Loggin dmesge

2011-05-28 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, Please could you help me to log all messages of dmesg to a file - I've been reading the man pages syslogd its conf file but I'm not sure how to properly set it up ... Thanks

Re: Loggin dmesge

2011-05-28 Thread Jean-François SIMON
All Thanks for your answers, I've set up my question not accurately enought. I would like to have a file logging the activity of dmesg after boot as well. I'm not sure it is the reight way to set it up. Here's my problem, I've seen on the screen in console tty0 the blue lines of kernel messages

Re: Loggin dmesge

2011-05-29 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Are kernel messages logged (blue lines appearing e.g. device plugged, etc ...) ? Obviously not in /var/log files. In negative, is this possible to log them up ? Thanks, J-F

Re: Loggin dmesge

2011-05-29 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Ah ok. Sorry was clear but I missed it. Regards 2011/5/29 Peter N. M. Hansteen pe...@bsdly.net Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com writes: Are kernel messages logged (blue lines appearing e.g. device plugged, etc ...) ? Obviously not in /var/log files. In negative, is this

Re: faq 14.15

2011-05-30 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi scanffs is not is my manual man scanffs = no results Is this ad addon program ? 2011/5/29 russell binary_10...@hotmail.com Just a thank you for the awesome documentation. Was upgrading my home file server, doing my normal half assed job. decided to install 49 while I was at it and

Re: faq 14.15

2011-05-30 Thread Jean-François SIMON
It is an interesting advice in manpage point 1. We should always keep that in mind. 2011/5/30 Martin Schrvder mar...@oneiros.de 2011/5/30 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com: scanffs is not is my manual man scanffs = no results Is this ad addon program ?

Control of OpenBSD through a web interface

2011-06-15 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, I have a remote controlled machine which I manage by ssh and yet I'm in the process of making up a small web page through which basic commands can be passed. I have no clear idea regarding how to design this, in the first place I thought about a cgi script written in C which I did manage to

daily script - running through all drives

2011-06-15 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, Backing up this question, I've not yet been able to clearly understand which part of the dail / security script makes the system to go through all disks and certainly dive into the whole of the file system directory. Has one soul an answer ? Jean-Frangois

Re: daily script - running through all drives

2011-06-15 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2011/6/15 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com Hello, Backing up this question, I've not yet been able to clearly understand which part of the dail / security script makes the system to go through all disks and certainly dive into the whole of the file system directory. Has one soul

problems setting up a firewall with nat

2009-05-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, Please can you help me with this : I just installed the 4.5 OpenBSD, set up the inet forwarding for unicast and multicase, include the standard NAT rule in pf.conf such as : nat on $ext_if from ($int_if:network) - ($ext_if) enable pf check with pfctl -s nat that the correct rule is set.

Re: problems setting up a firewall with nat

2009-05-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Sorry for forgotting the rest, here you are : ext_if is actlually working, configures to an adsl box using DHCP and actually lynx displays pages. int_if is the local network that I want to go through openbsd box to access to internet so I can filter with pf. The configuration is a standard nat

Re: problems setting up a firewall with nat

2009-05-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello James, If no output to parse means no errors, and verbose mode just repeat all the lines of the pf.conf, then yes it parses. pflog0 keeps silent, nothing in here while trying to connect from the subnet to the internet. 2009/5/10 James Records james.reco...@gmail.com Does your pf.conf

Re: problems setting up a firewall with nat

2009-05-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
I do and have booted since. Reagrds. 2009/5/10 Tony Abernethy t...@servacorp.com Dorian B|ttner wrote: Jean-Frangois SIMON schrieb: Hello James, If no output to parse means no errors, and verbose mode just repeat all the lines of the pf.conf, then yes it parses. pflog0 keeps

Re: problems setting up a firewall with nat

2009-05-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hardware problem, thanks. 2009/5/10 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com All, It was a hardware problem. Thanks for help 2009/5/10 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com I do and have booted since. Reagrds. 2009/5/10 Tony Abernethy t...@servacorp.com Dorian B|ttner wrote:

ftp limits bandwidth

2009-06-20 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi all, It looks like the max bandwidth of ftp is somehow 350 Kb/s. Is this normaland if so can it be increased ? Thx Bye.

Re: ftp limits bandwidth

2009-06-20 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, I forgot to tell you more sure, however the crystal ball worked very well. It's a 12M ADSL that works at approximately 1300 ko/s at max speed. When downloading with a browser a client such as filezilla it works at full speed but when I type ftp and use OBSD's one it is rather 350/380 max

Re: ftp limits bandwidth

2009-06-21 Thread Jean-François SIMON
It looks like filezilla uses several transfert at the same time to reach 1Mo/s however each transfert is ~400Ko/s as for OpenBSD's FTP client. Maybe the bandwith limit per file transfered is limited from the server side ? Is there any way to make multiple transferts at the same time with mget

Re: ftp limits bandwidth

2009-06-21 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, Thanks for clarification. Never said stock ... OBSD's brilliant. Thnks ;) 2009/6/21 ropers rop...@gmail.com 2009/6/21 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com It looks like filezilla uses several transfert at the same time to reach 1Mo/s That indeed appears to be the case. From

Install fails : hardware unsupported ?

2009-06-29 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi All, While the 4.4 successfully installed on an AMD Sempron with a SSD HD, I actually had troubles trying to install OBSD 4.5 on Phenom architecture with a SSD hard drive. Maybe there is a problem with the video card, ATI Radeon HD 4800. Could one inform me wether there is a problem with the

Re: Install fails : hardware unsupported ?

2009-06-30 Thread Jean-François SIMON
After a while doing tests I finally am understanding that this is a disk burn issue.Windows tools wil not burn so that any of Linux and BSD system will install properly instead they will do I/O errors on the CD. Burning with Brasero or K3B will do it. Regards. 2009/6/29 Jean-Frangois SIMON

Re: Install difficulties

2009-07-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Sorry, I mean, I installed on SD0 using all disk space. I am not sure the MBR has been modified, I have to look further what was modified, however the other disks do not boot anymore. Windows (sd1) starts and crashes during the load. Ubuntu (sd2) says no os ? I hope that other disks were not

Re: Install difficulties

2009-07-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, That's a misunderstanding. 1) I have a problem to install OpenBSD on sda since this crashes at first boot. 2) I had troubles with sdb and sdc but now I understood that I did a mistake (*) but this is solved now. So yes I am able to read and understand documentation, things are not so easy,

Re: Install difficulties

2009-07-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Anathae, I hope to clarify this subject one last time : This is not the way I installed the OSes in here. I just removed the other disks when installing windows the mbr code is in the very same disk that windows is (OpenBSD calls it sd1 and Linux sdb). For sd2(sdc) the very same applies, I

Re: Install difficulties

2009-07-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
I finally saw that in the very first steps of the install procedure, the type of partition ID of assigned install disk is set to A6 overwriting from the original value (in my case for NTFS this is 0x86 I assume) preventing to boot what was the original system on that disk. Changing to the original

Re: crash after first boot

2009-07-11 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Finally this is due to a subtle disk failure. While other systems could install and work, OpenBSD crashes at first boot, which is in my sense a more sane behaviour. 2009/7/9 neal hogan n...@lambdaserver.com On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 12:12:49AM +0200, jean-francois wrote: Hi, In the correct

Thank you for the quality of the FAQ and MAN

2009-07-16 Thread Jean-François SIMON
I just would like to thank the authors of the project documentation for its real quality.

rplay dependency unsatisfied : cannot install

2009-07-26 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, The following happens. gsm seems to have been removed due to liscence. Please let me know how to proceed ? I need audio with fvwm which rplay seems to be able to provide with minimal resources as in my case. quote $ sudo pkg add rplay-3.3.2p1.tgz Can't find gsm-1.0.10p0 /usr/sbin/pkg_add:

Re: rplay dependency unsatisfied : cannot install

2009-07-27 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Thanks for your reply, however there is something I do not understand about the below error. Are versions not compatible with each other ? the package rplay was calling for gsm-1.0.10p0, I copied the only version available in current which is gsm-1.0.13.tgz to the package directory (I am using

No audio : did I miss something basic ?

2009-07-28 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, I am runing VLC under fvwm but could not have any sound. Are things working by default or there might be something to tune in general, or in my case ? Thanks for help. dmesg | grep audio audio0 at emu0 $ audioctl name=SB Live! version=0x00 config=emuxki

Re: No audio : did I miss something basic ?

2009-07-28 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Yes I have a sound card on the MB but seems not to be discovered. Sound out from VLC and mplayer, which do not show any error about sound, however I tried any jack of the MB and Sound Blaster card but no sound at all ? Full dmesg : $ dmesg OpenBSD 4.4 (GENERIC) #1021: Tue Aug 12 17:16:55 MDT

Re: No audio : did I miss something basic ?

2009-07-29 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Thanks for your patience. No it just rest silent and here two successive audioctl, no movement in the play sensor. $ audioctl name=SB Live! version=0x00 config=emuxki encodings=ulinear:8,mulaw:8*,alaw:8*,slinear:8*,slinear_le:16,ulinear_le:16*,slinear_be:16*,ulinear_be:16*

Re: Simplest and safest way to activate external mail transfert

2009-08-04 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Would the use of mini_sendmail-chroot help in any way ? Thanks. 2009/8/3 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com Many thanks. 2009/8/3 Stuart Henderson s...@spacehopper.org On 2009-08-02, jean-francois jfsimon1...@gmail.com wrote: What would be the simplest and safest way in order to

Simple internet question : packets are not forwarded anymore ?

2009-08-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi I did something wrong is doing networks change yesterday and now the sub network has no internet access anymore. This scheme below used to work very well. I am struggling in order to find why packets from the sub network do not reach anymore the DSL box ? Please could you indicate where to

Re: Simple internet question : packets are not forwarded anymore ?

2009-08-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Sorry for that is was a problem of the soft I use to dump the packets. It has done something wrong with the rpobes and crashed PF somehow. Reboot solved it. Regards. 2009/8/9 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com Hi I did something wrong is doing networks change yesterday and now the

Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-04 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, Is there any particular problem with installing OpenBSD on a SSD HD ? I once could on one machine but on my actual machine it simply does'nt work. After a while, the SSD disk becomes like overloaded and unavailable to continue the installing process of 4.6. Regards

Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-04 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, Is there any particular problem with installing OpenBSD on a SSD HD ? I once could on one machine but on my actual machine it simply does'nt work. After a while, the SSD disk becomes like overloaded and unavailable to continue the installing process of 4.6. Regards

Re: Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-05 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2009/11/4 STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu On Wednesday 04 November 2009 16:10:06 Jean-Frangois SIMON wrote: Hello, Is there any particular problem with installing OpenBSD on a SSD HD ? I once could on one machine but on my actual machine it simply does'nt work. After a while, the SSD disk

Re: Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-05 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2009/11/4 K K kka...@gmail.com 2009/11/4 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com: Hello, Is there any particular problem with installing OpenBSD on a SSD HD ? I once could on one machine but on my actual machine it simply does'nt work. After a while, the SSD disk becomes like

Re: Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-05 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2009/11/4 Aaron Mason simplersolut...@gmail.com 2009/11/5 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com: Hello, Is there any particular problem with installing OpenBSD on a SSD HD ? I once could on one machine but on my actual machine it simply does'nt work. After a while, the SSD disk

Re: Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-05 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2009/11/5 Robert rob...@openbsd.pap.st On Thu, 5 Nov 2009 20:08:48 +0100 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com wrote: 2009/11/4 STeve Andre' and...@msu.edu On Wednesday 04 November 2009 16:10:06 Jean-Frangois SIMON wrote: Hello, Is there any particular problem with

Re: Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-05 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2009/11/6 richardtoo...@paradise.net.nz Quoting Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com: [cut] The error actually appears wjile installing xfont46.tgz which is very very slow. It is normal speed util that particular file . errors : many atascsi_atapi_cmd_done, timeout one

Re: Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-05 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2009/11/6 Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com 2009/11/6 richardtoo...@paradise.net.nz Quoting Jean-Frangois SIMON jfsimon1...@gmail.com: [cut] The error actually appears while installing xfont46.tgz which is very very slow. It is normal speed util that particular file .

Re: Installing OpenBSD on SSD drives

2009-11-07 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2009/11/7 Richard Toohey richardtoo...@paradise.net.nz On 7/11/2009, at 10:25 AM, Jean-Frangois SIMON wrote: It looks like the problem has nothing to do with SSD. Thanks for hints about this issue. I'll try to send the complete failure report within a few days, it end up as a kernel panic

network configuration problems

2010-06-19 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi All, I have some problem with network in OpenBSD 4.7. The netstart script does strange output : # bash /etc/netstart /etc/netstart: line 44: set: -A: invalid option set: usage: set [--abefhkmnptuvxBCHP] [-o option-name] [arg ...] WARNING: /etc/hostname.re0 is insecure, fixing permissions

Re: network configuration problems

2010-06-20 Thread Jean-François SIMON
/etc/netstart issue ... Thanks for this note, my mistake, of course it runs fine with /bin/sh. Ok now everything goes right, but I don't understand the new philosophy of the network address translation in pf.conf. What is the equivalent for the following : nat on $ext_if from ($int_if:network)

pf rdr to multiple machines in the subnet

2010-02-07 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, I am going to replace the rule rdr pass on $ext_if proto tcp from any to any port 1024:65535 - 10.0.1.32 port 1024:* by a general rule for redirecting to all the machines that have a ip starting by 10.0.1 Is this even possible ? A rule like rdr pass on $ext_if proto tcp from any to any

Re: pf rdr to multiple machines in the subnet

2010-02-07 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2010/2/7 Bret S. Lambert bret.lamb...@gmail.com On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 12:24:52PM +0100, Jean-Fran?ois SIMON wrote: Hello, I am going to replace the rule rdr pass on $ext_if proto tcp from any to any port 1024:65535 - 10.0.1.32 port 1024:* by a general rule for redirecting to all

usb devices power off

2010-02-27 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi all I am looking for a way to shut down the power of the usb hub and usb devices. Looking into the documentation plus trying various commands makes me think there is no way to do this. Particularly for usb pens supplied by the usb port, is there a way to power off and on the usb hub ? Thank

preserving editor files

2010-09-08 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi All, At start-up the OS stays several minutes on preserving editor files. Could you please inform me what to do about this what is the system then doing ? Is it normal ? Thanks regards

problem with samba / broadcast

2010-09-08 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, I have tonight a small problem, if you could please check and see if something is wrong here. The samba share seems blocked, the packets are not broadcasted. Thanks. # tcpdump -eni pflog0 03:41:26.500159 rule 30/(match) block in on re1: 192.168.0.195.138 192.168.0.255.138: udp 207

Re: RAID support

2010-10-09 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, Can we add, remove or change the chunks hard drives, rebuild, without re-constructing the RAID ? Regards 2010/10/7 Jean-Francois jfsimon1...@gmail.com Hi, Doing tests, I could not always do properly the kick off of a rebuild. What is exactly the procedure for doing a rebuild with

Re: Unfortunate dot was ... missing

2009-02-24 Thread Jean-François SIMON
This perfectly worked. Thanks to all btw. 2009/2/24 Josh Grosse j...@jggimi.homeip.net: On Tue, 24 Feb 2009 19:43:18 +0100, Jean-Francois wrote All, I just forget the dot !! in the 'rm -r ./dev' so I have no /dev anymore on my server box. One can tell me if this is possible to backup the

slave data HDD drives waking up without access

2009-03-30 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi All, For my actual server, there is a primary SSD drive and secondary standard rotating hard drives. The secondary HDD have enter into sleep of about 1 hour. At times Both secondary HDD wake up for no special reaso. Those drives are both : - mounted to a point - shared by NFS Since I am

Re: slave data HDD drives waking up without access

2009-03-30 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, First of all I would prefer to awayke disks weekly instead of daily for just the df purpose. I would try to do this, your advises are also welcome if any. Secondly this is because of two principle : 1) it disturbs one who is not away enough not to ear the noise of starting disks 2) they keep

Re : error : pkg add phpMyAdmin

2009-04-14 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hi, That's why i asked the man ref / link, i could'nt find anything. But i see some do not understand what being patient with begininers mean. It's only few months i now use this system but it's really not easy thought theres a lot of documentations sometimes it's not easy to find where, is'nt

forgot to fdisk -i sd2

2012-09-28 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, Yesterday, I have asked someone to install, disklabel, newfs and mount a disk on a small local server machine. I have forgotten to fdisk -i in the first place, it does however apparently work well. Please could you let me know which type of problem there could be or not at all if we do

RAID hardware

2012-09-30 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Hello, I would like to know which hardware you'd recommend for use with softraid for at least 4 HD ? I am looking for hardware which would suipport plug live change of a failed drive. If you have good experiences with some hardware, I would be interested in your experience. Thank you J-F.

Gdm and Gnome with OpenBSD 5.2

2012-11-12 Thread Jean-François SIMON
Dear all, I am sorry, I can't work out finding gdm or running Gnome with OpenBSD 5.2, could someone please send a link or some informations ? I used to have it working before, just now I would like xdm to launch gnome but starting gnome-session ends up with various errors and back to xdm console.

Re: Gdm and Gnome with OpenBSD 5.2

2012-11-13 Thread Jean-François SIMON
2012/11/12 Antoine Jacoutot ajacou...@bsdfrog.org On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 09:40:51PM +0100, Jean-François SIMON wrote: Dear all, I am sorry, I can't work out finding gdm or running Gnome with OpenBSD 5.2, could someone please send a link or some informations ? I used to have

Re: Home NAS

2019-11-17 Thread Jean-François Simon
Hi, I found it, there exist glastree which is available from ports. Nice small "poor man's" backup as the author qualifies, though makes incremental backup through hard links: # if yesterday does not exist or today is newer, copy the file # else hard link the file to yesterday

Re: Home NAS

2019-11-16 Thread Jean-François Simon
Hi, I remind there was an incremental backup which I used to run in cron, doing good job of making daily, weekly and monthly backups of deltas. I could not find the name of this, it was available from packages as far as I remember and created directory trees to the dates filled in with only