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How to make a Debian 8 SD card image for the Wandboard.
Format an SD card with the first partition for the root filesystem. Leave about one MB for u-boot and SPL unpartitioned before the first partition.
Download Debian 8 root filesystem from (using wget):
Copy the files to the first partition of the SD card.
Install u-boot and SPL in RAW mode to the unpartitioned area before the rootfs.
Download the wandboard u-boot source and apply the patch below:
Copy kernel zImage from
to the boot folder on partition 1 in the SD card.
Flash the u-boot image to sdcard:
sudo dd if=SPL of=/dev/sdc bs=1k seek=1 oflag=dsync
sudo dd if=u-boot.img of=/dev/sdc bs=1k seek=69 oflag=dsync