Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 10/17/07, Mark Weisler <mark at weisler dash saratoga dash ca dot us> wrote:
>> Does a hard drive that is going to run m0n0wall need to be formatted before
>> installing m0n0wall on it?
>> I am planning to use a live CD to boot the computer. Then insert a USB drive
>> with generic-pc-1.231.img on it.
>> If I issue 'gunzip -c generic-pc-1.231.img | dd of=/dev/hdX bs=16k' will that
>> format the drive?
> Yes. The entire file system is contained in the img.
To be slightly more clear, you do not need to format in advance, or
erase anything. As for getting the file, I just cd to the /tmp
directory and wget or ftp the image.