[PC-BSD Testing] Testing 7.1 RC1

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Tue Mar 31 14:36:47 PST 2009


here it is... dd for windows
 - http://www.chrysocome.net/dd

never used, just saw it awhile back and found today when I read this email.

Fabry
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A.Yerenkow" <yerenkow at uct.ua>
To: "PC-BSD Testing list" <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 6:10 PM
Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Testing 7.1 RC1


> 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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