RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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billouetaudrey
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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beko wrote: Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:28 pm Thank you so much... this time it worked!

Problem solved!
So cool 😎

You are welcome 😘
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Joulinar
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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no need to go for BETA EEPROM or to install any software in addition. Usually it would be enough to update EEPROM vie dietpi-config > 4 : Advanced Options > Update RPi4 EEPROM firmware
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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Joulinar wrote: Thu Dec 10, 2020 8:30 pm no need to go for BETA EEPROM or to install any software in addition. Usually it would be enough to update EEPROM vie dietpi-config > 4 : Advanced Options > Update RPi4 EEPROM firmware
This install critical fw
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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correct and this is enough to enable booting from USB mass storage devices. See release notes

https://github.com/raspberrypi/rpi-eepr ... rom-images
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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So I installed DietPi on my SDCard and updated eeprom with dietpi-config. Than I created an img from the sdcard. The SDCard img back to the SSD with Etcher aaand .. nothing. My Pi wont boot

Can someone help me ?
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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if there was an empty installation on the SD card, just try to flash DietPi image directly on your SSD
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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Nvm u answered too fast.
So actually its only working with USB 2.0
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Joulinar
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ok yes there is a challenge on RPi4 and USB3 ports, need to search for it
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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So is there a fix ? My SSD is working with the Pi only not bootable
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Re: RaspberryPi4 RPi4 Upgrading from existing SD card setup to boot from SSD

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yes it's some bad "feature" on Raspberry OS

Have a look to following post. https://github.com/MichaIng/DietPi/issu ... -688585802

You are already at step 4. Basically setting the usb-storage.quirks should to the trick, hopefully
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