Installing NixOS on the Raspberry Pi 4 with UEFI and ZFS

After spending some time with OSMC on my Raspberry Pi 4, I’ve been meaning to install NixOS on it as it has been my distribution of choice on all my other systems. Installing “vanilla” NixOS on the Pi isn’t too difficult, just follow the installation steps on the wiki: download the SD card image, decompress it, flash the image to the SD card and you’re good to go. However, it gets more complicated when you try to go off the beaten path, such as when trying to do full-disk encryption or using filesystems other than ext4....

May 10, 2022