openoffice menus

2004-04-23 Thread Malcolm Kay
I recently installed openoffice1.1 under FBSD 4.9-release. The capability is quite impressive and it genereally seems to behave very well. But I do have a problem: I am using a high resolution 1600x1200 display and the fonts used by the base UI are are crisp and clear but rather too small for

Re: Serious NWFS problems ...

2004-04-23 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 24 April 2004 01:04, Feczak Szabolcs wrote: It gets more interesting: $ mkdir /mnt/nwfs/. mkdir: /mnt/nwfs/.: File exists This command should always give an error. If /mnt/nwfs does not exist you can't create /mnt/nwfs/., and if /mnt/nwfs exist then so will /mnt/nwfs/. On Friday

From aliases using mail and sendmail

2004-04-25 Thread Malcolm Kay
May user login is 'malcolm' whereas my ISP allocates me an e-Mail address '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'. I can get internode.on.net into the domain of the 'from' address using the masquerade feature in sendmail. But how can I translate the user part: malcolm - malcolm.kay when using mail and sendmail?

Re: JDK14 for FreeBSD

2004-05-13 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 10 May 2004 13:29, Adam Smith wrote: On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 10:51:29PM -0500, Dan Nelson said: In the last episode (May 10), Adam Smith said: I thought that last year FreeBSD finally got it's own version of JDK which stopped us having to rely on using the Linux version.

Re: Transfering Files

2004-05-14 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Friday 14 May 2004 11:41, Bruce Hunter wrote: I have two computer systems. 1 windows 2k system where I do web development work, specifically php development. The other system is a FBSD headless system that I control via ssh, from my windows system. The FBSD system is my local webserver

Re: segmentation fault-- is my array too long?

2004-05-07 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Friday 07 May 2004 06:42, Henrik W Lund wrote: malloc() is your friend! :-) -- double *ncost = malloc(sizeof (double) * persons * scens); -- This ought to do the trick. Just remember to make sure that malloc returns a valid pointer, otherwise you'll have another seg fault. I'm

Re: OpenOffice run problem

2004-05-03 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 03 May 2004 05:06, Derrick wrote: I am attempting to run the precompiled version of OO-1.1_0.1, but am having trouble on my 5.2 system. Whenever I try to run the setup, I get this: /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libc_r.so.4 not found /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared

Re: openoffice menus

2004-05-03 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 03 May 2004 13:50, sd wrote: On Friday 23 April 2004 09:27 am, Malcolm Kay wrote: I recently installed openoffice1.1 [...] I am using a high resolution 1600x1200 display and the fonts used by the base UI are are crisp and clear but rather too small for my aging eyes. I'm

Re: Partitioning fails due to drive geometry inconsistency

2004-05-03 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 03 May 2004 18:33, Carsten Zimmermann wrote: Hello list. I know this had been discussed quite often, but none of the posting google offered worked out for me. Please (B)Cc: me as I am not on the list. I have a Western Digital WDC WD400AB-00CMB0 40 GB IDE drive hooked in as pri

Re: Harddrive Failure

2004-05-04 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Tuesday 04 May 2004 00:06, Reuben A. Popp wrote: Morning all, While working last night, my workstation here started acting up (songs playing in xmms were pausing like the machine was lagging). Upon looking at the console messages of XFree, I saw that I was receiving a large number of

Re: The correct way to run make

2004-05-14 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 15 May 2004 04:43, Gerard Samuel wrote: On Friday 14 May 2004 01:26 pm, Antoine Jacoutot wrote: On Friday 14 May 2004 19:17, Gerard Samuel wrote: a) make --SOMEOPTION=yes b) make --SOMEOPTION=yes c) make SOMEOPTION=yes I'm not sure there's an official way, but I

Re: mount_msdosfs anomaly

2004-05-14 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 15 May 2004 12:04, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - On Saturday 15 May 2004 08:59, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Aloha Again Okay, I had some time and since I had just installed Slackware, I didn't mind blowing it away. Using cfdisk from the Slackware CD, I re-partitioned

Re: Creating ISO image question

2004-05-19 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 17 May 2004 20:58, Stephen Liu wrote: HI folks, I tried to solve following questions on creating ISO image with reference to 'man mkisofs' but could not resolve; Tree of diectories e.g. /usr/home/user-A/document-AAA/subdirectories 1) To include the complete tree starting from

Re: Broken Disk

2004-05-21 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Friday 21 May 2004 22:26, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 07:36:11AM -0500, Jason Dusek wrote: I am trying to put a new disk on my system. I read the description of the process in FreeBSD Unleashed and apparently I misunderstood it, because I ended up installing a boot

Re: Help: Uncommenting FTP line in Inetd.conf: What's Next???

2004-05-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 22 May 2004 14:22, Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote: hi, I've posted a question here regarding the enabling of ftp server.. Some responses said, its as easy as just uncommenting out one of these lines in inetd.conf. #ftpstream tcp nowait root /usr/libexec/ftpd ftpd

Re: sigset_t

2004-05-24 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 24 May 2004 23:40, Arne Dirks wrote: Hi folks, I have just coded something on my Mac with signal funcionalities. On my machine (OS X 10.3) it compiles without problems, but on a FreeBSD 5.2.1 machine I get an error. The compiler says: main.c:10: error: invalid initializer ***

Re: Help with a routing issue

2004-05-26 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Wednesday 26 May 2004 18:25, Leon Botes wrote: I have a freebsd 4.7 box at a client. The box has an ip of 192.168.254.22 The default gateway is 192.168.254.1 which is the inside interface of the gateway. The outside interface of the gateway is 196.25.37.18 and it also has an alias of

Re: starting Konqueror from the command line

2004-06-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 06 June 2004 15:31, Jay Moore wrote: On Sunday 06 June 2004 12:46 am, Bruce Hunter wrote: This oughta' be easy, but I've been unable to find any documentation on it... I'm using bluefish as an html editor. I don't have mozilla installed (don't really want it), and would

Re: starting Konqueror from the command line

2004-06-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 06 June 2004 15:59, Malcolm Kay wrote: On Sunday 06 June 2004 15:31, Jay Moore wrote: On Sunday 06 June 2004 12:46 am, Bruce Hunter wrote: This oughta' be easy, but I've been unable to find any documentation on it... I'm using bluefish as an html editor. I don't have

Re: Dangerous file system / disk problem

2004-06-07 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 07 June 2004 04:01, Ben Paley wrote: su-2.05b# fdisk ad1 *** Working on device /dev/ad1 *** parameters extracted from in-core disklabel are: cylinders=155061 heads=16 sectors/track=63 (1008 blks/cyl) Figures below won't work with BIOS for partitions not in cyl 1

Re: Dangerous file system / disk problem

2004-06-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Tuesday 08 June 2004 05:20, Ben Paley wrote: On Monday 07 June 2004 16:44, Malcolm Kay wrote: Notice the size recorded for this slice is zero. If the cylinders=155061 heads=16 sectors/track=63 is somewhere near the reasonable possible geometry description then virtually the entire

libieee1284

2004-06-13 Thread Malcolm Kay
I have a Canon parallel port scanner. Apparently to operate this under 'sane' I need libieee1284. It seems this supports some higher level parallel port activity. Ive not been able to find this in the official FreeBSD ports. Is there a port out there that works under FreeBSD? Does someone have

Re:

2004-06-14 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 14 June 2004 15:28, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In operating system 2000 server what service pack I have to install for installing the sap R3 4.6c sr2 . You are really in the wrong place! Come back here when you are running on a FreeBSD operating system; or at least some variant of unix.

X via ssh to HP-UX problem

2004-06-23 Thread Malcolm Kay
problem. I would appreciate any thoughts on this matter. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: BSD ?

2004-06-25 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 26 June 2004 04:56, James W. Thompson, II wrote: On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 12:18:57 -0700, Gill Elmgren [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a Kayak XU800 dual processor computer and I'm confused as to which version of FreeBSD I sould download for installation on this machine. Thanks

Re: A few X questions (small X load for small drive needed)

2004-06-25 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 26 June 2004 06:51, Joe Schmoe wrote: Hi, I just loaded XFree86-4 from the ports tree on my laptop, running 5.2.1-RELEASE. It took about 2.5 gigs of space to compile and add it all. Let's say I have a small hard drive in an old laptop, and let's also assume that I am just

Re: A SED script

2004-06-26 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 27 June 2004 07:49, antenneX wrote: - Original Message - From: Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: antenneX [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, June 26, 2004 1:40 PM Subject: Re: A SED script On 2004-06-26 12:08, antenneX [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: burncd is unable to fixate on Dell Inpiron 2650

2004-06-26 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 27 June 2004 04:28, Dan Finn wrote: That did it. Why is it neccisary to specify the block size? Because the default block of 512 used by dd is not big enough to hold a cd block. Malcolm ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: setting a disk read only

2004-06-27 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 26 June 2004 22:06, JJB wrote: Security Paranoia It's very important that you completely understand the impact of using the following command will have on your ability to make changes to your system. The simplest thing you can do is set the immutable flag on all system binaries

Re: Vinum for root.

2003-09-13 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sun, 14 Sep 2003 10:23, Lewis Thompson wrote: Hi, I'm looking to setup my new FreeBSD 5.1 server with a mirrored vinum volume. I've read through the necessary handbook entries but it doesn't seem to answer my question: I'm wanting to do this at install time -- is this possible? The

Re: another newbie struggling with ppp/modem issues - still struggling

2003-09-15 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 04:58, Alex wrote: Thanks to all who responded. I think I've narrowed this down to a problem recognizing the port (rather than a hardware problem), but this still doesn't have me much closer to success. The actual modem is a US Robotics Performance Pro (not a Winmodem), so

Re: another newbie struggling with ppp/modem issues - still struggling

2003-09-15 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 19:19, Malcolm Kay wrote: On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 04:58, Alex wrote: Thanks to all who responded. I think I've narrowed this down to a problem recognizing the port (rather than a hardware problem), but this still doesn't have me much closer to success. The actual modem

Re: MS Intellimouse and XFree86

2003-09-19 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Fri, 19 Sep 2003 07:06, Reid Linnemann wrote: Okay, so here's the skinny: I have a 3-button mouse with Z axis (wheel) that behaves as a PS/2 intellimouse. Running moused -f -p /dev/psm0 shows Z axis events reported when I use the wheel. However, in X using /dev/sysmouse as the mouse

Re: Disable keyboard beep

2003-09-25 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 25 Sep 2003 23:09, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am using FreeBSD 4.8 and I would like to know how would I disable the beep from keyboard when I am in console mode prompt. # man kbdcontrol Malcolm ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: NFS server and files 2G (STABLE)

2003-09-30 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Tue, 30 Sep 2003 22:40, stan wrote: I'm having a bit of a problem using a FeeBSD STABLE machine as an NFS server for an HP-UXa box. I'm able to mount the FreeBSD box, abd see the files, but take a look at this: On teh FreeBSD machine $ ls -l total 11471104 -rw-rw-r-- 1 stan wheel

Re: low-scale presenter for FreeBSD?

2003-10-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sun, 5 Oct 2003 09:54, Gabriel Striewe wrote: Hello! Can anybody recommend a low-scale presentation programm in OpenOfficeImpress or PowerPoint style, but which does not use as much resources. From other responses you'll see there are quite a number of options. I guess you need to try a

fetchmail strangeness

2003-10-09 Thread Malcolm Kay
I'm using fetchmail to retrieve email from my isp, and getting the following message in /var/log/maillog repeated at about the fetchmail polling rate: Oct 9 00:00:01 beta sm-mta[5995]: h98EU11h005995: Syntax error in mailbox address [EMAIL PROTECTED] (non-printable character) Oct 9 00:00:01

Re: fetchmail strangeness

2003-10-09 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 01:01, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 10/10/03 12:23 AM, Malcolm Kay sat at the `puter and typed: I'm using fetchmail to retrieve email from my isp, and getting the following message in /var/log/maillog repeated at about the fetchmail polling rate: Oct 9 00:00:01 beta sm

Re: a problem of hard disks ordering...

2003-10-10 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 11 Oct 2003 08:34, Raphaƫl Marmier wrote: I have recently installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a small Compaq Proliant server with a built-in Adaptec SCSI3 controller and a SmartArray 532 raid controller. The root device is on the volume provided by the raid controller, which is accessible under

Re: Keyboard behaviour in console

2003-10-12 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sun, 12 Oct 2003 20:12, Eric Dillenseger wrote: Hi, I'd like to get correct keyboard layout in console. When I try to use Shift+PgUp/Down it doesn't work. And is it possible to have 80x50 console? Under openbsd I'm using wsconsctl but doesn't work on fbsd. Have a look at 'vidcontrol'. I

Re: sio3 (COM4) problems on FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE

2003-10-14 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 01:37, Jesse Guardiani wrote: Howdy list, I'm having trouble with my sio3 (/dev/cuaa3) port on one of my servers (with an SMP kernel). When I try to `tip com4` to a cisco switch using this port, I get only partial data, and this appears in the logs: messages:Oct 10

Re: Drive Geometry -- confusion.

2003-10-29 Thread Malcolm Kay
to a realisable value. Hence 9729/255/63 looks like the right choice. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Cloning FreeBSD installations?

2003-10-30 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 19:49, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'm about to set up several identical machines (identical hardware both in terms of processor, harddisk, LAN etc.) with FreeBSD 4.9. The only difference between these machines is they're running under different IP-addresses - all the

Re: Help With 'find' Syntax

2003-10-31 Thread Malcolm Kay
machine here, but I don't know why - perhaps it is the file allocation. This is why I chose 1024c instead of block size. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

Re: linprocfs: Operation not supported

2003-10-31 Thread Malcolm Kay
actually uses the line: linprocfs /compat/linux/proc linprocfs rw,noauto0 0 which works for me. Then I did: # kldload linprocfs # mount linproc and I get: linprocfs: Operation not supported Any idea what could be going wrong? -brian Malcolm Kay

Re: linprocfs: Operation not supported

2003-10-31 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 1 Nov 2003 13:34, Brian Denny wrote: On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 12:58:22PM +1030, Malcolm Kay wrote: On Sat, 1 Nov 2003 12:37, Brian Denny wrote: I put the following in my /etc/fstab: linproc /compat/linux/proc linprocfs rw,noauto0 0 I know this is what the man page

Re: recover a broken man page

2003-11-01 Thread Malcolm Kay
is the clean way to recover this man page ? # rm /usr/share/man/cat8/acpiconf.8.gz It will be regenerated from /usr/share/man/man8/acpiconf.8.gz when you ask for it. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: color to files

2003-11-01 Thread Malcolm Kay
*termName: xterm-color to your .Xdefaults file. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Mouse under X

2003-11-02 Thread Malcolm Kay
/mouse and /dev/sysmouse'? Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Ssh missing 'login as' prompt

2003-11-03 Thread Malcolm Kay
at the far end. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: how do you get dump to assume yes to its questions

2003-11-07 Thread Malcolm Kay
. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: sftp mount?

2003-11-07 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 8 Nov 2003 01:31, Lewis Thompson wrote: On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 05:56:43PM +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote: * Lewis Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] [20031107 17:28]: wrote: At my university everything is firewalled and the only way I can transfer files to/from my account is to use

Re: IPFW

2003-11-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sun, 9 Nov 2003 09:49, Shawn Guillemette wrote: I have installed ipfw and each time the machien is rebooted I lose the rules I added. any thoughts? Do you mean you have added them by hand at the command lline? I believe the norm is to have them in rc.firewall and with the appropriate

Re: XConfig - how to get rid of dithering

2003-11-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sun, 9 Nov 2003 06:20, Lorin Lund wrote: I am running on an old Toshiba Portege with this video chipset: NM2200 [MagicGraph 256AV] Everything is showing dithered under X but when I boot to Windows I get great color. I suspect that this is merely a configuration problem but I don't know

Re: set env editor global

2004-01-13 Thread Malcolm Kay
to sh. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: cannot open Makefile Error code 2 Installing port

2004-01-13 Thread Malcolm Kay
to start over but that didnt work. What do I do next? Malcolm kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: stumped... .

2004-01-18 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sun, 18 Jan 2004 14:18, Gautam Gopalakrishnan wrote: On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 07:09:12PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: I've written scores of scripts to hack text files, but this one has me dead in the water. How can I delete all lines from /^PATTERN to EOF?? sed -e

Re: Swapping hard drives

2004-01-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 18:32, David LeCount wrote: Hello. I'm swapping my second hard drive for a larger one. This is the drive with my / partition on it. Well I've made the partitions on the other drive and copied my data. I made the partition active, though every time I return to fdisk in

Re: remote X display

2004-01-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
transport in the man page, particularly -X and -f. xfig I only know as a (rather good) vector based drawing program but is just an ordinary X application without any special connection with operating across the network. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: freebsd mount nwfs

2004-01-26 Thread Malcolm Kay
frame options ETHER_8023 # enable Ethernet_802.3 (Novell) frame options ETHER_8022 # enable Ethernet_802.2 frame options ETHER_SNAP and then in rc.conf you could use : ifconfig_fxp0f2_ipx=ipx 0x00010010 Malcolm Kay

Re: Error in messages.

2004-02-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 5 Feb 2004 18:58, Derrick MacPherson wrote: I started seeing this today: Feb 4 07:00:00 mail /kernel: (da1:ahc0:0:2:0): READ(10). CDB: 28 0 2 c 1 5f 0 0 10 0 Feb 4 07:00:00 mail /kernel: (da1:ahc0:0:2:0): MEDIUM ERROR info:20c0168 asc:11,0 Feb 4 07:00:00 mail /kernel:

Re: Dlink dwlg520 netgear WG311

2004-02-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
netmask 0xff0 ssid my_net mode 11b mediaopt adhoc. Ditto When the machine try to ping each other, I see arp request message and arp reply message, but machines don't ping each other. Can you help me? Mikele. Malcolm Kay

Re: 5.1 telnet

2004-02-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 7 Feb 2004 02:40, Darryl Hoar wrote: Greetings, I have tried to get putty configured to access my 5.1 release box using SSH. No joy, and I'm quite tired of trying. I tried to enable telnet on my 5.1 box. Uncommented inetd.conf line, and verified that the services line was in place.

Re: How to query the computer's ip address?

2004-02-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sun, 8 Feb 2004 21:49, Rob wrote: Hi, Silly question, maybe, but is there a simple command to query the computer's ip address? Something similar to 'hostname' for finding the computer's hostname. I need the four dot-separated ip numbers. A computer often has a number of associated ip

Re: How to safely merge two slices on harddisk?

2004-02-09 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 13:46, Rob wrote: Hi, I have a hard disk, on which I would like to merge two slices into one single slice. The disk slices are as follows: /dev/ad1s1a98M43M47M48%/home/userB /dev/ad1s1d64G45G14G77%/home/userA /dev/ad1s1e 3.0G

Re: How to safely merge two slices on harddisk?

2004-02-09 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 22:25, Malcolm Kay wrote: On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 13:46, Rob wrote: Hi, I have a hard disk, on which I would like to merge two slices into one single slice. The disk slices are as follows: /dev/ad1s1a98M43M47M48%/home/userB /dev/ad1s1d64G45G

Re: How to safely merge two slices on harddisk?

2004-02-09 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 13:46, Rob wrote: Hi, [snip] Rob. Asking a question and giving a non-existent email address Rob [EMAIL PROTECTED] is quite rude. Malcolm ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: How to safely merge two slices on harddisk?

2004-02-10 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 04:19, Rob wrote: Malcolm, Thank you for your detailed answer to my question. Malcolm Kay wrote: On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 13:46, Rob wrote: Do not change the offset of 'f'. If 'g' does not physically follow 'f' on the disk then this is not going to work -- give up

Re: How to safely merge two slices on harddisk?

2004-02-11 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 21:15, Rob wrote: Malcolm Kay wrote: On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 04:19, Rob wrote: Malcolm, Thank you for your detailed answer to my question. Malcolm Kay wrote: On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 13:46, Rob wrote: Do not change the offset of 'f'. If 'g' does not physically follow

Standby mode for monitor.

2004-02-12 Thread Malcolm Kay
would prefer to power down the displays to standby modes. The machines are those small size 'kitchen computer' VIA based cubes (almost). The monitors are LCD displays. Are there ioctls to help with this? How do I go about it? All ideas welcomed. Malcolm Kay Dmesg -- Copyright (c) 1992-2003

Re: Standby mode for monitor.

2004-02-13 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 04:23, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Eric F Crist [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thursday 12 February 2004 07:13 am, Malcolm Kay wrote: I'd like to be able to switch the monitors on a number of our computers into standby mode from a software program running on a virtual

Re: Allowing Anonymous FTP

2004-02-14 Thread Malcolm Kay
in the ftp client. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Apsfilter and margins...

2004-02-17 Thread Malcolm Kay
about your circumstances -- printer make/model -- what sort of files you are passing to it. This is sometimes a printer adjustment. Have you read the printer manual? Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: Apsfilter and margins...

2004-02-19 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 02:18, Eric F Crist wrote: -Original Message- From: Malcolm Kay [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 9:27 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; FreeBSD questions List Subject: Re: Apsfilter and margins... On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 02:33, Eric F Crist wrote

Re: 4.9-RELEASE + XP Pro problem

2004-02-20 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 21 Feb 2004 01:24, Joel Gudknecht wrote: Hello All, I'm having a hell of a time getting XP Pro and 4.9 on the same drive. I've tried various ways to get them to co-exist to no avail. Here's what I'm trying to accomplish; 30 GB HD total First 24 GB = XP Last 6 GB = 4.9

Re: I have a dream, of a help/manual/doc system, which is simple to use?

2004-02-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 21 Feb 2004 22:28, Niel wrote: Written 21st january 2004. I have a dream, of a help/manual/doc system, which is simple to use? I have a dream, of a help/manual/doc system, which is simple, and yet comprehensive to use. When I need help to some question, when using freebsd, I often

Re: ntpd

2004-02-26 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 06:55, Henning, Brian wrote: Chris, I am trying to use the same setup as you have to get ntpd working. touch /var/db/ntpd.drift In my rc.conf file I have to use the following xntpd_enable=YES xntpd_program=/usr/sbin/ntpd xntpd_flags=-c /etc/ntp.conf xntpd_flags=-p

Re: 1 processor vs. 2

2004-03-04 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thu, 4 Mar 2004 05:09, Chuck McManis wrote: At 05:53 AM 3/3/2004, Danny Pansters wrote: RAID5 on 3 disks? That's useless. Its only mostly useless. You can't mirror (RAID-1) three drives, so if you want some resiliency you can use RAID-5 and give up one disk to parity and get two disks

Re: ssh disconnecting [WAS: Getting Cut-Off]

2004-03-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sat, 6 Mar 2004 19:26, Wayne Sierke wrote: On Sat, 2004-03-06 at 16:45, Rishi Chopra wrote: I have two machines in my loft (a FreeBSD server and a Win2k box) connected via CAT5 crossover cable. I connect to the FreeBSD machine via SSH, and use secure file transfer to upload/download

Re: burncd and cdrecord

2004-03-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Mon, 8 Mar 2004 11:50, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I backed some files up using burncd and cdrecord. The files burned fine. But the problem that I am having. Is that I am unabel to see the files. The command I used for burn cd was: burncd -f /dev/asc1c -s max -e data *.* fixate. And the

Re: MAKEDEV question

2004-03-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
It could be that your printer does not understand plain ascii text. What is the make and model. The other possibility is that there is something wrong in the communications path -- a dud or incorrectly wired cable. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

Re: MAKEDEV question

2004-03-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Tue, 9 Mar 2004 14:59, Stephen Liu wrote: - snip - I skipped following steps 1) # ./MAKEDEV port and 2) # lptcontrol -i -d /dev/lpt0 (to set interrupt-driven mode for lpt0) and 3) # lptcontrol -p -d /dev/lpt0 (to set polled-mode for lptN)

Re: cannot find windows driver for nic, please help

2004-03-25 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Thursday 25 March 2004 15:35, Brian H wrote: Greetings Bill, I own a linksys WMP11 with the following chipset. vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation' device = 'BCM4301 802.11b IEEE 802.11b WLAN client chipset' class= network I am trying to get it working in freebsd 5.2.1,

Re: cannot find windows driver for nic, please help

2004-03-25 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Friday 26 March 2004 00:31, Henning, Brian wrote: -Original Message- From: Malcolm Kay [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] You have me totally confused or am I missing something? How does a windows driver help you with freebsd 5.2.1 ? Malcolm Project Evil (aka the NDISulator

Re: automounting cd-rom cd-rw devices

2004-03-27 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 28 March 2004 11:43, Jay Moore wrote: I have a FreeBSD 4.9 system; I am also running KDE... I'm building this system for my son (college student) who has been (until now) a Windoze user :( I'm trying to set this sytem up so that he'll be able to use it with a minimum of calls to

Fwd: Re: automounting cd-rom cd-rw devices

2004-03-28 Thread Malcolm Kay
-- Forwarded Message -- Subject: Re: automounting cd-rom cd-rw devices Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 19:20:36 +0930 From: Malcolm Kay [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Rob [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Sunday 28 March 2004 17:34, Rob wrote: Malcolm Kay wrote: On Sunday 28 March 2004 11:43, Jay Moore

Re: Problem compiling code in freeBSD 4,9 strtof related.

2004-03-28 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 27 March 2004 16:29, Eric De la Cruz Lugo wrote: Hi, I am trying to compile the BhPos software (Point of Sale for Linux. But I need the strtof function , but FreeBSD 4,9 does not have this function, it is possible to install it taking the source code from the 5.X FreeBSD branch?

Re: problem with belgian keyboard in X

2004-03-28 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 27 March 2004 20:50, Geert Hendrickx wrote: Hi, I installed FreeBSD on a machine with a Belgian (azerty) keyboard. It works fine in console, but not in X: all keys are mapped correctly, except for the \ key. I have keymap=be.iso in rc.conf and Option XkbLayout be both in

Re: OT: how do I get this to link?

2004-04-02 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Friday 02 April 2004 16:42, Shaun T. Erickson wrote: I can't get the program to link. In the output below, the things that c-client4.a is complaining about are found in the pam and ssl libs earlier in the line (I grep'd for a number of them, in /usr/lib/*.a, and they were found in those

Mozilla -- No running window.

2004-04-05 Thread Malcolm Kay
releases of FreeBSD for many years. Please point me in the right direction. Malcolm Kay ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Mozilla -- No running window.

2004-04-05 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 05 April 2004 21:07, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 08:29:55PM +0930, Malcolm Kay wrote: I installed mozilla-gtk2-1.4 from the packages on the distribution disk. This appeared to proceed OK. But when I attempt to run mozilla from an xterm: QuoVadis: mozilla I

Re: Mozilla -- No running window. (problem solved)

2004-04-06 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Monday 05 April 2004 21:50, Malcolm Kay wrote: On Monday 05 April 2004 21:07, Matthew Seaman wrote: ... The next part -- no Mozilla window appearing -- is definitely incorrect behaviour. You will need to wait for a while for Mozilla to get itself sorted out if this is the first time

Re: Viewing pointer addresses...

2004-04-08 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Friday 09 April 2004 13:55, Jamie wrote: I'm running FreeBSD 4.9REL. Is there a way to find the current value of the stack and instruction pointers of a running process with ps or something similiar? Take a look at procfs(5). In particular /proc/PID/regs which gives the content (in

Re: Can't *write* to a hard disk, not even a slice using fdisk(8).

2004-04-10 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 11 April 2004 07:15, Julien Gabel wrote: I want to say that it is a mirror created with a hardware HighPoint HPT374 (channel 2+3) UDMA133 controller ; not created using software, like vinum for example. - But when I tried to create a slice on it, I get: # fdisk -BI ad10

Re: Off topic but sendmail help needed

2004-04-11 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 11 April 2004 07:02, Rob wrote: That's really strange then. The Makefile is right there in the /etc/mail directory and this is what it looks like: # $FreeBSD: src/contrib/sendmail/etc.mail/Makefile,v 1.1 2000/07/07 21:06:52 qzhou Exp $ all: access.db mailertable.db

Re: Off topic but sendmail help needed

2004-04-11 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Sunday 11 April 2004 10:40, Rob wrote: It does nothing at all, just right back to the prompt. I think Warren has found the answer to the problem. I think it probably has done something. But traditional BSD utilities don't flash lights or make a song and dance unless something is wrong. See

kmail date headers translated to local time.

2004-04-15 Thread Malcolm Kay
I have just upgraded to FreeBSD 4.9 Release and also installed a later version (3.1.4) of kde. I don't use the kde windows manager, I have it installed mainly for kmail. On this new version I find the Date/Time in the headers gets translated to my local Date/Time which I find something of a

Re: KDE crashes for 1 user but not the others?

2004-04-17 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Saturday 17 April 2004 04:59, Mike wrote: Greeting: The system: FreeBSD 4.9-stable I have KDE 3.14 installed and all was working well for a number of weeks. Root and one other regular user account had been able to start and use KDE and Gnome. And both GUI environments operated normally.

Re: chflags understanding

2004-04-22 Thread Malcolm Kay
On Friday 23 April 2004 13:02, Alden Louis-Pierre wrote: I'm looking through the Handbook to learn how to secure my FreeBSD 4.9 system. While reading 10.2( http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/security-intro.ht ml ) it makes reference to the chflags command. Is there

Re: xdm fails at startup

2002-12-19 Thread malcolm kay
malcolm kay wrote: Finarfin wrote: I have a 'virgin' install of 4.7. When I boot, all the text mode stuff I want runs fine. I would like to show some stuff to others using X, but it won't start. In my /etc/ttys file, I had the following line installed by the installation process: ttyv8

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