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Thank you. Worked beautifully. And so simple!

08:19, 8 January 2014

I have tried this procedure but my Beaglebone Black (BBB) does not boot from the microSD, just from the on-board eMMC. I have limited experience with Linux-based systems and so i am sure I am doing, or not, something simple. I am using a rev A5C BBB with a 4GB FAT32 micrSD. Any pointers will be gratefully received. JohnG

11:28, 12 February 2014
 

I'm having the same issue as jgainsborough.

I formatted a 4GB SDHC as FAT32, extracted the zip to it, inserted into powered-off BBB, held down USER/BOOT applied power, and waited. Never saw any lights other than the power light. Have tried many times, holding down USER/BOOT for as long as 30 seconds.

Have tried with USB and with power supply. Same behavior. Board boots runs fine from internal memory.

14:48, 16 February 2014
 

The page neglects to mention that the partition on the SD must be marked active in order to be booted from when you hold down the USER/BOOT button.

00:47, 21 February 2014
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Return to Thread:Talk:BeagleBone Black Extracting eMMC contents/simple Kudos thread!/reply (5).

Wish I'd noticed all these comments earlier. When in doubt, you might drop a note to http://beagleboard.org/discuss.

Jkridner (talk)08:36, 6 February 2015