OS Installation with disk image

Here we describe how to install the OS using a disk image.

Download the disk image:

Identify the device file associated with the target medium.  In this example, we'll assume it's


As root (or using sudo), unpack the image and write it to the target:

gunzip -c <image> | dd of=/dev/sda

The writing process may take up to 30 minutes, depending on the type of drive.  When it is complete, the OS should now find the device contains two partitions.


Use the medium to boot the VME Controller.