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Tried to redo the arch linux for my pogoplug. for some reason the batch file to do the image creation foobarred the boot of the hd on my host system. Thank god I can at least still get at my data. Have a spare drive that I may just do a clean install. then I will move the data over.One of the few times in twenty some odd years linux has ever really screwed up. Using a different machine for the time being. will not run that script on it.
Posted 01-08-2014 at 12:55 PM bypeonuser Updated 04-24-2014 at 09:25 AM bypeonuser
Installed arch linux on an i686. Installed linux many a time, but this is a new experience using arch as an os on a desktop. One thing That was different was to use the secure shell to remotely connect to the install machine. That way I could cut and paste commands as needed and save a lot of typing. There were some issues, that really were not issues. Had to use a search engine to rectify things I did not understand. Allegedly the live cd makes it easy to install. I had to do it the old fashion...
Posted 01-07-2014 at 09:01 PM bypeonuser Updated 01-07-2014 at 11:13 PM bypeonuser
Used preprepared scripts to install arch on a pogoplug. Arch is sort of becoming addictive. Learned about BUILDPKG and that is exciting for the posobilities. One program, I had to dl the source and compile. That made my day. Setup the seb server and some other goodies.
Still have some old pentium II's. An Arch install on one of them would be interesting.