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Now wait for about 30 seconds and you will get a colorful boot prompt

Revision as of 16:29, 18 April 2016

PC Engines is a swiss hardware manufacturer for embedded x86 devices.

apu2c4

This document describes how to install Arch Linux to the SSD via a SD card.

Hardware

CPU: AMD Embedded G series GX-412TC, 1 GHz quad Jaguar core with 64 bit RAM: 4GB DRAM with ECC

Note: Remove the screws from the serial port first!

Assemble the device with care and read the guide for the cooling system!

Setup preperations

Boot the system

To see the BIOS use this command

LANG=C picocom --baud 115200 --omap crcrlf /dev/ttyUSB0

If your device does not boot from the SD, press F10 during the boot and select the sdcard with a press to 1. Then close picocom with "Ctl+A" "Ctl+Q"

Reconnect to the ArchIso Grub:

LANG=C picocom --baud 38400 /dev/ttyUSB0

Enter cli mode by pressing "Tab", prompt should look like this:

kernel ....

add the following **with a leading space**

console=ttyS0,38400

and press "Enter"

Now wait for about 30 seconds and you will get a colorful boot prompt