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The Proxmox VE installation media is now a hybrid ISO image, working in two
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The Proxmox VE installation media is a hybrid ISO image, working in two ways:
ways:
 
 
An ISO image file ready to burn on CD
 
An ISO image file ready to burn on CD
 
A raw sector (IMG) image file ready to directly copy to flash media
 
A raw sector (IMG) image file ready to directly copy to flash media
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contain any important data.
 
contain any important data.
 
Instructions for GNU/Linux
 
Instructions for GNU/Linux
You can simply use dd on UNUX like systems. First download the ISO
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You can simply use dd on UNIX like systems. First download the ISO
 
image, then plug in the USB stick. You need to find out what device
 
image, then plug in the USB stick. You need to find out what device
 
name gets assigned to the USB stick (see below). Then run:
 
name gets assigned to the USB stick (see below). Then run:
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diskutil unmountDisk /dev/diskX
 
diskutil unmountDisk /dev/diskX
 
replace X with the disk number from the last command.
 
replace X with the disk number from the last command.
sudo dd if=proxmox-ve_*.dmg of=/dev/rdiskN bs=1m
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sudo dd if=proxmox-ve_*.dmg of=/dev/rdiskX bs=1m
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rdiskX, instead of diskX, in the last command is intended,
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this will increase write speed
 
Instructions for Windows
 
Instructions for Windows
In order to copy the ISO, rename it first. Just rename the downloaded
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Download Etcher from https://etcher.io , select the ISO and your USB Drive.
file from proxmox-ve_*.iso to proxmox-ve_*.raw.
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If this doesn&#8217;t work, alternatively use the OSForensics USB
Download the SUSE Studio ImageWriter from https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Live_USB_stick
 
If this doesn&#8217;t work, alternative use the OSForsenics USB
 
 
installer from http://www.osforensics.com/portability.html
 
installer from http://www.osforensics.com/portability.html
 
Boot your server from USB media
 
Boot your server from USB media

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