Net Nimble offered to replace my hardware with the Soekris hardware so
that I can run m0n0wall on them. I've just got to say that they have
done everything they can to solve my issues. They have been great. I
highly recommend them for wireless hardware. NetNimble.net.
On Mar 8, 2004, at 10:39 AM, David Rodgers wrote:
> Ahh ... ok ... the diskonchip units that I have seen just look like a
> black plastic lump that plugs right into
> an ide channel.
> You may also want to hit ebay and look for a nokia ip120 before you
> invest in a soekris box.
> I won an ip120 for $56US
> they are functionally equivalent to a soekris 4801
> Pentium class 266 cpu
> 128mb memory
> 3 ethernet ports
> and they come with a 10 gig hard drive
> In mine I replaced the hard drive with one of these
> The one I am using is only 64 megabytes though and I got it for $5US
> David Rodgers
> On Mar 8, 2004, at 10:02 AM, Phill R Kenoyer wrote:
>> But this diskonchip is soldered onto a mini-computer. This thing
>> doesn't even have a serial port on it. I guess I'll just have to
>> replace it with a Soekris dual radio setup and scrap this Net Nimble
>> system. I don't see being able to do anything without having some
>> other equipment to plug into it.
>> On Mar 8, 2004, at 6:31 AM, David Rodgers wrote:
>>> Yes ... it is functionally no different than setting it up with a cf
>>> card and an ide adapter. Just plug the diskonchip into a additional
>>> interface then boot the machine and use dd to copy the image to the
>>> /dev/hde(or whatever ide channel you chose)
>>> The diskonchip devices are pretty cool and really cheap on ebay these
>>> days. The first time I saw them was at a trade show. MicroTiK
>>> was selling their router software flashed onto them.
>>> David Rodgers
>>> On Mon, 2004-03-08 at 00:23, Phill R Kenoyer wrote:
>>>> Has anyone installed m0n0wall on a system that uses Disk-on-chip?
>>>> I have two Net Nimble WRIP systems that I would love to replace the
>>>> software with m0n0wall. Net Nimble's software is very limited and
>>>> old drivers and such. It's very proprietary. The biggest problem I
>>>> have, it comes with no documentation at all. I just have to guess
>>>> what I'm doing. If I could rewind, I would not have bought them.
>>>> If anyone has any information on how to get m0n0wall onto a
>>>> Disk-on-chip type system, please email me.
>>>> System info:
>>>> Cyrix 486DX4
>>>> 16MB RAM
>>>> 16MB? HDD (15872 blocks)