[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Assorted arm-buster problems - network configuration

On Friday 05 July 2019 07:34:55 tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 05, 2019 at 06:54:05AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> [...]
> > Its not quite that simple on the arm's. You do the install there by
> > dd'ing the complete filesystem image to the boot media, usually a
> > u-sd,
> so far, so good...
> > so you get that crap regardless and must physically remove it before
> > a
> That is not true: Raspbian, for example, has a "normal" Debian repo at
> https://archive.raspbian.org. With debootstap, schroot and Qemu you
> can build a customized Raspbian system. The firmware (i.e. the binary
> stuff needed for the VideoCore IV "co"-processor plus the kernel
> images can also be had at https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware.git.
> With all that you can build a viable image to "burn" on an SD card,
> all from the confort of your powerful desktop machine.
> I know because I've done it. My writeup is still pretty incomplete,
> not yet fit for publishing, but others have written about it:
> https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/78232/install-base-ras
> https://blog.kmp.or.at/build-your-own-raspberry-pi-image/

Interesting, and I'd be very interested in doing exactly that since what 
I'm doing with a pi-3b is not (that I know of) being done on a day to 
day business by anyone else on this planet.  There may be others on the 
LCNC (emc-users) mailing list that have played with this, but AFAIK I am 
the only one actually making hot swarf with a pi. 
> How do you think the Raspberry Pi founadion builds its images?
No clue Tomas. The problems I've had haven't given me any time to think 
about that.

> Cheers
> -- tomás

Take care Tomas.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
 - Louis D. Brandeis
Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>

Reply to: