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This file is parsed by the GPU before the initialisation of the ARM core. It can be used to set various parameters to alter the behaviour of the system, such as resolution or overclocking.

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Default resolution change between firmware versions

I just updated my Pi image so that I could use the Raspberry Pi B+ and there was a subtle change regarding the default resolution that the Pi uses when it is not plugged into any monitor at boot time ...
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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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MicroSD correct partition to edit config file, problems in Windows

I'm very familiar with the UNIX command line (on Linux, Mac OS X, etc.) and have been messing with my pi here and there. Current project is to set it up so I can ssh from any computer into the world ...
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Problem with underscan

I just got my B+, and installed the newest version of Rapsbian. I am using an adapter box display it on my VGA monitor. For some reason, when I try to adjust the overscanning variables in config.txt, ...
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Supporting multiple monitor EDID override profiles

I would like to be able to switch my Pi between several different physical monitors that I have (one at a time). The screens are not all the same type or resolution. For most of the monitors, the ...
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Calibrate overscan settings

There are options to adjust the the overscan settings in /boot/config.txt. # uncomment this if your display has a black border of unused pixels visible # and your display can output without overscan ...
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raspberry pi start without boot up files

can raspberry pi python start application automatically when power up raspberry pi ???? i don't want to see the boot up files in starting is there any way to start the program directly without boot ...
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How to edit a /etc/ssh text file as an owner [closed]

I want to update a line in the sshd_config as this line is causing termination to any SSH connection. I have to edit it manually not using the command window, so I opened the text file and updated it, ...
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I have error whit all configurations hdmi

Hi I have Raspberry Pi an I installed OpenElec. My TV is Hisense and native configuration is HDMI:EDID best score mode is now CEA (17) 720x576p @ 50 Hz with pixel clock 27 MHz (score 4545736) or ...
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How to override config.txt settings during boot?

From the default NOOBS installation I have installed Raspbian. It seems NOOBS has added some settings to the config.txt file, where one of them is: hdmi_force_hotplug=1 which forces video to be on the ...
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REALLY force Raspberry Pi to send audio via HDMI

I wanted to use my Raspberry Pi with a very old video projector which was not capable of processing audio signals. So I bought an HDMI-audio-extractor (Ligawo 6518725 HDMI Extractor), as the PWM ...
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HDMI worked in another display, stopped working now on a LG!

My Raspberry Pi Model B Board works with RCA output, but do not work with HDMI, after it shows the splash screen. (curiously enough, it shows the splash screen, then a white screen with an option to ...
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NOOBS shows black screen unless I switch to to another video setting and then back to HDMI

When I first boot my Raspberry Pi into NOOBS, I get a blank screen until I push keys 3 or 4 and then select 1, switching it to HDMI again. Then, it works fine and I can install Raspbian, but after I ...
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Is there a way of making raspi-config verbose?

I am wanting to configure a RaspberryPi without using the raspi-config gui. Is there a way to do this, or at least get raspi-config to spit out the commands its running. If not, is there a list of ...
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HDMI output for 1080p

Need the right configuration to set the standards for the config.txt file to set an PAL LCD 1080p. I have tried hdmi_group set to 0, to use the preferred group. That tweak gave me sharp text although ...
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How do I automate removal and re-enabling overscan as I move the pi between hdmi and TV?

I use my Pi (with raspbian) in two locations, at the desk I have a DVI-D monitor hooked to the HDMI output and in the livingroom there is a big old thick television using PAL composite.. I would like ...
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Rasberry Pi corrupts the SD Card often

I currently start using different Raspberry Pis to monitor my (wifi) network. (OS: Raspbian) Unfortunately one Pi often corrupts the SD Card and I definitely don't just plug off the power cable. It ...
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How is memory split by CMA?

The post at http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=19334&p=218282&hilit=cma#p217665 mentions that:- gpu_mem_512=316 cma_lwm=16 cma_hwm=32 In the above ARM has 96M ...
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Raspbmc + HDMI + AV receiver = screen changes resolutions

This is my setup: Raspberry Pi w/Raspbmc 8GB Transcend SDHC card Yamaha RX-V1900 receiver Westinghouse 40" flat panel TV When the Pi is directly connected to the TV by HDMI, the output is sharp ...
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Why do I not have a /boot/config.txt fle?

I have a Raspberry pi B, and downloaded and installed "2012-10-28-wheezy-raspbian.img." I am using a 3.5 inch VGA TFT-LCD monitor, where the tiny font was hard to read, but I have managed to increase ...
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How do I increase the terminal font size?

I have a Raspberry pi B, using Debian, just rigged up with a 3.5 inch TFT-LCD monitor via VGA. The text size in command line mode is too small to read, so I would like to increase its size, and one ...
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Problems with Raspberry Pi Resolution

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi and I hooked it up to my 22" Acer monitor. The monitor has a resolution of 1680x960. I tried several resolutions in the config.txt and some of them make the ...
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Why won't my Raspberry Pi overclock?

I edited the file /boot/config.txt to increase the CPU speed to 800MHz. dmesg includes the following line bcm2835-cpufreq: Freq 800000->700000 (min=700000 max=800000 target=700000 request=700000) ...
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Easiest way to return to a known good state when overclocking

If I try to overclock my Pi, I want to go up to the point where the Pi won't boot anymore, or won't be stable enough. At this point, I want to come back to the latest known good settings for the ...
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File config.txt with multiple lines is not working

I've been trying to get XBMC (Raspbmc to be exact) working om my Raspberry Pi. After hours of work and a lot of stupid mistakes (who knew FAT32 wasn't made for Linux), I made it work. But now I'm ...