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One more option to consider, is that to make sure you have the device name correct. For example I discovered I was doing dd of=/dev/mmblk0 which was showing files data written to that location. However, I finally noticed that the device path was /dev/mmcblk0.


I would be surprised if modifying a couple of text files confused the compression algorithm to the point it produced an extra 300MB of output. So I would start by comparing the sizes of uncompressed images: if the two images are not the same size, it's no surprise they compress differently, even if the amount of data on filesystem level is the same. Images ...

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