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 From:  Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
 To:  Peer Dicken <peer at dicken dot name>
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Firmware Upgrade , failure, WRAP
 Date:  Wed, 22 Sep 2004 04:33:54 +0800
On 22/09/2004 03:33 Peer Dicken said the following:
>> 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 
 >
> That sounds good. I'll take a look at that.

don't forget to modify the routine in config.inc where it looks up 
config.xml and writes out an fstab as well as cfdevice. it currently only 
looks up the first partition and you may want to extend it to try other 
partitions/slices depending on how you've placed the m0n0 backup images.

> Sounds good, too. But - a good admin will do a backup of config.xml 
> regulary.  I

true, but then hitting F2 to boot off your backup partition when you're in 
the field helps in shortening the recovery time, especially if the users 
are getting anxious. :)

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