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Date:      Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:53:10 -0700
From:      Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <m.e.sanliturk@gmail.com>
To:        atar <atar.yosef@gmail.com>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Derek Ragona <derek@computinginnovations.com>
Subject:   Re: Using the ISO releases on USB sticks.
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On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 6:40 AM, atar <atar.yosef@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi!
>
> Just wanted to know please why does the command 'dd
> if=3DFreeBSD-i386-disc1.iso of=3DmyUSB-stick' doesn't make the USB stick
> bootable like it would does for CDROMs or DVDs? What's the difference
> between CDROM and an USB?
>
> Regards,
>
> Atar.
>
> =D7=91-10 =D7=91=D7=A1=D7=A4=D7=98 2014, =D7=91=D7=A9=D7=A2=D7=94 19:34, =
atar <atar.yosef@gmail.com> =D7=9B=D7=AA=D7=91/=D7=94:
>
> > I know about the 'memstick.img' version but I want just the ISO version=
s
> because they have more softwares installed on them right from the package
> and I want to use them just from my USB stick.
> >
> >> There are memory stick versions which will dd just fine.
> >>
> >> -Derek
> >>
> >> At 10:58 AM 9/10/2014, atar wrote:
> >>> Hi!
> >>>
> >>> Just wanted to know please if there's an option to use the ISO
> versions of FreeBSD from a USB stick since when I tried to copy the ISO
> file into my USB stick with the dd command it didn't work.
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>>
> >>> Atar.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMG_%28file_format%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image


Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk



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