Where are the startup scripts?

2004-01-28 Thread KURT BUFF
Bit of a newb question here: I've got a pretty standard install of postfix, and am trying to follow the directions in this web page: http://advosys.ca/papers/postfix-instance.html Everything is pretty crystalline until I get to the line that says: To create a startup script for the second

re: FreeBSD +Samba +OpenLDAP as a Primary Domain controller

2004-02-05 Thread KURT BUFF
Hi All, I'm trying to setup FreeBSD5.2+Samba3.0.1+OpenLDAP2.1.26 as a Primary Domain controller. It has been 2 weeks I'm working with it and still not function very well. I'm looking for step-by-step on how to install FreeBSD5.2+Samba3+OpenLDAP2.1.25 as a Primary Domain controller can any body

syslog/postfix question

2005-03-30 Thread Kurt Buff
I've been perusing man syslog and man syslog.conf, and haven't gotten my mind quite wrapped around it yet. I have 4 FBSD 5.3 servers on my network, each running postfix 2.x. One is a mail gateway to our Exchange server, the others are just using postifx for mailing out the

Re: syslog/postfix question

2005-03-30 Thread Kurt Buff
John Pettitt wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: I've been perusing man syslog and man syslog.conf, and haven't gotten my mind quite wrapped around it yet. I have 4 FBSD 5.3 servers on my network, each running postfix 2.x. One is a mail gateway to our Exchange server, the others are just using postifx

Re: Cisco Netflow Port

2005-10-25 Thread Kurt Buff
On 10/25/05, John Oxley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What netflow graphing tool(s) do you guys recommend to capture Cisco Netflow data. -John http://www.ntop.org will do nice things for you... ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Project Management Software

2005-11-22 Thread Kurt Buff
Wojciech Puchar wrote: Could you please tell me if there is any Project Management software that i can use with FreeBSD? Something similar to MS Project..? i don't know M$ Project but cvs works fine, and is really good as it's used by FreeBSD developer for many years ! Software project

Re: Ntop on 6.0

2005-12-20 Thread Kurt Buff
Drew Tomlinson wrote: I installed ntop 3.2_1 from the ports on a machine running FBSD 6.0. It appeared to install fine and seems OK when I start it. However whenever I try and access it via a browser, I just get a blank page. ntop reports the following warning: Tue Dec 20 14:20:58 2005

Re: Ntop on 6.0

2005-12-20 Thread Kurt Buff
Drew Tomlinson wrote: On 12/20/2005 3:06 PM Kurt Buff wrote: Drew Tomlinson wrote: I installed ntop 3.2_1 from the ports on a machine running FBSD 6.0. It appeared to install fine and seems OK when I start it. However whenever I try and access it via a browser, I just get a blank page

Re: Ntop on 6.0

2005-12-20 Thread Kurt Buff
Drew Tomlinson wrote: Been Googling all day and I've seen those posts. However I just realized it was you. :) Well, not *just* me. :) I just edited the Makefile to add --without-zlib and am recompiling now. We'll see if that works around this problem for now. But I'd sure like to know

Re: SSHD working in a funky fashion

2006-03-05 Thread Kurt Buff
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Check your ssh key size, the newer versions of FreeBSD went from a 1024 bit key to a 2048 bit kay and some ssh clients can't deal with that big a one. Also check reverse DNS records for the IP's involved. Ted That's good info, even though the problem is solved.

Re: something better then rsync for duplicating systems ... ?

2006-03-30 Thread Kurt Buff
Unison? It's in ports. On 3/30/06, Marc G. Fournier [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have two servers, one of them a backup of the other ... right now, I'm using rsync to do it, but since rsync has to traverse both servers file systems to do its comparison, it puts a good load on the system, and

Re: top for tcpdump

2006-04-19 Thread Kurt Buff
ntop is your best bet. http://www.ntop.org, and look in ports for it. On 4/19/06, Michael Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone know of a tool like top that displays the open tcp connections and sorts them by which is causing the most bandwidth? I have someone consuming a lot of

Can't cvsup - something going on?

2006-04-24 Thread Kurt Buff
Trying to cvsup, getting connection refused for all of the servers I try. Something going on that I don't know about? Kurt ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send

Re: Can't cvsup - something going on?

2006-04-24 Thread Kurt Buff
On 4/24/06, Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: Trying to cvsup, getting connection refused for all of the servers I try. Something going on that I don't know about? Kurt And the full error message is...? -Garrett Cannot connect to cvsup7.FreeBSD.org

Re: Can't cvsup - something going on?

2006-04-24 Thread Kurt Buff
On 4/24/06, Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 4/24/06, Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: Trying to cvsup, getting connection refused for all of the servers I try. Something going on that I don't know about? Kurt And the full error message

Re: Writing to ntfs partitions?

2006-04-29 Thread Kurt Buff
Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN] wrote: Hi All, I am trying to help a friend recover her Wind0ws harddisk. I have a backup of all files on a UFS2 partition and I have a new and freshly partitioned/formatted harddisk with a number of NTFS partitions. man mount_ntfs mentions write support for ntfs

Re: freebsd as ghosting server for windows boxen

2006-02-04 Thread Kurt Buff
Peter wrote: What is the best way to use FreeBSD (6.0) as a centralized server to ghost windows client images over the network? I have been thinking of g4u and there is the commercial acronis. Any suggestions out there? -- Peter http://unattended.sf.net

Arpwatch?

2006-02-15 Thread Kurt Buff
All, I've installed arpwatch-2.1.a13_2 on FBSD 6.0 (6.0-RELEASE #0 GENERIC I386), and it looks like it installed just fine. However, when I run the rc.d script (/usr/local/etc/rc.d/arpwatch.sh start) to start it, nothing happens, except that it echoes 'meuh' and then dies - I found that string

Re: Log analysis server suggestions?

2006-02-16 Thread Kurt Buff
Ashley Moran wrote: Until recently I had a server running syslog-ng set to archive all logs into server/year/month/day/ directories. Now the server is running in amd64, we've lost our hi-res scrolling display so I want to look at a better log watching system. I've read about logging to

SSHD working in a funky fashion

2006-02-27 Thread Kurt Buff
All, I have set up a desktop box with 3 dual port Intel NICs as a router, which function it seems to be performing just fine. I used to be able to ssh into the box from my Windows machines with no problem, but now it hangs after I enter the user name - it won't come back with the password

Re: SSHD working in a funky fashion

2006-03-01 Thread Kurt Buff
On 2/28/06, Alex Zbyslaw [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: sshd: fatal: timeout before authentication from 192.168.11.63 Can you ssh from one of your other FreeBSD boxes to this box? If not then try ssh -v -v -v which may point you in the right direction. Well, today it's working

Re: SSHD working in a funky fashion

2006-03-01 Thread Kurt Buff
On 2/28/06, luke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: my initial guess is that your firewall is blocking ssh traffic, tcp port 22, on the interface you're trying to log in on. double check your firewall rules and make sure it's explicitly allowed No firewalls involved, sorry to say. See my response to

Re: SSHD working in a funky fashion

2006-03-02 Thread Kurt Buff
On 3/2/06, Alex Zbyslaw [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: On 2/28/06, Alex Zbyslaw [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: sshd: fatal: timeout before authentication from 192.168.11.63 Can you ssh from one of your other FreeBSD boxes to this box? If not then try ssh -v -v

scp between windows and freebsd

2003-12-10 Thread KURT BUFF
All, I'm following the directions here: http://www.unixwiz.net/techtips/postfix-exchange-users.html to improve the gateway to our Exchange box, and am stuck on a particular step. I just can't seem to make the Putty SCP work from my workstation. I used Putty's window copy function to paste

RE: scp between windows and freebsd

2003-12-11 Thread KURT BUFF
Thank you Malcom! I've found that specifying another account (didn't want to enable remote root login) and putting either authorized_keys or authorized_keys2 into the proper directory worked like a champ. On to more and better work. Kurt | | On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 07:20, KURT BUFF wrote: | All

can't figure out a problem with sudo

2003-12-17 Thread KURT BUFF
All, I'm starting to lose some hair, running a command through sudo. Other commands work just fine through sudo, just one of them doesn't work. The command is this: sudo cp /home/filter/pfm/relay_recipients /usr/local/etc/postfix. It fails with the following error message: Sorry, user filter

RE: can't figure out a problem with sudo - SOLVED

2003-12-18 Thread KURT BUFF
Lowell, Well, as I'm sure you (and anyone else who's been working with it) know, sudo is a picky little beast. This was my first attempt at setting it up. After banging my head against this for a while longer this morning, I changed my sudoers file with the following: Old: | # Cmnd alias

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2003-12-24 Thread KURT BUFF
Markus said: | Are 13yrs old people in highschool? :-p I was, 30+ years ago. Depends in large part at which point of the year you were born, and just how smart you are. snip Robert said | I am no | sure totally what he means by OS purism? What does it mean to | be a purist and like BSD so much

Re: freebsd as the basis for something better?

2005-06-27 Thread Kurt Buff
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Nikolas Britton Sent: Sunday, June 26, 2005 8:10 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: freebsd as the basis for something better? a project where real unix would

I'm guessing there isn't a port for this, but...

2005-06-28 Thread Kurt Buff
I just saw the review here: http://geminis.dyndns.org/wordpress/index.php/2005/06/18/moodss-when-capacity-planning-becomes-a-must/ for MOODSS. Checked my ports tree, which is pretty current, and found nothing. Looked at the list of ports on freebsd.org, too. Has anyone used this under FBSD,

Re: I'm guessing there isn't a port for this, but...

2005-06-29 Thread Kurt Buff
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: This is nothing more than a series of tcl scripts. And it contains documentation of all the modules required, which are many. It should be quite easy to go through the ports directories and install all of the modules required, then unpack this and do a make install on

Re: NTOP

2005-08-07 Thread Kurt Buff
Warren wrote: will NTOP monitor SNMP or is it strictly local ? OS: FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE ntop is not about SNMP, it's about packet capture. It's a passive listener which analyses traffic flow and makes nice pictures about it via an embedded web server. Excellent tool, but MRTG might be more of

Anyone seen anything like this in the ports tree?

2005-08-12 Thread Kurt Buff
All, http://www.networkworld.com/news/2005/080805-wafs.html It's software-in-a-box to tone down the chattiness of CIFS/SMB and NFS, so that WAN links aren't so slow. I'm working with offices in the US, UK and AU, and file sharing between them is horrendous, mostly because of how many hops

Re: shrink ntfs

2008-11-17 Thread Kurt Buff
I doubt the FreeBSD install CD will do that. However, I'd get a copy gparted on a live CD. That'll do what you want. On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Albert Shih [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Newbie question from a not newbie (well I think ;-) ) I've install many FreeBSD, but I always

Re: ZFS Recovery Tools

2008-11-20 Thread Kurt Buff
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 11:51 AM, Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: UFS performs excellent on large drives/volumes. not in theory but in practice, i use it every place, on volumes up to 3GB NO PROBLEMS. Do you mean 3TB instead? ___

Firefox, or FreeBSD?

2008-12-18 Thread Kurt Buff
I'm visiting various web sites, and having a stupid little issue which is really annoying. FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #4: Sun Dec 14 22:08:22 PST 2008 root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 FireFox 3.04. For instance, if I go to http://www.wsj.com, among others, it's

Re: Firefox, or FreeBSD?

2008-12-18 Thread Kurt Buff
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Roland Smith rsm...@xs4all.nl wrote: On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:29:37AM -0800, Kurt Buff wrote: I'm visiting various web sites, and having a stupid little issue which is really annoying. FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #4: Sun Dec 14 22:08:22

Re: Firefox, or FreeBSD?

2008-12-18 Thread Kurt Buff
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Greg Barniskis nali...@scls.lib.wi.us wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: I'm visiting various web sites, and having a stupid little issue which is really annoying. FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #4: Sun Dec 14 22:08:22 PST 2008 root@:/usr/obj/usr/src

Re: Firefox, or FreeBSD?

2008-12-18 Thread Kurt Buff
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Greg Barniskis nali...@scls.lib.wi.us wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: I'm visiting various web sites, and having a stupid little issue which is really annoying. FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #4: Sun Dec 14 22:08:22 PST 2008 root@:/usr/obj/usr/src

Re: Wireless router?

2008-12-22 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Nerius Landys nlan...@gmail.com wrote: snip So in a nutshell, I have a wired FreeBSD router with multiple ethernet jacks at home, and I want to extend it to include wireless network. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks. If you have another PCI slot

Re: Tool for traffic measure?

2009-01-02 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 9:21 PM, Sdävtaker sdavta...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I got a subnet with 5 machines and a cablemodem who provides 5 public ips All is conected to a switch. One of the machines is not ours and we want to check it is not abuseing our internet link, so we want to know if

Re: Tool for traffic measure?

2009-01-03 Thread Kurt Buff
, right? Thanks for the replies Sdav On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 4:00 AM, Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 9:21 PM, Sdävtaker sdavta...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I got a subnet with 5 machines and a cablemodem who provides 5 public ips All is conected to a switch. One

Re: Sysinstall

2009-01-07 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Gonzalo Nemmi gne...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday 07 January 2009 8:50:39 pm Grant Peel wrote: Hi all, I keep reading in the man pages and elsewhere that 'sysinstall' is greatly in need of 'Death'. How would one do a fresh install of FBSD without it? Is

Re: FreeBSD Boot Manager

2009-01-08 Thread Kurt Buff
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 5:17 PM, Grant Peel gp...@thenetnow.com wrote: Hi all, I was bored earlier tonight and I decided to tinker a bit with FreeBSD 6.4 on my Windows XP SP3 box. In that machine, there is one SATA drive. On that drive, there was about 100 GB of free space, so I decided to

Re: FreeBSD Transition Questions.

2009-01-13 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Chuck Swiger cswi...@mac.com wrote: On Jan 13, 2009, at 9:54 AM, Grant Peel wrote: A couple of more questions if anyone has the time. 2. I want to import my Oulook express folders to Thinderbird. I know it can be done on windows, but when I try the impirt

Re: FreeBSD Transition Questions.

2009-01-13 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Roland Smith rsm...@xs4all.nl wrote: On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 12:54:24PM -0500, Grant Peel wrote: 2. I want to import my Oulook express folders to Thinderbird. I know it can be done on windows, but when I try the impirt feature (running Thunderbord on

Re: FreeBSD Transition Questions.

2009-01-13 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Grant Peel gp...@thenetnow.com wrote: Kurt Buff wrote: On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Chuck Swiger cswi...@mac.com wrote: On Jan 13, 2009, at 9:54 AM, Grant Peel wrote: A couple of more questions if anyone has the time. 2. I want to import my Oulook

Re: FreeBSD Transition Questions.

2009-01-21 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:01 AM, Chad Perrin per...@apotheon.com wrote: On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 11:50:55AM -0800, Kurt Buff wrote: And, unfortunately, that doesn't help. I think the procedure described by George Davidovich is your best bet. I haven't used Thunderbird in a very long time

Re: Firefox and Java?

2009-01-21 Thread Kurt Buff
More info: grimsqueaker-bsd# pkg_info | grep java javavmwrapper-2.3.2 Wrapper script for various Java Virtual Machines grimsqueaker-bsd# pkg_info | grep jdk diablo-jdk-1.6.0.07.02_3 Java Development Kit 1.6.0_07.02 On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM, Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com wrote: Can't

Firefox and Java?

2009-01-21 Thread Kurt Buff
Can't seem to get this working - trying to use a java client for our SSL VPN appliance, and am getting told by the browser that Java isn't enabled. I see /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so, so according to the googling I've been doing that's correct. Any thoughts on how to

Re: Firefox and Java?

2009-01-21 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Jonathan Chen j...@chen.org.nz wrote: On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:11:58AM -0800, Kurt Buff wrote: Can't seem to get this working - trying to use a java client for our SSL VPN appliance, and am getting told by the browser that Java isn't enabled. I see /usr

Re: Recommendations for running FreeBSD as a guest OS

2009-02-15 Thread Kurt Buff
Using catchall email account is a sin. Don't do it. On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 8:32 PM, Bobby Walker bo...@missionaccess.org wrote: I have a small network at work that, unfortunately, uses Windows 2003. I need a good mail server, but I do not have a budget for purchasing additional software.

No periodic daily?

2009-02-18 Thread Kurt Buff
All, I'm having a strange issue with one of my boxes. It's the router for our DS3: router#uname -a FreeBSD router.mycompany.com 7.0-STABLE FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE #0: Mon May 19 01:16:12 PDT 2008 r...@router.mycompany.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 The machine has stopped sending periodic

Re: No periodic daily?

2009-02-18 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:34 AM, Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com wrote: All, I'm having a strange issue with one of my boxes. It's the router for our DS3: router#uname -a FreeBSD router.mycompany.com 7.0-STABLE FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE #0: Mon May 19 01:16:12 PDT 2008 r...@router.mycompany.com

Re: No periodic daily?

2009-02-18 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Fred Condo hostmas...@quinn.com wrote: At a minimum, we'd want to see the contents of /etc/periodic.conf As I just posted, this looks like an error in my postfix configuration. (as an aside) Any reason you're running an unpatched 7.0 on your router? 7.0 is up

Re: the yes comand

2009-03-04 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 16:06, Vasadi I. Claudiu Florin claudiu.vas...@gmail.com wrote: Well , I noticed that, but it's a bit odd now isn't it. I mean, what's the sense of having some darn letter printer out forever ? I found it kind of silly If you ask me. But, incredibly useful if you

Re: unix admin incident levels

2009-03-23 Thread Kurt Buff
At a guess, it's a SAGE designation. Try perusing http://www.sage.org Kurt On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 13:47, Vasadi I. Claudiu Florin claudiu.vas...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, This is probably not the best place for this type of question, but here goes anyway: Senior Network Unix/Linux

Re: FreeBSD as a Business Server

2009-04-03 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 10:42, Seur Bors seurb...@gmail.com wrote: Greetings, I am recommending a FreeBSD solution to replace an old business file server.  The old server is running Windows 2000 Professional, and the company has grown from the 5 employee setting to now two floors and

Re: freebsd for children

2009-12-25 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 03:33, Anton Shterenlikht me...@bristol.ac.uk wrote: Can somebody recommend a graphical port which could be used to teach kids 6-8 years programming? I know it's a very vague question, but what I have in mind (possibly) is say an interpreter linked with some graphical

Re: New user - small file server questions and quick GUI question

2009-12-28 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 14:42, Kaya Saman samank...@netscape.net wrote: Running with no xorg.conf is fine, but you need to make sure dbus and hal are started at boot.  Follow the handbook for best results. http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/x-config.html I'm sure I started them

Re: New user - small file server questions and quick GUI question

2009-12-28 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 15:29, Kaya Saman samank...@netscape.net wrote: I can't speak to the rest, but WRT the GUI, I suspect you'll find it a lot easier if you install a Window Manager to handle a lot of this. I have found xfce4 to be a good one for me - gnome and kde were a bit much. Once I

Re: New user - small file server questions and quick GUI question

2009-12-28 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 16:23, Kaya Saman samank...@netscape.net wrote: snip So, given what you've written below, you probably know more about this stuff than I do. Cool. I will echo the advice already given, however: add dbus_enable=YES hald_enable=YES to your /etc/rc.conf. That will most

Re: Pain finding packages

2010-01-30 Thread Kurt Buff
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:48, Joe Springer joe...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi. I am very new to FreeBSD with several years of Linux experience. After installed FreeSDB for the first time, I wanted to install some packages. For example, samba. I found that   pkg_add -r samba fails. I need to

curl question - not exactly on-topic

2010-02-09 Thread Kurt Buff
Actually, it's not merely a curl question, it's a curl and squid question. I'm trying to determine the cause of a major slowdown in web browsing on our network, so I've put curl on the squid box, and am using the following incantations to see if I can determine the cause of the slowdown:

Re: curl question - not exactly on-topic

2010-02-10 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 21:05, Dan Nelson dnel...@allantgroup.com wrote: In the last episode (Feb 09), Kurt Buff said: Actually, it's not merely a curl question, it's a curl and squid question. I'm trying to determine the cause of a major slowdown in web browsing on our network, so I've put

Re: curl question - not exactly on-topic

2010-02-10 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 10:03, Dan Nelson dnel...@allantgroup.com wrote: In the last episode (Feb 10), Kurt Buff said: On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 21:05, Dan Nelson dnel...@allantgroup.com wrote: In the last episode (Feb 09), Kurt Buff said: Actually, it's not merely a curl question, it's a curl

Re: is there a tool for estimating loss rates

2010-02-18 Thread Kurt Buff
2010/2/18 Yavuz Maşlak yavuz.mas...@netiletisim.net: I have 2 leasedlines for internet. the one is in a country. other one is in a another country. I am looking for a tool for estimating loss packets between 2 lines. is there a tool for it? for instance , while searching, I found badabing

Re: Routers, switches, and networking hardware

2010-03-26 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 14:46, Lee Shackelford lee_shackelf...@dot.ca.gov wrote: Good afternoon, dear FreeBSD enthusiast.  Is anyone aware of any brand name of router, switch, or other similar networking hardware that is based on any variant of the BSD operating system?  Any comments are

Re: Routers, switches, and networking hardware

2010-03-26 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 15:52, Nick Evans nev...@talkpoint.com wrote: On Mar 26, 2010, at 18:05, Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 14:46, Lee Shackelford lee_shackelf...@dot.ca.gov wrote: Good afternoon, dear FreeBSD enthusiast.  Is anyone aware of any brand name

Re: Remote access to Freebsd server

2011-04-13 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 09:40, Matthew Seaman m.sea...@infracaninophile.co.uk wrote: On 13/04/2011 16:37, afiddler10 wrote: snip problem description and sage advice Edit the file /etc/rc.conf and add the line: sshd_enable=YES Then run this command as root: # /etc/rc.d/sshd start (you

Probably working too hard for this cron question

2011-06-13 Thread Kurt Buff
All, I've googled a bunch, read some freebsd.org docs, and just can't figure this out. I have a script that should read the current date into a variable, append the time/date stamp at the beginning of the file created with the date in the variable, do a bunch of cURL stuff, then append a

Re: Probably working too hard for this cron question

2011-06-13 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 13:25, pete wright nomadlo...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com wrote: All, I've googled a bunch, read some freebsd.org docs, and just can't figure this out. I have a script that should read the current date

Re: Probably working too hard for this cron question

2011-06-13 Thread Kurt Buff
!  I'm sure many others have as well! G -Original Message- From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of pete wright Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 3:25 PM To: Kurt Buff Cc: FreeBSD Questions Subject: Re: Probably working too hard

fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-27 Thread Kurt Buff
Sitrep: Lenovo T61, dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD (amd64 8.1-RELEASE) on a 500gb drive. Just did a freebsd-update from 8.1 to 8.2, just doing the second boot to do 'freebsd-update install' for the second time, and got dumped into the mountroot prompt. AFAICT, I managed somehow to write something

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-27 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 03:03, Damien Fleuriot m...@my.gd wrote: On 6/27/11 8:17 AM, Kurt Buff wrote: snip I've even downloaded and burned the 8.2 live boot iso, but it says it can't find a hard drive from sysinstall - both the Fdisk and Label options say      No disks found! Please verify

Fwd: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-27 Thread Kurt Buff
This should have gone to the list - sorry. -- Forwarded message -- From: Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 07:17 Subject: Re: fubar'ed it good this time... To: Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 06:40, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-28 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 10:21, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Mon, 27 Jun 2011, Kurt Buff wrote: On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 06:40, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Sun, 26 Jun 2011, Kurt Buff wrote: Sitrep: Lenovo T61, dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD (amd64 8.1-RELEASE

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-28 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 20:24, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700, Kurt Buff wrote: Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables. I wonder if an 8.1 livefs iso will do the trick... Check if you can download FreeSBIE somewhere

Fwd: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-28 Thread Kurt Buff
One more that should have made it to the list... Kurt On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 08:21, Damien Fleuriot m...@my.gd wrote: On 6/27/11 3:40 PM, Kurt Buff wrote: On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 03:03, Damien Fleuriot m...@my.gd wrote: On 6/27/11 8:17 AM, Kurt Buff wrote: snip I've even downloaded

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-29 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 20:24, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700, Kurt Buff wrote: Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables. I wonder if an 8.1 livefs iso will do the trick... Check if you can download FreeSBIE somewhere

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-29 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 06:50, Dr. A. Haakh bugrepor...@haakh.de wrote: Polytropon schrieb: On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700, Kurt Buff wrote: Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables. I wonder if an 8.1 livefs iso will do the trick... Check if you

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-06-30 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 06:50, Dr. A. Haakh bugrepor...@haakh.de wrote: Polytropon schrieb: On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700, Kurt Buff wrote: Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables. I wonder if an 8.1 livefs iso will do the trick... Check if you

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-07-02 Thread Kurt Buff
On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 17:31, Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 06:50, Dr. A. Haakh bugrepor...@haakh.de wrote: Polytropon schrieb: On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700, Kurt Buff wrote: Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables

Re: Tool to show the recent disk space consumers?

2011-07-05 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 12:37, Yuri y...@rawbw.com wrote: Hi, I hit this problem periodically when a lot of disk space is gone and it's hard to tell where did it go. Once it was thunderbird writing huge index file as a consequence of some bug, on another occasion it was the bug in KDE writing

Re: fubar'ed it good this time...

2011-07-05 Thread Kurt Buff
On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 15:30, Dr. A. Haakh bugrepor...@haakh.de wrote: Kurt Buff schrieb: On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 17:31, Kurt Buffkurt.b...@gmail.com  wrote: On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 06:50, Dr. A. Haakhbugrepor...@haakh.de  wrote: Polytropon schrieb: On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700

Re: extracting text from docx files

2011-08-09 Thread Kurt Buff
On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 06:36, Anton Shterenlikht me...@bristol.ac.uk wrote: I often receive information in *.docx format from my MS using colleagues. Sometimes I can ask for a pdf (or similar) instead, but not always. Usually I unzip a docx and then search through all *xml  files to find the

pkdgb and corrupted record(s)

2011-08-12 Thread Kurt Buff
All, This seems fairly benign so far, but I find it happening on several machines after switching from portupgrade to portmaster. Don't know if that switch is actually part of the issue or not, though I'm really liking portmaster. Anyone have a thought on this? Thanks, Kurt # pkg_info | grep

Re: pkdgb and corrupted record(s)

2011-08-12 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 11:17, John Webster jwebs...@es.net wrote: --On August 12, 2011 11:08:01 AM -0700 Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com wrote: All, This seems fairly benign so far, but I find it happening on several machines after switching from portupgrade to portmaster. Don't know

Re: pkdgb and corrupted record(s)

2011-08-12 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 11:15, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Fri, 12 Aug 2011, Kurt Buff wrote: This seems fairly benign so far, but I find it happening on several machines after switching from portupgrade to portmaster. Don't know if that switch is actually part of the issue

Re: pkdgb and corrupted record(s)

2011-08-12 Thread Kurt Buff
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 12:44, Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: I'd never seen it with portupgrade, either.  Don't know the cause, but it can be a problem.  portmaster --check-depends might fix it.  A more

Re: Best soloution(s) for handling all the varied media content on the web?

2011-08-14 Thread Kurt Buff
On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 19:14, Conrad J. Sabatier conr...@cox.net wrote: I'm just wondering what practical solutions people have arrived at for handling all the varied types of media on the web in their browser. I'd really like to be able to view sites like YouTube, etc. and Flash-enabled

zend.to and FreeBSD

2011-08-16 Thread Kurt Buff
All, I'm not seeing the app from http://zend.to in ports, and my google search reveals nobody working with it in FreeBSD. Still, it's promising enough that I thought I'd ask about it here, and see if anyone has tried it. If not, does anyone know of similar functionality running in FreeBSD?

Re: BGP

2009-05-13 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 13:27, alexus ale...@gmail.com wrote: is there a way to have FreeBSD work as BGP router and/or at least failover between 2 different ISPs? While I have yet to work with either, I know that xorp and quagga will both do BGP. Kurt

Re: Announcing: FreeBSD custom build iso available

2009-05-14 Thread Kurt Buff
2009/5/14 Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com: Hey all, I believe this list (and probably the forums) would be the best place to announce one of my little projects, namely the building of custom FreeBSD install discs (DVD sized for desktops, CD sized for servers) with the latest release

Re: Windows mailing lists?

2009-05-17 Thread Kurt Buff
On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 14:28, Kelly Jones kelly.terry.jo...@gmail.com wrote: This question is OT by definition: are there any Windows mailing lists similar to this one? Ideally one for people who hate Windows, but have to deal w/ it (eg, Windows command-line and Cygwin users, not people who

Patching? Probably a trivial question, but...

2009-05-27 Thread Kurt Buff
All, I've gotten a patch for a program in the ports tree from one of the authors of the program - not the port maintainer - to fix a small problem, but don't know how to install the updated port. I cd'ed into the /usr/ports/%CATEGORY%/%PROGRAM%/work/%PROGRAM-VERSION% directory, then performed

Re: Patching? Probably a trivial question, but...

2009-05-27 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 08:48, Chris Rees utis...@googlemail.com wrote: 2009/5/27 Kurt Buff kurt.b...@gmail.com: All, I've gotten a patch for a program in the ports tree from one of the authors of the program - not the port maintainer - to fix a small problem, but don't know how to install

Fwd: Patching? Probably a trivial question, but...

2009-05-27 Thread Kurt Buff
I really should learn to hit reply-all on these lists... Kurt On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 08:54, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: I've gotten a patch for a program in the ports tree from one of the authors of the program - not the port maintainer - to fix a small problem,

Re: Fwd: Patching? Probably a trivial question, but...

2009-05-27 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:23, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: with name patch-something look at existing as an example That didn't seem to work. what exactly doesn't? could you please post error messages? There were no error messages. Then, being the incredibly

Re: Fwd: Patching? Probably a trivial question, but...

2009-05-27 Thread Kurt Buff
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:41, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: time after taking the blindingly obvious step of deleting the 'work' directory. This seems to be a key part of the process. The patch doesn't install correctly, as the make process generates the it

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