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Re: Debian Live USB fails; bricks the USB stick






On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 2:55 PM, Kent West <westk@xxxxxxx> wrote:


On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 1:37 PM, Thomas Schmitt <scdbackup@xxxxxxx> wrote:


 

You can invalidate the ISO 9660 filesystem by

  dd if=/dev/zero bs=2048 count=1 seek=16 of=/dev/sdc


westk@westkent:~/Downloads$ sudo dd if=/dev/zero bs=2048 count=1 seek=16 of=/dev/sdc
[sudo] password for westk:  
dd: failed to open '/dev/sdc': No medium found

westk@westkent:~/Downloads$ sudo dmesg | tail -     
[89884.259617] usb 1-1.4: New USB device found, idVendor=05dc, idProduct=a790
[89884.259620] usb 1-1.4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[89884.259622] usb 1-1.4: Product: Gizmo!
[89884.259623] usb 1-1.4: Manufacturer: Crucial
[89884.259624] usb 1-1.4: SerialNumber: AA04011200010511
[89884.260052] usb-storage 1-1.4:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
[89884.260222] scsi host6: usb-storage 1-1.4:1.0
[89886.721060] scsi 6:0:0:0: Direct-Access     Crucial  Gizmo!           1100 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
[89886.721612] sd 6:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg3 type 0
[89886.723738] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdc] Attached SCSI removable disk


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