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Questions tagged [boot-issues]

Errors occurring in boot; includes software/hardware issues.

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requirement of running file after boot

I tried running two scripts on boot using below link. https://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Launch-Python-script-on-startup/ One of the file just requires to open camera while other requires ...
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Raspberry Pi Kernel Panic!

friends. I got a new raspberry Pi Model B. I downloaded NOOBS from the website and I put it onto my SD card. Then I successfully installed Raspbian! My Raspberry Pi worked well for three days, but ...
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How to reboot my Raspberry Pi after wrong edition of my fstab?

I edited my fstab file (/etc/fstab) to mount a new /media local network drive. After this wrong edition, my Raspberry eventually can't boot anymore. I get the error: Cannot open access to console, ...
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Netboot raspbeery pi with nfs server different filesystem

I'm trying to netboot some Rpi 3B+'s, I have it working if I put the nfs server on another rpi, but if I use the same configuration, just put the nfs server on a Centos machine with xfs file system, I ...
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debian PXE server don't boot twice

I'm planning to do a debian server which give picore pxe to RPI 3/3+. I'Have dnsmasq which give a correct ip in the range and will provide the correct tftpboot option with the "Raspberry Pi Boot" ...
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Can't access mounted HDD if I have't logged into Raspbian/Pixel Desktop first

Well, I'm a bit confused, so please, bear with me: I have a Pi3 with Raspbian (huh, the latest one, can't remember the name) and an external HDD plugged to it. I've been doing tests and reading stuff,...
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Windows IoT Core Will Not Boot

Issue: Windows 10 IOT Core won't boot past the rainbow-pixel screen on the Raspberry Pi 3 model B+ Things I've tried: -Using two different sd cards class 10 and 32gb size by Goodram and Kingston. -...
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Can't achieve process about booting from USB

I'm trying to install RetroPie on an USB stick and I want to boot on it. So I follow this instructions HOW TO CREATE A RETROPIE USB BOOT DRIVE FOR RASPBERRY PI 3 The start of the instructions seems ...
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Raspberry Pi not booting up and sd card splitting

I am using a raspian stretch and tried to write the image onto a SD card. Whenever the writing process is completed a partition 4gb is formed and the windows prompts me to format it. I am using a 16gb ...
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Raspberry pi 3B wont boot from USB with correct OTP settings

I'm trying to boot my Raspberry Pi 3B (not 3B +) from a USB flash drive. I've added the program_usb_boot_mode=1 line the /boot/config.txt I've changed the right bits in the OTP and checked it: pi@...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ doesn't boot up. Only PWR LED is on

Just got new Pi3 B+ today from reseller. I went ahead and test it out and it doesn't work. Only PWR LED was lit. I tried another SD card and still doesn't work. I also tried reflashing Raspbian ...
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install PINN without deleting OSes on SD-card

I have a RPi 3B+ on which I installed two OSes via PINN. That worked fine until now. Recently I tried to configure my bootloader so I am able to chose the correct OS to boot from my TVs remote-...
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Raspian not booting after editing fstab and reverting changes

I have a RaspberryPi3 with a headless stretch installation. It ran a VPN server and a DNS server. Today I wanted to mount a HDD to use as a place to drop files in the LAN following this guide. After ...
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Raspberry PI 3 stucks on networking.service on boot Raspbian

Hello I'm currently installing Raspbian in PI V3 Model B+ After installing it works properly for first day but next day when i start my PI it get stucks on networking.service on boot and pi never ...
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Unable to open terminal on launch on Desktop GUI [duplicate]

I have tried to add the command @lxterminal in the following locations: 1. rc.local - works only if i run rc.local on the terminal. It creates a new terminal 2. added @lxterminal command on the /...
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Safe GPIO configuration for powered-down RPi?

I have a RPi3 driving a robot and I've built a dual H-bridge circuit to run it. I have seperate fuses for the RPi and the driving circuit and I'm glad I do! Trouble is, when the RPi is off, the H-...
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dmi: Firmware registration failed

I have installed Gentoo kernel 4.14.y from https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux. dmesg shows the following errors ... ... [ 0.182547] dmi: Firmware registration failed. ... ... [ 2.224843] mmc1:...
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Red led repeatedly blinks 4 short and 4 long on RPi 3B+ with TinyCore

The red led repeatedly blinks 4 long 4 short and the Pi doesn't boot. Tested with various power adapters. When powered up without an SD card the red led is solid. I'm using an SD card that works fine ...
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raspberry pi model b+ Not booting

I recently bought a raspberry pi 3 b+ from amazon and when I got it delivered the package was already opened, so I just want to check if my raspberry is working or not so I formatted a compatible sd ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 will not boot after I got it working [closed]

My RPi 3 will not boot even after I have looked at every possible trouble shooting technique I could find. I plug it into the power and all it does it turn on the red led. I had it working for some ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 hangs during Windows IoT boot

I've downloaded the Windows 10 IoT Core Dashboard and set up an SD card according to the instructions on that site. When booting my Raspberry Pi 2 from the SD card the Windows logo shows up with the ...
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Unable to SSH after modifying /etc/rc.local

I am attempting to have a program load on boot and have successfully achieved my desired function by modifying the /etc/rc.local file and adding the following line - (sleep 15; python /home/pi/...
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Raspberry Pi won't boot to desktop after running command

I've tried looking online for someone with the same problem as me but couldn't find anything, so I hope this is an original question. I'm very new to the Raspberry Pi so I tried fooling around by ...
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Pi will not boot after unplugging external USB drive

I successfully mounted an external USB HD by editing the /etc/fstab file as detailed here, and everything worked great, until I tried booting up my Pi without the drive attached. The Pi refused to ...
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My RPi 3 doesn't boot up to desktop

I tried running sudo fdisk -l, but I get sudo: unable to resolve host (none): Connection refused fdisk: cannot open /proc/partitions: No such file of directory found I also tried running mount ...
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Can I modify an RPi2 image to boot on an RPi3 B+?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+, and none of the operating systems that usually work on the RPi 3 will boot. I've done a small bit of research, and I think this has something to do with an outdated ...
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USB Boot From SSD not booting — Rapsberry Pi 3b+

So I'm having issues getting the USB boot mode working on my new raspberry pi 3b+ and a couple of different SSD's I'll first go through all the things that I've done, and what I'm seeing. Installed ...
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Windows 10 Iot Core Will Not Boot

Issue: Windows 10 IOT Core won't boot past the rainbow-pixel screen on the Raspberry Pi Currently using: proper power supply, 5v - 2.1A SanDisk Ultra 16GB SD Raspberry Pi model 3B+ (~1 month old) ...
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Put some config files in /boot/

I have a headless Rpi2/Raspbian that does nothing else than: connect to Wifi with this /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-ssid "...
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How to upgrade other major OS to work on 3 B+

Scenario I am yet another victim of thinking my rpi 3 B+ was broken when it wouldn't boot up. It turns out that the 3 B+ is looking for some special boot instructions. I currently have: Ubuntu Mate ...
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Cancel boot if underpowered?

I am working on a battery powered Raspberry Pi project. When the batteries are charged (enough), the Pi and all the connected peripherals boot and run correctly. The issue I'm facing is when the ...
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latest raspbian kernel update broke bash

I just updated by raspbian box (stretch, upgraded raspbian-kernel, using it as console only) and somehow broke bash. Every time I try to log in (either by ssh or locally) I get the following error: ...
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Raspbian Lite booting with nov'16 date (causing a disk check every time)

Since last week my Pi begin to take a long time during boot to check its sd card, and if plugged any external devices. At first I thought the SD card was dead, but switching with another, and ...
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Pi Zero Third Boot Failed

I'm using the June 27, 2018 build of Raspbian Stretch that I downloaded (via torrent) from https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ I am using a Class 10 Samsung (not a knock-off) 32GB microSD ...
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Pi stopped working suddenly

I'm using an RPI 3B+ and it suddenly stopped working (after shutdown didn't boot again). The SD-Led on the board shows constant green. I tried creating a new image-file on the SD (which until now has ...
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Raspberry Pi not booting after plugging in keyboard and mouse

In the middle of booting my Raspberry Pi, I realized I hadn't plugged in the keyboard and mouse before plugging in the power. So I plugged them in. As I plugged the second one into USB, suddenly the ...
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Raspberry Pi stuck on Welcome screen after rebooting

I was running a stress test (stress -c 4) and measuring the temperature and cpu clock frequency. I also edited the config.txt to overclock my Raspberry Pi 3B. I entered sudo reboot into the terminal ...
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How to run a C program at boot time [duplicate]

I have a project and it is running a c program on the PI. The program is meant to start running at startup. So far I have tried to do this with rclocal, but this is depricated. Afterwards I tried ...
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Reconnecting raspberry pi to network while booted unplugged

So, I have my raspberry pi running Raspbian 9 configured using a static IP address for both WLAN0 and ETH0. Both work if I boot with an ethernet-cable plugged in. But, in certain situations, it ...
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What creates /dev/spidev*?

I’ve got a little program that uses an spi hat that I set to start running from rc.local. It was all running fine under Jessie, but I’ve upgraded to Stretch and now it appears rc.local is being called ...
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Unmount microsd card after starting video

I want to make a Pi Zero that runs a looping video with no user input whatsoever and is safe to just unplug. I'd be running Raspbian Lite with no GUI or other programs in the background, just the ...
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Retropie freezes during boot

As a RPi newbie I started using it as a retro console system. And everything worked pretty stable until today. Retropie suddenly began to execute some tests and then froze on a state which is given on ...
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3b+ doesn't boot [duplicate]

Just bought a 3b+ raspberry pi and having a few problems getting it to boot. I have an SD card with Raspbian installed but this was for a 3B system. From what I've seen on the forum I know I need to ...
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Is there a code for the power LED blinking (I've noticed a pattern) or is it simply “blinking” and that's it?

I recently got my first Raspberry Pi (model 3 B+) plus a starter kit from Adafruit, and I have encountered my first challenge: boot the darn thing. The starter kit came with a micro SD with NOOBs ...
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Pi3 Model b+ Display on monitor but not on TV

I am new to the PI World just yesterday I received my Pi3 Model B+. I am facing an issue where pi show display on conventional 24" monitor but not my TV. I've tried both options I had, through a sony ...
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Pi 3 B+ suddenly stops working and won't boot

My Pi 3 B+ suddenly stopped working while I was setting up a GPIO connection to an LED through a breadboard and it won't boot anymore. I formatted the SD card and put NOOBS 2.8 but it still won't boot....
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Raspberry Pi 3 USB boot not working

I have followed the official guide (https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/hardware/raspberrypi/bootmodes/msd.md) to boot my Pi from a 8GB USB stick. I have verified the correct bit is set in the ...
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systemd: hand-made service fails to start on boot

I created an application that I want to start on boot for the raspberry. I had already set up a service for wvdial by hand to make it start on boot and it works like a charm so I then started working ...
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Raspberry pi not booting nor screen showing any colors

So I just took off my raspberry pi and clean it with wet tower and dry it completely off. When i then boot into it, it was completely normal then I started to notice that the green light is not ...
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RetroPie fails to boot on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ with rainbow screen and flashing red led

I downloaded the latest version of RetroPie (v4.3) to a formatted SanDisk 16GB SD card. When I try to boot RetroPie on a brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, it gets stuck on a rainbow screen. I've ...