- NG Firewall firmware versions 4.2.x
After installing a CCISS machine with an USB floppy device, the box does not boot.
When installation is done from USB floppy, wrong parameters are written into /etc/lilo.conf.
Boot the box with the netfence installation CD using this parameter at the prompt:
Several error messages will be displayed during installation procedure. Ignore and confirm these messages by pressing Enter to continue.
After installation has finished, type the following command at the prompt:
Edit the /etc/lilo.conf with a text editor (e.g. vi).
Change following parameters:
Activate the updated lilo.conf by typing lilo at the prompt:
The new configuration will be confirmed with following output on the prompt:
Added phion *
Reboot the machine with this commant:
On some hardware it is possible that the update of the lilo fails while running /sbin/lilo. If the messages like this occours, then you have to set one more option in the /etc/lilo.conf.
LINEAR is deprecated in favor of LBA32
part_nowrite: read:: Input/output error
Set this value to the /etc/lilo.conf.
After the reboot of the box, you have also set this option to the "Config" > "Box "> "Advanced Configuration" > "Bootloader" > "Global Append Options".
It's possible, that the boot attempt breaks after doing the steps above. In this case start the box with the bootloader option acpi=off. After the boot is finished, set this option in the "bootloader" options. Set the checkbox No ACPI.