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stunnel “local socket: Protocol not supported”

Tonight I encountered this problem when starting stunnel: 2008.10.17 02:46:02 LOG7[43534:134656000]: Private key loaded 2008.10.17 02:46:02 LOG7[43534:134656000]: SSL context initialized for service 6000 2008.10.17 02:46:02 LOG5[43534:134656000]: stunnel 4.25 on i386-portbld-freebsd6.3 with OpenSSL 0.9.7e-p1 25 Oct 2004 2008.10.17 02:46:02 LOG5[43534:134656000]: Threading:PTHREAD SSL:ENGINE Sockets:POLL,IPv6 Auth:LIBWRAP 2008.10.17 02:46:02 LOG6[43534:134656000]: file ulimit = 11095 (can be changed with ‘ulimit …

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Burst and Google make a good team

Just about everyone has been putting ads on their websites. I’ve been with BurstMedia since early 1999. They are very reliable. Their cheques have always arrived on time and I have never had reason to question their results. Then Google AdSense arrived. I started using AdSense in April 2006. I was still using Burst, but …

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Avoiding deadlock on FreshPorts

FreshPorts is an automated reporting mechanism for the FreeBSD ports and package. You may be familiar with freshmeat, upon which FreshPorts is loosely based. The major difference is that FreshPorts is 100% automated; everything operates off scripts. Features The key features of FreshPorts includes a powerful search tool and the ability to create custom watch …

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