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Is it safe to update EEPROM to latest using rpi-eeprom-update?

By default EEPROM updates are applied automatically by the system. In brief summary, that upgrade process works as follows: apt downloads new firmware for the EEPROM when it is available The ...
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Is it safe to update EEPROM to latest using rpi-eeprom-update?

QUESTION: Is it safe to update EEPROM to latest using rpi-eeprom-update? If you use the term "safe" to mean that you won't brick your RPi 4, then I would answer your question with a ...
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How do I erase the RPI EEPROM and install one for a different OS that I coded myself?

You don't need to do anything with the EEPROM nor any bootloader. The entire OS is stored on your boot device eg micro sd card or SSD Download PiImager and select 'CHOOSE OS' to see a selection of ...
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Problem installing centos7 on raspberry pi 4b

When the Pi powers up, the first thing the SoC does is look for a (v)fat formatted partition at the beginning of the MBR style formatted SD card (unless you have configured it to use a different boot ...
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Raspberry Pi's 4 no longer boot with "mmc1: Controller never released inhibit bit(s)" error

My PI's are again working as expected. Long story short, I deleted the pre-configuration within the RPi-Imager and everything worked fine with an SD-Card after activating the config option ...
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How do I erase the RPI EEPROM and install one for a different OS that I coded myself?

As per other comments, you don't need to worry about the bootloader if what you want to do is code an OS or whatever bare metal based thing; lots of people do this. The OS is loaded from a file on the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 not boots if usb camera plugged in

The most likely explanation is not enough power. The Pi uses more power during boot than it does after boot. There is not enough to boot and power the camera at the same time.
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How do I setup a USB drive as a boot drive on Raspberry Pi 4B?

The imager takes a compressed .img file and overlays what is on your target drive. The .img file is the DOS MBR; some space; the VFAT32 partition (containing the kernel and cmdline.txt that will ...
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