Installation problems

2007-10-03 Thread Siraj Shaikh
I am new to FreeBSD, and am trying to install it. I have tried to installa on two separate machines, one a shuttlex xpc, and another an IBM laptop. Both times, I proceed, create the partitions and then get this message Unable to transfer the ... distribution from acd0 and finally says Unable

Fwd: Upgrading X11 port

2007-11-23 Thread Siraj Shaikh
PROTECTED] wrote: 1. Portmaster is depercated in favor of portupgrade 2. You will need xorg-7.3 before attempting gnome2 On 11/24/07, Siraj Shaikh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello I have been trying to install gnome2 (by both packages or port), but having trouble as I get an error

Upgrading X11 port

2007-11-23 Thread Siraj Shaikh
Hello I have been trying to install gnome2 (by both packages or port), but having trouble as I get an error with regards to the X11 port. I then tried to upgrade all my ports using portmaster -a It took ages, but then at the end showed the same error. Stop in /usr/ports/x11/xorg-libraries.

Re: Fwd: Upgrading X11 port

2007-11-24 Thread Siraj Shaikh
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 24 Nov 2007 07:09:20 + Frank Shute [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 01:53:48AM +, Siraj Shaikh wrote: The process described there should work for updating from 6.9 to 7.3 It works just fine. I recently upgraded from 6.9 to 7.3

Re: Fwd: Upgrading X11 port

2007-11-24 Thread Siraj Shaikh
Thanks Roland I am trying it currently. If it doesnt work, I will return :) Thanks Siraj On 24/11/2007, Roland Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 12:22:36PM +, Siraj Shaikh wrote: Hi With regards to the following post, I just wanted to clarify this. I am

Problem with startx

2007-11-24 Thread Siraj Shaikh
I installed freebsd (6.2) from scratch. Download, updated the ports tree. Upgraded all the ports. Installed Xorg (it was xorg-7.3). When I typed in startx it worked fine. Then I proceeded to install gnome2-lite using pkg_add -r gnome2-lite That worked fine. Tried to start startx/gnome2 (after

IP Aliasing

2008-01-28 Thread Siraj Shaikh
I have a query reagrding IP aliasing in FreeBSD. I have read up on it, this has been helpful: http://freebsd.peon.net/tutorials/6/ I am wondering if anyone has some experience in using it, and what I want to know 1) is there an upper limit to configuring a number of alias addresses? 2) if an

Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-28 Thread Siraj Shaikh
I have got a machine which came with Vista pre-installed. Now I would like to install FreeBSD on it, and so that I can dual boot between the two. The machine did come with a rescue CD which has an image of Vista on it. I tried installing FreeBSD (Vista was already installed), but then got a

Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-29 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 29/01/2008, Alphons Fonz van Werven [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wojciech Puchar wrote: No offense, but when installing from scratch using sysinstall, do you actually have a command line available in that phase of the install? you have to choose rescue disk from menu and CD/DVD. Ah, ok.

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-29 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 29/01/2008, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: One question: I have just installed FreeBSD 6.3, and tried startx but it isnt coming up, giving some sort of error. Am I missing something here? I did choose for Windows X during the FreeBSD setup

warning messages?

2008-01-29 Thread Siraj Shaikh
I have just installed FreeBSD 6.3 on my machine. I keep seeing these messages cpu0: Cx states changed cpu1: Cx states changed in somewhat random intervals, specially at startup. What are they? Should I be worried? Thanks ___

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-29 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 29/01/2008, Siraj Shaikh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 29/01/2008, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: One question: I have just installed FreeBSD 6.3, and tried startx but it isnt coming up, giving some sort of error. Am I missing something here

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-30 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 29/01/2008, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 29/01/2008, Siraj Shaikh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 29/01/2008, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: One question: I have just installed FreeBSD 6.3, and tried

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-30 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 30/01/2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 29/01/2008, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 29/01/2008, Siraj Shaikh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 29/01/2008, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-30 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 30/01/2008, KAYVEN RIESE [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 30/01/2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 29/01/2008, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 29

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-30 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 30/01/2008, Frank Shute [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 07:59:09PM +, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 30/01/2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Siraj Shaikh wrote: snip (EE) Failed to load module fbdev (module does not exist, 0

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-30 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 30/01/2008, Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:29:02PM +, Siraj Shaikh wrote: [...] (--) PCI: (0:2:1) Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller rev 3, Mem @ 0xf010/20 New driver is i810 The i810 driver doesn't quite

Re: Starting X - was Re: Vista / FreeBSD dual boot

2008-01-30 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 30/01/2008, Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:51:11PM +, Siraj Shaikh wrote: On 30/01/2008, Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:29:02PM +, Siraj Shaikh wrote: [...] (--) PCI: (0:2:1) Intel Corporation Mobile

Re: IP Aliasing

2008-02-21 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 29/01/2008, Olivier Nicole [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) is there an upper limit to configuring a number of alias addresses? I have a machine with 200+ IP without any problem. 2) if an interface is configured with an alias address, then what address is shown on the traffic leaving this

Re: IP Aliasing

2008-02-21 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 21/02/2008, Mel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thursday 21 February 2008 13:07:08 Siraj Shaikh wrote: ifconfig_ed0_alias0=inet 127.0.0.251 netmask 0x ifconfig_ed0_alias1=inet 127.0.0.252 netmask 0x ifconfig_ed0_alias2=inet 127.0.0.253 netmask 0x Just want

How to start Gnome2-lite

2008-03-04 Thread Siraj Shaikh
I installed Gnome2-lite as a package. I then inserted the following line gnome_enable=YES in rc.conf and also inserted the line exec gnome-session in the xinitrc file. | type startx after this, but gnome desktop doesnt load up. Instead the usual x windows screen loads up. Please Help!

Re: How to start Gnome2-lite

2008-03-05 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 05/03/2008, Outback Dingo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: vi `/.xinitrc paste exec gnome-session then :wq save the file, and startx is that /.xinitrc ? or in my home directory, /root/.xinitrc ? On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 5:07 AM, Siraj Shaikh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 05/03/2008

Re: How to start Gnome2-lite

2008-03-05 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 05/03/2008, Jonathan Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 10:41:47PM +, Siraj Shaikh wrote: I installed Gnome2-lite as a package. I then inserted the following line gnome_enable=YES in rc.conf and also inserted the line exec gnome-session

Re: How to start Gnome2-lite

2008-03-05 Thread Siraj Shaikh
Guys I have managed to to do what you say and now when I type in startx, it does show me a box saying This session is running as a privileged user and asking me to either COntinue or Quit. My mouse isnt working at this stage and I cant press either of the buttons. Neither is tab or space or alt c

Re: How to start Gnome2-lite

2008-03-05 Thread Siraj Shaikh
I have the usbd_enable line in rc.conf the mouse is working on the black screen but it doesnt work when the x loads up On 05/03/2008, Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 5 Mar 2008 10:37:37 + Siraj Shaikh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Guys I have managed to to do what you say

Manually opening TCP ports

2008-03-06 Thread Siraj Shaikh
Hello I am just wondering if there is a utility (or any feature in FreeBSD) that allows me to manually open a TCP port on a machine. I am looking for a way that could either allow me to open ALL or many TCP ports on a machine. Also, is there any way of running a service on more than a single

Re: Manually opening TCP ports

2008-03-07 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 07/03/2008, Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am just wondering if there is a utility (or any feature in FreeBSD) that allows me to manually open a TCP port on a machine. I am looking for a way that could either allow me to open ALL or many TCP ports on a machine. man nc

Re: how to respond to possible attacks

2008-03-08 Thread Siraj Shaikh
On 08/03/2008, Robin Becker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry if this is too off topic, but I would like to find out what to do when you suspect a possible dos attack on your system. I know there are many experienced sysadmins here. Although my system (freebsd 6.0/apache 2.0.x) did in fact hold