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Zero/install/eMMC erase

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    Radxa Zero >  Installation >  Erase eMMC

How to erase eMMC

This guide describes how to erase Radxa Zero's eMMC for installing a new system. Beware that this is not a secure erase, and only the bootloader and the partition header are wiped.

For more detailed guide on wiping eMMC, please refer to Boot Troubleshooting page.

Requirement

  • Radxa Zero
  • A PC/laptop running Windows, Linux, or macOS
  • USB A to C cable or C to C cable, depending on your host

Windows

First, follow maskrom guide to setup and load radxa-zero-erase-emmc.bin:

Rz-usb-helper-fastboot.png

After the tool shows "run done", wait for 10 seconds and your eMMC should be wiped.

Linux & macOS

First, follow maskrom guide to setup and load radxa-zero-erase-emmc.bin.

After the tool exits, wait for 10 seconds and your eMMC should be wiped.