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 From:  Oli <bsd03 at gvs dot dyn dot bawue dot de>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] rescue a failed router
 Date:  Fri, 19 Nov 2004 23:18:29 +0100
* Brian Degenhardt <bmd at bmdhacks dot com> wrote:

> Here's a feature request borne out of dealing with a downed router.
> We were using the cdrom image with a floppy for saving config when the
> floppy disk died.  The router seemed to work fine but the web interface
> returned:
> 
> XML error: no m0n0wall object found
> 
> Unfortunately, this prevented me from retrieving any of the config.
> Anyways, keeping a backup of config.xml in ram and making it
> downloadable from this error page would have totally saved me.

Don't rely on floppies ;)

Whenever i change my floppy's config.xml i also back it up to another 
machine. When the floppy dies i can easily replace it and restore my 
config.xml from backup. 

No need to waste m0n0's RAM.

my 1ct,
Oli
.