Re: OpenBSD on Dell Dimension 2400 or 3000?

2005-08-16 Thread Chris Zakelj
Kevin wrote: A friend needs to order a basic computer with a good warranty, to run as a very basic OpenBSD 3.7 firewall for a cablemodem. I'd put one together from parts, but I don't relish doing won't boot hardware support from 1600 miles away. Looking at the Dell Dimension line (probably the

Re: twiki

2005-08-21 Thread Chris Zakelj
Johan P. Lindstrvm wrote: I would like to co-write an installation guide for twiki (it's in packages) for us less seasoned obsd monglers, I am finding it not-so-straight-forward and would like to help every one else on their way, does anyone know whom I may contact about this matter or do you

Re: twiki

2005-08-21 Thread Chris Zakelj
Johan P. Lindstrvm wrote: This is much appreciated, after reading Nick Holland's post ( http://www.holland-consulting.net/obsd/faq-help.html ) I can't do more than agree and feel challenged. How ever, I am missing some details for my FAQ and would really like to get in touch with the

Re: The Wikipedia article on OpenBSD

2005-10-06 Thread Chris Zakelj
Jan Izary wrote: Recently I and several other people have worked to improve the OpenBSD article contained in the Wikipedia, I'm sure I need not explain how it works. Anyways, I've worked to get as much easily accessable information regarding OpenBSD in that article as possible and I've

Adaptec 1205SA

2005-10-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
Szechuan Death wrote: Speaking of which: Which driver supports the Adaptec 1205SA? Anybody? Bueller? Manpages are not forthcoming. Don't know if any of them do, especially now that Adaptec SCSI has been removed from the kernel. However, if any dev wants it, I just removed one from my

Re: Adaptec 1205SA

2005-10-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
Nick Holland wrote: Were I a betting man, I'd bet the 1205SA is supported by the pciide(4) driver. It appears to be a very basic SATA controller. If it's not supported by pciide, it probably could be. Probably isn't even an Adaptec chip on it. You're right... pulling back the sticker, it's

kernelized pppoe in 3.7

2005-05-15 Thread Chris Zakelj
With the upcoming 3.7 release, I took a look at the -current manpage for pppoe(4). It looks straight-forward enough once you have things set up, but I didn't see answers to two things on my mind... 1. Will users be able to use it during floppy installs, or will an intermediate device (cdrom,

Wifi frustration

2005-05-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
With 3.7 released, I figured this would be a great time to add wifi ability to my firewall. Being a good boy, I checked the HCL at http://www.openbsd.org/i386.html to see which cards I should look for at my local retailers. Several were in stock, so I grabbed one and installed, only to find that

Re: Wifi frustration

2005-05-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
/Ralink/Realtek for opening up their chip docs. Chris Zakelj wrote: With 3.7 released, I figured this would be a great time to add wifi ability to my firewall. Being a good boy, I checked the HCL at http://www.openbsd.org/i386.html to see which cards I should look for at my local retailers. Several

Re: Wifi frustration (SUCCESS)

2005-05-21 Thread Chris Zakelj
Chris Zakelj wrote: I should probably add that I did check the archives, where the solutions tended to point towards Just buy an access point, they're just as cheap. I would (they're around), but that defeats the intent of learning how to do it, trying to reduce underdesk wire clutter

kernel pppoe problems

2005-05-22 Thread Chris Zakelj
Ok, this probably isn't too big a surprise to frequent readers, but I'm having trouble with the new kernelized pppoe. From the console messages below, it looks like it's dialing (for lack of a better term) and logging in successfully: May 23 00:42:47 bbhhs96 /bsd: pppoe0: phase establish May

Re: kernel pppoe problems

2005-05-23 Thread Chris Zakelj
Jason Ackley wrote: Is this something that you are able to repeat? E.g. Simply does not work without the debug flag and comes up as soon as you add it? (just trying to make sure it is the same thing that I have seen) Getting it working for me didn't include the 'debug' statement... it

Re: kernelized pppoe in 3.7

2005-05-24 Thread Chris Zakelj
Can Erkin Acar wrote: Theo de Raadt wrote: [snip] 2. Will hostname.pppoe be able to handle special cases like Jens' # character in the username without any special devices, will quotes (single, double, or otherwise) handle it, or will those people need to rely on the userland driver for

Re: kernel pppoe problems

2005-05-24 Thread Chris Zakelj
Can Erkin Acar wrote: I can't see any problem report about this in my inbox (which is quite a mess nowadays, so it is equally likely that I missed it), If you can spare some time to send me pppoe debug outputs, tcpdumps with without the debug flag, and if possible logs/dumps from the cisco

hostapd(8)

2005-05-24 Thread Chris Zakelj
Ok, I thought I installed everything, but maybe not, because my 3.7 install doesn't have hostapd(8). So, doing a bit of googling, it looks like the initial commit was on 4/13, which I think was somewhere around the time 3.7 was frozen. So... did hostapd(8) just miss being included in

Re: hostapd(8) (NEVERMIND)

2005-05-24 Thread Chris Zakelj
Chris Zakelj wrote: Ok, I thought I installed everything, but maybe not, because my 3.7 install doesn't have hostapd(8). So, doing a bit of googling, it looks like the initial commit was on 4/13, which I think was somewhere around the time 3.7 was frozen. So... did hostapd(8) just miss

Re: howto clean disks ?

2005-06-01 Thread Chris Zakelj
Diana Eichert wrote: On Wed, 1 Jun 2005, Anthony Roberts wrote: The 'dd' way is good enough unless someone is willing to to tear the drive apart in a lab. Items required for sure fire disk cleaning methodology. qty. 1 hard drive to clean qty. 1 high velocity military rifle I usually

Re: MySQL issues

2005-06-08 Thread Chris Zakelj
The answer is in the archives ;) Trust me, I'm the one who caused it to be so. Hint: You'll want to create datadir and socket directives in /etc/my.cnf John Tate wrote: Hey, I am having trouble with phpBB2 running on my OpenBSD 3.6 machine, it cannot connect to the database (Mysql). I am

Reading CVS tags

2005-06-09 Thread Chris Zakelj
I think I've got this figured out after checking anoncvs.html, but I'd like a thumbs up (or a cluestick) to be sure... OPENBSD_3_7_BASE - -RELEASE OPENBSD_3_7 - -STABLE HEAD - -CURRENT

OT: Programming portability

2005-06-18 Thread Chris Zakelj
I'm curious as to how programs actually get ported from one OS to another, and if certain directions are easier than others. That is, how does one figure out what needs to be changed in order to make OpenNTPD work on Linux? Is it generally easier to move a program from $some_bsd to

Re: OT: Programming portability

2005-06-18 Thread Chris Zakelj
Jim Razmus wrote: * Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] [050618 12:21]: I'm curious as to how programs actually get ported from one OS to another, and if certain directions are easier than others. That is, how does one figure out what needs to be changed in order to make OpenNTPD work

Re: OT: Hardware keyloggers embedded in new keyboards?

2005-06-19 Thread Chris Zakelj
Dave Feustel wrote: The device is obviously not new. What *is* new is that it is being installed as oem equipment inside of keyboards for HP and Dell systems and also inside of 'used keyboards which can be unobtrusively switched in for older keyboards. Then the companies doing the switching

Re: OT: Hardware keyloggers embedded in new keyboards?

2005-06-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
Dave Feustel wrote: If you read the FAQ carefully you would note that the keylogger chip is now being installed in oem equipment for the company marketing the keyboard. Buying a unit off the shelf does not guarantee that there is no keylogger chip installed in the keyboard. No, but it does

Re: OT: Hardware keyloggers embedded in new keyboards?

2005-06-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
Dave Feustel wrote: You are making fact out of fiction and also dealing with the wrong scenario. If everyone's keystrokes are monitored by a builtin keylogger in each computer, then the computer of any 'person of interest' is an open book to any 3-letter agency that decides to find out what

PPPoE on 486

2005-06-25 Thread Chris Zakelj
I'd like to give a big hoot and cheer Theo and the gang. The new kernelized PPPoE is fast enough to keep up with two MMORPG instances, three internet radio streams, and three large downloads combining for an average of 130kb/sec all at once, while still being 30-50% idle! It never even came

Re: PF Citrix ICA

2005-07-04 Thread Chris Zakelj
TheSG wrote: I have been struggling with this issue for a few days now. I have a Citrix server (customer site) that I cannot connect to through my OpenBSD 3.7 pf firewall. I am able to reach this Citrix server if I go direct (no firewall). I know the Citrix server is open to everyone on the

Re: No DMA? What's going on here?

2005-07-10 Thread Chris Zakelj
Shawn K. Quinn wrote: On Sun, 2005-07-10 at 00:16 -0400, Nick Holland wrote: BTW: your 10G drive probably has a jumper to bring it below 8G or 2G, which is more than enough for a firewall, and will speed the boot. You will lose the rest of your disk, however. What's the advantage to

Apache icons inside chroot

2005-07-26 Thread Chris Zakelj
I've done the googling and turned up empty :( I'm trying to get the included icons to show when someone does a directory view, but everything I try comes back with: [Wed Jul 27 01:35:57 2005] [error] [client 192.168.0.3] (13)Permission denied: access to /icons/movie.gif failed because

Re: Updated CCD Mirroring HOWTO

2005-11-26 Thread Chris Zakelj
J.C. Roberts wrote: On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 17:00:39 +, Michael Quaintance [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JCR, /Please/ don't loose your verbosity. For newbies like me, your lengthy descriptions of why the OpenBSD community thinks like it does are incredibly useful. Short, pithy explanations

Re: latin pedants (was theo fwd)

2005-12-02 Thread Chris Zakelj
scorch wrote: Errare humanum est, perseverare autem diabolicum! Stilus email est humanus , tamen caput capitis - stipes est diabolical. and Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videtur usque ad mortem bibendum :-) Any hope of getting a translation? Having gone to a public

Re: Problem with Realtek 8139 in very old machine

2005-12-02 Thread Chris Zakelj
Giancarlo Razzolini wrote: Hi again, I've managed to make a serial laplink connection with my linux machine, so now i'm able to access my OpenBSD machine, using the pppd. I'm seding my full dmesg, for your apreciation and i hope it will help to solve my problem: snip dmesg Just a

Re: BOINC

2005-12-02 Thread Chris Zakelj
Johan P. Lindstrvm wrote: I'm sorry if this comes across as flame bait, that's not my intention. With that out of the way; How about that BOINC initiative, http://boinc.berkeley.edu is that something that interests anyone else? I can come to think of plenty of reasons why one would not want a

Re: BOINC (power consumption info

2005-12-03 Thread Chris Zakelj
jared r r spiegel wrote: OT, and please don't interpret me as naysaying using spare CPU to contribute to distributed computing projects, but i was interested to see how much more power my machine ate while running dnetc. http://www.ice-nine.org/jrrs/meter/ ( taken from a watts-up pro

Teamspeak server

2005-12-08 Thread Chris Zakelj
Ok, getting a bit frustrated, so asking the list. Has anyone successfully put a TS server onto an oBSD environment, and if so, what steps are involved? MARC only turned up one link (non-relevant, they wanted to run clients behind PF), while the google hits I got were all woefully out of date and

Re: Help

2005-12-08 Thread Chris Zakelj
Ricardo Lucas wrote: Good night everybody, i'm starting in openBSD now and I need some help of you if it is possible. I've installed a firewall using openBSD, of-course, it's working thank's GOD, but I wanna know, when I make a nat in pf.conf like this above: nat on $ext_if from $int_if:network

Re: Teamspeak server

2005-12-09 Thread Chris Zakelj
John Danks wrote: On 12/8/05, Bernd Schoeller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I had run the current TeamSpeak server in Linux emulation on 3.8 just a couple of weeks ago, although I have to admit that this was just for testing. But it seemed to work fine. I managed to get it running in

hostap mode on existing firewall

2005-12-14 Thread Chris Zakelj
New project I'm trying to work out since the last was a flame-out. Trying to get my firewall to double as a secured access point so I can actually carry my laptop around. I've got a working card: ral0 at pci0 dev 11 function 0 Ralink RT2560 rev 0x01: irq 12, address 00:11:50:14:f6:a0 ral0:

Re: hostap mode on existing firewall

2005-12-15 Thread Chris Zakelj
Niall O'Higgins wrote: On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 09:20:06PM -0500, Chris Zakelj wrote: Here's the problem I've run into... after staring at the dhcpd.conf man page for a while, it didn't seem like you could feed it two interfaces at once. So off to Google, where the top articles (for Linux

Re: Gallery on OpenBSD 3.8: resolv.conf needed for email registration through remote smtp

2006-01-02 Thread Chris Zakelj
Justin H Haynes wrote: Thanks Nick Holmes and misc for http://www.openbsdsupport.org/GalleryInChroot.html. It was very helpful in getting Gallery working in OpenBSD in the chrooted Apache environment for me. However, I need to use an external smtp server to handle registration emails. I

Re: Gallery on OpenBSD 3.8: resolv.conf needed for email registration through remote smtp

2006-01-03 Thread Chris Zakelj
Joachim Schipper wrote: I'm afraid this'll result in lots of questions on [EMAIL PROTECTED] I, for one, would be stumped as to why I'd want OpenNIC. No particular reason. I just needed someone for the sake of example, and they're the ones who sprang to mind. My use of them was in no way an

Re: [unclassified] Simple Question about PF

2006-01-09 Thread Chris Zakelj
Giancarlo Razzolini wrote: Hello folks, I finally did took some time and did my pf.conf firewall from scratch, actually learning it (i did my first using fwbuilder. It worked, but i wanted to do a hands on approach). And know i must say i'm almost proficient in pf. I must confess i found

Re: [unclassified] Simple Question about PF

2006-01-10 Thread Chris Zakelj
Giancarlo Razzolini wrote: Thanks for the prompt reply. I had some luck yesterday with altq. I've put 300kb as bandwidht limit in my internal iface and 150Kb in my external iface. And assigned traffic to the download queue (300Kb) and it worked. The only problem is that i'm using keep state in

Re: MS Security VP Mike Nash remarks on MS vs OpenBSD security. (offlist)

2006-01-27 Thread Chris Zakelj
Rob W wrote: From: Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] This is a denial of service, not a security exploit. Crashing a box causes headaches, but the data within is still out of the reach of those who would like to steal it. It isn't important that people can crash your box remotely and make

Re: OpenBSD hardware router

2006-02-03 Thread Chris Zakelj
Joe S wrote: Be careful with Soekris. While DSL speed is stuck at 1.5 MB for you, many users are getting 6MB and higher is some parts of the world. It would not be advantageous to buy something like a soekris and grow out of it in 2 years when your ISP gets around to offering REAL speeds. Has

Re: httpd question - solved

2006-02-06 Thread Chris Zakelj
Alexander Farber wrote: And there is also ipcheck.py On 2/6/06, Keith Richardson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This will handle the pesty case of your IP changing. 1. dyndns.org - get a free subdomain to map to your IP. 2. ddclient package - updates your DNS whenever your IP changes. Having

Re: Wireless Ethernet cards ?

2006-02-13 Thread Chris Zakelj
uv negativa wrote: Hi all, Well, i need some help! what is the best Wireless hardware supported on openbsd? I think I'll buy one wireless with chipset ath, but in the manual says Revision A1 of the D-LINK DWL-G520 and DWL-G650 are based on an Intersil PrismGT chip and are not

Re: Interface ranges in pf.conf (i.e. tun[0-10])

2006-02-13 Thread Chris Zakelj
kyle wrote: Im having trouble finding out if(I'm sure it does) the pf.conf supports interface ranges and how to implement it. Right now, I have an ugly rule that specifies each interface(tun0, tun1, tun2, etc..). If I somehow missed this in some documentation, please feel free to tell me to

Large file freezes with 4.2, Samba, and XP64

2008-03-15 Thread Chris Zakelj
I posted this to the samba list about a week ago and received no responses, so I'm hoping someone here can tell me what I'm missing. If I'm forgetting to add some piece of important info, prod as necessary. I've been struggling with this for a while, and though it worked for about five

Re: Large file freezes with 4.2, Samba, and XP64

2008-03-15 Thread Chris Zakelj
Richard Toohey wrote: I usually batch the files into ~ 50Mb at a time, or use a different copying mechanism/program (or a script to copy n directories across at a time.) Not really an option, given that a single DVR recording can be upwards of 8G My experience is more with Windows 2003 server,

Really large drives (was Re: Is there a badblocks-equivalent for OpenBSD?)

2008-04-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
Travers Buda wrote: I can certainly see various drive makers pushing capacity irrespective of reliability. Germane to this case, some of them reduce the reserve storage for bad sectors for that extra storage. Going along with this, on a recent trip to my local computer megastore, I

Re: Really large drives (was Re: Is there a badblocks-equivalent for OpenBSD?)

2008-04-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
Matthew Weigel wrote: Chris Zakelj wrote: ... I'm wondering if thought is being given on how to make the physical size (not filesystem... I totally understand why those should be kept small) limitation of http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq14.html#LargeDrive http://www.openbsd.org/43.html New

Re: network distributed storage with windows?

2006-02-15 Thread Chris Zakelj
A Rossi wrote: Hi, I've been hired by a client to perform a number of network services for him, most of which are completely unrelated to my topic. Now, onto my topic: He asked me if I could partition all of his workstation computers (running windows XP Professional SP2) with a windows

Re: Why packets are not blocked

2006-03-07 Thread Chris Zakelj
Steven wrote: * Jim [EMAIL PROTECTED] [060307 20:36]: The problem is that if the kid is already logged into AOL Instant messenger, the connection is not broken. So even though she is grounded, she can still chat all day on AIM. Why isn't this pf.conf file blocking everything on that

Re: Openbsd PF Book

2006-03-26 Thread Chris Zakelj
Qwerty wrote: Hi All, Could anyone please tell me if the book Building firewalls with OpenBSD and PF (found at Amazon), would still be applicable today, or is it a bit outdated. Thank You Danny It won't have some of the most current goodness (like the new kernel pppoe(4) driver) mentioned, but

Re: OpenBSD via serial line

2006-05-01 Thread Chris Zakelj
STeve Andre' wrote: On Monday 01 May 2006 22:15, John Kintaro Tate wrote: I was wondering about installing OpenBSD on a very old laptop (no cdrom) via serial line. I am aware it would take literally ages. I am guessing slip would be the way to go, I have never used it before. Does anyone

ADSL PCI cards

2006-05-06 Thread Chris Zakelj
About to build a Soekris box for my firewall, and in the interests of getting everything as small and compact as possible, I'd like to replace my current Speedstream 5260 ADSL modem with something along the lines of Sangoma's S518 (http://www.sangoma.com/datasheets/p_s518adsl-specs). Nothing is

Re: dynamic dns update

2006-06-02 Thread Chris Zakelj
I've been using ddclient from packages successfully for the better part of a year. Before that, it was ipcheck.py (until it started doing abusive updates). riwanlky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I will like to know if OpenBSD have the capability to update my dynamic ip to www.dyndns.org. I

Strange happenings with .forward

2006-06-02 Thread Chris Zakelj
[68.75.22.92]) (authenticated bits=0) by ylpvm25.prodigy.net (8.13.6 smtpauth.dk/8.13.6) with ESMTP id k533RQav002018 for [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Fri, 2 Jun 2006 23:27:27 -0400 H??Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] H??Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2006 23:27:20 -0400 H??From: Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] H??User-Agent

Re: Which free board software for PostgeSQL?

2006-06-07 Thread Chris Zakelj
Michael Lechtermann wrote: Hi, anyone can recommend a free PHP board/forums software for use with PostgreSQL 8.x? PgSQL isn't mentioned in the vBulletin homepage. PHPBB is supposed to work with 7.x, not sure about 8.x Thanks in advance. Michael If it hasn't already been said to you

Re: Tracking security advisories

2006-06-16 Thread Chris Zakelj
Spruell, Darren-Perot [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For sysadmins that want to know as soon as possible about issues which are deemed patch-worthy (security vulnerabilities, critical reliability issues), what is the best way to stay on top of these issues as they are resolved? The canonical source

Re: Configuring pppoe during installation?

2006-06-21 Thread Chris Zakelj
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Would it be possible that the installer asks if you may wanna use the NIC for pppoe-Connections and then maybe also asks for User/PW for the connection-settings? :) In my oppinion this little change may would maybe bring more usebillity (or how that`s written...) and

Re: Configuring pppoe during installation?

2006-06-22 Thread Chris Zakelj
Michael Lechtermann wrote: Guido Tschakert wrote: You surely do not want to say no to dozens of network questions (and maybe a lot of other stuff) Thats why I suggested to make just one question that asks if you would like to to any optional setup. Default answer [n]. If you choose

Re: News From HiFn

2006-07-01 Thread Chris Zakelj
Clint Pachl wrote: So when Theo starts crying when companies don't open source, that is very hypocritical behavior. This statement right here proves you don't know what the hell you're talking about, and makes the rest of your long-winded rant irrelevant. Theo did not, and never has, asked for

Re: Preventing password reuse

2006-07-03 Thread Chris Zakelj
STeve Andre' wrote: On Monday 03 July 2006 17:37, Jeff Simmons wrote: A client is setting up a password policy, and would like to prevent users from reusing a password for a period of time (four changes ninety days apart). Is there a way to do this, either within the OS or via a program in

Re: BOB is dying.

2006-07-16 Thread Chris Zakelj
Matthias Kilian wrote: On Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 02:54:35PM -0400, Tim Donahue wrote: I swear, spam keeps getting wierder and wierder It's not spam, it's modern art. You can use it for poetry. I thought it might have been one of those BSD is dying! trolls on slashdot, except they

Re: soekris and openbsd

2006-07-17 Thread Chris Zakelj
Gustavo Rios [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: May some one suggest a good quality HD drive for use with Openbsd 3.9 and Soekris net4801-60 hardware ? Thanks in advance. I would suggest just going through the reviews of notebook drives on www.storagereview.com. Be aware that the little inch long

PF: PRIQ not working as I expect

2006-07-22 Thread Chris Zakelj
Trying to figure out what's going wrong here, and at this point, I'm stumped. I'm trying to place traffic being served from apache above that of bulk transfers (BitTorrent, primarily), yet according to pfctl -vvsq, they're both ending up in the 'bulk' queue as defined by my rules. Since the

Re: [SOLVED] PRIQ not working as I expect

2006-07-22 Thread Chris Zakelj
Melameth, Daniel D. wrote: If your web server is serving up pages, it's likely the pass in rule that's being hit first and creating state--and since you're not assigning a queue to that rule, it's being dumped to bulk. That did it... Assigning queue on the 'pass in...' line has it working just

Using dd(1) to duplicate a hard drive

2006-07-31 Thread Chris Zakelj
Went back about two years in the MARC archives with the terms 'copy drive' (oddly enough, 'dd' itself wouldn't work), and got plenty of linux examples on Google (that pretty much say what I propose anyway) but no luck... I'm hoping to find a faster way to create an image of one drive (a Samsung

Re: Using dd(1) to duplicate a hard drive

2006-08-01 Thread Chris Zakelj
Nick Holland wrote: Chris Zakelj wrote: Went back about two years in the MARC archives with the terms 'copy drive' (oddly enough, 'dd' itself wouldn't work), and got plenty of linux examples on Google (that pretty much say what I propose anyway) but no luck... I'm hoping to find a faster way

Re: Using dd(1) to duplicate a hard drive

2006-08-01 Thread Chris Zakelj
Mitch Parker wrote: Stuart, I concur with that. $20 at newegg gets you one with a power supply for the hard drive. Mitch -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Stuart Henderson Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 10:10 AM To: Chris Zakelj

Re: Choices for Soekris disk drives

2006-08-07 Thread Chris Zakelj
Gustavo Rios wrote: Which seagate momentus are you using? Thanks in advance. On 7/15/05, Frank Denis (Jedi/Sector One) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 07:55:59PM +0530, Mayuresh Kathe wrote: *AVOID* 2.5 IDE Laptop drives. I've had pretty bad experience with them, 1. They

Re: uEagle DSL chipset

2006-08-14 Thread Chris Zakelj
Chris 'Xenon' Hanson wrote: Will Hoskins wrote: I was overjoyed when this chipset was supported in 3.8. At last, I thought, consumer level DSL equipment which will show up as an interface instead of some dodgy ppp tun0 nonsense. So then, my obsd sweethearts, do you ever drop support for

Re: [unclassified] Re: uEagle DSL chipset

2006-08-14 Thread Chris Zakelj
Chris 'Xenon' Hanson wrote: Chris Zakelj wrote: Why not just a plain old DSL/10BaseT bridge and pppoe(8)? I agree that it'd be great to have hardware plugged comfortably inside the system and one less piece hanging off the power strip, but canacar@ and crew have done an incredible job

Re: Forum-Software, good and secure, on OpenBSD systems?

2006-09-12 Thread Chris Zakelj
Adam wrote: Jack J. Woehr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.phpbb.com/ He said good and secure. Phpbb is neither. Perhaps you would like to offer an alternative instead of just dissing the phpBB users? I've also had an acceptable record with phpBB. This being the result of: 1.

Re: [spam] Re: Forum-Software, good and secure, on OpenBSD systems?

2006-09-13 Thread Chris Zakelj
Adam wrote: Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: He said good and secure. Phpbb is neither. Perhaps you would like to offer an alternative Nope. Then you are a useless troll. This will be my last reply to your filth. instead of just dissing the phpBB users? I

Re: [spam] Re: Forum-Software, good and secure, on OpenBSD systems?

2006-09-13 Thread Chris Zakelj
bofh wrote: Why is that a troll? He offered an opinion on Phpbb. It is neither good nor secure. [see below] Just because he cannot offer an alternative (there may not be a secure alternative even!) Because that sentiment had already been echoed by others. No sense beating dead horses

Re: [spam] Re: Forum-Software, good and secure, on OpenBSD systems?

2006-09-13 Thread Chris Zakelj
bofh wrote: On 9/13/06, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I never said it was secure. In fact, I distinctly recall saying hell no to whether or not I considered phpBB secure. What I *did* say was that it fit my needs, as I laid them out. Which is good to you, but probably isn't good

OpenBSD Order and austin@ encrypted block

2006-09-24 Thread Chris Zakelj
Got my pre-order entered a couple days ago, but I still haven't been able to find what keyserver is being used, and thus, I have no idea what austin's PGP message block says. Google turned up nothing about austin@ except a message two years ago about a totally different issue. Is there an oBSD

Re: Custom kernel for Soekris net4801-50

2006-10-04 Thread Chris Zakelj
Richard P. Koett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:I'm setting up a Soekris net4801-50 (128 Mb RAM) for use as a firewall. For storage it has a 40Gb IDE drive rather than compact flash. For my first attempt I used a generic install of OpenBSD 3.9. The user complained that Internet access seemed slow,

Re: Custom kernel for Soekris net4801-50

2006-10-04 Thread Chris Zakelj
Rod.. Whitworth wrote: I have a 4801 with CF installed with 3.9 in exactly the manner I would install on a HDD. Rod, tried to email you off-list, but it seems my ISP is relaying through a Chinese server that's on your blacklist. Anyways, what special sauce are you using to install to CF?

newfs during install

2008-05-04 Thread Chris Zakelj
Trying to install 4.3 from scratch onto the machine I use as my home file server, coming against a problem. The previous configuration was 4x160g as a RAID-5 for OS/support/whatever, and 4x300g drives RAID-5 for samba. I've changed the config so that it's now 2x160 as RAID-1, and 6x300 as

Trying to get a very large array online

2008-07-20 Thread Chris Zakelj
Having myself a bit of a problem that the man pages haven't helped me figure out. Running 4.3-RELEASE(amd64) with an Areca 1220 host controller, I'm trying to bring a 5T RAID-5 array online (nothing but samba storage, everything OS lives on sd0). In the dmesg, the card+array show up thus

Re: wifi signal triangulation

2006-12-17 Thread Chris Zakelj
Jacob Yocom-Piatt wrote: only today have i tried out hostapd, it is quite neat. while adding a 2nd AP to my network a thought occurred to me: if you had 3 APs that were sufficiently spread out and had tightly synced clocks you could likely triangulate the source of a wifi signal with a

Re: Harddisk slow

2007-01-29 Thread Chris Zakelj
Heinrich Rebehn wrote: on my Soekris 4801-60 i have a FUJITSU MHV2120AT running as slave. The snip 104857600 bytes transferred in 11.980 secs (8752083 bytes/sec) 8MB/sec isn't particularly bad for a notebook drive, and I get very similar numbers on my own 4801-60 w/ Samsung MP0402H drive: wd0

Re: NTFS-3G Stable Read/Write Driver ready to merge on cvs obsd ?

2008-10-25 Thread Chris Zakelj
Neko wrote: so there can be an end to this retard cant write on the file system bs http://www.ntfs-3g.org/ so will it be merged in the next obsd release ? this is the future. people use multiple os on their machine, not just vm , they will local install too, so action should be taken to have

Re: possibly generic disk copy and restore question

2008-11-21 Thread Chris Zakelj
An even easier solution would be to just buy a new HDD, and stick the original into a static bag. Why make it harder than it needs to be? On 11/21/08, Robert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 14:14:19 + John . [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello misc, I want to install

Installation troubles

2007-10-31 Thread Chris Zakelj
Evening... I'm trying install my fresh 4.2 CDs on a system that is destined to become a samba server and build machine for CF-based firewalls. Only I'm having a problem (obviously). This is the third release where I'm having this issue, but previously I just chalked it up to old, cranky

Re: Installation troubles

2007-11-01 Thread Chris Zakelj
with already!) when extracting Xenocara - so I umounted, ejected, took CD out, waggled it around while saying magic incantation, remounted, and tried again and it worked (well, no errors reported.) HTH, YMMV, IANAD, etc. On 1/11/2007, at 4:55 PM, Chris Zakelj wrote: Evening... I'm trying install my

Re: Installation troubles

2007-11-01 Thread Chris Zakelj
Chris Zakelj wrote: Richard Toohey wrote: Asking the obvious questions to eliminate them first ... 1. Official CDs? 2. Can you read/copy the CD on *any* machines / *any* OS? 3. Specifically - if you FTP install OpenBSD , can you then mount / copy / do anything with the CD? 4. dmesg(s

Re: Installation troubles

2007-11-02 Thread Chris Zakelj
Kenneth R Westerback wrote: ASC/ASCQ 0x11/0x06 would appear to mean CIRC Unrecovered Error. These values are listed in /usr/src/sys/scsi_base.c, line 1207 and following. The error text is left out of install kernels to save space. Some random Googling gave me A CIRC unrecovered data error is

Re: Compromising a host with pf enabled?

2007-11-19 Thread Chris Zakelj
Clint Pachl wrote: Is it possible for a cracker to compromise or root a machine on a network that has pf enabled with the single rule block all in? I suspect you're just fishing, but in the interests of spirited debate - Is block in all the first rule, the last rule, or somewhere in

Re: Compromising a host with pf enabled?

2007-11-19 Thread Chris Zakelj
Greg Thomas wrote: It does say single rule. Yes, but at that point it becomes a rather useless system. It's likely to break in curious ways, since anything using the 127.0.0.1 loopback will, I think, either become unresponsive or start throwing errors. Social engineering? Usually the

apm doesn't sleep/suspend desktop

2007-12-10 Thread Chris Zakelj
Curious problem here, though I'm probably missing something obvious. I have apm enabled through /etc/rc.conf.local (apmd_flags=), and when I issue 'shutdown -h -p now', the system powers off correctly. However, if I try to use sleep or suspend ('apm -S' or 'apm -z'), the system acts like

Re: apm doesn't sleep/suspend desktop

2007-12-11 Thread Chris Zakelj
Nick Guenther wrote: On Dec 11, 2007 12:30 AM, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Curious problem here, though I'm probably missing something obvious. I have apm enabled through /etc/rc.conf.local (apmd_flags=), and when I issue 'shutdown -h -p now', the system powers off correctly

Re: apm doesn't sleep/suspend desktop

2007-12-11 Thread Chris Zakelj
Nick Guenther wrote: On 12/11/07, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nick Guenther wrote: On Dec 11, 2007 12:30 AM, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Curious problem here, though I'm probably missing something obvious. I have apm enabled through /etc/rc.conf.local

Re: Real men don't attack straw men

2007-12-14 Thread Chris Zakelj
Richard Stallman wrote: When you buy a copy of a non-free program, you pay with your money and with your freedom. You apparently don't assign much value to the freedom that you would give up. I really didn't expect to get involved in this, but if I were to buy a copy of Hy-Tek's Meet Manager

Re: Real men don't attack straw men

2007-12-14 Thread Chris Zakelj
bofh wrote: On Dec 14, 2007 7:11 PM, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How, pray tell, would purchasing and using this software reduce my freedom, given that not only does it allow me to make money doing something I find fun, but also enjoy summer weekends in the sun watchings kids have

Re: Real men don't attack straw men

2007-12-15 Thread Chris Zakelj
bofh wrote: On Dec 15, 2007 11:04 AM, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: stupid. Shut up. In case you missed it, this discussion revolves just as much around the concept of what Richard considers freedom as it does around licenses and source. This is what I'm on about. My

Re: Real men don't attack straw men

2007-12-15 Thread Chris Zakelj
bofh wrote: On Dec 15, 2007 1:26 AM, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: bofh wrote: On Dec 14, 2007 7:11 PM, Chris Zakelj [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How, pray tell, would purchasing and using this software reduce my freedom, given that not only does it allow me to make money

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