Re: Filling a 4TB Disk with Random Data

2020-06-10 Thread STeve Andre'
Even easier,  have stty status set to ^T, and run dd . When you want to know where you are in the process hit ^T.  Lots (most?) of programs will respond to a SIGINFO request. --STeve Andre' ​ On Jun 10, 2020, 12:48, at 12:48, Luke Small wrote: >if you have access to packages, you co

Re: Filling a 4TB Disk with Random Data

2020-06-01 Thread STeve Andre'
is likely to be disastrous. Do this on a test system.  dd is as efficient as it is ruthless.  You can irrevocably damage a system with it. ---STeve Andre' ⁣Sent from BlueMail ​ On Jun 1, 2020, 09:58, at 09:58, Justin Noor wrote: >Hi Misc, > >Has anyone ever filled a 4TB disk with ra

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

2020-05-28 Thread STeve Andre'
If you look at the titles of some of the other "articles" You will see a trend of unhappiness. The author has the right to write such things, just as everyone else has the right to ignore it. --STeve Andre' On May 28, 2020, 00:16, at 00:16, Quantum Robin wrote: >Hi, >

Re: openbsd.org down?

2020-04-13 Thread STeve Andre'
The proper people know already.  It's useless to make further comments.  --STeve Andre' On Apr 13, 2020, 03:14, at 03:14, Ilya Mitrukov wrote: >Hi, >flushing the caches doesn't help and it's still unavailable. > >Does anybody know where to report the issue? >(I'd look

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-02 Thread STeve Andre'
On 2019-11-02 15:07, Antoine Jacoutot wrote: On Sat, Nov 02, 2019 at 03:04:34PM -0400, STeve Andre' wrote: On 2019-11-02 11:00, Oliver Leaver-Smith wrote: Hello, What tools do people find useful for writing on OpenBSD? By writing I mean long form such as novels and technical books

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-02 Thread STeve Andre'
On 2019-11-02 11:00, Oliver Leaver-Smith wrote: Hello, What tools do people find useful for writing on OpenBSD? By writing I mean long form such as novels and technical books, including plot and character development, outlining, and formatting for publishing (not all the same application

Nobody said it yet...

2019-10-18 Thread STeve Andre'
Happy birthday to OpenBSD!

Re: When will OpenBSD become a friendly place for bug reporters?

2019-07-08 Thread STeve Andre'
going to submit a patch you have to build to test the fix! --STeve Andre'

Re: Blind OpenBSD users

2019-05-14 Thread STeve Andre'
rotten through. I don't think we have any other speech synthesis open source software in the ports tree. There is  flite  which works but isn't great. --STeve Andre'

Re: Code of Conduct location

2019-04-28 Thread STeve Andre'
? --STeve Andre'

Can't boot up on -current of thursday

2019-03-08 Thread STeve Andre'
with that to get comparison systems up. Thanks for any clues. --STeve Andre'

Re: TypeO

2018-10-19 Thread STeve Andre'
. In addition, https://undeadly.org/ is good reading, as is http://daemonforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=11 There are others but that should get you started. --STeve Andre'

Re: Going nuts

2018-09-11 Thread STeve Andre'
Thanks very much to Stewart and Josh.  My new little beast is on the net now and everything seems to work.  Now the W541 can go to the hospital as I leave mine. (-; STeve Andre' On Sep 11, 2018, 06:16, at 06:16, Stuart Henderson wrote: >On 2018-09-11, STeve Andre' wrote: >> My ma

Going nuts

2018-09-11 Thread STeve Andre'
to normal items. Thank you all... STeve Andre'

Re: Lesser evil

2018-09-04 Thread STeve Andre'
On 09/04/18 20:04, Heinz Kampmann wrote: -- *Gesendet:* Dienstag, 04. September 2018 um 23:00 Uhr *Von:* "STeve Andre'" *An:* "Kevin Chadwick" , misc@openbsd.org *Betreff:* Re: Lesser evil On 09/04/18 09:09, Kevin Chadwick wrote: Um, maybe I'm no

Re: Lesser evil

2018-09-04 Thread STeve Andre'
a risk. --STeve Andre'

Re: Lesser evil

2018-09-03 Thread STeve Andre'
On 09/03/18 14:42, - - wrote: Hello all, I am running OpenBSD on my desktop, which is suitable for 99% of my needs. However I have to run certain proprietary software, which is available on Linux, Mac OSX and Windows. I cannot decide which of the three would be a "lesser evil" to run in

Re: Installed current on top of FAT32 flash, Recover old filesystem??

2018-07-17 Thread STeve Andre'
? Thanks, I hope, Chris Bennett https://www.r-studio.com/ This is software I have used in the past to deal with disk disasters. It's about $80 the last time I used it but it worked pretty well. Good luck. If you find some other method, let misc@ know. --STeve Andre'

Re: Hard disk controller not recognized

2018-02-12 Thread STeve Andre'
to use that. Your IT department might have figured out how to interfere with that too, but that might be a solution. You'd have to keep that external disk and its interface with you, but at least you could use OpenBSD. --STeve Andre'

Re: Writing "ones" instead of "zeroes" when wiping disk

2018-01-11 Thread STeve Andre'
writes aren't going to touch those. If you encrypt the disk I question how much value a few encrypted sectors would be to anyone. Worry far more over lost usb sticks or portable usb disks. That's a far bigger problem. STeve Andre' Sent with AquaMail for Android http://www.aqua-mail.com

Re: fsck: CANNOT READ: BLK 4235468160

2018-01-06 Thread STeve Andre'
be a problem too. Try wiggling the cable disk the disk stable and see if you can produce errors. Try doing a read with that USB hardware on another disk, too. That will tell you something. I'll bet that the disk is bad. If it stops producing errors, don't forgive it! Get a new one. --STeve Andre

Guess what today is

2017-10-18 Thread STeve Andre'
Happy birthday to OpenBSD--22 years old!

Trying to burn a 4.5G dvd

2017-07-04 Thread STeve Andre'
this and a scan of marc.info and faq aren't helping. Clues? I'm pinched for time. Thanks... --STeve Andre'

Re: Limits on OBSD amd64

2017-05-26 Thread STeve Andre'
RAM to fsck"... and ZFS ? 0 bytes. On a 10T disk I created an 8T file with dd=/dev/zero of=bff. I didn't test it, but saw that I had the correct amount of space left. --STeve Andre'

Re: list all system users, eg. _x11

2017-05-06 Thread STeve Andre'
ight get you started? --STeve Andre'

Re: Etnernal & infernal browser woes

2017-04-28 Thread STeve Andre'
e the days of a 2G web browsing system, mostly. I have a 32G thinkpad and make sure limits are ramped up to absurd limits. Is is slower? Sure, but I'll take that over a faster, diseased system any time. OpenBSD will improve. Windows will not. --STeve Andre'

Re: Load average changed in 6.1?

2017-04-24 Thread STeve Andre'
g load avs on different versions is a bit like comparing apples to spark plugs. --STeve Andre'

Can't install -current on a Dell precision t3500

2017-02-13 Thread STeve Andre'
. I'm missing something with regards the size of the disk? Probably I'm forgetting to include something relevant but I've been dealing with this last night and am tired. Clues? Thanks to all -- STeve Andre' dmesg OpenBSD 6.0-current (RAMDISK_CD) #164: Sun Feb 12 14:02:22 MST 2017 dera...@amd64.op

Re: Laptop Recommendations?

2016-11-10 Thread STeve Andre'
, etc. --STeve Andre

Re: Dell R930 server

2016-11-06 Thread STeve Andre'
ore.S and pmap.c Philip Guenther Thanks for the explanation of the memory limit. I'm not needing a system with more than 512G yet, but how much of a project would it be to dynamically expand to whatever? --STeve Andre'

Happy Birthday

2016-10-18 Thread STeve Andre'
Happy Birthday to OpenBSD. Hey, it's 21. It can drink in Michigan now!

Re: i386 or amd64?

2016-09-20 Thread STeve Andre'
ut have kept because of their quality. But they do have the 3G problem. So look forwards at 65-bit. I don't think you'll look back. --STeve Andre'

Re: Building OpenBSD 6.0 -stable - Error

2016-09-03 Thread STeve Andre'
n you find a problem, wait, and try again. Repeat if needed. --STeve Andre'

Strange problem with symlink usage in apache2 / wordpress-4.5.3

2016-08-28 Thread STeve Andre'
0037 comments talk of stuff I already verified. I'm certainly willing to do more work on this--I'd appreciate any ideas on what to test. I've never seen an error like this before... Right now I feel uncomfortably dumb. Thanks for ideas... --STeve Andre'

Re: Recent package archives?

2016-08-21 Thread STeve Andre'
On 08/21/16 17:29, Stuart Henderson wrote: On 2016-08-21, STeve Andre' <and...@msu.edu> wrote: Does anyone have archives of recent amd64 snapshot packages? I blew my aug-09 set away and I'd like libreoffice back. Anyone? (And yes, I know it's always a gamble to mismatch pa

Re: Recent package archives?

2016-08-20 Thread STeve Andre'
On 08/21/16 01:01, bytevolc...@safe-mail.net wrote: STeve Andre' wrote: Does anyone have archives of recent amd64 snapshot packages? I blew my aug-09 set away and I'd like libreoffice back. Anyone? (And yes, I know it's always a gamble to mismatch packages and the OS) Thanks, STeve

Recent package archives?

2016-08-20 Thread STeve Andre'
Does anyone have archives of recent amd64 snapshot packages? I blew my aug-09 set away and I'd like libreoffice back. Anyone? (And yes, I know it's always a gamble to mismatch packages and the OS) Thanks, STeve Andre'

Re: problem trying to import a 3.4m database with phpmyadmin

2016-08-15 Thread STeve Andre'
...) --STeve Andre' On 08/15/16 05:41, STeve Andre' wrote: This is on an amd64 -current system updated/compiled as of Aug 8 7am; using the 8/13 packages. I'm trying to use phpMyAdmin to import a database into maria. in /etc/php-5.6ini I've set memory_limit to 256m, post_max_size to 16m

problem trying to import a 3.4m database with phpmyadmin

2016-08-15 Thread STeve Andre'
ted but I always get the 2M max notice. Any ideas? I'm pressed for time on this, sigh. Pointers would be much appreciated. --STeve Andre'

Interesting error message from disk testing

2016-06-28 Thread STeve Andre'
is it? It might be useful to indicate where the error occurred? This is the second of three disks to be tested. It's connected to a Thermaltake USB 3.0 disk enclosure. Thanks for any pointers. --STeve Andre'

Re: Is it possible and not unadvisable to make /src with the -O3 option?...

2016-06-16 Thread STeve Andre'
, but that shouldn't stop you. Hint: start reading about compilers. --STeve Andre' On 06/16/16 11:12, Luke Small wrote: Eh, I run it on a VM. I could copy one and somehow locate all the -O2's and replace them with -O3's in the files. I'd probably have to write a program to do it, unless

Mod_rewrite.so use

2016-05-17 Thread STeve Andre'
Sorry not my usual mail program Sent with AquaMail for Android http://www.aqua-mail.com --- Forwarded message --- From: STeve Andre' <and...@msu.edu> Date: May 17, 2016 4:16:13 PM Subject: Mod_rewrite.so use I am creating a Web server using apache2. For the moment I need to use it. To

Re: support new

2016-02-09 Thread STeve Andre'
On 02/09/16 07:41, Ingo Schwarze wrote: Hi, William Mimart wrote on Mon, Feb 08, 2016 at 08:36:59PM +0100: 0 C FRANCE P Normandie T Rouen Z 76000 O mimart.info Sorry, but this doesn't make any sense to me. This entry wouldn't be related to OpenBSD at all. It seems to be something about

Re: Pledge problem in tsort?

2016-01-09 Thread STeve Andre'
On 01/09/16 07:46, Sebastien Marie wrote: On Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 03:40:08AM -0500, STeve Andre' wrote: I got the following error below after updating my tree about 02:42 am Jan 9 EST. Amd64 -current. I don't see anything special the the -current update faq. Are others seeing this? --STeve

Pledge problem in tsort?

2016-01-09 Thread STeve Andre'
I got the following error below after updating my tree about 02:42 am Jan 9 EST. Amd64 -current. I don't see anything special the the -current update faq. Are others seeing this? --STeve Andre' building shared crypto library (version 37.0) cc -shared -fpic -o libcrypto.so.37.0 `lorder

Re: Is OpenSMTPD worthy of OpenBSD inclusion?

2015-10-05 Thread STeve Andre'
You obviously never lived through the sendmail era. The smtpd code is very good. Bugs happen, and how the creators of a program react to them is what matters. The qualsys results were promptly dealt with. I don't think there is much to discuss other than diffs that further the project. STeve

Package for taking a picture

2015-06-15 Thread STeve Andre'
great that the ports tree has gotten so big that you can't remember it all. ;-) Something to take a pic and put it in a file would be OK. --STeve Andre'

Re: hp laptop with nvidia - slow X11

2015-06-15 Thread STeve Andre'
a little hardware poking on the 286, a long time ago. It's isn't simple. I also hope it was written under a reasonable license. Once nouveau stabilizes (I have no idea of its current state), someone may get the interest to port it. Maybe. But as of right now, it ought to be avoided. --STeve

Major improvement in CPU temperatures for -current

2015-06-13 Thread STeve Andre'
came into the tree. If you can run -current on your laptop, you should consider it. It really is amazing. Later I will try to get a test jig in place such that I can measure current draw and compare, but heat == power, so I'm sure it's a success. Thank you Philip, et al! --STeve Andre' ps: more

Re: New LibreSSL mailing lists

2015-06-04 Thread STeve Andre'
On 06/03/15 22:23, Doug Hogan wrote: We have two new lists for LibreSSL: libre...@openbsd.org - public list for technical discussion about LibreSSL on any operating system. libressl-secur...@openbsd.org - private list for reporting severe vulnerabilities in OpenSSL or LibreSSL to the core

Re: OpenBSD on Dell m4800 -- Anybody tried it?

2015-04-15 Thread STeve Andre'
a way to test it. --STeve Andre' On 04/15/15 14:28, Shaun Reiger wrote: Hi Ray, I haven't used a Dell Precision M4800 with OBSD yet, but I found that under PCBSD it should work. Given OBSD has very good laptop support I believe everything should be detected. I have included a link to the PCBSD

Suggestion for the 5.7 page

2015-03-14 Thread STeve Andre'
addition to that, I think. --STeve Andre'

Re: What's wrong with script(1)?

2015-01-29 Thread STeve Andre'
was useful. Lastly if you don't want to see them make an alias of cat/more with output going through tr(1) and you'll never see them again. That's the beauty of this world--you have little tools to make stuff happen the way you want. --STeve Andre'

Re: Following Current / Flag Day

2015-01-26 Thread STeve Andre'
ELF objects. okay guenther@, kettenis@, deraadt@ --STeve Andre'

Re: Following Current / Flag Day

2015-01-26 Thread STeve Andre'
made me question this. Thanks. --STeve Andre'

Re: AMD64 packages

2014-12-11 Thread STeve Andre'
On 12/11/14 05:59, FRIGN wrote: On Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:27:46 -0500 STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu wrote: You might want to subscribe to the ports-changes changes list, which will show you what's been changed. The source-changes list will show you all the other cvs commits. Look at http

Re: AMD64 packages

2014-12-10 Thread STeve Andre'
On 12/10/14 20:51, Stan Gammons wrote: When will new packages be built for AMD64? I'm getting library errors with the latest snapshot and the current packages. Stan They come out frequently, but not on a set schedule. Since the last set came out on the 6th, I would expect the next set in

intermittent problems compiling kdrive in xenocara

2014-12-03 Thread STeve Andre'
myself (this time) ? Clue sticks? Error below. tnx, STeve Andre' === kdrive cd /usr/xenocara/kdrive exec make -f Makefile.bsd-wrapper cleandir cd /usr/xenocara/kdrive exec make -f Makefile.bsd-wrapper depend no dependencies here yet cd /usr/xenocara/kdrive exec make -f Makefile.bsd

Re: Non-functional battery stuck at 55% on ThinkPad T420 upgrade since 5.6-stable upgrade

2014-11-05 Thread STeve Andre'
whatever capacitive storage it might have. Leave it alone for an hour then plug it together and try it. 2. Boot anything else, like a live CD and see if the battery problem is the same. 3. kill apmd and see if that changes anything. --STeve Andre'

nobody spoke up, about today?

2014-10-18 Thread STeve Andre'
Happy birthday, OpenBSD!

Re: Trying to create softraid crypto part

2014-10-05 Thread STeve Andre'
So The partition has to be raid, vs 4.2 BSD Onward to my new disk... --STeve Andre' Sent with AquaMail for Android http://www.aqua-mail.com On October 6, 2014 12:22:25 AM STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu wrote: So I am missing something, or being dumb. sd0j is a 128g piece of disk

Trying to create softraid crypto part

2014-10-05 Thread STeve Andre'
way. Thanks for clues, STeve Andre' Sent with AquaMail for Android http://www.aqua-mail.com

W540 Thinkpads

2014-10-03 Thread STeve Andre'
Is anyone using one with OpenBSD? Email me directly if you are willing to talk. Thanks, STeve Andre'

Re: problem with sound card

2014-08-16 Thread STeve Andre'
data is, it's always reasonable to post it. --STeve Andre'

Re: 5.4 (GENERIC) box has begun to randomly reboot

2014-08-05 Thread STeve Andre'
in it and still works today. So a varient on )5. Don't forget about dust and around the fans. I'd take it outside and use compressed air of some kind to clean it. Good luck... --STeve Andre'

Re: Package installation

2014-08-03 Thread STeve Andre'
of the OS is entirely reasonable. You don't want to have versions of the same thing running, or at least you shouldn't. If you do, virtualizing might be a more sane way to go. This is all open source, and you have the freedom to change, or mangle things as you wish.. --STeve Andre'

Re: fxp driver - bsd.rd vs bsd

2014-06-24 Thread STeve Andre'
First guess is do you have /etc/mygate ? --STeve Andre' On June 24, 2014 3:47:27 PM EDT, Stefan Olsson stur...@hotmail.com wrote: Hi, My colleague is after trying to install Current onto an old Dell PC several times now. -She can go through the install without problem, she gets connected

Re: Vision 2020: Making OpenBSD the world's fastest OS

2014-06-10 Thread STeve Andre'
, both in terms of disk i/o and the running of a program that did a lot of computations with little output. It seemed to me to be less than 6%, using stopwatches but small enough to make me stop testing. But I think you agree with the general tone of this? --STeve Andre'

Re: Vision 2020: Making OpenBSD the world's fastest OS

2014-06-09 Thread STeve Andre'
of ever increasing hardware speed, optimizing on anything other than security and stability is foolish. --STeve Andre'

Problem compiling kde4/libs

2014-06-08 Thread STeve Andre'
this. Thanks, STeve Andre' /usr/ports/pobj/kdelibs-4.11.5/build-amd64/lib/libkdecore.so.50.1: warning: strcpy() is almost always misused, please use strlcpy() /usr/local/lib/qt4/libQtCore.so.9.0: warning: rand_r() isn't random; consider using arc4random() /usr/local/lib/qt4/libQtCore.so.9.0

Re: Problem compiling kde4/libs

2014-06-08 Thread STeve Andre'
On 06/08/14 20:45, Nigel Taylor wrote: On 06/09/14 01:16, STeve Andre' wrote: Trying to compile kde4's libs I get the below error. I see it's related to the recent ssl changes, but I don't see what I need to do to get around this. The system is 5.5-current, compiled on June 4th. I love

Re: CPU power consumption on thinkpad x201 on openbsd current

2014-06-05 Thread STeve Andre'
On 06/05/14 04:53, Johan Svensson wrote: On 06/05/14 00:53, STeve Andre' wrote: On 06/04/14 17:08, Johan Svensson wrote: I'm trying to migrate from Linux to Openbsd on my laptop (thinkpad x201). The first problem that i came across was that the Cpu fanspeed was running constantly

Re: Weird disk problem

2014-06-05 Thread STeve Andre'
its limitations. It best deals with gradual errors, not fast catastrophic ones. --STeve Andre'

Re: CPU power consumption on thinkpad x201 on openbsd current

2014-06-04 Thread STeve Andre'
and 2801. 800MHz makes a huge difference. You have to try different values for setperf to see what happens. sysctl will also tell you the speed in hw.cpuspeed. --STeve Andre'

Re: Calgary, this Tuesday

2014-05-26 Thread STeve Andre'
in LibreSSL, OpenBSD, and how the OpenBSD Foundation fits into this. http://www.cuug.ab.ca/ I hope a video or audio transcript can be made available. Doesn't have to be great, to be valuable. Thanks... --STeve Andre'

panic: softdep_deallocate_dependencies

2014-05-08 Thread STeve Andre'
more weird as I use lots of tabs in chrome. I don't think it matters but my boot disk is a 960g Crucial SSD. --STeve Andre' panic: softdep_deallocate_dependencies: dangling deps Stopped at Debugger+0x5: leave RUN AT LEAST 'trace' AND 'ps' AND INCLUDE OUTPUT WHEN REPORTING THIS PANIC

Re: panic: softdep_deallocate_dependencies

2014-05-08 Thread STeve Andre'
On 05/08/14 22:43, Philip Guenther wrote: On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 2:59 PM, STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu wrote: Twice now in three or so weeks, I've gotten a panic on my -current_amd64 W500 laptop. I've updated my tree several times during this time, and have not seen other problems besides

Re: panic: softdep_deallocate_dependencies

2014-05-08 Thread STeve Andre'
On 05/08/14 23:41, Philip Guenther wrote: On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 8:14 PM, STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu wrote: On 05/08/14 22:43, Philip Guenther wrote: On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 2:59 PM, STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu wrote: Twice now in three or so weeks, I've gotten a panic on my

Re: panic: softdep_deallocate_dependencies

2014-05-08 Thread STeve Andre'
On 05/09/14 00:05, Ted Unangst wrote: On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 17:59, STeve Andre' wrote: Twice now in three or so weeks, I've gotten a panic on my -current_amd64 W500 laptop. I've updated my tree several times during this time, and have not seen other problems besides the known acpi heat

Re: Updating sets

2014-05-07 Thread STeve Andre'
. I'll update my tree during one, but will stay away from using it, as the tree of 45 minutes ago might not be right by the time your mirror gets its update. --STeve Andre'

Where can I find a list of error codes in smtpd?

2014-01-30 Thread STeve Andre'
So far, I'm not finding them. I'm interested in learning more about 150 IO error and 442 i/o error 5, but a general list of them would be good. I know I'm missing something... Thanks, STeve Andre'

Re: Help troubleshooting performance problem

2013-11-30 Thread STeve Andre'
quite a few changes. --STeve Andre'

Re: UEFI

2013-11-06 Thread STeve Andre'
(even with the new wretched keyboards they have). Add the UEFI horror for non-Windows users and giving exact details becomes important. --STeve Andre' ps: Has anyone run OpenBSD on a System76 laptop?

Problem with dhcp requests on --current of Nov 2-4

2013-11-04 Thread STeve Andre'
:70:f8:07:38) and thats it. This is a thinkpad W500 running -current oct 18th that works, Nov 2-today kernels that do not work. Has anyone else seen this? --STeve Andre' OpenBSD 5.4-current (GENERIC.MP) #0: Fri Oct 18 22:38:59 EDT 2013 root@paladin:/usr/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC.MP

Re: Problem with dhcp requests on --current of Nov 2-4

2013-11-04 Thread STeve Andre'
AARGH! I missed that completely! I did look at following -current, but my eyes glazed over the part that said a dhcp would hang. OK, off to finish building the world. Thanks for the clue, all. --STeve Andre' On 11/04/13 19:48, Brad Smith wrote: On 04/11/13 6:22 PM, STeve Andre' wrote

Re: A suggestion for snapshots

2013-09-07 Thread STeve Andre'
chunks for future costs. It would certainly be bad to not be able to come up with the funds for the future net costs. I think it should be thought of as another cost, just like new hardware. --STeve Andre'

Selecting new motherboards in the era of uefi

2013-08-30 Thread STeve Andre'
. I wonder if this might make a new section Thoughts? --STeve Andre'

Re: How to mark a block as invalid ?

2013-08-18 Thread STeve Andre'
a friend showed me a disk that had one bad sector on it, and tens of thousands the next day. You are dancing on a volcano. I hope it doesn't erupt on you. Make backups. Rsync is a good friend. Really. --STeve Andre'

Re: Default software in the base

2013-07-30 Thread STeve Andre'
thing to do. The more ports the better. I can't speak to things like urxvt so I don't know how much of a pain they'd be to incorporate into OpenBSD but making them available is reasonable from a user point of view. --STeve Andre'

Any other ThinkPad W500 users out there?

2013-06-30 Thread STeve Andre'
If so, I'd like to know if you are running a recent 5.3-current. Mail me off list so we don't pollute misc@. Thanks... --STeve Andre'

Re: OpenBSD Doesn't Support 64-Bit Intel

2013-06-30 Thread STeve Andre'
so? -jash Um I'm writing this on an amd64 Thinkpad W500 which has a 2.8GHz core two duo. So I don't understand what you mean. --STeve Andre'

Re: Severe problem with amd64 -current as of June 13

2013-06-16 Thread STeve Andre'
On 06/16/13 01:05, Philip Guenther wrote: On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 7:19 PM, STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu wrote: On June 13 I updated my tree from anoncvs.usa.openbsd.org, and the new -current failed shortly after running it. Things would get *very* slow, with continuous disk activity

Re: Severe problem with amd64 -current as of June 13

2013-06-16 Thread STeve Andre'
On 06/16/13 01:05, Philip Guenther wrote: On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 7:19 PM, STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu wrote: On June 13 I updated my tree from anoncvs.usa.openbsd.org, and the new -current failed shortly after running it. Things would get *very* slow, with continuous disk activity

Severe problem with amd64 -current as of June 13

2013-06-15 Thread STeve Andre'
amd64-current seems rather wounded at the moment. I've been running -current since June 5th with no problems. This is a W500 thinkpad. On June 13 I updated my tree from anoncvs.usa.openbsd.org, and the new -current failed shortly after running it. Things would get *very* slow, with

Re: Severe problem with amd64 -current as of June 13

2013-06-15 Thread STeve Andre'
On 06/16/13 00:23, Amit Kulkarni wrote: On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 9:19 PM, STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu mailto:and...@msu.edu wrote: amd64-current seems rather wounded at the moment. I've been running -current since June 5th with no problems. This is a W500 thinkpad

Re: how can I get a dmesg (without a floppy or serial console port)?

2013-05-27 Thread STeve Andre'
and put it on another, so you can grab the dmesg output. --STeve Andre'

Re: ACPI hack for temperature control

2013-05-02 Thread STeve Andre'
On 05/02/13 02:40, Vadim Zhukov wrote: 2013/5/2 STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu mailto:and...@msu.edu Can someone point me to the proper patch for ACPI so I don't reboot any more? Thanks. Do you mean disabling acpitz(4) when it does the Wrong Thing, or ThinkPad-specific patch I

ACPI hack for temperature control

2013-05-01 Thread STeve Andre'
Can someone point me to the proper patch for ACPI so I don't reboot any more? Thanks. --STeve Andre'

Re: How many rounds to use for a pbkdf2 encrypted disk?

2013-04-23 Thread STeve Andre'
and and a ten character random password. Thank you, Ted. Well said and confirmed some thoughts I'd had. Something like this ought to go into the FAQ, perhaps Thanks again! --STeve Andre'

Re: Ethernet card not working

2013-04-10 Thread STeve Andre'
an updated entry is sys/devs/pcidevs. You should always post the entire dmesg when talking about your system. --STeve Andre'

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