Create Plan 9 Raspberry PI SD card

Start installation process by downloading the latest disk image from https://github.com/sirnewton01/rpi-9front/releases

Insert SD card and inspect available disks and find the correct path to the disk. In my case it is /dev/disk1.

In order to write the image to the SD card you must unmount the disk first.

Then unzip the downloaded image.

Now write the image to the disk with the following command. Notice that I have replaced /dev/disk1 with /dev/rdisk1. This will speed up the write process as discussed at superuser.com.

You can hit ctrl+t to view the status of the dd write process.

Finally I had to unmount the 9fat partition with the command:

And you are done. Happy Raspberry PI and Plan 9 hacking!

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