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

Dimitrios Glentadakis dglent at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 16:56:37 CET 2011

2011/2/20, Oliver Burger <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com>:
> 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.

Thanks all of you :)

[dglent at localhost ~]$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.37-desktop-3.mga #1 SMP Tue Jan 25
14:16:42 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[dglent at localhost ~]$ cat /etc/release
Mageia release 1 (Cauldron) for x86_64
[dglent at localhost ~]$

Dimitrios Glentadakis

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