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 From:  "Sergei Kostigoff (home)" <sergei at kostigoff dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Cc:  Steffen Schumacher <steffen at schumacher dot dk>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] kind off wrong list..
 Date:  Sat, 12 Nov 2005 12:09:23 +0300
Hi, Stephen,

You may have a look -> http://m0n0.ch/bsd/hack/#cf

This may help (at least I did bootable CF FreeBSD usin the described 
technique)

Regards,
Sergei

Steffen Schumacher <steffen at schumacher dot dk> wrote on 12/11/2005 11:20:01 
AM:

> Hi!
> First off I wan't to apologize, since this most likely isn't the most
> correct list to be asking this, but I've googled for 14 days and I'm
> pretty sure one of you guys knows the answer to my problem.
> 
> I have a Soekris 4501, with a 256 meg CF card, which I'm trying to get
> to boot FBSD, but I get these read error messages like it cant read 
/boot/boot
> or something like that.
> I pxe boot the sucker and thought I would use /stand/sysinstall but
> that doesn't seem to work for me - it does all the labeling and newfs
> stuff but once I copy over the /boot dir it still doesn't work.
> 
> I've also tried doing all the stuff manually:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad0 bs=204800
>         fdisk -BI ad0
>         disklabel -w -B ad0s1 auto
>         disklabel ad0s1 |   egrep unused |  sed "s/c:/a:/" |  sed 
> "s/unused.*/4.2BSD/" > f
>         disklabel -R -B ad0s1 f
>         boot0cfg -v -B ad0
>         newfs /dev/ad0s1a
> 
> but still I get read error.
> 
> I now tried running in dedicated mode (as I think you use with 
monowall?)
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad0 count=2
> disklabel /dev/ad0 | disklabel -B -R -r ad0 /dev/stdin
> newfs /dev/ad0c
> But still I get read error.
> 
> But I tried you image, and that seems to boot up just fine, so I must be 

> missing something here.
> 
> Anyone of you have a recipie for me on how to manually make a cf-card 
boot
> with FreeBSD?
> 
> /Steffen
> 
> 
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