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 From:  Joey Morin <jmorin at icomm dot ca>
 To:  Frederic Lebel <flebel at interplex dot ca>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Reboot && Source code
 Date:  Thu, 17 Jun 2004 15:38:03 -0400 (EDT)
This one time, at band camp, Frederic Lebel said:

> yesterday, i coded a dynamic ipsec between two offices. but this
> morning, i reboot my box, and my code dont stay in m0n0wall, is there a
> reason ? PXE Boot ?

you have rebuild the boot image to include your new code.  i created a
shell script on my linix box to help me do this, and posted it to the list
a while back.


attached is a slightly modified version that also zeros out unused sectors
in mfsroot.gz and in the image.  compresses better.

#!/bin/sh -

[ -e $1 ] || ! echo ERROR: \ file does not exist or no file specified || ! echo \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ Must
specify an existing regular file || exit



mkdir --verbose $tmpdir/
mkdir --verbose $mntdir1/
mkdir --verbose $mntdir2/

echo Uncompressing $1 ...
gunzip -v < $1 > $tmpdir/$1.bin
echo Mounting ad0a ...
mount -v -o loop -t ufs -o ufstype=44bsd $tmpdir/$1.bin $mntdir1 

echo Uncompressing mfsroot.gz ...
gunzip -v < $mntdir1/mfsroot.gz > $tmpdir/mfsroot
echo Mounting mfsroot ...
mount -v -o loop -t ufs -o ufstype=44bsd $tmpdir/mfsroot $mntdir2
echo Dropping into m0n0wall root filesystem, $mntdir2/
echo /dev/ad0a is $mntdir1/
echo Go crazy!  Type exit when done, and a new image will be built.
pushd $mntdir2

$shellcmd -

echo Zeroing out unused space in root fs ...
dd bs=512 < /dev/zero > $mntdir2/$zerofn
rm -v $mntdir2/$zerofn
echo Unmounting mfsroot ...
umount -v $mntdir2 
echo Compressing mfsroot ...
gzip -9v $tmpdir/mfsroot
echo Replacing mfsroot ...
mv -v $tmpdir/mfsroot.gz $mntdir1/
echo Zeroing out unused space in boot fs ...
dd bs=512 < /dev/zero > $mntdir1/$zerofn
rm -v $mntdir1/$zerofn
echo Unmounting ad0a ...
umount -v $mntdir1
echo Compressing  new image ...
gzip -9v < $tmpdir/$1.bin > $1.new
echo Cleaning up ...
rm -r -f -v $tmpdir/

echo Built $1.new