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 From:  "fisch" <fisch at conne dash island dot de>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] cf-image
 Date:  Sun, 2 May 2004 13:55:59 +0200 (CEST)
Barry Murphy sagte:
> And for those of us that would like to use it to store a 5mb file for
> download testing when at a clients premesis, or to test speed across a
> daisy chain of m0n0wall hostap's?
>
> Barry
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hilton Travis [mailto:Hilton at QuarkAV dot com]
> Sent: Sunday, 2 May 2004 9:09 a.m.
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] cf-image
>
>
> Hi Fisch,
>
> On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 23:14, fisch wrote:
>> hi,
>> i have some understanding problems, I have a 128MB CF-Card and wrote
>> the 5MB net45xx-image on it (using dd). Now I have a 5MB partition
>> (hde4) on the CF-Card. What is with the 123MB left? How can I use
>> this? Is it possible to mount the partition on a linux system? What
>> filesystem is on it?
>
> As the net45xx that you have is going to be used for a dedicated
> firewall, and as that dedicated firewall only uses the CF to load the
> image into RAM and then effectively unmounts the CF so that it is not
> used except for saving changes to configuration information, there is no
> need to use the remaining 128MB of this Flash card for anything at all.
> Not only is there no need, there is also little practical,
> security-conscious reason that  you would even want to use this 123MB
> for anything.

I want to use the free space for logging, because I don't have a
syslog-server running all time.

bye
fisch
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