USB stick and some help with it.

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Mon Aug 3 18:37:32 UTC 2015

On Mon, August 3, 2015 1:01 pm, Quartz wrote:
> Can you do a quick sanity check and see if the stick can be wiped on a
> different machine? Or perhaps the same machine by booting off a live
> linux cd. Being on old flash drive there's a possibility it's just up
> and died due to wear and the problem isn't due to FreeBSD at all.

Similar thought: Some of older flash drives had mechanical "write
protection" switch...

Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247

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