It does not work because you are not using the correct cable. In order
to directly connect to NICs (or NIC-to-Router) you need a cross-over
cable. The pin-through is different than a normal patch cable. Google
cross-over cable or just ask the guy behind the counter of your local
FreBSD takes a minimalistic approach to installing applications in the
default install. By default, XWindows is not installed. Read the
handbook section on XWindows:
It describes XWindows installation, config and
If you have removed FreeBSD from your drive and would like to remove the
FreeBSD bootloader, boot from a DOS floppy and run fdisk /mbr. The /mbr
switch will re-MS the Master Boot Record, removing the BSD bootloader.
Jerry McAllister wrote:
I recently installed
Proxy doesn't necessarily solve the privateIP-to-publicIP problem. NAT
Proxy is application level. NAT is address translation.
Thanks for your reply, But I must be thick headed this morning,
Multihome your FBSD box. Assign your outside nic the external ip,
inside nic your local subnet dg. Configure natd.
Does FreeBSD still ship with ipnat? Or is natd the only nat'ing service?
Markus Kovero wrote:
Here's how I do it...
- Open a writable Samba share on the FreeBSD box.
- Map the drive from Windows and ensure the Win-user
can write to it.
- Schedule Robocopy (Res. Kit utility) to sync the
Samba share from publications.
Should do it. Robocoy script should be something like:
UNIX file caching. The files were likely deleted but still open by some
process and therefore still taking up space. The reboot killed the
process, released the file and -viola- the free space was reported
Herbert Wolverson wrote:
I have a system running
//servername/sharename /mountdirectory smbfs
username=windowsuserename,password=windowspassword 0 0
Darryl Hoar wrote:
If you put a line like:
//[EMAIL PROTECTED]/misc /test smbfs ro,noauto 0 0
in /etc/fstab, is there a way to
The name of this list is FreeBSD-Questions. U, do you have a question?
I can't even log in without permission errors, yet all the files in my
home directory are rob.rob permissions. I end up at the root
directory where all homeless users end up
Nvidia video doesn't
Save yourself the $50 investment in the old hardware and do a network
installation. You'll need a floppy drive and a network card. Create
the boot floppies and choose FTP installation.
Yank that old
Assuming you have:
compiled into your kernel,
can you test the mouse with
any success through
sysinstall - configure - mouse?
Check this page for some more det's:
mutt + fetchmail is a nice combo too.
Felipe Neuwald wrote:
You can use pine + fetchmail.
On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 15:13, Xpression wrote:
Hi list, anyone are using exim as a MUA ??? I can't configure it to
send mails, or anyone know a very easy configurable mail client for FreeBSD
Just make sure your XP is fully installed first and boots OK
Then install FreeBSD and select the MBR (not 'none' and not 'standard')
Actually, you should choose to install a standard MBR and *not* to use
the FreeBSD boot loader in order to accomplish what you describe
Why not choose to
You can also Grub it up:
Grub is a popular and well-supported OSS boot loader
On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 17:18:01 -0900, Mark Weisman [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Just out of curiosity what is the
, February 27, 2004 8:46 AM
To: HOLLOW, CHRISTOPHER; Mark Weisman
Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: Boot and MBR.
On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 10:50:03 -0500, HOLLOW, CHRISTOPHER
[EMAIL PROTECTED] said:
3. Install GAG, a free, easy and automagical boot loader. URL:
This arrangement is only to facilitate Administor's job. He operates outside
contact as 'user' from there if necessary he can login as root doing
Granting the person root access is one thing. Allowing root logins via
SSH is something different. What Nathan (and security
thanks for the answer, but when I had Windows
installed, the speaker did work, I mean I was able to
hear music, in addition to the beeps.
I've never heard of the case speaker making anything but beeps. Either
yours is quite unique or you guys are talking about different speakers.
I've worked with ProLiant servers and with FreeBSD RAID, but not on the
same box. Basically, as I understand it, you should use the Compaq
SmartStart Array Configuration Utility to create the RAID1 (mirror)
array. The array controller will then present the RAID set as one
logical drive to
All I need to do is burn the iso images to my CD's and I've got the
entgire freebsd unix o/s?
Yes. The whole show. Including the current packages/ports collection.
After that, is it going to be quite a process to
install the software, or am I better off spending 60 bucks and get the
I like to know how can uninstall a port that I installed with sysinstall.
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I have the same UPS and cable running with apcupsd on FreeBSD 4.8. I
have nothing but good things to say about the UPS and apcupsd. Detects
and reports power failures and power restores. Properly halts the
system upon reaching remaining-charge-percentage or time-until-failure
Disable PnP in the BIOS.
...on another note, I might also suggest that you Google it before you
post to the list. The string rl0: couldn't map ports/memory yeilded
200+ hits, including...
Maybe your Google is broken. =) The string mount_smbfs: unable to
open connection: syserr = RPC struct is bad returned ten or so relevant
Looks as though the Windoze user that you are connecting with has a
Given PHPNuke's security track record, I would say that this is sound
advice. I would suggest going from the latest source as well.
Matt Staroscik wrote:
I am want to install postnuke but when-ever I go to do make under
/usr/port/www/postnuke, it wants to install mod_php4 again, I don't
from an NT 4 server, it keeps prompting
Have you used the smbpasswd utility to create Samba user accounts on the
BSD box? As per:
Ruben was getting at that by suggesting...
the windows domain, you must also
Depending on your needs, I would suggest checking out CVS
(cvshome.org). The CVS system is built on top of RCS and designed to
manage entire software projects. The CVS client comes base system in
BSD and most *NIX systems. Take a look at cvsd
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