Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 980796
22.214.171.124.3 Unnecessary steps in instruction to produce USB stick with dd
Last modified: 2013-07-25 11:33:12 EDT
Description of problem:
Steps 3 (checking partition layout on USB stick) and 4 (checking fs
on a partition on USB stick) are unnecessary: step 5 overwrites whole
USB device and hence previous partition layout and filesystems do not matter
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Docs for Fedora 19
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Follow the steps 1, 2 and 5 of instruction
2. Boot the resulting USB device
USB device boots properly
Something should go wrong, as steps in guide were skipped
*** Bug 981972 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
thank you for reporting this issue. You're indeed right, steps 3 and 4 are unnecessary. The procedure in question has been changed accordingly in commit d881d1643a90911f0ff2ed04fbc71fe1b76c5331.
The example given uses a DVD iso image (judging by the label) and I have never once been able to get a bootable stick from a DVD iso image using "dd" alone (dd works perfectly well for CD iso images).
Can anyone confirm this?
Not yet online though...
It's going to be visible online in an hour.