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i'm upgrading 40GB to 320GB my AppleTV
i stuck at

dd if=/Users/Engadget/AppleTV.img count=1335 of=/dev/disk2 bs=1024k

after doing this, media partition disappear.
do you know how to mount this?

http://www.engadget.com/2007/03/23/how-to-upgrade-the-drive-in-your-apple-tv/
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Question by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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You only use this method if you have both drives hooked to your computer at the same time.  Sounds like this is not the case for you.  So, you would use the old method:

dd if=/dev/disk2 of=/Users/Engadget/AppleTV.img bs=1024k
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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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thank you.
i came this far...
diskutil eraseVolume "Journaled HFS+" Media /dev/disk2s4
if i input this, disk2s4 disappear and no media volume show up and became 2 partition table from 3.
do you have any idea?
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Well, it makes sense the result you got - you asked it to do exactly that!  Start over using the instructions here: http://www.engadget.com/2007/03/23/how-to-upgrade-the-drive-in-your-apple-tv/
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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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i always get this error : 35. do you know what it is?
Last login: Sat Jul  4 15:37:52 on console
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil list
2009-07-04 15:45:19.533 diskutil[194:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 15:45:19.674 DiskManagementTool[195:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
/dev/disk0
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:     FDisk_partition_scheme                        *465.8 Gi   disk0
   1:                  Apple_HFS Mac HDD                 465.8 Gi   disk0s1
/dev/disk1
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *465.8 Gi   disk1
   1:                        EFI                         200.0 Mi   disk1s1
   2:                  Apple_HFS Time Machine            465.4 Gi   disk1s2
/dev/disk2
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *298.1 Gi   disk2
   1:                        EFI                         34.0 Mi    disk2s1
   2:             Apple_Recovery                         400.0 Mi   disk2s2
   3:                  Apple_HFS OSBoot                  900.0 Mi   disk2s3
   4:                  Apple_HFS Media                   35.8 Gi    disk2s4
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ 

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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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this is original apple tv hdd partition
Picture-2.png
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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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original hdd mount Media partition but i can't mount it on 320GB hdd
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by:Hiroyuki Tamura
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this is what i get and at the end, no media volume.
before i do
diskutil eraseVolume "Journaled HFS+" Media /dev/disk2s4
i still have a Media volume.
Last login: Sat Jul  4 15:45:02 on ttys000
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ dd if=/Users/hiroyuki718/AppleTV.img count=1335 of=/dev/disk2 bs=1024k
1335+0 records in
1335+0 records out
1399848960 bytes transferred in 173.103987 secs (8086752 bytes/sec)
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil eject disk2
2009-07-04 16:08:35.548 diskutil[300:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 16:08:35.653 DiskManagementTool[301:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
Disk disk2 ejected
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ gpt recover disk2
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil eject disk2
2009-07-04 16:08:50.575 diskutil[317:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 16:08:50.638 DiskManagementTool[318:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
Disk disk2 ejected
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ gpt remove -i 4 disk2
disk2s4 removed
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil eject disk2
2009-07-04 16:09:06.181 diskutil[329:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 16:09:06.243 DiskManagementTool[330:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
Disk disk2 ejected
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ gpt show disk2
      start       size  index  contents
          0          1         PMBR
          1          1         Pri GPT header
          2         32         Pri GPT table
         34          6         
         40      69632      1  GPT part - C12A7328-F81F-11D2-BA4B-00A0C93EC93B
      69672     819152      2  GPT part - 5265636F-7665-11AA-AA11-00306543ECAC
     888824    1843192      3  GPT part - 48465300-0000-11AA-AA11-00306543ECAC
    2732016  622410399         
  625142415         32         Sec GPT table
  625142447          1         Sec GPT header
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil eject disk2
2009-07-04 16:09:33.404 diskutil[341:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 16:09:33.466 DiskManagementTool[342:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
Disk disk2 ejected
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ gpt add -b 2732016 -i 4 -t hfs /dev/disk2
/dev/disk2s4 added
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil eraseVolume "Journaled HFS+" Media /dev/disk2s4
2009-07-04 16:10:33.139 diskutil[358:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 16:10:33.212 DiskManagementTool[359:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
 
DiskManagement setuid-tool failure
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ ls -a /Volumes/Media 
ls: /Volumes/Media: No such file or directory
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ ls -a /Volumes/OSBoot
.					Users
..					Volumes
.Spotlight-V100				bin
.Trashes				dev
.com.apple.timemachine.supported	etc
.fseventsd				mach
.readwrite				mach.sym
.vol					mach_kernel.prelink
Applications				mnt
Desktop DB				private
Desktop DF				sbin
Library					tmp
Network					usr
SeedScratch				var
System
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ sudo rm -rf /Volumes/OSBoot/.Spotlight-V100
Password:
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil list
2009-07-04 16:11:33.958 diskutil[384:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 16:11:34.020 DiskManagementTool[385:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
/dev/disk0
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:     FDisk_partition_scheme                        *465.8 Gi   disk0
   1:                  Apple_HFS Mac HDD                 465.8 Gi   disk0s1
/dev/disk1
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *465.8 Gi   disk1
   1:                        EFI                         200.0 Mi   disk1s1
   2:                  Apple_HFS Time Machine            465.4 Gi   disk1s2
/dev/disk2
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *298.1 Gi   disk2
   1:                        EFI                         200.0 Mi   disk2s4
   2:             Apple_Recovery                         400.0 Mi   disk2s1
   3:                  Apple_HFS OSBoot                  900.0 Mi   disk2s2
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ diskutil eject disk2
2009-07-04 16:11:53.992 diskutil[386:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
2009-07-04 16:11:54.054 DiskManagementTool[387:10b] _CFGetHostUUIDString: unable to determine UUID for host. Error: 35
Disk disk2 ejected
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ gpt show disk2
gpt show: error: bogus map
gpt show: unable to open device 'disk2': No such file or directory
hiroyuki-tamuras-vostro-200:~ hiroyuki718$ 

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