NIS ypserv problem with client ypbind

2006-10-11 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, We are running a NIS server on FreeBSD 4.7. Clients running Gentoo can not bind to the server. The ypbind on Gentoo client is ypbind-1.19.1-r1. Tests with NIS servrs running on Gentoo and Redhat machines do not show any problem with the same Gentoo clients. I tried to find version of

RHEL 4 slave NIS server setup problem

2006-10-12 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, Hope someone can help me here. We have a NIS master server running on FreeBSD 4.11. RHEL clients can bind to the server without any problem. Now I want to add another nis slave server using RHEL 4. When I issued command /usr/lib/yp/ypinit -s master, I got following errors: We will need a

Re: What's so compelling about FreeBSD?

2006-10-16 Thread Simon Gao
I have a few FreeBSD machine from 4.x to 5.x. I have asked people how to upgrade them to latest version 6.x cleanly. All I was told is that I need to wipe them out and reinstall. However, this is not the case with Gentoo Linux. With Gentoo, version release does not matter that much, you can always

CVSup question

2007-02-21 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I have some machines running FreeBSD 5.2.1. Is it safe to update ports to 5.4_stable via CVSup? Or should I use 5_stable? Simon ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: CVSup question

2007-02-21 Thread Simon Gao
What if I just want to update ports for 5 stable tree? If using HEAD, then may some ports being updated be current but not stable? Or there is no such things as stable or current ports? Simon Joe Holden wrote: Simon Gao wrote: Hi, I have some machines running FreeBSD 5.2.1. Is it safe

Port installation failed

2007-02-22 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I had following errors when trying to install a package through port on one FreeBSD 4.7 machine: # make install /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk, line 2292: warning: String comparison operator should be either == or != /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk, line 2292: warning: String comparison operator

Re: Linux equivalent to freebsd

2007-03-01 Thread Simon Gao
Stephen Liu wrote: --- DAve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Patrick Bowen wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Sorry this question is a little off-topic... We've been using Freebsd for many years and all of our servers are running freebsd. The only thing that is a pain

How to find out when a package is installed?

2007-12-08 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, Is there a command that can help find out when a package is installed/compiled? Or what options should I give to pkg_info to find out installation date? Simon ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: How to find out when a package is installed?

2007-12-09 Thread Simon Gao
Rudy wrote: I have used this: ls -l /var/db/pkg/PORT_NAME/+DESC replace PORT_NAME with the correct directory name... RUdy Thanks. This helped. Simon ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Duplicate existing FreeBSD Server in VM

2007-12-10 Thread Simon Gao
DAve wrote: Terry Sposato wrote: Hi, I have just installed a machine and have it setup running a web based CRM solution. I want to have an exact duplicate of this machine running as a VM for redundancy reasons. What is the best way to go about getting this exact machine

CVSup question

2007-12-11 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I wonder if just having port-all is enough in cvsupfile as follow. If I just want to keep ports tree up to date, do I really need to have 'src-all? *default host=cvsup9.freebsd.org *default base=/usr *default prefix=/usr *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4_11 *default delete use-rel-suffix

cannot open br: no such file error

2007-12-14 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I am seeing many errors in htpd-erro.log file like: cannot open br: no such file cannot open br: no such file cannot open br: no such file cannot open br: no such file cannot open br: no such file Does this mean there is something wrong with file system? or disk? Has anyone else seen

How to install a specific version of Python

2007-07-04 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, How to install a specific version of Python which is not the latest version? Simon ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: looking for a good mailing list manager

2007-07-24 Thread Simon Gao
Steven wrote: Hi I am looking for a good Open source mailing list manager. It should be web based, preferable be able to handle multiple domains but not essential, nice interface for user and administrator and at least fairly good statistics/reports. I have looked at phplist.com but

Can't fdisk newly installed disks

2007-08-13 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I am running into some problem with fdisk newly installed drives. From boot message, these drives are found without problem: da3 at mpt0 bus 0 target 2 lun 0 da3: IFT A12U-G2421 347D Fixed Direct Access SCSI-3 device da3: 160.000MB/s transfers (80.000MHz, offset 127, 16bit), Tagged Queueing

Re: Can't fdisk newly installed disks

2007-08-14 Thread Simon Gao
Jerry McAllister wrote: On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 05:38:04PM -0700, Simon Gao wrote: Hi, I am running into some problem with fdisk newly installed drives. From boot message, these drives are found without problem: da3 at mpt0 bus 0 target 2 lun 0 da3: IFT A12U-G2421 347D Fixed Direct

Re: Can't fdisk newly installed disks

2007-08-14 Thread Simon Gao
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 13/08/07, Simon Gao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am running into some problem with fdisk newly installed drives. . . . # fdisk -BI da5 fdisk: cannot open disk /dev/da5: No such file or directory What is your securelevel? For example

Re: Can't fdisk newly installed disks

2007-08-14 Thread Simon Gao
Wojciech Puchar wrote: does anything else works. like dd if=/dev/disk of=/dev/null bs=1m count=1 Yes. # dd if=/dev/da5 of=/dev/null bs=1m count=1 1+0 records in 1+0 records out 1048576 bytes transferred in 0.155479 secs (6744167 bytes/sec) On Mon, 13 Aug 2007, Simon Gao wrote: Hi, I

Re: Can't fdisk newly installed disks

2007-08-14 Thread Simon Gao
Jerry McAllister wrote: On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 11:48:29AM -0700, Simon Gao wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 13/08/07, Simon Gao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am running into some problem with fdisk newly installed drives. . . . # fdisk

Re: Can't fdisk newly installed disks

2007-08-14 Thread Simon Gao
Jerry McAllister wrote: It can prevent you from making almost any changes. A secure level of 3 is very high and may be what you want for your production - depending on what you are doing, but will make any installation or development very difficult or impossible. jerry That's it. A

Upgrade 4.11 to 7.0, possible?

2008-03-10 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I am trying to see if it's possible to upgrade 4.11 to 7.0 by using cvsup. When I run make buildworld, I got these errors. Are there packages missing? -- Building an up-to-date make(1)

Re: What's so compelling about FreeBSD?

2006-10-17 Thread Simon Gao
Robert Huff wrote: Jeff Mohler writes: Linux supports more devices than FreeBSD, especially new devices. Linux clearly supports many more bugs than FreeBSD as well. Linux is closer to the bleeding edge; always remember that blood will usually be yours.

Re: What's so compelling about FreeBSD?

2006-10-17 Thread Simon Gao
Nathan Vidican wrote: In one word... stability. Seriously, it's matured better than linux. Based on a codebase tested and depended upon for a lot longer than linux has been around. BSD is here to stay, even if linux is becoming more mainstream. Simply because it works, and has worked for

Cleanly remove a package

2006-11-05 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I have a question hope someone can help. When upgrading a package say vsftpd, I used port install. After newer version is installed, I have both newer and older versions being listed if run pkg_info. The newer version works fine. However, I can not run make deinstall after installing the

Re: Cleanly remove a package

2006-11-05 Thread Simon Gao
Thanks, this helps. Simon Beech Rintoul wrote: On Sunday 05 November 2006 12:52, Simon Gao wrote: Hi, I have a question hope someone can help. When upgrading a package say vsftpd, I used port install. After newer version is installed, I have both newer and older versions being listed

Sendmail greet_pause config

2006-11-07 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I am trying to enable a new feature, greet_pause, with Sendmail 8.13.x on FreeBSD 4.7. When I try to re-generate sendmail.cf file, I got following error and the file generation failed: # m4 /usr/share/sendmail/cf/m4/cf.m4 sendmail.mc sendmail.cf m4: sendmail.mc at line 53:

Update pkg_info

2006-11-07 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, After updating ports using portsnap, I have this problem when running pkg_info: pkg_info: read_plist: bad command '@conflicts ruby18-bdb[2-4]*' How do I update pkg_info package on FreeBSD 4.7? Simon ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Sendmail greet_pause config

2006-11-07 Thread Simon Gao
certain greet_pause is available. I assume if a certain version of Sendmail installed, then all the features should be available regardless which version FreeBSD? Is that correct? Simon Matthew Seaman wrote: Simon Gao wrote: Hi, I am trying to enable a new feature, greet_pause, with Sendmail

Re: Sendmail greet_pause config

2006-11-07 Thread Simon Gao
If I use portupgrade to update sendmail, can I downgrade sendmail later to the previous version if things do not work out? Simon Chuck Swiger wrote: Simon Gao wrote: I am trying to enable a new feature, greet_pause, with Sendmail 8.13.x on FreeBSD 4.7. You should update to FreeBSD 4.11

Re: Sendmail greet_pause config

2006-11-07 Thread Simon Gao
Thanks all. My problem is now fixed by using /usr/local/share/sendmail/cf/m4/cf.m4. Sendmail has been upgraded since default install through port. Simon Vince Hoffman wrote: Simon Gao wrote: Hi, I am trying to enable a new feature, greet_pause, with Sendmail 8.13.x on FreeBSD 4.7. When

Sharing ports tree, possible?

2006-12-29 Thread Simon Gao
Is it possible to share ports tree directory? If so, what's the procedure? Simon Gao ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

filesystem size

2007-01-09 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, What's largest filesystem size supported by FreeBSD 5.2.1 i386? Simon ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: filesystem size

2007-01-09 Thread Simon Gao
I looked at the link. It seems that it's not desirable to make a filesystem larger than 2TB with 5.2.1. How about 6.1/6.2? Are those remaining issues resolved with 6.1/6.2? Simon Kris Kennaway wrote: On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 02:01:47PM -0500, Andy Greenwood wrote: On 1/9/07, Simon Gao

file/directory names with space in between

2008-04-14 Thread Simon Gao
Hi, I need to work on some files and directories that have spaces in them like: interesting story\2008 March\{story one,story two}. When using find with -exec, part of the file/directory name will be missing and therefore lead to error. What should I do to put escape key in there to include

Re: [SSHd] Limiting access from authorized IP's

2008-04-21 Thread Simon Gao
cpghost wrote: On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 13:46:48 -0500 Paul Schmehl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Let me clarify. When I use the term host, I'm referring to what many would call a personal workstation or personal computer. If you have more than one person who has shell access to a computer, then