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Latest revision as of 13:32, 12 November 2013

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2U Dual AMD Processor Rack Server aka: Mark IIIR Net Integrator

BluBeardHello.jpg

Initial boot BIOS screen.
RAM module.
SCSI Hard Drive label.

Blah blah blah...

Motherboard: TYAN Thunder K7X (S2468) http://www.tyan.com/archive/products/html/thunderk7x.html

Brochure: http://www.jadecomputers.us/Files/markiiir.pdf

Maintenance

Setup

  • Burn current ISO of Arch Linux to CD https://www.archlinux.org/download/
  • Boot off CD using external USB CD-ROM drive (may require boot order mod in BIOS)
  • Connect ethernet cable to Ethernet Port 1 (enp2s8)
    • run # dhcpcd to start DHCP assignment
    • test connection with a ping # ping -c 3 www.noisebridge.net
    • Now we know the puter fires up and connects to the internets
  • Power off and run GParted to setup partitions systemctl poweroff
    • From GParted configure /dev/sdg as gpt partition with fat32 and boot flag
      • This is a 256MB Flash Drive
    • Create and configure SCSI Hard Drives (/dev/sda thru /dev/sdf)
      • Configured /dev/sda & /dev/sdb with gpt table, 10GB fat32 boot and 130GB ext4
  • Reboot with Arch Linux
    • Mount root
      • # mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
    • Mount home
      • # mkdir /mnt/home
      • # mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/home
    • Mount UEFI
      • # mkdir -p /mnt/boot
      • # mount /dev/sdg1 /mnt/boot
  • Install linux base
    • # pacstrap -i /mnt base
      • Select default (all), about 160MB download, 450MB install
  • Generate fstab
    • # genfstab -U -p /mnt >> /mnt/etc/fstab
    • # nano /mnt/etc/fstab
  • Chroot
    • # arch-chroot /mnt
  • FAIL
  • FAIL!
  • FAIL!!!!!!!!!!!

Log

Installed Arch Linux July 1, 2013 build Thex (talk) 16:21, 18 July 2013 (PDT)

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