Bloomin heck - finally NOOBS has a use #WhoKnewI installed NOOBS on a old 4GB micro SD I had lying around. Plugged in a USB3 SSD to my Pi4 and selected it as the drive to install on. /boot ends up on the micro SD, root on the SSD, boots and works fine no tinkering required.
Have you got a source for that info?The Pi 4B has a different power management circuit which is less susceptible to being killed by shorting the GPIO pins
I think this has squared the circle1) The board I run is Zero - the non W variant. Try to setup WiFi on this one with microUSB connector.
3) I think it boils down to the usecase - using those boards as standalone (no wifi/bt) headless seems not to be very popular thing.
I think I didDid mattmiller just post the same code block for his solution as his original posted code block that he claimed didn't work?