random problem with 8.3 from yesterday

Erich Dollansky erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com
Sun Feb 26 04:06:36 UTC 2012


On Sunday 26 February 2012 00:55:46 Kevin Oberman wrote:

> I thought he was creating a "monolithic" device...what was called
> "dangerously dedicated". No slices at all. Not only are DD volumes

yes, I remember this term. And Windows machines get confused but they do not damage the media.

> mountable, they are bootable. It's been years since I created a DD
> disk as the slight space savings are irrelevant on modern hundreds of
> gigabyte disks, so I may have forgotten how it works. It might still
> make sense on a small thumb drive, bootable or not.

Never break a winning team. The script doing the job works since a long time. This is the simple reason behind.


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