I've followed the installation instructions for Fedora on a Raspberry Pi 2. I downloaded the MATE Desktop image here and verified it with its signature available here, and then copied it over onto my SD card.
I then setup a chroot environment using a static build of QEMU ARM, and was able to successfully
chroot into the image. I can execute any ARM binary and connect to the network.
However, I cannot install any packages inside the
chroot due to this strange error from
# dnf update Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'fedora' from 'https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-23&arch=arm': Cannot prepare internal mirrorlist: file "repomd.xml" was not found in metalink
If I look at the metalink returned from that URL, there is only an
As I'm assuming that this is a misconfiguration, is there a way for me to change the
basearch variable defined by YUM to be
armhfp rather than
arm? Is there something else I need to do, something I'm missing?
uname -m reports the architecture:
# uname -m armv7l
file tells me about the compiled files:
# file /bin/bash /bin/bash: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, ARM, EABI5 version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, interpreter /lib/ld-linux-armhf.so.3, for GNU/Linux 2.6.32, BuildID[sha1]=04f0998ecd3bfaea23bab0223f7ce1f602296085, stripped