Re: brasero

2008-10-14 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Dánielisz László wrote: hello! I just installed Brasero and because a strange reason I can not select any dvd writer drive, I included device atapicam to my kernel? Do you have any idea what can I try? Laci While I have not used brasero on FreeBSD, I know (from k3b) that

Re: How to get my Dad's Win2k system to access internet through my FreeBSD 6.2 system

2008-10-14 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Giorgos Keramidas wrote: Hi Manolis everyone else, `ipdivert.ko' works fine as a module too. You don't really *have* to recompile the kernel, but we probably have to update the relevant Handbook bits to mention that `ipdivert.ko' can be kldload'ed now. Adding a few options in `loader.conf'

Re: How to get my Dad's Win2k system to access internet through my FreeBSD 6.2 system

2008-10-14 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Peter N. M. Hansteen wrote: Manish Jain [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am poor at networking and need a little bit of help. My dad has a Windows 2000 machine with a network card but does not have a connection to the internet. When I started writing this, I thought that system had been

Re: Disable CTRL-ALT-DEL

2008-10-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, On FreeBSD 6.3 how to disable the CTRL-ALT-DEL from halting/rebooting the system? Best regards, Olivier There are two ways of doing this, both described in the FreeBSD FAQ here: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/admin.html#CAD-REBOOT

Re: Disable CTRL-ALT-DEL

2008-10-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Peter Boosten wrote: Manolis Kiagias wrote: Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, On FreeBSD 6.3 how to disable the CTRL-ALT-DEL from halting/rebooting the system? Best regards, Olivier There are two ways of doing this, both described in the FreeBSD FAQ here: http://www.freebsd.org

Re: Disable CTRL-ALT-DEL

2008-10-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
andrew clarke wrote: On Sat 2008-10-18 09:47:51 UTC+0200, Peter Boosten ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/admin.html#CAD-REBOOT Hmmm, didn't know about the second one, and doesn't seem to be working either (on both 7.0 and 6.3): sysctl

Re: Disable CTRL-ALT-DEL

2008-10-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 10:58:29AM +0300, Manolis Kiagias wrote: Peter Boosten wrote: Manolis Kiagias wrote: Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, On FreeBSD 6.3 how to disable the CTRL-ALT-DEL from halting/rebooting the system? Best regards

Re: Error with kernel PAE option

2008-10-21 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: Trying to build my own kernel with PAE option and getting the following error... /usr/src/sys/dev/advansys/advansys.c: In function 'adv_action': /usr/src/sys/dev/advansys/advansys.c:259: warning: cast from pointer to integer of different size *** Error code 1 I

Re: Error with kernel PAE option

2008-10-21 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 18:43 +0300, Manolis Kiagias wrote: Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: Trying to build my own kernel with PAE option and getting the following error... /usr/src/sys/dev/advansys/advansys.c: In function 'adv_action': /usr/src/sys/dev/advansys

Re: Error with kernel PAE option

2008-10-21 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 20:30 +0300, Manolis Kiagias wrote: Is it a 64bit CPU? The AMD64 version of FreeBSD supports the Intel 64bit (Core2 / Quad / Xeon / Pentium 4 / Pentium D) processors as well, regardless of the AMD in its name. It is an Intel Xeon

Re: root | su

2008-10-24 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Jos Chrispijn wrote: Is there a way of stopping root from su'ing to another user? Jos Chrispijn ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: NFS Help

2008-10-28 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Victor Farah wrote: Hello I have about 10 machines that are NFS clients, 5 are new and 5 are older. Anyway the new machine mount from the NFS server just fine. The older machines mount; and I can ls /mnt/data/; BUT when I ls /mnt/data/sc/ on the older machines this happens: nfs server

Re: flash-9, 10 on FreeBSD

2008-10-28 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Kirk Strauser wrote: On Tuesday 28 October 2008 13:31:13 Craig Butler wrote: The way forwards has to be to jump onto the gnash band wagon I think that project is moving leaps and bounds. Any idea how to get the Firefox plugin working? I installed it with PLUGIN and GTK

Re: flash-9, 10 on FreeBSD

2008-10-28 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Kirk Strauser wrote: On Oct 28, 2008, at 4:00 PM, Manolis Kiagias wrote: If it is firefox3 you are talking about, create a symbolic link to the actual plugins directory: ln -s /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/libgnashplugin.so /usr/local/lib/firefox3/plugins Well, that seems pretty

Re: build ImageMagick 6.4.4.1_1 from ports failed...

2008-10-29 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Aggelidis Nikos wrote: hi to all the list, i am trying to install ImageMagick 6.4.4.1_1 from the ports system. The problem seems to be that i can't complete succesfully the tests of imagemagick. In particular i fail in all the Magick++ tests [snip] If I remember well, this is a known

Re: build ImageMagick 6.4.4.1_1 from ports failed...

2008-10-29 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Aggelidis Nikos wrote: Here are the configurations options: === The following configuration options are available for ImageMagick-6.4.4.1_1: X11=on X11 support IMAGEMAGICK_TESTS=on Run bundled self-tests after build IMAGEMAGICK_OPENMP=off OpenMP for SMP (needs threads)

Re: XFCE4

2008-11-02 Thread Manolis Kiagias
joeb wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 FBSD1 wrote: What port names need to be installed to create a XFCE4 desktop environment? I was looking for a mega port like kde3 has but could not identify one. Thanks in advance. I'm going to rake a random guess:

Re: How to upgrade to KDE4

2008-11-05 Thread Manolis Kiagias
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'm using FreeBSD 6.2-p11 (yes, I've got to update). A couple days ago I updated my ports tree and went to update kde 3.5.6. At first I did a portupgrade on the KDE meta-port but, ironically, the only thing that updated was the meta-port (I did a portupgrade -r

Re: eps to jpg conversion - which program?

2008-11-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Laszlo Nagy wrote: Hi, I need to convert eps files into jpeg files in batch mode. Gimp works perfectly, except that I cannot use an X display. I tried eps2png with no success: %file test.eps test.eps: DOS EPS Binary File Postscript starts at byte 30 length 566887 TIFF starts at byte

Re: Hashes in scp usernames (OpenSSH bug 472)

2008-11-09 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Christopher Key wrote: Hello, I've come upon OpenSSH bug 472, whereby scp refuses usernames containing a '#' character, dieing with 'invalid user name'. Both rsync and ssh accept such usernames, and after looking at /usr/src/crypto/openssh/scp.c, it would appear that scp also allows such

Re: bsd.gnome.mk is broken in 6.3-RELEASE ? Cannot update x11 ports ?

2008-11-10 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Juri Mianovich wrote: Clean install of 6.3-RELEASE. cvsup _only_ ports/x11, ports/x11-wm, ports/x11-servers Now enter ports/x11/xorg and attempt a 'make install' The sample /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile states: # Be sure to ALWAYS cvsup the ports-base collection if you use any

Re: 7.1

2008-11-17 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello I don't want appears as an impatient and I KNOW people that support FreeBSD are volunteers, I am a long time user of our prefered OS I just would like to have an estimation for the release of 7.1. I have two new production servers that will come tomorrow - If the

Re: 7.1

2008-11-17 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Ott Köstner wrote: Manolis Kiagias wrote: I don't think it is a matter of days, we have not even reached RC status yet on 7.1 On a production server you will probably wish to go with 7.0-RELEASE-p5. It would be trivial to upgrade to 7.1 by means of freebsd-update(8) when it is released. You

Re: FreeBSD Media Center

2008-11-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Gary Hartl wrote: Hi all; I have an old laptop (Dell Inspiron 7500), P3 550mhz, 256mb ram 20 gig hdd. I am wondering what the validity of putting FBSD on it running VLC or something like that feeding to my tv. Anyone with any feedback on this. I believe it will work in

Re: FreeBSD and hardware??

2008-11-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Chad Perrin wrote: On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 02:18:13PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote: By constantly repeating that UNIX is no Windows replacement you are and i will repeat it because it's true. it's every other unix replacement. It did a quite admirable job of replacing MS

Re: Problem about ppp -nat

2008-11-20 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Pongthep Kulkrisada wrote: Hi All, I have just subscribed to freebsd-questions and I have a question about ppp -nat. I have 2 computers. One is running FreeBSD-7.0R, the other is running WinXP. The host running FBSD7.0R has been connecting to the outside world using user-ppp without any

Re: Problem about ppp -nat

2008-11-22 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Pongthep Kulkrisada wrote: * Manolis Kiagias ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: This worked fine for me, although I prefer to use pf. Here is how I setup pf (Adjust for your interfaces as necessary) My Internet interface is rl0, setup in rc.conf as: ifconfig_rl0=inet 192.168.0.100 netmask

Re: freebsd-update and sources / custom kernel

2008-11-25 Thread Manolis Kiagias
andrew clarke wrote: On Tue 2008-11-25 07:16:44 UTC+0100, Zbigniew Szalbot ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I hope you can clear my doubts. When I use freebsd-update to update a machine with a custom kernel, do I need to fetch sources before I rebuild the kernel or are they fetched by

Re: Filesystem problems at boot and shutdown?

2008-11-26 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Rick Janssen wrote: I've been playing around with FreeBSD for some time now, still being unable to solve some problems. Let me explain. I'm trying to run a webserver on the machine. Just basic, nothing too fancy. Problem concerns the following: The website served is speedy as expected when

Re: Filesystem problems at boot and shutdown?

2008-11-27 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Rick Janssen wrote: Rick Janssen wrote: I've been playing around with FreeBSD for some time now, still being unable to solve some problems. Let me explain. I'm trying to run a webserver on the machine. Just basic, nothing too fancy. Problem concerns the following: The website served is

Re: Temporarily blocking ports

2008-11-29 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Chris wrote: On Nov 29, 2008, at 1:11 PM, Jos Chrispijn wrote: From your reply on my message of 29-11-2008 21:47: An even tighter practice is to turn off all password logins and use only keyed connections. This is easier than it might seem though I'll admit I think of ssh as something only

Re: custom kernel

2008-12-05 Thread Manolis Kiagias
PJ wrote: Michael Powell wrote: PJ wrote: [snip] Read carefully: uvscom.o (.text+0x293): In function 'uvscom_attach' ; :undefined reference to 'ucom_attach' etc. *** Error code 1 See further down at bottom. did I do something wrong? system is still on and functioning but how do

Re: UPS Gembird 1200VA

2008-12-09 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Octavian Ionescu wrote: hi, i have received an Gembird UPS 1200 VA for one of the servers and i am trying to get it work. The main problem is that the cd came with a compiled aplication for linux and with linux_base-fc8 installed it does not detect it. the apcupsd does not recognize it

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-12 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Valentin Bud wrote: Hello list, I don't know if the Subject says what i really want to achieve but i do hope that i will make myself understood. I work for a school and i want to install in 2 labs on very low performance computers (1 Ghz CPU, 126 Mb RAM) some linux distro (zen walk). I

Re: USB Flash Drives

2008-12-12 Thread Manolis Kiagias
fixer wrote: FreeBSD localhost 6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE #0: Fri Jan 12 11:05:30 UTC 2007 r...@dessler.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SMP i386 localhost# I just discovered flash drives. They are very easy to use on Windows. I don't know if FreeBSD supports these drives.

Re: Upgrade from FreeBsd 6.3 to 6.4 freebsd-update

2008-12-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Renat wrote: Hello! Can't upgrade from 6.3 to 6.4 with freebsd-update. webarchive# sh freebsd-update.sh -f freebsd-update.conf -r 6.4-RELEASE install No updates are available to install. Run 'freebsd-update.sh fetch' first. webarchive# sh freebsd-update.sh -f freebsd-update.conf -r

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Michel Talon wrote: Lowell Gilbert wrote: NIS, which stands for Network Information Services, was developed by Sun Microsystems to centralize administration of UNIX (originally SunOS) systems. It has now essentially become an industry standard; all major UNIX like systems

Re: Upgrade from FreeBsd 6.3 to 6.4 freebsd-update

2008-12-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Renat wrote: Again not worked: webarchive# mv freebsd-update.sh /usr/sbin/freebsd-update webarchive# mv freebsd-update.conf /etc webarchive# mceidt /etc/freebsd-update.conf mceidt: Command not found. webarchive# mcedit /etc/freebsd-update.conf Where exactly did you get that you

Re: Upgrade from FreeBsd 6.3 to 6.4 freebsd-update

2008-12-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Renat wrote: Yes. I try . But not worked!! - webarchive# freebsd-update -r 6.4-RELEASE upgrade Looking up update1.FreeBSD.org mirrors... none found. Fetching metadata signature for 6.3-RELEASE from update1.FreeBSD.org... done. Fetching metadata index... done. Fetching 1 metadata

Re: Wireless router?

2008-12-22 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Nerius Landys wrote: I have a PC with FreeBSD set up as a router (NAT). The PC has several network cards and I'm grouping the internal-facing network cards as a bridge (promiscuous mode for the interfaces). Everything works well. Now I'd like to extend my wired network to include wireless.

Re: Going back to generic kernel

2008-12-23 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hi friends, I have a test machine with a custom kernel, which I copied (as the handbook suggests) to /root/kernels/. However, I do not really need it. My question is how do I switch back to the generic kernel? Many thanks and all the best to you all! If you

Re: The booting process stops at the line mounting root ufs /dev/md0

2008-12-24 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Xrhstaras wrote: The booting process stops at the line mounting root ufs /dev/md0 (Starting with the option for no acpi ) We really need more info to be able to help you... Is this booting off from the CD? What version of FreeBSD? Any specific reason you are booting without ACPI? What

Re: Optimising NFS for system files

2008-12-31 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Bernard Dugas wrote: Wojciech Puchar wrote: nfsserver# time tar -cf - clientusr-amd64 /dev/null 5.001u 12.147s 1:23.92 20.4%69+1369k 163345+0io 0pf+0w client9# time tar -cf - /usr /dev/null tar: Removing leading '/' from member names 3.985u 19.779s 4:32.47 8.7% 74+1457k 0+0io

Re: 7.0 7.1 update problem

2009-01-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, Thanks for FreeBSD. I am trying to update FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-p7 (GENERIC) #2 to 7.1-RELEASE. Here are the steps I am performing: 1. freebsd-update -r 7.1-RELEASE upgrade I get: The following components of FreeBSD seem to be installed: kernel/generic

Re: 7.0 7.1 update problem

2009-01-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Odhiambo Washington wrote: On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com mailto:sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, Thanks for FreeBSD. I am trying to update FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-p7 (GENERIC) #2 to 7.1-RELEASE. Here

Re: 7.0 7.1 update problem

2009-01-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: First of all - thank you Manolis! On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 14:23, Odhiambo Washington odhia...@gmail.com wrote: I don't use freebsd-update myself. I still use csup and the long procedure, but I have a question on the GENERIC kernel. You say he does not need to

Re: MD5sum mismatch

2009-01-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Richard wrote: Hi to all the members of the List. I am new to this list. But not new to FreeBSD. Twice I have tried to download 7.1 i386 dvd1 iso from 2 different ftp servers. But I am getting a totally different md5sum from the one listed in the website or ftp sites. Am I

Re: Anybody using Lenovo S10? [ Model Correction ]

2009-01-08 Thread Manolis Kiagias
ec...@casasponti.net wrote: Quoting ec...@casasponti.net: I bought a Lenova S10 for my wife. It comes with WindowsXP and while configuring it for her I found it to be a nice, new generation laptop. I liked it well enough to consider buying another for me and installing FreeBSD but I would

Re: Cannot install php5-gd!!!

2009-01-16 Thread Manolis Kiagias
perikillo wrote: Hi people. I want to install some ports that depends this module php5-gd (phpmyadmin example), I update my ports every day, but I still getting this error: bacula# pwd /usr/ports/graphics/php5-gd bacula# make install clean === php5-gd-5.2.8 has known vulnerabilities: =

Re: Lost users on buildword

2009-01-17 Thread Manolis Kiagias
E. J. Cerejo wrote: I just upgraded freebsd to 7.1 release and I think I messed up using mergemaster because I lost my users, I backed up /etc before I buildworld. Is there a way to recover this now? Sure. Compare your current /etc/master.passwd and /etc/passwd to your backups. Merge any new

Re: Newbie: offline package use / XFCE.

2009-01-20 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Thomas W. Holloway wrote: Greetings from newbie land. I have what I hope is a simple question about using packages offline, with particular reference to XFCE if that matters. I am not so much asking how do I do this? as I am Do I understand this correctly? I have read the appropriate

Re: dummies version of dummies to setup printers in freebsd

2009-01-25 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Warren Liddell wrote: i have a cannon pixma ip1000 and i have tried various ways to set it up so i can print using methods found through google, but so far nothing has had success, so id like to know if there is an idiots guide to the dummies version of trying to setup a printer to work

Re: Newbie: offline package use / XFCE.

2009-01-25 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Thomas W. Holloway wrote: On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 18:16:45 -0500, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: As a side note, I have a machine specifically for building packages and it just happens that I finished a complete build run today (for FreeBSD 7.1 32bit). This includes XFCE, Xorg

Re: OT: .ape extension

2009-01-26 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Mel wrote: On Monday 26 January 2009 13:39:19 Wojciech Puchar wrote: is it any decruncher for unix for this format (it's compressed audio CD, from size i think it's kind of lossless compression) # cd /usr/ports/audio # grep -l APE */pkg-descr gnormalize/pkg-descr

Re: Steps to upgrade from 7.0-RELEASE to 7.1-RELEASE

2009-01-29 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 10:40, k...@snaffler.net k...@snaffler.net wrote: After installkernel finishes successfully, you should boot in single user mode (i.e. using boot -s from the loader prompt). How can this be done with a remote machine? NO

Re: [Fwd: Re: Steps to upgrade from 7.0-RELEASE to 7.1-RELEASE]

2009-01-30 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Akenner wrote: Hi, I've continued reading to keep myself updated with info used, and I have a few questions about what I've seen about freebsd-update: I've read not to use FreeBSD-update AND cvsup together, and so I've decided to go along with this as to not cause problems for myself.

Re: APC PowerChute on FBSD

2009-01-30 Thread Manolis Kiagias
bsd wrote: Hello, I am trying to see if someone has already configured an APC PowerChute software on FreeBSD. There is a linux version, I was just wondering how to set It up on BSD and if anyone has successfully installed such soft… I have installed a BSD box in Angola in unstable

Re: Patching / Updating / Upgrading

2009-02-02 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Akenner wrote: Hello all, I've been using this list to my advantage for a while to learn things I can't seem to grasp, and I've gotten great amounts of help. I have a question in regards to the process of patching / Updating / Upgrading I'd like a hand with. I have two machines running

Re: Image size manipulation

2009-02-03 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Doug Hardie wrote: I am looking for a port that would take an image file (preferably and image format) and convert it to JPEG at a specified pixel size. I couldn't find anything in the ports that appears to provide this capability. If needed I would settle for requiring JPEG input format.

Re: GEOM_JOURNAL on a 550G partition - opinions ?

2009-02-04 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Hugo Silva wrote: Hi list, For a server I will be setting up, I am considering using gjournal on the partition that will hold all the www data. The journaled partition (mounted async) would be mostly read from, uploads would not be very frequent and most sites wouldn't write to the disk.

Re: edit users quota in a script

2009-02-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Nicolas Letellier wrote: Hello. I use a script to create automatically my users (with pw, and mkdir, etc...). I use quota, and I have to excute 'edquota -u user', and enter quota informations. So, the process can not be automaticated. And cannot be part of my script. I don't find

Re: How-to erase a DVD-RW

2009-02-11 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Gary Kline wrote: iS there an easy way (by cmd-line) to erase a used DVD-RW? I tried K3B and can't figure out where to click! tia, gary Try something like dvd+rw-format /dev/cd0 -blank dvd+rw-format comes with sysutils/dvd+rw-tools (you probably have it installed already).

Re: Command line video player

2009-02-21 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Mehul Ved wrote: On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 4:36 PM, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: install FreeBSD 7 How do I upgrade to FreeBSD 7? Use ports? No. Strictly speaking, you would have to obtain the sources for 7.1-RELEASE and rebuild the base system. This is

Re: No mirrors remaining, giving up. when trying to update(minor or version )

2009-02-22 Thread Manolis Kiagias
paljibus wrote: Helo gurus, my system is: FreeBSD cvs2.abvent.fr 7.0-STABLE-200806 FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE-200806 #0: Mon Jun 2 18:36:08 UTC 2008 [1]r...@driscoll.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 cvs2# I installed that half-year version of FreeBSD 7, and

Re: flashplugin9?

2009-02-22 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Gary Kline wrote: Guys, If I stick with FreeBSD as my main desktop, I want firefox and flashplugin-9. So far, no joy. I have firefox2, and when I try to pkg_delete, I find gnome2 is just one of the dependicies. linux-flashplugin-9 is installed as well as the pluginwrapper ports, but still

Re: How can I see all of error messages about server's situation in a log file ?

2009-02-24 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Yavuz Maslak wrote: I use freebsd7.1-release. Sometimes, when I monitor my server on the monitor, I see some messages which are about inform, warning or kernel messages. But I couldn't see these messages in /var/log/messages. How can I do that ? What do I need to set to this ? Edit

Re: Please, recommend CPU and RAM burn test

2009-02-24 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Vasadi I. Claudiu Florin wrote: Hello! I need to really heavily test a box with 8 cores and 16GB FBDIM RAM. Is there a suitable port for such task? I'd like to point out that i don't want to measure perfomance. I need to really really heavily load the server up to it's maximum. well,

Re: [6.3] MySQL server doesn't start

2009-02-28 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Gilles wrote: Hello I successfully updated the Ports collection to compile MySQL 5.1.22, but even after updating /etc/rc.conf, the server doesn't start but doesn't say why: == # pkg_version -v | grep -i mysql mysql-client-5.1.22needs updating (port has 5.1.30)

Re: issues in XFCE 4.6

2009-03-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Keith Seyffarth wrote: On freebsd 6.0, I upgraded XFCE from 4.4 to 4.6 last night. When I started X this morning, and went to follow these instructions from the UPDATING file: Make sure to switch as well to the Tango theme. To do this just open the Settings Manager and select Appearance.

Re: issues in XFCE 4.6

2009-03-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Keith Seyffarth wrote: snip longer present. I could use stg like pkg_delete, but in the end, I preferred using pkg_rmleaves and remove the entire xfce4.4 related ports I wasn't able to find pkg_rmleaves, so I tried pkg_delete on all the related packages I could find. Well,

Re: issues in XFCE 4.6

2009-03-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Keith Seyffarth wrote: New user gets a completely different interface. XFCE and components don't seem to launch, nor do they seem to be available. Not only is there no menu, there's no panel from which to launch the menu, and the panel won't start from the command line. Well, this

Re: gnash and ff3

2009-03-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Neal Hogan wrote: Hi, I have 7-1 RELEASE running with up-to-date packages, including firefox3. I also have gnash-0.8.3 and mozplugger-1.10.2. I'm confused as to why gnash and mozplugger are not automatically enabled and/or used by ff3. That is, ff claims not to have any plug-ins. I have the

Re: issues in XFCE 4.6

2009-03-15 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Keith Seyffarth wrote: Well, I finally got XORG to install again, and then installed XFCE 4.6. Still no menus, and huge screen resolution. However, Ctl-Alt-[Keypad Minus] will zoom in on part of the desktop area, making text at least readable on screen. Any other suggestions on getting XFCE

Re: Building packages without installing them?

2009-03-20 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Ross wrote: I want to use my home server to build Xorg and KDE packages for a desktop. man ports says make package will install the port. I don't need Xorg on the server and I would like to tweak make.conf to build for a different architecture. Is there a way to do this? Use

Re: Compression with *.zip output

2009-03-21 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, Is there a command utility to help me compress files with *.zip extenstion so that windows users can download and unpack it without using any special software? Man gzip suggests -S switch but when I tried it, I could not open the file under windows. Many

Re: Compression with *.zip output

2009-03-21 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Polytropon wrote: On Sat, 21 Mar 2009 08:47:06 +0100 (CET), Zbigniew Szalbot z.szal...@lcwords.com wrote: Hello, Is there a command utility to help me compress files with *.zip extenstion so that windows users can download and unpack it without using any special software? Maybe

Re: Kernel compile fails

2009-03-22 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Remorque wrote: On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 6:23 PM, Kent Stewart kstew...@owt.com wrote: On Sunday 22 March 2009 07:53:00 am Remorque wrote: I have installed 7.1-RELEASE on a hardware with AMD processor. I have successfully buildworld, and now doing the make kernel thing.The kernel

Re: Kernel compile fails

2009-03-22 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Remorque wrote: If you csup'd source as you say above, you are now on 7-STABLE. There have been some changes in the atheros driver, and I noticed your build stopped there. Look at the new GENERIC conf file: device ath # Atheros pci/cardbus

Re: mergemaster options

2009-04-06 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Charles Howse wrote: Hi, I'm upgrading form 4.6-RELEASE to 4.6-STABLE. When I get to the *second* run of mergemaster (after installworld), I'd be interested to hear the list's comments on using options to start mergemaster. For example, have you had good luck with: mergemaster -i -u

Re: mergemaster options

2009-04-06 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Charles Howse wrote: Actually, I wasn't asking about the CVS line with regard to mergemaster. I realize that mergemaster will stop and ask about any file in its list with a CVS line older than the new file. What I really want to know is, let's say the file above is /etc/hosts.allow, and I

Re: anybody know about a 3.01 package *With* browser?

2009-04-06 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Adam Vandemore wrote: Gary Kline wrote: On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 12:02:07AM -0400, Robert Huff wrote: Tim Judd writes: I don't understand the months/years or weeks/days symptom of OOo. On my dual-core system at work, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz Took

Re: Portsnap question

2009-04-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Leslie Jensen wrote: I used to use csup and in my /root/ports-supfile I changed the default host line to a server near me. *default host=cvsup.se.FreeBSD.org Now I've been using portsnap for a while and when installing a new system I got to question if portsnap look in this file for an

Re: What ELSE do I need to add to make.conf to avoid X ?

2009-04-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Juri Mianovich wrote: Just trying to install rrdtool on a server. Do not want X. Do not want X11. Do not want Xorg. So I did the right thing and added this to /etc/make.conf: WITHOUT_X11=yes WITHOUT_X=yes WITH_X=NO ENABLE_GUI=NO and then 'make install' in the rrdtool directory. The

openoffice.org-3.01 packages available (i386)

2009-04-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Inspired by the recent discussion on the list concerning openoffice.org-3.01 packages, I have created a set of packages for the i386 architecture using my tinderbox system. Glen Barber has kindly offered *lots* of his webspace to host these packages for everyone's benefit. These packages are

Re: openoffice.org-3.01 packages available (i386)

2009-04-11 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Chris Whitehouse wrote: Hi guys, When you have a minute please would you have a look at a proposal for changes to the packages system I posted which is kind of a ports equivalent of freebsd-update involving a 'ports-snapshot'. The original post is here

Re: openoffice.org-3.01 packages available (i386)

2009-04-11 Thread Manolis Kiagias
per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: I could also distribute the ports tree ... I wonder if it's necessary to distribute the entire ports tree. Perhaps it would suffice to distribute a timestamp for csup/cvsup to retrieve the appropriate version

Re: openoffice.org-3.01 packages available (i386)

2009-04-11 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Chris Whitehouse wrote: I am following this discussion too. I was actually thinking of some less drastic method to make a FreeBSD desktop easier to build and less time consuming. Currently there are at least two projects based on FreeBSD that offer reasonable BSD desktops without lots of

Re: Cant get Java working with FireFox

2009-04-12 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Warren Liddell wrote: im running FreeBSD7.1-STABLE portupgrade//world//kernel done today an still even from following a few howto's on the BSD site i cant get java to work or show up in the plugins .. anyone got any ideas on whats going on and/or how to fix this annoying problem ? Assuming

Re: ../../../dev/ath/if_ath.c:3414: error: 'const struct ath_rx_status' has no member named 'rs_flags'

2009-04-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
tethys ocean wrote: I am using 7.1-STABLE FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE # on one of the my servers. This server was working properly for long time. Electricty is often break down and this server isnt behind UPS. Today I have found it as shutdown and than opened it but some servis/daemon hasn't work

Re: ../../../dev/ath/if_ath.c:3414: error: 'const struct ath_rx_status' has no member named 'rs_flags'

2009-04-13 Thread Manolis Kiagias
tethys ocean wrote: thank a lot i found info in UPDATING just below 20090312: The open-source Atheros HAL has been merged from HEAD to STABLE. The kernel compile-time option AH_SUPPORT_AR5416 has been added to support certain newer Atheros parts, particularly PCI-Express chipsets.

Re: Mouse stopped working in X

2009-04-14 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Schmehl, Paul L wrote: I ran the perl upgrade and portupgrade, and now my mouse doesn't work in Xorg running KDE. Works fine in the console, and I haven't changed anything in the xorg.conf file. I generated a new one, and the mouse section is identical to what I already have. Section

Re: Automounting of USB drives - Why is it a problem?

2009-04-15 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Odhiambo Washington wrote: Hello List, For some time now, I have been baffled by one thing: Mac OS X somehow has FreeBSD under the hood. When you connect a USB stick (flash disk, external drive) to a Mac, it gets automounted, yet the same does not happen on FreeBSD. I have seen several

Re: Automounting of USB drives - Why is it a problem?

2009-04-15 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote: On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 9:50 AM, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com mailto:sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: Odhiambo Washington wrote: (I have also written a complete set of steps for this - currently in Greek only, but I will translate it sooner

Re: Automounting of USB drives - Why is it a problem?

2009-04-15 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Polytropon wrote: On Wed, 15 Apr 2009 19:16:02 +0300, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: OTOH, you may not want to spend so much time if you just need to have an average user's desktop. If this case, go with PC-BSD. Looks like Windows, feels like Windows, still is FreeBSD

Re: missing xorgconfig

2009-04-16 Thread Manolis Kiagias
kenneth hatteland wrote: Having reinstalled my laptop twice and updated to stable 7.2 prerelease but each time no xorgconfig exists as I am used to. xfce4 starts ok, but I get the known mouse locked problem and would love and xorg.conf to edit as I have learned but it doesn`t exist. Anyone

Re: boot manager vista

2009-04-17 Thread Manolis Kiagias
John Beukema wrote: I am having trouble with the freebsd boot manager on an ACER Aspire 4730Z laptop. I installed the latest version of FBSD on partition 3. Partition 1 is a 10 G compressed partition with the Windows Vista Home system to install and backup. partition 2 is Windows

Re: java using 100% CPU

2009-04-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Warren Liddell wrote: Lowell Gilbert wrote: Warren Liddell shin...@maydias.com writes: After finally managing to get java working with FF i find when i goto use it now, it uses 100% of my CPU ... how can i fix this annoyinng issue ? Running FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE AMD64 You don't

Re: java using 100% CPU

2009-04-18 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Warren Liddell wrote: Are you getting 100% on something as simple as this? http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml My setup is exactly similar, but I run i386. No such problem. I do get very high CPU usage when flash (gnash) is active though... No, that works quite fine, but has

Re: Problems with Xorg after portupgrade

2009-04-19 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Ivan Rambius Ivanov wrote: Hello, This week upgraded my Acer TravelMate 4060 laptop from FreeBSD 7.0 to FreeBSD 7.1 and also csup'ed my ports and portupgraded them and I am not able to start X correctly. When I invoke startx, it tries to start it and then the screen goes blank and black,

Re: Problems with Xorg after portupgrade

2009-04-19 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Warren Block wrote: On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, Manolis Kiagias wrote: Browsing your xorg.conf, you forgot to add the keyword Option in front of AllowEmptyInput. And actually this should also go the ServerFlags section. A ServerFlags section is optional; those entries can also go

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