Re: Possible security hole in FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE????

2004-04-23 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 01:38:47PM +0200, MaXX wrote: Good afternoon, I have installed FreeBSD 4.8Release on a machine to experiment settings before attempting to place them on my server. Due to a problem with the port system on this machine I decided to reinstall only the port system via

Re: updated ports tree

2004-04-23 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 07:38:37PM -0600, Danny MacMillan wrote: On Fri, 23 Apr 2004 23:41:36 +, Killermink ! [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I see what your saying and i suppose I have two points: 1) Can you install a port without installing the ports tree? Ports can not be installed

Re: updated ports tree

2004-04-24 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 09:45:20AM +, Killermink ! wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where did you look, and what is missing? I was trying to get a package for XFCE4. Maybe there is no package available due to all the components and dependencies, so I built from source, and then I

Re: how to update your source tree with amd64?

2004-04-24 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 03:24:07PM -0600, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote: Hi Since cvsup doesn't work and on amd64 platform (ie, running amd64, not just the HW), how do I go about updating my source tree? I wanted to try anaonymous CVS but the host anoncvs.FreeBSD.org as listed in the

Re: compile signal code

2004-05-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 03:57:26PM -0500, Brian Henning wrote: Greetings: I am having trouble compiling some signal related code in freebsd. What is the library I should link to get this to compile? Those are not standard function calls, so the problem is with your code. Kris pgp0.pgp

Re: Perl 5.8 upgrade

2004-05-12 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 03:32:24PM -0400, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: I remember installing a package that said it required Perl 5.6 in the past, but cannot remember which one. I am using this box mainly for Postfix 2.0.16 and amavisd-new with SpamAssassin 2.63 and ClamAV 0.65. I also have

Re: Return Delivery of Mail I've never Sent

2004-05-12 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 11:00:52PM -0400, Bob Perry wrote: Just setup mutt and I've begun to notice mail return to me indicating that it did not pass the server content filter, etc. The last one stated that a virus was found, file name disco.zip, virus name W32/[EMAIL PROTECTED] and

Re: Secure NFS: does not compile with Stable?

2004-05-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 04:45:31PM +0900, Rob wrote: Hi, I want NFS over secure connection (sNFS). This is available at http://www.math.ualberta.ca/imaging/snfs/ It needs sec_rpc-1.54 compiled on the system, but this fails. It seems to require perl version 5.006 or later, but

Re: Secure NFS (sNFS) on 4-Stable: has somebody succeeded?

2004-05-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 08:59:55PM +0900, Rob wrote: Hi, I want to have secure NFS on my FreeBSD-4-Stable PC, where a secure tunnel is used for the NFS connection. There seems to be only one webpage for this: http://www.math.ualberta.ca/imaging/snfs/ First step is to install

Re: Cross building ports

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 05:36:53PM +0100, Daniel Bye wrote: Hi all, Don't know if what I want to do is possible - but there's no harm in asking, eh? I have a central build server running FreeBSD-5.2.1 amd64, which is happily building world/kernel for amd64 and i386. In order to keep

Re: chkrootkit says 'date' is infected

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 03:25:44PM -0400, Shaun T. Erickson wrote: I just installed and ran the chkrootkit port on my 5.2.1-RELEASE-p5 system. It says my date command is infected. Nothing else, just that. How can I determine if this is a false positive or if I'm truly hacked? Talk to the

Re: COPTFLAGS (not?) only for compiling the kernel?

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 11:29:07PM +0200, platanthera wrote: [/etc/make.conf] ... # To compile just the kernel with special optimizations, you should use # this instead of CFLAGS (which is not applicable to kernel builds anyway). # There is very little to gain by using higher optimization

Re: COPTFLAGS (not?) only for compiling the kernel?

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 01:12:41AM +0200, platanthera wrote: On Friday 14 May 2004 00:48, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 11:29:07PM +0200, platanthera wrote: [/etc/make.conf] ... # To compile just the kernel with special optimizations, you should use # this instead

Re: COPTFLAGS (not?) only for compiling the kernel?

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 01:39:34AM +0200, platanthera wrote: On Friday 14 May 2004 01:09, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 01:12:41AM +0200, platanthera wrote: On Friday 14 May 2004 00:48, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 11:29:07PM +0200, platanthera wrote

Re: COPTFLAGS (not?) only for compiling the kernel?

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 02:01:15AM +0200, platanthera wrote: Just one last question (slightly getting OT) - are CFLAGS settings on FreeBSD more critical than on Linux? http://www.freehackers.org/gentoo/gccflags/flag_gcc3.html recommends -O3 -pipe -fomit-frame-pointer 'for those who don't

Re: Perl 5.6 vs Perl 5.8 (install)

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 11:33:27PM -0400, Forrest Aldrich wrote: I have FreeBSD-CURRENT installed and it places Perl-5.6 on the system. It's not clear to me whether it's safe to pkg_delete this in favor of Perl-5.8 (which I want to install). I tried searching the list archive and didn't

Re: Perl 5.6 vs Perl 5.8 (install)

2004-05-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 11:50:14PM -0400, Forrest Aldrich wrote: Thanks Kris. Does the basic installation of 5.6 have any dependency modules? No, the perl package is self-contained as far as the FreeBSD packages go. I hear there is a way with CPAN to port those over to a new perl

Re: Portsdb Update Error

2004-05-14 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 01:37:31AM -0500, Kevin Greenidge wrote: The thing is I always have the whole Chinese ports collection in my refuse file when I do a cvsup among with a bunch of other stuff so I don't know why this error decides to show itself now. Any help would be appreciated. This

Re: Cross building ports

2004-05-14 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 09:44:11AM +0100, Daniel Bye wrote: On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 01:04:34PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: You can't generally cross-build packages for different architectures. Kris Rats! That's what I was afraid of. Will have to see if I can get my hands

Re: X won't upgrade in portupgrade of expat2

2004-05-10 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 03:22:01PM +0200, Christian Hofer wrote: So I tried again only upgrading the X-4-libraries with portupgrade -rf x11/XFree86-4-libraries/ The following output appears. Can somebody make s.th. out of that? Thanks for your help, Chris ... rm -f ks_tables.h

Re: X won't upgrade in portupgrade of expat2

2004-05-10 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 03:49:08PM +0200, Christian Hofer wrote: Kris Kennaway wrote: Strange. Do you have a stale copy of imake installed on your system (look for it with find(1))? Kris The only -name imake I could find are: /usr/ports/devel/imake /usr/ports/x11/XFree86-4

Re: Scripted fdisk/slice/fs generation?

2004-05-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 10:17:50AM +0200, Ruben de Groot wrote: On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 09:48:27PM -0600, Tim Pushor typed: Hi all, I do CPIO style image backups of my FreeBSD systems. In the event that I need to restore one of these backups, I usually use the FreeBSD installation

Re: Ports Index Update Error - mail/lmtpd Failure

2004-05-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 07:16:02AM -0400, Bob Perry wrote: Was unsucessful at upgrading my ports system Saturday due to a failure during the port index update. More specifically, I received an error message stating that mail/lmtpd file failed. Wanted tp provide an update. CVSup'd

Re: Changing the cpu and rebuilding the world

2004-05-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 09:10:30PM +0100, Szymek K. wrote: I've got an old p200mmx box with 160MB of mem running FreeBSD 4.9, it's a mail,web and mysql server just for my home lan. I've recently got hold of an used but working AMD K6-2/333. Still using P200mmx I've changed my make.conf march

Re: help: Linux Drivers on FreeBSD

2004-05-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 05:46:22PM -0700, Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote: Hi, I've installed an internal Smartlink HSP56 Micromodem pci modem on the first pci slot of my H30CF jetway motherboard with(if i'm not mistakem) only one com1 port and a com2 header which i think is just an extra or

Re: X won't upgrade in portupgrade of expat2

2004-05-10 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 02:44:06PM +0200, Christian Hofer wrote: Hi, I cvsup'ed my ports yesterday and just had to upgrade expat, following the instructions in /usr/ports/UPDATING. But when I try portupgrade -rf textproc/expat2 my computer starts compiling a lot of things and after

Re: tr A-Z a-z

2004-05-07 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 10:53:01AM +0200, Christoph Kukulies wrote: Strange: I was used to do upper case lower case conversion always like this and it suddenly doesn't work anymore: $ echo Z | tr [A-Z] [a-z] ΓΏ Something locale-related? Kris pgp0.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: rebuild pwd.db with a script ?

2004-05-03 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 10:30:49AM +0200, Frank Bonnet wrote: Hi I need to rebuild with a shell script (in batch mode) the /etc/pwd.db file from the /etc/master.passwd file each time it is modified by me for internal use. Is there a command that allow to do this ? Thanks a lot.

Re: Where to send binary packages bugs?

2004-05-03 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 07:09:53PM +0300, Kyryll A Mirnenko wrote: Where to send the bugs (e.g. porters faults, not authors) in binary packages? [EMAIL PROTECTED] seems to be source-ports only maillist. First talk to the port maintainer. If you don't hear anything from them, then submit a

Re: Fwd: Ports Index Update Error Due to /mail/lmtpd Failure

2004-05-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 10:16:47PM -0400, Bob Perry wrote: Previous note had incorrect From: information. Sorry. Bob Perry -- I've learned that whatever hits the fan will not be evenly distributed. FreeBSD 4.9-RELEASE-p2 #0 Date: Sun, 2 May 2004 21:18:55 -0400 From: Bob Perry

Re: Diskless with read-only /etc?

2004-05-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 11:07:41PM -0600, James Bowman wrote: I'm running a diskless 5.2-CURRENT, and it has a read-only /etc. sshd can't start, because it can't create /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key. I can work around this myself, of course, but is there a better way? See diskless(8) - the standard

Re: libgthread error building arts

2004-05-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 10:41:23PM -0700, Kent Stewart wrote: On Wednesday 05 May 2004 09:20 am, Redmond Militante wrote: hi i'm having trouble building kde3 on a freshly installed box. the ports tree has been cvsupp'ed, i've portupgraded -rf gettext, and portupgraded -rf

Re: libgthread error building arts

2004-05-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 01:07:59AM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: Did you search on -current for pthreads and libc_r? You have a mixed setup that is trying to use both and that doesn't work. There are several solutions. One is to use libmap.conf to map them and the other is to rebuild

Re: support platform

2004-05-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 06:31:49PM +0800, JAMES WANG wrote: Dear All I am James wang at IBMTaiwan and responsible for IBM xSeries. My question is : Can FreeBSD support IBM high end PC server ( x445, Xeon CPU ) ? Probably, why don't you try it and find out? :) Kris pgp0.pgp

Re: Ports Index Update Error - mail/lmtpd Failure

2004-05-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 09:42:14AM -0700, Joshua Lokken wrote: * Bob Perry [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2004-05-04 22:04]: Was unsucessful at upgrading my ports system Saturday due to a failure during the port index update. More specifically, I received an error message stating that mail/lmtpd

Re: broken .iso

2004-05-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 02:53:34AM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear sir First I downloaded twice the iso-files once under linux and the other time under windows. Both time I did a md5 check. In both cases the md5 didn't check allright. What is going on here are the files corrupt or is

Re: any way to recover root password on 5.2

2004-05-06 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 12:28:18PM +0300, Gregory Edigarov wrote: Hello, I forgot root pasword on my just installed server. I've tryed to recover it by going to single user, then doing mount -a; passwd root, but no success. It says entropy device blocking. Dance fandago on keyboard to

Re: Plod-like tool in ports

2004-05-06 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 02:08:21PM -0700, Joshua Lokken wrote: Does anyone out there use a tool similar to plod for personal logging of administrative tasks? I've looked through /usr/ports/sysutils, and didn't see anything that caught my eye. Perhaps if you explained in more detail what

Re: help configuring OpenGL

2004-05-08 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 10:19:07AM +1000, Alastair G. Hogge wrote: Hello. Please, once again CC the [EMAIL PROTECTED] when replying main# make all install === mga Warning: Object directory not changed from original /usr/src/sys/modules/drm/mga cc -O2 -pipe -ffast-math

Re: COPTFLAGS (not?) only for compiling the kernel?

2004-05-14 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 03:03:31AM +0200, platanthera wrote: quite confusing that uncommenting the example settings in make.conf changes exactly nothing, since these are the (undocumented?) system defaults anyway. probably a doc issue? - or just my stupidity .-) Error in your

Re: du -s causes reboot

2004-05-15 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 04:54:10AM -0500, Eugene Lee wrote: FreeBSD 4.9p7. I have a new Dell PowerEdge 1750 that is giving me fits. I have a ~/src directory containing source tarballs that are unpacked. A du -s ~/src locks up my ssh session and causes it machine to reboot. No entries in

Re: Changing /tmplocation?

2004-05-16 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 12:37:36AM +0200, Joachim Dagerot wrote: I have, for some reason, a special partition that mounts to /tmp. Unfortunately this partition is very small, so not seldom do I get problems when trying to extract files etc. My idea is to have /tmp as a normal directory

Re: troubleshooting page fault/kernel panic

2004-05-16 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 06:45:09PM -0400, Streiner, Justin wrote: This is a freebsd 5.2.1 system. Sometimes, when copying large amounts of data from the network, the machine will page-fault, spit out some errors and reboot. Any insight as to what could be causing this and what I can do to

Re: New work on installer? - Checked by AntiVir DEMO version -

2004-05-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 06:03:09PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote: On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 06:38:55AM +0800, Robert Storey wrote: On Mon, 17 May 2004 01:00:37 -0500 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has there been any new work on the installer or planned? If not, I would like to help... What about

Re: threaded processes

2004-05-18 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 10:04:01AM +, john doe wrote: Hi, how can you view process threads on freebsd 4.9? There appears to be no option in ps,top or something in /usr/ports. Under 4.x threading is done in userland, so it is invisible to the kernel. Under 5.x the default is to use

Re: FreeBSD mailing lists

2004-05-21 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 07:41:08AM -0400, Mike Jeays wrote: Hi! I have received no messages at all from freebsd-questions, or one or two of the other FreeBSD mailing lists, for about 2 days. Do you know if there is a problem at their end, or has perhaps my ISP decided they are all spam?

Re: freebsd on powerpc

2004-05-21 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 01:39:32AM +0200, Thomas May wrote: Hi, i read the old doco from 2002 of the ppc project, and i know opendarwin. But I don?t know exactly if freebsd exists for powerpc or not. I have the pegasos ppc hardware (HYPERLINK

Re: which kinds of AMD work withh FBSD?

2004-05-24 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 09:45:08PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote: Fellow BSD'ers, What kinds of the newer AMD processors worth with FreeBSD? All. Kris pgppXIBCDb21j.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: cvsup kills /etc/ipf.rules !?

2004-05-25 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 05:57:42PM +0200, Yaraghchi, Stephan wrote: Hi fellows, I was running cvsup on a FBSD 4.9-RELEASE #5 box with the following supfile: *default host=cvsup6.FreeBSD.org *default base=/usr *default prefix=/usr *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4_9 *default delete

Re: Running FreeBSD 4.9 Jails on a FreeBSD 5.2.1 system

2004-05-25 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 03:38:50PM -0500, Kung Foo Ham[p]?ster wrote: I'm looking at upgrading my main system from FreeBSD RELENG_4 to RELENG_5_2. I'll probably start with a clean sate for the system for that transition. I have a few users who run their own systems on jails on my machine...

Re: config is out of sinc

2004-05-25 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 01:40:36PM -0500, Earl Larsen wrote: I installed FreeBSD 4.9-stabel, and used cvs to update everything. And when I tried to build my personel Kernel by using. Make build KERNCONF... it came up with the fallowing : It looks like you've accidentally updated your sources

Re: config is out of sinc

2004-05-26 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 02:41:21PM -0500, Earl Larsen wrote: On Tuesday 25 May 2004 06:35 pm, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 01:40:36PM -0500, Earl Larsen wrote: I installed FreeBSD 4.9-stabel, and used cvs to update everything. And when I tried to build my personel Kernel

Re: difference between 4.2 and 5.2.1

2004-05-26 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 01:32:24PM -0700, Amir Vetry wrote: Hi team, I have couple of questions. Would you please answer it. Beside supporting more types of NIC card, what other differences are there between FreeBSD 4.2 (or 4.0 series) and 5.2.1 (5.0 Series)? There are literally

Re: config is out of sinc

2004-05-26 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 10:23:03PM -0500, Earl Larsen wrote: Read the documentation to find out what the tag=. does ;-) Kris So I should edit my cvsupfile to read as the fallowing: *default host=cvsup12.us.FreeBSD.org *default base=/usr/local/etc/cvsup *default prefix=/usr *default

Re: Arts port installs i386-portbld-freebsd4.10-mcopidl, but the world expects mcopidl?

2004-05-27 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 04:50:35AM -0400, Rocco Caputo wrote: Upgrading arts as part of the KDE thing. It installs binaries like -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 837 May 27 04:25 i386-portbld-freebsd4.10-artsc-config This was already fixed..update your ports and try again. Kris

Re: openoffice-1.1

2004-05-27 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 02:01:43PM -0400, Duane Winner wrote: Does anybody know what happened to OpenOffice-1.1 port? I just did a portinstall on it last week with no problems, but now the port is marked as broken for FreeBSD 5.x. ** 'editors/openoffice-1.1' is marked as IGNORE:

Re: Searching CVS commits

2004-05-28 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 02:20:45PM -0700, Kent Stewart wrote: The history is always available using cvsweb.cgi such as http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/sys/kern/vfs_syscalls.c Back up to the top and bookmark it. Also has the alias http://cvsweb.freebsd.org/ Kris

Re: bento and the ports system

2004-05-31 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 05:29:38PM -0500, Jon Noack wrote: What I envision: Packages are already being built (for example, http://pointyhat.freebsd.org/errorlogs/i386-packages-5-latest/). The ports system would default to using the package if available, but there would be an option to

Re: bento and the ports system

2004-05-31 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 09:48:10PM -0500, Jon Noack wrote: Packages on pointyhat may not always be consistent or working. Furthermore, they may not interoperate as expected with what you have on your own system, because ports are customized for installed packages and build settings (e.g.

Re: Troubles with ports...

2004-06-01 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 12:17:04PM +0500, Muhammad Ali wrote: Heh... I feel soo stupid... i did feel something was wrong when i found that ports.tar.gz was 27mb but i thought maybe it has been super-compressed or something. But honestly, no where in the guide or the ports page led

Re: Troubles with ports...

2004-06-01 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 12:58:40PM +0500, Muhammad Ali wrote: Kris Kennaway wrote: On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 12:17:04PM +0500, Muhammad Ali wrote: The CDs don't include everything either, for similar reasons. Kris Heh... surely, the binary packages should be there if not the source

Re: requesting freebies for lug

2004-06-01 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 02:24:45PM -0400, Jeremy Faulkner wrote: Dazie wrote: | Hi my name is Diana Lenko I am from BNLUG LINUX USERS GROUP AND SUNCOAST LINUX USERS GROUP | What I do is contact companys like yours and ask for freebies such as Boxed distros teeshirts stuffed animals | Hats,

Re: port problem with asterisk

2004-06-02 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 03:28:15PM +0200, Thomas May wrote: Can someone help me ? Did you read that URL? The software has a security vulnerability. Talk to the software developers about its status. Kris pgpOsDoJ3FWmF.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: Stop error while doing make buildkernel

2004-06-02 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 05:53:19PM -0700, Richard Marriner wrote: Dear List, I have googled this but no luck there. I am getting a stop error while building the kernel. We are upgrading from FreeBSD-10Beta to 10-stable. The system was built on another machine and nfs mounting into the

Re: Certain 4.10 apps failing to run as root

2004-06-03 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 01:35:33AM -0600, Anthony Chavez wrote: I just upgraded one of my machines to 4.10-STABLE from 4.9-STABLE and certain binaries (such as vim or vipw) when run as root (either with sudo or su -) freeze up with rcmdsh: unknown user: followed by a bunch of garbage. I've

Re: Help:Compiling and Installing of new kernel Without making buildworld(is it possible?)

2004-06-03 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 01:23:36AM -0700, Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote: Hi, This is just a follow up with my previous mailings I'm upgrading my 4.9 system to 4.10. The steps I made were as follows and also what happened after doing so. First: I used the /stand/sysinstall--Ugrade (only

Re: ho hum. Make installworld

2004-06-03 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 10:24:15AM +0100, Edd wrote: Howdy, Checked out current src yesterday and did make buildworld followed by mergemaster -p. Then make installworld: === sbin/geom/class/concat install -s -o root -g wheel -m 444 geom_concat.so.1 /lib/geom ln -fs geom_concat.so.1

Re: Issues with large files on nfs-mounted filesystems?

2004-06-03 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 11:42:40AM +0100, Jim Hatfield wrote: I've made a large .mpg file on a Linux machine (because some tools, such as mplex, are newer than available in FreeBSD ports). Here's a directory listing: -rw-r--r-- 1 jim users 4388444160 Jun 2 23:15 movie.mpg I want to

Re: Ports Collection and FreeBSD 5.2.1

2004-06-03 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 05:59:50PM -0400, Arend P. van der Veen wrote: I think I figured out the problem that I was having. I compiled portupgrade before I performed a cvsup and rebuilt the kernel. Now I run cvsup, rebuild the kernel, install portupgrade (and pkgtools dependency) using

Re: FreeBSD4 COMPAT

2004-06-04 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 09:42:52AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 03:52:40AM -0400, Reed L. O'Brien wrote: what if I don't compile FreeBSD4 into the FreeBSD5 kernel? do I wind up with problems in the ports?? That's not a kernel option. remember that FreeBSD has an

Re: Make release for sparc64 target on i386 system

2004-06-04 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 09:41:46AM -0400, Sven Willenberger wrote: I seem to be running into brick walls making a 5.2.1-RELEASE-P8 for sparc64 arch on an i386 system. I have tried the following using the latest sources from cvsup: I don't think you can cross-target releases. For example, the

Re: x-forwarding problem - no window contents

2004-06-04 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 08:10:08AM -0600, Simon Timms wrote: Hi, I.m having a problem with x-forwarding. I have looked through past questions but I haven.t seen anything on this particular topic. I have two FreeBSD 5.2_1 machines at home, one of which I run headless. Usually I manage the

Re: x-forwarding problem - no window contents

2004-06-04 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 08:59:31AM -0600, Simon Timms wrote: Oooh, you know I think I'm just doing 'ssh' and expecting it to work or give me a huge obvious error. I have enabled ForwardX11 in /etc/ssh/ssh_conf on the desktop. You're probably right that it is a question of '-X' or '-Y'. I

Re: interleaved swap? (5.2.1)

2004-06-04 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 10:10:19AM -0500, J.D. Bronson wrote: [shadow] 8:11:34am /var/log swapinfo Device 1K-blocks UsedAvail Capacity /dev/da0s1b 10485760 1048576 0% I noticed on some FreeBSD machines I see an entry like this: Type Interleaved

Re: x-forwarding problem - no window contents

2004-06-04 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 06:06:24PM -0600, Simon Timms wrote: On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 08:59:31AM -0600, Simon Timms wrote: Oooh, you know I think I'm just doing 'ssh' and expecting it to work or give me a huge obvious error. I have enabled

Re: pf

2004-06-05 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 09:35:13PM -0400, Reed L. O'Brien wrote: I thought I read in the CURRENT docs somewhere that pf was going to be the default packet filter. Was I hallucinating? Apparently :-) It's one choice among 3. Kris pgpy8NLWjF4Wo.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: port upgrades

2004-06-07 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 07:14:34PM +, Daniela wrote: On Monday 07 June 2004 17:28, Tim Traver wrote: Hi all, Is there a way to do a quick update of a particular port directory ??? I don't necessarily want to do the portupgrade, but just get the latest port files for a

Re: port upgrades

2004-06-07 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 09:01:15PM +, Daniela wrote: On Monday 07 June 2004 19:35, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 07:14:34PM +, Daniela wrote: On Monday 07 June 2004 17:28, Tim Traver wrote: Hi all, Is there a way to do a quick update of a particular port

Re: virtual memory allocation

2004-06-08 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 08:34:24AM +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote: My colleague is trying to find the maximum amount of virtual memory that FreeBSD is able to allocate to a program. He's trying 4*1020*1024*1024 for kern.maxdsiz and FreeBSD fries up. On i386 the CPU can only address 4GB of

Re: adding another argumets to running process

2004-06-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
Martin Vana wrote: Hi, I use mplayer to play mp3s on my computer, how can I add another files /arguments/ to already running instance of mplayer? You cannot. However, mplayer lets you load new files using the GUI interface. Kris ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: swap size and a zombie

2004-06-11 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 11:10:50PM -0500, Chris wrote: *This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(tm) Pro* Looking at a web/email server with the following from top ... last pid: 29494; load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 up 85+12:33:05 23:07:44 39 processes:

Re: more on XFree86-4 problem

2004-06-13 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 10:26:24PM -, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok - I decided that perhaps my problem was a undetected conflict in old packages - i deleted most of my old package and now the current error I get is: You probably still have stale XFree86 3.x files installed, which can

Re: pf on 4.10

2004-06-16 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 08:27:13AM -0400, JJB wrote: Is there an port of pf firewall that installs on 4.10? I don't think so. Kris pgpOteBVkca0T.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: Does 4.x + UFS2 exist in any way ?

2004-06-17 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:41:31PM -0700, Joe Schmoe wrote: I need to run 4.x (currently 4.10-RELEASE) but I really want to use UFS2 because I also need larger files and filesystems, and I really want to use snapshots. Is UFS2 available on 4.10 ? No. If not, how big of a hack would it

Re: contributing: addition of package

2004-06-18 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 05:43:23PM +, vishal kochhar wrote: Hi, This question is related to addition of a package (not related to OS or kernel) to freebsd. I read from the contribution page about 'value-added' packages. Is it related only to OS related packages or other s/w's like

Re: make world problem

2004-06-18 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 12:45:13PM +0800, John Lee wrote: Dear All, I installed a clean 4.10-RC2 and CVSUP to the latest, while makeing world, I encountered this error and tried a few times but same error. Please advise. I'm using a P4 2.8Ghz 1U server system. === usr.bin/yacc cd: can't

Re: Cannot compile jdk14 for Freebsd 5.2.1 - weired problem occures

2004-06-20 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 05:43:17PM -0700, Lukasz Koszanski wrote: make install === Installing for jdk-1.4.2p6_4 === jdk-1.4.2p6_4 depends on executable: javavm - found === jdk-1.4.2p6_4 depends on file: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/URW/fonts.dir - found This is basically what happens:

Re: Win-modems

2004-06-20 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 11:44:22AM +0300, Alex wrote: [...] You're living in the past, man! Kris pgpxCFCYafmXX.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: CURRENT does not build (annotate.texi)

2004-06-21 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 02:48:16PM +0200, Axel S. Gruner wrote: Hi, i got some problems building CURRENT maybe someone can tell me what the problem is: One problem is that you're tracking -current without reading or posting to the corresponding mailing list. Kris pgpBISwOuUG0u.pgp

Re: Darwin/NFS fixes

2004-06-22 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 09:39:00AM -0400, Kevin A. Pieckiel wrote: I understand that the Darwin development team has implemented some useful NFS changes/enhancements in their codebase. I was wondering if any of the NFS work from Darwin has been merged into the FreeBSD codebase. Does anyone

Re: Kernel compiling. gcc stops at warnings

2004-06-22 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 01:01:22PM -0800, Karim Forsthofer wrote: Good evening I tried to compile a new kernel from my 5.1 bsd cd. Config and make depend worked well, but make has put out some warnings about unused functions in npx.c (or something else). I searched in the newsgroup and

Re: perl port 5.8.2 won't install?

2004-06-23 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 04:49:52PM -0500, Len Conrad wrote: fbsd 4.10 release # cd /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8 # make make install === Vulnerability check disabled perl-5.8.2.tar.gz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/. Attempting to fetch from

Re: perl port 5.8.2 won't install?

2004-06-23 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 05:30:17PM -0500, Len Conrad wrote: How did you update your ports collection? when running sysintall upgrade from cdrom to go from 4.7 to 4.10. Perhaps that extracts the new ports collection over the top of the old, which is wrong since it will leave behind stale

Re: Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode

2004-06-23 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 09:52:48PM -0400, fred wrote: Hi, Recently my freebsd machine always dead, and the below error messages are gotten when reboot the machin, could anyone help me? Start by updating to a modern release; there have been literally thousands of bugs fixed since

Re: alternative method for make / install world --- ?

2004-06-24 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 04:14:43AM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hello all, I have recently been mulling over an article which proposes an abridged set of steps for updating the system. --- http://www.bsdnews.org/03/bsd_update.php alias rebuild 'cd /usr/src make update

Re: rdist problem

2004-07-01 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Jul 02, 2000 at 01:01:00PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The 20th century called, they want their year back :-) Hi, I'm trying to rdist some files from a FreeBSD 4.9 machine to a new 5.2.1 p9 server. On the 5.2.1 server I enabled rsh, added the 4.9 server to

Re: make buildworld: build changes only?

2004-07-02 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 12:54:53AM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote: Hi, I'm keeping track of -STABLE on semi-regular basis. But when I cvsup to the latest sources and do make buildworld, it always starts to rebuild the world entirely from scratch. That's somewhat frustrating, especially if

Re: cvsupdate and make totally hoses the system

2004-07-02 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 03:28:29PM -0700, David Bear wrote: I've done this twice now.. I install a clean 4.10-Release from ftp. I install cvsupdate without gui. I create my cvsupdate file in etc and run cvsupdate. then per instructions from the website # make buildworld # make buildkernel

Re: how debug crash in -current?

2004-07-04 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 06:32:53PM +0200, Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Hi all, I have a problem booting a IBM T41 with the CDRW (see a previous post). Now, how can I submit a proper report when it is impossible to write to disc? What sort of info is really meaningful to the developers?

Re: Mac OS 9.2 won't start

2003-09-12 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 09:45:28AM -0700, lawrence lee wrote: Hi. My Mac OS starts but the cursur is stuck and the system is frozen, even after I restart the computer over and over. Does anyone have any idea to fix this??? I hope someone will answer my question soon... thank you. (the mouse

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