Re: Broken Startup Script

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
|stop} 2 ;; esac exit 0 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Dual booting FreeBSD 4.7 and Windows XP

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
definitions, but also how it numbers them. The rest is a doddle. Worst case scenario, I could use the alter the BIOS to control which drive boots. No no, that will drive you around the bend :(. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free

Re: Dual booting FreeBSD 4.7 and Windows XP

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Further on Grub, I have been reminded there is a decent tutorial on it at : http://home.nyc.rr.com/computertaijutsu/grub.html So have a look at that... -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Dual booting FreeBSD 4.7 and Windows XP

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
it to do is to boot off of the second SCSI disk, but I think this is because it may not get enough information from the BIOS on how to do so. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

off-topicish .. mutt and postfix looping the loop

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
recent updates (I build stable +- once a week). Mutt/Postfix are the latest versions from the ports. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: FreeBSD Stability

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
issue too. And don't you dare mention promiscuous mode. I have an antique Chinese Abacus that has been flawlessly running since about 1872...although manual intervention is required, the cordless optical mouse technology was at a bit of a primitive stage in those days. -- Regards Cliff

Re: FreeBSD Stability

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
) countries...so are completely pointless anyway. disclaimer snipped -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Upload substantially slower than download

2002-12-16 Thread Cliff Sarginson
of the worst pieces of hardware design to ever hit the planet (or words to that effect). I download far more than I upload, so maybe I would never notice anyway. snip -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: drivers.flp?

2002-12-17 Thread Cliff Sarginson
archives. Isn't the very last option in sysinstall Load a module from disk or something similar ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: Mounting XP partition

2002-12-20 Thread Cliff Sarginson
are ok for writing to. But not NTFS. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: chown broken??

2002-12-20 Thread Cliff Sarginson
that take a recursion flag (cp for example). Remember, sympathy is not abundant when mistakes are made as root .. since we have all been there .. :) or :( .. depending on your point of view. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe

Re: chown broken??

2002-12-20 Thread Cliff Sarginson
.mailrc .muttrc .procmailrc .profile .rhosts .shrc .signature .ssh [admin@willow]:~$ Of course this may not be 100% the truth if the program you are echoing makes a special case of . etc. But it does show you what the shell will expand your command line to. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson

Re: printing over the network

2002-12-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 08:07:52PM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: :)) Actually I did PING name_printer and it works fine. I guess the problem it's not the daemon, it's something that i can figure out! Think you need an rp entry as well. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands

Drawing diagrams a-la-Visio

2002-12-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
... ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Drawing diagrams a-la-Visio

2002-12-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Ok, thanks for the answers. I shall have a look at the various suggestions... I may also mail whoever makes Visio and say what an excellent X11 application it would make :) -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: List etiquette

2002-12-22 Thread Cliff Sarginson
and a sed and a python and a ruby answer, often many of all of them. Hee hee ,,, -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Checking Loaded Applications

2002-12-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
to document all the version numbers and such and don't know where to look. Any Help? pkg_info :) -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: How to find the capacity of CD?

2002-12-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
be burnt safely, so you should probably use a low value = 8X. Mmm. CD-R's are quite cheap you know...and make handy coasters, or when you are bored put one in a microwave oven. The result is spectacular, -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus

Re: email addresses used for lists [was: L0phtcrack]

2002-12-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
this technique. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: isnormal() ?

2002-12-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
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Re: Argument list too long: limitation in grep? bash? FreeBSD?

2002-12-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
-questions in the body of the message -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: More info Re: ports/46523: make index is broken

2002-12-25 Thread Cliff Sarginson
instead. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/ports/lang. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/ports. $ Is no-one else not seeing this? Yup, I'm seeing it. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

off topic .. interpretation of tcpdump

2002-12-28 Thread Cliff Sarginson
would like to know :) 17:22:00.343309 M 0:1:71:2:e6:61 1:0:0:0:0:0 802.1d ui/C 17:22:02.443185 M 0:1:71:2:e6:61 1:0:0:0:0:0 802.1d ui/C -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: off topic .. interpretation of tcpdump

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 05:01:55PM +, Stacey Roberts wrote: On Sat, 2002-12-28 at 16:26, Cliff Sarginson wrote: Hello, This is my festive season question. I was having some problems with my SMTP mail connection to my ISP. So I tcpdump'ed the ethernet ADSL connection. I think I know

Re: off topic .. interpretation of tcpdump

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 07:28:40PM +0100, Andrew Prewett wrote: Today Cliff Sarginson wrote: Hello, This is my festive season question. I was having some problems with my SMTP mail connection to my ISP. So I tcpdump'ed the ethernet ADSL connection. I think I know what most of it means

adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
adduser is broken. Jeez, people wonder why FreeBSD is not more popular. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: adduser

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
other OS'es. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: adduser .. revisited, an apology

2002-12-29 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Ok, Two things. One is I should not have mouthed off such a stupid email. I apologise. Secondly, adduser sucks. Let's end this thread, blame it on me. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: adduser

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
So why the fuck do things get more difficult ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: adduser .. revisited, an apology

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
t should be as easy as pie to add a user. Why the hell does FreeBSD go on and on shooting itself in the foot ? RTFM has become a bad joke. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: adduser .. revisited, an apology .. oh come on

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Adding a user should not be rocket science, If the old time Bill Joy lovers would realise that 'csh sucks big time, we may avoid a lot of problems. If anyone can prove to me that csh is superior in any respect to bash, then please tell me. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands

Re: procmail and anti-spam ..sendmail is dead

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Use postfix. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Finding type of memory

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
is using ? It is an old server running P III 450 Mhz, so it must be using PC 100, but what kind of PC 100 ? ECC or non ECC ? Phone, -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: Water Damage

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Drink it. Water and alcohol have quite different somatic effects. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Water Damage

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
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Re: 5.0-RC2 sendmail msp-queue gizmo running REAL slow?

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Sendmail is dead. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Water Damage

2002-12-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
. These devices should be reserved only for use in hell. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Portupgrade vs. multiple versions of packages

2003-01-01 Thread Cliff Sarginson
the apps dependent on it (that includes kde2 and its apps). The kde3 port will look for the version of qt it needs, fail to find it, and fetch it for you. Ain't that nice? Do get confirmation of that rm command I listed, though. # cd / # rm -rf * No problems anymore. -- Regards Cliff

Re: promiscuous mode / strange ethernet packets duplication problem

2003-01-07 Thread Cliff Sarginson
about it. Listening Greg ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

vnc slowness when freebsd is server

2003-01-30 Thread Cliff Sarginson
, so I don;t think that is a bottleneck. Thanks for any help. p.s. To the people I was rude to earlier on this year I apologise, I was in a strange mood. I am a reformed character now. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe

Re: restricting user's directory listing and changing

2003-01-31 Thread Cliff Sarginson
impossible to write a replacement for it. It's builtin into the shell, any program/script that does a cd cannot affect the current directory that is the parent of that script. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Bootable CD

2003-02-02 Thread Cliff Sarginson
fixate -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Multiple solutions for a problem (Re: How to map bad sectors on IDE?)

2003-02-02 Thread Cliff Sarginson
. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: How to map bad sectors on IDE?

2003-02-02 Thread Cliff Sarginson
format -- may or may not help, but sounds like you do not have a lot to lose ! -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Complaints about disk slice sizes on SCSI disk

2003-02-02 Thread Cliff Sarginson
on this, it seems inconsequential in practise. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

SCSI Disk slice warning question

2003-02-03 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Hello, fdisk complains as follows..does this matter ? ÚÄÄ Disk slicing warning: ÄÄÄ¿ ³chunk 'da0s1' [32..63487] does not start on a track boundary ³chunk 'da0s2' [63488..35860479] does not start on a track boundary -- Regards Cliff

Mounting a linux logical partition

2003-02-04 Thread Cliff Sarginson
for backup purposes. Thanks. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

apple files

2003-07-19 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Hello I did have a look in the ports. But does anyone know of a program I can use in mutt to read attachments that arrive in apple file formats ? I have to communicate a lot with an Apple user, using god alone knows what word processor. I think he is using Apple's verson of Word, but it is hard

USB printing or failure therof

2002-10-04 Thread Cliff Sarginson
PRINTER seems to be ignored now by lpr. Any suggestions anyone ? It used to work ! -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: killing an application through code

2002-10-04 Thread Cliff Sarginson
programs do, and use that. He should bear in mind of course he will only be able to kill them stone dead if he owns them or is root. This is definitely portable ! -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe

Re: burncd error

2002-10-04 Thread Cliff Sarginson
anything to mount is there ? Also I am not entirely sure you should fixate it after blanking it, there isn't anything on it to fixate. Just some wild guesses on my part. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe

Re: USB Printing

2002-10-05 Thread Cliff Sarginson
# Mouse device uscanner# Scanners Good Luck ! -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Mutt and Filters

2002-10-05 Thread Cliff Sarginson
sendmail into using procmail since I use a sane MTA called postfix. Basically mutt does not have inbuilt filtering, so you have to use an external agent like procmail. I think there are others (maildrop ??) but I know little about them. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands

Re: Mail client preferred?

2002-10-10 Thread Cliff Sarginson
= procmail, MUA = Mutt, Spam catcher = Spamassassin. It works well except I hate procmail beyone rationality, but the setup works well. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

message for David Banning

2002-10-10 Thread Cliff Sarginson
to non-existent hosts: it appears that the DNS operator for this domain has installed an invalid MX record with an IP +address instead of a domain name on the right hand side -- -- Regards Cliff Sarginson

mozilla

2002-10-10 Thread Cliff Sarginson
10 14:52:12 CEST 2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/WILLOW i386 -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: Please help me

2002-10-12 Thread Cliff Sarginson
out in private mail, I typed sed there, where I meant ed. I still use ed a lot ! I think the wimp that replaced ? and ?? with meaningful error messages needs his bottom spanked. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595

DDR Memory

2002-10-23 Thread Cliff Sarginson
I ferreted around but could not find a definitive answer. Does FreeBSD support DDR memory ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: DDR Memory

2002-10-23 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 08:08:27AM -0400, John Bleichert wrote: On Wed, 23 Oct 2002, Cliff Sarginson wrote: Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 14:05:41 +0200 From: Cliff Sarginson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FreeBSD List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: DDR Memory I ferreted around but could not find

Re: DDR Memory

2002-10-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Ok, thanks for the answers, I am now 0.001% less ignorant than I was :) -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Keyboard maps

2002-10-27 Thread Cliff Sarginson
to this ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: USB Printer Problem

2002-10-28 Thread Cliff Sarginson
, that does not always mean it will work. I am sending this, not saying this is your problem, but the symptoms are so similar I thought I would pass it on. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Concatenating 2 or more mbox format files

2002-10-28 Thread Cliff Sarginson
... Thanks.. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Why Use a Daemon as a Symbol since it alienates many?

2002-11-03 Thread Cliff Sarginson
a name for Release 5... -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel : +31 (0)10 4764595 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: internal compiler error during make buildworld

2002-11-04 Thread Cliff Sarginson
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Clarification of eject question

2002-11-04 Thread Cliff Sarginson
that. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: non-writeable directory - can't be removed

2002-11-04 Thread Cliff Sarginson
a feeling that something was said about this on the list awhile back, I think there was a reason for it. I have a hunch it was something to do with X11 V4, but I cannot be sure. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send

Mysterious emails

2002-11-05 Thread Cliff Sarginson
names, and non of the normal aliases are tried. I don't think it is a DoS either, since although they come in bursts they are usually in groups of up to 7 or so...and not every day..which is not going to grind me to a halt. I am curious as to the motive. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson

Re: Mysterious emails

2002-11-05 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 12:24:46PM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 12:59:07PM +0100, Cliff Sarginson wrote: I wonder if anyone can throw some light on this. I get a *lot* of emails addressed to non-existant users on my domain raggedclown.net. They all follow a pattern

Re: FS options for FreeBSD

2002-11-05 Thread Cliff Sarginson
across some flames about it, actually) - I wonder what alternatives exist out there, etc. Pointers/reference appreciated. There is a facility in UFS called soft-updates which you may care to investigate... -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus

Re: xfree86 failing

2002-11-06 Thread Cliff Sarginson
believe this includes all the old S3's. Check that I am right, but I am pretty sure. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: FreeBSD filesystem 1TB Limit

2002-11-06 Thread Cliff Sarginson
they use may be quite hard to find out until you install it, or maybe use a magnifying glass on the small print. I am running FreeBSD on a disk that is living proof of this ! -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail

bootloader grub

2002-11-11 Thread Cliff Sarginson
why it shouldn't... -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: bootloader grub

2002-11-11 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Ok, thanks for all the responses..looks like Grub is not a problem. Anything must be better than the way I am currently booting one of my systems that has 6 OS'es on it :) -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: UDMA ICRC error's

2002-11-12 Thread Cliff Sarginson
to check the disk, maybe something from the ports tree? Most (all?) disk manafacturers have free diagnostic programs you can download from their websites. Take a look -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Multiple copies of messages

2002-11-12 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Hello, For some time now I have been receiving duplicate copies sent to this list and the other BSD ones I susbcribe to. Somethimes they arrive together and sometimes the second one somewhat later. Is anyone else suffering from this ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands

Re: Thanks guys

2002-11-13 Thread Cliff Sarginson
FreeBSD is great. My first real unix experience and I couldn't have done it without the support of the FreeBSD lists and free tutorials. Well I think it's jolly good as well :) -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail

What is it precisely that is happening to the ports setup ?

2002-11-13 Thread Cliff Sarginson
installed ports (in general I mean, I realise ports are updated quite often anyway). -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: spamassassin port ...

2002-11-14 Thread Cliff Sarginson
with grep or an editor in /usr/port/INDEX. I think I was having a bad hair day, I was convinced it was called spamassassin when I installed it, but I probably left out some s's somewhere. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free

Re: spamassassin port ...

2002-11-14 Thread Cliff Sarginson
causes spamassin to gob up a high scoring error about the Subject having a unique identifier (something like that). -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: Multiple copies of messages

2002-11-14 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 12:48:32AM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2002-11-12 22:06, Cliff Sarginson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For some time now I have been receiving duplicate copies sent to this list and the other BSD ones I susbcribe to. Somethimes they arrive together and sometimes

extracting example startx

2002-11-18 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Hi, After a slight boo-boo I had to do some finger-poking with X11. Startx disappeared in the process. I can find startx related files lurking deep in the bowels of the imake ports directory. Anyone know how to actually build and install it. I tried all the obvious things. -- Regards Cliff

Re: extracting example startx

2002-11-18 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 02:48:55PM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 01:15:03PM +0100, Cliff Sarginson wrote: After a slight boo-boo I had to do some finger-poking with X11. Startx disappeared in the process. I can find startx related files lurking deep in the bowels

Re: Confirmation: ext2fs requires kernel rebuild?

2002-11-20 Thread Cliff Sarginson
what ? You either mount it or don't mount it, use it or don't use it. What exactly are you supposed to be careful of :) Saying Boo!. I don't actually use it, but there have been occasional emails, and some published stuff that says it works fine. Just be a bit careful ! -- Regards Cliff

Complaints on X startup about knonsole_grantpty

2002-11-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
/games ls also reveals crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel6, 2 Nov 21 07:33 /dev/ptyp2 ^^ crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel5, 2 Nov 21 09:03 /dev/ttyp2 ^^ Clues ? Thu Nov 21 09:05:14 CET 2002 -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free

Re: passwords in /etc/group

2002-11-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
for their work. I have never seen them used on any Unix system I have worked on, and I seem to recall from some ancient documentation that they are more trouble than they are worth. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send

Re: Portsupgrade -uU

2002-11-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
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Aging Apple LaserWriter

2002-11-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
provision for plain-text, but I am more interested in using it to print larger PostScript files). Word on the street is that any PS printer should work on FBSD. True ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

A question of where to put swap

2002-11-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
...). Thanks for any input. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: A question of where to put swap

2002-11-21 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 12:04:58AM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 12:44:54AM +0100, Cliff Sarginson wrote: I am in the business of re-arranging my disk layouts to reflect the realities if life :) My FreeBSD system currently runs on a SCSI-3 Disk, but I have two

Re: terminal incompatibility

2002-11-22 Thread Cliff Sarginson
good old vt100, it will never die... -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Directory

2002-11-22 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 11:47:02AM -0500, Kliment Andreev wrote: Is it because of the space between the words? How do I get around this? Maybe avoid spaces in filenames :) Use a _ or a - or a . or something printable... -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has

Re: passwords in /etc/group

2002-11-22 Thread Cliff Sarginson
ommitted between paragraphs. Thanks. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Desktop Menu in latest KDE

2002-11-22 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Hello, I am trying to disable the Desktop Menu in KDE, but it ignores me. Anyone happen to know a manual method of doing this, I searched around the kde files, but my experiments proved fruitless. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free

Re: cvsupit - file system 105% - what have I done ?

2002-11-22 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 06:30:00AM +0100, Cliff Sarginson wrote: RELENG_4_5_0_RELEASE After that change this to RELENG_4_5 which should start to get you the security updates when you again run cvsupit. -And -ditto- to go up the release chain... p.s. You can probably actually update

Re: How to deinstall openoffice?

2002-11-22 Thread Cliff Sarginson
it. -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Interesting modem problem

2002-11-23 Thread Cliff Sarginson
, not parallel ports. Mmm. It is conveivable (but not definite) you may have done a little damage here so a little system checkout may be in order, -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Desktop Menu in latest KDE

2002-11-23 Thread Cliff Sarginson
On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 12:25:16PM +0100, Lauri Watts wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Saturday 23 November 2002 01.33, Cliff Sarginson wrote: Hello, I am trying to disable the Desktop Menu in KDE, but it ignores me. Anyone happen to know a manual method of doing

SCSI Disk question

2002-11-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
Hi I have a chance to get at a good price a IBM 73LZX 18GB 160 drive I know there was a mechanical problem with one of the IBM SCSI ranges. Does anyone know anything about this particular model ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free

Re: Mutt / NNTP_patch.

2002-11-24 Thread Cliff Sarginson
:) -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

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