These questions refer to the initial starting up of the Raspberry PI.

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Running startup script WITHOUT creating a service?

I would like to create a script,which will stop/kill a daemon after this one has been started. Therefore my script hat to be executed at boot time after the one which is going to be killed, but I don´...
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How to emulate raspberry pi 2 on Ubuntu 14.04 PC?

Here I got an image of Raspberry Pi (re-designed). Let's call it pi2-16gb.img Emulate ARM Raspberry Pi 2 model B v1.1 on a Ubuntu PC Now I want to emulate it before inserting it to a Pi 2 physically....
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Fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed

Occasionally my Pi3 will crash during boot and hang on the error message: Fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed Manually power cycling it sometimes fixes this, but sometimes the error ...
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Raspberry Pi stuck after boot

I am using Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. I had been using it with no problem during my vacation and I made an obstacle avoiding robot with it. After that, as my school started, I couldn't use it often. When ...
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First and Last things it does

I'd like to display an LED which comes on as early as possible in the Pi's boot sequence to let me know things are progressing. I'd like to switch it off when the Pi has been appropriately shut down. ...
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OSMC installation fail - cannot boot it with three micro sd card

I tried since several hours installing OSMC on RPi2 but after many trials I don't get it booting. I would like to investigate further. I've tried with three micro sd cards and severals methods, here ...
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Raspbian Kernel and initramfs

I'm trying to switch my Raspberry Pi 2 to the raspbian kernel rather than the one from raspberry pi foundation (found in raspberrypi-bootloader package). I installed the linux-image-rpi2-rpfv package,...
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udev Kernel Device Manager [migrated]

During an update of my Raspbian installation (Pi rev. B+) over SSH I lost connection. After a hard reboot (which may have happened during or after finishing the update) the udev kernel device manager ...
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Raspberry Pi boot error after restoring from image

a few days ago my raspberry started to have problems while running which pointed to a defect file system. So I wanted to restore it with an image I made before one week, when everything worked fine. I ...
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Rpi2 no display

i've a Rpi2 B version with OSMC installed. One day i've switch on the device and it didn't boot as usual. I've tried to format SD with another image, different SD cards, different HDMI cables and ...
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Nginx with rtmp server fail to start on boot on Raspberry Pi

I installed Nginx with RTMP server usnig the infos available on this tutorial on Raspberry Pi. It is impossible for me to find out why nginx does not start on boot. I have tried most of the available ...
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Trying to start a script at startup

I'm trying to write a script which starts a program with some parameters at startup (after boot) and therefore I'm using /etc/init.d. This is my script: #!/bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero only booting 50% of the time

I have come across a very peculiar problem. I have a Raspberry Pi Zero V1.3 running Raspbian Jessie Lite on a 64 GB SanDisk micro SD card. The Pi is powered via the micro USB port (not the OTG port ...
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boot stuck after starting apache

few months back I installed raspbian and configured apache etc.. I haven't used it for a few months and today I was trying to get it back running. During the boot it hangs on [OK] Started LSB: Apache2 ...
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How to autostart ScratchGPIO projects?

I'm working with my 7 years old son on a edukit robotics project with my son on my Raspberry PI 2, installed with Jessie. Instead of using Python (Too complicated for him) I programmed the robot with ...
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nfsroot boot fails - nfs server reports the request

I have a raspberry pi model b+ that I am attempting to boot with a root on an nfs share. The pi takes an ip address from dhcp, and makes request to my nfs server for the root share. The server reports ...
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My system keeps locking me into safe mode and boots directly to root shell

Help! I keep getting boot error on my RPi and being locked into safe mode only having access to root shell and losing network connectivity! It is the forth time this happens, the first time I have ...
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How to change the color of boot logs?

OS: Raspbian Jessie How can I change the color of all the logs and text during the initial boot (and also the final shutdown) to black? (including the login user/password prompt) !? My goal is to ...
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Pin GPIO5 set to output by default with constant 2.4V output during and after boot

I have been experimenting with rpi in the last few days and made a simple user interface circuit, it contains a button and few LED's attached on top of rpi as you can see below. It works fine but the ...
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How to hide boot messages (silent boot) in jessie?

Previously, I used the following codes to hide boot messages and have a silent boot, until a code (playing omxplayer on loop) would run from /etc/rc.local. So I was able to successfully hide the boot ...
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Best partition size for Raspbian Lite (Jessie)

I've got a 3Tb External Hard Drive that I would like to use to run my Raspberry Pi2. I'd like to have a few separate partitions for various services: Transmission Owncloud Ftp (to save images from ...
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Custom Splash Screen Video

I'm having trouble creating my own splash screen for my Raspberry Pi 3. I began by creating a script which plays a short video and it works when I run it on it's own. I am following this tutorial but ...
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No audio devices on a RPi Zero and a Waveshare screen

I installed Retropie and the drivers for my 3.2" Waveshare touchscreen on a RPi Zero. The screen works fine, but I can't get to boot Retropie. I get this error: 1v10: AudioManager Error - Unable to ...
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Booting to LXDE instead of Raspbian desktop

I'm very new to using a raspberry pi. Recently I purchased one (a raspberry pi 3) and I was playing around with it. All of the sudden when I turn it on, it takes me to LXDE login screen instead of the ...
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Video on splash screen not appearing Raspbian

I'm trying to have a short 20 second video play in place of the log output when my raspberry pi is turned on. I followed the directions here: http://blog.sheasilverman.com/2013/09/adding-a-startup-...
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Raspberry not booting correctly (mmc0: fsm1, hsts 1)

I have a problem when booting my Raspberry. It shows me this: I have no idea why is this happening, so I don't know what information you people are going to need to help me, so let me know and I'll ...
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Disable auto file system expansion in new Jessie image 2016-05-10

Now when you flash the new Jessie image (released 2016-05-10) on the SD card and boot the first time, it auto expands the file system on the whole SD card. I want to stop that script. Reason i want ...
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Boot hangs if usb drive is plugged

I'm trying to set up a usb drive (fat32) as an automatic backup. I'm using raspbian (installed with NOOBS) booting to command line (no GUI). If I plug it when the pi is already booted I can mount and ...
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No methods for running python script on startup are working

I can not get my python file to start on startup. I've tried four different methods (below) and they all work in command line but none of them appear to run on start up. As an example, the file is ~...
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SD card not booting

I have an issue with my initial boot. Indeed: I did it on a SD card and it seemed to have work as shown in the following picture: yet when I connect the Raspberry Pi with the card to the display ...
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Raspberry pi 2 with Freertos

I am quite new to rasberry so maybe I am falling on some simple error. I want to run FreeRtos on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B V1.1. I have succesfully compiled the FreeRTOS port for Raspberry obtained ...
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How to PXE Boot a Pi 3?

I am setting up a demo lab where I build a baby Openstack data center using MaaS and Juju with LXD hypervisors running ZFS. Here is my setup: Macbook Pro i7, 16GB RAM VMWare Fusion VM(s) running ...
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Emulating with Qemu: why the extra kernel?

Complete beginner question: why do I have to pass an extra kernel binary when running e.g. a Debian image on an emulated Raspberry Pi? So far all the documentations state that the image files are the ...
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Boot error: mount: special device /dev/sdax does not exist

I mount the SD card on boot with the following line in /etc/rc.local: mount /dev/sda2 /media/USB_OC > /home/pi/logs/USB_mount_log 2>&1 This was working perfectly until an apt-get upgrade ...
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Why isn't my Raspberry Pi booting up on a Hard Drive

So, I followed a tutorial to boot my Raspberry Pi using a hard drive up to "Swap configuration": https://melgrubb.com/2014/08/01/raspberry-pi-home-server-part-6-adding-a-hard-drive/ I followed the ...
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How would I make this python script keep running and not just stop after running once?

Im working on a game for my RPi3 B running raspbian, whenever I run this py script from the command line it runs once and stops, I would like it to stay open and keep running as it waits for a knock ...
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Launch python file and run continually at start up and reboot

I cannot seem to get any of the options out there to work. I am trying to auto start a py file when the Raspberry Pi boots up. I need it to stay open and running continuously as it detects knock ...
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How long to short RUN pin on pi zero to initiate boot? [duplicate]

I've been working to design something that can automatically short the RUN pin to GND when I want to turn my pi zero on from a full poweroff. The RUN-GND short works well to turn it on, but does ...
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Red light only when plugging Pi2 into AV-Receiver via HDMI, TV works

When I try to plug my Pi2 into my A/V receiver via HDMI and plug in my power cable afterwards, the red light lights up, afterwards the green light lights once and then nothing. When I plug in the ...
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RPi3 is not booting after editing /boot/cmdline.txt — also unplugged the power after rebooting

Tonight, I was adding a GPS module to my RPi3 by following a tutorial from Adafruit, and now my RPi3 is not booting up. This is the last change I did before doing a reboot via sudo shutdown -r: I ...
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Eth0 fails to get static IP on cold boot only

I'm using an RPI2 with Raspian (Debian 7.8 "whezzy" , Linux 3.18.5) From a cold boot, eth0 doesn't configure with the static IP I specify in /etc/network/interfaces. But it does from a "hot" boot. ...
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What does mkknlimg exactly do, and what is a trailer?

I recomplie the Raspbian kernel for Cirrus Logic audio card, following this description. https://github.com/CirrusLogic/rpi-linux/wiki/Building-the-code and I wonder what does mkknlimg exaclty do. ...
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Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot?

Whats the difference between NOOBS and Berryboot? Why would you use one vs the other?
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NOOBS doesn't boot when fan is plugged into GPIO

I'm trying to get a small fan to work with the Raspberry Pi 2 using power off of the GPIO pins. The fan seems to work fine on the boot, but NOOBS itself won't boot. It gives me the following message....
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Raspbian removes dotted directories from /, why?

If I make a dotted directory in / Raspbian removes it on reboot, however symbolic links and regular files are unaffected. Why? The problem occurred when I tried to use git to version control my ...
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set a process run on boot (e.g., postfix, pptp) after wifi is ready

I need to send email using postfix as server once wifi has received IP address (based on dhcpcd). It seems that raspbian by default boot postfix before wifi (wlan0) is ready. The consequence ...
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Berryboot stuck on rainbow screen after update

I have been using RetroPie and Raspbian with Berryboot for a month without any problems. While using Raspbian and ssh on Windows, I did rpi-update then rebooted but I now only see a rainbow screen. I ...
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boot raspberry pi model B which is not reading SD card

I have a raspberry pi of model B. This is not reading any SD card. The act LED is not blinking - ( according to raspberry pi documentation) which indicates it is not reading SD card. Now is there any ...
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Activate virtual environment and run python script on RPi startup

I am working on my project and using a raspberry pi 2 with raspbian OS. I followed the following link http://www.pyimagesearch.com/2015/10/26/how-to-install-opencv-3-on-raspbian-jessie/ to install ...
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CLFS custom build, kernel panic or nothing happens

I have a problem with custom CLFS build for RaspberryPi B+ and was struggling with it for few days in a row, I am literally out of ideas for now. Here is my story: Some time ago I started to build my ...