Syerm temperature monitoring?

2004-05-11 Thread stan
Can I monitor the system temerature and voltages etc. under 4 STABLE? If so, what do I need to do this? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin

interupts

2004-05-10 Thread stan
Is there a way, in FreeBSD 4 STABLE, to determine what a given machine's intrupt (PCI intrupt assignment) ussage is? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin

Re: interupts

2004-05-10 Thread stan
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 12:53:11PM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (May 10), Kenneth Culver said: Quoting stan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Is there a way, in FreeBSD 4 STABLE, to determine what a given machine's intrupt (PCI intrupt assignment) ussage is? dmesg | grep irq Also

Hard lockups

2004-05-09 Thread stan
I've got an Athalon 1.2G machine that has been stable as a rock fo over a year now. That is, untill I change from ThinNet network cableing to 100BaseT full duplex networking. Now it locks up solid (jeyboard does nothing, can't telnet in, and screen is frozen) about once a day. I've changed NIC's

bootloader? question

2004-05-25 Thread stan
Today I tried to move a 20G drive that is running hapily in a P75 macghine to a P2. Unfortunately it would not boot. I got a message like READ ERROR early in the boot process. I think this must be a bootlaoder issue? I tried booting the machine of a disk I had just installed FreeBSD on, and

FW: bootloader? question

2004-05-25 Thread stan
Sorry if this is a repeat. I sent it about 4 hours agoa, and have yet to see it come back. Today I tried to move a 20G drive that is running hapily in a P75 macghine to a P2. Unfortunately it would not boot. I got a message like READ ERROR early in the boot process. I think this must be a

USB drive questions

2004-06-19 Thread stan
I had a vendor give me a USB memory stick as a promotional giveaway yesterday. Kind of amazing theat they have gotten cheap enough for this. In any case, I pluged it into my laptop with STABLE on it (cvsuped last weekend). It recognized the device, and told me it was a generic USB storage deviec.

makeworld problems

2004-07-04 Thread stan
I'm cvsuping and updateing several machines this weekend. One of them is failing in maje buildworld as follows: /usr/src/usr.sbin/ipftest/../../sys/contrib/ipfilter/netinet/ip_fil.h:633: previous declaration of `fr_makefrip' *** Error code 1 I've re cvsup'd, and removed the whole /usr/obj tree,

How can I install the python snack module?

2003-09-23 Thread stan
I'm trying to poart a small python application to FreeBSD from linux (routeplanner if you are curious). It requires a number of python modules, including snack I located the tarball for the module, but when I run configure for it I get: $ ./configure loading cache ./config.cache checking for Tcl

Re: How can I install the python snack module?

2003-09-24 Thread stan
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 11:37:02PM +0200, Danny Pansters wrote: On Tuesday 23 September 2003 16:31, stan wrote: I'm trying to poart a small python application to FreeBSD from linux (routeplanner if you are curious). It requires a number of python modules, including snack I located

cvsup + portupgrade Now no Gnome login

2003-09-27 Thread stan
I cvsup'd today (main and ports), then did a portupgrade -aRR, and now I can't get loged intot a session using gdm. I've rebooted the machine, and blown awa ~/.g[cn]* in my user home directory. Still no luck. I tried the Gnome failsafe session, still no luck. Looks like it doesn't even _try_ to

System hangs on boot with USB mouse pluged in

2003-09-27 Thread stan
As of a fairly recent cvsup, my laptop has developed an anoying feature If I leave the USSB mouse pluged in, it hangs hard during the boot procees, requiring me to power cycle it. If I boot it WP the mouse pluged in, and plug it in _after_ the USN detection (at boot) is doen, the it recognizes the

Re: cvsup + portupgrade Now no Gnome login

2003-09-28 Thread stan
On Sat, Sep 27, 2003 at 10:48:44PM -0500, Frank Knobbe wrote: On Sat, 2003-09-27 at 14:17, stan wrote: I cvsup'd today (main and ports), then did a portupgrade -aRR, and now I can't get loged intot a session using gdm. I've rebooted the machine, and blown awa ~/.g[cn]* in my user home

NFS server and files 2G (STABLE)

2003-09-30 Thread stan
I'm having a bit of a problem using a FeeBSD STABLE machine as an NFS server for an HP-UXa box. I'm able to mount the FreeBSD box, abd see the files, but take a look at this: On teh FreeBSD machine $ ls -l total 11471104 -rw-rw-r-- 1 stan wheel 11743520768 Sep 24 08:34 oracle_dump.09242003

Sane-frontends port and Gnome 2?

2003-10-05 Thread stan
I've got a machine that I just cvsup'd and did a portupgrade. A while back, in an effort to get Gnome 2 workign, I had dleted all the Gnome 1 related stuff, and eveyrthign that dpeneded on it. Aparently while doing this I deleted the sane-frontends port. I started to build it today, but I noticed

Re: Sane-frontends port and Gnome 2?

2003-10-05 Thread stan
On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 03:23:07PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote: On Sun, 2003-10-05 at 15:16, stan wrote: I've got a machine that I just cvsup'd and did a portupgrade. A while back, in an effort to get Gnome 2 workign, I had dleted all the Gnome 1 related stuff, and eveyrthign

Gnome-think

2003-10-05 Thread stan
I can't seem to find this neat little utilty in the ports tree. Is it perhaps included in some bigger port? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin

How can I set up a STABLE machien to compile Gnome apps from source?

2003-10-23 Thread stan
Wonderful as the ports system is, there comes a time in life when I need to compile packages outside that system. Lately I have been totaly unable to nuild anything Gnome related. I keep getting errors about gnomeConf.sh not being found. What do I need to do to set up my achine to allow building

Wireless networking hardware recomendations?

2003-10-26 Thread stan
I've got to set up a wireless network. I plan on using a FreeBSD machine as the access point. It will be the gateway between an existing network, and a new subnet dedicated to various 802.11/B (and later perhaps /G) enabled devices. I'm looking ofr recomendations for hardware on the FreeBSD end.

Wireless (802.11) question

2003-10-27 Thread stan
I'm about to embark on a wireless experiemnt, having never dealt with this technology before. So, I've got a failry basic question. My plan was to put a wireless card in a machine running FreeBSD, and use this machine as a gateway from an existing network to a new subnet that would only exist in

Re: Wireless (802.11) question

2003-10-27 Thread stan
On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 08:42:54PM +, Andrew Humphries wrote: On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 20:31, stan wrote: I'm about to embark on a wireless experiemnt, having never dealt with this technology before. So, I've got a failry basic question. My plan was to put a wireless card

Getting snmp running on a STABLE machine?

2004-01-18 Thread stan
I'm trying to get snmp running on a STABLE machine. I've built and installed teh net-snmpd port, but I can't seem to find where teh example config file was put. Any sugestions? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

portupgrade seesm to be broken

2004-01-18 Thread stan
I just cvsup'd one of may machines, and now I can't seem o get portupgrade to work. Here is what I'm seesing: Script started on Sun Jan 18 15:18:53 2004 black# portupgrade -aRr -l /home/stan/report fwbuilder-1.1.2_20040101cvs: 1.1.2_20040101cvs: Not in due form: 'version[_revision][,epoch

Re: Getting snmp running on a STABLE machine?

2004-01-18 Thread stan
On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 05:42:18PM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 12:31:08PM -0500, stan wrote: I'm trying to get snmp running on a STABLE machine. I've built and installed teh net-snmpd port, but I can't seem to find where teh example config file was put. Any

Cricket setup help

2004-01-24 Thread stan
Long agao, and far away I set up mrtg to monitor various aspects of a nrtwork. Twoard the end of this excersise, I remeber being frustrated by some limitations of mrtg. I looked around, ad decided that if I ever needed to do this job again, I'd use cricket. Well, the time has come to setup this

Internal cvsup server?

2004-01-28 Thread stan
I'm supporting a fair number of FreeBSD machines that live behind a very restrictive corporate firewall. I finally managed to get the powers that be to agree to open up the port for cvsup, but they want to limit it to one IP address. Actually this is probably not a bad solution. My plan is to

Trying to set up cvsup mirror

2004-01-29 Thread stan
I'm trying to set up a cvsup mirror to use for updating about 50 machines that are internal to our corporate network. Since I have better control over the firewall et all from my home network, I'm building the machine there. I've got it built, and used the cvsup-mirror port to assist me in

Can someone explain where the cvsup-mirror port puts it's crontab entry?

2004-01-29 Thread stan
I've just installed this wonderful port, and with some kind help from the list got it working. Thanks to everyone. Now, I've got a learning question. This port creates a crontab entry to schedule updates. I looked in /var/cron/tabs, and I don't see it. I can't su to that user as his shell is

Is the handbook no longer installed?

2004-01-29 Thread stan
I just discoverd that on a machine I recently rebuilt, I have a dead link to /usr/share/doc/handbook. Is this not installed now? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin

rndc-confgen -a goes off forever

2004-01-30 Thread stan
I'm trying to set up bind 9 on a 4.9 STABLE machine. Looking in theprots message file, it says tehat I need to generate a source of random numberes by using rndc-confgen -a. When I type this command, it never returns (It's been linke 10 minutes). and to shos that it's not using any CPU cycles. I

Using bind9, instead of the default bind8

2004-01-30 Thread stan
What's involed in using bind9, instead of the default bind 8. I have made the port, but it seems that I probably need to somehow delete the existing bind8, right? I see the entry in /etc/defaults/mak.conf that instructs the buld process to not build it, but I already did a make world before

Re: rndc-confgen -a goes off forever

2004-01-30 Thread stan
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 03:33:50PM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 10:22:14AM -0500, stan wrote: I'm trying to set up bind 9 on a 4.9 STABLE machine. Looking in theprots message file, it says tehat I need to generate a source of random numberes by using rndc-confgen

Re: Using bind9, instead of the default bind8

2004-01-30 Thread stan
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 04:52:12PM -, Edmund Craske wrote: There's something wrong with the rc.conf stuff for named if you install the bind9 port over the base bind8 (by doing a make -DPORT_REPLACES_BASE_BIND9 install clean in dns/bind9) because of differences in command line arguments.

Has anyone gotten the bind 9 port to run chrooted?

2004-02-03 Thread stan
I'm trying to get the bind 9 port to run chrooted. I've installed the bind9 port with the overwrite base install flag, and added the define to /etc/make.conf to prevent building from the base tree. My problem is that when I try to start it I keep running into issues. The latest is that it can't

Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?

2004-02-04 Thread stan
I want to omit some of the ports from my cvsup run. I've always used the ports-all tag, but these days there a a good many non English language ports that only use space on my disks. I would like to limit the collections. Probably by excluding certain ports subtags, rather than explicitly

Re: Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?

2004-02-04 Thread stan
On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 08:48:06AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: On Wednesday 04 February 2004 07:42 am, Randy Grafton wrote: You can use the refuse file to omit branches. I've attached my cvsupfile and my refuse file to give you an idea as to how this works. I placed my cvsupfile in

Re: Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?

2004-02-04 Thread stan
On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 08:48:06AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: On Wednesday 04 February 2004 07:42 am, Randy Grafton wrote: You can use the refuse file to omit branches. I've attached my cvsupfile and my refuse file to give you an idea as to how this works. I placed my cvsupfile in

Re: Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?

2004-02-04 Thread stan
On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 09:45:11AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: On Wednesday 04 February 2004 09:26 am, stan wrote: On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 08:48:06AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: On Wednesday 04 February 2004 07:42 am, Randy Grafton wrote: You can use the refuse file to omit branches. I've

A reverse DNS question

2004-02-05 Thread stan
Can I use dig, or some tool to query an upstream DNS amchine to findout what rnage it is authoratative for in _reverse_ DNS? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin

Re: Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?

2004-02-05 Thread stan
On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 06:36:59PM -0600, Frank Knobbe wrote: On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 14:31, stan wrote: I have a system that I have removed all teh non English language port directories, and I run a cvsup _with_ a refuse file for these. Then I did a portdb -Uu. This resulted in a fair number

Where is the jail directory for linux_base?

2004-02-08 Thread stan
While runing portupgrade this afternoon, I got a message about creating teh null device in linux_base's jail directory. Where is this by default? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Still no handbook

2004-02-08 Thread stan
I'm still trying to get my missing handbook back. I added teh doc cvsup file to teh set I processes with teis weekends cvsup run, on teh machine I want this on. Ran cvsup, make buildowrld, amke buildkernel, make installworld, make isntallkernel, and mergemaster. But, still no handbook. Is he a

sendmail confi help

2004-02-11 Thread stan
How can I configure FreeBSD's default sendmail to work like this: If the message is for domain1 or domain2, deliver directly. If not, use a smarthost ? I can amke the smarthost work, but then it wnats to send _all_ mail there. -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety

Small FreeBSD Image?

2004-02-15 Thread stan
I'm setting up Nagios, and I want to show the OS that's on a given machine using it's map graphics. Anyone know where I can find a small FreeBSD image? (PNG preferred). -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

imap question

2004-02-23 Thread stan
I'm trying to help a firend of mine get an imap server running on one of his FreeBSD 4.9 STABLE machines. We have built the UW imapd port, and installed it. However we seem to be habing a bit of a problem making it work. Tha man page, and the docs (which I only found in the ports work directory

Re: imap question

2004-02-23 Thread stan
On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 08:02:22PM -0500, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 02/23/04 07:38 PM, stan sat at the `puter and typed: I'm trying to help a firend of mine get an imap server running on one of his FreeBSD 4.9 STABLE machines. We have built the UW imapd port, and installed it. However we

Re: imap question

2004-02-23 Thread stan
On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 09:28:09PM -0500, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 02/23/04 08:29 PM, stan sat at the `puter and typed: On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 08:02:22PM -0500, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 02/23/04 07:38 PM, stan sat at the `puter and typed: I'm trying to help a firend of mine get an imap

Troubles starting apache

2004-02-25 Thread stan
I'm building a new STABLE machine to replace an ageing FreeBSD Apache server at work. I've got all the configs setup on the new machine, and have it up on the network, but I can't get Apache to start. I've never seen this sort of behavior before. I tracked it through apachectl to where the

Re: Troubles starting apache

2004-02-25 Thread stan
On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 06:01:06PM +0100, Remko Lodder wrote: Please checkout the logfiles httpd-default-error_log (or something similiar) Thanks, that indeed pointed me to a stupid mistake in /etc/hosts. -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither

cvsup problems with older machine

2004-02-26 Thread stan
I'v got a 4.2 STABLE machine I'm trying to use cvsup to bring up to data. When I run the cvsup that's on it to connect to my cvsup seerver, I get a message about upgrading cvsup, and a reference to a web page at: http://www.cvsup.org/s1g/ But that link seems to be dead. What can I do to get

VPN via ssh ?

2004-02-28 Thread stan
I can connect to my home machines from work using runsocks ssh. Now it seems to me that I ought to be able to build a full blown VPN tunnel using this, right? A little Googling suggest that one approach might be to use ppp over the tunnel. Given that the 2 machines involved are both FreeBSD

Probelms with make isntallworld

2004-02-29 Thread stan
Can anyone tell me what's going on here? I'm trying to build a new STABEL amchine this weekend. I installed the minimum distribution, cvsup'd and am trying to do a make buildworld, make buildkernel, make installkernel, reboot, make installworld sequence. It keeps erroring out in the make

Small problem upgrading older machine

2004-03-01 Thread stan
I'm upgrading a bunch of older machines *some as far back as 4.2). First let me say a bing THANKS YOU for all the hard work the release engineering team does to make this work as well as it does. Now, let me point out a small problem. When I got to the make installworld step, I was politely

Re: Small problem upgrading older machine

2004-03-01 Thread stan
On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 09:49:12AM -0500, stan wrote: I'm upgrading a bunch of older machines *some as far back as 4.2). First let me say a bing THANKS YOU for all the hard work the release engineering team does to make this work as well as it does. Now, let me point out a small problem

How can I rebuild prots databases?

2004-03-04 Thread stan
I'n updating a bunch of older (around 4.2) machines. On ne of them I seem to have managed to toatly muck up the ports dayabases :0( I'm getting things like this when I run portupgrade: ! (pgaccess-0.98.6)(missing origin) ! (acroread-3.02) (missing origin) !

4.9 install disks and USB keyboard?

2004-03-04 Thread stan
I tried to boot a amchine with a USB keyboard off of the 4.9 install floppies the other day, and it did not recognize the leyboard for the press enter after I inserted the 2nd floppy. This is my first machine with a USB keyboard, I;ve used USB mice sucesfully on 4 STABEL before. Am I missing a

Re: How can I rebuild prots databases?

2004-03-04 Thread stan
On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 11:52:32AM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 08:07:54AM -0500, stan wrote: I'n updating a bunch of older (around 4.2) machines. On ne of them I seem to have managed to toatly muck up the ports dayabases :0( I'm getting things like this when I run

Re: How can I rebuild prots databases?

2004-03-05 Thread stan
On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 05:06:29PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 04:36:21PM -0500, stan wrote: On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 11:52:32AM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 08:07:54AM -0500, stan wrote: I'n updating a bunch of older (around 4.2) machines

Re: How can I rebuild prots databases?

2004-03-05 Thread stan
On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 05:09:06AM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 07:18:45AM -0500, stan wrote: I'm getting things like this when I run portupgrade: ! (pgaccess-0.98.6)(missing origin) ! (acroread-3.02) (missing origin) ! (netscape

cvsup mirror updates failing

2004-03-08 Thread stan
ONe of my cvsup mirros is suddenly getting errors like this: SetAttrs ports/sysutils/lire/Makefile,v TreeList failed: Error in /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup.client/cvs-all/checkouts.cvs : 124218: Invalid file type. Delete it and try again. CVSup update ends at 2004-03-08 07:41:16 What is this trying

ppp + routeing question

2004-03-08 Thread stan
/0 add 0 0 127.1.1.2 set dial set device !runsocks ssh [EMAIL PROTECTED] And here are the routes at home with this up: Script started on Mon Mar 8 15:31:20 2004 ]0;[EMAIL PROTECTED];/home/[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/home/stan $ netstat -rn Routing tables Internet: DestinationGateway

pkg_add ?

2004-03-11 Thread stan
I've moslty ever used the ports mechanisim to add things to my FreeBSD machines. However, I have a couple that have fairly small hard drives ( ~2G) and I was hoping to use pkg_add -r to add a few things without building from source. However, when I try to do that, it complains about incorect

Problems with cvsup mirror.

2004-03-15 Thread stan
One of my cvsup mirro machines (the one at work, naturaly) continues to have indegestion. I'm getting thsi in. cvsupd.log Mar 15 09:00:00 cvsup cvsupd[87665]: Error in /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup.client/c vs-all/checkouts.cvs: 224883: File is truncated Mar 15 09:00:31 cvsup last message repeated

What does this error message mean? (cvsupd)

2004-03-16 Thread stan
One of my cvsup mirro machines (the one at work, naturaly) continues to have indegestion. I'm getting thsi in. cvsupd.log Mar 15 09:00:00 cvsup cvsupd[87665]: Error in /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup.client/c vs-all/checkouts.cvs: 224883: File is truncated Mar 15 09:00:31 cvsup last message repeated

portupgrade strangeness

2004-03-18 Thread stan
I suddenly have a bunch of machines where I'mgetting portupgrade failures on various ports wiht uninstall error. I've found thta if I manually do a make deintall ; make resiantll sequence on these, that I cna fix the proble, However this seesm to be a new behavior. I normally run portupgrarde

Problems building glib port

2004-03-26 Thread stan
I've got one machine that is failing to build the glib 2 port. It fails like this: Building for glib-2.2.3_1 /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libintl.so.4 not found I've just re cvsup'd the ports tree on this machine, and it's fairly current (4.9 STABLE from a week or so agao). What do

Problems upgrading pango

2004-03-29 Thread stan
My portupgrade on one machine is failing in pango, with: configure: error: Xrender.h not found. === Script configure failed unexpectedly. And a sugested search for xrender.pc turns up nothing. What can I do to fix this problem? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary

Re: Problems upgrading pango

2004-03-29 Thread stan
On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 05:54:08PM +0200, Simon Barner wrote: stan wrote: My portupgrade on one machine is failing in pango, with: configure: error: Xrender.h not found. === Script configure failed unexpectedly. And a sugested search for xrender.pc turns up nothing. What can I

Gnome ports puzzlemnet

2004-04-06 Thread stan
I cvsup'd the ports tree on one of my machines today, and was trying to build a Gnome related port. I recived a warning message pointing to: http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome/docs/develfaq.html And saying that failure to follow the instructions there would result in brekage of my Gnome apps. What

Re: Gnome ports puzzlemnet

2004-04-07 Thread stan
On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 05:36:03PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote: On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 15:41, stan wrote: I cvsup'd the ports tree on one of my machines today, and was trying to build a Gnome related port. I recived a warning message pointing to: http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome/docs

Shell history in FreeBSD ksh (or ksh93)

2003-01-16 Thread stan
I've been using ksh with the vi keybindings for several years now (changed from csh). I've even been able to get this working on former FreeBSD machines, by downloading the ksh from the ATTT site. I've now got a 4.7 STABLE machine, and I'm trying to get this to work with either it's ksh, or ksh93

Option to ls similar to the -H option for GNU ls?

2003-01-16 Thread stan
I find I've become very atached to the -H (human readble) flag in GNU's ls. This in conjuction with the -l flag displays the size of files in M, G etc. Is there a way to get FreeBSD's ls to do this? Nothing jumped out at me from the man page, when I looked there. -- They that would give up

kernel: ad3s1e: UDMA ICRC error writing fsbn

2003-01-17 Thread stan
just put a new drive in service as an Amanda dumpdisk, and I'm fetting console messages like this: kernel: ad3s1e: UDMA ICRC error writing fsbn Is the drive bad? Or the controler? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Strange tape error message

2003-01-17 Thread stan
I'm building anew Amanda backup machine. I did a run last night and got messages liek: Jan 17 05:01:39 black /kernel: (sa0:ahc1:0:4:0): tape is now frozen- use an OFFLINE, REWIND or MTEOM command to clear this state. On the console. What's going on? -- They that would give up essential

/dev/cdrm symlink?

2003-01-23 Thread stan
I'm tryijng to get grip woring on my laptop runing 4.6 STABLE from a while back. When I fire it up it complains about not being able to init /dev/cdrom, which makes lot's of sense as no such device exists. I suspect I need to create a sym link for it. Question is, from what? dmesg reports: acd0:

How to cleanly remove bind before using bind9

2003-01-23 Thread stan
I want to use bind 9 from the ports tree. I see how to prevent the bundled bind from being built the next time I make world, and I see how to change the init files et all to use the ports bind9. What I _don't_ see (and I'm certain it's just my lack of knowledge here), is a clean way to remove

Re: How to cleanly remove bind before using bind9

2003-01-24 Thread stan
On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 08:50:08PM -0600, Stephen Hilton wrote: On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 18:29:22 -0500 stan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want to use bind 9 from the ports tree. I see how to prevent the bundled bind from being built the next time I make world, and I see how to change the init

Problems with Gnome CPU load applet

2003-01-30 Thread stan
I've got 2 different STABLE machines, that are bith pretty much up to date. On both, when I try to add teh CPU load monitor to the Gnome taskbar, the applet crashes almost instanlt. What can I do to fix this? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither

Resizing partions

2003-01-31 Thread stan
I've got a laptop that I originaly partioned inot a windoze, and FreeBSD partiton. I'm going to upgrade this unit this weekend, and I wnat to concatenate the 2 partions. Is there a way to do this? (Yes, it's the m$ parition I'm nuking). -- They that would give up essential liberty for

Re: Resizing partions

2003-02-01 Thread stan
On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 11:45:50AM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 08:40:32PM -0500, stan wrote: I've got a laptop that I originaly partioned inot a windoze, and FreeBSD partiton. I'm going to upgrade this unit this weekend, and I wnat to concatenate the 2 partions

Losless audio encoder

2003-02-02 Thread stan
Is there a good lossless audio encoder in the ports tree? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Openoffice port build failure

2003-02-04 Thread stan
I'm truing to build the Openoffive port on a 4.7 STABLE system (cvsuped main and ports about a week aho), and it's failing like this: checking for STLport4 headers... using internal stlport. configure: error: /usr/local/linux-jdk1.3.1/bin/javac not found set with_jdk_hom e === Script configure

Re: Openoffice port build failure

2003-02-04 Thread stan
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 01:34:57PM +0200, Kiril Anastasov wrote: i.m sorry ln -s /usr/local/linux-sun-jdk1.3.1 /usr/local/linux-jdk1.3.1 Thanks for the tip. Is this a result of having both the Linux jdk, and the native one installed? I any case, makeing this link did get me further down the

How can i make Galeon use xmms to play .flac files?

2003-02-04 Thread stan
The version of xmms that I have on my 4.7 STABLE system can play flac files just fibe, but when I point Galeon to one, it tries to display it as text :-( Faleon knows to hand mp3 files to xmms, so how can I teach it to do the same with flac files? -- They that would give up essential liberty

Porper Ghostscript for CUPS?

2003-02-04 Thread stan
This weekend I cvsup'd, did make world, and portsupgrade on my laptop. Now printing won't work. I use CUPS, and diging around in the logfiles I find: E [04/Feb/2003:10:57:46 -0500] Unable to convert file 0 to printable format for job 115! I [04/Feb/2003:10:57:46 -0500] Hint: Do you have ESP

Abiword, not in ports?

2003-02-04 Thread stan
Am, I missing something, or is AbiWord not in the ports collection? If it's not, I'm confused, I thought it was the offical Gnome word processor. Please un-confuse me. Thanks. -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Seting the hardware clock

2003-07-14 Thread stan
;m struggling with getting the hardware clock (BIOS clock) equal to the kernels time. On my Linux boxes a utility called hwclock is run on the way down to synchronize the 2. The problem I'm running into is that if the time on the system gets to far out of date for ntpd to bring it into synch,

Problems with Samba shared files

2003-07-14 Thread stan
I've got a machine that I need to mount a Samba share from a Windows machine, and run a tail -f on. The tail -f works fine, but the application on the Windows side that should be appending data to this file (think syslog like functionality) pops up an error message about not being able to write

Re: Seting the hardware clock

2003-07-14 Thread stan
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 04:20:30PM -0700, Marvin J. Kosmal wrote: Sound like the battery is bad.. I would suggest changing the battery. That's not it. If I go intot the BIOS and reset the time to something close, all is well. besides, if it was a battery problem, even when the time was

Re: Problems with Samba shared files

2003-07-14 Thread stan
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 07:57:39PM -0400, Chuck Swiger wrote: stan wrote: [ ... ] The tail -f works fine, but the application on the Windows side that should be appending data to this file (think syslog like functionality) pops up an error message about not being able to write to the file

Re: Seting the hardware clock

2003-07-15 Thread stan
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 08:32:23AM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: stan [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: ;m struggling with getting the hardware clock (BIOS clock) equal to the kernels time. On my Linux boxes a utility called hwclock is run on the way down to synchronize the 2

amanda-clent prt and gtar

2003-07-15 Thread stan
I'm having trouble getting the amanda-client port to build. It has a dependency on gtar, and when it tries to build this dependency, the gtar port simply says that gtar is in the base system now. How can I work around this? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety

Having a hard time finding some packages

2003-07-15 Thread stan
I've got a couple of machines that I'm building. Since I'm having trouble geting acouple of the ports to build, and I'm (as usual) under time pressure to get them into production, I thought I would just install these 2 as packages. However, when I look in:

Re: amanda-clent prt and gtar

2003-07-15 Thread stan
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 02:42:24PM +0100, Vince Hoffman wrote: ln -s /usr/bin/tar /usr/bin/gtar did the job for me. Thanks, I finally got it built using the WITHOUTGNUTAR compile tiem define. Still sees to be an isue with the ports sytem on this, though. -- They that would give up

Re: amanda-clent prt and gtar

2003-07-15 Thread stan
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 04:26:19PM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 09:39:01AM -0400, stan wrote: I'm having trouble getting the amanda-client port to build. It has a dependency on gtar, and when it tries to build this dependency, the gtar port simply says that gtar

Re: Seting the hardware clock

2003-07-15 Thread stan
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 02:55:20PM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: stan [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 1. Set the hardware clock to some truly strange time (for testing software). 2. Reboot. a. time is set by the BIOS to the wrong time b. ntpdate corrects this (for the kernel

Re: Problems with Samba shared files

2003-07-16 Thread stan
started dissing MSWindows. Now I know about oplocks, I can diss MSW with real meaning. What were they thinking? But that doesn't help anyone. Stan, check your smb.conf and your samba logs. That should get you headed in the right direction. (Hopefully, your problem has nothing to do

Problems locating source to build ksh93 port

2003-07-16 Thread stan
I'm trying to build the ksh93 port, and the build system does not seem to be able to find the source ttraball INIT.2003-04-22.tgz Where can I get this? -- They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Re: Problems locating source to build ksh93 port

2003-07-16 Thread stan
On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 09:06:10AM -0700, Mikko Ty?l?j?rvi wrote: On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, stan wrote: I'm trying to build the ksh93 port, and the build system does not seem to be able to find the source ttraball INIT.2003-04-22.tgz Your ports tree is out of date. The ksh distribution

Mass producing installs?

2003-07-19 Thread stan
I've got about a dozeen machines I need to build with STABLE. The machiens will be alike except fo things like name and IP address. I've been building these thigns one at a time doing the following. Bott from install disks install minimum set install cvsup cvsup make world install varios ports

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