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Recreate OS X Lion Recovery

Steps taken from from this StackOverflow answer by Lloeki

  1. Download the Lion Recovery Update v1.0 from Apple or recoveryhdupdate-apple-osxlion.dmg
  2. Mount it:
    ```hdiutil attach ~/Downloads/RecoveryHDUpdate.dmg```
  3. Extract its contents:
    ``` pkgutil –expand /Volumes/Mac\ OS\ X\ Lion\ Recovery\ HD\ Update/RecoveryHDUpdate.pkg ~/Desktop/RHD```
  4. Mount a package contained within:
    ```hdiutil attach ~/Desktop/RHD/RecoveryHDUpdate.pkg/RecoveryHDMeta.dmg```
  5. Run that package to recreate the recovery partition:
    ```~/Desktop/RHD/RecoveryHDUpdate.pkg/Scripts/Tools/dmtest ensureRecoveryPartition / /Volumes/Recovery\ HD\ Update/BaseSystem.dmg 0 0 /Volumes/Recovery\ HD\ Update/BaseSystem.chunklist```
/var/www/dokuwiki/data/pages/mac/lion-recovery.txt · Last modified: 2020-01-26 17:31 by Tom