> you could partition the CF into two (or more) partitions, and place
> two (or more) m0n0wall images on them. then using the freebsd BootEasy
> bootmanager bootblocks, you'd be presented with an option to select
> which partition to boot off. this way, if you fsck up your main
> m0n0wall image, you could always boot off the second partitition.
That sounds good. I'll take a look at that.
> for added reliability, you could modify the functions which write
> config.xml to the CF card and have them write to the other partitions
> as well. this would mean that you'd be back up with your same settings
> et al.
Sounds good, too. But - a good admin will do a backup of config.xml
> me ? i just keep a few spare CF cards and do regular backups of
> config.xml. :)
Well, I'm trying to imagine a few dozens of costumers plugging their
power supplies off ... it'd be better to prevent any possible failure
that turns the machine unusable. I do not want them to block our first
level support :-/