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by Reds
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini
Replies: 13
Views: 856

Re: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini

Yep, its GPT. The current Debian & Ubuntu 20 images both booted fine from USB. I wonder what the difference is?! :?

@WarHawk Great idea, thanks for this. I’m going complete the build with all the software and then image using your method.
by Reds
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini
Replies: 13
Views: 856

Re: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini

Good to know - I shall await its release and try again. FWIW, my 2011 MacMini is much faster than my overclocked Pi4 despite the Geekbench score being roughly the same. In real world usage its not very noticeable except in more intensive apps like NextCloud. Content loads *much faster* than on the P...
by Reds
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini
Replies: 13
Views: 856

Re: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini

I completed this install this afternoon and it went through pretty smooth. The Prep scripts worked very well. The only thing I struggled with (and gave up on) was taking an image at the end of the prep script. Dietpi-imager couldn't unmount the source drive to take the image as the source drive was ...
by Reds
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini
Replies: 13
Views: 856

Re: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini

Agreed - I'll be following this https://wiki.debian.org/MacMiniIntel
by Reds
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini
Replies: 13
Views: 856

Re: DietPi on a 2012 Mac Mini

I just tried booting off the x86_64 UEFI but I get 'No bootable device' error when attempting to boot off the USB stick. Background, wanting to install DietPi on a 2011 MacMini (Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB SSD). I used ApplePi Baker to flash a USB stick with the x86_64 UEFI ISO file. That completed succes...
by Reds
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Backing up DietPi to NAS drive
Replies: 34
Views: 2725

Re: Backing up DietPi to NAS drive

Just came here to say I use dietpi-backup to a QNAP NAS over NFS just as OP is asking for and it does work fine. The high level steps I followed were: Created a new Share on the QNAP Modified the 'NFS Host access' in the QNAP GUI to only allow the IP of the host you want to back up using dietpi-back...
by Reds
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pi4: DietPi on sole external SSD
Replies: 13
Views: 6641

Re: Pi4: DietPi on sole external SSD

Oh - I was under the impression its out of Beta status as when you switch the config to 'stable' its installable.
by Reds
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pi4: DietPi on sole external SSD
Replies: 13
Views: 6641

Re: Pi4: DietPi on sole external SSD

Now that this boot from USB firmware is official and stable, is it safe to use with DietPi 6.3 to avoid the problems discussed above?
by Reds
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Slow Pi3 B+ NAS after HDD Upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 687

Re: Slow Pi3 B+ NAS after HDD Upgrade

NTFS is slow on Pi’s. Do you have to use it? Try EXT4 instead. Much faster.
by Reds
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thank you for DietPi
Replies: 3
Views: 2130

Re: Thank you for DietPi

Yes, this too. Thank you both for taking the time to help advise newbie’s like me and not getting frustrated. Its a welcome breath of fresh air as we were all noobs once :D