Installing OpenOffice from Ports Collection

2004-01-27 Thread Colin J. Raven
Hi all! I'm trying to install OpenOffice-1.1 on FreeBSD4.9 RELEASE. The installation halts - which is in itself highly unusual. It asks for various bsd-jdk j2sdk files from Sun to be installed in /usr/distfiles, so I download and copy them into the requisite directory, chown chgrp them as

RE: Installing OpenOffice from Ports Collection

2004-01-28 Thread Colin J. Raven
+ On Tuesday 27 January 2004 07:27 am, Colin J. Raven wrote: + Hi all! + I'm trying to install OpenOffice-1.1 on FreeBSD4.9 RELEASE. + The installation halts - which is in itself highly unusual. + + Forget building it - get the binary. + http://projects.imp.ch/openoffice/ + Good advice

RE: convert .cshrc to .bashrc

2004-01-30 Thread Colin J. Raven
+ On Friday 30 January 2004 23:32, Robert Barten wrote: + On Sat, Jan 31, 2004 at 12:11:54AM +0100, Colin J. Raven wrote: + Just google sample .bashrc that should yield something + you can begin + with. The two aren't *that* different y'know, so don't + get stressed + about

RE: Being able to Program C++ with FreeBSD4.x

2004-01-31 Thread Colin J. Raven
+ I have a I386 mechine running FreeBSD 4.x and I will be + upgraded shortly to 5.x, but I would like to know if I am + able to program and compile using FreeBSD. I've never tried + with 4.x and I would like to get into re-introducing myself + to the C++ lanuage... As long as you have a

Changing the default text size on console session

2004-04-10 Thread Colin J. Raven
Hi all! My question may not be specific to FreeBSD, but can anyone tell me how to change the default font size on a console (directly connected monitor) session when there is no X running? I'm used to accessing BSD boxes remotely via Putty, but now I have one at home plus a decent size monitor,

Re: Changing the default text size on console session [SOLVED]

2004-04-10 Thread Colin J. Raven
Greetings and thanks/kudos to all respondents on this issue. The short form of the answer - for the archives - is: man vidcontrol (yes, really) Scroll lock to give some control over screenfuls of stuff that normally go whizzing by. (Dunno why I didn't know this, but that's why we ask questions

Version of Apache to install from /usr/ports

2003-03-31 Thread Colin J. Raven
rather badly) 3. Speaking of php...how do I install IT on the server? Is it in ports someplace? I don't see it, but maybe I'm being dumb. 4. Ditto MySQL...how/where? Regards ( TIA!!), -Colin -- Colin J. Raven ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

RE: Version of Apache to install from /usr/ports [Wrapup]

2003-04-02 Thread Colin J. Raven
FreeBSD goodness to play with this afternoonya! Now it IS time for a bacon sandwich - if not here, then someplace on Earthprobably Greetings from the Netherlands, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

BSD on Tecra 8100 w/Docking Station

2003-02-09 Thread Colin J. Raven
in every case!) and despite many weeks of trolling around I'm as stumped as when I began. Can anyone offer a definitive answer to this - *the* most important question of all?? I'd truly appreciate a solution to the issue.somewhere, somehow. Regards TIA, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven

RE: Open ports after install..

2003-02-11 Thread Colin J. Raven
Ports 1433 and 1434 should be blocked anyway! You are correct indeed Miguel THAT was the little Sapphire bugger that tanked part of the 'net recently Regards, -Colin + + On Tue, 11 Feb 2003 13:40:23 -0600 + Eric Six [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: + + Howdy, + + I just installed 5.0AXP and am

Customizing /etc/motd

2003-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
Greetings all! I'd like to tweak /etc/motd to give ssh users a personalized login text. Perhaps something like; FreeBSD 4.7-STABLE #0: Sun Feb 9 19:32:05 CET 2003 (This already exists of course) {username}, Welcome to FreeBSD! Blah Blah Blah I notice that last login is the first line in this

RE: Customizing /etc/motd

2003-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
+ On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Colin J. Raven wrote: + + I'd like to tweak /etc/motd to give ssh users a + personalized login text. + + su root + ..type root password + vi /etc/motd Yes! :-)I know how to edit the file, but I'm trying to figure out how to personalize it on a per-user

RE: Customizing /etc/motd

2003-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
+ motd is a flat file, so it won't take the customizations + you'd need to do this :) Yes indeed, I was aware of this - hence my puzzlement as to how this might be done. + The last login is done by lastlog, which is called by login, + not from motd. nodding sagely H

Forcing a Line Break in .profile

2003-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
Hi all! Does anyone know how to force the shell to create a line break between elements in a users' .profile output to screen at login As an example: pwd date cal outputs each...one after the other, like this: /home/freddie Thu Feb 13 16:16:51 CET 2003 February 2003 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa

syntax problem in /etc/csh.login

2003-02-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
Greetings all! Trying to create a custom login message for csh users. I put the following in /etc/csh.login snip ### if [ `whoami` = user1 ]; then echo echo -e This is a test message for user1 \ echo else if [ `whoami` = user2 ]; then echo echo -e

RE: syntax problem in /etc/csh.login

2003-02-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
snippage + if [ `whoami` = test ]; then + echo + echo -e This is a test message for user test \ + echo + fi + ### + /snip + and got an error upon subsequent login as user test: + if: Expression Syntax. (without parens) + + Anyone got

RE: Duplicate Posts [Was RE: IP-change]

2003-02-20 Thread Colin J. Raven
U, sorry to intrude on the thread Mark and Giorgos, but does anyone know why each email to this list arrives in duplicate?? Not that I mind grin 'cos it's double the BSD goodness...but merely curious is all. Regards to all, -Colin + On 2003-02-20 04:30, Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: +

Re: Webmail Frontend to mailboxes.

2005-01-08 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 7 at 23:53, Tabor Kelly launched this into the bitstream: Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: snip 5) many issues with getting Apache mod-SSL running properly with a self-signed key (you have to generate it manually with openssl, the apache docs that say use make key or whatnot don't work) I am not

NFS mount issue

2005-01-08 Thread Colin J. Raven
Hi all, I feel as if I've been grappling with this problem for months (I have, at least for 2 months AFAIK) I'm trying to mount my home directory on my office box (5.3-RELEASE) on my home box (5.3-RELEASE) and there is _no_ _way_ I have ever been able to make this work. /etc/exports on the

Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
appreciated. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There IS only One - OS Wed Jan 12 10:27:00 CET 2005 10:27AM up 2 days, 13:56, 6 users, load averages: 0.06, 0.47, 0.65 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

RE: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 09:35, Walker, Michael launched this into the bitstream: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Colin J. Raven Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 9:30 AM To: FreeBSD Questions Subject: Trouble starting MySQL Greetings all, I

RE: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 09:35, Walker, Michael suggested: I installed MySQL from ports (mysql-4.1.7) then tried to start it. Nothing doing - wo way. Starting it from /usr/loca/etc/rc.d/mysql-server.sh nothing happens. No error message is emitted, but no running instance of mysql either. snip Read

RE: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 10:20, Walker, Michael then said: Colin J. Raven wrote: On Jan 12 at 09:35, Walker, Michael suggested: I installed MySQL from ports (mysql-4.1.7) then tried to start it. Nothing doing - wo way. Starting it from /usr/loca/etc/rc.d/mysql-server.sh nothing happens. No error

RE: Trouble starting MySQL [SOLVED?]

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 11:17, Colin J. Raven launched this into the bitstream: On Jan 12 at 09:35, Walker, Michael suggested: I installed MySQL from ports (mysql-4.1.7) then tried to start it. Nothing doing - wo way. Starting it from /usr/loca/etc/rc.d/mysql-server.sh nothing happens. No error

Re: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 05:09, Eric F Crist launched this into the bitstream: Did you added mysql_enable=YES to /etc/rc.conf? Yes, it's in there, as per your instructions :-) That is *actually* supposed to be mysqld_enable=YES. You're missing the 'd'. If you read the script located in

Re: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 05:36, Eric F Crist then said: On Jan 12, 2005, at 5:22 AM, Colin J. Raven wrote: I would check the /var/log/messages log file for anything related to mysql, in this case. There's a reason it won't start, and it'll be indicated there. There is nothing related to mysql in /var

Re: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 12:46, I said: PHP 4.3.10 (cli) (built: Jan 11 2005 23:15:42) (DEBUG) mysql-4.1.7 both installed from ports FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE When I take a look at a phpinfo page, it shows no mention that MySQL exists. AFAIK this ought not to be so. I installed php last night (again, from

RE: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 14:12, Walker, Michael said (somewhat confusingly): [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jan 12 at 12:46, I said: PHP 4.3.10 (cli) (built: Jan 11 2005 23:15:42) (DEBUG) mysql-4.1.7 both installed from ports FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE When I take a look at a phpinfo page, it shows no mention

Re: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 15:41, Nico Meijer launched this into the bitstream: Hi Colin, I missed part of the thread, so I'm sorry if I'm dead wrong here. Do you mean that one (or other, or both) must *also* be installed for php to have any clue that MySQL exists? You need php4-mysql for that.

Re: Trouble starting MySQL [SOLVED] [CLOSED]

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
. Warm thanks to one and all who have jumped in on this today, it's now solved and closed (for the archives, that is) This wouldn't have happened without the list crew. Until the next problem then Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can

Re: Trouble starting MySQL

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Wed Jan 12 17:36:00 CET 2005 5:36PM up 6:24, 6 users, load averages: 0.01, 0.01, 0.00 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: FreeBSD 5.3 on Dual Opteron -- experiences?

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 12:12, sp0ng3b0b launched this into the bitstream: I would like to get a box with 2x AMD Opterons and an Intel MF 1000 fiber gigabit card. Err, ahem I'd like to get one of those too! With 16GB of ECC DDR400 RAM and 10 15K RPM SCSI Ultra's in a RAID0/1 array naturally. Yeah,

Re: Apache Log Rotation Statistics

2005-01-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 12 at 18:03, Gadi Golan wondered aloud: I have Apache 2.x running with a collection of virtual hosts, each logging to their own access.log file. I want to offer log statistics to all of my virtual hosts on an individual basis. I want them to be able to go to say log.theirdomain.com

Re: NFS Mount Issue

2005-01-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
Colin J. Raven wrote: I'm trying to mount my home directory on my office box (5.3-RELEASE) on my home box (5.3-RELEASE) and there is _no_ _way_ I have ever been able to make this work. /etc/exports on the NFS server is configured correctly (other exports to other boxen work fine

Re: Thank you!

2005-01-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 13 at 09:57, Boris Spirialitious vomited up some 1's and 0's thusly: I just wanted to thank you for making Freebsd 5.3 so badly. We changed to linux and our application runs so much faster its unbelievable. I report a small problem and they work hard to fix it. Not like freebsd do they

Memory Question

2005-01-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
I'm wondering seriously about this top output: (2.6 GhZ Celeron 1GB RAM) Mem: 52M Active, 316M Inact, 134M Wired, 111M Buf, 494M Free Swap: 2023M Total, 2023M Free This does add up to the 1GB of memory that my 5.3-RELEASE box has, that's not my question. I always understood in FreeBSD that

Re: Memory Question

2005-01-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
. Gentlemen, thank you for the feedback and guidance. My appreciation for this OS and this group grows exponentially - daily. Boris and fellow trolls, please take note. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Thu Jan 13 21:41:00 CET

Re: Memory Question

2005-01-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
If you want to be made fun of, this is the type of question that will push you in that direction (references 'Thanks You!' thread). ;) Your colleague is probably running more applications/services than you, which is why he has less available memory. To use up some of that memory, simply

Odd (alarming) http log exerpt

2005-01-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
I noticed something extremely odd this morning in my http access log. There's the usual activity, then suddenly this (about a hundred lines are snipped) 62.241.98.151 - - [14/Jan/2005:01:29:44 +0100] SEARCH /\x90\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x

Re: Odd (alarming) http log exerpt

2005-01-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 14 at 10:17, Jacob S launched this into the bitstream: On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 07:00:30 -0900 Andy Firman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 02:08:20PM +0100, Colin J. Raven wrote: What is this person doing? or attempting to do? I'm guessing nothing good

Re: Odd (alarming) http log exerpt

2005-01-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 14 at 07:00, Andy Firman wrote: On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 02:08:20PM +0100, Colin J. Raven wrote: What is this person doing? or attempting to do? I'm guessing nothing good. Is there anything within...say httpd.conf..that I could do to prevent this..or curtail it before it grows

Re: Odd (alarming) http log exerpt

2005-01-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 14 at 10:22, Duo suggested this hysterically funny remedy: On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Colin J. Raven wrote: I noticed something extremely odd this morning in my http access log. There's the usual activity, then suddenly this (about a hundred lines are snipped) Yeah, someone is trying a M

Re: Backups / Dump etc

2005-01-14 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 14 at 13:00, Jeff MacDonald launched this into the bitstream: I've also been told that dump lacks network support I'm not sure that's true. I sometimes take my laptop with me when I take a dump. It's got a wireless card in there so I'm able to sit there and catch up on

Re: phpMyAdmin installation troubles...

2005-01-15 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 14 at 16:17, Eric F Crist reported: I'm trying to install phpmyadmin from ports. I keep getting an error about PDF-Lite-6.0.0p1.tar.gz. The only files available now are 6.0.1. I've done a cvsup, but to no avail. Several days ago I encountered the same situation. FreeBSD

Re: Odd (alarming) http log exerpt [followup]

2005-01-15 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 14 at 10:22, Duo made this excellent suggestion: On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Colin J. Raven wrote: I noticed something extremely odd this morning in my http access log. There's the usual activity, then suddenly this (about a hundred lines are snipped) Is there anything within...say

Apache2 Conditional Logging help

2005-01-15 Thread Colin J. Raven
I'm trying to supress logging of such things as favicon.ico, gifs and jpegs. In a home server environment (right now anyway) I just don't think it's necessary to log serving of those items. Accordingly, some googling seemed to point me towards doing something like this:

Re: Apache2 Conditional Logging help [Followup]

2005-01-15 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 15 at 12:26, I said: I'm trying to supress logging of such things as favicon.ico, gifs and jpegs. In a home server environment (right now anyway) I just don't think it's necessary to log serving of those items. Accordingly, some googling seemed to point me towards doing something

Re: DNS: querying route DNS

2005-01-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One 9:06AM up 3 days, 21:54, 7 users, load averages: 0.03, 0.01, 0.00 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman

Re: 5.3 Install

2005-01-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 16 at 03:26, Eric F Crist arrived at this conclusion: On Jan 16, 2005, at 12:41 AM, Lyn Robie wrote: snip beast in the jungle. It's perfectly clear to me that you guys are not into winning converts from the Linux camp. I suppose you can draw some cold comfort from knowing your

Re: 5.3 Install

2005-01-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 16 at 23:14, Dave Horsfall launched this into the bitstream: On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Colin J. Raven wrote: [RHETORICAL_MODE=ON] Where, I wonder, are all these folks suddenly coming from? [SUPREME_IRONY_MODE=ON] Well anyway, it's nice to know I'm a grizzled old graybeard unix admin

Samba3/CUPS printing

2005-01-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
It would seem as if my HP psc2105 printer is recognised under FreeBSD-5.3, but of course there are some minor issues. Without reopening old wounds lpd(?) vs CUPS, this is what I'm getting from /var/log/messages: Jan 16 14:54:13 kenmore smbd[65656]: [2005/01/16 14:54:13, 0]

Re: phpMyAdmin installation troubles.[RE-POST]

2005-01-18 Thread Colin J. Raven
. On behalf of Eric and myself - since within a 24 hour period we both encountered precisely the same issue: Has anyone else experienced this, and/or is there a known workaround? Regards TIA, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One 9:54AM

Re: Mrs. Butterworth vs Vermont Maid

2005-01-18 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 18 at 17:42, [EMAIL PROTECTED] ejaculated this: In a message dated 1/18/05 4:41:12 PM Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Gary, Maybe if you offered solutions instead of whining and bashing all the time people would be interested in what you have to say. All we've ever

Re: Mrs. Butterworth vs Vermont Maid

2005-01-19 Thread Colin J. Raven
caused. And now...onwards. I shall endeavor not to repeat this transgression in the future. Sorry folks. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Wed Jan 19 18:10:00 CET 2005 6:10PM up 7 days, 6:58, 9 users, load averages: 0.00, 0.00

Re: FreeBSD I LOVE YOU

2005-01-20 Thread Colin J. Raven
mean destructively formatted... Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Thu Jan 20 13:11:00 CET 2005 1:11PM up 2:01, 1 user, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: FreeBSD I LOVE YOU

2005-01-20 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 20 at 14:55, Erik Norgaard launched this into the bitstream: Colin J. Raven wrote: Eh? Surely you don't meant trashed - physically annihilated? Phew! I believe in radical solutions certainly, but..umm..isn't that going just a little bit too far? :-) I'm assuming you mean

Re: FreeBSD I LOVE YOU

2005-01-20 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 20 at 15:10, Matthew Seaman confidently asserted: On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 02:59:13PM +0100, Colin J. Raven wrote: I always thought that formatting/fdisk'ing twice completely erased *permanently* whatever had been on the disc. You make an interesting case that previously I never

courier-imap install from ports *fails*

2005-01-21 Thread Colin J. Raven
to fix the issue? (worth a try methinks) Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Fri Jan 21 10:24:00 CET 2005 10:24AM up 23:14, 3 users, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 ___ freebsd-questions

Re: Spontaneous reboot problem

2005-01-21 Thread Colin J. Raven
so, please feel free to ship it across the North Sea to me, I'll be happy to pay for the shipping, deal with its little idiosyncracies and give it a second life :-) Regards HTH, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Fri Jan 21 12:56:00

Re: I do not understand kernel modules

2005-01-21 Thread Colin J. Raven
-- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Fri Jan 21 15:57:00 CET 2005 3:57PM up 1 day, 4:47, 5 users, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org

location of kernel modules

2005-01-21 Thread Colin J. Raven
..and I'm assuming there must be some method for doing this for someone of my (thus far) hopelessly limited experience. Regards TIA, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Fri Jan 21 16:02:00 CET 2005 4:02PM up 1 day, 4:52, 5 users, load

Re: location of kernel modules

2005-01-21 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 21 at 14:27, Gardner Bell launched this into the bitstream: On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 04:02:57PM +0100 Colin J. Raven wrote: Can anyone please tell me where the kernel modules are located, and where are they described? I ask this so that I can figure out which to include/exclude

Re: Cannot connect to printer...

2005-01-22 Thread Colin J. Raven
on the assumption you want to enable printing via Samba/CUPS. Should you wish to approach the matter from a Unix-only perspective, YMMV. Good Luck! Regards HTH, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Sat Jan 22 13:21:00 CET 2005 1:21PM up 2 days

Re: Cannot connect to printer...

2005-01-22 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 22 at 16:40, Kiffin Gish responded: On Jan 22 at 12:27, Kiffin Gish launched this into the bitstream: I have read the manual carefully, looked in the forums and tried everything, but for the life of me I just cannot get my printer to work under FreeBSD. Actually my setup is

Re: Network Printing - Please put me out of my misery

2005-01-22 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 22 at 15:02, Gerard Samuel launched this into the bitstream: gabriel wrote: I'm not sure what you mean by try the jetdirect, PORT STATE SERVICE 9100/tcp open jetdirect === This One Jetdirect is HP's print server You mean the blackbox (JetDirect) sold in better stores is

Re: Network Printing - Please put me out of my misery

2005-01-22 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 22 at 18:10, Chris Hill launched this into the bitstream: On Sat, 22 Jan 2005, Colin J. Raven wrote: Damn, I was on the *verge* of heading out next week to buy one of those given that I could *not* get my all-in-one HP psc2105 to function at all. I'd given up after days of struggle

Re: NFS Mounting, client credentials too weak

2005-01-26 Thread Colin J. Raven
exercise of mounting an NFS share from one machine to another. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Wed Jan 26 09:24:00 CET 2005 9:24AM up 5 days, 22:14, 9 users, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00

Re: NFS Mounting, client credentials too weak

2005-01-27 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Jan 26 at 12:48, Kris Kennaway said: On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 09:40:58PM +0100, Joachim Dagerot wrote: On 2005-01-26 Kris Kennaway wrote: On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 09:25:08AM +0100, Colin J. Raven wrote: On Jan 25 at 12:04, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 12:39:59PM +0100

vnc server install fails on Xorg code

2005-01-31 Thread Colin J. Raven
, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Mon Jan 31 21:20:00 CET 2005 9:20PM up 11 days, 10:10, 9 users, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.03 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: OT: Funny disclaimers (Was: Re: ssh root@localhost)

2005-02-04 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Feb 2 at 22:49, Erik Norgaard said with a chuckle: Sorry to join in on the noise: Occasionally noise on this otherwise studious list is fun. This is one time. *This* subscriber likes the change of pace :) Both statements are backwards and can't impose any responsibility on my behalf nor

make.conf syntax question (MODULES_OERRRIDE)

2005-02-04 Thread Colin J. Raven
I'm considering *not* loading unecessary modules in a new kernel, so I need to ask what seems like some dumb questions. In the kernel config file (MYKERNEL in this case) does commenting out stuff there stop some modules from loading? So for example if I comment out SCSI support are the

Re: make.conf syntax question (MODULES_OERRRIDE)

2005-02-04 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Feb 4 at 12:55, Lowell Gilbert launched this into the bitstream: Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm considering *not* loading unecessary modules in a new kernel, so I need to ask what seems like some dumb questions. In the kernel config file (MYKERNEL in this case) does

Re: favor

2005-02-05 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Feb 4 at 23:43, Mike Hauber opined: On Friday 04 February 2005 10:39 pm, Anthony Atkielski wrote: Ted Mittelstaedt writes: TM If you post on a public forum, by implication you are giving that TM forum permission to publish your copyrighted material. The only way to get around this is

Re: favor

2005-02-05 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Feb 5 at 08:35, Erik Norgaard wondered out loud: Mike Hauber wrote: Fact is, the cats out of the bag, and I have yet to meet a cat that likes bags. :) I went on radio some years ago, now I realize that the radiowaves are about to hit alien civilizations. In order not to embaras my

RE: Leaving a Computer Running ?

2005-02-06 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Feb 6 at 06:01, Ted Mittelstaedt launched this into the bitstream: You just put in a bigger filter and more fans for that problem. Muwahahaha, my thinking exactly - Use a bigger hammer! Interesting! Have you actually had this happen? Yes, about 6 times over the last 10 years. All of it

Re: FusionPHP.net - Online Again Now!!!

2005-02-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
, much success and good luck with php-fusion and its various Infusions. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Sat Feb 12 13:21:00 CET 2005 1:21PM up 18:36, 6 users, load averages: 0.71, 0.87, 0.87

Re: make world: HOW CLEAN IS IT?

2005-02-12 Thread Colin J. Raven
really great tips 'n tricks. Also the FreeBSD handbook is helpful when read *in conjunction* with the OnLamp articles: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ports.html Regards HTH, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One

php [re]compile help - sessions

2005-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
IMAGICK is the only reference I can find to magic...and support for that is set to off The objective is to enable session management, and it seems an excessively convoluted path to follow in order to get that accomplished. In a wordHelp!! Regards TIA, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3

Re: Ports

2005-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
know a tad more now, than back then :). Nonetheless, I've never gone near the frontpage module since! (sad, since I do so like FP personally) Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Sun Feb 13 15:07:00 CET 2005 3:07PM up 1 day, 20:22, 9

Re: FusionPHP.net - Online Again Now!!!

2005-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Feb 13 at 10:11, Dave Horsfall broke the silence and said: On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, Colin J. Raven wrote: Note: The paypal payment still stands, please provide us with proof you have forwarded the email to 250 people and include your paypal email address where we can send the money!!! What you're

Re: WEIRD: telnet

2005-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only One Sun Feb 13 16:04:00 CET 2005 4:04PM up 1 day, 21:19, 9 users, load averages: 0.01, 0.00, 0.00 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: FusionPHP.net - Online Again Now!!!

2005-02-13 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Feb 14 at 06:36, Dave Horsfall explained: On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Colin J. Raven wrote: This is what's known as a joe job. Now, who has an interest in discrediting php-fusion? eh? Could you perhaps...ermmm...expand on that just a tad? for the benefit of us uninitiated folks... inquiring minds etc

--memory/uptime stats shell script?

2005-02-23 Thread Colin J. Raven
, otherwise I could prolly do something with that (it's not running for security reasons)...so my options as I see 'em now are somewhat limited. Suggestions, guidance, advice, a kick in the rear...all would be appreciated! :-) Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http

Re: Forcing upgrade of port

2005-02-25 Thread Colin J. Raven
of non-sequiturs on the ports collection which inevitably leads to light switches and good environmental pracctices in pig farming. As always, just my $0.02 worth. Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE - http://www.FreeBSD.org - There can be only ONE Fri Feb 25 09:11:00 CET 2005 9

Illogical usage of swap

2005-03-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
could the workload on the new box be described as heavy. Can anyone suggest *anything* that might cause this uttely illogical situation to exist? We're frankly baffled. Regards TIA, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven Wed Mar 16 12:54:00 CET 2005 ___ freebsd

Re: Illogical usage of swap

2005-03-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Mar 16 at 07:29, Lowell Gilbert launched this into the bitstream: Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hard to believe, but this beast is swapping. Here's a typical top snapshot: load averages: 0.75, 0.36, 0.23 up 14+12:39:04 12:40:02 128 processes: 1 running, 125 sleeping, 2 zombie CPU

Re: Illogical usage of swap

2005-03-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Mar 16 at 14:54, Giorgos Keramidas asked: On 2005-03-16 13:36, Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 16 at 07:29, Lowell Gilbert launched this into the bitstream: Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Mem: 479M Active, 2470M Inact, 337M Wired, 101M Cache, 199M Buf, 5468K Free Swap

Re: Illogical usage of swap

2005-03-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Mar 16 at 15:07, Giorgos Keramidas said: On 2005-03-16 14:02, Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 16 at 14:54, Giorgos Keramidas asked: Free memory (or the lack thereof) isn't the issue though. The issue is this: Swap: 8192M Total, 116K Used, 8192M Free and that's the piece

Re: Illogical usage of swap

2005-03-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
? Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven Wed Mar 16 14:43:00 CET 2005 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Illogical usage of swap

2005-03-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Mar 16 at 09:24, Lowell Gilbert then said: Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Mar 16 at 07:29, Lowell Gilbert launched this into the bitstream: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/misc.html#TOP-FREEMEM Hmm, yeah I should have included what I've actually read

Re: Illogical usage of swap

2005-03-16 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Mar 16 at 09:47, Jerry McAllister commented: Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Mar 16 at 07:29, Lowell Gilbert launched this into the bitstream: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/misc.html#TOP-FREEMEM Hmm, yeah I should have included what I've actually read

Re: Anthony's drive issues.Re: ssh password delay

2005-03-26 Thread Colin J. Raven
not to for reasons best known to yourself. Thus - I think - it's time to put this down and give everyone a much deserved rest from the eternally utterly futile series of exchanges. sigh Regards, -Colin -- Colin J. Raven Sat Mar 26 13:08:00 CET 2005 ___ freebsd

*attaching* a file to /usr/bin/mail message

2005-04-02 Thread Colin J. Raven
Does anyone happen to know how you would *attach* *not readin the contents of, but actually *attach*) a file using /usr/bin/mail? On my system mail has no -a (attach) flag, and some Googling told me mailx might solve the problem, but /usr/bin/mailx just invokes mail Regards TIA, -Colin

Re: *attaching* a file to /usr/bin/mail message

2005-04-02 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Apr 2 at 15:47, Giorgos Keramidas launched this into the bitstream: On 2005-04-02 14:08, Colin J. Raven [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone happen to know how you would *attach* *not readin the contents of, but actually *attach*) a file using /usr/bin/mail? Not very easily, is one answer. You

Re: FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

2005-07-02 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Dec 25, Nikolas Britton responded thusly: Colin J. Raven wrote: On Dec 25, Dag-Erling Smørgrav launched this into the bitstream: Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: One does not need to know how to rebuild an engine to know how to drive the car. One should not criticize the design

Re: FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

2005-07-02 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Dec 25, Dag-Erling Smørgrav launched this into the bitstream: Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: One does not need to know how to rebuild an engine to know how to drive the car. One should not criticize the design of an engine while vehemently claiming to have no interest in how enginges

NFS mount problem

2004-12-07 Thread Colin J. Raven
Greetings all, I'm trying to export my home directory from an office machine (FreeBSD 5.3) to my home (experimental/funNetBSD/Cobalt Qube2 ) box. I'm behind a NAT DSL router at home and have full access to the FreeBSD box. On the office machine I've created a share in /etc/exports and also

Re: [Fwd: HTT/SMP servers instability on 5.3-STABLE]

2004-12-10 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Dec 10, Toomas Aas launched this into the bitstream: Colin J. Raven wrote: On Dec 10, Toomas Aas launched this into the bitstream: For more than a month now, I've been running a Dual Xeon 2000 system (IBM eServer xSeries 225) with 5.3-RC2 and later upgraded to 5.3-RELEASE and I have

Reasonable Hyperterminal alternative?

2004-12-10 Thread Colin J. Raven
Greetings all, I'm seeking a reasonable alternative to WinXP/2000 Hyperterminal as a console application (for serial port access to a no-graphics card box). I can and do use Hyperterminal but honestly...it's kinda ugly. It does the job well enough...I guess. I intend however to access one

Re: [Fwd: HTT/SMP servers instability on 5.3-STABLE]

2004-12-10 Thread Colin J. Raven
On Dec 10, Lucas Holt launched this into the bitstream: Well thanks for sharing those observations. Until I read what you said I *assumed* that there was a performance difference with HTT enabled. The specs seem to show that there *is* a theoretical difference, yet clearly according to your

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