Installing Voyage 0.9.2 Linux in ALIX

May 29, 2016    Linux Voyage ALIX Installation

Installing Voyage 0.9.2 Linux in ALIX

Voyage Linux is derived from Debian to run on an x86 embedded platforms such as PC Engines ALIX. Start the ALIX board with a bootable Voyage Linux USB drive.

  1. Installation steps
  2. $ mkdir /root/tmp
    $ mount -o loop /lib/live/mount/medium/live/filesystem.squashfs /root/tmp
    $ mkdir /root/cf
    $ /usr/local/sbin/ /dev/sda
    $ /usr/local/sbin/voyage.update

    set /root/tmp as the distribution directory,7 – ALIX as target profile, /dev/sda as which device accesses the target disk, /root/cf as the mount point, 2-console interface and give default option for rest of the steps. Exit and reboot after installation. Finally, Login as user root with root password voyage.

  3. Connecting to Wireless Access Point
  4. $ remountrw
    $ ifconfig wlan0 down
    $ ifconfig wlan0 essid access-point-name
    $ ifconfig wlan0 up
    $ dhclient wlan0

    If wired LAN is available it can be used as an alternative.

  5. Updating the OS
  6. $ date -s mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm
    $ apt-get update
    $ apt-get upgrade
  7. Installing Dependencies and Build Tools
  8. $ apt-get install build-essential bison flex netcat vim git

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