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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  "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:  Tue, 23 May 2006 22:53:14 -0400
> I think if he really needs that much storage, he should just run a hard
> drive based FreeBSD system.

Exactly.  That's what I meant by "significant hacking", making
m0n0wall work more like a normal FreeBSD install, using a normal hard
drive file system.  m0n0wall was designed to boot from compact flash
and run from RAM, because of the write limitations of CF cards.

You could probably save yourself a lot of time by starting with a
project that's focused towards full hard drive installs, pfsense.
http://pfsense.org  All the work of porting m0n0wall to a normal hard
drive filesystem is already done there.