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by anderml1955
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: STICKY: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive
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Re: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive [updated

Regarding performance of flash drives. I did some testing last year and landed on a Sandisk Extreme 128GB drive. Info is in this link - https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/pi-3-b ... nt-1265809
by anderml1955
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: STICKY: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive
Replies: 339
Views: 519796

Re: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive [updated

Are the new boot options now in the mainstream kernel and bootloader? If so can we "unhold" then and revert to the normal apt-get updates.

Thanks,
Mark
by anderml1955
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:35 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: STICKY: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive
Replies: 339
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Re: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive

DougieLawson wrote:If you have got the stock kernel installed by apt-get use
sudo rm /boot/.firmware_revision && sudo BRANCH=next rpi-update
to get the USB/PXE bootcode back on your system.
Great info. I'll link this to the comments on the USB boot page.
by anderml1955
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: STICKY: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive
Replies: 339
Views: 519796

Re: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive

I suspected updating the system with those would break the boot process so I cloned the USB drive and ran the update. As expected the drive does not boot. I'm now running on my original USB drive but need help in how to keep the system updated moving forward. Yes, you need to stop the system from i...
by anderml1955
Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:06 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: STICKY: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive
Replies: 339
Views: 519796

Re: HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick/Drive

I've had a RPI3 booting & running from a USB drive for a few weeks. I followed the procedure on https://github.com/raspberrypi/documentation/blob/master/hardware/raspberrypi/bootmodes/msd.md and it works great. I use Webmin and just this last week noticed several updates - raspberrypi-bootloader arm...

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