Questions tagged [boot-issues]

Errors occurring in boot; includes software/hardware issues.

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Does Raspberry Pi required official keyboard for wired ones? [closed]

I am having a kernel error but even though I have tried many regular wired keyboards, raspberry couldn’t either recognize or power the keyboards. I wonder whether raspberry requires its official wired ...
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Can I edit/remove autostart commands?

When I turn on my Raspberry Pi, I receive the following error message: bash: /opt/retropie/configs/all/autostart.sh: No such file or directory I had previously installed RetroPie, but have since run ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B won't boot but SD Card and board are fine

my Rpi has worked fine for a while but recently it stopped booting, only the red led is on while the green ACT one is not. I'm sure board is fine because I put another SD card from another Rpi and it ...
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Pi brown screen before desktop

Using a pi 4 to make a few samples to show customers and I have managed to add my own splash screen on startup but I get a brown screen before the desktop. I'm using Pi4 with bullseye, pretty much ...
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RPi 4B no boot - Power OK (red LED) but no Activity (green LED)

TL;DR Note: I have already read and applied all the steps described at the Boot Problems Sticky Pi4B was working yesterday, "died" overnight. Red LED on, but no green LED "activity&...
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Raspberry Pi Not Booting from SSD when multiple SSD's attached

I have a raspberry pi 4 8gb that has 3x SSD's attached via a powered hub, one of which is the boot drive, and if I turn it on with all 3 SSD's attached, it won't boot. I have two of the drives set to ...
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raspberry pi 3 B v1.2 not booting no led light and heating on the backside

I haven't used the pi for a few month now , it was stored in good condition. so yesterday i flashed the SD card with rasbian bullseye and booted up the pi. every thing was normal except the wifi , i ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Kali Linux (2019) Won't Boot after errors during system upgrade

I have Raspberry pi 3 B+ wich I haven't used for a long time. With Kali Linux (2019) installed. Today I tried to check it. It loaded and worked fine, but there were too many packages to update. During ...
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What does 7 flashes- kernel image not found indicate

I had a working 4B with 64 bit Bullseye running with ssh so I could work on it remotely. It ran fine and was accessible for a week but I do suspect there was a power outage. It came back up but ...
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emergency mode starts by default on raspberry pi 3

When i try to start the raspberry pi 3 .. it gets stuck on: You are in emergency mode.After logging in, type “journalctl -xb” to view system logs, “systemctl reboot” to reboot, “systemctl default” or ...
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Debian 11 LUKS mod: hang/freeze when init is supposed to start

I'm trying to modify a Debian 11 Raspi image to boot from a LUKS device. When booting, the last lines being logged are HID (input device) detection, and after a couple of seconds: kernel: random: crng ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 not booting after trying to set up USB boot

I have just gotten a Raspberry Pi 4B (4GB), flashed Raspbian 64bit on it and read through various of tutorials to start Raspbian from an external SSD drive. In my last try/experiment, I downgraded ...
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Raspberry Pi 4, weird problem: not booting, no display, ACT led constantly blinking

I was using my new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 2GB with Ubuntu Server 20.04 for a week with no problems. After I cut the power for a short while, the raspberry would not boot all of a sudden. I have: ...
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SSD Boots from RPI 4B but not CM4

I have a Yocto build on an SSD (connected directly to USB port via USB<-> SATA adapter) that boots perfectly on a RPI 4B (via USB 2 port) but it wont boot the CM4 (with EMMC) using the USB 2 ...
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Very slow boot time 5+ mins

It takes more than 5 mins to boot and I suspect it is due to a service but I cant figure out what it is really. Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) with openmediavault 6 pi@raspberrypi4:~ $ systemd-analyze Startup ...
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Can't start Raspberry Pi OS

When I try to boot the Pi, I get this error:
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Unable to reliably boot on SSD when SD card is inserted; but boots well on SSD when SD card is taken away

I am using a RPi4 8GB in headless mode, running Raspbian (I know, I know, it is only 32 bits at present, so I only use 4 out of 8GB of RAM for now). The RPi4 is in an Argon ONE M.2 case, with a solid ...
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RPI4 bootloader works, but won't load OS

I have a RPI4 that I was running as a desktop for my kids. It was booting from a USB3 HDD, but stopped at some point. I loaded raspberrian onto an SD card to see if there was a problem with the ...
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force_eeprom_read=0, but RPi4 still stuck at rainbow screen

I have made a custom PCB/Hat for a Raspberry Pi and I need to use ID_SD and ID_SC as general GPIOs. At the moment Raspberry Pi 4 gets stuck at Rainbow screen when booting (with Raspberry Pi 3B+ ...
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I too have knocked off a component from the underside of my Pi 4 board. HELP

I too have knocked off a component from the underside of my Pi 4 board, a result of a poorly designed case. I could use help to identify the component. As I am dyslexic reading a schematic sends me ...
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RPi 4B does not boot properly with RPi OS

Raspberry Pi 4B does not boot properly with official Raspberry Pi OS. It was working 3-4 months ago. I have not used it since then. But today the issue occurs. If I attach power and monitor with RPi ...
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using hdmi1 with card extender

Can I use HDMI 1 instead of HDMI 0? I Have a pi 400 and have bought an sd card extender so I'm not reaching round the back all the time to change cards. this though stops me from using HDMI0 because ...
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USB Boot only works intermittently with USD-SSD Adapter on Pi 3

I have a Pi3 with a Sabrient USB-SSD Adapter. The disk works fine and can be mounted. However, when I try to use it as a boot disk, it works only intermittently. Most of the time, there seems to be a ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 upgrade/images fails to boot on Raspberry Pi 4 8GB

I have three different Raspberry PI 4 with 8GB. The oldest of them fails to boot the Ubuntu image. After displaying the text for the GROWROOT on either a 32GB or 64 GB created microSD card, the ...
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Booting Debian 10 Buster from Raspberry Pi 4B USB3.1 device

I have followed this YT video guide to be able to boot from a USB device on a Raspberry Pi 4B. It worked perfectly from my USB flash drive (#1) running Raspberry Pi OS. However, when I swapped out the ...
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Fixing corrupted fstab

My raspberry pi zero ran out of space on its microSD card and somehow corrupted part of the filesystem, as it doesn't boot properly. When I insert the microSD card into another computer, I can look at ...
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RaspberryPi Running Debian 11 Won't Boot Without Monitor

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running Debian 11 (bullseye), however, it doesn't boot when a monitor is not connected. When the monitor is connected, it boots perfectly, however without it it stalls forever ...
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Raspberry Pi is not booting when the GPIO extension board is plugged in

I am brand new to Raspberry Pi and don't have much of a background in electronics, so this might be a stupid question, but can someone explain how to use a GPIO extension board in the most basic terms ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 not booting from USB when multiple ports are used [duplicate]

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 which boots from an SSD. However, if I plug in another USB-Storage and reboot the Pi it doesn't boot anymore. Only if I unplug the additional storage it boots again from the ...
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Cloned SD-card won't boot, stuck on welcome screen

I've got a RPi 3b+ (Raspbian 9.13 stretch) that I've had for a couple of years. Usually it works fine, but I've had a couple of issues with SD-cards in the past, so I'd like to keep a spare one on ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ in endless loop boot on SSD

I installed 2021-10-30-raspios-bullseye-arm64-lite on my SSD. The booted, ran through some common options with raspi-config, like localization. Rebooted, as requested. Then I did a sudo apt update, ...
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Raspberry Pi 4B 8 Flashes on ACT Light

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B which was working for a while, when one day it flashed 8 times on the green ACT Light and nothing was displayed. I know that 8 flashes means broken bootcode.bin or something, ...
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Windows 11 Pro not booting when installed onto a USB via WoR:

I recently created a Windows 11 Pro ARM64 .iso through uupdump.net aria2c to .iso conversion everything went fine the .iso was made i then launched WoR (Windows on Raspberry) everything was done ...
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Pi Zero W won't boot but file system on SD card seems fine

Is there anything I can do to troubleshoot a Pi Zero W that just blinks (between 7 and 10 times) at me instead of booting? I DON'T have a mini HDMI connector so it's headless only. I do have access to ...
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Problem with booting Raspberry Pi 400 from USB drives

Summary: I have a USB3 flash drive that I can use to boot my Raspberry Pi 400 without a problem, but only when it is directly attached to one of my my RPI 400 USB3 ports. However, when I attach the ...
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Not booting after enabling pixel doubling

My Raspberry Pi 4 8GB RAM version with 30Oct2021 upgrade and fully updated and booting from mSD card. As the chrome browser address bar font was too small in spite of trying many options, I tried ...
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After Logging in Raspberry Pi screen goes black and then takes me back to Login screen

I was able to boot just fine into my raspberry pi just a moment ago, however after enabling SSH connections from the GUI, it asked for my password on startup (normally it automatically logs in) and ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 crashing(?) after OS is installed

I am trying to boot up my raspberry pi 4, but the green light (next to power) keeps blinking and then shutting down! I was able to install Ubuntu Desktop on the 32GB microSD, but as soon as I tried to ...
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After I plug in the power, there's just a solid red LED with a single green flash

I've left my Raspberry PI 4 Model B on a shelf for quite a while but now that I finally figured out what I wanted to do with it, I can't get it to work at all. I've used the rpi-imager from my Linux ...
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Motioneyeos not booting on my Raspberry pi 3B

Stuck at this message “Formatting data partition” while trying to boot MotioneyeOS from a Raspberry pi 3B. I’ve flashed a 32GB microSD with the motioneyeos image file using Etcher. Is the problem with ...
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Why usb with root filesystem is not mounting on boot bootcode.bin not working

Hi I am making this thread because someone pointed that my previous was not specific enough. I am trying to move my root filesystem to external usb on my raspberry zero v1.3. I have additional ...
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Raspberry pi Zero or 1B+ USB boot not working

I have been trying to move root file system to external disk for a few weeks and I came across one problem. My disk was not mounting. No matter what would I do, my screen always hanged on "...
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Ubuntu Desktop fails to boot on Raspberry Pi 400 with 32GB SD card

I have used Pi Imager to write Ubuntu Desktop to my SD card. When I try to boot from it in my Pi 400, I get the following error: [50B]: Failed to remount '/' read-only: Device or resource busy systemd-...
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Launch audio python application on startup - pulseaudio

After much trial and error where I couldn't get systemd, cron, or other methods to work, I found that at least when running the desktop, pulseaudio launches with the desktop, and must be running ...
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Boot from one specific USB hard drive while using the raspi-config boot order set to USB boot first, SD second

I am using the following configuration: Raspberry Pi 4 (RPi4) with bootable SD (SD1) card, configured with raspi-config to use boot priority 1) USB drives, 2) SD card SSD M.2 disk (SSD1) connected ...
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RPi 2B - Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS fails to boot, but Raspbian works. How to further troubleshoot?

I'm trying to flash Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS using the Raspberry Pi Imager for my Raspberry Pi 2B, but boot fails on the blended colors / rainbow screen and blinks the green LED seven times. As I ...
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Is it impossible to boot from SD card once USB/SSD boot is enabled in Raspberry Pi 2?

Based on this documentation: To enable USB host boot mode, the Raspberry Pi needs to be booted from an SD card with a special option to set the USB host boot mode bit in the one-time programmable (...
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Webcam install makes Pi unbootable

I just tried to install an old USB webcam on my Pi 3B and apart from not working, it has stopped the Pi booting (even with webcam removed). The Pi attempts to boot but fails and does a register dump ...
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Boot from USB 3.0 ports

I want to boot from my USB 3.0 port attached SSD. I have flashed my RPI4 with the Raspberry Pi Imager USB Boot loader. When I attach my SSD to my USB 2.0 ports it runs flawless. But as soon I connect ...
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I have raspberrypi 4 board, after putting sd card only the pwr led is glowing not act led. And also the red led is not bright as usual

I tried booting with different SD cards but the problem is same , os was not booting and the pwr led was glowing with low intensity. Can you give me any solution to overcome this issue Please!
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