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 From:  Brandon <bstone108 at comcast dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problems booting generic CD-Rom image on a P1
 Date:  Wed, 04 Jan 2006 09:51:05 -0600
note about hd spinning down
there is option to make drive spin down..   if you set to 15 minutes it 
will spin down as soon as m0n0wall boots but if you edit config it will 
keep spinning for 15 minutes to avoid wear and tear if you change 
several settings at once

Jonas Truemper wrote:

>Actually I like the idea of not having any harddrive
>running.
>It makes more noise, it maybe does not spin down, ...
>
>Thanks anyway - I'll try this one if I don't get the
>PC to boot from the CD
>
>
>Greetings,
>Jonas
>
>
>--- Peter Teunissen <lists at onemanifest dot net> schrieb:
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>  
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>You mentioned the system boots Knoppix, why not
>>simply use that to do  
>>a harddrive install?
>>The following link is for DSL linux live CD, but
>>should work for  
>>Knoppix too:
>>
>>http://www.m0n0.ch/wall/installation_generic_dsl.php
>>
>>HTH,
>>
>>
>>Peter
>>
>>On 4-jan-2006, at 15:05, Jonas Truemper wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>I don't think that will help since I tried booting
>>>mono on the old P1 with the same drive that booted
>>>just fine being plugged to the newer/younger PC
>>>(/BIOS).
>>>
>>>So I believe, it's neither about the CD-R nor
>>>      
>>>
>>about
>>    
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>>>the drive that's plugged.
>>>
>>>
>>>Any other hint...? :)
>>>
>>>Greetings,
>>>Jonas
>>>
>>>
>>>--- Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at nkpanama dot com>
>>>schrieb:
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>Any idea how to solve this problem?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>Try reburning the image at 1X, 2X or whatever the
>>>>minimum your burner
>>>>can achieve. It's worked for me before. I believe
>>>>        
>>>>
>>it
>>    
>>
>>>>has to do with the
>>>>size of the pits the CD recorder makes, and the
>>>>media involved (some
>>>>CDR's will work, some won't).
>>>>
>>>>I know it's not much (and you've already tried
>>>>        
>>>>
>>other
>>    
>>
>>>>cd-rom drives), but
>>>>it's probably worth a shot.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
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