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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
f 1
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

Revision as of 13:59, 7 August 2015