Re: a few minor bugs in the D-L Manual
On Wednesday 26 November 2008 20:17:47 Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> Rather, it should look like:
> $ dd if=/dev/null of=live-rw bs=1G seek=1 # for a 1G image file
> $ ls -gGl live-rw
> -rw-r--r-- 1 1073741824 ... live-rw
This is bogus too as it creates a file big as all free space in the target
$ dd if=/dev/zero of=live-rw bs=1 count=1 seek=1G # for 1G +1 byte image
And it is way faster.
> Also, there's no point in going superuser in order to use `mkfs'
> (on a regular file that one's own); consider:
> $ /sbin/mkfs -t ext2 -F live-rw
Applied also the other corrections, thanks for the help.