RP1 image on a RP3

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RP1 image on a RP3

Postby cbrown330 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:39 pm

My company has a RP1 image that runs Arch Linux. I wrote a python script that run on the OS and works great on the RP1, since that is what I wrote it for a couple of years ago. Now we are upgrading and the use of the RP3 wants to be used. I have been told that we should be able to just change the kernel that will allow my image to boot on an RP3 while keeping the script and operation intact. I have tried just replacing the kernel files but still cant get the RP3 to boot, any insight would be awesome and thank you in advance.
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Re: RP1 image on a RP3

Postby bulletmark » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:37 am

Honestly, you are better off installing Arch from scratch on your new micro-SD card for the RPi3. Installing Arch is quick and easy. Then just copy your python program over. Best to create a systemd service file to auto-start it at boot etc if you are not already.
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