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13 minutes ago, Macchese said:

Is it possible to install the x86 version in the RockPIX emmc? The nand-sata-install command doesn't solve it.


This is my Rockpi X, running from eMMC:
 

igorp@uefi-x86:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep CP
model name	: Intel(R) Atom(TM) x5-Z8350  CPU @ 1.44GHz
model name	: Intel(R) Atom(TM) x5-Z8350  CPU @ 1.44GHz
model name	: Intel(R) Atom(TM) x5-Z8350  CPU @ 1.44GHz
model name	: Intel(R) Atom(TM) x5-Z8350  CPU @ 1.44GHz
igorp@uefi-x86:~$ df
Dat. sist.      1K-blokov    Upor. Na voljo Upo% Priklop na
udev              1947972        0  1947972   0% /dev
tmpfs              394896     6176   388720   2% /run
/dev/mmcblk2p1   29409232 19577300  9485108  68% /
tmpfs             1974472        0  1974472   0% /dev/shm
tmpfs                5120        8     5112   1% /run/lock
tmpfs             1974472        0  1974472   0% /tmp
/dev/mmcblk2p15    258094      134   257960   1% /boot/efi
/dev/zram1          47960    11600    32776  27% /var/log
tmpfs              394892        0   394892   0% /run/user/1000

 

I have re-installed Armbian on my Laptop last week and I had to fix this:
https://github.com/armbian/build/commit/7f5c20d75c8e370ddc8ed668a37ea418214926f9
which means image build from sources will probably works, but you can change this on your OS and try.

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On 2/5/2023 at 11:34 AM, Macchese said:

But I don't understand how I should do it.


1. Start with a brand new UEFI image https://www.armbian.com/uefi-x86/

2. Flash to USB, go to Bios, change to boot from USB

3. Boot, make 1st run config, then optionally erase eMMC flash partitions to force installer to create new ones

4. Run armbian-install, choose install to eMMC, select second partition when asked for where to install (it should only give you option for installing to 2nd as 1st is small FAT EFI partition where you can't install rootfs too)

5. Reboot and it should work. I just tried this on my test device which is very similar to Rockpi X (UP Square)

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