Solution: dd too slow on Mac OS X

When I was cloning SD cards on Mac OS X using dd’, it takes ages to get things done. I was using the following command: [crayon-599cceef913f2862751643/] It takes much less time when using /dev/rdisk2 instead of /dev/disk2: [crayon-599cceef913f8193783956/] The reason is that rdisks are “raw” thus resulting in a higher R/W speed, according to man … Continue reading Solution: dd too slow on Mac OS X