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Re: debian install


cat youriso.iso > /dev/sdX (Raw device, not partition!)

With some broken BIOSes (no isohybrid support) the intaller
will work like a charm.



On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 12:58:01AM -0800, Vaughn Varma wrote:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/2011/06/msg00085.html I'm getting errors similar to these ones, except I'm kind of new to linux, and I can't figure out how to use the command "sudo dd if=debian-edu-amd64-i386-XXX.iso of=/dev/sdX bs=1024".  i am given a message that the file name is not the name of any file, even though I checked it again and again with the actual name.  I can't figure out how to reference the usb filesystem that I have the .iso on, and I am confused about how to mount a usb drive and then access it through the terminal.  the usb drive is plugged in and was used successfully at previous points in the installation, but I still can't figure out how to cd to the usb drive so that I can access the .iso. any suggestions?

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