Download Debian 10 Bootable Rootfs - Jetson Nano - 450 MB

I created a bootable rootfs with Debian 10. It has the stock Ubuntu 4.9 kernel and all of its modules.
I removed the root password, so just type “root” at the login prompt. To get connected to the internet, type “dhclient” to get an IP address then update the /etc/resolv.conf file with a vaild DNS server like

To get it booting on an sdcard, first flash the official getting started SDK. Mount the root partition and delete everything. Then use the following command to write it to the sdcard:

rsync -aAXv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/mnt/*","/media/*","/lost+found"} /path/to/debian/root /path/to/sdcard/root!ZBkjCKJQ!e7U-4MHBpku6hoXAZF9IlhyPevdL2q1MD5DyvmwpeUs

Now I’m trying to figure out how to install Nvidia’s special x-server package so I can get a desktop.

How did this go?