RE: how to enable auto power off

2003-09-22 Thread John Smith
As advised, I omitted the at nexus? flags 0x20 part from the line: device apm0at nexus? flags 0x20# Advanced Power Management and that's how I got auto power off to work. I think LINT has more info. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: KDM and FreeBSD?

2003-10-02 Thread John Smith
Check chapter 5.7.3.1 of the FreeBSD Handbook. kdm is relatively easy to setup. GDM's setup is more work or at least the method I found on the net was. Maybe there's an easier way. I actually find GDM to be more aesthetically appealing than kdm, even though I don't really like Gnome's

Re: which linux? (not flame bait, thank you)

2003-11-04 Thread John Smith
On Tue, 04 Nov 2003 11:58:14 -0800 andi payn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Supra-Debians --- There are a number of Debian-based distros that will install a complete system ready to go as a workstation, server, etc., but that can be administered from there just like any other Debian

vmware: how to get winxp on fbsd 4.8?

2003-07-05 Thread John Smith
i want to get winxp running using vmware inside fbsd 4.8. i have read some posts that have said that win2k is the newest version that's supported, not winxp? there must be a way to install winxp in vmware from within fbsd? let me know if any of you have done this. please be specific if you know

Determine FreeBSD version of binary

2007-11-08 Thread John Smith
Hi, I was wondering if it was possible to determine for what version of FreeBSD a binary was compiled, purely by examining the binary? Any and all help and suggestions are greatly appreciated, Thanks, john Smith ___ freebsd-questions

Re: Determine FreeBSD version of binary

2007-11-08 Thread John Smith
On Nov 8, 2007 6:45 PM, Chris Haulmark [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Try using strings to examine the binary file for clues. Thanks, but... exactly what kind of 'clues' should I be looking for ? Is there anything in particular that could be helpful or give me some kind of hint ? Regards, John

Re: Determine FreeBSD version of binary

2007-11-08 Thread John Smith
'kernel'. Could that somehow give somewhat more detailed information about exactly which 4.x kernel it is, and if so, how would I go about doing that ? Regards, John Smith ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman

nanobsd, picobsd, tinybsd

2007-11-09 Thread John Smith
Can anybody please explain to my what the differences are between nanobsd, picobsd and tinybsd. They all seem to be doing the same (creating a minimal FreeBSD image that can be used in embedded systems), or is this not right? I've searched the internet but can't really find a page that clearly

Re: nanobsd, picobsd, tinybsd

2007-11-10 Thread John Smith
and expect a reasonable reply...? On Nov 10, 2007 9:40 AM, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2007-11-09 17:01, John Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anybody please explain to my what the differences are between nanobsd, picobsd and tinybsd. They all seem to be doing

Re: nanobsd, picobsd, tinybsd

2007-11-11 Thread John Smith
;-) On Nov 10, 2007 5:10 PM, Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 06:05:35PM -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote: On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 03:45:30PM -0600, John Smith wrote: I'd expected a more level headed reply from this FreeBSD list. How is a newbie supposed

Intel EMT64 Xeon to use I386 or AMD64?

2006-11-09 Thread John Smith
Hello, I have Dual xeon EMT64 2.8 GHz with 2 gig of ram. Is it better to install i386 on it or go for AMD64? I'll use it mainly for MySQL with 400 queries per second in the peak time. Thank you, -John ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

Re: phpmyadmin 2.9.0.3 depends on php5 5.2.0

2006-11-09 Thread John Smith
On 11/9/06, Niek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am trying to install phpmyadmin 2.9.0.3 from ports. Although php5-5.1.6 + extensions is installed, the script tries to install php5-5.2.0. How can one avoid this? I don't see an option in the Makefile. thanks i.a. for any comment, niek Why PHP 5.1.6

Re: Re[2]: phpmyadmin 2.9.0.3 depends on php5 5.2.0

2006-11-09 Thread John Smith
On 11/9/06, Daniel Gerzo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Gerard, Thursday, November 9, 2006, 7:45:53 PM, you wrote: On Thursday November 09, 2006 at 12:12:42 (PM) John Smith wrote: Why PHP 5.1.6 is removed in the first place? See the PHP 5.2.0 announcement: The PHP development team

Re: v6 speed compared to previous versions

2006-11-13 Thread John Smith
On 11/14/06, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 01:51:49PM -0800, Jeff Mohler wrote: Fair to say that those tools should be recompiled on a 6 system to ensure full update-ness? Shouldn't really matter, the relevant changes were in the kernel. Kris When was this

Re: v6 speed compared to previous versions

2006-11-13 Thread John Smith
On 11/14/06, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When was this corrected? Is 6.2 going to be faster than 6.1? As I said earlier, some of the most important changes that went into 6.0 were fixing performance problems in 5.x. Since then it's been a process of polishing and improving, instead

Re: Best laptop for Freebsd

2006-11-16 Thread John Smith
On 11/16/06, g [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Folks, Well I stayed off the beer and other sinful delights for a while (month or so P:) and have raked together enough cash to buy a new laptop. For those of you out there with experience what would you advise. The plan would be for ..unfortunately

Re: freebsd desktop | mozilla

2006-11-25 Thread John Smith
On 11/25/06, probsd org [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm a long time proponent of FreeBSD as a server. For a long time I've really wanted a FreeBSD system as a desktop. So, I decided to install the FreeBSD 6.2 and compile xorg, gnome, mozilla, etc... to give it a whirl. For anyone reading this,

Re: ndis | ifconfig

2006-11-26 Thread John Smith
On 11/15/06, probsd org [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am trying to get a WPC54G (linksys) wireless PCMIA card working in 6.1. I made the kernel module using ndisgen and loaded it with kldload. kldstat confirms the module and ndis.ko and if_ndis.ko is loaded along with the WPC54G driver made from

FreeBSD 6.2: ULE vs 4BSD

2006-11-26 Thread John Smith
Hello, What shall I use as a scheduler on it? 4BSD or ULE? I would like to hear from somone who tested both on FreeBSD 6.2 B to RC1 Thank you, -J ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: FreeBSD 6.2: ULE vs 4BSD

2006-11-26 Thread John Smith
On 11/26/06, Andrew Pantyukhin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 11/26/06, John Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, What shall I use as a scheduler on it? 4BSD or ULE? The general consensus is you should not touch ULE unless you're a developer willing to fix some outstanding issues and maybe