Create Ultimate Boot CD USB Stick

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Sep 8 04:15:40 UTC 2015

On Mon, 7 Sep 2015, Lev wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Sep 2015 18:46:18 +0200
> Andrea Venturoli <ml at> wrote:
>> Has anyone ever succeded in doing this?
>> Is there a way to create an UBCD stick from the ISO image without
>> using Linux or Windows?
> dd if=/path/to/iso/file.iso of=/path/to/the/device
> Ex.:
> dd if=FreeBSD.iso of=/dev/sdb

Much of the time, the resulting disk will not work.

FreeBSD provides separate images for CD/DVD and memory sticks or hard 
drives.  The dd command examples shown in the Handbook will go much 
faster, too.

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