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 From:  Jan Luehr <listen at kabelshop dash online dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] PC doesn't boot
 Date:  Fri, 10 Mar 2006 19:30:55 +0100
Hello,


> From: <listen at kabelshop dash online dot com>
>
> > sadly I've some trouble booting a PC. I gunziped the pc-generic image and
> > dd'ed (on Linux) it to a CF-Card. (Some Kingston 128MB card) and tried to
> > boot the system with some IDE-CF adapter. For some reason, the bios has
> > some trouble, detecting / understanding (?) the disc, because the system
> > don't step to the second bios-screen (where the system info is listed in
> > a tabular).
>
> There are lots of little things that can go wrong with a disk install that
> we may miss.  The best way I have found to make sure it writes correctly is
> Chris's live install CD on the system in question.

Thanks, but so far, I see no reason, why dd on linux should mess up the image.

> http://chrisbuechler.com/index.php?id=17  Also, you may want to play in the
> BIOS with LBA mode on, and off.

I've already done so.

Keep smiling
yanosz