mobian installed to eMMC - how to install tow-boot
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I have an older version of mobian installed to the eMMC in my PinePhone. Currently the image still boots with the help of uBoot. I was planning on installing a newer version of mobian to SD card after seeing the changes in the OS and UI that I discovered when I had to reinstall my PinePhone Pro. But current mobian images now need tow-boot to be installed.

If I understand correctly on the standard PinePhone, tow-boot has to be installed onto the eMMC. There are some things that are not clear to me after reading the instructions I have found ( https://tow-boot.org/devices/pine64-pinephoneA64.html )

a) will installing tow-boot to the eMMC wipe my mobian image that I have installed on the eMMC?

b) is it possible install tow-boat to an SD card?

c) is it possible to boot an image that was designed to use uBoot after tow-boot has been installed?

d) if the mobian image on the eMMC is written over when installing can I use say dd to copy the eMMC image to disc before installing tow-boot and then copy it back to eMMC after tow-boot is installed?
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mobian installed to eMMC - how to install tow-boot - by grump_fiddle_reinstall - 07-01-2023, 07:53 AM

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