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 From:  Tim Nelson <tnelson at rockbochs dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Beta 1.3b1 released
 Date:  Sat, 16 Dec 2006 18:09:38 -0600
I've upgraded 4 mono's so far and all have been without problem and are 
working flawlessly. Two of the units are Firebox FB100's and the other 
two are Soekris 4501's. Thank you Manuel!!!!!

Tim Nelson
Technical Consultant
Rockbochs Inc.
http://www.rockbochs.com // 218-727-4332



Manuel Kasper wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> the long wait is over - the first FreeBSD 6.x-based version of
> m0n0wall, 1.3b1, is ready! After the contest idea proved not to be
> the right way to get m0n0wall updated, I decided to do it myself,
> taking Dinesh Nair's initial efforts as a starting point - the focus
> was clearly on making everything work and not on adding new features,
> but still, we can already enjoy some of the improvements that 6.x
> brings. Here's what's new:
>
> - changed base system to FreeBSD 6.2-RC1 -> better support for new
> hardware, Ethernet NICs, etc.
>
> - Atheros wireless cards are finally supported -> wireless-related
> webGUI pages have been improved
>
> - generic-pc-cdrom: configuration may now also be stored on an USB
> memory stick
> (booting m0n0wall (generic-pc) from USB memory sticks should now also
> work on most PCs)
>
> I've put a lot of work into making sure that everything works and
> behaves as in 1.22/1.23b1, and most features have already been
> tested, but still - this is a beta version, and some things might not
> yet work as intended. Back up your configuration file first, just to
> be safe. It is possible to upgrade to 1.3b1 from 1.2 and up via the
> webGUI. Downgrades from 1.3b1 to 1.2x should also work fine.
>
> Detailed change log and downloads:
>
> http://m0n0.ch/wall/beta.php
>
> Work on the new concept for m0n0wall is also going well, and with any
> luck, a proof-of-concept implementation will be available in February.
>
> Have fun,
>
> Manuel
>
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