I've changed different parameters in config.txt and I forgot to do a backup before I started. I can't really remember which parameters I've changed.

Is there a backup somewhere to restore the default settings?

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You can download a config.txt file from here. It may look different, but it includes comments to explain all the different settings.

Reading through the comments, I'm not sure if all the warranty comments are 100% accurate or not. But other than that it contains a lot of useful information!

  • Using rpi-update will allow you to ensure your config.txt has the correct configuration options for your version of the firmware.
    – earthmeLon
    Dec 2, 2013 at 21:09
  • How to generate it from current config? Cause there is no config.txt file in new releases.
    – Dr.jacky
    Mar 9, 2017 at 16:01

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