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Help with HeadLess install

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:22 pm
by Michaelo
Looking for help installing Diet Pi on Raspberry Zero W headless (I don't have a monitor with HDMI)...

I can install Jessie Light headless without issues so there much be a way to install DietPi...
I followed all instructions I found relating to dietpi headless installation, and there aren't that many, but my system doesn't see the network connection...

Followed these instructions: Edited /boot/dietpi.txt making required changes:

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AUTO_SETUP_NET_ETHERNET_ENABLED=1
...
AUTO_SETUP_NET_USESTATIC=1
AUTO_SETUP_NET_STATIC_IP=192.168.1.20
AUTO_SETUP_NET_STATIC_MASK=255.255.255.0
AUTO_SETUP_NET_STATIC_GATEWAY=192.168.1.254
AUTO_SETUP_NET_STATIC_DNS=8.8.8.8
Also tried:

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AUTO_SETUP_NET_USESTATIC=0
Any help appreciated...

Mike

Re: Help with HeadLess install

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:29 pm
by Narfel
is AUTO_SETUP_NET_WIFI_ENABLED=1?

Re: Help with HeadLess install

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:50 pm
by Michaelo
If both (AUTO_SETUP_NET_ETHERNET_ENABLED=1 && AUTO_SETUP_NET_WIFI_ENABLED=1), it defaults to wifi so I have AUTO_SETUP_NET_WIFI_ENABLED=0 ... right?

Re: Help with HeadLess install

Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:38 am
by WarHawk
yes that is correct

Re: Help with HeadLess install

Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:27 pm
by Michaelo
Thanks for confirming that...
So far I've only tried to connect via USB cable, as soon as my new memory card arrives I'll try via Wifi...