Cheers for that...I have been using an IDE Hard drive...will try a flash drive next to see if that
makes any difference
From: David Rodgers [mailto:david dot rodgers at kdsi dot net]
Sent: 09 March 2004 19:07
To: Barber, Patrick (MCI)
Cc: 'm0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch'
Subject: Re: IP120 (was Disk-On-Chip?)
I just used a flash frive in place of the laptop hard disk that was in
ip120 already. you could use any ide-flash device ....load it up with
generic-pc image and then plug it into the ide interface on the ip120.
boot it up and plug a serial cable into the console port
it took almost 10 minutes from start to finish.
I took pictures of everything step by step if you're interested.
On Mar 9, 2004, at 8:27 AM, Barber, Patrick (MCI) wrote:
> sorry David...meant to send this to the list
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barber, Patrick (MCI)
> Sent: 09 March 2004 13:55
> To: 'David Rodgers'
> Subject: IP120 (was Disk-On-Chip?)
> Now I am getting frustrated other people mentioning running m0n0 on an
> IP120, what did you do to get it working? Please look at my email to
> Please help...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Rodgers [mailto:david dot rodgers at kdsi dot net]
> Sent: 08 March 2004 18:39
> To: Phill R Kenoyer
> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Disk-On-Chip?
> 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
>>> ide 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
>>>> uses 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)
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