Jetson TK1 : L4T : move rootfs to SATA Disk

Hello,

I have Jetson TK1 with newest L4T on eMMC. I want to move this fileSystem to SATA Disk.

I’m going to move the file system on the disk 2.5 " . The /boot could remain on eMMC, but rest would like to transfer 1:1 to disk drive (2,5" SATA).

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-qLndcV7ErmI/VozzU8b3UCI/AAAAAAAANds/quRI1zY_m-s/s1600/2016-01-06%2B11.29.29.jpg

What would be the simplest solution ?

  1. dd (how) from eMMC to SATA dd if=/dev/{eMMC} of=/dev/{sata} ?
  2. http://demotomohiro.github.io/hardware/jetson_tk1/setup/sdcard.html
  3. other ?

Regards
Paweł SQ7MRU Janowski

So long as you use u-boot, and /boot remains on eMMC, ordinary file copy (taking care to preserve permissions and other file traits) works. The /boot/extlinux/extlinux.conf can then just be edited for a new root= (or a second entry added to preserve the original as a rescue).

Just for illustration, if you were on your host and unpacked sample rootfs to a mounted SATA drive, the apply_binaries.sh could then be invoked using the "–root " to the SATA drive and you would have a default install (other than being on SATA). Keep in mind that you need root authority to preserve permissions, as well as to create or manipulate device special files.

Thx a lot. Works.

cd ~/
mkdir tmp
cd tmp

wget http://developer.download.nvidia.com/embedded/L4T/r21_Release_v4.0/Tegra124_Linux_R21.4.0_armhf.tbz2
wget http://developer.download.nvidia.com/embedded/L4T/r21_Release_v4.0/Tegra_Linux_Sample-Root-Filesystem_R21.4.0_armhf.tbz2

sudo tar -vxjf Tegra124_Linux_R21.4.0_armhf.tbz2
cd Linux_for_Tegra/rootfs
sudo tar jxpf ../../Tegra_Linux_Sample-Root-Filesystem_R21.4.0_armhf.tbz2
cd ..
sudo ./apply_binaries.sh

sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
cd rootfs
sudo cp -a * /mnt && sync
sudo umount /mnt

cd /boot/extlinux
sudo cp jetson-tk1_extlinux.conf.usb extlinux.conf

sudo shutdown -r now

http://sq7mru.blogspot.com/2016/01/jetson-tk1-zastosowanie-jako-stacja.html