Re: xmms - problem - how to fix?

2004-01-14 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 01:56:19PM +0100, Simon Barner wrote: I have some problem with my xmms mm player. When I'm treing to listen some mp3's it gives me aN error, that I don't know how to fix. I have KDE 3.1 if you need this info ^) So here it is: bash-2.05b$ xmms /dev/dsp: Device

Kernel Upgrades and Patches

2004-01-17 Thread Loren M. Lang
Are there any patches available for the FreeBSD kernel to support features like acpi or usb 2.0 without upgrading to a full 5.1 kernel or is it possible to use the 5.1 kernel without a full upgrade? I'm curious if I could do something like in was doing in Linux before linux 2.6 was officially

Imap Server and Procmail

2004-01-20 Thread Loren M. Lang
I was requested to set-up a unix mail server for a company as there current windoze mail server was having major problems and many people were getting intermittent mail so I decided to take a leap and install freebsd instead of using another linux server which I know much better, mainly based off

Using a different User Database

2004-01-20 Thread Loren M. Lang
I'm looking for a way to access user information not stored in /etc/passwd, (i.e. an ldap database) On Linux I would install the proper nss module and set that up, but it seems freebsd doesn't support that yet. My ultimate goal would be to authenticate it against a win2k active directory service

Re: Using a different User Database

2004-01-20 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 12:00:09AM -0500, David Raynes wrote: * Loren M. Lang [EMAIL PROTECTED] [040121 00:13]: I'm looking for a way to access user information not stored in /etc/passwd, (i.e. an ldap database) On Linux I would install the proper nss module and set that up, but it seems

Re: Using a different User Database

2004-01-20 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:32:34PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:04:36PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: You may want to start by looking into the net/nss_ldap and security/pam_ldap ports. Beyond that, I don't know what to tell you. nss_ldap claims it requires

Re: Imap Server and Procmail

2004-01-21 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 06:22:33PM +1300, Jonathan Chen wrote: On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 06:18:07PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: [...] access. I installed uw-imap as it's what I used on linux. It doesn't have any confg file support and was pretty much plug in way, but on freebsd

Traffic Control

2004-01-21 Thread Loren M. Lang
Does FreeBSD support any kind of traffic control features like the ones in linux 2.4, qdiscs like htb or sfq? Or should I just stick with linux for setting up a nat gateway/firewall? -- I sense much NT in you. NT leads to Bluescreen. Bluescreen leads to downtime. Downtime leads to suffering. NT

M$ Outlook and LDAP

2004-01-21 Thread Loren M. Lang
Are there any ldap schemas I need to install for m$ outlook, I've heard of people using openldap for serving addressbooks to m$ outlook clients, but I can't figure out to set up the server. I'm using openldap-2.1 on freebsd 4.9 -- I sense much NT in you. NT leads to Bluescreen. Bluescreen leads

Port Upgrades

2004-01-21 Thread Loren M. Lang
When I install a new port, does it upgrade any already installed ports if the new port depends on them. And to upgrade any security fixes, just running cvsup on the ports tree, then running portupgrade? Also, is there any way to automate this, I have a freebsd mail server setup for a company

Re: Install bug - 4.9 stable - post install circular reboot

2004-01-21 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 09:10:14AM -0400, Kevin Berrien wrote: I can confirm an issue posted Dec 3rd, freebsd-stable maillist, titled 4.9 install buglet. I experience this bug running the install (various configurations) 100% of the time. After install, after system reboot, the boot loader

Re: ideas for an old BSD laptop?

2004-01-22 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 07:29:59PM -0500, parv wrote: in message [EMAIL PROTECTED], wrote Jonathon McKitrick thusly... On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 07:06:17PM -0500, parv wrote: : in message [EMAIL PROTECTED], : wrote Jonathon McKitrick thusly... : : I haven't used my infamous Toshiba

Daemon Monitor

2004-02-08 Thread Loren M. Lang
Is there a good program that can monitor a daemon and take an appropriate action if the daemon dies? I am having trouble with ClamAV dying in certain circumstances, but somewhat rare. I would like for when it dies, to either restart it or copy a mail config file for exim over the default and

Re: OpenLDAP and Mozilla Messenger

2004-02-08 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 06:06:32PM -0600, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote: Does anybody know of a GOOD HOWTO to get Mozilla Messenger and OpenLDAP (2.2) to work well together [for addressbooks]? I have been searching for doco all day and I have downloaded schema and entered configurations to no

Making an ISO fails

2004-02-08 Thread Loren M. Lang
I have been trying to make an iso of some dvds, an cdroms by just copying the file /dev/acd0c, but most of the time it seems to fail with an i/o error. I underestimated the size of a 6G dvd and ran out of disk space before it was through, though it got to nearly 4G. After freeing enough

Why aren't all files in a Package?

2004-02-08 Thread Loren M. Lang
Certain core files that come with freebsd don't seem to belong to any package, one of them being zlib. I was trying to figure out what version of zlib FreeBSD is using, but since it wasn't part of any package, it was a little difficult, I had to edit libz.so and greped for 1.1.4. Since I found

Re: Daemon Monitor

2004-02-08 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 01:52:37AM +1100, Gautam Gopalakrishnan wrote: On Sun, 8 Feb 2004 06:13:13 -0800 Loren M. Lang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a good program that can monitor a daemon and take an appropriate action if the daemon dies? I am having trouble with ClamAV dying

Re: I'm really upset with my new computer

2004-02-09 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 02:09:15PM -0500, Craig Reyenga wrote: I've heard that Sony and Dell don't support UNIX permissions on their proprietary hard drives. Stick with WinXP for now until a patch is committed into the source tree. I'm a little confused on how a hd from dell or sony could

Re: I'm really upset with my new computer'

2004-02-09 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 09:41:07AM -0800, Rob2 wrote: I can't even log in without permission errors, yet all the files in my home directory are rob.rob permissions. I end up at the root directory where all homeless users end up What about permissions on /home, /usr, /usr/home? And the

FreeBSD has Two Firewalls?

2004-02-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
I'm trying to learn how to configure my firewall on FreeBSD and there seems to be quite a few commands related to it. It looks like, though, that FreeBSD has two different implentations of firewalls. One uses ipfw to configure it and has natd for nat, the other uses ipf and has ipmon, ipnat,

Re: Trend FileScan for Linux

2004-02-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 03:27:34PM +0200, Robert Golovniov wrote: Hello, Has anybody tried installing on FreeBSD Trend FileScan for Linux? I've tried installing Trend Micro InterScan for Linux, but it was unsuccessful, mainly the problem was the install script they provided. It was written

Re: FreeBSD has Two Firewalls?

2004-02-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 08:43:26AM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Loren M. Lang [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm trying to learn how to configure my firewall on FreeBSD and there seems to be quite a few commands related to it. It looks like, though, that FreeBSD has two different

RealTek 8139 PC Card

2004-02-13 Thread Loren M. Lang
I'm trying to get a realtek 8139 pcmcia network card to work with FreeBSD, it was working nicely with linux using the standard 8139 driver so I'm sure the card is good. I have the rl driver compiled staticly into the kernel, but I'm not sure if this works with pc cards as the device isn't present

FreeBSD Locked Up

2004-02-13 Thread Loren M. Lang
I have been using FreeBSD 4.9 on a Compaq Presario laptop for about 3 1/2 months now without any troubles, and before that RedHat Linux for about a year and a half. Just yesterday morning though I awoke to find my system completely frozen, no screensaver was on, but I couldn't move the mouse

FreeBSD 5.2.1 and Bluetooth

2004-03-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
We will shortly be starting some development with bluetooth and I'm looking to setting up a workstation dedicated for that. This workstation will also be used for palm os development since that is part of the same project so the workstation needs to be somewhat stable for that. Is the bluetooth

New Users Learning FreeBSD

2004-03-05 Thread Loren M. Lang
I am curious what some newbies experiences were with FreeBSD who have have no unix experience before. I have someone that I might be setting up a unix workstation of some kind for and I'm debating whether I should use FreeBSD or some Linux distro like mandrake or debian. I will be there most of

Dual-boot FreeBSD 4.x/5.x

2004-03-05 Thread Loren M. Lang
Is it possible to dual boot FreeBSD 4.9 and 5.2.1 on one system, each using a different / partition, but sharing the same /usr partition for example? I'd really like to try out some of the features of 5.x, but be able to easily go back to 4.9 if I find it too unstable. -- I sense much NT in

Multiple Keyboards

2004-03-08 Thread Loren M. Lang
I'm looking into using multiple keyboards on FreeBSD, it looks like multiple keyboards are supported for the console, but only one at any specific time. I have a usb keyboard that I'm borrowing from a friend to try out; it's a logitech easy access keyboard, but my friend may take it back at any

GCC 3.3 seg faulting

2004-03-10 Thread Loren M. Lang
I've recently installed FreeBSD 5.2.1 on an old system, mainly since I need bluetooth support. After trying to install a couple of ports, I've found that the default gcc compiler version 3.3.3-20031106 keeps segment faulting at different times. If I keep restarting the port install, it will

Mass Storage Device

2004-03-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
I have recently purchased a SanDisk Cruzer Mini usb flash drive and I am having difficulty getting it to work under FreeBSD, but it works fine in both windoze and linux. When I plug it in, I get the following kernel messages: umass0: SanDisk Corporation Cruzer Mini , rev 2.00/0.26, addr 2

Kernel Questions

2004-03-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
A few questions on the FreeBSD kernel: 1. If I specify a driver in the config file with a device command, does that always mean that it's compiled in staticly and not as a module? 2. How does make decide what to compile as a module? Is it everything not compiled into the kernel that it can

Host System to create packages for other systems

2004-03-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
I have a pentium 200 with FreeBSD that I'll like to install a couple of ports to, but I don't want to compile them on that machine because of it's slow speed. Several of the ports don't have packages available so I have to compile them. I've noticed that there is a make packages in the ports

Re: Kernel Questions

2004-03-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 11:59:44AM +0100, Uwe Doering wrote: Loren M. Lang wrote: [...] 3. The handbook seems to suggest to use the config, make, make install procedure for installing the kernel if you have no other reason for not using it, what is the reason for this? (The paragraph

Re: A laptop worth saving?

2004-03-11 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 10:08:29AM -0500, -={|TooManyMirrors|}=- wrote: Thank you for all the responces, as recomended i will probably try to get ahold of a usb floppy or cdrom and try that, but I wanted to know if anyone knew anything about setting up a tftp server on this linux box to load

Re: user setup question

2004-03-14 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 10:58:05AM -0500, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 03/13/04 04:29 PM, Lars Eighner sat at the `puter and typed: On Sat, 13 Mar 2004, Louis LeBlanc wrote: [..] That is exactly what I'm trying to do. I did find the login.access file, but it didn't seem to work. I set the

FreeBSD 4.9 Install hangs

2004-03-16 Thread Loren M. Lang
I'm having a problem installing FreeBSD 4.9 on an old ibm system. It hangs during boot while probing certain hardware. Both the cd install and the floppy disk have the same exact problem. The last message shown is it detecting ati mach64 pci video card, and just sits there. I've tried

How does FreeBSD access NetBSD, OpenBSD?

2005-01-27 Thread Loren M. Lang
I have FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD on the same hard drive of my system. How can I mount the NetBSD or OpenBSD partitions from FreeBSD? Slice 1 - Ext3fs for data between linux/bsd Slice 2 - OpenBSD slice with 4 ufs partitions and swap (a,b,e,f,g) Slice 3 - FreeBSD slice with 4 ufs partitions and

UT2004 on FreeBSD

2005-01-27 Thread Loren M. Lang
I know there were some people on the list asking about running Unreal Tournament 2004 on FreeBSD a while back. Mainly, the c++ libraries were what was missing in linux_base. Now that linux_base-rh9 is out, all the required libraries are easy to install. Also, x11/linux-XFree86-libs will be

Re: UT2004 on FreeBSD

2005-01-27 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 08:50:19PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: I know there were some people on the list asking about running Unreal Tournament 2004 on FreeBSD a while back. Mainly, the c++ libraries were what was missing in linux_base. Now that linux_base-rh9 is out, all the required

Re: Java Runtime Environment (JRE)?

2005-01-27 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 07:52:54PM -0800, Clint Olsen wrote: On Jan 27, Jeremy Faulkner wrote: You need to be patient. Plugin support wasn't part of the first patchset for jdk15 because it is an early adopter release (the patchset). The java team is working on this. Be patient. Is there

Re: UT2004 on FreeBSD

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 11:15:38AM +0100, Jorn Argelo wrote: On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 22:31:33 -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 08:50:19PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: I know there were some people on the list asking about running Unreal Tournament 2004 on FreeBSD a while back

Re: MacPerl for Freebsd: Convert Macintosh files

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 12:32:06PM -0700, Aaron Siegel wrote: Hello I need to convert the some Macintosh files to a Unix/Windows format. Has any one been able to install MacPerl, Mac::Files, or Mac::MoreFiles on their FreeBSD system? Can you recommend another solutions for converting

Re: Java Runtime Environment (JRE)?

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 07:48:38AM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: What's wrong with java/jdk14? It doesn't sound like you have any requirements for Java 5. Does jdk14 has jvm too for firefox ? How do you install it in firefox ? Yea, I'm pretty sure everything will be taken care of

Re: mystery /var space usage

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 11:52:23AM +0200, Nelis Lamprecht wrote: Hi, This is not one of those I've run out of space on /var issues but rather what the hell is using up the space issue. My /var file system shows: /dev/amrd0s1e 9.8G 4.8G 4.2G53%/var A du -h of /var shows

Re: simple serial loopback

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 10:00:40AM +0100, Florian Hengstberger wrote: Hi list! I'm currently trying to setup my box for simple data transfer to a microcontroller via the serial interface. Therefore I've wired a nullmodem cable and as a first test I was trying to connect from cuaa0 to cuaa1

Re: How does FreeBSD access NetBSD, OpenBSD?

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 11:08:08AM -0600, Scott Bennett wrote: On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 11:18:55 -0500 (EST) Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD on the same hard drive of my system. How can I mount the NetBSD or OpenBSD partitions from FreeBSD?

Re: How does FreeBSD access NetBSD, OpenBSD?

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 12:41:28PM -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 11:18:55 -0500 (EST) Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD on the same hard drive of my system. How can I mount the NetBSD or OpenBSD partitions from

Re: firefox plugins

2005-01-28 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 02:16:09PM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote: My goal is to install a freebsd native browser supporting at least the most common plugins. I'm running 4.11 stable. I have installed firefox and the jdk1.4.2 (which I believe is freebsd native) which provided me with the

Synaptics Touchpad driver

2005-01-29 Thread Loren M. Lang
Does anyone know of the status of the Synaptics Touchpad driver for freebsd and what features it currently supports? Currently it's just using the regular ps/2 driver so I have very little control over customizing it. A found a few driver patches that are at least a year old and I heard that

Re: making music

2005-01-29 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 08:59:28AM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: Does freebsd has programs to make music ? like sonar or logic or fruityloops ? fluidsynth and spiralsynth. Also, you might try checking out http://www.linux-sound.org/ They may have some more software that runs on FreeBSD. All the

Re: Mouse and Touchpad with moused

2005-01-29 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 09:59:31PM +0100, Paul Kaletta wrote: Hi, I have a notebook that has a build in touchpad. I also have an USB-mouse. I figured out that I can use both simultaneously when I have two moused-daemons running, one for psm0 (the Touchpad) and one for usm0 (the

Re: /var Full ?

2005-01-29 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 05:48:26PM -0500, GRF . wrote: I am running FBSD 5.2.1 and my /var partition is giving me cannot write to disk errors, disk is full. I cleared out what I could and got it down to about 98% but I have some strange findings which I will show below. [/var] df -h

New Port PR not listed

2005-01-29 Thread Loren M. Lang
A week ago I used send-pr to send in a new port for a package called cinelerra I just ported to FreeBSD. I was looking at the pr summary page on the FreeBSD site and couldn't find my pr. Does this mean that there could of been a problem with my pr getting sent or just that no one has taken a

Re: I need a cuppa...

2005-01-29 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 10:10:00AM -0600, John wrote: On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 09:05:22PM -0800, Tabor Kelly wrote: Jonathan Chen wrote: On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 09:06:17PM -0600, John wrote: OK, I must be dumb as a rock, because this has to have been discussed and documented 16 ways

Re: Booting FreeBSD-5.3 from NTLDR

2005-01-30 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 03:35:45PM +0400, Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote: Hi Joe! Thanks for that. I'll try that today evening from home, and see how it goes. :)) But now here's something else. A doubt actually, based on what you said. I didn't mention this in my previous post -- but I had

Re: enable linux compatibility

2005-01-30 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 08:04:53PM +0100, FreeBsdBeni wrote: On Saturday 29 January 2005 15:49, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Dick Hoogendijk [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 29 Jan Thomas Foster wrote: Try downloading a linux binary or installing a linux based application from ports.. if you do

Re: Booting FreeBSD-5.3 from NTLDR

2005-01-31 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 11:59:11AM +0400, Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote: No, boot0 is just a normal file that is 512 bytes long. There is nothing special about it. In it is a bootloader program that can be used to boot FreeBSD, and if you run it during boot, it will read the partition table

Re: Booting FreeBSD-5.3 from NTLDR

2005-01-31 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 02:16:25PM +0400, Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote: Thanks for that link! I had read that part of the handbook a long time ago, and that's how my ideas of boot0 and boot1 and etc etc had gotten clear. Glad to see it once again -- in the context of my question! :)) So what I

mounted ext2 fs causes bad shutdown

2005-01-31 Thread Loren M. Lang
On a FreeBSD 5.3 system of mine that is dual boot with linux I have my linux home partition which is ext3fs mounted on freebsd. Anytime I reboot or halt freebsd while it is mounted, freebsd fails to sync all it's buffers. The first message Syncing disks, vnodes remaining, starts out at around 5

[lorenl@alzatex.com: Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?]

2005-01-31 Thread Loren M. Lang
Sorry, forgot to hit group reply. - Forwarded message from Loren M. Lang [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 02:32:14 -0800 From: Loren M. Lang [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mac Mason [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Mounting a samba share on boot? On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 12:42:29AM -0800

Re: [lorenl@alzatex.com: Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?]

2005-01-31 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 12:38:53PM +, Mark Ovens wrote: Loren M. Lang wrote: replacing MYWORKGROUP, SERVER, USER, secret as neccessary. Make sure nsmb.conf is only readable by root. Add the following line to fstab: //[EMAIL PROTECTED]/share /mnt/share smbfs rw 0

Re: port update problem - deleted all the ports

2005-01-31 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 05:31:31AM -0800, saravanan ganapathy wrote: Hai , I am using 5.3 release and included tag=RELENG_5_3 to my ports-supfile and when I tried to update ports using cvsup -g -L 2 /root/ports-supfile, it deleted almost all the ports and finally it says There is no tag

Re: Acroread complains...

2005-01-31 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 11:30:23AM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote: When I run mozilla from the command line and ask it to open a pdf, it complains: /usr/local/Acrobat5/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread: error while loading shared libraries: /usr/local/lib/libartsdsp.so.0: ELF file OS ABI

Re: mounted ext2 fs causes bad shutdown

2005-02-01 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 07:53:42AM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2005-02-01 05:16, Oliver Fuchs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Loren M. Lang wrote: On a FreeBSD 5.3 system of mine that is dual boot with linux I have my linux home partition which is ext3fs mounted

Flash 6 Slow with Mozilla

2005-02-01 Thread Loren M. Lang
I've been trying out the macromedia flash 6 plugin with mozilla recently by playing some flash games and everything seems to run much more slowly than they should. They run just fine on the same system running linux so I'm wondering if this is just a problem with freebsd's linux emulation. I'm

Re: Cleaning Out Ports?

2005-02-01 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 06:22:58PM -0800, Michael C. Shultz wrote: On Monday 31 January 2005 06:16 pm, Matt LaPlante wrote: Well what I'm more concerned with is how would you locate orphaned dependencies after the fact. For a parallel example, in gentoo you would emerge --depclean which

Re: Any experience with KeySpan USA-19W?

2005-02-01 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 11:03:24PM -0500, Glenn Sieb wrote: Or any other USB-to-Serial adapters? Do they work well in FreeBSD 5.3-RELASE? http://www.keyspan.com/products/usb/USA19W/ We're looking to set up a console server in our colo, and these looked like a good way of doing multiple

Re: Booting FreeBSD-5.3 from NTLDR

2005-02-01 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 10:04:12AM +0400, Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote: On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 16:06:39 +, Mark Ovens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hehe! I did it the hard way; I manually recreated the partition table - 3 partitions! In fact.[roots around in drawer]..yes, still got the

Re: running interactive program from shell script

2005-02-01 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 05:33:51AM -0600, Jay Moore wrote: I need a shell script that initiates a telnet session to another host. I have come up with the following, but unfortunately it terminates when the script is finished. What I wanted was for the telnet session to remain alive and

Re: How does FreeBSD access NetBSD, OpenBSD?

2005-02-01 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 07:17:33PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: I have FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD on the same hard drive of my system. How can I mount the NetBSD or OpenBSD partitions from FreeBSD? Slice 1 - Ext3fs for data between linux/bsd Slice 2 - OpenBSD slice with 4 ufs partitions

Re: Booting FreeBSD-5.3 from NTLDR

2005-02-02 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 07:32:07PM +0400, Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote: On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 19:04:07 +0400, Rakhesh Sasidharan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 04:10:49 -0800, Loren M. Lang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think that you should be able to use boot0 and boot1 as a file once

Re: mounted ext2 fs causes bad shutdown

2005-02-02 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 07:58:34AM -0600, Eric Kjeldergaard wrote: One of the many ways to do the same thing without the bugs could be: # extfs=$(mount | grep '^/.*(ext2fs,' | awk '{print $1}') Actually, better than that would be extfs=$(mount -t ext2fs | awk '{print $1;}')

Re: SUDO

2005-02-02 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 06:23:41AM +0100, Java Beans wrote: What do i have to enter in /etc/sudoers in order to give some user group the permission to start k3b with root permissions? What I do for cd burning on linux is just make cdrecord/cdrdao suig and put them in in a group like burning.

Re: DNS

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 01:48:36AM +0300, Zaid Dashti wrote: hello i created a dns server, but it works only on my local network. how can i make it for global ? Do you have a registered domain name? If so, then tell whoever you registered it with to point it to your name server. NOTE: i

Re: BIND9 doesn't seem to do anything

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 05:57:50PM -0700, Pat Maddox wrote: The named process is always in the kserel state. I've got no idea what that is, and all I can find on Google is that programs hang in that state. So I don't know what to do. There's no output, I can't find any logs, there's just no

Re: [lorenl@alzatex.com: Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?]

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 05:09:54PM +, Mark Ovens wrote: Ruben de Groot wrote: On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 05:47:53AM -0800, Loren M. Lang typed: On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 12:38:53PM +, Mark Ovens wrote: Loren M. Lang wrote: replacing MYWORKGROUP, SERVER, USER, secret as neccessary. Make

Re: xhost +localhost

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 06:58:33PM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: i want a screensaver but the ... xscreensaver daemon wont start complaining about acces controle. I did xhost +localhost but it still wont start :( Adding localhost will allow all programs running on localhost to connect to the

Re: xhost +localhost

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 05:02:50PM -0500, Chuck Swiger wrote: Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 02/02/05 06:58 PM, Gert Cuykens sat at the `puter and typed: i want a screensaver but the ... xscreensaver daemon wont start complaining about acces controle. I did xhost +localhost but it still wont

Re: xhost +localhost

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 01:49:48PM -0500, epilogue wrote: On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 14:43:39 +0100 Gert Cuykens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 00:32:23 -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: While all of this is very interesting academic, if user Gert is dumb enough

Re: ee editor rules :)

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 08:23:12PM +, Xian wrote: On Wednesday 02 February 2005 17:49, Gert Cuykens wrote: I like it allot but i cant seem to find out how to type a / character ? I think this would have more to do with setting up your keyboard (I might be wrong). In the meantime, / is

Re: if_sk : the weirdest thing!

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 12:59:34AM +0100, craig wrote: my machine has a hdd swap-rack which allows me to boot different os's off different physical drives. (ie. pull-out xp, and plug in fbsd). i recently purchased another hdd+tray to install gentoo on, just to see what the fuss is about.

Re: Prope or probing aound card?

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 12:57:51AM +0100, Joachim Dagerot wrote: I have a dell latitude cp[somrthing] 550 or 500. (laptop) It has a sound device ofcourse, but I can't figure out how to find out which module to load. Some OS has a probe function, but I can't find that in my 5.3 install.

Re: umass stability 5.3 versus 4.10

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 03:09:15PM -0800, Gregor Mosheh wrote: I've written to the list several times in regards to my USB external hard drive. In summary: Under 4.10 it worked fine for 5 months and then mysteriously it quit working. The documentation I found for ehci+umass (albeit

Re: log file creation - automatically

2005-02-03 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 11:28:02AM -0800, Jim Pazarena wrote: I just placed my first 5.3 machine on line (previously 4.9) I am seeing every day two files being created: logloopstats lograwstats Check out newsyslog, /etc/newsyslog.conf, man newsyslog, etc. and then a date stamp for EVERY

Fixing linux_base dependencies

2005-02-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
Not to long ago I upgraded to linux_base-rh-9 so I'd have the latest libraries. Not any time a package that depends on linux_base is upgraded or installed, all my dependecies are pointed to linux_base-8-* and I have to run pkgdb -F to fix them. Is there some variable I can set to avoid this.

Re: perl and ports

2005-02-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 11:41:56PM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: ps who is the imake developer ? Believe me i am going to mail every developer where perl comes in between me and the application :P Actually, I think you should work on sh first, it's a much bigger security hazard than perl. If

Re: perl and ports

2005-02-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 10:13:45PM -0600, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Feb 04), Loren M. Lang said: Actually, I think you should work on sh first, it's a much bigger security hazard than perl. If you've ever written much sh, you'd realize with it's much loser syntax, it's easy

Re: xhost +localhost

2005-02-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 12:21:34AM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 14:58:35 -0800, Loren M. Lang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This enable all programs to have access that are using unix domain sockets to not need the MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE stored in the .Xauthority file in the users

Re: dvd-burning/alternative to k3b?

2005-02-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 09:02:30AM -0600, Brian John wrote: Hello, I was using k3b for burning but now that I am using fluxbox it looks like I can't use it anymore. Is there a close alternative? What is everyone using for cd and dvd burning? My understanding is that all kde apps should

Re: media players

2005-02-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 06:15:18PM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: I am looking for a media player that supports the oss sound driver, easy to install codex, and uses the gtk2 libs ? xine is by far my favorite media app and has the best support for playing dvds with menus. It can use win32 codecs

Re: ssh default security risc

2005-02-04 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 01:04:34AM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: On Fri, 04 Feb 2005 00:05:34 +, Chris Hodgins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gert Cuykens wrote: On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 23:34:42 +, Chris Hodgins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gert Cuykens wrote: By default the root ssh is

Re: Within X, how can I see console messages?

2005-02-05 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 12:01:06PM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote: I know I can Control-Alt-F1 to go back to the console, but is there a way to see these messages in an xterm or something? In addition to xconsole, there is a command dmesg which outputs the last 4k of messages. I run it if I

Re: Running top without a shell -- more questions

2005-02-05 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 12:53:43PM +0100, Anthony Atkielski wrote: I've set up a user account that has top for its shell (instead of one of the standard shells). As expected, when I log into this account, I immediately find myself in top, and if I stop top, I'm instantly logged out. That's

Re: Leaving a Computer Running ?

2005-02-06 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 12:00:01PM +1030, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: On Saturday, 5 February 2005 at 17:45:25 -0500, Peterhin wrote: Is it better to leave a computer (a stand alone) running continuously or is it OK to shut it down at the end of the day.? I remember years ago someone

Re: gtk2 questions ?

2005-02-06 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 09:47:03PM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: Where can i ask gtk2 questions like What i must do to convert this to gtk2 ? http://www.gtk.org/ #ifdef __hpux #define G_INLINE_FUNC #endif

Re: Running top without a shell -- more questions

2005-02-06 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 11:54:00PM +0100, Anthony Atkielski wrote: Loren M. Lang writes: LML Right now I have two login processes running, one for each virtual LML console I am logged in at the moment, though my ssh login shells don't LML have any login processes for them. My guess

Re: xhost +localhost

2005-02-06 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 01:35:07AM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: Thx this clears alot of questions :) One more question doh, about the x cookie. How long does it take to calculate the x cookie string yourself of a user you want to hack :) PS is the x cookie in anyway related to the

Re: media players

2005-02-06 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 09:46:38AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 10:57:04PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 06:15:18PM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote: I am looking for a media player that supports the oss sound driver, easy to install codex, and uses

Re: access oracle from php (mod_php4)

2005-02-06 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 09:31:14PM +0100, Roberto Nunnari wrote: Hi. I need to access a oracle 9i database installed on a remote machine from a php script (www/mod_php4) I already can access mysql databases.. but not oracle.. I'm using a client app to access an oracle 8i database myself.

Re: Within X, how can I see console messages?

2005-02-06 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 10:40:19AM -0600, John wrote: On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 02:51:34AM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 12:01:06PM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote: I know I can Control-Alt-F1 to go back to the console, but is there a way to see these messages

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