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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] Installation on PC/IDE HD generic-pc-1.22.img
 Date:  Thu, 18 Jan 2007 22:01:57 -0600
> Problem: Message "Read error"  at booting after installation of
> generic-pc-1.22.img
> HW: PC 100MHz, 80Mb IDEHD (hda), No CD
> Process: Using TomsRTBT to boot in Linux  etc according to instruction.
> Downloading, dd etc runs without errors.

> Rebooting gives "Read error"

Most common reason for this is writing the image to a partition, not a disk. 
Make sure you are writing to the entire device, not just a slice of the 
device.

                                Lee