How can I flash SPI so that I can boot from NVMe?
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(08-10-2021, 04:11 PM)codingpanic Wrote: I've done several searches and there is one SPI package that appears to enable NVMe boot, but the repo was archived by the developer.

Is there any way to set this up so NVMe is the default boot drive? Without using the emmc at all?

Thanks

So, to anyone else wondering about this, all I had to do was this:
1. Upgrade emmc install of Manjaro to latest. 
2. Install NVMe SSD
3. Flash Manjaro latest to NVMe (only tested with Manjaro so far)
4. Edit /etc/fstab on the NVMe drive to not use UUID of the / and /boot drives, but the Linux Device /dev/nvme0n1pX
5. Reboot, and you are running on the NVMe as / and /boot
6. You definitely want to tune the drive for power consumption as well!

I realize there was lots of work that has led up to this point, but it was surprisingly painless, and the performance is great!
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RE: How can I flash SPI so that I can boot from NVMe? - by codingpanic - 08-24-2021, 05:07 AM

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