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 From:  "=?GB2312?B?0e7A2g==?=" <waf dot yang at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Chad R. Larson" <clarson at eldocomp dot com>
 Cc:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>, "m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] how to using entire cf disk ?
 Date:  Wed, 24 May 2006 10:04:23 +0800
It is a good idea, thanks.

On 5/24/06, Chad R. Larson <clarson at eldocomp dot com> wrote:
> Chris Buechler wrote:
> > Not sure why you would want that anyway.  There isn't anything in
> > m0n0wall as is that'll take up any significant amount of disk space.
> > All the logs are automatically rotated, you'd have to modify how
> > syslog works to even keep any extra log files (which should never be
> > kept locally on the firewall anyway, use a syslog server).  Only
> > reason I could see you wanting this is if you added extra software
> > that needed significant storage space.  In that case, you'd need to do
> > a significant amount of hacking, and would end up with something that
> > couldn't safely run from a CF.
> I think if he really needs that much storage, he should just run a hard
> drive based FreeBSD system.
> I have a Soekris net4801 into which I've installed a 2.5" laptop hard
> drive.  Soekris sells an installation kit (bracket, screws, some cables)
> for around $10.
> It's running FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE-p17.  The generic kernel boots.  I
> built a custom kernel for the 4801 based on the m0n0 config file.
> The CF card holds the install floppy image.  From the serial console you
> can select which to boot, so for the first time boot the CF, then do a
> net install (I used FTP) and then start booting the hard drive.
> If you don't want to mess with CF at all, the Soekris BIOS also supports
> PXE boot.
>         -crl
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> Chad R. Larson (CRL22)    chad at eldocomp dot com
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