solved -- ethOS usb not booting

I struggled for a bit to get ethOS to boot from USB. based on the installation instructions from http://ethosdistro.com/kb/#writing-osx the command provided in the guide is sudo dd if=/Users/YOURUSERNAME/Desktop/ethos-*.iso of=/dev/rIDENTIFIER bs=1m (note the r) sudo dd if=/Users/…