you can use the BOINC #docker image to fold@hold, gene@home & rosetta@home
even on ARM 32 bit CPUs
oracle linux 7 network install yum repo gotcha(s)
if you have a 800×600 screen scroll down to
goto network & hostname (
then goto installation source and enter
then set software selection to
arm + balena + bluetooth + gnu/linux + raspberrypi
how to install oracle linux 7 for arm (aarch64) on a raspberry pi 3 WITHOUT having to sing in and download the oracle linux 7 CD or DVD ISO
get balena etcher
get an oracle 7 image
burn image to SD card
note you won’t even need to uncompress the image or anything like that. Etcher is capable of reading the
boot from SD card
It may be obvious by now that I am a ‘lazy’ ‘ONE pkg person’ for example ive been using Firefox on every home/corp desktop and VirtualBox on every home/corp desktop for many years now !
Yes I know there are OTHER browsers and OTHER hypervisors but I only want to learn ONE tool whatever my hardware platform is !
That is my excuse why my Raspberry Pi’s B/B+ have been gathering dust as i cant face learning a distro (raspbian ?) JUST for ARM. So at OOWLON last week I was shocked to learn Oracle Linux 7 has been available for over 2 years (and that there is a specific oracle yum repo for ARM – apparently AARCH64 means ARM)
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