Re: Extremely bizarre using sysupgrade from May 6 -current

2021-05-07 Thread Chris Bennett
Ha! Sorry for the noise. I needed to check a file from etc with the latest -current. I untarred base69.tgz in the _sysupgrade directory. Script choked on the existing wrong files. +1 for good work on sysupgrade! -1/2 for me not cleaning up! ROFL at myself, Chris Bennett

Extremely bizarre using sysupgrade from May 6 -current

2021-05-07 Thread Chris Bennett
and nothing unexpected from last. After all of the "fun" about sysupgrade, I can almost believe this is a joke. ROFL if it is! Either way, I'll check out a fresh src. Chris Bennett OpenBSD 6.9-current (GENERIC.MP) #5: Thu May 6 02:53:29 MDT 2021 dera...@amd64.openbsd.org:/usr/src/sys/

Re: Can I do 4-26 snapshot to 6.9-stable safely?

2021-05-02 Thread Chris Bennett
a cheap USB stick and figure out how to break it and fix it every possible way. I have little doubt that you can ask for help with that process and get answers. After you make your best effort to figure things out yourself. $ man [lots and lots of commands] Enjoy, Chris Bennett

Re: sysupgrade failure logs

2021-02-15 Thread Chris Bennett
leave the politically correct responses for elsewhere. Read the different lists. Everyone gets told on or off list when they do something stupid. Learn from it. When you know a helpful answer to someone's question, answer it. Port something. Submit a diff, even if it's a bad one. Chris Bennett >

Failing to get installboot to work, cross-device install -> ERR M amd64 6.6-stable

2021-01-31 Thread Chris Bennett
that.) I would like to understand what is causing me to end up at ERR M. I read what causes that error, but I don't know how to fix that. Any advice appreciated. Chris Bennett

Re: relay email from users to per-user smtp servers

2021-01-24 Thread Chris Bennett
y email addresses for one user. I use Dovecot for IMAP and base smtpd. This is assuming that I have understood your problem correctly. Chris Bennett

Re: phonetics on OpenBSD: IPA transcription

2021-01-08 Thread Chris Bennett
ed in this. Fell in love with IPA once I saw it. Nope, I don't have the skills. But I'd be happy to help. Feel free to contact me off-list. I didn't know there were IPA keyboards. My interests are personal and not professional. Chris Bennett

Re: pf.conf parser/lint

2020-12-21 Thread Chris Bennett
ot. For a good example, a small mistake in smtpd.conf will run just fine, but with truly disastrous results. Chris Bennett

Re: Enhancing Privacy in 2020 attached screenshot

2020-12-16 Thread Chris Bennett
On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 09:04:30PM +, pipus wrote: > Ah cool > > Yes I have seen it in action it is real and apparently coming out in less > than a month. > > But I hope that those on this list realise what it means. > A commercial revolution for OpenBSD. > It should not be for only us. >

Re: How to whitelist a good IP coming in with a senderscore of 0?

2020-12-13 Thread Chris Bennett
On Sun, Dec 13, 2020 at 08:45:53PM +, gil...@poolp.org wrote: > You should probably look into the bypass keyword, it lets you create a > filter rule that will bypass a phase (ie: in phase connect, if ip addr > is X, then bypass the phase). > > Gilles > Thanks! Chris

How to whitelist a good IP coming in with a senderscore of 0?

2020-12-13 Thread Chris Bennett
to receive emails from them. Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: Default installurl and Package Source

2020-12-10 Thread Chris Bennett
at the > > Or -current :-) > > > patches and decide not to. packages-stable may or may not have security > > fixes you need. syspatch often, but not always, needs a reboot. > > > > But it's your system, do as you please. A security patch might not be > > relevant to you. > > > > Chris Bennett > > > > > > >

Re: Default installurl and Package Source

2020-12-09 Thread Chris Bennett
d source not have one? IMHO, you really should run stable. Although you might look at the patches and decide not to. packages-stable may or may not have security fixes you need. syspatch often, but not always, needs a reboot. But it's your system, do as you please. A security patch might not be relevant to you. Chris Bennett

Re: CIDR vs aliases with ifconfig/hostname.if

2020-12-02 Thread Chris Bennett
On Wed, Dec 02, 2020 at 10:51:34PM -0800, Greg Thomas wrote: > Nope, as mentioned it's the network address, for every subnet you're going > to get a network address and a broadcast address, and your usable IPs in > between. > OK, that's very clear the way you just said it. That explains really

Re: CIDR vs aliases with ifconfig/hostname.if

2020-12-02 Thread Chris Bennett
On Wed, Dec 02, 2020 at 11:26:15PM -0500, Allan Streib wrote: > Mike Coddington writes: > > > There was a useful tool that someone posted on misc a while back called > > netcalc. I think this is its website: > > https://jamsek.dev/posts/2019/Sep/21/ipv4-and-ipv6-cidr-subnet-calculator/ > > Check

CIDR vs aliases with ifconfig/hostname.if

2020-12-02 Thread Chris Bennett
tech support login. I know, simple questions, but my search engine skills really don't work. Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: Reinstall to upgrade

2020-11-27 Thread Chris Bennett
eep. > You're right. Here be dragons! I think you told me to use -c a good while back. But I really did want to zap everything that time! Chris Bennett

Re: Reinstall to upgrade

2020-11-25 Thread Chris Bennett
y once in a while, it's a good choice. Hope this is helpful. Others may give different or better advice. sysupgrade is a tool of convenience. I like it, but never had any problems doing things manually. Useful advice: Learn to use ed. It will save your butt during disasters! Chris Bennett &

Re: Conditions that can trigger a package upgrade?

2020-11-04 Thread Chris Bennett
people to decide whether they want to answer or not. Most likely you don't have any problem. Have you read all of the relevant man pages? pkg_* What is your PKG_PATH (if using). unset PKG_PATH is a quickie, temp fix if it's wrong. Have you changed /etc/installurl? Look for relevant threads previously on the ports@ mailing list especially. Enjoy! Chris Bennett

Re: Issue updating spidermonkey

2020-10-21 Thread Chris Bennett
to match the -current snapshot sometimes. Chris Bennett > quirks-3.458 signed on 2020-10-18T13:56:14Z > Can't update spidermonkey-60.9.0v1->spidermonkey78-78.3.1v1: no update found > for spidermonkey-60.9.0v1 > Can't install polkit-0.116p1->0.118: can't resolve spidermonkey78-78.

Re: filters in OpenBSD in printing

2020-10-19 Thread Chris Bennett
I think I know what filters you are refering to. Super archaic. > > I am currently using cups but would like to get rid of it, because if > their set of filters doesn't do the job, you are stuck. (Plus other > hair-pulling frustrations.) > Can't agree more! -- Regards, Chris Bennett

Re: fresh install

2020-10-19 Thread Chris Bennett
o OpenBSD. But I rarely partition across only a single disk and always partition some special partitions like /var/postgresql, /home/vip-user, /var/www, etc. /usr/src, /usr/obj are not needed by every user now that we have syspatch. Have fun, Chris Bennett

Re: OpenSMTP - Wrong user for Dovecot LMTP

2020-10-19 Thread Chris Bennett
domain rcpt-to action a02 This works really well. I'm also using PostgreSQL for the users, passwords and home folders for dovecot, which solves the upcoming removal of bsdauth in dovecot. However, unrelated I'm having trouble setting up auth for sending. There are many conflicting examples whic

Re: Microsoft's war on plain text email in open source

2020-08-26 Thread Chris Bennett
harder. All IPs can get blacklisted. Bad IPs, change ISP's. One month to set things up and transfer over to a new server. Once everything is working, drop the crappy corporate email service. No big rush. My thoughts, for whatever they are worth. Chris Bennett

Re: Microsoft's war on plain text email in open source

2020-08-26 Thread Chris Bennett
tachments work. If they don't, why not change providers? It's a bit of work, but almost anyone can setup their own email server for next to nearly free. Chris Bennett > > > - > Mike Hammett > Intelligent Computing Solutions > > Midwest Internet Exchange > > Th

Re: FireFox Browser 'Open File' error

2020-08-25 Thread Chris Bennett
n't run such software as root, ever. Especially on old code that isn't supported anymore. If this is a disposable version for testing only, then nevermind. Chris Bennett > > Kind regards, > > Kihaguru. > > > > > On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 9:34 AM Kihaguru Gathura

Re: Keyboard knocks out while using special keys

2020-08-23 Thread Chris Bennett
t boot. unplugging and reattaching it is often necessary after boot, but only sometimes. Good luck, Chris Bennett

Re: X11 VESA Driver Config Question

2020-08-11 Thread Chris Bennett
all I need == Thinking about it, my servers are i386 running amd64. Would that be OK to run a build off of and install on the laptop? I have one that I could interrupt that way. ====== Chris Bennett

Re: X11 VESA Driver Config Question

2020-08-11 Thread Chris Bennett
og/Xorg.0.log if you manage to get to X. (Good luck with that :-{ ) I was given advice in the past to build with a certain change, but I was unable to build that on my laptop due to very little memory. There is newer firmware, X, etc.. Hopefully someone will chime in with something to try for a buil

Re: X11 VESA Driver Config Question

2020-08-10 Thread Chris Bennett
t have access to enough bandwidth or data to download them to hopefully find the date that there was a change that messed things up. Try boot -c then disable amdgpu Might help. Also try boot -s and wait. If it shuts down there too, probably have the same problem. Or not. :-) I'm stuck at 6.

Re: Suggestions re error: "USB read failed" accessing Infinite Noise TRNG?

2020-06-26 Thread Chris Bennett
On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 09:41:41PM +0200, Why 42? The lists account. wrote: > > A quick search on the net didn't show much, apart from a suggestion that > a USB keyboard won't work at this point because the USB subsystem hasn't > yet been discovered (that was back in 2015 though). I'm using both

Re: www unreachable

2020-06-15 Thread Chris Bennett
rking for me either. I'm in Austin, TX and not working from my server in Chicago either. Chris Bennett

Re: www unreachable

2020-06-15 Thread Chris Bennett
s problems in some places in the world. Usually just for hours. Annoying, but sites like OpenBSD have stable IP's and knowing that solves the problem quickly. If the site has a problem, someone else can clarify that. Chris Bennett

Re: Why isn't src included with OpenBSD? (documentation)

2020-05-20 Thread Chris Bennett
that brought me a great relief and no longer feeling frustrated. I found it a bit inspiring and more enthusiastic about the whole project. Read the code because you MUST versus because you ought to. I find that as a path to follow, pridefully. Chris Bennett

Re: OpenBSD sysupgrade rocks

2020-05-20 Thread Chris Bennett
! :-) Chris Bennett

Re: OpenBSD insecurity rumors from isopenbsdsecu.re

2020-05-12 Thread Chris Bennett
is impossible. Not even agencies such as the NSA, etc have it. Remember Edward Snowden? All systems can be breached. Period. My suggestion is to stop taking a confrontational attitude ( you may not even realize you are doing it) and try to take a congenial attitude. It will always produce more good

Re: pkg_add can't resolve package - bad major

2020-05-04 Thread Chris Bennett
On Mon, May 04, 2020 at 08:23:10AM +0200, Marc Espie wrote: > On Sun, May 03, 2020 at 12:58:41PM -0400, Chris Bennett wrote: > > I have had this exact same problem before > > > > pkg_info -q > packages_installed > > pkg_delete gettext. > > pkg_add gettext-ru

Re: pkg_add can't resolve package - bad major

2020-05-03 Thread Chris Bennett
filtering system in C/Lua > vim-8.1.1048-no_x11 vi clone, many additional features > > $ cat > /etc/installurl    >       > > https://cdn.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD I have had this exact same problem before pkg_info -q > packages_installed pkg_delete gettext. pkg_add gettext-runtime pkg_add -u pkg_add -zl packages_installed The gettext changeover always screwed up my pkg_add -u pkg_delete gettext will uninstall quite a few packages That will get fixed by using the packages_installed file. Read man pkg_add first, of course. Chris Bennett

loading DBD-Pg under base httpd, works but it's wrong way

2020-04-30 Thread Chris Bennett
/lib/ vs /var/www/usr/local/lib/ Works just fine. I know that this is the wrong solution, but I'm clueless where and how to add the right search path. Any clues would be extremely appreciated! Chris Bennett

Re: boot drive hide and seek on new notebook

2020-04-28 Thread Chris Bennett
make things better, or impossible. Good news is that you got it to work. Chris Bennett

Re: UNIX crash course

2020-04-28 Thread Chris Bennett
fer in your domain for DNSSEC. Chris Bennett

Re: Comments in source code

2020-04-23 Thread Chris Bennett
do take up space, disk space and bandwidth space. Have fun, work hard and enjoy yourself. There are some excellent threads about these topics in the mailing lists. Chris Bennett

Re: More than 16 partitions

2020-04-23 Thread Chris Bennett
On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 10:29:01PM +0200, Francois Pussault wrote: > I agree ; Using more than 10 partitions is rare but in case of NFS or other > network shares of course. > 16 is really enough in my point of view. > I've got to disgree with this one. I'm doing porting work. I yank out all of

Re: X start failure - OpenGL Version

2020-04-06 Thread Chris Bennett
On Mon, Apr 06, 2020 at 02:23:20PM +0200, Riccardo Mottola wrote: > Hi Marcus, > > Marcus MERIGHI wrote: > > Hello Riccardo, > > > > startx(1) had it's setuid bit removed. I think in the timeframe you are > > upgrading over. The canonical advice is to use xenodm(1). > > > > Marcus > > > >

Re: Faking the same LAN over the Internet

2020-04-01 Thread Chris Bennett
ome I almost always connect over my phone's hotspot. I will definitely be learning this! Thanks! Chris Bennett

Re: MITM ?

2020-03-26 Thread Chris Bennett
-u. Look at all of your logs in detail. Use NoScript and Ghostery plugins for Firefox. Assume that someone might be physically accessing your laptop. The laws in the USA since 9/11 allow this to be done without you being told. Good luck, hopefully you are not having this problem, but paranoia is a good thing in today's world. Chris Bennett

Re: MITM ?

2020-03-25 Thread Chris Bennett
On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 07:17:59PM +, Cord wrote: Go buy an ethernet cable. No WiFi. Use someone's phone hotspot. Use a fixed PKG_PATH instead of /etc/installurl Read a LOT of man pages and misc@ tech@ ports@ bugs@ Maybe even tell us which version of VAX your laptop runs on? Is it OpenBSD

Re: ports: pkg_add as root

2020-03-21 Thread Chris Bennett
s. Personally, I have found doing general searches about OpenBSD to not be very helpful. The information is often very old or not useful. Your reults may vary. You can do everything with any port except install it. Play around with building and testing and all the different make clean variations. When you hit a dependency that insn't installed, then you would need to use doas manually. Have fun! Chris Bennett

Re: Multi-domain DKIM signature with OpenSMTPd

2020-03-19 Thread Chris Bennett
for clearing that up. I learned a lot using it. I would also like to use multiple domains, but I don't see any reason to ask you to do any more work than you want to. Thanks for your work. I appreciate it. And trying to use multiple domains was a good lesson in strange results. :-} Chris Bennett

Re: Confusing problem with CVS

2020-03-13 Thread Chris Bennett
along changes to other boxes so easily. I didn't think it was a bug, just something I wasn't understanding. I appreciate the help. Thanks, Chris Bennett

Confusing problem with CVS

2020-03-13 Thread Chris Bennett
size and date. What has happened here? I thought that cvs up was the correct procedure. cvs -qd$CVSROOT checkout -P src inside of /usr or cvs -qd$CVSROOT up -Pd inside of /usr/src. Updating only changed some of the file dates and did not work correctly. Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: suggestions for USB printer (maybe even with scanner)?

2020-02-05 Thread Chris Bennett
A lot of people are mentioning the need to deal with the new lpr tools being at /usr/local/bin. I found that adding a symmlink from /usr/bin/lpr to /usr/local/bin/lpr, etc. to help with programs that expect to find lpr at that exact location. Using a symlink will make life much easier with a few

Re: Question about marketability of OpenBSD Laptops

2020-01-25 Thread Chris Bennett
ke the way it tastes". That, sadly is the way the real world works. It's nonsense. But that's just the way it is. Good luck, hopefully you can make it work. Please don't put any serious money into it before trying my two above suggestions. -- Chris Bennett

Re: Boot fail using internal SATA port, success using USB port.

2020-01-05 Thread Chris Bennett
up BIOS settings to make you love Windows even more. Do you get to the boot> prompt? Then try booting the different hard drives listed above it manually. Good Luck, Chris Bennett

Re: perl popularity inside openbsd community? (Re: Suggestion: Replace Perl ...)

2020-01-02 Thread Chris Bennett
n be used is relevant to both misc@ and ports@ Bye Y'all, Chris Bennett

Re: Adaptive main page for openbsd website.

2019-12-22 Thread Chris Bennett
browsers, script snippets to read pages, etc., too much is lost. I'm genuinely only interested in content, not appearance. I frequently need a text browser over SSH. As in many times a month. Please just patch content, not good looks. Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: What do you use to generate invoices on OpenBSD?

2019-12-22 Thread Chris Bennett
i386 and amd64. But I do make quite a few mistakes before getting things correct. Chris Bennett

Re: resolving addresses in smtpd and T-mobile addresses I login on with SSH being used

2019-12-03 Thread Chris Bennett
After digging through logs on laptop for the same time as errors, I found that the two errors did indeed match. Sorry for the noise. Rebooting the server and reconnecting with a new IP left me perplexed. Chris Bennett

Re: resolving addresses in smtpd and T-mobile addresses I login on with SSH being used

2019-12-03 Thread Chris Bennett
On Tue, Dec 03, 2019 at 06:16:06PM +, Raf Czlonka wrote: > On Tue, Dec 03, 2019 at 04:41:27PM GMT, Chris Bennett wrote: > > > > [...] > > Dec 2 22:36:28 freedomforlife smtpd[78001]: cd3e9bc4ab696630 smtp > > connected address=172.58.46.253 host= > > Dec

Re: resolving addresses in smtpd and T-mobile addresses I login on with SSH being used

2019-12-03 Thread Chris Bennett
I've got to leave where I'm at right now, I'll respond more later. In a rush now. Thanks, Chris

Re: resolving addresses in smtpd and T-mobile addresses I login on with SSH being used

2019-12-03 Thread Chris Bennett
;outbound" table /etc/mail/addrnames (for problem server) is: 172.107.202.139 no-seas-necio.ninja 172.107.202.141 strengthcouragewisdom.rocks 172.107.202.142 capuchado.com I can also send maillogs for here and there. Also smtpd.conf for here too. Which I also have been fiddling with. Obviously I need to get git on this to keep track of my changes properly. My mistake. Chris Bennett

resolving addresses in smtpd and T-mobile addresses I login on with SSH being used

2019-12-03 Thread Chris Bennett
lv.conf has: lookup file bind nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 8.8.4.4 on this server. What is going on here? How could this possibly be happening? Chris Bennett

Re: vi in ramdisk?

2019-11-15 Thread Chris Bennett
never used teco or sos. I'm neutral overall on this, but the number of screen lines used does matter to me. Forgive me if the date is wrong, I can't find the cause. Going to do a new snapshot right now. Chris Bennett

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-05 Thread Chris Bennett
eeded. But to each their own. Overall, this thread has been very enlightening for me. I do need to learn some other methods. TeX and LaTeX keep coming up everywhere I look. Have fun, Chris Bennett

Re: Following current - pkg_add update forward depedencies don't match question

2019-11-03 Thread Chris Bennett
. Overall the pkg_ tools have been great and always improving. Thank you for the hard work! Overall, following -current locally and remotely has become so incredibly easy now that I am running -current everywhere and really happy! (and resuming work on porting because of it) Thanks again! Chris Bennett

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-02 Thread Chris Bennett
erent. For me, multitasking sucks. But, please, what is good for formatting? I don't have an answer for that myself. I am considering writing as a new direction for myself. Getting old sucks. Chris Bennett

Re: Following current - pkg_add update forward depedencies don't match question

2019-11-02 Thread Chris Bennett
On Sat, Nov 02, 2019 at 09:24:05AM -, Stuart Henderson wrote: > On 2019-11-01, Chris Bennett wrote: > > NO. You need to use pkg_add -u -Dsnap. > > Normally when pkg_add doesn't have a full path to the package directory > (e.g. PKG_PATH=http://mirror/pub/OpenBSD/

Re: Following current - pkg_add update forward depedencies don't match question

2019-11-01 Thread Chris Bennett
eaders and then recompiles the packages. The packages are the same but C, etc. has changed. Thus the packages have changed on that level. Thus they keep the same Makefiles, but the resulting package binaries are different. Chris Bennett > It seems like this should be safe to do, but it's not someth

Re: How can I contribute code to openbsd

2019-10-30 Thread Chris Bennett
On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 12:28:35PM -0400, Jeff wrote: > P.S. Are there any urgent areas where the OpenBSD operating system > project is short-handed? > Yes! Just look under /usr/src, /usr/xenocara and /usr/ports Can't go wrong with that plan. :-) Chris Bennett

Re: When will be created a great desktop experience for OpenBSD?

2019-10-28 Thread Chris Bennett
the xorg project to go back on their choice > to change the licence, which is going to be more or less impossible. Yes, it is old! Would finding work say on web archive from the time of writing the current code and earlier from the FVWM group be something useable? Just nothing dated later than that? Chris Bennett

Re: When will be created a great desktop experience for OpenBSD?

2019-10-28 Thread Chris Bennett
e too. Is there already a thread talking about this? Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: A promotional idea (related to quantum computing / hacking)

2019-10-26 Thread Chris Bennett
cs, etc. are an always moving target. I have a hunch that things are not going to end up where we are guessing they will. We have "phasers", we don't have transporters. We do have the Internet. Nobody saw that one coming except as a vague sorta weak idea. For now, no hardware = no software = no developers. Tomorrow, who knows? Could be pretty cool. Today, genuine work needs to get done. Please help. Best regards, Chris Bennett

Re: When will be created a great desktop experience for OpenBSD?

2019-10-25 Thread Chris Bennett
__ > Always exit with 42 to return the answer. 42 bytes makes up some badass quotes or script! :D Chris Bennett

Re: auto_upgrade.conf et al man pages or documentation?

2019-10-17 Thread Chris Bennett
This topic has already been extensively and frustratingly dealt with on the list. Please don't ask for changes to sysupgrade. The questions about the documentation are relevant however. Chris Bennett

Re: What is you motivational to use OpenBSD

2019-08-29 Thread Chris Bennett
. Problems are very very rare! And fixed really really fast! Thanks for giving me a fantastic system and the chance to laugh at the other OS's that think security and bug fixing is an optional concern! Chris Bennett

Re: Ergonomic USB wired mouse

2019-08-19 Thread Chris Bennett
I am using the Logitech wireless with the trackball on the LEFT side. I would really like to use a second mouse at the same time for my left hand with a trackball on the RIGHT side. I don't like center ball mice. Anyone know of one of these? I like using a mouse for each hand. Chris Bennett

Re: question about man starttls and linking to cert.pem

2019-08-11 Thread Chris Bennett
Thanks, that had me confused when I read it, so I just ignored it. Glad to know I did, as in didn't, do what it suggested except once. Chris Bennett

Re: Correct pexp variable for a shell script

2019-06-25 Thread Chris Bennett
On Sat, Jun 22, 2019 at 02:14:12PM -0400, Jacob Adams wrote: > > rukey# ps | grep authmail > 17035 p0  Ip  0:00.01 /bin/sh /usr/local/bin/authmail > 25162 p0  R+p 0:00.01 grep authmail > rukey# > ps | grep authmail | grep -v grep ?? Chris Bennett

Re: What are the operating systems that ship without blobs?

2019-04-13 Thread Chris Bennett
this topic has come up and it's personally useful to me to reply elsewhere about security elsewhere right now, could someone reply to both of us off-list about this topic? Otherwise, we are getting into other OS junk that IMHO is not appropriate here. Chris Bennett

Support for Nvidia chipsets, never running X

2019-03-07 Thread Chris Bennett
I've avoided anything with Nvidia like the plague. But it just occurred to me to ask, ignoring X completely and never running it, are the rest of the Nvidia parts supported or is Nvidia anything a total no-go? Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: tar: Access/modification time set failed on: .: Operation not permitted

2019-03-06 Thread Chris Bennett
ne! Does gtar have that problem too? I get that error frequently, sometimes because I use -p, or not. I've yet to see it as anything more than an annoyance with having current time used. When that matters I just rm the files and use -p. Enough of me rambling on. Chris Bennett

Re: setup authoritative DNS for myself with nsd + unbound

2019-01-19 Thread Chris Bennett
off the bridge without learning a lot more first. That would be stupid on my part! Chris Bennett > On Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:38:12 -0800 Chris Bennett wrote: > > I have had problems with setting up DNS for myself and I need it to be > > authoritative. > > Configure NSD. &g

setup authoritative DNS for myself with nsd + unbound

2019-01-18 Thread Chris Bennett
to find a complete example of all DNS records for a site. Would anyone care to share one with me? Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: browser security in OpenBSD

2019-01-05 Thread Chris Bennett
ng httpd and pf in order to make them more secure. And releasing broken versions. Is upstream doing this sort of thing as they develop? I also agree, no browser war. I have to use both. Each one fails at something important I do. Chris Bennett

Re: Request for testing

2019-01-04 Thread Chris Bennett
-Otto > Sorry I didn't get back to you. Some things came up ... and out. Ate the wrong thing at a party. I will update -current and try to get something out. Pun intended. Could you actually name some applications that are right for what you need. Or explain how to get that out of ports? Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: patch: ps(1) broaden 'TT' field by 2 chars

2018-12-26 Thread Chris Bennett
be the greatest change in the history of mankind. But that doesn't guarantee it will be accepted. In other words, don't take it personally. You did. Get over it. And keep working and submit more and different diff's. Diff's are ALWAYS welcome. They aren't always feasible. Chris Bennett

Re: Automated remote install

2018-12-21 Thread Chris Bennett
e management this idiotic, you will see problems later. Using Vultr has cost me two domains that are now blacklisted even after dropping Vultr. They lie and say that they will try to unblacklist the IP address that is in an un-blacklistable list. I rate them negative 5 stars and get a lawyer. P

Re: radeon driver bug?

2018-12-06 Thread Chris Bennett
o use it. We don't want GUI interfaces for this stuff because we expect you to truly learn what to do and why. Have a good day, Chris Bennett

[OT?] I have 4 IPs. How is outbound IP selected, say run lynx URL on server?

2018-11-30 Thread Chris Bennett
for running something like lynx, etc. Not terribly important, but at least interesting question for me. Thanks, Chris Bennett

Re: With all this CPU/hardware mess, any advice on what to use for an organization?

2018-11-22 Thread Chris Bennett
flow chart to plan out each step that needs to be taken. I'm getting good advice now to help me start that. It's tough to pull this off. But then, when is easy ever any real fun! :-} Chris Bennett

Re: With all this CPU/hardware mess, any advice on what to use for an organization?

2018-11-22 Thread Chris Bennett
ormation now. Hadn't even occurred to me. But exactly how does that work from our servers to theirs and back? Thank you, Chris Bennett

Re: With all this CPU/hardware mess, any advice on what to use for an organization?

2018-11-22 Thread Chris Bennett
e most important objective right now. It's what the public sees. And if (which means when, not if) I make a mistake, the world won't come tumbling down. Thanks all, Chris Bennett

Re: With all this CPU/hardware mess, any advice on what to use for an organization?

2018-11-22 Thread Chris Bennett
On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 10:50:38AM +, Kevin Chadwick wrote: > On 11/20/18 4:43 PM, Chris Bennett wrote: > > AMD? I have read about problems with non-CPU chips being compromised. > > Another architecture? I have never used anything other than Intel/AMD. > > I can't commen

Re: With all this CPU/hardware mess, any advice on what to use for an organization?

2018-11-20 Thread Chris Bennett
or no renewing members equals no organization. That's bad. Thanks for your suggestions. I didn't think other architectures would be suitable, but it was worth asking. Chris Bennett > > Virtually what you want to do is a good firewall protecting everything. > OpenBSD excels at security

Re: With all this CPU/hardware mess, any advice on what to use for an organization?

2018-11-20 Thread Chris Bennett
On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 02:24:55PM -0500, Nick Holland wrote: > On 11/20/18 11:43, Chris Bennett wrote: > > I am almost certainly going to be replacing with a new server for an > > organization I am a member of. > > With all of this mess with Meltdown, Spectre, insecure moth

With all this CPU/hardware mess, any advice on what to use for an organization?

2018-11-20 Thread Chris Bennett
, Chris Bennett

Re: X won't start with latest snapshot as user (Solution provided)

2018-11-11 Thread Chris Bennett
Thanks! I use spectrwm too. Now I know exactly what man pages to read, which I will do first, before any copy/paste crap. I have found the sheer size of X everything to be a bit intimidating. I think this whole xenodm thing will fill in crucial gaps for me. Happier, Chris Bennett

Re: X won't start with latest snapshot as user (Solution provided)

2018-11-10 Thread Chris Bennett
cross the board is terribly slow. Happy to reinstall from scratch. I'm happy to find the answers reading man pages, but man fvwm wasn't helpful for me. Which ones should I read? Running 6.4 stable amd64 Thank you, Chris Bennett

Re: growfs(8) to lower offset

2018-11-06 Thread Chris Bennett
partition, for me, that I can sacrifice and use to grow the preceding partition. Buy a bigger disk is not always a practical answer. If you haven't already done it, taking a picture of disklabel, fstab and df never hurt. Easier than writing it down. Well, I've been in your position pulling out

Re: colorls: How to make the blue bright for readability, and a note about its origins

2018-11-05 Thread Chris Bennett
ding that color on a black background. These will make directories white, if that is helpful. I don't remember any of the details. I think I saw this on a website somewhere. Not sure. Good Luck, Chris Bennett

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