You had the wrong target. You cloned the iso file to the first partition, when you should have cloned it to the whole drive /dev/sdb
Originally Posted by proton1h1
dd if=/media/impStuff/diskImages/image.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=4096
I'm glad unetbootin works well for you
For the same image, when i use 'unetbootin
' it works ...you
I saw installing grub method in pendrive, that seems little tedious and is not properly explained ....
any of these methods are nice to understand things....
But till now, I've always used unetbootin
to make bootable pendrive....and it has always worked for me, but now I want to understand that, before i use software to ease my work ....
I use Windows very seldom nowadays ...
2. Sir, i used to use win7 earlier and used to follow these steps:
Selecting my DISK
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARITITION 1
ACTIVE //when i used help for it: It says, this command makes the disk ACTIVE
and then move the contents to Disk drive, just copy pasting and it used to work for me too. If you know it, please tell me how did this work ....!!
- Clean might mean that you delete the partition table.
- Active probably means that you add that boot flag for the partition. It is used by Windows, but not necessary for Linux.
- Making partitions and file systems is quite easy to do with gparted from a live USB CD/DVD/USB drive. Unetbootin needs it, but if you clone with dd, it is not necessary, the cloning will create 'everything' in one single step.