Re: Newbie question about freebsd-update: single user mode is not needed anymore?

2013-01-02 Thread ASV
Well, I understand your concern. I've been using the freebsd-update method since several years now and mostly remotely. I've never encounter a problem. I haven't recompiled everything many times as I didn't really found a tangible advantage in this method but I've never thought about this. I

Re: Newbie question about freebsd-update: single user mode is not needed anymore?

2013-01-02 Thread ASV
For some reason my email hasn't apparently been delivered so I'm re-sending it. From: ASV a...@inhio.eu To: Jose Garcia Juanino jjuan...@gmail.com Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject:Re: Newbie question about freebsd-update: single user mode is not needed anymore? Date

Re: Newbie question about freebsd-update: single user mode is not needed anymore?

2013-01-02 Thread ASV
Hi Jose, with the freebsd-update method you don't need to pass through the make installworld as it's a binary patch/upgrade system. Using freebsd-update upgrade -r 9.1-RELEASE for example allows you to get your system patched directly without recompiling the kernel and the userland but getting

Re: Newbie question about freebsd-update: single user mode is not needed anymore?

2012-12-31 Thread Jose Garcia Juanino
El lunes 31 de diciembre a las 16:27:44 CET, ASV escribió: Hi Jose, with the freebsd-update method you don't need to pass through the make installworld as it's a binary patch/upgrade system. Using freebsd-update upgrade -r 9.1-RELEASE for example allows you to get your system patched

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-13 Thread Walter Hurry
On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 12:21:31 -0500, Dan Lists wrote: The syntax of his crontab file is correct. Vixie cron does care about leading spaces, tabs, extra spaces, or leading zeros. Earlier versions of cron are much pickier about the crontab file. The cron logs show that it is starting his

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-13 Thread Chris
On 6/13/2012 6:23 PM, Walter Hurry wrote: On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 12:21:31 -0500, Dan Lists wrote: The syntax of his crontab file is correct. Vixie cron does care about leading spaces, tabs, extra spaces, or leading zeros. Earlier versions of cron are much pickier about the crontab file. The

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-12 Thread Ramiro Caso
On 11/06/2012 23:10, Michael Sierchio wrote: On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 7:04 PM, Walter Hurry walterhu...@gmail.com wrote: As the subject says, this is probably a newbie question (I am new to FreeBSD but quite experienced at Linux). FreeBSD9 on x86_64. Cron is running: $ ps -ax|grep cron

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-12 Thread Mark Felder
On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:06:21 -0500, Robert Bonomi bon...@mail.r-bonomi.com wrote: Comment: using a leading zero on the numeric fields is a BAD IDEA(tm) -- you are *strongly* encocuraged to remove them. Yes, that means numbers will not be column aligned, but it is a small price to pay to

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-12 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Mark Felder f...@feld.me writes: On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:06:21 -0500, Robert Bonomi bon...@mail.r-bonomi.com wrote: Comment: using a leading zero on the numeric fields is a BAD IDEA(tm) -- you are *strongly* encocuraged to remove them. Yes, that means numbers will not be column aligned,

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-12 Thread Mark Felder
On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:36:37 -0500, Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-lo...@be-well.ilk.org wrote: I don't have ready access to source at the moment, but I would expect (like the normal C I/O functions) it will be interpreted as octal. Suppose we could always ask Paul Vixie :-)

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-12 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 08:29:02 -0500, Mark Felder wrote: On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:06:21 -0500, Robert Bonomi bon...@mail.r-bonomi.com wrote: Comment: using a leading zero on the numeric fields is a BAD IDEA(tm) -- you are *strongly* encocuraged to remove them. Yes, that means numbers

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-12 Thread Dan Lists
On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 08:29:02 -0500, Mark Felder wrote: On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:06:21 -0500, Robert Bonomi bon...@mail.r-bonomi.com wrote: Comment: using a leading zero on the numeric fields is a BAD IDEA(tm) -- you are

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Michael Sierchio
On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 7:04 PM, Walter Hurry walterhu...@gmail.com wrote: As the subject says, this is probably a newbie question (I am new to FreeBSD but quite experienced at Linux). FreeBSD9 on x86_64. Cron is running: $ ps -ax|grep cron  1513  ??  Is     0:00.01 /usr/sbin/cron -s  

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Adam Vande More
On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 9:04 PM, Walter Hurry walterhu...@gmail.com wrote: #min hr dom month dow command SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/home/ daddy/bin HOME=/home/walterh 00 02 * * * /home/walterh/exports.sh 05 02 * *

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Walter Hurry
On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:10:21 -0700, Michael Sierchio wrote: Have you installed bash? It's not in the system base. What's in your shell scripts? Thanks for the quick response. $ pkg_info|grep bash bash-4.2.28 The GNU Project's Bourne Again SHell $ which bash /bin/bash $ $ less

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Michael Sierchio
On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 7:25 PM, Walter Hurry walterhu...@gmail.com wrote: cat /etc/shells ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Walter Hurry
On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 21:21:12 -0500, Adam Vande More wrote: You really have bash in /bin ? Are your scripts executable? What does /var/log/cron say? $ file /bin/bash /bin/bash: symbolic link to `/usr/local/bin/bash' $ sudo tail -50 /var/log/cron (result snipped at 02:22:00 for brevity) Jun

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Walter Hurry
On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:36:28 -0700, Michael Sierchio wrote: cat /etc/shells $ cat /etc/shells # $FreeBSD: release/9.0.0/etc/shells 59717 2000-04-27 21:58:46Z ache $ # # List of acceptable shells for chpass(1). # Ftpd will not allow users to connect who are not using # one of these shells.

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Chris
On 6/11/2012 9:25 PM, Walter Hurry wrote: On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:10:21 -0700, Michael Sierchio wrote: Have you installed bash? It's not in the system base. What's in your shell scripts? Thanks for the quick response. $ pkg_info|grep bash bash-4.2.28 The GNU Project's Bourne

Re: Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

2012-06-11 Thread Robert Bonomi
Walter Hurry walterhu...@gmail.com wrote: As the subject says, this is probably a newbie question (I am new to FreeBSD but quite experienced at Linux). FreeBSD9 on x86_64. Cron is running: $ ps -ax|grep cron 1513 ?? Is 0:00.01 /usr/sbin/cron -s 2283 0 S+ 0:00.00 grep

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-10 Thread perryh
Robert Bonomi bon...@mail.r-bonomi.com wrote: ... it was the _initials_ of the name 'visual iinterace to ed(1). To ed(1), or to ex(1)? (ed(1) being the older -- and by a considerable margin the lighter, which is why we even now keep it in /bin where it does not depend on /usr being mounted.)

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Bill Tillman
From: Janos Dohanics w...@3dresearch.com To: FreeBSD Questions freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Mon, May 9, 2011 1:06:31 AM Subject: Re: Newbie Needing Help On Sun, 8 May 2011 17:17:48 -0700 John or Judy Hixson johnorj...@earthlink.net wrote

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread RW
On Sun, 8 May 2011 22:13:16 -0400 Alejandro Imass a...@p2ee.org wrote: The first need to change is your Windoze vocabulary, so the command line is called a shell. Next you will need to eventually master a text editor. The are literally hundreds of text-editor in the Unix world but there are

Re: Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread John or Judy Hixson
On Sun, 08 May 2011 19:49:55, Noel noeld...@gmail.com wrote: On 5/8/2011 7:17 PM, John or Judy Hixson wrote: (Clip) I'm trying to learn some FreeBSD in anticipation of eventually admining a FBSD server for my church office network. I've installed FreeBSD 7.4 on an old PC and am

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 9 May 2011 15:04:36 +0100, RW rwmailli...@googlemail.com wrote: There's also ee in the base system, which is good enough for editing configuration files, and is much easier for a casual user. The benefits of vi and emacs are mostly for developers. I'd like to mention the Midnight

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 9 May 2011 10:35:54 -0700, John or Judy Hixson johnorj...@earthlink.net wrote: Actually I'm using 7.4 because that's the latest version Lucas' book covers and I learn better with a book in my hand. When I'm ready to actually use FBSD, I'll get going with the latest production release.

Re: Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Robert Huff
John or Judy Hixson writes: Actually I'm using 7.4 because that's the latest version Lucas' book covers and I learn better with a book in my hand. When I'm ready to actually use FBSD, I'll get going with the latest production release. At the level you're (probably) operating,

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Chad Perrin
On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 03:04:36PM +0100, RW wrote: There's also ee in the base system, which is good enough for editing configuration files, and is much easier for a casual user. The benefits of vi and emacs are mostly for developers. It's not just for software development. I use Vim for

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Antonio Olivares
There's also ee in the base system, which is good enough for editing configuration files, and is much easier for a casual user. The benefits of vi and emacs are mostly for developers. It's not just for software development.  I use Vim for writing code, but I also use it for writing in

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Chad Perrin
On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 03:44:57PM -0500, Antonio Olivares wrote: There's also ee in the base system, which is good enough for editing configuration files, and is much easier for a casual user. The benefits of vi and emacs are mostly for developers. It's not just for software

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 03:44:57PM -0500, Antonio Olivares wrote: There's also ee in the base system, which is good enough for editing configuration files, and is much easier for a casual user. The benefits of vi and emacs are mostly for developers. It's not just for software

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Chip Camden
Quoth Chad Perrin on Monday, 09 May 2011: By the way, I remember a quote: Hello. My $NAME is ~inigo-montoya. You killed my process. Prepare to vi. --The Unix's Bride

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Gary Kline
On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 02:55:22PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote: That joke is hilarious. Pedantically speaking, though, it has a small problem: vi is pronounced like vee eye, not like the word vie. -- Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] for(;;)

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Robert Bonomi
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RE: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Ricardo Cuevas Camarena
-Original Message- From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd- questi...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Gary Kline Sent: Monday, May 09, 2011 4:21 PM To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: Newbie Needing Help On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 02:55:22PM -0600, Chad

RE: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread Robert Bonomi
From owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org Mon May 9 18:16:11 2011 From: Ricardo Cuevas Camarena rcue...@nic.mx To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 17:59:04 -0500 Subject: RE: Newbie Needing Help -Original Message- From: owner

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-09 Thread John Bandur
2011 From: Ricardo Cuevas Camarena rcue...@nic.mx To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 17:59:04 -0500 Subject: RE: Newbie Needing Help -Original Message- From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd- questi

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-08 Thread Chip Camden
Quoth John or Judy Hixson on Sunday, 08 May 2011: At the risk of being told to get out of here and never come back (until you know enough to not need to come back), I need help on some very elementary stuff. I haven't found anywhere else to ask these questions and am therefore taking my

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-08 Thread Daniel Staal
--As of May 8, 2011 5:45:55 PM -0700, Chip Camden is alleged to have said: For viewing or editing a file, what you want is a text editor. I use vim, but it really isn't designed for beginners. Whatever editor you decide to use, I would advise reading up on it before jumping into text files.

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-08 Thread Noel
On 5/8/2011 7:17 PM, John or Judy Hixson wrote: At the risk of being told to get out of here and never come back (until you know enough to not need to come back), I need help on some very elementary stuff. I haven't found anywhere else to ask these questions and am therefore taking my

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-08 Thread Jon Radel
On 5/8/11 8:17 PM, John or Judy Hixson wrote: At the risk of being told to get out of here and never come back (until you know enough to not need to come back), I need help on some very elementary stuff. I haven't found anywhere else to ask these questions and am therefore taking my

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-08 Thread Alejandro Imass
On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 8:17 PM, John or Judy Hixson johnorj...@earthlink.net wrote: At the risk of being told to get out of here and never come back (until you know enough to not need to come back), I need help on some very elementary stuff. I haven't found anywhere else to ask these

Re: Newbie Needing Help

2011-05-08 Thread Janos Dohanics
On Sun, 8 May 2011 17:17:48 -0700 John or Judy Hixson johnorj...@earthlink.net wrote: [...] Another problem that's throwing me for a loop is that even though I'm logged in as root I'm getting a permission denied return when I list a file (e.g. /etc/fstab) and press enter. When you enter a

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-02-05 Thread Mike Clarke
On Sunday 17 January 2010, Matthew Seaman wrote: However, one of the really amazingly brilliant things about geom is that just about any disk / storage related thing can be a geom provider, and geom constructs will nest very happily.  Here's a howto for setting up gmirror across a pair of

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-02-05 Thread Modulok
Does gmirror consider one of the consumers to act as a master for the pair? No. The order doesn't matter. You could take out your hard drives and shuffle them like cards and it wouldn't matter. All metadata is stored in the last sector of the drives themselves. Cable order is irrelevant.

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-01-18 Thread Mike Clarke
On Sunday 17 January 2010, Matthew Seaman wrote: However, one of the really amazingly brilliant things about geom is that just about any disk / storage related thing can be a geom provider, and geom constructs will nest very happily.  Here's a howto for setting up gmirror across a pair of

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-01-17 Thread Mike Clarke
On Saturday 16 January 2010, Pieter de Goeje wrote: On Saturday 16 January 2010 00:34:52 Mike Clarke wrote: I'm about to upgrade to more disk space and I'm tempted use this as an opportunity to get two disks and implement gmirror. Before I go ahead there's a few aspects of mirroring I'm

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-01-17 Thread Matthew Seaman
Mike Clarke wrote: Actually I was more concerned about what happens when I boot into another OS like Windows or Linux on one of the spare slices - I'm assuming that I have to apply gmirror to the whole disk rather than just selected slices? You can't do this. gmirror is FreeBSD specific,

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-01-17 Thread Mike Clarke
On Sunday 17 January 2010, Matthew Seaman wrote: Mike Clarke wrote: Actually I was more concerned about what happens when I boot into another OS like Windows or Linux on one of the spare slices - I'm assuming that I have to apply gmirror to the whole disk rather than just selected

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-01-17 Thread Matthew Seaman
Mike Clarke wrote: On Sunday 17 January 2010, Matthew Seaman wrote: Mike Clarke wrote: Actually I was more concerned about what happens when I boot into another OS like Windows or Linux on one of the spare slices - I'm assuming that I have to apply gmirror to the whole disk rather than just

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-01-17 Thread Volodymyr Kostyrko
On 17.01.2010 19:18, Matthew Seaman wrote: Mike Clarke wrote: Actually I was more concerned about what happens when I boot into another OS like Windows or Linux on one of the spare slices - I'm assuming that I have to apply gmirror to the whole disk rather than just selected slices? You

Re: Newbie gmirror questions

2010-01-16 Thread Pieter de Goeje
On Saturday 16 January 2010 00:34:52 Mike Clarke wrote: I'm about to upgrade to more disk space and I'm tempted use this as an opportunity to get two disks and implement gmirror. Before I go ahead there's a few aspects of mirroring I'm not sure about and would appreciate some advice. I'm

Re: Newbie questions (updating, ports, etc.)

2009-12-04 Thread Richard Mace
Thanks to all for your detailed and informative replies to my questions. I have many new things to try out. I can't speak for anyone else, but long posts don't bother me. I hope we've clarified things for you. Welcome to FreeBSD! Thanks. Its good to be here! -Richard

Re: Newbie questions (updating, ports, etc.)

2009-12-03 Thread Adam Vande More
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:13 AM, Richard Mace mac...@telkomsa.net wrote: I recently installed FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE on my home desktop and am considering making the switch from Debian GNU/Linux. I have a few questions which I am hoping the list can clarify for me. 1.) Keeping installed

Re: Newbie questions (updating, ports, etc.)

2009-12-03 Thread Warren Block
On Thu, 3 Dec 2009, Richard Mace wrote: I recently installed FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE on my home desktop and am considering making the switch from Debian GNU/Linux. I have a few questions which I am hoping the list can clarify for me. 1.) Keeping installed ports/packages up to date. As far as I

Re: Newbie questions (updating, ports, etc.)

2009-12-03 Thread S4mmael
2009/12/3 Richard Mace mac...@telkomsa.net: 1.) Keeping installed ports/packages up to date. As far as I can tell from the docs, perhaps the most convenient method is to use something like: # portsnap fetch update # pkgdb -F # portupgrade --batch -aP     (do I need an R here?) I don't

Re: Newbie questions (updating, ports, etc.)

2009-12-03 Thread Colin Albert
S4mmael wrote: 2009/12/3 Richard Mace mac...@telkomsa.net: 1.) Keeping installed ports/packages up to date. As far as I can tell from the docs, perhaps the most convenient method is to use something like: # portsnap fetch update # pkgdb -F # portupgrade --batch -aP (do I need an R

Re: Newbie questions (updating, ports, etc.)

2009-12-03 Thread Charlie Kester
On Thu 03 Dec 2009 at 01:13:39 PST Richard Mace wrote: I recently installed FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE on my home desktop and am considering making the switch from Debian GNU/Linux. I have a few questions which I am hoping the list can clarify for me. 1.) Keeping installed ports/packages up to date.

Re: Newbie questions (updating, ports, etc.)

2009-12-03 Thread Charlie Kester
On Thu 03 Dec 2009 at 07:32:33 PST Warren Block wrote: As far as batch or even -a, I update the ports tree often and prefer to manually upgrade ports as needed, usually with portupgrade -r. A lot of people seem to like -R; maybe I have the dependencies backwards. Since this is a newbie

Re: Newbie discovers two useful apps...

2009-08-24 Thread Paul Schmehl
--On Monday, August 24, 2009 15:45:16 -0500 John Almberg jalmb...@identry.com wrote: 2. DJB Daemontools: http://thedjbway.org/daemontools.html [snip] Anyway, I dimly remembered this and dug into the DJB docs. Some will wonder why I found it easier to read a DJB doc than to read how to write

Re: Newbie: offline package use / XFCE.

2009-01-25 Thread Thomas W. Holloway
On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 18:16:45 -0500, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: As a side note, I have a machine specifically for building packages and it just happens that I finished a complete build run today (for FreeBSD 7.1 32bit). This includes XFCE, Xorg, Gnome + power tools + fifth

Re: Newbie: offline package use / XFCE.

2009-01-25 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Thomas W. Holloway wrote: On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 18:16:45 -0500, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: As a side note, I have a machine specifically for building packages and it just happens that I finished a complete build run today (for FreeBSD 7.1 32bit). This includes XFCE, Xorg,

Re: Newbie: offline package use / XFCE.

2009-01-20 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Thomas W. Holloway wrote: Greetings from newbie land. I have what I hope is a simple question about using packages offline, with particular reference to XFCE if that matters. I am not so much asking how do I do this? as I am Do I understand this correctly? I have read the appropriate

Re: Newbie: offline package use / XFCE.

2009-01-20 Thread Polytropon
On Wed, 21 Jan 2009 01:16:45 +0200, Manolis Kiagias sonic200...@gmail.com wrote: In short, yes. And this will be quite difficult to get right. *Unless* the machine you actually use to get the packages is also running FreeBSD. You could then pkg_add -r xfce4 on it and then recreate all

Re: Newbie: offline package use / XFCE.

2009-01-20 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
Thomas W. Holloway schrieb: I would like to install XFCE on a FreeBSD 7.1 box that is and will remain (for now) offline. No network connection at all. If I have read correctly, this means downloading the appropriate package(s) and using pkg_add. So far, so good (I haven't done it, but it

Re: newbie: does irq setting in device.hints work?

2009-01-10 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Zhang Weiwu zhangwe...@realss.com writes: Lowell Gilbert wrote: Have you checked what happens if you disable your APIC? You mean ACPI? No, I meant the APIC, the interrupt controller. But I don't think you can do that without compiling a special kernel for it, so it may not be worth

Re: newbie: does irq setting in device.hints work?

2009-01-10 Thread Paul B. Mahol
On 1/10/09, Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-lo...@be-well.ilk.org wrote: Zhang Weiwu zhangwe...@realss.com writes: Lowell Gilbert wrote: Have you checked what happens if you disable your APIC? You mean ACPI? No, I meant the APIC, the interrupt controller. But I don't think you can do

Re: newbie: does irq setting in device.hints work?

2009-01-09 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Zhang Weiwu zhangwe...@realss.com writes: Hello. I come across device.hints manual which says I can set irq for each device there. I am using 6.1. Kind of old now. I don't know specifically of any reason that would matter, but for several reasons I wouldn't be at all surprised. The settings

Re: newbie: does irq setting in device.hints work?

2009-01-09 Thread Zhang Weiwu
Lowell Gilbert wrote: Zhang Weiwu zhangwe...@realss.com writes: That's strange, I didn't find manual where it say it work in some condition or for some device only. Consult individual device drivers' manual pages for available keywords and their possible values. Thanks. I

boot-time daemon startup (was Re: Newbie question)

2008-11-19 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Gary Hartl [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've been out of the bsd loop for a bit, i'm trying to setup nagios which is fine There are a couple of settings that I either don't remember or never remembered and forgot that I never knew it. Ok so nagios is asking me for an rc.d path, which

Re: Newbie question

2008-11-18 Thread matt donovan
On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 5:41 PM, Gary Hartl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all; Quick newbie question. I've been out of the bsd loop for a bit, i'm trying to setup nagios which is fine There are a couple of settings that I either don't remember or never remembered and forgot that I

Re: Newbie question about pkg_add

2008-10-29 Thread Canhua
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 1:07 PM, Steven Susbauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ports-mgmt/portupgrade is a useful tool for easily getting packages and ports, it includes the tool portinstall which does what it says it does. By running portinstall -P pkgname, it will install a port and dependencies

Re: Newbie question about pkg_add

2008-10-29 Thread Thiago R. Santos
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 11:14 +0800, Canhua wrote: Hi, good day all. I am new to FreeBSD. I tried to pkg_add -r a package (py-networkx), which tell me that: Error: FTP Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/ FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-7.0-release/Latest/py-networkx.tbz: File unavailable

Re: Newbie question about pkg_add

2008-10-29 Thread Canhua
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 9:18 PM, Thiago R. Santos [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 11:14 +0800, Canhua wrote: Hi, good day all. I am new to FreeBSD. I tried to pkg_add -r a package (py-networkx), which tell me that: Error: FTP Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/

Re: Newbie question about pkg_add

2008-10-29 Thread Thiago R. Santos
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 22:41 +0800, Canhua wrote: Wonderful place~ thank you However I could not pkg_add py25-networkx still, being told that pkg_add: unable to fetch 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-7.0-release/Latest/py25-networkx.tbz' by URL Oh, sorry. I

Re: Newbie question about pkg_add (Canhua)

2008-10-29 Thread Kayven Riese
-- Message: 2 Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 18:12:52 +0800 From: Canhua [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Newbie question about pkg_add To: Steven Susbauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content-Type: text

Re: Newbie question about pkg_add

2008-10-28 Thread Jeremy Chadwick
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:14:34AM +0800, Canhua wrote: Hi, good day all. I am new to FreeBSD. I tried to pkg_add -r a package (py-networkx), which tell me that: Error: FTP Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/ FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-7.0-release/Latest/py-networkx.tbz: File

Re: Newbie question about pkg_add

2008-10-28 Thread Steven Susbauer
Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:14:34AM +0800, Canhua wrote: Hi, good day all. I am new to FreeBSD. I tried to pkg_add -r a package (py-networkx), which tell me that: Error: FTP Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/

Re: newbie internet connection question

2008-03-11 Thread Paul Schmehl
--On Tuesday, March 11, 2008 19:25:31 + Andy Watts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi People l downloaded FreeBSD 6.3 the other day out of curiosity.. The installation started ok but it all went wrong when it came to connecting to the internet through my wired router

Re: newbie internet connection question

2008-03-11 Thread Roland Smith
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 07:25:31PM +, Andy Watts wrote: l downloaded FreeBSD 6.3 the other day out of curiosity.. The installation started ok but it all went wrong when it came to connecting to the internet through my wired router

Re: newbie internet connection question

2008-03-11 Thread Patrick Mahan
Paul Schmehl presented these words - circa 3/11/08 1:02 PM- --On Tuesday, March 11, 2008 19:25:31 + Andy Watts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi People l downloaded FreeBSD 6.3 the other day out of curiosity.. The installation started ok but it all went wrong when it came to connecting to

Re: newbie internet connection question

2008-03-11 Thread Mel
On Wednesday 12 March 2008 01:46:40 Patrick Mahan wrote: Paul Schmehl presented these words - circa 3/11/08 1:02 PM- --On Tuesday, March 11, 2008 19:25:31 + Andy Watts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My router's address is 192.168.1.1 and running ifconfig on my linux machine gives the

Re: newbie internet connection question

2008-03-11 Thread Patrick Mahan
Mel presented these words - circa 3/11/08 6:10 PM- On Wednesday 12 March 2008 01:46:40 Patrick Mahan wrote: Paul Schmehl presented these words - circa 3/11/08 1:02 PM- --On Tuesday, March 11, 2008 19:25:31 + Andy Watts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My router's address is 192.168.1.1 and

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Erich Dollansky
Hi, let me give some very basic answers. cothrige wrote: ports system is completely separate from the OS itself, and that these Applications have nothing to do with the operating system. In theory at least. Practically it is more limited. can be upgraded or updated separately. From

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread dgmm
On Friday 07 September 2007, Lars Eighner wrote: 2.  Install cvsup from a package or the ports, but do not install any other      ports. Isn't csup, a functional and faster equivalent to cvsup part of the base system now? -- Dave ___

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Manolis Kiagias
Predrag Punosevac wrote: I am not sure. I know that portsnap is the part of base package. dgmm wrote: On Friday 07 September 2007, Lars Eighner wrote: 2. Install cvsup from a package or the ports, but do not install any other ports. Isn't csup, a functional and faster

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Robert Huff
Lars Eighner writes: assumption that one must run two cvsup operations with two separate supfiles to update both the core OS and the ports. Am I understanding this correctly? [deletia] Many people do it it two operations because they really are two different things.

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi, I can't answer all your questions, but will take a shot at a couple. You should check out the handbook at: http://www.FreeBSD.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ports.html and http://www.FreeBSD.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/ For more complete information. On Fri,

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread cothrige
On 9/7/07, Lars Eighner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 7 Sep 2007, cothrige wrote: assumption that one must run two cvsup operations with two separate supfiles to update both the core OS and the ports. Am I understanding this correctly? No. It is not must. You can update your source

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Predrag Punosevac
That is the correct but I prefer to use portsnap for ports and keep cvsup just for core OS! Robert Huff wrote: Lars Eighner writes: assumption that one must run two cvsup operations with two separate supfiles to update both the core OS and the ports. Am I understanding this

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Lowell Gilbert
cothrige [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sorry. What I really had in mind was the ports tree itself, which I had an option during install to add. BTW, I answered yes to this and so had that which was on the 6.2 install disc. Based on the other responses, it is looking like perhaps that is not

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread RW
On Fri, 7 Sep 2007 12:16:32 -0400 Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In general, the OS versions are managed so that anything that will run in one version of a main branch will run in another. eg, if it will run in 6.1, it should run in 6.2 and 6.3. But it may well not work in 7.xx

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Predrag Punosevac
I am not sure. I know that portsnap is the part of base package. dgmm wrote: On Friday 07 September 2007, Lars Eighner wrote: 2. Install cvsup from a package or the ports, but do not install any other ports. Isn't csup, a functional and faster equivalent to cvsup part of the

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Lars Eighner
On Fri, 7 Sep 2007, cothrige wrote: assumption that one must run two cvsup operations with two separate supfiles to update both the core OS and the ports. Am I understanding this correctly? No. It is not must. You can update your source and your ports tree with one supfile. You can add

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread cothrige
On 9/7/07, Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 10:53:09AM -0500, cothrige wrote: Sorry. What I really had in mind was the ports tree itself, which I had an option during install to add. BTW, I answered yes to this and so had that which was on the 6.2 install

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 10:53:09AM -0500, cothrige wrote: On 9/7/07, Erich Dollansky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Howdy, and thanks for the help. [snip] I have downloaded the FreeBSD 6.2 install discs and have finished the Just stick with 6.2 for the moment. Wait, you do

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread cothrige
On 9/7/07, Erich Dollansky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Howdy, and thanks for the help. [snip] I have downloaded the FreeBSD 6.2 install discs and have finished the Just stick with 6.2 for the moment. I had thought this might be the best method, and so figured I would for some time

Re: Newbie questions about updating

2007-09-07 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 12:26:40PM -0500, cothrige wrote: On 9/7/07, Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 10:53:09AM -0500, cothrige wrote: Sorry. What I really had in mind was the ports tree itself, which I had an option during install to add. BTW, I

Re: Newbie to ssh questions

2007-05-21 Thread Dick Hoogendijk
On 21 May DSA - JCR wrote: 1.- Where can I found info about SSH configuration and connections? Read the handbook. 2.- Is it possible to ssh connect to FBSD from a MS Windows system? How? is any free programs outthere? puTTY -- Dick Hoogendijk -- PGP/GnuPG key: F86289CE ++

Re: Newbie to ssh questions

2007-05-21 Thread Pietro Cerutti
DSA - JCR wrote: Hi all I am new to SSH and I like to connect to my FreeBSD 6.2 box with SSH in order to test secure connections (remote or not). 1.- Where can I found info about SSH configuration and connections? You can start here http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/openssh.html

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