Installing Fedora 34 on my Turing Pi 7 node cluster

I now have Fedora 34 running on all 7 nodes of my Turing Pi 1 cluster. Tedious to install, so these are just my notes.


Insert the compute module to program, set the jumper to flash mode, connect the cable, power it on and run ./rpiboot

/dev/sdX will appear once the CM is in the right mode. Following the instructions here:

arm-image-installer --image=$HOME/Fedora-Server-34-1.2.aarch64.raw.xz --target=rpi3 --media=/dev/sdb --resizefs --relabel --addkey $HOME/.ssh/

This takes quite a long time to run. You also need to kill initial-setup:

virt-customize -a /dev/sdb --link /dev/null:/etc/systemd/system/initial-setup.service --selinux-relabel

If it’s successful, reboot the Turing Pi with the jumper in the boot setting and check the first CM comes up (I used an HDMI monitor)

Repeat with the other 6 boards(!)

Edit: I couldn’t work out how to get stable MAC addresses. To get a stable MAC address:

nmcli c modify "Wired connection 1" 802-3-ethernet.cloned-mac-address aa:bb:cc:dd:ee:ff

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.