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  • status=progress will give you status for dd

  • Under mac this runs much faster if you use "sudo dd bs=1M if=your/file/here.img of=/dev/rdisk4" rather than "sudo dd bs=1M if=your/file/here.img of=/dev/disk4" . That is "rdisk" rather than "disk". See http://superuser.com/questions/631592/why-is-dev-rdisk-about-20-times-faster-than-dev-disk-in-mac-os-x


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