What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

What OS are you installing?

Ubuntu Server or other Linux server
17
24%
Ubuntu Desktop or other Linux distro
12
17%
Windows 10
6
9%
Windows Server
0
No votes
VMware ESXi
3
4%
Another Hypervisor (Proxmox, Unraid, Microsoft Hyper-V, Xen, etc)
13
19%
Storage OS (FreeNAS, OpenMediaVault, Xpenology, Windows Storage Spaces, etc)
8
11%
Game Emulator
5
7%
Router OS (pfSense, Sophos, OPNsense, VyOS, etc)
4
6%
Other
2
3%
 
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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by Megamind » Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:28 pm

ACRN Hypervisor
https://projectacrn.org/

Clear Linux guest OS
https://clearlinux.org/

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by Francisco » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:41 pm

Daily use (navigation, mail,...). I wonder I can even edit video!

As O.S.: Trisquel.info version 8.
Trisquel is a GNU-linux distro. Like Ubuntu with Mate but completely free. Free from freedom.

On the importance of free soft (and not only "open" soft), you can read this article from Richard Stallman:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-sou ... nt.en.html

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by magnus » Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:39 am

Hello,

My three units (will order two more in the next couple of weeks) are being used with ovirt (kvm based virtualization).

I made a small blade rack of them.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3758975

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by rmkimathi » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:30 pm

NAS backup server and Download Master Station. Case Type 1 to hold 2 x 3TB HDD, Crucial 8GB Kit (4GBx2) DDR4 2400 - CT2K4G4SFS824A (I have confirmed working), Kingston A1000 M.2. Ubuntu 19.04, Samba, Aria2c + WebUI-Aria2, youtube-dl. Power efficiency benefits: Netwatch script to suspend when network idle, WoL to wake when required (Tested and working).

I am truly thankful to Hardkernel for this machine. A small PC case that can hold 2 mechanical HDD. Energy efficiency is also important for everybody.

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by SuperMMX » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:06 am

Seems you didn't peel off the thin plastic cover on the panels, which make it look dirty, but once peeled off, it will be very shiny.
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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by KnowBe4 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:26 am

BiloxiGeek wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:15 am
Had to rethink that plan. The realtek drivers in pfsense (FreeBSD) just weren't working right. Ended up losing the network connection about once a day and couldn't reestablish it without a reboot. I've since repurposed the H2 to be an overpowered pi-Hole box running CentOS. It's been running quite nicely in that role.
BiloxiGeek wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:22 pm
Got it up and running pfsense in a type 1 case with a couple of 500G spinny disks that I had handy. So far it's working very nicely in that role.+

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Did you already find a solution ? planning to buy a Odroid-H2 and install pfSense on it.

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by odroid » Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:33 am

KnowBe4 wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:26 am
Did you already find a solution ? planning to buy a Odroid-H2 and install pfSense on it.
PfSense 2.4.4 seems to be working fine on the H2.
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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by rmkimathi » Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:07 pm

SuperMMX wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:06 am
Seems you didn't peel off the thin plastic cover on the panels, which make it look dirty, but once peeled off, it will be very shiny.
:D was too excited. Will peel after testing and start over. Thanks

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by gordone » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:44 am

I have problem with 2.4.4-RELEASE-p3 (amd64) and the WAN network card... I also have tried to replace the driver with Realtek Driver Binary 1.95.

Somebody else have problems? solution ?

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by gusto » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:24 pm

Hi all I'm newbie
I recently bought an Odroid H2 and 32GB of RAM.
I want to install some hypervisor.
I installed proxmox 6 without any problems.
Now I want to try CitrixHypervisor-8.0.0-install-cd.iso.
Since I don't own an external CD/DVD drive, I made a bootable USB (with rufus version 3.6).
I tried to boot from my old PC first

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MB Gigabyte GA-P35- DS3 
model name: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU    X5460  @ 3.16GHz
It works.

Now I want to boot in Odroid H2, but this doesn't work anymore.
Do you need to make any special changes to the BIOS?
Thankyou

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by mad_ady » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:58 pm

The iso needs to be uefi-enabled, and not bios-only

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by gusto » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:15 am

Where do I set it up?

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by mad_ady » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:39 am

Normally this is something the iso creator took care of... Creating an iso that supports uefi is difficult without having inside knowledge

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Re: What will you be using your H2 for and with what OS?

Unread post by gusto » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:36 am

Does this mean that I cannot install CitrixHypervisor on Odroid h2?

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