[ previous ] [ next ] [ threads ]
 From:  "David Burgess" <apt dot get at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Harald Sauff" <harald dot sauff at tu dash harburg dot de>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.3b3 suddenly stopped booting on net4501
 Date:  Sun, 5 Aug 2007 15:26:57 -0600
On 8/5/07, Harald Sauff <harald dot sauff at tu dash harburg dot de> wrote:

> FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 1.1
> (root at mb62 dot neon1 dot net, Sat Dec  9 17:20:01 CET 2006)
> /kernel text=0x2a25d0 data=0x31c14+0x1ae54 syms=[0x4+0x3aa50+0x4+0x4ad6d]
> ??f???æ???f????????ð
> These funny characters appear only after the kernel of m0n0wall has
> been booted.
> Any ideas how to revive my 4501?

Change your terminal to 9600 bps and you should then be able to watch
the boot process. Some (all?) Soekris machines use a different console
bitrate, so the text turns to nonsense partway through.

This is not likely to make your mono boot, but at least you can watch
the console as you try.