Regarding `dd`, I realize its easy to mess up, which is why I included a warning in the blog post to begin with.
I guess the power supply and sd card (firmware hacked to report a false size) issues arise from using cheap Chinese electronics, as that seems to be the majority of the userbase. I'm Chinese and I understand, lol
Interesting that the site appears to 404 for a while. I haven't been able to reproduce this with any browser. Could be Cloudflare messing up.
Oh nice, didn't know about that forum section. I'll repost there. Thanks Igor!