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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] fresh installation problems...
 Date:  Thu, 1 Jun 2006 00:17:57 -0500
From: "Jeff Prater" <jeff at thoughtreactor dot com>

> I'm trying to install m0n0wall for the first time. I'm installing 1.22. 
> I'm
> using the cdrom option and I have setup the firewall to the instructions
> found on the site. I have a blank floppy in the floppy drive. When I boot 
> it
> for the first time, I hit "1" to assign the network cards. I do an
> auto-detect and each card is detected when plugged in. Once it's done
> assigning interfaces, it says it needs to save the changes and reboot the
> computer. When the computer reboots, I have to keep repeating the process 
> of
> assigning the cards. It seems as though nothing is being saved to the
> floppy. The floppy is not write protected and will read/write data on 
> three
> different machines. Is there something I'm not doing correctly? TIA!

Two possibilities...

It is actually configured, and you haven't realized it.  Plug in a machine 
and see if it gets an IP address.

The floppy is not formatted, and so it is not saving your config file.