Re: sysupgrade to 6.6 failed at comp66.tgz

2019-11-23 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 24/11/2019 09:20, Rachel Roch wrote: You can't seriously be calling "-x* -game*" an unsupported configuration ?  Seems to me like a sensible thing to do on any box that's going to be headless for its entire life and only ever accessed via SSH (or text console at a push). I agree in

Re: vi in ramdisk?

2019-11-15 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 16/11/2019 06:55, Roderick wrote: On Thu, 22 Jan 1970, Chris Bennett wrote: Yes, but ed also allows one to easily work with only 1-3 lines of screen. I think with every line editor is so? I don't know of any line editors aside from ed, Vi's open mode, Sam, Edlin, and QED and its

Re: Home NAS

2019-11-14 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 15/11/2019 04:45, Raymond, David wrote: 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

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-03 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 03/11/2019 12:44, Xianwen Chen (陈贤文) wrote: Does _pandoc_ work on OpenBSD now? Pandoc doesn't work on OpenBSD? This is seriously a bit of a shock. It is one of the most useful tools I have ever used. If you are writing any sort of documentation then I *highly* recommend checking it out

Re: What is you motivational to use OpenBSD

2019-08-28 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 28/08/2019 15:32, Mohamed salah wrote: I wanna put something in discussion, what's your motivational to use OPENBSD what not other bsd's what not gnu/Linux Of all the things that naturally pull me towards BSD, I can not think of anything that OpenBSD does better than the other BSD's.

Re: Good Quality Microphone for Podcasts compatible with OpenBSD

2019-08-11 Thread U'll Be King Of The Stars
Why make this complicated? Get a Shure SM58 and be happy for the rest of your life. On 11 August 2019 17:22:33 BST, Samuel Larkin wrote: >I have a focusritte scarlett interface which mostly works under >openBSD. You could then get a XLR mic such as the Audio Technica >AT2020. It is a little

Re: Good Quality Microphone for Podcasts compatible with OpenBSD

2019-08-09 Thread U'll Be King Of The Stars
Hi Tom, What are you actually doing? What kind of audio are you processing? Can you tell us more about your project? Andrew On 9 August 2019 19:43:12 BST, Tom Smyth wrote: >Hi All, > >just wondering any of you audiophiles who use OpenBSD do you have >recommended Microphones / Sound cards

Re: Oddity re. order of ifconfig commands

2019-07-14 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 14/07/2019 14:05, Roderick wrote: On Sun, 14 Jul 2019, U'll Be King of the Stars wrote: Is there documentation that explains how to configure this kind of point-to-point Ethernet connection, and associated routing tables, on OpenBSD? I never had problems with it: just as normal LAN

Re: Oddity re. order of ifconfig commands

2019-07-14 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 14/07/2019 10:35, cho...@jtan.com wrote: I also string a cable between their ethernet ports for maximum speed which I bring up manually at each and because I'm too lazy to automate it, that's 10.100.200.2/24 on linux and 10.200.200.1/24 on openbsd. Is there documentation that explains how

Re: Ansible install Re: Reboot and re-link (ignore previously sent message)

2019-06-22 Thread U'll Be King Of The Stars
[Please ignore the previous message I sent on this topic. I accidentally pressed 'Send' before my message was complete.] On 22/06/2019 19:52, cho...@jtan.com wrote: > Lyndon Nerenberg writes: >> We are looking forward to that. *However*, there is a lot to be >> said for regularly re-installing

Re: Ansible install Re: Reboot and re-link

2019-06-22 Thread U'll Be King Of The Stars
On 22/06/2019 19:52, cho...@jtan.com wrote: > Lyndon Nerenberg writes: >> We are looking forward to that. *However*, there is a lot to be >> said for regularly re-installing your hosts from scratch. This >> ensures your installer scripts don't rot as host system "features" >> accrete over time.

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

2019-06-21 Thread U'll Be King Of The Stars
On 21 June 2019 14:04:50 BST, Florian Obser wrote: >On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 10:47:49PM +0200, mathijs wrote: >> this makes misc@ so much more amusing > >It really doesn't. We are not here to have manure tossed at us for the >audience's amusement. Agreed. This kind of abuse happens in any FOSS

Re: Reboot and re-link

2019-06-20 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
Dear Maxim, How are you? Have you considered taking time away from the computer and doing something else for a while? Abusing people generally doesn't work well when you're asking for something to be done, regardless of whether or not it's paid work. Why would anybody with any self-respect

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

2019-06-20 Thread U'll Be King Of The Stars
Honestly I think the best thing is to ignore people like this. From the start it was clear that this is a very angry person who needs to spend more time looking in the mirror and less time at the computer. I used to run a FLOSS project and experienced this kind of abuse regularly. Andrew On

Re: The su manual doesn't mention use root account by default

2019-06-13 Thread U'll Be King of the Stars
On 13/06/2019 20:56, Misc User wrote: > On 6/13/2019 9:42 AM, Adam Thompson wrote: >> On 2019-06-12 03:55, Ingo Schwarze wrote: >> During initial system installation & deployment, before doas is >> configured, and assuming you haven't [yet] added your SSH keys to >> ~root/.ssh/allowed_keys, it's

Checking hardware compatibility

2019-05-06 Thread U'll Be King Of The Stars
Hi all, I am buliding an Internet-facing firewall plus router on the bare metal of a small and quiet machine at home. I am investigating OpenBSD+pf and NetBSD+npf, and will choose either one depending on many factors. I considered pfSense, but I would rather use a plain operating system and