[App_rpt-users] AllStarLink for the BeagleBoard-xM

Steve Zingman szingman at msgstor.com
Mon Jan 1 13:05:54 EST 2018


The default disk layout did not lend itself to resizing. I built the 
image on a 8GB SD. I can now control the layout so I can get the image 
down to under 4GB. It can be expanded to fill the SD card.
I'll push a update later this week.

Steve

On 01/01/2018 12:57 PM, Bob Pyke wrote:
> I didn’t have a small card. I get the best prices on 32 GB card, approx same price as 16 GB, so that is what I had.
>
> Thanks,
> Bob
> K6ECM
>
> Sent from iPad
>
>
>> On Jan 1, 2018, at 9:16 AM, Steve Zingman <szingman at msgstor.com> wrote:
>>
>> I have not had the issue. As of now I have 2 users running the image. I did not ask what size card they used. I will get it on a smaller image this week.
>>
>> Steve
>>
>>> On 01/01/2018 12:14 PM, Michael Wolthuis wrote:
>>> Anyone else try this on an 8GB card and get told it is too small?  I am going to try and find a 16GB card next.
>>> Mike
>>>
>>>
>>> On 12/31/17, 12:54 PM, "App_rpt-users on behalf of Steve Zingman" <app_rpt-users-bounces at lists.allstarlink.org on behalf of szingman at msgstor.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>      When the first versions of AllStarLink on Debian were created, one
>>>      existing version was left out. That version was for the BeagleBoard-xM.
>>>      The BBxM has a daughter board called the LOX for I/O to 2 radios. In my
>>>      conversations with Jim, he really liked the Beagle and LOX combination.
>>>      Or was it bagels and lox? I was never quite sure. Jim wanted me to make
>>>      sure I continued to support the BBxM/LOX. We had existing users and they
>>>      should not be left out in the cold. I agreed.
>>>           I had problems making it work the way we wanted it, so it got shelved. I
>>>      did not want to forget, so it I kept it very visible on the shelf. I
>>>      could not help but see it. Something of a thorn in my side. I do not
>>>      know how many users are out there. I do not know if the BBxM is still
>>>      available. I do not know if DMK is still selling LOX board. But, a
>>>      promise is a promise so here we go.
>>>           I have built a proof of concept image for the BBxM. The image is built
>>>      with Debian Stretch. The image requires a 8GB or larger SD card (for now)
>>>      The login is repeater
>>>      The password is allstarlink
>>>           These are the things I still need to do:
>>>           Build the image with apt-get install rather then building from source.
>>>      You will then be able to do a apt-get upgrade and get the most current
>>>      AllStarLink programs and upgraded Debian Stretch programs.
>>>      Shrink the image so it will copy to a smaller SD card and then fill the
>>>      root partition to fit the available space on the card.
>>>      Regenerate the ssh keys on first boot.
>>>      Set the user repeater to allow login with the password of allstarlink
>>>      the first time then force setting a new password.
>>>      Tweak the beagle.conf settings so a first time user (are there any?)
>>>      will be able to make carrier access work and not get bit by the CTCSS
>>>      setting.
>>>                This image assumes you can edit config files in /etc/asterisk.
>>>           <http://dvswitch.org/files/Testing/bbxm-asl.img.xz>
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