Re: Freebsd machine as a wireless access point ?

2004-04-23 Thread Doug Poland
Darryl Hoar wrote: I have a spare PC with Freebsd installed on it. Can I configure this machine to be a wireless access point ? just curious. http://www.google.com/search?q=freebsd+wireless+access+pointsourceid=mozilla-searchstart=0start=0ie=utf-8oe=utf-8 -- Regards, Doug

Need help diagnosing hardware failure

2004-05-10 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, Upon returning from a weeks vacation, I was dismayed to find my home file server (running 4.8-STABLE) had crashed. The box in question has an Adaptec Host adapter ahc0: Adaptec 2940A Ultra SCSI adapter port 0xf800-0xf8ff mem 0xfedfe000-0xfedfefff irq 10 at device 13.0 on pci0 aic7860:

Vinum striped volume has corrupt plex, please help

2004-05-14 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I've been running a striped vinum configuration on 7 2.1GB SCSI drives for almost three years. I recently returned from a vacation to find my vinum fileserver had crashed. The logs indicated some type of problem with my Adaptec 2940AU host adapter. The 2940 seems be working now but now

Re: Vinum striped volume has corrupt plex, FIXED!

2004-05-15 Thread Doug Poland
--- Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The error messages I'm seeing are... vinum: dataraid.p0.s1 is stale by force vinum: dataraid.p0 is corrupt OK, here your second subdisk has gone stale, meaning that updates have been missed. There's every reason to believe that the

Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Greetings, I was running a portupgrade -a this morning on my 5.2.1-RELEASE system on a freshly cvsup'd ports tree. The first hint of trouble was gtk-2.4.1 failed to upgrade from 2.4.0... -- gtk+-2.4.1.tar.bz2 doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/gnome2. Attempting to fetch from

Re: Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:39 am, Doug Poland wrote: Greetings, I was running a portupgrade -a this morning on my 5.2.1-RELEASE system on a freshly cvsup'd ports tree. The first hint of trouble was gtk-2.4.1 failed to upgrade from 2.4.0... You need to visit http

Re: Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:58 am, Doug Poland wrote: Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:39 am, Doug Poland wrote: Greetings, I was running a portupgrade -a this morning on my 5.2.1-RELEASE system on a freshly cvsup'd ports tree. The first hint of trouble

Re: Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:58 am, Doug Poland wrote: Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:39 am, Doug Poland wrote: Greetings, I was running a portupgrade -a this morning on my 5.2.1-RELEASE system on a freshly cvsup'd ports tree. The first hint of trouble

Re: Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 12:27 pm, Doug Poland wrote: Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:58 am, Doug Poland wrote: Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:39 am, Doug Poland wrote: Greetings, I was running a portupgrade -a this morning on my 5.2.1

Re: Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 12:45 pm, Doug Poland wrote: Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 12:27 pm, Doug Poland wrote: Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:58 am, Doug Poland wrote: Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 11:39 am, Doug Poland wrote

Re: Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Joe Altman said: On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 03:37:00PM -0500, Doug Poland wrote: I may just blow away all ports, and start from scratch. Could you not re-cvsup, and then try to build world, before blowing away your ports? Isn't blowing it all away a bit extreme? I did re-cvsup. That didn't

Re: Help, GTK and my ports system broke!

2004-05-17 Thread Doug Poland
Kent Stewart said: On Monday 17 May 2004 02:08 pm, Joe Altman wrote: On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 03:37:00PM -0500, Doug Poland wrote: I may just blow away all ports, and start from scratch. Could you not re-cvsup, and then try to build world, before blowing away your ports? Isn't blowing it all

Re: Recommended Motherboards for FreeBSD 4.x and 5.x

2004-05-20 Thread Doug Poland
Forrest Aldrich wrote: Hi there, I'm interested in what motherboards most recommend now for higher performance FreeBSD 4.x and 5.x systems. I've a SOYO Dragon Platinum, with SATA and have had several problems, such that I will replace it with something better -- perhaps ASUS? Someone has a

Re: keyboard country mapping

2004-05-22 Thread Doug Poland
arden wrote: hi folks I'm in the UK but my install has set up my keyboard as American how can i alter it ? kbdcontrol /usr/share/syscons/keymaps/uk.iso.kbd or, whatever keyboard definition you prefer. -- Regards, Doug ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

Invalid partition table after sysinstall modifications

2004-05-22 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I've got a 4.9-STABLE system that was dual-booted between FBSD and Win2K. I had no further need for the windows slice so I used sysinstall to delete the NTFS slice, write it as type 165, newfs'd it, mounted it, and wrote a bunch of data to the new ufs slice. So far so good... About 8

Re: Invalid partition table after sysinstall modifications

2004-05-24 Thread Doug Poland
Warren Block said: On Sat, 22 May 2004, Doug Poland wrote: I've got a 4.9-STABLE system that was dual-booted between FBSD and Win2K. I had no further need for the windows slice so I used sysinstall to delete the NTFS slice, write it as type 165, newfs'd it, mounted it, and wrote a bunch

Re: Invalid partition table after sysinstall modifications

2004-05-24 Thread Doug Poland
Warren Block said: Doug complained: Invalid partition table The data for partition 2 is: sysid 165 (0xa5),(FreeBSD/NetBSD/386BSD) start 4096575, size 20964825 (10236 Meg), flag 80 (active) beg: cyl 255/ head 0/ sector 1; end: cyl 1023/ head 254/ sector 63 The

Upgrading MySQL strategies

2004-06-24 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, Does someone have a strategy for upgrading MySQL? For example, I'm currently running 5.2.1-RELEASE with mysql-server-4.1.1_2. The current MySQL version is 4.1.2. If I simply run portupgrade, will the new MySQL binary be OK with the older-style database files? If I were to dump the

Re: Upgrading MySQL strategies

2004-06-24 Thread Doug Poland
David Fuchs said: Doug Poland wrote: Does someone have a strategy for upgrading MySQL? I've searched the archives and have turned up nothing useful. One would think this would be covered in MySQL's excellent on-line docs, but I could find no mention of upgrading. Hi Doug, As a rule

Re: Asus P4S800D-E Deluxe

2004-06-26 Thread Doug Poland
On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 05:55:27PM +0100, Shaun Friedle wrote: Hello, Does anyone know how well this motherboard works under FreeBSD 5.2.1? For the most part, it works good. I currently have an Asus P4C800 Deluxe which is okay - until I turn off ACPI and then I get a Fatal trap 9:

Re: Asus P4S800D-E Deluxe

2004-06-26 Thread Doug Poland
On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 12:15:18AM +0100, Shaun Friedle wrote: On Sat, 2004-06-26 at 18:42, Doug Poland wrote: I currently have an Asus P4C800 Deluxe which is okay - until I turn off ACPI and then I get a Fatal trap 9: general protection fault while is kernel mode while booting. I need

Re: yahoo messenger

2003-09-24 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 12:52:35AM -0400, Michael Sharp wrote: Yahoo has officially updated messenger such that you can no longer connect using the current freebsd yahoo port version ( 0.99.19.1 ). I just tried to install their NEW package.. makayla# pkg_add fbsd4.ymessenger.tgz pkg_add:

Re: yahoo messenger

2003-09-24 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 03:09:44PM +1000, Anthony Carmody wrote: well, i have not been able to connect for 24hrs myself. I have heard rumours [gasp] that MSN and Yahoo are on a crusade to block third party clients using their transport. i don't know the weight of this in truth, but i must

Seeking advice for new server: 4.8-REL vs. 4.9-BETA

2003-09-25 Thread Doug Poland
Hi, On Monday, 29 Sep, I'll be building an apache/mysql server. I usually install from the latest release on CD then cvsup to -STABLE. My questions: Can I start with 4.9-BETA ISOs? My thinking is that what's in 4.9-BETA will not be much different from -STABLE. What do others when

Re: Seeking advice for new server: 4.8-REL vs. 4.9-BETA

2003-09-25 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 11:11:05AM -0700, Scott Schappell wrote: Doug Poland wrote: I guess I have some confusion between what's -STABLE and -RELEASE and when one becomes the other. Better read up on it. The way I understand it is there are three branches CURRENT - the cutting edge

postscript to pdf conversion

2003-10-15 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, Is there a port that can convert a postscript file to a pdf? I've got GNU Ghostscript installed and think that should do it. Also, I'm in a pinch for time so if someone has a quicky command-line example I'd really appreciate it. -- Regards, Doug

4.9-STABLE prob building perl

2003-10-30 Thread Doug Poland
Good day, I just did a fresh cvsup and was build makeworld when I encountered and error in the perl build === gnu/usr.bin/perl/x2p/s2pl === gnu/usr.bin/perl/x2p/find2pl === gnu/usr.sbin 1 error *** Error code 2 1 error *** Error code 2 1 error That's all the error message I received. Is this

Re: 4.9-STABLE prob building perl

2003-10-30 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 10:21:45AM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 07:01:26AM -0600, Doug Poland wrote: Good day, I just did a fresh cvsup and was build makeworld when I encountered and error in the perl build === gnu/usr.bin/perl/x2p/s2pl === gnu/usr.bin

NAT and gateway

2003-11-01 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'm running 4.8-STABLE. I've got a question about NAT and gateway. Today, I'm running a typical NAT configuration like this... if0 = public_ip if1 = private_lan Everything is working fine, internal clients use if1 and their gateway and their addresses are translated and sent out on if0.

Re: NAT and gateway

2003-11-02 Thread Doug Poland
On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 06:07:23PM +0200, Petre Bandac wrote: snack% /sbin/ifconfig rl0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST mtu 1500 inet 213.157.171.x netmask 0xff00 broadcast 213.157.171.255 ether 00:02:44:30:dc:4b media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX

racoon configuration syntax errors

2003-11-06 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'm trying to set up an IPSEC VPN tunnel between two FreeBSD servers using Dru Lavigne's excellent series of articles as a guide. (http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2003/01/09/FreeBSD_Basics.html) Unfortunately, I'm having a problem getting racoon to run because of an alleged syntax error

Re: racoon configuration syntax errors

2003-11-06 Thread Doug Poland
Toni Schmidbauer said: On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 01:17:14PM -0600, Doug Poland wrote: 2003-11-06 13:13:14: ERROR: cftoken.l:494:yyerror(): racoon.conf:99: A.A.A.A syntax error 2003-11-06 13:13:14: ERROR: cfparse.y:1397:cfparse(): fatal parse failure (1 errors) racoon: failed to parse

Re: racoon configuration syntax errors

2003-11-07 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 01:17:14PM -0600, Doug Poland wrote: Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 13:17:14 -0600 (CST) From: Doug Poland [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: racoon configuration syntax errors Hello, I'm trying to set up an IPSEC VPN tunnel between two FreeBSD servers using Dru

Re: a good ip subnet calculator with gui..!

2004-01-23 Thread Doug Poland
Neal Hamilton wrote: Is there any subnet calculators with a gui for unixfreebsd? After hours of searching i could only find ipsc with a reference of gipsc but the ports are broken and the package i installed freebsd-5.1 does not have gipsc. I usually use solar winds or boson ip tools on

SCSI Tape drive problem

2004-01-28 Thread Doug Poland
Hi, I'm running 4.9-STABLE on a box with an older HP 35480A DDS tape drive. Recently the drive started spitting out any tape I insert. It simply will not accept any tape I load. I've tried 5 different tapes and it does the same thing. Loads, lights blink for a second or two, and the tape is

Re: SCSI Tape drive problem

2004-01-28 Thread Doug Poland
Matthew Seaman said: On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 09:18:27AM -0600, Doug Poland wrote: I'm running 4.9-STABLE on a box with an older HP 35480A DDS tape drive. Recently the drive started spitting out any tape I insert. It simply will not accept any tape I load. I've tried 5 different tapes

Re: True IMAP Trash Folder

2004-02-02 Thread Doug Poland
Matt Juszczak wrote: Does anyone know of a mail client that supports a true IMAP trash folder? There is no trash folder in the IMAP protocol itself.. Removing mail is a two step process, first of deleting it, and second of purging the deleted mail. I understand now. Thanks. So do you know of

Which video adapter for dual-head 5.2-R/XF86 4.3?

2004-02-23 Thread Doug Poland
Hi, I've done a lot of reading and searching mailing lists in an attempt to identify a graphics adapter that will run dual-head in FreeBSD 5.2/XFree 4.3 One of the problems with searching lists is what you see a lot of is people's problems and it tends to skew your impressions. There's lot's of

Re: Which video adapter for dual-head 5.2-R/XF86 4.3?

2004-02-23 Thread Doug Poland
[EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Selon Doug Poland [EMAIL PROTECTED]: So, can someone recommend a graphics apapter that runs dual-head in 5.2/XFree86 4.3? I'm using FreeBSD-5.2-RC with an NVidia TI-4200 dual-head and it works great :) I never had a problem with this setup. Feel free to ask me any

Re: Problem with sed and awk

2004-02-26 Thread Doug Poland
Roubíèek Zdenìk (T-Systems PragoNet) said: Any idea what I am missing? cat test 1;1 2;2 awk -F ';' '{print $1}' 1 2 awk -F ' FS=; {print $1}' 1;1 2 awk 'BEGIN{FS=;}{print $1}' test -- Regards, Doug ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Curious sound problem in 5.2.1-R

2004-03-03 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'd like to preface this with the statement that I'm a long-time 4.x user but brand-new to the 5.x series. Also, I'm not sure if this belongs on -CURRENT or not, but, here goes... I'm trying to get sound working on a Dell Dimension 4600 with the following audio device: pcm0: Intel ICH5

Re: Curious sound problem in 5.2.1-R

2004-03-03 Thread Doug Poland
doesn't exist in GENERIC or GENERIC.hints , which only confuses me more. /shocked and slightly embarrased On 3/3/2004, Doug Poland [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I'd like to preface this with the statement that I'm a long-time 4.x user but brand-new to the 5.x series. Also, I'm not sure

Re: Curious sound problem in 5.2.1-R

2004-03-03 Thread Doug Poland
Aaron Peterson said: Have you compiled the following in your kernel? device pcm device sbc or alternatively add this to your /boot/loader.conf snd_ich_load=YES then run kldload snd_ich.ko as root... adding to loader.conf makes the proper sound driver load at boot,

XFree86 4.4.0 - when

2004-03-03 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'm not sure if this is the appropriate list to ask or not, but, does anyone have a rough idea when XFree86 4.4.0 will be committed to the ports tree? I've got an nVidia AGP card that is supported in 4.3.99 and 4.4.0 Thanks! -- Regards, Doug

Re: XFree86 4.4.0 - when

2004-03-04 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 08:50:21AM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 10:34:21PM -0600, Doug Poland wrote: I'm not sure if this is the appropriate list to ask or not, but, does anyone have a rough idea when XFree86 4.4.0 will be committed to the ports tree? I've got

ssh X forwarding not working through NAT

2004-03-09 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, Occasionally I need to tunnel X via ssh to remote hosts. I just built a 5.2.1-R system and noticed that X does not forward from this machine to the outside via our NAT'ing firewall. If I connect to a host on the same network with: ssh -X [EMAIL PROTECTED] and type: echo $DISPLAY

System date 7 years ahead

2004-03-09 Thread Doug Poland
Hi, I just built and configured a 4.9 box for a friend and I noticed that the system date was 2011. Timezone, month, day, and time were correct during install/config but I never noticed the year was in the future until ntpd refused to adjust the clock. Will this be a problem when the filesystem

Re: Deskjet 3320

2004-03-15 Thread Doug Poland
Owen Becker wrote: Greetings All, Anyone managed to get an HP Deskjet 3320 working under FreeBSD 5.2.1? It's nicely plugged in, previously recognised and printed upon by windows 2000. It's also sadly not working. Dmesg reports: ulpt0: hp deskjet 3320, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2, iclass 7/1 ulpt0: using

Re: Deskjet 3320

2004-03-17 Thread Doug Poland
Owen Becker said: On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 07:15:27AM -0600, Doug Poland wrote: Owen Becker wrote: Anyone managed to get an HP Deskjet 3320 working under FreeBSD 5.2.1? I've got one working in 4.9 using the /usr/ports/print/hpijs port. I modified slightly the supplied sample printcap

where is fortune on 5.2.1-RELEASE?

2004-03-29 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I've googled for this but came up empty. I cannot find the fortune program on this recently installed box. On 4.9-STABLE it lives in /usr/games/fortune. -- Regards, Doug ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: where is fortune on 5.2.1-RELEASE?

2004-03-29 Thread Doug Poland
Toni Heinonen wrote: Perhaps you didn't install the games package. Run /stand/sysinstall and select configure - distributions - games. That was it, thanks much... ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: OSX and Freebsd : what could be a good setup

2004-04-02 Thread Doug Poland
Panna wrote: I've purchased a new emac with OSX 10.3. ...snip... The freebsd server should act as mail and news-server and also as file server. Do I have to put the data on a fat32-slice? no, use nfs If I setup a nfs-mount on the freebsd server and copy data from OSX to it, is the data

GTK or Pango problems after upgrading on -CURRENT

2004-04-06 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, Yesterday I did a cvsup for ports and attempted to run portupgrade -R on gaim. I had trouble building the gtk2 dependancy until did a cvsup and rebuilt my 5.2.1 world and kernel. After installation of world and kernel all of gaim's required packages upgraded except security/nss-3.9.1.

Re: OS X and FreeBSD: What could be a good setup

2004-04-12 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 08:04:35AM -0400, Bart Silverstrim wrote: You see I'm in a state of confusion.. You're simply using a FreeBSD as a file server. You serve up files to the client via NFS (OS X) or CIFS (Windows). FreeBSD doesn't care. Now if you want FreeBSD to understand and

Re: GeForce FX 5800 Ultra with Nvidia Drivers on 5.2

2004-04-13 Thread Doug Poland
On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 03:04:03PM +0100, Shaun Friedle wrote: Hi, I am having trouble using my FX 5800 Ultra with the FreeBSD Nvidia driver, which I installed from the ports collection. If I try to use the Nvidia driver when I start X I get a garbled screen with a few letters and symbols

Re: GeForce FX 5800 Ultra with Nvidia Drivers on 5.2

2004-04-13 Thread Doug Poland
On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 01:40:34PM -0500, Josh Paetzel wrote: My issue is that SMP + Nvidia Drivers + GF4 ti 4200 + 5.2.1-RELEASE, 4.10-RELEASE or -STABLE or CURRENT hangs the system. I've mailed the -questions mailing list once, and found someone with the exact same issue that I am

Rackmount Server recommendation

2004-04-21 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'm looking for recommendations on vendor/hardware for a rackmount server. The intention is to run 4.9-STABLE and host e-commerce sites. Obviously, the vendor/hardware needs to support FreeBSD. Specifically, I'm looking for 4-6 hot-swappable SCSI RAID support. Thanks for your help.

Re: Rackmount Server recommendation

2004-04-21 Thread Doug Poland
Bill Moran wrote: Doug Poland wrote: Hello, I'm looking for recommendations on vendor/hardware for a rackmount server. The intention is to run 4.9-STABLE and host e-commerce sites. Obviously, the vendor/hardware needs to support FreeBSD. Specifically, I'm looking for 4-6 hot-swappable SCSI

Re: Thought of the list: CERT Advisory CA-2002-36 Multiple Vulnerabilities in SSH Implementations

2002-12-17 Thread Doug Poland
FWIW, on the advisory itself, an OpenSSH author states, From my testing it seems that the current version of OpenSSH (3.5) is not vulnerable to these problems, and some limited testing shows that no version of OpenSSH is vulnerable. -- Regards, Doug Stacey Roberts said: This just landed in my

How to read core dump

2003-01-18 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I am attempting to run MySQL Control Center (also known as MySQLCC) on FreeBSD 4.7-STABLE. FYI, is a platform-independent GUI administration client for the MySQL database server. The binary version I downloaded from MySQL.com is for Linux glibc 2.2. My system is running

Re: IPFW, blocking IM servers

2003-01-21 Thread Doug Poland
On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 04:17:07PM -0600, Kirk Strauser wrote: At 2003-01-21T21:39:52Z, Doug Poland [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sorry for this slightly off-topic post... Is there a comprehensive list of IM servers (names, IPs) available? I'd like to block IM servers from certain users

Re: IPFW, blocking IM servers

2003-01-21 Thread Doug Poland
On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 06:20:09PM -0600, Kirk Strauser wrote: At 2003-01-21T23:03:09Z, Doug Poland [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm concerned about the big 3, AOL, MSN, and Yahoo. They must have a limited IP range they use. From GAIM's account editor: AOL : login.oscar.aol.com

IPFW, blocking IM servers

2003-01-21 Thread Doug Poland
Sorry for this slightly off-topic post... Is there a comprehensive list of IM servers (names, IPs) available? I'd like to block IM servers from certain users on my network. From what I've gathered on google, the only effective stragegy is to use firewall (in my case, IPFW) rules to block IP's,

Re: back up Win2k workstations?

2003-01-22 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 05:41:07AM +, P. U. Kruppa wrote: Hi, I am looking for a concept to back up some Win2k workstations on a FreeBSD machine. Can this be done and how? Make a share for the disk(s) you want to backup, then use mount_smbfs to get at the data. You may not be

Re: copy a cd

2003-01-30 Thread Doug Poland
Brian Henning said: i am trying to copy a data cd with dd if=/dev/acd0c of=/home/image.iso bs=2048 i don't think it is working... i don't have the error message, but the cd doesn't work when i burn it. can i somehow find out for sure if bs=2048 is correct ? is there any other info i need

multiple probs with cups 1.1.18.0-4

2003-02-03 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'm not really sure if QUESTIONS is the right place to start with this issue but here goes. (BTW, I've googled the mailing archives for both FreeBSD and CUPS, read TFMs, and used the article posted on freebsddiary.org) My intention is to build a print server supporting 2 parallel and

Re: multiple probs with cups 1.1.18.0-4

2003-02-03 Thread Doug Poland
On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 12:05:05PM -0800, Derrick Ryalls wrote: 1. CUPS does not see my parallel ports. I had the same problem with the parallel port. I had to reboot the machine with the printer plugged in and turned on for it to show up. I powered off the computer and printers,

Re: multiple probs with cups 1.1.18.0-4

2003-02-03 Thread Doug Poland
Just about everything woking in cups now except I'm unable to configure a printer via web interface. The browswer reports: Admin Error: server-error-service-unavailable The error log says: I [03/Feb/2003:22:33:23 -0600] Started

Re: multiple probs with cups 1.1.18.0-4

2003-02-03 Thread Doug Poland
On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 11:41:03PM -0600, Stephen Hilton wrote: # dmesg | egrep -i 'lp|parall' ppc0: Parallel port at port 0x378-0x37f irq 7 on isa0 lpt0: Printer on ppbus0 lpt0: Interrupt-driven port ppi0: Parallel I/O on ppbus0 ppc1: Parallel port at port

Re: multiple probs with cups 1.1.18.0-4

2003-02-04 Thread Doug Poland
Stephen Hilton said: # dmesg | egrep -i 'lp|parall' ppc0: Parallel port at port 0x378-0x37f irq 7 on isa0 lpt0: Printer on ppbus0 lpt0: Interrupt-driven port ppi0: Parallel I/O on ppbus0 ppc1: Parallel port at port 0x278-0x27f irq 8 on isa0 lpt1: Printer on ppbus1

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-06 Thread Doug Poland
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:37:21AM -0500, Bruce Pea wrote: --On Wednesday, August 06, 2003 12:33 PM -0400 Steve Hovey I now block ip's with no reverse dns We are doing this as well. We get a fair number of complaints from people who's mail doesn't get delivered but we tell them to fix

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-11 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 04:14:28PM +0100, Jez Hancock wrote: On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:19:57AM -0500, Doug Poland wrote: snip Within the last two months both AOL and Time Warner Road Runner have implemented port 25 blocks from hosts with IP addresses in the dynamic address space. Time

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-14 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 12:34:45PM -0400, Lucas Holt wrote: I do understand the counter argument about blocking ips.. but i think thats frustration talking. Even if ip blocking is an improvement, it won't stop spam. Agreed, does anyone know why requiring reverse DNS isn't good enough?

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-14 Thread Doug Poland
On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 03:27:15PM +0200, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg wrote: Doug Poland wrote: Within the last two months both AOL and Time Warner Road Runner have implemented port 25 blocks from hosts with IP addresses in the dynamic address space. Time Warner claims other major ISPs

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-14 Thread Doug Poland
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:41:56AM -0700, Nicole wrote: Yes I too have resorted to blocking Ip's with no reverse DNS and its amazing how many big companies can fall into this. As to the Dynamic Space, I also block DSL/dynamicly assigned Ip's as I fall aware of them. (See Example

ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-14 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, This isn't so much a FreeBSD topic but a comment and a request for resources. As a long time FreeBSD admin/user I know this is a large, diverse, and eloquent community of technical users. I hope someone can point me to a resource or group of users that address this policy. Within the

make installworld fails on 4.8 in /usr/src/share/colldef

2003-08-20 Thread Doug Poland
Greetings, I'm attempting to installworld on a 4.8-RELEASE machine. I installed the OS yesterday from CD-ROM. Today I did a cvsup for latest sources. I've successfully built world, built and installed custom kernel. When I attempt to run: # make installworld this is what I see ... ...

Re: make installworld fails on 4.8 in /usr/src/share/colldef

2003-08-21 Thread Doug Poland
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 11:36:57PM -0500, Doug Poland wrote: Greetings, I'm attempting to installworld on a 4.8-RELEASE machine. I installed the OS yesterday from CD-ROM. Today I did a cvsup for latest sources. I've successfully built world, built and installed custom kernel

Backup and restore advise sought

2003-08-21 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'm building a dual-boot (FreeBSD 4.8 / Windows) workstation for a friend. Initially, he wanted FBSD/WinXP so I gave approx 1/2 of the hard drive (the 1st half) to FreeBSD and the 2nd 1/2 to Win. I've installed, configured, built a custom kernel and brought FreeBSD up to -STABLE. I've

Re: Backup and restore advise sought

2003-08-22 Thread Doug Poland
On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 09:57:35AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote: 1. I'm concerned that the FBSD partition names will change. i.e., / was ad0s3a may now become ad1s3a and so on. Yes, this will happen, but not in the way you've shown: ad0s3a is the first partition (a) on the 3rd slice (s3)

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Doug Poland
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:05:35PM -0400, Gerard Samuel wrote: Thanks to all those that replied. Im going to take a shot at vim-lite, and see where it leads me. VIM has the added advantage of being cross-platform. I use it on MacOS X and Windows. Very nice to have the same application on

How to write to console

2003-04-04 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'd like to write to the default console of a -STABLE box. In this case, no one is logged in on that console/terminal. The commands write, talk, and wall mention writing to a terminal of a logged in user. Ideally, I'd like to clear the screen and display an 80x25 message. Does anyone

Re: How to write to console

2003-04-04 Thread Doug Poland
On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 06:49:42AM -0800, Ben Collver wrote: Doug Poland wrote: Hello, I'd like to write to the default console of a -STABLE box. In this case, no one is logged in on that console/terminal. The commands write, talk, and wall mention writing to a terminal of a logged

SCSI tape: device not configured problem

2003-05-29 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I've been using an HP HP35480A 1109 DAT tape in a -STABLE box for about a year and half with no problems. Just the other day, I started seeing mt: /dev/nsa0: Device not configured errors whenever I try to control the device. Should I just MAKEDEV nsa0 to fix it? Is it perhaps a

openoffice port fails to build

2003-05-31 Thread Doug Poland
Hello, I'm having a problem building the openoffice port. The build fails deep in the bowels of a mozilla build. Since I have the 1.3.1 Mozilla port installed on my 4-STABLE box, I'm wondering why it's attempting to install another mozilla. As always, thanks for your help and support. ...

XFree86 4.3.0 anti-alias font problem

2003-05-31 Thread Doug Poland
Hi, I'm on a 4.8-STABLE box with XFree86 4.3.0. I'm going through the handbook (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-fonts.html) and adding anti-aliased fonts to my system. The problem I'm having is adding TrueType and the bitstream-vera fonts to my fontpath via xset.

Re: OpenOffice.org 1.0.2 and FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE

2003-06-01 Thread Doug Poland
On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 01:00:33AM +1000, David Gerard wrote: OK. I know that after much fiddling with OOo 1.0.1 and FreeBSD 4.6.2, it came out that OOo basically just, er, didn't work on FreeBSD at that time. So. On the other box (FreeBSD 4.8), we've just installed OOo 1.0.2 from ports. A

Re: XFree86 4.3.0 anti-alias font problem

2003-06-01 Thread Doug Poland
On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 07:33:51AM -0500, Doug Poland wrote: Hi, I'm on a 4.8-STABLE box with XFree86 4.3.0. I'm going through the handbook (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-fonts.html) and adding anti-aliased fonts to my system. The problem I'm having

Re: dualboot, first fbsd, then xp

2003-06-17 Thread Doug Poland
Matthew Seaman said: On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 10:40:48PM +0200, Tobias Roth wrote: Is it save to install WinXP after FreeBSD? My IBM recovery cd goofed up my WinXP and I'd like to reinstall XP only and keep my existing FreeBSD slices intact. Same goes for the MBR, of course. And yes, I will

Re: Bare minimum requirements for FreeBSD installation

2002-10-01 Thread Doug Poland
On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 06:22:34PM -0400, Peter Leftwich wrote: On Tue, 1 Oct 2002, Doug Poland wrote: Liquid said: Hey everyone. A family member asked me to setup a gateway in his house so that the internet can be shared between a couple of tenants. I realize it can be very easily

Re: Savage 2000 (Diamond Viper Chipset) problems on X

2002-10-06 Thread Doug Poland
On Sun, Oct 06, 2002 at 01:45:07PM -0400, Todd Robinson wrote: Having a mind-bender of a time with a S3 Savage 2000 video card. The problem is that XFree86 4.2.0_1,1 does not seem to have drivers that work for this card. Previously the same card (also not working with the Savage 2000

Re: Savage 2000 (Diamond Viper Chipset) problems on X

2002-10-07 Thread Doug Poland
for the video card). I don't suppose there are any Diamond Viper II users out there? The box mine came in says Diamond Viper II all over it. -- Regards, Doug - Original Message - From: Doug Poland [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Todd Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday

Re: Savage 2000 (Diamond Viper Chipset) problems on X

2002-10-09 Thread Doug Poland
On Mon, 2002-10-07 at 09:51, Todd Robinson wrote: hmmm Yes, I would love to see your XF86Config file. I have tomorrow off and will have more time to play with it. Thank you, I really appreciate it. Todd - Original Message - From: Doug Poland [EMAIL

Re: handling .exe self-extracting archives (Was: vmware)

2002-10-10 Thread Doug Poland
Nathan Kinkade said: I had Win2k Pro installed on the vmware2 port just a few days ago, everything seemed to work find including networking. However, I unistalled the whole thing as it is a big ugly beast - both vmware and win2k. By the way, does anyone know of a reasonable way to get at

Re: handling .exe self-extracting archives (Was: vmware)

2002-10-10 Thread Doug Poland
Nathan Kinkade said: On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 10:08:12AM -0500, Doug Poland wrote: Nathan Kinkade said: By the way, does anyone know of a reasonable way to get at the contents of *.exe self-extracting archives. This problem was what led me to fiddle with vmware in the first place. unzip

Re: Native JDK 1.3.1 Linux JDK 1.3.1 vs JDK 1.4.1 inconsistencies

2002-10-10 Thread Doug Poland
Weston M. Price said: ... snip ... I am not really sure if this is the right forum to post this message, it may very be more appropriate for the ports list. Any advice on these issues would be appreciated. I was also wondering if there was a specific mailing list dedicated to Java running

perl system vs. perl port, help please

2002-10-21 Thread Doug Poland
Hi, I'm attempting to run an non-ported perl app that requires perl 5.6. (4.6-STABLE). I've installed perl 5.8 from ports, tested it, and issued the use.perl port command. My problem is when I'm attempting to build the p5-Gtk-0.7008 port. The make is failing. The following is the last couple

Re: Yes, but how do I upgrade?

2002-10-29 Thread Doug Poland
Steve Warwick said: Ok, got that, but how do I upgrade? I am probably missing the point, but do I have to CVSUP, sysinstall/upgrade, AND build-install the kernel? I looked at makeworld in the handbook but it read like the instructions to building a house! Surely it's not a complicated as

Re: Yes, but how do I upgrade?

2002-10-29 Thread Doug Poland
Steve Wingate said: From: Steve Warwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2002/10/29 Tue PM 03:10:44 EST Subject: Yes, but how do I upgrade? Hi I have a 4.3 BSD machine to upgrade, and it's a production machine :( Ok, got that, but how do I upgrade? Theoretically, it CAN be as simple as 1.

Re: FreeBSD + samba PDC vs Win2K clients

2002-11-01 Thread Doug Poland
Stacey Roberts said: Has *any* list member succesfully got samba (version 2.2.6) running on FreeBSD 4.7 Stable running as a PDC for Win2K clients? If so, and you're able / willing to help me set this up, please let me know. Hi Stacey, I did it on 4.6 a few months ago. I'm willing to help

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