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Errors occurring in boot; includes software/hardware issues.

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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 2Amps, there is 2 usb device connected to (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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Rasberry 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 ...
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New Pi Model 4 hangs at most boots

Greatings all Pi eaters! Got the latest Pi "Raspbian Buster full" on a 16 gig SD card but it hangs apx 50% of the time at boot right after log messages disappear. One monitor has a valid HDMI signal ...
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Green LED blinks 4 times, no problem with SD card on other Raspberry, same problem with other SD card on same Raspberry

I booted and used my Raspberry for the first time yesterday. I used USB mouse, keyboard and monitor first, enabled ssh and vnc and established connections with my Windows laptop going forward. I did ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ was connected to NRF24L01 in the following manner as in diagram but Raspberry pie not working after that why? [duplicate]

I connected VCC to 3.3V and GND to 5V of raspberry pie mistakenly. Now raspberry is only showing red light on and no green light blinking. What might be the probable reason. Is there any solution so ...
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Rainbow-screen on bootup after months of working properly

First off, I have seen a lot of questions/answers talking about the rainbow screen. However everywhere I looked the issue only seems to occur on the first time the system is booted. In my case it's ...
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RPI 3B eats USB sticks?

I have a number of RPI3 Model B's that I have set up to boot from USB sticks. Initially, they all booted successfully. Some of them have stopped booting after a (variable) period of time. If I replace ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with Windows 10 IoT will occasionally take hours to reboot

We have multiple Raspberry Pi 3's all running Windows 10 IoT which all have the same software running on it. Occasionally, the software will reboot the device using the Shutdown Manager .NET API. This ...
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Raspberry won't boot (even after replacing sd and power supply)

I was working on my raspberry over ssh, and then I lost connection with it. So then I saw that when it boots the red lights turns on while the green light doesn't light on and there is no display. ...
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Raspberry Pi not booting after power outage

My apartment experiences frequent power outages. After a power outage there is an about 50% chance of the pi not booting. Unplugging it and plugging it back in usually causes it to boot. Is there ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ No Boot (Hardware Failure?) [duplicate]

Between two identical out of the box RasPi's 3B+ (same supplier and model), one of them boots flawlessly with SD Card running 2019-04-08-raspbian-stretch but the other refuses too with all the same ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ - Error: Driver 'sdhost-bcm2835 is already registered, aborting. What is that and how to solve it?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and a microSD 64GB. I am going trough the boot process following this video. This is what I have: MicroSD card 64Gb (it is working) formated to FAT32 using MiniTool ...
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Raspberry pi 3 model B does not boot from USB

I've got a Raspberry pi 3 model B+, but unfortunately the SD card slot has broken, so I googled about booting RPI3 from USB and I realized it's possible but all tutorial that I've read mentioned that ...
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RPi3 cloned SD will not boot

I have a RPi3 B with an SD (16GB) created with balenaEtcher from '2019-04-08-raspbian-stretch-full'. I've cloned it, first with Win32DiskImager, and now with rpi-clone. It wouldn't boot in either ...
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Strange Issues with Raspberry Pi Model 3 B+

I'm experiencing very strange issues with my recently acquired pi. It will only boot some of the time. I installed NOOBS, and through that Libreelec, which worked fine. Tried to install berry boot, ...
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256 gb class 3 SD card stop booting

So I'm trying to understand whats going on. I have a raspberry pi 2+ it was working well with a 32 gb kingston sd card, 1 usb hub with 2 hard drives and a small touch screen. So I've decided to ...
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SanDisk Ultra SD Card with Raspberry Pi 3+ Suddenly Stopped Working (and is Overheated!)

It has been about a week since I booted into my Raspberry Pi. This evening when I booted it, raspberrypi.local could not be detected on the network. However the card was burning burning hot I ...
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Kali linux won't boot on Raspberry Pi 3B+

I downloaded tge kali linux RaspberryPi 3 64 bit image from this site: https://www.offensive-security.com/kali-linux-arm-images/. The date of the image is 2019.1. I burned the image on the sd card ...
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raspberry pi bootup error

i modified swap file size, boot options, and memory split in my raspberry pi to install dlib faster here are the modifications Increased the swap file size to 1024. Switched the boot option to ...
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Powering Rpi won't boot using custom microusb and supply

I'm attempting to power my Raspberry Pi with my own power supply. As you can see from the picture, that is the micro usb I have modified to connect to my power supply. However, when I connect it to my ...
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RPi won't boot after editing fstab

My Pi was working until I followed this tutorial on how to auto-mount a specific drive on RPi boot. I added the following to the fstab file: UUID="123091823" /media/pi/"Orange Passport" auto ...
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SystemD running script before device driver loaded

We've a few Pi's, model 2, 3B+ and Zero W all running default Raspbian and with the latest firmware updates as of 25 March '19. All of these have an Infineon TPM 2.0 board attached to the gpio pins ...
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Raspberry Pi stuck at black screen with blinking cursor

After starting pi, the screen gets stuck at blinking cursor at uppermost left side corner. When Ctrl+alt+F2 is presssed the login prompts for very small interval & disappears and this (as shown ...
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Boot from USB Connected SSD

It seems that existing guides of how to boot from USB are out of date, and the one here (https://learn.adafruit.com/external-drive-as-raspberry-pi-root/hooking-up-the-drive-and-copying-slash) didn't ...
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3B+ will not boot from USB

New Pi 3B+, Sandisk Cruzer 16GB as adviced here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/pi-3-booting-part-i-usb-mass-storage-boot/ Formatted as one fat32 partition then Etcher:ed with the lite version, ...
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Raspberry Pi not booting, even when I install NOOBS on a formatted usb

I have this problem for a while now, the rpi doesn't boot. The red led is on but the green led never opens. I have formatted the SD card and re-install NOOBS on it but again I can't boot it. Before ...
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Raspian Reset because of Widevine for libreelec

i just had to reset my Raspian Image on my SD Card because it wasnt booting up. The only thing it showed me for hours was a blackscreen. Im using Berryboot to start Raspian 2018, LibreELEC 9.0 and ...