[PLUG] Re: plug-mail Digest, Vol 8, Issue 1

Rohan Dighe linuxdominatrix at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 10:59:41 PDT 2006


On 10/2/06, archana acharya <archana.a17 at gmail.com> wrote:
> i guess for a bootable usb u need a diskboot.img file in the first
> sector of your usb drive . its a vfat filesystem image also your bios
> is required to support booting from a usb drive obviously u'll have to
> move ithe diskboot.img file to your pendrive use the dd command.
> eg:
> dd < diskboot.img> /dev/sda
>
> --
this is a very dangerous command, please use it very carefully.
It crashed my whole partition table, that time the /dev/sda was not mounted.

Please avoid using this technique as far as possible

thank you,

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Rohan Dighe
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