Boot from USB - What's about resizing the partitions?
#1
Hello together

Yesterday my new Rock64 2GB arrived. Very nice piece!
I want to use this for IOT "iobroker"

There are for Rock64 ready made Armbian images.

I configured the Rock64 to boot from USB and create an USB3.0-Memorystick with this bootable iobroker Image.
It boots up, but then it stops. Could it be, that the memory or partitions of the 64GB Stick has to be resized?

When I use an SSD by an SATA to USB3.0 Adapter, I will not boot up at all.

I know this partition resizing of bootable USB-devices from the Raspberry Pi.

How is it at the Rock64?

Does anybody has a manual for this?


Thank you!
  Reply
#2
(02-28-2019, 01:38 AM)hg6806 Wrote: Hello together

Yesterday my new Rock64 2GB arrived. Very nice piece!
I want to use this for IOT "iobroker"

There are for Rock64 ready made Armbian images.

I configured the Rock64 to boot from USB and create an USB3.0-Memorystick with this bootable iobroker Image.
It boots up, but then it stops. Could it be, that the memory or partitions of the 64GB Stick has to be resized?

When I use an SSD by an SATA to USB3.0 Adapter, I will not boot up at all.

I know this partition resizing of bootable USB-devices from the Raspberry Pi.

How is it at the Rock64?

Does anybody has a manual for this?


Thank you!


I haven't played with a new armbian install in a while but shouldn't it resize on first boot?

Failing that install/use gparted to resize.
  Reply
#3
I mean, after booting the first time from SD card, you have to resize/expand the filesystem.
How do you do that on a USB-ästick or SSD drive?
Is there a How-to?
  Reply
#4
(02-28-2019, 05:46 AM)hg6806 Wrote: I mean, after booting the first time from SD card, you have to resize/expand the filesystem.
How do you do that on a USB-ästick or SSD drive?
Is there a How-to?


Use gparted
  Reply
#5
What kind of partition I have to expand?
  Reply
#6
(02-28-2019, 06:00 AM)hg6806 Wrote: What kind of partition I have to expand?


It should be the largest one, just expand it by dragging the end of the partition to the end of the drive. Then click on apply.
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Rock64 Rev3 doesn't boot and leds blinking fast dishins 3 654 08-16-2020, 07:42 AM
Last Post: aclaret
  Unable to boot armbian fchazal 2 396 05-19-2020, 06:43 PM
Last Post: Rocklobster
  Rock64s will not boot any OS camosoul 2 304 05-19-2020, 06:38 PM
Last Post: Rocklobster
  Help me understand the boot up process olivercfc 0 214 11-10-2019, 08:30 AM
Last Post: olivercfc
Brick Rock64 stuck in boot, please help! Malmgren 7 820 11-05-2019, 07:02 AM
Last Post: Malmgren
Question [SOLVED] Alpine Linux won't boot rock7 1 842 10-22-2019, 04:30 PM
Last Post: rock7
  Forcing u-boot to detect USB3 storage jandastroy 8 1,620 04-02-2019, 10:06 PM
Last Post: t4_4t
  Consistent boot from SSD? Is it possible? SirRyanTheGeek 1 337 04-02-2019, 12:28 PM
Last Post: SirRyanTheGeek
  Not able to boot Armbian 5.75@Rock64 4GB wundidajah 1 460 03-29-2019, 05:30 AM
Last Post: dkryder
  Rock64 fedora core 29 boot issue: Help please? forwardbackwards 5 1,705 12-31-2018, 04:32 AM
Last Post: toons

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)