[PLUG] dd command for removable drive

Shakthi Kannan shakthimaan at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 3 13:05:02 IST 2006


--- Anand Nene <anandn at gmx.net> wrote:
> And I think you can have
> multiple
> partitions on a USB storage device, sda# etc,

Yes, you can.
> BTW, wondering why is Rohan using sda1 when dd
> requires only
> device name in the output without any mount.

If you had multiple partitions on any disk, you will
need to specify sdaX completely.

When creating ramdisks (16 available) of default 4096
block size, you actually specify the ramdisk file as
/dev/ramX, 1<=X<=16.


Shakthi Kannan

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