dd: bs: illegal numeric value

chris (2015-06-12 11:58:49)
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When imaging an SD card for Raspberry Pi, this message probably just means you need to change the 'M' to lower case

knockthrough:~ chris$ sudo dd if=~/Downloads/2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.img  of=/dev/rdisk1s1 bs=1M
Password:
dd: bs: illegal numeric value

fixed simply with

knockthrough:~ chris$ sudo dd if=~/Downloads/2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.img  of=/dev/rdisk1s1 bs=1m
knockthrough:~ chris$

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