This tag should be used to discuss bugs that have caused errors and failures within your Raspberry Pi. These failures can be due to overclocking, applications, and other reasons. Please note your OS before using this tag.

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Boot up issue with my SD card

I had 16GB SD card and it got bent inside but i was able to remove it without 2 splitted pieces but then it splitted so i had 32 GB SD card which failed to format and the only best formatter was Sony ...
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NOOBS doesn't work! The worst! (My research!)

Why i called it "The worst"? Beacuse i can't make it work >:(. "And sorry im 11 years old using this and im lithuanian so there are some mispells or mistakes so don't ban me!". There are five devices ...
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Reset Wi-Fi dongle

I too ran into problems with USB Wi-Fi dongle on RPi. After being on for roughly a day RPi loses Wi-Fi link. If I run ping to the gateway command fails with "Destination host not reachable" message. ...
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SD-spring broke and short circuit, what can I try?

In the category "Well, there's your problem": Somehow the back part of the spring broke off, and the front part got bended. I'm assuming this is the reason for the actual problem. My PI won't boot ...
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What can damage my Pi or make it unusable? [closed]

Having seen this Post rest-in-pieces-where-is-the-pi-graveyard on Meta I am wondering what kinds of things are to be avoided. I would like to learn what NOT to do in order to keep a Pi healthy and in ...
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Pi randomly dies after few days, stops responding and blinking green LED continuosly

When rasp is under heavier load (eg. copying tb of data over ssh for few hours) it recently started to randomly die without response. syslogs don't tell much. Not overclocked, fan attached. led ...
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Installing node.js on v1 Model B - segmentation fault

newbie here. Raspberry Pi 1 Model B. Raspbian. Had Adafruit WebIDE before. pi@raspberrypi ~ $ node -v Segmentation fault tried to uninstall: apt-get remove nodejs and reinstall, without any ...
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Random Freezes on B+

My Raspberry Pi B+ has started to freeze randomly for a few seconds only to continue as if nothing has happened. I'm connecting over SSH only (no keyboard/monitor) and at least once a minute it will ...
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Raspberry Pi static IP failed. how can I get dynamic back

My laptop uses wifi, and Pi is connected to router via cable. With the dynamic IP, it worked well with Putty on my windows 7. Then trouble came after I changed the /etc/network/interfaces on putty ...
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Raspberry might fail to boot after a power cut, why android does not have problems with this?

As asked in title, can anybody answer? Could raspberry be made equally poweroff resistant as an android phone to which battery is unexpectedly removed? It would be so great to have a rpi power cut ...
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Shutdown, reboot not working

I often SSH into my Raspberry Pi, which is connected to my network via a wired connection. The last time I tried to reboot it, though, it failed: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ shutdown now -bash: ...
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Raspberry pi reboots when usb wifi (Edimax EW-7811UN) is plugged without usb extension cable

This is an odd issue that there have been quite a bit of discussion about even on this forum. Possible suggested issues range from insufficient power to bad internal hardware design of the pi. When ...
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Check a program/script is active and running properly

I can't find guidance anywhere on how, if you're running a (say python) script permanently in Raspbian on a headless RPi, to check periodically it's running ok. I've researched reporting on running ...
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Restart after power Failure with FSCK?

Is there any way to have a Raspberry automatically after a power failure? This is a great feature on Mac OS X that I would like to have on my Pi because of it's usage. It would also be great if I ...
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“Error downloading or extracting tarball”? [closed]

To prevent failures from shutting down abruptly, I always type sudo shutdown -h now. On this occasion something didn't work for me and I had to simply unplug the Raspberry Pi. Now I get a this error: ...
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Why does my raspberry failt to boot with a wii nunchuck connected

I have connected 3 different official nunchucks to my raspberry the following way; pin 1: 3.3v, pin 3: SDA, pin 5: SLC, pin 6: GND I tried several power supplies including a 230 watt pc psu but every ...
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Multiple Raspberry PI web servers with fail over?

What I have: 5 Raspberry PI running the same software software stack each one has a priority (lower number is higher priority) index and monitors the other 4 via udp One lan all 5 pis ping the rest ...
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Rasperry Pi constantly faulting

I have 3 Raspberries set up in cases with holes in them. Each Raspberry has a microcontroller and a wireless adapter attached via USB. Two raspberries have been working fine for 5 months now. ...
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Arch | SSH fail on reboot

I have a really weird problem with my Raspberry Pi. It runs correctly when I reboot it via the command reboot. After this it starts up and doesn't answer any network request. I have tried ssh, ...
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Raspberry Pi boot stops right after the rainbow splash screen

My R-PI has been working fine for the past 5 days in a row with the official Soft-float Debian "wheezy", it was hard powered off by removing the plug from the wall, now the boot stops at the screen ...
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How to fix build error when building Linaro GCC crosscompiler crossstool-ng-1.17.0?

Crosstool-ng-1.17.0 build-fails-on-ubuntu-12-04.I am getting the below error when i am trying to build crosstool-ng-1.17.0. Please help me to fix the issue. shiny@ubuntu:~/crosstool-ng-1.17.0$ ...
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Overclock after power failure not possible

Immediately after install, I've overclocked my raspberry (1 GHz). After power failure today (the whole building) I can't overclock it again. First I tried: sudo raspi-config Then I tried to make ...