[Mageia-discuss] Copy the iso to a usb, failed to boot

Oliver Burger oliver.bgr at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 20 15:28:24 CET 2011

Dimitrios Glentadakis <dglent at gmail.com> schrieb am 2011-02-20
> As i dont have any dvd r disk here, i wanted to install the iso in
> a usb stick (to boot with) I use this command:
> dd if=mageia-dvd-1-x86_64.iso of=/dev/sdc1

There you make a little mistake. You have to copy the ISO directly to 
the device, not to a partition.

dd if=mageia-dvd-1-x86_64.iso of=/dev/sdX

Beware: replace sdX by the device you want to use and beware, all data 
on it will be lost.

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