Questions tagged [boot-issues]

Errors occurring in boot; includes software/hardware issues.

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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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How can a Raspi 3B+ simply stop booting, and how can I recover it?

I've recently run into a strange issue with my fairly new (< 1 year) Raspi 3B+: Yesterday evening it simply stopped booting! The red LED shines, and the 3.3 V and 5 V GPIO pins still supply ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ doesn't boot - VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2)

Raspbian is installed on a btrfs partition, and as such, has an initramfs. After a kernel update, I forgot to regen that initramfs. As it wasn't the first time it happened, I removed the SD card, ...
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PI 4 Touchscreen unresponsive after first boot

this is my first post here. I recently got a Raspberry pi 4 B 2018, 64bits & 8GB ram. With this I have a touchscreen that I plugged in the "DISPLAY" ribbon cable socket. So far so good. ...
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Raspberri pi 4 won't boot / send Image signal. Green led blinks 4 times

i successfuly flashed several images on my 32gig sd card but every time i put it in my rpi4, which worked a while ago, nothing happens. I tried raspberry pi os (full and light) and libreelec. Each one ...
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3B+ won't boot from USB Hard Drive

I flashed Raspbian to a 1TB Samsung Hard drive, and when I try to boot it using a USB hard drive reader (which gets power from a barrel connector), The red light turns on, But there is no Yellow ...
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My Raspberry Pi not booting [duplicate]

I'm using raspberry Pi since last week I tried to run but power led is ok but green LED Flashing 6 Times again and again. I tried all method reflashing os , Changing power supply etc. Is there any ...
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Previously working Pi doesn't restart: ERROR 00000004

I am using my RaspberryPi 4 that's running Raspbian mainly for OpenMediaVault 5. There are various tutorials online that describe how I have done it. I don't know if I used this one at the time, but ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 refuses to boot from USB (128GB)

OK, Raspberry Pi does not boot from Raspbian USB...
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How to get raspi-config on Ubuntu 21.04? - Failed to update superblock on microSD on Ubuntu. Needed to setup USB boot

I wanted to do a USB boot from a PI 4. (My microSD card would not boot. Superblock not writable ... see below). I am currently running Ubuntu 21.04 on a Raspberry PI 4 with 8GB of RAM and using zram ...
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Error in autorun script, RASP 3

I need to run a script in lxterminal in boot. The unit is headless, just have a digital button to start the process in the code. I already have a automatic pi user loggin and a .desktop created in ...
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External HDD causes SSD to not boot, but works fine when plugged in later

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 model B with no microSD card (the OTP bit is set). It can boot from an SSD connected via a USB2 SATA adapter. However, when a 3½-inch USB3 HDD is connected, the Pi doesn't boot....
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Four long blinks, four short blinks

Have a brand new NEEGO Raspberry Pi 4 kit. 32 GB micro SD, with NOOBS supposedly installed. Start it up, I get four long blinks of the green LED, followed by four short blinks. OK, I have a Pi 3B, try ...
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Booting: Error messages and flashing screen after installing Retropie

My Raspberry Pi 4 has an issue when booting. I installed Retropie (not as dual-boot or boot) on it a few days ago. After i rebooted the issue started appearing. The screen goes from rainbow-phase to ...
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How to recover Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS boot media after power failure

There are many questions similar to mine and none with a coherent applicable answer. Setup Raspberry Pi OS Buster; up to date. Raspberry Pi 4B. Red LED has a steady glow: current is stable. Both ADATA ...
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Can't boot RPI4

My raspberry pi 4 don't seems to boot anymore (tried different SD card, OS, power adaptor) The red led next to the power (USB-C) remain static red. The green led next to it blink 8x when I plug to a ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Raspberry Pi 4b PXE boot fails after run /init

I have been trying to PXE boot Ubuntu 20.04 server lts for the rpi4 since about a week now, and I am basically stuck at the point where /init is executed and the boot process basically stalls. I can't ...
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USB ports recieving power but not working on Raspberry Pi 3B

I use external harddisk(connected via USB with its own power supply) to boot into dietpi on my raspberry pi. It works okay for a day(even with multiple reboots and poweroff). But the next day RPi ...
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Can USB ports blow polyfuse on Raspberry Pi 3B?

I suspect my RPi 3b polyfuse to be blown, but I don't know what's causing it. I'm using an external HDD for booting into DietPi with its own power supply and after every day or so all the USB ports ...
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Does Raspberry Pi 3B have polyfuse? Can USB ports blow polyfuse? [duplicate]

Does Raspberry Pi 3b have polyfuse? If it does, under what conditions can it be 'blown'? I suspect my RPi 3b polyfuse to be blown, but I don't know what's causing it. I'm using an external HDD for ...
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No power to usb ports on raspberry pi 3B

I use external harddisk(connected via USB with its own power supply) to boot into dietpi on my raspberry pi. It works okay for a day(even with multiple reboots and poweroff). But the next day RPi ...
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Raspberry pi with HDD and SSD not booting on reboot

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 B with 2 disks connected via usb. One is an SSD and the other is an HDD. Both of them are in SATA to USB cases that have their own power supply each. I've configured the Rpi4 ...
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Raspberry pi 4 gives vertical color lines on bootup

I am using a Raspberry pi 4 model B 4GB with ubuntu 20.04 installed on a 32GB memory card and when I booted, I got a display with vertical color lines. I tried using multiples displays and all results ...
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My raspberry pi 4 didn't boot

My raspberry pi 4 was in normal use yesterday, but didn't boot today: I am using the Pi4, suddenly it does not boot into the memory card anymore, only the red light (power light) does not light the ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W, berryboot would not boot

I am having difficulty installing berryboot on my pi zero. I followed countless guides and none seem to work. most guides tell me to download berryboot from here however the site does not have a ...
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RPi Zero W, bad file system after first shutdown

Hey guys I'm facing a super strange problem that's been blocking me for days now. I have a RPi zero w and I can successfully flash the latest Raspbian Lite image onto the SD card and boot it up, but ...
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SSD "failing" after use with RPi4 for a while

I've been playing with booting from SSDs in my RPi4s for systems that have heavy log-activity. I've been using this drive: Kingston 2,5" SATA SSD A400 480GB together with a 'generic' SATA to USB3....
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dd boot partition to external drive

I used dd to copy boot and root partition to lvm on an external hard disk. My lsblk looks like below now. $ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 ...
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Pi4 stopped booting with kernel panic

As you can see from the screenshot, it stops after just 2 seconds, don't know even where to start: https://imgur.com/x5dgTNh It had an uptime of a few months, has a 64GB card with a 32GB data ...
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raspi ubuntu 20 - apt-get update problem - linux firmware / linux-raspi / linux-image-raspi

Hy my raspi has this fstab: UUID=7d298733-8450-4adb-b654-6de49954db5c / btrfs defaults 0 0 UUID=AD5E-0725 /boot/firmware vfat defaults 0 1 Then the ...
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Raspberry Pi only showing solid green light

i have a Raspberry Pi 4B 4GB RAM model and it was working fine until one day when i powered it up it started showing only a solid green light. I removed the SD card then powered it up and i got the ...
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Error while Starting Raspbian

Enviroment: Device: Rasberry Pi 2 OS: Raspbian Last sign of life: 8.March 2021 Problem Since 8th of march I've got no message of my raspberry pi, so I get them and try to boot with a connected monitor....
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how to boot to level 1

How does one boot to level one? That is interupt the boot to a GUI. I have not been able to get back to a functioning level1 (sudo init 1) so I want to stop on the way up.
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Are there further ideas for a repair of a 3.3V -> 5V shorted pi?

I accidentally shorted my pi's (3 B+) 3.3V and 5V GPIO-Pins. I was curious how to repair it and found this helpful answer. So I reworked the pi as described: Removed the broken MXL7704-R3, soldered a ...
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I have a Pi 4 I need to restore booting from USB

I have a raspberry Pi 4 that was fine for months if not a couple years. It boots from attach USB storage on NVME. I did a rpi-update, and now it isn't booting. Now before everyone says don't do that. ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 does not always boot from USB

I have a RB PI4 8Gb model, and I am using it as a home server, running Ubuntu Server 20.10 I did all steps properly to boot the OS from the USB properly ( https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.tomshardware....
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Raspberry pi 4b booting issue:red led remains constant and green led blinks in irregular pattern for 4-5 sec and then fades off

I tried booting my new raspberry pi4 ,i have installed the recommended software as on the Raspberrypi official website .when i try booting the pi ,initially when the power is supplied both led pwr and ...
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Boot halts on "Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes"

On my RPi Zero W I had a kernel panic issue Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,6) but I managed to fix it with the help from the second aswer from this post: ...
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Do I have to use the Raspberry PI Kernel version of Alpine Linux?

I want to install Alpine Linux on my Raspberry Pi 3B+. I know how to install linux via Rufus and have read the wiki on how to install it. There are 2 different versions of Alpine Linux, one "...

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