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failed to mount boot media

Postby jany » Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:47 pm

Hi,

I tried to boot from usb stick, but I got error Failed to mount boot media.

I followed this: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/hardware/raspberrypi/bootmodes/msd.md

when I boot from sd, everithing works, but from USB stick I got this screen:

https://imgur.com/njxFcVI

Am I missing something? or it's not possible to boot from usb on rpi?

thank you

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Re: failed to mount boot media

Postby akatik » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:59 am

1. Make boot SD. Make sure it works.
2. Format USB stick.
3. Copy all files from SD to USB stick.
4. Edit cmdline.txt, write "wtboot=usb" instead of "wtboot=mmc".
5. Tell me the reason to boot Pi from USB.

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Re: failed to mount boot media

Postby jany » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:59 pm

Hi akatik,

thanks, it's working.

idea is, that we will have multiple clients, and employee can sit to any of them, insert own usb with his config, and can work.

or is there any other possibility to boot from sd, and read config from USB?

thank you

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Re: failed to mount boot media

Postby aka » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:23 pm

jany wrote:or is there any other possibility to boot from sd, and read config from USB?

No. Your solution is right.


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