OT:burn - not install to usb

Mikkel mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Mon Jun 21 14:28:24 UTC 2010

On 06/20/2010 10:23 PM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 11:52:00 -0500,
>   Mikkel <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com> wrote:
>> I have never had it work to dd a CD image to a USB stick/drive. I
>> believe the problem is that the computer looks for the boot loader
>> in a different place on a CD then on a USB drive. Now, if you can
>> tell the computer that the USB drive is an USB CD drive, then it
>> would probably work.
> Did you dd to a partition or the whole device? It should work to dd it
> to the whole device. Using the partition won't work.
The whole device. It works just fine with hard drive images, but the
MBR is blank (all zeros) when using a CD image. It will work if you
can convince the BIOS that it is a USB CD drive, or if you have an
image that was designed to boot as a hard drive.


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