Problems Installing pfSense from usb
I am trying to create a bootable usb that contains the pfSense installation, but nothing I try works and I was hopping that somebody can give me a hand. I have followed the below steps that I found in this forum as well as on the web.
I downloaded the pfSense-1.2.3-RELEASE-LiveCD-Installer.iso from the pfSense website.
Then I try the follow options:
Option 1: I opened the iso file and copy its content to a usb and then used that usb to boot but It did not work.
Option 2: I used unetbootin-eeeubuntu-windows-276 and the iso mentioned above to create the bootable usb. Again I try to boot from usb but it did not work.
Option 3: I tried to use the win32diskimager but that did not work either.
The operating system that I am using when trying to create the bootable usb is windows 7 64bit. My system can boot from usb and I am selecting the usb as first boot. I get no error messages it just does not boot the installation probably because the bootable usb it has not been configured properly. I have try the options above on 2 different computers and none works.
Any help appreciate will be very much appreciated.
p.s What I am trying to do is boot from usb so I can install the pfSense to harddrive.
stephenw10 Netgate Administrator
Download the memstick image. Write to your USB drive. Boot. ;D
Edit: That links to the latest snapshot of 2.0 but use an older one if you wish. There is no memstick image for 1.2.3.
I downloaded the correct image you mentioned and then used the win32diskimager and that worked.
Thanks a lot!