openSUSE Leap 15.4: Create bootable ISO USB for Net Installation

This is a quick reference for writing a bootable iso image to usb on linux opensuse 15.4.


su -
wget https://download.opensuse.org/distribution/leap/15.4/iso/openSUSE-Leap-15.4-NET-x86_64-Current.iso
fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sdb: 931.51 GiB, 1000204886016 bytes, 1953525168 sectors
Disk model: ST1000DM010-2EP1
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: 43D71079-C5D7-488A-8705-F0CCD6AED46C

Device          Start        End    Sectors  Size Type
/dev/sdb1        2048 1820403711 1820401664  868G Microsoft basic data
/dev/sdb2  1820403712 1821427711    1024000  500M EFI System
/dev/sdb3  1821427712 1937434623  116006912 55.3G Linux filesystem
/dev/sdb4  1937434624 1953525134   16090511  7.7G Linux swap


Disk /dev/sda: 119.24 GiB, 128035676160 bytes, 250069680 sectors
Disk model: KINGSTON RBUSNS8
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: 55B801A4-B499-43AD-8801-A72902DA8D47

Device         Start       End   Sectors  Size Type
/dev/sda1       2048    206847    204800  100M EFI System
/dev/sda2     206848    239615     32768   16M Microsoft reserved
/dev/sda3     239616 173531135 173291520 82.6G Microsoft basic data
/dev/sda4  247955456 250052607   2097152    1G Windows recovery environment
/dev/sda5  173531136 174555135   1024000  500M EFI System
/dev/sda6  174555136 247955455  73400320   35G Linux filesystem

Partition table entries are not in disk order.


Disk /dev/sdd: 7.5 GiB, 8053063680 bytes, 15728640 sectors
Disk model: USB DISK        
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: dos
Disk identifier: 0x0dff7265

Device     Boot      Start        End    Sectors   Size Id Type
/dev/sdd1       1935758368 3615603091 1679844724   801G 61 SpeedStor
/dev/sdd2                0          0          0     0B 65 Novell Netware 386
/dev/sdd4         28049408   28049850        443 221.5K  0 Empty

Partition table entries are not in disk order.

According to the listing above the USB disk is mounted on /dev/sdd.

umount /dev/sdd

umount: /dev/sdd: not mounted.

dd if=openSUSE-Leap-15.4-NET-x86_64-Current.iso of=/dev/sdd bs=4M status=progress conv=fdatasync

43+1 records in
43+1 records out
181403648 bytes (181 MB, 173 MiB) copied, 111.172 s, 1.6 MB/s

Published: May 21, 2022

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