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Arch on a Pi

Things related to Arch Linux ARM.

Compiling Blender

If it's still not in the repositories, here's a way to compile latest stable Blender for RPi2 Download these two files. And change these two lines from PKGBUILD:

arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
  make -j4 # -j5 needs 48 GB of RAM while -j9 needs 64 GB


  make -j2

This will get it compiled on the Raspberry Pi 2 itself. It will take a while ( couple hours ).

Installing server

As root

pacman -Syu nginx php-fpm

Start and enable nginx and php-fpm

systemctl start nginx 
systemctl start php-fpm
systemctl enable nginx
systemctl enable php-fpm

Check if it is serving the default pages, but it should be.

Change /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

user http;

server {
        listen       80;
        # watch out for the root location here, must be accessible from the user http
	root /srv/http; 

        location / {
            # add index.php to this line
            index  index.html index.htm index.php;

        # pass the PHP scripts to FastCGI server listening on php-fpm.sock
        location ~ \.php$ {
            fastcgi_pass   unix:/run/php-fpm/php-fpm.sock; 
            fastcgi_index  index.php;
            include        fastcgi.conf;

Installing ikiwiki

  • Install Git
  • Install Make
  • <code=bash>$: cpan</code>
  • Use Pacman with this Aur package
arch/arch_on_the_pi.1455322828.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/02/13 01:20 by Julien Deswaef