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CHR/The Dude Server on Raspberry Pi 3B or 4

Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:07 pm

Hi Guys

Is it possible to run CHR on a Pi without having to install any OS like linux to run a VM?
The idea is the have a small foot print of a device in the office for our site monitoring with the Dude.
We're currently running it on an old DDR2 machine and the boss does not want to buy a router specifically for the dude and definitely not a pc.
We have bunch of Pi's laying around not being used.

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Re: CHR/The Dude Server on Raspberry Pi 3B or 4

Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:17 pm

Hmm, can you run x86 virtual machine on bare metal ARM device? The answer won't surprise you - no.

Maybe it could be possible to run it under RasPi's Linux as VM using some emulator, but I don't know if anything ready to use exists. Even if it does, another problem could be speed.
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Re: CHR/The Dude Server on Raspberry Pi 3B or 4

Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:54 pm

Managed to get it to work on a RP 4 with Raspbian and VM. No issues yet. Works actually pretty well tbh. Just had heat issues at first but that's sorted.
 
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Re: CHR/The Dude Server on Raspberry Pi 3B or 4

Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:15 pm

Interesting, could you share any more details? I don't mean step by step guide, although I suppose someone would appreciate that. Just some pointers for start, like what do you use? I most likely won't be trying it myself, I'm just curious. I keep finding some software named ExaGear, but it seems dead now. Then there's even ESXi for ARM that can run on RasPi (I didn't expect that), but doesn't support running x86 code. I guess QEMU should be able to do it, but I'd expect to find more info about that than I'm finding so far, which is none (well, I'm not trying too hard, but still..).
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