[Soekris] Problem getting started with 4801 & monowall
jim at netgate.com
Thu Jan 4 00:10:37 UTC 2007
On Jan 3, 2007, at 1:51 PM, Greg Shenaut wrote:
> On Jan 3, 2007, at 1:29 PM, Stuart Henderson wrote:
>> You didn't mention decompressing the m0n0wall .img file; is that
>> an omission from the description, or did you miss that step?
> No, I did do that.
gunzip -c net48xx-xxx.img | dd of=/dev/hdX bs=16k
> On Jan 3, 2007, at 2:48 PM, Steve Holdoway wrote:
>> Did you install a bootstrap and set the partition to be bootable?
> No! In fact, I didn't realize that was necessary since I dd'ed the
> image onto the drive.
You don't need to do this. Its part of the partition table in the
> I guess I "just assumed" that the image included the necessary
> bootstrap. Could you point me to a description of how to go about
> putting one on the cf?
What you've done is, apart from potential MacOS X issues, correct.
I 'dd' images on to CF cards all the time. the 'factory' here uses
physdiskwrite (the Windows thing), but its
essentially a "smart" dd that knows about the m0n0wall structure.
I assume you're using one of the net-48xx-1.xx.img files, and not a
45xx-x.xx.img or generic-pc-x.xx.img
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