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'''Prepare SDHC'''
 
 
 
Insert SDHC card in Mac (if new, it's likely to be formated FAT32)
 
 
 
Open Terminal (Accessories > Terminal) and run the following:
 
 
 
<code>df -h</code>
 
 
 
look for the name of your sdhc device, something like /dev/disk2s1 it's critical you find the correct name, you can loose your hard drive data if you get it wrong)
 
 
 
</code>sudo diskutil umount /dev/disk2s1
 
 
 
sudo fdisk -e /dev/disk2s1</code>
 
 
 
Ignore fdisk error: could not open MBR file /usr/standalone/i386/boot0: No such file or directory
 
 
 
<code>p
 
 
 
f 1
 
 
 
write
 
 
 
exit</code>
 
 
 
Lets remount the disk
 
 
 
<code>sudo diskutil mount /dev/disk2s1</code>
 
 
 
open alpine rpi tar.gz file and expand into a new folder
 
 
 
copy contents of that new folder to card
 
 
 
click eject card in Finder
 

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