Hi Dennis,

I have given up on trying to install and run Kali Linux. 
I downloaded a Ubuntu image to try and run that instead. 

To my pleasant surprise, it seemed to installed perfectly : with the 
sweeping LED lights and the terminal codes saying that it has flashed 
properly to the eMMC (which is a 2 GB eMMC, and the image size is 1.7 GB)

But when I started the BBB after flashing. Only the first two LEDs flashed 
and stayed lit ( USR0 and USR1). But nothing else happened. It's been like 
that since about 30 minutes now. 
There is not HDMI output either. 

Any idea what might be happening and how I can fix it  ?


On Monday, 19 September 2016 16:54:48 UTC+5:30, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:19:49 -0700 (PDT), Viswadeep Sarangi 
> <deepu...@gmail.com <javascript:>> declaimed the 
> following: 
> >I downloaded a kali linux image from : 
> >https://images.offensive-security.com/arm-images/kali-2.1.2-bbb.img.xz 
> >The image itself uncompressed itself to be 6.8 GB. 
> >Does it mean that I cannot flash the eMMC because of the large size ? 
> > 
>         Rev. C BBB only has a 4GB eMMC (and older BBB were only 2GB). You 
> will 
> not be able to fit that 6+GB image onto the eMMC. (If I understand the web 
> site -- the images include full kernel source code, which could be part of 
> why they are so large) 
>         That said, if it is a validly built image, it should still permit 
> booting from the SD card itself. (I don't have the download speed to make 
> it worth testing on my unit) 
> -- 
>         Wulfraed                 Dennis Lee Bieber         AF6VN 
>     wlf...@ix.netcom.com <javascript:>    HTTP://wlfraed.home.netcom.com/ 

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