Monday, March 21

Another Year, Another set of PI instructions - Part 1

March Updates

My little family of Raspberry PIs has been growing. I now have:
Raspberry PI Zero: 1
Raspberry PI 1b+:  3
Raspberry PI 2b+:  4

And hopefully I will have a couple more PI Zero's and will be able to also welcome a couple PI 3's into my collection.

With all this growth, and my intentions of developing my own in house IOjs NODEjs development pipe line, it is time again to refresh and rearrange my systems.

System Layout (Work in Progress)

  • Tardis

    • Specs
      • Raspberry PI 2B+
      • 64GB ADATA Micro SD
      • 2016-03-12-jessie-minibian (Base Distro)
    • Specific Jobs
      • File Server
      • Backup Source Code Server
      • & More
Setting up the Tardis

  • Initializing the new System (Shell Commands)
    1. passwd root
      Change root password
    2. apt-get clean
    3. apt-get update
    4. apt-get install raspi-config
    5. Setting up WIFI
      1. apt-get install firmware-realtek
        1. or
          1. firmware-atheros
          2. firmware-ralink
      2. apt-get install wpasupplicant
      3. apt-get install iw crda wireless-regdb
        Avoids startup CRDA errors
    6. reboot
  • raspi-config
    1. expand filesystem
    2. Advanced Options
      1. A2. Hostname
      2. A6. SPI
      3. A7. I2C
    3. finish & Reboot


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