[PC-BSD Testing] USB image identification

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Jun 5 10:43:03 PDT 2012


On 06/05/2012 13:35, Curt Dox wrote:
> Hello!
>
> I would like to know if there is already an easy way to discover the
> version/type of any particular USB stick after it has been burned but
> *without* needing to boot it.  Is there a readme file or some other
> sort of distinguishing feature that could be easily found that would
> indicate which USB image was burned?
>
> If such a thing does not exist, I would like to suggest a small
> readme/manifest file that would be in an easily reached location
> within each USB, right inside / if possible would be difficult to miss.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
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If you can mount the USB stick, you should see a "pcbsd-media" file on
it, which contains the version string.

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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