Notes from fresh basic Gentoo install on HP DL380 G8, using LUKS and LVM. The install went smoothly, possibly from taking time to document the steps rather than rushing through them.

Arch running Armv7 in qemu vm running on Intel i7 host. It took longer than I thought, but I have seemingly hit upon the right incantation to make this work.

🙁 The xu4 running our home webserver decided to tender its resignation notice, after 5 years of service, this morning with an audible pop sound and a strong smell of burnt plastic.
I've ordered a replacement and am thinking of bring it up from backup as a VM in the interim to try my hand at running Arm programs on Intel hardware.

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