freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 250, Issue 2

joko bodo kijoko99 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 23:34:43 PDT 2009


why if iget  email from milis my subject always "freebsd-questions Digest,
Vol 250, Issue 2"

thx

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>   1. Re: USENET? (Daniel Molina Wegener)
>   2. Re: USENET? (Wojciech Puchar)
>   3. Re: USENET? (George Davidovich)
>   4. Re: roundcube security bug (Moti Levy)
>   5. Warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the
>      linker.hints (Peter Steele)
>   6. Busy disk and page fault (Nicolas Haller)
>   7. FreeBSD 7.1R on laptop (Pongthep Kulkrisada)
>   8. Re: Busy disk and page fault (Wojciech Puchar)
>   9. Re: Warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the
>      linker.hints (Paul B. Mahol)
>  10. Re: FreeBSD 7.1R on laptop (Wojciech Puchar)
>  11. Which install ? (Darryl Hoar)
>  12. UID/GID in anon.ftp directory (Pieter Donche)
>  13. Re: Which install ? (Erik Trulsson)
>  14. Re: Busy disk and page fault (Nicolas Haller)
>  15. Re: roundcube security bug (Zbigniew Szalbot)
>  16. Re: Warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the
>      linker.hints (Peter Steele)
>  17. New York Fundraising Summit - Panelist Invitation (Jennifer Winn)
>  18. Re: Which install ? (Michael Powell)
>  19. RE: FreeBSD 7.1R on laptop (Greg.Stark at sungard.com)
>  20. hardware list in a machine (gahn)
>  21. Re: hardware list in a machine (Josh Carroll)
>  22. Re: USENET? (Randy Pratt)
>  23. Re: Which install ? (Erik Trulsson)
>  24. RE: Which install ? (Darryl Hoar)
>  25. Re: Which install ? (Kevin Kinsey)
>  26. RE: Which install ? (Michael Powell)
>  27. portupgrade, afterwards (gahn)
>  28. Re: portupgrade, afterwards (Daniel Bye)
>  29. Help installing Hippo viewer... (Ben H.)
>  30. portupgrade, afterwards (Robert Huff)
>  31. iSCSI initiator lockups (Jason T. Nelson)
>  32. freebsd 7.1, building kernel (gahn)
>  33. Re: freebsd 7.1, building kernel (Michael Powell)
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>
> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 09:34:09 -0300
> From: Daniel Molina Wegener <dmw at coder.cl>
> Subject: Re: USENET?
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Cc: Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com>, Dan Nelson
>        <dnelson at allantgroup.com>,      Gary Kline <kline at thought.org>
> Message-ID: <200903090934.17287.dmw at coder.cl>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> El Sunday 08 March 2009 23:38:14 Robert Huff escribió:
> > Dan Nelson writes:
> > >  > are there any ports that offer an interface to USENET?  I think
> > >  > mozilla did, but that was a long time ago ...  .
> > >
> > >  Mozilla simply changed names to Seamonkey and is still alive and
> > > kicking.
> >
> >       Thunderbird also has this ability.
>
>  I'm currently using knode from kde ports...
>
> >
> >
> >                       Robert Huff
> >
> > [SNIP]
>
> Best regards,
> --
> .O.| Daniel Molina Wegener   | C/C++ Developer
> ..O| dmw [at] coder [dot] cl | FreeBSD & Linux
> OOO| http://coder.cl/        | Standards Basis
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> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 14:05:56 +0100 (CET)
> From: Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
> Subject: Re: USENET?
> To: cpghost <cpghost at cordula.ws>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID:
>        <alpine.BSF.2.00.0903091404290.2030 at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
>
> >> at least in Poland there are free. and for my clients i have nntpcache'd
> >> news from Gda?sk University.
> >
> > Actually, in most parts of the world, news are still freely available
> > with many ISPs (you may have to ask them explicitly), except for
> > alt.binaries.* which are quite bandwidth intensive.
>
> i'm connected to university network (commercially, not as a student ;), i
> have all their service included in price. alt.binaries.* too, don't know
> if all of them as i don't use it.
>
> >
> > Your typical small ISP would rather save the bandwidth it takes to
> > transfer all articles, esp. if only a fraction of them are accessed
>
> nntpcache is exactly for this. it's like squid, just for nntp
>
> it's worth even with 1 nntp user, and it takes 5 minutes to configure.
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 07:14:26 -0700
> From: George Davidovich <freebsd at optimis.net>
> Subject: Re: USENET?
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20090309141426.GA51920 at marvin.optimis.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 12:44:38PM +0100, cpghost wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 11:39:43AM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > > > news/pan seems to work OK, if you want a GUI. But be aware that
> > > > nowadays, you'll probably have to pay a monthly fee for usenet.
> > > > ISPs don't seem to routinely offer it as part of the deal anymore
> > > > like they used to.
> > >
> > > at least in Poland there are free. and for my clients i have
> > > nntpcache'd news from Gda?sk University.
> >
> > Actually, in most parts of the world, news are still freely available
> > with many ISPs (you may have to ask them explicitly), except for
> > alt.binaries.* which are quite bandwidth intensive.
> >
> > Your typical small ISP would rather save the bandwidth it takes to
> > transfer all articles, esp. if only a fraction of them are accessed by
> > their customers. It simply doesn't make sense for them to host
> > binaries, unlike dedicated news providers which have enough customers
> > to justify the expenses.
>
> That's essentially correct, but it's worth noting that an ISP can
> provide a news feed to their customers through one of the major news
> providers.  It wasn't unusual not so long ago for dialup ISPs to offer a
> full alt.binaries hierachy this way.
>
> As for client suggestions, that typically depends on whether the person
> is interested in text, binaries, or both.  Most clients are capable of
> doing both, of course.  That's not to say that all do both equally well.
> Right tool for the job and all that.
>
> For text, I'd recommend slrn.  Gary is already using mutt, so I'd
> suggest he go that route, or alternatively, try mutt's nntp patch and
> use mutt instead.  Works perfectly well and it's what I use.  If reading
> news is going to be a regular thing, then setting up a local server of
> some sort (to pull down feeds from one or more providers) may be a
> useful addition, though slrn does does provide a companion program to do
> something similar.
>
> Binary groups, on the other hand, are generally best handled by a GUI
> client.  If you know what you're doing, command-line programs like nget,
> nzbperl, etc. may be preferrable or useful additions.
>
> The thing to keep in mind is that irrespective of what client one is
> using, it's the quality of the feed that matters most.  At least for
> non-casual use.  For a top notch feed, expect to pay out a few extra
> bucks per month.  That typically gives you a host of other benefits that
> would include a complete hierarchy, high retention levels, unrestricted
> download speeds, web access, multiple connections, multiple servers,
> NNTPS, HTTPs, Clarinet, and a direct line to customer support.
>
> If you think you are or can get most of those for free (from your ISP,
> for example), you haven't looked carefully enough.  Still, I think a
> subscription to a pay provider is worth every cent, even for text
> groups.
>
> --
> George
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 10:54:42 -0400
> From: Moti Levy <levymoti at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: roundcube security bug
> To: Zbigniew Szalbot <zszalbot at gmail.com>
> Cc: User Questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID: <49B52DB2.2010306 at gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
> On 03/09/09 6:05 AM, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 10:50, Ross Cameron<abalour at gmail.com>  wrote:
> >
> >> Surely an attempted cracking attempt on you're server warrants making
> time?
> >>
> >
> > It does.
> >
> >
> >> Without detailed reports of issues like this how is the vendor expected
> to
> >> correct the problem?
> >>      Avoiding installing the code is just a lazy workaround, helping the
> >> author's will improve the general open source software ecosystem.
> >>
> >
> > Like I said, I just lacked the time. I have notified the port
> > maintainer though and intend to contact the author but I wish there
> > was a simpler way then having to register first.
> >
> >
> portaudit is always usefull
>
> Affected package: roundcube-0.2.a,1
> Type of problem: roundcube -- remote execution of arbitrary code.
> Reference:
> <
> http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/8f483746-d45d-11dd-84ec-001fc66e7203.html
> >
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 08:37:25 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Peter Steele <psteele at maxiscale.com>
> Subject: Warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the
>        linker.hints
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <4941256.2381236613044068.JavaMail.HALO$@halo>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
>
> I have a process that automates the creation of a master FreeBSD image that
> we clone onto mulitple machines. In the latest version of this image I am
> seeing the warnings:
>
> warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linprocfs.ko' is newer than the linker.hints
> file
> warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the linker.hints
>
> What might be causing this? I am not doing anything in particular with this
> Linux component during the image creation process, and these are the only
> such warnings. We do install a custom kernel as well, but I did not see this
> error in earlier versions of the image creation process.
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 16:30:58 +0100
> From: Nicolas Haller <nicolas at boiteameuh.org>
> Subject: Busy disk and page fault
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20090309153057.GD1481 at boiteameuh.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
>
> Hi all,
>
> I'm asking myself about a problem I have with a Postgresql server on
> FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE.
>
> The server is overload, the disk is 100% busy with 250 write operations
> per second and a throuput of 6MB/s.
> My first idea is because of mass random access/write on the disk. But I
> also see
> the server can make 20k page fault per second.
>
> So, did you think I really have a disk contention or this high number of
> page fault can be a problem (and if it can, how to resolve it).
>
> Thanks,
>
> --
> Nicolas Haller
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 22:35:01 +0700
> From: Pongthep Kulkrisada <ptkrisada at gmail.com>
> Subject: FreeBSD 7.1R on laptop
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID:
>        <d22725a0903090835i34c3c80dx22573d55c9eff348 at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>
> Hi all,
>
> I am using FBSD 7.1R on PC. But yesterday (8 Mar 09) my hard disk was
> physically broken. My machine is very old anyway. So I want to buy a
> new laptop (notebook). I have some questions.
>
> 1. Previously I use ADSL but now I go back to 56k serial modem. The
> problem is new laptops do not provide COM port (/dev/cuad?). I must
> use internal modem built with the laptop. I'm not sure whether this
> internal modem can be found by FBSD 7.1R or not. If not, how to do?
> (Sorry I never used laptop.)
>
> 2. Previously, I used LILO boot manager (from Linux) for selecting
> FBSD, Linux or WinXP. But nowadays most of the time I use only FBSD
> and don't use Linux at all. So I don't want to waste the space
> installing linux on my new laptop. But I use XP occassionally. I need
> to know whether FBSD boot manager can select and boot XP or not? How
> to do it? I didn't find it in the handbook.
> Note that I know grub. But I really want to know the way, the system
> provide. Because I have a long story of this problem. Once (5 years
> ago) I installed FBSD success but without caution. I rebooted then I
> could not run the freshly installed system. Because there was no
> options for selecting the new system. :-( That time I ended up with
> LILO to fix the problem. But this time I just don't want to install
> Linux. So I want to use only what, the system provides.
>
> Thanks,
> Pongthep
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:04:16 +0100 (CET)
> From: Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
> Subject: Re: Busy disk and page fault
> To: Nicolas Haller <nicolas at boiteameuh.org>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID:
>        <alpine.BSF.2.00.0903091701500.2680 at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
>
> > The server is overload, the disk is 100% busy with 250 write operations
> > per second and a throuput of 6MB/s.
> > My first idea is because of mass random access/write on the disk. But I
> also see
> > the server can make 20k page fault per second.
>
> what page fault? most page faults in FreeBSD doesn't mean disk access,
> just no mapping present in page tables, which gets mapped after the fault.
>
> Only if page is actually not present in memory it is fetched from disk.
>
> top shows in what state is a process.
> if it's biord or biorw - it's doing disk/file I/O, not swapping.
>
> that's about FreeBSD part - about postgress part ask on postgress mailing
> list. i don't use it so i can't help you.
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 9
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:07:03 +0100
> From: "Paul B. Mahol" <onemda at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the
>        linker.hints
> To: Peter Steele <psteele at maxiscale.com>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID:
>        <3a142e750903090907y2115838co3aaf88c15fa139e4 at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>
> On 3/9/09, Peter Steele <psteele at maxiscale.com> wrote:
> > I have a process that automates the creation of a master FreeBSD image
> that
> > we clone onto mulitple machines. In the latest version of this image I am
> > seeing the warnings:
> >
> > warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linprocfs.ko' is newer than the linker.hints
> file
> > warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the linker.hints
> >
> > What might be causing this? I am not doing anything in particular with
> this
> > Linux component during the image creation process, and these are the only
> > such warnings. We do install a custom kernel as well, but I did not see
> this
> > error in earlier versions of the image creation process.
>
> # kldxref /boot/kernel
>
> Probably you installed that files _after_ linker.hints is generated,
> just make sure
> that they are still compatible with /boot/kernel/kernel
>
>
> --
> Paul
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 10
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:07:04 +0100 (CET)
> From: Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
> Subject: Re: FreeBSD 7.1R on laptop
> To: Pongthep Kulkrisada <ptkrisada at gmail.com>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID:
>        <alpine.BSF.2.00.0903091704330.2680 at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
>
> > I am using FBSD 7.1R on PC. But yesterday (8 Mar 09) my hard disk was
> > physically broken. My machine is very old anyway. So I want to buy a
> > new laptop (notebook). I have some questions.
>
> simply getting new hard drive could be enough.
>
> >
> > 1. Previously I use ADSL but now I go back to 56k serial modem. The
> > problem is new laptops do not provide COM port (/dev/cuad?). I must
> > use internal modem built with the laptop. I'm not sure whether this
> > internal modem can be found by FBSD 7.1R or not. If not, how to do?
> > (Sorry I never used laptop.)
>
> check what modem. for lucent winmodems there is WORKING driver in ports.
> works on my IBM T23.
>
> simply check the hardware. or use external modems with USB connector.
>
> Check if "Hayes compatible" or so label are on modem package - if so, it
> behaves like serial port modem just connected through USB, you'll use some
> of USB serial port drivers.
>
> if no - it's winmodem, most likely incompatible with anything except
> windoze.
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 11
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 11:25:06 -0500
> From: "Darryl Hoar" <darryl at osborne-ind.com>
> Subject: Which install ?
> To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID: <006001c9a0d3$9d61b660$d8252320$@com>
> Content-Type: text/plain;       charset="us-ascii"
>
> Greetings,
> I just purchased an older rack mounted supermicro server.  It is running
> CentOS, but I want to install Freebsd on it.
> The server has (2) Xeon processors.  Which download should I use ?  i386
> ???
>
>
> Thanks,
> Darryl
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 12
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:27:44 +0100 (CET)
> From: Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at ua.ac.be>
> Subject: UID/GID in anon.ftp directory
> To: "mail.list freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0903091715230.22673 at hmacs.cmi.ua.ac.be>
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
>
> I set up an anonymous ftp directory on FreeBSD system and copied (via a
> tarball) the anon.ftp directory (pub) from our old ftp server to the
> new FreeBSD server.
>
> In the new server users get same loginnames, but UIDs are different from
> UID at old server, so I manually did the necessary
> chown -R username:groupname on all the directories and files in the anon.
> ftp directory.
>
> At unix command prompt an  ls -la shows correct usernames and groupnames.
> # ls -la pub
> drwxr-xr-x   6 sbecuwe   cant      512 Mar 30  1999 IT
> drwxr-xr-x  13 cant      cant      512 Apr  8  2005 cant
> drwxr-xr-x   2 dekeyser  adrem     512 Sep 11  2002 dekeyser
> drwxr-xr-x   2 cant      cant      512 Nov 30  2003 ect
> drwxr-xr-x   2 dekeyser  adrem     512 Nov 18 14:20 olap
> drwxr-xr-x   7 pats      pats      512 Sep  5  2006 pats
> drwxr-xr-x   2 penne     algebra   512 Feb 15  2005 penne
> ...
>
> But when I use ftp <myftpserver>
> ...
> ftp> cd pub
> ftp> dir
> drwxr-xr-x   6 1003  205      512 Mar 30  1999 IT
> drwxr-xr-x  13 1011  205      512 Apr  8  2005 cant
> drwxr-xr-x   2 1026  200      512 Sep 11  2002 dekeyser
> drwxr-xr-x   2 1011  205      512 Nov 30  2003 ect
> drwxr-xr-x   2 1026  200      512 Nov 18 13:20 olap
> drwxr-xr-x   7 1024  210      512 Sep  5  2006 pats
> drwxr-xr-x   2 1025  202      512 Feb 15  2005 penne
> ...
>
> So, it displays numeric UIDs and GIDs. (these numbers are correct and are
> present in /etc/passwd and /etc/group).
>
> But why does he not show me usernames and groupnames
> (on the original ftp server, he does..)
>
> How to remedy?
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 13
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:32:01 +0100
> From: Erik Trulsson <ertr1013 at student.uu.se>
> Subject: Re: Which install ?
> To: Darryl Hoar <darryl at osborne-ind.com>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20090309163201.GA89070 at owl.midgard.homeip.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 11:25:06AM -0500, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I just purchased an older rack mounted supermicro server.  It is running
> > CentOS, but I want to install Freebsd on it.
> > The server has (2) Xeon processors.  Which download should I use ?  i386
> ???
> >
>
> If it is an older server then i386 is probably the right version to use.
> The recent processors from Intel that use the 'Xeon' name also support
> amd64, but older ones did not.
>
>
>
>
> --
> <Insert your favourite quote here.>
> Erik Trulsson
> ertr1013 at student.uu.se
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 14
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:43:52 +0100
> From: Nicolas Haller <nicolas at boiteameuh.org>
> Subject: Re: Busy disk and page fault
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20090309164352.GE1481 at boiteameuh.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
>
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 05:04:16PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >> The server is overload, the disk is 100% busy with 250 write operations
> >> per second and a throuput of 6MB/s.
> >> My first idea is because of mass random access/write on the disk. But I
> also see
> >> the server can make 20k page fault per second.
>
> > what page fault? most page faults in FreeBSD doesn't mean disk access,
> > just no mapping present in page tables, which gets mapped after the
> > fault.
>
> > Only if page is actually not present in memory it is fetched from disk.
>
> > top shows in what state is a process.
> > if it's biord or biorw - it's doing disk/file I/O, not swapping.
>
> The box don't swap. I just ask if page fault interrupt postgresql
> process and fragment/de-optimize disk write.
>
> --
> Nicolas Haller
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 15
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:57:16 +0100
> From: Zbigniew Szalbot <zszalbot at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: roundcube security bug
> To: User Questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID:
>        <94136a2c0903090957n447b476am7cbb7b4668618fec at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>
> Hello,
>
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 15:54, Moti Levy <levymoti at gmail.com> wrote:
> > portaudit is always usefull
> >
> > Affected package: roundcube-0.2.a,1
>
> Ah... my bad - I have had roundcube installed from sources, not from
> port. That's why I didn't know. I use portaudit on daily bases. Many
> thanks, though!
>
> In the meantime I have notified roundcube authors but it seems they
> should know by now anyway.
>
> --
> Zbigniew Szalbot
> www.slowo.pl
> www.fairtrade.net.pl
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 16
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 10:30:17 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Peter Steele <psteele at maxiscale.com>
> Subject: Re: Warning: KLD '/boot/kernel/linux.ko' is newer than the
>        linker.hints
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <12014306.2461236619815645.JavaMail.HALO$@halo>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
>
> > Probably you installed that files _after_ linker.hints is generated,
> > just make sure that they are still compatible with /boot/kernel/kernel
>
> Perhaps its a matter of the process we're using. I first install the
> GENERIC kernel into the image I am creating:
>
> export DESTDIR=${IMAGE_DIR}
> export DIST=/mnt/7.0-RELEASE
> pushd ${DIST}/kernels
> ./install.sh GENERIC
> popd
>
> and then I apply our custom kernel:
>
> cd ${IMAGE_DIR}/boot
> mv kernel kernel.orig
> cd ${IMAGE_DIR}
> gzip -d < /mnt2/CUSTOM.tgz | tar xvpf -
>
> The CUSTOM.tgz file was created for me by one of our kernel guys, and I
> checked the archive and there is a new linux.ko file in the archive but no
> linker.hints file. We don't make any changes to linux.ko but it is likely
> being recompiled when the custom kernel is created. So I suspect I can
> ignore this warning but am I missing something in the process. When a new
> kernel is created, is there a new linker.hints file that should be included
> in the tarball?
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 17
> Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 13:26:07 -0500
> From: "Jennifer Winn" <jwinn at cfnps.org>
> Subject: New York Fundraising Summit - Panelist Invitation
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
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> Dear Foundation Representative,
>
> My name is Jennifer Winn, Event Manager for the Center for
> Nonprofit Success, and I am writing to invite you to speak on a
> grantmaking panel at the Fundraising Summit that we will be
> hosting again this year at New York University on June 3-4, 2009.
>
> This year, we have a corporate grantmaking panel and a private
> foundation grantmaking panel, and you can see a full list of
> sessions for which we are recruiting speakers below. You can also
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>
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> EVENT DETAILS
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>
> You can learn more about the New York Summit by going to:
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>
> ==============================================
>
> A. SPEAKING AT THE SUMMIT
> This year we are offering over 20 concurrent sessions that cover
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>
> Corporate Giving Track
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>
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> • Engaging Your Board in Fundraising
> • Online Fundraising
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> • Complex Issues Affecting Major Gifts Solicitations
> • Fundraising in The One-Person Development Shop
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> Message: 18
> Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 14:15:25 -0400
> From: Michael Powell <nightrecon at verizon.net>
> Subject: Re: Which install ?
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <gp3ma4$22l$1 at ger.gmane.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Erik Trulsson wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 11:25:06AM -0500, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> >> Greetings,
> >> I just purchased an older rack mounted supermicro server.  It is running
> >> CentOS, but I want to install Freebsd on it.
> >> The server has (2) Xeon processors.  Which download should I use ?  i386
> >> ???
> >>
> >
> > If it is an older server then i386 is probably the right version to use.
> > The recent processors from Intel that use the 'Xeon' name also support
> > amd64, but older ones did not.
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
> If memory serves, the first Xeon to be 64 bit was the Nocona. Xeons prior
> to
> that were 32 bit and came in OLGA 603 sockets. In early 2001 they were 1.4
> to 1.7GHz units, and later that year the speeds ramped up.
>
> At any rate, dmesg works the same way in CentOS so you can use it to easily
> make a more accurate determination. It will be near the top so do dmesg |
> more, or dmesg | less so it will page. It will be among some of the
> earliest
> output.
>
> -Mike
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 19
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 14:13:28 -0400
> From: <Greg.Stark at sungard.com>
> Subject: RE: FreeBSD 7.1R on laptop
> To: <ptkrisada at gmail.com>,      <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID:
>
>  <EE14DD41CD710E48908C707C66E2B4BC03E3F952 at VOO-EXCHANGE05.internal.sungard.corp
> >
>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Some laptops do come with COM ports still.  Usually they are the
> business models.  For example, the Dell Latitude 820's have them.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Pongthep
> Kulkrisada
> Sent: Monday, March 09, 2009 11:35 AM
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: FreeBSD 7.1R on laptop
>
> Hi all,
>
> I am using FBSD 7.1R on PC. But yesterday (8 Mar 09) my hard disk was
> physically broken. My machine is very old anyway. So I want to buy a
> new laptop (notebook). I have some questions.
>
> 1. Previously I use ADSL but now I go back to 56k serial modem. The
> problem is new laptops do not provide COM port (/dev/cuad?). I must
> use internal modem built with the laptop. I'm not sure whether this
> internal modem can be found by FBSD 7.1R or not. If not, how to do?
> (Sorry I never used laptop.)
>
> 2. Previously, I used LILO boot manager (from Linux) for selecting
> FBSD, Linux or WinXP. But nowadays most of the time I use only FBSD
> and don't use Linux at all. So I don't want to waste the space
> installing linux on my new laptop. But I use XP occassionally. I need
> to know whether FBSD boot manager can select and boot XP or not? How
> to do it? I didn't find it in the handbook.
> Note that I know grub. But I really want to know the way, the system
> provide. Because I have a long story of this problem. Once (5 years
> ago) I installed FBSD success but without caution. I rebooted then I
> could not run the freshly installed system. Because there was no
> options for selecting the new system. :-( That time I ended up with
> LILO to fix the problem. But this time I just don't want to install
> Linux. So I want to use only what, the system provides.
>
> Thanks,
> Pongthep
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> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 20
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 11:59:19 -0700 (PDT)
> From: gahn <ipfreak at yahoo.com>
> Subject: hardware list in a machine
> To: freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID: <453684.84249.qm at web52105.mail.re2.yahoo.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
>
> Hi all:
>
> How could I find out the list of hardware in my machine? I used "dmesg" and
> "var/run/dmesg.boot", it didn't seem to help that much as I expected.
>
> which file lists all of hardware in the machine?
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 21
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:17:50 -0400
> From: Josh Carroll <josh.carroll at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: hardware list in a machine
> To: ipfreak at yahoo.com
> Cc: freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID:
>        <8cb6106e0903091217y417e15aeo79fb0f6d705e251 at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 2:59 PM, gahn <ipfreak at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all:
> >
> > How could I find out the list of hardware in my machine? I used "dmesg"
> and "var/run/dmesg.boot", it didn't seem to help that much as I expected.
> >
> > which file lists all of hardware in the machine?
> >
> > Thanks.
>
> Give the sysutils/dmidecode port a shot.
>
> Josh
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 22
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:29:55 -0400
> From: Randy Pratt <bsd-unix at embarqmail.com>
> Subject: Re: USENET?
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20090309152955.5541db22.bsd-unix at embarqmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
>
> On Mon, 9 Mar 2009 07:14:26 -0700
>
> > For text, I'd recommend slrn.  Gary is already using mutt, so I'd
> > suggest he go that route, or alternatively, try mutt's nntp patch and
> > use mutt instead.  Works perfectly well and it's what I use.  If reading
> > news is going to be a regular thing, then setting up a local server of
> > some sort (to pull down feeds from one or more providers) may be a
> > useful addition, though slrn does does provide a companion program to do
> > something similar.
> >
> > Binary groups, on the other hand, are generally best handled by a GUI
> > client.  If you know what you're doing, command-line programs like nget,
> > nzbperl, etc. may be preferrable or useful additions.
> >
> > The thing to keep in mind is that irrespective of what client one is
> > using, it's the quality of the feed that matters most.  At least for
> > non-casual use.  For a top notch feed, expect to pay out a few extra
> > bucks per month.  That typically gives you a host of other benefits that
> > would include a complete hierarchy, high retention levels, unrestricted
> > download speeds, web access, multiple connections, multiple servers,
> > NNTPS, HTTPs, Clarinet, and a direct line to customer support.
>
> Even though this has nothing to do with FreeBSD, its worth mentioning
> that pulling down headers for a news group can use a lot of disk space
> and consume a lot of time.  The OP might consider using one of the NZB
> aggregator sites and using a client that is NZB capable.  This, of
> course, is most useful for binaries.  The other tools usually required
> for these multipart postings are also in the tree.  A little bit
> of Googling will cover learning how to use them.
>
> Back to my lurking corner ;-)
>
> Randy
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 23
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 20:57:02 +0100
> From: Erik Trulsson <ertr1013 at student.uu.se>
> Subject: Re: Which install ?
> To: Michael Powell <nightrecon at verizon.net>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20090309195702.GA90033 at owl.midgard.homeip.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 02:15:25PM -0400, Michael Powell wrote:
> > Erik Trulsson wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 11:25:06AM -0500, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> > >> Greetings,
> > >> I just purchased an older rack mounted supermicro server.  It is
> running
> > >> CentOS, but I want to install Freebsd on it.
> > >> The server has (2) Xeon processors.  Which download should I use ?
>  i386
> > >> ???
> > >>
> > >
> > > If it is an older server then i386 is probably the right version to
> use.
> > > The recent processors from Intel that use the 'Xeon' name also support
> > > amd64, but older ones did not.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > If memory serves, the first Xeon to be 64 bit was the Nocona. Xeons prior
> to
> > that were 32 bit and came in OLGA 603 sockets. In early 2001 they were
> 1.4
> > to 1.7GHz units, and later that year the speeds ramped up.
>
> There have been many 'Xeon' processors before that.  The first ones were
> the
> Pentium II Xeon for Slot 2 and ran at a most impressive 400 MHz.  There
> have
> been many variants after that using Slot 2, Socket 603, Socket 604,
> Socket 775, Socket 771, and probably some more socket type which I have
> missed.  The Slot 2 and Socket 603 models do not have 64-bit support. Some
> of the Socket 604 models have 64-bit support, while I believe all the
> Socket
> 775 and Socket 771 models have 64-bit support.
>
> See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Xeon_microprocessors for
> what
> looks like a fairly complete list of them all, which should illustrate
> fairly well why it is pretty much meaningless to just say that you have
> a 'Xeon' processor.
>
>
>
> --
> <Insert your favourite quote here.>
> Erik Trulsson
> ertr1013 at student.uu.se
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 24
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:20:49 -0500
> From: "Darryl Hoar" <darryl at osborne-ind.com>
> Subject: RE: Which install ?
> To: "'Erik Trulsson'" <ertr1013 at student.uu.se>, "'Michael Powell'"
>        <nightrecon at verizon.net>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <008c01c9a0f4$8b530cf0$a1f926d0$@com>
> Content-Type: text/plain;       charset="us-ascii"
>
> To: Michael Powell
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Which install ?
>
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 02:15:25PM -0400, Michael Powell wrote:
> > Erik Trulsson wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 11:25:06AM -0500, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> > >> Greetings,
> > >> I just purchased an older rack mounted supermicro server.  It is
> running
> > >> CentOS, but I want to install Freebsd on it.
> > >> The server has (2) Xeon processors.  Which download should I use ?
> i386
> > >> ???
> > >>
> > >
> > > If it is an older server then i386 is probably the right version to
> use.
> > > The recent processors from Intel that use the 'Xeon' name also support
> > > amd64, but older ones did not.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > If memory serves, the first Xeon to be 64 bit was the Nocona. Xeons prior
> to
> > that were 32 bit and came in OLGA 603 sockets. In early 2001 they were
> 1.4
>
> > to 1.7GHz units, and later that year the speeds ramped up.
>
> > There have been many 'Xeon' processors before that.  The first ones were
> the
> > Pentium II Xeon for Slot 2 and ran at a most impressive 400 MHz.  There
> have
> > been many variants after that using Slot 2, Socket 603, Socket 604,
> > Socket 775, Socket 771, and probably some more socket type which I have
> > missed.  The Slot 2 and Socket 603 models do not have 64-bit support.
> Some
> > of the Socket 604 models have 64-bit support, while I believe all the
> Socket
> > 775 and Socket 771 models have 64-bit support.
>
> > See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Xeon_microprocessors for
> what
> > looks like a fairly complete list of them all, which should illustrate
> > fairly well why it is pretty much meaningless to just say that you have
> > a 'Xeon' processor.
> > Erik Trulsson
> > ertr1013 at student.uu.se
>
> After looking at the referenced wiki and my system, I believe I have a
> supermicro
> SuperServer 6012L-6.  It has (2) Xeon 512K L2 "Prestonia" processors.  They
> are
> Installed in a P4DLR+ motherboard which has 603 pin sockets.
>
> >From this, I believe I should install the i386 version of Freebsd.  Do I
> have to
> do anything to enable multi-processors in Freebsd ?
>
>
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> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 25
> Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 15:38:57 -0500
> From: Kevin Kinsey <kdk at daleco.biz>
> Subject: Re: Which install ?
> To: Darryl Hoar <darryl at osborne-ind.com>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <49B57E61.7010502 at daleco.biz>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
> Darryl Hoar wrote:
> >
> >>From this, I believe I should install the i386 version of Freebsd.  Do I
> > have to do anything to enable multi-processors in Freebsd ?
>
> AFAIK you need "apic" and "smp" options in your kernel config; of
> course, the good news is that 7.0 and up have this enabled by default.
>
> Kevin Kinsey
> --
> Squirrels eating squirrels, my God, that's sick.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 26
> Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 16:41:46 -0400
> From: Michael Powell <nightrecon at verizon.net>
> Subject: RE: Which install ?
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <gp3usi$2op$1 at ger.gmane.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Darryl Hoar wrote:
>
> [snip]
> >>
> >> After looking at the referenced wiki and my system, I believe I have a
> >> supermicro
> >> SuperServer 6012L-6.  It has (2) Xeon 512K L2 "Prestonia" processors.
> >> They are
> >> Installed in a P4DLR+ motherboard which has 603 pin sockets.
>
> > From this, I believe I should install the i386 version of Freebsd.  Do I
> > have to  do anything to enable multi-processors in Freebsd ?
>
> Yes - the Prestonia is from before EMT64.
>
> Some while back FreeBSD went to having SMP enabled as default in the
> GENERIC
> kernel. I haven't looked at the 6.x series as I went to 7.0-Release when it
> arrived. I did take a quick look at the GENERIC conf file on a 7.1-Release
> box and it has SMP in there as default.
>
> On older hardware you might try both/either 6.x and/or 7.1 releases and try
> and see if one works better. I'd try 7.1 first as it will have a better
> long
> term upgrade path, and fall back to giving 6.x a go if 7.1 gives trouble.
>
> Most likely what you'll see is whether or not the disk controllers are
> properly supported. SCSI and/or IDE can give problems with boot ordering
> sometimes. If it doesn't hickup on the disk controller(s) everything else
> will most likely be fine. As old as it is there is a pretty fair chance it
> will be OK.
>
> -Mike
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 27
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 14:03:59 -0700 (PDT)
> From: gahn <ipfreak at yahoo.com>
> Subject: portupgrade, afterwards
> To: freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID: <330137.44455.qm at web52112.mail.re2.yahoo.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
>
> Hi all:
>
> Where is the result of "portupgrade -fa" stored at? it showed a bunch files
> didn't go through or failed. just wondering whether I can take look at the
> results after I rebooted the server.
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 28
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 21:25:36 +0000
> From: "Daniel Bye" <danielby at slightlystrange.org>
> Subject: Re: portupgrade, afterwards
> To: freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID: <20090309212536.GA1555 at torus.slightlystrange.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 02:03:59PM -0700, gahn wrote:
> >
> > Hi all:
> >
> > Where is the result of "portupgrade -fa" stored at? it showed a bunch
> files didn't go through or failed. just wondering whether I can take look at
> the results after I rebooted the server.
> >
>
> If that's exactly how you ran portupgrade, then I'm afraid you won't have
> any log info anywhere.
>
> You need the -L flag to portupgrade, which takes a printf(3) style
> format string (see man portupgrade for an example of how to use it),
> or you can run portupgrade in a script(1) session, something like this:
>
>  # script /var/log/portupgrade.log portupgrade -fa
>
> Note that this approach will log ALL output generated by portupgrade,
> stderr and stdout, so the log file will get large.
>
> Dan
>
> --
> Daniel Bye
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> Message: 29
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 12:40:44 -0700 (PDT)
> From: "Ben H." <strbenjr at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Help installing Hippo viewer...
> To: freebsd-questions at FreeBSD.ORG
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> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
> Hello all...
>
> Thanks in advance for any assistance you may be able to provide.
>
> I am trying to get source code built for an application called "HIPPO
> Viewer"
>
> The source and instructions for building are written for Linux
>
> You can see what I have attempted to do to get this installed at:
>
>                http://daemonforums.org/showthread.php?p=21745
>
> Please reply to the list AND my email address.  Any help will be greatly
> appreciated.
>
> Ben.
> -- -- --
> http://inter-op.net
> http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=1419445n
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 30
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:35:17 -0400
> From: Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com>
> Subject: portupgrade, afterwards
> To: ipfreak at yahoo.com
> Cc: freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Message-ID: <18869.35733.910205.642469 at jerusalem.litteratus.org>
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>
> gahn writes:
>
> >  Where is the result of "portupgrade -fa" stored at? it showed a
> >  bunch files didn't go through or failed. just wondering whether
> >  I can take look at the results after I rebooted the server.
>
>        From the man page:
>
>     -l FILE
>     --results-file FILE    Specify a file name to save the results to.  By
>                            default, portupgrade does not save results as a
>                            file.
>
>        If you have not used this option, or saved the output to
> stdout/stderr, or sent them as e-mail ... it's gone.
>
>
>                                        Robert Huff
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 31
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:27:20 -0400
> From: "Jason T. Nelson" <jtn at jtn.cx>
> Subject: iSCSI initiator lockups
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Cc: freebsd-scsi at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20090309212720.GA49294 at jtn.cx>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> I'm running into some odd headaches regarding what looks like iSCSI
> initiators
> going to sleep for approximately 30 seconds before returning to life and
> pumping a ton of information back to the target. While this is happening,
> system load climbs up alarmingly fast. Looking at tcpdumps in Wireshark, it
> shows what appears to be a nearly exact 30 second delay where the initiator
> stops talking to the target server, then abruptly restarts. Currently
> 8 machines are talking to 2 servers with 4 targets a piece, and while its
> working, we get good throughput. Activity is moderately high, as we are
> using the iSCSI targets as spool disks in an email cluster. As it appears
> that iscsi-target is a single-threaded process, would it be valuable to
> put each target in its own process on its own port? At any rate, this is
> causing serious problems on the mail processing machines.
>
> --
> Jason T. Nelson <jtn at jtn.cx>
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> Message: 32
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:13:55 -0700 (PDT)
> From: gahn <ipfreak at yahoo.com>
> Subject: freebsd 7.1, building kernel
> To: freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
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>
> Hi, all:
>
> I am trying to build customized kernel with "device carp" and followed
> kernel building procedure of the handbook. unfortunately it is failed:
>
> lab1# make buildkernel KERNCONF=lab1
> ERROR: Missing kernel configuration file(s) (lab1).
> *** Error code 1
>
> Stop in /usr/src.
> *** Error code 1
>
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel     13 Jun 20  2005 .cvsignore
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel    534 Nov 24 21:59 DEFAULTS
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  12412 Nov 24 21:59 GENERIC
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   1745 Nov 24 21:59 GENERIC.hints
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   1034 Nov 24 21:59 MAC
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel    131 Nov 24 21:59 Makefile
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  38713 Nov 24 21:59 NOTES
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   2016 Nov 24 21:59 PAE
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   3539 Nov 24 21:59 XBOX
> lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  wheel     20 Mar  9 18:08 lab1 -> /root/kernels/lab1
>
> tried another system and i had similar problem:
>
> lab2# make buildkernel KERNCONF=lab2
> ERROR: Missing kernel configuration file(s) (lab2).
> *** Error code 1
>
> Stop in /usr/src.
> *** Error code 1
>
> bothe system has just been patched:
>
> FreeBSD piper_2 7.1-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE-p3 #1: Mon Mar  9
> 16:48:31 EDT 2009     admin at lab1:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
>
> but for the kernel name GENERIC, the command work fine:
>
> drwxr-xr-x   2 root  wheel    512 Mar  9 18:10 .
> drwxr-xr-x  15 root  wheel    512 Feb 20 13:04 ..
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel     13 Jun 20  2005 .cvsignore
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel    534 Nov 24 21:59 DEFAULTS
> lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  wheel     21 Mar  9 18:10 GENERIC ->
> /root/kernels/lab1
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  12412 Nov 24 21:59 GENERIC.bak
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   1745 Nov 24 21:59 GENERIC.hints
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   1034 Nov 24 21:59 MAC
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel    131 Nov 24 21:59 Makefile
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  38713 Nov 24 21:59 NOTES
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   2016 Nov 24 21:59 PAE
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   3539 Nov 24 21:59 XBOX
>
> did anyone here encounter such problem?
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 33
> Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 18:18:56 -0400
> From: Michael Powell <nightrecon at verizon.net>
> Subject: Re: freebsd 7.1, building kernel
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <gp44im$mqg$1 at ger.gmane.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> gahn wrote:
>
> >
> > Hi, all:
> >
> > I am trying to build customized kernel with "device carp" and followed
> > kernel building procedure of the handbook. unfortunately it is failed:
> >
> > lab1# make buildkernel KERNCONF=lab1
> > ERROR: Missing kernel configuration file(s) (lab1).
> > *** Error code 1
> >
> > Stop in /usr/src.
> > *** Error code 1
> >
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel     13 Jun 20  2005 .cvsignore
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel    534 Nov 24 21:59 DEFAULTS
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  12412 Nov 24 21:59 GENERIC
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   1745 Nov 24 21:59 GENERIC.hints
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   1034 Nov 24 21:59 MAC
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel    131 Nov 24 21:59 Makefile
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  38713 Nov 24 21:59 NOTES
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   2016 Nov 24 21:59 PAE
> > -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel   3539 Nov 24 21:59 XBOX
> > lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  wheel     20 Mar  9 18:08 lab1 -> /root/kernels/lab1
>
> Take this link away and put your kernel config file here.
>
> > tried another system and i had similar problem:
> >
> > lab2# make buildkernel KERNCONF=lab2
> > ERROR: Missing kernel configuration file(s) (lab2).
> > *** Error code 1
> >
> > Stop in /usr/src.
> > *** Error code 1
> >
> [snip]
> >
> > did anyone here encounter such problem?
> >
> nope. I always put the kernel config file where it belongs.
>
> -Mike
>
>
>
>
>
>
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