Re: Gcc-ada errata?

2007-02-19 Thread Chris Turner
there was some recent commit to CURRENT about needing to enable GCC4 via make.conf .. but if that still doesn't work: Might be possible to bootstrap and/or port via FreeBSD emulation .. I've got a DragonFly support patch for CMUCL that I keep meaning to submit that was developed via the

Re: dd vs. truncate for creating vkernel root images

2007-04-11 Thread Chris Turner
Nuno Antunes wrote: Hi all, Is there any advantage in using 'dd if=/dev/zero of=/var/vkernel/rootimg.01 bs=1m count=2048' over the much quicker 'truncate -s 2G /var/vkernel/rootimg.01' other than getting a root image filled with zeros? not sure if the 'filled with zeros' counts as the

libm update plans?

2007-05-05 Thread Chris Turner
Cheers all.. The masochist in me was trying to get some mildly glibc specific sound apps to run on df, and discovered that the C99? 'trunc' function has not yet been ported over from NetBSD's math library This leaves me with 4 options: 1) whine here to ask if anyone has any update plans:

Re: libm update plans?

2007-05-09 Thread Chris Turner
Hasso Tepper wrote: Maybe you should pick up DragonFly C99 Standards Conformance Project? ;) http://www.in-nomine.org/~asmodai/df/conformance/ gak! wheres the trunc() ? like I said.. wayyy down the list for me.. good to know this page exists though..

C-- (was: Re: Development)

2007-05-19 Thread Chris Turner
Simon corecode Schubert wrote: However, there won't be any C++ in the list of things to do. The only thing which uses C++ in DragonFly is groff, and I would be happier without this. was just thinking about this issue - any thoughts about: http://heirloom.sourceforge.net/doctools.html

Re: C--

2007-05-19 Thread Chris Turner
Sascha Wildner wrote: Hmm, looks interesting. I'll play with it... Sascha p.s: just discovered the 'utlities' portions are in pkgsrc-wip, but the 'documentation tools' don't appear to be.

Re: umodem? driver

2007-06-18 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: Try this: cd /dev ./MAKEDEV ucom0 And then see if you can talk to it via ucom0. FWIW, I had to do this personally for a GPRS device, so I know it worked for me at one time.. (a.k.a. not sure how the 'default' devices are decided .. hint hint)

Re: cardbus/pccard patch

2007-06-23 Thread Chris Turner
Sepherosa Ziehau wrote: Hi all, Following patch updates our cardbus/pccard support: http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~sephe/cbb_062307.diff Developers and users that have laptops and run HEAD, please test it. I want to commit it before upcoming release. Just tried this out, and it seems to

bcm sio on cbb (Re: cardbus/pccard patch)

2007-06-23 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: A 'clean' version of the sio(4) patch for the card is attached - It probed OK, and I was able to talk via cu(1), but there's some strangeness where after entering things like e.g. 'ATENTER', most of the time I have to hit a second 'ENTER' before I get the 'OK' back from

User-Land PPP vs. Free/Open

2007-06-24 Thread Chris Turner
While trying to investigate the SIO/PPP problems, I came across this: http://osdir.com/ml/os.openbsd.tech/2004-11/msg00085.html Which seems to suggest that the DF implementation of user-PPP is a bit behind w/r/t other OS'es. That particular patch applied cleanly, appears to be in Free/Open,

Re: User-Land PPP vs. Free/Open

2007-06-24 Thread Chris Turner
walt wrote: That patch is from 2004. Have you been to the ppp maintainer's website to check for newer code? http://www.awfulhak.org/ppp.html Thanks for the pointer - started to. Diffed freebsd-CURRENT and there were 4k lines of diff, so rather than wade through it, I tried that

Re: User-Land PPP vs. Free/Open

2007-06-25 Thread Chris Turner
Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote: Probably you first should find out what's wrong and then fix it :) If you suspect code (i.e. FreeBSD works, DragonFly doesn't), then do this: ... - if works, submit Thanks for the suggestions , will see which approach seems more appropriate. 4kloc are not

Re: Apache in pkgsrc has largefile support on?

2007-06-27 Thread Chris Turner
Granted, I don't think that many people were thinking in gigabytes then, but: http://minnie.tuhs.org/UnixTree/32VKern/usr/src/sys/h/param.h.html and also: To insure that it is possible to create files as large as 2^32 bytes with only two levels of indirection, the minimum size of a file

anyone using tw / xten / xtend for X10 devices?

2007-07-26 Thread Chris Turner
I stumbled across this the other day and it looks pretty nifty, but would like to here positively from someone that the code is still in good shape before buying some hardware... Thanks, - Chris

SMP vkernel speed on UP host

2007-08-04 Thread Chris Turner
I know UP hosts are so passe' these days, But does anyone else think SMP vkernels are a bit slow on UP hosts? possibly due to the 'io processor' context switching, methinks. if correct, not sure if this is worth any code changes or manual entry notes.. or perhaps I should just update my test

bridge(4) and pf tagging

2007-08-05 Thread Chris Turner
According to: http://www.openbsd.org/faq/pf/tagging.html it is possible to do ethernet-level pf tagging with OpenBSD's bridge(4) device. Being guilty of not having looked at the code myself, but noting the lack of 'brconfig' ( http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=brconfigsektion=8 )

Re: Kerneltrap interview available

2007-08-07 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: Jeremy did another interview of me in Kernel Trap, here's the URL: http://kerneltrap.org/node/14116 -Matt hey so what happened to the Hammer FS name ? JA: Does your new filesystem have a name? Matthew Dillon: Not yet.

Re: Domain concept?

2007-08-10 Thread Chris Turner
Sdävtaker wrote: Can u please point me to some place with a nice explanation? I am googling it but only find some technical stuff about them and no the concept involved. Thanks for any help Sdäv The main hints comes from resolver(5): -8- On a normally configured system this file should not

Re: Screenshots for dbBSD desktop

2007-08-10 Thread Chris Turner
Justin Chan wrote: Hi folks, Anyone has the screenshots for the dbBSD desktop. For those who still couldn't get the X and WindowsManager up at least, they know it can be done. http://themes.freshmeat.net/

Re: dfly mail archive not working

2007-08-11 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: oops. Ok, fixed. I keep meaning to fix the rc script. I'll just add a manual start in rc.local. If this is pkgsrc apache, there should be an RCng init script in $PREFIX/etc for your convenience.. I had to hack it to add '${apache_flags}' for a diferent

Re: dfly mail archive not working

2007-08-11 Thread Chris Turner
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote: On Sat, Aug 11, 2007 at 03:16:44PM -0400, Chris Turner wrote: ${ctl_command} ${apache_flags} -k ${action} Why the -k? Joerg Relates to apachectl argument processing.. With no flags apachectl [start|stop] works fine but with flags it does not (for example

Re: dfly mail archive not working

2007-08-11 Thread Chris Turner
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote: Well, let me rephrase the question. Why can't you just use -k inside apache_flags? that requires the user of the flags to specify '-k' as the last argument, which seemed incorrect

Re: libgtop2 and xorg break

2007-08-13 Thread Chris Turner
Pieter Dumon wrote: pkgsrc/sysutils/libgtop2 doesn't compile on my fresh 1.10 system (don't know if it did before): proclist.c: In function 'glibtop_get_proclist_p': proclist.c:106: error: structure has no member 'kp_proc' The error is probably due to DF struct proc diverging from freebsd

Re: Disklabel Question

2007-08-15 Thread Chris Turner
Adrian Michael Nida wrote: We're getting closer! leviathan# disklabel -w ad4s0 auto try '-r -w ad4s0 auto' here instead - I think it needs to be 'read' before it's edited. This could be wrong too - I still get confused occasionally have been using for some time. it's a pain, but a

Re: Disklabel Question

2007-08-15 Thread Chris Turner
Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote: try '-r -w ad4s0 auto' here instead - I think it needs to be 'read' before it's edited. -r is raw :) aaiight.. I promise to RTFM before posting. since I'm spamming anyway - this perlish 'context dependant' -r thing is way silly. bah!

Re: NFS scalability

2007-09-10 Thread Chris Turner
steve wrote: On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 07:49:51AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote: :Just out of interest (without the time/boxes to try it out myself), do :you guys think this is a good solution? I mean, does NFS handle a lot :concurrent accesses well? I never used NFS... : haven't played around

Re: Filesystem encryption

2007-10-09 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: That would actually work, though it would be kinda hokey. yup. not as hokey as having your data stolen I suppose :) my memory was rusty - had looked into this previously looks like the open 'svnd' does as mentioned above:

Re: Hardware compatibility

2007-10-12 Thread Chris Turner
Aggelos Economopoulos wrote: Hello all, I'll be buying parts for an AMD-based system tomorrow and I'd appreciate info on what motherboards/chipsets you have booted DragonFly on without problems. Problems you've encountered are helpful also. Hopefully your answers will be useful to other

Re: Filesystem encryption

2007-10-19 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: Matthew Dillon wrote: That would actually work, though it would be kinda hokey. my memory was rusty - had looked into this previously looks like the open 'svnd' does as mentioned above: http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=svndsektion=4 Missed

Adding ad[4-6]s* to default devices

2007-10-27 Thread Chris Turner
Any thoughts? More systems are coming out with 2 controllers - a PATA and a SATA, and as a result there might be more users using ad4 and so on.. I know there's the MAKEDEV.local hook, just thought I'd mention it since I keep having having to remember to MAKEDEV on some my systems after

Re: Adding ad[4-6]s* to default devices

2007-10-29 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: We should be creating them through ad7 already. Check HEAD. If it isn't doing it properly then we definitely want to adjust it. Okay - I think I asked my question incorrectly based on the (bad) assumption that this was being done for the lower numbered 'ad'

moused + modular xorg 'sticking' ?

2007-11-07 Thread Chris Turner
Hello all - fishing for similar experiences - has anyone had any problems with ps2 mice getting 'stuck' under X? just updated my 1.8 laptop to -HEAD before the Hammer work started + 2007Q3 Pkgsrc (modular-xorg-server-1.3.0) this seems to happen, but only when using sysmouse or perhaps even

Re: moused + modular xorg 'sticking' ?

2007-11-08 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: Should we start saving and restoring the FP context? The ucontext structure does have enough space reserved for it. During the LWP work we expanded the FP save space to 512 bytes. Aaaight .. I took a naive look at trying your idea, and my

Re: moused + modular xorg 'sticking' ?

2007-11-08 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: Matthew Dillon wrote: Should we start saving and restoring the FP context? The ucontext I suppose I'll save my notes, sulk away with my tail between my legs, summarize everything said here into a coherent bug report, and stick with userland patches for a while

Re: Should I jump into DFBSD?

2007-11-08 Thread Chris Turner
Jeremy C. Reed wrote: I don't use it myself, but what about the video driver for NVIDIA cards for the modular Xorg server in pkgsrc/x11/xf86-video-nv and available as a DragonFly package. yes.. not using it here presently, but I'd think 'nv' or even 'vesa' would work for regular 2d

snd_hda

2007-11-09 Thread Chris Turner
Finally got around to testing the recent updates.. This works like a charm on a machine that was currently not playing anything (intellegable at least).. Thanks to all involved in fixing it !!

Re: Blacklisting (and blocking) remote sites - blt.tar.gz (0/1)

2007-12-30 Thread Chris Turner
Like I said, there are many different ways and applications out there, enough for everyone to find the one that fits. But I didn't see no reason to install phython or whatever, just to have some big application maintain my /etc/hosts.allow. If anyone ever gets around to updating our PF

Re: Mounting dragonfly ufs in freebsd

2008-01-31 Thread Chris Turner
Jonas Trollvik wrote: I know this might be a little off topic for the DragonFly lists but maybe someone could give me a pointer in the right direction to be able to mount d-g. kind of a PITA, but if you can read 'a', you could keep 2 labels in 'a', and relabel it as required.. (as long as

Re: rsync vs. cvsup benchmarks

2008-01-31 Thread Chris Turner
I have some benchmark test results comparing rsync to cvsup. ... okay.. so like: you'd think with all of these repository copies flying around, there'd be a lot less flaming and a lot more coding going on.. enough! sheesh.. You people are making me want to write this email IN EMACS

Re: Introduction

2008-03-04 Thread Chris Turner
Sascha Wildner wrote: Hmm, am I the only one who is glad that we _don't_ have fancy codenames for releases? mmm.. no but this is = 2^1024 times better than ubuntu release names unless it is decided to add a silly adjective to the species like: Magical Medowhawk eek.. stomach turning

Re: pkgsrc DEVOSSAUDIO and DEVOSSSOUND (in oss.buildlink3.mk)

2008-03-14 Thread Chris Turner
Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote: This led me to wonder if /dev/audio should have worked with the current sound setup in DragonFly and what setting should be in oss.buildlink3.mk. not sure if/what/when this should be/was changed/ ... - but depending on the outcome, could this be overridden

Re: DragonFly without net connection [Was: OpenBSD dhclient]

2008-03-14 Thread Chris Turner
Hasso Tepper wrote: It's part of bigger set of issues called DragonFly without net connection. yeah.. This is problematic with RCNG - I tried putting a parameter in rc.conf for something or the other to try and make this modular, e.g. [ $net_is_enabled ] foo_enable=yes type of things..

Re: Building modular xorg

2008-03-16 Thread Chris Turner
Dave Hayes wrote: This actually failed differently (I download the vulns file nightly) than before, before I got this: === Building binary package for libXrender ... ERROR: This package has set PKG_FAIL_REASON: ERROR: Do not include x11.buildlink3.mk for X11_TYPE != native. *** Error code 1

pkgbox down?

2008-03-16 Thread Chris Turner
Hello - trying to build my 1.12 release image but 'make installer fetch' is failing - and ping is failing from leaf.. so it looks like pkgbox is down .. Guessing this is 'a Matt', but if anyone else also has a way to get it back online ... Cheers - Chris

Re: Building modular xorg

2008-03-16 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: might-have worked by just using 'meta-pkgs/xorg' .. okay.. this doesn't even exist anymore.. staying quiet until I know for sure :) cheers - Chris

Re: Building modular xorg

2008-03-16 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: Disclaimer: I haven't done my 1.12 builds yet, but.. on 1.10 / 2007Q3, my bulk build had the following: meta-pkgs/modular-xorg-apps \ meta-pkgs/modular-xorg-fonts \ meta-pkgs/modular-xorg-drivers \ x11/modular-xorg-server \ Although I

Re: Building modular xorg

2008-03-24 Thread Chris Turner
Dave Hayes wrote: I'm surprised too. I have no idea how the pbulk build Justin is doing works at all. ;) actually - glad you reminded me - seems to be working for me here (using 'legacy' bulk) will send mk.conf in a separate email for your perusal

Re: lang/python24 build problems

2008-03-25 Thread Chris Turner
Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote: Fixed in pkgsrc -current, and possibly 2008Q2 as well? The problem was some bluetooth preprocessor directives had a conditional only for NetBSD, but we use NetBSD's bluetooth stack as well. Cheers - just saw this as socketmodule.c was patched in Q4 by pkgsrc for

Re: Ruby crash on DragonFly

2008-03-31 Thread Chris Turner
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote: On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 02:53:52AM +0200, Michael Neumann wrote: I don't know why, but my application raises an illegal instruction (signal 4) exception if it is linked with -pthread. Main binary must be linked against libpthread if any DSO mgiht depend on that.

Re: Troubles building m4 from pkgsrc

2008-04-29 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: It's a temporary solution until we can come up with a way to propogate our own pkgsrc tree but also keep it automatically synchronized with the master, so we can incorporate needed patches without creating a mess for our users. not sure I mentioned it

Re: Troubles building m4 from pkgsrc

2008-04-30 Thread Chris Turner
Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote: not sure what to do about actual makefile diffs, etc... Tricky - but patching the diffs isn't necessary LOCALPATCHES can contain patches that apply to the file as patched by the standard patches. this was meant to read more like: not sure what to do

Re: How can I start a daemon under DFly?

2008-05-02 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: - seems to imply that the file /var/lib/dbus/machine-id needs to be created. 'touch /var/lib/dbus/machine-id' may do it. I haven't run d-bus on my own, so this is a guess on my part. might be that touching an empty file will work, I've been running dbus-uuidgen

Re: How can I start a daemon under DFly?

2008-05-03 Thread Chris Turner
thegraze wrote: ImportError: No module named gtkmozembed looks like this is missing: http://www.pygtk.org/pygtkmozembed/index.html I'm guessing either you need to get pygtk installed or perhaps it is not compiled with this module.. if the latter, might just need a CONFIGURE_ARGS+= something

Re: New site design

2008-05-29 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: I'm happy with the layout and content; I'm looking for further suggestions for tweaks. If there's no show-stopping objections, I'd like to move the dragonflybsd.org site to this. - 1 on the cosmetic changes - looks less cohesive less professional imho - that being

Re: OT: setrlimit equivalent to prevent unlink or truncate

2008-05-30 Thread Chris Turner
Johannes Hofmann wrote: Hi, I'm wondering whether there is a way to prevent a process to modify the file system. setrlimit(RLIMIT_FSIZE) to 0 almost does the trick, but unfortunately it does not prevent unlink() or truncate(). Is there any reason why there is no limit to prevent unlink or

Re: Instant crash with Linux OpenOffice

2009-06-20 Thread Chris Turner
no idea w/r/t hammer - IIRC I had to muck around with some version of fonts.conf in the past - perhaps the linux-emulator installed version - to make things work for some OOO release or another, e.g. change the directories listed within, or similar.. and then possibly run the linux 'fc-cache'

Re: Dragonfly used in production

2009-06-28 Thread Chris Turner
Matthew Dillon wrote: From my perspective, then, this means that kernel-supported software RAID is the way to go. e.g. vinum (if it could be made reliable enough), or we could work up our own solution. The mechanics of a software RAID system are not all that complex in actual

Re: bsd broadcom netxtreme 57xx compatibility

2009-09-08 Thread Chris Turner
Niklas Rosencrantz wrote: and this computer, 2nd in a small network where ifconfig outputs bge0: flags=UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST mtu 1500 options=1bRXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING ether [ip6 address] media:Ethernet autoselect (100baseT full-duplex) status:active

Mozilla suite stability on 2.4/2009Q4

2010-03-03 Thread Chris Turner
Hello all I recently (finally!) upgraded my main dev system to local builds of both 2.4.1 and 2009Q4 pkgsrc packages - Since doing this, I've been getting a ton of firefox / thunderbird crashes. I've tried disabling my plugins, etc. but this isn't helping too much - the crashes are confined to

Re: Mozilla suite stability on 2.4/2009Q4

2010-03-05 Thread Chris Turner
Dang.. I am not on top of my email fer sure. These are locally built, Q4 in a spoofed 2.4 chroot on a 2.5 host. (e.g. cd /usr/src/stable make install DESTDIR=/foo env UNAME_r chroot $DESTDIR) Sooo, I wouldn't take this too seriously as I certainly haven't investigated all the possibilities

Re: DragonFly 2.4.1 Released!

2010-03-09 Thread Chris Turner
Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote: Erik Wikström wrote: Of course this is more or less what you are already doing, except for a change of names, X.Y.0 - X.Y.0 RC, X.Y.1 - X.Y.0. The only difference is that it will make casual users more aware of the fact that some problems are to be expected. I

Re: Printing with lpr in OpenOffice won't work

2010-03-21 Thread Chris Turner
Stephane Russell wrote: Is there a way to send a printing to lpd with OpenOffice on DFBSD? There is no lpr or lp binary available in the SUSE package, so I have to send the print into a file and then do a lpr myself. never tried this myself, but you might try either: 1) softlinking

Re: Monitoring CPU time

2010-04-04 Thread Chris Turner
Francois Tigeot wrote: The FreeBSD plugin uses the sysctl kern.cp_time, which is not present on DragonFly. Is there any way to easily get the different percentages of nice, idle, user, system, etc... time from a shell ? there might be a better way to do this - but you can snag that particular

Re: Monitoring CPU time

2010-04-05 Thread Chris Turner
Francois Tigeot wrote: Unfortunately, there's no data for nice or interrupt. Time to dig into top sources... interrupts are there - not by device, etc.. but anyhow.. yeah.. systat probably has code to get at everything you want.. -- Sent by An eMail

Re: First file to look at in dragonfly src tree

2010-04-09 Thread Chris Turner
Vivek Ayer wrote: I just checked out the dragonfly src tree from avalon and was wondering which source file you all would recommend to look at first to get a feel for how the kernel and system works. I supposed wherever 'int main' is, right? Agree with Sascha r.e. finding some place of

Re: upgrade packs

2010-04-12 Thread Chris Turner
Gergo Szakal wrote: Opinions? +1 ASS KICKING think this is great as it encourages the end user to 'build' their system - or at least get used to using the source tree / make to do updates.. just need to ensure that the make.conf is stock..

Re: Ideas and questions on pkgsrc

2010-04-12 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: - General ideas about the bulk builds and binary installs; I've been staring at it so long I can't see the forest because there's all these trees in the way. Yeah.. Lots of these ideas crossing my mind today as well - this DNS-in-base thing kind of spurs a lot of

Re: HEADS UP: BIND Removal. Short instructions for migration to pkgsrc-BIND

2010-04-13 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: http://gitweb.dragonflybsd.org/~lentferj/dragonfly.git was pointed out that I was using http url.. DOH

Re: Ideas and questions on pkgsrc

2010-04-13 Thread Chris Turner
Aggelos Economopoulos wrote: Well, w/o having seen the code, this sounds like a bit of a hack :) Also I'm not sure what problem you're solving. Pkgsrc already has working package dependencies. The serious issue is with handling upgrades. yup. possibly so. Problem solving: installing a box

Re: Ideas and questions on pkgsrc

2010-04-13 Thread Chris Turner
Aggelos Economopoulos wrote: My by far most important gripe w/ pkgsrc is the inability to do mass upgrades from binary packages in a straightforward manner. Not even sure if it's anything the pkgsrc developers are concerned with. Can't you do this if you have the right make targets (e.g.

Re: Ideas and questions on pkgsrc

2010-04-13 Thread Chris Turner
Aggelos Economopoulos wrote: Heh. Those are all arbitrary choices really. Not terribly useful to a general user audience. s/above/gnome-and-3d-compositing-windowmanager/ and as for tracking, no - I just track the leaf nodes. intermediate cruft stays buried in the makefile deps. Yah, see,

Re: Ideas and questions on pkgsrc

2010-04-19 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: that appears to be removable for the same reasons (overkill). Sascha I think was looking at a BSD-based replacement for groff, or maybe I'm conflating it with the mandoc work. I think someone was looking at heirloom troff at somepoint - but I think that ran into

Re: upgrading postgres

2010-04-19 Thread Chris Turner
Pierre Abbat wrote: I meant *on DragonFly*. I don't think I have anything installed that depends on Postgres, but I am going to install the PHP module. Same applies - but with the additional step of managing packages.. 1) Backup Dump databases w/old pg tools (e.g. separate copy of all db

Re: HEADS UP: BIND Removal. Short instructions for migration to pkgsrc-BIND

2010-05-06 Thread Chris Turner
Sascha Wildner wrote: The only question is: Do we want to _maintain_ a drill and libldns in our base from now on? Because that's what we would have to do if it's in base. there needs to be some way to verify DNS out of the box. period. without pkgsrc. period. this is non optional, IMHO.

Re: HEADS UP: BIND Removal. Short instructions for migration to pkgsrc-BIND

2010-05-06 Thread Chris Turner
Freddie Cash wrote: If you just need to verify that DNS works (resolve hostname to IP), then what's wrong with ping some.host.com http://some.host.com? ;) Kills two birds with one stone: DNS lookups work, and Internet connection is live (if using a hostname on the Internet). ok fair

Re: pkgsrc DragonFly 2.7/x86_64 2010-05-07 10:42

2010-05-10 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: Built on pkgsrc-2010Q1 and this is 64-bit. How much of these is too much? Once the quarterly release is relativly stable in terms of fixes/updates, the builds happen rapidly. Saw similar discussion in Re: [issue1761] pkg sysutils/bacula : build works with 5.0.2

FF 3.6 CPU usage on 2.6?

2010-05-15 Thread Chris Turner
Anyone seeing any issues with Firefox running away on CPU on 2.6? I had a problem with my 2.4 builds that was mitigated buy a clean build - but now it's appeared again on my 2.6 builds - trying to isolate this. Thinking it might have something to do with my gnome settings, but I dunno. Cheers.

Re: FF 3.6 CPU usage on 2.6?

2010-05-15 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: Thinking it might have something to do with my gnome settings, but I dunno. sorry for chatter - was a few bugfixes behind on 3.6 or something - a fresh installworld seems to have resolved it.. or at least a quick few tabs in a few sites seems to suggest that.

Re: starting Apache

2010-05-18 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: It seems that maybe we should ship with /etc/rc.d set by default. -1 for me - usual 'system is system and pkgsrc is pkgsrc' reasoning. (and just had my tweaked apache start script botched by pkgsrc) pkgsrc / rcng are super flexible - isn't there some way to spec the

Re: starting Apache

2010-05-18 Thread Chris Turner
Thomas Nikolajsen wrote: rc variable namespace still isn't separated, e.g. no reserved name space for base rc scripts, any ideas for this? this could probably be tweaked somehow in the scan / startup sequence with rcorder(1) statements.. e.g. pass 1 for 'basic init', pass 2 for 'secondary

Re: WINE - DFBSD

2010-05-19 Thread Chris Turner
Siju George wrote: Virtualbox installation and qemu installation from pkgsrc failed for me :-( Just built qemu - will submit patches / fixes in a bit - but if you're itching to try.. and assuming our pkgsrc dependencies are similar.. Note: I haven't actually *used* the build yet.. so it

Re: WINE - DFBSD

2010-05-19 Thread Chris Turner
Antonio Huete Jimenez wrote: We already return ENOSYS for mlockall() / munlockall() in both master and 2.6 so pulseaudio should build fine since then. Hmm.. I was getting undefined link-time symbols - I wondered how it was able to even compile.. This explains the problem I suppose. It wasn't

Re: running i386 vkernel on amd64

2010-05-23 Thread Chris Turner
YONETANI Tomokazu wrote: You can install which ever applications you want, but it doesn't mean they all work as you expected :) But seriously, since the X server and the clients don't need to be running on the same node, you should be able to run any X clients (firefox, for instance) inside a

Re: BSDStats: Status Report

2010-05-26 Thread Chris Turner
Aggelos Economopoulos wrote: It's a lower bound (assumming no cheating which you can't detect anyway) on the number of users you have, which might not be /completely/ useless. Using those numbers for userbase comparisons is silly of course :) Hey - gotta start somewhere:

Re: which pkgsrc version do I get via git?

2010-05-27 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: Seconded; gstreamer is one of the worst offenders right now in terms of dependent package breakage. It's the same on 2.6,2.7, i386, and x86_64. I've really gotta get in synch w/my patches (I think I tweaked a few of these), but anyhow - using 2010Q1 on 2.6/i386 I've

Re: which pkgsrc version do I get via git?

2010-05-28 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: On Thu, May 27, 2010 3:48 pm, Chris Turner wrote: will submit PR eventually.. Please do it - having a bunch of patches for the pkgsrc people won't take long, and that's 90 packages that would now build for 2.6, 2.7, i386, and x86_64, so it's useful 360 times over

Re: WINE - DFBSD

2010-05-28 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: Note: I haven't actually *used* the build yet.. so it might just crash instantly, etc. anyone actually using this? if so - I'm getting some mega-slow clock ticks for linux ~2.6.16? .22? or something like that, and also for netbsd - openbsd works like a champ.. any

Re: WINE - DFBSD

2010-05-29 Thread Chris Turner
Siju George wrote: did you submit the patches? which pkgsrc tree should I follow to build it? ;-) does it work on both x86 aswell as amd64? not yet for patches - this is #1 todo tomorrow am us time - (well, maybe after food, coffee :) all the info is in the posts previously though I only

Re: Unable to install Metacity

2010-05-29 Thread Chris Turner
KishoreKumar Bairi wrote: How to resolve this issue? no ideas about the particulars of this package, but often, build/link errors are fixed in pkgsrc by adding the appropriate 'buildlink' makefiles - I'd check the various directories from the XCB packages for 'buildlink.mk' files, and add

Re: Unable to install Metacity

2010-05-29 Thread Chris Turner
Chris Turner wrote: I'll take a crack at fixing this one tomorrow AM since I'm doing pkgsrc stuff anyhow.. The bug looks to be 64 bit related - the only error I had on build was that it was already installed..

usb disk problems anyone?

2010-06-01 Thread Chris Turner
Wondering if anyone is having any problems getting 2x USB HDD's online at the same time - (this is 2.6/i386) Had a key in one drive, plugged in a SATA hdd, and it didn't scan, left both in, rebooted, neither was there, rebooted w/o usb key, sata showed up.. not a sata power up issue as this

Re: DragonFly 64-bit stability

2010-06-15 Thread Chris Turner
Max Herrgård wrote: I got segfaults with firefox, thunderbird and xfce on x86_64 pretty often. fwiw I'm getting crashes on the moz apps on 32bit as well.. I think there's something subtle hiding out somewhere in GTK land, or perhaps in the mozilla JS engine w/our threads.. anyhow.. yeah..

Re: Is it time to dump disklabel and use GPT instead?

2010-07-28 Thread Chris Turner
elekktrett...@exemail.com.au wrote: that is incompatible with everything else on the market. You're not going to get Linux to change because of BSD, it's the other way around. At least man socket()

Re: Stresstest howto does not work

2010-08-03 Thread Chris Turner
Damian Lubosch wrote: So how do you do your stresstests of Dragonfly BSD? I know the 'blogbench' tool was used quite a bit for HAMMER testing - you might take a look at it's features to see if it fits your needs - Chris

Threading Mozilla/GTK

2010-08-18 Thread Chris Turner
Hello all, Wondering if someone could refresh me on what my threding symlinks should be pointing to (2.6/i386, but in general if there are differences) My /usr/lib/libpthread.so was poitned to libc_r, which I thought was old.. And I'm thinking this might be related to lots of gtk crashes

Builds / Tests / Etc

2010-08-18 Thread Chris Turner
Hello all - I'm doing some work around the so-called devlab here, hoping to get some kind of build automation going, etc, etc Wondering what, if any customization people have / are using in around their own systems that they care to talk about / share myself at the moment: - user workstation

Re: Heads up: Binary packages updated

2010-08-25 Thread Chris Turner
Justin C. Sherrill wrote: If you keep a /usr/pkgsrc to match those binary packages (and you should if you are using them), you'll want to update it to match pkgsrc-2010Q2, also. Change /usr/pkgsrc/CVS/Tag to have 2010Q2 in it and 'cvs update -dP' is one way to do it. What is the

Re: OpenOffice

2010-08-30 Thread Chris Turner
Pierre Abbat wrote: How do I fix this? openoffice-setup, mentioned in handbook-desktop-productivity, does not exist. I ran pango-querymodules but still got the error. iirc from a long time ago (things might have changed since then) you have to use a compat pango, etc - the actual config paths

Re: OpenOffice

2010-09-01 Thread Chris Turner
Alex Hornung wrote: For whatever it's worth, I recently (~2 weeks ago) installed openoffice from /usr/pkgsrc (openoffice3-bin, iirc) and it worked just fine. What pkgsrc branch did you install from? Are you using the regular linux compat env? I'm still on Q1 - am getting the below Will be

Re: How to start CUPS?

2010-09-12 Thread Chris Turner
Pierre Abbat wrote: I also see that GROFF_PAPER_SIZE is set to letter. Wouldn't it make more sense to set it to A4, which is the most common paper size in the world? BAH! Next think you know you'll want 4 holes instead of 3! /USA :)

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