Manickam Murugan wrote:
> Dear Sir
> All earlier version of m0n0 worked well on Microsoft Virtual PC.
> However, m0n0.1.2b5 identifies the ethernet cards as de0 and de1,
> on reboot, just shows only sis0 and sis1.
> Any problem in identifying the ethernet cards?
> ( Microsoft Virtual PC emulates DEC21140 ethernet cards )
> When I go for Auto-Detection ( console menu 1 ), it says " No
> Detected ".
> This problem does not happen in Earlier Versions.
> We are pulling our hair out.
> Any help will be greatly remembered.
Which m0n0wall are you using? On previous versions (1.1 and 1.11) I
used a CD/floppy (actually a .iso and a rawrite floppy .img). When I
tried to use the 1.2b5 .iso I had the same problems. I even tried a
real floppy disk. The config.xml would not write to .img or diskette -
don't know why, don't really care...
Here is how I got around the problem - Install to a VM Hard Disk:
1) Get Chris Buechler's Live Install CD .iso from:
2) Capture the .iso on the VM CDRom
3) Boot - without ACPI support (hit 2 at boot menu)
4) Follow the instructions from Chris' site to install 1.11 (or 1.2b?)
to your VM HD
5) Follow normal instructions to configure interfaces
6) Get the Generic-pc .img from:
7) Follow the instructions here (won't be needed if problem is fix in
1.2b6) to upgrade:
8) You should have a HD based m0n0wall 1.2b5 - Have fun.
The only reason I setup a VM is to look at the differences in the
interface, features, etc. I do *NOT* in any way shape or form
recommend using the VM (MS VPC or VMWare) as a production firewall -
James W. McKeand
p.s. Chris, nice new page...