Questions tagged [boot]

These questions refer to the initial starting up of the Raspberry PI.

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Starting RPI GUI application at boot without desktop GUI and other functionalities

This is my first question here in forum. I have an RPi 3B+ with Raspbian OS installed in it with 16gb SD Card. I am developing a GUI application using PyQT. It's running just fine. I want it to start ...
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Disable boot-time messages

I'm on Rpi-4 and the OS is DietPi. I have modified /boot/cmdline.txt using the following parameters to disable all and every boot-time logs: console=tty3 root=PARTUUID=907af7d0-02 rootfstype=ext4 ...
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Error setting ZNC start at boot on Raspberry

I'm trying to start ZNC on my Raspberry at boot. I followed step by step this official guide creating the /etc/init.d/azn script #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: znc # Required-...
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Weird display on VGA monitor, Ubuntu Server 19.10 on Raspberry Pi 4

UPDATE: As I suspected lately, Ubuntu Server actually boots up. Nothing worked until I tried using an actual HDMI monitor instead of an HDTV or VGA monitor. I suppose the TV will work once I install a ...
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kernel panic after shrinking with PiShrink-macOS

I tried to use multiple times self compiled PiShrink-macOS from this repository https://github.com/lisanet/PiShrink-macOS on my Mac OSx Big Sur 11.4, but when triyng to boot shrinked image, it always ...
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How to boot and safely shutdown with a button when WAKE_ON_GPIO=0

1. Description To boot and shutdown my pi I have been using a button shorting GPIO 3 an GND. However after shutting down the pi, the fan shim and HDD keep on running. To solve this I've edited the ...
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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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RPi2 - installation of PIXEL: incomplete apt-get dist-install; unable to reboot to rerun dist-install

Raspberry Pi / Jessie. This morning I attempted install of PIXEL, following the sequence of commands on the Raspberry Pi website page for PIXEL installs. The apt-get update completed successfully ...
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Javascript pm2 fails to persist my scripts at RPI boot time

I do this to make my scripts run on Raspbian start: sudo pm2 startup ubuntu sudo pm2 start my_script.js sudo pm2 start another_script.js Yet, RPi starts without them, what can be wrong?
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reboot raspberry pi supplied after shutdown

My Raspberry Pi is connected to the supply, and after shutting down, it is still connected to the supply and the red led is on. Is it possible to reboot the pi without removing the supply and without ...
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/dev/ttyusb0 cannot be find while starting script on boot for raspberrry pi

(Currently using Raspbian Jessie latest) So currently I am trying to start a script that reads from the rf receiver and gathers the data and sends it over to the cloud... I am trying to start this ...
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How to clean up /boot partition?

I haven't run apt upgrade on my Pi 3 in a while and did it today. It resulted in an error message with my /boot partition being filled to 100%. Any subsequent apt commands are resulting in errors ...
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Cannot Load Library “./pxcore.so” to autorun a python script on boot using systemd

I want to run a code at startup but I am getting this error below. The script works when running in python, but I am unsure how to allocate permissions or where to make a path to the pxcore.so file so ...
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Is there a way I can boot up an already shut down Raspberry Pi without physically accessing it?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ which is currently shut down, and not appearing on my network. The Raspberry Pi is running MotionEyeOS. And is powered using power over ethernet. I've tried starting it by ...
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Rasberry Pi - network boot with old router

I apologize in advance if this is a stupid question, but I really don't have a good background knowledge about networking. I did try to google all this stuff, but I simply couldn't find anything ...
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Headless wpa_supplicant etc/wpa_suuplicant vs /boot

I was trying to set up a headless Raspi 3 by putting my wpa_supplicant.conf into rootfs/etc/wpa_supplicant/, but it only started working once I put it into the boot partition. I thought the OS would ...
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Screen won't boot on second startup

I'm working with the image from Simulink Support Package for Raspberry Pi: https://www.mathworks.com/hardware-support/raspberry-pi-simulink.html and using a 5V 2.5A power supply. When I first ...
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No wireless interface after initial setup Raspberry Pi 4

The wifi worked before the initial setup, but after reboot it stopped working. raspi-config says no wireless interface found when trying to set up the wifi. wpa_supplicant.conf states: country=US ...
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Rpiboot - Failed to claim interface

I'm using usbboot/rpiboot with Raspberry Pi 0. Usually when I try to discover device the device is found without a problem and the booting process succeeds, recently I upgraded the firmware (bootcode....
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Boot folder writing permission

I would like to write file raspbian boot folder via samba file server. But when i try to do it, raspbian doesn't allow me to writing file. How can I solve this problem. I have tried chmod command etc.,...
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Fat volume not supported boot error on raspberry pi 4

I got my first raspberry pi (pi 4, 8Gb model). I am downloaded raspbian and Ubuntu from official website and flash them into my 32Gb Hp micro SDHC card (Class 10, U1). I got an unexpected error "...
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How to find reboot/shutdown cause in Buster OS?

I was analyzing my raspberry pi for reboot and its time and its cause. Earlier I was working on Jessie and I was able to understand the reboot or shutdown is normal by observing the syslog file for ...
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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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camera program gives error when run in /etc/profile but the program runs fine

This is the error I get : picamera.exc.PiCameraMMALError: Failed to enable connection: Out of resources import numpy as np import os from picamera import PiCamera from time import sleep from gpiozero ...
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How to remove black border at bottom screen chromium (kioskmode)

When I run chromium at startup in kioskmode, I see a black border (+/- 100px) at the bottom of the screen. When I move the mouse to that space, the cursor changes to an X. In boot/config.txt I ...
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Mount USB then NFS

I'm creating a kubernetes cluster with 1 desktop pc and 3 raspberry pi4. The desktop PC is set as master node and NFS server. Each RPi4 has two USB keys: Ubuntu 21.04 Server on 32GB key Storage on ...
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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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Adding gcc compiler to Poky image for raspberry Pi

I am using raspberry Pi 3 running a poky image built using the Yocto project. Is there any possible solution to add gcc compiler to the image? I found the cross-compilation very complicated and ...
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How can I enable wireless for a dropbear-initramfs

I'm trying to unlock cryptdisks over wifi+ssh. It's fairly common to have luks disks + ssh, but I've never seen a tutorial geared towards wifi. In fact, if you run update-initramfs -u -v -k $(uname -r)...
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Kernel Parameters in AArch64

My Raspberry Pi 3B runs fine with the standard installation of ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-latest.tar.gz. However I cannot set kernel parameters anywhere for a custom TFT. Formerly there was a file cmdline.txt,...
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New Raspberry pi 3 startup issue. Rainbow+Blackscreen

I just bought my first raspberry pi 3. So firstly connected with HDMI mouse and keyboard,download the latest version of noob from pi site and connect the pi3 to 2amp mobile charger. First bootup went ...
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Cannot overclock --> black screen

When I try to overclock my Raspberry Pi 3B by editing the boot/config.txt file and restart, I always end up with a black screen. It will go past the "Welcome to Raspberry Pi Desktop" screen but after ...
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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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How can I get tightvnc to start automatically on startup?

I have tightvnc installed and working on my Raspberry Pi. I intend to use the Pi via VNC from my Mac. Is there a way to auto start tightvnc when the Pi boots up as then I wont have to have a separate ...
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Use same SSD as Pi boot image and Windows/Pi file store

I’ve scoured the web and this forum for an answer to my question and came up empty. So apologies if this is answered elsewhere. I have a 1GB m.2 SATA SSD that I would like to BOTH use as my Pi boot ...
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RPI outputs to correct audio from shell but not from startup script

I'm using my rpi 3B+ as a headless embedded device. It has a USB speaker which I want to use for audio output. What I've done Having been through a number of SE questions, I've got a new alsa conf ...
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Startup Keystroke Macro

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 using Raspbian with a Chromium browser set to boot and display a web page of a live report, with Chromium refreshing every 2 minutes in order to keep live updated data ...
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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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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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Kali boot from USB on Pi v4

Has anyone been successful in booting the Raspberry Pi v4 from USB? I have been successful in booting on a Pi v3 B+, using this as a guide: How to install Kali Linux on a USB for the RaspberryPi? ...
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Running ruby script with eventmanager on startup

I hope somebody can help me with the following. I need my Raspberry to run a ruby script on startup which uses ruby's eventmachine package. I've installed rvm, the correct ruby version (2.1.0-dev), ...
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How to autorun a backround script after LXDE boots up

I have been trying to make a autostart script to opens up a web page in fullscreen mode sudo nano .config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart @chromium-browser --kiosk --disable-restore-session-...
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Raspberry Pi 4 does not respond ssh

My setup is a RaspberryPi4 with SSD (Kingston 120GB) as boot drive. It has also a regular HDD connected to it. Both hard drives are connected to a USB dock via 3.0 USB. The dock has also a power ...
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Earliest place in boot for output to I2C LCD (not HDMI)

We're using an embedded Raspberry Pi that uses a (I2C) 4x20 LCD (character) instead of HDMI. Since the boot process can take some time I'd like to get something on the LCD as soon as possible to say ...
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Retro Pi, OSMC , Raspbian? All-I-One?

I’m new to raspberry Pi. I have just ordered the Raspberry Pi 3 model b. There are a few things that I would like to do with it. The first would be to use l Retro Pi, the second would be to use OSMC ...
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How to remove the bootloader startup screen on RPi4 Buster?

When the Raspberry Pi boots, a bootloader info screen (see image below) shows up for about 1 second. I was wondering how I would go about disabling this screen from appearing. I have tried a couple of ...
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Directly boot into my program that requires user input

I have a project called "Sleepy Notes" where I can type early in the morning and record dreams, poems and crazy ideas. Now since my program requires user input via the keyboard it cannot be ...
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Raspberry Pi often “freezes” on a screen when rebooting

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 B with a fresh install of the latest Raspbian. I had this trouble before, started researching it, rebooted a couple of times and then the problem seemed to resolve itself. It ...
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Take Serial (tx/rx GPIO) Input with script running at startup

I've run lots of cron jobs and have set up scripts to run at startup. I assumed this would be an easy task because maybe I'm missing something. I have a script that when it sees a specific message ...
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Ubuntu server on RPI 4 boot hangs on cloud init

I've installed the image ubuntu-19.10.1-preinstalled-server-arm64+raspi3.img.xz on an sd card and am trying to boot ubuntu server for the first time on my raspberry pi 4. I get to this stage in the ...

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