Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of Documentation


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01/01/10 16:13:05 (12 years ago)
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stresslinux
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    117117  * '''Important note: It is really, really important that you get the device path right - you can cause irreparable damage to your system if you don't.''' 
    118   * After finding the device path, you will need to run dd to write your appliance to the USB stick. dd needs two arguments: the input file (your appliance), and the output file (the path to your USB device). In our example, the input file is named "c:\temp\myappliance.raw" and the path to the device is "\\.\f:", so we would run this command from a terminal window: 
     118  * After finding the device path, you will need to run dd to write your appliance to the USB stick. dd needs two arguments: the input file (your appliance), and the output file (the path to your USB device). In our example, the input file is named "c:\temp\stresslinux.raw" and the path to the device is "\\.\f:", so we would run this command from a terminal window: 
    119119{{{ 
    120 dd if=c:\home\suse\myappliance.raw of=\\.\f: bs=4k 
     120dd if=c:\temp\stresslinux.raw of=\\.\f: bs=4k 
    121121}}} 
    122122  * The last argument (bs=4k) is optional, but adding it will make writing to the USB device much faster.