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 From:  Craig FALCONER <cfalconer at avonside dot school dot nz>
 To:  peter at iwebsl dot com, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Running Monowall on a Dell server w/ RAID
 Date:  Tue, 28 Mar 2006 11:37:00 +1200
Many of these server-quality boards do not allow booting from IDE...  I'd
not be surprised if the dell is one of those.


-----Original Message-----
From: Peter [mailto:peter at iwebsl dot com] 
Sent: Tuesday, 28 March 2006 11:31 a.m.
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Running Monowall on a Dell server w/ RAID


For about 30.00 CDN you can buy a IDE to CF adapter and small CF card and
forget about hard drives. A much better option.

On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 18:19:44 -0500, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 3/27/06, Paul Taylor <PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com> wrote:
>
>> I'm attempting to install Monowall on a Dell 2500 server with a
>> Perc RAID
>> controller (it is what we have available).  It uses the
>> ServerWorks chipset,
>> if that matters.  I booted with Ubuntu and performed the
>> gunzip/dd command
>> (per the documentation) to write the OS to the sda device.  Upon
>> rebooting,
>> it boots FreeBSD successfully all the way to the message
>> "Mounting root from
>> ufs:/dev/md0c", where it gets a fatal error saying that it can
>> not find a
>> configuration file.
>>
>> Any ideas how to get Monowall to work successfully in this
>> environment?
>> Does anyone else use a SCSI system?
>
>
> SCSI, yeah, but there are no RAID drivers in the m0n0wall kernel so
> RAID isn't supported.  Those PERC cards work great with FreeBSD
> though, my 2550's with the RAID keys use the aac (Adaptec RAID)
> driver.
>
> -Chris
>
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