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 From:  Pierre Nast <pierre at coldev dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Failure to upgrade firmware on 1.8.1b548
 Date:  Wed, 20 Nov 2013 09:17:37 +0100
> On 11/19/2013 7:43 PM, Pierre Nast wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> The snapshot 1.8.1b548 was intended to fix a minor issue related to
>> firmware upgrade. The issue has been fixed but a regression has been
>> introduced. The regression has been fixed in 1.8.1b549.
>>
>> If you upgraded to 1.8.1b548, to restore the firmware upgrade function,
>> you will need to:
>>
>> - download the file system_firmware.php from the svn repository
>> (http://svn.m0n0.ch/wall/branches/freebsd8/webgui/)
>> - upload the file on your m0n0wall box using the exec.php page
>> - move/copy the uploaded file from /tmp/ to /usr/local/www/ using the
>> exec.php page
>> - upgrade to the latest snapshot, using the firmware upgrade page
>>
> When I did this as above, m0n0wall protested with a CGI error problem,
> exactly what I don't remember, when trying to upgrade to b549.
>
> Comparing the permissions on the uploaded system_firmware.php to the
> rest of the .php files in /www indicated that the uploaded file lacks
> executable permission.
>
> I changed the permissions on the uploaded file to be like the rest of
> the php files and this restored firmware upgrade capability.

Hi,

Thank you for the rectification.
Indeed, if using mv, then the above applies.
But, if using cp, then the executable permission is already set.

-- 
Pierre