Subject: Three questions, re: X, Sendmail, Perl
To: None <email@example.com>
From: J. Buck Caldwell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/21/1999 14:27:49
I'm setting up a NetBSD-i386 box at work to replace thier WhistleJet
(internet access device with built-in proxy/nat/email/firewall, but very
limited). I've never used the i386 port before (mostly a vax person,
myself), but I've managed to figure most of it out. I've got a couple of
outstanding issues though:
1. Is there a way to fire up X during bootup, and have all logins done
from the X gui (ala DECWindows)? What is involved? I've managed to get X
running, and have played around with it for a while now, but I can't
figure this one out.
2. Is there an easy way to set up sendmail? I'll be doing SMTP/POP3
processing for about 100 (to start, 1000 eventually) users, and it must
be accessible from ex0 and ppp0 - in other words, from inside and out.
This box will be set up doing NAT and filtering.
3. I installed PERL5, using the pkgsrc tree, and that went well enough -
but I've got one script that uses dbmopen calls, and they keep failing
with "no dbm found" messages. So I went and installed the gdbm and
p5-gdbm packages, but to no avail. Any ideas?
-J. Buck Caldwell