Various Pre-Setup Options

Pi Zero g_ether Mode

  1. Download the latest image.
  2. Setup partitions from it.

    sudo kpartx -av 2020-02-13-raspbian-buster-lite.g_ether.img

  3. Mount the FAT filesystem.

    sudo mount /dev/mapper/loop0p1 /tmp/boot

  4. Enable Overlays in /tmp/boot

    echo 'dtoverlay=dwc2,dr_mode=peripheral' >> config.txt

  5. Enable Kernel Options for g_ether.

    sed -i 's/$/ modules-load=dwc2,g_ether/' cmdline.txt

  6. Enable sshd

    touch ssh

  7. Unmount and cleanup.

    cd ..;umount boot;kpartx -d 2020-02-13-raspbian-buster-lite.g_ether.img

  8. If no DHCP server is available, the pi will start with a link-local IP address. (