Re: The journalling file system saga

2004-05-13 Thread Peter Schuller
remotely interested in this? Yes, for the reasons mentioned below, and strictly for practical personal use because I'd love to be able to share data between FreeBSD and Linux ;) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval

Re: The journalling file system saga

2004-05-13 Thread Peter Schuller
mostly gathered by reading papers and random mailinglist postings about certain specifics. Is there such a thing in existence? If not I may try to put one together, for other people like me. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: The journalling file system saga

2004-05-13 Thread Peter Schuller
of ReiserFS 4, rather than because of any actual or fictional advantages in performance of ReiserFS 3.x as compared to the alternatives. The idea of ACID transactions at the filesystem level is just too attractive to resist. :) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D

Is there any hardware RAID (SCSI) that is fully supported?

2004-05-07 Thread Peter Schuller
I'm not sure about. Anything else out there? -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Mylex RAID management on FreeBSD?

2004-05-06 Thread Peter Schuller
not used one on FreeBSD - only Linux. Are Mylex cards stable under FreeBSD? Any opinions would be welcome. Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web

Re: USB Storage devices (Cigar/Pen) in FreeBSD?

2004-05-14 Thread Peter Schuller
to boot from the device. Otherwise I've not found anything interesting. Perhaps this is just because they work 'out of the box' and there are no quirks or issues that merit attention. I don't know about booting off them though. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D

Re: startx kde

2004-05-14 Thread Peter Schuller
should do the trick. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: packages

2003-10-11 Thread Peter Schuller
. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Unexpected soft update inconsistency

2004-01-19 Thread Peter Schuller
they not, algorithmically guarantee filesystem meta-data consistency in the event of a crash? or to put it another way: Was this an implementation bug or a fact of life with soft updates? Thanks, -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

ACL:s are disabled upon reboot into multi-user

2004-01-25 Thread Peter Schuller
. This is on FreeBSD 5.2-RELEASE, UFS2. The file system in question is the root file system, if that makes a difference. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http

Re: ACL:s are disabled upon reboot into multi-user

2004-01-27 Thread Peter Schuller
of the setting. So even if this ends up working I don't get why it didn't work in the first place. As is mentioned in the handbook, a filesystem which might be mounted with/without ACLs by accident is not very attractive from a security stand-point. Thanks a lot! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne

Re: 'There are suspended jobs.'

2004-01-28 Thread Peter Schuller
How do I find out which jobs are suspended, and how to un-suspend them? jobs (list), bg X (background job X), fg (foreground job X). Jobs are suspended by pressing Ctrl-Z while it's running. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Re: What OS should I use?

2004-02-09 Thread Peter Schuller
with two Knoppix is no indication on the speed of Linux - and the same goes for any other livecd system. Performance is greatly hampered by the slow seeking and reading of the CD. Especially given the (by today's standards) low amount of RAM we are talking about. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne

Re: mplayer

2004-02-18 Thread Peter Schuller
personally rather see the GTK usage being skipped rather than having it marked as broken manually.) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http

Re: mail client question...

2004-02-18 Thread Peter Schuller
it working - just install the port and let it activate it (or do it yourself). Fix the statup scripts to run it at boot and you should be all set. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL

Re: dropping dhclient lease

2004-02-19 Thread Peter Schuller
this feature, at least in their newer incarnations. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: FreeBSD 5-stable

2004-02-19 Thread Peter Schuller
looks like 5.2.1 will be out soon, does it mean that the STABLE branch cycle is going to start also for 5.x ? AFAIK the current goal is to create 5-STABLE in conjunction with 5.3-RELEASE. But I may have outdated information. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID

Re: backup

2004-02-24 Thread Peter Schuller
to work with 'restore' on another system if it is not running the exact same version of FreeBSD? Or having the same file system size? I had always assumed - given that it's a backup tool - that the format of the dump was portable. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID

Re: qmail revisited

2004-03-03 Thread Peter Schuller
owns the mailbox, so it has to be able to access it. *AND*, permissions may not be too wide wither, or qmail will refuse to deliver mail for security reasons (this is true for at least the .qmail files; not sure about the maildir). -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID

Re: FreeBSD 5.2.1 and Bluetooth

2004-03-05 Thread Peter Schuller
to the internet via GPRS over bluetooth with a Nokia 7650 and the built-in USB adapter in the IBM T40p. It seems to run stable (well except for the buggy-in-general phone). Dunno about HID though. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Re: Rxvt replacement?

2004-03-19 Thread Peter Schuller
Is there any other xterm replacement which is small like rxvt? Or at least smaller than xterm. Grepping around the ports tree i found 'wterm' which is supposedly a fork/branch of rxvt (haven't tried it yet). There's also aterm (also forked off rxvt apparantly). -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne

Recommended USB 2.0 controller fr. 5.2+

2004-03-22 Thread Peter Schuller
somewhere that there was a problem with that particular controller but I don't remember why. So - if I want a USB 2 controller that works fine with FreeBSD, which one shojuld I get / which chipset should it be using? Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D

Re: Recommended USB 2.0 controller fr. 5.2+

2004-03-22 Thread Peter Schuller
So - if I want a USB 2 controller that works fine with FreeBSD, which one shojuld I get / which chipset should it be using? To be more specific I found a controllre by Q-Tec (425U) wtih a Via VT6202 chipset. Anyone know if this will work? -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP

Re: Java runtime?

2004-03-23 Thread Peter Schuller
to first install the linux-JDK though for bootstrapping purposes. Choose the JDK you would like to install and do 'make install'. It's going to ask you to download files from Sun manually due to licensing restrictions. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter

Re: Java runtime?

2004-03-23 Thread Peter Schuller
that it is compiling the standard library for the native JVM.) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: disconnecting keyboard: big trouble !?!

2004-03-23 Thread Peter Schuller
environments. I'm very surprised FreeBSD doesn't handle this by default out of the box. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: disconnecting keyboard: big trouble !?!

2004-03-23 Thread Peter Schuller
concrete evidence why it would actually be bad. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: Recommended USB 2.0 controller fr. 5.2+

2004-04-06 Thread Peter Schuller
.) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: Internet 2

2004-04-11 Thread Peter Schuller
UHLW 0 0 dc0 I don't see a default route anywhere in there. Add one with 'route add default IP_OF_THE_GATEWAY. Without a default gateway you won't be able to reach anything for which there is not a specific entry in the routing table. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne

Re: spam in an inbox.

2004-04-11 Thread Peter Schuller
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Vinum: How to safely remove a volume/drive from the configuration

2004-04-14 Thread Peter Schuller
an attempted rm -r, they go back to state 'up' (both test and test3, even though I only try to remove test). -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web

Re: Nvidia Drivers

2004-04-14 Thread Peter Schuller
; and follow the instructions in /usr/ports/x11/nvidia-driver/pkg-message -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: Vinum: How to safely remove a volume/drive from the configuration

2004-04-14 Thread Peter Schuller
-- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

IBM T40p: em0/ath0 failure and PCMCIA difficulties

2003-07-16 Thread Peter Schuller
not present. Current process = 0 (swapper) and stupped at = ithread_add_handler+0x143: movl %ebx,0(%eax) Any thoughs/comments are highly appreciated! Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrival: Send an E-Mail

Re: IBM T40p: em0/ath0 failure and PCMCIA difficulties

2003-07-16 Thread Peter Schuller
the Bluetooth card is on the USB bus. Apparantly I can enable/disable the bluetooth card AFTER boot, and it will be successfully detected on the USB bus; and no crashing occurs. (Whether it actually works for use I have not yet tested.) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID

Re: nVidia nForse2

2003-08-14 Thread Peter Schuller
to send him an E-Mail. Also, there is some possibly positive news on this front: http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/msg09257.html -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrival: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

glabel - refuses to label = g partitions

2005-02-27 Thread Peter Schuller
after a glabel somename /dev/ad1, and the kernel log contains: GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider ad1 is label/somelabel -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail

Re: FreeBSD 5.3 - Raid

2005-02-27 Thread Peter Schuller
takes only one command. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ freebsd

Re: Blocking on multiple threads with timeout

2005-03-01 Thread Peter Schuller
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Re: glabel - refuses to label = g partitions

2005-03-01 Thread Peter Schuller
of the device, I don't remember). My last partition ended at exactly the last block of the device. Presumably /dev/ad1 is tasted by geom_label before /dev/ad1s1{g,h,whatever}, which means that geom_label will find the label on /dev/ad1... -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID

Re: reload rc.conf without rebooting

2005-03-05 Thread Peter Schuller
/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/admin.html#REREAD-RC It's worth mentioning that if you're on 5.x and are looking to reload certain specific settings (such as daemon configurations etc), you can run /etc/rc.d/affected-script reload (or the equivalent in /usr/local/etc/rc.d). -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne

Re: gmirror rebuilds on every reboot

2005-03-14 Thread Peter Schuller
buffers from being flushed properly and/or the gmirror to shutdown correctly. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

gbde - destroying master key without lockfile

2005-03-26 Thread Peter Schuller
-contained; no need to backup anything else or keep it in synch.) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: gbde - destroying master key without lockfile

2005-03-28 Thread Peter Schuller
Instead of destroy I use nuke. Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Root fs full - free space always below 0

2004-07-17 Thread Peter Schuller
have the same problem (on both CURRENT and 5.2.1-RELEASE kernels). What to do? -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: Necessary code or trash?

2005-10-28 Thread Peter Schuller
to a dynamically linked /bin by default. (See eg http://kerneltrap.org/node/1628) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: gmirror, gvinum or ccd to mirror root-filesystem under 6.0R

2005-11-17 Thread Peter Schuller
presume this isn't a problem with geom_mirror per se, but rather has to do with an attempt to access a destroyed geom or similar. (This wasn't the root filesystem btw - if it was the root filesystem then the system has a right to panic :)) -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID

Re: background fsck

2005-11-23 Thread Peter Schuller
and /var - as an alternative to just one huge root partition. Does anyone want to speak up as to whether the behavior *is* intentional, or just an unintentional bug? -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E

Re: DHCP

2003-11-15 Thread Peter Schuller
and any devices, including the laptop, should get an IP address from the pool. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: Trouble mounting USB device

2003-11-30 Thread Peter Schuller
ehci to the kernel configuration. I believe that is required for typical USB 2 mass storage devices. Whether or not it's possible for such a device to not work at all - even in USB 1 mode - without ehci support I don't know. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D

Re: 100 MHz pentium: can that play avi-file movies?

2003-11-30 Thread Peter Schuller
in the 500-1500 range with, I would say no... mplayer is fast, but not that fast. At least I do not believe so. I could be wrong. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL

File system checks on boot in spite of soft updates/ufs2

2003-12-08 Thread Peter Schuller
soft updates. Is there anything else that is needed in order to get fsck-less boots? Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http

5.2 RC2: Semi-deterministic gcc segfault during buildworld

2003-12-31 Thread Peter Schuller
/md5sum tests on the disk used for 5.2 to try to determine if there are random read errors on the drive (which has happened to me before on one disk). Has anyone seen this? Could it be a hardware problem in spite of the above? -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D

Re: 5.2 RC2: Semi-deterministic gcc segfault during buildworld

2003-12-31 Thread Peter Schuller
not contain any modifications to gcc optimization parameters, and indeed gcc is invoked with only '-O' when compiling. It's more or less a fresh install; I haven't touched make.conf. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key

Re: vinum

2004-10-03 Thread Peter Schuller
. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: Good newsreaders for FreeBSD?

2004-10-19 Thread Peter Schuller
. It doesn't have that particular feature you mentioned, but the one news reader that is closest to being perfect for me is slrn - very nice. As someone mentioned; leafnode can be used as a suitable proxy NNTP server that can pull news from multiple servers. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies

Re: migrating from thunderbird to mutt?

2004-12-19 Thread Peter Schuller
, and/or read through the example muttrc that comes with the freebsd port. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: traffic volume monitoring - what program

2004-12-23 Thread Peter Schuller
and cleaner to configure than mrtg (in my experience). If you're interested I have a few scripts that do what you want in a basic bandwidth graphing situation for a few hosts; generating relatively sane graphs. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller

Re: darcs and ghc building

2004-12-23 Thread Peter Schuller
the issue, whatever it is, is fixed in 6.2.2. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: portupgrade vs. portmanager

2004-12-24 Thread Peter Schuller
to upgrade all ports without disabling the machine in question. As it stands now, I much prefer portupgrade to NetBSD's pkg_chk for exactly this reason, even if portupgrade requires manual tweaking sometimes. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller

Re: portupgrade vs. portmanager

2004-12-25 Thread Peter Schuller
, requiring a lot of fiddling with pkgdb. I tried portmanager in the past but missed the fact of 'proper' upgrading of entire dependency chains. I will have another go now though. Thanks for the clarifications! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Re: Migrate from Qmail to Postfix..

2004-12-28 Thread Peter Schuller
have encoded in all those .qmail files (if any). -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: POP3 IMAP

2004-12-28 Thread Peter Schuller
that works well. -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Copying system/ports configuration?

2008-12-17 Thread Peter Schuller
the built binaries. I have some tools to help me do this that are semi-public, but not really in a nice state at this time. Let me know off-list if you would be interested. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller peter.schul...@infidyne.com' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail

Re: Backing Up ZFS

2008-12-20 Thread Peter Schuller
mention rdiff-backup but of course there are plenty of others. I just happen to prefer rdiff-backup, mostly because of it's rsync mirror + history semantics and completely trivial setup. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller peter.schul...@infidyne.com' Key retrieval: Send

mergemaster -U overwriting modified files

2009-04-25 Thread Peter Schuller
(!!!) on another machine. Is this a bug or intended? What is the intended functionality of -U? -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller peter.schul...@infidyne.com' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to getpgp...@scode.org E-Mail: peter.schul...@infidyne.com Web: http://www.scode.org

pf + ipv6 + keep state - any known issues?

2006-09-23 Thread Peter Schuller
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Re: pf + ipv6 + keep state - any known issues?

2006-09-26 Thread Peter Schuller
if you agree with the sentiment to begin with. Can anyone confirm or deny whether double traversal *IS* supposed to work without difficulties/special cases on current versions of pf/FreeBSD? Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Forcing buffer cache to use available memory

2007-09-30 Thread Peter Schuller
Hello, Is there a way to force the buffer cache to be more aggressive when caching reads? Or even just plain force a certain number of megabytes to be dedicated to the buffer cache? -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail

Re: Forcing buffer cache to use available memory

2007-09-30 Thread Peter Schuller
You want to adjust the vfs.read_max sysctl, I believe, or the vfs.maxbufspace for your second question. sysctl -d vfs is likely to be informative Thanks! That looks like what I'm after. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval

Re: cp --verify?

2007-10-28 Thread Peter Schuller
does not want to update any files there (if it did it would be an indication of corruption). -c makes it checksum regardless of whether the file size/ctime matches, but it will not make it re-do the checksumming after an update. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

sysutils/etcmerge vs mergemaster

2007-11-17 Thread Peter Schuller
spread in use. Are there problems with it that I don't know about? How many people use it in production? Are there advantages to mergemaster that causes mergemaster to even be preferred over etcmerge as the default tool in base? -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Re: sysutils/etcmerge vs mergemaster

2007-11-18 Thread Peter Schuller
. But even so, three-way merging is nice, so etcmerge remains interesting. Thanks, -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org signature.asc Description

Re: Freebsd filesystem ( hard reboot )

2007-12-06 Thread Peter Schuller
of expected inconsistencies. If you are getting prompts as a result of unexpected inconsistencies, that indicates *something* is wrong. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Freebsd filesystem ( hard reboot )

2007-12-07 Thread Peter Schuller
If you are running without write caching turned on (which is the default), That should be, if you are running WITH write caching turned on. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL

Re: Freebsd filesystem ( hard reboot )

2007-12-07 Thread Peter Schuller
not break the file system's ability to guarantee ordering of certain critical operations, which is why write caching causes a problem (the drive re-orders writes for performance and you end up with B happening before A, but consistency depended on B happening AFTER A). -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID

Re: Freebsd filesystem ( hard reboot )

2007-12-08 Thread Peter Schuller
won't help except perhaps to lower the statistical probability of running into problems (that's just a guess). -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: Apparently, csh programming is considered harmful.

2007-12-17 Thread Peter Schuller
the value of a variable*? Although that last bit has to do with more than the choice of a shell, it highlights perfectly the type of trouble you run into when you try to be portable with the least common denominator. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Jail question

2007-12-17 Thread Peter Schuller
system calls, which creates the sandbox. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: csh programing book

2007-12-17 Thread Peter Schuller
available everywhere. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: Updating ports

2007-12-22 Thread Peter Schuller
., files moving between packages can cause problems). In the end I tend to either build binary packages from scratch and use portupgrade -afPP to upgrade, or do in-place upgrading with portmanager. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send

Re: Updating ports

2007-12-24 Thread Peter Schuller
. If there could be some cooperation going in terms fo enabling upgrading tools to work better, I might be more motivated to finally resume work on that pkgmanager rewrite. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL

Re: dovecot questions

2007-12-26 Thread Peter Schuller
in a relational database would be to enable the construction of such interfaces, or perhaps use of existing tools. But unless I am missing something, user management is beyond the scope of what dovecot itself is providing. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Re: FreeBSD-6.1 bootup hangs after power failure

2007-07-16 Thread Peter Schuller
with disabling write caching. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

Re: Custom builds from ports

2007-07-28 Thread Peter Schuller
and upgrades. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Dell 2950: 4GB not seen (amd64; works on other 2950:s)

2007-08-24 Thread Peter Schuller
visibility issues were a thing of the past on amd64. Any insight? Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org

Re: Dell 2950: 4GB not seen (amd64; works on other 2950:s)

2007-08-26 Thread Peter Schuller
BIOS version. I'll have a closer look and inquire with Dell what the intended functionality is (hopefully it doesn't turn out to be something that requires Windows/Linux to work around). Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval

Re: Dell 2950: 4GB not seen (amd64; works on other 2950:s)

2007-08-26 Thread Peter Schuller
that in a BIOS ... Now that you mention it I do think I recognize that. It would fit with the ~ 2 GB visible memory, but on the other hand the kernel does print the full 4 GB during boot. But will definitely have to look into that. Thanks! -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter

Forcing GEOM to re-taste a device

2007-08-31 Thread Peter Schuller
to make the retries continue for a longer period (other than patching the source), it would be welcome, since during boot I need the kernel to be able to taste it on the initial attempt, since failure will cause a panic immediately. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller

Re: Forcing GEOM to re-taste a device

2007-08-31 Thread Peter Schuller
for it to attach to the USB bus, wait a few seconds, and insert it all the way - it will get properly detected. Similarly if connected on boot there is no problem. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail

Re: increasing maximum connections in PGSQL

2007-09-17 Thread Peter Schuller
Can anyone point me to some How-to documentation on raising this value to increase postgresql connections? http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.2/static/kernel-resources.html -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL

Re: Unable to delete a package

2007-09-17 Thread Peter Schuller
. In practice though it tends to work.) -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org pgpqO0EpOXXKW.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: Unable to delete a package

2007-09-17 Thread Peter Schuller
(probably at virtual console 7, 8 or something). If you want gdm to die you have to actually kill gdm; otherwise it will restart the X server when you kill the previous instance (thinking you just logged out of your session). -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Stable many-port SATA controller recommendations

2007-05-10 Thread Peter Schuller
it is priced very well. If the Marvell is out, other main contenders are the 8 port LSI MegaRAID, Highpoint RocketRaid and 3ware cards. But these are all on the expensive side, with the half-exception of the MegaRaid 300-8XLP which is only semi-expensive. Any recommendations? -- / Peter Schuller PGP

Re: Stable many-port SATA controller recommendations

2007-05-10 Thread Peter Schuller
and not some dodgy half-assed ASIC..). Yes. Given that I do not intend to utilize the hardware RAID support, having to go for a RAID card is to me just a downside, even disregarding the increase in cost. Thank you for the input! -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

Re: Stable many-port SATA controller recommendations

2007-05-14 Thread Peter Schuller
this. This was Seagate. I have not investigated whether I can trigger it as easily with the Maxtor. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org signature.asc

Re: Stable many-port SATA controller recommendations

2007-05-14 Thread Peter Schuller
in FreeBSD. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: Stable many-port SATA controller recommendations

2007-05-14 Thread Peter Schuller
to remember to post an update for interested parties and/or the archives when I have tested it more. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org signature.asc

Re: Best remote backup method?

2007-05-16 Thread Peter Schuller
automatic rotation schemes with hourly/daily/etc you have to script that on top. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL PROTECTED]' Key retrieval: Send an E-Mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.scode.org signature.asc Description

Re: Stable many-port SATA controller recommendations

2007-05-16 Thread Peter Schuller
. By your name you may be in Sweden; so FYI I purchased these cards from Mullet (www.mullet.se). They're the only supplier I have found that carries this locally. It's a shame really since it's such a good card given the price. -- / Peter Schuller PGP userID: 0xE9758B7D or 'Peter Schuller [EMAIL

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