Re: Can't make 3.7-stable release (tries to exceed capacity of /dev/svnd0a?)

2005-07-11 Thread joshua stein
Ummm - maybe I don't understand but, how can you make a RELEASE from STABLE? Isnt STABLE following the patch branch? And RELEASE is jsut that - what's on the CD? If i'm correct - then you can't do that. If I'm correct, think of it this way: RELEASE = what you buy. STABLE = is what


2006-01-14 Thread joshua stein
I've read the help but I can't figure out what to do!!! Someone can help me?! the php5-sybase_ct-5.0.4.tgz package will give you, which enables the same mssql_* functions as


2006-01-16 Thread joshua stein
Am I doing something wrong?! yes, you are not following the advice already given to you.

Re: tpb and tphdisk assistance

2007-05-28 Thread joshua stein
I have tpb set to run as a daemon from ~/.xinitrc. The volume mute/down/up buttons work, but none of the Fn buttons do except for the thinklight. On-screen display also does not work. Is this something I can fix with a simple configuration change? tpb does not work correctly with

Re: X60 Tablet Wacom, Atheros 5213 others

2008-04-15 Thread joshua stein
- Pen doesn't work at all. Windows say it's connected to the LPC chip mentioned above. Does this mean that I have to write a driver for it (and modify wscons framework to support touch strength, and then modify Xorg wscons driver, BTW removing usbtablet(4))? Looks like nice effort for me,

Re: Xen?

2006-09-28 Thread joshua stein
I listened to Christoph Egger's podcast on openbsd + xen. Yowza. Is this a 4.1 timeframe item? People who do this need to be spanked!!! 8-) Come on, at least give us a URL... -- joshua stein :: superblock ::

testing needed for keyboard change before 4.1

2007-01-10 Thread joshua stein
this diff changes the way ps/2 and AT keyboards are handled in attempt to gain support for some quirky ones. this includes most laptops that have internally connected ps/2 keyboards. if you want your keyboard to continue working for the 4.1 release, please test this change now and report back to

Re: suspend command - curious of function

2008-09-19 Thread joshua stein
What does the suspend command do? I cannot find a man page on it, or entry in the FAQ, or anything useful in the mailing list archives or google (seems most deal with laptop suspend/restore).. When I type suspend at the cmd line, it drops me past the command line. it's a command built in to

Re: Getting the Thinkpad X200 working fully under OpenBSD

2008-09-22 Thread joshua stein
WARNING: 16384 bytes not available for msgbuf in last cluster (4096 used) [ using 682848 bytes of bsd ELF symbol table ] for now you can put 'option MSGBUFSIZE=4096' in your kernel config just to stop it from misbehaving. The P8600 Core2Duo is not regognized by the speedstep code. Adding

Re: The (unofficial) opebsd repo in github is outdated

2012-01-13 Thread joshua stein
The openbsd repo in github is outdated. Are the owners reading the list? Can someone update the repo?. Github doesn't show me a contact address for the organization, so I thing this list is the best option for report the problem. the cvs-to-git conversion tool i was using was not producing

Re: adding Journaled File System (JFS)

2011-07-04 Thread joshua stein
ok, so... how can do it in such a way it can go into the tree? should I re-implement JFS? maybe look into SU+J?

Re: adding Journaled File System (JFS)

2011-07-04 Thread joshua stein
I think they maybe have the bugs out, but they were still fixing some serious issues very recently, and it took us years to get the existing softdep code stabilized. i'm not sure if netbsd's journaling code is any better, but they also have something for ffs:

Re: OpenBSD Apache with IPv6 VirtualHost

2011-07-17 Thread joshua stein
I try to configure the OpenBSD Apache to use IPv6 with Name based VirtualHosts. But it doesn't work. apachectl configtest says: [Sun Jul 17 18:12:53 2011] [error] Cannot resolve host fd07:8085:b92f:1::1:1 port 80 --- ignoring! you need -U in httpd_flags in /etc/rc.conf.local

Re: hibernation with APM

2011-08-07 Thread joshua stein
This is semi-OT, but how does that work, actually? I mean, I know how suspend to disk works in principle, but if it's done purely from the BIOS, wouldn't the BIOS need to know about (and use) a special partition to store the RAM contents? Otherwise, how would the BIOS know where to store the

Re: rebuild RAID1

2011-08-16 Thread joshua stein
I built my RAID using this : bioctl -c 1 -l wd0k,wd1k softraid0 All is ok, sd0c is mounted in /home (cf /etc/fstab) Now i disconnected wd1, restart computer. /home is available, but RAID1 is degraded. Add wd1, restart computer, try bioctl -R sd0 0:1.0 (give me an error like not part

Re: bringing degraded softraid back online

2011-10-01 Thread joshua stein
I'm running 4.9 release with 2x usb hard drives in a softraid raid1 setup. Both drives lost power so both volumes are degraded: softraid0: trying to bring up sd3 degraded softraid0: sd3 offline, will not be brought online running the following doesn't fix the problem, I just get the

Re: android's adb

2011-10-10 Thread joshua stein
(this should probably be on ports@) with more and more android phones around, it would be nice to have a working 'adb' to make backups and push custom ROMs on the devices. i found an older adb linux exectuble in their SDK archives. it can be started under linux emulation, but that's about

Re: Passenger?

2009-08-11 Thread joshua stein
Can seem to find anything in the archives, .. I just finished setting up a Rails app under Passenger on a Linux box - pretty nice! We have a Rails app running with Mongrel on 4.5, but I would really like to use an Apache SSL session; never could get that working with mod_rewrite, however, when

Re: midwest US mirror

2009-11-18 Thread joshua stein
I should mention things that I didn't before and reiterate others . . . 1) I am committed to maintaining this service 2) At the moment, I have a ~300G hard drive devoted to it (and willing to devotre more, in the future) 3) I have a DSL (high-speed) connection i'm not sure what kind of

Re: howto debug systemfan stuck running fullspeed (acpi)

2009-12-30 Thread joshua stein
i experience on my Thinkpad X200, that sometimes the fan gets stuck at fullspeed. (This time it is after 19h of uptime.) The notebook is idle, temperatures are fine, but the fan just goes to fullspeed and stays there. Normaly the regulation works fine in tandem with apmd -C. Rebooting will

Re: make OpenBSD beep at start

2010-01-23 Thread joshua stein
Can someone give a hin on how to make the speaker to beep for example with a command or a C program ? echo  (that's control+v, then control+g)

Re: way to help: laptops and weekly

2010-01-24 Thread joshua stein
Cron runs the weekly update script every Saturday at 3:30am. If you use a laptop or other desktop, your computer probably isn't on then. So the locate and whatis databases never get updated unless you run it by hand. So somebody should figure out a way to handle this for desktop machines.

Re: xterm + tmux 256 colors

2010-02-17 Thread joshua stein
It's probably worth noting at this point that the xterm shipped with OpenBSD doesn't support 256 colors. it is supported in snapshots after january 13th; it was enabled following nicm's ncurses update:

Re: Installer caching selections across different installations... how?

2010-02-17 Thread joshua stein
The install process goes as expected and the virtual machine is running happily along... The thing is, when I create a second brand new virtual machine using the process described above and get to the 'select install media' step, it already has my local ftp server's name populated! As far as

Re: Finding active interface and its ip address within a perl script ?

2010-10-12 Thread joshua stein
But is there any better ways to work it out ? you could get the ip of the interface that the default route is going through: route -n get default | grep 'if address' | sed 's/.*: //' or ask ifconfig what is in the egress group and assume the first ip on the first interface will be

Re: x201 + fan noise

2010-10-24 Thread joshua stein So i tried it but can't have it working on my machine. Kernel crashed at startup. I'm not sure what I can do to modify it right now. that patch is pretty old, i'm surprised it even applies and compiles. Anyway, to make sure I

Re: Tracking What it's changing in current

2011-02-16 Thread joshua stein
One thing I would really like to see is the diffs of every commit. This is available for DragonflyBSD for instance. Is there a way to find this on OBSD? CVS and git are very different I don't think you can easily have this feature with CVS (if it exists I'd be glad to know it :)).

Re: acpithinkpad problems on thinkpad w500

2009-03-08 Thread joshua stein
I came across a strange problem today. I (accidentally) opened the cd/dvd player of my thinkpad w500 laptop. Once the player is opened, it is impossible to close it, as it is immediately reopened. Dmesg is flawed with the following messages: acpithinkpad0: unknown type 3 event 0x006

Re: Hi-Five OpenBSD World - New installation - Power management questions

2012-04-11 Thread joshua stein
2) To use apmd, do I need to maintain a swap partition? Indeed, should I ALWAYS maintain a swap partition on this simple setup (which is running fine)? I was hoping to get away without one (currently b: is undefined). Swap partition is optional, as long as you have enough RAM to do what

Re: Small USB wifi adapter

2012-04-23 Thread joshua stein
On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 12:35:55PM +0100, Laurence Rochfort wrote: Hello, My laptop's integrated wifi adapter is not supported by OpenBSD. Can anybody suggest a USB adapter that doesn't stick out of the port very far? Ideally I'd like one that protrudes less than a centimeter. There

Re: Preferred method for tracking src with git?

2012-06-04 Thread joshua stein
On Mon, 04 Jun 2012 at 12:52:47 -0700, Matthew Dempsky wrote: It looks like ustuehler and jcs both wrote their own cvs-to-git importers for handling the OpenBSD src tree: Both will convert HEAD properly, but neither has

Re: OpenBSD Cloud Offerings

2012-11-28 Thread joshua stein
On Tue, 27 Nov 2012 at 14:18:56 -0800, Constantine A. Murenin wrote: Don't necessarily look at the OpenBSD version numbers that are offered, or whether OpenBSD is specifically supported; at least with KVM and Xen HVM, it's almost always possible to get console-based access and install

Re: Panic when attempting to boot OpenBSD on MacBookAir5,2

2012-12-31 Thread joshua stein
On Mon, 31 Dec 2012 at 20:13:30 +0400, Sevan / Venture37 wrote: I've managed to install the 21st of December amd64 snaphot onto my 13 mid 2012 MacBook Air without any issues, however attempting to boot the installed or sp kernel results in a panic

Re: Xorg not working correctly on MacBookAir5,2

2013-01-01 Thread joshua stein
On Wed, 02 Jan 2013 at 07:16:03 +0400, Sevan / Venture37 wrote: Running startx results in a blank screen, able to switch some consoles ok terminate X without any problem. [59.147] (II) intel(0): Output VGA disconnected [59.147] (II) intel(0): Output HDMI-3 disconnected [59.147]

Re: OpenBSD on a Toshiba Chromebook 2

2016-06-11 Thread joshua stein
On Sat, 11 Jun 2016 at 16:45:20 -0400, Alex Ahn wrote: > Has anyone tried to install OpenBSD on a Toshiba Chromebook 2? And was able > to boot it without having to hold Ctrl+L, which I heard was a thing with > SeaBIOS? > > One person was able to install Windows 10 onto one and not have to hold >

Re: Rails and OpenSSL root certs

2016-03-30 Thread joshua stein
On Wed, 30 Mar 2016 at 17:34:16 +0200, Murk Fletcher wrote: > Anybody here using (to simplify JavaScript assets > in Rails) and know how to prevent the following error? > > Simply renaming "https" to "http" makes no difference. > > % bundle install > Fetching source index

Chicago BSD Users Group

2016-07-20 Thread joshua stein
Hello, I am organizing a BSD users group in the Chicago area. If you are reading this and have any interest in joining up with other users, please join the mailing list at so we can work out details of meeting up (or just to follow along with the discussion).

Re: Xenodm login

2017-03-28 Thread joshua stein
On Tue, 28 Mar 2017 at 10:22:32 -0500, Edgar Pettijohn wrote: > I recently switched to using xenodm to login/startx. Previously I just used > startx at the command prompt. I'm curious if it's possible to change the > background around the login prompt. Currently it's a herringbone black and > gray

Re: getting scrollback buffer on OpenBSD 6.3

2018-08-26 Thread joshua stein
On Sun, 26 Aug 2018 at 13:28:24 -0500, wrote: > I'm guessing > > dmesg | grep drm > > Should help since it won't work with inteldrm nor radeondrm. Just for the archives, scrollback support for rasops consoles (like inteldrm and radeondrm) was added after 6.3.

Re: Serial port pci cards.

2018-04-08 Thread joshua stein
On Sun, 08 Apr 2018 at 12:19:01 -0400, Michael Price wrote: I am unwise in the ways of serial port pci cards. Should I be avoiding any particular brands? Any pointers to more information would be appreciated. The puc(4) man page has a lot of brands and models that are supported.

Re: Syncthing

2018-11-23 Thread joshua stein
On Fri, 23 Nov 2018 at 19:48:04 +0100, Jan Betlach wrote: > Hi all, > > I am trying to sync my media libraries via Syncthing with other machine. > However Syncthing on OBSD complains about "too many open files" and refuses > therefore to scan and synchronize the folder. > > I have increased

Re: does 'xset(1) dpms 20' activate xidle(1) after 20sec?

2018-11-27 Thread joshua stein
On Tue, 27 Nov 2018 at 14:32:50 +0100, Marcus Merighi wrote: > Hello, > > does 'xset(1) dpms 20' activate xidle(1) after 20 seconds? > > How to repeat: > > $ xset dpms 20 > $ xidle -timeout 180 & > > With this I am locked out after 20 seconds, not 180. The DPMS event activates the X

Re: wscons API question: input handling?

2019-02-21 Thread joshua stein
On Thu, 21 Feb 2019 at 08:49:26 +0200, Leonid Bobrov wrote: > On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 08:37:59PM -0500, James Huddle wrote: > > is ncurses too high-level for your needs? That might work. > > > > I said I need a direct access to input devices, ie, /dev/wskbd* and > /dev/wsmouse*, not a library

Re: sound volume reduction - chromium

2019-03-08 Thread joshua stein
On Fri, 08 Mar 2019 at 10:46:24 +0200, Mihai Popescu wrote: > Hello, > > Does anyone observe some sound volume reduction when chromium is > displaying some specific tabs? > > I am using mpv in xterm with some internet radio, when I point > chromium to some tabs (with or without multimedia in

Re: Black screen when starting Xorg with Dell XPS 13 9350

2019-04-13 Thread joshua stein
> On 13/04/2019 16:49, Noth wrote: > > Hello again, > > > >   I updated to the latest snapshot and now Xorg works! But it has a > > caveat, the pointer device detected is the touchscreen not the touchpad. > > It's assigned device wsmouse0 and ums1 doesn't seem to recognize the > > touchpad

Re: OpenBSD on Macbook 12" 2017?

2019-03-15 Thread joshua stein
On Fri, 15 Mar 2019 at 09:18:02 +0100, Harald Dunkel wrote: > Hi folks, > > does it work, OpenBSD on a 12" Macbook 2017? I tried Linux once, > but keyboard and trackpad were not working, so I kept MacOS. The keyboard and touchpad are connected over SPI now, so they require a new Intel SPI

Re: headphone volume levels cannot be manipulated by mixerctl

2019-04-27 Thread joshua stein
On Sat, 27 Apr 2019 at 14:20:32 -, Christian Weisgerber wrote: > However, as in this example, I think you will only get a few generic > controls. > > It is my theoretical understanding that USB audio gadgets typically > come with a uhid(4) device, as does yours above, and you would use >

Re: Getting screen to lock on suspend with Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

2019-09-03 Thread joshua stein
On Tue, 03 Sep 2019 at 19:41:40 -0400, Trey Sizemore wrote: > One remaining issue is getting the screen to lock when the laptop lid is > closed and the laptop suspends. The screen does not lock and just resumes to > the XFCE4 desktop. > > I have the following in my .xsession: > > bsd$ cat

Re: video(1) permissions

2019-08-23 Thread joshua stein
On Fri, 23 Aug 2019 at 15:59:19 -, Stuart Henderson wrote: > On 2019-08-23, Jan Stary wrote: > > This is current/amd64 on a Dell Latitude E5570 (dmesg below). > > It has this integrated camera which I am trying to use with video(1): > > > > uvideo0 at uhub0 port 11 configuration 1 interface 0