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 From:  "Gold Dragon Inc." <golddragoninc at gmail dot com>
 To:  "'Fred Grayson'" <fred underscore grayson at yahoo dot com>, "'Gold Dragon Inc.'" <golddragoninc at gmail dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, "'Lee Sharp'" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Writing to Micro SD Card with Generic Card Reader
 Date:  Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:27:34 +0700
Well

I wanted to use micro sd for the size sake. Trying to lower down its sizes.


-----Original Message-----
From: Fred Grayson [mailto:fred underscore grayson at yahoo dot com] 
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2013 9:33 AM
To: Gold Dragon Inc.; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch; Lee Sharp
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Writing to Micro SD Card with Generic Card Reader

Is the microSD the only option you have for a flash drive? I run on Compact
Flash cards here.

I was able to get the image written to microSD but it wouldn't boot. It
never got past the BTX loader.

On 11/10/2013 9:16 PM, Gold Dragon Inc. wrote:
> I tried to use the program in the forum, but I don't think it is 
> compatible with the windows 8 i am using. So, I used the linux zcat 
> command Lee has told me and it's still not working.
> 
> The zcat command has made it to install the image to the memory card, 
> but cannot run the m0n0wall when hooked to the firewall pc. Any other
clues?
> 
> Thank you
> Rendra
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fred Grayson [mailto:fred underscore grayson at yahoo dot com]
> Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2013 11:43 AM
> To: Gold Dragon Inc.; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Writing to Micro SD Card with Generic Card 
> Reader
> 
> I was able to write the latest 1.8.1b546 image to a 2.0GB microSD card 
> mounted in a card writer that plugs into a USB port on my Windows 7 PC.
> 
> I used the program that can be found here:
> 
> http://forum.m0n0.ch/index.php/topic,5813.0.html
> 
> You must run all programs like this as Administrator.
> 
> Give it a try and see if it works for you.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 11/9/2013 10:24 PM, Gold Dragon Inc. wrote:
>> Dear Fred
>>
>> Yes i started with -u on the pysdiskwrite. I even tried using HP USB 
>> Disk Storage Formatter and it managed to write the first 8KB, then 
>> error again like the first message. One thing I realize is that with 
>> USB Flash Drive, I can partition it with windows, but with the 
>> MicroSD card, I cannot partition it, only format it. Is this the 
>> cause? Maybe when trying to rewrite the partition somehow it is not
allowed.
>>
>> Is there other tools to apply m0n0wall to microSD card?
>>
>> Thank you
>> Rendra
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Fred Grayson [mailto:fred underscore grayson at yahoo dot com]
>> Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2013 8:34 PM
>> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Writing to Micro SD Card with Generic Card 
>> Reader
>>
>> It looks like you are using physdiskwrite to write the image.
>>
>> Did you start physdiskwrite with the -u commandline option that is 
>> required to write to target media that is 2GB or larger?
>>
>> The initial format of the target media does not matter.
>>
>> On 11/9/2013 7:22 AM, Gold Dragon Inc. wrote:
>>> Hi All
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> I am trying to write the m0n0wall 1.34 into a micro sd card (2GB) 
>>> using a generic card reader. But for some reason I always got this 
>>> error
>> message:
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> Information for \\.\PhysicalDrive1:
>>>
>>>    Windows:       cyl: 121601
>>>
>>>                   tpc: 255
>>>
>>>                   spt: 63
>>>
>>>    C/H/S:         16383/16/63
>>>
>>>    Model:         ST31000524AS
>>>
>>>    Serial number:             9VPDW7KW
>>>
>>>    Firmware rev.: JC4B
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> Information for \\.\PhysicalDrive2:
>>>
>>>    Windows:       cyl: 125
>>>
>>>                   tpc: 255
>>>
>>>                   spt: 63
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> Information for \\.\PhysicalDrive3:
>>>
>>>    Windows:       cyl: 3
>>>
>>>                   tpc: 255
>>>
>>>                   spt: 63
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> Which disk do you want to write? (0..3) 2
>>>
>>> About to overwrite the contents of disk 2 with new data. Proceed? 
>>> (y/n) y
>>>
>>> Found signed compressed image file
>>>
>>> Write error after 0 bytes (8192).
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> Can anyone help me? The SD Card was preformated with Fat. I tried 
>>> FAT32, still the same.
>>>
>>> I try it with 32MB of USB Flash Disk, it worked.
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>> Is there something I need to do? Please help.
>>>
>>> Thank you
>>>
>>> Rendra
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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