Re: ideal ipfw traffic shaping rules for small DSL net

2004-06-09 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Kenji M wrote: Hello network gurus, I'm looking for a good baseline ipfw shaping policy configuration for people who are using small upstream DSL bandwidth. I have 3Mbit downstream and 768K upstream and I use a ipf for natting and ipfw with dummynet to do traffic shaping. Considering a 750KB

Re: FreeBSD SPAM

2003-10-05 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Joseph Koenig wrote: I know this is an issue that comes up a lot, but I wanted to get an opinion from some people on the list. We, along with everyone else, have TONS of SPAM hit our server. Unfortunately, we haven't found any good way to reduce it. We're using ORDB and SpamCop, but neither are

dhcp overrides default route

2003-10-08 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hi list Lets say you have this in rc.conf: ifconfig_dc0=inet 1.2.3.4 netmask 255.255.255.0 ifconfig_dc1=DHCP default_router=1.2.3.254 The network on dc1 is 192.168.0.0/24 with the default router on that subnet being 192.168.0.254. If I reboot the box, dhclient will set default router to

Re: Restoring vinum root from dump

2003-10-15 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: There's nothing special that you *need* to do for restoring to a Vinum volume. There are, however, things that are important when restoring system components. In particular, if you restore /usr/lib you'll replace the C library /usr/lib/libc.so. It's then possible to

Re: How do YOU stay up to date?

2004-01-15 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Duane Winner wrote: Hello all again, I'm finally getting my arms around FreeBSD and the updating processes and tools. But I'm still trying to come up with good habits/methods/instructions for updating routines for both myself and my colleagues who also want to switch to FreeBSD. I now understand

Re: How do YOU stay up to date?

2004-01-16 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Drew Tomlinson wrote: Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg told a big fish story including the following on 1/15/2004 2:34 AM: Duane Winner wrote: Hello all again, I'm finally getting my arms around FreeBSD and the updating processes and tools. But I'm still trying to come up with good habits/methods

Re: How do YOU stay up to date?

2004-01-16 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg wrote: Drew Tomlinson wrote: Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg told a big fish story including the following on 1/15/2004 2:34 AM: Duane Winner wrote: Hello all again, I'm finally getting my arms around FreeBSD and the updating processes and tools. But I'm still trying

good network troubleshooting tool

2004-03-30 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hi list, Im looking for suggestions on a good tool to track down packetlosses. MTR (/usr/ports/net/mtr) is exactly what I want with one exception: MTR uses ICMP, I would like something TCP based. I have tried a lot of the utilities in ports but has so far not found anything that suits my needs.

Adaptec aic7899 problems?

2004-04-11 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hi list. I recently installed FreeBSD 4.9 on a Dell Poweredge 1500SC. During a buildworld, it suddenly filled the console with weird errors. The box was running fine, and the buildworld completed successfully, but this still bothers me. It has something to do with the SCSI controller, that much

Etherbet interface redundancy

2003-07-24 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hello listmembers Is there a way to accomplish interface redundancy on machines with dual interface? I have a few Dell Poweredge 1650 and some Compaq DL-360 G2 servers with dual onboard gigabit interfaces. When running windows, you can use the software provided with each server to bundle the

Re: I want using FreeBSD, but...

2003-07-25 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Rissland, Thorsten wrote: ...i'm a christian. Why is the Logo of FreeBSD an devil What have an oparating System to do with the devil Of course, there is something like daemon's (under Windows called services) but this is not the meaning of deamon!!! I think the meaning of daemon is

Re: New Laptop

2003-07-28 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Thanjee Neefam wrote: I am considering buying a new laptop (my current one is a Dell Inspiron PII-233 without a CD Drive (it broke :( )) I just simply want to know if there is a particluar range of laptops that work better with FreeBSD. ie: they use totally standard quality hardware, no panic

Re: PIII SMP

2003-07-29 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: dear list, buying two PIII for a dual system ... what do i have to pay attention to (besides the requirements of the M/B)? aka ... are all PIII SMP capable? thanks Make sure the stepping is identical. Some motherboards require Tualatin's to be able to run dual, others

Re: Server spinning out of control...

2003-07-31 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Jamie wrote: That is a good idea, thanks. We did check that though. Went through each user's accounts checking their .forwards and procmaillrc files. We are running spamassassin 2.55, and in the global procmailrc file we call spamc which connects to a spamd running on another machine.

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-07 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Lucas Holt wrote: Why don't people talk about software developers? Someone is writing the software for spammers. Lets go after them. Think about it; spammers have an average education level of high school dropout. Mainstream media has done stories about this. Bottom line, spammers are

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-08 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Kevin Stevens wrote: On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg wrote: Its still not a reason for allowing relay from dynamic addresses. All ISP's, or atleast all serious ISP's, provide their customer with a relaying mailserver. Its a simple task to configure your mailserver to use your

Re: ISPs blocking SMTP connections from dynamic IP address space

2003-08-14 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Doug Poland wrote: Hello, This isn't so much a FreeBSD topic but a comment and a request for resources. As a long time FreeBSD admin/user I know this is a large, diverse, and eloquent community of technical users. I hope someone can point me to a resource or group of users that address this

Re: sendmail_enable=NO /YES/MAYBE ?

2003-08-14 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Richard Shea wrote: Thanks to both of you for your replies however this has raised another question ! ... (see below) On Mon, 11 Aug 2003 13:16:54 +0200, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Konrad Heuer wrote: On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Richard Shea wrote: [Original

Re: sendmail_enable=NO /YES/MAYBE ?

2003-08-14 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Konrad Heuer wrote: On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Richard Shea wrote: Hi - I currently have sendmail_enable=NO in my rc.conf file. This allows emails to be sent from the FBSD machine however I would like one other machine on the LAN to use the FBSD machine as a SMTP machine. I think

Re: hardware monitoring / healthd

2003-08-14 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
ephix wrote: Hey, I have a Dell PowerEdge server, and have been trying to get healthd / chm working for the past few days. I think it uses the LM81 chipset (as ive managed to find with google), while healthd only supports LM78, LM79, and some others. The server is leaving for the datacenter in

Re: Can't find NIC

2003-05-27 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Socketd wrote: Hi all I have a laptop (Compaq Presario 1200, 400mhz, 6gb harddisk, 64 mb ram and so on). I am trying to install a SMC EZ Card 10/100, 16 bit which acoring to http://www.freebsd.org/releases/4.8R/hardware-i386.html#ETHERNET is supported, but my FreeBSD 4.8-Release with a GENERIC

Re: CCD

2002-07-18 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Christopher J. Umina wrote: Hey guys and gals, I'm just looking for an oppinion on using CCD for stripping on two IDE drives. Anybody have anything to say about performance, reliability, manageability and so on? Thanks A Lot, Christopher J. Umina I have never tried CCD, but

Re: NAT with Three NICs

2002-07-25 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
James West wrote: I'm fairly new to FreeBSD coming from a linux background. My problem is probably simple, but I'm having a hard time with it. I have four boxes, one FreeBSD that acts as a gateway/NAT router/Firewall, a Windows2k workstation, and two old Mac workstations. Being unable

Re: another question

2002-07-25 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Eric Dedrick wrote: Natd hasn't exactly been working as it used to either. Any idea what this means? Jul 24 23:26:43 dsl-146-127 /kernel: arp: 192.168.0.1 is on lo0 but got reply from 00:04:76:b8:94:10 on ep0 Jul 24 23:28:17 dsl-146-127 /kernel: arp: 128.211.146.127 is on lo0 but got

Re: another question

2002-07-25 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Eric Dedrick wrote: I dont know why this happens but if its any comfort I have had similar errors on my machine for years. Jul 4 14:40:43 rambo /kernel: arp: 192.168.0.3 is on lo0 but got reply from 00:48:54:50:e4:96 on fxp0 Jul 8 15:13:36 rambo /kernel: arp: 192.168.0.1 is on dc1 but got

Re: MySQL or Postgresql on FreeBSD, have I just started a holy war?

2002-10-02 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Mailing Lists wrote: Hi all, I've just been getting ready to start serious MySQL development on a Dual Processor FreeBSD box and I stumbled across the following blog entry on the web today which has me thinking: http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/archives/000203.html#000203 The coles

Re: buried in spams, recommendation?

2002-10-03 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Peter Leftwich wrote: Can someone on the list PLEASE recommend a good quarantining filter app? I know mwm (Mike Someone) out there uses one that issues a challenge via reply or reply to all. Thanks!! -- Peter Leftwich President Founder Video2Video Services Box 13692, La Jolla, CA,

Re: Oops! rc.conf mistake

2002-10-23 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Steve Warwick wrote: Hey all, I wonder if anyone can tell me how to get out of this stupid mistake. I edited rc.conf to add a virtual interface and left a quote off the end (unterminated string) - now I cannot get past mounting root, so no editors. And before you ask, no, I did not backup

Re: Linux vs. FreeBSD

2002-10-24 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
W. D. wrote: At 20:39 10/23/2002, Dan Pelleg, wrote: FreeBSD systems are easy to maintain. You can do a source upgrade, or a binary upgrade, and the system will go through it and boot to the new version without a hitch. On one system I have I've gone from FreeBSD 4.1 to 4.7, including every

VPN w2k RFC1918 ip to FreeBSD 4.7 firewall?

2002-10-25 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hi list. Im about to implement some VPN tunnels at work. We already run a few tunnels from BSD to BSD that works great, but now we need to allow some of our employees to connect from home. Setup looks something like this: LAN -- FreeBSD firewall -- Internet -- ADSL router -- Windows 2k Is

Re: FreeBSD bootable floppy Script NOT WORKING

2002-10-22 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
John Bleichert wrote: *snip* * EOM is not a command, it's an end-of-text marker, similar to the one used in Perl. * There are text-file incompatibilities between Unix and DOS. If you're copying/pasting the file from the website in Windows, ftp'ing it to a Unix box and then trying to run it,

Re: Thanks guys

2002-11-13 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Grant Cooper wrote: There are so many different types of UNIX. If freeBSD is so great why won't natural selection begin and let some of these Unix flavors die? Really, wouldn't it be a better world if we had just a couple open source OS? I understand what you mean, but I cant totally agree.

Re: How do I block spam locally?

2002-11-25 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Matt Smith wrote: I agree, but how do I run spam filtering locally? As an average desktop user, I simply use a client to POP mail from a server -- are there client plugins that filter for spam? I currently use Evolution, but am willing to change if there a spam filter plugins for other

Re: Hardware test software for FreeBSD

2002-11-27 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Sostin Andrey wrote: Dear colleagues, Does anybody know about software tests for FreeBSD which could overload the whole system (like BurnIn Pro for Windows). Please give the url, if any. We need to test about 500 servers under FreeBSD... Sincerely, Andrew A. Sostin To Unsubscribe: send mail to

Re: physically mounting a FreeBSD drive on a WinXP box

2002-12-01 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Bsd Neophyte wrote: i don't know if posting this question is relavant to this group... but i was wondering if it was possible to physically mount a former FreeBSD disk on a winxp box. i know someone would suggest that i mount the drive on the FreeBSD box and get the files i need that way...

Re: Poor server response

2002-12-02 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Derrick Ryalls wrote: I built a FreeBSD box using a 4.7-release mini cd distro from freebsd.org. I then updated to stable via cvsup and did a buildworld/kernel. The machine needed linux support, so I installed linux-base (6?) from the ports. Things were going fine until I started stressing the

Re: Laptop sugestions?

2003-02-08 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Tuc wrote: Try dell. Inspiron 8200 seems great. Of course you must be careful with the hardware, but for me there is another important feature that I take care every time I buy a laptop: keyboard. Today, there is a annoying tendency to put unuseful keyboards on laptops. Inspirons 8200 are great,

Re: OT sendmail tagging spam

2003-02-15 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Laszlo Vagner wrote: currently i use spamcop.net's blocking service and have the FEATURE in my sendmail configuration, I would like to just tag spam say in the subject add SPAM: to all incoming mails that match the blocklist. What would be the best way of doing this.? Thank You Laszlo

Re: Best way to log from several servers

2003-02-28 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Thomas von Hassel wrote: On Friday, February 28, 2003, at 01:32 PM, Rus Foster wrote: you want to tweak /etc/syslogd.conf. You can log to remote machine using something like *.* @loghost.domain.com You might have to configure the firewall/remote syslog to accept the connections. Also if there is

Re: natd

2003-02-28 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Brian Henning wrote: My local network (192.168.1.0) consists of three machine BSD1 (192.168.1.40) and BSD2 (192.168.1.42). Both of these machines use gateway/router (BSD3) 192.168.1.254 to access the internet. All of these machine are connected to a switch locally. BSD3 connects to my isp and

Re: NATs/Firewall help

2003-02-28 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Christopher Blanchard wrote: I am a system administrator at a small private school in the California mountains. I recently acquired a DSL connection and would like to share it with the faculty and staff using NATs. I put up a 4.7 stable dual-homed box (AJAX), rebuilt the kernel with

Re: Incoming mail refused by sendmail

2003-03-03 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Kjell wrote: I have a gateway (sexy.la3sg.net) connected to my ISP through a ADSL line. On my LAN I have a workstation (tina.la3sg.net) I would like to set up sendmail so that external mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] arrives at user sexy on sexy.la3sg.net, and mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] ends up at

Re: Mirroring/load-balance two servers

2003-03-07 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Jonas Fornander wrote: Does anyone know if there is a simple way to mirror two servers without spending $ on hardware? I'm NOT talking about mirroring the OS and the files, I'm talking about sending http requests to a second server if the first server is down/un-reachable. This is sometimes

running restore non-interactive

2005-01-17 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hi list. Im trying to setup a machine to mirror its entire drive using dump/restore to a secondary drive. The dump works fine, but at the end of each session, restore always asks set owner/mode for '.'?. This makes it impossible to automate the task, which is what I would to accomplish. I

Re: running restore non-interactive

2005-01-21 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Ruben de Groot wrote: On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 02:11:34PM +0100, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg typed: Hi list. Im trying to setup a machine to mirror its entire drive using dump/restore to a secondary drive. The dump works fine, but at the end of each session, restore always asks set owner/mode

Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Anthony Atkielski wrote: Scott I. Remick writes: A better realworld example (which has been mentioned before) is www.sendmail.org vs. www.sendmail.com. I think that better reflects what people are suggesting for www.freebsd.com. Agreed! Although both sites actually aim at similar markets,

Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Chris Zumbrunn wrote: On Feb 12, 2005, at 4:59 PM, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg wrote: So far, I have not seen one single valid argument against a freebsd.com website or a new logo, so I side with the people that wants some changes to happen in this one. Well, if you put it that bluntly, let me

Re: Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such as NetBSD!!!

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Bart Silverstrim wrote: On Feb 11, 2005, at 2:18 AM, Anthony Atkielski wrote: Ted Mittelstaedt writes: That is so not true that it makes me almost as angry as the original debate. Maybe getting angry about a mere logo is a bad sign. Just to sum up things as I understand it... People want to

Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg Sent: Saturday, February 12, 2005 9:26 AM To: Chris Zumbrunn Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why

Re: Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such as NetBSD!!!

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: -Original Message- From: Garance A Drosehn [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 1:59 PM To: Ted Mittelstaedt; freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org Subject: Re: Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such as NetBSD!!! And frankly, most

Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Chris Zumbrunn wrote: [snip] Don't you think this Beastie qualifies as a professional logo? http://top.ch/sitedata/freebsd/beastie.gif Its a major step in the right direction. Personally, I dont really like it, but if it was to be the new logo I would not complain. It would solve most of the

Re: SPAM: Score 3.3: Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Jerry McAllister wrote: Matthias Buelow writes: And your point is..? I can see that FreeBSD marketing has a long way to go. To where?FreeBSD is not marketed in any particular way - on purpose. No one wants to do it, so no one will do it. jerry I want to, and frequently do, market

Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Chris Zumbrunn wrote: On Feb 12, 2005, at 9:11 PM, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg wrote: Maybe just the FreeBSD part and a couple of stylized horns over it, but that would mean Beastie would not be clearly visible and I dont know if I dare to suggest that. ;) I agree something like this... http

Re: Why in the world you should have a vote: was RE: Pleasedon'tchange Beastie to another crap logo suchas NetBSD!!!

2005-02-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Anthony Atkielski wrote: Dag-Erling Smørgrav writes: No. Existing copies would still be distributable and derivable under the original license terms. What constitutes an existing copy in a world of downloads? A downloaded copy that still exists? ;) -- R

freebsd 4.10 ATA problem

2004-08-09 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hi list. I recently installed FreeBSD 4.9 on a Dell Poweredge 1500SC with dual PIII 1.3GHz, a SCSI drive for the OS and some IDE's for storage. I experienced crashes that seemed to be related to the IDE controller so I cvsuped to latest 4.10, but the problem is still there. Here are the last

Re: BSD Question's.

2006-01-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Miguel Saturnino wrote: On Sat, 2005-12-24 at 07:34 -0800, Danial Thom wrote: Well, that's your opinion. For me, FreeBSD is a much better desktop than Windows -- it runs solid and fast and enables me to be more productive in my work. Of course, what is good for me might not be so good for

Re: Foreign language posts (was: Pooomooocyyyy ;()

2006-01-21 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Maybe it's just me but the idea of a bunch of English speakers sitting around and debating whether or not to permit foreign languages on the mailing list is a bit like a bunch of men sitting around and debating whether or not to legalize abortion. It's an issue that so

RFC 868 timeserver for freebsd

2003-11-14 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Hi list, I recently installed a few SNMP interfaces to monitor some UPS modules in our network, and these interfaces require a timeserver to syncronize their clocks. I have tried the ntpd in FreeBSD 4.9 as well as msntp from ports, but none of them work with these interfaces. According to the

Re: Cover graphics question

2003-11-28 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Peter Ulrich Kruppa wrote: On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good afternoon, I have just prepared to try again FreeBSD OS, it was some 5 years ago when I had this OS in use. So I downloaded the 4.8 version disks. The question may seem weird, sorry. Where can I get some commonly used

Re: Size of /var worries me

2004-01-12 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
parv wrote: ...only thing that i desire(d) is/was to give / much less than 128MB, but couldn't (during the space slicing). That and to combine /usr2 /usr3 now. But default inode space allocation of 8%/slice will kill me anyway. I really have to remember about the newfs options next time. Do you

Re: Explaining FreeBSD features

2005-06-20 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Fafa Hafiz Krantz wrote: *snip* FreeBSD is a typical system driven by technical people. Clearly its weakest point. Once again, that depends on your audience. If you ask me, its one of FreeBSD's strongest points. Im one of those technical people, and the main reason I like BSD is that its

Re: FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

2005-07-02 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Simon Burke wrote: [snip] 2. If it wasn't for the interesting content and structure of the FreeBSD website, it would be among the less beautiful. Yes, it serves its purpose well by being simple and straight to the point. But a redesign could offer just the same -- simplicity and accuracy

Re: FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

2005-07-02 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg Sent: Monday, December 27, 2004 4:57 PM To: Simon Burke Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org; freebsd-advocacy

Re: tunneling everything

2004-11-23 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Andrei Iarus wrote: Hi! I am looking for a solution to this problem: I want to make a tcp tunneling. The ssh tunneling doesn`t satisies me because I don`t want to tunnel a specific service, I want to tunnel everything. For example: I would like my host to route everything through a tcp tunnel. I

Re: FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

2004-12-27 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Simon Burke wrote: [snip] 2. If it wasn't for the interesting content and structure of the FreeBSD website, it would be among the less beautiful. Yes, it serves its purpose well by being simple and straight to the point. But a redesign could offer just the same -- simplicity and accuracy --

Re: FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

2004-12-29 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg Sent: Monday, December 27, 2004 4:57 PM To: Simon Burke Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re

Re: FreeBSD not popular in Asia?

2006-09-14 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Olivier Nicole wrote: Check out http://www.bsdstats.org ... Republic of Korea is about to push the US out of first place, but there are *zero* FreeBSD boxes reporting from there ... DragonFly is first, then NetBSD and then OpenBSD ... 6 days later: Thailand jumped from 12 machines to

Re: mail to root

2006-09-21 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
jekillen wrote: Hello again; I have a question about how mail from the system is generated for root. This question was prompted when I edited the Postfix aliases file and ran newaliases, then did postfix reload, assuming the mail system was running. I was informed that Postfix was not

Re: PCI Wireless Card?

2006-10-23 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Norberto Meijome wrote: On Sun, 22 Oct 2006 16:48:17 -0400 E. J. Cerejo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm looking to buy a PCI Wireless Card for my computer, I'm running FBSD 6.1 release, from what I understand there are only two drivers ath and wi what about ralink ? man 4 ral i'm sure

Re: Ports collection issue

2006-10-27 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Lane wrote: Adrian, Use /usr/ports/net/cvsup-without-gui and create a cvsupfile. You can then selectively install src-all, src-contrib, ports-all and any of the various ports sub-trees that you need (but stick with ports-all). cvsup will get the proper Makefiles and whatnot for you.

Re: Ports collection issue

2006-10-27 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Andy Greenwood wrote: Is it possible to use csup with my existing cvsup files? I skimmed the man page and it looks very similar. Is there any advantage to using cvsup over csup? I use the same files for csup as I used for cvsup. You should not have to change anything except removing the 'v'

Re: installing from a harddisk prepared in a functional system

2006-12-06 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Steve Franks wrote: How does one make a 'boot' disk - be it cdrom, harddrive or flash (presuming your bios will boot from all those devices, of course)? 1.The handbook specifies you need to minimally copy the /bin folder to the destination. 2. Obviously you want a valid ufs2 partition. 3.

Re: fixit floppy contents?

2006-12-29 Thread Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg
Andy Dills wrote: Is there a standard way of installing complete filesystem images onto existing machines via the network, for example using dump, restore, nfs, and boot floppies? I want to upgrade our mail server cluster from 4-STABLE to 6-STABLE, and there is so much that goes into the