iso2flash img

Da Rock freebsd-hackers at
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
>>> ( 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' 
> option....
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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