[Mageia-discuss] I keep failing to build live USB with unetbootin

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Fri Jun 3 18:03:58 CEST 2011

Al 03/06/11 10:14, En/na Wolfgang Bornath ha escrit:
> 2011/6/3 Franklin Weng <franklin at goodhorse.idv.tw>:
>> Hi,
>> I tried many times, but still failed to build live USB with unetbootin.
> No need for unetbootin. Mageia ISOs are already hybrid, so you just use:
> # dd if=iso_file of=/dev/sdc
> (where "sdc" must be replaced with your USB key's device)

Problem is, that method will destroy everything already on the usb device.

I much prefer the non-destructive method[*] explained here:


alas, there's no kit for mageia.

[*] provided the usb stick has already the correct partitions.


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