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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. Re: Mailman woes (Frank Jahn)
>    2. Re: Mailman woes (Frank Jahn)
>    3. Solution to yahoo messenger installation (Prof  Goofy)
>    4. password confirmation (j.travis)
>    5. RE: any way to copy a hd to another drive? (Ian Lipsky)
>    6. Re: application/x-mplayer2 (gipsi)
>    7. RE: password confirmation (Rigler, Steve)
>    8. Speeding up gs printing (Edwin Humphries)
>    9. Connecting to a remote Oracle database (Richard S. Crawford)
>   10. Re: password confirmation (Ian Mortimer)
>   11. Re: password confirmation (j.travis)
>   12. RE: Connecting to a remote Oracle database (Ravi Verma)
>   13. Re: password confirmation (j.travis)
>   14. Re: password confirmation (Ian Mortimer)
>   15. Re: Cron (Pete Nesbitt)
>   16. Re: Connecting to a remote Oracle database (fred smith)
>   17. Re: permissions on sound devices (Pete Nesbitt)
>   18. Re: man path problem (Cameron Simpson)
>   19. best wireless lan card to use RH 9.0? (Jeff Lacki)
>   20. Re: best wireless lan card to use RH 9.0? (Matthew Galgoci)
>   21. Bandwith management (edy)
>   22. mrouted setup :: problem (Umesh Balani)
>   23. RE: VPN from a redhat 9 using free s/wan problem (Samuel L. Schooler)
>   24. Re: permissions on sound devices (Ken Gillett)
>   25. Network profiler (Gary Stainburn)
>   26. RE: Network profiler (=?iso-8859-1?Q?Daniel_Nystr=F6m?=)
>   27. Re: Network profiler (Jason Dixon)
>   28. Re: What's wrong with this eMail? (Timothy Stone)
>   29. Re: Network profiler (Gary Stainburn)
>   30. Re: What's wrong with this eMail? (Jason Dixon)
>   31. RE: password confirmation (Rigler, Steve)
>   32. X Server Crashed. (mykhan ibnsina sabic com)
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Frank Jahn <frank jahn robbe com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Mailman woes
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 18:17:55 +0100
> 
> Hello,
> 
> take a look at your mailman installation, is mailman installed in
> /var/mailman?
> Is the path for the ScriptAlias set correctly in
> /etc/httpd/conf.d/mailman.conf to your mailman directory?
> 
> greetings
> 
> 
> Frank Jahn
> (Netzwerkadministrator, RHCE, LPIC-1)
> 
> robbe Modellsport GmbH & Co. KG
> Metzloser Straße 36
> 36352 Grebenhain
> 
> Tel.:  0049 (0) 6644 87242
> Fax :  0049 (0) 6644 7412
> E-Mail:          mailto:frank jahn robbe com
> Homepage: http://www.robbe.com
> 
> > Ok I did that, but whenever I try to make changes through the web
> > interface, I get loads of Object Not Found errors because somewhere an
> > extra "mailman/" is getting inserted into the URL so that
> > "http://www.espersunited.com/mailman/admin/test"; becomes
> > "http://www.espersunited.com/mailmain/mailman/admin/test";.  I can't make
> > any changes - I can't even subscribe to my own list because every time I
> > try I get the Object Not Found and when I correct the URL on the address
> > line it gives me an Invalid email address error.  Please help!!!
> >
> > -Michael Sullivan-
> >
> >
> >
> >> Message: 31
> >> From: "Frank Jahn" <frank jahn robbe com>
> >> To: <redhat-list redhat com>
> >> Subject: Re: Mailman woes
> >> Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 07:41:33 +0100
> >> Reply-To: redhat-list redhat com
> >>
> >> Hello Michael,
> >>
> >> to get Mailman work wiht RH9 install the latest mailman package from
> >> Errata.
> >> After installation configure Mailman from the command line.
> >> (to create new lists with web interface doesn't work correctly)
> >>
> >> - Create a site password:
> >>
> >> /var/mailman/bin/mmsitepass
> >>
> >> - Run the newlist command and create a new list called "mailman":
> >>
> >> /var/mailman/bin/newlist
> >>
> >> - Enter the aliases for the "mailman" list to your /etc/aliases file and
> >> execute the newaliases command
> >>
> >> - Start the mailman service
> >>
> >> - Run the newlist command again and create your own list, enter the
> >> aliases
> >> for your list to the /etc/aliases and run newaliases again.
> >>
> >> Now you can easy configure your list via the web interface and modify
> >> some
> >> options you want:
> >> http://yourserver/mailman/admin/yourlist
> >>
> >> After that Mailman will send mails to all your listmembers.
> >>
> >>
> >> greetings
> >>
> >>
> >> Frank Jahn
> >> (Netzwerkadministrator, RHCE, LPIC-1)
> >>
> >> robbe Modellsport GmbH & Co. KG
> >> Metzloser Strae 36
> >> 36352 Grebenhain
> >>
> >> Tel.:  0049 (0) 6644 87242
> >> Fax :  0049 (0) 6644 7412
> >> E-Mail:          mailto:frank jahn robbe com
> >> Homepage: http://www.robbe.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Frank Jahn <frank jahn robbe com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Mailman woes
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 18:45:54 +0100
> 
> Hello Michael,
> 
> I have forgotten a little part in the last email.
> Look at your /var/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py file, are the following
> variables set correctly to your Hostname?
> 
> DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST = 'yourhostname'
> DEFAULT_URL_HOST = 'yourhostname'
> 
> greetings
> 
> 
> Frank Jahn
> (Netzwerkadministrator, RHCE, LPIC-1)
> 
> robbe Modellsport GmbH & Co. KG
> Metzloser Straße 36
> 36352 Grebenhain
> 
> Tel.:  0049 (0) 6644 87242
> Fax :  0049 (0) 6644 7412
> E-Mail:          mailto:frank jahn robbe com
> Homepage: http://www.robbe.com
> 
> > Ok I did that, but whenever I try to make changes through the web
> > interface, I get loads of Object Not Found errors because somewhere an
> > extra "mailman/" is getting inserted into the URL so that
> > "http://www.espersunited.com/mailman/admin/test"; becomes
> > "http://www.espersunited.com/mailmain/mailman/admin/test";.  I can't make
> > any changes - I can't even subscribe to my own list because every time I
> > try I get the Object Not Found and when I correct the URL on the address
> > line it gives me an Invalid email address error.  Please help!!!
> >
> > -Michael Sullivan-
> >
> >
> >
> >> Message: 31
> >> From: "Frank Jahn" <frank jahn robbe com>
> >> To: <redhat-list redhat com>
> >> Subject: Re: Mailman woes
> >> Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 07:41:33 +0100
> >> Reply-To: redhat-list redhat com
> >>
> >> Hello Michael,
> >>
> >> to get Mailman work wiht RH9 install the latest mailman package from
> >> Errata.
> >> After installation configure Mailman from the command line.
> >> (to create new lists with web interface doesn't work correctly)
> >>
> >> - Create a site password:
> >>
> >> /var/mailman/bin/mmsitepass
> >>
> >> - Run the newlist command and create a new list called "mailman":
> >>
> >> /var/mailman/bin/newlist
> >>
> >> - Enter the aliases for the "mailman" list to your /etc/aliases file and
> >> execute the newaliases command
> >>
> >> - Start the mailman service
> >>
> >> - Run the newlist command again and create your own list, enter the
> >> aliases
> >> for your list to the /etc/aliases and run newaliases again.
> >>
> >> Now you can easy configure your list via the web interface and modify
> >> some
> >> options you want:
> >> http://yourserver/mailman/admin/yourlist
> >>
> >> After that Mailman will send mails to all your listmembers.
> >>
> >>
> >> greetings
> >>
> >>
> >> Frank Jahn
> >> (Netzwerkadministrator, RHCE, LPIC-1)
> >>
> >> robbe Modellsport GmbH & Co. KG
> >> Metzloser Strae 36
> >> 36352 Grebenhain
> >>
> >> Tel.:  0049 (0) 6644 87242
> >> Fax :  0049 (0) 6644 7412
> >> E-Mail:          mailto:frank jahn robbe com
> >> Homepage: http://www.robbe.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Prof  Goofy <prof_goofy rediffmail com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Solution to yahoo messenger installation
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 18:10:31 +0000
> 
> Dear all,
>       If u r having a prob with installing yahoo messenger, due to it giving a seg fault error message, this might be a possible solution. apparently, this is a wide spread  prob. in "/root", there will a directory "~/.ymessenger" left from the previous installation. in it there will a file called "preferences". delete the file, then reload. it should install without any problems.
>                      Prof. Goofy
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: j.travis <skynet psinode com>
> To: Red Hat Mailing List <redhat-list redhat com>
> Subject: password confirmation
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 10:44:49 -0800
> 
> Is there a way to confirm a users password without actually logging in as
> the user?  So that if I think that the password is 'pass-wd-x' for user
> 'xyz' I can confirm it from the command line.
> 
> 'man passwd' and 'man pam' didn't turn up anything like this.
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Ian Lipsky <redhat merk caltech edu>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: RE: any way to copy a hd to another drive?
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 11:57:25 -0800
> 
> unfortunately the 'identical' drives i bought are not so identical. The 2 new drives are about 300k
> smaller in size then the original drive. ;( otherwise i would have just used the raid card to
> mirror the drives and never would of needed to ask how to copy a drive.
> 
> ian
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Raghuraj, Ajay
> To:  redhat-list redhat com
> Sent: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 21:13:37 +0530
> Subject: RE: any way to copy a hd to another drive?
> 
> dd would work fine if the destination drive is equal to or greater than in
> size. It worked fine for me.
> 
> Ajay Raghuraj
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Wilson [mailto:wtw fuse net]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 8:10 AM
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: any way to copy a hd to another drive?
> 
> 
> On Monday 15 December 2003 07:03 pm, Ian L's voice rose above the ones 
> in my head and stated:
> > Is there any utility out there to do an exact copy from one drive to
> > another? the source is about 200k bigger in size then the destination
> > drive, with plenty of free space on it.
> >
> > They are both 'identical' drives, wd1200jb but apparently the newer
> > one is slightly different, as it shows up as about 200k smaller. I
> > need a way to copy the source drive onto the smaller one so that i
> > can set up a raid mirror. i have another wd drive thats the same size
> > as the smaller of the two.
> >
> > Ian
> 
> Wouldn't 'dd' work for this?  dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb
> 
> -- 
> Tom Wilson
> Reg. Linux user# 199331
> 
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> From: gipsi <gipsi uol com br>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: application/x-mplayer2
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 18:22:01 -0200
> 
> Yes, it does appear just like I said.
> 
> gipsi wrote:
> 
>      Hello,
> 
>      I have installed two plugins in my Mozilla 1.2.1, which are:
>      -MPlayer Plug-in supports QuickTime Plug-in 6.0 and Windows Media 
> Player Plugin (mplayerplug-in.so)
>      -gxine starter plugin (gxineplugin.so)
>      My RedHat 9 system include Xine, Gxine and Mplayer. Both plugins 
> support application/x-mplayer2 (WMV) and are enabled and listed in 
> Mozilla's plugins list.
>      But the audio/video file I was trying to listen still not working. 
> So I made a quick test: tried to open a WMV file in MPlayer, but it 
> didn't work. I can listen sounds perfectly in RH.
> 
>      Thanks
> 
> crucificator wrote:
> 
> type at address in mozilla about:plugins and check if the plugins are 
> really installed.
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: "Rigler, Steve" <SRigler MarathonOil com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: RE: password confirmation
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 15:10:56 -0600
> 
> One way, that I can think of, is to use "su" (obviously it
> you'd have to run it as a user other than root).
> 
> Like:
> 
> su <someuser> -c "echo good pass"
> 
> -Steve
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: redhat-list-admin redhat com
> > [mailto:redhat-list-admin redhat com]On Behalf Of j.travis
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 12:45 PM
> > To: Red Hat Mailing List
> > Subject: password confirmation
> > 
> > 
> > Is there a way to confirm a users password without actually 
> > logging in as
> > the user?  So that if I think that the password is 
> > 'pass-wd-x' for user
> > 'xyz' I can confirm it from the command line.
> > 
> > 'man passwd' and 'man pam' didn't turn up anything like this.
> > 
> > 
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> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Edwin Humphries <edwin ironstone com au>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Speeding up gs printing
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 08:41:44 +1100
> 
> We're printing a postscript file to a shared windows printer; it takes ghostscript a 
> very long time (around 3 minutes) to prepare the file for printing (533Mhz Via Eden 
> system). During the printing process, gs seems to take up full processor capacity, 
> but we've seenm this perform better on slower processors. We've tried the file with 
> or without graphics; the time quoted is for the no graphics version, but there 
> doesn't appear to be much difference. 
> 
> Can anyone explain this, or suggest ways of speeding it up?
> 
> Edwin Humphries,
> Ironstone Technology Pty Ltd
> edwin ironstone com au
> www.ironstone.com.au
> Phone: 02 4233 2285
> Fax: 02 4233 2299
> Mobile: 0419 233 051
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Richard S. Crawford <rscrawford mossroot com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Connecting to a remote Oracle database
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 16:09:21 -0800
> 
> I need to be able to connect to the Oracle 9i database at work from my
> Linux desktop at home.  Is this possible to do without installing the
> entire Oracle database software on my home computer?  I'm running RH 8
> at home, and the remote database is Oracle 9i on Solaris 9.
> 
> -- 
> Slainte,
> Richard S. Crawford
> AIM: Buffalo2K / Y!: rscrawford / ICQ: 11640404
> Howard Dean for America: http://www.deanforamerica.com
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> is invisible to the eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupery
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Ian Mortimer <ian physics uq edu au>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: password confirmation
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 10:30:48 +1000
> 
> > Is there a way to confirm a users password without actually logging in as
> > the user?  So that if I think that the password is 'pass-wd-x' for user
> > 'xyz' I can confirm it from the command line.
> 
> The perl script below will do this if you have access to the shadow password 
> file.  Run the script, enter the salt (from /etc/shadow) and the suspected 
> password.  If the encrypted password returns the same string as in /etc/shadow 
> the passwords are the same.
> 
> For crypt encrypted passwords the salt is the first two characters.
> For md5 encrypted passwords the salt is the first 11 characters (up
> to and including the 3rd $).
> 
> 
> ---
> Ian
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> #!/usr/bin/perl
> #
> # Generate a crypt encrypted password from password and salt.
> #
> print STDERR "salt:";
> $salt= <STDIN>;
> print STDERR "\npassword:";
> system ("stty -echo");
> $text= <STDIN>;
> system ("stty echo");
> print STDERR "\n";
> chop ($text);
> $encrypted=crypt($text,$salt);
> print "$encrypted\n";
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: j.travis <skynet psinode com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: password confirmation
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 16:39:53 -0800
> 
> Interesting.  I will experiment with that.   One thing is that most of my
> users have a shell  of  '/bin/false' so I don't know if I can "su"  in that
> scenario...
> 
> I also downloaded a program called 'checkpassword' which looks promising;
> but maybe more utility than I have use for.
> http://cr.yp.to/checkpwd/interface.html
> 
> 
> > One way, that I can think of, is to use "su" (obviously it
> > you'd have to run it as a user other than root).
> > su <someuser> -c "echo good pass"
> 
> > > Is there a way to confirm a users password without actually
> > > logging in as
> > > the user?  So that if I think that the password is
> > > 'pass-wd-x' for user
> > > 'xyz' I can confirm it from the command line.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Ravi Verma <ravi verma telecommand com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: RE: Connecting to a remote Oracle database
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 17:05:32 -0800
> 
> You need Oracle Client on your machine not the whole database software.
> Unfortunately that too happens to be mammoth.
> 
> Regards.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat-list-admin redhat com [mailto:redhat-list-admin redhat com]
> On Behalf Of Richard S. Crawford
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 4:09 PM
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Connecting to a remote Oracle database
> 
> 
> I need to be able to connect to the Oracle 9i database at work from my
> Linux desktop at home.  Is this possible to do without installing the
> entire Oracle database software on my home computer?  I'm running RH 8
> at home, and the remote database is Oracle 9i on Solaris 9.
> 
> -- 
> Slainte,
> Richard S. Crawford
> AIM: Buffalo2K / Y!: rscrawford / ICQ: 11640404
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> eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupery
> 
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> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: j.travis <skynet psinode com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: password confirmation
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 17:34:24 -0800
> 
> Thats a spiffy little program!
> 
> My salt in this case seems to be: $1$HsKZkjLV$
> So I have tried:
> 
> - the first 11 characters (no ending $)
> - first 12 (with ending $)
> - and even tried skipping the first $.
> 
> But can't get a match yet (password was pre-confirmed so that's not the
> issue). I'm pretty sure that I am using the md5 encryption (at least as I
> recall from the installation) but how can I check this?
> 
> 
> > The perl script below will do this if you have access to the shadow
> password
> > file.
> > For crypt encrypted passwords the salt is the first two characters.
> > For md5 encrypted passwords the salt is the first 11 characters (up
> > to and including the 3rd $).
> >
> 
> 
> > #!/usr/bin/perl
> > #
> > # Generate a crypt encrypted password from password and salt.
> > #
> > print STDERR "salt:";
> > $salt= <STDIN>;
> > print STDERR "\npassword:";
> > system ("stty -echo");
> > $text= <STDIN>;
> > system ("stty echo");
> > print STDERR "\n";
> > chop ($text);
> > $encrypted=crypt($text,$salt);
> > print "$encrypted\n";
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Ian Mortimer <ian physics uq edu au>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: password confirmation
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 11:55:25 +1000
> 
> 
> > My salt in this case seems to be: $1$HsKZkjLV$
> 
> Which means you're using md5 encryption.
> 
> > So I have tried:
> > 
> > - the first 11 characters (no ending $)
> > - first 12 (with ending $)
> 
> Either of these should work and produce the same result.
> 
> > - and even tried skipping the first $.
> 
> That won't work.  $1$ is the magic string for md5 encryption.
> If the salt doesn't start with that you'll get crypt encryption
> using the first two characters of the salt.
> 
> > But can't get a match yet (password was pre-confirmed so that's not the
> > issue). I'm pretty sure that I am using the md5 encryption (at least as I
> > recall from the installation) but how can I check this?
> 
> If you're encrypted passwords start with $1$ you're using md5 encryption.
> 
> The script works fine for me on RH9 and RH7.3.
> 
> -- 
> Ian
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Pete Nesbitt <pete linux1 ca>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Cron
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 18:19:52 -0800
> 
> On December 16, 2003 08:47 am, Mike Koponick wrote:
> > Here is an output of my /etc/cron.daily directory. As you can see, the
> > permissions are all correct. The problem file is the 000backup.sh
> > script.
> >
> > The scripts that are named 000report_gen and 00log_archiver work
> > flawlessly. These are two scripts that were made about the same time at
> > 000backup.sh.
> >
> > 000backup.sh works fine if you were to execute it locally.
> >
> > [root console cron.daily]# ls -l
> > total 52
> > -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root           65 Dec 12 09:15
> > 0000postfix-restart
> > -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root          205 Dec 13 09:27 000backup.sh
> > -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root          158 Oct 21 07:40 000report_gen
>  
> > Here is the script "000backup.sh"
> >
> > cd /var/programs/backup_program
> > ./backup_script.sh
> > ls -R /var/tftp/Backup/ > /tmp/backup_report.txt
> > mail -s "Weekly Backup Report" mike redhawk info <
> > /tmp/backup_report.txt
> 
> 
> 
> Mike,
> everything there looks fine. What is in
> /var/programs/backup_program/backup_script.sh ?
> 
> Just to clearify, executing "/etc/cron.daily/000backup.sh" as root, runs 
> properly?
> 
> You shouldn't need it, but you may also want to put a path for the mail 
> command (just a good security practice) and add #!/bin/bash (presuming your 
> sh is sym'd to bash)
> -- 
> Pete Nesbitt, rhce
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: fred smith <fredex fcshome stoneham ma us>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: Connecting to a remote Oracle database
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 21:26:54 -0500
> 
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 04:09:21PM -0800, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> > I need to be able to connect to the Oracle 9i database at work from my
> > Linux desktop at home.  Is this possible to do without installing the
> > entire Oracle database software on my home computer?  I'm running RH 8
> > at home, and the remote database is Oracle 9i on Solaris 9.
> 
> You'll need to install the oracle client software at home. I refer you
> to www.puschitz.com for a ton of info on doing such installations.
> 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Slainte,
> > Richard S. Crawford
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> > is invisible to the eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupery
> > 
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>  be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before
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> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Pete Nesbitt <pete linux1 ca>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: permissions on sound devices
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 20:49:46 -0800
> 
> On December 11, 2003 03:24 pm, jurvis lasalle wrote:
> > I have  a problem that systematically occurs, but I cannot reliably
> > reproduce.  Upon console login, ownership of sound devices is given to
> > the user.  Upon logout, it reverts to root.  Sometimes however, the
> > former user retains ownership and the next user cannot direct output to
> > the sound devices.  I can't recreate what causes the break down but
> > across the lab can see that it generally happens after 2 weeks of
> > uptime.  My research turns up the solution of chmod 660 the sound
> > devices and chgrp them to audio after adding all my users to that
> > group.  OK- that will work and not necessarily be too large a pain in
> > my ass, but that doesn't satisfy my desire to know what's breaking
> > down.  Does anyone here have suggestions for diagnosing this problem?
> >
> > TIA,
> > Jurvis LaSalle
> 
> Hi Jurvis,
> The initial user to log onto the console is given hightened privilages 
> regarding accessing devices and halting or rebooting the system.
> To see what is effected, the users privs, and the user/privs afterwards, have 
> a look at the file:
> /etc/security/console.perms
> -- 
> Pete Nesbitt, rhce
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Cameron Simpson <cs zip com au>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: man path problem
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 15:52:55 +1100
> 
> On 20:48 15 Dec 2003, Michael Sullivan <msulli1355 tulsacoxmail com> wrote:
> | I've got a question about the man pages.  On my cron problem a lot of
> | you told me to check the man pages.  I couldn't find any man pages for
> | cron.  I couldn't find any man pages for anything, so I think there's a
> | shell variable somewhere that needs to be set.  I checked the $MANPATH
> | variable, but the only location in it was the one that the Qt
> | documentation told me to set.  I have included the code that Qt told me
> | to insert into /etc/profile:
> | 
> | if [$MANPATH]
> | then
> |    MANPATH=$QTDIR/man:$MANPATH
> | else
> |    MANPATH=$QTDIR/man
> | fi
> 
> Your test command is busted. You want this:
> 	if [ -n "$MANPATH" ]
> or
> 	if [ "$MANPATH" ]
> if you're overly trusting.
> 
> Note the spaces.
> 
> Bust generally you should have a MANPATH anyway, so you can just go:
> 
> 	MANPATH=$MANPATH:$QTDIR/man
> 	export MANPATH
> 
> and not bother with the "if" statement at all.
> 
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Cameron Simpson <cs zip com au> DoD#743
> http://www.cskk.ezoshosting.com/cs/
> 
> ...the greatest part of our romances in the English language... stop just at
> the marriage, and give no view of the disgust, repentance, and unhappiness
> that ensues.    - Hugh Henry Brackenridge
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Jeff Lacki <jeep rahul net>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: best wireless lan card to use RH 9.0?
> Date: 16 Dec 2003 22:14:47 -0800
> 
> 
> After trying to get my Linksys WMP11 card to work with 
> RH 9.0 and 2.4.23 I gave up.
> 
> Anyone have a recommendation of a card that they know
> works already with the 2.4.23 kernel under RH 9.0?
> 
> I appreciate the advice :)
> Jeff
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Matthew Galgoci <mgalgoci redhat com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: best wireless lan card to use RH 9.0?
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 01:39:06 -0500
> 
> > After trying to get my Linksys WMP11 card to work with 
> > RH 9.0 and 2.4.23 I gave up.
> > 
> > Anyone have a recommendation of a card that they know
> > works already with the 2.4.23 kernel under RH 9.0?
> 
> I'm partial to the cisco aironet 352 pcmcia cards.
> 
> -- 
> Matthew Galgoci
> System Administrator
> Red Hat, Inc
> 919.754.3700 x44155
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> From: edy <edy_apku pikhospital com>
> To: Redhat <Redhat-list redhat com>
> Subject: Bandwith management
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 14:01:09 +0700
> 
> Hi,
> please suggest some application for bandwith management
>  
>  
> Thanks and Regards,
> Edy
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Umesh Balani <UmeshB NIIT com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: mrouted setup :: problem
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 12:59:29 +0530
> 
> Hellow ppl, 
> 
> Desperately looking for someone who has got their hads dirty with mrouted
> 3.9 beta on RH 9 ?
> 
> I have set up mrouted on two subnets 
> Overview of my network.
> 
> 			Hardware Layer 3 Switch with IP Forwarding enabled
> (but no MCAST forwarding enabled)
> 			172.17.24.1	172.17.26.1
> 
> 
> Red had 9 Linux Box(with mrouted 1st end point)		Red had 9 Linux
> Box(with mrouted 2nd end point)
> 172.17.24.47			<------------------------>
> 172.17.26.123
> Def Gateway 172.17.24.1				Def Gateway 172.17.26.1
> 
> 
> Having done this. 
> Boxes on the 172.17.26.0 network that send mcasts on 239.10.15.165, the
> boxes on 172.17.24.0 can recv them.
> 
> But it is not the other way round. 
> 
> Can someone please help.
> 
> 
> __________________________
> Regards
> Umesh Balani
> 
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> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Samuel L. Schooler <samschooler comcast net>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Cc: administrator integrated-group com
> Subject: RE: VPN from a redhat 9 using free s/wan problem
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 00:00:47 -0800
> 
> Hello,
> 	Sorry I didn't get back to this sooner, but I got very busy.  Have
> you solved this issue yet?  If not, here are a few suggestions to try:
> 
> In your /etc/ipsec.conf -
> 
> 	Change your config setup to
> 		interfaces="ipsec0=eth0"
> 
> 	Change the following items in your config cisco to
> 		left=213.131.75.130
> 		leftsubnet=10.0.0.0/24
> 		leftnexthop=213.131.75.129
> 		right=213.131.60.250
> 		rightsubnet=0.0.0.0/0   # Any subnet connecting to your
> Cisco 2600 - you can narrow it down if desired
> 		rightsubnet=(IP address of WAN side of your Cisco 805 -
> should be something like 213.131.60.???)
> 
> 	Note that in the config file you included in your previous posts, by
> specifying your left side as 10.0.0.16, you are outside the endpoints of
> your tunnel (i.e. your tunnel should be left side ( eth0 (213.131.75.130) to
> LAN side of your Cisco 805 (213.131.75.129) ) to right side (WAN side of
> your Cisco 805 (213.131.60.???) to Cisco 2600 (312.131.60.250) ).  Hope this
> helps.
> 
> For more info (a little old, but still good info) see
> http://www.sans.org/rr/papers/index.php?id=753
> 
> 
> Sam
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Ken Gillett <ken ukgb net>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: permissions on sound devices
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 09:07:57 +0000
> 
> I also have puzzled over ownership of sound devices and this thread is 
> obviously pointing in the right direction, but I still cannot get the 
> solution.
> 
> I run xmms from another machine (as an X session) and unless I force a 
> change of ownership on the sound files (i.e. change to 666) xmms cannot 
> play. I can fix this in rc.local, but I'd rather get this right the 
> 'pam' way.
> 
> What do I need to do in order to get the sound files read and writeable 
> by xmms when run from X on my other machine?
> 
> I've added:
> 
> 	<xconsole> 0666 <sound>      0600 root
> 
> to console.perms and added xmms into console.apps (did I need to do 
> this?), but the perms steadfastly remain 0600 when I start xmms. What 
> else do I need to do? Is a re-start required or have I missed some 
> other configuration?
> 
> 
> On 17 Dec 2003, at 04:49, Pete Nesbitt wrote:
> 
> > On December 11, 2003 03:24 pm, jurvis lasalle wrote:
> >> I have  a problem that systematically occurs, but I cannot reliably
> >> reproduce.  Upon console login, ownership of sound devices is given to
> >> the user.  Upon logout, it reverts to root.  Sometimes however, the
> >> former user retains ownership and the next user cannot direct output 
> >> to
> >> the sound devices.  I can't recreate what causes the break down but
> >> across the lab can see that it generally happens after 2 weeks of
> >> uptime.  My research turns up the solution of chmod 660 the sound
> >> devices and chgrp them to audio after adding all my users to that
> >> group.  OK- that will work and not necessarily be too large a pain in
> >> my ass, but that doesn't satisfy my desire to know what's breaking
> >> down.  Does anyone here have suggestions for diagnosing this problem?
> >>
> >> TIA,
> >> Jurvis LaSalle
> >
> > Hi Jurvis,
> > The initial user to log onto the console is given hightened privilages
> > regarding accessing devices and halting or rebooting the system.
> > To see what is effected, the users privs, and the user/privs 
> > afterwards, have
> > a look at the file:
> > /etc/security/console.perms
> > -- 
> > Pete Nesbitt, rhce
> >
> >
> > -- 
> > redhat-list mailing list
> > unsubscribe mailto:redhat-list-request redhat com?subject=unsubscribe
> > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/redhat-list
> >
> 
> 
> 
> Ken  G i l l e t t
> 
> _/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Gary Stainburn <gary stainburn ringways co uk>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Network profiler
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 11:24:42 +0000
> 
> Hi folks,
> 
> I've got two networks, both with onward connections, which are joined together 
> by a leased-line.
> 
> This line should now be only be approx 25% utilised, but performance accross 
> the link has dropped significantly lately.
> 
> Bearing in mind that I have very little network analysis experience, could 
> people suggest apps that will help me find the problem.
> 
> I have a laptop running RH7.3+errata which I can plug into hubs connected to 
> each of the routers.
> -- 
> Gary Stainburn
>  
> This email does not contain private or confidential material as it
> may be snooped on by interested government parties for unknown
> and undisclosed purposes - Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, 2000     
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Daniel Nyström <dny pcm se>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Cc: gary stainburn ringways co uk
> Subject: RE: Network profiler
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 13:12:07 +0100
> 
> Hi!
> 
> These tools has been useful for me in similar situations:
> 
> * iptraf
> * ethereal and tcpdump
> 
> Hope that helps :)
> 
> 
> 	//Daniel
>  
> 
> -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
> Från: Gary Stainburn [mailto:gary stainburn ringways co uk] 
> Skickat: den 17 december 2003 12:25
> Till: redhat-list redhat com
> Ämne: Network profiler
> 
> 
> Hi folks,
> 
> I've got two networks, both with onward connections, which are joined together 
> by a leased-line.
> 
> This line should now be only be approx 25% utilised, but performance accross 
> the link has dropped significantly lately.
> 
> Bearing in mind that I have very little network analysis experience, could 
> people suggest apps that will help me find the problem.
> 
> I have a laptop running RH7.3+errata which I can plug into hubs connected to 
> each of the routers.
> -- 
> Gary Stainburn
>  
> This email does not contain private or confidential material as it
> may be snooped on by interested government parties for unknown
> and undisclosed purposes - Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, 2000     
> 
> 
> -- 
> redhat-list mailing list
> unsubscribe mailto:redhat-list-request redhat com?subject=unsubscribe
> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/redhat-list
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Jason Dixon <jason dixongroup net>
> To: Red Hat Mailing List <redhat-list redhat com>
> Subject: Re: Network profiler
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 07:40:15 -0500
> 
> On Wed, 2003-12-17 at 06:24, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > I've got two networks, both with onward connections, which are joined together 
> > by a leased-line.
> > 
> > This line should now be only be approx 25% utilised, but performance accross 
> > the link has dropped significantly lately.
> 
> Are you suggesting that this leased-line carries only traffic between
> your networks?  Is this a dedicated loop strung from one office to
> another?  If not, then you're subject to the same bottlenecks and
> network failures that we all are.  Even if you're getting ~100% of your
> utilization from network "A" to a server out on the Internet, you might
> still only see a ~25% utilization between those networks, since it takes
> a different path.
> 
> Granted, there might still be things you can do to optimize your
> connection, but you need to be aware of the limitations on today's
> networks.
> 
> -- 
> Jason Dixon, RHCE
> DixonGroup Consulting
> http://www.dixongroup.net
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Timothy Stone <citylists petmystone com>
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: What's wrong with this eMail?
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 07:53:55 -0500
> 
> Timothy Stone wrote:
> > List,
> > 
> > I thought I would post a copy of this email for critical review.
> > 
> > Names and places omitted for anonymity:
> > 
> > *************
> > 
> > "I will be updating the [censored] servers for Microsoft Security 
> > Vulnerability [date censored].
> > 
> > "I have coordinated this time with [censored], who will post an 
> > announcement on the [censored] website. This update had previously been 
> > performed to the rest of the servers on our network.
> > 
> > "All of our servers will have been upgraded to Windows 2000 Service Pack 
> > 3, and IE 6 with service pack 1. The patches are part of Microsoft’s 
> > November Security vulnerabilities. They are located on the network in: 
> > [censored] directory.
> > 
> > "I create a batch file to mitigate the number of reboots required. There 
> > are two reboots required this month."
> > 
> > **********
> > 
> 
> List,
> 
> I thought some obvious security issues would have been noted.
> 
> The reason I posted this email was to point out that security can be 
> compromised in the most seemingly benign ways. I believe there are at 
> least three points of negligence to be cited:
> 
> 1. It states in a very specific sense the exact state of the 
> vulnerability of certain servers.
> 
> 2. It tells an interested person how long the computers will be vulnerable.
> 
> 3. It specifies exactly which patches will be applied and where on the 
> network they are located.
> 
> Given a cracker monitoring and attempting access to a network, or having 
> inside information, said cracker could target specific Micros~1 
> vulnerabilities on specific servers. Given the exact window, stepped up, 
> targeted attempts at "rootkit" installation could be made. And the 
> seriously crafty could compromise the patches on the network prior to 
> application.
> 
> Am I being to dramatic? Does anybody agree? Disagree?
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Gary Stainburn <gary stainburn ringways co uk>
> To: redhat-list redhat com, Daniel Nyström <dny pcm se>
> Subject: Re: Network profiler
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 13:02:14 +0000
> 
> On Wednesday 17 December 2003 12:12 pm, Daniel Nyström wrote:
> > Hi!
> 
> Hi Daniel,
> 
> >
> > These tools has been useful for me in similar situations:
> >
> > * iptraf
> > * ethereal and tcpdump
> 
> (As an answer to Jason, yes it is a private link directly between my two 
> sites.)
> 
> I've used ethereal before, so I'll give that another go.  The problem I see is 
> setting the capture and display criteria correctly to provide me with the 
> information I need.
> 
> iptraf I've not looked at but will give it a go if ethereal doesn't do what I 
> want.
> 
> Has anyone had any experience analysing the output from tcpdump directly, e.g. 
> piping to a perl script to generate stats?  If so, can anyone suggest 
> pointers for me? (such as how to put the i/f into promiscusous mode directly, 
> which I believe ethereal does on startup).
> 
> 
> 
> >
> > Hope that helps :)
> >
> >
> > 	//Daniel
> >
> >
> > -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
> > Från: Gary Stainburn [mailto:gary stainburn ringways co uk]
> > Skickat: den 17 december 2003 12:25
> > Till: redhat-list redhat com
> > Ämne: Network profiler
> >
> >
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I've got two networks, both with onward connections, which are joined
> > together by a leased-line.
> >
> > This line should now be only be approx 25% utilised, but performance
> > accross the link has dropped significantly lately.
> >
> > Bearing in mind that I have very little network analysis experience, could
> > people suggest apps that will help me find the problem.
> >
> > I have a laptop running RH7.3+errata which I can plug into hubs connected
> > to each of the routers.
> 
> -- 
> Gary Stainburn
>  
> This email does not contain private or confidential material as it
> may be snooped on by interested government parties for unknown
> and undisclosed purposes - Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act, 2000     
> 
> 
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
> 
> From: Jason Dixon <jason dixongroup net>
> To: Red Hat Mailing List <redhat-list redhat com>
> Subject: Re: What's wrong with this eMail?
> Date: 17 Dec 2003 08:02:32 -0500
> 
> On Wed, 2003-12-17 at 07:53, Timothy Stone wrote:
> 
> > Am I being to dramatic? Does anybody agree? Disagree?
> 
> There's a reason you're being ignored.  Your posting has *nothing* to do
> with this list.  I suspect you've gotten your mailing lists mixed up.
> 




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