I just loaded an SD Card with Raspbian lite for the Pi3 Model A+.
It does the normal rainbow screen splash, followed by the 4 raspberries and a blinking cursor underneath. The pi never completes its bootup.
The power led stays constant and bright.
The act led starts green solid, then blinks once, then it turns into a pinprick green led steadily flashing about once every second.
in the config file I do not have:
Does anybody have any ideas on what I can try or what may be wrong?