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 From:  Robert Gordon <robert at bordem dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: RE: [m0n0wall] Booting
 Date:  Tue, 23 Dec 2003 13:56:46 GMT
23/12/2003 13:52

On 23/12/2003 13:45, "Bryan Kohlstedt" <bkrosco at earthlink dot net> wrote:

>If you're actually going to be using this thing in a "production"
>environment" why not spend the $20 or less to find a older pc made in
>the last 5 years that boots off cd? I'm constantly being asked if I 
>want these older computers all of which are capable of booting off cd. 
>
>It just seems like a lot of messing around. I could see if you were 
>just experimenting with m0n0wall, but, if you plan on actually using 
>it, I think it would be the smartest decision.
>
>Regards,
>
>Bryan Kohlstedt
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Robert Gordon [mailto:robert at bordem dot net] 
>Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 6:46 PM
>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: [m0n0wall] Booting
>
>23/12/2003 00:41
>
>I made a post earlier titled "Booting m0n0wall CD via a MS-DOS 
>formatted boot floppy". Has anyone got any suggestions? Someone 
>mentioned something about bodging the BTX loader somehow - but I can't 
>see that would help with keeping the disk as MS-DOS formatted. Sure, I 
>could use SBM then swap with the config disk, but that's no use if I 
>reboot the machine remotely, or it goes down from a power cut. 
>
>Any suggestions would be most appreciated.
>
>Thanks.
>
>
>
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Someone is (hopefully) sending me a spare 40GB HDD he has, so I can use 
that in my server and use the existing 800MB HDD in the P90 for 
m0n0wall. I have next to no money at the moment so I only want to be 
using the P90 for m0n0wall. 



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Robert Gordon
Bordem.NET Administrator
http://www.bordem.net/