Install from a USB Pen
randi at freebsd.org
Thu Jul 16 03:25:26 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 6:50 PM, Fbsd1 <fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> Randi Harper wrote:
>> On 7/14/09, Fbsd1 <fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
>>> What are the instructions for using this 8.0 memstick.img?
>>> What raw size memstick is needed?
>>> Is the 8.0 memstick.img the same content as the cd1 disk?
>> Sigh. Reply-to-all fail. Resending.
>> It's all in the email about the 8.0 BETA(s). Use dd, a memstick that
>> is of equal to or greater size than the memstick.img, and no, it's
>> different from disc1. It currently lacks packages, but it does include
>> -- randi
>> The email about 8.0 BETA(s) was not posted to the questions list that is
> why I did not see it.
> This is what I tried
> $$$$ Plugging in the stick auto generated these messages
> # /root >umass0: <vendor 0x0930 USB Flash Memory, class 0/0, rev 2.00/2.00,
> addr 2> on uhub1
> da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> da0: < USB Flash Memory 6.50> Removable Direct Access SCSI-0 device
> da0: 1.000MB/s transfers
> da0: 1905MB (3903487 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 242C)
> GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider da0s1 is msdosfs/ço¤żňÚktń
> $$$$ I have to hit enter key to get prompt
> $$$$ of=da0 or of=da0s1 resulted in same thing, no img on stick
> # /usr >dd if=8.0-BETA1-i386-memstick.img of=da0 bs=10240 conv=sync
> 57412+0 records in
> 57412+0 records out
> 587898880 bytes transferred in 192.035793 secs (3061403 bytes/sec)
> Can not mount with (mount /dev/da0s1 /mnt)
> But (mount_msdosfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt) does work but
> stick still contains the original data.
> Has not been overwritten by the 8.0-BETA1-i386-memstick.img
> What is the problem here?
You're writing to a file called da0 inside /usr instead of /dev/da0.
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