The quickest and easiest way to get a FreeNAS server running is to write the image directly to a USB drive. After imaging the drive you can plug it into the computer, set the bios to boot from the drive, and watch FreeNAS boot directly from USB.
Daily Archives: November 19, 2012
Install freenas from USB stick
It would be better to provide directions for how to decompress and flash the .xz image, like so:
UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux .iso file if you’ve already downloaded …
Image Writer for Windows
This tool is used for writing images to USB sticks or SD/CF cards on Windows.
LiveUSB Install Linux on a stick!
LiveUSB Install is a free software for GNU/Linux and Windows. With LiveUSB Install you can effortlessly install various Linux distributions on your thumbdrive. This way, you can always carry your favourite distro in your pocket – on your bootable thumb drive!