Booting Arch from USB
(09-10-2022, 03:40 PM)steeb Wrote: I went ahead and tested, following the instructions you linked, and I'm successfully booting from the USB 3 port on the left-hand side into Arch. Did you flash Tow-Boot to the SPI or just to the SD card? That's the only reason I can think that yours wouldn't work short of a defective USB port.


I followed using /dev/sda instead of /dev/sdb because my USB stick was /dev/sda. I did the procedure with the USB stick inserted on the left-hand side, so that port works. The tutorial instructs you to flash tow-boot directly to the USB stick and that's what I've done.  If I try to boot with the USB stick on the left-hand port it boots to the standard Manjaro, so it does not consider it. If I plug the USB stick on the right-hand side, the U-boot on my PineBook Pro detects the installation on the USB stick and correctly boots it.

I received a notification via email of a previous answer of yours, which, however, I cannot see in the forum. In the email I can only read this part

The default U-Boot doesn't support booting from USB, if you haven't yet flashed the SPI, you should ... (visit the thread to read more...)

Messages In This Thread
Booting Arch from USB - by lorebett - 09-09-2022, 05:30 AM
RE: Booting Arch from USB - by steeb - 09-10-2022, 03:40 PM
RE: Booting Arch from USB - by lorebett - 09-11-2022, 03:46 AM
RE: Booting Arch from USB - by steeb - 09-11-2022, 01:06 PM
RE: Booting Arch from USB - by lorebett - 09-11-2022, 02:13 PM
RE: Booting Arch from USB - by lorebett - 09-12-2022, 10:33 AM
RE: Booting Arch from USB - by lorebett - 09-18-2022, 11:35 AM

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