Kimmo Jaskari wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 13:20, balram ghimie <balramg at hotmail dot com> wrote:
>> I am using MonoWall by CD + Floppy. Due to damage in floppy, I frequntly remove and change
floppy. I read in FAQ that it is possible to put configuration file in CD also. But looking at ISO
file i don't find " /conf.default/config.xml " .
> Never done it, but it seems straightforward - unpack the .iso file
> contents somewhere, make the changes you need to to the file system as
> above, then take the directory contents again and make an .iso out of
> it and burn that to a CD. You have to do that every single time you do
> anything, like make a minor change to the firewall settings, though,
> seems like a major pain.
I have done this. You have to unpack the compressed file systems as
well. And all you can change is the default config, and it will still
try to write to a floppy. In other words, it will not solve your problem.
> Personally, I'd strongly recommend you buy an IDE Flash module instead
> (assuming the computer you are using for your m0n0 has an IDE port,
> most do). I think a 1GB costs something like $17, and it replaces
> your hard drive... no moving parts, and it will last nearly forever
> since m0n0 doesn't write anything to it except when you change the
Yes, yes, yes. Or even old hard drives that you "sleep" after 5
minutes. Fact is that floppies are just not good enough.