Re: piclone needs "blank" sd card.
Hey, did you ever get your hard drive working? I just did mine, used
piclone to copy my SD to it and (eventually) I'm up and running. I
had to change 2 things (on the hard drive) to point to the hard drive
instead of the SD: /boot/cmdline.txt and /etc/fstab Clone onto it
first, then mount partitions to edit files on it.
Full writeup at
I did the onetime programming thing to enable USB boot and I have a
recent bootcode.bin. And I suspect a lot of wasted time updating
everything else. Still the same Jessie image I spent 10 days
downloading last summer, with updates. I ran rpi-update to update