This is only slightly related... But I had some issues with older hard
disks and m0n0wall. I was installing the image using the windows method
(plugging the drive into my windows machine, then running the program
etc). The drives just wouldn't work - no good/viable reason!
I used the DSL (Damn Small Linux) option. Only to save time, I edited
the DSL ISO and included the m0n0wall HD/CF image in a separate folder.
Then I burned the CD, booted off it, and wrote the image to the HD using
After removing the CD and booting from the HD, the worked fine!
Like I said, only slightly related, but may help/work for you.
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From: Jai Ketteridge [mailto:jai at innaloo dot net]
Sent: 25 July 2006 11:37
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: CF Card Booting Woes - can't load 'kernel'
Ive been successfully using m0n0 with the CDrom and FDD method for
but I am now venturing into running it off a CF card. I have purchased 2
Sandisk 256MB Cards and Im running these CF to IDE adaptors - as seen
I have tried the adaptors in 4 different PCs but to no avail!
I am experiencing a weird boot error - the same as the bottom of this
I get "can't load 'kernel'" errors consistantly - with both cards and
different CF/IDE images including the latest beta. Any ideas? I have had
1.22 boot successfully on the same card via a USB Card reader however.
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