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== Prepare Partition ==
[[File:OSXRpiSetupTerminal.png]]
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[[File:OSXRpiSetupDiskUtility.jpg]]
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* Open disk utility
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* Select your SD Card
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* Click Erase in the menu
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* Set Format to MS-DOS (FAT)
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* Set Scheme to Master Boot Record
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* Click the Erase button
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== Unpack files ==
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[[File:OSXRpiSetupTerminal.jpg]]
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* Open Terminal
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* Check your SD Card is mounted (in this case named "ALPINE")
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* Unpack files with <code>tar xf ~/Downloads/alpine-rpi-[...]-armhf.rpi.tar.gz -C /Volumes/ALPINE</code>
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* Eject disk, it should now be ready to be used in the Raspberry Pi
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== After initial setup ==
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After this preparation you should boot the Raspberry Pi with a keyboard and a HDMI screen connected, login as root and run <code>setup-alpine</code> and <code>lbu-commit</code>.

Revision as of 14:09, 7 August 2015

Prepare Partition

File:OSXRpiSetupDiskUtility.jpg

  • Open disk utility
  • Select your SD Card
  • Click Erase in the menu
  • Set Format to MS-DOS (FAT)
  • Set Scheme to Master Boot Record
  • Click the Erase button

Unpack files

File:OSXRpiSetupTerminal.jpg

  • Open Terminal
  • Check your SD Card is mounted (in this case named "ALPINE")
  • Unpack files with tar xf ~/Downloads/alpine-rpi-[...]-armhf.rpi.tar.gz -C /Volumes/ALPINE
  • Eject disk, it should now be ready to be used in the Raspberry Pi

After initial setup

After this preparation you should boot the Raspberry Pi with a keyboard and a HDMI screen connected, login as root and run setup-alpine and lbu-commit.