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Raspberry Pi 3: Arch Linux ARM 64bit to SDcard Script. This is for the Rapsberry Pi 3. For the RPi 2 (or the 3 32bit), see https://gist.github.com/pklaus/9dd4a7bf040788cda501 . For the RPi 1, see https://gist.github.com/pklaus/b92dfc72136d1509c2ed .
#!/bin/bash
# <https://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv8/broadcom/raspberry-pi-3>
echo -e "\n\nArch Linux ARM to SD Card"
echo -e "For the Raspberry Pi 3, if you want to use the unofficial arm64 variant."
echo -e "(Otherwise use the Raspberry Pi 2 version of this script!)\n\n"
if [[ $EUID -ne 0 ]]; then
echo "This script must be run as root" 1>&2
exit 1
fi
echo -e "\nAll drives on this computer:\n"
ls -1 /dev/sd?
echo -e "\nLast messages in syslog:\n"
dmesg | tail
echo -e "\nChoose sd card (like /dev/sdX):\n"
read SDCARD
echo -e "\n\nCurrent partitioning of $SDCARD:\n"
parted $SDCARD print
echo -e "\n\nYou chose $SDCARD\nAre you sure to continue? Press Ctrl-C to abort!"
read
cd /tmp
echo -e "\nDownloading the Arch Linux ARM root filesystem (if needed):\n"
URL=http://archlinuxarm.org/os/ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-latest.tar.gz
# Sometimes the download server is slow. In that case, try a different one instead:
#URL=http://de7.mirror.archlinuxarm.org/os/ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-latest.tar.gz
FNAME=$(basename "$URL")
FSIZE=$(curl --head --location --silent "$URL" --write-out '%{http_code} %{size_download} \n' | tac | grep -m1 Content-Length | cut -f 2 -d' ' | tr -d '\r')
if [ -n "$FNAME" ]
then
CURSIZE=$(wc -c <"$FNAME")
if [ $CURSIZE -ne $FSIZE ]; then
rm "$FNAME"
echo "Removing any downloaded and leftover Arch Linux ARM image"
fi
fi
curl --location --remote-name --time-cond "$FNAME" "$URL"
if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
echo "Could not download the image file, please check the mirror"
exit 1
fi
echo -e "\nUnmounting partitions found on ${SDCARD}\n"
for MOUNT in ${SDCARD}?
do
echo $MOUNT
umount $MOUNT
done
parted -s $SDCARD unit s print
parted -s $SDCARD mktable msdos
parted -s $SDCARD mkpart primary fat32 8192s 128MiB
parted -s $SDCARD mkpart primary 128MiB 100%
parted -s $SDCARD unit s print
mkfs.vfat ${SDCARD}1
mkfs.ext4 ${SDCARD}2
rm -rf boot
rm -rf root
mkdir boot
mkdir root
mount ${SDCARD}1 boot
mount ${SDCARD}2 root
echo -e "\nExtracting the root filesystem\n"
bsdtar -xpf ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-latest.tar.gz -C root
sync
echo -e "\nMoving boot files to the first partition\n"
mv root/boot/* boot
echo -e "\nUnmounting the two partitions\n"
umount boot root
rmdir boot root
echo "Insert the SD card into the Raspberry Pi 2, connect ethernet, and apply 5V power."
echo "Use the serial console or SSH to the IP address given to the board by your router. The username/password combination is alarm/alarm. The default root password is 'root'."
cd -
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