128 Technology distributes our software as a set of applications, an ISO, or a container. The ISO is most commonly used to stage a system that does not have an operating system, or if the system is being repurposed as a 128T system.
The goal of this guide is produce a bootable USB drive from a 128T ISO.
Linux and macOS
Creating a bootable ISO from Linux or the MacOS is straightforward. You must have administrative privileges to the system.
Download the ISO for the software version to be loaded onto the USB. Use the download instructions.
Locate the USB volume name of the target drive (in this example, “disk2s1”) with the
- Use the command below to copy the ISO image onto the USB.
<VERSION> is replaced with the 128T version you are interested in.
- Install Rufus software https://rufus.akeo.ie/downloads/ 1
- Verify in system BIOS that the USB drive is listed in the boot priority properly 1: tested on version 2.18.1213
- Launch Rufus.
- Select the USB Device.
- Select MBR partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI.
- Select the 128T ISO.
- Click Start.
- Select Write in ISO image mode.
- Click OK.
- Ensure that the platform meets minimal 128T hardware requirements
- BIOS configured to boot off from USB drive first
Additional information on Bootable USB creation tools can be found here: