here is a simple guide, have fun

Gparted

make two partitions

  • Ext4 with maximum size (first partition)
  • Fat16 with 16MB size (secound partiiton)

Install arch

  • wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/edwardoid/cubieboard-arch-installer/master/install_arch_linux_-_cubieboard2.sh
  • chmod +x install_arch_linux_-_cubieboard2.sh && ./install_arch_linux_-_cubieboard2.sh

now type in the disk you parititon with parted/gparted

but getting video onto the display is another thing
i need to figure that out, anyhow in the meanwhile i did update edwardoid's exellent arch installer for cubieboard2 edward's guide is here

and a stumble upon some guide on howto install bootloaders and such for other distros than arch over here

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