Re: Scripted fdisk/slice/fs generation?

2004-05-09 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 09:48:27PM -0600, Tim Pushor typed: Hi all, I do CPIO style image backups of my FreeBSD systems. In the event that I need to restore one of these backups, I usually use the FreeBSD installation media to fdisk and create filesystems, then mount the new filesystems

Re: Help with editing partition tables

2004-05-17 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 01:21:44PM +0200, platanthera typed: On Monday 17 May 2004 06:17, Phil Thomson wrote: Hi all, I am a relative newbie to UNIX, going from being an ex-Windows user to being an X Windows user! ;-) I recently got FreeBSD installed on an older PC with a 3 GB drive and

Re: nsswitch + samba

2004-05-18 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 03:02:19PM +0400, Ivan S. Anisimov typed: Hello freebsd-questions, Could anyone help me to get nsswitch working? I've installed samba 3.0.0 on FBSD 5.2, joined domain, everything works fine except I have to add domain users to local passwd. pw showuser

Re: **heads-up** : likely spam using [name]@freebsd.org

2004-05-18 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 07:28:59PM +0200, Remko Lodder typed: Try to delete them and update your virusscanner regularly and you would be fine ;-) Or stick to FBSD and you won't have to run any AV scanner at all :) ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: How To Copy A Group of Files To Different Name?

2004-05-19 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, 18 May 2004, Drew Tomlinson wrote: OK, thanks. I'm using tcsh but I think I figure out how to do it following your example. So a script is the only way to do it in *nix? Being born and raised on MS-DOS, I'm accustomed to the copy bac* bac*.old syntax. On the command line

Re: IPFW Ruleset Help

2004-06-02 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 09:57:12PM +, Lee Harr typed: Hello. Running FreeBSD 4.10. After I reboot with my new ipfw.rules I can't load any webpages. I didn't try by IP address cause I can't remember any off top at the moment. Is the firewall logging working? You need lines in your

Crossbuilding 4-stable release on 5.x: perl missing

2004-06-06 Thread Ruben de Groot
Hi there, I'm trying to build releases of releng_4 on a 5.2.1 system. Unfortunately, the build fails because there's no perl installed in the chrooted environment. Any tips or examples would be greatly appreciated as I'm a bit stuck here. Thanks Ruben

Re: Crossbuilding 4-stable release on 5.x: perl missing

2004-06-09 Thread Ruben de Groot
(another show-stopper I bumped into later) Ruben de Groot wrote: Hi there, I'm trying to build releases of releng_4 on a 5.2.1 system. Unfortunately, the build fails because there's no perl installed in the chrooted environment. Any tips or examples would be greatly appreciated as I'm a bit stuck here

Re: Compiling only the base system?

2004-06-15 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 02:36:32PM +0200, Cordula's Web typed: 15 Jun 2004 08:19:04 -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: how can I compile just the base system (sysinstall's minimal install) from CURRENT sources in /usr/src into DESTDIR=/some/nonstandard/path? I don't need the complete

Re: Is there cool download manager in FreeBSD?

2003-09-12 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 08:08:40AM +0300, Alex Zivenko typed: Hi people! Is there cool download manager in FreeBSD? Like Reget, or Flashget in WIN, Don't disturb me about KGet (he can't to continue download, when connection has broken) fetch(1) works for me. Check out the -a and -r flags

Re: Software patents

2003-09-12 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 11:58:23PM -0700, Kris Kennaway typed: On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 08:53:37AM +0200, Mickael Suzenne wrote: Hi the team ! I was wondering why you haven't placed any advert to protest against software patents european directive ? Nor you, neither Net team, neither

Re: Securing the FreeBSD Console by removing OS Version

2003-09-15 Thread Ruben de Groot
[edited because of top-posting] On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 09:35:31AM -0500, Ray Seals typed: On Fri, 2003-09-12 at 17:31, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 03:44:14PM -0500, Ray Seals wrote: I don't want the console to display the OS version number. I have removed the %h

Re: LABEL (The FreeBSD Disklabel Editor)

2003-09-16 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 06:19:28AM -0400, Michael A. Alestock typed: I have an existing FreeBSD v4.7 installation and want to delete a small filesystem that I had designated for email (/var/mail), and want to freeup that unused space to the '/usr/home' filesystem. If I use DISKLABEL to delete

Re: ssh hole?

2003-09-17 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 05:28:59PM -0700, Sean Hafeez typed: i thought sshd part of the default install? (sorry do not have a box to look at right now). That's right. To get the patched ssh version you have to install 4.8 and then cvsup and rebuild to eg. releng_4_8 Ruben On Tuesday,

Re: Setting up a cvsup server

2003-09-18 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 11:02:56AM +0100, Wayne Pascoe typed: Hi all, Can anyone give me any pointers to setting up a server for all my other boxen to cvsup from ? What I'd like to do is have one box cvsup from the main freebsd cvsup servers, but then for all my other boxen to be able

Re: Re: Cat a directory

2003-09-19 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 08:27:00AM +0300, Karlsson Mikael HKI/SOSV typed: OK! I admit that it isn't THE BIGGEST problem for me BUT it is A problem. What I ment in my last mail was that it is the biggest problem concerning cat. Since someone always seems to cat a binary file without having the

Re: Security Script

2003-09-24 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 11:30:21AM +0100, Graham Lillico typed: Hi All, Below is a link to a script I am currently in the process of writing. It's purpose is to apply some basic security settings to a FreeBSD 4.X server build. I wonder if any of you would mind taking a look and letting me

Re: converting ext3 to ffs

2003-09-25 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 01:03:27AM +0530, Shantanoo Mahajan typed: +-- David Benfell [freebsd] [24-09-03 23:00 IST]: | On Wed, 24 Sep 2003 09:58:53 -0700, Mike Hogsett wrote: | | dump(8) and restore(8)* may do the trick. I would recommend dumping from | an os where ext3 is native (e.g.

Re: FreeBSD vs. RedHat

2003-10-02 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 10:27:05PM -0600, SoloCDM typed: On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Todd Stephens wrote: On Wednesday 01 October 2003 10:42 pm, SoloCDM wrote: Why do the ISOs seem to be three CDs of 600Mb each for RedHat compared to 1.5 CDs for FreeBSD? I thought the files were larger

Re: rsync/mirroring permissions problem

2003-10-06 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 08:58:02AM -0500, Redmond Militante typed: hi all i'm trying to do a 'push' rsync operation to mirror the contents of my websites root directory on one machine over to a remote machine. rsync is installed on both machines. the command i'm using to rsync is

Re: Ckermit, Minicom, and even Windows Dial Up won't work..

2003-10-09 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 09:10:02AM -0500, Peter Elsner typed: I disagree... There are 12 SCO Unix servers at 12 of my customers sites, and they haven't been modified in years... All 12 of them can't be having the same problem The only change was made to my FreeBSD server, when I

Re: dhcpd output to root console

2003-10-12 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 12:20:45PM -0700, jason dictos typed: Hi Guys, Whenever I boot up, dhcpd always splurges out stuff to roots console screen and /var/log/messages. Is there anyway I can disable it from spewing messages to the console and to only spew out messages to

Re: Sendmail hosed after hostname changed

2003-10-13 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 10:15:21PM -0500, Charles Howse typed: SNIP Oct 12 13:19:06 larry sm-mta[1725]: h9C4x1o1000716: to=[EMAIL PROTECTED], delay=13:20:05, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=esmtp, pri=2550418, relay=howse.homeunix.net., dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by

Re: How to create distribution for later NFS sysinstall on other box?

2003-10-14 Thread Ruben de Groot
redirected to -questions On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 01:39:41PM -0400, Chris Shenton typed: Some of my systems are 5.1-CURRENT but I still have some older 4.x boxes. I'd like to upgrade them to the same OS as my 5.1 boxes. It seems stupid to feed them boot floppies then FTP the OS across the

Re: dhclient getting infinite IPs?

2003-10-17 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 02:20:12AM -0700, [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: I have a Belkin 802.11g router (model F5D-7230-4) and my freebsd 4.7 server connected to it. Everything was working fine, but I moved and changed ISPs. I'm not aware of anything that has changed in the configuration on the

Re: Problems with /usr/libexec/save-entropy

2003-10-21 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 08:10:55AM -0500, Robert Small typed: Ok, I'm an idiot! I MUST have done something to my system yesterday. It's been running fine, and around 3:00pm yesterday, I started receiving emails from Cron /usr/local/save-entropy saying: *User: not found Look for the string

Re: console connectivity question.

2003-10-21 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 07:11:53AM -0600, Tim Hogan typed: I have installed FreeBSD v4.8 on an Intel system that had a monitor and a keyboard attached at the time of install. I would now like to remove the monitor and keyboard and have a headless unit however I can't seem to make the

Re: Best way to cleanly uninstall packages?

2003-10-22 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 12:55:59PM +1000, Chris Richards typed: In-Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Please don't hijack other threads when asking a new question. Hi Everyone, I have installed 2 packages which inturn installed a bunch of dependencies... They are imageindex-1.0.6 and

Re: Freebsd 4.8 Command to finish typing

2003-10-23 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 08:37:52AM +, DanB typed: How do you have Freebsd 4.8 finish typing a line? On older version I just type Ma and escape to finish typing Make. That depends on your shell. You're probably used to a bourne-shell variant like ksh, where ESC is used for word completion.

Re: wrong name on emails

2003-10-24 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 10:37:44AM -0400, M.D. DeWar typed: Hello, Thanks. Yes it reports the correct hostname. And its correct in the rc.conf. Here is a copy of the FROM on a email sent by the cron [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Cron Daemon) and hostname shows

Re: howto dissallow upgrade for specific port?

2003-10-24 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 11:23:03AM -0400, Jesse Guardiani typed: Howdy list, I have a port that I do NOT want to upgrade: python-2.2.2 If I do upgrade it, some of the software on my system will not work correctly. However, I'd still like to use portupgrade -R on a few ports to upgrade

Re: tar question...

2003-10-30 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 06:57:35AM -0500, Matthew Emmerton typed: Hi list, the question is: can I tar a hole directory without include the tree ??? I mean when I tar all files in a /dir1/dir2/dir3 path, the tar file includes me the path too and I want to tar only the filenames in dir3: I'm

Re: Dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD - odd problem

2003-11-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 11:38:03PM -0800, Mike Maltese typed: Hi Mike, Do you have WinXP and FreeBSD on the same disc or on two separate discs? Thanatos Same physical disk. Windoze is on ad0s1 and FBSD is on ad0s2. At the moment I'm looking into restoring XP's MBR and then

Re: Mail in a Jail

2004-01-13 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 06:20:17PM -0700, Brent Wiese typed: Hi, I run my web sites from a jail. The time has come that i now need to send an email from one of those sites using the mail() function in php. I would like to know, what files do i need to be able to send mail from

Re: Updating DNS after DHCP

2004-01-13 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 11:09:38PM -0600, John typed: I see that some Microsoft systems send out an update to DNS with the system name. I configured my DNS server to accept these updates, but now that I'm running FreeBSD on a laptop - how do I do that from FreeBSD? I've looked at the dhclient

Re: Whan can I do if OS does not boot after makeworld

2004-01-13 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 01:34:25PM +0200, Vahric MUHTARYAN typed: Hi Everybody , I heared in list and some sites that some times after makeworld system can't boot . I wonder What FreeBSD Admins make to solve this problem . Does possbile to prevent this problem ?! Any way ?! What

Re: FreeBSD, SSH and Enter Authentication Response

2004-01-13 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 11:55:50AM +, Matthew Seaman typed: On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 01:32:30PM -0800, Rishi Chopra wrote: I have a nitpicky question about logging into a FreeBSD machine and SSH. I'm using a minimal FreeBSD install and SSH Secure Shell client v3.2.0 - the crux of the

Re: FreeBSD, SSH and Enter Authentication Response

2004-01-13 Thread Ruben de Groot
# password #password sufficient pam_krb5.so no_warn try_first_pass passwordrequiredpam_unix.so no_warn try_first_pass Any ideas what I should change? -Rishi Ruben de Groot wrote: On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 11:55:50AM +

Re: Loading balancing with more than one ISP.

2004-01-14 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 04:01:28PM +0100, Antoine Jacoutot typed: On Wednesday 14 January 2004 15:46, Simon Gray wrote: Easiest way I would of thought would be to use BGP or OSPF under Zebra (/usr/ports/net/zebra)(www.zebra.org) I'm no expert, but the majority if ISPs tend to use BGP

Re: Using a different User Database

2004-01-21 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 10:09:48PM -0800, Loren M. Lang typed: On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:32:34PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:04:36PM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: You may want to start by looking into the net/nss_ldap and security/pam_ldap ports. Beyond

Re: man question

2004-01-22 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 12:30:55AM +0100, Didier Wiroth typed: Hi, I've compiled and installed software by my own in this directory: /home/me/custom/ In this directory I have the following directories and subdirectories: /home/me/custom/man /home/me/custom/man/man1

Re: Looking for C example of ARP lookup on FreeBSD

2004-01-22 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 05:24:31PM +0800, Laslett, Greg typed: Hi, The code that is being ported uses the 'ioctl' method to request a MAC address. eg: struct arpreqReqARP; struct sockaddr_in *pAddr_in; SOCKET s; . . s =

Re: How dangerous is 5.2 for production use

2004-01-23 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 09:49:34AM +, Peter Risdon typed: Matthew Seaman wrote: Certainly. You will find it better suited to the large filesystems you have than UFS1. I also have a vague feeling that background fsck is a UFS2 feature, but I can't find documentation to either confirm

Re: How dangerous is 5.2 for production use

2004-01-23 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 07:22:04AM -0300, Roberto Pereyra typed: However the fsck of our 300+500 GB RAIDs takes almost an hour and that's why i want to switch to 5.x because it fscks in the background. Hi FreeBSD 4.9 can fsck in the background too, look /etc/defaults/rc.conf Set

Re: log_in_vain=YES

2004-01-23 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 10:54:50AM +0100, Didier WIROTH typed: When using log_in_vain=YES I get a lot of console message of these types: Jan 21 03:01:12 ultimate kernel: Connection attempt to TCP 127.0.0.1:113 from 127.0.0.1:49188 flags:0x02 Jan 21 03:01:12 ultimate kernel: Connection attempt

Re: Formatting an email for this list using vi

2004-01-27 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 07:34:54AM -0600, Gary typed: Hi Frederick, --On Monday, November 17, 2003 09:58:00 AM +1100 Frederick Bowes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have just started learning to use vi, and remember someone posting something a while ago about how to re-format an email reply

Re: How to build FreeBSD entirely from sources?

2004-01-27 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 07:48:42AM +0100, Geert Hendrickx typed: Hello, FreeBSD from Scratch describes a method for REbuilding a FreeBSD system entirely from sources, starting from an existing FreeBSD system. But I want to build a new FreeBSD system on a machine currently NOT running

Re: MBR

2004-01-27 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 04:49:02PM +0100, Namik Dala typed: On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 09:10:51AM -0600, Brian H wrote: Currently I have the BSD boot loader running in my MBR, but since I only have BSD on my system I would like to replace it with the standard MBR. Is there a way with unix to

Re: Internal cvsup server?

2004-01-28 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 08:38:57AM -0500, stan typed: I'm supporting a fair number of FreeBSD machines that live behind a very restrictive corporate firewall. I finally managed to get the powers that be to agree to open up the port for cvsup, but they want to limit it to one IP address.

Re: After 4.6 to 4.9, SSH Lockout

2004-01-30 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 09:49:00PM +0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Hello, After upgrading from 4.6-STABLE to 4.9-STABLE (religiously following the Handbook), I could not login to a second or another ssh session. I still, however, have my current connection to where I performed the make

Re: How to build FreeBSD entirely from sources?

2004-01-31 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 04:00:26PM +0100, Geert Hendrickx typed: Can you build Gentoo on a machine currently NOT running Linux? Yes, you can boot Gentoo from a live-cd, you extract a temporary Gentoo-system to your harddisk, chroot into it and start recompiling from there. This comes

Re: How to? Submit a new or ammended man page

2004-02-04 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 10:51:19AM +, Dave typed: Re-posted due to no replies Having spent some time trying to get the onboard sound working on an Intel 845G M/B I eventually worked my way to the ich sound driver. If there had been a man page for it, I'd probably have discovered this

Re: buildworld inside a jail

2004-02-06 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 04:07:15PM +0100, Harald Schmalzbauer typed: Content-Description: signed data On Friday 06 February 2004 14:06, Colin Percival wrote: At 12:49 06/02/2004, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote: On Friday 06 February 2004 03:24, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote: On Friday 06 February

Re: filesystem permissions using dump on live filesystem

2004-02-24 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 12:32:07AM -0500, Garance A Drosihn typed: At 11:47 PM -0500 2/23/04, Aaron Peterson wrote: i put a user in the operator group in /etc/group: -snip- and attempted to dump a live filesystem: -snip- what am i missing here? nevermind. i had to log out and

Re: make world

2004-02-25 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 11:24:27AM +, Peter Risdon typed: So what dmesg output is generated when the dhcp client invoked by your entry in rc.conf tries to obtain a lease at boot time? The dhcp client will never get an IP address. He has deny all as only rule in his firewall. PWR.

Re: Message from CRON

2004-03-09 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 06:25:39PM -0500, Gerard Seibert typed: From time to time, I receive a notification that I have mail in /var/mail/ges. Upon checking, this is what I find: From [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mon Mar 8 18:11:01 2004 Return-Path: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Received: from

Re: Why can't I write this file?

2004-03-09 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 02:10:25PM +, Matthew Seaman typed: Yes, quite. Your login credentials are established when you login to the system and only then -- that's when the limits of what you're authorized to do are set, which includes amongst other things which groups you're a member

Re: Why can't I write this file?

2004-03-09 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 02:44:05PM +, Matthew Seaman typed: On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 03:29:07PM +0100, Ruben de Groot wrote: On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 02:10:25PM +, Matthew Seaman typed: Yes, quite. Your login credentials are established when you login to the system and only

Re: log rotation

2004-03-15 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 10:30:05PM +1030, Wayne Sierke typed: On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 10:37, Bart Silverstrim wrote: Quick questions: I've run across some mumblings in the ClamAV lists about Clamd not logging anymore (or not scanning anymore?) when the maximum logfile size is reached. Is

Re: disconnecting keyboard: big trouble !?!

2004-03-23 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 01:22:53AM -0500, Shaun T. Erickson typed: Steve Ireland wrote: This is a PS/2 thing, not an operating system thing. You really can fry your motherboard plugging and unplugging PS/2 devices while the system is powered up. I suppose it's possible, but I know I 've

Re: FreeBSD + RACOON error

2004-03-25 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 11:08:09AM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Hi Olegs, the error on one of the firewalls occured.: swap_pager: out of swap space swap_pager_getswapspace: failed / kernel: pid 148 (racoon), vid 0 , was killed: out of swap space Try increasing your swapspace, since

Re: Bandwidth hit in natd/ipfw on 4.4-RELEASE

2004-03-26 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 08:24:04PM -0700, [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Hey, I just my got NAT box running 4.4-RELEASE on an old Pentium 90 and I'm experiencing a number of problems and I think they're related.. there's been a major bandwidth hit in all my web surfing and my ICQ, AOL and MSN

Re: Why does favicon.ico show as error in apache log

2004-03-26 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 09:32:35PM -0600, Jeff Hinrichs typed: - Original Message - From: JJB [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ORG [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 12:59 PM Subject: Why does favicon.ico show as error in apache log I do not use this

Re: Bandwidth hit in natd/ipfw on 4.4-RELEASE

2004-03-26 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 10:43:56AM -0400, Matt Coe, CCNA typed: Ruben de Groot wrote: 4.4-RELEASE is quite old. Have you considered the possibility that you got rooted? I'm sure it's /possible/, but extraordinarily unlikely. The server's only been three days and I'm on a university

Re: /usr/libexec/save-entropy

2004-04-21 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 09:44:33AM +0200, Piotr Gnyp typed: Hi On my FreeBSD 5.2.1-R-p5 I have problems with /usr/libexec/save-entropy in cron. The error message says: /etc/rc.conf: cannot create /etc/rc.conf: Permission denied Looks like you have something wrong in your /etc/rc.conf. my

Re: DNS problem

2003-01-16 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 04:40:40PM +0200, Hilmi Hilmiev typed: Hi all, I have a veri bad situation with my DNS server. From the begining I don't know that this server is runing as well, cuz the DNS server is inherited for my. What is a my problem: reverse address resolving not work correct.

Re: A quick way of uninstalling a set of applications?

2003-01-17 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 11:48:41PM -0800, Dilshod typed: Hello guys, once again. Many thanks to the previous responders to my question 'Customizing the console - Changing the resolution'. Their answers were exactly what I was looking for. I am tempted to ask you, readers of this

Re: back up Win2k workstations?

2003-01-23 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 05:41:07AM +, P. U. Kruppa typed: Hi, I am looking for a concept to back up some Win2k workstations on a FreeBSD machine. Can this be done and how? If you want to make full backups of the workstations, including system files and all, I would recommend using a

Re: differentiating apache children from parents ?

2003-01-24 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 05:22:00AM -0800, Josh Brooks typed: Hello, Is there any way to tell, simply from /proc info and/or ps output if a certain httpd PID is a child or the parent ? Yes, use ps xalw | grep httpd. In the third column you see the processes' PPID (Parent Proces ID). All

Re: How to cleanly remove bind before using bind9

2003-01-24 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 02:39:51PM +0100, Anand Buddhdev typed: On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 06:29:22PM -0500, stan wrote: I want to use bind 9 from the ports tree. I see how to prevent the bundled bind from being built the next time I make world, and I see how to change the init files et all

Re: How to cleanly remove bind before using bind9

2003-01-24 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 03:38:02PM +0100, Anand Buddhdev typed: On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 03:05:19PM +0100, Ruben de Groot wrote: I have always found this to be a problem with FreeBSD: why can't sendmail, bind and the other contributed software be made optional at install time, so

Re: vnc at start-up

2003-01-30 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 09:27:42AM +0700, Roger Merritt typed: I've installed vnc from the ports and it works fine, but it's annoying to have to log on to my server and start the vncserver every time I want to connect from my desktop PC. One problem is my server has been randomly rebooting

Re: Ooops.

2003-01-30 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 01:56:54PM +1030, [EMAIL PROTECTED] typed: Quoting Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Can you explain what you think is a problem? Well - it's happened to two uf us in the past month! In both cases the operator was copying files from one

Re: Limiting memory usage of a certain process.

2003-01-31 Thread Ruben de Groot
Hi, On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 03:26:25PM +0100, Florian Lorenzen typed: Hi all, I've got the following problem with my FBSD-4.7-STABLE-box: It is running a mldonkey-2.02-client under a dedicated user. This process eats up all memory. Thus the system starts swapping. This is in general not

Re: Why no /dev/one?

2003-01-30 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 11:53:05AM +, Jan Grant typed: On Thu, 30 Jan 2003, Darren Pilgrim wrote: Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2003-01-30 00:25, Darren Pilgrim wrote: Why isn't there a /dev/one device to provide an infinite number of all-ones bytes? Because it's easy

Re: Too many files open / file: table is full

2003-02-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
Hi Gordon, On Sun, Feb 02, 2003 at 06:16:26PM -0500, aSe typed: Recently, one of the machines I help to admin ran into problems and had to be rebooted. The machine uptime was about 40days and one of the techs told me it became unresponsive and any command he typed into term it responded Too

Problem installing 5.0 on Libretto

2003-02-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
.x there used to be a kernel option especially for the Libretto floppy drive, but I can't find anything similar in 5.0. Has anybody succesfully installed 5.0 on a libretto? Any tips are welcome. Thanks, Ruben de Groot To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd

Re: Too many files open / file: table is full

2003-02-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 12:16:23AM -0500, aSe typed: This is not a matter of diskspace. The kernel holds a fixed length table in memory with all open files. If this table gets full it usually means one of two things: 1) You have a runaway application, opening way too many files. Identify

Re: No /proc or procfs by default in 5.1-RELEASE ... why ?

2003-07-16 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 11:42:49PM -0700, Josh Brooks typed: Hello, As I am sure many have noticed, a default installation of 5.1-RELEASE will leave you with no procfs mounted at /proc, and no entry in /etc/fstab for a procfs. Is this by design ? Yes Is it better to not run /proc on

Re: Headless and r5.1

2003-07-17 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 08:52:03AM +0200, Kjell Midtseter typed: On Release 4.x I used to recompile the kernel with the apropriate options, and I could disconnect and reconnect my keyboard as need arose. What changes should I make to to GENERIC for this to work under Release 5.1? None.

Re: ASP on FreeBSD/Apache - most recent, stable and viable solution?

2003-07-18 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 09:41:56AM -0400, Dave [Hawk-Systems] typed: This may be better posted to the Apache list, but that has been filling up with windows implementations as of late... Have recently been inundated with requests for ASP on our FreeBSD/Apache servers (probably because the

Re: Sendmail reject non-extant hosts? RFC1123

2003-07-21 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 05:37:31PM -0500, Jack L. Stone typed: At 09:38 PM 7.20.2003 +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 01:37:15PM -0500, Kevin Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote: I'm not happy that Sendmail is allowing connections from non- existent hosts (i.e., spammers...)

Re: SCP where does the file xfer to?

2003-07-28 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 11:45:08AM +, DanB typed: SCP where does the file xfer to? scp file.tar.gz [EMAIL PROTECTED] If this is really the command you used (without : after chatusa.com), check the directory you were in when you issued the command and look for a file called [EMAIL

Re: Did I do something wrong?

2003-08-10 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 09:38:16PM -0400, Gregory Felter typed: I received the information for my dedicated FreeBSD box today from the hosting company. It's an unmanaged box which was supposed to be running 4.8 but is running 5.1 because they said 4.8 would not install (Doubtful to me,

Re: resizing partition

2003-08-11 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 11:42:12AM +0200, Martin V??a typed: hi, is there any utility that can resize/merge two freebsd/165/ partitions? I've tried PartitionMagic under win but with no effect and sysinstall fdisk has no option like that. Important fact is that both are packed with data I

Re: Restricting ICMP

2003-08-14 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 09:56:04AM +, Mark typed: - Original Message - From: Andy Farkas [EMAIL PROTECTED] SNIP I am just not very fond of the idea of local users starting ICMP wars over the net, using my server :) I have already had an instance where a web-user did an

Re: Restricting ICMP

2003-08-14 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 10:01:03PM +1000, Andy Farkas typed: Mark wrote: I am just not very fond of the idea of local users starting ICMP wars over the net, using my server :) I have already had an instance where a web-user did an excessive ping attack on one of his buddies. And,

Re: Correct syntax for ipfw to allow local traffic?

2003-08-27 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 02:48:50PM +0300, Vitali Malicky typed: Hi all, Hi! I have 00100 allow ip from any to any via lo0 in my firewall script. But although I get lines like silakka /kernel: Connection attempt to TCP 127.0.0.1:2000 from 127.0.0.1:3914 into my messages log.

Re: MBR Corruption and Restore

2003-08-31 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 07:39:44PM -0400, yo _ typed: Hello All! Unfortunatly, i was having a minor hard disk problem on my first FreeBSD installation, and (so used to Debian) i thought i could fsck after shutdown now. Apparently this was not the case, as my file systems were still

Re: libc.so.3 not found

2003-09-01 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 01:59:42PM +0200, Nelis Lamprecht typed: Hi, Running a program ( Mcafee Viruscan ) and I get the following: pandora# ./uvscan /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libc.so.3 not found I'm using 4.8 Stable. Which port will give me this library ?

Re: .ko files in /boot/kernel

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 12:03:22AM -0400, Seamus Abshere typed: /boot/kernel is full of .ko files for kernel options that I did not select. Why are they there? Are they in use? You can check which modules are loaded with kldstat(8) [/boot/kernel]#ls -l kernel -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel

Re: host and hostname

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:07:12AM +0200, Peter Ulrich Kruppa typed: On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Rommel B. Ikeda wrote: Hi... I am still a newbie...and practicing how to get use to FreeBSD and UNIX... I have a question: Why is it when I invoke the command host, this comes out host not

Re: Ghost for FreeBSD

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 07:58:35AM -0700, Joshua Oreman typed: SNIP Ok; what you have done is made a dump on the root mirror device; great! But how do I now tell FreeBSD to use that restored partition as /? Edit /etc/fstab to effect the change for the next boot? I have a nagging

Re: RAID1 is DEGRADED, but which disk is faulty?

2003-09-03 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:45:05PM +1000, jesse reynolds typed: Hi How do you tell which disk has problems in a hardware RAID1 array? My machine has been up for nearly six months, and only the last three weeks of messages logs are retained. There is nothing any in the last three weeks of

Re: RAID1 is DEGRADED, but which disk is faulty?

2003-09-05 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 04:07:50PM +1000, jesse reynolds typed: At 18:26 +0200 3/9/2003, Ruben de Groot wrote: On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:45:05PM +1000, jesse reynolds typed: Hi How do you tell which disk has problems in a hardware RAID1 array? My machine has been up for nearly six

Re: FreeBSD 4.8 local startup issues

2003-09-09 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 09:59:46PM -0800, admin typed: On Mon, 08 Sep 2003 22:42:24 -0700, K Anderson wrote admin wrote: running: FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE okay I am having a strange issue. after the last reboot after my FreeBSD machine became unreachable - and required a power

Re: file permission baffle

2003-03-30 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 03:11:18AM -0500, David Banning typed: I have these links from my web directory; root# cd /usr/local/www/data/fax/ root# ls -l lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 18 Mar 29 16:37 chantelle - /usr/chantelle/fax lrwxrwxrwx 1 root wheel 14 Mar 10 00:15 david -

Re: Locking down secondary mx sendmail

2003-06-05 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 03:16:15PM -0700, Doug Silver typed: It seems the spammers like to target secondary mx machines and let those machines relay the email to the primary machine. I've tried setting up the virtusertable file to at least reject invalid emails on the secondary mx machine,

Re: restoring accounts

2003-06-10 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 04:40:31PM -0700, David Bear typed: I'm wondering, if I have a copy of /etc/master.password, is it better to just copy that over the default installed version? or to try write some kind of script to read it, and recreate accounts from it using pw? Try: pwd_mkdb

Re: Upgrading 5.0 - 5.1

2003-06-13 Thread Ruben de Groot
On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 06:32:16PM -0700, Joshua Oreman typed: On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 06:16:50PM -0700 or thereabouts, cp seemed to write: You should *really* use 'make buildkernel' in the toplevel if you're combining it with a world update. Recommended procedure: ~# cvsup

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