USB stick and some help with it. [SOLVED] The usb stick is in the trash now.
wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Aug 4 15:36:32 UTC 2015
Okay. Just to review:
When having trouble writing to a USB stick on FreeBSD, the first thing
to suspect is old partition metadata. That can be removed with 'gpart
After that, suspect USB quirks and then hardware problems, in that
Very little besides gpart(8) and dd(1) should be needed. Maybe
usbconfig(8) for USB quirks.
I have not found a Linux utility similar to gpart in capability and ease
of use. Some Linux utilities can be useful, but don't reach for them
until you have tried what is available in FreeBSD. And please be
careful about applying Linux remedies in FreeBSD, because they are not
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