Re: Question on FreeBSD name resolution

2003-09-25 Thread charles pelletier
You need to create a resolv.conf file. Your BSD box does not have the required information to be able to resolve ip addresses with FQDNs and it needs to have that information. --charlie _ Get McAfee virus scanning and cleaning of

re: Trouble with route

2003-09-25 Thread charles pelletier
I hope this is a typo: ifocnfig_xl0=inet a.b.c.4 netmask 255.255.255.0 if that is exactly what you've put in your /etc/rc.conf then there's your issue. ifocnfig SHOULD BE ifconfig Gateway YES Can you paste your full rc.conf? --charlie

floppydisk sized freebsd

2003-09-25 Thread charles pelletier
so i've got a laptop w/o a cdrom and i want to install bsd on it. before anyone asks, no, i don't have a reliable INET connection. I took a look at the floppy-freebsd page but i'm still not convinced on it. is there a reliable version in existence or should i not even bother at this point.

Re: lan bandwidth issue

2003-11-06 Thread charles pelletier
Sorry, I can't resist this either. I work for VOL DSL tech support and have seen many many problems with the Realtek 8139 EVEN with Windoze. So, you'd better believe that if even Windoze has issues with this card then BSD will too. --charlie

php on freebsd tutorial

2004-01-26 Thread charles pelletier
hey all, i just installed php 4.0.6 on my freebsd (4.8) box. is there a good tutorial site anywhere for php on freebsd? i am using webmonkey for a general tutorial but was curious if there is one geared toward freebsd users. --charlie

RE: incoming bandwidth limiting using ipfilter

2003-01-03 Thread charles pelletier
ipfilter won't allow you to limit bandwidth, ipfw will. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Hari Bhaskaran Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 2:36 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: incoming bandwidth limiting using ipfilter Hi, Is there a way

RE: Gaim 0.59.7 Yahoo

2003-01-06 Thread charles pelletier
just a suggestion..but i remember having those same sorts of problems with GAIM and Yahoo. I switched to Everybuddy and had nothing but good luck since..might be worth a shot. Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: dns server

2002-09-18 Thread Charles Pelletier
wow, I'd like to thank everyone who keeps sending me replies to my dns questions. Every last one has been of some help and I will be using all the reference material and links sent me when I begin the work. My intent had been to use my small 3 PC network as a test victim for the real thing: a 30

Re: Upgrade

2002-09-20 Thread Charles Pelletier
refer to the handbook for that one. you should be reading it anyways. and also, i know for a fact (having had installation and upgrade problems before) that the archives are full of helpful tutorials on upgrading to a more recent release. :) --charlie pelletier --litmus(mp3.com/litmus) -

cost estimates?

2002-09-20 Thread Charles Pelletier
Hey, Here's a question for everyone: I am interested in what kind of price estimates exist in regards to the implementation of FreeBSD and SAMBA based networks. I only ask because that is exactly what I am doing for the school where I teach and want to be able to give cost estimates to the

Re: SOLVED: Problems installing from CD-ROM

2002-09-24 Thread Charles Pelletier
it really seems to be easier to install via ftp anyway. i've had that problem with multiple machines. just give up on cdroms. :-) --charlie pelletier --litmus(mp3.com/litmus) - Original Message - From: Søren Neigaard [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, September 24,

Re: Performance issues with natd

2002-09-25 Thread Charles Pelletier
a place for testing: nitrous.digex.net --charlie pelletier --litmus(mp3.com/litmus) - Original Message - From: Nick Rogness [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Kenneth Culver [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Andy Knapp [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'Cody Swanson' [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday,

Re: Kernel log question pullup failed

2002-09-27 Thread Charles Pelletier
so, having never used IPFW, does that really signify anything other than bad transmission? i mean, sounds like it could be a warning for corrupted packets? somebody explain that to me? --charlie pelletier --litmus(mp3.com/litmus) - Original Message - From: Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: I need some help...

2002-09-27 Thread Charles Pelletier
quite honestly, i think you are wasting your time working with 286's. even people who can't afford computers know better than to use a pre Pentium machine. while you do have a noble cause in mind, you must realize that 286's, even with tweaking, can hardly even run DOS, let alone connect to the

Re: floppy disk

2002-10-04 Thread Charles Pelletier
jeez, now, come on, if someone can't understand something then don't make 'em feel like an idiot. it took me at least a year to get used to dealing with 'filesystems' et al. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: VIRUS in ISO images?

2002-10-05 Thread Charles Pelletier
norton tends to call anything a virus that it doesn't recognize. you should definitely do some research on-google for info on that subject. --charlie pelletier --litmus(mp3.com/litmus) - Original Message - From: Hanspeter Roth [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, October

Re: dma

2002-10-05 Thread Charles Pelletier
NT available on macs? really? wow. what'll they think of next? jk, anyways, no..freebsd is not a windows application, or an app for an operating system at all; it itself is an operating system. --charlie pelletier --litmus(mp3.com/litmus) - Original Message - From: Kris Kennaway [EMAIL

Re: ipfilter and bandwidth

2002-10-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
you cannot set quotas with ipf. --charlie pelletier --litmus(mp3.com/litmus) - Original Message - From: Roman Neuhauser [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: layder [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, October 06, 2002 7:39 AM Subject: Re: ipfilter and bandwidth # [EMAIL PROTECTED] /

Re: Linux vs. FreeBSD

2002-10-24 Thread Charles Pelletier
how funny. i'm having the exact same problem at my school. this debate will never cease. :) Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School - Original Message - From: Bsd Neophyte [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Derrick Ryalls [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, October 24

Re: help with webcam through natd + ipfw

2002-10-24 Thread Charles Pelletier
question... having never dealt with IPFW and nat, does ipnat.conf need to exist? i wonder this because it seems like a great majority of problems that exist with IPF can be solved by having a correct ipnat.conf. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School - Original Message

Re: help with webcam through natd + ipfw

2002-10-24 Thread Charles Pelletier
okay. thanks for the clarification. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School - Original Message - From: Nick Rogness [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Charles Pelletier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Alan McKay [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 10:35 PM Subject

Re: Netiquette (was Re: linux compatibility in 4.7)

2002-10-26 Thread Charles Pelletier
the text to which it replies. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: No route to host

2002-10-28 Thread Charles Pelletier
Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School - Original Message - From: Christian Münk [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 6:33 AM Subject: No route to host Hello FreeBSD Team. My name is Christian and I have a problem. I looked through

Re: Can't connect to DNS servers -- Firewall prob?

2002-10-30 Thread Charles Pelletier
try checking for updated DNS from your ISP. I've had that problem before..outdated dns. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School - Original Message - From: C KH [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 11:54 AM Subject

installation question

2002-11-01 Thread Charles Pelletier
I've got a 'new' old video card that i want to put in my bsd box. Should I wait until I've upgraded to 4.7 before i do it or should I do that prior to upgrading? Opinions? Reasons? thanks, Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: installation question

2002-11-01 Thread Charles Pelletier
I don't really think it makes much of a difference. Support for the card will depend much more on the version of X you have installed and whether that version supports the card (assuming you will be running X). If it is just for the system console I don't believe it will matter at all,

setting permissions

2002-11-02 Thread Charles Pelletier
i want to be able to run tail while NOT in root. is there a quick way to give permission to another user solely for the purpose of running tail? Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: setting permissions

2002-11-02 Thread Charles Pelletier
- Original Message - From: Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Charles Pelletier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, November 02, 2002 8:21 PM Subject: Re: setting permissions i want to be able to run tail while NOT in root. is there a quick way to give

internal compiler error during make buildworld

2002-11-03 Thread Charles Pelletier
/sbin/config NEWKERNEL make depend ../../compile/NEWKERNEL make make install 5. reboot Now, for those of you wondering, no, I have not used mergemaster before and, no, I've never had problems upgrading. I'm upgrading from 4.6 to 4.7. any help is appreciated, Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator

[was internal compiler error] thanks

2002-11-04 Thread Charles Pelletier
Thanks for the help. The problem was, as I should have suspected from the beginning, a lack of swap space..something which has been a problem for the last 2 upgrades. A little memory creation solved the buildworld problem. Thanks again, Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School

make fails during upgrade, so...

2002-11-05 Thread Charles Pelletier
delete the prior kernel, reboot, create another kernel, and continue on from there? Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

make fails #2

2002-11-05 Thread Charles Pelletier
Just realized I forgot to say that I'm upgrading from 4.6 to 4.7. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: make fails during upgrade, so...

2002-11-05 Thread Charles Pelletier
../../compile/NEWKERNEL make make install . Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School - Original Message - To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

mergemaster

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
question: having used the old way to upgrade to 4.7, can i now use mergemaster? Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

pre-emptive d'oh! [was regarding 4.7-stable]

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
just in case anyone decides to reply, don't bother. Homer-ic like thinking ellicits a D'OH! from me tonight. charles pelletier st lukes school To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: regarding 4.7 stable

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
Charles Pelletier wrote: is there not a server around that has 4.7 stable? seems like most have only got 4.7R. I think you get stable via CVS/cvsup (since it's constantly changing - stable is a snapshot just like current, as far as I understand it). So you can install -RELEASE

xfree86 failing

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
I've now tried about 10 different times to configure xfree86server 4.2.1. each time, the process 'seems to have failed.' ideas as to why, anyone? i have 4.7 Stable through CVSup but had to get the 4.7 R ver. of xfree86. could there be a problem there? if so, how do i fix it? Charles Pelletier Tech

Re: regarding 4.7 stable

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
will the ports-supfile ONLY upgrade ports? Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School - Original Message - From: Jud [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Charles Pelletier [EMAIL PROTECTED]; paul beard [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 7:25 PM Subject: Re

x11 true type server

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
hey, what's the recommendation on installing the true type x11 servers? is it better to install the basic server before dealing with them? Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: xfree86 failing

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
i think i found a big part of the problem..i'm reinstalling xfree86 via command line and nothing has failed in the installation. the sysinstall installation failed on fonts and xkb. after i've finished the installation i'll post an update. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School

Re: xfree86 failing

2002-11-06 Thread Charles Pelletier
fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'...that's the last error that appears in the log. Not the same problem I've encountered. Probably a successful installation of your fonts will solve yours. Paul A. Scott mailto:pscott;skycoast.us http://skycoast.us/pscott/ can

RE: dns resolution problems

2002-11-11 Thread Charles Pelletier
are positive it is NOT bad DNS info, please post your /etc/resolv.conf as you currently have it. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions;FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Peter Schoenmaker Sent: Monday

RE: Error code 1 in make depend (kernel)

2002-11-13 Thread Charles Pelletier
when you've only sent GENERIC. Send your custom kernel. ==charles pelletier To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

RE: 9th field in ipmon logs

2002-11-13 Thread Charles Pelletier
Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions;FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Shane Hickey Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 6:20 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: 9th field in ipmon logs

RE: new ethernetcard

2002-12-08 Thread Charles Pelletier
you need to pay attention to. you must set its IP and netmask. the second card is the primary card, the one originally in my system when i installed fbsd for the first time. Charles Pelletier Tech. Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED

internet browser filter

2003-02-13 Thread charles pelletier
nothing to do with Windows for this. any help, great. any suggestions, great. thanks a bunch, Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

RE: internet browser filter

2003-02-13 Thread charles pelletier
thanks for the help. Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: Matthew Bettinger [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 3:15 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: internet browser filter On Thursday 13 February 2003

machine accounts and samba

2003-03-02 Thread charles pelletier
how do you add a machine account in samba? i've already added users using smbpasswd -a username password but cannot for the life of me remember how to add a machine to the samba domain. Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: kernel compile woes

2003-03-02 Thread charles pelletier
even with the newer current method or should i just increase my memory and be done with it? Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of taxman Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 10:33 PM

RE: The web-based bug interface is currently disabled.

2003-03-02 Thread charles pelletier
Use EE. it works just fine and you don't have to learn vi or anything near as complicated as vi. And as far as your problem, just posting it here tends to help most of the time. Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED

out of curiosity..

2003-03-04 Thread charles pelletier
this would matter, but anyway) attached on the network are a Win NT 4 workstation and Win 2K Pro boxes, and several windows 98 systems (this is a lab setup) I'm interested only in getting the streaming to the win2k box. Any thoughts? Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX

RE: out of curiosity..

2003-03-04 Thread charles pelletier
. Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Jeff Jirsa Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 9:04 PM To: charles pelletier Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: out of curiosity.. On Tue, 4 Mar 2003

RE: kernel configuration

2003-03-09 Thread charles pelletier
thanks for the help ! Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: taxman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2003 12:50 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; 'freebsd' Subject: Re: kernel configuration On Saturday 08 March 2003 04:26 pm

RE: Dirty shutdown and I'm now stuck

2003-03-16 Thread charles pelletier
luck and i hope you find the final solution :) Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Greg 'groggy' Lehey Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2003 7:34 PM To: Brian McCann Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Too many collisions on network?

2003-03-16 Thread charles pelletier
That's been my experience as well. Could be the type of hardware yer using. I've had my best luck with Netgear products. As far as ISPs..as a former tech supporter for flashnet (remember them?), i highly suggest speaking to upper level techs..lower level supporters are the kind that support basic

RE: Installing FreeBSD (was: no subject)

2003-03-16 Thread charles pelletier
really you oughtta read the handbook or the newbies section on freebsd.org. how new are you to unix or bsd? Charles Pelletier Tech Coordinator St Luke's School Irving, TX -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Bill Moran Sent: Sunday, March 16

weird mouse reaction and movement 5.1

2003-12-02 Thread charles pelletier
Okay, So I just installed, for the first time, 5.1 on a new machine. My problem is this: In Sysinstall, when i select my mouse (ps/2, MS 3 button optical) then enable and test the port, all of a sudden I see an early part of the installation wizard (the partitioning part) and i can't escape

re: re: weird mouse reaction 5.1

2003-12-02 Thread charles pelletier
I went ahead and enabled the mouse..removed all but the moused enable option, loaded enlightenment. It seems to me what is occuring could quite possibly be a resolution error...the mouse pointer reacts, albeit several seconds after i physically move the mouse..also, random menus pop up even if

changing information in BootMgr

2003-12-05 Thread charles pelletier
How do you change the labelling info in the BootMgr so that the other OS is no longer listed as ??? Thanks, --charlie _ Wonder if the latest virus has gotten to your computer? Find out. Run the FREE McAfee online computer scan!