[beagleboard] On-board Flash Chip

Of course. Assuming you don’t create any shorts in the process. It is not needed to boot from the SD card. That has been talked about extensively here in the forum and there are instructions on how to do that without removing it.

Gerald

if you're nervous, comedian eddie izzard explains technology (not
safe for workplace):

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6C_HjWr3Nk

ok, back to work ...

rday