failed memstick install

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Apr 1 03:26:06 UTC 2014

On Tue, 1 Apr 2014, Eric Roseman wrote:

> The article suggests to 'dd' the image with
>  dd if=8.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img of=/dev/sdf bs=10240 conv=sync
> In the official handbook,
> the advice is to dd the image with:
>  dd if=FreeBSD-9.0-RELEASE-i386-memstick.img of=/dev/da0 bs=64k
> is the handbook incorrect?

No, either will work.  The current version in the Handbook uses larger 
block sizes for a faster copy.

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list