I’ve been running OH2 in a VM but this weekend when my server went down I realized that I don’t want my house to shutdown with it.
What’s needed in order to move my instance from a linux instance to a pi instance?
to a pi instance?
Because a Pi is also Linux (Raspbian/Debian) based, you should be good doing a normal backup and restore:
And you should think about booting from an USB SSD, sometimes the SD cards are not very reliable.
Update December 2017:
This tutorial is outdated.
With newer version of Raspbian you can install an USB SSD the same way as a sd card.
A lot of openHAB users are concerned about the reliability of sd cards. Under certain circumstances while using persistence services and with a lot of read/write cycles through openHAB and system logging they tend to worn out.
For the RPi3 there is a new USB mass storage boot mode which allows to boot the operating system from a harddisk, preferable an SSD har…
Prefect, that’s what I was hoping.