Raspberry Pi SD Cloning

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This article is about backupping and restoring the SD card of a Pi.

Backup

HeiMac:~ root# df -h | grep /Volumes
/dev/disk3s1    56Mi   19Mi   37Mi    34%    /Volumes/Untitled
HeiMac:~ root# 
HeiMac:~ root# umount /Volumes/Untitled 
HeiMac:~ root# dd if=/dev/rdisk3 of=/Users/heiko/Desktop/piBackup.img bs=1m

Restore

dd if=/Users/heiko/Desktop/piBackup.img of=/dev/rdisk3 bs=1m
umount /Volumes/Untitled 

If you restored on a SD card with with higher capacity, remember to use raspi-config to expand the filesystem.