Booting is the process of starting a computer.

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Raspberry images while booting

When my B+ boots up it has one raspberry on the top left of the screen. When my Raspberry 2 B boots up it has 3 raspberries. What do these raspberries mean?
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Boot stuck at [ ok ] Staring enhanced syslogd : rsyslogd

I'm using berryboot to boot my first gen pi on an external hard drive, and even though it is better than an SD-card I seemed to have cut the power too many times and corrupting some files. I don't ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 - Model B - no boot with Raspbmc

I was trying my brand new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. I've used the Raspbmc installer to "burn" the image on my micro sd. After I've connected the raspberry to the ac adapter and then to the TV, nothing ...
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Disable Raspi-Config

I am able to view the output of the boot sequence of the RPi, however, I have no USB keyboard and so cannot get past the raspi-config screen. I also do not have a router, I have only a link-local ...
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Pin Prick ACT LED Flashing at 1 second interval

I have a new RPi which has never successfully booted. Initially I tried booting to a 32GB SD card with Raspbian. The RPi showed both the PWR and ACT lights on without flashing. I tried with NOOBS and ...
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Running a python simple script at startup/boot [duplicate]

Can anyone please help me to run a simple python script at start up? (for eg. let the script print hello) please explain me step by step,,,starting from basic steps! I tried many examples using ...
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Finding IP address using NMAP6.47 for Raspberry pi B+

I need to find IP address of my Raspberry PI to further use in Putty, I have connected the ethernet. I made changes in cmdline.text file of the Raspbian wheezy OS, allocated IP address to it ...
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Pi not reading file using Bash script on startup

I made a bash script to open a certain webpage after my Pi 2 has booted. To do so, I use Bash to read a file on my system containing an ID, and append it to an existing URL. This full URL then gets ...
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32GB SD card displaying no memory [duplicate]

I've installed raspbmc using a 32gb class 10 SD card. By mistake I wipe the SD card clean. I did the same installing process and added the files to the SD but when it boots to install the available ...
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Automatically restart Tomcat on system reboots

Trying to configure Tomcat for automatically start after boot or reboot my rpi, I follow these steps: The script /etc/init.d/tomcat8 rights: $ sudo chmod 755 /etc/init.d/tomcat8 $ ls -la ...
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Auto start TightVncServer on Raspberry Pi 2

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and have been following the post on Raspberrypi.org but Tight VNC Server does not start on reboot. There doesn't seem to be any error. How do I get TightVncServer to start on ...
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Boot from usb if available

I have my raspbian OS located on a 3TB external harddrive only some bootmanager stuff left on the SD Card. (if i remember right i followed this guide) I want it to boot from the sd card ONLY if there ...
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Raspbian: Start X11VNC on boot

I'm running Raspbian on an RPi2 and I'm trying to start x11vnc on boot but I can't get it to work. x11vnc is working but the autostart is not. I created /home/pi/.config/autostart/x11vnc.desktop ...
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Raspberry 2 and Raspbmc not booting

Got my new Pi 2 and installed Raspbian - works fine. Same Pi, same SD card with raspbmc: Not booting. When I plug in the power, I get a red and a green LED for a short time, but then the green one ...
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How to open terminal then run a program on the terminal simultaneously on startup?

My Pi already logs in automatically (goes to Desktop on startup). I wanted my python program to run automatically when pi boots but I need to use the USB numeric keypad input in my program (that is ...
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How to auto start chromium after boot on the Raspberry 2 (2015-01-31 debian wheezy)?

I tried this tutorial on the latest debian wheezy (2015-01-31) http://www.lukebrowning.com/hardware/raspberry-pi/touch-screen-chromium-kiosk-on-the-raspberry-pi/ but its not working anymore... (If I ...
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fsck crashes when booting from USB

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B to boot from a USB flash drive like in this article. Basically, I have burned the Raspbian image to a USB drive, then copied the boot partition to my SD card, ...
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Raspberry not booting w/ older Raspbian Release (only Red LED)

I've been trying to install one of the Raspbian Images on this Site: http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/images/ So far none of them have worked. I've tried multiple SD Cards and used different ...
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Raspberry pi boot stuck at udevd

Currently my raspberry pi, running Raspbian, won't fully boot up because its getting stuck 5 seconds into boot at udevd[107] starting version 175 Everything was running smoothly until I installed ...
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How can I get my init.d script to be the last startup item on runlevel 4?

After reading a lot of other questions regarding kiosk mode, I'm using matchbox window manager to launch chromium on my pi that is booting raspbian. I'm started using an older script that was ...
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Reboot to a specific distro from ssh

I do have Raspbian (+ retropie) and Raspbmc running in my raspberry pi. I do loads of admin from work via ssh but I can only reboot to the current distro. Is there any command/config I can select ...
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Getting “sh: can't access tty; job control turned off” with fresh NOOBS

Initially, my Raspberry Pi B+ was working fine, but after I play with some GPIO pins, I got the following message immediately after the rainbow screen while booting the device. sh: can't access tty; ...
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boot error RPIB+

i reformat my sd card recently and install raspbian again, but this time after the installation is completed, it stucks on boot process and end with "startpar failed". does anyone can help me with ...
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No signal message on monitor when booting

My monitor shows "no signal" when I boot my Raspberry PI. Green light and red light are constantly lit. I've already tried to edit some config changes like hdmi_group=1, hdmi_force_hotplug=1 and ...
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Cutom Splash Screen not working properly in Raspberry Pi B+

I have tried to add a custom splash screen to my Raspberry Pi B+, in order to replace the logs during the boot with a custom video, using the hints from the following website: ...
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USB Issues with recent kernel build

I am trying to roll my own image for the raspberry Pi, I am using a B+ model Pi. What I want to do is build my own kernel and for now have it load busybox or something similar, but I seem to be ...
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Redirect boot messages to file

I'm having an issue with my Pi shutting down shortly after booting. I can see the boot messages pass by on the screen, but they pass by too quickly for me to read. Is there anyway I can redirect the ...
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Loading the NOOBS image for 1st time — What's the purpose of the “Data Partition” selection

I hate to sound stupid but I just wanted to know, when I copy and paste the NOOBS package onto a fresh microsd and load it into my pi, on first startup I get these options: Raspbian Data Partition ...
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does the kernel.img file loaded at physical @ 0x00000000 or 0x00008000

on the final stage of the boot process of raspberry. The start.elf loads kernel.img which is the binary file containing the OS kernel and releases the reset on the CPU. I have two questions 1 does ...
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No display on Benq GW2255 model for Raspberry Pie Model B+

No display are coming, while booting raspberry model b+ with Benq GW2255 (Only have this monitor). I had successfully tested PI with Putty/SSH. I had made various config change, that i found on ...
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Disabling start of services at boot

Okay, I think these questions might have been asked a lot, but I haven't really found a detailed answer yet (If there is one, please enlighten me ;)). Which services absolutely NEED to be started at ...
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Baking Pi Lesson 02 does not work on B+

I would like to comprehend lesson 2 of Baking Pi, but I am not able to get the LED blinking. I am using Windows and have installed Cygwin and the ARM tool chain. As explained in the requirements, I ...
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Raspberry boot files

I'm trying to boot the RasPi using specific files. I was following a tutorial and I had to compile some files using GCC. The problem is that this process doesn't provide a 'img' file and I don't know ...
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Start raspbmc to commandline immediately

I have the following problem: I messed up the network settings on my raspberry pi (which is running raspbmc) and now I don't have any access to it anymore. I have a wireless keyboard attached to the ...
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Want to run a simple C program on startup of pi

Im new to linux and the pi . Im stuck with this situation where Iv been trying to run a simple LED blinking C code as a test , so that it will be executed during startup Code works fine when its ...
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RPi Model B 512 MB--FreeBSD--text running off screen

I am having a problem with FreeBSD, wherein I cannot get the text to be constrained within the area of a TV (composite). I have been using framebuffer_height and framebuffer_width in ...
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i am unable to boot with my latest rpi-3.18.0 kernel and enabling the device tree?

I am working on the latest rpi kernel ie 3.18.0 and by enabling the device tree. I compiled the source code and with that image and modules i am unable to boot. I downloaded the source code from ...
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Power on 5V GPIO power pin at boot

I am new to the Raspberry Pi, so I wanted to describe my project along side my question. I have a functioning Raspberry Pi A+ and I am building a heads-up display using a MyVu Crystal. This link ...
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Running raspbian from usb stick, does it matter what kind of usb stick I use?

I've read that running raspbian from an usb-stick can speed up your raspberry pi (as explained here). How to do this is clear to me, but I was wondering if it matters what kind of usb stick I'll use. ...
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How to start up with a raspberry pi b+ with a laptop

I have just got a Raspberry PI B+ and I don't really know how to set it up. I have read some guides and they say that you need a monitor and a mouse, I only have a laptop. Can someone please help me ...
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Plymouth on Raspberry Pi

Has anyone got plymouth (startup logo package) working on Raspberry Pi? On Raspbian Wheezy, I've successfully installed plymouth using apt-get but when I go to create the required initramfs, I get ...
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What is recovery mode?

I notice that when I first turn on my pi, it says: "Hold down shift to run recovery mode". What does this do?
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Create Startup Sound

I know that this question has already been answered, but the method described here is actually not working for me... o.O I read in some other forums that a different formatting is required, but I ...
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Put sdcard as write only with berryboot

Im using berryboot, and I want to put SD as write only to avoid corruption, as it only uses pen drive for the system
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Where is the default error log for upstart in Raspberrian?

I created a file in /etc/init/wiki.conf to start up my wiki from a shell script on my Raspberry PI Model B: # tw5nginx.conf description "Nginx Tiddlywiki5 Wiki" author "Me" start on started ...
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Should I expect an error message if booting without SD card?

This question is just a sanity check. I couldn't find this information anywhere else. If I turn on the pi without an SD card attached, does the firmware print any error messages to the screen (via ...
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Boot config.txt is ignored

Problem The /boot/config.txt file is being ignored when the Raspberry Pi boots up. As such, overscan and overclocking settings are not taking effect. What I've tried Some reported that the line ...
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Can't connect to Ethernet port on RPI

I have an Rasberry Pi B. I have copied Raspbian to SD card. I plugged RPI into TV and set it up. I enabled SSH at boot. I rebooted, and took it to my laptop. I connected the laptop and Pi via ...
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Run script at bootup

I am trying to run a script at bootup. I am autologing to desktop. Script1: pibot.sh #!/bin/bash sudo python /home/pi/rpibot.py Script2: rpibot.py import rrb2 as rrb from rrb2 import * import ...
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How to add os manually to berryboot

How to add os manually to berryboot ? I download some OS from http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ on windows computer and I want add to SD card for run multiple OS using one SD card. How to do that ...