Have you considered using a CF instead? This is a lot more convenient and
also means that you don't need a floppy either. The latter is a particular
benefit on older hardware, as they are not the most reliable of beasts.
Of course, to use a CF you need an IDE-CF adaptor, which just plugs into you
motherboard instead of the IDE hard disk, but these are available at low cost
from a number of sources.
I have used the CD version of m0n0wall briefly and found that there are a
number of shortcomings. Having said that, it is the most popular
On Wednesday 07 July 2004 15:59, Tim Vaughan wrote:
> I'm investigating mooving off Smoothwall onto m0n0wall and would do so
> immediately if I could get round one particular obstacle: having to boot
> off a CD. My Smoothwall machine is not able to boot directly off a CD
> because the bios is so old. I'm aware of Smart Boot Manager, having
> trawled through the list archives, but would like to know if there is a
> way of creating a boot floppy for m0n0wall which also allows for storing
> the config file on it. This would permit an unattended boot/reboot etc,
> without which it's a bit inconvenient.
> Any ideas?
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