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Author: Olaf Meeuwissen
To: Ian Zimmerman
CC: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Failed run live usb iso

Ian Zimmerman writes:

> On 2020-09-26 18:29, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
>> did you do a "sync" afterwards and waited till it returned? If not,
>> then the image was not written completely. You can monitor the writing
>> process with "watch iostat" (if you have sysstat installed)
> Or run dd with oflag=direct. I also try to smooth out the timing with
> something like mbuffer whenever these FSCKing flash devices are
> involved. Cf:
> http://very.loosely.org/itz-blog/reading-sd-cards-safely.html

Or just use cp for that matter, per:


Worked fine for my USB stick.

Hope this helps,
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