A Live Boot Image for the Mac that Talks
Linux for blind general discussion
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Sat Feb 1 23:32:16 UTC 2020
I may be wrong, but I seem to remember instructions to do just that to
create a bootable source for installing a distribution. Do you know
where I can read about this subject? Thanks!
On 2/1/20 6:07 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> dd is not a good command for burning usb sticks and this is probably why
> you had a failure.
> On Sat, 1 Feb 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2020 18:01:42
>> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
>> Subject: Re: A Live Boot Image for the Mac that Talks
>> I suspect I am about to learn something so here's the deal:
>> I downloaded the iso image and used dd to pour it in to a
>> thumb drive
>> dd if=imagefile of=/dev/sdd in this case and away it went.
>> Several minutes later, the roughly 1-gig file ended up on
>> the thumb drive.
>> The mac is old enough not to have the T2 chip so if the
>> drive is bootable, it should boot which it does not.
>> If you plug the drive in, a message pops up stating that
>> it is unreadable on this computer
>> How do I get the Mac to boot off of that drive?
>> Martin McCormick
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