Re: 4.9R changing MTA to Postfix - no periodic.conf

2004-04-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 23, 2004, at 2:12 PM, Danny wrote: On Fri, 23 Apr 2004 11:51:28 -0400, Bill Moran wrote /etc/defaults/periodic.conf has all the default values for periodic. Defaults as a reference, or the defaults that are currently enforced even without /etc/periodic.conf? Yes, to both. The two aren't

Re: Slow loading websites

2004-04-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 23, 2004, at 1:38 PM, Jammet wrote: When i go to a website, say Slashdot or freshmeat, or any where that involves ads on the page some where, about 99% of the time it can take upwards of 2-3 minutes to load the entire page. [ ... ] I guess my main question is, anyone ever seen this, if so

Re: Items missing from the handbook and/or FAQs.

2004-04-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 23, 2004, at 3:37 PM, Joe Rhett wrote: Sorry, it's been quite a while since I've played with FreeBSD and some things are taking a while to get used to. The configuration system has come a long way... but the documentation seems to be lacking a bit. I'll make a try at answering the issues

Re: NFS-bug or not ?

2004-05-12 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 12, 2004, at 3:31 AM, Mikhail E. Zakharov wrote: When playing with NFS under FreeBSD, I've noticed something strange. You know it's impossible to export 2 directories of the same file system on the server to the 1 nfs-client: server# cat /etc/exports /usr/c client /usr/d client server#

Re: Setting Up IMAP

2004-05-12 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 12, 2004, at 9:29 AM, Jason Dusek wrote: Problem 1 My mail server's certificate 'fails' the authenticity test because it is self-assigned. Why is this bad (aren't I *supposed* to get a certificate with # make cert in the stunnel port?) and what do I do to get a better certificate? You

Re: Start BIND on boot

2004-05-11 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 11, 2004, at 1:13 PM, Nuno C├ęsar Pires wrote: [ ... ] The result is that the boot process takes a very long time in the Starting Standard Daemons [ph]ase. After boot the result of ndc status is: (server is initialising itself) and then nothing happen. Starting de named manually works

Re: Where to send binary packages bugs?

2004-05-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 3, 2004, at 12:09 PM, Kyryll A Mirnenko wrote: Where to send the bugs (e.g. porters faults, not authors) in binary packages? [EMAIL PROTECTED] seems to be source-ports only maillist. Binary packages are built from sources, right? The way binary packages get fixed involves changing the

Re: Suexec with Apache 1.3.29

2004-05-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 3, 2004, at 12:42 PM, Marty Landman wrote: Maybe this is a foolish question, but how can reasonable security on a server running Windows/Apache be achieved? I'm not convinced that Windows can be configured to offer Internet-reachable services with reasonable security, but excluding that

Re: Abnormal network errors?

2004-05-05 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 5, 2004, at 2:27 PM, adp wrote: On this server I'm thinking I need two things: 1. More sockets available. 2. Larger sockbufs for send and recv. Is this an accurate assessment? Given the application of this system, you might want to up the value of kern.ipc.nmbclusters by a factor of four

Re: segmentation fault-- is my array too long?

2004-05-06 Thread Charles Swiger
This doesn't have much to do with FreeBSD, but... On May 6, 2004, at 2:58 PM, Caroline Korves wrote: Any idea on what I should change to make the program run with large numbers of elements in my arrays? Automatic variables get allocated from the stack, which can only grow to handle 8 MB or so by

Re: Tape

2004-05-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 14, 2004, at 4:05 AM, Axel S. Gruner wrote: I am looking for a good Tape drive (ok, Ultrium 2 LTO is just a little bit to expensive ;-)). The Tape Drive should be a DLT Drive with 40/80 GB per tape. Also i want to use FreeBSD 5.x and the Server will be a IBM x345 machine. Backup Software

Re: sendmail on lan

2004-05-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 14, 2004, at 11:34 AM, Vulpes Velox wrote: How do I get sendmail to work on the lan? The easiest way to get sendmail to work properly on your LAN is to configure DNS for the local machines. It's also possible to configure sendmail with the nocanonify FEATURE and configure mail routing

Re: sendmail on lan

2004-05-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 14, 2004, at 4:59 PM, Vulpes Velox wrote: The topic and from and to are... From: kit [EMAIL PROTECTED]gateway hostname To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]gateway hostname Subject: v42.gateway hostname 05/14/04:14.00 system check Not really sure if this is a sendmail problem or not here... :/ BTW know of

Re: SMTP AUTH

2004-05-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 27, 2004, at 12:39 PM, Noah wrote: how do I configure sendmail to support smtps (SSL before SMTP) I want to configure this. any links out there show how to do this please? Doing STARTTLS is better than SMTPS, because it is backwards compatible with traditional SMTP. In any event, to

Re: Measuring the stack usage of a program

2004-05-30 Thread Charles Swiger
On May 26, 2004, at 7:09 PM, Michael Sig Birkmose wrote: Does anyone know, if it is possible to meassure the maximum stack usage of a C program throughout it's entire execution? Sure. See man getrusage, specificly: long ru_isrss; /* integral unshared stack size */ ...which tends to

Re: Whatever happened to the sticky bit (for files)

2004-06-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 1, 2004, at 10:08 AM, Bill Moran wrote: Unless I'm mistaken, at one time turning on the sticky bit on a binary would tell the kernel not to swap out that program when it was running (or somtehing similar ... I think it used to mean kernel must never swap out this data) That's right,

Re: Networking w/ FreeBSD

2004-06-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 1, 2004, at 2:07 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My question is this: How would I set something up to perform the same functionality, as when I had windows? I'm just not sure what needs to be installed on either system? Any ideas or comments would be great! FreeBSD supports mounting

Re: Running FreeBSD/PostgreSQL on high-end dual Xeon box

2004-06-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 3, 2004, at 5:42 PM, Kenji M wrote: I am currently specing a 2U dual Xeon server and hope to use RAID 0+1 capability. The question is for PostgreSQL admins... 1) Which RAID controller should we use? You haven't mentioned whether you plan to use SCSI or IDE drives. The PERC RAID

Re: Leaving a server on all day

2004-06-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 8, 2004, at 1:27 PM, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Hopefully I'll get my flat screen back soon from repair. I guess those use less power, right? Also, a 1.8GHz Athlon won't use any more power than necessary during idle time, right? Yes, a flat screen typically uses about 50W; a big CRT might

Re: Leaving a server on all day

2004-06-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 8, 2004, at 2:54 PM, Cordula's Web wrote: AMD processors now have fairly good thermal behavior when they are idle, although it obviously helps if one can enable APCI and power management capabilities to either throttle down the CPU speed or even go into sleep mode. What about other

Re: Leaving a server on all day

2004-06-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 8, 2004, at 4:06 PM, Bill Moran wrote: Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: No need to guess, use an amp-meter. :-) What a crazy idea. I seem to remember plugging monitors into a UPS in an attempt to use the cheesy load meter lights to tell which was drawing more juice, when

[OT] Re: Leaving a server on all day

2004-06-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 8, 2004, at 5:06 PM, Bernt. H wrote: No need to guess, use an amp-meter. :-) Well If it measure trueRMS then you could use it, otherwise no. You are correct that one needs to measure the voltage and use the RMS value, or DC series equivalent if you like that phrase, in order to figure

Re: Some Simple Questions

2004-06-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 14, 2004, at 12:28 AM, Spuds wrote: 1) Is FreeBSD truly free, as in I don't have to pay for it and can download it at no charge or is FreeBSD just a name? Yes, FreeBSD is free as in you don't have to pay for it. You can download .iso images of the CDs to burn yourself for no charge

Re: FreeBSD 4-10 install, RAM parity errors that don't seem to happen inLinux.

2004-06-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 14, 2004, at 1:38 PM, Derrick MacPherson wrote: Derrick MacPherson dmacpherson at mainframe.ca writes: I am trying to move as much of our servers as I can to FreeBSD, and there's a few boxes that they have here that the RAM is a about 2 mm high and requires the case (1U machines) to press

Re: Anyone else having trouble with Ethereal freezing up?

2004-06-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 14, 2004, at 3:23 PM, Bill Moran wrote: Ethereal starts, but when I try to start a capture, it just freezes. Anyone else seeing this trouble? Anyone got any suggestions? Hmm, try using tcpdump? Also, I've seen packet sniffers freeze like this if they try to perform DNS lookups and are

Re: Sendmail for Large Sites

2004-06-18 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 18, 2004, at 7:13 AM, Martin McCormick wrote: How well does the administration of Sendmail scale up to sites serving as many as 25,000 users? Sendmail is fine for the task, as the main issues to be concerned about have more to due with user-agents reading the mail (as in, your POP

Re: any use to build from source?

2004-06-18 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 18, 2004, at 2:29 PM, Patrick Useldinger wrote: Certainly, it allows you to compile with the compiler options you want, you are able to optimize the binaries for your CPU, but: does it really matter? Are the speed improvements really visible? Tweaking the compiler flags and targetting

Re: Sendmail and /var/spool/mqueue

2004-06-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 17, 2004, at 2:39 PM, Bill Moran wrote: What does it mean when I have a lot of files in /var/spool/mqueue? I don't really understand what that particular queue is for. That is the queue of unsent messages which sendmail will periodicly attempt to resend (every four hours, by default).

Re: Installing FreeBSD on Sparc Ultra II clone

2004-06-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 21, 2004, at 3:23 PM, Matthew Seaman wrote: I admit I had never heard of a sparc clone made by them. Seeing as the sparc based models listed on the www.tsti.com site look kind of old hat nowadays, I don't thing it's safe to assume 'Tatung' means 'Sparc Clone' any more... A client of ours

Re: Redirection with a bridge ?

2004-06-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 21, 2004, at 4:48 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is it possible to redirect packets that are being passed through a bridge based on their protocol/port, so that if a HTTP packet (port 80) goes through the bridge, no matter what its destination is, it will be redirected to IP address 4.3.2.1.

Re: Msn Voice conversation

2004-06-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 21, 2004, at 4:21 PM, Dj Uwins wrote: I'm trying to get msn voice conversation working through NATD. I've been reading alot of posts and there are others who can't seem to get this working by trying to forward ports in natd.conf. Yes, the H.323 protocol family is a nightmare in terms of

Re: Redirection with a bridge ?

2004-06-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 21, 2004, at 5:10 PM, Matt Juszczak wrote: [ ... ] So basically, I either have to use some other form of redirecting web packets (a bogus DNS server maybe), or switch to a NAT instead of a bridge. Correct? Yes, more or less. There are other approaches which could be taken which are

Re: something through nat - something not

2004-06-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 23, 2004, at 4:27 PM, Tomica Crnek wrote: box is connected to one (outside) network with 2 interfaces What does this mean? what I want to do is to configure it to route packets to these chosen subnets directly - no nat, but I want to be able to see entire outside network from inside net

Re: Redirection with a bridge ?

2004-06-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 22, 2004, at 9:02 AM, Matt Juszczak wrote: What are some of the other approaches (if you dont mind). I can't really do a NAT, I'd really like to stay with a bridge and not do any routing. Normally, something like squid listens on a specific port and only proxies requests which are

Re: Mozilla, where did I go wrong?

2004-06-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 23, 2004, at 5:32 PM, LW Ellis wrote: I installed Mozilla 1.5 thur the ports package, on FreeBSD 5.2 When I run in it KDE It disotrts the KDE background image. THe toolbar color of the Mozilla browser is a dark maroon or purple, The background of the pages are a light purple. What color

Re: A few X questions (small X load for small drive needed)

2004-06-25 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 25, 2004, at 5:21 PM, Joe Schmoe wrote: What are some options I can add to the standard `make install` command for that port to significantly reduce the size of X ? Any general comments on making a smaller/faster/more efficient X for an old laptop are greatly appreciated. X11 doesn't really

Re: REPOST: Performance problems with FTP

2004-06-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 29, 2004, at 2:02 PM, Bill Moran wrote: I'm having some really weird problems with ftp performance on FreeBSD 4.10 that I just can't seem to figure out. My uplink here maxes out at about 35k/sec. If I scp to the machine in question I get about 30k/sec (which is expected) but when I ftp,

Re: REPOST: Performance problems with FTP

2004-06-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 29, 2004, at 3:38 PM, Bill Moran wrote: Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't seen any signs of such problems with 4.10. Given that you've reproduced this using different FTP servers, it seems more likely to be a network issue or some hardware glitch (cables? flaky NIC?) than

Re: Using syslog(3) after chroot-ing

2004-06-30 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 29, 2004, at 6:22 PM, Mikhail Teterin wrote: Is there a similar trick to make it use the local timezone instead of UTC? I'm surprised, the time is interpreted by the sender (rather than by the syslogd-recipient), but it is -- and I want it to be local, without copying /etc/localtime into

Re: REPOST: Performance problems with FTP

2004-06-30 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 29, 2004, at 11:08 PM, Bill Moran wrote: Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, that does tend to rule out a bunch of issues. Have you tried changing the MTU of the FreeBSD box down to 1400 or so (or even 512), just to see whether that does anything? OK. I've had a bit of success

Re: Using syslog(3) after chroot-ing

2004-06-30 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jun 30, 2004, at 3:00 PM, Mikhail Teterin wrote: =What happens if you set TZ in the environment which syslogd is started =up from? That's an idea. Can I just call tzset() (or tzsetwall()?) prior to chroot-ing? I suspect that you could indeed. Again, just to be clear: the timestamps are

Re: strange pw behaviour

2004-07-02 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jul 2, 2004, at 6:47 AM, Jonas Sonntag wrote: must ask again... I'm still stuck with this. It's pretty weird. I have 10 directories each owned by a unique group. All 10 directories are set 750. The groups have been added using pw and user www has been made a member of every group by using

Re: max physical memory per process?

2003-09-12 Thread Charles Swiger
On Friday, September 12, 2003, at 04:19 PM, Steven G. Kargl wrote: Assuming that a user has the proper resource limits set and assuming that the system has sufficient physical memory, what is the maximum amount of physical memory that a process can allocate? In particular, if I have a Tyan K8W

Re: antiviruos for FreeBSD mail server ?

2003-09-25 Thread Charles Swiger
On Thursday, September 25, 2003, at 03:39 AM, Armand Passelac wrote: [ ... ] In the community, the Vexira Antivirus seems to have a very very good reputation : http://www.centralcommand.com/vexira_mailarmor_linux.html You can see this article for a good anti-virus list :

Re: Configuring imap-uw difficulties

2003-09-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Monday, September 29, 2003, at 01:10 PM, Ryan Sandridge wrote: My trouble is with changing some of the defaults. Unless I'm missing something, all configuration is done through re-compiling rather than a configuration file. Not my preference, but I can deal with that. In particular I

Re: tar vs cp

2003-10-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Wednesday, October 1, 2003, at 04:03 PM, Felix Deichmann wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: tar handles symbolic links properly, whereas cp will copy through the contents of the link. Also true for cp -R? :-) No, but not all systems have cp -R, although FreeBSD does. Likewise for the -p or

Re: Porting to FreeBSD

2003-10-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Thursday, October 16, 2003, at 06:11 PM, Daniela wrote: I found many interesting Linux programs on sourceforge.net and other sites, but they're not in the ports collection. So I thought I'll port some of these to FreeBSD. However, I'm still pretty new to FreeBSD and I never ported anything.

Re: Third Party Patches that link to OpenSSL

2003-10-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Thursday, October 16, 2003, at 07:09 PM, Matthew Luckie wrote: I've written an OpenSSL plugin for gaim that allows gaim to use the OpenSSL libraries that come installed with FreeBSD. Gaim is a GPL application, OpenSSL is BSD licensed, and apparently there are license issues to deal with as

Re: Error Message

2003-10-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Monday, October 20, 2003, at 02:11 PM, Bob Moore Computer Recruiters TekJobs.com wrote: I'm doing pine -inbox-path=users/tekjobs/mail/Trash Gives me this message Your terminal, of type ansi, is lacking functions needed to run pine. What do I need to do? Where are you running pine? If you're

Re: unable to use multiple exports for mountd

2003-10-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at 11:21 AM, Jason Cribbins wrote: I have been dealing with this problem for many years and never really found a reasonable solution or explanation and now it has come to a point where I can no longer find work arounds to make it work the way I need it. How do I

Re: RAID 0 After the install?

2003-10-28 Thread Charles Swiger
On Tuesday, October 28, 2003, at 02:57 AM, Joe Pokupec wrote: - If I use a hardware ATA RAID card, are there certain system settings required for FreeBSD to recognize this, or is the RAID format done at a platform-independent level (BIOS or other boot utilities)? It depends. Some have a OS-level

Re: Load Average more than 400

2003-10-28 Thread Charles Swiger
On Tuesday, October 28, 2003, at 12:05 PM, Varshavchick Alexander wrote: can you please hint as what parameters I have monitor to find the cause of sudden splashes of load of a FreeBSD 4.6.2-RELEASE server? This box is acting as a database/mysql server and periodically goes up to 400 of load

Re: internet setup

2003-10-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Oct 29, 2003, at 4:16 PM, B F wrote: FreeBSD machine | | \|/ Switch--Cable modem-internet /|\ | | WindowsXP machine I have Roadrunner cable service ( i know, it sucks, but i get it for free). Can someone just tell me step by step how to get my internet

Re: Just curious, how large is FreeBSD?

2003-10-30 Thread Charles Swiger
On Oct 30, 2003, at 4:20 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just purchased FreeBSD 5.1 and got it installed sucessfully-YEAH!-yesterday. I am a new newbie with no previous experience with UNIX, so I feel this is a wonderful accomplishment. I ran accross one problem, though. Every time I

Re: what happens when connection is lost ?

2003-10-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Oct 31, 2003, at 11:54 AM, M.D. DeWar wrote: Hello, If I am logged in on a FreeBSD machine with ssh. And doing say a ./configure or make and I lose connection does that stop what I was doing ? In general, yes-- what happens is that a broken connection results in a hangup (HUP) signal being

Re: M/B Bios Settings

2003-11-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On Nov 1, 2003, at 11:43 AM, Lowell Gilbert wrote: knomadness [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: When setting up the video card configuration in X-windows, how do you indicate or direct it to use the AGP slot not a PCI slot? Usually, by inserting a video card into an AGP slot instead of a PCI slot. If you

Re: lan bandwidth issue

2003-11-06 Thread Charles Swiger
On Nov 6, 2003, at 10:26 AM, Jack L. Stone wrote: This price advice then implies that if Realtek simply raised their prices, the card would be just fine...?? No. The price advice implies that a NIC that is worth $5 is probably not as good as a NIC which is worth $50. If Realtek raised their

Re: Anymore help out there? Re: mail never gets sent

2003-11-07 Thread Charles Swiger
On Nov 6, 2003, at 6:32 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 11/06/2003 03:23:43 PM: The timeouts look suspicious. Is your upstream blocking outgoing SMTP connections (perhaps in an attempt to stop spam)? A quick way to check would be to: telnet mx4.mail.yahoo.com

Re: [OT?] Tying a socket to stdin/stdout w/dup2() ?

2003-11-07 Thread Charles Swiger
On Nov 7, 2003, at 12:19 PM, Chris Pressey wrote: I've got a C program that opens a TCP/IP socket and makes a client connection. What I'd like to do is to 'tie' the socket to this program's standard I/O, so that anything that is fed into this program's stdin, is immediately sent to the socket,

Re: Routing selectively

2003-11-10 Thread Charles Swiger
On Nov 10, 2003, at 11:13 AM, Dimitris Xochellis wrote: In my local network I have two routers that provide internet services. -Can I use them both simultaneously? Yes. -Do I need to have a second ethernet card (And add a second interface to rc.conf) in order to use them both? No, but it might be

Re: Anymore help out there? Re: mail never gets sent

2003-11-10 Thread Charles Swiger
On Nov 10, 2003, at 3:05 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Chuck, and the others with the same suggestion. I've set that parameter in the freebsd.mc file and still have the same problem. I ssh'd into my current web server box, running RedHat, and sent a message from the cli mail and watched the

Re: binary execute restrictions

2004-01-13 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 12, 2004, at 9:52 PM, Jefferson San Juan wrote: How do I restrict normal users from executing their own compiled executable binary files? Give them a restricted shell which limits the commands they can run to ones you specify. See man zshall for one example, although other restricted

Re: 5.2, SYSVSHM and IPFILTER

2004-01-13 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 13, 2004, at 7:59 PM, Zoltan HERPAI wrote: i'm having problems compiling a new kernel. relevant parts of the config are: options SYSVSHM options SHMMAXPGS=524288 This quantity is measured in 4K virtual memory pages; make it smaller and try again. -- -Chuck

Re: imap-uw port problem on 5.2

2004-01-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 14, 2004, at 1:15 PM, Paulo Roberto wrote: building imap-uw with: WITHOUT_SSL=YES seems to have no effect. I keep getting Login Disabled messages thru syslog. I searched the net and found a lot of similar cases like this, but all the solutions I tried did not work. I had this port on a 4.7

Re: binary execute restrictions

2004-01-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 13, 2004, at 9:04 PM, Lowell Gilbert wrote: I suspect that a restricted shell isn't going to be appropriate in this case. Restricted shells are useful for avoiding shooting yourself in the foot, but they're really not intended to be secure. You're probably right that my suggestion is only

Re: Turn off user email

2004-01-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 16, 2004, at 5:32 PM, Grant Peel wrote: Other than setting a /var/mail quota to 0 for a user, how does one turn off mail for a UNIX user without affecting ftp or shell access? You can configure the system not to accept mail for that user, something like: To:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 550 Email

Re: UDP errors and syslog BSD

2004-01-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 20, 2004, at 12:02 PM, Brent Bailey wrote: the errors im concerned about are 5775699 dropped due to full socket buffers and 319427 dropped due to no socket the first makes me think that the buffers are depleted and cant written to if so ...how do i correct this ? netstat -m should list

Re: grepping distinct lines from many text files ?

2004-01-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 20, 2004, at 1:56 PM, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: CUCU=`cat /path/do/dir/* | some_filer_program` and have in $CUCU the distinct lines from all the files. Try: CUCU=`cat /path/to/files/* | sort | uniq` -- -Chuck ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: how to config FBSD pc to work on non-dhcp lan

2004-01-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 20, 2004, at 3:27 PM, fbsd_user wrote: [ ... ] FBSD Lan PC can not ping Public Internet ip address or resolve domain names. Ping to public internet ip address get msg sendto no route to host [ ... ] rc.conf clear_tmp_enable=YES moused_enable=YES moused_port=/dev/psm0 moused_type=auto

Re: syslog news log?

2004-01-22 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 22, 2004, at 2:02 PM, fbsd_user wrote: What is the facility news used for? Usenet news. See /usr/ports/news/inn. Can I remove all the news stuff from /etc/syslog.conf file? Sure. But it doesn't do any harm to leave the defaults alone. -- -Chuck

Re: FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS

2004-01-22 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 22, 2004, at 5:24 PM, Keith Kelly wrote: I already tried (with both 4.9 and 5.1) letting the FreeBSD install proceed with fdisk's geometry value assumptions, and what I always get is a non-bootable hard drive that gives the Missing operating system error at boot. Sufficiently old

Re: FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS

2004-01-22 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 22, 2004, at 6:04 PM, Keith Kelly wrote: The motherboard is not old. It is an MSI KT4 Ultra motherboard, if I remember the model number correctly off the top of my head, for the Athlon XP architecture. The BIOS doesn't even explicitly list what mode (LBA, CHS, extended CHS) it is using

Re: freebsd 4.8 and the spamassassin 2.6x port

2004-01-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 23, 2004, at 1:07 PM, Michael Whitley wrote: I have read through the archives and seen that newer versions of Spamassassin have fits with freebsd because of an outdated perl version. I noticed that there is a SpamAssassin 2.6 port out for freeBSD 4.9 but was wondering if anyone has had

Re: freebsd 4.8 and the spamassassin 2.6x port

2004-01-24 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 23, 2004, at 8:13 PM, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote: Why perl 5.8? My 5.2 machine is running postfix, perl 5.6.1 and amavisd-new without any trouble at all. I don't believe that there is anything wrong with perl-5.6.x. For that matter, I don't feel religious opposition to using the stock

Re: CURL in PHP performance question

2004-01-24 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 23, 2004, at 7:05 PM, Brent Wiese wrote: I've never used it, but based on the way it reads, it seems like the overhead of the calls on even a moderately busy site could have serious server impacts. Am I worried about nothing or do I need to put my foot down so he doesn't affect the other

Re: Adaptec 2400A Performance

2004-01-24 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 24, 2004, at 12:51 AM, Rishi Chopra wrote: I was rather disappointed with the results. Can anyone suggest what might be causing such slow disk speeds, or whether these speeds are out of the ordinary for a 4-disk FreeBSD RAID5 installation? I have done nothing to configure the card

Re: sis0 short cable fix

2004-01-24 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 24, 2004, at 9:20 AM, scott renna wrote: I'm wondering exactly, however, what would cause a message such as this to be displayed in dmesg: kernel: sis0: Applying short cable fix(reg=e8) My card seems to be working fine, and I'm wondering exactly what this means. Does anyone know and has

Re: permissions problems

2004-01-30 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 30, 2004, at 1:33 PM, Spades wrote: What if one of my admin accidentally did a: chmod -R o+rx / and changed my entire system permissions. What should i do to restore it? See man mtree. -- -Chuck ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: PPC ver of freeBSD ? isent that the main body of os X

2004-02-04 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 4, 2004, at 10:31 AM, Lucas Holt wrote: The userland is freebsd.. i.e. the executables in /usr/bin, /bin, etc. I'm sure apple alters a few things. The part of OSX that differs is in the kernel. Roughly half the kernel is FreeBSD 5.0 and the other half is based on the Mach 3.0 kernel

Re: PPC ver of freeBSD ? isent that the main body of os X

2004-02-04 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 4, 2004, at 3:05 PM, Lucas Holt wrote: MacOS X is using a monolithic kernel which derives from between the CMU Mach project v2.0 and v2.5 circa 1990, which was Avie Tenavian's grad project at CMU. Apple is not using the Mach 3.0 microkernel, nor is it using half of the FreeBSD 5 kernel.

Re: AMD vs Intel ...

2004-02-09 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 9, 2004, at 11:16 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote: G'day all ... Simple question, I would hope ... I want to spec out a new server, and want to compare AMD vs Intel ... is there anything online that gives approx equivalents? ie. a Xeon 2.4Ghz processor would be approx equivalent to an AMD

Re: rsync question

2004-02-09 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 9, 2004, at 12:34 PM, Darryl Hoar wrote: I'm running 5.1-release. I've installed rsync from ports. I've looked at the man pages and only saw where I can specifiy the log format. How do I specify a log file? or must I : rsync -av /test/ /tmp/test mylog.txt ? The rsync documentation

Re: AMD vs Intel ...

2004-02-09 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 9, 2004, at 1:20 PM, Marc G. Fournier wrote: On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Charles Swiger wrote: I know you're not a troll, Marc, but this question is much like asking whether emacs or vi makes a better editor. :-) Actually, I wasn't asking which one was better though :) I'm only curious as to how

Re: AMD vs Intel ...

2004-02-10 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 10, 2004, at 12:58 PM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote: Just a note: If you want ECC with an AMD Athlon (not AMD64), you need to buy a dual board anyway, since I don't know of anyone who makes a board with a chipset that supports ECC that isn't a dual. Hi, Chad-- I've got a Shuttle

Re: What settings are you using in /etc/make.conf?

2004-02-11 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 11, 2004, at 4:59 AM, Bryan Cassidy wrote: Just wondering if people wouldn't mind sharring their /etc/make.conf settings with others. Here's what I use on -STABLE: KERNCONF=NORMAL #KERNCONF=GENERIC CPUTYPE=pentium CFLAGS= -O2 -pipe COPTFLAGS= -O -pipe BOOTWAIT=5000 #NO_CPU_FLAGS=true

Re: sendmail confi help

2004-02-11 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 11, 2004, at 8:52 AM, stan wrote: How can I configure FreeBSD's default sendmail to work like this: If the message is for domain1 or domain2, deliver directly. If not, use a smarthost You also need to add domain1 and domain2 to /etc/mail/local-host-names. Then do a make restart in

Re: inbound http authentication proxy

2004-02-11 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 11, 2004, at 11:20 AM, jr315 wrote: building a FreeBSD email-gateway/proxy server. need to filter inbound mail and http/webmail requests for an exchange server. need to find good http authentication proxy for server running IIS. need proxy package that will authenticate inbound http

Re: cdrom

2004-02-11 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 11, 2004, at 4:02 PM, Wouter Grol wrote: I have an old pc on witch I want to install freebsd, only when the bios does not see the cdrom drive. But windows does. Hi-- If the BIOS doesn't recognize the CD-ROM drive, that's generally a NO-GO for FreeBSD working with the drive. You

Re: Mounting to freebsd ufs under WinXP

2004-02-13 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 13, 2004, at 1:45 PM, Matthew Marino wrote: Samba works but the configuration can be a cuss. It's the NetBEUI name server that takes a deeper understanding of Microsoft Networking than the average Joe has. If your really up for a challenge try sharing the same ufs volume with Windows and

Re: NFS server usage

2004-02-26 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 26, 2004, at 2:30 PM, Michael Conlen wrote: Does FreeBSD's NFS implementation allow for caching of documents on the client side, either its self or through the VM system's inactive pages? Yes to both. NFS clients typically use something called biod or nfsoid, which implements some

Re: FreeBSD box as router adding latency

2004-02-26 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 26, 2004, at 4:53 PM, Aloha Guy wrote: Here is the HZ setting: kern.clockrate: { hz = 100, tick = 1, profhz = 1024, stathz = 128 } There's your issue right there: if you care about the millisecond level granularity of network traffic going by this router, you ought to set HZ to 1000 as

Re: Recovering Data from a reformatted drive

2004-02-26 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 27, 2004, at 12:27 AM, Benjamin P. Keating wrote: I have a hard drive that had lots of important data on it. It was reformatted and I have no backups (lesson learned). It was a ccd mirror of two 100gig drives. Once the reformat of this ccd completed the machine was shut down to prevent

Re: FreeBSD box as router adding latency

2004-02-26 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 26, 2004, at 5:59 PM, Aloha Guy wrote: Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There's your issue right there: if you care about the millisecond level granularity of network traffic going by this router, you ought to set HZ to 1000 as documented in man dummynet. [ ... ] Knew I forgot

Re: NFS server usage

2004-02-26 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 26, 2004, at 4:57 PM, Michael Conlen wrote: [ ... ] The production system will use dual channel U320 RAID controllers with 12 disks per channel, so disk shouldn't be an issue, and it will connect with GigE, so network is plenty fine, now I'm on to CPU. Sounds like you've gotten nice

Re: Problems resolving hosts

2004-02-27 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 27, 2004, at 4:18 PM, JJB wrote: Well if you had paid closer attention to what Travis wrote you would have read that nothing had changed on that 5.2 lan box or his lan network so your guess about resolv.conf is way off base, and that UFS2 being the problem is a much more sound opinion.

Re: USB 2.0 harddisk performance

2004-03-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 1, 2004, at 11:36 AM, Guy Van Sanden wrote: Is firewire fully supported on FreeBSD? Firewire support has been pretty good, at least for accessing mass storage devices. I haven't beaten on IP-over-Firewire or some of the other capabilities that one might also experiment with The disk

Re: Installing Squirrel Mail from the Ports

2004-03-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 3, 2004, at 1:00 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: what I can do to get the port downloaded again? or how can I clean up after a failed install? make clean is the most thorough procedure-- it will also clean dependencies of the current port-- or you could simply delete the work

Re: Can Not ping Hosts by name when Underscores are Present.

2004-03-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 3, 2004, at 12:56 PM, Martin McCormick wrote: Does the ping utility do some sort of name checking when one wants to ping a particular host by name? Ping uses gethostbyname2() to resolve the target hostname. A person with an account on a FreeBSD system demonstrated to me

Re: Installing Squirrel Mail from the Ports

2004-03-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 3, 2004, at 1:47 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After running a make clean and removing the file from /usr/ports/distfiles It still downloads the file and shows it as being corrupt. Is there any way that i can specify a different server for it to download the bz2 from? corrupt meaning the

Re: 1 processor vs. 2

2004-03-03 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 3, 2004, at 5:20 PM, Reko Turja wrote: RAID-1 will be about 50% faster than RAID-5 doing reads regardless of size, and will also be *much* faster doing small writes-- by a factor of 4, perhaps. The abovementioned figures seem more like comparing RAID-0 (striping) to RAID-5 (striping with

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