[nycbug-talk] a few little questions
Joshua S. Freeman
jfreeman at nybg.org
Thu Jul 29 13:55:00 EDT 2004
> From: michael <lists at genoverly.net>
> Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 13:06:02 -0400
> To: talk at lists.nycbug.org
> Subject: Re: [nycbug-talk] a few little questions
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 12:27:42 -0400
> "Joshua S. Freeman" <jfreeman at nybg.org> wrote:
>> I am happy to report that I successfully downloaded 4.10 isos,
>> installed 4.10 without a hitch... ran sysinstall... no problem with
>> the RAID or the Serial ATA installed in the ION Computing box.. I even
>> configured XFree86 correctly though I've not installed anything more
>> exciting than the basic window manager.
> Good for you!
> Are you new to computers?
Sometimes it certainly feels that way... but no...
> Is this your first BSD
yeah, i guess it was!
>> Here are a couple of questions:
>> 1) where do I set things so that the machine is listening for
>> connections on port 22 (i.e. ssh)?
> You can run systinstall again and select [Configure] then
> [Networking] and you need to check off [sshd]. Sysinstall is kind-of
> like windows with bright colors and menu choices. Many people find it
> helpful to spend some time poking around in sysinstall. As you learn
> more you will be able to configure many things on your own using the CLI
> (command line interface).
>> 2) when using sysinstall, a few things failed to install, most notably
>> bacula, PHP and PHPMyAdmin.
>> When things fail to install I'm directed to look at the ..hrm.. should
>> have written it down.. 'error' window? the something window...
>> basicaly, Sysinstall is telling me to look somewhere for more detailed
>> information on why a port is failing to install but I can't figure out
>> where it wants me to look or how to look there.
> The error message is vital. Do it again and pay very close attention
> and write everything down. The answer to your problem will likely be
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