xpdf help

2004-06-23 Thread Mike Meyer
, mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email for more information. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions

Re: xpdf help

2004-06-23 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 11:58:43AM -0500, Mike Meyer wrote: For some reason, xpdf (version 3.00, as installed on FreeBSD 4.9 by the ports system) can't find the Courier, Times, Helvetica and Symbol fonts that are built

No networking on 4.9-PRERELEASE

2003-09-14 Thread Mike Meyer
network. The interface that's failing is xl0. Does anyone have an xl that's working with 4.9-prerelease? How about anyone else having network problems with 4.9-prelease. A solution would be best of all, of course. Thanks, mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: Deleted VAR

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
the daemons are logging to their files and not to an inode that no longer has a link on disk. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Deleted VAR

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
daemons that have files in /var open to close them - thus freeing the space - and reopen with real files is a good idea. The only thing magic in /var for sshd is /var/empty. Make sure that directory exists, is owned by root and is not group or world writable. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL

Re: security vulnerability in dump

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
-pr command so the security people will see it. They may read this list, but they may not. They do read PR's flagged as security issues. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more

Re: creating user dirs

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
}' | grep -v nobody) do mkdir $user # Copy whatever else you want into place, say /etc/skel/.* chown -R $user $user done mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: Deleted VAR

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
not working, what is it doing that you consider wrong - and provide the exact text of any messages, and what should it be doing. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: Deleted VAR

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Andrew Prewett [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Today Mike Meyer wrote: [Context lost to top posting.] In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Kenzo [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Yes, that worked, but now I can't sshd to it anymore. looking in the auth.log file, it sais Bind to port 22

Re: Deleted VAR

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Andrew Prewett [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Today Mike Meyer wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Andrew Prewett [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Today Mike Meyer wrote: [Context lost to top posting.] In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Kenzo [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Yes, that worked

Re: security vulnerability in dump

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
not be a machine you'd want to use for what you use production machines for, but there are a fair number of production uses where you only have one hd, or where having /var and /etc on the same file system are acceptable. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org

Re: Deleted VAR

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Nathan Kinkade [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 03:35:33PM -0600, Mike Meyer wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Andrew Prewett [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: snip Right. Restarting a single process is easy. It's finding all the ones that might need restarting

Data vulnerability (Was: security vulnerability in dump)

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Andrew Prewett [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Today Mike Meyer wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Andrew Prewett [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Today Kirk Strauser wrote: At 2003-01-07T17:35:49Z, Andrew Prewett [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Normally the master.passwd is backed up

Re: LS -L command, year created field contains hour:minute insteadof year

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
that this behavior has changed recently, and couldn't find anything in the CVS logs indicating that it had. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send

RE: LS -L command, year created field contains hour:minute insteadof year

2003-01-07 Thread Mike Meyer
6 months in the past or future, then the year of the last modification is displayed in place of the hour and minute fields. It's not a bug, it's a feature. To get complete time information, use the -lT. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org

Re: Mouse Murder

2003-01-08 Thread Mike Meyer
and they went away when I let X do things directly. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: web write-up

2003-01-08 Thread Mike Meyer
on it, which gets updated at regular intervals. So /var gets it's own file system, and /usr lives on /. On my test system, which gets config files stored in perforce, I just make everything one big file system. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org

Boot loader failing?

2003-01-08 Thread Mike Meyer
seems to work. Clues? Hints? Request for more information? Help? mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: attaching a umass device?

2003-01-09 Thread Mike Meyer
you tweak the kernel to reorder them so you can boot :-(. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: web write-up

2003-01-09 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Shaun Dwyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Mike Meyer wrote: [SWAG follows] I Disagree.. it will make a difference. If you partion /var near the beginning of the disk (the fastest part - outer tracks) it will force all the stuff in /var (being logs and stuff) to live

device probe order (Was: attaching a umass device?)

2003-01-09 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Stijn Hoop [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 08:56:19AM -0600, Mike Meyer wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Robin Damm [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 01:13:24PM +1100, David Gerard wrote: This is probably really simple, but I couldn't see

Re: kernel won't compile

2003-01-09 Thread Mike Meyer
when you're updating the system, you should never use the config ... make depend method. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: Scanner for FreeBSD

2003-01-10 Thread Mike Meyer
/ for a list of supported devices. Is there any possibilty to share the scanner in an Network, pretty much like a printer? Sane will do that for you. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email

Re: freebsd curiosity

2003-01-10 Thread Mike Meyer
carefully examined one Linux device driver, and done work on a couple of BSD ones, yes, I believe that to be the case. I still shudder whenever I think about the Linux device driver. And it was from one of the stars of the Linux community. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Recovering data from a faulty drive

2003-01-10 Thread Mike Meyer
before I figured out vinum. # fdisk /dev/ad0 partition # disklabel -r /dev/ad0s1 partition Then lpr partition and store a copy with the offsite backups. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix

Re: ext3 - fbsd

2003-01-11 Thread Mike Meyer
disk. Then reformat the ext3 file system as ffs under freebsd, and extract the archive into it. Tar would be the unix archive format, but bzip2 will probably take less space. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce

Re: ext3 - fbsd

2003-01-11 Thread Mike Meyer
- .) | (cd /new/part; tar xpf -) mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: linked twice against libintl.so

2003-01-12 Thread Mike Meyer
changes. It does that so that upgrading the port doesn't cause other ports that depend on it to stop working. Personally, I disable this and resign myself to having a few things break and rebuilding them. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html

Re: Support for USB cable modems?

2003-01-14 Thread Mike Meyer
the device as, Thomson Consumer Electronics Thomson RCM245 Cable Modem, rev 1.00/26.00. The device doesn't seem to be attached by if_aue, if_cue, or if_kue. If it only shows up as ugen, then the answer is no. Not without more software than ships with the kernel, anyway. mike -- Mike Meyer

Re: Dangerously dedicated vs. fully dedicated, etc.

2003-01-14 Thread Mike Meyer
partition here since the OP used partition. The standard FreeBSD terminology is slice. -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: BSD libc

2003-01-15 Thread Mike Meyer
the FreeBSD user code - libraries and commands - to run on a Linux kernel. I'm not sure what happened to it. If you google through the FreeBSD mail archives, you can probably find a URL for more information. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html

Re: Dangerously dedicated vs. fully dedicated, etc.

2003-01-15 Thread Mike Meyer
you turning things into something more substantial than an archived message. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Dangerously dedicated vs. fully dedicated, etc.

2003-01-15 Thread Mike Meyer
disks, some slice table contents might work better than others. I've not read anything comparing your B and C or either with a slice table full of zeros or random bits.) As you can see, it's sector 1, not sector 0. Everything else seems to be correct. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL

Re: Make World Steps

2003-01-16 Thread Mike Meyer
, but if it is, how are you booting the system? mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: Directory hashing question

2003-01-16 Thread Mike Meyer
if it made no difference in performance, just to make it easier for humans to deal with. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: too old?

2003-01-17 Thread Mike Meyer
/port.mkversion exists. If not, then go to /usr/ports/Mk and do grep BSDPORTMKVERSION= bsd.port.mk, and put the numeric part of the output line in /var/db/port.mkversion. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD

Re: newbie mail help

2003-01-18 Thread Mike Meyer
it a look. I apologize for posting with OE. No need to apologies - the mail came through nicely formatted, as plain text only. That's all we ask for. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email

Re: Resizing partitions for 5.0

2003-01-19 Thread Mike Meyer
are administrative - meaning you have different backup or upgrade paths, different mounting options, or similar things. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: portupgrade of jasper-1.500.4 fails

2003-01-20 Thread Mike Meyer
got the latest version of the port. If you do and it still fails, do a make maintainer, and send the error report to the email address that this prints. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant

Re: Shutdown for APC Back-UPS 350 CS

2003-01-20 Thread Mike Meyer
. Anyone else worked on this one? Maybe in 5.0? mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: Deleted files - recovery

2003-01-20 Thread Mike Meyer
in the union. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: best method to upgrade 4.4 to latest?

2003-01-20 Thread Mike Meyer
be compiled. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Official configuration file backup/managing method/application?

2003-01-20 Thread Mike Meyer
. Personally, I check the files into perforce and use that to track changes and as a backup. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: too many kill()'s

2003-01-20 Thread Mike Meyer
-it shell, the computer finishes booting, it's like going into single-user mode upon boot) It's not like single-user mode upon boot, it IS single-user mode. They are one and the same. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW

Re: portupgrade of jasper-1.500.4 fails

2003-01-20 Thread Mike Meyer
In 1043094762.13652.9.camel@localhost, Stacey Roberts [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Hello, On Mon, 2003-01-20 at 14:59, Mike Meyer wrote: In 1043015655.51041.505.camel@localhost, Stacey Roberts [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Hello, After a fresh cvsup of my ports tree, I tried to update

Re: newbie mail help

2003-01-21 Thread Mike Meyer
to be applied, or something like that. If you're happy with the mail as it arrives at your ISP's pop server, you should use a client that can read mail directly from the pop server. I'm pretty sure pine qualifies. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org

Re: A little desperate for help with USB/Sony camera

2003-01-21 Thread Mike Meyer
is). mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: to make or add a package

2003-01-22 Thread Mike Meyer
built. Personally, I always build from ports. If nothing else, having the source handy is worth a little extra time. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: I would like to contribute.

2003-01-22 Thread Mike Meyer
with patches that they make you a committer so you can commit them yourself. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Unfortunate...

2003-01-22 Thread Mike Meyer
download code into my browser. So he could be talking about me, but I doubt it. Either say something that isn't empty, or go away and don't bother us here. For that matter, go say it on -advocacy. That's where such things belong. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: NMBCLUSTERS and Kernel config

2003-01-24 Thread Mike Meyer
-- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Is the Kernel device config visual interface still necessary

2003-01-24 Thread Mike Meyer
giving me problems. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Kernel rebuild problems

2003-01-25 Thread Mike Meyer
. If you still can't figure it out, send the list lines 260-265 or something like that. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: USB Printer setup

2003-01-25 Thread Mike Meyer
for the printer, you might try something like: enscript -o - /etc/rc.conf | gs -sOutputFile=/dev/ulpt0 -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=... with ... replaced by the appropriate device driver and any driver-specific flags you may want to use. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

RE: Simple question about X

2003-01-25 Thread Mike Meyer
is marked as broken: The QT 3.x port does not support any XFree86 4.x. That's fine with me, since I'll be using the 4 libraries, but how to I get it to install? The makefile does the right thing, and checks XFREE86_VERSION. You need to add XFREE86_VERSION=4 to /etc/make.conf. mike -- Mike

Re: Boot loader failing?

2003-01-26 Thread Mike Meyer
I know, it's poor form to followup to my own post, but I solved the problem and wanted to get the solution into the archives. In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: I have a test machine that boots a number of things, FreeBSD -stable and -current among them. I tried

Re: Which files and directories to backup?

2003-01-26 Thread Mike Meyer
/spool/lpd line printer spool /var/spool/mqueue sendmail /var/spool/uucp,uucppublic uucp mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: freebsd as platform for video security?

2003-01-27 Thread Mike Meyer
about 5% of the cpu on a gigahertz athlon box - but memory bandwidth could be a problem if you want to keep four running videos on it. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more

Re: Which files and directories to backup?

2003-01-27 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Sun, 26 Jan 2003, Mike Meyer wrote: It's a bad idea to exclude fstab. Why? At one point I had it included and it actually clobered a working one and just caused much more headaches. Because fstab tells you which disks

Re: playing CDs as non-root user

2003-01-27 Thread Mike Meyer
everyone indiscriminatly use the CD player, you've found it. If you only want to let users who are logged onto the console use it, you use fbtab. If you only want to let a specific set of users use it, you put those users in group operator. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Which files and directories to backup?

2003-01-27 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Mike Meyer wrote: Other files won't create as much headaches as fstab if copied over by mistake. Oh yeah? What about rc.conf? Your firewall config, if any? password? Seems like they *all* create

Re: Installing new versions of GCC

2003-01-27 Thread Mike Meyer
suggested, but moving off -STABLE seems extreme when there are ports of the version you want. However, if you want to compile your system with 3.2, going to -CURRENT - via 5.0-RELEASE - is the easiest solution. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org

RE: Installing new versions of GCC

2003-01-27 Thread Mike Meyer
sure /usr/local/bin preceeds /usr/bin in your path. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd

Re: Fixit instructions

2003-01-27 Thread Mike Meyer
for each of those commands on Unix. There are also some writeups on the FreeBSD web site on troubleshooting. In general, fixit mode is only useful if you know how to fix a broken unix system using standard unix commands, as that what it gives you. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: FreeBSD 5.0 woes

2003-01-28 Thread Mike Meyer
versions, there was a noticable hit. If you're trying FreeBSD for the first time, you should probably start with 4.7. 5.0 is still the equivalent of what the Linux world calls a development branch. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html

Re: Fixit instructions

2003-01-28 Thread Mike Meyer
than happy to review your words if you want. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: make fetch, recursive-fetch, package ... etc HOWTO?

2003-01-29 Thread Mike Meyer
in the man make pages. So where can I find all the available options? All of them? /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.ports.mk. However, a readable list of the most useful ones, with descriptions, can be found by man ports. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html

Re: A question asked many times-

2003-01-29 Thread Mike Meyer
, have you tried using the alt keys as meta keys? Here, in Xemacs, they work as a meta key out of the box. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe

Re: Fixit instructions

2003-01-30 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Quoting Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: You don't have to boot the fixit cd - just mount it and look. I'm sure that what you will find on the CD is a pretty complete FreeBSD system, with the layout described in the hier man page. Close

Re: How to use Port Collection without cd-rom and internet

2003-01-30 Thread Mike Meyer
recommend installing from packages whenever possible in that situation. You can get a list of the packages that a port depends on with make package-depends-list. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix

Re: CD installation problem

2003-01-30 Thread Mike Meyer
a shot in the dark, but is the CD on the secondary controller as a slave, and there's no master on that controller? That configuration causes problems for FreeBSD. I'm not sure it would cause the timeouts you are seeing, but it does cause FreeBSD to fail to recognize drives. mike -- Mike Meyer

Re: Modifying /etc/rc?

2003-01-30 Thread Mike Meyer
of trying to use the vnc script directly, use a script that sets the path and then invokes vnc. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Fixit instructions

2003-01-31 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Quoting Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Maybe what's needed is an Essential BSD commands handbook entry, that covers the lists the commands available in Fixit mode that are actually useful for fixing a broken system? Yes, that's exactly what I

Re: How much disk space is required when installing FreeBSD 4.7

2003-01-31 Thread Mike Meyer
, in that no process other than the shell running on the console are running on the system. If you have to log in to the system, you're not in single user mode - even if that's the only possible login. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html

Re: Why no /dev/one?

2003-01-30 Thread Mike Meyer
if you seek far enough into it? mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

5.0 vs. extended slices...

2003-01-31 Thread Mike Meyer
Is it just me, or did 5.0 really lose the ability to have disk labels on extended slices? mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Slightly OT, OSX, terminals key combinations

2003-02-02 Thread Mike Meyer
to to Control-O, and I haven't changed it so I believe that is the default setting. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: Why should I use `config;make depend;make...` instead of `make kernel`when building from a stock source tree? (ref. Handbook sec. 9.3)

2003-02-02 Thread Mike Meyer
to go through the config/depend steps. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: filesystem disappeared following 4.2 - 4.7 upgrade

2003-02-02 Thread Mike Meyer
, it also means that they won't move when you add a drive to the system. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Determining Ram

2003-02-02 Thread Mike Meyer
-- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

[no subject]

2003-02-03 Thread Mike Meyer
. Of course, I'm guessing, since you didn't tell me how you got into the X configuration process. That's not part of the standard FreeBSD install process. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant

Re: Changing the FreeBSD boot loader options

2003-02-03 Thread Mike Meyer
floppy boots, and just put that in the boot menu as an option that won't change the default if I take it. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe

Re: Determining Ram

2003-02-04 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Doug Reynolds [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: On Sun, 2 Feb 2003 20:02:30 -0600, Mike Meyer wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED], David Larkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Dragoncrest wrote: I've got a rather odd question, but I'm looking for the easiest way to determin how

Re: Getting patches applied?

2003-02-04 Thread Mike Meyer
or -CURRENT or all of the above. Sugestions please? Submitting patches against -CURRENT is the best solution. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: Booting issue.

2003-02-05 Thread Mike Meyer
the drives so Windows can boot off a second drive. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd

Re: Mounting a linux logical partition

2003-02-05 Thread Mike Meyer
that 1) it's on drive 0, 2) to be mounted on /mnt, and 3) Linux extended and logical partitions are the same as DOS extended and logical partitions, it should be something like: # mount -t ext2fs /dev/ad0s8 /mnt You'll probably need to make the device node for ad0s8. mike -- Mike Meyer

Re: 'origin not recorded' error upon attempt to use pkg_add

2003-03-28 Thread Mike Meyer
error message in amongst these complaints? mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: db2

2003-03-28 Thread Mike Meyer
In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Brian Henning [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: is there a port for db2 for freebsd? make search key=db2 in /usr/ports turns up: Port: db-2.7.7_1 Path: /usr/ports/databases/db2 Info: The Berkeley DB package, revision 2 mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: wanna have a freebsd partition on extended partition

2003-03-29 Thread Mike Meyer
of the extended partition, most likely with ufs/ufs2? Unmount it, newfs it, and then mount it. The Freebsd disk tools handle extended partitions just fine, with a couple of exception. You shouldn't have problems with the exceptions for your application. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Spamassassin tools

2003-03-30 Thread Mike Meyer
you had a look in the ports plist? grep -v ^@ /var/db/pkg/portname/+CONTENTS pkg_info -L portname does the same thing. Using zsh you even get completikon of the portname against /var/db/pkg. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html

Re: audio question

2003-03-30 Thread Mike Meyer
it? There are lots. audio/sox includes both play and rec commands. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: How can I rescan the scsi-bus in freebsd?

2003-03-30 Thread Mike Meyer
machine. Camcontrol takes a rescan command. camcontrol rescan all is the simple way, but see the camcontrol man page for details on how to specify what to rescan. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix

Re: general email question

2003-03-30 Thread Mike Meyer
you've checked the ports documentation and the handbook. Once that's done, all that's left is tweaking your sendmail config for to set the SMARTER_HOST stuff up. Check the archives of this list for information on how to do that. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: USB Printer

2003-03-30 Thread Mike Meyer
the printer configured. What to do next depends on what you want to do with the printer - and whether or not the deskjet is a winprinter. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: switching IDE controllers

2003-03-30 Thread Mike Meyer
the kernel interleave paging across two drives improves paging performance. If you're not paging, it doesn't matter. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: USB Printer

2003-03-31 Thread Mike Meyer
that. If it prints the text you sent, it's not a winprinter. If it does nothing, or prints gibberish, it's probably a winprinter. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information

Re: USB Printer

2003-04-01 Thread Mike Meyer
. I prefer enscript for that. Either one will detect various graphics formats and automatically translate them to postscript to be printed via ghostscript. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email

Re: USB Printer

2003-04-01 Thread Mike Meyer
if you pay a licensing fee. How did this -questions get dropped from this? I've put it back. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email for more information

Re: USB Printer

2003-04-02 Thread Mike Meyer
: enscript -p - /etc/motd | gs -q -dNOPAUSE -sOutputFile=- [ijs options] /dev/ulpt0 If things are done right, you should get a copy of /etc/motd on the printer. After that, you need to set up a filter file and printcap. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org

Re: I damaged a disklabel

2003-04-02 Thread Mike Meyer
. Is there a way of fixing it? If you have the starting sector for each partition as well, you can fix it. You need to use disklabel to set those two numbers. See the disklabel man page for details. mike -- Mike Meyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.mired.org/consulting.html

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