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 From:  Richard Harding <rick at ricksweb dot info>
 To:  Raphael Maunier <raphael at maunier dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] trouble with HD install
 Date:  Tue, 05 Apr 2005 17:12:02 -0400
I don't have a windows desktop to try this on. (just 2 win laptops & one 
old linux server right now) My understanding is that to use 
physdiskwrite would require a space Windows machine to hook up the 
firewall HD to.

If I'm mistaken please correct me.

Rick

Raphael Maunier wrote:

> Did you try with the physdiskwrite tool ? I tried with both DSL (also 
> Knoopix) and physdiskwrite(don't forget -u option for drive > 800 meg) 
> without errors.
>
> Regards,

>
> Richard Harding wrote:
>
>> I am trying to install on an old PC. I was attempting to use the DSL 
>> install approach. I have DSL working, downloaded the 1.11 generic 
>> image. I then used the gunzip fed to dd. There were no errors and 
>> running fdisk -l showed a FreeBSD paritition on /dev/hda4.
>>
>> Upon reboot I just get a "read error". I have tried downloading from 
>> several sources and downloaded using both web browsers and wget from 
>> command line. Does anyone have any idea what I am missing here? Is 
>> there another step that needs to be made to get it to boot properly? 
>> Why does dd create a /dev/hda4?
>>
>> Thanks for any help.
>>
>> Rick
>>
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