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Yes! First get the UUID of the partition you want to prevent from mounting... You can get this in Disk Utility "Get Info". Now open your /etc/fstab file for editing: sudo pico /etc/fstab In this file add the following line (use your own UUID naturally): UUID=[your UUID] none hfs rw,noauto 0 0 And save the file. Restart for the change to take ...


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Similar to Linux. The preferred disk identifier a Volume UUID. You can use disk utility to find the Volume UUID or use diskutil: diskutil list get the disk indentifier, e.g. disk0s4 diskutil information disk0s4 In the row labeled Volume UUID: Volume UUID: XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX Edit /etc/fstab as root (it may ...


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The problem that I see with "almost every article" is that they're 3-4 years old. Some of them even mention attempting degaussing the drives as a means of clearing out data. That implies a lack of understanding of how Flash storage works in the first place. Seriously. Degaussing? "ATA Secure Erase" is a means of telling the drive to zero out all the blocks. ...


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Just found a solution that worked for me: First you need to convert the .dmg image to a raw image: hdiutil convert foo.dmg -format UDTO -o bar.img This creates a file with .cdr extension but it is a raw image. So you can change the file extension to .img: mv bar.img.cdr bar.img finally you can copy the image to your SD card using dd: sudo dd bs=2048 ...



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