Don't forget that when you slap a new image on a CF, it'll wipe out
the config. You'll probably need to go back through and reconfigure your
interfaces, IP's, etc.
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Jason P Jones wrote:
> Thank you for the assistance,
> Since the last email I installed FreeBSD 4.9, installed the ports I needed,
> unpacked the .img using your script, edited my configs as I wanted, and
> repack them into an image (also using your script). When I try to recreate
> the image with -x it runs and creates an image file, I can load this image
> to a CF card using the physdisk util on Windows, but I never get any
> response from the firewall for a ping / etc after a reboot. I did not change
> anything significant, as I just wanted to test. Any ideas?
> Jason P Jones
> Integracon Technologies
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Iedema [mailto:iedemam at pluto dot dsu dot edu]
> Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 2:22 PM
> To: 'Jason P Jones'; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] Editing rootfs image and Creating CF image
> > Hello,
> > I'm interested in editing the downloaded rootfs image and
> > then creating a CF
> > .img file- just like the downloadable one, for the soekris
> > net45xx boxes. I
> > will be doing this on either Gentoo or W/XP. I do like the ease of the
> > physdiskwrite utility, so Windows instructions would be
> > handy, but I use
> > linux just as much so...
> As far as I know there is no way to unpack and edit the images in windows.
> My Linux stupidity is showing through here, but if there is a 'vn' device
> equivalent then a quick edit of my unpacker script should get you going
> (http://mrkasai.undergroup.com/m0n0wall). Otherwise I would find a tired
> old box and throw FreeBSD 4.9 on it. That's the easiest route, and the
> route the hackers guide
> (http://m0n0.ch/wall/hack/) was written for.
> Hope that helps,
> --Michael I.
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