Can one boot a beagleboard xm from a ssd?

I have been playing with a Raspberry Pi and am building a wireless robot controller with a 64gb ssd. I haven’t found out if I can replace the slow SD card to boot and run with a partition of !024mb of swap to speed up operations.

Anyone use BB xm to run 3d printers?

You would need to boot from SD and then load from the SSD over the USB. The BeagleBone Black is more suited for 3D printers as there are several projects and products that use it…