"Burn" ISO image to bootable USB flash drive
Posted 13 January 2009 - 03:57 PM
Searching online for the past hour has gotten me here. Can anyone advise whether the Alcohol can burn an ISO image to a USB flash drive, so that it is a bootable install "disk"? If yes, will the USB drive letter automatically show up in a list of available drives to burn the ISO to? Or is some special handling required?
Posted 13 January 2009 - 09:26 PM
Posted 13 January 2009 - 09:57 PM
You know, I spent about 30 minutes looking through the available online documentation searching for the answer to my question. So, are you saying that I have to download and install the software so I can make the determination as to whether or not your software can do what I'm looking for? If yes, then I guess that's your preogative, but I'll pass.
Posted 14 January 2009 - 12:23 AM
Posted 14 January 2009 - 11:23 AM
Thanks zamiel. Do I understand correctly that, from what you are saying, if I extract all the files from the ISO, it's just a simple matter of copying those files to the USB drive? Is there any special operation required to make the device bootable? I thought there was more to it than that. I.e., files or some sort of flag set in a special area of the "volume" that tells the system hardware "Hey, I'm bootable!", that plain copying doesn't enable?