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 From:  sai <list at ebs dot net dot pk>
 To:  Vincent Fleuranceau <vincent at bikost dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] upload problem
 Date:  Thu, 23 Sep 2004 12:03:32 +0500
Vincent Fleuranceau wrote:

> -------- Original Message --------
>> Hi,
>> beter subject is "problem with uploaded files after m0n0 restart"...
>> I made my own php script for some special action. When I upload it via
>> exec.php, copy it from temp tu current dir, all is OK and script is
>> functional.
>> But after m0n0 restart my script is not there :-(
>> Where is my mistake?
> No mistake, you just have to figure the following:
> m0n0wall uses a Memory File System which is populated (loaded) on 
> every boot. Only the config file gets written on the CF card or the 
> diskette (CD-ROM version). So, every modification on a running system 
> is lost after a reboot.
> This is the reason why if you need to make your changes persistent, 
> you have to modify the "stock" m0n0wall image and then rebuild it.
> Take a look at the hacker guide ( http://www.m0n0.ch/wall/hack/ ) or 
> the document by Michael Iedema at 
> http://www.michael-i.com/?s=Presentations .
> -- Vincent

I would recommend http://jief.theroux.ca/docs/custom-m0n0wall-howto.txt
so easy to follow , even I could use it!