RPI4 has an eeprom, however the other versions don't. I would be interested in particular in the RPI Zero.

Could you add an SPI EEPROM to the header/gpio pins in order to load u-boot or maybe even a kernel from it? A similar setup for other boards can be found here:


The header on the RPI has pins for SPI exposed, however, I don't know if they can be used for booting.

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