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 From:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 To:  Niko <m0n0 at bigpond dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] write error on 1.8.1
 Date:  Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:09:19 +0100
Thanks for the analysis. The bug in physdiskwrite has now been fixed (version 0.5.3).

- Manuel


On 16.01.2014, at 03:54, Niko <m0n0 at bigpond dot com> wrote:

> I know this is no revelation, but looks more likely some interaction of physdiskwrite. I setup an
Ubuntu VM and encountered no issues writing to the same flash drive and it boots OK:
> 
> 
> root@vmubuntu-virtual-machine:~/Desktop# gunzip -c generic-pc-1.8.1.img | dd of=/dev/sdb bs=16k
> gzip: generic-pc-1.8.1.img: decompression OK, trailing garbage ignored
> 886+1 records in
> 886+1 records out
> 14518272 bytes (15 MB) copied, 2.03052 s, 7.2 MB/s
> 
> 
> I then setup a clean Windows 7 VM and ran the usual physdiskwrite -u generic-pc-1.8.1.img, same
write error, same non-boot.