Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of suse


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08/04/2020 08:33:30 PM (2 years ago)
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Ryan Erbstoesser
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    2424Plan this installation process could take around 1 hour of time.
    2525
     26These instructions are what has been used on the Gateworks board, however more installation instructions are on the SUSE website: [https://documentation.suse.com/sles/15-SP2/]
     27
    26281. Register for a registration key
    2729 1. Provided at time of sign up for trial download here: [https://www.suse.com/products/server/download/]
    28301. Download installation media for SLES15SP2 for ARM
    2931 1. An online install will require a smaller initial download which is recommended, filename: SLE-15-SP2-Online-aarch64-GM-Media1.iso
    30 1. Flash ISO image to USB Drive using the following  command on a Linux PC: (adjust sdx to actual device)
     321. Flash ISO image to USB Drive using the following  command on a Linux PC: (IMPORTANT: Adjust sdx to actual device)
    3133{{{
    3234sudo dd if=SLE-15-SP2-Online-aarch64-GM-Media1.iso of=/dev/sdx bs=4M
    3335}}}
    34361. Flash Newport SBC with latest bootloader: [http://trac.gateworks.com/wiki/newport/boot]
    35 1. Insert USB drive into Newport SBC and break into the bootloader and type the following commands to boot the installation media
     371. Insert USB drive into Newport SBC and break into the bootloader and type the following commands in uboot to boot the installation media:
    3638{{{
    3739usb start
     
    4850}}}
    49511. Modify the installation line by pressing the letter e on the keyboard and append the following on the end of the kernel command line:
     52 1. Note this will kick off an installation process over SSH
    5053{{{
    5154console=ttyAMA0,115200n8 earlycon=pl011,0x87e028000000 cma=64M network=1 usessh=1 sshpassword=linux
    5255}}}
     561. SSH into the board from a system on the network given the provided commands and address on the screen
     571. Now, going through installation process, overall choose default options or adjust as desired.
     58 1. You will need a registration key (as mentioned above)
     59 1. During the partitioning step, if any partitions try to default to btrfs, use ext4 instead. Install on /dev/mmcblock0
     60 1. It is suggested that the /boot/efi install go on the Gateworks FAT partition instead of creating another one. This was tested manually modifying the partitions during the install process on the GUI menu and this worked.
     61 1. During the username setup, you can use the same password for the root user if desired
     621. System will reboot once complete
     631. Once the system reboots, the USB stick can be removed and now it will boot the installed OS off EMMC.
     641. By default, it should take you automatically to the grub prompt.
     651. Then 2 items appear in the GRUB menu to boot SLES. Select the standard boot.
     66{{{
     67       GNU GRUB  version 2.02
    5368
    54 To be continued...
     69┌────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┐
     70│*SLES 15-SP2                                                                                                                                                                                                    │
     71│ Advanced options for SLES 15-SP1                                                                                                                                                                               │
     72│                                                                                                                                           
     73}}}
     74 1. If this does not happen automatically, another command to try from the grub command prompt is:
     75{{{
     76grub> configfile (hd0,2)/efi/boot/grub.cfg
     77}}}
     781. The system should now boot. Username and password should match what was used during the installation.
     79
     80See more installation instructions on the SUSE website: [https://documentation.suse.com/sles/15-SP2/]
     81
     82Contact Gateworks support for questions with the installation.
    5583
    5684== OpenSUSE