Is it possible to choose between SD/eMMC boot programmatically?
#1
Hello! I would like to dual-boot two distros on Pinebook, e.g. one on eMMC + one on microSD, but apparently, microSD takes the priority and as long as it's inserted - will boot first. Removing/reinserting SD just to force eMMC boot is inconvenient for me (very short nails, need to find something to push SD) and would be unwanted stress on SD slot. Is there a way to choose eMMC boot from u-boot?
#2
(01-27-2019, 03:13 AM)UltraBloxX Wrote: Is there a way to choose eMMC boot from u-boot?

Yes ! With Armbian u-boot, stop u-boot early to get into command prompt, then use the following commands :


Code:
mmc list
setenv devnum X   (where X is the eMMC number shown in previous list)
run mmc_boot
#3
(01-27-2019, 09:01 AM)martinayotte Wrote:
(01-27-2019, 03:13 AM)UltraBloxX Wrote: Is there a way to choose eMMC boot from u-boot?

Yes ! With Armbian u-boot, stop u-boot early to get into command prompt, then use the following commands :


Code:
mmc list
setenv devnum X   (where X is the eMMC number shown in previous list)
run mmc_boot

martinayotte, huge thanks!  Smile


Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  How to transfer customised OS from SDcard to emmc quixote 0 42 12-01-2021, 10:27 PM
Last Post: quixote
  eMMC backup milkaca 19 15,811 04-08-2020, 07:35 PM
Last Post: adamz
Lightbulb Boot from SD card / boot options lodger 13 14,348 11-26-2019, 07:14 AM
Last Post: tophneal
  eMMC boot linux distros for Pinebook. frank-zappa 14 10,393 09-06-2019, 08:39 AM
Last Post: frank-zappa
  These fell out of my Pinebook when I tried to replace the eMMC. frank-zappa 6 4,047 03-02-2019, 06:51 AM
Last Post: frank-zappa
  [SOLVED] Can't boot when SD card inserted jschall 5 3,823 11-17-2018, 11:53 AM
Last Post: jschall
  Boot from MicroSD ramboton 3 2,627 11-16-2018, 06:04 PM
Last Post: Luke
  Move Installation from SD Card to eMMC? soupbowl 4 4,842 11-10-2018, 10:47 AM
Last Post: acruhl
  Dual Boot on eMMC? d97 1 2,300 08-30-2017, 10:04 AM
Last Post: abrmx
Question Whether 64GB emmc for Pinebook Siliconserf 7 4,377 08-19-2017, 06:50 AM
Last Post: combs

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)