How to create an OS X Yosemite installer USB stick

Apple released last Thursday (10-16-2014) Mac OS X 10.10 aka. Yosemite. If you would like to create an OS X installer Boot stick, just follow the instructions which I already wrote down for Mavericks. Its the same steps. Here are some screenshots, which documented how I reformatted my old Mavericks USB stick for use with Yosemite:


Partition USB Stick

Now list your disks and see where your USB stick was mounted. Mine is mounted under /Volumes/USBSTICK:

diskutil list

Now you can follow the instructions on how to create the stick with the command line utility inside the Yosemite installer app:

Createinstall media Yosemite