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 From:  Hilton Travis <Hilton at QuarkAV dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] generic-pc-pb27r630.img corrupt?
 Date:  Tue, 10 Feb 2004 22:43:36 +1000
Hi Joachim,

On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 20:05, Christiaens Joachim wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Hilton Travis [mailto:Hilton at QuarkAV dot com]
> > 
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > This is the second time I have seen this issue - the first was when
> > trying to update to the pb26r610 image (the installed image (pb25r595)
> > was an ftp-upload only, this was the first image that allowed for http
> > firmware uploads).
> > 
> > What happens is that I download the image then try to upload 
> > it and get
> > the following error:
> > 
> > The following input errors were detected:
> > 
> >       * The image file is corrupt.
> > 
> > Of course, I cannot proceed from here.
> > 
> > When this first happened, I followed Manuel's advice and 
> > removed the HDD
> > from the system and did a manual update - re-imaging the hard drive. 
> > However, I don't want to have to do this with every new 
> > m0n0wall version
> > - and it seems that is what's happening (for some reason).
> > 
> > So, anyone else seen this issue, and does anyone have a suggestion for
> > what I can look at to see what's causing the issue?
> > 
> > As before, I have run "gunzip -S .img generic-pc-pb2xrxyz.img" on the
> > file and it unzips without error.  Same result last time, too.
> > 
> > The image files were downloaded on an Arch Linux system 
> > running Mozilla
> > Firebird 0.7 and were attempted to be uploaded on the same system. 
> > Trying the same thing on a Windows XP Pro system with MSIE - 
> > downloading
> > and uploading - results in the exact same error.
> > 
> 
> Just a guess, as many people seem to be using old HDD's for their m0n0:
> any chance of a damaged hdd or maybe geometry issues?

That's quite possible.  I'll replace the HDD with another - this is a
400-odd MB drive, and I'll try a later 2.5 GB drive to see if I see the
same issues - I'll even go back to the older image and try it all again.

I'll keep you posted.

-- 

Regards,

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