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Unable to PREP_SYSTEM from Armbian #2487

holda29 opened this issue Feb 1, 2019 · 3 comments


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commented Feb 1, 2019


  • Date | Fri 1 Feb 17:04:01 UTC 2019
  • Bug report | N/A
  • DietPi version | v6.20.0 (Fourdee/master)
  • Img creator | n/a
  • Pre-image | n/a
  • SBC device | OrangePi Zero+ H5
  • Kernel version | #5.69 SMP Wed Jan 9 18:10:00 CET 2019
  • Distro | stretch (index=4)
  • Command | chmod -R +x /DietPi/dietpi /var/lib/dietpi/services /etc/cron.daily/dietpi /etc/cron.hourly/dietpi
  • Exit code | 1
  • Software title | DietPi-PREP

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Expected behaviour:

I am trying to install DietPi to OrangePi Zero + H5 on fresh latest Armbian install. I am following steps from here - #1285

Actual behaviour:

But after submitting username and image name I choose stable build, but it ends in error chmod: cannot access '/DietPi/dietpi': No such file or directory#### Extra details:

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Log file contents:
chmod: cannot access '/DietPi/dietpi': No such file or directory

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commented Feb 1, 2019



Thanks for the report, this is fixed in v6.21. You can use the updated PREP script with:

wget -O
chmod +x

@Fourdee Fourdee added this to the v6.21 milestone Feb 1, 2019

@Fourdee Fourdee added the Bug 🐞 label Feb 1, 2019

@Fourdee Fourdee self-assigned this Feb 1, 2019


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commented Feb 2, 2019

Verified local testing by using the above fixed script:
#2487 (comment)

@Fourdee Fourdee closed this Feb 2, 2019

Fourdee pushed a commit that referenced this issue Feb 2, 2019
Daniel Knight
- PREP | Resolved issues with failed installation, due to missing pre-req directory: #2487

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commented Feb 2, 2019

Great, it worked! Thank you.

@Fourdee Fourdee referenced this issue Feb 7, 2019
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