CRUX for RPi? Is there better documentation somewhere? - GNU/Linux
manila
I just got a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B I see there is a crux-arm port, I am having trouble understanding the documentation (I am still very noobish though :( )

Can somebody point me in the right direction?

EDIT: here (https://crux-arm.nu/SupportedDevices/Raspberrypi) is the "guide" I'm following is it describing 2 different ways of installation or is this a step by step?
z3bra
This installation process is different from what you might use to see for other distro. It's not the traditional "boot -> mount -> install" process, so you might have a hard time with it if you're actually "noobish" as you said.

You need to create a bootable media, boot from it, then "pseudo-install" a RAM based system (initrd), boot from it, and finally install the final distro onto the SD card. This is a tedious process which rarely works on first try. I don't even think I managed to complete it even once myself (not that I'm a reference, but I consider myself an "advanced" linux user).

Anyway, good luck with it, and if you manage to get it installed, report it here! I'd love to hear more about it :)

EDIT: btw, thanks a lot for the link! I was convinced crux was x86 only. That's a good news!
manila
Hey Thanks! That gives me something to work with, I've been dabbling in Linux for a few years but I still have a lot to learn. I'm waiting on a USB sdcard reader so I can set up the initial boot media using a different machine. Should be here in a few days I'll report back with my findings.
ChefIronBelly
Thanks the for link was unaware, now added to my list of things to do with pi.




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