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Re: [opensuse] "dd" mini-iso CD to USB-Pendrive? (for booting)
  • From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 20:10:40 +0100 (MET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0612122010230.25870@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>Hello Family,
>
>I've just purchased a 1-gig Sandisk "Cruzer" pendrive for I need to have
>the full "first" (network-mini-iso) image to reside on the drive.
>
>I need to have it boot as would a USB CDROM so I can initiate an NFS
>install.
>
>I received this USB Flash Drive with a fat32 file system on in and was
>thinking of just taking my first CD of CentOS and doing:
>
> dd if=/dev/hdc of=/dev/sda
>
>I was thinking the above syntax from the days of using "dd" for floppy
>boot images to 1.44mb floppy disks.
>
>Any ideas on this?

Ideas on what? Is there a problem?



-`J'
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