Questions tagged [boot-issues]

Errors occurring in boot; includes software/hardware issues.

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How to see debug logs from Raspberry Pi 3 during boot process?

I am currently trying to debug a "black screen" on a Raspberry Pi. The Pi is plugged to an in-house PCB using connector of the Pi and the LCD screen is connected on this in-house board. The Linux ...
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Network booting raspberry pi from x86 Linux

I am trying to network boot Raspberry Pi from my desktop PC with Gentoo Linux.I followed the instructions from Raspberry Pi, with relevant changes for my Gentoo installation.Below are the steps I ...
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Pi is locked up. Do I need to reload Raspbian?

The Pi that my students have been using to collect temp and light data has locked up. When we attempt boot up, it gets stuck at this point in the process (see the image). I'm guessing we need to ...
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Is it possible to use partition UUID for root-parameter in cmdline.txt?

By default the root parameter in /boot/cmdline.txt is set with PARTUUID. For example: dwc_otg.lpm_enable=0 console=serial0,115200 console=tty1 root=PARTUUID=ae4da847-02 rootfstype=ext4 elevator=...
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end kernel not syncing: vfs: Unable to mount root fs on unknown block (179,2)

I'm new into the Raspberry world and in need of some help. Looking to see if anyone shed some light on the above message I'm receiving. I have new RPI3, erased 32gb card using SD formatter & ...
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Multiple problems with my Raspberry Pi 3

I am not new to the Pi 3 and now have it for quite a few months now. However, I started to face multiple problems: My pi 3 would shut down and restart when I was working on it. At a time, only the ...
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Raspberry Pi probably burned, but how?

I bought a new Pi 3. I was trying to make a LFR (line following robot). When I powered l239D IC with 14 volts, the Pi suddenly got off and restarted. It gave me the temperature of about 124 degrees ...
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My Hard Drive won't mount to Raspberry Pi 3 suddenly

I built a torrentbox (HD -> Powered USB Hub [has own outlet] -> Raspberry Pi 3 Model B) and got it working but it keeps remounting after a few minutes so after checking online, I changed /dev/sda to ...
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NOOBS and monitor not working

I see this question answered but none of the solves have helped. I am trying to boot a B+, I have an older viewsonic LCD with HDMI, a 16 GB SD formatted and loaded with the unzipped software from the ...
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Stuck Boot Reset | LSB: switch to ondemand cpu governor

HW: Raspberry Pi 3, 16 gig hard drive Relevant Output: Starting dhcpcd on all interfaces... Starting LSB: Autogenerate and use a swap file Starting LSB: Switch to ondemand cpu governor(unless ...
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Installing OS on SD card will not work

I know at first glance that this question has been asked many times, but I have seen no one with the same problem as me so far. I also was really excited to start using my raspberry pi 3 model B v1.2 ...
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Can't boot act led always on

i have two cards. Old 4gb and new 32gb. New card: I successfully can boot from this old card: And can't from this card: Both card was written by etcher. What can be wrong here?
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Raspberry doesn't boot on second time

I've been trying to use Stretch on my raspberry pi 3 for a few weeks already, and it seems that I have some trouble for starting the Pi. I installed Stretch on a 32 Gb SD card, but I also tried with ...
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Problems making a distribution for the raspberry using buildroot

I'm trying to use buildroot to build a minimalist distribution targeted to the raspberry pi. I'm following a guide that was provided to me in a class, in my university. During that class I followed ...
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Raspberry pi 3 model b doesn't boot

I recently bought a new pi 3 from a merchant on a platform like ebay. It came as a combo with power supply 2.5A, the board itself, heatsinks and the white and red enclosure box. Everything looks fine ...
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VNC: GDBus Error:org freedesktop.PolicyKit1 Error.Failed;

I have tried looking at all forums on this subject, all of them do not work, also the forums referring to this problem are from 2012 to 2015, out of date information. I am using the latest Raspbian ...
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How to boot without mounting a Drive present during booting

I have a USB drive mounted via /etc/fstab on boot. I was wondering if there is a way to boot up the RPi and skip the mount process if the USB stick is not found. Right now if I don't put the USB stick ...
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Raspberry pi 3 not booting, screen is blank

I recently purchased a raspberry Pi 3 and bought a 8 GB micro SD card with it I wrote the image file of Raspbian onto the micro-sd card with win32diskimager which took 2 hours and then attached my ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 stuck on Windows 10 IoT boot after using it successfully for hours, twice

I've installed Windows IoT Core (16299) on a SDFormatter4 formatted, supported SanDisk Ultra Micro SDHC 16GB using the IoT Dashboard application. I've then inserted the SD card into a Raspberry Pi 3,...
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Problems booting rpi 3 from USB disk drive

I recently purchased a Seagate 1 terabyte Passport disk drive to move up from SD cards. I copyed the Raspbian image to the drive using the SD card copier tool it came with. Then I set up USB boot mode ...
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From “SSH: Permission denied, please try again” to realizing my RPi is running a non-ending process

I am pretty new in this, and I am working on a home automation project where my Pi should be accessed from the outside world and some slave Arduinos should perform tasks like monitoring the ...
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Scripts running at boot up

I am trying to run this program at boot up. Its file path is /home/pi/shutdown.py. The reason why I ask is because I have tried to use multiple different boot up sequences listed in the following ...
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RPI3 “Reboot” and “Shutdown -r” Failing on Raspbian Jessie

Whenever i try to reboot my rpi 3 using sudo reboot or sudo shutdown -r it fails to boot up again. However all works fine if power it down and power it up again. I've had a look at booting ...
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Strange problem on startup - cannot open access to console

Rpi 3 Model B, 16gb SD, all configured well and working fine until yesterday sometime, when rebooting, I now have to press "enter" to continue due to: "Cannot open access to console, the root account ...
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RPi set to boot to TFT. TFT not working so how do I get back to HDMI?

I changed my /dev/fb(0) to /dev/fb(1) to use my TFT screen. My TfT screen is still blank but how do I get back to HDMI so I can edit it?
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PI Zero will not boot, Pi 3 will same sd card

I have a Pi 3 and a Pi Zero. I have a sandisk sd card a no name sd card. My Pi 3 will boot with both sd cards. The Pi zero will only boot with the sandisk. I am using the same latest image on both ...
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Can't properly flash some micro SD cards

I have a couple of Micro SD card here and it seems like only some of them can be flashed correctly. No errors during the flashing process, but only the boot partition turns out to be mountable on my ...
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External Powered USB drive doesnt work if connected at boot

If I plug in my external hard drives they work fine, but if I have them plugged in at boot they do not show up. They are external hard disk caddies that I have put hard drives in. The same happens ...
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overheating and not booting

I left the pi 2 compressing a huge file for about 18 hours and now it's overheating and not booting (I don't know if that's the cause btw). I had connected a device up to the 5v rail on the pi that ...
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rc.local and ssh problem while booting, endless process

Every time my headless raspberry pi Zero W (Raspbian Lite) with an hdmi display boots, I get the following endless output: I tried restoring the content of rc.local and it did run fine for a few ...
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How do I install ubuntu server 16.04 on pi3 model B

I have tried the instructions at Ubuntu Wiki, especially the ones under Booting the official Pi 2 image on the Pi 3 I downloaded both pre-installed server versions armhf+raspi2 and armhf+raspi3. I ...
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Raspberry 2 only boots NOOBS v1.4 but not Raspbian

My Raspberry does not boot anymore to Raspbian. I have installed it with NOOBS and it still boots NOOBS. I could reinstall with NOOBS but NOOBS recognizes an installed version of Raspbian on the Pi. ...
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Cannot start my Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to install my very first Raspberry Pi, but when I copy the NOOBS files to a 16 GB class 10 SD card, the lights (the red and the green) turn on but nothing shows on the screen. I already ...
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Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+ end of life?

TL;DR My Raspberry Pi (Model B+) can't run the newest Raspbian (Stretch), suspected is that the kernel doesn't work. Anything with a kernel version above 4.1.19 will fail to load. Does this mean that ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 not booting, new SD card, tried every OS

At this point, I'm beginning to suspect that my Pi is DOA. I know, I know. 'It's probably a problem with the SD card'. But I've tried everything, I have it formatted as FAT32, all the files are in the ...
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Where can i download SETTINGS drive content?

I accidentally deleted the content of /media/pi/SETTINGS Anyone know if it's a problem ? Or could share me his Settings drive content? I'm using Raspbian with NOOBS
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isc-dhcp-server needs to be restarted after reboot

I'm having an issue with isc-dhcp-server. When I reboot I can see that it loads because it says "Starting LSB: DHCP server ...". However when trying to connect a PXE node to the server it does not ...
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Rainbow screen, Raspberry Pi will not boot

I just got a new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I am trying to set it up and when I plug it in, am only getting the rainbow screen with the little square on the upper right-hand side of the screen. From ...
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Red led on and nothing happens RPi3

I have problem with Raspberry Pi-3. When I plug on power cable led lights with red and nothing heppens. I see wrong element on the board. What is the element? Сould this be the cause of the ...
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Key Combination to interrupt bootup and get a terminal?

Is there a way for me to interrupt the boot of the raspberry pi and go into the terminal straightaway? Background: I have installed a faulty LCD display driver, so I am connected to my HDMI display &...
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Login Using Touchscreen

I am using a pi2 with Pixel as an air-gapped computer for secure data entry. In order to ensure that it remains isolated I have covered all the ports and cable jacks. The only input is a camera for ...
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Stuck on Rainbow Screen after kernel upgrade on CentOS7

I ran 'yum update' on my Raspberry Pi3 running Centos7, and now it will not boot. Both LED's are solid (no flashing) and it does not get past the 'Rainbow Screen'. The following packages were ...
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Trying to run a script from reboot and then send it to my PC automatically

I am trying to run the following script from reboot: from gpiozero import MotionSensor from gpiozero import Motor from picamera import PiCamera import datetime as dt from time import sleep camera = ...
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A start job is running for LSB: raise network interfaces

I am working with the Raspberry pi 3 with raspbian jessie (not pixel). It is showing me "A start job is running for LSB: raise network interfaces" and taking too much time for complete booting (near ...
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CM3 does not boot. ACT stays solid green

I've got a CM3 module which is working perfectly, and I received my second CM3 last week and I've been trying to clone the first to the second with no luck. I start with the first CM3 and ran: sudo ...
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“apt-get remove python” removed a ton of other stuff, RPi messed up

So I was trying to install the Python library lzma, and somehow I got to the point of removing python2.x, and I don't know why I did that. I'm tired, that probably why. I think I learned my lesson. ...
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Raspberry Pi Model B won't boot a working SD card

I have the following: Raspberry Pi model B (call it rPi) A second Raspberry Pi model B (call it backup rPi) A micro SD card with adapter, the brand is SanDisk An SD card, brand is Lexar The problem ...
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(random: nonblocking pool is initialized) is preventing startup

Hello After a fresh install of Raspian, my first boot was successful until the last line of the image above. It hangs there forever. After doing some research some causes could be that the SD ...
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Why won't my raspberryPi boot if I use parted to adjust the partition?

I've been struggling to figure out a boot problem with the RaspberryPi 3 (I've not tested other models) using a modified Raspbian Jessie Lite image, and finally narrowed down to something to do with ...
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Bootup Problem Ubuntu Core

I have two raspberry pi 3's that boot perfectly with raspian, but don't boot with ubuntu snappy core. Here's what I did: $ wget http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-snappy/16.04/current/ubuntu-core-16-...