Re: New work on installer? - Checked by AntiVir DEMO version -

2004-05-20 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Gary Kline wrote: I think we (theBSD's) are losing a lot of serious brain brainpower (and certainly lots of latent high-end talent) by not having a less-headbanging install. I've done it literally dozens of times; I still get flummoxed now and then. I've been using sysinstall for many

Re: FreeBSD ISDN Modem Support

2004-05-26 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Michael Hollmann wrote: does freebsd support this isdn-modem? ELSA MicroLink ISDN/TLV34 Yes, of course it will work, because it is an external modem/TA that is connected to a serial port. There is no need for a special hardware support. cu, Uwe ___

Re: dhclient with reconfigured SSID

2004-06-28 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Hi, On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 06:51:03PM +0200, Stephan van Beerschoten wrote: Will this lock the ssid during reboots as well ? If not, that actually is what I am looking for. You can put it into /etc/dhclient.conf, e.g.: interface wi0 { media ssid SSID wepmode on wepkey WEPKEY; }

Re: Samba Change Password from Windows using ctrl-alt-delete

2003-10-08 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Clay wrote: There doesn't seem to be anyone out there with a solution. I guess the moral of the story is don't run Samba 2.x on FreeBSD if you want your Sorry, I've just entered this mailing list and haven't read the other mails in this thread, but it should not be a problem at all to get

Re: problems with pam_ldap - ssh and file attributes

2003-10-08 Thread Uwe Laverenz
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nevertheless the problem with file attributes persists. I have the same problem here. I guess that 'ls' doesn't care about nsswitch?! cu, Uwe ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: openoffice

2003-10-09 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Aaron Sloan wrote: Am I correct in saying the 2 ports are broken because of the checksum problem? I'm not really interested in using NO_CHECKSUM=YES I also removed /usr/ports/editors/openoffice and openoffice-devel and ran CVS again with the same results. Was my troubleshooting ok? You get

Re: problems with pam_ldap - ssh and file attributes

2003-10-09 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Dan Nelson wrote: /bin/ls is linked statically, which means it only knows about compat, files, nis, and dns; you can build a dynamic one, or step up and write Ahh, thank you for this explanation. :-) There are other strange things with -CURRENT and LDAP-setup: I have jdk13 running on the

Re: Samba Change Password from Windows using ctrl-alt-delete

2003-10-10 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Antoine Jacoutot wrote: asked for help. Password sync is broken under FreeBSD with samba-2.x, and this is not a configuration issue. Ok, I have to apologize, you are right and I was wrong. There really is a problem with FreeBSD and Samba 2.2.8a. Sorry! cu, Uwe

Re: FreeBSD support

2004-01-18 Thread Uwe Laverenz
fbsd_user wrote: This boot error message general means that your floppy drive is broken. Not necessarily, this can also be a FreeBSD bug. I have several boards where this error occurs when ACPI is enabled. It's not a hardware problem. The floppy drives work with other systems, but not with

Re: Nvidia

2004-02-22 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Eduardo Fernandes wrote: how install nvidia drivers in freebsd 5.2? AFAIK the nvidia drivers don't work with FreeBSD 5.2 anymore. Last time I tried was 2 weeks ago with -CURRENT and it did not work. I switched back to RELENG_4. cu, Uwe ___ [EMAIL

Re: Nvidia

2004-02-23 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Antoine Jacoutot wrote: Well... it works great under 5.2. After reading all the answers to my mail, I downloaded the 5.2.1-RC2-mini and started another attempt: you're right, the NVidia drivers work with 5.2.1-RC2. Thank you! Uwe ___ [EMAIL

Re: Use LDAP auth at 5.2.1 ?

2004-03-19 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Frank Bonnet wrote: Is there some howto to use nss_ldap and pam_ldap at FreeBSD 5.2.1 ? http://www.cultdeadsheep.org/FreeBSD/docs/Quick_and_dirty_FreeBSD_5_x_and_nss_ldap_mini-HOWTO.html cu, Uwe ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Best *nix OS for a laptop?

2004-03-22 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Eric F Crist wrote: Could some of you please send me an email telling me what OS you utilize on your laptop, and why? I'm not looking for anyone bashing any other OS, just why you use what you do. I run FreeBSD 5.2.1 (RELENG_5_2) on my IBM A31 now and everything works well for me. Before I

Re: FreeBSD I LOVE YOU

2005-01-20 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 04:17:50PM +, Jason Henson wrote: Here is an interview with ati. The sad part is they give a solid no to bsd support. Oh, that's not a problem, their drivers suck anyway. At least I wouldn't like to have them on one of my machines. cu, Uwe

NVidia vs. KT600

2004-07-22 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Hi, I have a strange problem with the NVidia drivers on my machines: when I start a glx-application (glxgears, quake2...) the performance is normal. If I make another attempt a few minutes later, the performance is ridiculous slow. Example: glxgears, 1st run: 6400 FPS glxgears, 2nd run: 17

Re: User Accounts across multiple machines

2004-07-22 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 02:46:57PM -0400, Bill Moran wrote: Were you able to make this work well with 4.x machines? It's been a while since I tried, but I had problems with nss turning UIDs back into names. This would still be a problem, because there is no support for nss_ldap in FreeBSD

Re: mini-itx (ME6000), buildworld fails

2004-07-24 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 02:15:41PM +0200, Richard Kaestner wrote: I suspect settings in /etc/make.conf, but I have no idea where to start! (CPUTYPE=i686 commented out - but didn't help) The VIA CPUs are not completely i686 compatible, so in your Kernel-Config you should have an I586_CPU entry:

problem found, not solved (was: NVidia vs. KT600)

2004-07-25 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 06:24:24PM +0200, Karel J. Bosschaart wrote: Same problem here on FreeBSD 5.2 (recent -current), I have the same nvidia card with an Asus A7M-266 board (AMD chipset). I haven't observed it on 4.10 (yet?). Ok, I've been trying to find out the reason for this problem, I

Re: problem in Linux-emulation and may be in NVidia drivers

2004-08-03 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 10:08:19AM +0400, Roman Vasiliev wrote: First run glxgears shows ~2000 fps but second ~10 fps. And whole OpenGL application lags. Problem solves in changing on NVidia mx 4400. All works fine. I have the same problem with a GF4-Ti/4200: first run is fast, second is

Re: vim 6.3 pthread errors?

2004-08-08 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 12:58:34PM +0200, Andreas Ntaflos wrote: objects/os_unix.o: In function `get_stack_limit': objects/os_unix.o(.text+0x3d2): undefined reference to `pthread_attr_init' objects/os_unix.o(.text+0x3e6): undefined reference to `pthread_attr_get_np'

Re: mozilla and courier-imap

2004-08-14 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 12:50:22PM -0400, Richard Coleman wrote: I'm using the most recent ports for mozilla and courier-imap on an up-to-date FreeBSD-stable. Very often I will not see new messages in a folder until I restart mozilla. I was convinced it was mozilla that was What do you

Re: mozilla and courier-imap

2004-08-15 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 09:52:39PM -0700, Reza Muhammad wrote: When i'm using imap with mozilla mail, everytime i sent email, mozilla mail idle with progrees tool bar Copy message to sent item is there any idea ? Please check your Mozilla-settings: Edit-Mail Newsgroups Account

Re: nssswitch - anyone using nss_X ? nss/freebsd complete?

2005-11-04 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 04:14:52PM -0500, Nathan Vidican wrote: avail have I found any definitive answer as to if nssswitch works correctly and completely under FreeBSD. I use nss_ldap (and pam_ldap), it is supported since 5.1_RELEASE. At this time only passwd and group can be used via

Re: Is there /etc/groups limits?

2005-11-06 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 02:57:55PM +0200, Evren Yurtesen wrote: For example, is there a limit which would stop apache to work because the www user is member of 1 groups? Apache wouldn't stop working, but there is a limit of 16 groups that a user can be member of. Uwe

Re: Problem installing devel/pear

2005-12-13 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 02:12:24PM +1300, Tom Munro Glass wrote: Stop in /ports/devel/pear. Can someone please tell me how to fix this? I have the same problem on two machines and I don't have a solution for this, but there's a thread about this in the @ports mailing list. Uwe

Re: Problem installing devel/pear

2005-12-16 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 02:29:06PM +1300, Tom Munro Glass wrote: Uwe, I've seen the thread on the ports@ mailing list but there doesn't seem to It seems nobody else has this problem and nobody else cares. be any mention of a solution there yet. Have you managed to fix the problem on your

Re: FreeBSD 6, WPA-PSK, wpa_supplicant and a IBM a31p

2005-12-18 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 05:04:03PM -0700, Daniel Hanson wrote: Thoughts, ideas? directions. From my reading of the man pages, ap_scan Yes, probably WPA-encryption is simply not supported by your wireless card/chipset. AFAIK there is no way to use WPA with a wi-card. You either stick to

Re: mounting nfs share

2006-03-17 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 04:24:47PM +0500, Imran Imtiaz wrote: what is the command to mount NFS share? # mount -t nfs server:/path/on/server /path/local Please have a look at the man page: man mount_nfs and the handbook:

Re: Intel Macs and FreeBSD?

2006-04-30 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 02:03:20AM -0700, Mark Edwards wrote: So, how about it? Is the concept of running this off of Ubuntu being easier than FreeBSD just a pipe-dream? I have messed with Debian and Ubuntu, but never tried to run a server off of either. I would love to hear from

Re: PHP junk pointer error with imagick.so

2006-01-20 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 11:11:22AM -0800, Justin Meyer wrote: Has anyone else encountered this issue? Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I might resolve it? I have similar problems with imagick and also with xslt. These two modules make php segfault e.g. when installing pear-ports. The

Re: No openGL, glxgears, glxinfo - libm.so.3 not found

2006-01-21 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 11:07:46PM -0800, Joseph Vella wrote: /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libm.so.3 not found, required by libGL.so.1 You have to install misc/compat5x from ports and add compat5x_enable=YES to your /etc/rc.conf. bye, Uwe

Re: pear problem

2006-02-11 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 10:25:12PM +0100, Albert Shih wrote: On a FreeBSD 5.4-p8 I've a problem to install pear ports. Do you use nss-ldap/pam-ldap on this machine? the ports install stop with core dump (php.core). Anyone have this problem ? Several people have reported problems like

Re: Problems with postfix ldap

2005-08-09 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 11:53:55PM +0200, fire67 wrote: Anyone have a solution ? Postfix has to be built and configured for the use of LDAP, pam+nss ist not enough. Please have a look at: http://www.postfix.org/LDAP_README.html Uwe ___

Re: Backup Products

2005-08-09 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 04:30:17PM -0700, Sean Murphy wrote: This Cross-Platform works wonderfully. However I was wondering if anyone had any successs with an open source backup product that would be able to control 2 tape librarys on the same scsi chain, with each tape having a bar code,

Re: php4-extensions

2004-11-24 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 09:12:48AM +0200, Cristi Tauber wrote: I searched the google and i found something about libmagic and to reinstall it. But i cannot find such a package/port . Anyone bump IIRC libmagic is included in /usr/ports/sysutils/file . cu, Uwe

Re: IBM Thinkpad R31 - use 4.10 or 5.3?

2004-12-18 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Dave Horsfall wrote: So, the question is: should I be running 4.10 (because I track whatever my boss uses, and my home server uses it for that reason), or should I take the plunge and max-out my ADSL line in downloading 5.3? You should use 5.3, it will run much better on your ThinkPad, it not

Re: IBM Thinkpad R31 - use 4.10 or 5.3?

2004-12-18 Thread Uwe Laverenz
David Gerard wrote: Does sound work properly in 5.3 on a laptop? I'm sure there are laptops, where sound might be a problem, but in general it simply works. I never had a problem with FreeBSD's sound support on a laptop. I even have an old Compaq Armada 1750 here, where only NetBSD and FreeBSD

Re: Armada 17xx, ACPI thermal management broken.

2004-12-21 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 06:25:05AM -0600, Nikolas Britton wrote: Any help would be appreciated on ether fixing this problem or a way to use ACPI but disable the thermal monitoring so the system can control the fan? I might be wrong, but I think on the 1750 you should use APM instead of

Re: Armada 17xx, ACPI thermal management broken.

2004-12-24 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 03:09:14AM -0600, Nikolas Britton wrote: When I try it with Linux it worked, in fact, here is a patch for kernel 2.6.7: https://kilobyte.dyndns.info/linux/armada_1700_dsdt_linux-2.6.7.diff.bz2 Ok, I will test this on my 1750 right after christmas, as soon as I find

Re: FreeBSD PNP OS = NO in system bios configuration?

2005-01-01 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 10:17:04PM -, John Conover wrote: Should PNP OS = NO in the PC system bios configuration be used for freeBSD? Yes, it should be set to NO for any operating system. The only exception is Windows 95/98. How about assigning IRQs of the PCI devices in system bios?

Re: Passing options to a 'make install clean'

2005-01-01 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 06:51:49PM -0500, Sean wrote: Well that is a real problem!! Recommend any alternative office packages? The Gnome-Stuff: Abiword, Gnumeric... Uwe ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Installing Samba : FreeBSD Vs Linux ?

2008-10-18 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Frank Bonnet schrieb: I am on the way to setup a brand new Samba server with OpenLDAP backend I am very interrested by feedback of real world samba admins running it with FreeBSD or Linux , my boss push hardly to use Linux but I would much prefer FreeBSD so good arguments are welcome ( my

Re: Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

2008-12-07 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 07:18:08PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote: most freebsd users don't need 3D at all, or don't need super-high-speed 3D. Who is most freebsd users? I agree that there are more important things to worry about than nvidia/amd64 support, but: if you want to buy a computer

Re: Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

2008-12-07 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Wojciech Puchar schrieb: it's faster on that benchmark. but i think low MAXPHYS may be a problem. i changed it to 1MB everywhere. I've found that increasing vfs.read_max increases read performance quite a bit in bonnie++ benchmarks. sysctl vfs.read_max=32 Uwe

Re: FreeBSD-friendly laptop suggestions, but wait there's more...

2009-01-08 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 06:04:37AM -0700, Modulok wrote: Does anyone know of a laptop, preferably an older model so it's inexpensive, (It doesn't have to be very fast.), that is: 1) FreeBSD friendly. 2) Isn't a portable skillet? 3) Is physically sturdy. Not bulletproof, but not creaking,

Re: ddclient broken after portupgrade

2009-01-27 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:46:05PM +0100, Joris Lammers wrote: I can't get ddclient to work. A make deinstall; make reinstall does not work. Currently I am trying portupgrade -a -f --batch to try and rebuild every port on my system. What could have been the original problem with git and how

Re: Problem gdm 2.24, xdmcp D-BUS?

2009-01-30 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 04:03:10PM +0100, Klaus Friis Østergaard wrote: I tried to remove the directories that was not removed by deinstall manually, and then installed again, now no complaints about not being able to uninstall I can now start gdm again, with out any complaints, but when I

Re: Problem gdm 2.24, xdmcp D-BUS?

2009-01-30 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Peter Ulrich Kruppa schrieb: gdm-2.24.1_5 is not broken, else I couldn't have logged onto my gnome-desktop some minutes ago. But there are some feature-regressions Sorry, do you mean you logged into a _remote_ machine (via XDMCP) that is running GDM 2.24 and listens to UDP 177? Because this

Re: Problem gdm 2.24, xdmcp D-BUS?

2009-01-31 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Peter Ulrich Kruppa schrieb: That's a really thin client and it seems to work (for me - I can logon to my wifes Debian machine). Yes, this works because Debian still uses GDM 2.20. :) The new GDM 2.24 is broken on _both_ sides (local and remote): - there is no XDMCP-Chooser anymore on the

Re: Problem gdm 2.24, xdmcp D-BUS?

2009-02-02 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sun, Feb 01, 2009 at 10:34:46PM +0100, Klaus Friis Østergaard wrote: Thanks, but how do I reverse back to gdm 2.20? Is this possible with the portupgrade tools? You could use ports-mgmt/portdowngrade for this or you could download http://www.laverenz.de/gdm-2.20.tar.gz and extract in in the

Re: CUPS, initial PATH environment

2009-02-09 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 01:46:46PM +0100, Pieter Donche wrote: If one installs CUPS as the printing system, one must use the /usr/local/bin versions of lp, lpr, lpq and lprm instead of the FreeBSD versions in /usr/bin, otherwise you get errors when using the command line interface... I

Re: xorg 7-current ( kde || nvidia driver ) == desktop crash

2009-02-10 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 01:39:33PM +, Anton Shterenlikht wrote: for me xorg 7.4 doesn't work at all on 7.1-stable i386 Compaq Armada 1700 Sorry, do you really run FreeBSD with xorg on this machine? This laptop must be at least 10 years old, right? laptop, I get no device found at X

Re: Restricting users to their own home directories / not letting users view other users files...?

2009-02-12 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 11:22:17AM -0500, Keith Palmer wrote: I realize I can fix this by setting the permissions on the /home/shannon directory to 700. *However* then Apache (running as user www) won't display the documents in /home/shannon/public_html from http://ip-address/~shannon/;,

Re: Restricting users to their own home directories / not letting users view other users files...?

2009-02-12 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 09:39:18AM -0500, Keith Palmer wrote: Thanks so much, this solution works really well! It doesn't lock users out of the entire system, but it does ensure that users can't view other user's files via SFTP/SSH, which is fantastic. This solution enforces the switch of all

Re: Restricting users to their own home directories / not letting users view other users files...?

2009-02-12 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 11:04:59AM -0500, Keith Palmer wrote: Your other proposed solution results in the same situation, correct? No No, it doesn't. Let's assume shannon is in the login group users, her home directory would look like this: drwx-x 2 shannon users 512 Feb 12 17:19

Re: Recommendations for running FreeBSD as a guest OS

2009-02-13 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Bobby Walker schrieb: So, today while brainstorming, I thought why not run FreeBSD as a guest OS on the box. Any suggestions for the best way of doing this? If it has to run on top of W2K3 server I would suggest VMware server 2.0 which can be used for free (as in free beer). Don't expect it

Re: Restricting users to their own home directories / not letting users view other users files...?

2009-02-17 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Chris Rees schrieb: Do you really mean sticky? Or do you mean sgid? Sgid directories are I mean the setgid bit (octal 2000). You are right, sticky is something different. :) For some reason I don't remember anymore I got used to using the term sticky for this. mea culpa! Uwe

Re: Feedback on FreeBSD 7.1/fiber channel into EMC SAN?

2009-02-26 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 03:57:39PM +0100, Len Conrad wrote: I would appreciate any comments from experience with this config. I don't have any experience with EMC-SANs, but... Which specific fiber channel card have you had success? ...a card with QLogic-Chipset should work (HP FC1243 with

Re: freebsd for children

2009-12-25 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Anton Shterenlikht schrieb: Can somebody recommend a graphical port which could be used to teach kids 6-8 years programming? I know it's a very vague question, but what I have in mind (possibly) is say an interpreter linked with some graphical enviroment, perhaps drawing with commands, or

Re: Support for Asus MicroATX Boards

2010-01-08 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Am 08.01.2010 16:43, schrieb Anselm Strauss: chips. I can't find real evidence on the supported hardware list whether the following chipsets are really working with FreeBSD 8.0 or not. Maybe I have an Asus M4A785TD-M EVO running with RELENG_8 and it works fine. There is/was a race condition

Re: Disabling ssh timeouts?

2009-05-13 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Steve Kargl schrieb: Is there anyway to disable sshd from timing out a connection? I've tried setting ClientAliveCountMax and ClientAliveInterval and TCPKeepAlive in sshd.conf, but no combination that I've tried has worked. Possibly it's not ssh that closes the connection. Are there any

Re: FreeBSD based microBSD?

2009-07-16 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Michelle Konzack schrieb: Can someone recomment a RECENT microBSD Distribution based on FreebBSD? http://www.de.freebsd.org/doc/en/articles/nanobsd/article.html Gruss, Uwe ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Netgroups and LDAP?

2005-05-13 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 03:59:24PM -0500, Ben Hockenhull wrote: I only want certain (large, broad) groups of people to be able to login to a given server, and I believe I'm looking to implement netgroups to do that, but I haven't been able to find any documentation on how to do that with

Re: NSSwitch settings on 5.4

2005-05-17 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Mon, May 16, 2005 at 09:18:09AM +0930, Ian Moore wrote: passwd: files ldap group: files ldap This is correct and sufficient for local files + ldap. On my 5.4-Release system, the default nsswitch.conf is: AFAIK there never was a default nsswitch.conf in FreeBSD 5.4, I always had to

Re: Linux equivalent to freebsd

2007-03-01 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 06:46:13PM -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Could you recommend a distribution you are using in production, we've check ubuntu, fedora and Debian, but I wonder what freebsd users recommend... If you want a professional and well supported system, but don't need commercial

Re: Good RSS Feed Aggregator / Reader ...

2007-03-25 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 09:40:33AM -0300, Marc G. Fournier wrote: Is anyone using a better reader, that will 'filter out' duplica coming from the same feed source? I think net/liferea does what you want. Uwe ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: Backup Solution

2007-09-26 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 10:40:52AM +1000, Terry Sposato wrote: I will be very grateful for suggestions or ways people have tackled this kind of problem in a production environment. I'd use a separate machine with a set of cheap SATA disks and connect my tape drives to this machine. Then I

Re: WPA

2007-10-17 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 01:06:35AM -0400, kalin mintchev wrote: having trouble to get the wi0 interface up with WPA. below is the relevant information. can somebeody explain what the problem is? thanks... I think I can. device = 'PRISM 2.5 802.11b 11Mbps Wireless Controller' Your wireless

Re: Duplicate existing FreeBSD Server in VM

2007-11-03 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 12:46:09PM +1100, Terry Sposato wrote: 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. The best and easiest way I know of is using

Re: FreeBSD 6.2 and VMWare ESX 3.x

2007-09-13 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 11:23:49AM -0500, Bret J. Esquivel wrote: Has anyone successfully been able install FreeBSD on a ESX server? I Yes, I have successfully installed FreeBSD i386 and amd64 on ESX 3.x. The only problem I know of is that SMP only works with FreeBSD/amd64. to install on ESX

Re: FreeBSD 6.2 and VMWare ESX 3.x

2007-09-14 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 10:30:49PM +0200, Peter Boosten wrote: Does 6.2 still have that time- and ACPI issue in ESX3? No. - disable ACPI in the VM This is not necessary with ESX 3 and FreeBSD 6.2 at least. - kernel frequency at 100 hz This is recommended, I'm not sure if it's really

Re: esx 3.0.2 Update 1 and BTX halted

2008-02-23 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 07:39:51PM +0200, Omer Faruk Sen wrote: Has anyone in this list installed fbsd 6.2 or 6.3 to esx 3.0.2 update 1 ?(I have also tried esx 3.0.2 without update 1 and has taken the same error message). If yes have you done anything special for this system ? Yes, I have

Re: FreeBSD 7.0 and VMware tools (was Re: FreeBSD 7RC2 and VMware tools)

2008-03-06 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 02:44:12PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: - The only thing that VMWare tools are useful (on FreeBSD) is to get GUI features like clipboard sharing and automatic mouse focus grab in X.Org. You're right, normally you don't need vmware-tools for running FreeBSD as a guest, but:

Re: VMWare Tools for FreeBSD

2008-03-16 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 05:52:27PM +1100, Terry Sposato wrote: Is there any future development work being undertaken in order to port vmware-tools to FreeBSD. I don't know if somebody is actually preparing an official port of http://open-vm-tools.sourceforge.net/ but I don't think it's too

Re: Virtual machines hosted on FreeBSD 7

2008-09-09 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Eric Masson schrieb: http://vmware.com/products/esxi/ ESXi seems to be free, but not the entreprise administration tools. ESXi is free and can be administrated with the Virtual Infrastructure Client (also free and included in ESXi). You don't have to pay for a license to run ESXi or your

Re: Virtual machines hosted on FreeBSD 7

2008-09-26 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 12:31:19PM -0400, Jeff Wheelhouse wrote: - the free license has some major restrictions about what you can do with it. Sorry, but I have to ask: could you please tell us what restrictions you mean? AFAIK there aren't any restrictions that keep you from using ESXi in

Re: vmware timekeeping

2008-06-07 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 04:23:41PM -0400, Jeff Dickens wrote: option turned on in ESX's .vmx file, and I have hint.apic.0.disabled=1 in my FreeBSD guest's /boot/loader.conf. This shouldn't be necessary in FreeBSD = 6.2. I used to have kern.hz=100 in loader.conf, but that caused the guest

Re: LDAP Authentication questions...

2008-06-20 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 02:18:17PM -0500, Eric F Crist wrote: configured services like ssh. Now, shouldn't it eventually fail over to my secondary LDAP server? I've even tried adding timelimit 10 to the ldap.conf file to set a timeout, to no avail. IIRC you have to change the parameter

Re: error message when starting smartd: FAILURE - SMART status=51 ...

2008-06-21 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 01:38:25PM +1200, Steven Samuel Cole wrote: Also, the disks are SATA300, the controller supports SATA150 only; there is a jumper on the disks that limits them to SATA150 which I removed. Could that be relevant ? Yes, it could be relevant. Several controllers have

Re: gantt/pert chart in ports ?

2008-06-23 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Anton Shterenlikht schrieb: Can anybody recommend a simple Gantt or PERT chart program from ports? /usr/ports/deskutils/ganttproject Uwe ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: FreeBSD on current crop of laptops?

2005-08-19 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 10:11:38PM -0600, Tom Vilot wrote: I like the (big-ass) Toshiba Satellite machines, but I'm not wedded to them. I am curious what people's experiences are with some of the newer laptops and what might be recommended. I can recommend the IBM Thinkpad R51, especially

Re: Problem with irq and printing system

2005-08-23 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 09:32:19PM +0200, Jose Luis Alarcon Sanchez wrote: Interrupt storm detected on irq7: lpt0; throttling interrupt source What is the meaning of this message?. Have this problem a solution?. This is a very annoying feature in FreeBSD: printing causes a high rate of

Re: pccard, wi0, wep and DHCP

2005-09-06 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 11:34:55PM +0200, Maarten Sanders wrote: 'ifconfig_wi0=DHCP' this works and brings up wi0. Since my town is crowded with wardrivers I would like to use wep. Because my wife often It's better than nothing, but WEP wouldn't stop a serious wardriver these days. :)

Re: XFig and more?

2005-09-27 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 09:17:47AM +0100, Soo-Hyun Choi wrote: (For example, I have heard that there is a text-base graphic tool or something?) Gnuplot maybe? http://www.gnuplot.info/ It's in the ports: /usr/ports/math/gnuplot bye, Uwe ___

Re: Samba or something more lightweight ...

2005-10-09 Thread Uwe Laverenz
On Sat, Oct 08, 2005 at 10:39:33PM +0200, Kiffin Gish wrote: Do I need to install Samba or is there another more lightweight alternative? There still is /usr/ports/net/sharity-light, but I'm not sure if it still works, it seems to be quite outdated. More Information:

Re: Can't install FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE and 8.0-BETA4

2009-09-13 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Am 13.09.2009 14:11, schrieb Zbigniew Komarnicki: run_interrupt_driven_hooks: still waiting after 60 seconds for xpt_config run_interrupt_driven_hooks: still waiting after 120 seconds for xpt_config run_interrupt_driven_hooks: still waiting after 180 seconds for xpt_config

Re: migrating users from one machine to another machine

2009-10-03 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Daniel Bye schrieb: Or copy /etc/passwd from the old machine to the new one, and run pwd_mkdb, which is essentially what vipw does anyway. This would not work, the file that contains the passwords and that should be copied is /etc/master.passwd. pwd_mkdb generates the /etc/passwd from this

Re: Multiple PostgreSQL 8.4 instances in FreeBSD 8.0 RC2 Jails

2009-10-28 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Sam Fourman Jr. schrieb: I want to setup 5 postgreSQL 8.4 servers in separate jails on a amd64 FreeBSD 8.0 RC2 machine while searching the web for someone that has done this before I found this: my question is this... is this still relevant on FreeBSD 8.0 RC2(amd64) and postgreSQL 8.4 There

Re: Default cannot install 8.0 rc2 in mobo P5QL-EM Hello, I am trying to install FreeBSD 8.0 rc2 on mobo ASUS P5QL-EM, but under the boot of the install dvd I get this run_interrupt_driven_hooks: sti

2009-11-15 Thread Uwe Laverenz
vuthecuong schrieb: Hello, I am trying to install FreeBSD 8.0 rc2 on mobo ASUS P5QL-EM, but under the boot of the install dvd I get this run_interrupt_driven_hooks: still waiting after 60 seconds for xpt_config and then 120, 180 etc. Anyone know whats wrong? thanks If there is a firewire

Re: How painful is the nv driver supposed to be?

2009-11-19 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Pierre-Luc Drouin schrieb: an i7 overclocked at 4GHz) configured in 1920x1080. With that setup it takes about 2 seconds to maximize a window or to switch workspace in fluxbox. Is there a way to improve speed or this is all I can hope to get? NVidia will release an official driver for

Re: upgrading squeezeboxserver

2010-05-30 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Am 30.05.2010 20:46, schrieb Vincent Zee: I recently upgraded to the newest version of audio/squeezeboxserver. After the update the server is unable to rescan my music collection. Does anyone else encountered this problem? Yes, same problem here. I tried different versions of perl (5.8 and

Re: bash instead of csh (completely)

2010-06-04 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Am 04.06.2010 20:56, schrieb Stefan Miklosovic: title says it, i would like completely remove csh and install bash instead. As far I know, csh is build in system, could I remove it manually and install bash (of course, in reverse order :D) What do you want to achieve with this? Installing

Re: EOL

2013-03-30 Thread Uwe Laverenz
Am 29.03.2013 16:19, schrieb David Thurber: I have 5 XP machines on my node that are used to crunch data 24/7. So, I'm looking for an OS platform that has a 10 year EOL to replace XP/3. RHEL: