U-Boot or Tow-Boot
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U-Boot or Tow-Boot for PBP
#1
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Hi all,

I’ve got U-Boot on my PBP, Tow-Boot on my Pinephone & I’m looking for opinions on which you prefer & why.
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#2
(08-26-2022, 01:59 PM)dachalife Wrote: Hi all,

I’ve got U-Boot on my PBP, Tow-Boot on my Pinephone & I’m looking for opinions on which you prefer & why.

I voted Tow-Boot, as I want to move away from U-Boot.
But I have the suspicion Tow-Boot not stable yet.

See this example: https://twitter.com/mikecodemonkey/statu...0758075397

But again, I would love to switch to Tow-Boot, once I consider it stable.
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#3
I like the sound of Tow-Boot but I haven't tried it yet. Till then it's U-boot
:wq



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#4
Booting with Tow-boot & Manjaro 5.19.1 without issues.

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#5
Thanks so far for your input, I’m just trying to get more information, before I settle on one for my PBP; it’s the last piece of the puzzle, if you know what I mean.

At this point, I don’t have enough experience with either to make an informed decision; I’ve read the manuals, but I would like real user opinions, experiences & I thank you for your time.
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#6
(08-27-2022, 05:56 AM)petersen77 Wrote: Booting with Tow-boot & Manjaro 5.19.1 without issues.

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 how did you boot from sd card with tow-boot on emmc ?

ezik
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#7
Tow-boot is on SPI, various distros on SD cards & Manjaro on emmc (as long as I get any distro (I would prefer void Linux) to work as I would like to have). Some functions like audio, newer kernels or riverwm not working yet on other distros beside Manjaro.

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#8
Hello,

I am using tow-boot on my pinebookpro (SPI installation).
I installed manajro on the emnv.

Everythings is ok for me, just on each boot I have to go to the tow-boot menu and chose to boot to emnv.

Ivaylo
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#9
i have pinephone beta edition so tow-boot is on the emmc

and that is the only way to get dual boot

 and i wate atch or manjaro to have image without boot loader like mobian

 ezik
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#10
Thank you all for your posts & votes, I'm going to keep running both to continue testing.
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