[ubuntu-uk] O2 Joggler: deal

Daniel Case danielcase10 at googlemail.com
Mon May 24 00:58:46 BST 2010


You got it right, there just doesnt want to be a 1 there, and it does not
want to be mounted:

/dev/sdb :)

#Warning: IT WILL WIPE THE WHOLE DRIVE!!#

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 10:01 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 23 May 2010 21:27, Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 23 May 2010 21:22, Tim Powys-Lybbe <tim at southfarm.plus.com> wrote:
> >>...
> >> Problem 1: the USB sticks:
> >> -------------------------
> >> The 8 GB stick has no apparent fault as all the files on it can be seen
> >> OK.
> >> The 4 GB stick starts off as 4GB but formatting brings this down to 3.4
> >> GB and this will not hold all of Stephen Ford's image.
> >>
> >> Problem 2: Loading Ubuntu to the stick:
> >> --------------------------------------
> >> I had originally done this on the 8 GB stick via the Windows program
> >> Disk Imager which made two partitions.
> >>
> >> As this had not worked on the Joggler, I then tried following Stephen
> >> Ford's simple instructions from his site.  I unzipped (un-tar, etc) his
> >> file until I was left with this: joggler_unr_9.10_v1.3a.bin
> >>
> >> I then wiped the stick and reformatted it.
> >>
> >> The problem then came with his command of:
> >>  dd if=joggler_unr_9.10_v1.3a.bin of=<your_own_device> bs=10M count=365
> >> I did not know what <your_own_device>should be translated to.  So I
> >> tried:
> >>  dd if=joggler_unr_9.10_v1.3a.bin of=/dev/sdb1 bs=10M count=365
> >> and got the response:
> >>  dd: opening `/dev/sdb1': Permission denied
> >>
> >> My second attempt was with this command:
> >>  dd if=joggler_unr_9.10_v1.3a.bin
> >>  of=/media/C/joggler_unr_9.10_v1.3a.bin bs=10M count=365
> >> and this got the response of:
> >>  365+0 records in
> >>  365+0 records out
> >>  3827302400 bytes (3.8 GB) copied, 707.077 s, 5.4 MB/s
> >>
> >> As above, I put the stick in the Joggler and nothing useful resulted on
> >> a reboot.
> >
> > Hello, the initial command looked correct, the location of the device
> > is the name of where the usb stick is in the file system table, open
> > Gparted/partition editor, you should see the usb device and it will be
> > something like /dev/sdb
> >
> > then remember to type sudo before the command, just to see if you need
> > root privilege to access the device. HTH
>
> Just as a corollary to this, it is not necessary to format the stick
> before writing it with dd.  The formatting info is included in the
> image.  So the output file is something like sdb which is the complete
> stick rather than a partition.
>
> Colin
>
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-- 
~Daniel
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