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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.3b11 config-file problem
 Date:  Thu, 15 May 2008 10:11:34 -0500
Harald Sauff wrote:
> Hi list,
> 
> right now I have a DELL PowerEdge 1750 running m0n0wall 1.233 from a 
> CD-ROM, saving its config on a floppy drive.
> 
> To decrease reboot time and increase reliability I wanted to switch to a 
> harddisk installation. So I booted the system from a linux CD and wrote 
> the image of 1.3b11 to the harddisk.
> I removed all CDs and the floppy disk, and rebooted. The 1.3b11 came up 
> without a problem, but at one point an error message came up that said 
> something like "can't find config.xml" (or "can't access...") - 
> unfortunately I didn't write the exact message down, because I had to 
> reboot into the 1.233 again to reestablish connectivity for my users...
> 
> The interesting thing is that this was the first boot of a fresh install 
> - but I never had the chance to use a "fresh" config or to restore my 
> old config, because the only option was "press a key to reboot". I never 
> got the command line menu to make the basic settings for IP, devices and 
> so on.
> 
> Does anyone have an idea how I could get the 1.3b11 running and make the 
> switch from 1.233 CD-ROM to 1.3b11 harddisk?

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			Lee