Cannot boot from SDCard
#1
Hello,

about 2 months ago (I think) an update broke my postmarket installation resulting in an endless boot loop (booting - entering encryption password - crashing and rebooting). Now I finally found the time to try and fix it, so I tried flashing the latest version to a SDcard (tried pmbootstrap before that as well) and boot from there. But my phone keeps booting from the internal storage.

Any hints as to why it's not working? Is there anything I'm missing?
(I am pretty sure I am using the correct slot, since I use the phone with a SIM card.)

Help would be much appreciated!
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#2
If it's booting from the internal storage it's not finding, or running into problems trying to run, the bootloader on the SD (or, less likely, that the bootloader on the SD is configured to boot the OS on the eMMC.) That probably means it wasn't written properly, but it could be a problem with the downloaded image, or even the SD card.
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(01-30-2021, 11:34 AM)wibble Wrote: If it's booting from the internal storage it's not finding, or running into problems trying to run, the bootloader on the SD (or, less likely, that the bootloader on the SD is configured to boot the OS on the eMMC.) That probably means it wasn't written properly, but it could be a problem with the downloaded image, or even the SD card.
You're right, it was an issue with the bootloader. Thank you very much!
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