[Freedombox-discuss] problems flashing FBX image on Beaglebone Black

Masoud Abkenar ampbox at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 16:05:43 UTC 2016

The problem with flashing to eMMC is that our image is 4GB and all but the very last revision of BeagleBone Black (BBB) have 2GB eMMCs. I have two BBBs (different revisions), and both have 2GB eMMCs.

It would be really nice if the BBB images default to 2GB.


On October 1, 2016 5:55:12 PM GMT+02:00, James Valleroy <jvalleroy at mailbox.org> wrote:
>On 10/01/2016 10:41 AM, dgj+lists at systemli.org wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I failed installing FBX on the on-board eMMC of the Beaglebone Black;
>> however, running it from the sd card works just fine. Is there any
>> drawback to doing so? Is it safe to enlarge the 3.7 GB operating
>> system partition to use as storage?
>> Sorry for the newbie questions. Perhaps a mailing list or forum for
>> new users would be helpful.
>> Best,
>> DJ
>Running from the sd card, and resizing the partition, should both be
>Plinth (v0.10 and up) has a "Disks" module (under System Configuration)
>that should let you enlarge the partition.
>I haven't tried flashing to the on-board eMMC. The flashing script that
>you are using may expect a different image layout than what we have.
>I think newbie questions are ok on this mailing list! But a forum could
>also be useful.
>Freedombox-discuss mailing list
>Freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org

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