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Armbian v20.05 (Kagu) Planning Thread

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On 5/22/2020 at 3:24 AM, belfastraven said:

Do you have a preference that a different tool be used?   


As @Werner already pointed out - no tool for uncompressing is needed. This step was removed so it would be nice that we don't confuse people and telling them to unpack 7z file which is nowhere to be found from now on. Also checking SHA and PGP signature has been changed ... 

 

@5kft Great job!

 

I had some idle time, so I added C4 legacy since it arrived yesterday to the desk. Mainline still hangs at reboot, this one doesn't :) Perhaps someone would be happy.

https://github.com/armbian/build/pull/1983

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OK sorry--brain obviously not working.  So am I understanding correctly that three files will need to be downloaded,  the .img.xz,  the .asc.  and the .sha  and that the new way of  checking authentity and validating  are

 

gpg --verify "some-name".img.asc

 

sha256sum --check "some-name".img.sha ?

 

Also,  the page I saw only mentioned etcher and not USBImager.  SHould it also mention USBImager?    

Could someone point me to a download that has everything in place for the new system:  I'd like to test what I am writing.   I normally build things and when I tried to download some RockPro64 files I was getting Nginx errors for the SAH and ASC files.   Any board with the new setup will do,  its just for documentation testing purposes....

thanks.  

 

 

 

 

 

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5 hours ago, belfastraven said:

OK sorry--brain obviously not working.


In the moment of replying to this mine are also not working yet :P

 

Before:
One 7z archive: image, signature and sha packed in


Now:
Three files: image.gz, signature and sha

 

5 hours ago, belfastraven said:

checking authentity and validating  are

 

5 hours ago, belfastraven said:

Could someone point me to a download that has everything in place for the new system

 

https://www.armbian.com/odroid-c4/
Yes, I also do at least one experiment. This will not change in the future just like that.

 

5 hours ago, belfastraven said:

Also,  the page I saw only mentioned etcher and not USBImager.  SHould it also mention USBImager? 


Yes. 

Here is already changed (even I think we don't use this document at the download pages anymor):
https://github.com/armbian/documentation/blob/master/docs/User-Guide_Getting-Started-Download-Page.md

 

Not changed in main document:
https://github.com/armbian/documentation/blob/master/docs/User-Guide_Getting-Started.md

 

and elsewhere where we had this info. If anywhere.

 

 

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