dd -bs=BYTES read and write up to BYTES at a time system -

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Dec 28 16:31:36 UTC 2016

On Tue, 27 Dec 2016 23:44:32 +0100, swjatoslaw gerus wrote:
> 1. Before received your e-mails ,task was performed   with  solaris ,but
>  not from publication  (some  public  opinions exchange in internet)
> dd if=sol-11.3-live-x86 usb of=/dev/sdb1
> work  ... but with speed  2 mb/sek
>    After  was performed task with  solaris -poweroff
> put  flash in usb,  can not be started  !  black display ,one white " -"
>   more as 5 min

That's a question more suited for a Solaris mailing list. :-)

> 2. Performed with FreeBSD  ,speed  was some 10 mb/sek
> fdisk -l  small change was C W95 FAT32,after  FAT32(LBA)
> 3. next step   ?

If the USB stick has been properly created, you should try
to boot from it. The installer will be launched automatically
as you can see in the online documentation:


See from 2.4.4, then:


The installer will guide you through the required steps. There
is _no_ need to "prepare" anything (like creating partitions
and formatting them); everything the installer needs is some
unallocated (!) space on the target disk.

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