Re: Help with Pine

2003-07-18 Thread Joshua Oreman
, Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 03:15:56PM -0400, Benjamin Gonzalez wrote: I am new with Unix and Free BSD. I am trying to use a mail program within free bsd, I figure I should be able to type in pine and have it come up. I loaded a version of pine I saw

Re: Announce Broken Ports

2003-07-25 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 02:00:07PM -0300 or thereabouts, Leonardo Lazarte wrote: As seen in several messages to this and other lists, the PORTS mecanism has been broken. It only seems so because of the dependency on pkg_info -O. I have read about some patches and possible solutions, but I

Re: whats COMPAT_LINUX for?

2003-07-27 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 04:47:19PM -0700 or thereabouts, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 03:19:36PM -0700, marlon corleone wrote: whats COMPAT_LINUX for in NOTES, cant find man pages about this. and also is it ok if to remove from kernel config this two lines: (freebsd-isp

Re: whats COMPAT_LINUX for?

2003-07-27 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 06:30:12PM -0700 or thereabouts, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 06:25:38PM -0700, Joshua Oreman wrote: On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 04:47:19PM -0700 or thereabouts, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 03:19:36PM -0700, marlon corleone wrote

Re: booting in graphical mode in fluxbox

2003-07-28 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 10:19:49PM -0700 or thereabouts, Charlie Schluting wrote: On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, marlon corleone wrote: how do i boot graphically in fluxbox? im booting up fluxbox in startx method, if i want to boot it in graphical mode, should i COMMENT this entry: exec

Re: Linux emulation questions (was Re: tv-out under FreeBSD R4.8)

2003-07-29 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 04:43:13PM +0200 or thereabouts, dick hoogendijk wrote: On 29 Jul Antoine Jacoutot wrote: On Tuesday 29 July 2003 14:03, Franz Stieber wrote: I have a GeForce TI 4200 and TV out works great :) [ ... ] I'm using it under FreeBSD-4.8 with Linux emulation with no

Re: Calling all raid experts

2003-07-29 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 10:26:19AM -0500 or thereabouts, Darryl Hoar wrote: Greetings, I need to build a file server for our marketing departments documents and images. I want to use Freebsd. Since the data is large, and backups would be difficult I was wondering if RAID would be a solution.

Re: DVD Writer

2003-07-29 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 12:26:33PM -0500 or thereabouts, Darryl Hoar wrote: Greetings, I need to back up larger amounts of data. More than a CD-R could handle. I don't want to do tape as the drives are expensive. What is a good DVD writer drive to use with FreeBSD for the purpose of

Re: NVIDIA Driver problem solved, but now cannot mount MSDOSFS?

2003-07-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 02:52:09PM -0700 or thereabouts, RexFelis wrote: To the people who made the suggestion that solved my problem, I offer my gratitude and thanks. My goal is to be able to play Neverwinter Nights on FreeBSD, so I don't need Linux or Windows anymore. That problem has

Re: DNS server

2003-07-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 04:07:37PM -0600 or thereabouts, Jerry M. Howell II wrote: hi how i can install and configure DNS server in freeBSD???plzz tell me step by step It's outlined in many howto's and the handbook as well as google. Also the are some classes out there. If

Re: Newbie problems with X11, Xf86

2003-07-31 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 01:06:11PM -0400 or thereabouts, Benjamin Gonzalez wrote: I installed X-Free86 - 4.2.0_1,1 from my Free BSD Cd using sysinstall and cannot get it to run. I see the directory X11R6 under /usr, I run 'xf86config' and it says 'command not found'. I typed 'XFree86

Re: emacs - gnu, x ...?

2003-07-31 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 05:22:40PM -0500 or thereabouts, george donnelly wrote: I'd like to start getting into emacs, but there are so many versions and variations that I'm not sure which one to install from ports, eg we have gnu emacs and xemacs. which emacs should i install, use and learn?

Re: Xserver - non root startup error

2003-08-02 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Aug 02, 2003 at 10:23:11AM +0300 or thereabouts, Alex Zivenko wrote: Hi all! When I am starting My X server like non root - it gives me an error containing: error in locking authority file .Xauthority But when i am a root - all perfect. What's the problem. I' sorry for my English

Re: simple sh scripting. How to put a result of a command to avariable?

2003-08-11 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 06:35:17PM -0400 or thereabouts, Constantine wrote: Michael Conlen wrote: Constantine wrote: I am writing a script, which involves unzipping some files. I would have to unzip 4 different zip-files from some directory, and I would need to unzip them to the

Re: I forgot my O:line password

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 05:46:48PM -0700 or thereabouts, Raymond Jimenez wrote: Joshua Oreman wrote: Hi Raymond, Do you have my encrypted O:line password for Wsynet? Or did you drop it when you unlinked me? :-) -- Josh O line? If I'm not mistaken, that's on your server... (I

Re: Hi Quick question

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 10:52:33PM -0500 or thereabouts, Eric Murphy wrote: Is there a command to browse files by pages? When ever I ls in a big dir, I can't shift page up for some reason. This is very annoying =( Option 1) ls | less #-or-#ls | more Option 2) press ScrollLock and

Re: umask

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 03:42:37PM +0200 or thereabouts, Antoine Jacoutot wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi ! In my way to learn security under FreeBSD, I was wondering if a umask of 066 in login.conf was a good or bad idea ? Any thoughs ? I mean at first, I can't

Re: fsck -F

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 02:51:00PM +1000 or thereabouts, Andy Farkas wrote: Joshua Oreman wrote: fsck already runs at boot. Yes. But they won't run if the filesystem is marked ``clean''. Why would you want to fsck a clean disk? During every boot??? Actually, what shutdown -F does

Re: FreeBSD loader and Linux

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 10:55:18AM -0400 or thereabouts, John McDonnell wrote: I am not an expert and am rather new to the FreeBSD world though I have had some previous expieriance with Linux. Did you install Lilo at all? I think that when you install Linux, you have to install a boot loader

Re: Using bc in bash script

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:58:01PM -0500 or thereabouts, Stephen Hilton wrote: On Thu, 14 Aug 2003 18:34:25 +0100 Jez Hancock [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 12:23:34PM -0500, Stephen Hilton wrote: On Thu, 14 Aug 2003 12:11:55 -0500 Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: umask

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 08:25:15PM +0200 or thereabouts, Antoine Jacoutot wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Thursday 14 August 2003 20:19, Joshua Oreman wrote: 066 will be *more* secure than 022. I know that :) This is because a umask is deducted from

Re: Tradeshow Crowd Pullers

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 12:57:09AM +0100 or thereabouts, Claire Q'vant wrote: --- Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 11:53:29PM +0100 or thereabouts, Claire Q'vant wrote: We're going to have a booth at a trade show in a few months, and we'd like to have

Re: Help me on my freebsd machine

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 12:59:22AM -0700 or thereabouts, amin wrote: HI I don't know is that true that they are saying that freebsd is a perfect machine for your network and acce ok I don't know how to start but I have been reading freebsd books for about 8 weeks but I have about tons of

Re: fsck -F

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 11:53:34AM +1000 or thereabouts, Andy Farkas wrote: On 6 Aug 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote: David Bear [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: on linux there is a -F option to force a fsck on reboot. I couldn't see the equivalent in freebsd. That's what /etc/rc.early is

Re: Tradeshow Crowd Pullers

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 11:53:29PM +0100 or thereabouts, Claire Q'vant wrote: We're going to have a booth at a trade show in a few months, and we'd like to have a few machines running FreeBSD for people to play with. But, as a crowd puller, it'd be nice to have a graphical bootup sequence.

Re: signal 4 during buildworlds

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 12:36:26PM -0400 or thereabouts, Bill Moran wrote: Hey, I'm getting sig 4 (core dumped) trying to buildworld. The has occurred 3 times now, at different places in the build. I'm used to seeing unreliable hardware cause sig 11's like this. But this has been a

SORRY (was: Re: I forgot my O:line password)

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 06:56:24PM -0700 or thereabouts, Joshua Oreman wrote: On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 05:46:48PM -0700 or thereabouts, Raymond Jimenez wrote: Joshua Oreman wrote: OH N! ::screams::in::agony:: Sorry about this, folks. Didn't mean to cc: (most of my mail goes to fbsd

Re: mfs

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 05:58:29PM - or thereabouts, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to setup /var on a mermory file system on Freebsd 5.1, any good documents that will help me, it's my first time. Don't set up /var on MFS, it holds stuff that has to be preserved across

Re: Changing Timezones

2003-08-14 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 01:03:49PM -0400 or thereabouts, Dragoncrest wrote: Ok, it seems I've found my problem for why my cron jobs are running 4 hours early. But I'm unsure how to fix this. Does anyone know the command I need to run to set my timezone back to GMT, or what file do I need to

Re: Debugging symbols with nasm

2003-08-16 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Aug 16, 2003 at 09:14:30AM +0300 or thereabouts, Vladimir Ciobanu wrote: I'm not sure whether this is the best list to post to, but it's my first guess. I'm using nasm to compile some code I wrote. The developer-handbook suggests I use -f elf, so that's what I did. Then I linked

Re: Definition of interfaces in ifconfig

2003-08-16 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Aug 16, 2003 at 05:57:18PM -0500 or thereabouts, Charles Howse wrote: I'm currently running a custom kernel, with just the cpu specified and maxusers = 0 I edited a new copy of that, took out quite a bit more that I don't need - raid, scsi, wi-fi, pcmcia, etc. I did: # cd

Re: mouse with scroll....

2003-08-16 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 03:31:40AM +0400 or thereabouts, Denis wrote: Hi All!!! Does anybody know how in freebsd use mouse with 3 button and one scroll? --snip /etc/XF86Config (or /etc/X11/XF86Config)-- Section InputDevice Identifier Mouse0 Driver mouse

Re: mouse with scroll....

2003-08-17 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 06:22:46PM +0400 or thereabouts, Denis wrote: Hi! Sunday, August 17, 2003, 3:52:44 AM, you wrote: JO On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 03:31:40AM +0400 or thereabouts, Denis wrote: Hi All!!! Does anybody know how in freebsd use mouse with 3 button and one scroll?

Re: mouse with scroll....

2003-08-17 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 12:37:00PM +0200 or thereabouts, Benjamin Walkenhorst wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello, On Sonntag, 17. August 2003 01:52 Joshua Oreman wrote: On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 03:31:40AM +0400 or thereabouts, Denis wrote: Hi All!!! Does

Re: permission in apache

2003-08-17 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 03:10:41PM +0100 or thereabouts, Jez Hancock wrote: On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 05:29:11AM -0700, Mike Maltese wrote: This shouldn't have anything to do with UNIX permissions. You'll get this error (403) if there is no document by the name specified in the DirectoryIndex

Re: How does one erase a FreeBSD disk (slice) label?

2003-08-19 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 01:41:49AM -0700 or thereabouts, Dan Strick wrote: How does one erase a FreeBSD disk (slice) label? [ ... ] Boot MS Windows and FORMAT the slice? Wouldn't work; FORMAT is braindead. Disable the code in /sys/kern/subr_diskslice.c that protects disk labels and

Re: Customize Daily Run Report

2003-08-20 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 07:09:43AM -0500 or thereabouts, Charles Howse wrote: Hi, I have the following in /usr/local/etc/periodic/daily/100.cvsup #!/usr/local/bin/bash /usr/local/bin/cvsup -g -L 2 /etc/cvsupfile When I get my daily run report, the output of the above script is appended

Re: Kuser/root account problem

2003-08-20 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 04:26:24PM +0300 or thereabouts, Jimmy Kimanzi wrote: Hi I used the kuser utility in KDE to add a user to the wheel group and it seems to have deleted the root account and I can't login as root now . Anyone know how I can fix this ? I'm running FreeBSD 5.1 - RELEASE

Re: Extract Single Port from CVSUP

2003-08-20 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 02:58:09PM +0100 or thereabouts, G D McKee wrote: Hi all I want to extract one port from a cvsup server at a certain date in time. I know you can do it for the whole tree, but is there a way of doing it for a single port. You should really use anoncvs for this. Find

Re: dvd+rw-tools

2003-08-21 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 02:19:32PM +0100 or thereabouts, Wayne Pascoe wrote: Hi all, Sorry for the load of posts this week, but I've got a new toybox and they aren't working well... I'm trying to use dvd+rw-tools port to burn DVD's. My first problem was that after burning a DVD, I was

Re: file picker

2003-08-21 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 11:36:24AM -0500 or thereabouts, Walter wrote: Hi All, I want to run a cron job to upload a different image file to a web site as a new background every night. I need a way to automatically select a different file from a directory which I will populate over

Re: How does one erase a FreeBSD disk (slice) label?

2003-08-21 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 02:49:09AM -0700 or thereabouts, Dan Strick wrote: Go back in time and kill the person that wrote this code before he wrote it? LOL What does LOL stand for? Laughing Out Loud -- Josh Dan Strick [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: file picker

2003-08-21 Thread Joshua Oreman
$DIR | wc -l | tr -d ' ') fileno=$(( ($(date +%d) % $nfiles) + 1) FILE=$DIR/$(ls -1 $DIR | head -n $fileno | tail -n 1) (The command is date +%d). -- Josh Thanks. Walter Joshua Oreman wrote: On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 11:36:24AM -0500 or thereabouts, Walter wrote: Hi All, I want

Re: portupgrade problem (was Re: orphaned port?)

2003-08-25 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 04:05:05PM -0700 or thereabouts, paul beard wrote: I am having this problem as well on any port I try to install. I have rebuilt pkgdb from scratch. === Installing for p5-SNMP_Session-0.95 === Generating temporary packing list === Checking if

Re: Cvsup script question

2003-08-25 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 03:32:25PM +0100 or thereabouts, Marco Gon?alves wrote: Hi, i did some minor alterations to the script by #!/usr/local/bin/bash /usr/local/bin/cvsup -g -L 0 /etc/cvsupfile # Keep quiet except for errors /usr/local/sbin/portsdb -Uu /dev/null # Hopefully, show

Re: motd question

2003-08-25 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 12:37:44PM -0400 or thereabouts, Louis LeBlanc wrote: Probably not possible, but I was wondering (and have for some time, though I can't find any info on it either way) whether /etc/motd is strictly a text in/text out file, or if there is a way to get it to execute a

Re: Proc Size Mismatch

2003-08-25 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 07:14:03PM +0200 or thereabouts, Ian Barnes wrote: Hi, I am running a 4.7 stable machine on a p1 120. With 16meg of ram. ITs function is a secondary DNS server. IT has been running very stable until this weekend. The machine froze for some or other reason. Upon

Re: Looking for detailed documentation: Install to existingfilesystem

2003-08-25 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 11:52:54AM -0700 or thereabouts, Avleen Vig wrote: On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 03:36:41PM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: Hi, I've posted this request to 'questions' with no response, so now I'll ask 'hackers'. I'm a hobbyist, and for my personal education, I would like

Re: National Security Backdoor in telnetd - all versions.

2003-08-26 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 11:22:12PM -0400 or thereabouts, Kevin shampoo Nadeau wrote: Hello [ ... ] telnetd is infected with a national security backdoor in all non-source compiled versions of FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD. If you download the source code for telnetd and compile it to

Re: mounting linux ext3 partition

2003-08-26 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 01:03:33AM -0400 or thereabouts, dave wrote: Hello, I'm trying to mount a linux ext3 partition. I understand that it's possible to do it using the ext2 kernel driver so i've recompiled a kernel with that option in it. When i do: mount_ext2fs /dev/ad1 /mnt this is

Re: Detect floppy diskette

2003-08-26 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 08:17:35AM -0500 or thereabouts, Charles Howse wrote: Hi, Using bash, how can I silently check to see whether there is a floppy diskette in the drive? When I do: # mount /dev/fd0 /mnt dev/null 21 I still get an error msg on screen. Probably the message is

Re: motd question

2003-08-26 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 11:02:55AM -0700 or thereabouts, Joshua Oreman wrote: On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 12:37:44PM -0400 or thereabouts, Louis LeBlanc wrote: Probably not possible, but I was wondering (and have for some time, though I can't find any info on it either way) whether /etc/motd

Re: Detect floppy diskette

2003-08-26 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 03:19:57PM -0500 or thereabouts, Charles Howse wrote: Try this: #!/usr/bin/perl use POSIX qw/:fcntl_h dup2 setsid/; if (fork) { exit; } setsid; my $fd = POSIX::open /dev/null, O_WRONLY or die Can't open /dev/null: $!\n; dup2 $fd, 0; dup2 $fd, 1; dup2

Re: Detect floppy diskette

2003-08-26 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 03:00:23PM -0500 or thereabouts, Charles Howse wrote: Try this: % perl use POSIX qw/:fcntl_h dup2 setsid/; if (fork) { exit; } setsid; my $fd = POSIX::open /dev/null, O_WRONLY or die Can't open /dev/null: $!\n; dup2 $fd, 0; dup2 $fd, 1; dup2 $fd, 2;

Re: can't login as anyone - not even as root!

2003-08-28 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 09:20:47AM -0700 or thereabouts, Dave Banning wrote: All of a sudden, I can't login, even as root. I tried to set the password of root to nil (because I happened to be logged in as root at the time) and that didn't work either. Then, thinking that the machine was

Re: Question on CVS Branches

2003-08-29 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 09:46:36PM +0200 or thereabouts, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Quoting Chuck Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Heinrich Rebehn wrote: [ ... ] Thank you. Yet another question: I would like to update my source tree automatically each night. However the cvs login requires a

Re: The VI editor

2003-08-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
[Please break your lines at a manageable length -- 72 is good] On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 04:30:10AM +0200 or thereabouts, mats wrote: Hi I have trouble using vi and vim under freebsd, under linux red hat it was working perfect. The trouble is that the arrow-keys doesn't work when I'm in

Re: sudoer file

2003-08-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 01:19:14AM -0700 or thereabouts, Desmond Lee wrote: Hello I'm having problems setting up sudo. I want to let a user 'dlee' be able to mount and umount the cdrom. All I add in the /user/local/etc/sudoers file is the following: dlee localhost = NOPASSWD: mount

Re: Compiling ports

2003-08-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 03:55:57PM -0400 or thereabouts, Adam Bender wrote: [ ... ] I then wanted to use portupgrade, which installs: # uname -a FreeBSD 68.162.128.185 4.7-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE #1: Sat Nov 16 20:36:05 EST 2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/src/sys/compile/adam i386#

Re: find -type not working on release 5.1?

2003-08-31 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 09:26:03PM -0300 or thereabouts, Herculano de Lima Einloft Neto wrote: Hello, I'm getting something like this: ]$ find /etc -type d -tinvalid option -y invalid option -p invalid option -e invalid option d

Re: Dump

2003-09-01 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 10:15:08AM -0400 or thereabouts, Michael Alestock wrote: I had a question I have 4 filesystems that I want to dump(8) to my SCSI Tape backup drive (Travan 4GB uncompressed). The filesystems are, /, /usr, /var, and /usr/home. All four filesystems equal about

Re: PPP and the backslash-containing AT command in ppp.conf

2003-09-01 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 05:38:10PM +0200 or thereabouts, Michael Vondung wrote: Malcolm wrote: Sould work if you use '', that is: ATFN9 which the first interpretation reduces to: ATF\\N9 Thank you! This worked indeed. After an hour of frustrating fiddling I also figured out that

Re: Dump

2003-09-01 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 08:38:03AM -0700 or thereabouts, Joshua Oreman wrote: On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 10:15:08AM -0400 or thereabouts, Michael Alestock wrote: I had a question I have 4 filesystems that I want to dump(8) to my SCSI Tape backup drive (Travan 4GB uncompressed

Re: your mail

2003-09-02 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 12:37:21PM -0700 or thereabouts, Ed Alley wrote: On Tue, 2003-09-02 at 14:32, Ed Alley wrote: I'm running FreeBSD-4.8. Sometimes the file permissions for /dev/null get mysteriously changed by some unknown process to: crw--- 1 root wheel 2, 2 Sep 2 11:20

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 01:12:25PM + or thereabouts, Mark wrote: - Original Message - From: Vincent Poy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mike Tancsa [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 2:22 PM Subject: Re: Ghost for FreeBSD cd /mnt/root

Re: Booting bit-by-bit (rc.conf broken)

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
[Format recovered] On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 03:05:22PM +0100 or thereabouts, Colin Watson wrote: My rc.conf file appears to be broken in some way, and this is preventing my system from booting. It boots to a heavily resticted system, with only the / file system mounted and the statically

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 02:27:03PM + or thereabouts, Mark wrote: - Original Message - From: Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mark [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 4:08 PM Subject: Re: Ghost for FreeBSD cd /mnt/root /sbin

Re: Suggestions to a command line editor

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:50:47AM -0400 or thereabouts, Gerard Samuel wrote: Well I've been using FreeBSD for the past maybe 4 years now. I've been using ee (don't laugh) to do all my editing on the command line. Im looking to grow out of ee into something else. Naturally, something that can

Re: applications

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:01:58PM -0400 or thereabouts, Doug Love wrote: A friend recommends your OS over Linux for my home system. I've taken a 2 day Linux Admin course, and know just about that much. I don't see a quick answer on your webpages to my questions. Where can I find Fortran

Re: How to start gnome?

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:58:51AM -0700 or thereabouts, Ronnie Clark wrote: I just loaded Gnome 2.2.2 from ports. Does anyone know the command to put into .xinitrc to run gnome2? I tried the following: exec gnome exec gnome2 They do not work. exec gnome-session perhaps? -- Josh

Re: adding freebsd boot to grub

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:16:39PM -0700 or thereabouts, Desmond Lee wrote: Hello I was originally running win98 and freebsd4.8 on a box with 2 hard drives. 1 disk had win98 and the other had freebsd. Everything worked fine. But I then installed redhat 9.0 on the first disk with win 98. Now

Re: how to run a program as a daemon

2003-09-03 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 03:42:59PM -0400 or thereabouts, David Banning wrote: I am running tmda-ofmipd for my smtp server and occasionally it dies. I wonder how I could set it up to run so that if it dies for some reason, it will start up again. Right now, it starts in my rc.local like so;

Re: Two X sessions on one machine???

2003-09-04 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 12:44:20PM -0400 or thereabouts, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 09/04/03 04:50 PM, Markie sat at the `puter and typed: SNIP http://linux.about.com/library/bl/open/newbie/blnewbie4.3.6.htm Looks about right, I remember doing this a long time ago but couldn't

Re: Undo MBR

2003-09-04 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 05:58:38PM -0400 or thereabouts, Paul Murphy wrote: On Thu, 4 Sep 2003 17:38:04 -0400 Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Errr... That's a little excessive. The quick way to remove the FreeBSd boot manager and restore a standard MBR is: # boot0cfg

Re: chkrootkit-0.40 FreeBSD 5.1

2003-06-06 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 11:21:47AM -0700 or thereabouts, [EMAIL PROTECTED] seemed to write: Is there a problem with 'chkrootkit-0.40' on 5.x? It tells me that some of the files are infected (I know for a fact that they're not).. Files reported as infected: /usr/bin/chfn /usr/bin/chsh

Re: undo a rm -rf

2003-06-06 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 12:15:50AM -0400 or thereabouts, David Loszewski seemed to write: I just did a rm -rf and forgot the *.png portion that I wanted on it, lol, 2 years of using freebsd and I've never done anything this stupid. Is there a way to get my data back? Please respond to this

Re: your mail

2003-05-27 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 04:21:42PM +0200 or thereabouts, Jeandre du Toit seemed to write: How do you turn of the console bell (using software)? I looked at termcap, I don't think that has anything to do with it. /usr/sbin/kbdcontrol -b off|visual|normal `off' - no bell `visual' - blink

Dark lines on monitor

2003-05-27 Thread Joshua Oreman
Hello -questions, I've been using my monitor, an HP Pavillion M70, for about 2 years. But just the other day, all of a sudden, gray lines started appearing on lines containing black - the more black, the more gray on the *whole* line across the monitor. It happens both on X and console (but on

Re: Dark lines on monitor

2003-05-27 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 09:08:53PM -0500 or thereabouts, Dan Nelson seemed to write: In the last episode (May 27), Joshua Oreman said: I've been using my monitor, an HP Pavillion M70, for about 2 years. But just the other day, all of a sudden, gray lines started appearing on lines

Re: Dark lines on monitor

2003-05-29 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 09:27:54AM -0500 or thereabouts, Dan Nelson seemed to write: In the last episode (May 27), Joshua Oreman said: On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 09:08:53PM -0500 or thereabouts, Dan Nelson seemed to write: In the last episode (May 27), Joshua Oreman said: I've been using

Re: Need guidance in choosing mail clients

2003-05-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 10:36:34AM +0200 or thereabouts, Joachim Dagerot seemed to write: I am using Evolution as it is now, I have never tried any other mailclients for X. I do miss an oportunity to choose sender each time I post a message, only way to solve that is to set up multiple

Re: sleep for specified time

2003-05-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 03:41:59PM +0530 or thereabouts, Anurag Chaudhary seemed to write: someone please tell me how to make a kld sleep for specified number of microseconds its urgent. nanosleep (microseconds*1000); -- Josh Thanx Anurag

Re: portable coproccesses, openpty, forkpty?

2003-05-30 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 07:01:21PM +0200 or thereabouts, Gabriel Ambuehl seemed to write: Hi, ok maybe I'm offtopic here, if so please excuse me ;-). I need to implement a coprocess feature (a.stdin gets fed to b.stdin and b.stdout becomes a.stdin, so basically replacing stdin with a

Re: sleep for specified time

2003-05-31 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 09:04:50AM -0400 or thereabouts, Lowell Gilbert seemed to write: someone please tell me how to make a kld sleep for specified number of microseconds its urgent. nanosleep (microseconds*1000); In the kernel? Surely not. I think you'd need to

Re: fdisk/disklabel - Error: unable to write data to disk ad0

2003-06-01 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 07:05:56PM +0200 or thereabouts, Herbert seemed to write: Hei! On Thursday May 29th I installed FreeBSD 5.1 Beta2. The next day I've update to CURRENT from May 30th. I have a 60 GB ATA harddisk and during installation I created only 1 20 GB slice for FreeBSD. Today I

Re: IDE CD-R/RW Burning Software

2003-06-02 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 08:28:07PM -0400 or thereabouts, Justin P. Michel seemed to write: Greetings, Is there a package available for multiple format CD-R/RW recording? I've used dd and burncd in combination, and that works great for Mode 1, 1 track CD's. However, I'm having problems with

Re: Pressing key changes resolution

2003-06-02 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 08:41:53PM -0500 or thereabouts, Thomas Kernes seemed to write: This is really odd, I hope someone can help me here: I just upgraded (using the ports) to Gnome 2.2. Now when I press a key on the keyboard, the display resolution changes, but no echo. Did I mess up

Re: Problem compiling the C/C++ reference for Kdevelop

2003-06-05 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 12:57:24PM -0400 or thereabouts, J. Seth Henry seemed to write: I recently started playing around with Kdevelop 2.x on my server, and found it much improved over the older releases. Getting into it, I decided to download and compile the C/C++ reference documentation, and

Re: NFS Problems...

2003-06-05 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 01:03:17AM +0200 or thereabouts, Bernd Walter seemed to write: On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 02:21:29PM -0700, jle wrote: I retired my old p200 fbsd 4.4-stable web server and built a newer box for it. I used to mount the /home2 dir from my nfs server (fbsd 5.1-current) to

Re: undo a rm -rf

2003-06-07 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 05:45:20PM +0800 or thereabouts, Robert Storey seemed to write: On Fri, 6 Jun 2003 21:36:46 -0700 Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 12:15:50AM -0400 or thereabouts, David Loszewski seemed to write: I just did a rm -rf and forgot

Re: undo a rm -rf

2003-06-07 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 04:18:02PM -0700 or thereabouts, Joshua Oreman seemed to write: On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 05:45:20PM +0800 or thereabouts, Robert Storey seemed to write: On Fri, 6 Jun 2003 21:36:46 -0700 Joshua Oreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 12:15:50AM

Re: /dev/tty keeps changing permissions..?

2003-06-07 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 10:21:17PM -0700 or thereabouts, Thomas Park seemed to write: Hello, I've been having an interesting problem with my FreeBSD 5.0 install - for whatever reason, the permissions and ownership on /dev/tty keep on being automatically changed in such a way that it becomes

Re: GRUB 0.92 on FreeBSD 5.x

2003-06-08 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 01:59:11PM +0100 or thereabouts, leon j. breedt seemed to write: hi, is it a new feature of 5.x disallowing direct writes to the device nodes /dev/ad*? getting weird behaviour trying to use the GRUB 0.92 port on all versions of 5.x i've used so far (currently on

Re: RAID, Vinum and different disksizes

2003-06-09 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 05:10:37PM +0200 or thereabouts, freeBSD seemed to write: I have three 120GB disks and one 170GB disk. The first three is forming a raid-5 volume using Vinum and the last one is just fooling around without any purpose. Can I add this 170GB to the raid5 volume in any

Re: Complete system restore software for FreeBSD?

2003-06-10 Thread Joshua Oreman
info on Mondo Rescue can be found here: http://www.microwerks.net/~hugo/ From the above pages: FreeBSD users - Joshua Oreman has ported Mondo to FreeBSD. Click to download his Mondo[1] and Mindi[2] packages. They are standard tarballs, so just use tar xzf and gmake gmake install to build

Re: Is it neccessary for sending mail from php ?

2003-06-10 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 10:51:01AM +0100 or thereabouts, Supote Leelasupphakorn seemed to write: Hello, I've install apache+php and would like to use function:mail() in php to sendmail from my box(Freebsd). My question is, is it neccessary to run sendmail or other SMTP-like service on

Re: weird messages when installing a program by ports

2003-06-10 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 12:16:20PM +0100 or thereabouts, fdcf seemed to write: i was installing blackbox when i saw a weird msg, i've done make install clean in /usr/ports/x11-wm/blackbox and during the compilation were appearing msgs like that: /usr/inclde/g++/type_traits.h:363: warning:

Re: quick question please

2003-06-10 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 12:34:03PM -0500 or thereabouts, Matthew D. Fuller seemed to write: On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 01:31:08PM -0400 I heard the voice of Steve, and lo! it spake thus: i know this might be common question but id really like to know, why your logo is a small devil? please

Re: Upgrading 5.0 - 5.1

2003-06-12 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 10:51:50AM -0500 or thereabouts, Thomas T. Veldhouse seemed to write: You will need a whole new world as well. cvsup (cd /usr/src make world) (cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf config GENERIC cd ../compile/GENERIC make all install) reboot Approximately. I guess

Re: Upgrading 5.0 - 5.1

2003-06-12 Thread Joshua Oreman
On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 06:16:50PM -0700 or thereabouts, cp seemed to write: You should *really* use 'make buildkernel' in the toplevel if you're combining it with a world update. Recommended procedure: ~# cvsup /my/5.1.supfile ~# cd /usr/src /usr/src# make buildworld /usr/src# make

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