Re: how to break portsnap

2008-10-20 Thread Steve Franks
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 2:25 AM, Barry Byrne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Steve Franks Sent: 07 October 2008 21:57 I've googled high low but I cannot find much other that this cannot happen replies. I've got a dual boot to amd64

kqemu runs 2x faster on i386 than amd64!?

2008-10-30 Thread Steve Franks
I'm not comparing apples-to-apples exactly, but both my disks are in the same system, both are running 7-stable from within the last few months, so it's pretty close. Also, the i386 is a direct replacement of the amd64 to fix this and other problems, so the software settings set is pretty

Re: kqemu runs 2x faster on i386 than amd64!?

2008-10-30 Thread Steve Franks
Guess I should've mentioned the target is 32-bit win2k... On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Steve Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm not comparing apples-to-apples exactly, but both my disks are in the same system, both are running 7-stable from within the last few months, so it's pretty

Re: kqemu runs 2x faster on i386 than amd64!?

2008-10-30 Thread Steve Franks
Steve Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Guess I should've mentioned the target is 32-bit win2k... If the target isn't the same as the host, I think it's going to have to use (at least partial) emulation instead of direct execution... Yes, but isn't that the same for win2k regardless

immediate reboot switching window (alt-tab) to google earth

2008-11-13 Thread Steve Franks
I figured I'd make my pain public, but I doubt we're ever going to find the cause, because there's no crashdump (and yes, unplugging a mounted usb stick causes a real panic and dump so it is configured correctly) - immediate freeze for 60 seconds, then skipped the panic went straight to the

HD radio tuner for FreeBSD?

2008-12-12 Thread Steve Franks
Anyone know of a HD radio receiver (preferably USB, put PCI/PCIe ok) that we have drivers for? I assume it would show up as a usb audio device and a usb hid device? Ok, no doubt I'm being optimistic that such a thing actually even exists Steve ___

Re: No sound from snd_hda

2008-12-22 Thread Steve Franks
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 11:49 AM, Alexander Motin m...@freebsd.org wrote: Damian Gerow wrote: I've got an Intel HDA device that is sort-of detected, but I get no sound from it: - FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm: 64bit 2007061600/amd64) Installed devices: pcm0: HDA Conexant (Unknown) PCM

best way to debug intermittent system freezes?

2009-01-09 Thread Steve Franks
I've got me a laptop with a very clean, updated 7.1 (stable) install. Started at 7.0. Only problem is about every 2-4 hours it locks up solid - no disk, no keyboard, console frozen (not running X yet, although it's installed and does boot from startx). How do I even go about poking into this?

Re: Flash for FreeBSD - GNOME - Firefox

2009-01-21 Thread Steve Franks
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 2:32 PM, herbert langhans herbert.raim...@gmx.net wrote: Hi Grant, here is a full description how to do that: http://freebsd.langhans.com.pl The info on swfdec on this page appears to be outdated - the swfdec homepage quotes a release on 12/21/08, and purportedly works

swfdec-plugin

2009-01-21 Thread Steve Franks
Anyone get swfdec-plugin to work? Doesn't show up in firefox3's list of plugins (neither does mplayer-plugin or gnash). Does port installation order matter? Do I have to delete .firefox or some other slight-of-hand? Thanks, Steve ___

fixed: firefox3 plugins (flash) don't work [was: Re: swfdec-plugin]

2009-01-21 Thread Steve Franks
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Chad Perrin per...@apotheon.com wrote: On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 01:08:35PM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: Anyone get swfdec-plugin to work? Doesn't show up in firefox3's list of plugins (neither does mplayer-plugin or gnash). Does port installation order matter

dumb how to clear scroll-back buffer in console/xterm?

2009-01-22 Thread Steve Franks
Occasionally, one wants to do this. Unfortunately this is one of those topics with too many generic search terms that gives 2.99x10e8 hits. Clearly, I'm suffering from information overload both in my console sessions and my google searches ;) Steve

Re: dumb how to clear scroll-back buffer in console/xterm?

2009-01-22 Thread Steve Franks
Ctl-L does it for me in xterm. Might work in the console too. Just clears the screen, not the scrollback buffer for me. Must be some secret setting somewhere... Steve ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: policykit fails to build on 7.1-stable i386

2009-02-04 Thread Steve Franks
I think portupgrade -f p5-XML-Parser got me over the hurdle. There was !!! a file missing altho the port was installed. Forced it to build and !!! reinstall and things were able to build once again. Someone (maintainer or upstream) should be paying more attention here. All my systems have

can't find an internal flash reader that doesn't crash 7.1

2009-02-26 Thread Steve Franks
I've tried several. I have a need of this - anyone have one that works with our USB stack? Thanks, Steve ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: can't find an internal flash reader that doesn't crash 7.1

2009-02-27 Thread Steve Franks
i just bought a store-brand one at Best Buy at the local shop, internal 3.5 USB dongle that plugs into the motherboard header.  I think it's a 7-in-1 (or is it up to 14-in-1???) Works well, but the devfs has a little trick that if you slip in a USB drive after bootup, you have to write 0

unhappy XOrg upgrade ate the linux version of libuuid.so.1

2009-03-02 Thread Steve Franks
I think. My linux packages stopped working. Anyone else experienced/verified/fixed this behavior? error while loading shared libraries: /usr/X11R6/lib/libuuid.so.1: ELF file OS ABI invalid portupgrade *linux* gives ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed) -

Re: unhappy XOrg upgrade ate the linux version of libuuid.so.1

2009-03-02 Thread Steve Franks
read UPDATING next time Were I about to run buildkernel/buildworld, I would read UPDATING. I don't recall there being an UPDATING in /usr/ports. Perhaps the documentation regarding this should be updated. One tries not to rely on the mailing list, but when all knowledge is tribal, what

Re: unhappy XOrg upgrade ate the linux version of libuuid.so.1

2009-03-02 Thread Steve Franks
There has always been a /usr/ports/UPDATING atleast as far back as 6.0 is when I noticed itbut that's when I started using FreeBSD Well, I'll be d###'ed. So there is. Makes sense, I guess. Wonder how many other UPDATING's are floating around the system... Steve

libburnia / xfburn won't recognize NEC ND-3500AG

2009-03-16 Thread Steve Franks
I've had this drive forever. I actually burn CD's with it all the time, but you know, sometimes, a gui really is more convineient. Xfburn stubbornly refuses to detect it, however...even when I run as root... Thanks, Steve ___

qemu only talks to network on second boot

2009-03-30 Thread Steve Franks
Got win2k on qemu for a couple years now. Funny thing is, it never sees the network or the samba shares on my host the second time I boot qemu on any given day. First time always times out. I get no console output. My win2k.sh file looks something like this. All the tap entries since my

flex from ports kills buildworld?

2009-04-09 Thread Steve Franks
Probably doing something stupid, but on the off chance I'm not: - Had to install a newer flex from ports for something. - Had to move the system flex to avoid hacking reams of bad makefiles - Did a buildworld, and it can't find a flex - Seems to me, buildworld should be able to use a newer flex,

ifconfig ndis0 up scan doesn't find my ap

2009-04-12 Thread Steve Franks
Hi, I get this behavior on 2 completely different laptops, one on 7.0-release, and the other on 7-stable. ndio0 [broadcom :( ] comes right up in dmesg, and ifconfig(), but it won't find any AP's - is this known? - because I can google people with lots of different ndis0 problems (mostly on 5.x

'bwi' module question

2009-04-12 Thread Steve Franks
Anyone have experience building if_bwi (broadcom 43x)? Found a tgz on a freesd.org site, so I presume it's legit, but it's a bit short on instructions, and I get a object directory not changed from origonal /mnt/flash/bwi.01/ @- /usr/src/sys warning, and an ln: @: Operation not supported error,

does ndisgen work with(mini) pci-E cards?

2009-04-13 Thread Steve Franks
My new laptop is the fist I've seen with mini-pci-express. Major PITA. I get ndis0 after ndisgen/kldload/etc, but I can see any AP's, and I'm wondering if it's due to the new bus? I suspect I'm barking up the wrong tree since the driver does get loaded, it's probably finding the card...other

7.2 equiv for usbconfig on 8.0?

2010-01-05 Thread Steve Franks
How do I reset my usb on 7.2 when I insert a card in the internal flash reader? usbconfig works great on 8, but I have systems I cannot upgrade at the moment... Thanks, Steve ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

buildkernel w/o symbols?

2010-01-10 Thread Steve Franks
So I'm an idiot, and I couldn't figure out how to label, except sysinstall autos, and now I have a puny 512MB rootfs, which I can't make installkernel from 8-rc1 to 8-stable, the only 'big' thing I can find on the drive is the symbols in /boot/kernel... Is there a right way out of this mess?

Re: 7.2 equiv for usbconfig on 8.0?

2010-01-12 Thread Steve Franks
On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Mike Tancsa m...@sentex.net wrote: At 04:53 PM 1/5/2010, Steve Franks wrote: How do I reset my usb on 7.2 when I insert a card in the internal flash reader?  usbconfig works great on 8, but I have systems I cannot upgrade at the moment... I dont think

can't make an 'a' slice except with auto-defaults

2010-02-02 Thread Steve Franks
On a running system. I mean, I know I should quit being a %^# and read the manpage for bsdlabel, but sysintall really does have a nice tui.'C'reate slice goes straight to 'd', even on a 'fresh' disk. I see in the handbook, this is alluded to, but some intermediate level between begginer and

Re: can't make an 'a' slice except with auto-defaults

2010-02-03 Thread Steve Franks
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 8:18 AM, Jerry McAllister jerr...@msu.edu wrote: On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 07:59:15PM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: On a running system.  I mean, I know I should quit being a %^# and read the manpage for bsdlabel, but sysintall really does have a nice tui.    'C'reate slice

adding disk moves ad0 to ad4

2010-02-03 Thread Steve Franks
Just curious, having read the handbook section talking about freebsd going straight to the hardware and skipping the bios for disk numbering, why then, if I stick a sata disk in 'sata0' on the motherboard, does it come up as ad0, but if I add a second disk in 'sata1' or 'pata0', on the next boot,

Re: can't make an 'a' slice except with auto-defaults

2010-02-03 Thread Steve Franks
Why so complicated? The command        # newfs /dev/ad1 I'm looking to mirror/dup/image the entire system to something I can stick in another system.I hear there's good reasons for not running my whole system off of a single partition. The 'other' system has 7.2 and has devolved to a 25%

Re: adding disk moves ad0 to ad4

2010-02-03 Thread Steve Franks
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Wed, 3 Feb 2010 10:35:48 -0700, Steve Franks bahamasfra...@gmail.com wrote: Just curious, having read the handbook section talking about freebsd going straight to the hardware and skipping the bios for disk numbering, why

which java on 8-release

2010-02-04 Thread Steve Franks
Hi, Tried to get any permutation of XYZ-jre or XYZ-jdk installed on 8-rc1 and gave up. I see still no diablo for 8. What is the best way forward (and how am I so dense that no one else has even asked this question, I must be on the wrong track, no?) I saw a few posts about having to install

Re: can't make an 'a' slice except with auto-defaults

2010-02-09 Thread Steve Franks
If you're running into the issue that I think you're running into, then there is a way to trick sysinstall to do what you want. When you ask sysinstall to create that first partition, claim that you are creating the partition named '/'.  If you do that, it will put the partition in as a.  

Re: xorgconfig missing FBD_8

2010-02-09 Thread Steve Franks
On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 10:34 PM, Tiv gti...@sbcglobal.net wrote: Hi there --- I'm writing this to tell you how much FreeBSD has gone downhill since version 5.3... I don't know who's bright idea it was to remove the xorgcfg and the xorgconfig programs, but they should be beaten sensless

Re: xorgconfig missing FBD_8

2010-02-11 Thread Steve Franks
HAL DBUS are evil bloated hogs.  mount always worked fine for me. (Mount?)  Of course dbus and hal aren't required. Right. I'm saying mount works fine. I didn't need a large, buggy replacement for it with a million dependencies, just to look at the contents of my usb drives, although the

rpm trashed my system with linux so's

2010-02-11 Thread Steve Franks
Yeah, I admit it, was really stupid of me to try. All those linux ports go willy-nilly running rpm's thru your system, so when linux-flash-plugin-f10 crashed after install, I just *had* to hunt down it's dependancies and try installing them. Main thing is that portupgrade -f gamin is *not*

solved: Re: rpm trashed my system with linux so's

2010-02-12 Thread Steve Franks
On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 9:29 PM, Chuck Swiger cswi...@mac.com wrote: On Feb 11, 2010, at 8:05 PM, Steve Franks wrote: Main thing is that portupgrade -f gamin is *not* putting fresh bsd copies overtop the bad linux ones I stupidly installed, and anything with gtk is now useless (shared object

cvsnt (server) crashes on all operations after portupgrade

2010-02-12 Thread Steve Franks
, 2010 at 5:22 PM, Steve Franks bahamasfra...@gmail.com wrote: Upgraded cvsnt to 2.5.04 on my server, at which point it promptly stopped working. I can't seem to google anything remotely close to the behavior I'm seeing, and all the files in /usr/local/etc/cvsnt look fine to me, so hopefully

Re: freebsd-update - Automatic merge

2010-02-16 Thread Steve Franks
Search the list archives for emails pertaining to mergemaster.rc - it worked wonders for me! Steve On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 3:55 AM, Peter Kirk pete...@korbitec.com wrote: Updating freebsd 7.2 to 8 and fan the following command freebsd-update upgrade -r 8.0-RELEASE Everything goes through

Re: cvsnt (server) crashes on all operations after portupgrade

2010-02-19 Thread Steve Franks
On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Greg Larkin glar...@freebsd.org wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Steve Franks wrote: It's all greek to me.  I see alot of file doesn't exist errors on .so libs, but I don't see any of them in the cvsnt dependancies for the port... I

Re: cvsnt (server) crashes on all operations after portupgrade

2010-02-19 Thread Steve Franks
You wrote that inetd invokes cvsnt.  Can you post the relevant inetd.conf line in case that has anything to do with it? That I haven't messed with: cvspserver stream tcp nowait root/usr/local/bin/cvsntcvsnt authserver Also, you mentioned that you csup'd the 8.0-RELEASE

tunefs -L issue

2010-03-14 Thread Steve Franks
I'm seeing this in my dmesg: GEOM: ad0s1: geometry does not match label (255h,63s != 16h,63s). I'm guessing I screwed up tunefs -L, but it sure looked straightforward. Anyway, my /dev/ufs is empty, and I kind of thought there should be stuff in it. I called tunefs -L from single-user mode, so

Re: tunefs -L issue

2010-03-19 Thread Steve Franks
Wait a second. What do I have to do, mount single user to find the darn things? They have completely disappeared, not even a 'GEOM_LABEL: Label ufsid/482b3a7c20b36d8c removed' in dmesg! (thought I was previously seeing that on shutdown, not startup, now neither) Even in single user mode, root is

Re: tunefs -L issue

2010-03-19 Thread Steve Franks
On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 9:57 AM, Roland Smith rsm...@xs4all.nl wrote: On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 08:02:10AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: Wait a second.  What do I have to do, mount single user to find the darn things?  They have completely disappeared, not even a 'GEOM_LABEL: Label ufsid

Re: Flash sometimes freezes firefox, also many npviewer.bin processes left running around

2010-03-22 Thread Steve Franks
/usr/ports/www/xpi-noscript is another option, not without caveats... Steve On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Yuri y...@rawbw.com wrote: Sometimes after some flash object is displayed firefox gets frozen for many few seconds,maybe ~20sec. Do you see the same? Is there anyfix for this? In

Re: Flash sometimes freezes firefox, also many npviewer.bin processes left running around

2010-03-23 Thread Steve Franks
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 1:37 AM, Alexandre L. axel...@ymail.com wrote: No, the addon called NoScript is used to block JavaScript, Flash and co. But here the problem is the npviewer and/or the Flash plugin that is/are buggy. If you want to see a video on Youtube for example, you must allow

releng-8 won't build?

2010-03-30 Thread Steve Franks
Never had trouble with buildworld before...I don't see anything in UPDATING or on the current-list (or a google of the error for that matter), so I assume I've hosed my system in some fashion, but how?? Thanks, Steve #sudo csup /usr/share/examples/cvsup/stable-supfile (which points to releng-8)

hacked?

2010-04-14 Thread Steve Franks
I don't have bsdstats or similar that I'm aware of installed, so this smells bad: Firewall is showing repeated attempts from your FreeBSD machine to connect to port 25 (standard SMTP mail port) on a server in Belgium. This implies something on your system is trying to send mail out. [14/Apr/2010

inserting cd locks up 7.2

2009-05-29 Thread Steve Franks
I stick a CD in the drive that used to work fine under 7.0, I get: acd0: WARNING - READ_TOC read data overrun 284 acd0: WARNING - READ_TOC read data overrun 2812 And then a hard freeze. With a different disk, the 28 is a 20, I believe. Changed motherboard when I upgraded to 7.2 (hard disk

devd or devfs for ucom?

2009-06-10 Thread Steve Franks
I'm having trouble making my ucom devices public, following the handbook (had it working on 7.0, but had a disk crash). So, should I be using devd.conf or devfs.rules? They sure seem built to do the same thing to me... Thanks, Steve ___

Re: devd or devfs for ucom?

2009-06-10 Thread Steve Franks
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Steve Franksbahamasfra...@gmail.com wrote: I'm having trouble making my ucom devices public, following the handbook (had it working on 7.0, but had a disk crash). So, should I be using devd.conf or devfs.rules?  They sure seem built to do the same thing to

Re: ugen device no permissions for libusb [was: Re: devd or devfs for ucom?]

2009-06-10 Thread Steve Franks
While I wouldn't mind an answer to that question, it's actually working; however, my program that uses libftdi libusb to talk to my ugen still needs to run as sudo to see the device - but if I run chmod 666 /dev/* (which I'm sure is a bad idea), I don't need sudo; what device is required for

another cross-gcc question (can't compute suffix of object files)

2009-06-12 Thread Steve Franks
Sorry to be such a pest, I'm trying to go from being a good hardware programmer to a good OS programmer, but there's alot to pick up to be FreeBSD proficient... Can't seem to do a vanilla cross-gcc on my home system, which works fine on my work machine, both of them are recent 7.2 installs... I

Fixed: Re: another cross-gcc question (can't compute suffix of object files)

2009-06-15 Thread Steve Franks
On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 9:48 AM, Steve Franksbahamasfra...@gmail.com wrote: Sorry to be such a pest,  I'm trying to go from being a good hardware programmer to a good OS programmer, but there's alot to pick up to be FreeBSD proficient... Can't seem to do a vanilla cross-gcc on my home system,

cvsnt setup howto

2007-01-18 Thread Steve Franks
clients (I know I do for sspi obviously), I wouldn't think so, but I've been wrong in such matters before... Thanks, Steve -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE Staff Engineer La Palma Devices, LLC http://www.lapalmadevices.com (520) 312-0089 ___ freebsd-questions

handbook section 25.9.2.3 appears dated (Samba3)

2007-01-19 Thread Steve Franks
Just installed latest ports/net/samba3 and the smb.conf file disagrees with section 25.9.2.3 Security Settings (Samba) of the handbook with respect to the default authentication mode so far as I can tell - look like smbpasswd has been replaced with something newer? Steve -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE

samba3 - folders in share show up as 0-byte files (6.1 stable)

2007-01-20 Thread Steve Franks
locally, so my user has acess to the whole share. When I map it remotely (same subnet, no firewalls) from my XP box, I can see the share, but all the folders show up as zero byte files instead of folders. ??? Thanks, Steve -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE Staff Engineer La Palma Devices, LLC http

portsnap fetch metadata corrupted on amd64 - previous threads researched, do not fix issue

2007-01-21 Thread Steve Franks
aire# portsnap fetch Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... using portsnap2.FreeBSD.org Fetching snapshot tag... done. Fetching snapshot metadata... done. Updating from Sat Jan 20 17:19:42 MST 2007 to Sun Jan 21 12:49:55 MST 2007. Fetching 4 metadata patches. done. Applying metadata

Re: newbie documentation (was: Re: Contributing to FreeBSD documentation (was: Re: no ath0 on new system with good card))

2007-01-21 Thread Steve Franks
This has helped keep me from reaching for the install disk more than once, and it took a long time to figure out intuitively - think it might give the newbie's a 'leg-up' Steve On 1/17/07, Steve Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 1/16/07, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2007

Re: hardware mirrors recognized as individual disks in fbsd

2007-01-23 Thread Steve Franks
at 11:33:47AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: I'm tired of win2k crashing, and we won't even go into my opinion of vista's strongarm marketing tactics (read: changing my hardware means I have to pay again? they can keep their OS). Problem is, I've got 320GB of accumulated detrius on ntfs volumes

6.1 hard freeze after 2 hrs cp from ntfs to ufs

2007-01-29 Thread Steve Franks
So, I have no ideas here. I am migrating to 6.1 from win2k and I am a bit leery as my system is freezeing. Basically, I mount my ntfs drive, and I have a fresh blank disk that I want to move my hundred-odd gigs of data off of my old ntfs volume. It goes for on average about 2 hours, then the

6.2: upgrade, or just install and restore rc.conf?

2007-01-29 Thread Steve Franks
Presuming you have a 1 or 2 user system, and haven't done alot of mods, is there any reason to upgrade to 6.2 as opposed to just install it? Of the maybe 10 files I've modified, I have backed them up elsewhere, and it's fresh in my mind still. The only issues I can think of are (1) users/groups

fusefs-ntfs (ntfs-3g) problem - linux compatibility?

2007-01-29 Thread Steve Franks
I get the following: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]$ sudo ntfs-3g /dev/ad10s2 /mnt/rainstone Failed to open /proc/filesystems: No such file or directory modprobe: not found Failed to open /proc/filesystems: No such file or directory [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]$ As I do not indeed have /proc/filesystems, the

6.1-6.2 gives ata controller reset failure

2007-02-01 Thread Steve Franks
Everything looks spiffy after my upgrade except all my sata disks are gone. Thank goodness the os in on a pata controller: atapci1: AcerLabs M5287 SATA150 controller port 0xec00-0xec0f,0xe880-0xe887,0xe800-0xe80f,0xe480-0xe487,0xe400-0xe41f mem 0xd800-0xdbff irq 21 at device 31.1 on

Help! Sata controller reset failure after 6.2 upgrade!

2007-02-02 Thread Steve Franks
Everything looks spiffy after my upgrade except all my sata disks are gone. Thank goodness the os in on a pata controller: atapci1: AcerLabs M5287 SATA150 controller port 0xec00-0xec0f,0xe880-0xe887,0xe800-0xe80f,0xe480-0xe487,0xe400-0xe41f mem 0xd800-0xdbff irq 21 at device 31.1 on

Re: Help! Sata controller reset failure after 6.2 upgrade!

2007-02-02 Thread Steve Franks
. Steve On 2/2/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 2 Feb 2007, Steve Franks wrote: Everything looks spiffy after my upgrade except all my sata disks are gone. Thank goodness the os in on a pata controller: atapci1: AcerLabs M5287 SATA150 controller port 0xec00-0xec0f,0xe880

'borrowing' 6.1 drivers for use in 6.2 (sata)

2007-02-03 Thread Steve Franks
If anyone has read my earlier posts, they know the acer/uli/asus motherboard sata chipset simply won't work in 6.2. It worked fine in 6.1, so I wonder if I can steal the driver from a 6.1 install? Or do I just have to downgrade? Having my server offline (even though it's only my personal

Re: 'borrowing' 6.1 drivers for use in 6.2 (sata)

2007-02-03 Thread Steve Franks
on the controller, not many folks I'm sure have that setup. When you do figure it out, please create a PR using send-pr Ted - Original Message - From: Steve Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FreeBSD Users Questions freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Saturday, February 03, 2007 7:57 AM Subject

Re: recommendations for wireless nics

2007-02-03 Thread Steve Franks
mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE Staff Engineer La Palma Devices, LLC http://www.lapalmadevices.com (520) 312-0089 ___ freebsd-questions

Re: 'borrowing' 6.1 drivers for use in 6.2 (sata)

2007-02-04 Thread Steve Franks
change causes the problem. It is much worse when people post things like such-and-such piece of hardware worked under FreeBSD 2.2 5 years ago and not under 6.2 today. Ted - Original Message - From: Steve Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: FreeBSD Users

Re: Fwd (by request from fbsd-questions): Help! Sata controller reset failure after 6.2 upgrade!

2007-02-04 Thread Steve Franks
On 2/4/07, Søren Schmidt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Steve Franks wrote: Soren, I was instructed to forward this information to you by Ted Mittelstaedt on the freebsd-questions list. I see the M5287 listed in man ata but it doesn't work on my system. I found several other emails

ahci ata/sata controllers and bios (was: Re: Fwd (by request from fbsd-questions): Help! Sata controller reset failure after 6.2 upgrade!)

2007-02-04 Thread Steve Franks
Sorry about that last subject line, gents. Shouldn't have blindly forwarded it. Rest of message identical. Steve On 2/4/07, Steve Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2/4/07, Søren Schmidt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Steve Franks wrote: Soren, I was instructed to forward this information

Re: How can I manually turn off the HDD?

2007-02-14 Thread Steve Franks
timeout. -- Daniel Rudy ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE Staff Engineer La Palma Devices, LLC http

Re: NTFS-3G driver problem

2007-02-22 Thread Steve Franks
Database: 268.18.3/696 - Release Date: 2/21/2007 3:19 PM ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE Staff Engineer La

defrag

2007-03-01 Thread Steve Franks
How come I never hear defrag come up as a topic, and can't find anything related to defrag in the ports tree? Is it really not an issue on UFS? Can someone point me to an explantion if so? Thanks, Steve ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: defrag

2007-03-01 Thread Steve Franks
Kinsey wrote: Steve Franks wrote: How come I never hear defrag come up as a topic, and can't find anything related to defrag in the ports tree? Is it really not an issue on UFS? Can someone point me to an explantion if so? Thanks, Steve I'm thinking this one's in the FAQ at freebsd.org

Re: FreeBSD on IDE Flash disk drive

2007-03-12 Thread Steve Franks
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Re: FreeBSD on IDE Flash disk drive

2007-03-12 Thread Steve Franks
? Thanks for ideas and help. Nejc ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Steve Franks, KE7BTE Staff Engineer La Palma Devices, LLC

mirror without destroying existing contents

2007-03-13 Thread Steve Franks
Anyone made a mirror w/o destroying what's in the disk already? The atacontrol man page is less than adequate in this respect...is is even possible? Steve ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

moving binary port as installed from one system to another (openoffice.org-2 amd64)

2007-03-14 Thread Steve Franks
No idea why there isn't an openoffice pkg yet for 6.2/amd64, but some of us are running that on laptops, not servers, and we like to do things like edit documents. Broke down and built the port, which took about 24 hours (after I found installed all dependent packages [built dependencies for a

Re: mirror without destroying existing contents

2007-03-16 Thread Steve Franks
raid chipset on my asus bios lost support going from 6.1 to 6.2 - something about some new method not supported by the bios according to Soren). Thanks, Steve On 3/13/07, John Nielsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 13 March 2007 15:12, Steve Franks wrote: Anyone made a mirror w/o

Re: mirror without destroying existing contents

2007-03-16 Thread Steve Franks
On 3/16/07, John Nielsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday 16 March 2007 11:18, Steve Franks wrote: I get the following: #gmirror label -v -b split -s 1024 data ad0 can't store metadata on ad0: operation not permitted. That most likely means that you currently have a filesystem on ad0

negative free blocks after mirror! [was: Re: mirror without destroying existing contents]

2007-03-19 Thread Steve Franks
On 3/17/07, Jonathan McKeown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday 16 March 2007 21:48, Steve Franks wrote: On 3/16/07, John Nielsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday 16 March 2007 11:18, Steve Franks wrote: I get the following: #gmirror label -v -b split -s 1024 data ad0 can't

Re: Converting from ata-raid to gmirror

2007-03-19 Thread Steve Franks
On 3/18/07, Toomas Aas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On January 30th, I wrote: I'm currently running FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE (amd64) on a system based on Intel SE7230NH1-E motherboard, which has Intel ICH7R integrated softraid. The machine has two 500 GB drives which are configured as RAID1 in BIOS.

linux-compat: problems installing rpm, bunch of .so's missing

2007-03-27 Thread Steve Franks
So, first time I've ever messed with linux compatibility. This is about where I'm at: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]$ sudo rpm -i picasa-2.2.2820-5.i386.rpm error: failed dependencies: /bin/bash is needed by picasa-2.2.2820-5 ld-linux.so.2 is needed by picasa-2.2.2820-5 libICE.so.6

do I *really* need xorg 7.x?

2007-10-22 Thread Steve Franks
Seems every time I try to install a pkg or make a port lately, I get this: ===Verifying install for /usr/local/libdata/xorg/libraries in /usr/ports/x1 1/xorg-libraries /usr/X11R6 exists, but it is not a symlink. Installation cannot proceed. This looks like an incompletely removed old version

xorg 7.3 module vesa does not exist

2007-10-28 Thread Steve Franks
I thought I followed the upgrading instructions explicitly. vesa, i810, mouse and keyboard modules all don't exist. Path problem, or am I missing some key component? Or wipe my system and start over? Steve ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

port xyz: the grey screen with all the checkboxes is wrong and won't come back

2007-10-28 Thread Steve Franks
Obviously, 'make clean' doesn't reset the configure screen. Don't know why. I recall there was a faster way to fix this than 'portsnap extract' but I'll be damned if I can remember, and the ports section of the handbook doesn't even mention configure dialogs... I'd love to add a snippet to the

cp --verify?

2007-10-28 Thread Steve Franks
I don't see a --verify switch on cp, so I presume it does not. Is there an automated way to ensure a copy has gone well byte-for-byte without writing a script to filter diff? I want to be relatively sure my family pics are in the destination and not currupted before I wipe my flash card - got

Re: port xyz: the grey screen with all the checkboxes is wrong and won't come back

2007-10-28 Thread Steve Franks
You're not talking about make configure, are you? I tried 'make configure', but that just throws the same error back at me: 'blah can't continue because of conflicting options'. Is there a make configure clean? Steve ___

Re: port xyz: the grey screen with all the checkboxes is wrong and won't come back

2007-10-28 Thread Steve Franks
so where, phyisically, on the disk, does the data from make config go then? I looked in port/. after make clean, and it's as clean as fresh snow... Steve On 10/28/07, Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 10:13:24AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: Obviously, 'make clean

apache: you don't have acess to /

2007-11-12 Thread Steve Franks
I just rsync'd a bunch of directories from an old backup on top of my web root, which was functional a minute ago. Ok, so I admit that was stupid. Suddenly, 'no acess to / on this server'. No problem, I just chmod -R 775, right? Only that didn't work, now I'm pretty much stuck Best, Steve

Re: Ports with GUI configs

2007-11-12 Thread Steve Franks
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permissions for www acting strangely

2007-11-19 Thread Steve Franks
Few weeks ago, I installed apache22. Just wanted to put up some family photos. Whenever I tried to connect, got a apache doesn't have permisson to acess ~/. on this system or somesuch. The only way to get around it appeared to be a chmod 777 on my pic folder (no luck with 775!). Now I restored

launch x app from non-x tty?

2007-11-19 Thread Steve Franks
Is there a way to log in from ssh and pop up a program on the local xterminal? I tried, and got complaints that there was no x, so I presume they are locked in tty0, which is a good thing, usually... Steve ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

cups openoffice...bad mojo?

2007-11-20 Thread Steve Franks
Save me! The wife can't print, so I've been spooled to the couch! Originally installed OO around 2.0. Wouldn't print. Finally found some esoteric blog somewhere that said link /usr/local/bin/lpd to /usr/local/sbin/lpd - voila! prints. When I upgraded X to 7.3, OO got upgraded to 2.3, and it

arbitrary build can't find libs - right way to do this?

2007-11-20 Thread Steve Franks
I'm trying to compile a non-port application for the first time ever. The associated library built and installed just fine - I can see them right in /usr/local/lib and usr/local/include/libnamefoo.h However, when I run ./configure for the application, it clearly can't find the libs. So my

Re: arbitrary build can't find libs - right way to do this?

2007-11-20 Thread Steve Franks
On Nov 20, 2007 4:16 PM, Roland Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 03:34:29PM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: I'm trying to compile a non-port application for the first time ever. The associated library built and installed just fine - I can see them right in /usr/local/lib

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