Monday, September 21, 2009

[QnA] memo: USB memory stick booting

  1. $ sudo umount /dev/sdX (if the USB stick has been mounted; X = a, ..., z)
  2. $ sudo mkdosfs /dev/sdX
  3. $ sudo su -c "zcat boot.img.gz > /dev/sdX"
  4. $ sudo mount /dev/sdX /media/mountPoint
  5. $ cp *.iso /media/mountPoint

Before the above steps, the capacity of my 8G USB stick was

After the above steps, it became only several MB

But I don't know what caused this.

1 comment:

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