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commit 3cc744cf43e8aa1a20a96e53a99616c9bde41d4e
parent 93199f8f70587fe5f7cdd8c6166f6ef946f82e5c
Author: Leah Rowe <info@minifree.org>
Date:   Thu, 13 Oct 2016 02:58:33 +0100

show how to create a bootable GNU/Linux USB drive from OpenBSD, and vice versa

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docs/bsd/openbsd.html | 52++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
docs/gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.html | 39+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 89 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/bsd/openbsd.html b/docs/bsd/openbsd.html @@ -48,8 +48,19 @@ </div> <div id="prepare" class="section"> - - <h2>Prepare the USB drive (in OpenBSD)</h2> + + <p> + install60.fs is the installation image for OpenBSD 6.0. Adapt + the filename accordingly, for a different OpenBSD version or + LibertyBSD. + </p> + + <h2>Prepare the USB drive (in LibertyBSD or OpenBSD)</h2> + + <p> + If you downloaded your ISO on a LibertyBSD or OpenBSD system, + here is how to create the bootable LibertyBSD/OpenBSD USB drive: + </p> <p> Connect the USB drive. Check dmesg:<br/> @@ -76,10 +87,47 @@ <p> <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + + <h2>Prepare the USB drive (in GNU/Linux)</h2> + + <p> + If you downloaded your ISO on a GNU/Linux system, + here is how to create the bootable OpenBSD USB drive: + </p> + + <p> + Connect the USB drive. Check dmesg:<br/> + <b>$ dmesg</b><br/> + + Check lsblk to confirm which drive it is:<br/> + <b>$ lsblk</b> + </p> + + <p> + Check that it wasn't automatically mounted. If it was, unmount it. For example:<br/> + <b>$ sudo umount /dev/sdX*</b><br/> + <b># umount /dev/sdX*</b> + </p> + + <p> + dmesg told you what device it is. Overwrite the drive, writing your distro ISO to it with dd. For example:<br/> + <b>$ sudo dd if=install60.fs of=/dev/sdX bs=8M; sync</b><br/> + <b># dd if=install60.fs of=/dev/sdX bs=8M; sync</b> </p> + <p> + You should now be able to boot the installer from your USB drive. Continue reading, for + information about how to do that. + </p> + + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + </div> + <div id="noencryption" class="section"> <h2>Installing OpenBSD without full disk encryption</h2> diff --git a/docs/gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.html b/docs/gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.html @@ -43,6 +43,11 @@ <h2>Prepare the USB drive (in GNU/Linux)</h2> + <p> + If you downloaded your ISO on an existing GNU/Linux system, + here is how to create the bootable GNU/Linux USB drive: + </p> + <p> Connect the USB drive. Check dmesg:<br/> <b>$ dmesg</b><br/> @@ -71,7 +76,41 @@ <p> <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. </p> + + <h2>Prepare the USB drive (in LibertyBSD or OpenBSD)</h2> + + <p> + If you downloaded your ISO on a LibertyBSD or OpenBSD system, + here is how to create the bootable GNU/Linux USB drive: + </p> + + <p> + Connect the USB drive. Check dmesg:<br/> + <b>$ dmesg | tail</b><br/> + + Check to confirm which drive it is, for example, if you think its sd3:<br/> + <b>$ disklabel sd3</b> + </p> + + <p> + Check that it wasn't automatically mounted. If it was, unmount it. For example:<br/> + <b>$ doas umount /dev/sd3i</b><br/> + </p> + + <p> + dmesg told you what device it is. Overwrite the drive, writing the OpenBSD installer to it with dd. For example:<br/> + <b>$ doas dd if=gnulinux.iso of=/dev/rsdXc bs=1M; sync</b><br/> + </p> + <p> + You should now be able to boot the installer from your USB drive. Continue reading, for + information about how to do that. + </p> + + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + </div> <div id="encryption" class="section">