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Arch | SSH fail on reboot

I have a really weird problem with my Raspberry Pi. It runs correctly when I reboot it via the command reboot. After this it starts up and doesn't answer any network request. I have tried ssh, httpd,...
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Samba share not working

I want to configure a Samba share with guest read and write access. Here is my smb.conf file : [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = Rpi Samba Server security = user [nas] path = /media/...
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Graphic interface with Arch ARM/Debian on RPI

I am a student and my laptop just broke. Due to my lack of money I am thinking to buy a RPI. What I wonder is how well a graphical interface would run on RPI if I install Arch Arm or Debian. The ...
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Is it possible to cross compile from Arch Linux host with qemu and chroot and how?

I was looking this post and trying to make in on my Arch Linux x86_64 host, but without success. I can't chroot inside and I've noticed that Arch doesn't have qemu-arm-static bins, and it looks that ...
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Setting up WiFi on ArchLinux

Question I have a USB wifi dongle. I am running Arch Linux on my Pi. How would I connect to my network, despite the fact that my wi-fi has a password? Thoughts I am trying to find out where and how ...
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Can I run the RPI driver in ArchLnux?

The RPI driver perports (source) to bring accelerated Xorg performance by routing X output through a frame buffer driver. The wiki page has clear instructions, but they are very specific to Raspbian, ...
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I am getting segmentation fault after running Midori with x-org

I am trying to start midori like a web kiosk with ArchLinux. I am getting an error after 1 minute: (EE) (EE) Backtrace: (EE) (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x30 Fatal server error: Caught ...
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How to automagically have yaourt / makepkg add the armv6h platform to PKGBUILD?

Thanks to yaourt it's pretty simple to install non-standard software. However in most cases I have to manually edit the PKGBUILD file from arch=('x86_64' 'i686') to arch=('x86_64' 'i686' 'armv6h') for ...
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How to get tomcat running on Raspberry Pi with ArchLinux?

I have a model B Raspberry Pi running ArchLinux. I want to run tomcat on it but so far haven't found a package anywhere. (There is a tomcat-natives package, but no tomcat6 or 7.) Google search ...
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Archlinux safe power cycling?

I'm running my Pi as an Airplay server(using Shairport). Now I'm wondering if there is any way to prevent the SD-card from getting corrupted if I cycle power unexpectedly? I read about mounting the ...
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Does Arch come with a GUI preinstalled?

I know that, for some people, this may seem like an obvious question, but, as a former user of the desktop version of Arch Linux (which came without GUI preinstalled), I have to ask: does the ...
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How can I boot into an existing archlinux arm installation using Qemu? [closed]

I have flashed archlinux arm to my raspberry pi's SD card, and installed some packages. I have also created a non-privileged user account. I would now like to plug the SD card into my x86_64 ...
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Keeping System Time Without Network

Is there a way to sync the clock with the internet (as easily done) upon one startup, then shutdown, move the computer to another place WITHOUT an internet connection, and get a reasonable time? I'm ...
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i2c Group on Arch

I'm trying to get I2C to run on Arch Linux with Kernel 3.6.11+ #352 PREEMPT with Raspberry Firmware from Jan 9, 2013 updated via rpi-update. So far I have got good results by just loading the i2c-dev ...
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Pi disconnecting from network after bootup

There seems to be a (very small) time winodw when my pi will let me ssh to it. I got my computer to accept the new key and prompt for my password once (so it did connect), but I had forgotten to ...
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Benchmark USB HDD

I'm using an external USB 2.0 HDD to extend the storage of the Pi which holds my movie-collection. I'm experiencing problems with skips when playing HD movies (720p / 1080p). Also, when transferring ...
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Is zero semblance of Xorg rendering performance normal? [closed]

I'm trying to setup a simple little configuration running a dedicated piece of software to display slides. Unfortunately the software uses some OpenGL extensions. No 3D mind you, just some basic font ...
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Git On Arch Crashes On Commit

I've installed Git on Rpi Arch via Pacman. It installed fine. I was able to add my details to the config and initialise a new repo. I also had no trouble adding files to the repo. But the moment I ...
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Installing Qt5 on Arch Linux

I've used pacman on Arch to install xorg-server and Qt5, but keep running into "display not found issues" or "qmlviewer cannot connect to x server" when running xhost and qmlviewer respectively. The ...
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omxplayer-git won't compile on archlinux

I'm trying to create a omxplayer package from AUR. But it can't compile (via makepkg) but gives me this: SubtitleRenderer.cpp: In member function 'void SubtitleRenderer::initialize_window(int)': ...
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Jamvm unable to run blocky on Arch Linux

I have compiled jamvm.I downloaded blocky for github and extracted it. Then I followed some instructions here and when I execute it: Error: jamvm VM not supported So I modified ./blocky-jamvm from ...
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Deluge on Arch ARM

I have deluge installed and the web ui running. It can add torrents, find peers, find DHT peers, open ports via UPnP: great! What it can't do is download anything. I get no errors, but no ...
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pacman -Syu breaks Pi running Arch

So I just booted up my raspberry pi running Linux Arch. I read several posts that instructed my to update the system using pacman -Syu so I did so and then attempted to reboot my pi. However it ...
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ArchLinux-SSH-First time boot

I am trying to use my RPI without a keyboard (hasn't arrived yet). I have installed ArchLinux on the SD card and it's booting fine. Using OS X I am trying to connect to the RPI by connecting it ...
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Why isn't NTPd updating local time?

I'm really happy with my Pi so far, but now that the website I'm developing on it is starting to need the time and date, I thought it was about time to get NTPd working. So I installed an NTP server ...
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How to create an IMG file from USB but only using 2GB not full SD card size

I'm trying to figure out a way to create an image on my SD card. My SD card is 16 GB but I have not changed the original partition size. All the software that I use to create an IMG file with always ...
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How do I compile GHC if it depends on itself?

I am using Arch Linux Arm hard float and there isn't any binary packages for GHC available for armv6. How would you cross compile GHC for the Raspberry Pi so that I can compile Haskell code? Is the ....
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SD card write speed seems to be 14 times slower than read speed

I was writing to an SD card this evening from a Mac Book Air internal card reader, and the performance reported was 1.4 MB/sec. I later read tested it on the Raspberry Pi and got 20 MB/sec. ...
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Arch Linux downloaded file size is much bigger than actual amount downloaded?

The file : archlinux-hf-2012-09-18.img is quoted on the download page as about 156 MB. After a download, my OS X file system reports it as: 1977614336 18 Sep 12:49 archlinux-hf-2012-09-18.img i.e. ...
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Security issue on raspberry pi: too many open connections?

I have just run netstat on my raspberry pi and found out there more than 100 (!) open connections. Is this something I should be worried about? How do I stop my rasp pi from opening so many ...
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2012-09-18 version has no /etc/rc.conf?

I tried archlinux-hf-2012-09-18.img and I notice there is no longer a /etc/rc.conf. I know that ArchLinux switched to systemd but many packages still rely on this old config and, as a result, no ...
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NTPD not actually setting the time [closed]

NTPD appears to run successfully and poll the time server, however it doesn't actually set the time. # ntpd -d & ntp engine ready reply from 83.170.75.28: offset 1348642593.061240 delay 0.035977,...
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System not shutting down properly

I'm running Arch, and when I shut down with the poweroff command (or with shutdown -h now) the 3 LEDs mentioned stay on. In addition, if I've plugged it into a screen, it displays > POWER OFF ...
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Asus USB N10 wireless scans but doesn't connect Wheezy or Arch

I am trying to setup my wireless dongle for my Pi, but it will not connect. It is the Asus USB N10 recommended by many users. It has the drivers built into both Arch and Wheezy, but I cannot get it ...
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How do I compile cabal?

I am using Arch Linux ARM with ghc 6.12.3-1 and gcc 4.7.1-5. When I try to compile cabal[TAR] using: sh bootstrap.sh Error Checking installed packages for ghc-6.12.3... Cabal-1.14.0 will be ...
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Won't boot after removing and inserting the SD Card?

I've installed Arch Linux on my SD Card with Win32DiskImager. If I shut down the RPi, remove the card, insert it, and start the RPi again, everything works fine. But if I do full system update in ...
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How can I install the RT5370 WiFi dongle driver on Arch Linux?

I would like to get the Ralink RT5370 module to work on the Pi, but I couldn't find any tutorial related to the Arch Linux. How can I install the RT5370 WiFi dongle driver on Arch Linux? I found ...
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No modules found in custom Arch kernel

In order to test the patch linked to in the following post: https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/issues/29#issuecomment-6884170 I need to compile a custom kernel for my Pi. To do this, I followed the ...
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Arch Linux kernel panics and firmware not working [closed]

Before the update I had linux-raspberrypi-3.1.9-33-arm and raspberrypi-firmware-20120418-2 installed. After I upgraded to raspberrypi-firmware-20120729-1, the kernel refused to boot (no kernel panics ...
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How to make RTL8188CUS based wireless adapters work on Arch Linux?

There are instructions for Debian but not for Arch. So far lsusb and dmesg show that the kernel detects and identifies it but the output of iwconfig shows nothing.
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Cannot update nor install package on Arch, getting "empty reply from server" error

:: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving file 'core.db' from va.us.mirror.archlinuxarm.org : Empty reply from server error: failed to update core (download library error) extra ...
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How can I setup a Wireless Access point or and Ad-hoc network?

I would like to connect to my PI through wireless USB dongle, how can I setup an AP or an Ad-Hoc under Arch Linux?
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Would it be possible to build an Arch distribution that used Hard Float support and/or optimised the binaries for ARMv6?

According to the Wiki, the Arch image doesn't use Hard Float support and I'm pretty sure it uses the ARMv5 instruction set. Would it be possible to build a distribution that used Hard Float and ARMv6?
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Would E4rat or Ureadahead speed up the boot process from the SD Card?

I have Arch Linux (ARM). Will it boot faster on my SD card if I use E4rat to pre-load the boot process? Since it's flash based, will it have any difference in boot time? Is there a port to ARM for ...
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Can I use a different filesystem type for the boot partition?

I downloaded the Archlinux arm .img file for the Raspberry Pi and installed it onto my SD card. Is it possible to use a different partition instead of FAT16 that is in the .img? Or will the GPU not ...
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How do I install distcc?

I have read How to build a GCC 4.7 toolchain for cross-compiling? and have successfully built a simple test program that works on my RPi. To do this, I had to run arm-unknown-linux-gnueabi-gcc hello....
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What are the benefits of using Arch Linux over the standard Debian build? [closed]

From the Raspberry Pi downloads page: Debian “squeeze” If you’re just starting out, this is the image we recommend you use. It’s a reference root filesystem from Gray and Dom, containing LXDE, Midori,...
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How do I install packages from the AUR?

Arch Linux has the AUR (Arch User Repository), a collection of user-built packages. How do I install these packages on Arch Linux ARM though?
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Is there anything I can do to improve boot speed?

I love my Pi, but it takes a considerable time to boot. If I want to use it as a Media Centre, it's quite important that it powers up quickly. Are there any steps I can take to improve boot ...
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Is it possible to run a DHCP server?

Our home router is terrible at remembering configured static IPs, I'd like to use my RasPi instead. Is there anything particular I need to consider when setting it up?