General Notes on setting up a raspberry pi.
- Download the minimal install of
NOOBS from here
- Format the microSD card as FAT32, and put the files from the NOOBS download into the root directory (dont need to flash/etcher)
- Install the Base NOOBS Debian Image, without any of the recommended applications.
Once everythings configured,
sudo raspi-config > Boot Options > Desktop/CLI > Console Autologin, to run the pi as headless.
Mount a Hard Drive (automatic mounting):
Pretty much just have to put the correct line into
/etc/fstab. See here for instructions.
If you want to put it at
/home/data, instead of
/mnt/something like that page describes:
sudo mkdir -p /home/data
sudo mount /dev/... /home/data
# to get UUID
sudo nano /etc/fstab
UUID=<blkid> <location> <FSTYPE> defaults,nofail 0 0
UUID=fbfb6131-f332461 /home/data ext4 defaults,nofail 0 0
man fstab: the
What the numbers at the end of the
- First 0:
dump shouldn’t make backups
- Second 0:
fsck should not run a check on this drive