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# SD card

Instructions for writing OS to SD using Windows or Linux in Magpi vol 2 This is a summary of the Linux method:- GETTING THE IMAGE TO WORK PLACE * download Distro * move to Desktop * Menu >> RISCOS_Distro/zip > Extract to here this puts RISCOS_Alpha_8Aug2012.img on Desktop WRITING IMAGE TO SD CARD * cmd:- df -h john@hp-lubuntu:~/Desktop$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda5 23G 8.1G 14G 38% / udev 1000M 4.0K 1000M 1% /dev tmpfs 403M 788K 402M 1% /run none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock none 1007M 0 1007M 0% /run/shm * mount SD card use USB multi-reader (SD card not recognized in HP SD drive). * cmd :- df -h john@hp-lubuntu:~/Desktop$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda5 23G 8.1G 14G 38% / udev 1000M 4.0K 1000M 1% /dev tmpfs 403M 808K 402M 1% /run none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock none 1007M 0 1007M 0% /run/shm /dev/sdf1 75M 28M 47M 37% /media/95F5-0D7A /dev/sdf2 1.6G 1.2G 298M 81% /media/18c27e44-ad29-4264-95... * unmount the new devices * cmd :- umount sdf1 (note umount, not unmount) * write the image file the writing process takes a while *cmd :- sudo dd if=RISCOS_Alpha_8Aug2012.img of=/dev/sdf bs=1M 1882+1 records in 1882+1 records out 1974067200 bytes (2.0 GB) copied, 1824.77 s, 1.1 MB/s 01.09.12 Made Linux SD df -h plugged in card reader with Kingston 4G SDHC df -h showed extra drive sdf1 umount sdf1 cd RasPi (where the sd image file is) sudo dd if=2012-08-16-wheezy-raspbian.img of=/dev/sdf bs=1M 1850+0 records in 1850+0 records out 1939865600 bytes (1.9 GB) copied, 1732.07 s, 1.1 MB/s df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda5 23580580 10782016 11616052 49% / udev 1023544 4 1023540 1% /dev tmpfs 412324 800 411524 1% /run none 5120 0 5120 0% /run/lock none 1030804 0 1030804 0% /run/shm /dev/sdf1 34950 8442 26508 25% /media/28BB-A34A umount /dev/sdf1

# configuring pi

linux wheezy sudo raspi-config

# Status LEDs

OK - (Green) - SDCard Access (via GPIO16) D5 tiny flash 1/sec PWR - (Red) - 3.3 V Power D6 FDX - (Green) - Full Duplex (LAN) (Model B) D7 LNK - (Green) - Link/Activity (LAN) (Model B) D8 10M - (Yellow) - 10/100Mbit (LAN) (Model B) D9

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