Bootstraping a Pi Zero

Failed Approaches

Approach 1 — Install Mac Software for ext4

Approach 2 — Use Linux in Virtualbox

What Did Work

  • mounting the drive
  • editing the files according to the instructions
  • used DHCP
  • plugged in the USB OTG cord into the “USB” micro USB slot of the pi zero
  • plugging in a wireless adapter into the USB OTG cable
  • plugging in the power adapter
  • On to the router config!

N>=2 units

The Big Picture

The Chip

  1. that wireless is not built-in to the Pi Zero, necessitating a fairly specialized type of cable and an adapter
  2. that the GPIO are still only digital

But What Application?

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Obligatory analytical writing, online participation account for Medium. Engineering, software, books, space, constant daydreaming.

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