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Old 06-01-2006, 04:49 AM   #1
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How to make a bootable Linux CD

Hi guys! I want to boot System Rescue CD and DSL on a flash drives. I have 2 flash drives. Is it possible? I heard about the command "dd" but I don't know how to use it. Any suggestions/ideas? Thanks.
Old 06-02-2006, 01:53 AM   #2
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You could use the 'dd' command. Check the man page, it is not hard to use.

You could do something like dd if=/root/slax.iso of=/dev/sda where 'if' is the source file, the ISO and 'of' is where to put it, put your flash drive there.

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I tried dd if=/root/slax.iso of=/dev/sda but it won't bootup..Any suggestions?


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