[PLUG] dd command for removable drive

Shakthi Kannan shakthimaan at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 4 09:25:03 PDT 2006


Hi,

--- Rohan Dighe <linuxdominatrix at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, actually what will happen if the USB drive is
> mounted ?
> does DD give any warnings regarding that?

The command will still work because it is again a
proper user request to the device?

The USB host driver just sees a proper request coming
from user-space. At its layer of operation, it doesn't
know whether it is a file copy or rename or dd. It
just executes it.
 
SK

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Shakthi Kannan
http://www.shakthimaan.com

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