What is this project about?
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Having a Linux server on my home internet network run from a cluster of Raspberry Pi
What do you want to get out of this project?
A server I can use to hold files and host game lobbies
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How can I set up a server at home?
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Jan 18: After doing some research, I found a GitHub guide where someone actually got a cluster server running over K3S and Kubernetes on Raspberry Pi. I'm using this as a guide to setup, and I also have a stand I'm 3D printing for the Pi cluster.
Jan 20: Re-printed the enclosure in because previous one wasn't a clean build, realized that at least 1 SD card needed to be ordered.
Jan 22: Contacted Sora faculty about ordering a new SD card, successfully ordered and invoiced the card
Jan 23: Raspberry Pi OS installed on two Pis, waiting for SD card for 3rd Pi
Jan 24: 3rd SD card arrived, but video issues with two existing Pis resulted in a delay in installing Raspberry Pi OS
Jan 25: All Pis have an OS and boot, updated one of them
Jan 26: After being recommended using SSH to control the Pis, I successfully got SSH set up on one of the Pis. Kubernetes setup did not go as well, repeatedly giving me a error receiving processing commands.
What will it take for you to complete this project?
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Project feasibility and materials research
January 18, 2021
January 24, 2021
January 29, 2021
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What are some of the most interesting discoveries you've made working on this project?
I found out that this was ultimately much more complicated than I imagined, but even in failure I learned more than I expected.
What extra resources would be helpful for this project in the future?
helpful books, websites, people, or resources
🌹 What did you enjoy most about this project? 🥀 What didn't go well in this project? 🌱 What will you do differently next time?
I enjoyed learning about the terminal and command lines. It's a fast way to get around a computer.
I kept encountering errors with K3S, which meant I wasn't able to finish my original project
Next time I will try to get hands on as early as possible to maximize troubleshooting time