SD Imaging

Quick notes for oneself relating to imaging an SD Card for a Raspberry PI.  These commands will probably work many flavours of Linux although diskutil is Mac-specific.

TOTAL CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN HERE AS YOU DON”T WANT TO KILL YOUR MAC.

Download link – http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads

Check what disks are attached to your computer.

Plugin the SD Card and repeat the command about noting the new addition.  Now unmount the disk using

If this fails because of partitions then use:

Now you can write the new image to the SD Card with

To backup your SD Card once its all configured etc you can use:

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