Intel ComputeStick STCK1A32WFCR

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Intel ComputeStick STCK1A32WFCR

Post#1 by nanZor » 27 May 2019, 10:22

Friend tossed me an early 1st-generation computestick with Windows 8.1 onboard. 2gb ram, 32gb emmc ..

Porteus v 4.0 64 bit booted fine from a passive 4-port hub shared with keyboard and mouse. No wireless or audio. A little work will get those up, or just use something hanging off a 4-port usb hub that does....

Basically turned off secure-boot.
Changed boot order from Windows 8.1 32 bit to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit in drop-down menu.
Porteus boots immediately from usb hub from a usb stick. Doesn't know it's not Ubuntu. :)

Note: even though I upgraded the 4 year old bios to the latest 4/2019, I still have to use this cheatcode on this little early Atom cpu:

intel_idle.max_cstate=1

Saved a little computer that was about to be trashed with Porteus!
That's a UNIX book - cool. -Garth

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