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Bug #1396

v2 nanobsd usb flash drive creation

Added by juan peridot about 8 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

Status:
Rejected
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Installer
Target version:
-
Start date:
03/30/2011
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Affected Version:
2.0
Affected Architecture:
i386

Description

using linux to create usb drive
sudo zcat pfSense-2.0-RC1-4g-i386-20110329-1413-nanobsd.img.gz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdd bs=16k

got these:
dd: writing `/dev/sdd': No space left on device
243969+0 records in
243968+0 records out
3997171712 bytes (4.0 GB) copied, 294.232 s, 13.6 MB/s

i've tried it on 2 4gb usb flash drive, one of which is new, just opened out of it's blister pack.

i've also tried using the 2gb image on the 4gb usb flash drive, same result, it is always 1 record short.

note: the created flash drive works, it boots up, you can configure it etc etc, the only thing you cannot do is upgrade, it will say the image is bigger than the flash drive (the 2gb image on the 4gb usb flash drive gives the same error message)

History

#1 Updated by Jim Pingle about 8 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Rejected

That is not a problem with the images. If they work, it's probably not an issue. If they don't work, it's probably something with your reader, media, or the method being used. Try to decompress it first, and then write it out.

Post in the forum if you still have issues.

#2 Updated by Chris Buechler almost 4 years ago

  • Target version deleted (2.0)

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