Questions tagged [boot-issues]

Errors occurring in boot; includes software/hardware issues.

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sainsmart relay - switches on when pi shuts down

I have a pi3 running Android. I have one app on it which is an irrigation system. The pi is connected to two 16 channels Sainsmart relay boards which control the valves and it all works just fine ...
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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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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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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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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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Serious issues loading pi-hole, now what?

I need some serious help. I tried to load pi-hole on my 3+ and it caused all kinds of issues. It would not boot, it would try but not finish the boot process. I found and tried this: http://clarkle....
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Raspberry Pi 4 not working

I have 2 Raspberry Pi 4 model B's, 4gb of ram (meant to be identical). I put the SD card in one and the power light is red and the other light is solid green (this is the one that is not working) ...
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Pi stopped booting after loosing power - can it be recovered

I have had a pi running as a bluetooth link to a meat curing machine and it's been awesome! The thing has run without issues for like 45 days. Well today I decided to move it to a new room and so I ...
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Illegible Endless scroll at startup [duplicate]

I've had a raspberry pi lying around for some time now. It's a model 3 with WiFi. I want the device to be permanently on, and running a particular (java) webservice I wrote. I downloaded and ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 stuck on Rainbow Screen

My Raspberry Pi turns on, it shows the Rainbow Screen, then freezes. I have not installed Raspbian; I downloaded NOOBS and put it on my micro SDHC card. I put the micro SDHC card into the slot and ...
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Repair a shot boot partition

somehow the combination of myself an my raspberries (and only these) keep foobarin' their /boot partions, so... I had trouble booting up a raspi3 with an up to date raspbian. What happened is, that ...
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Ubuntu Mate 18.04 on Raspberry Pi 2 rainbow screen

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Mate 18.04 on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, I've downloaded the image from the official website for ARM architecture and, among the supported Raspberry, there is mine. I've ...
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I have 2 Pi 4Bs. One is giving me the rainbow screen, other is working fine. Is it irreparably broken?

I have 2 identical 4Bs: the one older one that used to work and the new one I ordered yesterday. With all the same cables and SD card, the new one works fine, the other one is giving me the rainbow ...
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Does Raspberrypi 4 support boot from GPT partitioned disk?

I'm interested if Raspberry pi 4 bootloader does support boot from GPT partitioned disk?
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3B+ Not Booting

I've had my Raspberry Pi 3B+ for a while now (a couple of months, maybe) and it has always booted just fine, up until this week. I was using the RPi to host my Discord Bot, but now it doesn't seem to ...
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Raspberry PI won't boot with Logitech c615 webcam attached

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ that i use to run OctoPi for my 3d Printer, I have recently added a Logitech C615 webcam to monitor the prints however when the webcam is connected the Pi won't boot. Nothing ...
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PXE Boot Raspberry PI Not working

I've been trying to get network booting working on the Pi, i'm using a 3B+ so this should work. The Pi is in it's own VLAN with DHCP running from a QNAP NAS in a seperate VLAN, the NAS is also running ...
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Raspberry Pi3 B+ Windows IoT does not boot

I am using Raspberry Pi3 Model B+ embedded card and I am trying to flash Windows IoT core. I had some issues with it while it does not boot. I followed the steps described here and used RaspberryPi ...
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Pi 4 SSD boot stuck on rainbow screen

I'm trying to set up boot from SSD drive, I followed this tutorial, but the raspberry pi 4 got stuck on the rainbow screen and did not boot up. I copied the SD card to SSD using SD card copier, ...
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Rainbow screen issue with raspberry pi 3 model b+

I am using Raspberry pi 3 Model B+ and using Ubuntu Mate operating system not Raspbian Os I am also using raspberry pi 3 supportable original charger of 5.1V 2.5A. still i am facing the same rainbow ...
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Pi 4 Will Not Boot with Noobs or Raspbian

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4, 4GB model, and I cannot get it to boot Noobs or Raspbian. When I purchased it, I knew I wanted to use it for a ubuntu distro, and it booted noobs, but I couldn't ...
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Raspberry Pi getting burningly hot and not displaying

I tried turning on my raspberry pi 3 b+ and it wouldn't show anything to my TV, the entire Pi ( mainly around the SD card ) was so hot I could barely touch it. Bare in mind the pi was only on for ...
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Reboot not starting python app but executing runs with no Errors

I'm running a bell app connected by ENet between two RPI 4. The button end works well, but the server end only works when I sign in to activate it. How do I get it to start at start-up in Crontab? @...
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RPI not booting, only red LED, not the SD card

My RPI 3B+ won't boot up anymore. Only the red LED lights up, the green one remains off. I use the official power supply, and my SD card is not corrupted. My SD card realy isn't the problem: I tried ...
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Micro HDMI to VGA MOnitor for Raspberry PI 4b

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4b. I want to use my Acer LCD Monitor Version G206HQL bd, which uses VGA or DVI inputs. I am also using a Micro HDMI to VGA adapter for my RPI to communicate with the monitor,...
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Boot: Started Update UTMP about System Boot/Shutdown

I have been using Raspi as a local Django server for a few months now. One day, when I came back from work the local server was not working anymore so I decided to unplug and plug back the power. ...
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raspberry pi 4 doesn't boot [duplicate]

I have a raspberry pi 4 which was working and suddenly turned off and ever since isn't booting up. Red and Greeen LED is continously on.(Not blinking) I have tried another memory card with differnt OS ...
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Reboot issues when plugging other devices into power

Model: Raspberry Pi 3b+ Raspberry pi 4.19.66-v7+ Raspbian Buster July 2019 edition Offical PSU. I have an Arduino uno powering off one of the USB ports on the PI. Nothing else attached. I have my ...
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Boot behavior, Pi 3 B+ won't boot with GPIOs connected, 3 B boots fine

I have a 40 pin ribbon which connects an RPi 3 B (SPI and GPIO) to another microprocessor. It seems to work fine on a 3B. I've recently found out that if I connect a 3 B+ instead the Pi will not boot, ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 power / heat issues

I recently bought a Pi 4 to replace an older Pi 3, but I am experiencing a couple of issues which could make it nearly useless. I am using a Pandora Box 5 as a game controller. It's a game console ...
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USB problem on Raspberry Pi 4 won't boot

I have a strange problem with a Pi 4. I have my Raspberry Pi 4 powered by an external alimentation 5V 2 A, there are two USB devices connected (an Arduino Mega and the touch USB for the display) and ...
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How to “auto run” an executable file that has no extension?

I have a C++ that I would like to auto start each time the Pi boots. The make file takes the .cc file, transforms it into an .o file which it then transforms into an executable file without an ...
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RPi 3B+ won't boot and stare at Red LED but SD not corrupted

1 month ago, I was building a case for my Raspberry Pi 3B+ and I accidentally spilled water on it (I dried it and all) and the sd card was corrupted. I then went to vacation, 1 month passed and got ...
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Unable to set autologin on Pi Zero W running Raspbian Buster lite, previous solutions ineffective

Upon setting boot options to autologin to console in my pi zero, it still asks for the username/password after reboot. I tried following the advice of this fourm post: https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Raspberry pi 4 not booting when rotating the display

When booting Gentoo with the UI interface and Raspian Buster Lite (July 2019 version) on the Raspberry Pi 4 (2 Gigas of RAM) the boot is done perfectly and it is possible to work with the PI. However ...
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Why does Pi 4 B not boot when connected to monitor via a KVM switch

I have run a Pi 3B successfully using a KVM switch sharing keyboard, mouse and VGA monitor (with a HDMI-VGA adapter on the Pi) with a desktop PC. Now that I have moved on to a Pi 4B, I find that with ...
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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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Raspbian img on Pi 4: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2)

I've just got my first Raspberry Pi 4. I'm trying to install Raspbian's July 2019 version. I've read all related issues to this problem here and I can´t manage to find the problem. I downloaded ...
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Keyboard only working properly, if plugged in AFTER bootup?

If i plug my little keypad into my raspberry pi model 3+ and turn it on, it will boot and for a few seconds and a couple of key strokes it works... And then stops. It still shows in LSUSB but won't ...
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My Raspberry Pi crashed after pulling out USB drive from it

My Raspberry Pi's OS is Raspbian Stretch Lite. My Raspberry Pi crashed after pulling out USB drive from it. I'm not able to access it via SSH. I have connected the SD card of my Raspberry Pi to my ...
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Raspberry Pi4B Not Booting - Solid Green

Just got a Raspberry Pi4B, I have tried all night to get this to work and have had no luck. Both the red and green LED indicators are both on, not blinking. I have followed all troubleshooting advice ...
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One volume does a *full* fsck every boot, even though it's clean

As the subject says, I have a Raspbian system (Buster, and this happened with the prior Raspbian version too) that runs a full fsck on one particular volume every time it boots. And this only happens ...
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RPi 3b+ corrupt /boot (Please give me the contents of your /boot)

Last Friday (July 19th) I did sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, then I shut it down. Today, I tried to power it up, but nothing appears on my screen. My HDMI cable is working properly, so ...
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Raspberry Pi 2b won't produce HDMI output, both LED's on

I have a Rasberry Pi 2b running raspian. It was previously working, however whenever I try to turn it on both LEDs come on prmenantly but nothing is outputted on HDMI. My TV does change from saying ...
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Resizing partition on an external disk renders it unusable as a root partition?

I'm attempting to configure my raspberry pi 4 to boot from an external disk, and it works pretty well! I've configured it to boot from the partition ID I get from sudo blkid corresponding to my boot ...
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Raspbian on Raspberry Pi 3 b+ doesn't boot [duplicate]

All was working fine till I left my Pi 3 b+ board turned on for around 4-5 days along side windows on my monitor. Now, when I connect power to it, only red power led glows constant red. Yellow led ...
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Booting Alpine linux on Raspberry Pi 4

has anyone had success running Alpine Linux on the Raspberry Pi 4? I have copied the contents of the Alpine release for rpi 64bit from here to an SD Card formatted with FAT32, but I only get to the ...
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Raspberry pi 3B+ won't boot, solid red light

My Pi won't boot, I was coding my Pi when my friend came and wanted to see a movie from the Pi, I shut it down normally and close the power supply, then changed the SD card that had kodi on and tried ...
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No activity LED after shorting a GPIO to ground : dead or fixable?

This is a model 3B+, due to some under-power warnings on the screen I was testing the actual voltage between the 5V and ground pins on the header, but managed to touch pin 40 (SCLK) to pin 39 (GND) ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 - Not booting custom kernel

I am running the latest Raspbian build (Buster). I have compiled a kernel with audit/apparmor support and am trying to boot my Raspberry Pi 4 from it. The kernel is compiled from the latest branch ...