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I've just installed FreeNAS to what I believe to be the USB stick. Is there anyway to tell for sure without rebooting the machine and removing the USB stick?

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Do a ls -la on the USB device and see if the OS files are there and if log files are being written to and created.

To help narrow down the /dev's use udevinfo -q all -n /dev/sda, where /dev/sda is the path to your disk.

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