3.3. Booting m0n0wall

The first time you boot your system to run m0n0wall, you must configure it. Once configured, it will automatically run m0n0wall with your configuration when booted.

When booting your m0n0wall system for the first time:


It seems that some Soekris net45xx's have a bug where sometimes a character is sent twice over the serial console, but another character is dropped instead. This is solved with a BIOS upgrade from Soekris (version 1.15a or later).

After you have finished editing your configuration, you are ready to go. You do not need to reboot your m0n0wall box, although you may wish to do so to see that it boots directly into operation.