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Creating OpenSolaris USB sticks from Windows

Dave Miner
Sr. Principal Software Engineer
A utility like this has been on my list of things to do forever, and I'm \*really\* happy to see that someone in the community has done the work.  Just a caution that I haven't tried it out yet, so no comment on how well it works.

OpenSolaris Live USB Creator (Windows/.NET) ‎(PID0.ORG DevZone)‎

If you do try it out, I recommend build 111, which we just released a couple of days ago.  It's getting pretty close to the end of development for the 2009.06 release, so we'd love some additional testing.

Anyone up for doing a similar tool for Linux (and adding a GUI to the OpenSolaris tool)?

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Ben Pashkoff Sunday, May 10, 2009

    GREAT!, but where can I find a USB Image to start with??

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