USB stick and some help with it.

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Aug 4 15:20:50 UTC 2015

On Mon, 3 Aug 2015, jd1008 wrote:

> On 08/03/2015 10:21 AM, Bernt Hansson wrote:
>> On 2015-08-03 18:00, jd1008 wrote:
>>> Are you invoking the command as root or regular user?
>> As root.
> If your installation cannot write to the raw device, then
> it  is either a bug or .....????
> One thing that you have to be aware of is that if you
> dd an iso image to a flash, then afterwards, the OS
> will always assume it is a non-writable cdrom; that
> is until you dd /dev/zero into the raw device while
> it is not mounted.

I have not ever had that experience.  Of course, on FreeBSD we do not 
use the same images for USB memory sticks and CDs.

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