[OSGeoLive] Booting from Osgeo-live flashdrive on a Mac

edgar.soldin at web.de edgar.soldin at web.de
Tue Feb 15 04:23:53 PST 2022

hi Jochen,

1. what kind of Mac? model/year?
2. how as the usb-boot-stick created?

..regards ede

On 15.02.2022 06:20, Jochen Albrecht wrote:
> As part of my Advanced GIS course, I provided every student with a 32 GB OSGeo-live flashdrive, formatted with NTFS on two partitions. They both fine on a variety of Windows computers (as well as my Pop OS Linux laptop) but they are not recognized on my students' Macs.
> I don't have a Mac and no experience with them. Following online docs, they try both the Options and the Command key but to no avail.
> I now have the sneaking suspicion that I will have to format the two partitions to HFS+ and then somehow put the OSGeo archive on it. 
> Is this correct and if yes, how do I do this without a Mac (I can do the former with gparted but how to do the latter on  Windowsor Linux machine)? Are there alternative approaches to create OSGeo-live flashdrives that my Mac-based students can use?
> Cheers, 
>      Jochen 
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