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Re: DD bs=4M option on USB mem-stick creates false format




Thomas Schmitt wrote:
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> See a test run with rescatux ISO on /dev/sdc (any current Debian i386
> or amd64 ISO would be suitable, too).
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> Still less dangerous than manipulating /dev files as superuser is
> to give the world temporary permission to the one stick in question:
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>   $ sudo chmod o+rw /dev/sdc
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> (The program is supposed to refuse if it does not find an isohybrid ISO.
>  But better do not bet on those safety measures.)

  always give an option to do a dry run without
any actual changes being made (but reports what
would be done).


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> It would be interesting to see how various partition editors react on
> this state of the USB stick. Can they reduce the size of partition 3 ?
> Can they remove partition 3 and add on new one ?
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> Have a nice day :)

  thanks!  u2.


  songbird