Re: Suspend/resume does not work on Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen laptop

2021-03-22 Thread Raymond, David
s/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x1-carbon-20bs-20bt/20bs/parts/display/compatible > > On 3/22/2021 4:34 PM, Raymond, David wrote: >> This is odd, as I have 3 X1 laptops, gens 1, 4, and 5 and >> suspend/resume works fine on all of them. However, I am s

Re: Suspend/resume does not work on Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen laptop

2021-03-22 Thread Raymond, David
This is odd, as I have 3 X1 laptops, gens 1, 4, and 5 and suspend/resume works fine on all of them. However, I am still on openbsd-6.8. Dave Raymond On 3/22/21, Mark Hesselink wrote: > Hi, > > I'm sending the below bug report to misc@openbsd.org as I have > deliberately not configured my

Re: home printer

2021-02-07 Thread Raymond, David
I use an HP Color Laser Jet Pro MFP M283fdw on OpenBSD and it works well with cups. The generic postscript driver works with it on cups, so openbsd lpd should work as well. HP also has some cheaper monochrome laser printers in the same line. Dave Raymond On 2/7/21, Jan Stary wrote: > On Sep

Re: chromium has troubles showing videos from youtube

2020-11-10 Thread Raymond, David
Regarding youtube videos on chromium, I had the same problem on the epiphany browser. The solution in that case was to install optional gstreamer packages. I don't know if all of these are required: gstreamer-0.10.36p13 framework for streaming media gstreamer-ffmpeg-0.10.13p16 ffmpeg element

filters in OpenBSD in printing

2020-10-19 Thread Raymond, David
Questions about lpr printing: I tried putting a filter that drives an HP Deskjet printer (works with lprng on linux) as an output filter in printcap and it didn't work. Would it be more proper to put it as an input filter? I am still on version 6.7 of the OS. (I saw a recent post indicating

Re: OpenBSD X support for big resolution monitors

2020-08-24 Thread Raymond, David
I am running openbsd on a laptop with 2560x1440 pixels and X11 handles this just fine. However, I do reduce the effective resolution to 1600x900 to avoid the tiny font problem. I add the following (named 10-screen.conf) to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d, however you can do this on the fly with programs

email attachments in firefox

2020-08-21 Thread Raymond, David
I noticed that trying to load an attachment to Gmail in Firefox leads to a basically empty menu for selecting the file to be loaded? What gives? Is this something to do with pledge/unveil? Is there a way to do this? Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http

Re: AMD Ryzen

2020-06-25 Thread Raymond, David
I have several Ryzen 3 and Ryzen 7 systems running OpenBSD 6.6 and 6.7, and they work great. 6.6 had some minor issues with Ryzen 3 graphics but these appear to be resolved in 6.7. Dave Raymond On 6/23/20, Joe Barnett wrote: > On 2020-06-23 08:56, Gregory Edigarov wrote: >> Hello, >> >> Can

Re: Sysupgrade fails with "cannot create SHA256.sig: Permission denied"

2020-06-17 Thread Raymond, David
Bingo! You are right on, as /home is an nfs mount. Unmounting it allows sysupgrade to work. Thanks! Dave Raymond On 6/17/20, Florian Obser wrote: > Wild guess, /home is an nfs mount or mounted read-only? That's not going to > work unfortunately. > > > On 17 June 2020 22:23:13

Sysupgrade fails with "cannot create SHA256.sig: Permission denied"

2020-06-17 Thread Raymond, David
home internet provider. Any hints? Might there be some protocol that is blocked by the university network? When I boot bsd.rd directly (after having been locally verified), the upgrade works fine. Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://kestrel.nmt.edu/~raymond

Re: Problems with clementine music player with 6.7

2020-06-04 Thread Raymond, David
I like clementine as well but it disappeared from the compiled ports going from 6.5 to 6.6. I went to musique, which is much simpler but does the job. I haven't migrated to 6.7 yet. Dave Raymond On 6/4/20, Why 42? The lists account. wrote: > > Hi All, > > My preferred music player application

Re: Help, i want to ask if my Asus Vivobook Ryzen 3 , Vega 3 can run openbsd

2020-05-25 Thread Raymond, David
I run Vega 3 graphics on desktops. There are a few quirks, the most important being to turn off the hardware cursor. If I read the upgrade notice for 6.7 correctly, the cursor problem may be fixed in that version. Don't know about wireless. You may have to get a usb wireless dongle. I had

Re: dynamic dns updates for clients in my home network?

2020-04-25 Thread Raymond, David
I use dnsmasq (an openbsd package) on the gateway for my lab ethernet network and it works great with minimal configuration as a local DNS server. At home I have a Synology wireless router which does the same as long as you tell it to make DNS reservations. Your mileage may vary with cheaper

Re: chattr on OpenBSD???

2020-04-17 Thread Raymond, David
Hmm... Why would I want e2fsprogs on OpenBSD??? Oh, I see, libreoffice drags it in. One more thing I wish I could dispense with. Dave On 4/17/20, Bryan Steele wrote: > On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 09:11:15AM -0600, Raymond, David wrote: >> I noticed that chattr exists on OpenBSD. The

chattr on OpenBSD???

2020-04-17 Thread Raymond, David
I noticed that chattr exists on OpenBSD. The man page says it applies to Linux file systems (ext* etc). Two questions: 1. Does this also apply to OpenBSD's fast file system? (The man page would suggest not.) 2. If not, is it of any use on OpenBSD? -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu

Re: GNU+Linux corporate takeover, was: Wine for OpenBSD?

2020-04-14 Thread Raymond, David
Amen to all that. Arch Linux worked for me for many years, but the Arch philosophy of adopting bleeding edge software has become increasingly difficult to deal with, given the corporate takeover of Linux. Started out with BSD in the early days, moved to Slackware, Debian, and then Arch. Finally

Re: Iridium vs Chromium

2020-04-12 Thread Raymond, David
Theo, Thanks for your explanations. I appreciate the efforts of you and your colleagues in keeping OpenBSD as up to date and secure as possible. That is one of the main reasons I am using it. Dave Raymond On 4/12/20, Theo de Raadt wrote: > Raymond, David wrote: > >> That said

Re: Iridium vs Chromium

2020-04-12 Thread Raymond, David
My problem with iridium is that it is based on an older version of chromium and I am not sure that they keep up with inevitable flow of security fixes. That said, I am a bit nervous about OpenBSD's lags in keeping up with browser security fixes. (I'm not criticizing -- I understand that OpenBSD

More on wscons/X11 problem

2020-04-03 Thread Raymond, David
I am trying to install X11 on a new machine (Zotac box running quad core Celeron with Intel HD graphics). X11 fails to launch with a message about not being able to find a console driver, as the Xorg log file shows below: [ 199.973] (==) Log file:

X11 fails to start on Zotac box

2020-03-31 Thread Raymond, David
I am trying to get X11 working on a Zotac box with a quad core Celeron processor, ZBOX-CI323NANO with "Intel HD graphics" (no further info). No dice. Starting xenodm from boot results in a hang with a blank screen. Running startx after boot produces some output to stderr and an Xorg log file

Re: Help: System hang/Lockup using snapshots on Intel i5 NUC?

2020-03-06 Thread Raymond, David
You might try an alternate desktop/window manager such as lxqt or icewm and see if the problem persists. When I tried XFCE on my X1 carbon laptop, XFCE was not so nice, though I can't remember the details at this point. Dave Raymond On 3/5/20, Why 42? The lists account. wrote: > > Hi All, > >

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-25 Thread Raymond, David
On my X1 Carbon running openbsd 6.6, the console works fine with the non-X version of emacs except that the meta key is not set. One can emulate the meta key by typing escape followed by x, but this is a pain. Maybe there is some mechanism for setting the alt key to meta in emacs on consoles,

Re: Purging a wifi connection

2020-02-22 Thread Raymond, David
Thanks for the heads up on current vs 6.6. On 2/22/20, Stefan Sperling wrote: > On Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 07:40:23PM -0700, Raymond, David wrote: >> Thanks, I will give that a try. > > Also 'ifconfig nwid' still works and will override any join commands. > > Details are in

Re: Purging a wifi connection

2020-02-21 Thread Raymond, David
Thanks, I will give that a try. On 2/21/20, Stuart Henderson wrote: > On 2020-02-21, Raymond, David wrote: >> I have a problem when I have two wifi services available, say, a hotel >> wifi and my cellphone hotspot. Suppose I put the hotel wifi in my >> hostname.xxx

Purging a wifi connection

2020-02-21 Thread Raymond, David
I have a problem when I have two wifi services available, say, a hotel wifi and my cellphone hotspot. Suppose I put the hotel wifi in my hostname.xxx file and run sh /etc/netstart and I don't like the results. Removing the hotel wifi from the hostname file, replacing it with my hotspot wifi, and

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

2020-02-05 Thread Raymond, David
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 scanning on HP printers that have this function. I have connected them

Realtek ethernet connection failing

2020-01-18 Thread Raymond, David
ror typically occurs after the job is running for 12-24 hrs. Any suggestions for better diagnostics welcomed. Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://physics.nmt.edu/~raymond associative cpu7: DTLB 64 4KB entries fully associative, 64 4MB entries fully associative cpu7: sm

Re: SSIZE_MAX

2020-01-16 Thread Raymond, David
SSIZE_MAX or could this be a bug? I am handling partial reads and writes correctly as far as I can see. Chopping big writes into chunks smaller than 32000 seems to solve the problem. Dave On 1/16/20, Martin Wanvik wrote: > tor. 16. jan. 2020 kl. 14:52 skrev Raymond, David : >&g

Re: SSIZE_MAX

2020-01-16 Thread Raymond, David
Yes, my code deals with the short reads and writes. On 1/16/20, Otto Moerbeek wrote: > On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 06:48:30AM -0700, Raymond, David wrote: > >> Hmm >> >> Thought I found a 2^15 -1 version of SSIZE_MAX in the includes, but I >> guess I was mistaken. &

Re: SSIZE_MAX

2020-01-16 Thread Raymond, David
Hmm Thought I found a 2^15 -1 version of SSIZE_MAX in the includes, but I guess I was mistaken. The real issue is whether doing write(2) to a TCP/IP socket bigger than 2^15 - 1 bytes causes problems. I am not very experienced in this area. Dave Raymond On 1/15/20, Bryan Steele wrote: >>

SSIZE_MAX

2020-01-15 Thread Raymond, David
I am confused about SSIZE_MAX and read(2)/write(2). The POSIX SSIZE_MAX is something like 2^15 -1. This seems to be a real limitation when writing to a TCP/IP socket, as I learned from experience. However, much larger reads and writes seem to be possible to files and UNIX sockets (pipes). This

Re: Question about "Game of Trees"

2020-01-14 Thread Raymond, David
Thanks, that helps. On 1/14/20, Stefan Sperling wrote: > On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 05:37:55PM -0700, Raymond, David wrote: >> Quick question: Can got (Game of Trees) be used on an existing git >> repository or does it require a fresh start? >> >> Dave > > Comma

Question about "Game of Trees"

2020-01-14 Thread Raymond, David
Quick question: Can got (Game of Trees) be used on an existing git repository or does it require a fresh start? Dave -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://physics.nmt.edu/~raymond

Re: What is you motivational to use OpenBSD

2020-01-10 Thread Raymond, David
Why do I like openbsd? I used linux for several decades and it has become harder and harder to keep up with gratuitous changes and to keep my 20+ machines running and updated. The last straw was usb mounting being broken in the linux kernel for 6 months. Really! The whole linux enterprise

Re: Odd /tmp behavior

2020-01-08 Thread Raymond, David
Thanks for the input on softdep. I read a lot on the pros and cons. This certainly pushes me in the "con" direction. I forgot to mention that I am using 6.6 stable, not current, so the latest updates to softdep shouldn't be an issue. Dave Raymond On 1/8/20, Jan Stary wrote: > On Jan 08

Odd /tmp behavior

2020-01-07 Thread Raymond, David
. Rebooting cleans out /tmp. I had /tmp mounted with the standard options + softdep. I eliminated softdep and the problem appears to have gone away. Any ideas on what is going on with softdep here? Dmesg shows a long series of "/tmp file system full" messages. Dave Raymond -- David

Re: Readv and writev failing across ethernet

2020-01-06 Thread Raymond, David
p Guenther. I am currently writing a tiny openmpi replacement in Go for the small part of mpi that I actually use. I should be able to explore this issue further and maybe even make my model work. Dave Raymond On 12/24/19, Philip Guenther wrote: > On Tue, Dec 24, 2019 at 8:14 PM Raymond, D

Re: dhcpd and unbound on a small LAN

2020-01-06 Thread Raymond, David
I found unbound hard to use so I went back to dnsmasq (a package on OpenBSD), which I had used previously on linux. Trivial configuration and it works like a charm in providing DNS service for local and remote systems behind a NAT firewall. (It gets local information from the host file on the NAT

Re: Readv and writev failing across ethernet

2019-12-24 Thread Raymond, David
. Dave On 12/24/19, Claudio Jeker wrote: > On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 08:17:37AM -0800, Philip Guenther wrote: >> On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 5:04 AM Raymond, David >> wrote: >> >> > The "timeout" error was numerically 60. Curiously, boards with RTL >&g

Re: Readv and writev failing across ethernet

2019-12-23 Thread Raymond, David
The "timeout" error was numerically 60. Curiously, boards with RTL 8111GR chips did not produce these errors, but those with RTL 8111H chips did. Unfortunately, this chipset seems to be in a lot of newer motherboards. I didn't use ktrace/kdump. The openmpi software returned the error presented

Readv and writev failing across ethernet

2019-12-22 Thread Raymond, David
run the GDS components with the enviroment set up like > this. But who knows with a beast like openmpi. > > I'll file a bug report with the PMIx developers, for now I've commited > the update with your input. Thanks! > > Martin > > Am 19.12.19 um 13:48 schrieb Raymond, David: >

Re: [UPDATE] devel/openmpi 4.0.1 -> 4.0.2

2019-12-17 Thread Raymond, David
Martin, I have been using openmpi 4.0.2 on my computer system and I found a bug that is provoked by running a job (a Go program interfaced to the Clang MPI package) on multiple machines connected by ethernet. This crashes the program with the following output:

Re: ttyC0 floods with error messages

2019-12-16 Thread Raymond, David
I get similar stuff on console 1 but not on the others on all my OpenBSD machines. As I use X windows and have clean consoles 2-4 available if necessary, I just ignore it. Dave Raymond On 12/16/19, putridsou...@gmail.com wrote: > The error does not seem to be a faulty mouse and I > don't use

X11 on VEGA graphics

2019-12-09 Thread Raymond, David
3494 hw.setperf=100 hw.vendor=ASRock hw.product=A320M-HDV R4.0 hw.uuid=7085c2bd-52e3--- hw.physmem=7425409024 hw.usermem=7425396736 hw.ncpufound=4 hw.allowpowerdown=1 hw.perfpolicy=manual hw.smt=0 hw.ncpuonline=4 Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://physics.nmt.edu/~raymond

Softdep and noatime

2019-11-30 Thread Raymond, David
in using softdep? On SSDs in particular, is it worth setting noatime to reduce the number of disk writes? Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://physics.nmt.edu/~raymond

Re: T430 power draw unexpectedly high

2019-11-24 Thread Raymond, David
I don't know whether this is pertinent, but I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon (gen 4 I think) which ran the fan at full speed under Linux. A bios update solved this problem. I have converted to OpenBSD (6.6 stable) and the problem has not reappeared. It might be worth checking with Lenovo to see if a

Re: vi in ramdisk?

2019-11-16 Thread Raymond, David
Arch Linux uses nano in its boot drive. Pretty simple, gets the job done. (They also include vi.) Dave Raymond On 11/16/19, Roderick wrote: > > On Sat, 16 Nov 2019, U'll Be King of the Stars wrote: > >> I assumed that the canonical reference for ed was K, "The Unix >> Programming > >

Re: Home NAS

2019-11-15 Thread Raymond, David
migrated to new media as they appear and prove themselves. There is still the possibility of undetected bit rot however... Dave On 11/15/19, Andrew Luke Nesbit wrote: > On 15/11/2019 10:11, gwes wrote: >> On 11/14/19 3:52 PM, Andrew Luke Nesbit wrote: >>> On 15/11/2019 07:44, Ra

Re: Home NAS

2019-11-14 Thread Raymond, David
Andrew, I hadn't heard about file corruption on OpenBSD. It would be good to get to the bottom of this if it occurred. Dave On 11/14/19, U'll Be King of the Stars wrote: > On 15/11/2019 04:45, Raymond, David wrote: >> I have done similar things on Linux for years and am now d

Re: Home NAS

2019-11-14 Thread Raymond, David
I have done similar things on Linux for years and am now doing them on OpenBSD. Sounds like what you want to do can be done with a simple rsync script. OpenBSD ffs (ufs) should be stable, it has been around for decades in various incarnations. I have never noticed bit rot in this system, though

Re: Raid0 max volume size

2019-11-09 Thread Raymond, David
Thanks, that did the trick! Dave On 11/9/19, Otto Moerbeek wrote: > On Sat, Nov 09, 2019 at 08:24:36AM -0700, Raymond, David wrote: > >> Hmmm >> >> On install of openbsd a second, non-boot 4 TB disk was initialized by >> fdisk in the usual way. My intention wa

Re: Raid0 max volume size

2019-11-09 Thread Raymond, David
, but I didn't think one could actually create a file system on the c partition. Is there something I am missing? Dave On 11/9/19, Otto Moerbeek wrote: > On Sat, Nov 09, 2019 at 07:01:02AM -0700, Raymond, David wrote: > >> Does raid0 allow the creation of file systems bigger than th

Raid0 max volume size

2019-11-09 Thread Raymond, David
Does raid0 allow the creation of file systems bigger than the 2 TB limit of ffs? Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://physics.nmt.edu/~raymond

Re: OpenBSD and solid state disks

2019-11-08 Thread Raymond, David
At least with a total failure you know something is wrong, whereas with a functioning but flaky SSD, you could be experiencing a slow drip of bit rot. I guess that this is another possible reason to avoid TLC and QLC drives. Dave On 11/8/19, Chris Cappuccio wrote: > Raymond, David [david.r

Battery widget in lxqt?

2019-11-08 Thread Raymond, David
missing something? Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://physics.nmt.edu/~raymond

Re: Downgrade 6.6 to 6.5

2019-11-04 Thread Raymond, David
, Josh wrote: > Hi Dave, > was it related to the Sx bios functionalities? > > On Sun, Nov 3, 2019 at 11:20 PM Raymond, David > wrote: >> >> I had the fan problem on an X1 5G running linux, but a bios upgrade solved >> it. >> >> Dave Raymond >>

Re: Downgrade 6.6 to 6.5

2019-11-03 Thread Raymond, David
I had the fan problem on an X1 5G running linux, but a bios upgrade solved it. Dave Raymond On 11/3/19, Josh wrote: > hi, > > I've upgraded from 6.5 to 6.6 on my X1 6G and since then, I am unable > to find the reason(s) of the high fan spinning. > Is there a procedure to downgrade to 6.5 or

Re: OpenBSD and solid state disks

2019-11-03 Thread Raymond, David
Thanks for the insight on SSDs -- sounds like there is not much of an issue with modern drives. Dave Raymond On 11/3/19, gwes wrote: > On 11/2/19 4:10 PM, Raymond, David wrote: >> I recently installed OpenBSD on a Lenovo X1 Carbon with a solid state >> drive and it works

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-02 Thread Raymond, David
You might try lyx. This is a front end for latex. You can write without worrying about formatting and come back to that later. Also, when you do the formatting, you don't have to worry about niggling details as in word and its clones. Just declare chapters, sections, etc. Lyx is an OpenBSD

OpenBSD and solid state disks

2019-11-02 Thread Raymond, David
has certain means for addressing this issue, such as fstrim as well as various kernel options. Is there anything I have missed with OpenBSD on this subject? Dave Raymond -- David J. Raymond david.raym...@nmt.edu http://physics.nmt.edu/~raymond