Questions tagged [boot-issues]

Errors occurring in boot; includes software/hardware issues.

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Raspberry pi very slow boot

I have a very slow reboot of raspberry pi 4 (8gb ram). It wasnt always like this, but the last days i realized it's extremely slow. I use it for Home assistant (with Docker), pihole and plex, and i ...
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What does this authentication failure mean with OpenMediaVault on raspberry pi, and is it the reason pi is slow to connect to network

I recently migrated my raspberry pi openmediavault server device to a new case (geekworm's naspi gemini). I installed a script by geekworm to run a pwm fan on the pi, then rebooted. After this, the ...
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How to disable Raspberry Pi network booting

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B that only boots if an ethernet cable is plugged in. Basically on boot it waits for network boot until an ethernet cable is plugged in, then boots normally. How can I disable ...
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RB4 2GB won't boot, ACT keeps blinking

today my RPi 4 2GB stopped booting, used multiple SD cards that work with my RPi 3, Power light is on and not blinking but ACT is a bit dim and flashed continuously, with or without a SD card in. ...
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Raspberry Pi 4B(4GB) yellow lightning bolt

I had connected Beagle Bone black to USB3 of Raspberry Pi 4B(4GB) and ran putty to peek into Beagle Bone black. Then I sent shutdown command from putty of raspberry Pi to beagle-bone black and later ...
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Kernel Panic on Rasp 3B+ preventing boot (tried multiple SD cards, new power supplies, etc)

A friend gave me his Raspberry Pi 3B+ because it had stopped working.  Hooking it up to HDMI shows the Rainbow Square, and then gives a tons of scrolling text which ends with a kernel panic. I've ...
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Is there a way to flash and make changes in micro sd card through pc which was flashed on raspberry pi

I installed ubuntu 22.04 on micro sd card and flashed it on raspberry pi zero. I installed in headless mode. So I don't have monitor and other peripherals. I was able to connect with it through ssh. ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 not booting after the welcome screen splash

I shut down my Raspberry Debian OS (properly using Shut Down) to attach a DHT22 Temperature and Humidity Sensor to the board. After connecting the sensor, I started the Pi. I get a colorful splash ...
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Help with EEPROM log: RPI4 does not boot

This is another "RPI does not boot". I have tried many thins now and I'm not able to figure out why my RPI4 (that is quite valuable these days) does not boot. EEPROM is working fine and I ...
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Pi stopped working randomly two nights ago and now won't boot

[]1I am not too knowledgeable with this so I will give what information I can. I use my Pi to run Plex. 2 nights ago my plex stopped working so I went to look at my Pi and now this is what's happening....
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How best to clone SD card to larger - have tried dd, but get file system errors?

I have a headless raspberry pi running Home Assistant and a bunch of other docker containers. It has been running on a 64GB SD for some time and runs fine, but very occasionally runs out of space due ...
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Raspberry pi 4 suddenly stopped booting up

My raspberry pi suddenly stopped booting up and started giving this message on boot loader. Please let me kniw, if the sd card has got corrupted or anything else. What should I do?
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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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