Re: chroot x11 via Xephyr

2021-05-03 Thread Ian Darwin
On Mon, May 03, 2021 at 08:51:51PM +, Karsten Pedersen wrote: > It is worth noting that you can move (not copy) UNIX sockets (again, > so long as they are on the same filesystem). > > So, once Xephyr has started up, you can move the socket from > "/tmp/.X11-unix/X1" into

Re: 6.9 Current amd64 xfce seems to freeze and not respond to mouse clicks or keystrokes

2021-04-10 Thread Ian Darwin
On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 10:22:17PM +0100, Tom Smyth wrote: > Hello, > > 1) issue does not occur with fvwm or with chrome running in fvwm > > so the issue seems to be confined to xfce, and I was running just 1 > xfce terminal session > 2) (so the issue is not related to chromium) > > > > I'm

Re: vmm/vmd disk issue

2021-03-09 Thread Ian Darwin
On Tue, Mar 09, 2021 at 09:52:03AM +0100, Jan Johansson wrote: > If I try to cp or dd the disk image on the host it fails > > dd if=disk.raw.old of=disk.raw.bak bs=1m > dd: disk.raw.old: Input/output error > 8858+0 records in > 8858+0 records out > 9288286208 bytes transferred in 102.048 secs

Re: Installation overwritten... Accidental disklabel and newfs

2021-02-10 Thread Ian Darwin
> The device nodes don't exist until the install or upgrade program detects > the disk and creates them. > > Likewise for wd0 as although outdated for ahci disks. > > Dmesg identifies the disk as: > sd0 at scsibus0 targ0 lun0 ATA ST1000DM003... > sd0 953869mb > > This is why I had to run

Re: adding user to a group

2021-01-08 Thread Ian Darwin
On Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 05:20:36PM +0100, Rudolf Sykora wrote: > > Todd C. Miller writes: > > > You need to login in again. Logging in via ssh, a virtual console, > > X11 or running su will set the groups list. Setting groups is a > > privileged operation so simply starting a new shell or

Re: i386 "panic: pci_make_tag: bad request" after acpi sleep states

2020-12-29 Thread Ian Darwin
On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 09:42:59AM -0500, Bryan Steele wrote: > On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 01:20:29PM -0500, Ian Darwin wrote: > > Kernel is OpenBSD 6.8-current (GENERIC) #561: Sun Dec 27 18:29:43 MST 2020 > > > > Machine is a Wyse C90 - orignially sold as a "t

i386 "panic: pci_make_tag: bad request" after acpi sleep states

2020-12-28 Thread Ian Darwin
Kernel is OpenBSD 6.8-current (GENERIC) #561: Sun Dec 27 18:29:43 MST 2020 Machine is a Wyse C90 - orignially sold as a "thin client" - tiny machine, no serial port (ps and trace typed in). HW Info at https://www.parkytowers.me.uk/thin/wyse/cx0/ Was planning to use it as a wifi bridge, so tiny

Re: Programmed wakeup from suspend/hibernate

2020-12-24 Thread Ian Darwin
On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 11:51:26AM +0100, Gabriel Hondet wrote: > Hi, > > How can I program my computer to automatically wake from suspend to ram > or suspend to disk at a certain time? > > My goal is to suspend a server every day from, say, 11 pm to 7am. For suspending at night, use see the

Wyse C90 (i386) early panic 'pci_make_tag bad request' after "acpi0: sleep states"

2020-10-14 Thread Ian Darwin
When trying to boot -current i386 from a clean install on the internal flash drive, this thing panics on the same line as the 'acpi sleep states' after 'S5'. As a workaround, I can load pxeboot with a boot.conf to boot bsd. My guess would be that pxeboot passes control to the kernel with some

Re: sysupgrade with latest snapshot: The directory '/home/_sysupgrade/' does not exist.

2020-09-27 Thread Ian Darwin
On Sun, Sep 27, 2020 at 08:14:13PM +0200, Why 42? The lists account. wrote: > > I am running: > kern.version=OpenBSD 6.8-beta (GENERIC.MP) #69: Tue Sep 15 12:34:41 MDT 2020 > dera...@amd64.openbsd.org:/usr/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC.MP > > I just tried to use sysupgrade and I notice

Re: home printer

2020-09-20 Thread Ian Darwin
On Thu, Sep 17, 2020 at 03:07:19PM -0700, Sean Kamath wrote: > > > > On Sep 17, 2020, at 09:48, Ingo Schwarze wrote: > > That answer [HP] used to be spot on until about the year 2000. > > I concur. I used to work at a printer company that competed directly with > them. Was that Imagen, by

Re: Can I boot without GPU ("headless")?

2020-08-29 Thread Ian Darwin
On Sat, Aug 29, 2020 at 03:56:29PM +, Henry W. Peterson wrote: > It is not a problem for me to write commands on the boot prompt after every > turning on, that would eliminate the need to modify /etc/boot.conf, right? > Althogh I didn't know modifying that file affected the boot prompt

Re: Can I boot without GPU ("headless")?

2020-08-29 Thread Ian Darwin
On Sat, Aug 29, 2020 at 01:37:35PM +, Henry W. Peterson wrote: > But then I would need to have every computer's serial port connected > the whole time, right? As far as I know serial ports are not > hot-swappable. Nope. I have two APUs and only one is ever connected, since I have only one

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

2020-08-26 Thread Ian Darwin
On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 02:37:24AM -0700, Greg Thomas wrote: > "... he had to set up an entirely new mail client which didn’t mangle his > email message to HTML-ise... That’s a barrier to entry that’s pretty > high..." > > Wow. Life's rough. Surely easier than RTFMing to find out how to send

Re: nsd Will Not Start At Boot

2020-07-06 Thread Ian Darwin
On Mon, Jul 06, 2020 at 04:57:20AM +, ken.hendrick...@l3harris.com wrote: > I have tried putting "rcctl enable nsd" in the /etc/rc.conf.local file. > That did not help. I presume you meant "using rcctl enable nsd to update /etc/rc.conf.local", not actually what you wrote. > If I try to

armv7 on Asus Chromebook C100P

2020-06-28 Thread Ian Darwin
Has anybody installed OpenBSD on these chromebooks? Asus sold a lot of them, and they are losing Google's support next month so there should be a lot available cheaply if you just want something to travel with for email/web/chat.

Re: Filling a 4TB Disk with Random Data

2020-06-08 Thread Ian Darwin
On Fri, Jun 05, 2020 at 12:49:41PM -0500, Ed Ahlsen-Girard wrote: > On Mon, 01 Jun 2020 13:38:55 -0400 > "Eric Furman" wrote: > > > On Mon, Jun 1, 2020, at 10:28 AM, Paul de Weerd wrote: > > [...] > > > > This is why if you are serious you use a degausser. > > > > The truly serious use a

Re: Article OpenBSD: Not Free Not Fuctional and Definetly Not Secure and BSD, the truth blog

2020-05-28 Thread Ian Darwin
On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 02:21:49PM +1000, Aaron Mason wrote: > On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 2:20 PM Quantum Robin > wrote: > > While surfing on the Google to learn more about OpenBSD, I encountered this > > one: "OpenBSD: Not Free Not Fuctional and Definetly Not Secure ( > >

Re: More than 16 partitions

2020-04-23 Thread Ian Darwin
On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 04:42:53PM -0400, Allan Streib wrote: > > So, can I setup openBSD labels on x86_64 without legacy/GPT partition > > first ? > > IIRC yes you can, as long as you don't need to boot from that disk. Easily confirmed (a few false starts deleted from this transcript): $

Re: Web documentation available offline by default?

2020-03-02 Thread Ian Darwin
On Mon, Mar 02, 2020 at 12:28:25PM +0100, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > It's also a pity the the faq are not available in a single html or pdf > > format. This would be handy for those who, like me, are studying for > > the BSD Specialist certification. Having a single document makes it > > easier

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

2020-02-05 Thread Ian Darwin
On Wed, Feb 05, 2020 at 01:50:41PM -0700, Raymond, David wrote: > I have had good luck on OpenBSD with a variety of HP printers using > the hplip package and cups. (To use the latter, put /usr/local/bin > before /usr/bin in your PATH to avoid confusion with lpr programs.) > The xsane package does

Re: Low throughput with 1 GigE interface

2020-01-30 Thread Ian Darwin
Peter wrote: > chi# iperf -c beta.internal.centroid.eu > > Client connecting to beta.internal.centroid.eu, TCP port 5001 > TCP window size: 17.0 KByte (default) > > [ 3]

Awaiting a diff [was: Re: File systems...]

2020-01-08 Thread Ian Darwin
> - If we could clean-room implement a BSD-licensed > EXT3/EXT4/BTRFS/XFS/JFS/whatever, following style(8), would there be > interest in supporting that in OpenBSD? And which "we" are you referring to here? Did you mean yourself, or are you hoping that "somebody" will do it? > There's merit in

Re: Hyperbola Gnu Linux changing to Bsd

2019-12-30 Thread Ian Darwin
On Mon, 30 Dec 2019 at 19:57, Nick Holland wrote: most of them are stupid words. I just spot checked one of the "license problems" they think they spotted in the OpenBSD tree. http://cvsweb.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/~checkout~/src/sys/arch/landisk/include/endian.h?rev=1.2 What exactly are

Re: Hyperbola Gnu Linux changing to Bsd

2019-12-30 Thread Ian Darwin
On 12/30/19 15:02, Peter Nicolai Mathias Hansteen wrote: The TL;DR version is that taking code or any other body of work that is offered to you under a permissive license and making your changes to it available only under a more restrictive one may be legal in some or all jurisdictions, but it

Re: vi in ramdisk?

2019-11-15 Thread Ian Darwin
On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 10:08:26AM -0700, Theo de Raadt wrote: > Christian Weisgerber wrote: > > > > I think, for editing config files, there are sure editors that > > > are simpler, smaller, not so powerful, but easier to use than ed. > > > > By all means, do not keep us in suspense and tell

Re: urtwn(4) gets wedged periodically

2019-11-13 Thread Ian Darwin
On Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 01:25:46PM -0500, Ted Unangst wrote: > > Can you give me the exact model of the one you bought recently? I have > > half a mind to just write > > off mine as a loss and buy something else. > > I am using this one: (the TL-WN725N N150 single band one) > >

Re: acme-client issue with domain w/ alternative name

2019-11-07 Thread Ian Darwin
On Thu, Nov 07, 2019 at 11:34:48PM +, Mik J wrote: > Hello, > What this does mean ?> Just to follow up: Of my two problem domains, one was > caused by pebkac pebkac = problem exists between keyboard and chair. In other words, user error

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-04 Thread Ian Darwin
On Mon, Nov 04, 2019 at 02:06:35AM -0500, Steve Litt wrote: > > I know what you mean and you're right to a degree, but I'm currently > writing a couple of books with AsciiDoctor edited in Vim. And I use > VimOutliner for outlining. I'll try to remember and let you know when I > actually finish

Re: acme-client issue with domain w/ alternative name

2019-10-22 Thread Ian Darwin
On 10/21/19 19:38, Ian Darwin wrote: Today acme-client renewed all but 2 of my domains; the two that have "alternative names" in the certificates. I cannot get it to renew those two. This is on amd64 on 6.6-current, updated today. Just to follow up: Of my two problem domains, one

acme-client issue with domain w/ alternative name

2019-10-21 Thread Ian Darwin
Today acme-client renewed all but 2 of my domains; the two that have "alternative names" in the certificates. I cannot get it to renew those two. This is on amd64 on 6.6-current, updated today. My acme-config.conf is the latest example version, with the v2 URLs and with example.com replaced

Re: handling snapshot installation in production environment

2019-09-02 Thread Ian Darwin
> The sysupgrade tool is a nice way to install the newest snapshot, never > had a problem. But what is the correct way to install a stable release > on snapshot? Using the standard bsd.rd upgrade way? >From man sysupgrade: -r Upgrade to the next release. The default is to find out if

Re: Reboot and re-link (fwd) Maxim Bourmistrov: Re: Reboot and re-link (fwd) Maxim Bourmistrov: Re: Reboot and re-link (fwd) Maxim Bourmistrov: Re: Reboot and re-link

2019-06-20 Thread Ian Darwin
On 6/20/19 5:31 PM, Theo de Raadt wrote: It just doesn't stop. Maxim Bourmistrov wrote: I'd say this whole project is your milking cow.(Having a good times biking??) You really don't move froward much. Except poor guy trying to fix net stack. You move around vars, back and forward. But

Re: Installer sucks ! (Re: OpenBSD on VMware ESXi)

2019-05-23 Thread Ian Darwin
On 5/23/19 7:51 AM, Roderick wrote: I wonder that no one noted this bugs before: are there no new people installing OpenBSD? Or it is a problem only with VMWare? Yes, the fact that nobody else has run into your problem suggest that it might in fact be your problem. Or your provider may be

Re: [PATCH] Remove "Multibooting" in FAQ

2019-04-06 Thread Ian Darwin
On 4/6/19 1:45 PM, tfrohw...@fastmail.com wrote: I run a dual-boot with Windows 10 on the same partition and the section that you want removed was extremely helpful at the time. That is_with_ softraid encryption of the OpenBSD partition. Setting this up is not for the faint of heart and you

Anybody got an Acer Aspire One AOD250 running OpenBSD? Does suspend/resume work?

2019-01-07 Thread Ian Darwin
I just inherited this AOD250 and put 6.4 up on it. Got it to the point where it mostly works, except suspend (zzz or lid close) doesn't resume - it reboots instead when you press a keyboard key. I'm unable to tell if the problem is hardware (eg specific to this one unit) or software (old

Re: [PATCH] Fix interrupt handling in ral(4) for RT2661 under load

2009-12-30 Thread Ian Darwin
On Nov 23 Roland Dreir sent a patch for interrupt handling, but it doesn't apply on -current since the file rt2661.c changed slightly a few weeks earlier (1.51, date: 2009/11/01). This patch just changes Roland's patch to update against rt2661.c r1.51 from the OpenBSD repository instead of

Re: tried 3.0 not 3.7 and still can't get very far

2005-10-30 Thread Ian Darwin
You should find somebody local that has a bit of experience, as you are having problems that others do not have. btinternet.com is in the UK, so you might try our two UK user groups, at http://www.openbsd.org/groups.html#United (If you're in another country, go to the top of the page and find