Re: Installing Debian on a Minnowboard Turbot with installer on USB stick?
On May 27, 2018, at 3:57 AM, deloptes <email@example.com> wrote:
> Rick Thomas wrote:
>> Can you suggest any way to get around the problem?
> Sorry to jump in, but I had a similar experience with Pi few years ago.
> I see this board supports network boot - for experimenting it is the one I
> usually prefer. I setup tftp/dhcp server long time ago for other projects
> and just add the image I want to boot there (for Pi arm).
> Advantage is I can do simple install in chroot or for arm with qemu
> (debootstrap) and setup the dhcp so that the client picks this up.
> This saved a lot of time when playing with Pi.
Jumping in with useful suggestions is *always* welcome!
Do you have a pointer to a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a tftp server and provision it with the necessary files for booting the debian installer?
I’ve got a couple of dhcp servers running dnsmasq. I seem to recall that dnsmasq is capable of serving tftp, but I don’t remember where I read about it.