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pi2 stopped working

I have a pi2 Model B v1.1 which has been working fine for the last few months. I have 2 micro SD cards, one with raspian on and the other openElec with XBMC. Yesterday they both worked, today, neither ...
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Terminate an auto run script safely on abrupt power off [duplicate]

I am working on a project which needs relay to be controlled using raspberry pi. I have set up my script to run on boot up but when power is turned off sometimes the relay is left in ON state as the ...
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How to Add Delay at Boot

Running Raspbian on RPi 2B: Perhaps foolishly I've chosen the RPi for a significant development that needs much more than its internal flash storage, so have attached a terabyte USB drive as sda1. ...
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run tunslip6 on bootup

I want to run tunslip6 on bootup and so far I tried adding this line - sudo ./tunslip6 -s /dev/ttyUSBx abcd::1/64 -v4 to crontab, accessed via terminal through sudo crontab -e But tunslip doesn't ...
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How can I terminate program running continuously via rc.local?

I edited the /etc/rc.local to run a python script. It works, but it never ends, I tried Ctrl+c but it does not work I can't get in to the log in / password display.
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How to mount NTFS drive on a Raspberry Pi B

I'm having problems with mounting a 3tb Buffalo drive to my Raspberry Pi B, the error I get is: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1, missing codepage or helper program, or ...
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How to debug crashing Pi?

Running newest firmware on a Piv2 with raspbian wheezy. rsyslogd is installed and running. Looking for suggestions on other ways to debug. Either getting more logging, looking at different logs, ...
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Trying to auto run an application on boot

I wanted to run a self made application based on C++ and opencv when I power on my Pi. My application is controlling the GPIO ports as well thus needs to be run as root. Followed a few articles in ...
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Load kernel image and file system via a boot loader

I wish to use a boot loader (U-Boot for instance), and an ftp connection (via Ethernet) to load the kernel and the file system, and flash them. I have done this procedure in the past on other boards, ...
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Why are some GPIO pins HIGH when the Raspbeery Pi boots up

I have an easy circuit wired up, with a LED connected to pin 18 on the BOARD reference. I run a simple program to put pin 18 to HIGH, which turns the LED on, and then a couple of seconds later, I set ...
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Locale incorrectly defined or undefined in startup script

On my raspbian I defined the locale using raspi-config. When I ssh back into it, I can check this is still correct (same result for pi and for root users): $ locale LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8 ...
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How do I change operating systems. From OSMC to NOOBS on Raspberry Pi 2. Both OS are on one sandisk [duplicate]

I have a Raspberry Pi 2. With 2 OS on one sandisk. I need a way to choose between them.
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Self healing SD Card partitions

Many sd cards are rather fragile. I've had a pi for about 2 years now and the main failures were due to the sd card getting corrupted for a reason or another. I'm wondering if there is some ...
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Startup Problems

So I have only used my raspberry pi 2 a couple of times and worked perfectly with Raspbian and KODI. But now I went to use it this afternoon after school and found it wasn't turning on (only red ...
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Initrd and btrfs raid at rapsberry pi 2

I trying to setup a Raid 1 using btrfs. Generally ArchLinuxARM supports single device btrfs without tweaking anything. But adding another device and rebooing results in a boot failure "Device not ...
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Keyboard doesn't work in initramfs

I've setup an encrypted root partition with Ubuntu 15.04 MATE (the latest image). I've fought with it for quite a while now, but I'm now certain that the initramfs has everything it needs in order to ...
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Time between power on and kernel starting

On my RPi2, I have measured exactly 5 seconds between : "I plug the power cord" and "Kernel starting time 0.00s", as displayed on the top left here: Is there a way to optimize this ...
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How do I replace Berryboot boot partition with a regular one?

I no longer need the option to boot different operating systems and want to overcome Berryboot's firmware/kernel update limitations. Could I simply replace the current FAT boot partition with a ...
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How do I generate/configure config.txt for raspberry Pi2 using Yocto?

I am using Yocto to build a custom image for my Raspberry Pi2. Followed this tutorial in portuguese and this one in english. QUESTION 1: Why my config.txt (added by hand) isn't loaded? I was able to ...
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Optimal boot time [duplicate]

As I'm designing an embedded product, I really need fast boot. I have: between 20 and 25 seconds with standard Raspbian Wheezy from raspberrypi.org, around 10 seconds with ArchLinuxArm ...
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Bizarre SDcard MMC errors

I'm seeing strange issues on the Raspberry Pi B2. [ 85.426681] request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-0000 [ 85.428508] request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-0000 [ 85.449229] ...
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Start Kodi when HDMI changed on Smart TV

I am trying to set an script for autostarting kodi when the TV is on (not in standby mode) or when I change to the raspberry corresponding HDMI. I found a script that should do this, but for what ...
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Raspberry wont boot using SD card prepared using dd on Ubuntu [closed]

This is weird. Raspberry Pi wont boot (red led is glowing) using SD card which image is written using dd on Ubuntu laptop, while it will boot if same SD card is written using very same image file on ...
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RasperryPi freeze after boot: can't login

I have a RasperryPi model B (512Mo RAM) and it worked well for 1 year. Several weeks ago I started having problems and I thought it could be the SD card (I sometimes halt it just unplugging the USB). ...
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Trying to turn off X11 in Jessie

I am running Debian Jessie which uses SystemD. I have so far been unable to find a way to stop X11 from starting on bootup. The raspi-config setting apparently does not do anything. Can anyone help?
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What does it mean if both LEDs are lit up?

I recently got a RPi and when I plug it in both LEDs light up solid without flickering. It also does not show up on the monitor. Everywhere I've looked it says they should be flashing but they aren't. ...
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Kali & NOOBS in pi

I have read many tutorials and guides, that try to explain how to have two OSes Kali and Raspbian (Wheezy) in the Pi using Berryboot. The problem is that I do not know how, where and when to install ...
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Raspbian: reduce number of tty

When my b+ (raspbian 3.18.12+) boots, it actually loads 6 tty. Is there a way to reduce the number of tty?
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Terminal command will not execute after boot

I have a raspberry pi which I want to turn into a web server. I have installed everything needed. Now my problem: I am using ngrok to get the server online. To do this all I have to do is running the ...
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Raspbian SD card boots up Raspberry Pi model A, but not model B+ or Raspberry Pi 2

I can create a Raspbian SD card with windowsimager, and dd that boots great on Raspberry Pi model A, but on models B+ and Raspberry Pi 2 I just get a green light. What I'm asking for is a list of ...
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Changing next boot option for multisystem RapsBerry Pi 2: Is there any grub-reboot command equivalent?

I have a remotely managed RapsBerry Pi 2 B on the same LAN (different room and floor) without screen, mouse nor keyboard but RJ45 ethernet connected. I would like to install multiple operating ...
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Pi boots to a white login screen instead of desktop after making tightvncserver boot at startup

I installed tightvncserver, started the service, logged in remotely with no issues. I created a file in /etc/init.d/ called vncboot. ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: vncboot # Required-Start: ...
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Will RPi 2 with Ubuntu Snappy Core boot without monitor and keyboard

I just buy a Raspberry Pi 2, this is my first one! I love it! I install Ubuntu Snappy Core, plug the monitor, keyboard, internet cable then install program and have fun. I check that sshd is running, ...
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Boot FAIL Message

"[FAIL ]startpar: service(s) returned failure: dbus … failed!" The message shows up when boot finished. And I can still login to the Rpi. What does this message mean and how to fix it?
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New to Raspberry Pi — Won't boot after a shutdown -h now

This is probably something I've done. New to the Raspberry, ordered it off Amazon and it arrived this weekend. I folllowed the instructions from Norman Dunbar ...
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Cron Job will not run from boot on Rasberry PI 2

Hey guys so I am relatively new to programming and am attempting to run a program from boot using a cron job on a rasberry pi 2. So I went into the terminal and accessed the cron tab, I then entered ...
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My Pi won't boot after battery defect

my Pi A+ won't boot. Both leds are always on, no blinking. This happends after connecting usb powerbank to gpio pins to power raspberry. My Pi got hot and then... just died. I tried to reflash microsd ...
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hello world booting using raspberry pi B+ [closed]

today I bought raspberry pi B+ unfortunately my 16 sd card lost and can't buy another one before 2 day I have 512 Mb Sd card I need to test my raspberry on tv so is there any simple boot program ...
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Boot error (PREEMPT ARM) and screen freeze

I had used and tested my RPi B+ almost 2 months ago, with different TVs (via HDMI and AV), and it worked without any problem. Today, I wanted to test my RPi B+ again (after 2 months of not using it) ...
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selinux can not be mounted on booting?

I have a Pi B with Raspbian Jessie installed (upgraded recently from wheezy to jessie by changing sources.lst). I also use rpi-update to stay up to date. On every boot I get as the very first message ...
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make boot disk on disk with failed sectors?

I have several sd micro SD cards that have a failed sector or two. But i don't see why i shouldn't be able to make a boot disk out of them. Unfortunately, dd fails when it encounters a bad sector, and ...
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Set some GPIO pins OFF during boot, and ON later

I'm using +3.3V / GND / TX pins to power this 7-segment display with Serial Port connection. It works, but during booting time, the display displays random things, probably because it receives ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B 1GB not booting - RED and GREEN leds on

I tried almost all the options, but unfortunately I fail to get my Raspberry Pi 2 to boot. At power light is still two LEDs (red + green) and nothing further happens. Power supply - tested 2 x AC / ...
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Stuck in boot after trying to work with init.d script to run at boot

I messed up the boot on a raspberry pi that is meant to run an important project. It started when I was trying to get a script to run at boot. I tried creating a daemon and I successfully started and ...
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Edit startup services for reboot?

I'm trying to start openvpn and transmission-daemon on startup. But using: sudo update-rc.d transmission-daemon defaults does not work. They're in the start up services list. But they don't start ...
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RPI 2 vs RPI B SD compatibility issue

I've been using a Raspbian image with some preinstalled software for digital signage on a RPI B+ and RPI 2 so far. I've been using a common 16Gb SD card, and decided to move to 2Gb industrial grade ...
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How to prevent network configuration from blocking boot - modifying ifup

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 here that's running the latest Minibian image, plus a few needed items - vsftpd, wpasupplicant, firmware for the Edimax Wi-Fi Adapter, mono-runtime, and a few others. However, ...
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Arch Linux ARM does not boot with QEMU

I try to set up a virtualized environment of the latest ArchLinux ARM (v6) in order to prepare a disk image that will be used later on a RaspberryPi. From the archive, I made a disk image with two ...
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Raspberry PI NOOBS first boot screen only three options. No OpenElec option

When I copy and paste the NOOBS package onto a fresh microsd and load it into my pi, on first startup I get only three options: Raspbian Data Partition Raspian - Boot to Scratch From all the ...
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Raspberry is not booting up [closed]

I started using my raspberry pi after quite a long time. When i first started it worked for the first two or three times i booted up. But now it has stopped working and what is happening is that the ...