I am getting those errors when I try to take a picture with raspistill. Until now, it took pictures anyways.

$ raspistill -o test.jpg
mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC
mmal: camera component couldn't be enabled
mmal: main: Failed to create camera component
mmal: Failed to run camera app. Please check for firmware updates

I ran app-update and app-upgrade to install the newest firmware when the pi was on the Internet the last time (a month ago), but that didn't help.

Anyone get any ideas?


Change the settings in /boot/config.txt


Reboot and re-test.

  • Nope, did not solve the issue. Oct 2 '19 at 12:11
  • Then you have to look at whether the hardware is broken or not connected properly. BTW, what OS and what kernel version are you running?
    – Dougie
    Oct 2 '19 at 12:33

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