Arch Linux ARM root filesystem
#11
Thank you so much for this !
I've successfully migrated from Nadia's repos using your FAQ. I've only had to comment the
Code:
LABEL=BOOT_ALARM  /boot  vfat    defaults        0      0
line from /etc/fstab to boot properly.
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#12
(06-29-2021, 02:18 AM)SKiljan Wrote: If you want to donate money specifically for Arch Linux ARM on Pinebook Pro, see if there is something upstream for which it can help.

I made a donation to Arch Linux Arm: https://archlinuxarm.org/about/donate

Thanks again.
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#13
nice instruction with root luks

https://ryankozak.com/luks-encrypted-arc...pro-again/
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#14
(06-20-2021, 10:53 AM)SKiljan Wrote: ... I decided to take up the torch. This new repository contains a root filesystem for installation and installation instructions:
....

Many thanks - easy to follow instructions, swapped the dtb in extlinux for rockpro64 and it runs, as far as I have played, flawlessly on my RockPro64.

Even better - booting from the SDcard both the eMMC & NVMe are visible which is really promising - something I have never achieved before with any kernel higher than 4.4 (tried Armbian, Manjaro etc - on any of those the boot hangs if the eMMC is present).

Still a lot of playing/learning to do but so far really likely to be able to swap to arch on my RockPro64: so far no problems with USB, Eth0, HDMI, eMMC & NVMe. Nothing too scary in the logs - still need to see if I have any sound, and probably benchmark the eMMC & NVMe. Could generate the pacman keyring fine and even update to the 5.13.1 kernel.

Thank you again
  • ROCKPro64 v2.1 2GB, 16Gb eMMC for rootfs, SX8200Pro 512GB NVMe for /home, HDMI video & sound, Bluetooth keyboard & mouse. Arch (5.13 kernel, Openbox desktop) for general purpose daily PC.
  • PinePhone BraveHeart now v1.2b 3/32Gb daily driver, dual boot via p-boot with Mobian/f2fs/Phosh on eMMC, Arch/ext4/Phosh on SDcard
  • PinePhone v1.2a 2G/16Gb that needs USB board replaced
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#15
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(07-08-2021, 09:03 PM)josmo Wrote: nice instruction  with root luks

https://ryankozak.com/luks-encrypted-arc...pro-again/

Thanks Smile
  • PinePhone BraveHeart, needs modem replaced, used for experimenting with new OS's.
  • PinePhone Manjaro Community v1.2a 2G/16Gb Daily Driver
  • Pinebook Pro Arch Linux, Daily Driver
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