Sorry for the inconvenience.  Known Navigation header breakage, its being "rebuilt" but forward nav should be ok now.
There may be other unforeseen breakage primarily in the handbook portion of the wiki.
The Table Of Contents section of each "PC-BSD® Users Handbook" page may be the best workaround.

Difference between revisions of "Writing an IMG File to Flash media"

From PC-BSD Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(29 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
To write the USB IMG file to a Flash Card or USB pen drive you can do this with the Unix/Linux command '''dd''':
{{givechoiceVers|Burning the Installation Media#Writing an IMG File to USB}}
'''dd if=<path_to/img_file.img> of=/dev/da0 bs=1m'''
Just substitute da0 with the device name of your USB stick.
NOTE: The USB images are FreeBSD-UFS formatted, and will not show up as a viewable file-system under Windows.
ADD SECTION ON how-to to flash a USB pen drive with the installer image. On Unix system this can be done with dd(1) and on Windows there's the [ physdiskwrite] gui utility written by the M0n0wall crew.

Latest revision as of 23:51, 22 December 2013

Translations:Handbook translating/common/11 This page or its content was moved. The handbook portion of the wiki now primarily focuses on two versions, the most recent release and the upcoming (work-in-progress). This is an imperfect solution to a recurring problem which may not always be solved by the provided links below.

[edit] Which would you like?

Release (10.1)
Burning the Installation Media#Writing an IMG File to USB
Upcoming (10.1.1)
Burning the Installation Media#Writing an IMG File to USB
Personal tools