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end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,6)

When I attempt to boot my Pi into a terminal I get this error, please tell me I can fix this somehow. [ end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,6) ] I tried ...
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Followed setup instructions for NOOB lite P2 B

I reformatted the SD card with SD Card format, downloaded NOOBS lite, unzipped it and moved the files to the SD card. I did rename the SD card to boot from RECOVERY as the instructions show and now ...
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Do I need to upgrade any firmware on a new board to make it work and produce a video signal?

I received my 3rd Pi4 4GB kit from Velros and all I did is move the known working sdcard from my working Pi#2 board into this new one. However, after it boots I see 4 raspberries in the upper left ...
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Can't boot after external usb disk died

I've got a pi 3b that boots from the ssd card, but has an external usb drive to store media files. The external drive seems to have died (makes terrible sounds and doesn't spin up) but the bigger ...
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UART input from programmable IC to Pi Zero W

I'm trying to send a signal from a programable IC to my Pi Zero W but all I get is b' ' My IC is setup to send an alternating value between AA and 55. The data is sent on the UART line every .35 ...
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NOOBS stuck at rainbow screen - Raspberry Pi 4

I formatted my SD card to fat32 using GParted and copied all the files from the official NOOBS Lite download: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/noobs/. I unzipped using unzip command on the ...
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Trying to use second sd card raspberry pi

I just got a new 64 GB micro sd card and installed NOOBS based off this tutorial (https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/noobs-install). I did not format it since I just bought the sd card and ...
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How do i expand file system on raspberry pi 4 manually

I have just flashed an image of my original 16 GB SD card (the one that comes in the raspberry pi kit) to an new 128 GB card. It booted up fine but when i tried to expand the filesystem using raspi-...
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Creating a new partition in NOOBS

I received a custom Raspberry Pi OS image from someone else. This image is based on NOOBS and contains a lot of programs and settings that I would need. After installing it on my microSD card, I ...
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After Power Failure, RPI now just cycles through boot sequence without booting

So some workmen were working at the house switch box which created multiple power failures for the RPI. Now it is not working. At first, it was just dead (red power LED, but nothing else) so I ...
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Can't Forget SSID, Even after rm from wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to forget an SSID from a new Raspberry Pi 4. I need to get it connected to a hidden network in our house, but it grabbed a public guest network first by default, and now I can't get it to ...
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Is WiFi of my Raspberry Pi Zero W broken?

Directly coming to the point. I bought a raspberry pi zero w from a local retailer. I burned a raspbian "buster" image (dated 2019-09-26) into a 16GB SanDisk Class 10 SDHC memory card and booted the ...
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Can I run latest NOOBS on a Pi 2?

Can i run the current version of NOOBS on a Raspberry Pi-2? I have tried but it will not boot up.
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Pi menu bar flashes then disappears - due to ALSA config

I have built a new image on a RPi3B+ with Noobs using the latest Raspbian which I believe is named Buster. I uninstalled libreoffice (for space) and have installed various python libraries and the ...
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Does NOOBS showing/freezing on the Rainbow screen mean that the microSD card reader is working?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with NOOBS. When I try to boot NOOBS it shows the rainbow screen and then freezes. I have limited the possible reasons why it won't boot to either my 32GB card is not formatted ...
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Getting 2560x1600 resolution from RPi 4B on HP LP3065 monitor

I have an HP LP3065 workstation monitor which is 10+ years old and it only has 3 DVI-D Dual-link inputs. You can see its specs here. It can only work in native resolution 2560x1600 or quarter ...
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Raspberry pi 2b not booting after SD card was ejected while working

So, like the title says: My Raspberry pi 2b is not booting after the card was ejected while working. I was watching some Kodi media, then it froze, I realized that the SD Card was ejected (there is a ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 does not see 5GHz networks

I've got myself a new Raspberry Pi and installed Raspbian (fullest of editions) using NOOBS. During installation (i presume for package download) Raspberry clearly saw and was able to connect to my ...
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Accidently disabled overscan on pi 4b

Stupid me. I accidentally disabled overscan and it won't show anything after normal post, it shows the rainbow-colored screen, then shifts for recovery then after what nothing. I don't want to lose ...
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Raspberry Pi B+ doesn't boot after upgrading the os

Today I upgraded the Raspbian os from version Stretch to Buster with sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Now I can't boot Raspbian. Only a black screen appears. When I try to load the different os, like ...
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Raspbian OS broken after “dist-upgrade”. Fresh-start instructions sought

Rapsberry Pi 4 with Noobs & Rapsbian full installed. Was working perfectly, until I did an apt-get dist-upgrade. Now (after reboot) it seems the window manager is broken or not launched : symptoms,...
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Stuck on rainbow screen with my rp4b [duplicate]

It remains stuck on the rainbow screen, and I don't know what to do. I've followed all the steps and I'm still stuck on the rainbow screen. Please help.
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Pi does not find NOOBS files

My Raspberry Pi is not finding the NOOBS files. I have tried to make the SD card bootable, but it did not get me as far as if I just unzipped NOOBS on to the Sd card. The screen is blank. Any ...
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Cannot boot Raspberry pi into recovery mode

I am getting an error with my Raspberry Pi on boot: Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2) I have been trying to follow this answer: Kernel panic-not syncing: ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ won't boot up after 1 week of use

So I just got a new raspberry pi 3 b+ earlier this week by RS Components and I got it working on the first day. A couple days I shut it down and later when I tried to turn it back on, it didn't all it ...
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Raspberry pi 3 A+ [closed]

The Raspberry Pi 3 A+ ,I think is memory-constrained,in that Chromium does not work well. I wanted to code Scratch 3 on it as Scratch 2 is only available offline. Using the web seems off limits and so ...
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Boot in emergency mode after restoring the Pi

I wanted to have a backup system for my raspberrys using Raspbian: simple, versioned and automatic like Time Machine on my mac, so I installed Borg Backup and started saving the full system on an ...
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I can't tur on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I just bought my first R PI B+. I have a Kingston 128GB micro SD card with NOOBS downloaded on it. The device is connected to monitor with HDMI cable (I tried 3 different monitors), but it isn't ...
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Cannot find boot partition or folder to place ssh file for headless setup

I am trying to setup a headless raspberry pi (through ethernet) that I can SSH into. Everything I've seen on how to do this has said to put an empty file titled SSH in the 'boot partition' or 'boot ...
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Stopping a new Raspbian Stretch install from upgrading to Buster

I am a Linux user but a bit of a noob with respect to the Pi. I have a Pi that was running Raspbian Stretch with GassistPi as a tinkering tool and a sort of attraction, to tinkering, for my kids. ...

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