Re: 6.9/amd64 runaway acpi process on Thinkpad T580

2021-09-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
experience with a T480, this suggests that this is a generic problem with Thinkpad T[45]80. Does anyone have a T[45]80 who has *not* seen this problem? -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove color- to reply]" on the west coast of Canada, eh? "There was of course no way of k

6.9/amd64 runaway acpi process on Thinkpad T580

2021-09-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
w any OpenBSD T580 dmesg, but I do see occasional web posts mentioning OpenBSD on a T580. Below I give my dmesg (from the current boot, the one that produced the above runaway process). What other information would be useful to try to diagnose the problem? Thanks, -- -- "Jonathan Thornbur

Re: how to use OpenBSD firewall (pf) to protect Ooma Telo VOIP phone system

2021-07-07 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
a's own IP addresses. I will try to run some experiments next week to see what the traffic actually looks like. -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove color- to reply]" on the west coast of Canada, eh? "There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at

Re: how to use OpenBSD firewall (pf) to protect Ooma Telo VOIP phone system

2021-07-05 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
some legitimate traffic (carrying phone calls and/or Ooma software updates), and the problem is how to best configure the the firewall so as to block as large a range of "nastygram" packets from the outside world as possible, while still passing the legitimate traffic. -- -- "Jonathan

how to use OpenBSD firewall (pf) to protect Ooma Telo VOIP phone system

2021-07-05 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
ther on the firewall or on a separate dedicated machine)? Overall, I would rather not have to re-invent the wheel here. What are other OpenBSD users doing to protect VOIP phone systems from incoming "nastygram" attacks? -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove color- to reply]" on the west coas

Re: Increase optical mouse/Synaptics touchpad speed in X11/spectrwm

2021-05-17 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
In message <https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc=162125055304096=1>, Martin asks how people adjust pointer speed on touchpads/mice/etc. I use 'xset': my .xinitrc contains the line xset m 1/4 -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS

Re: How to set ThinkPad battery charge thresholds?

2021-03-11 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
In message , Jan Stary asks for research/references supporting the claim that a lithium-ion battery will last longer if it's not fully charged or discharged. None of these qualify as original research, but some sources for this guideline

thank you for 6.6 and bsd.rd

2019-12-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
le to copy the new (6.6) bsd.rd to an existing filesystem on the (running) old OpenBSD system, then boot that bsd.rd to install, was really really nice. Thank you! -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove color- to reply]" "He wakes me up every morning meowing to death because he wants to

Re: T430 power draw unexpectedly high

2019-11-23 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
raw of ~20W/10W with the screen at max/min brightness, so overall very similar to what Dave Trudgian sees. I've never tried a non-OpenBSD OS on this hardware. -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -color to reply]" "He wakes me up every morning meowing to death because he wants t

how to configure directory in which X server logfile is written?

2019-11-23 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
r grepping my (minimal) /etc/x11/xorg.conf have thus far yielded any relevant info. (The reason I'd like to change this directory is that in my setup $HOME/.local is a symlink to a different filesystem which may not yet be mounted at the time when 'startx' is run.) thanks, ciao, -- -- "Jonat

Re: syspatch says 6.5 patch #011 (libexpat) is malformed

2019-09-23 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
For the archives: this was my silly mistake in putting a symlink to gnu tar in a directory that was in front of /bin in $PATH. Reverting to a new login shell with the standard root $PATH solved the problem. Thanks to Bryan Steele for unwedging my brain on this! -- Jonathan

syspatch says 6.5 patch #011 (libexpat) is malformed

2019-09-22 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
/share/relink/kernel/GENERIC.MP/.*@@g: Not found in archive tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors # Is this a known issue with this patch? Is there an alternate way (besides updating from source) to track -stable ? -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -color to reply]"

intermittent TCP-connection failure, suspect resolv.conf and/or unbound mis-configuration

2019-07-28 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
roblem with this configuration? Is it appropriate for the firewall's /etc/resolv.conf to list both 127.0.0.1 and the upstream ISP router/firewall's DNS address? thanks, ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomi

SOLVED: Re: 6.5 pkg_add "Fatal error: Can't write session into tmp directory"

2019-07-27 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
tmp/ lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel6 Jul 24 17:26 /var/tmp@ -> ../tmp sodium# My thanks to all who replied either on the list or in private email, and my apologies for the delayed followup (which was due to a hand injury leaving me badly typing-impaired for several weeks). ciao, -- -- &quo

6.5 pkg_add "Fatal error: Can't write session into tmp directory"

2019-06-30 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
dium# touch foo sodium# ls -l foo -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 0 Jun 30 13:13 foo sodium# /bin/rm foo sodium# Thanks in advance for any assistance, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

how to install bsd.sp on a multiprocessor machine?

2019-05-11 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
of object files in the right directory post-install? Would building GENERIC from source on the Alix suffice? (I suspect the answer to this question is yes, but I'd like to confirm this.) thanks, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" Dept of Astronomy & I

how to install perl modules w/ dependencies that mix packages & CPAN

2018-08-31 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
What's the "OpenBSD way" to install Perl modules which don't exist as packages? The usual Perl idiom for "install module foo & all of its (recursive) dependencies" is "cpan install foo", but this fetches all dependencies from CPAN, ignoring any OpenBSD packages which may exist. What I'd like is

Re: 6.3/amd64 Thinkpad T530 touchpad problem (was ok in 6.2/amd64)

2018-04-25 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
tell -- I physically removed the trackpoint "nipple" a long time ago. Thanks for all your efforts! ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu> Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana,

Re: 6.3/amd64 Thinkpad T530 touchpad problem (was ok in 6.2/amd64)

2018-04-23 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
ultitouch gestures yet.) Thanks to both of you (IL and Ulf) for pointing me to the solution! ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu> Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA currently visi

Re: 6.3/amd64 Thinkpad T530 touchpad problem (was ok in 6.2/amd64)

2018-04-21 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
4) problem With wsmoused(8) running the console mouse works fine. ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu> Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA currently visit

6.3/amd64 Thinkpad T530 touchpad problem (was ok in 6.2/amd64)

2018-04-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
ncountered this behavior? Is there a known workaround? Is there additional information I could supply to help diagnose the problem? (I could run with a debugging kernel or X server for a while if that would help.) Thanks, ciao, -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jth...@

Re: OpenBSD Foundation on HTTPS

2018-02-07 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
>From http://www.openbsdfoundation.org/donations.html : > Donations may be made by cheque in CAD/EUR/USD funds to: > > The OpenBSD Foundation > 8101 160 Street > Edmonton, Alberta, Canada > T5R 2G9 Without https, how can one verify that that is the correct address?

Re: Lenovo T60p touchpad not working (6.2-stable/amd64)

2018-01-11 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
444390 unpin not necessary WARNING !(rw_status(_config->mutex) == 0x0001UL) && !drm_modeset_is_locked(_config->connection_mutex) failed at /sys/dev/pci/drm/drm_crtc.h:1577 WARNING !(rw_status(_config->mutex) == 0x0001UL) && !drm_modeset_is_locked(_config->connection_mutex) fai

Re: Lenovo T60p touchpad not working (6.2-stable/amd64)

2018-01-10 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
In a recent message to misc@ I wrote On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 03:14:43PM +0100, Jonathan Thornburg wrote: > I have a Lenovo T60p laptop (amd64) currently running 6.2-stable (dmesg > below). [[...]] > > My problem is that the touchpad does not work: [[...]] > > As a temporary

Lenovo T60p touchpad not working (6.2-stable/amd64)

2018-01-10 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
at softraid0: 256 targets sd1 at scsibus4 targ 1 lun 0: <OPENBSD, SR CRYPTO, 006> SCSI2 0/direct fixed sd1: 35333MB, 512 bytes/sector, 72363664 sectors root on sd1a (9373b8366123ff65.a) swap on sd1b dump on sd1b radeondrm0: 1680x1050, 32bpp wsdisplay0 at radeondrm0 mux 1: console (std

where are antialiased fonts now documented?

2017-03-14 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
of the X server man pages. Interestingly, the example from the 5.8-stable FAQ, xterm -fa 'Mono' -fs 14 *does* work on my 6.0-stable system. But I'd still like to read more (e.g., about what font families are available). ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -color to reply]" <j

FFS parameters for SSD filesystem?

2017-03-09 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
ypto change the answers to any of the above questions? Thanks, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -color to reply]" <jthorn4...@gmail-pink.com> Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA "There was of course no way of knowing whether you

{file,directory} permissions within /usr/{src,xenocara,ports}

2017-01-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
other groups)? Alternatively, is there a Fine Manual I've overlooked which documents this? Thanks, ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu> Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA "There

Re: A couple of password pointers to avoid failed login(1) via cu(1)

2017-01-17 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
In I just grep some binary and encode it as passwords Alas, this produces high-nonrandom (i.e., relatively easy-to-guess) passwords. A much safer -- and easier -- approach is to take data

6.0 thanks

2016-11-30 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
d system hacks). A big thank-you to all the team! ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu> Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA "There was of course no way of knowing whether you wer

6.0 CDs arrived west coast of Canada

2016-09-20 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
arrived in 2016-09-19 mail

how to setup multiboot with a shared /home?

2016-06-18 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
ts is preferable? Or is there some other layout which would be better? Question: are there any unobvious obstacles to making any/all of the OpenBSD A OS partitions, the OpenBSD B OS partitions, and/or the shared /home partition, softraid-crypto? thanks, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]&qu

Re: Suggestion: new webpage for openbsd.org

2016-05-20 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
ite this being a GUI X-windows browser). All the main text after the first sentence is moved down to below the menubar. -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu> Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomingto

installboot with amd64 root on softraid crypto, NOT 'a' partition

2015-11-07 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
levant to my situation? If so, then one route forward might be to grab the -current installboot(8) source, nuke any pledge(2), compile it on my 5.6-stable, and use that binary for my 'installboot' invocation. Would this be a good way to proceed? ciao, -- -- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to r

Re: swap on encrypted softraid, performance penalty?

2015-05-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
enabled (table at 0x0004). radeondrm0: 1680x1050 wsdisplay0 at radeondrm0 mux 1: console (std, vt100 emulation), using wskbd0 wsdisplay0: screen 1-5 added (std, vt100 emulation) # ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept

Re: vnconfig crypto alternative

2015-03-01 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
is weak. What's the current migration/fixing/transition plan for this? (I can't find any mention of vnd or vnconfig in http://www.openbsd.org/plus.html .) ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University

Re: athn(4) WPA2-PSK software crypto CPU loading

2014-12-24 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
nodes joined the network and then only in certain circumstances. ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched

Re: athn(4) WPA2-PSK software crypto CPU loading

2014-12-24 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
, ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system

athn(4) WPA2-PSK software crypto CPU loading

2014-12-22 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
) ALIX Geode processor? That is, is the software crypto likely to limit the available wifi data rate? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way

Re: poor-man's sandbox (for web browser security, etc.)

2014-12-15 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
#!/bin/sh ssh -X -i $HOME/.ssh/firefox _firefox@localhost \ xsel -o echo '' I suspect that a slightly fancier script could then insert that text back into the regular outside-the-sandbox X cut buffer, but I haven't gotten around to trying that yet. ciao, -- -- Jonathan

Re: making firefox less insecure

2014-11-27 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
) and/or xclipboard(1) would be useful here?) ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How

Re: making firefox less insecure

2014-11-27 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
is irrelevant here, so what I should have written was [For twm, 'cut-n-paste' means select the text to be cut in the source window, then middle-click in the destination window to paste.] Sorry for the confusion, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg jth...@astro.indiana.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS

Re: making firefox less insecure

2014-11-23 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
the unfortunate side effect of excluding all my files from locate(1). Since the locate database is built by user 'nobody', my solution is to add myself to that group. Is there a security risk in this? -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept

secure(er) image viewer?

2014-11-23 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
back bitmaps/pixmaps over a constrained channel to a display process?) ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being

PF User's Guide still refers to 5.5; patch to s/5.5/5.6/g

2014-11-22 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
. a name=addr/a -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what

making firefox less insecure

2014-11-16 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
afraid just say no fails the practical test. :( ] What unobvious gotchas are there in (d), (e), and (f)? Other tips-and-tricks? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Re: strange behavior in disklabel partitioning of new disk

2014-11-05 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
it in either place. thanks again to everyone who contributed to this thread, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being

strange behavior in disklabel partitioning of new disk

2014-11-03 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
softraid0 at root scsibus2 at softraid0: 256 targets root on rd0a swap on rd0b dump on rd0b --- end dmesg --- thanks, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course

Re: Remove print/acroread

2014-10-30 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police

Re: Remove print/acroread

2014-10-29 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
There's still a place in the computing world for Windoze machines. :( -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched

Re: openbsdstore: enable javascript and buy something or gtfo

2014-10-03 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
-- the OpenBSD Store -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what

Re: does OpenMP work on 5.5/amd64?

2014-07-04 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
the single word No. Could you clarify which of the two different(-but-related) questions I asked you were answering? Have you gotten OpenMP to work on OpenBSD? If so, how? thanks, ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy

does OpenMP work on 5.5/amd64?

2014-07-01 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
: fatal error: 'omp.h' file not found #include omp.h ^ 1 error generated. % exit Script done on Tue Jul 1 10:23:46 2014 ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

running cvs update as root (was: Re: New install)

2014-06-09 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
-root user to have write permission to /usr/src anyway. So... why is doing the cvs-update as root a bad idea? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA currently on the west

Re: encrypted vnd Fwd: CVS: cvs.openbsd.org: src

2014-05-30 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
-encryption setup once encrypted vnd goes away? Is/will it be safe (i.e., free from data corruption, deadlock, or other kernel badness) to nest softraid crypto volumes? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana

Re: OpenBSD on T61/T500

2014-02-24 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
, and would get another T60-series as a replacement if one of my current pair died. As always with laptops, YMMV.. -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course

Thinkpad T60/60p sticky touchpad problem

2013-12-18 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
=3203186688 hw.ncpufound=2 hw.allowpowerdown=1 --- end T60p 5.4-release 'sysctl hw' --- -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA There was of course no way of knowing whether you were

Re: Looking for good, small, canadian version laptop suggestions

2013-10-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
IBM sells refurbished ThinkPads: http://www.ibm.com/shop/used/pref http://www-304.ibm.com/shop/americas/content/home/store_IBMPublicCanada/en_CA/icpepcs.html I have bought a couple of laptops from them in the past, with generally good experiences. -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal

multiple softraid-crypto filesystems

2013-09-19 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
? Question: Which Fine Manual should I have read to learn this? I can't find any mention of this situation in softraid(4) or bioctl(8). ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University

do we have a Perl interface to sysctl(3)?

2013-01-14 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
it could work... but browsing the source code reveals that internally it just does `sysctl $string` and parses the result. What do OpenBSD people use for doing system-monitoring from Perl? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy

Re: do we have a Perl interface to sysctl(3)?

2013-01-14 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
well aware that OpenBSD 5.2 has been out for a while; I bought a CD. If and when 5.1 proves inadequate for my needs, I'll reinstall. If not, I'll wait for 5.3. ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana

problem SOLVED (was: Re: more Thinkpad T60 X/video woes (5.0-stable amd64))

2012-05-31 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
acceleration. My thanks to all who contributed ideas in the thread (and to all the developers for a *great* 5.1)! ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands

Thinkpad T60 sticky touchpad (amd64/5.1-stable)

2012-05-31 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
: OPENBSD, SR CRYPTO, 005 SCSI2 0/direct fixed sd1: 267880MB, 512 bytes/sector, 548619249 sectors thanks, ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands

Re: undeadly (window managers)

2012-04-29 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
for such a critter, I've found vtwm, ctwm, and tvtwm. What are the tradeoffs between them? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between

Re: more Thinkpad T60 X/video woes (5.0-stable amd64)

2012-02-06 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
for a snapshot before I leave -- otherwise it will have to wait until March. I've been using OpenBSD for 11+ years, but I've never tried snapshots. I'll RT a few FMs on how stable--snapshot upgrades work. ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu

more Thinkpad T60 X/video woes (5.0-stable amd64)

2012-02-01 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
Viewport 0 0 Depth 16 EndSubSection SubSection Display Viewport 0 0 Depth 24 EndSubSection EndSection --- end /etc/X11/xorg.conf --- thanks, ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg jth...@astro.indiana.edu Dept

Re: intermittent 5.0/amd64 kernel/X hangs on Tinkpad T60

2011-11-16 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
. Did you ever try * the i386 uniprocessor kernel? * using the generic VESA video driver? * AMD64, either uniprocessor or multiprocessor? thanks, ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington

Re: intermittent 5.0/amd64 kernel/X hangs on Tinkpad T60

2011-11-15 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
In an earlier message which apparently didn't make it to the mailing list due to being oversized, I wrote I've just installed 5.0/amd64 (from the CD set) on a Lenovo Thinkpad T60 laptop (dmesg below). I'm running GENERIC.mp. I will probably move to -stable soon, but right now I'm running

Re: intermittent 5.0/amd64 kernel/X hangs on Tinkpad T60

2011-11-11 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
/jonathan/.xinitrc --- -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful

Re: local user can peek on key being set by ifconfig(8)

2011-09-11 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
have to hack up an expect script to fake keyboard input of the key in each such case. So I strongly prefer retaining scriptability here. ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Re: status of ACPI suspend/resume on Thinkpad T60 w/ T7200 processor?

2011-08-28 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
bytes/sec, 548619249 sec total -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side

status of ACPI suspend/resume on Thinkpad T60 w/ T7200 processor?

2011-08-04 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
(GENERIC.MP) #591: Tue Oct 19 11:45:02 MDT 2010 dera...@amd64.openbsd.org:/usr/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC.MP Does suspend/resume work on T60 as of 4.9-{release,stable}? -current? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg jth...@astro.indiana.edu Dept of Astronomy IUCSS, Indiana University

can't create softraid crypto volume

2010-12-11 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
partition? Is there a FM I should R to be enlighted (beyond softraid(4) and bioctl(8) which I've already read)? thanks, ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands

Re: Need Advice: Thinkpad T60 or T61?

2010-10-26 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
screen which seems to point to T40 or T60 series. Are the T60 series any more reliable than the T40 series? -- -- Jonathan Thornburg jth...@astro.indiana.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful

Re: laptop disk shows wierd contents when moved to external enclosure

2010-10-25 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
it easy to set up silver... ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side

laptop disk shows wierd contents when moved to external enclosure

2010-10-17 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
nitrogen's root partition. nitrogen's dmesg: --- begin dmesg --- Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 11:39:34 -0400 (EDT) From: Jonathan Thornburg jth...@astro.indiana.edu To: dm...@openbsd.org Subject: IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T42 laptop, X works fine OpenBSD 4.6 (GENERIC) #58: Thu Jul 9 21:24:42 MDT 2009

Re: laptop disk shows wierd contents when moved to external enclosure

2010-10-17 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
port 1 powered port 2 powered # Comparing the output with and without the external disk enclosure plugged in shows that the entry for the external disk is the one for /dev/usb1 port 1 addr 3. ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept

Re: way to help: laptops and weekly

2010-01-27 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
on steroids) so a human can tell cron what the ok-to-run times are. Alas, I am *not* vounteering to write such a program at this time (way too much life happening already), so in the OpenBSD spirit, I hereby forfeit any rights-to-complain-loudly that I might otherwise have had. ciao, -- -- Jonathan

Re: way to help: laptops and weekly

2010-01-26 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
option to /sbin/shutdown? -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA If the triangles made a god, it would have three sides. -- Voltaire

rename(2) man page (was: Re: OpenSMTPd actual development and integration)

2010-01-24 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
to knowledgable readers, and thus need not be explicitly stated? -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Most investment bankers' [...] idea of a long-term investment is thirty

Re: What does your environment look like?

2010-01-05 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
-plot color (red). My boss glanced at the screen, and said (deadpan) Jonathan, your monitor's broken. I though that was very funny... -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Only

Re: A question about puting OpenBSD on a Soekris

2009-12-15 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
soon...] ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA If the triangles made a god, it would have three sides. -- Voltaire

Re: Dual boot stable and current

2009-12-03 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
scramble your disk (more accurately, the data on it). In particular, don't try this until you grok the FMs disklabel(8), fstab(5), installboot(8). And have a full backup *before* you try it... -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy

are setuid-root perl scripts considered insecure?

2009-11-20 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
for setuid-root perl scripts that I've missed? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA C++ is to programming as sex is to reproduction. Better ways might technically exist

Whitfield Diffie hearts OpenBSD for security

2009-11-16 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA C++ is to programming as sex is to reproduction. Better ways might technically exist but they're not nearly as much fun. -- Nikolai Irgens

svnd vs softraid for encrypting /home et al

2009-11-02 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
whatever you're doing for backup, you aren't as likely to omit it. Are there other FMs I should R to learn more? ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA C

Re: Secure way to delete data in hard disc

2009-10-27 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
noise. Good crypto results in in the on-disk data before secure deletion looking like random noise, so it should make data-recovery harder. (To get any useful information, data-recovery would then have to be followed by somehow breaking the encryption.) ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove

Re: laptop suspend and battery runs dry

2009-08-24 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
in the battery than actual power draw by the laptop.) Unfortunately, I don't have any of these machines available for comparison any more (I had to give the T43p back when I left that job, and both of the T41p suffered fatal hardware failures). I wonder what's going on here? ciao, -- -- Jonathan

Re: chown

2009-06-08 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
users. Indeed, find|grep|wc reveals that of the 593 files on this USB stick, 473 have at least one blank in their filename. Hmm, it seems the whole batch of photos my wife downloaded from the camera during our last vacation have blanks in their filenames...) ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg

Re: svnd is incredible slow... somebody else notice that?

2009-04-24 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
quantitative tests.) ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful

Re: Multiple obsd installations on one harddrive

2009-03-27 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
your disk (more accurately, the data on it). In particular, don't try this until you grok the FMs disklabel(8), fstab(5), and installboot(8/`arch`. ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Re: Multiple obsd installations on one harddrive

2009-03-27 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
have written was In other words, at the (I)nstall, (U)pgrade or (S)hell? prompt, type s to get a shell. My apologies for the confusion. ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Re: the fdisk man page and the fdisk behaviour

2009-03-26 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
: % dmesg|grep wd0 wd0 at pciide0 channel 0 drive 0: Hitachi HTS541616J9AT00 wd0: 16-sector PIO, LBA48, 152627MB, 312581808 sectors wd0(pciide0:0:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 5 root on wd0a swap on wd0b dump on wd0b % ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth

Re: Gnuplot, Mediawiki, and OpenBSD

2009-03-17 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
. -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral

4.4-stable Thinkpad T42 sometimes hangs in suspend-to-ram

2009-02-21 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
ttymask mtrr: Pentium Pro MTRR support softraid0 at root root on wd0a swap on wd0b dump on wd0b --- end dmesg --- ciao, -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Reality

Re: Backup strategies

2009-02-03 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
fine except that the --exclude options are not honored (files under those directories are still copied). I don't know what's wrong there... -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Re: FTDI support?

2009-01-07 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
), rev 4.00, iSerialNumber FTDGFM4H # -- -- From: Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side

Re: laptop choice

2008-12-29 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
, -- -- From: Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] jth...@astro.indiana-zebra.edu Dept of Astronomy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral

Re: 4.4 arriving in the U.S.

2008-10-14 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
4.4 arrived here today (Tue 14.Oct) in Bloomington, Indiana.

Re: svnd questions (encrypting all of a partition or disk)

2008-07-20 Thread Jonathan Thornburg
for 30+ years, and every disk I've ever used has reached an equilibrium of over-full, so an easy 5-10% is tempting... -- -- Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply] [EMAIL PROTECTED] t = 31.Aug.2008: School of Mathematics, U of Southampton, England t1.Sep.2008: Dept of Astronomy

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