not tested on the board, but should work
update images sdcard
xzcat slarm64-current--base-rootfs--build-*.img.xz > /dev/mmcblk0
create legacy kernel images
updated kernel (separately) 4.4.176
to update you need to download:
upgradepkg --reinstall *.txz
- kernel 4.4.184
- update all packages Fri Jun 28 18:44:41 UTC 2019
Download links now added to the wiki now.
Thanks for the good work.
Hello mara, how do I actually install the image on an SD-Card?
I first tried using rufus but it didn’t work. I noticed the README.TXT next to the download afterwards and tried following the steps. I’ve tried using both
dd if=slarm64-current--xfce-rootfs--build-.img of=/dev/sdb1 bs=1M
xzcat slarm64-current--xfce-rootfs--build-.img.xz > /dev/sdb1
The PC I was using listed the SD-Card as “sdb1” instead of “mmcblk0” if that makes any difference. Any further help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance!
To write to the SDcard you need the following:
xzcat slarm64-current-aarch64-base-rootfs-21Sep19-4.4.194-rock_pi_4-build-20190921.img.xz > /dev/sdb
xzcat slarm64-current-aarch64-xfce-rootfs-21Sep19-4.4.194-rock_pi_4-build-20190921.img.xz > /dev/sdb
First of all, thanks for the quick reply.
Installation works now but I’ve immediately run into trouble.
First of all I need to restart the TV for it to actually show an image. Then the Xfce Terminal doesn’t properly open, as it instantly closes on startup every time. The webbrowser also doesn’t seem to work. No browser is set as default and the installed Firefox doesn’t start at all.
At this point I’ve already aborted trying it out but I thought I’d let you know.
Thank you, Xfce Terminal has this, but Firefox worked properly, I’ll check.
I recently got a Rock Pi 4 and wanted to test this.
It booted with Radxa eMMC by default and most things worked.
Here is a thread from the Slackware forums where I am writing my experience:
People looking for a nice Old School Linux feel + nosystemd can give it a try.
Thanks for your work @mara!
- dependent packages added, thanks aaditya.
- kernel 4.4.205
- update rootfs image 14 Oct 19
- update all packages Sat Nov 30 21:17:21 UTC 2019
- kernel 5.4.6
- update rootfs image 14 Dec 19
- update all packages Sat Dec 21 21:02:24 UTC 2019
update kernel 5.5.1
- added support mainline kernel 5.5.8
- update rootfs image 20200118
- update all packages Sat Mar 7 20:25:36 UTC 2020