Re: binpatch

2005-08-16 Thread Ingo Schwarze
... Yours, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] University of Karlsruhe student organisation

Re: update /etc/changelist as part of package install?

2005-09-05 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Mickey, [ pkg_add does not change /etc/changelist and /etc/mtree/special ] is there a good reason why this isn't done? IMHO, KISS. Don't have packages mess up the base system. Keep central configuration files as concise and straightforward as possible. Of course, if you have some

Re: regular user can't login in with xdm

2007-08-01 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi, ambrosehuang ambrose wrote on Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 03:46:16PM +0800: When I finished installing the OpenBSD 4.1 on my thinkpad T43, I changed the xdm_config=NO to xdm_config= in the /etc/rc.conf.local, You changed 'xdm_flags=NO' to 'xdm_flags=' in /etc/rc.conf(8), didn't you? At least

Re: Is this a filesystem bug?

2007-09-08 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Miod Vallat wrote on Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 07:07:46PM +: Otto Moerbeek wrote: It's not a bug, see mount(2). You meant mount(8). All the same, in view of the code in /usr/src/sys/kern/vfs_lookup.c, function lookup, near ISDOTDOT, please consider: Index: mount.2

Re: Wasting our Freedom

2007-09-17 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Adrian Bunk wrote on Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 02:57:14PM +0200: But stating in your licence that noone has to give back but then complaining to some people on ethical grounds that they should give back is simply dishonest. Is your intention to allow people to include your code into GPL'ed code

Re: Wasting our Freedom

2007-09-17 Thread Ingo Schwarze
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on Sun, Sep 16, 2007 at 04:40:38PM -0700: On Sun, 16 Sep 2007, Jacob Meuser wrote: so the linux community is morally equivilent to a corporation? that's what it sounds like you are all legally satisfied with. if it's legal it's legal. it's not a matter of the Linux

Re: files in root directory

2007-09-29 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Paul, hi Chris, Paul de Weerd wrote on Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 10:01:28PM +0200: On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 09:48:08PM -0400, Chris Nolan wrote: Hello, I read through the FAQ and searched the archives but couldn't find an answer to this question. In /src/distrib/sets/lists/etc/mi, why does

Re: openbsd debugger

2007-10-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Thomas, Thomas Bvrnert wrote on Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 10:26:13PM +0200: if everyone want to see the openbsd debugger, here a nice tipp or bug :-) as root ---snip--- mount -o ro / mount -o ro / ---snip--- In case this is supposed to be a bug report, you could be a bit more specific:

Re: Remove escape characters from file

2007-10-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Peter, does OpenBSD have a program/script to remove control characters (escape sequence) from text files? Sure, sed 's/[^A-Z ]//g' No kidding: Usually you want to specify which characters to allow, not which characters to remove (default deny policy). In case you want to allow more than

Re: Linuxtag June 22 - 25, 2005, Karlsruhe, Germany

2005-06-01 Thread Ingo Schwarze
, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] University of Karlsruhe student organisation http://www.usta.de/ -*- http://www.studis.de/

Re: A system for patches....

2005-06-19 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Sebastian, I had some trouble with the copy of /usr/src I fetched and so I had to refetch it. But now I'm not sure if I included all patches (even I've e.g. no em-Device I'm not quite sure what you are talking about - neither on http://www.openbsd.org/errata37.html nor on

Re: mergemaster

2006-01-08 Thread Ingo Schwarze
of mergemaster saves me time. Trying it out probably won't be a waste of time. Cutting mergeslave out of http://www.xs4all.nl/~hanb/software/OpenBSD-binary-upgrade/OpenBSD-binary-upgrade is nearly trivial. -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Request for links to BSD adminstration docs

2007-03-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
J.C. Roberts wrote on Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 06:36:34AM -0700: On Thursday 22 March 2007 22:08, Darrin Chandler wrote: On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 12:40:48AM -0400, Douglas Allan Tutty wrote: Do you run the rebuild niced? I don't. I want it to be done as soon as possible. This makes very little

Re: Softupdates question

2007-05-08 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Daniel, Daniel Ouellet wrote on Tue, May 08, 2007 at 03:06:36PM -0400: Unless you can have two different mount point to the same partition? Never tried it and always assume it wouldn't be possible anyway. Then do not guess, but just try it! Some things are really easy to try out... ;-)

Re: automated upgrade script

2007-05-20 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Jacob, Jacob Yocom-Piatt wrote on Sun, May 20, 2007 at 12:27:01PM -0500: i expect that a number of you have scripts that automate most of the upgrade procedure and i would like it very much if someone were willing to share such a script. upgrading by hand a la the upgrade instructions

Re: Snapshots src/sys tarballs

2007-05-30 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Jimmy Mitchener wrote on Wed, May 30, 2007 at 09:51:02AM -0800: Is there a reason snapshots do not currently come with a src/sys.tar.gz as releases do? I would think this to be quite useful for people wishing/requiring building their own kernels, and using snapshots, as it would help to

Re: adaptec 2410sa raid card not reconized

2007-06-10 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Nick Holland wrote on Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 10:56:20PM -0400: luccio01 wrote: [...] And what do you think about stability of aac driver ? Because I read it is not a good idea to use it ... http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq12.html#aac do you care about your data? do you feel lucky? For some

Re: path traversal exploits

2007-07-01 Thread Ingo Schwarze
J.C. Roberts wrote on Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 12:46:02PM -0700: The unarj v2.43 archiver we have for use with clamav virus scanning does not really work. The same is true for the newer 2.65 version released by the author. The problem is unarj is unable to extract with paths, hence it will

Re: booting to ignore fstab

2007-07-02 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Woodchuck wrote on Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 03:31:04PM -0400: On Mon, 2 Jul 2007, David B. wrote: Hi, hate to bother. I'm working in 3.8 Hm, this is unrelated, but anyway: Release 3.8 is past its end of life and no more supported. You should upgrade to release 4.1 soon - you *do* want to have

Re: package tools misbehaving

2008-02-03 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Edd Barrett wrote on Sun, Feb 03, 2008 at 11:18:49PM +: pkg_add appears to be exiting straight away without installing anything. ---8--- # pkg_info # echo $PKG_PATH ftp://ftp.rt.fm/pub/OpenBSD/snapshots/packages/i386/ # pkg_add -i rxvt jwm zsh xpdf vim mplayer pidgin silc irssi feh

Re: package tools misbehaving

2008-02-04 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Edd Barrett wrote on Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 12:24:22AM +: On Feb 4, 2008 12:03 AM, Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When you request a non-existant package, printing an error message and exiting is OK imho. Agree, but it did not exit directly after the error, it continued to query

Re: pkg_add -u

2008-03-01 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Fulvio, fulvio ciriaco wrote on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 10:59:29PM +0100: I have some ports updated by me, e.g. emacs-22.1, sawfish-1.3.3 ... When trying pkg_add -ui Candidates for updating sawfish-1.3.3p0 - sawfish-1.3p9 Candidates for updating auctex-11.14p1 - auctex-11.14p1 ... auctex

Re: Solved: cron - setusercontext failed for root

2008-04-28 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Torsten wrote on Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 04:42:09PM +0200: If everybody always knew exactly what they're doing, this ML would be obsolete, wouldn't it? No. Knowledge does not obsolete communication. Quite to the contrary, knowledge helps communication. Why would you read this ML if not to help

Re: Nothing in FAQ about X ?

2006-02-28 Thread Ingo Schwarze
to see what you just changed by doing so. After that, ld.so ought to be able to find your X libraries. That's all rather basic stuff, though. Yours, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.usta.de/

Re: Why packets are not blocked

2006-03-09 Thread Ingo Schwarze
man tcpdump tcpdump -tttner /var/log/pflog Harry Putnam wrote on Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 12:39:02PM -0600: Jim [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: [...] You are getting good commentary already so I'm asking a lamer noob about how you got the output below. tcpdump? [...] Mar 07 20:30:43.516434 rule

binpatch, was: Spam (solutions) and [...]

2006-03-16 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi, Gabriel George POPA wrote on Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 05:26:01PM +0200: 4) I've heard about binpatch and I've tried to use it once (I must apply some security/reliability patches here). For me it's impractical to recompile the entire system You need not recompile the entire system in order

Re: Bank transfers for donating

2006-03-23 Thread Ingo Schwarze
So we have setup a bank account, and people can use the following information for IBAN and SWIFT/BIC transfers: http://www.openbsd.org/bank-donation.html Thanks! This is quite useful from a European point of view. nitpick :- The sentence Payment should be made within 30 days after

Re: sudo nopasswd rm

2006-03-28 Thread Ingo Schwarze
to a dedicated group or configure sudo in order to run it. It depends on your particular task whether this alternative is less error-prone, more to the point or just overkill. In any case, all this is hardly OpenBSD specific. -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.usta.de/

Re: OpenBSD 3.9 stable from cvs

2006-04-13 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Nick, Nick Holland wrote on Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 09:24:29PM -0400: Ted Unangst wrote: yeah, except i think what nick was getting at was that upgrading via source is going to be bad, upgrading via sets is easy. yeah, and one of these days, Nick will learn what everyone else has long

Re: OpenBSD alternative for Bruce Schneier's password safe

2006-05-07 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Siju George wrote on Sat, May 06, 2006 at 09:31:39AM +0530: On 5/6/06, Bob Beck [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: somebody asked: How do you people store passwords in OpenBSD if you have so many of them and would need to copy one of them to a password prompt while others are aroud you watching your

Re: Can't install gd-2.0.33p2: lib not found freetype.13.1

2006-05-25 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Craig, So @wantlib are in base sets then? Well, no. Look again at the output you posted: # pkg_info -f gd-2.0.33p2.tgz | egrep (depend|wantlib) @depend converters/libiconv:libiconv-*:libiconv-1.9.2p3 @depend graphics/jpeg:jpeg-*:jpeg-6bp3 @depend graphics/png:png-*:png-1.2.8 @wantlib

Multi-step upgrade failed, was: Error in pkg_add

2006-05-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
were related to any bug in the pkg_* tools. -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Multi-step upgrade failed

2006-05-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Craig Skinner wrote on Sat, May 27, 2006 at 07:13:27PM +0100: On Sat, May 27, 2006 at 02:32:20PM +0200, Ingo Schwarze wrote: If the machine you are talking about is in any way important and if you want to be reasonably sure it will work reliably, you are probably best off backing up your

Re: Dell CERC SATA 1.5/6ch support?

2006-06-07 Thread Ingo Schwarze
reliability is not an issue for your purpose. Hope that helps, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] usta.de / studis.de sysop

Re: Filesystem using tags, not folders?

2006-06-11 Thread Ingo Schwarze
mal content wrote on Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 07:55:30PM +0100: On 11/06/06, Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://del.icio.us/help/tags Seems to me that this would just be a simple manager interface built over the existing filesystem. No need to change the filesystem, just maintain

Re: lightweight openbsd

2006-06-24 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Artyom, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 10:04:11PM +0300: Where can I find any info concerning the purpose of every file in OpenBSD? I am trying to make it smaller by deleting unuseful files. I read man and then deside whether I need it or not. After deleting a dozen of

Re: lightweight openbsd

2006-06-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Artyom, Actually I need a system with perl, pf and some tiny http server for cgi scripts. I suppose that it is possible to fit it on a 32mb disk? Am I wrong? Yes, you are quite wrong. [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ uname -a OpenBSD athene.usta.de 3.9 GENERIC#617 i386 [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ du -sk

Re: lightweight openbsd

2006-06-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Ted Unangst wrote on Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 01:10:34PM -0700: On 6/26/06, Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually I need a system with perl, pf and some tiny http server for cgi scripts. I suppose that it is possible to fit it on a 32mb disk? Am I wrong? Yes, you are quite wrong

Re: Ye Olde Binary Patching Question

2006-06-30 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Dylan Martin wrote on Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 11:38:45AM -0700: I've got a handful of OpenBSD boxes, and instead of keeping src on all of them, I'd like one box to follow stable and build patched programs which I could then distribute to my other boxes. Two ways are officially supported: -

Re: OT hardware IDE RAID cards

2006-08-16 Thread Ingo Schwarze
it, but it is expensive. ATA is designed to be cheap. You can run a cheap system with a moderate level of reliabilty using ATA, but don't expect much. Yours, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: OT hardware IDE RAID cards

2006-08-16 Thread Ingo Schwarze
of them commented on it, recently... You will easily find their postings in the archives. Jaye - thanks for your feedback on ATA vs. SCSI. I was not aware my experience might no more be up to date. If this is the case, i hope nobody will start a flame war about it. -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL

Re: can not prioritize the main swap device in fstab

2006-08-20 Thread Ingo Schwarze
device used by an existing kernel after typing 'boot -c' at the boot prompt or `config -e -o /bsd.new /bsd` from the running system. Yours, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Binary system updates, was: Why no compiler...

2006-08-24 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Siju, I 'll stop installing compilers Still a bad idea IMHO, but this has been discussed to death. when OpenBSD incorporates binary system updates ;-) Please, don't bug the developers about that. They have explained several times why their time is better put elsewhere. Please also note

Re: How to update httpd without a compiller

2006-08-24 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Tomas, Tomas wrote on Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 09:18:26AM +0300: Han Boetes wrote: Tomas wrote: Thank you very much, I think that's the way I will do it :) Then do it very carefully! I see at least one trap you might stumble into... It's quicker then compilling all the release... Probably;

Re: ntpd_flags= (?)

2006-08-25 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Dear Default User, Default User wrote on Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 07:48:02PM -0500: Just installed i386 3.9 RELEASE. Noticed that /etc/rc.conf.local contains: ntpd_flags= # enabled during install man 8 ntpd says that /etc/rc.conf.local should contain: ntpd_flags= Is this an

Re: questions about cvs and patches

2006-08-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Moin Joerch, The new patches on the main ftpserver have all the date 24.8.06, the patches themself contain different dates, like 9.8.06 I assume you are referring to the times when the fixes were committed to 3.9-stable: +++ gnu/usr.sbin/sendmail/sendmail/main.c 8 Aug 2006 20:20:42

Re: sysctl modifications during install?

2006-08-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Woodchuck schrieb am Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 03:19:38AM -0400: On Sat, 26 Aug 2006, Edd Barrett wrote: On 25/08/06, Matthew R. Dempsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 05:38:19AM +1000, Scott Radvan wrote: Or am I missing something which could allow the install to use all

Re: bug in ksh ?

2006-08-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Please now try `if ! false; then echo true; fi`. Why does my shell eat muchos CPU RAM after such a short pipeline? [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ uname -a OpenBSD idefix 3.9 GENERIC#617 i386 [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ /bin/ksh $ date Mon Aug 28 01:28:07 CEST 2006 $ if ! false; then echo true; fi true $ date

Re: The future of NetBSD

2006-08-30 Thread Ingo Schwarze
, one's loss rarely is anybody else's win, when free software is concerned. Ok, i'm not a developer; so i shall go back to lurking now. -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] Serverbetrieb usta.de / studis.de

Re: The future of NetBSD

2006-09-02 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Gilbert Fernandes wrote on Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 11:59:57AM +0200: I have a dream. A dream of unification. Having one BSD. Merging the three projects and, why not, keeping incompatible stuff as options that would be either one or another. Horrors! Options are mostly against the goals of

Re: specified device does not match mounted device

2006-10-02 Thread Ingo Schwarze
This question was actually fun for learning more about mount - and about the kernel code involved. =:c) Fred Crowson wrote on Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 10:31:24AM +0200: Karel Kulhavy wrote: I tried to mount a CD-ROM twice: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~$ mount /dev/cd0c /mnt/cdrom mount_ffs: /dev/cd0c on

Re: Intel and Licensing

2006-10-02 Thread Ingo Schwarze
marrandy wrote on Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 11:56:44AM -0400: [...] The key component is that source should be open. If you can't provide source then API's have to be open In similar arguments, it might even be better to argue just the other way round: Please provide hardware and firmware

Re: man rcd missing

2006-10-02 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Karel Kulhavy wrote on Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 08:52:00AM +0200: cd (4) talks about /dev/rcd, but if I do man rcd, I get man: no entry for rcd in the manual. I think rcd should symlink to cd. [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ ls /dev/r* | sed 's/[01-9].*//' | uniq /dev/radio /dev/raid /dev/random /dev/rccd

Re: Looking for HowTo instructions ...

2006-10-02 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Marc G. Fournier wrote on Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 10:28:34PM -0300: Can someone that has installed BSDstats on your server please email me instructions on *how* to install it for your flavor of BSD? I doubt the project is worth the effort at all. Whatever numbers might result will be heavily

Re: Looking for HowTo instructions ...

2006-10-04 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Marian, Marian Hettwer wrote on Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 11:08:11AM +0200: Ingo Schwarze wrote: I doubt the project is worth the effort at all. Whatever numbers might result will be heavily biased. To clarify: As far as i understood, BSDstats intends to measure the number of *BSD systems

Re: make release DESTDIR question

2006-10-05 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Didier Wiroth wrote on Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 03:22:32PM +0200: To do a make release, you have to set a DESTDIR variable. Can the DESTDIR be in the /usr/obj directory, like: /usr/obj/DESTDIR or should this be avoided? This will be OK (though it doesn't look like a natural choice). The only

Re: Letter to OLPC

2006-10-05 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Bob Beck wrote on Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 03:47:14PM -0600: Theo de Raadt wrote: In a private reply to my initial mail Jim Gettys (OLPC / Red Hat) said: Free and open software is a means to an end, rather than the sole end unto itself for OLPC. I was totally stunned by this admission. morally

Re: Letter to OLPC

2006-10-05 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Kian Mohageri wrote on Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 04:46:41PM -0700: On 10/5/06, Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The structure of the OpenBSD project suggests that this project might be able to resist better than others. It is no company. It is no charity. It is not so small that it needs

Re: Letter to OLPC

2006-10-08 Thread Ingo Schwarze
apply to several situations in general, but it does indeed appear to apply to this particular project. :-( Small wonder the project exhibits other flaws, too, when even this central aspect has been screwed up... -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] Freedom is about choice. Unless all have equal

Re: Oldest Server you run

2006-10-12 Thread Ingo Schwarze
We're trying to put an old server to good use again and would like to know what's exactly the oldest machine running OpenBSD? As most others started out on the details, i will start with the generalities: Unless you have special needs or you must serve some large or very busy network, taking

Re: UPS just delivered the 4.0 release CD-set

2006-10-13 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Wim, where's my package!, Please refrain from Vandeputte-bashing... =;-) =;-) First, he is a very nice guy, second, we still need him, third, he is just moving (see http://www.kd85.com/) and certainly has enough trouble to put up with, anyway, and finally, OpenBSD distribution works fine all

Re: UPS just delivered the 4.0 release CD-set

2006-10-13 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Sigfred Heversen wrote on Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 09:14:42PM +0200: On Friday 13 October 2006 20:22, Stefan Klein wrote: Just a shy question - if version 4 CDs have been shipped already, there *should* be a downloadable version laying around somewhere, shouldn't it ? Those pre-ordering the CD

Re: blobs are bad

2006-10-17 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Theo de Raadt wrote on Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 05:30:53PM -0600: I just wanted to say... Told you so. After reading the Rapid7 exploit, i just wanted to make sure we are not running this stuff. Of course, none of our servers has Nvidia graphics, but some of the workstations do. And guess what?

Re: pgt-Driver in 4.0-Beta (installed 2 weeks ago) buggy?

2006-10-17 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Michael Scheliga wrote on Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 05:47:30PM -0700: You consistently prove the need to skip over your messages, it's not just the devs that are tired of reading your strange conclusions. So just killfile him, for *s sake, as i did long ago. Quite possibly, he is not trolling on

Re: blobs are bad

2006-10-18 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Bambero wrote on Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 10:36:15PM +0200: open source community answer: http://www.petitiononline.com/nvfoss/petition.html Did you take the time to actually read that? It asks for source code (instead of documentation) and calls the current solution implemented by Nvidia the

Re: [OT, rant and despair] Re: More ammunition for the Blob fight

2006-10-22 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Matthias Kilian wrote on Sun, Oct 22, 2006 at 09:14:01PM +0200: On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 04:13:44PM -0500, Robby Workman wrote: Linux: NVIDIA Binary Graphics Driver Exploit http://kerneltrap.org/node/7228 http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0025.jsp Yes, and really scares me are the guys

Re: Dell 2650 with unsupported Adaptec PERC 3/Di RAID controller?

2006-10-24 Thread Ingo Schwarze
This might make it yet into some FAQ... :-/ K Kadow wrote on Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 08:47:06PM -0500: I've inherited a half dozen Dell PowerEdge 2650s with the PERC 3/Di Adaptec RAID controllers, mostly running old OpenBSD with the 'aac' RAID controller enabled. I'd like to put as little

Re: Dell 2650 with unsupported Adaptec PERC 3/Di RAID controller?

2006-10-24 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Nick Holland wrote on Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 04:05:20PM -0400: Ingo Schwarze wrote: This might make it yet into some FAQ... :-/ been there for quite some time, actually: http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq12.html#aac Oooops. Put my foot in it. Even though the quality of the FAQ is well-known

Re: OpenBSD 4.0 - Where is it?

2006-10-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
ICMan wrote on Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 09:16:07AM -0400: I admit that I am not the most up to date on the release process, but why is 4.0 not out on the FTP server yet if people are receiving it in their homes on CD? It is not yet released, in particular, any required errata may not yet be

Re: Is there a deluser equivalent in OpenBSD?

2006-10-29 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Nick Guenther wrote on Sat, Oct 28, 2006 at 11:21:40PM -0400: On 10/28/06, Leonardo Rodrigues [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually, it wouldn't be practical to manually edit /etc/group. [...] Also, er, call me dumb, but after rereading usermod(8), I really see no way to explicitly remove an user

Re: Is there a deluser equivalent in OpenBSD?

2006-10-29 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Leonardo Rodrigues wrote on Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 01:45:15PM -0300: Though, it seems a bit strange that OpenBSD lacks something like that. Look at it from a different perspective: There are other operating systems out there featuring thousands of lines of complicated scripts just to ensure that

Re: specified device does not match mounted device

2006-10-30 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Here is a late afterthought... I wrote on Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 11:36:38PM +0200: Karel Kulhavy wrote: I tried to mount a CD-ROM twice: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~$ mount /dev/cd0c /mnt/cdrom mount_ffs: /dev/cd0c on /mnt/cdrom: \ specified device does not match mounted device As soon as you start

Re: CPU selection

2006-11-02 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Perhaps you missed that Nick was talking about a pair of carp'ed firewalls. Failure of one machine means *no* downtime. Besides, firewalls rarely need to store any valuable data, almost by definition. Alexander Lind wrote on Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 05:27:00PM -0800: Now you're talking crazy.

SFTP only access to sshd

2006-11-23 Thread Ingo Schwarze
as the shell for the account in question. Note that just setting the shell to /sbin/nologin or /usr/bin/false, which is a common solution for FTP only, does not work for SFTP only because sshd(8) will spawn `$SHELL -c /usr/libexec/sftp-server` when contacted by sftp(1). # Ingo Schwarze 2006. Public domain

Re: SFTP only access to sshd

2006-11-24 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Damien Miller wrote on Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 12:04:15PM +1100: On Thu, 23 Nov 2006, Ingo Schwarze wrote: From time to time, people come here to ask: How can i set up an account for SFTP only, forbidding shell access? One common answer is scponly, http://sublimation.org/scponly/wiki

Re: SFTP only access to sshd

2006-11-25 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Anyone have a clever hack to get sftp chroot'ed too? In my original post to this thread, i mentioned http://sublimation.org/scponly/wiki Disclaimed: I neither tested nor audited scponly. A port has just been submitted to ports@ (not by me).

Re: ldconfig trap

2006-11-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Karel Kulhavy wrote on Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 12:03:34PM +0100: If someone comes to OpenBSD from Linux he is likely to fall into a nasty trap in OpenBSD. He runs ldconfig without any arguments after compiling some program as he was used to on Linux. This will destroy his linker cache and he

Re: SFTP only access to sshd

2006-11-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Jim Razmus wrote on Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 07:41:42PM -0500: Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] [061125 18:51]: Jim Razmus wrote: Anyone have a clever hack to get sftp chroot'ed too? In my original post to this thread, i mentioned http://sublimation.org/scponly/wiki Disclaimed: I neither

Re: package tools misbehaving

2008-05-03 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Toni, Toni Mueller wrote on Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 05:56:14PM +0200: On Mon, 04.02.2008 at 01:03:13 +0100, Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When you request a non-existant package, printing an error message and exiting is OK imho. it would be better to not be offered non-existing

Re: UPDATE: mozilla-firefox-3.0

2008-07-15 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Jim Razmus wrote on Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 04:58:18PM -0400: I follow the link to Adobe's site where they don't have a plugin for my platform and refresh 10-20 times to sprinkle some love in their web server logs. Adobe will certainly get that exactly right: You clearly want foobar binary

mention YP maps in group(5), getgrent(3), getgrouplist(3)

2008-07-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Following the recent performance improvement lib/libc/gen/getgrouplist.c 1.13 i had a closer look at YP group support in 4.4-beta. I suggest to explicitely state in the manual which YP maps are required for proper YP group support. Arguably, this is implementation dependent, and on OpenBSD,

Re: Is it necessary to recompile just to apply a security patch?

2008-07-29 Thread Ingo Schwarze
didn't start building kernels yet.) Yours, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] usta.de / studis.de system operation *** Can we get a bind9 kernel module for OpenBSD any time soon? ***

Re: tab gets lost on display

2008-08-06 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Stuart Henderson wrote on Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 03:00:43PM +: Let's make it easier for people to test; $ printf 1\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t1234567\t123 Or even: $ printf \t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\tX\n These are ten tabs. Each tab is supposed to be 8 characters wide. Thus, the X is supposed to appear

Re: tab gets lost on display

2008-08-06 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Sorry for not noticing at once, but here we go: Stuart Henderson wrote on Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 03:00:43PM + concerning $ printf 1\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t1234567\t123 Looks like an xterm bug. This works ok in a normal console, and works ok in screen in a normal console, but fails in an xterm or

Re: tab gets lost on display

2008-08-25 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Christian, sorry for the delay caused by holidays. Christian Weisgerber wrote on Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 03:53:00PM +: Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What i do not yet understand is why xterm has -oxtabs by default but the terminfo(5) database has no OTpt for it. Isn't

Re: cvs usage question

2006-12-16 Thread Ingo Schwarze
James Turner wrote on Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 11:28:43PM -0500: jcs@ suggested looking at loginfo in CVSROOT, but I haven't had much luck there. I added ^webapp cd /var/www/webapp cvs update -d but there seems to be a locking issue, I'm guessing cvs update tries to run before the commit is

Re: cvs usage question

2006-12-16 Thread Ingo Schwarze
James Turner wrote on Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 12:13:07AM -0500: On Sun, 17 Dec 2006, Ingo Schwarze wrote: James Turner wrote on Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 11:28:43PM -0500: jcs@ suggested looking at loginfo in CVSROOT, but I haven't had much luck there. I added ^webapp cd /var/www/webapp cvs update

Re: Disable IPv6 on OpenBSD 4.0

2006-12-17 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Jason Dixon wrote on Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 03:17:01PM -0500: On Dec 17, 2006, at 2:51 PM, carlopmart wrote: Yes, my security staff orders to disable IPv6 protocol on all our firewalls ... Your security staff is clueless. I bet they like to block icmp echo-request too. If they really force

Re: upgraded to current - need bnx firmware?

2006-12-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Ryan Flannery wrote on Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 07:26:59PM -0500: On 12/26/06, George C [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just upgraded my 4.0 system to -current (GENERIC.MP), You mean, before that, you had a 4.0-release or -stable system? Just a wild guess since you explicitely mention the kernel: Did

Re: upgraded to current - need bnx firmware?

2006-12-27 Thread Ingo Schwarze
George C wrote on Wed, Dec 27, 2006 at 04:53:43PM -0500: I had a 4.0-release install right from the cd pack. That's fine, indeed. :-) I extracted the source from the cd and then updated it to -current (both /usr/src and /usr/src/sys). then i built the new kernel, This is not the safest

Re: Stock fstab

2007-01-01 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Karl O. Pinc wrote on Mon, Jan 01, 2007 at 09:11:12PM +: Is the stock fstab documented anywhere? That is, the fstab that you get if you use the recommended partitions that the install program sets up for you. The comments in the install script are nice to read: less

Re: Wondering about usage of /usr/bin v /usr/local/bin...

2007-01-03 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Dave, Dave Ewart wrote on Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 01:32:04PM +: I'm fairly new to OpenBSD right now and at the stage where I'm trying to understand the differences between what I've been used to in the past (typically Debian) and OpenBSD. Welcome. :-) One thing I'm curious about is

Re: Wondering about usage of /usr/bin v /usr/local/bin...

2007-01-04 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Craig Skinner wrote on Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 12:14:32PM +: On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 08:56:54PM +0100, Ingo Schwarze wrote: For example, on one small LAN with about 50 active users, i called that place /usr/usta: What does usta stand for? Oh, that's just kind of $site, see http

Re: SUN Fire x2200, anyone?

2007-01-04 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Toni Mueller wrote on Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 10:50:01PM +0100: On Thu, 04.01.2007 at 22:04:34 +0100, Marc Peters [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: @toni: as you might guess, the hardware raid of the nforce chipset doesn't work as hardware raid (except under w2k3 with the driver and maybe under

Re: SUDO=sudo in mk.conf can't use it

2007-01-25 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Didier, Didier Wiroth wrote on Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 10:52:04AM +0100: I can't make build with: nice make SUDO=sudo build or nice make SUDO=/usr/bin/sudo build My mk.conf has the following entries: SUDO=/usr/bin/sudo You need not state the same thing twice. If you define SUDO in

Re: linux emulation without redhat_base

2007-02-13 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Hi Karel, Karel Kulhavy wrote on Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 11:21:19AM +0100: Now I avoided the NTPL problem by removing the redhat base and copying only the libraries that printed an error that it wants them. No comment whether this is a good or a bad idea. In case you get lost in the Linux lib*

Re: sh checkflist after make release of 4.0-stable gives starnge result.

2007-02-13 Thread Ingo Schwarze
The short version is: /usr/src/distrib/sets/lists/base/mi seems to be out of sync for 4.0-stable since Feb. 4. The long version is: Didier Wiroth wrote on Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 01:29:28PM +0100: I made a 4.0-stable make release on the amd64 architecture. Running sh checkflist gives this:

driver maintenance problems

2007-02-14 Thread Ingo Schwarze
have to be done by email, [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ grep -i fix free_drivers*.html [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ grep -i update free_drivers*.html [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ grep -i security free_drivers*.html [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ Yours respectfully, Ingo -- Ingo Schwarze [EMAIL PROTECTED] usta.de / studis.de sysop

Re: Adding SWAP in fstab?

2007-02-22 Thread Ingo Schwarze
Sunnz wrote on Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 03:14:54PM +1100: Sorry for the n00bish question, but I noticed that the swap partition created during the installation wasn't defined in /etc/fstab. Now, am I supposed to add it myself or is it necessarily at all? (wd0b) See swapctl(8): Note: The

Re: no controlling tty error

2007-02-26 Thread Ingo Schwarze
sh: No controlling tty (open /dev/tty: Permission denied) sh: cannot create /dev/null: Permission denied Did you tighten up any permissions? # cd /dev; ls -al tty null crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel2, 2 Feb 26 22:29 null crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel1, 0 Feb 26 22:25 tty

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