Questions tagged [boot]

These questions refer to the initial starting up of the Raspberry PI.

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Get metainformation at boot-screen

I asked myself if there is a possibility to get metainformation of the raspberry Pi (like IP4 Adress, MAC Adress etc.) displayed on booting process. Maybe extended with a timeout to read the ...
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How to run files on Ubuntu with Raspberry Pi 3? [closed]

I'm relatively new with raspberry pi but have had experience working with ubuntu, so I decided to install ubuntu 18.04.4 on my raspberry pi 3 (using vim and python3 as well). I have a couple simple ...
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Problem with launching webpage at boot

I am facing some issues starting a webpage with my raspberry pi at boot. I created a web weather dashboard with some widgets and I want my raspberry pi to start this webpage at boot. My raspberry ...
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Zero W not recognized as USB device by usbboot

I'm trying to write some bare-metal code for a Zero W but I lost my SD card so I'm trying to boot from USB. I've got everything set up with usbboot however when I plug the Pi in to the USB port, my ...
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Autostart Python script doesn't work

I am trying to get my Raspberry Pi to open a terminal and run a Python script when it boots up. I have followed the instructions of some guides and have so far been unsuccessful. My steps I have ...
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Boot Raspberry Pi 4 from USB

I have tried to boot a Raspberry Pi 4 from an SD card, and it is working fine. But when I was trying to boot the Raspberry Pi 4 from USB, it was not booting up. Is it possible to boot the Raspberry ...
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Raspberry Pi stops booting (mmcblk0: p1 p2) (Ubuntu)

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 since a few days and I've been trying to boot it with Linux Ubuntu since then. But it just stops booting every time I try it. The last thing which is displayed is [341.992834]...
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execute Python file on Systemstart

I want to run a simple python script like: import webbrowser webbrowser.open('http://google.com/', new=2) when the startup progress of my RPI 4 is finished. I tried something like "[How to run a ...
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Headless wpa_supplicant etc/wpa_suuplicant vs /boot

I was trying to set up a headless Raspi 3 by putting my wpa_supplicant.conf into rootfs/etc/wpa_supplicant/, but it only started working once I put it into the boot partition. I thought the OS would ...
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Lightdm will not autostart

My issue is with Lightdm, it will not autostart, keeps going to CLI. From there I can type startx and it works fine. I have run raspi-config to set boot straight to desktop, seems to have been ignored....
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Downloading OS system taking too long

I have recently acquired a Raspberry Pi 4B and I have just tried set it up with NOOBS on the SD card the whole process ran smoothly until the download of Raspbian began. I waited for an hour and only ...
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How make Raspbian boot faster from USB-stick (without SD-card) on a Raspberry pi 3 B+?

I already did things like disabling WiFi, Bluetooth, etc. but my gut tells me, there should be some USB-specific settings, which can make the pi boot faster. I am interested in these settings. My ...
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OLED Boot Splash Screen

I am currently controlling my 128x64 Monochrome OLED Display via SPI via a Raspberry Pi and it is working successfully so far. I am currently in process of trying to get the Display to show an image/...
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Control the startup and monitoring GPIO status

I want to control the startup of a Raspberry Pi 4 and at the same time listen to the GPIO status of the 40 pin. Can I use an Arduino for that? If so, any advice on which Arduino shall I use?
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how to conect a ssd drive to RP3 instead of using a SD card?

I have a SSD drive that is a boot drive of Daphile programm(it works well in a computer as a music server), now i want to mount it to RP3 as a main booting instead of using a SD card. So is it OK and ...
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Raspberry 4B stuck in splash screen at boot, randomly. Kiosk mode

So, here is my problem. I'm using new Raspberry 4B, with 4gb for kiosk mode, with Raspbian Lite. I was having problems previously, because of two hdmi's, but i fixed this. Only Chrome is running and ...
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Cant connect my pi 4 automatically by using only the bootfile on the sd card

Im trying to connect my pi 4 to the wifi via editing the boot file on the sd card. the wifi is a hidden network The following i tried to do, see picture. the file name is [wpa_supplicant.conf] i ...
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Can the original Rpi run Chromium OS?

I was trying to run chromium on my raspberry pi 1 but it won't boot. I do have it compiled for ARM processors but it still won't run. Am I doing something wrong or can it not run on something that old?...
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Pi Zero WH, headless, *sometimes* fails to get onto the LAN. What logs to look at?

I have a RPI Zero WH. It's headless. I have SSH and WPA-CONF files. I recently did a showdown -P to turn the pi off. I moved the pi to a different part of the house. When it powered up, it was ...
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Boots to Emergency Console, Unable to check boot partition filesystem

Switched to F2FS for the root partition. Upgraded from stretch to buster by doing an apt full-upgrade. Now the system goes to the emergency console because the filesystem check dependency fails. It ...
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My Pi 3B+ did not start out of box

First-time user of Pi 3B+ here; just bought from Amazon. I used a new HDMI-to-VGA adapter cable and followed the instructions enclosed in the box, applying power last of all from the official mains ...
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How to network boot Pi over WiFi

Since the Raspberry Pi 3B it has been possible to take out the SD card and boot over the network however this seems to imply wired Ethernet only. Is it possible to somehow specify a WiFi network, ...
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Raspbian boot - override, cancel 'X' on-the-fly?

My question is similar to that old one here, but which never got a correct answer AIUI: Boot without starting X-server But let me restate: Having Raspbian-Pi set up to autostart the X.org desktop (...
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Raspberry Pi 4 take 4-5 seconds to load GPU firmware and start to loading the kernel, is it normal?

I'm in the stage of optimizing Raspberry pi 4 startup time, supplied with a custom system image created by buildroot. I'm just trying to build a default image like this: git clone git://git.busybox....
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How to detect LCD touch-display? and automatically configure for display?

A rPi3 B+ is Raspbian configured with a 3.5 Waveshare touch display HAT. There are two commands that toggle between the HDMI output and the HDMI output. git clone https://github.com/waveshare/LCD-...
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Weird display on VGA monitor, Ubuntu Server 19.10 on Raspberry Pi 4

UPDATE: As I suspected lately, Ubuntu Server actually boots up. Nothing worked until I tried using an actual HDMI monitor instead of an HDTV or VGA monitor. I suppose the TV will work once I install a ...
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quiet splash boot on Raspberry Pi 4 / 19.10.1

Where do I enable "quiet splash" for booting my Raspberry Pi 4b on Ubuntu 19.10.1? Should it be on the Micro SD card or in the filesystem? I've made changes to grub without success. Does 19.10 even ...
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Autorun Python script with Pyserial on Startup with Crontab

So I am looking to do something that I thought was simple.... I just have a script that imports and uses pyserial and I want it to run automatically when the pi is booted up. I have an LED rigged up ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero(s) not booting up consistently

I have three Raspberry Pi Zeros (1.3), all between 3 and 4 years old. On two of them, it usually takes several tries of connecting and disconnecting power to get them to turn on. In about 1 out of 5 ...
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Why does it take longer to boot Raspbian Lite for the first time?

I did not measure it, but I think it takes about twice as long to boot a fresh Raspbian Lite image than an image that has already been booted. I don't know why that's the case. I'm curious what ...
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will not boot after edit to wpa_supplicant.conf

I added another network setup to the wpa_supplicant.conf and then did a `reboot. The pi boots to a point where it failed with a message about Bluetooth unable to complete. I am unable to get to a ...
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Malfunctioning Raspberry pi 4, red and green led on all the time

My Raspberry Pi 4 won't boot anymore, there is no picture on the monitor, and both LEDS (red, green) are on all the time, they do not blink. I formatted the SD card with SD Card Formatter and ...
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Start a pyhton script, which depends on I2S as soon as possible during the startup of my Raspberrypi

I have the following systemd service, which starts a systemd service as soon as I boot my raspberrypi: [Unit] Description=MyService DefaultDependencies=false [Service] Environment=SERVICE_HOME=/home/...
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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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Ubuntu server on RPI 4 boot hangs on cloud init

I've installed the image ubuntu-19.10.1-preinstalled-server-arm64+raspi3.img.xz on an sd card and am trying to boot ubuntu server for the first time on my raspberry pi 4. I get to this stage in the ...
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starting fcgiwrap

I have been having problems with starting fcgiwrap as socket and service(ill give some info on that if anyone wants to take a crack at that), so i was looking for a diffrent way to start it.So from ...
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Consistent filesystem corrruption

It seems that recently my SSD began to get corrupted almost every time I shut my Pi 3B+ down, and on boot I get: [ 4.503731] sda: sda1 sda2 [ 4.511049] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk [ ...
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I try to read analog signal with “AD8232” but it suddenly stopped working

My setup is: "Raspberry Pi Zero W" + "MCP3008" + "AD8232" (https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/ad8232-heart-rate-monitor-hookup-guide/all). A few days ago I was able to read ECG signal and print ...
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Auto start chromium in kiosk mode

Im trying to Autostart chromium in kiosk mode to display a webpage but cant seem to get it to work this is the script i have used. /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart -- I have also tried putting it in ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 no wifi after update && upgrade

I am new to Raspberry Pi and Linux. I followed all the setup guides and have a 4" touchscreen with a case. I downloaded MPI4008-4.0inch-2019-07-10-raspbian-buster.img and flashed it to SD. I had to ...
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How do I go about auto-mounting my NTFS hard drive at boot?

There are questions similar to this one, but I am not an expert Unix user so I really don't wanna try and break /etc/fstab while doing this. Here's what blkid tells me about my hard drive: /dev/sda1: ...
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Fresh installed image not booting

Technically a long-awaited update to a previous question of mine. I have a brand new raspberry pi 4, with an official RP power supply. Brand new 32GB SD micro SD card. Balena Etcher does not run on ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero as boot keyboard USB gadget (libcomposite and macOS boot)

Since I have exactly the same issue and no solution so far, please allow me to repost the question by Charlotte J at superuser again on this board: I am trying to turn Raspberry Pi Zero W as a "boot ...
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Launch chromium in kiosk mode

I edited autostart to launch chromium and point it to a webpage on boot and it's not working. I can see chromium is running in task manager but chromium is not showing up. It was working a couple of ...
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How to open Firefox in kiosk mode and point to a webpage?

I'm trying to run Firefox in kiosk mode. nano /home/pi/.config/lxsession/autostart @firefox-esr (@iceweasel) Here, how to point the browser to a webpage? Example - for Chromium we use this- @...
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WLAN module gone - RPI 4 B+

The WLAN module of my RPI 4 B+ disappeared. At first I thought that the hardware component had blown. How can I properly diagnose whether there is a hardware or software problem? What I have done for ...
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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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How to install Kali Linux on a USB for the RaspberryPi?

Boot stuck at "random: crng init done" while using balenaEtcher or Win32 Disk Imager to flash Kali onto a USB. Device: Raspberry Pi 3B+ Image: kali-linux-2019.4-rpi3-nexmon.img.xz from offensive-...
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How to revert misconfigured BOOT_ORDER value on RPI4?

I've had my RPI4 configured to boot from the network if there is no SD card inserted (for bare metal programming) but firmware update restored it back to SD boot only. So I've tried to make it boot ...
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Failed to start permit user sessions

When my RP boots, I get several errors about some services failing. Most notably 'permit user sessions'. Which means I can not log in to the device, and I can not make changes to it. I can of course ...

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