Re: looks like i've dug my hole too deep, plz help quick.

2004-05-13 Thread Jan Grant
On Wed, 12 May 2004, carvin5string wrote: You have only those two files in root? What about the kernal files I see on my system? You're running a -STABLE branch, the responder is running -CURRENT. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088

Re: wine

2004-05-13 Thread Jan Grant
freebsd people use wine or play games. This is odd as from what i heard freebsd's power is in it's speed, something that i noticed for my self by using it for desktop aplications. I've also experienced a loss of network connectivity for Wine apps since the version around 2004-04. -- jan grant

Re: java not running .jar files without absolute path. (take II)

2004-06-09 Thread Jan Grant
Jreepad-1.0.jar i don't see any typos in my $PATH (witness 'which' result above). the same occurs with linux-sun-jdk (when i put it earlier in the $PATH) am i missing something? is this standard behaviour for java? Works for me; is JAVA_HOME set to something broken in your environment? -- jan

Re: java not running .jar files without absolute path. (take II)

2004-06-10 Thread Jan Grant
entry be sufficient? Well, the path entry only suffices on my installation; I merely hypothesised that an erroneous setting of that variable might be the cause. If I were you I'd take this to the freebsd-java list, there's more of a concentration of expertise there :-) -- jan grant, ILRT

Re: [OT] Re: What's the best possible email failover solution

2004-06-22 Thread Jan Grant
. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ HP-unix: Open Sauce product, available in 57 distributions. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org

Re: [OT] Re: What's the best possible email failover solution

2004-06-23 Thread Jan Grant
look like I'll have time to experiment in the near future. A previous responder to this thread has already pointed at the cam.ac.uk work which offers transactional replication for fast fail-over. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44

Re: Utility to guess a remote hosts operating system?

2004-06-23 Thread Jan Grant
is required. If you can narrow down the parameters of your question (eg: I have a network of windows machines and I'd like to figure out exact versions on each one) then you might have more luck. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0

Re: md5 of a filesystem / verifying filesystem integrity after dump/restore operation

2004-06-23 Thread Jan Grant
, mtree, also has this capability, although you'll have to fiddle with its options to get it to work. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ You see what happens when you have fun with a stranger

Re: HP Visualize workstation

2004-06-29 Thread Jan Grant
On Tue, 29 Jun 2004, Ade Falusi wrote: Can FreeBSD be installed on an HP visualize B132L workstation, if so how and what type i.e alpha, amd64, i38, ia64, pc98 or sparc64. Pls help. I believe that machine is based around the PA-RISC. You might want to see if NetBSD will run on it. -- jan

Re: Upgrading sshd?

2003-09-16 Thread Jan Grant
; make install Then restart it. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Random act of violence against bread: whole pint. -- extract from the Hawk the Slayer drinking game

Re: How DBA solved overload problem ?

2003-09-18 Thread Jan Grant
that complex query performance is highly erratic due to the genetic planner kicking in. Either turn up the number of generations it uses by an order of magnitude or so, or turn it off. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http

Re: File deletion problem

2003-09-20 Thread Jan Grant
narrow down the search considerably. But I suspect I will have to wait a couple months before I can see the effects of the hidden file. Ideally, install lsof. Or you might try: http://ioctl.org/unix/scripts/openfiles ...which does what you're after. -- jan grant, ILRT, University

Re: firebird, java, artsd, sound

2003-10-23 Thread Jan Grant
using different virtual sound devices? -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ You see what happens when you have fun with a stranger in the Alps? ___ [EMAIL

Re: ssh keys - howto?

2003-10-26 Thread Jan Grant
IIRC). -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ New Freedom of Information Act: theirs, to yours. Happy now? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: how do you actually download an up date for KDE

2003-10-26 Thread Jan Grant
it contained in the archives of this mailing list (also on freebsd-stable). Note that a from-source rebuild of KDE and its dependencies, while generally painless, will take quite a bit of time on your machine - but somewhat less than three years :-) -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: PostgreSQL on FreeBSD

2003-10-28 Thread Jan Grant
looked at the -current tree). -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ I like oranges more than apples!? - that's like comparing apples and oranges! ___ [EMAIL

Re: Is Java/Tomcat on FBSD practical?

2003-11-05 Thread Jan Grant
on this machine is realistic or not. Thanks, Heath Check on how up-to-date your system is. There were fixes that went into the base system post 4.8-R which are probably relevant. FWIW I've got tomcat running happily under the 1.3 and the 1.4 native ports on a -stable freebsd. -- jan grant, ILRT

Re: Backing up kernel before upgrade - 4.9 - how?

2003-11-06 Thread Jan Grant
? TIA for your help, make installkernel will rename your current kernel and modules to kernel.old and modules.old for you. I tend to explicitly grab a copy of configs (/etc) prior to using mergemaster; this is purely paranoia on my part. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: NOQUEUE: SYSERR (root): host localhost unknown ?

2004-01-15 Thread Jan Grant
. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Theory and practice _are_ the same thing. In theory. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org

Re: Problems using portupgrade to recompile all ports

2004-01-15 Thread Jan Grant
happened? The most frequent cause of this when I've encountered the problem is that a distfile could not be fetched. I tend to try to avoid that these days by prefetching the distfiles prior to a build (ie, while I'm around to sort out problems manually rather than overnight). -- jan grant, ILRT

Re: portupgrade

2004-01-23 Thread Jan Grant
packages such as KDE, Mozilla and OpenOffice which were installed from binary? Look for HOLD_PKGS in /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Axioms speak louder than

Re: Lock order reversal

2004-01-29 Thread Jan Grant
watchdog in your kernel has detected that locks of two classes were acquired in different orders. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ If you have received this email in error, do whatever the hell

Re: Move to insert here mail server? WAS Re: Sending mail gets 'Relaying Denied' from off network.

2004-02-18 Thread Jan Grant
. There are a number of products that claim to be email appliances and you might look at those, depending on how much preexisting infrastructure you've got for managing virtual domains and users. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112

Re: Shell scripting woes.

2004-02-26 Thread Jan Grant
the first thing they do is to recreate the environment you're after: setting $PATH, the working directory, umask, and so on. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Boycott Arabic numerals! What have

Re: Problem with sed and awk

2004-03-01 Thread Jan Grant
, after it has already been split into fields. It evaluates true so the block it guards is always run. After the first line has been dealt with, future lines will be split using the new FS setting. As another poster supplied, slap the FS setting in a BEGIN-guarded block. -- jan grant, ILRT

Re: 1 processor vs. 2

2004-03-05 Thread Jan Grant
), an in-memory exclusive or against the new data, and two writes. Reads and writes can be in parallel. The work for parity updates only scales linearly with number of disks if you use a naive parity algorithm. Or, obviously, if a drive fails. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: RAID1 vs RAID5 [ was Re: 1 processor vs. 2]

2004-03-05 Thread Jan Grant
to read 4 sectors and write five sectors if you change one byte. Wrong; see previous response. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Q: What's yellow and equivalent to the axiom of choice? A: Zorn's

Re: Why does `df` lie about free space

2004-03-17 Thread Jan Grant
thing: they are two distinct resources and your filesystem can run out of either pretty much independently. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Don't annihilate, assimilate: MacDonalds

Re: Why does `df` lie about free space (it doesn't)

2004-03-18 Thread Jan Grant
to. That is. It's not really like FAT operation at all; but another responder has given some detail along these lines. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Theory and practice _are_ the same thing. In theory

Re: The chown command

2004-03-23 Thread Jan Grant
cases that motivate your suggestion. There may be other ways to achieve the goals you have. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ ...perl has been dead for more than 4 years. - Abigail

Re: sleeping for 30 seconds

2004-03-26 Thread Jan Grant
something like this: start_time=`date +%s` # ... do something end_time=`date +%s` time_taken=$(($end_time - $start_time)) -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ New

Re: Java Requires X Windows?

2004-03-29 Thread Jan Grant
its somewhat improved (ie, it works) headless support. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ ...and then three milkmaids turned up (to the delight and delactation of the crowd

Re: secure cvs server, urgent

2004-04-05 Thread Jan Grant
source control system. Or maybe, if licensing permits, offload that risk to sourceforge, who've got a lot of practice at this sort of thing. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Personal responsibility

Re: How to get memory usage for process?

2004-04-06 Thread Jan Grant
memory is shared and how much memory is used for each new running script (including buffers, e.t.c.). What command shoud do the trick and with what options? You're probably after the sysutils/pmap utility, in the ports. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44

Re: private subsubdomains

2004-04-07 Thread Jan Grant
is HTTP (and the various things that layer on top of it) which carries the target hostname as part of the protocol. Unfortunately, HTTPS leaves you back at square one since it uses SSL directly rather than via some form of STARTTLS negotiation that might be able to send the desired hostname. -- jan

Re: Dual booting FreeBSD 4.7 and Windows XP

2002-12-17 Thread Jan Grant
, too :-) (25 seconds from poweron to being logged in.) -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ The Java disclaimer: values of 'anywhere' may vary between regions. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: undelete or ffsrecover

2003-01-07 Thread Jan Grant
contents to a separate filesystem before fixing everything with fsck. Note that if disk blocks from the original file have been reallocated then you're close to being out of luck. jan -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112

Re: undelete or ffsrecover

2003-01-07 Thread Jan Grant
On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Jan Grant wrote: On Mon, 23 Dec 2002, Goedeke Michels wrote: Hello, First of all, if this is the wrong group, please redirect me to a more appropiate place. I am trying to recover some files I have accidentally deleted. However, ffsrecov continuously complains

Re: Directory hashing question

2003-01-17 Thread Jan Grant
) the right number of zone files to put in a directory, and slap the first n files into directory z001, the next n into directory z002, and so on? -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ You see what happens

Re: Why no /dev/one?

2003-01-30 Thread Jan Grant
implemented it. It'd be trivial; but why would you want it? -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ I am now available for general use under a modified BSD licence. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Why no /dev/one?

2003-01-30 Thread Jan Grant
predict with 100% accuracy the next digit) -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Roger Penrose can never be convinced that this sentence is true. (If he doesn't get the joke, you can at least prove

Re: Problem installing 5.0 on Libretto

2003-02-03 Thread Jan Grant
it claims in the logs.) -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Personal responsibility for corporate decisions: if they've nothing to hide, they've nothing to lobby against. To Unsubscribe: send

Re: BIND 8/9

2003-02-04 Thread Jan Grant
the aspiration that _some_ people have expressed in places like -arch. There's no deadline/timeframe for the work that I'm aware of. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Strive to live every day

Re: KDE process is unkillable

2003-07-16 Thread Jan Grant
? You said the process was marked as stuck waiting for disk activity. Do you have any network-mounted (or other unusual) filesystems on this machine? If a processes wedges in the middle of a kernel call, then you won't be able to kill it - the behaviour you've seen here. -- jan grant, ILRT

Re: Can I subnet my network like this ?

2003-07-30 Thread Jan Grant
treatment (and by extension, subnets), but I don't think any kit behaves like that in these CIDR days. In any case, 172.16/16 and 172.17/16 are (were) both full class B ranges so anything broken enough to care ought to behave properly anyway. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: exim configurations?

2003-08-28 Thread Jan Grant
addresses at the prompt. It'll show you the routing decisions it makes to deliver a message to that address. The exim user mailing list is very good; if you stay stuck, drop me a line offlist with your exim config and I'll try to help. Cheers, jan -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: VNC ssh tunneling problem: getsockopt TCP_NODELAY error

2003-09-05 Thread Jan Grant
. Is it running? -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ ...You're visualising the _duck_ taped over my _mouth_..? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: VNC ssh tunneling problem: getsockopt TCP_NODELAY error

2003-09-05 Thread Jan Grant
On Fri, 5 Sep 2003, Scott I. Remick wrote: On Fri, 5 Sep 2003 11:58:16 +0100 (BST), Jan Grant wrote: Loks like the VNC srever isn't listening at that location. Is it running? Yep: -bash-2.05b$ ps PID TT STAT TIME COMMAND 60273 p0- S 0:00.49 Xvnc :1 -desktop X -httpd

Re: VNC ssh tunneling problem: getsockopt TCP_NODELAY error

2003-09-05 Thread Jan Grant
? -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ The Java disclaimer: values of 'anywhere' may vary between regions. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: Sendmail + Cyrus + Procmail(?) + SpamAssassin

2003-04-01 Thread Jan Grant
On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, Kirk Strauser wrote: I may be showing my ignorance here, but what is IFS? Googling for sendmail forward ifs returned over 3000 hits, none of them actually explaining it. IFS is a /bin/sh variable controlling which characters are considered 'whitespace'. -- jan grant

Re: cleaning out files

2003-04-04 Thread Jan Grant
On Fri, 4 Apr 2003, CARTER Anthony wrote: How do I clean the contents of text files without actually removing the files? man 1 truncate This is a command-line utility that directly wraps the appropriate system call. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel

Re: newfs parameters for a 500 GB volume ?

2003-04-03 Thread Jan Grant
that (give yourself some elbow room). You need inodes for symlinks and directories too. Thank you for any suggestions or pointers. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ ...perl has been dead for more

Re: portsdb fails on perl

2003-04-04 Thread Jan Grant
with all the _available_ ports - that is, it's an index of everything under /usr/ports. Stuff like portversion basically compares the versions in pkgdb against the versions of corresponding ports in portsdb. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117

Re: newfs parameters for a 500 GB volume ?

2003-04-03 Thread Jan Grant
bytes per inode up to 200k or so - there's a paragraph in man 7 tuning on this. If the application is critical then benchmarking real use as closely as possible will enable you to find optimal sizes for stripes, and is probably time well spent. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: newfs parameters for a 500 GB volume ?

2003-04-03 Thread Jan Grant
On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, Heinrich Rebehn wrote: Jan Grant wrote: On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, Heinrich Rebehn wrote: Thank you for your reply. I have reread the manpage and would go for: - blocksize = 64 kB - fragsize= 64/8 = 8 kB - bytes/inode = 16 kB Are these values reasonable

Re: using bind() call on FreeBSD

2003-06-25 Thread Jan Grant
changing it to struct sockaddr_in a = {}; - C semantics for structure initialisation mean that unspecified fields are set to zero. Cheers, jan -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Don't

Re: crontab root not found

2003-06-27 Thread Jan Grant
, you'll find it misinterpreting the sixth column (as is happening). Either: just edit /etc/crontab, or: add a root crontab entry using crontab -e. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Impact

Re: how to block ping from clints

2003-07-11 Thread Jan Grant
web-pages as they're delivered by your proxy server. I'm sorry this is vague; your second question is a bit unclear. Cheers, -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Just because I have nothing to hide

Re: Inode Problem

2003-07-12 Thread Jan Grant
be doing? Rebuilding the disk or the partition (if possible) Thanks I suspect the advice was to recreate the filesystem, allocating more inodes, then restore the FS contents from a backup. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117

Re: Anybody on winbindd?

2002-07-12 Thread Jan Grant
, and when I try to update the pam_smb package, it tells me I'm missing some lib files that are actually there? Any suggestions (other than to bring everything over to FreeBSD?)? I think (at least, I'm under the impression) that winbind needs NSS support; I didn't think that fbsd had it. -- jan grant

Re: Software License Sound Bites, Version 0.1

2002-07-18 Thread Jan Grant
On Wed, 17 Jul 2002, Karl O . Pinc wrote: There is no catch-phrase for BSD style license Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the license. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 RFC822 [EMAIL PROTECTED] There's

Re: umount nfs

2002-07-22 Thread Jan Grant
. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 RFC822 [EMAIL PROTECTED] I shave with Occam's Razor. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: FreeBSD upgrade maintenance vs. debian (please help)

2002-07-22 Thread Jan Grant
). -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 RFC822 [EMAIL PROTECTED] No generalised law is without exception. A self-demonstrating axiom. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Upgrading (was) Re: Linux vs. FreeBSD

2002-10-27 Thread Jan Grant
paste those lines into a shellscript, make a crontab entry and be done Nope. If you're tracking -STABLE, an upgrade isn't guaranteed to be automatable like this - you should check /usr/src/UPDATING. You're also missing any calls to mergemaster to update your configuration files. -- jan grant

Re: [OT] Reverse ssh through firewall?

2002-11-11 Thread Jan Grant
that connection open. Then at your home machine, you can ssh to localhost:2022 and the connection will be tunnelled to your work machine. Is that what you're after? jan PS. The localhost is resolved on the work machine relative to it. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk

Re: restore question

2002-11-18 Thread Jan Grant
. If you want this behaviour, you're better off creating a filesystem snapshot and using your favourite backup mechanism on that. There are no plans that I'm aware of to move the FS snapshotting code into 4-STABLE. jan -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117

Re: restore question

2002-11-18 Thread Jan Grant
On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Jack L. Stone wrote: At 01:04 PM 11.16.2002 +, Jan Grant wrote: On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Jack L. Stone wrote: I missed this earlier. You say: That is why the only clean way of doing this, would be to make a disk-image, like Ghost does. I'm unaware of any

Re: FIGURED IT OUT!!! (was): Can't seem to assign a different port for http (apache)

2002-11-26 Thread Jan Grant
that www.example.org is a valid URL. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Personal responsibility for corporate decisions: if they've nothing to hide, they've nothing to lobby against. To Unsubscribe

Re: maxusers and random system freezes

2002-12-05 Thread Jan Grant
and an infinite number of threads are bound to make fair progress seem to be a summation of the java way :-) -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Work #90: As many pseudo-intellectual sycophants as necessary

Re: crontab -e

2002-12-05 Thread Jan Grant
that, it sets up the process environment to spawn that job. That involves processing the appropriate login.conf entry (to set process limits). Looking at the source, it's hard to see why the call that's failing should break. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0

Re: Does anyone know a good place to ask CVS questions

2003-02-10 Thread Jan Grant
that a whiteboard map plus deciding how you're going to set up your branches for a particular project vital. Doing ad hoc branches is ok once you get the hang of things but frankly having a consistent naming strategy at the outset is a lifesaver. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

RE: Root filesystem 102% full (was: Disks fillin up)

2003-02-13 Thread Jan Grant
will work across both devices. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ No generalised law is without exception. A self-demonstrating axiom. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: rw on ntfs volume

2003-02-17 Thread Jan Grant
are unlikely to be sparse. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Axioms speak louder than words. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: rw on ntfs volume

2003-02-17 Thread Jan Grant
. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ If it's broken really badly - don't fix it either. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: rw on ntfs volume

2003-02-17 Thread Jan Grant
resident files. If you create a small file it will be nonresident, and you should be able to edit it (providing you don't fall foul of the other NTFS writing restrictions). -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http

Re: rw on ntfs volume

2003-02-18 Thread Jan Grant
a difference :s Just a thought! I'm not the OP, I don't use either any more :-) I've had no problems using mount_ntfs against an NT4 filesystem; that was the last time I needed the facility. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0

Re: openoffice too large

2003-02-18 Thread Jan Grant
, is there a way to get it installed on this computer with my situation? There are native binary packages available here: http://projects.imp.ch/openoffice/ -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan

Re: php support?

2003-02-18 Thread Jan Grant
of not trusting anything written by others, and reimplementing it all himself from scratch.) Good luck! -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Not as randy or clumsom as a blaster. To Unsubscribe

Re: email and cvs opinion?

2003-02-18 Thread Jan Grant
of those. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Hang on, wasn't he holding a wooden parrot? No! It was a porcelain owl. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd

Re: mdmfs /tmp and fstab on 5.0

2003-02-22 Thread Jan Grant
(probably correctly) would arise out of doing so. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Scrabble gematria: BIBLE = DOGMA To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: How to tell if Port is blocked...

2003-02-22 Thread Jan Grant
On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Rod Person wrote: I'm running FreeBSD 5.0, I think that my isp have recently block ports on me. I know the block port 82. But is there a way I can test to see if other ports are blocked? Pick up the phone and ask them? -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: mdmfs /tmp and fstab on 5.0

2003-02-22 Thread Jan Grant
On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Matthias Buelow wrote: Jan Grant writes: ln -s mdmfs /sbin/mount_mfs Yes, that's a workaround I had in mind. As I recall, mdmfs wasn't called mount_mfs at the time because the author wasn't prepared to fight the battle he assumed (probably correctly) would arise out

Re: Reverse DNS and single IP address space

2003-03-27 Thread Jan Grant
. ptr and you'll get a bit of the prefix and the next nameserver down to query (probably a list of them). Pick one and repeat the request until you get your ptr record back. That's what the rest of the world would do, effectively. Cheers, -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http

Re: what is /entrophy ?

2005-02-07 Thread Jan Grant
these spare bits. Assuming nobody's sneaked a peek at them in the itme the machine's been turned off, this is a reasonable way to quickly satisfy the startup requirements for randomness. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287864 or +44 (0)117

Re: How do I set the source address on a multi-homed host?

2005-02-13 Thread Jan Grant
application explicitly supports the selection of source addresses, you're mostly out of luck. For instance, ping(8) supports this (see the -S option). Cheers, jan -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287864 or +44 (0)117 9287088 http://ioctl.org/jan

Re: How do I set the source address on a multi-homed host?

2005-02-13 Thread Jan Grant
On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Jan Grant wrote: On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, Daniela wrote: Yes, this happens when I connect from my machine (which functions as a router with NAT to allow the other LAN machines connect to the internet) to another LAN machine. When the router establishes

Re: How do I set the source address on a multi-homed host?

2005-02-16 Thread Jan Grant
should already _be_ that of the internal interface. Your routing table looked good, too, IIRC. What does your NAT / ipfw configuration look like? -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287864 or +44 (0)117 9287088 http://ioctl.org/jan/ NOP is a trivial

Re: Is this a good or a bad idea to delete all off this ?

2005-03-15 Thread Jan Grant
comprehensive. It basically gives you virtual terminal sessions that you can attach, detach and reattach a client to without disturbing the underlying session. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287864 or +44 (0)117 9287088 http://ioctl.org/jan

Re: closer, no cigar.

2004-07-14 Thread Jan Grant
) is to support this. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Whose kung-fu is the best? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman

Re: sanitizing disks: wiping swap, non-allocated space, and file-tails

2004-07-17 Thread Jan Grant
use needs human intervention. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ If it's broken really badly - don't fix it either. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: setuid diffs...

2004-07-23 Thread Jan Grant
that difference that the nightly check is picking up on. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Strive to live every day as though it was last Wednesday

Re: implementing spf

2004-07-26 Thread Jan Grant
. SPF itself is in use right now, however. jan * if you're originating email from offsite (dialup lines etc.) then you may need to coordinate with your mail admin to ensure you're targeting the correct MSA. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44(0)117 9287088

Re: gcc34 Question - Request for help

2004-08-11 Thread Jan Grant
I go about in making my machine to use the new gcc34? What will be the next step after make install ? Anyone can help??...I'm confuse and this is not the first time I come accross as I have the same problem with my gcc33. The appropriate binaries are installed as gcc34, c. -- jan grant

Re: Fast diff command for large files?

2005-11-05 Thread Jan Grant
these are database dumps, they're order-independent. So, sort the files into a predictable lexical order, then a diff is a linear operation over tonight's file versus last night's. -- jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44 (0)117 3317661 http://ioctl.org/jan

Re: Why are so many people using 4.x?

2006-03-29 Thread Jan Grant
.x. FWIW I've done this successfully without a hitch*. jan * Having said that, I use a liveupgrade-a-like setup with a primary / and /usr (that I'm running from) and a secondary (that I rebuild into and reboot into). It means I have something solid to fall back to if the upgrade fails. -- jan

Re: /proc/loadavg?

2006-04-07 Thread Jan Grant
on /compat/linux/proc, that should have waht you're after. -- jan grant, ISYS, University of Bristol. http://www.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44 (0)117 3317661 http://ioctl.org/jan/ No generalised law is without exception. A self-demonstrating axiom. ___ freebsd

Re: Shell scripting question [newby]

2006-04-09 Thread Jan Grant
? That syntax is correct for sh and bash; you're not running it, however. Double-check that after you su to root, you're really running bash. That error is what csh will tell you. -- jan grant, ISYS, University of Bristol. http://www.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44 (0)117 3317661 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Whenever I

Re: OT - Scalable email server solution needed

2006-04-09 Thread Jan Grant
seen/subscription databases and a deliverdb for duplicate suppression. The latter can all be stored in multiple formats, including bdb; hot backups for these work much the same way as for anything other bdb. It's not perfect, but there's minimal bullet-dodging. jan -- jan grant, ISYS

Re: Shell scripting question [newby]

2006-04-10 Thread Jan Grant
On Mon, 10 Apr 2006, Malcolm Fitzgerald wrote: On 10/04/2006, at 12:39 AM, Jan Grant wrote: On Sun, 9 Apr 2006, Malcolm Fitzgerald wrote: I'm trying to follow the instructions at http://www.daemonology.net/freebsd-upgrade-5.4-to-6.0/ Your advice got me to step 7 where the need

Re: UFS extended attributes

2006-04-10 Thread Jan Grant
the layout itself. Looks like it is: see /usr/include/ufs/ufs/dinode.h -- jan grant, ISYS, University of Bristol. http://www.bris.ac.uk/ Tel +44 (0)117 3317661 http://ioctl.org/jan/ Theoremhood is positively decidable. It just takes time at least exponential in the length of the proof

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