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 From:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Soekris net 48XX does not boot
 Date:  Wed, 14 Dec 2005 08:04:16 -0600
Koen Wastyn wrote:
> Hi Lee,
> 
> 
> Thanks for your reply:
> 
> I will list the steps I took :
> 
> 1 Downloaded the image for the 48xx again
> 2 put it on my Zaurus
> 3 On the zaurus:
>     mkfs.ext2 /dev/hdc1     (hdc1=CF)
> 4. cd to the dir containing the image
> 5. gunzip -c net48xx-1.2.img | dd of=/dev/hdc1 bs=16k
> 
> output:
>     gunzip:net48xx-1.2.img: decompression OK, trailing  garbage
> ignored 384+0 records in
> 384+0 records out
> 
> 6. put the CF in my soekris and boot...still the same, it sits there
> 
> "1 Seconds to automatic boot.   Press Ctrl-P for entering Monitor."
> 
> I will try another CF later today, but I can not imagine it will work
> with another CF, the CF I tested has been used under openBSD for
> months... 
> 
> Any other suggestions?

Hit the Ctrl-P to go into the comBIOS

Check the version of the comBIOS if it is not 1.28 - upgrade. 

If you have already upgraded type this "set bootdrive=80 81 F0"

I noticed that on my net4501 after I upgraded to 1.28 I had to reset the
bootdrive.

Hope this helps.

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James W. McKeand