January 4, 2014

How To Make a Bootable USB to Partition HDD

A great tool for partitioning a hard disk is gparted. You find a longer description here http://gparted.org/liveusb.php#linux-method-b.

In brief the steps are the following

  1. Download gparted-live-0.17.0-1-i486.zip from http://sourceforge.net/projects/gparted/files/gparted-live-stable/0.17.0-1/.
  2. unzip gparted-live-0.4.5-2.zip -d /media/usb/
  3. cd /media/usb/utils/linux
  4. bash makeboot.sh /dev/sdd1

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