This help article will help you flash msOS image to an SSD. The fastest way is to flash it directly with Etcher, but if you don't have proper cables, you might need to use one of the following methods.
The fastest way to flash msOS image from USB to SSD is to use our SSD Flasher tool. With SSD Flasher you can flash an image of our tool to a USB drive and copy/paste the image of any msOS you want to flash on your rigs. Then just plug the USB to the rig and it will flash msOS image to the SSD that is already in the rig. You can use the same USB for multiple rigs as well. How to use SSD Flasher tool?
The OS running on the USB can be msOS, but since presented method works on any Ubuntu environment, it can be some other mining OS as well. We still suggest directly flashing SSD with Etcher, but if you don't have appropriate cable available, you can follow the steps explained here.
img file. Remember the path as you will need it for flashing and transfer the
img file from your computer to your rig (right click on file and select "Upload").
img to the following directory:
/home/minerstat/minerstat-os, which is the directory that opens once you connect to your console.
lsblk to find the drive letter of the USB that is plugged in. Drive letter starts with
sd and ends with
c, or any other letter. Make sure to not select the drive that is currently mounted.
sudo dd if=/home/minerstat/minerstat-os/msos-xx.img of=/dev/sdX bs=1M status=progress where
msos-xx.img is the name of the image that you uploaded to USB and
sdX is the drive letter you found in step 6, for example
You can use any directory you like, just make sure to use the command with correct path.
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