Re: upgrade a port

2004-04-23 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Robert Huff [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Chiang Seng Chang writes: portupgrade wont work because ver 22 was not installed in the first place. pkg_deinstall ver 21 wont work because there are dependencies. portinstall ver 22 wont work because ver 21 is there. how do i

Re: Force newsyslog to rotate from custon script

2004-05-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
JJB [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Problem description: My ipfilter log is rotated using newsyslog.conf. The file is rotated on file size option. I have custom script that reads the log and builds email containing list of abusive source IP address. This custom script is included in the daily

Re: Force newsyslog to rotate from custon script

2004-05-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
please. top-post, Don't -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Lowell Gilbert Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 8:54 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ORG Subject: Re: Force newsyslog to rotate from custon script JJB [EMAIL

Re: instillation problem

2004-05-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jeremy Saville [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm installing freebsd on a i386 machine, using the iso image off linuxiso.org Once I configure my mouse and keyboard (ps/2 mouse, microsoft natural keyboard) the text goes completely wonky. Huge gaps between lettering and I cannot read any of the

Re: help! -- acroread failing to launch

2004-05-07 Thread Lowell Gilbert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: acroread /usr/local/Acrobat5/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread: error while loading shared libraries: libXt.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory locate libXt.so.6 /usr/X11R6/lib/libXt.so.6 i have tried with and without the following

Re: Disk Usage

2004-05-04 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Michael Conlen [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Any ideas what would cause the df -k and du -k discrepancy? FAQ entry: The du and df commands show different amounts of disk space available. What is going on? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/disks.html#DU-VS-DF

Re: Restoring system files from CD

2004-05-06 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Incoming Mail List [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: You don't have to install the entire OS to another machine if you have a medium to large area on your disk. Mount up the #1 CDROM and then create a scratch directory somewhere on your system. Go to the distribution that you think contains the

Re: can't install openssl?

2004-05-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
John Lee [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: can't install openssl? - latest ports.tar.gz - [EMAIL PROTECTED] root]# cd /usr/ports/security/openssl [EMAIL PROTECTED] openssl]# make install Makefile error: There is a COMMENTFILE in this port. COMMENTFILEs have been deprecated in favor of COMMENT

Re: How to allow 'User-A' to burn CD

2004-05-17 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Stephen Liu [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: What I expect to change is to allow User-A $ su password : using his own password instead of 'root password' That's exactly what sudo is good for. You will have to install the security/sudo port and read up on the sudoers(5) manual page and the

[FAQ pointer] Re: permissions

2004-05-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
arden [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: the prob ive got at the mo is that only root can mount my cd drive how do i halter its permissions so standard user can use it How do I let ordinary users mount floppies, CDROMs and other removable media?

Re: c compiler

2004-05-20 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm looking for some quick help with the 5.2.1 C compiler. In FBSD 4.x I could write multi-line printf() statements with embedded new-lines such as: printf( hello, this is a

Re: PPP takes the system over :(

2004-05-22 Thread Lowell Gilbert
-=Nihr0M=- [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hello, I have a 5.2.1-Release. The problem is, when I start PPP -auto my_script and my modem connects, when tcp transaction is going (e.g I download a file or open a web page...) I'm not able to run any other program (it seems like comp 'freezes'). That

Re: 2 questions

2004-05-22 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Osmany Guirola Cruz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: how can i know the amount of free RAM and SWAP Why would you want RAM to be free? try top(1). how can i configure my anonymmos ftp , things like bandwith or number ou users man ftpd explains pretty much everything you need to know about runnign

Re: can't startx from user after upgrade

2004-05-23 Thread Lowell Gilbert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have just successfully upgrade gnome 2.4 to gnome 2.6. Well, at least that's the message on the screen after upgrade. :) Did you read the Upgrade FAQ (http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/faq26.html) and use the upgrade script

Re: openssh port not uptodate ?

2004-05-25 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Thomas May [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: i have now downloaded the new ports.tar.gz file and if i want to install the openssh port, because of the security hole, i see the old version 3.6.1 I don't know which hole you're referring to, but all the ones I've heard of are fixed by patches that are

Re: Security run question

2004-05-25 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Uwe Doering [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Edd wrote: I recieved my security run today (as usual) and an error which I have never seen before appeared: hitbox.monsternet.lan kernel log messages: tabase /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory A quick locate shows that there is no such

Re: HP DJ 3550

2004-05-30 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Mikhail TSaplin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have hp deskjet 3550 usb printer, and freebsd 5.1 ulpt determine this: ulpt0: hp deskjet 3500, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2, iclass 7/1 ulpt0: using bi-directional mode But when i issue lptest /dev/ulpt0 or lptest /dev/unlpt0, nothing

Re: Investigative Computing

2004-06-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jason Dusek [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I wrote in earlier with a problem on my Compaq Presario R3000 - when I try to install 5.2.1 from the cd, I can't boot the kernel - after I pick a kernel, the machine powers down. There's only one boot kernel on the CD, so I can't quite make sense of this.

Re: portupgrade problem

2004-06-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jarrod Wageman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: when running portversion -v -l Nothing returns so I assume this means no errors, but, after cvsup -v -L 2 supfile updating the index and the database of ports, and then running portupgrade -a (which after reading the man page I assume that it

Re: How to exclude upgrading kde in running 'portupgrade'

2004-06-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Stephen Liu [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: # portupgrade -aRrv -x kde I don't know whether the '-x' tag will excluding upgrading kde otherwise the PC will run for several days. That should work. If you want to see for sure before starting, use the -n option -- that's exactly why it exists. It

Re: Ports Collection and FreeBSD 5.2.1

2004-06-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Arend P. van der Veen [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have been recently testing FreeBSD 5.2.1. I load the initial system from CD, install and configure cvsup and then download all of the src and port changes. My supfile is: *default host=cvsup2.us.FreeBSD.org *default base=/usr *default

Re: openssh/ssl update probleme

2004-06-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Thomas May [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: i have installed freebsd 5.2.1 from the iso image. Openssh 3.6.1p1 and openssl 0.97c has been installed. Right. Because they have holes I want to install the newest ones. All of the known holes were patched at the time of release. There are

Re: openssh/ssl update probleme

2004-06-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
J.D. Bronson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: What about this: FreeBSD-SA-04:05.openssl Didnt it come out AFTER the 5.2.1 release?? Yes, but it doesn't seem to be exploitable through ssh (or anything else that comes with a basic install). ___ [EMAIL

Re: Thumbnail Creator (jpgtn)

2004-06-07 Thread Lowell Gilbert
extra xtra [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: How can I get jpgtn to work on FreeBSD? I just want to generate thumbnails of jpeg images. It's in the ports system: [1014] (be-well) lowell locate jpgtn /usr/ports/graphics/jpgtn /usr/ports/graphics/jpgtn/Makefile

Re: PDF plugin for Mozilla?

2004-06-10 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Your Name [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm using Mozilla on FreeBSD 4.9. When I click on a PDF, it prompts me to use gpdf to view it, and then will open it up in a separate window. Is there a plugin I can use so that it opens right in the browser window? The only Mozilla plugins I found in the

Re: two tar issues: man page and --totals behaviour

2004-06-11 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Stefan A. Deutscher [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi folks, just noticed two issues with tar on FreeBSD 5.1 (actually, it is GNU tar 1.13.25): It's a heavily modified version of Gnu tar, actually. (1) The man page is somewhat out of sync with what tar --help shows in terms of options

Re: FreeBSD 4.10 RELEASE questions

2004-06-11 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Louis LeBlanc [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hey everyone. I have a confusing situation here with the new kernel. I just upgraded to 4.10, and in the process, decided to get a moderately updated kernel config. Particularly, I wanted to try to get my sound working again. Here's the thing. I

Re: Bash Startup Files

2004-06-11 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Arend P. van der Veen [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi, I have been trying to clarify what bash startup files are sourced and when. I am using bash-2.05b.007. I have been hunting around on the web and I have found the following summary: For Login shells: On logging in: If

Re: Problems to install FreeBSD 5.0 with USB keyboard

2004-06-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Rafael Oliveira Ribeiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm trying to install FreeBSD 5 using a bootable CD-ROM, but I can get my USB keyboard working. Is there any way to solve this problem? Start by trying 5.2.1... ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: known error building expat2

2004-06-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Joe [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Could someone take pity on me - I am not a C programmer. The following error appears in building expat2, it has been reported as a bug in the port and it doesn't look like it will get attention soon. Unfortunately I need to get through this port. I've done

Re: Compiling only the base system?

2004-06-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Cordula's Web [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: how can I compile just the base system (sysinstall's minimal install) from CURRENT sources in /usr/src into DESTDIR=/some/nonstandard/path? I don't need the complete system, just the stuff that is normally available under /cdrom/base on a RELEASE CD

Re: incremental tar question

2004-06-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Reed L. O'Brien [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: FreeBSD 5.2.1 I am using the folowing to backup saturday tar -jcf etc.bz2 /etc /usr/local/etc in /bak/saturday. I would like to do an incremental on monday (et al) in /bak/monday (et al) tar -cf etc.bz2 /etc/ /usr/local/etc/ -g

Re: FreeBSD Commands

2004-06-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Lloyd Hayes [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have the FreeBSD Handbook on a computer hard drive. There isn't any mention of the line commands that FreeBSD uses or recognizes in the handbook. Where do I find these? FreeBSD First Steps

Re: software equivs for netapps snapmirror / snapshots in FreeBSD fileserver ?

2004-06-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Joe Schmoe [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: So ... if I want to use some features like this on my home fileserver (replicating to a friends fileserver over T1) ... do I have any hope of achieving these features with standard UNIX tools and scripts, or do I really need to buy things made by NetApp

Re: using apm to power a system down, 5.x

2004-06-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
dave [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've got a 5.x system, an older box that doesn't use acpi. My first item is i need to disable acpi. I believe i have done this. I have the following in /boot/device.hints: hint.acpi.0.disabled=1 hint.apm.0.disabled=0 hint.apm.0.flags=0x20 I next have to

Re: Resulting difference between 2 directories

2004-06-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Gerard Samuel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Tuesday 15 June 2004 05:04 pm, Julian M. Mason wrote: Given that, though, half an hour with a {python, perl, php, shell, etc} {book, website} will probably produce a better result. So I thought. I'll start getting my thoughts together for the

Re: Problems running Tar (1) for newer files

2004-06-17 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Gerard Samuel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Im trying to create a tar ball by running - tar -c -N 'Jun 1 2004' -f ../dev.tar * I keep getting this error - tar: More than one threshold date Can anyone see what Im doing wrong? Im running FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p6 Works for me (-STABLE). My

Re: Tuneable Parameters

2004-06-18 Thread Lowell Gilbert
are affected by maxusers, they can be specified explicitly to override what maxusers would set them to. -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area http://be-well.ilk.org:8088/~lowell/ ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: using apm to power a system down, 5.x

2004-06-18 Thread Lowell Gilbert
dave [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Yes, there is a kernel apm module. I've also disabled acpi via device.hints, and enabled apm via that file as well. I've also put apm_enable in rc.conf. Is this overkill? Is the kernel module *loaded*? [I fixed up my scratch machine and this seems to work

Re: Redirection with a bridge ?

2004-06-18 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Matt Juszczak [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Is there a way to do IP redirection without using layer 3? IP *is* layer 3. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: login troubles (password prompt is slow to appear)

2004-06-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
RF [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: installed... and the password prompt still takes forever to appear. Anyone know what's going on? I heard something about FreeBSD doing a DNS on every connecting IP and that adding my IP (which is unfortunately not static) to etc/hosts would bypass the lookup...

Re: Memory / Swap Space Problem

2004-06-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Bruce [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am having problems with my swap space. Maybe. I'm not sure what's going on, to be honest. If my memory is at 100% load and I just keep opening apps, shouldn't at some point my swap space be used? Not necessarily. See:

Re: postfix postmap, when to use

2004-07-04 Thread Lowell Gilbert
dave [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've got a confusion issue, regarding postfix's postmap and when to use it. I've read some documentation that suggests you don't need to run it when making regexp or pcre map types such as in header_checks, yet the header_checks file supplied with postfix

Re: Swap size

2004-07-04 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Lists [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: What swap size should i use having 768 Mb of memory? I've heard something about preformance degradation if swap size is bellow 2x of ram... You don't *need* ANY swap. Until you fill up your RAM, at which point it's nice to have some swap space

Re: `top` process memory usage: SIZE vs RES

2003-09-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jesse Guardiani [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Sep 11), Jesse Guardiani said: 1.) Where is my Free memory going? I can't account for it in the SIZE and RES columns of the various processes. These are relatively constant. Disk cache. I

Re: How to add a disk to a new system without losing the data on it?

2003-09-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Vincent Zee [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hello, How do I add a disk containing data to a new system without erasing that data. I searched the mailinglist and the documentation but could not find information for this scenario. The system in question is running 4.8 The disk is coming

Re: sendto: buffer space not available

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This is serious. I have just cvsuped stable-supfile again and did all necessary steps re kernel/world. It is still having this problem. Anybody stumbled accross the same? Should I just reinstall back to 4.8-RELEASE? Because I got another identical hardware/machine

Re: Setiathome question

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi, I recently changed my /usr/local/etc/rc.setiathome.conf file. I changed seti_std_args from: -email -graphics To: -email That's the only line that's uncommented. Then I reboot (I know I didn't have to) Now I can't see setiathome in the

cvsup connection problems [was Re: how to update source tree without cvs?]

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
yew chin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: thanks for answering, i will try to learn how to use ctm. But 1 thing really weird is that, when i use cvsup, i can establish connection to the cvsup server. But it doesn't download the src and ports. here is the output of my cvsup Connecting to

Re: Newbie need help on configuring mouse and X windows

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Lei Luo [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am new to FreeBSD and just trying to learning something. I installed FreeBSD without X system on my computer and it works fine. But when I tried to configure mouse and X windows, I had big problem. As instructed in the handbook, I configured the type and

Re: xv flag to not create ~/dir/dir/.xvpics/

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Peter Leftwich [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If I `cd ~/dir/dir` then run `xv -vsmap` xv creates cached thumbnails. Does anyone know of a flag for xv to -NOT- create a directory called .xvpics? I do not want xv to create this directory. Thanks. The option -vsmap is *asking* for the

Re: Compile error

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Claudiu Bichir [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hy guys ! I'm triyng to compile this simple prog. in FreeBSD 5.0: #include stdio.h #include netdb.h int main() { char h[80]; struct hostent *x; printf(Host:);scanf(%s,h); x=gethostbyname(h); printf(%s\n, x-h_addr_list[0][0]); return 0; }

Re: Fw: permission denied in root!

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Paul Orsi [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Paul Orsi [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I may try: chattr -V -i NEWKERN What? There's no such command. You're thinking of chflags(1). ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: pkg_delete PERL ?

2003-09-13 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Richard Shea [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi - I've got disk space problems I'm trying to resolve by having a clear up. I've got a lot of stuff which appears to be Perl modules (see listings bottom) but I don't know how to uninstall Perl modules - can anyone tell me ? On the same subject is

Re: FreeBSD 5.1 and a USB pen drive

2003-09-14 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Richard Dymond [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've googled and Usenet-ed high and low for info on this, but to no avail. I've got one of those handy 256MB USB pen drives that I'd like to get working with FreeBSD 5.1. As a long-time linux user I'm used to plugging the device in, loading the

Re: 486SX, 100MB HDD - need FreeBSD, how?

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Alex Zivenko [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: How to install freebsd on this machine? (Intel486SX-25Mhz, 8 Mb Memory, 100Mb HDD). There isn't cdrom. Maby I can setup it from other system, the recompile kernel for that processor, or what? Without x, witout any cool programs. I just need to do it

Re: Backup router, new hard drive.

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
DanB [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: How do I copy the whole harddrive to a larger drive than the one being copied? This is an router that cant go down for more than a few minutes. I want to replace whole system to the new harddirve old one has noisy bearings. I have no backup at all. You

Re: SSH: failed password after fresh install

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Bryn Dyment [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've installed two FreeBSD boxes on my LAN. On the first box, the only thing I did after the install process was edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config, setting PermitRootLogin to yes, then issuing killall -1 sshd. After this change, I could successfully connect to

Re: color in Xwindows

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Try using `ls -G` for color output in ls. If that works, just put I tried it, still the same output, no color. Your shell may be doing its own ls. Try '/bin/ls -G'. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: trouble with kernel

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
george [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: why is it that we have had sound cards on computers for practically 20 years yet device pcm is not compiled into the default kernel.? Because it's not needed to actually accomplish the install. And it doesn't have to be compiled into the kernel -- the driver

Re: How to turn off FreeBSD

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Tadimeti Keshav [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I use halt. It may not be your actual problem, but don't do that. Use shutdown -h now instead. [or -p instead of -h if you have power control enabled] ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Partitioning advice (/usr and /home)

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Michael Vondung [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Backup matters aside, is there a significant advantage of having a separate /home partition at all? If not, just skipping /home and using 70GB for /usr (including /usr/home) might be the most practical and flexible approach? If it's not a server,

Re: I can't see hard disk with FreeBSD under WinXP....

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Denis [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I can't see hard disk with FreeBSD under WinXP WindowsXP cannot read FreeBSD's filesystems. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

Re: Rebuilding the Kernel

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Mark Luxton [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm new to FreeBSD and this is my first attempt at building a kernel. I would like to know if I am going about it the right way (and some help on an error message that appears). Below are the steps that I am currently taking. I am following the

Re: ufs -- ufs2 w/o data loss?

2003-09-15 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Sergei Vyshenski [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Is it possible to upgrade ufs filesystem to ufs2 without data loss? It's not possible to upgrade at all. You need to build a whole new filesystem from scratch. This *does* mean you will need to backup first, and restore after building the new

Re: Shared object libintl.so.4 not found Something went wrong when installing the plugins - uncompressing the plugins archive failed

2003-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
zulkarnain [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: hello.. I install freebsd 4.8...and then i install nessus 2.0.7 after update ports using cvsup... when i try to run nessus-plugins-2.0.7, i encountered this problem... Shared object libintl.so.4 not found Something went wrong when installing the

Re: Fwd: Re: FreeBSD CDROM Installation

2003-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
David Nobles [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Per David's suggestion, I'm redirecting this question to this list. My FreeBSD CDs are for 3.2. Not sure what additional information might be helpful. FreeBSD 3.2 was outdated four years ago. My old hard drive with Win98 died and I just got a new

Re: Ideas To Save Failing System?

2003-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Drew Tomlinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Is there anything I can do to save this machine? I'm afraid if I power it off, the disk will be corrupt and it probably won't boot. I'd really like to make a backup and then replace the disk. Any ideas? If you *don't* power it down, you should

Re: cdda2wav permissions

2003-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Todd Stephens [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have everything configured (so I thought) to use the cd-rw drive as a normal user. As a normal user, I can mount a data cd just fine, but when I try to run cdda2wav to record an audio cd as a user, I get a permission denied error. I checked the

Re: Boot timeout?

2003-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Now the system hangs for about 20 seconds at the BIOS drive detection, and at the FBSD atapi controller detection. Are you using ATAPICAM? If so, it's probably the SCSI settling. That's adjustable in the kernel configuration.

Re: Upgrading sshd?

2003-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Johan Paul [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Refering to the latest sshd vurnability (http://slashdot.org/articles/03/09/16/1327248.shtml?tid=126tid=172) I was thinking of upgradeing my sshd as well. So I cvsup'ed my system (FBSD 4.8) and there seems to be a updated file for sshd. But how do I

Re: ghostscript-gnu distfile checksum error - WORKAROUND (was: Stop error installing /usr/ports/mail/evolution)

2003-09-17 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Barry Hawkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: My own research via Google showed several places I could try to download the problematic Samsung-SmartGDI-all-GS.tar.gz. After downloading the file in question several times from different locations, including the FreeBSD ftp archives, I

Re: how to enable auto power off

2003-09-18 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I read man 4 apm and man apm and they both refer to laptops. I also would like to get auto power-off working on my desktop system. Will the instructions you gave work for my system? Assuming it supports APM, sure.

Re: ghostscript-gnu distfile checksum error - WORKAROUND (was: Stop error installing /usr/ports/mail/evolution)

2003-09-18 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Barry C. Hawkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Thanks for the responses guys. It's odd to me that such a small file would have failed to download properly when so many others were downloaded during the same process without issue. I will chalk this one up to experience and (hopefully ;^) )

ghostscript-gnu port build failure [was Re: Gimp install issues]

2003-09-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Bryan Cassidy [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am attempting to install graphics/gimp1 from the ports with make install make clean. After it started to install it gave me a menu of things to choose from to install and I chose everything and now it wont finish. this is SOME of the output i get

Re: A Problem configuring X-server...(version 4.0)

2003-09-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Nour-Al-Din [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Bonjour, Hello, I currently experience problems configuring X-server on freeBSD (last version I think (ie 5.smthing)). I comes out with : No screen found. or Abort fatal error Abort 6 (or smthg close to that) messages. The machine i use is

Re: make: permission denied error when doing make installworld

2003-09-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Mike Tibor [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: (if this question is more appropriate for freebsd-stable, let me know) Not really. I'm trying update one of my servers, and can't get past a make: permission denied error when doing a make instalworld as root in single user mode. My sequence was this:

Re: questions regarding sound driver

2003-09-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
ALIAS [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: i can't seem to get my sound to work, i've installed freebsd and got it working before but don't remember how and everytime i try to open up a mpeg file it says Sound server informational message: Error while initializing the sound driver: device

Re: problem with afd0: reading primary partition table: error reading fsbn 0

2003-09-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
yew chin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: after a clean installation, i keep getting this error message and i just search a lot of web site but still couldn't figure out the problem. does anyone has any idea? On FreeBSD 4.8, I assume. The afd device is an ATAPI floppy disk, which is slightly

Re: BIND fix for VeriSign's unregistered domain redirections?

2003-09-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
liquid [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Any fix for BIND 8 in the near future? Maybe. Also, anyone know of a workaround for BIND 8 at this time? If I were to simply install bind9 on my system from the ports, does it in fact simply overwrite the default installation included with FreeBSD? No. It

Re: atacontrol

2003-09-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Todd Stephens [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Sunday 21 September 2003 11:56 am, Micheal Patterson wrote: Has anyone ever run across this error when trying to run atacontrol? $: atacontrol list atacontrol: control device not found: No such file or directory atacontrol has to be run as

Re: Noip client port

2003-09-21 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I use noip for dynamic dns, although I'm using it on my Linux box. I'm thinking of converting my Linux box to FBSD, and noticed that the noip client lives in /usr/ports/dns/noip. Just wanted to touch base with anyone who might be using it and see if

Re: What determines if kernel modules are auto-loaded?

2003-09-22 Thread Lowell Gilbert
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Re: What determines if kernel modules are auto-loaded?

2003-09-22 Thread Lowell Gilbert
David Fleck [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Why, for instance, does my (4.6.2-RELEASE-p20) system have a nfs.ko kernel module, and a line in /boot/defaults/loader.conf to enable this module, but (apparently) no way to *use* the module? If I compile a kernel with 'options NFS' uncommented in the

Re: Something I should know about 'make buildkernel ...', but I don't.

2003-09-23 Thread Lowell Gilbert
D J Hawkey Jr [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Something's been bugging me about 'make buildkernel ...' (or pro'lly more precisely, the docs): How do I re-make the kernel without first cleaning /usr/obj/...? [snip] Anyway, is it as simple as: make buildkernel -DNOCLEAN KERNCONF=... That

Re: Can't hear audio CDs (Asus P4P800 / Soundmax)

2003-09-23 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Vitalis [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On my box there is an Asus P4P800 motherboard with an integrated Soundmax soundcard. I can play audio files through it thanks to the snd_ich and snd_pcm drivers. But when I play audio CDs, with cdcontrol or X11 apps, no sound is heard, though the mixer

Re: package question

2003-09-24 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Brian Henning [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: when performing a 'make package' does that grab all the dependencies for that package so when you go to install the package it doesn't ask for dependencies? No. It should be pretty easy to ask it to build packages for the dependencies too, though.

Re: A quick kernel swap?

2003-09-24 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Sean Hafeez [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: All things being equal, same hardware, same version of the same build of 4.8, etc... I have one box with a kernel w/out DUMMYNET and one with a kernel w/DUMMYNET. If I were to copy the DUMMYNET kernel to the non-DUMMYNET would it work? If they are

Re: Rebuilding man page indicies

2003-09-24 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Mike Loiterman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: One of the programs I'm using isn't picking up the right man page...it keeps picking an old version. I've removed all old versions, but man $program keeps showing the old version. Unless I missed one somewhere, I believe I need to rebuild the man

Re: burncd and /dev/acd0c ??

2003-09-25 Thread Lowell Gilbert
ivan georgiev [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thursday 25 September 2003 07:01 am, Warren Block wrote: On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, ivan georgiev wrote: I am trying for first time to burn a CD under freebsd. I have read the man page for burncd, but I do not have /dev/acd0c created (only /dev/acd0

Re: How to tell When CVSUP updated?

2003-09-26 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Ben Dover [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I have been looking at the cvsup3.freebsd.org site trying to figure out how to tell when RELENG_4_9_0_RELEASE is on the server. How could I tell when it has been updated to 4.9 release sources? You wait for an announcement. Until the official announcement

Re: Burning a boot CD

2003-09-26 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Long Le [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Does anyone know how to burn/clone a boot CD on a FreeBSD machine? Sure. The easiest way is probably just to take the install CD, maybe add a loader.conf file to the boot floppy image, and burn that. ___ [EMAIL

Re: Upgrading HD difficulties

2003-09-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Jesse Sheidlower [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Originally I tried with dump, but I kept getting loads of errors, so I switched to tar. I made one tarfile of /usr (which is relatively large), and one of everything else. There might have been a hint in the errors you were getting with dump. Note

Re: Limiting Memory at boot time

2003-09-29 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Rus Foster [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've got a machine with 1 GB of ram but would like to temporarily limit it to 512Mb. Is there anyway I can do this from the boot loader or will I have to remove the RAM physically? You should be able to just set hw.physmem from the loader, I think. That's

Re: NIS create homedir

2003-10-02 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Antoine Jacoutot [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I was wondering if it was possible to automaticaly create users home directories when creating NIS users ? Indeed, the -m switch for the command pw does not create them. Is it normal behaviour, or is it a bug ? I took a quick look, and it *looks*

Re: Re[2]: openssl ASN bug?

2003-10-02 Thread Lowell Gilbert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hello Lowell, Thursday, October 2, 2003, 4:34:32 PM, you wrote: Gabriel Ambuehl [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: There was a security advisory about openssl 0.9.7b having a bug in the ASN encoding code on 30th Sept 03 and now I'm wondering what to do about it?

Re: Qmail

2003-10-02 Thread Lowell Gilbert
jaap [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi there i make clean install freebsd may be some can give me some links or wher can i get manuals in default freebsd have sandmail! The port itself gave you some instructions when you installed it. See the pkg-message in the port's directory if you forgot

Re: Is My DVD Drive Failing, or Have I Mangled Something?

2003-10-02 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Fish [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: su-2.05b# mount /cdrom/ cd9660: /dev/acd0: Input/output error Well, of *course* you can't do that with an audio disk... bash-2.05b$ dmesg -a | grep acd acd0: DVDROM TOSHIBA DVD-ROM SD-C2502 at ata0-slave UDMA33 acd0: FAILURE - TEST_UNIT_READY

Re: [OT] C question (typedef structs)

2003-10-02 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Bill Moran [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 1) What's the difference between: struct customStruct { int RecID; char *Name; }; and typedef struct customStruct { int RecID; char *Name; }; ?? I had the latter, but when I started moving my code into different files

Re: explain annoying You have XXX mail messages

2003-10-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Fernan Aguero [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The default mailbox (/var/mail/fernan) is empty, since I use procmail to deliver messages to several different mailboxes under ~/mail. Still, I keep receving this message all the time. Right now it says I have 50 messages. What are they? Where are

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