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 From:  Ron Rosson <ron at oneinsane dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] non-console config on Soekris?
 Date:  Tue, 1 Jun 2004 08:08:24 -0700
Newer MACs do not require a crossover cable.. The ethernet device will
automatically switch... One of the lovliest features in my Powerbook

>why do i need a crossover cable  - shouldnt this be serving out DHCP on 
>some of the 4501's ports??
>how can one confirm a good 'dd' of the disk image other that successful 
>net connection to the box?
>On Jun 1, 2004, at 3:26 AM, <EXT dash Mike dot Bradshaw at nokia dot com> wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: ext Anthony Townsend [mailto:anthony at nycwireless dot net]
>>> Sent: 01 June, 2004 06:28
>>> trying to do a monowall setup on a Soekris 4501 from Mac OS
>>> X. i think
>>> i've got the images written successfully to CF, but i don't
>>> have a null  modem for console login...
>> about the only thing you might want to change in the console is the 
>> port assignment (ie which port is LAN, WAN etc)
>> default port assignement for a soekris 4501 with m0n0;
>> http://www.m0n0.ch/wall/gallery/manuel_kasper/m0n0wall-back-2.jpg
>> Don't worry about console access (everything can be done from the 
>> excellent WebGUI :)
>> Easiest method, Plug a cross over cable into the Ethernet port which 
>> is next to the console port, set your Mac OS X machine use to DHCP, 
>> and access, login as user: 'admin', default 
>> password: 'mono', and it is all gravy from there
>> more detailed instructions here;
>> http://www.aldosoft.com/docs/m0n0wall-getting-started.html
>> HTH
>> mike
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Ron Rosson
ron at oneinsane dot net