On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 11:07:44AM -0800, Aaron Robinson wrote:
> I am attempting to write a 20MB CF card except I am attempting to use a
> livecd. I have successfully written a CF card in my Mac G4 tower, but
> It's not convenient since I have to disconnect drives to do it. This is
> only my second attempt doing this.
> In a PC running SLAX, I have found the correct device.
> Thanks for the help!
> This is the dd command that I am trying.
> root@slax:/dev# dd if=/root/generic-pc-1.0.img of=/dev/hda bs=20480
> 226+1 records in
> 226+1 records out
This shows that the file was indeed written. However, this also shows
the problem. You want this command instead:
gunzip -c generic-pc-1.0.img | dd of=/dev/hda bs=16k
Which is what the installation instructions say at this url:
> However this does not boot. Any suggestions?
The image file is compressed, and hence not bootable as it is. You need
to follow the installation instructions, and you shouldn't have any
hope this helps,