Re: Firefox and stuttering USB audio

2022-08-07 Thread Mihai Popescu
Courtney, I will try to suggest something. First, I was having problems in the past with Firefox. I use to let mpv play in the background ( a stream of internet radio) and the sound has stuttering and pauses whenever Firefox loaded some pages. I was told to use sndio for mpv as an option with

Re: OpenBSD hardware accelerated video? (In X on Intel/AMDGPU/ARM64)

2022-07-20 Thread Mihai Popescu
> With your email now however the original question remains: Does OpenBSD > actually support hardware accelerated video decoding today? General answer: NO. A more detailed answer is like this: there is a talk on the list about libvaapi (if i recall correctly) implementation for intel only. It

Re: mSATA in APU2D0

2022-07-13 Thread Mihai Popescu
> [...] I have not had time to upgrade any of my APU systems to anything newer > than 6.8, so I > cannot personally attest that mSATA definitely works in 6.9+ This is one reason that incompatibilities sleeps thru: people run old versions of software, the new ones don't reach the specific

Re: Browser access to file system on new install OpenBSD missing.

2022-07-11 Thread Mihai Popescu
> ... how to rectify it is beyond my capabilities as a new OpenBSD user. First of all, there is nothing to rectify. All was done to act like this and to serve a specific purpose. Much work and developers' efforts were poured into this, again with a specific great purpose ( hint: security

Re: mSATA in APU2D0

2022-07-08 Thread Mihai Popescu
> My problem is it does not boot with this mSATA disk in. Can you try this after a dd if=/dev/zero for the first part of the disk (i.e. 100Mb) ?

another hardware "bleed"

2022-06-14 Thread Mihai Popescu
For the late comers to the party, see [1]. [1] https://www.hertzbleed.com/

Re: M2 disk slowing down on sequential reads

2022-06-14 Thread Mihai Popescu
> Indeed, the disk is hot; Out of curiosity, what happens if you run that dd again when the disk is hot? Is the transfer running at that high speed? Is it stuck to the throttled speed? Thanks

Re: M2 disk slowing down on sequential reads

2022-06-13 Thread Mihai Popescu
> could be thermals. Or it could be some kind of cache total miss. I find it strange to overheat a storage after 4GB of transfers. Just saying. Thank you.

Re: mg: how to indent using spaces instead of tabs

2022-06-12 Thread Mihai Popescu
> ... mg will use a tab for indentation. Use something to replace every TAB occurrence in the source code with 8 spaces sequence. Well, not every TAB maybe?

Re: reminder: ports snapshots go with base snapshots

2022-06-05 Thread Mihai Popescu
[ ... ] Just my user feedback, and only if it is wanted: I was not able to understand a damn thing from all the messages about this change. As an user, the "update" thing was always a voodoo for me. Ironically, the FAQ has exactly 3 (three) lines of text, one is the command itself (no offense

Re: Firefox and stuttering USB audio

2022-06-01 Thread Mihai Popescu
The idea of changing the OS implementation in order to suit an internet browser is hilarious at least. The browsers developers are not interested in proper implementation and inbreed of browser with OS internals, no! All that matters is to make something work for the browser itself. I am not able

best place to put export variables

2022-05-18 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I want to export XDG_CACHE_HOME variable used by Xorg. What is the best place (file or ?) to export this variable? I remember i used some file to export a long time ago PS1 variable. Should I use ~/.login file or is it a better way to export this xorg variable? OpenBSD amd64 here,

Re: hw.perfpolicy behavior on desktop/server

2022-05-12 Thread Mihai Popescu
This short movie explains everything for the users: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BmhHyyzh9o

Re: OpenBSD ports require xbase set - still true?

2022-05-11 Thread Mihai Popescu
> ... just a rant ... This is not the list you are looking for. Move along, please. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BmhHyyzh9o

Re: chmod a mfs /tmp

2022-05-04 Thread Mihai Popescu
> what did you do exactly? Did you remount / ? I have to use # mount -uw / Without / it is against my initial purpose. Solved.

Re: chmod a mfs /tmp

2022-05-04 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Wed, May 4, 2022, 20:55 Otto Moerbeek wrote: > > what did you do exactly? Did you remount / ? > I started with a fresh install of snapshots for amd64. Original /etc/fstab: 0a4b310a4a014e04.b none swap sw 0a4b310a4a014e04.a / ffs rw 1 1 0a4b310a4a014e04.l /home ffs rw,nodev,nosuid 1 2

chmod a mfs /tmp

2022-05-04 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I want to map /tmp as a mfs type. I did this in my /etc/fstab: 0a4b310a4a014e04.b none swap sw 0a4b310a4a014e04.a / ffs rw 1 1 0a4b310a4a014e04.l /home ffs rw,nodev,nosuid 1 2 swap /tmp mfs rw,nodev,nosuid,-s=1g 0 0 0a4b310a4a014e04.f /usr ffs rw,nodev 1 2 0a4b310a4a014e04.g /usr/X11R6

Re: azalia: no sound

2022-05-02 Thread Mihai Popescu
> It doesn't work under Win7, I just check... Fried soundcard? And you have a lot of disks too, amazing ...

Re: azalia: no sound

2022-05-02 Thread Mihai Popescu
OpenBSD detected 3 sound cards for you. From what I recall, the one on the HDMI video output (associated to your video card) is not supported, so no sound there. Maybe the sound goes to your envy0, ESI Julia sound card. Could you check with some phones or speakers? As for the Realtek one, it looks

Re: pkg-readmes missing for gnome and kde?

2022-05-01 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Sun, May 1, 2022 at 11:17 PM Antoine Jacoutot wrote: > > On Sun, May 01, 2022 at 11:06:15PM +0300, Mihai Popescu wrote: > > On Sun, May 1, 2022 at 9:05 PM Antoine Jacoutot > > wrote: > > > > > > On Sun, 2022-05-01 at 20:51 +0300, Mihai Popescu wrote: &g

Re: pkg-readmes missing for gnome and kde?

2022-05-01 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Sun, May 1, 2022 at 9:05 PM Antoine Jacoutot wrote: > > On Sun, 2022-05-01 at 20:51 +0300, Mihai Popescu wrote: > > Hello, > > > > I tried to enable gnome or kde after install in an openbsd snapshot for > > amd64. > > Last time (some time ago) I know

pkg-readmes missing for gnome and kde?

2022-05-01 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I tried to enable gnome or kde after install in an openbsd snapshot for amd64. Last time (some time ago) I know for sure there were some pkg-readmes for both gnome and kde start. I can't find them now, I have some readmes in the directory, but not for gnome nor kde. Is there some other

UEFI install not booting if disk preinstalled with Fedora

2022-04-27 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, During my recent experimentation with ssd and OpenBSD, I came to a point where the OpenBSD amd64 snapshot install was not able to boot from ssd installed and booted in UEFI mode. Since I was able to prior use this ssd in this configuration, I started to analyze and check more in BIOS and

Re: OpenBSD and multitasking

2022-04-26 Thread Mihai Popescu
$ time dd if=/dev/zero of=test10g.dat bs=1m count=10240 conv=fsync 10240+0 records in 10240+0 records out 10737418240 bytes transferred in 260.289 secs (41251827 bytes/sec) 4m20.32s real 0m00.01s user 0m17.70s system $ time dd if=/dev/zero of=test10g.dat bs=1m count=10240 conv=fsync

OpenBSD and multitasking

2022-04-25 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I use OpenBSD amd64 snapshots on the following dmesg hardware. The download rate on a browser was slow and I figured out with some memory mapped partition that disk transfer rate was slow. I can bear this since I'm not into large file transfer business. But here is another interesting

Re: Another kernel fault incident on a Vultr OpenBSD VM

2022-04-17 Thread Mihai Popescu
> It lowers my confidence in Vultr as a reliable OpenBSD host. Very well, it will match the confidence of running OpenBSD on a virtual machine.

Re: map/mount a directory/partition into memory

2022-04-08 Thread Mihai Popescu
Thank you for your time. It took me some tests and thinking to figure out i should try the ram disk/partition/directory/whatever. Just curios, how many users are using this for chromium? > Just as with a disk/network filesystem, you can mount it at whatever > directory you like. So directly over

Re: map/mount a directory/partition into memory

2022-04-08 Thread Mihai Popescu
> swap /tmp mfs rw,nodev,nosuid,-s=1g 0 0 for some reason, xenodm is not displayed and i am not able to login ...

map/mount a directory/partition into memory

2022-04-07 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, Since my computer is struggling with chromium and I suspect it's the disk access being too slow, I want to map the directory accessed by chromium ( i think it is ~/.cache) into the memory. Looking in the man, i spotted rd, but i think i need to setup this in the kernel. The next choice is

Re: OpenBSD-7.1beta aarch64 on RPI4 black screen after "Booting sd0a:"

2022-04-05 Thread Mihai Popescu
try a...@openbsd.org list and do some reading first

Re: openbsd, softraid recovery (I have password)

2022-04-03 Thread Mihai Popescu
Well, I am very surprised to see an email going into OpenBSD vs all on the list, and even more surprised to see it's author it a good veteran of OpenBSD. But I guess things change with time ... Yes, trying multiboot without backups is a real problem calling. Most of the email is pure hype. Not a

Re: How to determine if WiFi AP is compatible?

2022-03-28 Thread Mihai Popescu
> Pure access points are just network bridges ... Most AP I encountered were linux based with web servers for configuration access. Do you know if there is an AP model with minimal firmware to do that bridging? If so, can you post some models, please? Thank you.

cwm and twm windows handling

2022-03-15 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I have some new behavior of cwm lately: if i start chromium with a window at 0:0 and maximized, it increments the base position with +1, so that the following positions are +1:+1, +2:+2, etc. I was using cwm with chromium a lot and the windows was always fixed at 0:0, no matter what. Is

sound output in headphones AND speaker

2022-03-09 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello I am using OpenBSD current amd64, recent snapshots. I have a second AMD architecture where I experience the following from time to time (I don't know yet how to trigger this): the sound of whatever i play (mostly web youtube) is heard both in headphones and computer internal speaker. I can

Re: Installer fails to boot on Raspberry Pi 400

2022-03-09 Thread Mihai Popescu
Try arm@ There is more information

Re: disk i/o test

2022-03-07 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Mon, Mar 7, 2022 at 8:46 AM Janne Johansson wrote: > > Den sön 6 mars 2022 kl 16:41 skrev Mihai Popescu : > > > > Since this thread is moving slowly in another direction, let me > > True > > > reiterate my situation again: I am running a browser (mostly chr

Re: disk i/o test

2022-03-06 Thread Mihai Popescu
Since this thread is moving slowly in another direction, let me reiterate my situation again: I am running a browser (mostly chromium) and the computer slows down on downloads. Since I've checked the downloads rates, I observed they are slow than my maximum 500Mbps for the line. I can reach

Re: disk i/o test

2022-03-04 Thread Mihai Popescu
> > Besides this, are my values too low or just the expected ones? > > It seems the throughput is bad. The small IO test showed good numbers > for iops, but the second test (and I guess other people's suggestion > to try dd from /dev/zero) will show that you seem to have a "thin > wire" from the

Re: disk i/o test

2022-03-03 Thread Mihai Popescu
> https://openports.pl/path/benchmarks/fio > To test perf on many small IO (measuring iops basically) run: > > fio --name=random-write --rw=write --bs=4k --numjobs=2 --size=1g > --iodepth=16 --runtime=60 --time_based --end_fsync=1 fio-3.26 Starting 2 threads Jobs: 2 (f=2):

Re: disk i/o test

2022-03-03 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Thu, Mar 3, 2022 at 3:08 PM Jan Klemkow wrote: > > On Thu, Mar 03, 2022 at 02:59:33PM +0200, Mihai Popescu wrote: > > 2. Can you suggest a sane disk I/O benchmark, writing from RAM to disk > > (i.e. cp /dev/null )? > > /dev/null will act as an empty file. you have

disk i/o test

2022-03-03 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I am trying to test some disk i/o speeds and I am stumbled on two questions: 1. Does it matter if I set in BIOS Legacy or AHCI for the drive, regarding the read/write performance? 2. Can you suggest a sane disk I/O benchmark, writing from RAM to disk (i.e. cp /dev/null )? I am on

Re: finding a limitation

2022-02-22 Thread Mihai Popescu
> Is that 260Mbps total maximum, or is that the limit for a single download but > you can run 2 concurrent transfers and get close to the line speed? Total maximum. I tried to run 2 concurrent transfers in the same time, the speed was shared among them and chromium stalled and was moving very

finding a limitation

2022-02-21 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I am using the computer described by the following dmesg and I am not able to find where is a limitation. I have an internet connection of 500 Mbps download. It is handled by a router, and my computer is connected in the LAN. This link can be fully saturated on another OSes, tested on the

Re: theo what does it feel like

2022-02-15 Thread Mihai Popescu
All this "mountain" stuff handling and like depends entirely of the person doing it. I hate it with passion (TM). Since he does it often, i think he likes it.

Re: New desktop CPU/chipset recommendation

2022-02-13 Thread Mihai Popescu
> ... Ryzen 9 5950x on x570 chipset motherboard ... Can you post the output of sysctl | grep hw. please?

Re: dmesg - cpu, smt, core, package

2022-02-12 Thread Mihai Popescu
Doing a wrap up, how an Intel i5 family cpu is seen by OpenBSD? The family has 4 cores / 4 threads per package. If someone can check please, with dmesg and sysctl. Thanks.

Re: dmesg - cpu, smt, core, package

2022-02-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
I did set hw.smt=1 and all are shown now "online". I'm a little bit worry since I switched to this cpu from a 2 core AMD. Total mess in the CPU manufacturer yard. But we cannot produce our own cpu in the kitchen, can't we? # sysctl hw.smt=1 hw.smt: 0 -> 1 hw.machine=amd64 hw.model=AMD A8-5500B

Re: dmesg - cpu, smt, core, package

2022-02-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
> you mean gaps because HT is disabled ? I think they are disabled from the factory, cores that are not 100% functional, i.e defects. There is one line for a family, the luckiest ones have the maximum number of cores and $$$, the rest are lower but still functional on the advertised cores.

Re: dmesg - cpu, smt, core, package

2022-02-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
I see in the AMD spec that I have a 4 core CPU, no *-threading. So it is 4 core, 4 threads, no multi, simultaneous, hyper, etc. Still the sysctl hw.ncpuonline reports 2, but it found 4 and top displays CPU0 and CPU2 only ( that is 2). I am aware that each pair of cores is using a shared FPU. My

Re: dmesg - cpu, smt, core, package

2022-02-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
> ... gaps ... What gaps are you referring to? The ones in dmesg for Intel in OP? Also the smt is from simultaneous multithreading? top also has a strange report, but i think is is known. sysctl hw. has 2 cpu online from 4 found. load averages: 0.37, 0.43, 0.21

Re: dmesg - cpu, smt, core, package

2022-02-09 Thread Mihai Popescu
$ dmesg | grep smt cpu0: smt 0, core 0, package 0 cpu1: smt 1, core 0, package 0 cpu2: smt 0, core 1, package 0 cpu3: smt 1, core 1, package 0 for AMD A8-5500B APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, 3194.46 MHz, 15-10-01 What could be the "smt" thing?

Re: apu2e4 intermittent network freeze

2022-01-31 Thread Mihai Popescu
> Hrvoje Popovski wrote: > It would be great that em(4) have multiqueue support, that box with veb(4) > and >"parallel forwarding" diff on tech@ would kick ass :) I've seen many hardware projects like this, where they say it is open design and for open source. Try to find and arm board with

Re: radeondrm / radeon 8570

2022-01-31 Thread Mihai Popescu
Please try to run firefox from a terminal to be able to see more output messages. It could be that the card is broken, I've seen cards where the basic graphics functions where fine, but they went crazy each time advanced graphics was used. Here is my integrated video infos, and everything is

Re: pkg_add -u fails with "failed to open CA file '/etc/ssl/cert.pem': Permission denied"

2022-01-24 Thread Mihai Popescu
> Please reconsider my suggestion made on 2022-01-14: Everybody wants to be a dev.

Re: pkg_add -u fails with "failed to open CA file '/etc/ssl/cert.pem': Permission denied"

2022-01-14 Thread Mihai Popescu
| This happens on 2 OpenBSD hosts. On 5 others there is no such problem. Do you have an explanation why the 2 host out of 7 are behaving different? I don't find it "reasonable" that 2 host out of 7 manifest some different behavior on their own.

Re: Doku Wiki femail?

2022-01-03 Thread Mihai Popescu
> It is an old less-secure practice ... I use to think about security as secure / insecure (not secure). Is it ok to use grades like less secure, more secure, etc.? Thanks.

Re: Disk partition not recognized

2021-12-22 Thread Mihai Popescu
I am not sure you can find someone who knows (almost) everything about disks and partitions even on OpenBSD area. There are so many "standards" and "methods" that the utilities got their names in time: fdisk - %#@& disk dd - destroy disk disklabel - diskbabel But maybe I am mistaken.

Re: lm(4) temperature

2021-11-27 Thread Mihai Popescu
>> OK, with expectations adjusted, >> does anyone know what the three numbers >> are _supposed_ to be? >> I guess you are talking about those numbers: > dev/ic/lm78var.h talks about Temperature 1, 2, 3; The 1,2,3 are the corresponding ports from the chip itself, there are 3 ports for temperature

Re: lm(4) temperature

2021-11-22 Thread Mihai Popescu
> it looks like it goes to the LX memory controller. So it must be the temperature of the board itself, more or less. Looking at the LX Geode processor specs, the memory controller is integrated in the CPU. So looking again at the pins names (AL17, AK17), it looks like there is a diode inside the

Re: lm(4) temperature

2021-11-22 Thread Mihai Popescu
ALIX.1E has schematics available. W83627HF has specifications available too. >From the W83627HF one can see there are 3 ports for temperature monitoring: PIN# | PURPOSE | FUNCTION 102 | VTIN3 | Temperature sensor 3 input (used for CPU2 temperature) 103 | VTIN2 | Temperature sensor 2 input

Re: adding firmware during installation

2021-11-16 Thread Mihai Popescu
You didn't say what you used for boot, but I guess it is minirootXX.img. Use installXX.img or installXX.iso - I don't remember what is the difference between them or what is the purpose for each one, I didn't used them in years. Those images contain the sets and you can proceed with full disk

X.org segmentation fault - snapshot amd64

2021-11-12 Thread Mihai Popescu
I was running some ordinary site on chromium, when all stopped and I was returned to xenodm login window. /var/log/Xorg.log.0.old [21.456] (WW) checkDevMem: failed to open /dev/xf86 and /dev/mem (Operation not permitted) Check that you have set 'machdep.allowaperture=1' in /etc/sysctl.conf

snapshot install stuck at fw_update

2021-10-25 Thread Mihai Popescu
Old snapshot working fine at first run, installing all fw_update needed packages: Build date: 1635104269 - Sun Oct 24 19:37:49 UTC 2021 Last snapshot, stuck at fw_update, not installing. Using manual fw_update works fine after that. Build date: 1635178887 - Mon Oct 25 16:21:27 UTC 2021 After

Re: pkg_add still reporting incorrect actions

2021-10-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 11:55 PM Chris Bennett < cpb_m...@bennettconstruction.us> wrote: > On Sat, Oct 09, 2021 at 09:53:46PM +0300, Mihai Popescu wrote: > > I am running amd64-current from snapshots. I am installing a lot of > > packages using pkg_add -vV pkg1 pkg2 ... >

pkg_add still reporting incorrect actions

2021-10-09 Thread Mihai Popescu
I am running amd64-current from snapshots. I am installing a lot of packages using pkg_add -vV pkg1 pkg2 ... I got some strange reports, see below. This is the third email about this, maybe isn't it a big deal. [output cut] libreoffice-7.2.1.2v0:postgresql-client-13.4p0: 121/145

Re: /etc/resolv.conf nameservers order

2021-09-07 Thread Mihai Popescu
Some details for my issue ... I have a Mikrotik hAPac2 as a router, and it serves the DHCP ip addresses. In Mikrotik interface I put the following DNS servers, in this order: 1.1.1.1 1.0.0.1 The client is running OpenBSD-current from snapshots, amd64, asking for ip address on a single ethernet

/etc/resolv.conf nameservers order

2021-09-07 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, Is there a reason or more for the reverse order of nameservers present in the /etc/resolv.conf compared to what dhcp server is offering? The man page for resolv.conf tells the servers are asked in the listed order and right now my file has the secondary DNS server listed first, then the

Re: SHA256 FAIL for miniroot69.img on ftp2.eu.openbsd.org

2021-08-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
It's snapshots/amd64

SHA256 FAIL for miniroot69.img on ftp2.eu.openbsd.org

2021-08-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
I did some download from [1] and the SHA256 for miniroot69.img is FAIL. The files with _obsd trails are from [2] and they are verified OK. Build date: 1628609840 - Tue Aug 10 15:37:20 UTC 2021 [1] https://ftp2.eu.openbsd.org/ [2] https://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/ $ sha256 -C SHA256

Re: pkg_add multiple package install weird output

2021-07-07 Thread Mihai Popescu
I have another instance of this, maybe someone can look if it really is of interest. Somehow, the current package name is messed up. geda-0.1p1:gerbv-2.7.0p0: 184/194 geda-0.1p1:tcl-8.5.19p4: 185/199 geda-0.1p1:tk-8.5.19p1: 186/199 geda-0.1p1:gtkglext-1.2.0.20191219: 187/199 geda-0.1p1:gd-2.3.2:

Re: snapshot miniroot69.img not bootable anymore

2021-07-04 Thread Mihai Popescu
Update: the issue was solved by one of the developers. It looks like the wrong partition was marked active on the USB stick, partition zero instead of 3. It can be done manually with fdisk. And yes, the non-EFI boot is affected only. All the actions was fast. Thank you.

Re: snapshot miniroot69.img not bootable anymore

2021-07-04 Thread Mihai Popescu
I tried another USB disk with newer snapshots, same problem, the image does not boot Using drive 0, partition 0 Nos-system disk Press any key to reboot. Is it something changed? Thanks

snapshot miniroot69.img not bootable anymore

2021-06-29 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I was using miniroot69.img to create an USB bootable stick using the FAQ method: dd if=miniroot69.img of=/dev/rsd1c bs=1m When I boot, using this USB stick i get this: Using drive 0, partition 0 Nos-system disk Press any key to reboot. I tried another USB stick, same problem. Old images

snapshot odds: mail for root and xenodm

2021-03-25 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I just installed an amd64 snapshot and spotted 2 odd things. I see there is a mail for root, but when i run mail command i get the text No mail for root. The other is I login in xenodm to use cwm for the fisrt time after install and the xenodm is restarted. Second login and future logins

Window Manager performance impact on applications

2021-03-03 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, Technically speaking, is it possible for a window manager to have a performance impact on running applications in the GUI area? Real case: i had to run firefox very fast on a fresh snapshot install, so i used the default fvwm instead of cwm. The graphical response is instant, much much

Re: baresip-gtk

2021-02-24 Thread Mihai Popescu
> How do you use baresip-gtk? If I recall correctly, all you get is an icon in the system tray bar if you have one. You can click there and get a not very rich GUI.

DHCP client always no lease message but got IP

2021-02-19 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, Most recent snaphots. amd64, DHCP client for interface is always displaying no lease . sleeping. It actually gets the IP address, but this message is always there. I tried with more routers, same thing. Thanks

Re: auto-boot

2021-01-25 Thread Mihai Popescu
That short with a metallic wire was just for quick check. It is not recommended for prolonged usage! It will block any communication on the RS232 cable. For future usage you still need a resistor.

Re: FDE disk setup instructions are misleading when installing from USB

2021-01-24 Thread Mihai Popescu
> I am therefore extremely grateful to Cullum Smith and the other "OpenBSD on a > laptop" howtos for making it feasible to get this far. Go get grateful on that blog's address and stop spamming here, please. Your point is totally wrong. Totally!

Re: auto-boot

2021-01-21 Thread Mihai Popescu
Correction: pin 3 and pin 5 must be connected.

Re: auto-boot

2021-01-21 Thread Mihai Popescu
[ ... ] That serial port is a plug (male connector), so not so easy to put resistors on it. Plug the null modem cable in it, so you will get a socket (female connector) on the other. Grab the socket from the other end, and stick a plain metallic wire in pin 5 (GND) and 2 (RXD). Then check your

pkg_add multiple package install weird output

2021-01-18 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, I use to run pkg_add with multiple package names, something like: pkg_add -vV gimp libreoffice geeqie audacity inkscape vlc mupdf I am sure gimp is ahead of vlc in the command line. I saw something strange in output: [ ... ] gimp-2.10.22p1:aalib-1.4p7: 63/78 gimp-2.10.22p1:OpenEXR-2.5.4:

snapshot kernel panic related to radeondrm missing firmware

2021-01-12 Thread Mihai Popescu
I took the chance and installed from a recent snapshot - 12.01.2021. I got a kernel panic at first boot after install, related to missing firmware for radeondrm. I disabled the radeondrm then the boot process was fine and I installed radeondrm firmware by hand. At the next boot everything was fine

Re: -current amd64 packages not updated? Impatient or broken?

2021-01-10 Thread Mihai Popescu
> While at it, link /bin/ls to /bin/rm An Apple fanboy trying to look 1337 in a linux style on an OpenBSD mailing list. Impressive not.

Re: phonetics on OpenBSD: IPA transcription

2021-01-08 Thread Mihai Popescu
> I mostly use macOS for that now [...] I think it's better to stay on that system only, and avoid spamming misc with your cross-breeding experiments. Seriously now.

Re: -current amd64 packages not updated? Impatient or broken?

2021-01-07 Thread Mihai Popescu
I was in the same situation, impatient to have a 2021 snapshot. Dirty hint: the .hk mirror still has the base part from 2020! But try it as a last option, the folks there are not so bandwidth fortunate. After installing the base, please switch /etc/installurl to something more suitable as

Re: RISC-V and OpenBSD

2020-12-09 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 8:21 PM Theo de Raadt wrote: > Mihai Popescu wrote: > > > On Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 7:57 PM Claudio Jeker > > wrote: > > > > > On Wed, Dec 09, 2020 at 05:30:48PM +0200, Mihai Popescu wrote: > > > > Would it be

Re: RISC-V and OpenBSD

2020-12-09 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 7:57 PM Claudio Jeker wrote: > On Wed, Dec 09, 2020 at 05:30:48PM +0200, Mihai Popescu wrote: > > Would it be interesting from the OpenBSD point of view [1] ? > > > > [1] http://www.micromagic.com/news/RISCv-Fastest_PR.pdf > > No, this is

RISC-V and OpenBSD

2020-12-09 Thread Mihai Popescu
Would it be interesting from the OpenBSD point of view [1] ? [1] http://www.micromagic.com/news/RISCv-Fastest_PR.pdf

Re: OpenBSD on Raspberry Pi 4

2020-12-04 Thread Mihai Popescu
> I've managed to [...] Others too. Try to read a...@openbsd.org or arm-openbsd on MARC [1]. [1] https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-arm

Re: PayPal pool for developer M1 Mac mini for OpenBSD port

2020-12-02 Thread Mihai Popescu
I have only good wishes for the project, but I still don't get one thing: why do some people start to behave oddly whenever Apple comes into discussion. They are doing a proprietary thing, closed as hell, no documentation and so on. Why is this impulse to write code for such a thing. Just asking

Re: sndiod -F does not switch to device

2020-11-22 Thread Mihai Popescu
https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc=158436621701274=2

Re: [SPAM] Re: APU4 hardware network interfaces tied together

2020-11-17 Thread Mihai Popescu
> The combination of the computer and switch together can be considered a router. I have Mikrotik hAP ac2 in test for a few days. That is exactly something like this, 4 cores ARM for routing, switch attached for vlan'ed interfaces, plus wifi. And it is a real charm as performance and price. But

Re: Multiple USB NICs

2020-11-17 Thread Mihai Popescu
Lee Nelson wrote: > If I have multiple USB Ethernet adapters of identical make and model, > how does OpenBSD distinguish them over time. Is this happening to APU with same hardware interfaces, too?

vmm-* missing from http://firmware.openbsd.org/firmware/snapshots/

2020-11-16 Thread Mihai Popescu
Recent snapshot install for amd64, first run reports the missing package from firmware.

Re: APU4 hardware network interfaces tied together

2020-11-16 Thread Mihai Popescu
> bridge(4), and add a vether ... Reading thru man pages I see there are other options: switch, aggr, trunk, etc. I barely understand these, since IP is an ugly business. My intention is to replace ISP router with something based on OpenBSD I can configure myself. I see now that APU4 is too much,

Re: Wrong net in vlan

2020-11-15 Thread Mihai Popescu
> What is wrong here? You show info about vlans then suddenly complain about non working dhcpd. Hint: show some dhcpd configs.

APU4 hardware network interfaces tied together

2020-11-15 Thread Mihai Popescu
Hello, In the scenario of building a router with APU4, one interface is for wan, the rest of three are free to use. What is the most sane and performance wise ( CPU load, interface load, etc.) way to tie together the remaining three interfaces as a switch, and avoid using one IP class per

Re: memory usage at a given time

2020-11-14 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 12:30 PM Otto Moerbeek wrote: > On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 12:21:30PM +0200, Mihai Popescu wrote: > > [ .. ] > > CPU0: 22.4% user, 0.0% nice, 3.8% sys, 0.6% spin, 0.6% intr, 72.7% > idle > > CPU1: 21.2% user, 0.0% nice, 3.0% sys, 0.2% spin,

Re: memory usage at a given time

2020-11-14 Thread Mihai Popescu
On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 9:29 AM Otto Moerbeek wrote: > > > vmstat only swows pi an po, pages paged in and out, not swap usage. > > For sysyat: the vmstat view does not show swap usage, but it does show > paging/swap traffic. The swap view does (per swap device), as does the > uvm view

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