Arch ARM USB installer for the HP Chromebook 11
This will allow you to install on both USB and eMMC using the latest ArchLinuxARM image.
Old steps and README below....
A write-up of the process can be found here: https://blog.omgmog.net/post/installing-arch-linux-arm-on-the-hp-chromebook-11/
A video of the process can be found here: https://blog.omgmog.net/post/video-installing-arch-linux-arm-on-the-hp-chromebook-11/
Derived from the following:
- Enabled developer mode
- Enabled booting from USB devices
- A USB stick (2GB should be fine)
To use this script
On your Chromebook with Developer Mode enabled:
sudo su - cd /tmp wget http://git.io/A3D0 -O install.sh bash install.sh "/dev/sda"
NOTE: This needs to be run with /bin/bash, not /bin/sh, which is ash.
After you've made a USB stick and booted from it, you can download and run the
install.sh again and install to
/dev/mmcblk0 (the eMMC) for a much nicer/faster Arch experience.
Log in as the root user which was created during the install process. Then, select which wifi network to join:
Then, download and run the install script, but this time on the internal storage:
pacman -Syy wget wget http://git.io/A3D0 -O install.sh bash install.sh "/dev/mmcblk0"
Regarding the modification of the PKGBUILD for
This is the only package you need to modify. When prompted, press
y to edit, open in
nano or your preferred text editor, find the line that reads:
and replace it with
You can then build and install
vboot-utils with no problem.
I've included a
post-install.sh, which you can use to setup the final bits after you've booted your Arch USB stick.
cd / sh post-install.sh
This will install the following packages:
mate mate-extra xorg-server xorg-xinit xorg-server-utils xterm alsa-utils xf86-video-armsoc-chromium xf86-input-synaptics lightdm lightdm-gtk2-greeter