from scratch... I'm working out the exact process now to automate it. When I have the scripting worked out, I'll format it into proper Armbian format and submit a PR. It was all pretty straight forward to accomplish manually. Wipe the NVMe and setup several logical partitions to use as encryption stores, add them to fstab, etc. It's all working now. My biggest gripe is which kernel is supported... so far this is only working on legacy 4.4 and I really want to use 5.7+
I have Wayland/sddm/Sway working as well and will be integrating that as my default managers.
My needs are a littl