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 From:  Jean Everson Martina <everson at inf dot ufsc dot br>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problem with booting m0n0wall from USB drive
 Date:  Tue, 28 Feb 2006 22:49:00 -0300
Hi all,

	Using this thread... I'm using m0n0 in a VIA EPIA MS board, with 2
interfaces. I runs really good, but my problem is actually the boot
time. It takes unbelievable 9 minutes to boot. Does anyone know anything
that can be done to faster this?


Jean

Jarkko Santala wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'd just like to report a success now that I finally got the final
> hardware. I can now say for sure, that generic-pc m0n0wall 1.21
> installed onto a usb drive works perfectly on a Dell PE850 1U server. :)
> 
>     -jake
> 
> On Feb 12, 2006, at 20:20 , Jarkko Santala wrote:
> 
>>
>> On Feb 12, 2006, at 19:13 , alex wrote:
>>
>>> Did you use the same method to copy the image from your HD to your
>>> USB drive?
>>
>> Yes, I wrote DSL with physdiskwrite and I've tried writing m0n0wall
>> with both physdiskwrite and cat | gunzip | dd. Besides, the first boot
>> stage seems to load fine, it just doesn't know how to continue from
>> there.
>>
>> I just also tried to boot from a freshly written stick with all
>> harddrives and optical drives disconnected, but it made no difference.
>> I've also tried to give the first stage loader a bunch of places to
>> look for /boot/loader, but I haven't found one that would work.
>>
>>     -jake
>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, 12 Feb 2006 09:24:43 +0200, Jarkko Santala
>>> <jarkko dot santala at portalify dot com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 11, 2006, at 23:15 , Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> And, can you boot from the same device using some other image?
>>>>
>>>> I just tried with DSL's (http://damnsmalllinux.org) bootfloppy-
>>>> usb.img and it boots just fine, so both the stick and the motherboard
>>>> are fine.
>>>>
>>>>     -jake
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Lee Sharp wrote:
>>>>>> From: "Jarkko Santala" <jarkko dot santala at portalify dot com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm going to implement a few firewalls using m0n0wall and I was
>>>>>>> thinking I'd use just an USB drive for storing both m0n0wall and
>>>>>>> the  config.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> How does your motherboard support booting from USB?  Can you boot
>>>>>> from other USB devices?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>                        Lee
>>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>> -- 
>>>>>
>>>>> Alex Neuman van der Hans
>>>>> N&K Technology Consultants
>>>>> Tel. +507 214-9002 - http://nkpanama.com/
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Jarkko Santala <jake at portalify dot com>    http://www.portalify.com
>>>> System Administrator                   +358 40 720 4512
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>
>> --Jarkko Santala <jake at portalify dot com>    http://www.portalify.com
>> System Administrator                   +358 40 720 4512
>>
>>
>>
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> 
> --Jarkko Santala <jake at portalify dot com>    http://www.portalify.com
> System Administrator                   +358 40 720 4512
> 
> 
> 
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