On 02/21/2018 12:39 PM, Richard Owlett wrote:
On 02/21/2018 12:22 PM, Reco wrote:
On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:39:42AM -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:
I've downloaded the netinst iso with intention of copying it to a flash
drive. I've done it before without problem.
root@debian-jan13:/home/richard# dd bs=64k
dd: failed to open '/dev/sdc': No medium found
root@debian-jan13:/home/richard# ls /dev/sdc
[or perhaps "What have I forgotten?"]
That's a legitimate question, but a better one(s) would be:
5) Can one be really sure that "/dev/sdc" is a flash drive?
A variation of the "device does not always get the same /dev/???
designation". I've got another problem. After giving dd the correct
destination the install did not go as expected. I've an idea of what's
wrong but I need to run some tests. More later. Thanks
Found it. An intermittent hardware problem. IOW not really a Debian problem