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Re: Why choose Debian on server

On Fri 04 Jan 2019 at 15:27:11 (-0500), Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 04 January 2019 13:46:28 deloptes wrote:
> > Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > I've built 3 rt kernels on the pi, takes it about 4 hours. But for
> > > the life of me, I can't find an installer that will actually do the
> > > pi, its boot is a separate mess. I'm sure it can be done as I also
> > > have a pair of rock64's running armbian, and I have seen apt install
> > > a new kernel on the one I'm playing with, twice to its u-sd card.
> > > And installer that actually works would be nice as a make install
> > > doesn't seem to exist in the linux-rt kernel sources I have pulled,
> > > from the linux-rt lists announcements do not seem to have that
> > > recipe in the makefiles.
> >
> > There is a good how to I used for setting up RPI. I copied whatever it
> > needed to an old SD card and configured to boot from NFS server. This
> > made testing much easier. If I could do it I bet you can as well
> >
> > Fore example see "The Boot" here
> > https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/39959/raspbian-boot-pr
> >ocess-and-the-partition-table
> One HUGE problem with that page. Its not printable! What the he!! good is 
> it if I can't take a print out to the machine and checkmark the steps as 
> I go. Way to go stackexchange, not!.  But I did anyway. :)

The workaround I use is to type ^A (selects all the text), then paste
into an emacs window. You lose the fancy formatting, so sometimes it's
worth editing it a little to make things clear. Images complicate matters.