[PC-BSD Testing] USB PCBSD7 image

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Mon Aug 4 08:02:16 PDT 2008

On Aug 4, 2008, at 5:19 AM, Simeon Nifos wrote:

> Hi there,
> I would like to help with testing e.t.c. but I cannot boot from the
> USB image.  Could you please give me some piece of advice?
> I formated my 1GB USB-stick, as FAT32. Before doing that I erased the
> grub loader and everything else there by issuing the following
> command:
> # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb
> then I burned the image by:
> # dd if=/pathToThePCBSD-7-image.img of=/dev/sdb1
> When I boot I get: no filesystem
> Any ideas?
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According to what Kris wrote a few days back that last part should be  
of=/dev/da0 bs=1m and that has worked for me. Have you tried that?

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