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Is it possible to use a CD boot image (the bin file) as a bootsector for a partition of an UFD drive? Can I use dd for this task?

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What are you actually trying to do? What is your end goal? There are plenty of ways to make a bootable flash drive. –  nhinkle Jun 30 '13 at 19:14
    
These tools, as far as I know, take a whole ISO and transfer it onto a UFD. I just want to use some boot image that I have to create a different disk, not a replica of the ISO. The first time I could use your GUI applets to transfer the ISO on the UFD and then change/delete the files at my wish. But thereafter, if I need to test another boot image, I need to backup UFD, format it, transfer ISO, delete ISO files and restore backup. Very time consuming. This is why I need a method to transfer only bootsector images. –  antonio Jul 1 '13 at 12:16

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