On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 12:19 PM, Tim M <timlorimurta...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Greg,
> I downloaded this Ubuntu image (not a Debian image) and installed it on my
> microSD:
>> https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2017-07-14/microsd/bone-ubuntu-16.04.2-console-armhf-2017-07-14-2gb.img.xz
> Are you saying that if I uncomment that line in /boot/uEnv.txt and reboot,
> the image I just copied to the microSD will be copied to eMMC?
> I assume that after flashing the eMMC, I must comment that line again to
> avoid flashing the eMMC on every boot.
> Is it necessary to have the same image in both eMMC and microSD to support
> automatic booting from microSD?
> I assume I must flash the 2GB image to eMMC, before I resize the microSD
> partition to 8GB (the 8GB image won't fit in eMMC).
> My goal is to boot from an 8GB microSD everytime, not eMMC. I really don't
> care what's in eMMC, I want to reliably boot from microSD.

so just dd /dev/zero into the eMMC..

> To confuse matters further, I noticed that there is also a "flasher" image
> available:
>> https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/2017-07-14/flasher/BBB-eMMC-flasher-ubuntu-16.04.2-console-armhf-2017-07-14-2gb.img.xz
> What's the difference between the "microSD" and "flasher" images?

Those are explained here:



Robert Nelson

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