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Re: Wheezy release: CDs are not big enough any more...


Steve McIntyre wrote:
> (http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/ch04s03.html.en) but
> skipped straight past section 4.3.1. Looks like we could do with a big
> clear message "DO THIS UNLESS YOU HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS" to make it more
> obvious. :-)

I am a bit scared by the catastrophic potential of
  cat debian.iso > /dev/sdX
for X = valuable hard disk.

Maybe one should advise people to first read a few MB from the stick
and watch it blinking, before one uses that address for writing

  dd if=/dev/sdX of=/dev/null bs=1M count=100

Have a nice day :)


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