[PC-BSD Testing] USB pen drive bootable

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Sat Aug 23 06:46:48 PDT 2008


Mark A Gutierrez wrote:
> I want to try the USB iso, but I do not know how to make a bootable
> usb pen drive.
> 
> I'm thinking that all I have to do is use "dd" to copy the image to
> the usb /dev
> 
> is this correct?
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Yes,

Normally you would do this:

dd if=<img file> of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

Just substituted da0 with the device name of your USB stick.


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Kris Moore
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