Live-USB stick

Sascha Wildner saw at
Wed Dec 12 05:27:25 PST 2012

On Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:20:20 +0100, sad at <sad at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I made several attempts to create Live-USB DFLY installation
> and failed.
> particularly,
> I can not figure out how to use the distribution-image properly.
> i have
> dfly-x86_64-gui-3.2.1_REL.img.bz2
> unbzipped
> dfly-x86_64-gui-3.2.1_REL.img
> and then i use "DD FOR WINDOWS"
> dd --unmount=g: bs=512k if=dfly-x86_64-gui-3.2.1_REL.img  
> of=\\?\Device\Harddisk1\DP(1)0-0+9
> once operation is complete there is NO Filesystem on the flash-drive at  
> all.

How do you verify that? To Windows, it would look like an unformatted  
stick (since UFS is unknown to Windows), but in Windows' disk management  
you should see the partition.


P.S.: Personally, I'd try with Cygwin's dd(1), but I put Cygwin on all my  
Windows boxes anyway.

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