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Re: Why choose Debian on server




On Friday 04 January 2019 16:27:45 Doug wrote:

> On 01/04/2019 03:52 PM, David Wright wrote:
> > 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-boo
> >>>t-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.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > David.
>
> I used cut-and-paste--Start with Raspian Boot Process and mark
> everything. As it starts to run off the screen at the bottom, use the
> down arrow to mark the rest.
> Control-C. Then I pasted the test into Kate. No sweat, and I don't
> have to learn emacs!
> If you don't have Kate, you must have another simple word processor
> type thing.
>
> --doug
I've even used nano like that.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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