I have got a problem with my Paspberry Pi 3 that my girlfriend put away on a drawer.

I cant boot it any more, I have tried the SD card in another pi, and it boots, even tried a diffrent SD card that also boot on the other one.

The power led is on, but the green act led just blink once, and nothing more. I am afraid that the pie is dead. It was in a drawer that cointaned a strong magnet to.

Any diagnostic I can run to check?

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    Read elinux.org/… - see if that helps Feb 27 '18 at 23:14
  • it may be a failure that is caused by a static electricity discharge during handling, not the magnet
    – jsotola
    Feb 27 '18 at 23:46

From elinux:

Green LED blinks in a specific pattern 1 flash: possibly you have a Rpi from Micron. Take a good look at the processor if it says M with an orbit around it. Using the lastest software ( >= sept 2013 ) will solve your problem. And make sure you have a 4Gb SD card: a 2Gb doesn't work.

  • The OP has a Raspberry Pi3 - so obviously he doesn't have a Micron or even a 4GB SD.
    – Milliways
    Feb 28 '18 at 23:08

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