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What does "bs" stand for while you are using dd in Linux to burn the kernel/os image?

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 01:45 PM

When we are burning operating system or kernel images using Linux we can use dd command. What does bb stand for in that command?



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Posted 27 February 2015 - 01:48 PM

In dd command, bs argument stands for block size. It explicitly affects the amount of data dd shuffles in a single operation. Smaller the block, more system calls will occur. Side effect of this is performance/speed. If bs attribute is not given, it will be 512 bytes (default).







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