004-03-22 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 15:40:25 +1030 Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Heh. That's human nature. To quote: What is actually happening, I am afraid, is that we all tell each other and ourselves that software engineering techniques should be improved considerably, because

dc NIC: mac address gets reset (5.0-REL)

2003-01-20 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I just installed FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE on a machine that was running 4.7-RELEASE-p3 before. I've got a problem with my network card: After rebooting the system, it's MAC address is reset to C0:00:C0:00:C0:00. The card works fine otherwise (apart from some dc: failed to force tx and rx to idle

Re: modern (usb) webcam support?

2003-02-21 Thread Benjamin Lutz
My searches for information on webcam have not found much, except for some sites which say FreeBSD does not support USB web cameras. My Creative Labs USB Webcam (older Model, Webcam Plus or something it was called) runs ok with /usr/ports/graphics/vid, which supports Webcams with the OV511 and

Re: How to know that make buildworld finished

2006-03-06 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Monday 06 March 2006 04:25, Olivier Nicole wrote: For testing purposes, I am trying to build a quite old (read slow) machine. It happens that every time I start a buildworld, I will have to leave before the end. And next morning the shell I was using to run the buildworld will have

Re: Mail client like mulberry

2006-03-14 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Tuesday 14 March 2006 18:15, Paul Schmehl wrote: What does this New Messages feature do? It's like Favorites, except it only displays folders that have new messages in them. I have so many folders that it's a real PITA to have to scroll through 20 that have no new messages in them just

Re: Not an easy install

2006-03-26 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 25 March 2006 16:26, Kevin Kinsey wrote: Installer, yes. good system for installing programs ... some would differ. Ease of use isn't the only thing that FreeBSD ports offers, and I'm not sure that PCBSD has that figured out; obviously, that's open for discussion. Seems to me,

Re: Need some tips in reorganizing our LAN.

2006-03-28 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hello jay, On Wednesday 29 March 2006 05:55, Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote: The MIS suggested a LAN transition project, and I was assigned to lead the team. Right now, we are only two in this very big team. :-) I'm just wondering if I will ever gonna finish this project or not. I have a lot of

Re: Linksys EG1032 support

2006-04-05 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hello Ashley, On Wednesday 05 April 2006 17:08, Ashley Moran wrote: I've tested the 6.1-BETA4 CD and that supports the card. I forgot my desktop actually runs a very old 6-STABLE, so the Linksys card v3 support must have been added a few weeks after 6.0 was released. I'll just run the

Re: freeBSD user

2006-04-15 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 15 April 2006 12:08, astalus razvan wrote: Hy.Sorry if I disturb you.My name is Marius ,and i am a FreeBSD user.I love this OS.A few days ago I've installed freeBSD on an Pentium 2 machine at 233 Mhz,with a Realtek RTL\8019 network card.I've configured the network card but there is

Re: Why are people singing there postings on this mailling list ?

2006-04-15 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 15 April 2006 15:23, Kees Plonsz wrote: Is is so important to know that the question or answer came from that person ? I don't think so. Even if it were so, for me it is too much trouble to import every key into my key-database from a key-server. I sign emails for the same reason

Re: Anything to recode mp3 files in the ports?

2006-04-15 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 15 April 2006 15:08, Mikhail Teterin wrote: I have a sizable collection of mp3 files (most of my CDs, actually) encoded at high ratio for archiving. I'd like to put some of them on a low-capacity player. Is there a utility (preferably -- a ported one), that can reencode an

Re: ssh to Freebsd 6.1-UPDATE

2006-04-16 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Monday 17 April 2006 00:46, Marwan Sultan wrote: Sorry, But forgot to say that this problem happens when there is no Internet connection only! But when internet sharing presents on my XP all works fine. Thank you and sorry again. Hello, I just fresh installed FreeBSD 6.0R, The

Re: Quick Question

2006-04-23 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Sunday 23 April 2006 12:52, Joey F. wrote: I went to the downloads page but was not sure what I am supposed to download. as far as alpha, amd64 etc:/ If you could get back to me ASAP it would be greatly appreciated. If it's a standard Windows-capable computer, i386 will be what you need.

Re: Linksys EG1032 -- couldn't map ports/memory

2006-02-18 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 18 February 2006 21:11, Brent Hostetler wrote: Hello, I am trying to get a linksys EG1032 working with freebsd 6.0. The driver appears to not be loading properly giving error that it could not map ports/memory and attach returned 6. Not sure what is wrong, or what needs to be done

Re: Linksys EG1032 -- couldn't map ports/memory

2006-02-18 Thread Benjamin Lutz
So from what I gather, rev=0x10 indicates the use of the realteak chipset and the 6.0 release kernel does not recognize this variant and must be patched to load the correct driver re. I have not manually done source patches and am kind of adverse to using blind patches from mailing lists.

Re: FreeBSD Version...

2003-12-05 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I am wondering why there was 4.9 release if the newest one it 5.1. Whick is better I am currently on 5.1. It's a little confusing. Well there be a 4.10 and 5.2 release at the same time? 4.9 is the stable production release, while 5.1 (and in a few weeks, 5.2) is the development release that

memory categories

2003-12-14 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I'm trying to understand what FreeBSD uses its memory for. Unfortunately, I've not been able to find documentation that answers all my questions, so I'm hoping someone on this list can answer them. Let's start with top(1)'s memory categories: Free: Not used for any purpose.

Problems with make -j

2005-07-27 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hello, As a pet project I've started to change /etc/rc so it uses make(1) to execute the scripts in /etc/rc.d instead of executing them one after the other like the standard /etc/rc does. The goal of the project is to speed up boot time by executing rc.d scripts in parallel. Now, if I don't

Re: delete partition from MO

2005-07-28 Thread Benjamin Lutz
then , the MO capacity is 2.6G. But the real mounted capacity is 1.2G. [...] What's wrong about to delete original partition and the capacity ? Nothing, works as advertised. It's a bad habit of manufacturers of backup hardware to advertise twice the capacity that their hardware actually has,

Re: Grub not working

2005-07-28 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Valerio daelli wrote: I am trying to install grub as a boot loader on my disk. I installed it from ports. When I try to install it on the MBR I get the error [...] Error 29: Disk write error Two guesses: - You can't write to a disks MBR while it's being used. I've seen this myself, but

Re: need some advice

2005-07-28 Thread Benjamin Lutz
dick hoogendijk wrote: Is there much difference between the athlon3000/3400 ?? Will the intel platform have (dis)advantages ? Well, the 3400+ will be slightly faster when it comes to number crunching. They'll be up to par to the Intel chip, but the Intel system will cost more. If price is

Re: Using a hard drive without partitions

2005-07-31 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Nikolas Britton wrote: Correct about DD... This array will NEVER be used with another OS and It will NEVER be booted from The disk array will never show it's self in DOS because it needs special drivers. In FreeBSD I want it to show up as one big disk and just mount it as /data or

Re: what to do? amd64 - i386

2005-07-31 Thread Benjamin Lutz
dick hoogendijk wrote: Personally I think it is wiser to wait for fbsd-6.x to make the transfer and use my (old) FreeBSD-5.4-i386 version on my new machine. Yeah, that's a good idea. 6.0-RELEASE is currently scheduled for August 15. Or you could install 6.0-BETA1 now. It runs pretty well here,

Re: what to do? amd64 - i386

2005-07-31 Thread Benjamin Lutz
cd /usr/ports/www/opera; make -V ONLY_FOR_ARCH Just tried this, but got no response. Maybe it works now. Oops. Forget the S there at the end. It's ONLY_FOR_ARCHS . There are a few things that will not work at all on amd64 right now, however:, proprietary media codecs,

Re: perl stdin

2005-08-03 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Wouter van Rooij wrote: \ Hello, At the first place, sorry for my bad English. My question is: How can you, when you're writing a perl program, make a input (stdin) hidden, so that when someone is typing an input in the following program is hidden: #!/usr/bin/perl print Your name:;

Re: telnet/sshd limited by user?

2005-08-07 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Is it possible to set things so that 'telnet' is allowed only to one specific user, while everyone else needs sshd? ie: Obviously, nologin can be used as a shell to not permit any logins (but makes 'su' break too), but I'd like to allow telnet for one specific user only and keep everyone

Re: Gnome install in FreeBSD?

2005-08-08 Thread Benjamin Lutz
But when my eyes turns to Gnome, I am really scared by its components and dependencies. At this point, I am willing to install it from ports. However, there is a problem: all my previous softwares were installed manually, could ports check it out to avoid install some dependencies (like

Re: Jails - nice tcsh promt: set promt = '[EMAIL PROTECTED]:%~%#'

2005-08-08 Thread Benjamin Lutz
When I try and log into the jail via ssh I get to the login prompt, type my info and once I press enter I get some weird error nice tcsh promt: set promt = '[EMAIL PROTECTED]:%~%#'. I realize tcsh is a shell, but why the error... Does anyone know what this is, and how I can fix it? I think

Re: Encrypted filesystem cgd

2005-08-10 Thread Benjamin Lutz
It's GBDE, not GEOM. GEOM is the system of abstracting disk access, and GBDE is a GEOM class (as is GELI). Cheers Benjamin signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

IP broadcasts

2006-08-03 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hello, I've been playing around with IP packets tonight, and I've noticed a peculiar behaviour in FreeBSD that I can't explain. Can someone provide some insight? Specifically, I've been sending IP packets to broadcast addresses, once to, which is the local subnet's broadcast

USB-Serial adapter, how to make /dev/cuad* appear?

2007-10-23 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hello, I've bought an USB-Serial adapter in order to use an old serial 33.6k modem. I've loaded the uplcom and ucom modules, but am unsure how to proceed from here. The system runs FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p8. When connecting the adapter, dmesg says: ucom0: Prolific Technology Inc. USB-Serial

Re: USB-Serial adapter, how to make /dev/cuad* appear?

2007-10-23 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Tuesday 23 October 2007 19:54:44 Roland Smith wrote: On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 06:06:08PM +0200, Benjamin Lutz wrote: I'd expect some device to show up in /dev, cuad1, ucom0, something like that, but I get nothing. (cuad0 is taken by the onboard serial port, which, alas, isn't wired

Re: USB-Serial adapter, how to make /dev/cuad* appear?

2007-10-24 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Roland Smith wrote: On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 08:17:01PM +0200, Benjamin Lutz wrote: On Tuesday 23 October 2007 19:54:44 Roland Smith wrote: On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 06:06:08PM +0200, Benjamin Lutz wrote: I'd expect some device to show up in /dev, cuad1, ucom0, something like that, but I get

Re: USB-Serial adapter, how to make /dev/cuad* appear?

2007-10-24 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Ian Smith wrote: On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 18:06:08 +0200 Benjamin Lutz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've bought an USB-Serial adapter in order to use an old serial 33.6k modem. I've loaded the uplcom and ucom modules, but am unsure how to proceed from here. The system runs FreeBSD 6.2

Re: USB-Serial adapter, how to make /dev/cuad* appear?

2007-10-24 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On 2007-10-24 17:15, Roland Smith wrote: On Wed, Oct 24, 2007 at 09:26:20AM +0200, Benjamin Lutz wrote: Does the onboard serial port work via USB? How odd! On my standard PC, the serial ports are driven by the sio driver, and have /dev/cuad* and /dev/ttyd* devices, noc cuaU

Re: USB-Serial adapter, how to make /dev/cuad* appear? [Solved]

2007-10-25 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I finally figured this out. Turns out the FreeBSD side of things worked from the start, and it was the hardware that was broken. A replacement adapter works like a charm. Oh and yes, Oliver, you're perfectly right, /dev/cuaU0 is indeed created by ucom. I was confused by the device having the

Re: Unistall KDE and Xorg

2007-04-09 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Monday 09 April 2007 16:20, dbetts wrote: Is there a simple way to uninstall KDE and Xorg, or do I have to use the pkg_delete command for each one? I recommend you use pkg_cutleaves (it's in the ports), as it will help avoid broken dependency chains. It's still a bit of work though

Re: finding nat'd IP address?

2007-04-10 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Tuesday 10 April 2007 05:32, Chandhee Thala wrote: if i connect to the net with a cable modem or some other device that uses NAT and gives me a private IP addresses, what is the most Elegant way to get my real IP? (assume that the device itself will not let me have it). I can go to some

Re: Maple 10

2007-05-23 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Wednesday 23 May 2007 15:41, Sandy Rutherford wrote: I have been trying to get Maple 10 working on FreeBSD 6.2. With the patch to the kernel to add `linux_rt_sigpending', it works fine with the exception of the help command. This gives me: Help error, during help initialization - No

Re: Maple 10

2007-05-24 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Thursday 24 May 2007 08:53, Sandy Rutherford wrote: Benjamin, On Wed, 23 May 2007 you wrote: On Wednesday 23 May 2007 15:41, Sandy Rutherford wrote: I have been trying to get Maple 10 working on FreeBSD 6.2. With the patch to the kernel to add `linux_rt_sigpending', it works

Re: openvpn on freebsd problem

2007-05-27 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 26 May 2007 16:39, User Pjf wrote: I install openvpn from port. Follow howto, vpn can connect from client to server, but on client side, I cann't ping server side other machines. On my server side, vpn server and gateway is same one box, I use dev tun, the server has

Re: About FreeBSD on Celeron D

2006-05-20 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 20 May 2006 05:38, Robe wrote: Does any body know if the distribution of FreeBSD for IA-64 run in a Celeron D microprocessor? It will not. FreeBSD/ia64 is for Itanium and Itanium 2 systems only. However, FreeBSD/i386 will run on your Celeron D just fine. Cheers Benjamin

Re: kmail on FreeBSD 6.1

2006-05-20 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hello Andreas, On Saturday 20 May 2006 18:46, none none wrote: hi i am new in FreeBSD and i have encounterted a problem with kmail. I had set it up and it was working fine until i tried to portupgrade -a. Some pkgs failed during portupgrade and since then i am unable to run kmail. the

Re: min disk size for (useful) desktop

2006-05-29 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Saturday 27 May 2006 15.52, Pete C wrote: . . . looking for advice/guidelines for a minimum disk size for a decent desktop install of 6-stable with gnome, openoffice, firefox, gimp etc. . . . . . . I have both a 20G and a 250G on hand, so I guess the question really is is 20G enough ? ? ?

Re: Hi there, I got some questions if I may

2006-05-29 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Monday 29 May 2006 16:10, Federico Freigedo wrote: Hi there I would like to ask you some questions if I may.. Im wanna make a server for a site like and I am very interested of using FreeBSD as my SO on my server but I got some problems first I notice that FreeBSD does not

Re: pkg_upgrade?

2006-05-29 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Tuesday 30 May 2006 01:42, Joe wrote: Hi, I've read the documentation and it seems there's no pkg_upgrade or pkg_update, or a way to install an updated/upgraded package. I'd like to determine if that is indeed the case. [...] The documentation mentions portupgrade and portmanager as

Re: freesd boxes refusing scp and sftp?

2006-06-04 Thread Benjamin Lutz
On Sunday 04 June 2006 16:45, Jonathan Horne wrote: my freebsd boxes are refusing connections (or erroring them out, im not sure which it is at this time). when i try to scp a file or make a sftp connection, this is what i get: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]$ sftp tyche Connecting to tyche...

Re: Asking for help to evaluate FReeBSD for our Project

2005-08-17 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I was wondering if we can visit your orginaztion and get some training in your system and also to get your permission to use FreeBSD. There is no company behind FreeBSD. FreeBSD is written and maintained by a large team of individuals from all over the world. There are no headquarters to

Re: Illegal access attempt - FreeBSD 5.4 Release - please advise

2005-08-28 Thread Benjamin Lutz
I'm seeing those as well. The connection attempts are harmless, but annoying, since they fill up the logs. I decided to solve the problem by restricting the IP range that can access my sshd to the class-A blocks that are most commonly used in my country. Maybe it's not a truly elegant solution,

Re: FreeBSD 6.0 Features

2005-09-20 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Ansar Mohammed wrote: Where can we find a list of the features of FreeBSD 6.0? signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: How often cvsup the ports?

2005-10-06 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Mikael Backman wrote: Hi. I use Portupgrade to install apps every now and then. How often should I cvsup the ports? As often as you like/need. I usually do it manually every 1-3 days. Cvsup is quite efficient, so you shouldn't have to worry about overloading the cvsup servers if you do it

Re: How to properly mount a DVD-R/W drive and how to use it from the command line?

2005-10-06 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Olaf Greve wrote: [...] Now, this is where the issue lies. When putting a CD-ROM in the drive, and trying to access it through the /cdrom mountpoint I get an empty directory listing (not correct) and when manually trying to do the following: mount /dev/acd0 /cdrom I get the error (on all

Re: VPN server ?

2005-10-06 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Frank Bonnet wrote: I need some infos on FreeBSD baed VPN server links/experiences welcome I'm using OpenVPN (, and I'm very happy with it. It's simple to set up (*much* simpler than IPSEC), and it has so far been reliable for me. Since it uses SSL for encryption, it is

Re: SoundBlaster Audigy Question

2005-10-06 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Sean Murphy wrote: I have an onboard soundcard for my FreeBSD box and I was thinking of getting the new Audigy card. Does the FreeBSD drivers for the Audigy take advantage of surround sound, EAX, digital connections, or number of channels? Or does the soundcard operate at a more basic level

device numbering / glabel

2005-10-07 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Hello, I've run into a little problem with device numbering. My boot device is a SATA RAID5 array, which normally shows up at /dev/da0. Now I've connected an external USB HD, which showed up at /dev/da1. So far so good. The next time I booted, I was surprised to see the USB disk now having

Re: Happy Hacking keyboard, Emacs, and meta

2005-10-09 Thread Benjamin Lutz
Kirk Strauser wrote: I have an older PS2 Happy Hacking Lite Keyboard (love it!), but I'm getting reacquainted with Emacs and one aspect of the keyboard is driving me nuts: I can't seem to get the diamond keys (like Windows keys) to send only Meta to Emacs. I use KDE on FreeBSD 6.0-BETA5