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ToyotaDiesel
May 26, 2008, 03:49 PM
I'm doing the initial image of the drive using:

dd if=/dev/disk5 of=/Users/tom/AppleTVDrive-Compressed.img bs=1024k

It's been about 2 hours...how long does this usually take?

I saw here:

http://www.engadget.com/2007/03/23/how-to-upgrade-the-drive-in-your-apple-tv/

http://www.engadgethd.com/media/2007/03/dd1done.png

that his took 32,511 seconds, which is just over 9 hours.

Is this accurate? Normal?

Thanks



ToyotaDiesel
May 28, 2008, 10:30 AM
To answer myself, it took about 2 hours...