CostasVav
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Setup Raspbian on a different Pi

Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:27 pm

Question:
I have a RPi2 and a RPiA+. Given the A+ only has a single USB and no ethernet, setting up a Wifi dongle had led to a dead end without a USB hub.

Is it possible to setup an SD card with the needed dongle drivers and config files on my RPi2 then just pop it into my RPiA+? Would Apt-get mess things up?

Thanks!
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Re: Setup Raspbian on a different Pi

Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:56 pm

Yes.
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Re: Setup Raspbian on a different Pi

Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:01 pm

Is that a "yes" to both questions? :)
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Re: Setup Raspbian on a different Pi

Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:16 pm

Any SDCard that boots OK on a RPi2B will boot OK on a RPIA+ (assuming GPU memory isn't set too high). So yes to both.
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CostasVav
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Re: Setup Raspbian on a different Pi

Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:22 pm

Excellent! Thanks!
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