Pinebook Pro won´t boot either from eMMC or microSD
(10-25-2020, 12:46 AM)wdt Wrote: Actually, if you don't know the trick.......
Say you have a perfectly fine booting install on emmc
And then you make a mistake, put in something (SD card) for say a A64 (I have done this)
Opps,, it's dead......even with no SD card in, dead, dead, dead (no leds)
Well, you can (just a guess) take off back, press reset ,, OR
press power, at least 20 seconds,,(then regular 1s press to turn on),, IT'S ALIVE (in frankenstein voice)
FWIW (and BTW, I experiment, have had to do this perhaps 15 times by now)
Please note, bad uboot MUST be removed or disabled
Okay, I'll try this. I just have a question. My computer is not dead(no leds) if I only have the eMMC. The onlyl time it appears to be dead(no leds) is when I disable eMMC and insert an sd, thats when its dead. Would this pressing trick work if I have the eMMC disabled and just try with the sd??
Thanks for all the suggestions!

(10-24-2020, 09:30 PM)KC9UDX Wrote: The only way that you won't be able to boot to a working SD card with the eMMC disabled is if you've flashed Uboot to SPI flash.  You shouldn't be able to do that unwittingly, I don't think.  But I'm not real familiar with these other linuces.  Do keep trying as wdt suggests.
Thanks for your help though! I'll keep trying. As you say, I don't think I did anything to the SPI.

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RE: Pinebook Pro won´t boot either from eMMC or microSD - by robieguarneros - 10-25-2020, 04:45 AM

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