You can use a USB flash drive to make your device to boot from the freshly-built OS on your network-connected host development machine. Alternatively, you can also direct your device to boot from the OS on the flash drive itself.
To prepare a USB flash drive to be a bootable disk for your device, complete the following steps:
Note: This procedure only enables you to netboot or pave your device, it won't put anything on your internal storage.
DEVICE-PATHwith the path to your target device:
Note: To find the
device-path to your USB drive, you can run
lsblk. If you identify your USB drive as
This command requires that you
sudo into your machine. As a result, you will need to enter your password after running
The `mkzedboot` command does the following: + Creates a File Allocation Table (FAT) partition that contains an Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) System Partition. The EFI System Partition contains the Gigaboot EFI bootloader and a configuration that specifies that your device always boot into Zedboot. + Creates a ChromeOS bootable partition with a developer key signed Zedboot kernel partition.
Connect your device to your host through built-in ethernet.
(Optional) To pave your target device with Fuchsia, run:
Manually creating an EFI boot key is no longer supported.