Bootable USB in linux with freeDOS

Bootable USB stick is very handy and it seems to easy to create using dedicated applications both under Linus or M$ but let’s set the challenge and try to make it manually from the bare Linux command like. This knowledge may become very helpful in Data Centrer scenariosĀ  where servers BIOS need to be updated but no Windows environment is available for the M$ executable to run.

At the end of this tutorial you will see that USB creators tools are quite sophisticated peace of software allowing to create many different systemsĀ  with a speed of blink of an eye not necessary telling to the user all magic happening under a hood. Let’s start… Continue reading