Check sysctl hw.smt
> I've migrated to -current to test the auto-join, but since then, my
> is slow. Specially with libreoffice, firefox, ...
> By looking at top, I've saw that only 2 CPU are actually
> misc.n...@gmx.com (misc nick), 2018.04.04 (Wed) 11:38 (CEST):
>> I would like to install OpenBSD wirelessly, but my card requires
>> additional firmware (iwn) that is not included in the installer. Is
>> there a way to overcome this obstacle?
Yes, build a custom image.
You don't tell much
The current status of OpenBSD bugs / features is available at
Please let me know if it helps the developers that no bugs are
forgotten or, if something is missing. I started at April 1st (no
I offer to maintain / collect bugs which are posted at bugs@. The idea
of this collection is only, that no bugs are forgotten. No extra work
for the developers, no new interface / UI.
The idea is 1 page per month. In the next month only open, incomplete
and WIP bugs are kept. Open and incomplete
Thanks Bob, Theo, Chris for your detailed answers.
>From Ingos answer :
> ... Later on, when somebody would have time to look, such unprocessd
reports have low visibility because they are nothing but an old
posting on a mailing list, drowning in a lot of noise from invalid
and resolved reports.
My question was serious. I am not the enemy but I think this thing
will only work if the people who use it accept / like to use it and so
> bug tracking software is 1% of the solution. At least 80% of the
work is triage, and noone on this thread is serious about doing
> Hi Christoph,
> Christoph R. Murauer wrote on Sun, Apr 01, 2018 at 01:56:47PM +0200:
>> not a problem from the OpenBSD developers ?
> There *is* an actual problem: Some bug reports are not processed
Just curious, could it be, that the problem is only a problem of the
OPs from the threads (bug tracker, github mirror and so on) and, not a
problem from the OpenBSD developers ?
If I read the last section from https://www.openbsd.org/report.html it
looks like that for me. I did not search the
I just saw at the startpage of openiked.org, that the link to Posters
is broken (links to http://www.openbsd.org/older.html#posters which is
a 404 Not Found). The startpages of OpenBGPD, OpenNTPD and OpenSMTPD
use only one link and the destination is https://www.openbsdstore.com
> Could anyone suggest a USB 4G cell modem ...
> I do need a direct USB connection for the purposes of sending SMS
> messages directly from the system, ...
I don't know, if it is what you are looking for but have a look at man
4 cdce. I use the listet ZTE MF831.
Yes, it is connected
No need for flame or complain or something.
What I can remember, there is a German wiki at http://wiki.bsdforen.de
and posts at http://bsdnow.tv booth are not up to date. And, what you
find using your prefered search engine. But OpenBSD only - extreme
If it is useful for YOU
> I have requested notabug.org to provide 1GB space for openbsd src git
> It would be good to demonstrate that that you also want this idea
See https://www.openbsd.org/anoncvs.html in detail Setting up an
There you can read for a complete mirror ...
Is there a way to mount a AFP (AirPort Extreme with a external USB HD
in a LAN) share from OpenBSD ? Or, is the only way to use NFS (or the
netatalk package) and copy the files from a macOS machine to the AFP
Thanks for answers
>From the original question of the OP
> ... and (very important) some reliable response time and ...
> Currently I have the impression that you have to be very lucky
to be recognized on b...@openbsd.org. This is highly frustrating
OpenBSD is developed entirely by volunteers.
Hello Ulf !
> there seems to be a terminology problem here: Usually,
> "pinch gesture" refers to an input with two touches moving
> toward each other, or away from each other, and it doesn't
> involve keyboard input. Our drivers don't support these
> gestures. Many applications permit to zoom
Hello Ulf !
As promised, the information from a MacBook Pro using -current #289
Scrolling up, down, left, right, in a circle works. Tapping works only
in the center and in the corners of the touchpad. I can't try pinch to
zoom as Apple uses another keyboard layout. For example from a
Hello Ulf !
> I'm afraid you are out of luck with a Powerbook. ...
No problem. Just good to know.
> BTW, xorg configuration files in
Yes, you are right, there was a
/usr/X11R6/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/70-synaptics.conf (- instead of _).
After removing the
Hello Ulf !
Thanks for your answer.
> I assume that your touchpad is actually running with ws, and that no
> xorg ".conf" file - in /etc or in /usr/X11R6/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/ -
> overrides the default ;-) If that is the case, then
"works-as-before" is a good result,
Yes, I can confirm, that
I tried the touchpad with -current #261 from Dec 8. But wsconsctl
still reports mouse.type=synaptics. Should that be ?
If it is as it should be, the touchpad worked as before (but I had not
much time to play around with it). IMHO the touchpad on this machine
is sometimes a kind of
Am 29. November 2017 08:36:27 MEZ schrieb Ilya Abimael :
>The mentioned news is _NOT_ OpenBSD related. It just got something in
>my mind to ask:
You forgot a important detail. The root user is there in all Mac
Thanks for your answer. Sorry for the delay.
In /cc to mpi@.
> The first thing I see when looking at your report, is that your USB
> devices were plugged in via USB3 (XHCI).
It is a m.2 card in a ThinkPad. Yes, as it looks, they use USB3 internal.
> Please recompile your kernel with
>> If there are security related patches or things needed to be fixed,
>> that the package works as it should, you can simple run pkg_add -iu
> You can do this *if* you have a source of updated packages, e.g. via
> mtier's openup, or packages that you've built yourself.
Sorry, typo. Meaned pkg_delete -a
> Thanks for your replay Christoph.
> Please correct me if I'm wrong, but as I understand things, this only
> works if one is following OpenBSD-current. I am running -release.
> This is an in-use production server; I don't feel wise running
If you install for example OpenBSD 6.2
If I understood your question correct ...
> Running: OpenBSD6.2-release
> Goal: To run a secure and functional web server.
> (the server is currently up and running and used by
> the public at large)
If you apply the patches from the errata page using syspatch(8) (if
you are on i386 / amd64)
Quote from the FAQ.
Summary: Some ports are split into several packages. make install will
only install the main subpackage.
To list the different packages built by a port, use:
$ make show=PKGNAMES
make install will only install the main subpackage. To install them
$ make install-all
Today I experienced, that umb0 ucom0 umodem0 detached at the same
time. I can't reproduce it but saw it 1 time with snapshot #194 but
If I lost the connection in the past, I saw a timeout message at the
xconsole and could simple re-connect. At this time umb0(4) is not
See for example https://man.openbsd.org/umb or,
> My isp leaves a lot to be desired. I'm into possible backup plans for
> the connection is unbearable. Are there any 3g usb dongles or mini pci
> devices which work on openbsd?
Thanks for your fast answer.
I wait for the next snapshot.
> On 01/11/17(Wed) 13:38, Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> I think I miss some informations for a bug report so, I post here.
>> I did a upgrade from a snapshot (which was a clean install 2 or
I think I miss some informations for a bug report so, I post here.
I did a upgrade from a snapshot (which was a clean install 2 or 3 days
ago) and also a clean install of this snapshot (booth with
install62.fs instead of bsd.rd). The result was in booth cases a panic
and I ended in ddb.
The only 2 options you have is, get a Android device then you can use
USB tethering over urndis(4) or, buy one of this round 10 Euro or less
mini USB WIFI dongles which use the urtwn(4) firmware, then you can
use your iPhone and tether using WIFI.
The Edimax with a RTL8188CUSe and, the TP-LINK
> Thank you.
> In the past I only chose hosters where I was able to install from
> uploaded iso. I thought this was standard.
> But I think some hosters donÂ´t let their customers istall what they
At 1984 you have also only a given list of .iso's but they write
explicit, if you don't
> At the risk of sounding stupid, what is an "OpenBSD friendly hoster"?
This question is better answered by the OP (it was part of the
original question IIRC). For me a OpenBSD .iso to use with their VPS.
> When th admins of the company are able to give telephone support
> regarding openBSD?
To the other things spoken here (which I don't quote to keep it more
short). Hetzner is a German company, which is part of the EU. There
are not so many OpenBSD friendly hoster outside the USA and the EU.
See 1984s TERMS OF SERVICE at https://www.1984.is/tos/
The torrents and illegal topic will
Have a look at https://hackage.haskell.org/package/postgrest
I have not trieb but could do that later but a cabal install ...
should make it.
> Looks like Haskell code. if you are familiar with Haskell app built
> using cabal just give it a try. Haskell itself, i.e. posgrest should
> not be
Sorry for the noise but I thought not, that they process my E-Mail so
fast. Now also 6.2 is available.
> FYI : 1984.is provides in the settings of the VPS OpenBSD 5.9 and 6.1.
>> Thanks Ajitabh, Christoph
>> will give a try with the small island.
>>> As already
FYI : 1984.is provides in the settings of the VPS OpenBSD 5.9 and 6.1.
> Thanks Ajitabh, Christoph
> will give a try with the small island.
>> As already recommanded in another post www.1984.is They are located
>> Reykjavík / Iceland. I had in the past a OpenBSD
Oh, yes. Happy birthday.
> Happy birthday to OpenBSD--22 years old!
The patch is there since 6.1 027 on the errata page.
Saw the comic yesterday at Libertree.
> On Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:09:29 +0200
> "Stephane HUC \"PengouinBSD\"" wrote:
>> Just for the fun:
Use the search box for the mailing list - saves you time.
> As it seems, WPA2 should be considered broken
>  https://www.krackattacks.com/
It is not OpenBSD related. The OP meaned the Digital Millennium
Copyright Act - as the question was related to non US hosting
> Non-dcma a bit confusing for me becouse of I'm totally stranger those
> things. I've a
As already recommanded in another post www.1984.is They are located in
Reykjavík / Iceland. I had in the past a OpenBSD VPS there (now shared
hosting but maybe again a VPS). They provide by default Ubuntu /
Debian but you also could use .ISO's. Drop them a mail about the
.ISO's, they are friendly
Good to know, thanks for details.
I am not the OP of the torrent topic. The topic was from thuban. I have no need
for a torrent but had only this ideas / doubts about it.
Am 27. April 2017 18:43:29 MESZ schrieb Theo de Raadt <dera...@openbsd.org>:
distribute the here
in Europe called trojan of the state (Staatstrojaner).
Just a idea and, maybe I am wrong - back to the topic.
Am 27. April 2017 17:43:03 MESZ schrieb Ted Unangst <t...@tedunangst.com>:
>Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> Let's say, you provide a torrent for the .fs
Let's say, you provide a torrent for the .fs and .iso files. Who trusts a
SHA256.sig file from an unofficial torrent ?
If you look at the errata page, you see, that you have to patch the system to
keep it up to date and, there are no official updates of the .fs and .iso files
after a patch.
I have not tried it but have a look at http://man.openbsd.org/xenodm.1
This resource specifies the name of an user that will be logged in
automatically, without displaying the xlogin widget.
You find more things there.
Am 18. April 2017 05:11:27 MESZ schrieb
> Hi all,
> After install an OpenBSD 6.1, I am trying to install some packages,
> for example python-2.7. When I launch the following command:
> pkg_add -v python-2.7
> ... returns the following errors:
> http://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/6.1/packages/amd64/: Read short
Thanks for your fast answer.
> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 12:15:58AM +0200, Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> Hello !
>> I installed OpenBSD 6.1-current on a ThinkPad w541 (last 2 dmesgs
>> below) without problems. iwm works without problems and from
I installed OpenBSD 6.1-current on a ThinkPad w541 (last 2 dmesgs are
below) without problems. iwm works without problems and from time to
time I see the message
cd0(ahci0:5:0): Check Condition (error 0x70) on opcode 0x0
SENSE KEY: Not Ready
at the console. I use the drive only to
With the bsd.rd snapshot from today (September 17) it worked as
Thanks for your answer. I will wait for the next official snapshot
build an try it again.
> The issue has been reported on bugs and later fixed. The upgrade
> procedure works fine for me by now.
>  http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-bugs=147402962517273=2
I tried today to upgrade a snapshot from September 4 (using FDE) to a
snapshot from September 15 and, got a error message like (text was not
copied) can't unmount /mnt device busy unable to unmount sd2a
The bsd.rd was downloaded from ftp.openbsd.org and checked with signify.
I was able
> On 09/02/16(Tue) 23:28, Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> Hello !
>> Sorry if the format of the message is not, as it should be.
>> I tried today the latest snapshot on a PowerMac G5. The installation
>> worked without problems but at the installe
Sorry if the format of the message is not, as it should be.
I tried today the latest snapshot on a PowerMac G5. The installation worked
without problems but at the installer the first question about to choose the
keymap is missing.
It is possible to set the keymap after login using
> This is my first message on the list so, first of all, hello
> everybody! :)
> I've recently bought a dedicated PC, planning to use it as a firewall
> installing OpenBSD on it.
> I have downloaded the install80.iso, checked the sha sum, and read the
> installation guide.
Maybe someone is interested, a dmesg of a Shuttle XS35V4 (Intel Bay
Trail TXE) using the Snapshot from January 18. The machine is fanless
and provides UEFI only.
The only thing which doesn't work is the by default integrated Wi-Fi
Weird behaviours :
I used the machine before
> Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> Let's say someone will build releases and packages, would the
>> accept this builds or is there the need to host them self (security
>> trust and so on) ?
> It takes more than just someone willing to type
> Or looking a bit into the future, I'll mention the elephant in the
> room and say that architectures without clang support are doomed.
> Would you like the project to accept builds from a random stranger?
As I am not part of the project / no developer, my personal opinion
I have no VAX but I am interested in the discussion about supporting
Quotes taked from Christian Weisgerber :
> It's the comparatively popular platforms like powerpc and sparc64
> that are in dire need of help if OpenBSD is not to turn into an
> amd64-only platform.
Maybe someone is interested. I tried today to boot the Snapshot #1850
from January 18 on a MacBook 4.1 and it fails duribg boot with the
The install59.fs file works without problems and is also used before
to setup a ThinkPad and a Shuttle XS35V4.
> here you go! Enjoy!
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 2:57 AM, Erling Westenvik <
> erling.westen...@gmail.com> wrote:
[ ... ]
> [demime 1.01d removed an attachment of type text/x-csrc which had a
> name of pkg_ping.c]
*The only mailing list
Thanks for your answer.
> See the -I option in the dpb(1) man page. That installs a path or
> list of paths to install.
I tried again -I instead of -P and now, it worked as it should. At my
first try, I also used the -I switch but miss interpreted the use of
it. My fault sorry.
See http://www.openbsd.org/ftp.html and, use
mirrors-disc...@openbsd.org for contacts. But for CVS mirrors, there
is a different adress.
See http://www.openbsd.org/mail.html about misc@
> Dear OpenBSD admins,
> it seems www@ is nonexisting, and misc@ is a list I need to subscribe
I used today dpb and readed also the man page. But I have a question
as none developer / coder. I followed the FAQ and put 3 ports in the
localfile. Everything builds fine. dpb is runned as root on a local
drive used a tmpfs to build. All 3 ports are builded but only the
Thanks for your answer.
> See the apmd(8) manual about /etc/apm/resume.
I will have a look at it, thanks.
> Use a different one. anoncvs.fr.openbsd.org and
> update fairly fast.
I used your mirror which was really fast (the initial checkout for
src, ports and xenocara
> Can you please capture a beacon from this AP for me?
> That is, one line from the output of:
> tcpdump -n -i iwm0 -y IEEE802_11_RADIO -s 1500 -vvv subtype beacon
> where the SSID of the beacon matches your AP, and while the iwm0
> interface is associated in 11b mode or while it is
> Please try this diff.
> I suspect this bug is causing all sorts of problems.
> Index: ieee80211.c
> RCS file: /cvs/src/sys/net80211/ieee80211.c,v
> retrieving revision 1.57
> diff -u -p -r1.57 ieee80211.c
> --- ieee80211.c
Yes, I know, there is a newer snapshot out already but I had no time
to update it. Dmesg is below.
Everything I tried, worked well but I have some questions / informations.
I use a 2TB drive, where I use for /home a 1,7TB disklabel. If I run
mount this disklabel is shown as FFS. What I
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 01:20:08PM +0100, Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> OT and only for the archive : iwm0 works not (dhcp ends always with
>> link ... sleeping) with a TP-Link M7350 (4G / LTE modem)
> Not very off-topic since development for 11n support is o
Please give me a day or so. My nearest CVS (Vienna) is not really
fast. The last time it refuses the connection during fetching.
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 02:18:47PM +0100, Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 01:20:08PM +0100, Christoph R. Murauer
> Hello misc!
> In an attempt to get a better idea on how to make all non-ascii chars
> appear correctly in windows/samba, ssh and the local console I get the
> impression that UTF-8 is the charset that is mostly used in general
> also most growing.
> Using UTF-8 in samba and ssh on a
> Use -current. I fixed ls(1) recently to correctly handle UTF-8.
> On May 1, 2016, upgrade to OpenBSD 5.9 if you want to use -stable.
> Do not forget to upgrade to OpenBSD 6.0 on November 1, 2016.
> UTF-8 support is likely to improve further between 5.9 and 6.0.
> Hi all!
> My mom lives in Sweden but spends loads of time in Spain. She likes
> public service online TV streaming service, which cannot be watched
> for various reasons. I thought I'd try to setup a proxy of some sort
> she could turn her iPad to, and appear as if in
> On 01/02/16 18:03, Christoph R. Murauer wrote:
>> Hello !
>> Could someone tell me please, where I could find more informations
>> about the following message in /var/log/messages ?
>> Jan 3 00:48:38 thinkpad-w541 /bsd: urndis0: urndis_decap inva
Could someone tell me please, where I could find more informations
about the following message in /var/log/messages ?
Jan 3 00:48:38 thinkpad-w541 /bsd: urndis0: urndis_decap invalid
buffer len 1 < minimum header 44
Jan 3 00:49:13 thinkpad-w541 last message repeated 8 times
> Come to think about it, it might to be good to do tiny standalone
> program called pkg_ping and then I could make it in C like I'd prefer.
> I'd hope to make a port maybe, but then it would functionally defeat
> the intent.
I find it not usefull to continue this kind of conversation because
> I guess I didn't really answer your question. It wouldn't rely upon
> the ramdisk. It is meant to run after install. So it would presumably
> have all the firmware.
Then I think, you have to be more clear. Because it is not to modify
the installer and also not, to modify pkg_add - as you wrote
Quote from dan mclaughlin :
[ ... ]
> (i am really starting to feel for the devs. this gets wearying.)
[ ... ]
> whenever i want something to work the way i want, i just script around
> the beauty of unix.
Explains it very good. I personally think, OpenBSD is simple not for
Luke. What Luke
Luke, ... Are you sure that you're not in politics ?
> I suppose folks could opt for the more stable yet higher latency
> official mirrors even if they aren't local to canada and they would
> never be surprised. It may not be too much trouble for me to implement
> a mere stdout statement in the
> You are a normal user and have full disk encryption. You must have
> read the man page on how to do that?
I was curious and asked my favourite search engine for *openbsd full
disc encryption* and got results like
http://www.bsdnow.tv/tutorials/fde, readed them and found the needed
> I don't need a special need case. I have already configured the system
> I need, but it would have been nice to know about these configuration
> options earlier.
Just curious, if you have already a configured system why you then
complain about things like that ? The entry point for OpenBSD is
>>Please send dmesg and the output of:
>>Both while the Huawei dongle is plugged into your machine, of
> Would love to be able to do that. Anybody had any success mounting an
> file system in linux?
Use a USB stick, create a new FAT32
> I don't know the best way, but I like how there are "check-boxes",
> from what I recall, in lynx webpages.
Means in short, you like lynx. There was a long discussion at misc@
why lynx was removed from the base system. See
to search for it.
If the message is not correct formated, I am sorry (SquirrelMail from my
provider is not available at the moment).
I tried the latest snapshot #1740 from today on a MacBook Pro 9,1 (mid
2012, the last one with optical drive and without Retina display).
Boot from USB worked,
As workaround you could look - for example - at the following USB WiFi
TP-LINK WN725NN (should be that model but I am not 100% sure)
Booth work (not perfect) with urtwn. I had to many WiFi networks
around me so, I switched back to a Android tablet and use USB
> I don't see any issue with a company wanting custom work done on the
> project as long as it doesn't contradict the goals of the project.
> For example, a company might want to pay more to improve particular
> hardware drivers, is that really a problem?
> Consulting could be a good way to
> How about a series of 'Corporate' CDs, with a sliding scale of prices,
> incrementing on a traditional per user/account/cpu/etc basis?
> Management & purchasing people are accustomed to this.
[ ... ]
I (only my personal opinion) think this contradicts with the main goal
(Free) of the
>> Em 30-11-2015 19:03, Tati Chevron escreveu:
>> > Again, the original idea wasn't mine. I commented on the thread,
>> but in
>> > my mind, I imagined receiving the install source on a medium that
>> had the
>> > same bar to tampering as a CD, such as masked rom. I wasn't
>> thinking of
>> > a
> On 27 November 2015 at 12:31:32, Ville Valkonen
> Thanks for your good hints:)
> some laptop pc have this problem :<
[ ... ]
> manula is almost good. but, some same problem issues didn't share on.
> mailing list is good means. but latest machine problems
*The only mailing list that allows attachments is the ports list, they
will be removed from messages on the other mailing lists.*
> gmail didn't show any attachment.
> On Nov 27, 2015 3:20 PM, "Tati Chevron" wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 27,
> On 08/11/15 04:26, Eric Furman wrote:
> I'm not a troll. Just saw the thread on Slashdot and thought it
> would be interesting to see what other people thought.
> I'll refrain from posting such things in the future if the only
> response I get is being called a troll (which is a really
> Thinkpads are over my budget (i find them starting with the E550 at
> on my usual reseller).
It depends whether you want a new or a refurbished model. Here in
Europe refurbished X201 with Intel i5 / i7 are available for round 300
Euro (depends on, what is in it).
> What about the
> I just connected an iPhone to my OpenBSD box and it doesn't seem
> possible to access its memory. Is there any way to make this work? In
> fact, is there anything at all that can be done with OpenBSD and an
I have tried that with a up to date Ubuntu and a iPhone 4 running iOS
Don't tread this post as bug. If it works nice - if not also no
problem because I don't need it really.
I have a W541 where suspend works but resume not.
The machine has no serial port. But beside the i7 a nVidia optimus
which can't be switched off in the bios.
If I close the lid after
Ops, typo in the email adress.
Answer is below.
>> Try *completely* disabling the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) in the
> Thanks @all for your answers.
> Yes, TPM which is named in BIOS Security Chip was enabled. Got the
> ThinkPad back on friday from Lenovo from a repair and don't
Thanks for your answer and, the detailed explanations.
> The core dumps in question here are for when the OS panics. Core dumps
> can be used by developers to look at what went wrong, but in order to do
> so, you may need everything that was in RAM at the time of the panic.
That answered my
Thanks for your answer.
> 2015/10/20 6:29 "Christoph R. Murauer" <n...@nawi.is>:
>> Hello !
>> I readed the FAQ 4.8 about partioning my drive but have a little problem
>> of understanding.
>> The machine has 32 GB physical
Thanks for your answer.
> On Mon, October 19, 2015 8:01 pm, Joel Rees wrote:
>> I have lots of core dumps sitting around. I have not seen any the size
>> of physical memory. Nothing close. Even firefox doesn't leave that
>> much of a dump when it bombs.
>> Hmm. Xombrero, from when I was
Thanks for your answer.
> Nick, In this case boot.conf:
> machine memory=2G
> would be enough? or should one get other ram sticks...?
I keep it as option. For now and till I experienced no panic, I will use
the SSD without swap. If I replace the SSD with a normal (big
Thanks for your answers.
The best would be, to use the man pages if needed. For now, my main
question is answered - all other things will come from alone.
>> And -- even if you do have a system panic, very often developers can
>> make sense out of what went wrong from the output of the
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