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And thanks for helping continue to create the community around it by providing some great documentation for the RPi.
Like it? I LOVE it! I also very much like the Slackware ARM hard float port. :P
No thanks required although it´s very pleasing to know our efforts are appreciated. The real thanks are all to you, MoZes, because without you none of what we do as a community would exist, or even matter.
The fatdog images are getting a little dated now for the rpi and rpi2
They are not a little dated, they are just maturing steadily.
Originally Posted by OldHolborn
neither have yet been updated for 14.2, the rpi one still uses kernel 3.18
Good, fair, and valid point. Ok.
The SARPi (rpi1) image is what it is and will not be updated, by me at least, for the foreseeable future. That goes for the documentation and guide too.
The SARPi2 (rpi2) image doesn´t require updating but the documentation and guide does. I´ve very recently had a chat with someone who´s given me some great ideas about updating the SARPi2 and SARPi3 documentation and content. I had a good think with some fresh coffee and Jaffa Cakes(tm)** and formulated a little. So it´s in the pipeline and will be updated over the next xXx days/week/months. Whenever I can find time, basically.
Originally Posted by OldHolborn
They still both work though and the rpi2 one works for both hard and soft float installs
That´s always the most important thing.
** Jaffa Cakes are essential to the operation of Slackware. ¨No Jaffa Cakes¨ is like Pat Volkerding without a keyboard, Abbott without Costello, a rainbow without any rain. So if you are using Slackware without consuming Jaffa Cakes your system may be compromised and will most likely give you problems. Is it for the dark chocolate, the soft spongey base, or the tangy orangey bit in the middle? Only you can decide.
Funny, the Pi's must be hungry for some hard float, one mine ate its microSD last night.
So I'm now running current-hard-float on it now.
Minor ask; could gpupg be part of minirootfs so I don't have to update then install it then update slackpkg again to install everything else?
I suppose I could just stick it in my install source though.
Exaga, I tried the fatdog installer twice on two different microsd cards and neither would boot.
I've ended up extracting the minirootfs and then edited a few files for my 'standard build' and just write and go. I have a 'build' IP so I don't have to edit anything first, I just write the card and go.
It was strange, both tried the Pi would just come up to the color splash screen and go no further. I have been using the minirootfs as I always had problems with the installer and multiple USB flash plugged in. Whenever I try to boot from microsd with a two usb flash drives plugged in for some reason the source always seems to default to sda1 and root sda2 then I try to manually edit fstab to point root to sda1 and reboot with the source flash drive unplugged (so root now becomes sda1) I get a panic saying it can't find root. using the minirootfs method works around that since i don't have the source flash drive plugged in. But thats probably a topic for another thread.
rpi3-slackwarearm-install_05Sep16_fd.img.xz was the one I downloaded.