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 From:  "Robert Staph" <rstaph at digitalimpreza dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall from a IDE zip drive
 Date:  Fri, 11 Feb 2005 10:11:36 -0500
M0n0wall seems to work just fine from a zip250 IDE drive.  Its a bit slow 
booting (because zip isn't nearly as fast as an IDE hard disk), but its 
humming along great.   A big thank you to all those who got this working in 
the 1.2b3 beta.  This makes things too easy...

-Rob

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Staph" <rstaph at digitalimpreza dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall from a IDE zip drive


>I decided to just install a zip drive since I had to reboot anyway to 
>update my config.
>
> Jan 31 15:04:01/kernel: afd0: 96MB <IOMEGA ZIP 100 ATAPI> [96/64/32] at 
> ata1-slave PIO0
> Jan 31 15:04:01/kernel: acd0: CDROM <CRD-8480C> at ata1-master PIO4
> Jan 31 15:04:01/kernel: ad0: 6149MB <QUANTUM FIREBALL EX6.4A> 
> [13328/15/63] at ata0-master PIO4
>
> it looks like it can see it.  eventually I'll try to boot from it.
>
> -Rob
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
> To: "Robert Staph" <rstaph at digitalimpreza dot com>
> Cc: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 3:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall from a IDE zip drive
>
>
>> On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 12:10:18 -0500, Robert Staph
>> <rstaph at digitalimpreza dot com> wrote:
>>> Is anyone out there running m0n0wall from an IDE zip drive?  Is it 
>>> possible?
>>> (I don't have a machine with a zip drive to try it on)
>>>
>>
>> There was a missing /dev device required to make zip drives work on
>> the most recent release and first couple 1.2 betas, IIRC.  Somebody
>> posted a fix to the list, and Manuel said it would be in the next
>> release.  I believe that next release was 1.2b3, but I again could be
>> wrong.  This all from memory and was quite a while back.  I'd say with
>> the most current beta, yes, it should work.  Search the list archives
>> to make sure I'm not dreaming this up.  :)
>>
>> -Chris
>>
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