freebsd-hackers at herveybayaustralia.com.au
Wed Mar 21 14:37:13 UTC 2012
On 03/21/12 23:11, Da Rock wrote:
> On 03/21/12 22:55, Vitaly Magerya wrote:
>> Da Rock wrote:
>>> I googled a bit and found an old post here from Luigi
>>> (http://osdir.com/ml/freebsd-hackers/2008-11/msg00245.html) which had a
>>> script to do this, but I'm having trouble with it- is anyone familiar
>>> with this? I'm on a bit of a deadline...
>> Can't help you with that script (I failed to make it work too), but you
>> might want to try to dd the iso image directly onto USB instead; there
>> where talks that Ubuntu would support this starting at 11.10.
> Interesting. I'll have to look further into how that would work. Also,
> why wouldn't they just tell Mac users to do that?
> In the meantime I think I may have stumbled on the solution to the
> script: In the midst of all the output it mentions "usage realpath
> [-q] path". I wasn't 100% sure exactly what that meant, but I put the
> full path to the iso and a full path to an img file and I *think* that
> worked. I've yet to test the result; and I have no idea of the '-q'
Nada. Booted it, and all I got was a blinking cursor, and I couldn't
even type "hello world!" :(
Back to square one... I guess I'll try a direct copy.
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