How to Flash a BBB

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Steps:

    1. Write the new image to a micro SD card.

    2. Place the micro SD card in the BBB micro SD card slot.

    3. Connect to the BBB via a micro USB cable. The micro USB cable will provide power to the BBB.

    4. Once connected to the BBB, change the security context to the root user:

      debian@beaglebone:~$ sudo -s
      [sudo] password for debian:

    Enter the sudo password ‘temppwd’ if requested.

    5. Run the following script:

      debian@beaglebone:~$ /opt/scripts/tools/eMMC/init-eMMC-flasher-v3.sh

    After a minute, the four user LEDs should flash sequentially:

    6. Wait until the BBB turns off.

    7. Remove the micro SD card.

    8. Restart the BBB.

    9. Success!

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