[PC-BSD Testing] Testing 7.1 RC1

A.Yerenkow yerenkow at uct.ua
Tue Mar 31 14:10:12 PST 2009


On 31.03.2009 23:47, Kris Moore wrote:
> A.Yerenkow wrote:
>    
>> Hello all!
>> I had a little Lightning happen in my PC, and I was away from internet
>> while RC1 happen :(
>> Now I'm back, and kickin! :)
>>
>> Here is little manual on how to make bootable FAT USB flash drive from
>> within windows
>>
>> http://trac.pcbsd.org/wiki/UsbFatBoot
>>
>>
>> I'd like to get some feedback on this, I'm currently investigating on
>> making live-USB with FAT.
>>
>>      
> Whats the big advantage to using FAT on the USB as apposed to the way we
> do USB disks now? Just that you don't need to format the disk? Would
> this be something we could change in how we build our USB images?
>
>
>    
Main advantage - is simplicity for some non-hacker, windows user to try 
our system.
Do you know easy way to "dd" usb-images onto usb under windows?
And this way is could evolve in some "download-unpack" and try.
It's so unix - one more way to do something ;)


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