Re: [gentoo-user] rsyncd problem...

2006-05-31 Thread John Jolet
On May 31, 2006, at 2:57 AM, Anthony Roy wrote: Hi all, I am trying to get an rsync server running on my Gentoo server box in order to run backups to the server from my other machines. I have a very simple rsyncd.conf file, (see below), and from what I can tell, I should be able to rsync some

Re: [SPAM] - Re: [gentoo-user] rsyncd problem... - Email found in subject

2006-05-31 Thread John Jolet
On May 31, 2006, at 7:07 AM, Anthony Roy wrote: Hi John, unless you say otherwise, rsync uses ssh. unless you set it up to use key authentication, ssh will require a password. Ah. Makes sense. How do I tell it *not* to use ssh? As I said, I don't need it to be secure, just simple - the

Re: [gentoo-user] SSHD running under Linux, SSH running under Windoz

2006-05-29 Thread John Jolet
On May 29, 2006, at 3:53 AM, Rafael Fernández López wrote: Hi, Sorry you all because of the Windoze usage. I have a SSHD server running in my computer at home, and it does work really well (as the apache server that I have too). I've configured SSHD server to forward X11, so when I do

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH hosed, only rubble remains

2006-05-28 Thread John Jolet
On May 28, 2006, at 11:21 AM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote: On 5/27/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That does not work for ssh/scp sessions. I usually test $PS1 to tell if it's really a shell -- the variable does not even exist for an scp session, although .bashrc gets called. can you give

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH hosed, only rubble remains

2006-05-27 Thread John Jolet
Password: debug1: packet_send2: adding 32 (len 25 padlen 7 extra_pad 64) debug2: input_userauth_info_req debug2: input_userauth_info_req: num_prompts 0 debug1: packet_send2: adding 48 (len 10 padlen 6 extra_pad 64) debug1: ssh-userauth2 successful: method keyboard-interactive debug3: clear

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH hosed, only rubble remains

2006-05-27 Thread John Jolet
Okay, I set LogLevel=DEBUG3 and reloaded sshd, but I got no more output than usual: May 27 09:14:55 treat sshd[11739]: Received SIGHUP; restarting. May 27 09:14:55 treat sshd[2352]: Server listening on 0.0.0.0 port 22. May 27 09:15:31 treat sshd[2356]: Connection from 64.166.164.53 port 32776

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH hosed, only rubble remains

2006-05-27 Thread John Jolet
That was the hint I needed. It's /bin/bash, which reminded me I just changed something in .bashrc which outputs a message and does some other stuff which must be confusing scp. In fact, I just confirmed that by commenting it out. Now scp works too. So: PROBLEM SOLVED. Now I just have

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH hosed, only rubble remains

2006-05-27 Thread John Jolet
That does not work for ssh/scp sessions. I usually test $PS1 to tell if it's really a shell -- the variable does not even exist for an scp session, although .bashrc gets called. can you give us an example of what your .bashrc looks like? -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH hosed, only rubble remains

2006-05-25 Thread John Jolet
On May 25, 2006, at 1:07 PM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote: Somewhere along the line, ssh and ssh2 have gotten conflated, confused or just downright broken. I have been running ssh daemon(s) for so long I don't even remember how I set them up. They Just Ran (TM). For a short while, ssh

Re: [gentoo-user] Unpacking an ISO Image

2006-05-16 Thread John Jolet
Kris Kerwin wrote: Hi folks, Quick question. Is there any way that one can unpack an ISO image: extracting the data that is contained within it like a tarball, without having to burn it to a CD? I'm sure there's an option somewhere within either the mkisofs or cdrecord man pages, but I feel

Re: [gentoo-user] USE flags for amd64 (running in 32 bit)

2006-05-16 Thread John Jolet
Harry Putnam wrote: I'm running 32bit gentoo on an amd athlon64 would the architeture USE flag still be ~x86? or something else? k8 -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: USE flags for amd64 (running in 32 bit)

2006-05-16 Thread John Jolet
Harry Putnam wrote: John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Harry Putnam wrote: I'm running 32bit gentoo on an amd athlon64 would the architeture USE flag still be ~x86? or something else? k8 -- Sorry to be a pest on this, but I was unable to verify this information

Re: [gentoo-user] Startup Script Help

2006-05-12 Thread John Jolet
Drew Tomlinson wrote: Every time there's a power outage at my home, my Gentoo box fails to start. This is because it attempts to configure the network via DHCP before my DHCP server has finished its startup. Thus I'm trying to think of a way to get the Gentoo box to wait a few minutes if

Re: [gentoo-user] setting up rsh and rlogin

2006-05-11 Thread John Jolet
de Almeida, Valmor F. wrote: Hello list, I am setting up rsh and rlogin services between machines x1 and x2. Following info on the web I go it working from x1 to x2. However when going from x2 to x1 I get: x2$ rsh x1 uptime poll: protocol failure in circuit setup x2$ rlogin x1 rcmd: x1:

Re: [gentoo-user] how to configure raid

2006-05-10 Thread John Jolet
On May 10, 2006, at 12:44 AM, El Nino wrote: dear list friends, i'm new to raid. i have a netfinity5000 server with 5 scsi+raid, 256mb ram, p3 450mhz 1 processor. pl guide me to configure the raid from gentoo. note: i trid to configure it using de server guide but it faild saying 'need

Re: [gentoo-user] how to configure raid

2006-05-10 Thread John Jolet
On May 10, 2006, at 7:15 AM, El Nino wrote: pls see my below answers... On 5/10/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On May 10, 2006, at 12:44 AM, El Nino wrote: dear list friends, i'm new to raid. i have a netfinity5000 server with 5 scsi+raid, 256mb ram, p3 450mhz 1 processor

Re: [gentoo-user] try gentoo again?....LIVE version device support?

2006-05-10 Thread John Jolet
On May 10, 2006, at 4:48 PM, ted leslie wrote: Feed up with a few other distros, i am giving GENTOO another look. I tried it when it first came out and had .. hmmm. a bit of trouble. I assume things are alot more refined now. I am looking for a distro to base a LIVE DVD (or CD) from,

Re: [gentoo-user] App/plugin to play CD?

2006-05-09 Thread John Jolet
On May 9, 2006, at 8:34 PM, Willie Wong wrote: On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 08:35:04PM -0400, Penguin Lover Walter Dnes squawked: - alsamixer CD unmuted and volume set to 77 - I am a member of audio and cdrom groups - the cdplay program sees the number of tracks and and their lengths on

Re: [gentoo-user] Suddenly, ssh is slow to connect

2006-05-04 Thread John Jolet
to sshd??? -- Kevin O'Gorman, PhD is UseDNS set to yes? maybe that value changed, or for whatever reason your looksup are no longer working. sounds like a dns timeout. -- John Jolet Your On-Demand IT Department 512-762-0729 www.jolet.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Suddenly, ssh is slow to connect

2006-05-04 Thread John Jolet
On Thursday 04 May 2006 17:18, Kevin O'Gorman wrote: On 5/4/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thursday 04 May 2006 13:57, Kevin O'Gorman wrote: In the last few days, connection takes a minute or so to my gentoo box. It used to be no longer than a namespace lookup. It's not TCP

Re: [gentoo-user] Cloning a Gentoo box

2006-05-02 Thread John Jolet
of those, the systemimager is the only one you can really do a pxeboot and install from. but as I said, it requires some work and an infrastructure (including an image server and dhchp server you control) -- John Jolet Your On-Demand IT Department 512-762-0729 www.jolet.net [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [gentoo-user] Cloning a Gentoo box

2006-05-02 Thread John Jolet
On Tuesday 02 May 2006 09:30, Alexander Skwar wrote: John Jolet wrote: partimage (stores each partition as a file) also requires a storage system that can take 2gb files I might be wrong, but I think you can make partimage split the files, can't you? Alexander Skwar -- Love

Re: [gentoo-user] Redirect inbox to other mail (Sendmail)

2006-05-02 Thread John Jolet
mailbox (maybe infinite loop?)... Jarry -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list -- John Jolet Your On-Demand IT Department 512-762-0729 www.jolet.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Problems moving /boot partiton

2006-04-30 Thread John Jolet
get to the grub command line and do find /boot/grub/grub.conf? what drives/partitions does it show that being on? if you set this up right, it should find it on both. also, remember in fdisk to set the /dev/sda9 partion's boot flag. -- John Jolet Your On-Demand IT Department 512-762-0729

Re: [gentoo-user] Is anyone using initramfs on Gentoo?

2006-04-30 Thread John Jolet
On Sunday 30 April 2006 16:30, Maurice E Johnson wrote: I do hope you have read the appropriate documentation. In the Gentoo world, we have a thing called genkernel. Genkernel receives a lot of bad publicity sometimes but it realy is a nice tool if you graduate from the simple command line.

Re: [gentoo-user] Problems moving /boot partiton

2006-04-30 Thread John Jolet
the grub menu comes up, then c for command-line Now, did you get into fdisk and make sure your hda9 had a * in the boot column? -- John Jolet Your On-Demand IT Department 512-762-0729 www.jolet.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-user] openvpn multiple tunnels

2006-04-27 Thread John Jolet
on my system and i can't find any reference to the format/options. can someone point me to a readme or howto on how to start a particular tunnel? thanks. -- John Jolet Your On-Demand IT Department 512-762-0729 www.jolet.net [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] openvpn multiple tunnels

2006-04-27 Thread John Jolet
What you need to do is create a tunnelname.conf file for your second tunnel, and then link /etc/init.d/openvpn to /etc/init.d/tunnelname. Then you can start the second tunnel with either /etc/init.d/tunnelname start, or by using rc-update to add tunnelname to the runlevel of your choice. For

Re: [gentoo-user] Best Modem for Gentoo

2006-04-26 Thread John Jolet
On 4/26/06 1:55 PM, Teresa and Dale [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Harald Arnesen wrote: Michael Crute [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am trying to setup a fax server using Gentoo, I tried using an Intel 536ep chipset card with little success. After looking around the general consensus

Re: [gentoo-user] Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
On 4/25/06 6:22 PM, Erik Westenbroek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a postfix mailserver setup on my system that uses pam for authentication. I can recieve email just fine, but whenever I try to send mail, my logs say that the connection to the server timed out on port 25. Does anyone

Re: [gentoo-user] Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
On 4/25/06 6:40 PM, Erik Westenbroek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: #netstat -an|grep 25 tcp0 0 0.0.0.0:25 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN unix 3 [ ] STREAM CONNECTED 109125 On 4/25/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 4/25/06 6:22

Re: [gentoo-user] Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
: to=[EMAIL PROTECTED], relay=none, delay=30, status=deferred (connect to smtp.freeshell.org[192.94.73.18]: Connection timed out) On 4/25/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hmmm, I've seen something similar when I'm running postfix, sending everything through clamav and spamassassin

Re: [gentoo-user] Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
On 4/25/06 7:48 PM, Erik Westenbroek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not at all. I wanted to actually get the server up before I got that set up. On 4/25/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 4/25/06 7:16 PM, Erik Westenbroek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah, I have syslog-ng running

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
/8, is this correct? On 4/25/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Okay, so you are attempting to send the email from a windows box, through the gentoo box to your isp email account? Is that correct? What happens if you do mail -s test [EMAIL PROTECTED] from the gentoo box. Does the mail go

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
On 4/25/06 8:47 PM, Erik Westenbroek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: no, I have a gentoo box and a windows box behind a router, and I don't want anything to do with my ISP's mail. I just mentioned the router and windows box and all that good stuff to see if 192.168.1.0/24 was right, because I

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
Title: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Postfix Woes On 4/25/06 9:11 PM, Maurice E Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK, Here's how this works. Many (nearly all) primary SMTP servers on the Internet will not forward your email. The reason for this is because your ip belongs to an ISP (this means your

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Postfix Woes

2006-04-25 Thread John Jolet
On 4/25/06 9:14 PM, Erik Westenbroek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: NO!!! I HAVE SBC!!! AND IT HANGS! I guess I will just have to gateway through my isp. Thanks for the help. Well, my co-worker called them and they unblocked it for him. You could try that. Gating through your isp isn't

Re: [gentoo-user] Filetimestamp needed by emerge ?

2006-04-21 Thread John Jolet
On 4/20/06 11:41 PM, Martins Steinbergs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday 21 April 2006 06:35, Meino Christian Cramer wrote: Hi, I want to cp -a /usr/portage to another partition to make room on / When I will do this, all files of the portage directory will get a new and nearly

Re: [gentoo-user] Install help

2006-04-20 Thread John Jolet
On 4/20/06 2:25 PM, Bob Bao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi. I am a new gentoo user here. I downloaded gentoo 2.6 liveCD from gentoo website. After couple time trying, finally I successfully complete the installing. But, after log in, I only get a xterm window and a session window. I

Re: [gentoo-user] Install help

2006-04-20 Thread John Jolet
echo exec startkde ~/.xinitrc next time you execute 'startx', kde will startup. for GNOME, execute this command first echo exec gnome-session ~/.xinitrc then startx will bring gnome up. I think the more offical way is to uncomment the following lines in /etc/rc.conf:

Re: [gentoo-user] evms

2006-04-18 Thread John Jolet
I've never needed any of the few additional features EVMS provides. (The only one that comes to mind right now is BBR, which modern HDs already do.) It /can/ make things a /little/ easier, since it allows you to resize a block device and the filesystem (or whatever) on top of it with a single

[gentoo-user] evms

2006-04-17 Thread John Jolet
Trying to set up a new server using evms, but the howto on the gentoo site seems very old and incomplete. is there a better/more complete one? basically, i've got 3 hot-swappable scsi drives, but no raid controller.. I want to end up with lvm logical volumes on top of a software raid-5.

Re: [gentoo-user] evms

2006-04-17 Thread John Jolet
On Apr 17, 2006, at 9:34 AM, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote: On Monday 17 April 2006 09:14, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote about '[gentoo-user] evms': Trying to set up a new server using evms, but the howto on the gentoo site seems very old and incomplete. basically, i've got 3 hot

Re: [gentoo-user] evms

2006-04-17 Thread John Jolet
On Apr 17, 2006, at 10:22 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I used the info on the EVMS site and there is a wiki entry which helped quite a bit. I'm not at home so I don't have the wiki entry but I found it via a search on evms + Gentoo. I like EVMS as it makes managing the disks much easier

Re: [gentoo-user] reiserfs troubles

2006-04-14 Thread John Jolet
On Apr 14, 2006, at 5:24 AM, Bo Andresen wrote: On Friday 14 April 2006 03:54, Hemmann, Volker Armin wrote: If you have smart enabled (and you should have) and smartmontools installed (you should have done that too), smart can tell you, if it is a hardware problem (which is pretty

Re: [gentoo-user] LVM boot problem

2006-04-06 Thread John Jolet
On Apr 6, 2006, at 11:44 AM, Fredrik Tolf wrote: Hi list! I'm having a bit of a problem with LVM2 on Gentoo. See, I have a computer with a couple of hard drives in an LVM, and when it boots, I can see it loading the driver modules for the controller cards properly (I've added them to

Re: [gentoo-user] LVM boot problem

2006-04-06 Thread John Jolet
On Apr 6, 2006, at 12:03 PM, Fredrik Tolf wrote: On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 11:51 -0500, John Jolet wrote: sounds like you're using device mapper as a module...compile it into the kernel. module loading happens too late Thanks for your reply, but I seriously doubt that to be the problem, since

Re: [gentoo-user] Find IP of proxy

2006-04-06 Thread John Jolet
On Apr 6, 2006, at 4:36 PM, Mick wrote: On 06/04/06, evader [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, netstat -rn Your default gateway is likely to be the proxy. Sorry guys, I should have explained better: These WinXP desktops have been locked down beyond belief! Most commands have been removed from

Re: [gentoo-user] Find IP of proxy

2006-04-06 Thread John Jolet
On Apr 6, 2006, at 4:58 PM, Mick wrote: On 06/04/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: they locked the desktops down, but still let you boot from a cd? how moronic. He, he, they didn't lock the BIOS. ;-) you're probably dealing with a transparent proxy. the default router you see

Re: [OT] Re: [gentoo-user] Intel Core Duo Processor - Anyone?

2006-03-29 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 29, 2006, at 9:04 PM, Ow Mun Heng wrote: On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 18:53 -0800, Lord Sauron wrote: On 3/29/06, Ow Mun Heng [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 17:41 -0800, Lord Sauron wrote: On 3/29/06, Ow Mun Heng [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My wife's home desktop is a Dell

Re: [gentoo-user] telnet localhost

2006-03-27 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 27, 2006, at 12:51 PM, kashani wrote: THUFIR HAWAT wrote: I want to test that leafnode is up and running, so am using telnet: Wow, you got some wacky ass answers on this. First off telneting to the port should work as long as you're on the same box since it's supposed to be

Re: [gentoo-user] My Gentoo is too secure ... ;)

2006-03-24 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 23, 2006, at 11:31 PM, Gabriel Dain wrote: If the problem is you log straight into KDE, you could boot from the Gentoo CD, and chroot to your system Gabriel Dain or get another virtual terminal (with x running, it's shift-alt f2, or shift-control f2, i forget which). that will

Re: [gentoo-user] My Gentoo is too secure ... ;)

2006-03-24 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 24, 2006, at 8:40 AM, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote: On Friday 24 March 2006 07:13, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote about 'Re: [gentoo-user] My Gentoo is too secure ... ;)': On Mar 23, 2006, at 11:31 PM, Gabriel Dain wrote: If the problem is you log straight into KDE, you could

Re: [gentoo-user] screen flickers/static

2006-03-24 Thread John Jolet
Thanks :) Warning: Do not just change the values of these two monitor related variables without consulting the technical specifications of your monitor. Setting incorrect values lead to out-of-sync errors at best and smoked up screens at worst. http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/xorg-config.xml I

Re: [gentoo-user] addusr (gentoo v. fedora)

2006-03-21 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 21, 2006, at 10:10 AM, THUFIR HAWAT wrote: Pardon, but I'm not clear on this command, apparently. Coming from fedora, I could just create a user, change the password, login, and everything would be set. However, gentoo doesn't create /home/user_name ? No problem, I created that

Re: [gentoo-user] addusr (gentoo v. fedora)

2006-03-21 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 21, 2006, at 3:42 PM, Nick Rout wrote: On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 20:32:42 + THUFIR HAWAT wrote: On 3/21/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: .. if you add the -m argument to useradd, it will create the directory and own it by the user being added. .. Ah, thanks all for responding

Re: [gentoo-user] turning off dhcp

2006-03-20 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 20, 2006, at 2:03 PM, maxim wexler wrote: Hi all, on a new install w/2.6.15 kernel on an i586(K6-2) box I get an ugly red message on boot: Cannot default to dhcp, no dhcp module loaded, no config for eth0...net mount was not started I use dialup, the ethernet card, a 3com59x will be

Re: [gentoo-user] turning off dhcp

2006-03-20 Thread John Jolet
OK, I edited the net file on *both* machines identically, like so: # For a static configuration, use something like this # (They all do exactly the same thing btw) config_eth0=( 192.168.0.2/24 ) config_eth0=( 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 ) Now, the older box(K6) with the new

Re: [gentoo-user] Is my postfix being used as a relay?

2006-03-17 Thread John Jolet
Yes, I expose this machine's port 25 on purpose. So I would like to make it a good netizen. I had done this with sendmail in previous distros, but am a neophyte with Postfix. Right now I want to verify if I have (or am) a problem. with postfix, it will, by default ONLY accept mail for

Re: [gentoo-user] Multi-DVD backup

2006-03-17 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 17, 2006, at 3:23 PM, JimD wrote: Does anyone know of an app/script for doing a multi-DVD backup of my ~/? My ~/ is 10GB so I will need something that could do a little compression and create as many DVD iso images as needed. I was thinking of just tar.gzing my ~/ and then

Re: [gentoo-user] 2006.0 minimal install howto

2006-03-17 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 17, 2006, at 3:23 PM, maxim wexler wrote: --- Jeremy Olexa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: maxim wexler wrote: Hello everybody, Can someone give me a tip(s) on how to proceed with this minimal install? I note on the CD big files such as image.squasfs and gentoo.igz but the little

Re: [gentoo-user] Multi-DVD backup

2006-03-17 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 17, 2006, at 4:29 PM, JimD wrote: John Jolet wrote: look at freshmeat.net for scdbackup. it can be called with sdvdbackup and will span dvds. I back up my mail server totally to 4 dvds. you can tell it what filesystems to backup, or directories. it figures it all out for you

Re: [gentoo-user] moving /usr

2006-03-10 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 10, 2006, at 12:39 PM, Eric Bliss wrote: On Friday 10 March 2006 03:17, Josh Helmer wrote: On Friday 10 March 2006 18:05, Eric Bliss wrote: Before you do that... did you also edit /etc/mtab in addition to /etc/fstab? Just a thought, since we are talking about separate partitions to

Re: [gentoo-user] Printer Sharing with Samba

2006-03-09 Thread John Jolet
Question: how does one *make* a static IP? I thought that IP was assigned by DHCP? Isn't that the way that DHCP works? It leases an IP to a specific computer, which then gives up that lease when it's done using it. At that point, DHCP is free to re-lease that same IP to whomever else requests it,

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH + Keys

2006-03-08 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 8, 2006, at 8:31 AM, Timothy A. Holmes wrote: Good Morning Folks: I have been doing some reading over the last day or two about a SSH bot attack that is occurring in some places. I will be the first to admit that I have been a bit lax with my ssh security (allowing root logins

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH + Keys

2006-03-08 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 8, 2006, at 9:02 AM, Nagatoro wrote: John Jolet wrote: this says for all hosts i ssh to, use port 26, and username john at the [...] I've had NO ssh portscans on my boxes since I moved them off of port 22. for security's sake, i won't tell you where I moved them to :) Missed

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH + Keys

2006-03-08 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 8, 2006, at 10:06 AM, Etaoin Shrdlu wrote: On Wednesday 08 March 2006 16:06, John Jolet wrote: is that a question or statement? What do you mean? You said: I've had NO ssh portscans on my boxes since I moved them off of port 22. for security's sake, i won't tell you where I

Re: [gentoo-user] SSH + Keys

2006-03-08 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 8, 2006, at 9:54 AM, A. Khattri wrote: On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, John Jolet wrote: I've had NO ssh portscans on my boxes since I moved them off of port 22. for security's sake, i won't tell you where I moved them to :) I dont think moving ssh from port 22 will stop portscans

Re: [gentoo-user] antivirus

2006-03-08 Thread John Jolet
In short if a user is getting infected a lot using Windows, switching to Linux is not curing the root cause. The basic problem is the user needs to understand what s/he is doing that's allowing malicious code to execute on their system and stop doing it. In the vast majority of Windows

Re: [gentoo-user] antivirus

2006-03-05 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 5, 2006, at 11:55 PM, Ghaith Hachem wrote: hello, i was wondering if there's any good antivirus scanner outthere for linux i recently got infected on the windows part and the linux systems are accessible from there so i want to make sure the system is clean i've been missing some

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Help with backup script

2006-03-02 Thread John Jolet
mount -t cifs -o user=reader%XXPASSWDXX //harvey/harvey-c /mnt/ harvey-c The directory /mnt/harvey-c has to be created ahead of time. The user reader needs to have an account on that windows machine. You'll need a windows user account username and password. If you don't use passwords for

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Help with backup script

2006-03-02 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 2, 2006, at 8:23 AM, Paul wrote: On Thursday 02 Mar 2006 12:49, John Jolet wrote: snip mount -t smbfs //lkg5f.homenet.com/DISK 2 /mnt/someplace if the share is password protected, after the smbfs, add -o username=whatever,password=whatever only root will be able to do this. You

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Help with backup script

2006-03-02 Thread John Jolet
On Mar 2, 2006, at 8:58 AM, Paul wrote: On Thursday 02 Mar 2006 14:37, John Jolet wrote: On Mar 2, 2006, at 8:23 AM, Paul wrote: On Thursday 02 Mar 2006 12:49, John Jolet wrote: snip mount -t smbfs //lkg5f.homenet.com/DISK 2 /mnt/someplace Thanks for all your help -- I now have

Re: [gentoo-user] SATA+GRUB not able to boot

2006-02-27 Thread John Jolet
On Feb 27, 2006, at 9:27 AM, Muthu wrote: Hai, I am using gentoo 2.6.15 kernel and grub 0.96. I am using software RAID1 for 3 devices (2 IDE(hda,hdb)+1 SATA(sda)). I am not able to boot through the SATA hardisk(ie. Just the plain cursor comes). When the grub

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo LVM Newbie Question

2006-02-24 Thread John Jolet
On Feb 24, 2006, at 9:35 PM, Zac Slade wrote: On Friday 24 February 2006 00:03, Alexander Skwar wrote: John Jolet wrote: Remember, the fs cannot be mounted when you extend it. That's wrong. Every FS can be extended online, even ext{2,3} with certain patches IIRC. WRONG!!! (or partially

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo LVM Newbie Question

2006-02-24 Thread John Jolet
What an unenlighten troll. I have plenty of experience with AIX's volume manager. LVM2 can stand up to it any day. As a matter of fact Linux's LVM is about to completely surpass what is available in AIX. LVM2 can do cluster locking and management. You can use LVM2 with Multipathing

Re: [gentoo-user] How many GB for / partition?

2006-02-23 Thread John Jolet
There are too damn many myths about swap out there. Like this one: Always configure twice as much swap as you have ram. Why? Why would I need more swap if I increased my ram? You need at least a little bit of swap for peak memory usage. Let's look at real numbers. Say, I am a bit low of ram

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo LVM Newbie Question

2006-02-23 Thread John Jolet
Title: Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo LVM Newbie Question On 2/23/06 2:22 PM, CR Little [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Im having a problem with LVM. I setup a volume group it had 5.91G in Free PE/Size now states 0/0 I have a logical volume inside that I tried to extend It now states 10.91 GB for LV

Re: [gentoo-user] chroot: cannot run command `bin/bash': Exec format error

2006-02-22 Thread John Jolet
On 2/22/06 5:03 PM, Bo Andresen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I have just purchased a new computer with a AMD Semphron 2800+ 64 bit processor. I am installing it following the gentoo handbook of the amd64 architecture - only I am using the x86 minimal livecd (2005-r1) and the

Re: [gentoo-user] mysql DB file

2006-02-21 Thread John Jolet
On 2/21/06 2:52 PM, Nick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: where is the actual mysql DB file stored? what it the name as well? found info on the net that pointed to either /usr/local/mysql/data or /usr/local/var neither of which contain a mysql dir, the latter doesnt even exsist on gentoo. It

Re: [gentoo-user] Resolving hostnames with OpenVPN/TUN device?

2006-02-20 Thread John Jolet
On 2/20/06 6:04 PM, Jeff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey all. I've got OpenVPN installed, and it runs great. Only thing - I've noticed between the Windows and Linux version - the Windows version seems to auto-magically assign the proper nameserver addresses to the TUN device once

RE: [gentoo-user] net.eth0 and net.eth1 choice + net.eth1 timeout

2006-02-17 Thread John Jolet
Emerge ifplugd. that's precisely what my laptop does. -Original Message- From: Marco Calviani[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 2/17/06 2:29:46 AM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.orggentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] net.eth0 and net.eth1 choice + net.eth1 timeout

Re: [gentoo-user] How many GB for / partition?

2006-02-17 Thread John Jolet
the problem is they both have valid points. in this,as in nearly all aspects of unix administration, there is not a single right answer. -Original Message- From: Patrick Börjesson[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 2/17/06 4:15:08 PM To:

Re: [gentoo-user] How many GB for / partition?

2006-02-16 Thread John Jolet
On 2/16/06 9:04 AM, Martin Eisenhardt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Alexander Skwar wrote: Hm, as I said before - have a look at LVM. It makes life *SO* much easier. I don't quite get, why people still do the old style partitioning. For example, in your setup, how do you make /var larger, if

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Problems with GRUB in the installation of Gentoo

2006-02-16 Thread John Jolet
On 2/16/06 11:05 AM, Michael Kintzios [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -Original Message- From: Neil Bothwick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 16 February 2006 16:10 To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Problems with GRUB in the installation of Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Problems with GRUB in the installation of Gentoo

2006-02-16 Thread John Jolet
I am confused: how many 'make install's are there? Don't they 'all' do the same? Are we talking about a customised (hacked) make install here? Install is a target to make. Install_modules is a target to make. What's confusing? Make is a command. Install or install_modules, or

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] find list of files and then copy them

2006-02-15 Thread John Jolet
On 2/15/06 11:10 AM, Marco Calviani [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi list, i know this is OT for this list, but it deals in general with linux. I need to search and copy a list of files that end with a particular extension and belong to a certain user: i've managed this part with find

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Problems with GRUB in the installation of Gentoo

2006-02-12 Thread John Jolet
On 2/12/06 11:21 AM, Gilberto Martins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, On Sun, 2006-02-12 at 13:30 -0300, Gilberto Martins wrote: Hi again ... ---cut--- Then, kindly selected GRUB, and did this simple /boot/grub.conf file: default 0 timeout 0 splashimage=(dhb0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Problems with GRUB in the installation of Gentoo

2006-02-12 Thread John Jolet
On 2/12/06 12:12 PM, Gilberto Martins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It can be called anything, but the file name you give it in /boot, of course, has to be the one you call out in the grub.conf line. So, you copy (for instance) arch/i386/boot/bzImage to /boot/kernel-kernelversion (I usually

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Problems with GRUB in the installation of Gentoo

2006-02-12 Thread John Jolet
Ummm... isn't there supposed to be a system.map for the kernel as well? I myself don't manually copy my kernels after compiling it; I use make install to do so, and I have the following files in /boot for all my kernels: I've never done anything with a system.map. I manually copy it

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Problems with GRUB in the installation of Gentoo

2006-02-12 Thread John Jolet
On 2/12/06 5:28 PM, Holly Bostick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've never done anything with a system.map. I manually copy it myself to allow me to name them whatever I want. Well, that's my point, sort of... what exactly do you copy, and has that file been copied to Gilberto's /boot

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Can bash do comments on files?

2006-02-12 Thread John Jolet
On 2/12/06 6:10 PM, Iain Buchanan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 2006-02-13 at 09:47 +1000, Alan E. Davis wrote: On 2/13/06, Gerhard Hoogterp [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Under linux that's not nessecary as you can just use long filenames including spaces.. I do that, of course. It

Re: [gentoo-user] How to determine if a partition is formated

2006-02-11 Thread John Jolet
Iain Buchanan wrote: On Fri, 2006-02-10 at 14:03 -0800, Mike Owen wrote: On 2/10/06, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Fdisk -l no!!! Even easier: waldo# file -s /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdb1: SGI XFS filesystem data (blksz 4096, inosz 256, v2 dirs) are you sure? At least for fdisk

Re: [gentoo-user] How to determine if a partition is formated

2006-02-10 Thread John Jolet
Fdisk -l On 2/10/06 3:41 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a way to determine if a partition is formated, and the type of formating, other than trying to mount it? -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Faxing in Gentoo with Digital Phone Line

2006-02-08 Thread John Jolet
On Feb 8, 2006, at 2:11 PM, C. Beamer wrote: Hi Guys: I'm a little fuzzy here, so I'm asking for help. I recently subscribed to my local cable company's digital phone service. Now, I would like to send a fax from my computer. Is rp-ppoe what I need (and of course a fax client) to do this?

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: Linksys router problems

2006-02-07 Thread John Jolet
On Feb 7, 2006, at 11:08 AM, Ernie Schroder wrote: I updated firmware on my linksys BEFSW11 router yesterday and I cannot receive email, nor access the email provider's website. I've spent about 3 hours on the phone with less that competent tech support people at #1 ntplx.net (email

Re: [gentoo-user] Connecting to a WEP Airport router

2006-02-07 Thread John Jolet
On Feb 7, 2006, at 2:40 PM, Grant wrote: Hello, my housing complex just switched to an Airport router and I can't seem to connect. They are supposedly using WEP. There was a 5-character psk at first and wpa_supplicant told me it was an invalid key and it had to be at least 8 characters.

Re: [gentoo-user] ... Can't connect to local MySQL server ...

2006-02-04 Thread John Jolet
somehow is corrupted How should that be fixed? not necessarily. make sure mysql is not running. check for the existence of /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock...if it exists, delete it. it shouldn't exist with mysql not running. Fredrik - Original Message - From: John Jolet [EMAIL

Re: [gentoo-user] Backup device (sata hdd) best filesystem

2006-02-02 Thread John Jolet
On Feb 2, 2006, at 10:12 PM, Harry Putnam wrote: I'm about to format 2 200gb sata drives and one 300gb ATA for use as recipients of all backups. This will mostly consist of rsnapshot created files. And a number of tar.gz and other compression type files maybe some ISO type files etc. I'm

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ntp won't synchronize

2006-02-01 Thread John Jolet
On Feb 1, 2006, at 1:25 PM, James wrote: Devon Miller devon.c.miller at gmail.com writes: Make sure you have told you firewall to allow port 123 for both TCP UDP.I had the same behavior until I did that.dcm Well my firewall should allow outgoing initiated sessions from the ntpd (internal)

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