SD CARD - EMMC
#4
If it is just a matter of stuff on your desktop, and in your home folder, it is possible, and that that hard to do. 

For example, just after running the install_to_emmc.sh script on my pinebook a minute ago (as it was finally time to do a clean upgrade of the eMMC Wink ) I was able to run the following to mount the newly prepared eMMC install, which would allow files to be copied in. N.B. I'm not sure if partprobe is needed, but I thought it was a good idea since the eMMC had just been overwritten!


Code:
sudo -i
partprobe
mkdir /mnt/eMMCp2
mount /dev/mmcblk1p2 /mnt/eMMCp2


At this point, /mnt/eMMCp2/home/pine64 is the /home partition on the eMMC storage, and you are still running from your SD card, so you could copy stuff across. In case you are thinking of doing a "cp -R /home/pine64/* /mnt/eMMCp2/home/pine64/" ... I wouldn't recommend it... you'll also copy across a bunch of cache and configuration files that would best be created by the OS itself on it's next boot. Be selective, and specifically copy across the stuff you want. i.e. the Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, Videos folders are all good candidates.


Messages In This Thread
SD CARD - EMMC - by jmbernabotto - 07-13-2017, 01:27 PM
RE: SD CARD - EMMC - by Luke - 07-13-2017, 02:30 PM
RE: SD CARD - EMMC - by jmbernabotto - 07-14-2017, 12:40 AM
RE: SD CARD - EMMC - by pfeerick - 07-14-2017, 12:54 AM

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Few questions about flashing to a MicroSD card on the Pinebook Pro SanjevR 6 2,647 12-07-2020, 04:02 PM
Last Post: SanjevR
  eMMC backup milkaca 19 13,330 04-08-2020, 07:35 PM
Last Post: adamz
Lightbulb Boot from SD card / boot options lodger 13 12,360 11-26-2019, 07:14 AM
Last Post: tophneal
  eMMC boot linux distros for Pinebook. frank-zappa 14 8,360 09-06-2019, 08:39 AM
Last Post: frank-zappa
  Link to 11.6 pinebook mainboard schematics for removing wifi card Shoananas 0 824 05-19-2019, 04:46 PM
Last Post: Shoananas
  These fell out of my Pinebook when I tried to replace the eMMC. frank-zappa 6 3,206 03-02-2019, 06:51 AM
Last Post: frank-zappa
  Is it possible to choose between SD/eMMC boot programmatically? UltraBloxX 2 1,994 01-28-2019, 11:41 AM
Last Post: UltraBloxX
  [SOLVED] Can't boot when SD card inserted jschall 5 3,694 11-17-2018, 11:53 AM
Last Post: jschall
  How to mount new microSD card? jschall 8 3,911 11-12-2018, 11:04 AM
Last Post: jschall
  Move Installation from SD Card to eMMC? soupbowl 4 4,015 11-10-2018, 10:47 AM
Last Post: acruhl

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)