Re: Devil Mascot

2004-06-15 Thread MikeM
On 6/13/2004 at 5:02 PM Edward Hendrie wrote: | |Look at how MSN is marketing its ISP. They use characters dressed in |harmless butterfly costumes. = Looks more like a mosquito to me. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

RE: ntpd

2004-02-26 Thread MikeM
On 2/25/2004 at 3:11 PM Henning, Brian wrote: |ntpq -c peer | | remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset |jitter | |== |+time.nist.gov .ACTS. 1 u 26 64 377 51.856 -41.364

Re: IPFW question

2004-03-10 Thread MikeM
Since I reload the firewall rules remotely, I need the -q option on the ipfw command, e.g.: ipfw -q /etc/ipfw.conf otherwise I lose my ssh connection to the box. See man ipfw(8) for details on -q On 3/10/2004 at 8:27 PM Thomas Vogt wrote: |Hi | |ipfw flush # deletes all |ipfw

Re: lament about freebsd sacrifices

2004-04-14 Thread MikeM
On 4/14/2004 at 11:36 AM Peter Leftwich wrote: |I thought I would post this as something of a warning. Using |FreeBSD as a primary, non-dual-boot OS means sacrificing. Here is a |partial list of sacrifices, as compared to Microsoft Windows XP: | |* webcam ball |* flatbed scanner |* color

Re: Any IPFW clues???

2002-12-22 Thread MikeM
On 12/22/2002 at 3:05 PM Gary D Kline wrote: | I'm trying to switch from ipfilter to ipfw. With the former, | things work. When I comment out the ipf* lines in /etc/rc.conf | and enable the ipfw lines (and reboot) not even ping works. | I've tried pining ns1.thought.org

Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread MikeM
I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling block. The server app requires over 250,000 files in a single directory. Each file is about 2k in size. It was a surprise to me (but probably not to

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread MikeM
On 1/2/03 at 3:13 PM Roman Neuhauser wrote: |# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-02 09:01:27 -0500: | I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org | lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling | block. The server app requires over 250,000 files

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread MikeM
On 1/2/03 at 8:58 AM Mikko Työläjärvi wrote: |On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, MikeM wrote: | | On 1/2/03 at 3:13 PM Roman Neuhauser wrote: | | |# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2003-01-02 09:01:27 -0500: | | I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the | | freedb.org lookup database. Unfortunately

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-02 Thread MikeM
On 1/2/03 at 11:38 AM Dan Nelson wrote: |In the last episode (Jan 02), MikeM said: | Is there anything I can do so that the file system works faster with | such a large number of files? I'm looking for an increase in the | area of 5 to 1. For example, the command rm -rf misc where misc

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-03 Thread MikeM
On 1/3/03 at 6:45 AM Giorgos Keramidas wrote: |On 2003-01-02 09:01, MikeM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | I'm considering setting up my server as a mirror site for the freedb.org | lookup database. Unfortunately, I've seem to have run into a stumbling | block. The server app requires over 250,000

Re: Lots of files in a directory

2003-01-04 Thread MikeM
On 1/3/2003 at 9:25 AM MikeM wrote: | [snip] | |To you and others who have helped me, here's what I'm doing. | |- tomorrow I am upgrading from 4.5 to 4.7 |- once that proves stable, I'll increase the DIRHASH value appropriately. |- once that proves stable, I'll tunefs -n enable /usr to turn

Re: POP Server with Secure Password Authentication

2003-01-07 Thread MikeM
On 1/6/03 at 6:33 PM Kory Hamzeh wrote: |I need to setup a POP Server that supports Secure Password |Authentication. I have some MicroSoft Outlook users that need to |pull their mail, but they are coming in over the internet. I looked |through the ports collection, and didn't notice anything.

Re: Apache stress testing tool ?

2003-01-07 Thread MikeM
On 1/7/03 at 1:04 PM Thomas von Hassel wrote: |Anybody recommend a good/simple tool to load/stress test an apache |webserver ? (or any other webserver for that matter) = If you have a windoze box available, this tool is very good: http://www.opensta.org/ To Unsubscribe: send

Re: Postfix configuration (MX and whatnot)

2003-01-09 Thread MikeM
On 1/9/03 at 7:09 PM Ihsan Junaidi Ibrahim wrote: |Hello all, | |I've installed Postfix MTA on my machine and I'm have a few questions |pertinent to it. [snip] = The Postfix users mailing list is a very helpful place for problems and questions such as your.

Re: Something rotten in the OS?

2003-08-22 Thread MikeM
On 8/22/03 at 10:13 AM Steve Warwick wrote: ... | |This is exactly the problem that occurred 6 months ago. That time I put it |down to lousy overheated hosting but now I don't have that excuse. | |Has anyone seen this before? | |Does FreeBSD have to be re-booted every month for safety? |

Re: Why people are not satisfied with FreeBSD?

2003-08-30 Thread MikeM
On 8/30/2003 at 7:13 PM Denis Troshin wrote: |Hi! Hi. |Looking at the field MAILER of e-mails' headers, I see that there a |lot of people here who are using mail programs like Outlook, Eudora, |Mozillafor win32. This means that they run windows systems. So |I'm asking why still a

3Ware - a light?

2003-05-27 Thread MikeM
Last week I sent an email off to the Sales team at 3Ware asking them about support for their IDE RAID controllers on FreeBSD. Today I received the following reply: = Mike, FreeBSD is not currently supported by 3ware directly. However I did contact our Product

Re: Can I synchronise local time with some NTP-server?

2003-06-05 Thread MikeM
On 6/4/03 at 3:37 PM Constantine wrote: ! | |I am running FreeBSD 4.8. How can I synchronise my clock with some NTP |server? The time on my server right now is 4 minutes fast, and I do not |like that... Can I set up a script that would automatically synchronise |the time with some available

Re: Can I synchronise local time with some NTP-server?

2003-06-05 Thread MikeM
On 6/4/03 at 3:44 PM MikeM wrote: |On 6/4/03 at 3:37 PM Constantine wrote: |! || ||I am running FreeBSD 4.8. How can I synchronise my clock with some NTP ||server? The time on my server right now is 4 minutes fast, and I do not ||like that... Can I set up a script that would automatically

Re: time off by 30 minutes

2002-09-20 Thread MikeM
On 9/20/02 at 9:15 AM Len Conrad wrote: I think the problem could be the -d (debug) option to ntpdate. Try # rm /etc/localtime # ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Chicago /etc/localtime # ntpdate time.nist.gov 20 Sep 08:42:52 ntpdate[71492]: step time server 192.43.244.18 offset 1784.223346

Re: time off by 30 minutes

2002-09-21 Thread MikeM
On 9/20/2002 at 5:28 PM Len Conrad wrote: I think the problem could be the -d (debug) option to ntpdate. Try # rm /etc/localtime # ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Chicago /etc/localtime # ntpdate time.nist.gov 20 Sep 08:42:52 ntpdate[71492]: step time server 192.43.244.18 offset

Re: Tutorial on Postfix

2002-09-28 Thread MikeM
On 9/29/2002 at 12:03 AM Carl-Johan Kihlbom wrote: Hi! I'm replacing Sendmail with Postfix on my FreeBSD server, but I'm quite a newbie when it comes to mailservers. Do you have any good books or urls to tutorials/good pages on mailservers in general and Postfix in particular. I'm also

Re: About rc.firewall

2002-10-15 Thread MikeM
On 10/15/02 at 8:57 PM budsz wrote: |Hi, | |I've already read some manual ipfw, firewall etc, but I can't found |explanation some variable in /etc/rc.firewall for example: | |case ${firewall_type} in |[Oo][Pp][Ee][Nn] |Some rule |;; |*) |Some rule |;; |esac |

Re: OT: FreeBSD mailing lists and DNS

2002-10-16 Thread MikeM
On 10/16/02 at 6:53 AM Carlos Carnero wrote: |Hi, | |I can't send email to the FreeBSD lists because my DNS |configuration is hosed--the bit from my ISP, not my |own bind :) | |Anyway, is there a site that could tell me what the |nameservers outside my network see for my domain? =

Re: Server administration while on holiday

2002-10-22 Thread MikeM
On 10/22/02 at 12:00 PM Andreas Wideroe Andersen wrote: | |Thanks for your suggestions! Webmin is now installed and it does |exactly what I was looking for! = Make sure you activate the SSL option of Webmin. Details here: http://www.webmin.com/ssl.html To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: New to BSD and have a few questions.

2002-10-17 Thread MikeM
On 10/17/2002 at 7:14 PM Robert Warning wrote: |Hello all. Staring about 6 months ago I began to leave the Windows world |and explore the world of Unix. My first stop was Linux (mainly because |it was the only Unix os for ix86 I heard of) and while I indeed enjoyed |Linux a great deal I want

Re: Max Email Users

2002-10-29 Thread MikeM
On 10/29/02 at 8:03 AM Matt Delaine wrote: |We are running FreeBSD 4.6 on a PIII 600 with 256 Meg RAM as our mail |server. At what point (how many users) will we start running into trouble |(have problems allowing us to send and receive email?) Thanks. = Mail servers tend to be

Re: looking for a lightweight web server

2002-10-30 Thread MikeM
On 10/30/02 at 9:38 AM Rotaru Razvan wrote: |I am looking for a lightweight web server with php support to set up |on my FreeBSD system. |It is very likely that the only use for that web server will be |phpMyAdmin so it should be multithreading and all that stuff. I want |something small and very

Re: named.conf - what is forwarders

2002-12-15 Thread MikeM
On 12/15/2002 at 4:26 AM Giorgos Keramidas wrote: |DNS servers that your local named will query for all domains it |doesn't know about. Queries for the local domains are served from the |local zone files. All other queries go through a different procedure |which usually requires sending queries

Re: problem on 1TB filesystem RAID 5 3ware

2003-03-21 Thread MikeM
Jim King [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Which tells me that all of the work in the last year has been maintenance related to changes within FreeBSD itself, and not any updates for 3Ware functionality, e.g no support for firmware 7.5.x on the 7000 series controllers, and no support for the 8000

Re: problem on 1TB filesystem RAID 5 3ware

2003-03-23 Thread MikeM
On 3/22/2003 at 2:17 PM Bruce Campbell wrote: |Some more test results: | |22 Mar 2003 - test with RAID 5 with 4 * WD 200GB with Write Cache disabled |*succeeded*. Write Cache can be disabled through the 3ware BIOS, or the |3ware |web management tool. Raw write performance to the array dropped

Re: Where is freebsd-questions?

2005-02-13 Thread MikeM
On 2/12/2005 at 8:30 AM Napper wrote: |Enough already. | |Please take *all* the off-topic postings to freebsd-chat. | |Thanks, = Good suggestion. For a moment this morning I thought I had stumbled into the -advocacy or -chat group in error

Re: JAVA Server

2005-03-08 Thread MikeM
On 3/8/2005 at 10:06 AM Grant Peel wrote: |Hello all, | |I have a number of simple FreeBSD Hosting boxes running FBSD 4.x and have |had a request to add a Java Server to one of them. | |I am not experienced with JAVA at all. | |My Boxes run simple Apache 1.3.36, EXim, ProFTP vmpop3d, and are

Re: Moving my Outlook PST file to any BSD E-mail client

2004-07-09 Thread MikeM
On 7/9/2004 at 9:20 AM Joshua Lewis wrote: |Does anyone know of an e-mail client that supports importing an outlook |.PST file. | |If I can move my old e-mail onto my new machine then I can be done with |Microsoft. | = I used Eudora (I believe there is a no-charge version) to

Re: A strategic question

2006-01-28 Thread MikeM
On 1/28/2006 at 3:16 AM Jozef Baum wrote: | [lots of stuff deleted] = Use what you're comfortable with, no one is forcing you to use FreeBSD. I, as a FreeBSD newbie, was able to find FreeBSD quite useful on the desktop. Your mileage may vary.

Re: About Feature of the (Free)BSD

2003-12-19 Thread MikeM
On 12/19/03 at 12:24 PM Vahric MUHTARYAN wrote: |Hi Everybody , Hi. | My mind is every Admin need too many OS for his job kind but I new |with FreeBSD , but I really like it I don'T want to lost it So long as there are people who are more concerned about getting the job done than

Re: Dynamic DNS Updates

2003-12-27 Thread MikeM
On 12/27/2003 at 2:10 PM Gautam Gopalakrishnan wrote: |On Fri, Dec 26, 2003 at 05:59:49PM -0800, Evan Sayer wrote: | FreeBSD- | I would like to know how to make my server running 4.9 update my | networks Dynamic Ip address on my domains DNS servers. My ip is | always changing because

Re: What logs etc do I need to checkfrequently?

2003-12-27 Thread MikeM
On 12/27/2003 at 7:40 PM Joachim Dagerot wrote: |As you with good memories know, I lost 3000 pictures of my first sons |first year this month. I did have a RAID-5 system with fresh disks, |however, shit happens and I have a feeling that this could have been |avoided if I read my log files better.

Re: Ntpd assistance

2004-09-22 Thread MikeM
On 9/22/2004 at 11:19 AM alden.pierre wrote: |/etc/rc.conf contains the following: | |ntpdate_enable=YES |ntpdate_flags=timex.cs.columbia.edu |xntpd_enable=YES# Run ntpd Network Time Protocol | |/etc/ntpd.conf contains the following: | |driftfile/etc/ntp/drift |server 65.211.109.1

Re: Ntpd assistance

2004-09-23 Thread MikeM
On 9/22/2004 at 11:58 AM alden.pierre wrote: |MikeM wrote: | |On 9/22/2004 at 11:19 AM alden.pierre wrote: | ||/etc/rc.conf contains the following: || ||ntpdate_enable=YES ||ntpdate_flags=timex.cs.columbia.edu ||xntpd_enable=YES# Run ntpd Network Time Protocol || ||/etc/ntpd.conf contains

Re: Ntpd assistance

2004-09-23 Thread MikeM
On 9/22/2004 at 11:58 AM alden.pierre wrote: |MikeM wrote: | |On 9/22/2004 at 11:19 AM alden.pierre wrote: | ||/etc/rc.conf contains the following: || ||ntpdate_enable=YES ||ntpdate_flags=timex.cs.columbia.edu ||xntpd_enable=YES# Run ntpd Network Time Protocol || ||/etc/ntpd.conf contains

Re: Freebsd 5.2.1 Performance Woes

2004-09-30 Thread MikeM
On 9/29/2004 at 11:27 PM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: |I'll post some numbers after trying it. But its pretty frightening to |think that one release has such major changes. Sounds like (yet another) |crapshoot. ... = If you had taken the time to read and understand the release notes

Re: When Unix Stops Being Fun

2004-10-03 Thread MikeM
On 10/2/2004 at 10:50 PM Dave Vollenweider wrote: | I came across this page: | http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2001/8/13/131727/462 and | I'm overwhelmed by the sheer amount of knowledge I'd have to gain. = That page is ridiculous. You do not need to know all those items. You

Re: Serious investigations into UNIX and Windows

2004-10-23 Thread MikeM
On 10/23/2004 at 5:22 PM Stefan [Swebase AB] wrote: |The person i'm trying to convince is a hardcore MS fan so i | need real evidence of why BSD is better than MS products in | server environments. = Hardcore MS fan? Do you really think that any hardcore fan will be open to a

Re: postfix or qmail?

2005-06-19 Thread MikeM
On 6/18/2005 at 7:58 PM Alex Zbyslaw wrote: |Kirk Strauser wrote: | |My choice is Postfix. It's still under active development and |isn't hampered by bizarre licensing and enormous egos. | | |Active development has to be the killer argument. Who wants to |rely on software that no-one cares

Re: postfix vs. qmail?

2005-06-29 Thread MikeM
On 6/29/2005 at 8:48 AM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: |For one who wants to host email accounts for multiple domains, which is |better? I've started installing and configuring qmail according to the |tutorial on qmailrocks.org but i'm wondering if i should stop and consider |postfix before pressing

RE: defragmentation in FreeBSD 4.11

2005-07-28 Thread MikeM
On 7/27/2005 at 7:30 PM Mike Jeays wrote: |This is one of the things I find really hard to get Windows users to |understand. They just won't believe that a company like Microsoft would |still be using a filesystem that needs defragmenting if it were possible |to design one that didn't. I often

Re: defragmentation in FreeBSD 4.11

2005-07-29 Thread MikeM
On 7/28/2005 at 11:57 AM Bob Johnson wrote: |Microsoft used to claim that NTFS doesn't need defragmentation. |Compared to MSDOSFS, that's a reasonably accurate statement, but |if you push it hard enough, it will still become fragmented. = The process of installing Windows on a

Re: Recommended Mail Transfer Agent

2005-01-03 Thread MikeM
On 1/2/2005 at 2:36 PM Adam Fabian wrote: |On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 02:20:51PM -0600, Michael Madden wrote: | have noticed sendmail is the default MTA, but I have no sendmail | experience. Also I know historically sendmail has had some serious | security issues. | |sendmail is also bundled with

Re: The FreeBSD Handbook, in Wiki form.

2005-05-04 Thread MikeM
On 5/3/2005 at 5:29 PM Benjamin Keating wrote: |A wiki would eliminate that bottle neck (PR). |Some parts are out of date. Others fail to mention FAQ , etc. that |could really help. For instance, the NAT/DHCP articles could easily |include a 'typical home user' HOWTO rather then tricking the user

Re: Dynamic Hosting Recommendation

2005-05-29 Thread MikeM
On 5/28/2005 at 8:33 PM Gerard Seibert wrote: |My cable company wants $25. a month just for a static IP address. |Personally, I think that is ridiculous. | |I have been looking for a solution. One I found was TZO, | http://www.tzo.com . I was wondering if anyone had any experience with |them?

Re: Dynamic Hosting Recommendation

2005-05-29 Thread MikeM
On 5/28/2005 at 8:33 PM Gerard Seibert wrote: |My cable company wants $25. a month just for a static IP address. |Personally, I think that is ridiculous. | |I have been looking for a solution. One I found was TZO, | http://www.tzo.com . I was wondering if anyone had any experience with |them?

Re: FreeBSD Co-location

2005-06-07 Thread MikeM
On 6/5/2005 at 6:43 PM Vinicius Pavanelli Vianna wrote: |Hi, | |I'm looking for FreeBSD co-located servers on united states or any other |country that have good internet connections, for a secondary backup of |data and web host for the company I work to, sorry for this OT message, |but could any

Re: adding keyboard after reboot with no keyboard ...

2007-04-12 Thread MikeM
On 4/10/2007 at 11:55 AM Marc G. Fournier wrote: |-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- |Hash: SHA1 | | |I hate it when a subject doesn't easily present itself ... but ... | |Is there something that I'm missing, such that if I add a keyboard to a |server |*after* rebooting it with no keyboard, that