Partitions for nand-sata-install

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I have Armbian running on a Lime2. It runs from the microSD.

The board has eMMC and I have also connected a SATA SSD through USB

because I would like to move the system to the SSD.

I have tried doing so through the script but it always shows the following message:

There are no available partitions. Please create them.

I get that message no matter if I choose to have the boot partition on eMMC or on microSD.

And I don't know much about partitions.


What partitions should I create?

Where should I create them?

How should I create them?


Thank you!


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Try to check fdisk -l

In theory you should get two results: your sdcard and your eMMC.

Once you got the block device  of your eMMC open it with a partition tool like cfdisk and try to create a partition on it.


Not sure whats wrong though because the script should take care for theory.

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Thank you @Werner!


I followed your instructions. I found the eMMC device through fdisk -l and then I run cfdisk on it, so now it has a linux partition.


However, nothing has changed, I keep receiving the same message when I choose to move things to USB/SATA, I keep getting:

There are no avaliable partitions. Please create them.


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