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Author Topic: Calling all mac whizzes.  (Read 9129 times)

Offline Metal Man

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Calling all mac whizzes.
« on: June 25, 2016, 11:06:11 PM »
Does anybody out there in the mac world know how to make the update work for us in a timely fashion?
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Re: Calling all mac whizzes.
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2016, 03:07:32 AM »
Use You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to unpack the .7z file. 

Go root, via "su" or "sudo bash" or whatever your favorite method is.

Determine what device your SD card is on.  On my Macbook, it was /dev/disk2.  If it is mounted, you can find this easily by typing "mount".  Be sure to unmount it before running dd.  You can unmount via "Disk Utility" or "diskutil unmount ...".

Run "dd if=MedievalMadness2Installer.img of=/dev/disk2".

Take a nap, lunch-break, or walk away for a few hours.  This takes a long time.  Make sure your Mac isn't setup to fall asleep while doing this.

I think you may be able to do the equivalent (after unpacking) with Disk Utility, but I prefer dd.

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Re: Calling all mac whizzes.
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2016, 10:37:59 AM »
I am working on simpler instructions with a UI app. DD works fine, but most folks don't use terminal and the risk of getting the disk wrong is too high in my opinion. I will be home tonight and can start working on instructions.

Marc

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Re: Calling all mac whizzes.
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2016, 11:04:25 AM »
Ok. Thanks Marc. That sounds great.
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Re: Calling all mac whizzes.
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2016, 06:12:26 PM »
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Enjoy,
Marc