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Offline dexter4000

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Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« on: December 18, 2010, 11:22:49 pm »
Does anyone know how to configure the lcd to work on a x700 with pfsense 2.0-beta4 ?
 I installed the LCDproc and gets shown in Services menu but it wont work. Need to select a port but i have no idea what port is the lcd on a x700.

Anyone can help?

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2010, 06:26:46 am »
There's a whole thread about this if you search the forum but here's something I wrote earlier!  ::)
The instructions below assume you are running embedded.

Here's some concise instructions for installing the firebox lcd software.
Download the file with the driver, lcdd3.tar, from here (can't attach it to this post  >:()
http://sites.google.com/site/pfsensefirebox/home/lcdd3.tar?attredirects=0
Copy it to the firebox to /var/tmp. This is a folder that only exists in memory and gets wiped at boot. I used the file upload command: Diagnostics/Command Prompt/Upload from the GUI.
Connect to the box (with putty via ssh or serial or whatever). Then:

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[root@pfSense.local]/root(2): cd /var/tmp

[root@pfSense.local]/var/tmp(5): tar -xvf lcdd3.tar
x ./install-embed.lcdd.sh
x ./lcdd/
x ./lcdd/drivers/
x ./lcdd/LCDd.conf
x ./lcdd/lcdd.sh
x ./lcdd/lcdproc
x ./lcdd/LCDd
x ./lcdd/drivers/curses.so
x ./lcdd/drivers/sdeclcd.so
x ./lcdd2.tar

[root@pfSense.local]/var/tmp(7): ./install-embed.lcdd.sh

[root@pfSense.local]/var/tmp(8): cd /lib

[root@pfSense.local]/lib(10): /etc/rc.conf_mount_rw

[root@pfSense.local]/lib(11): ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6

[root@pfSense.local]/lib(12): ln -s libkvm.so.5 libkvm.so.3

[root@pfSense.local]/lib(12): ln -s libkvm.so.5 libkvm.so.4

[root@pfSense.local]/lib(13): /etc/rc.conf_mount_ro

[root@pfSense.local]/lib(14): /usr/local/etc/rc.d/lcdd.sh

And it should all be working!  ;)

I did this yesterday on a new install and it worked great.

Steve



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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2010, 11:51:57 pm »
Worked great, thanks.

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2011, 06:56:05 pm »
Hope you might be able to add a little more info do i install lcdproc then follow your directions?

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2011, 07:03:19 pm »
Hope you might be able to add a little more info do i install lcdproc then follow your directions?

Just follow those instructions, don't install the LCDd package from inside pfSense. That .tar file will include everything necessary to run the Firebox's LCD just fine.

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2011, 07:23:40 pm »
I get Read-only File System it seems for some reason it's not going to rw any ideas?

[2.0-BETA5][root@pfsense.local]/lib(14): ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6
ln: libc.so.6: Read-only file system
[2.0-BETA5][root@pfsense.local]/lib(15): ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6
ln: libc.so.6: Read-only file system
[2.0-BETA5][root@pfsense.local]/lib(16): /etc/rc.conf_mount_rw
[2.0-BETA5][root@pfsense.local]/lib(17): ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6
ln: libc.so.6: Read-only file system
[2.0-BETA5][root@pfsense.local]/lib(18): ln -s libkvm.so.5 libkvm.so.3
ln: libkvm.so.3: Read-only file system
[2.0-BETA5][root@pfsense.local]/lib(19): ln -s libkvm.so.5 libkvm.so.4
ln: libkvm.so.4: Read-only file system
« Last Edit: January 17, 2011, 07:39:06 pm by jdetmold »

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2011, 07:43:56 pm »
Hmm, that's odd. Looks like you're doing everything right.
I never tried it in beta5 though. What snapshot are you using? Perhaps try a different one.

Steve

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2011, 07:44:57 pm »
i'm using jan 16th right now

any suggestion as to one i should test?

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2011, 07:51:07 pm »
I'm running Jan 13th in my X750E. No problems. I haven't installed the lcd package but I have used the mount RW script and it works.

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2011, 04:27:18 am »
I'm running Jan 13th in my X750E. No problems. I haven't installed the lcd package but I have used the mount RW script and it works.

Steve

It does work, but in my case I had to comment out the mount r/w and mount read only from the script as I am running a full install.
Perhaps that's what is happening to Jdetmold as well?
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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2011, 05:50:39 am »
If it's already a R/W filesystem then it shouldn't be giving read only errors no?
What's the result of running /etc/rc.conf_mount_rw on your system? (Assuming it's not production!)

Steve

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2011, 08:37:28 am »
It does work, but in my case I had to comment out the mount r/w and mount read only from the script as I am running a full install.
Perhaps that's what is happening to Jdetmold as well?

I am running the embedded image from cf so in all right I should need to change the file system to rw and this didnot work for me on the 13th build for some reason.

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2011, 10:03:18 am »
The odd thing for me is this. I did an upgrade from 1.2.3, then had to chose the reset to factory defaults option in the console, then import certain parts of my config.

The LCD is working for me though somehow.

Maybe that factory defaults option doesn't touch things installed via pkg_add? I always thought upgrading and reset defaults used an image to overwrite your disk.

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2011, 12:04:45 pm »
The odd thing for me is this. I did an upgrade from 1.2.3, then had to chose the reset to factory defaults option in the console, then import certain parts of my config.

The LCD is working for me though somehow.

Maybe that factory defaults option doesn't touch things installed via pkg_add? I always thought upgrading and reset defaults used an image to overwrite your disk.

i can get the lcd to work if i upgrade from 1.2.3 it seems but not on a fresh install on 2.0

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Re: Lcd not working on watchguard x700 with pfsense 2.0
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2011, 05:15:57 pm »
Hi,

Just picking up on the problems others have experienced with /etc/rc.conf_mount_rw not seeming to do anything. This is the point I am currently at.
After issuing /etc/rc.conf_mount_rw, it seems to accept the command. When issuing the command ln -s libc.so.7 libc.so.6, I get: "Read-only file system".
This is running from a CF card running: V2.0-BETA5 (i386) - built on Sun Jan 16 22:59:15 EST 2011.

Did anyone find a solution to this?