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Re: Is Debian 9 supposed to work on a Geode?

Stefan Monnier wrote:
> Most of those ARM SBCs come with a µSD slot plus other things.
> Even if you connect a SATA disk, you'll often need a µSD because some
> of those SBCs don't have any on-board flash memory, so you need the µSD
> to hold the U-Boot (which plays the role of the BIOS) without which the
> board doesn't even know how to read from the SATA disk.

I see. Being able to replace the memory that holds the bootloader makes
perfect sense. That's even a feature I would pay extra for.

Björn Persson

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