Questions tagged [boot]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-1
votes
2answers
33 views

How do I start VNC on startup of Raspberry Pi 4?

How can I run VNC on each boot? Note: I use TightVNC server and Raspberry Pi 4 and Raspbian Buster
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Raspberry Pi 4 hung on boot while powered USB hub is plugged in

I've got a powered USB hub with an ethernet port connected to my Pi. When the Pi boots with it plugged, the boot process hangs until I unplug it. This seemingly includes the clock, as /var/log/syslog ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Boot up problem after system update

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 which I recently updated with sudo apt-get upgrade,sudo apt-get update,sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. After a reboot, it says autoboot.txt not found on a 'black screen of death' (...
0
votes
2answers
40 views

Can you use 1 large SSD device for booting and data (2 partitions) on Pi4?

I want to use one partition for booting (RASPIOS) and one for the data files. The reasons I have are: 1- cost per GB on SSD devices is less and 2-separate devices causes more heat along with increased ...
-1
votes
1answer
43 views

RaspberryPi4/Windows10 doesn't recognizes USB devices after boot

I've installed Windows 10 on my Raspberry Pi 4 (4 GB) with this Tutorial. That worked but when Windows started and wanted to run the setup, it no longer recognized my keyboard and mouse. So I can't ...
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

New install running apt-get and resize2fs automatically [duplicate]

Have a strange one here. I've just installed Buster Lite (27/05/2020) onto a 2TB hard drive with Etcher and dropped an empty ssh file and a configured wpa_supplicant.conf onto the BOOT partition. I ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Having Trouble Pinging the Raspberry Pi 3B+ [duplicate]

I am unable to ping my Raspberry pi with the “.local suffix” yet it responds without the suffix. I have included some of the messages it is sending me when it boots below and included what I learned ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Unable to boot custom built alpine image

I'm trying to build a custom Alpine Linux image for the raspberry pi. I'm using below script with some customisations, however, when I try to boot the image on the pi, I cannot get anything. The light ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

double boot on the same PI

I have a pi for 2usages: retropi watch video from netflix into the pi-linux (standard) Today the pi boots with retropi interface direclty and if i want to watch videos i have to quit ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Boot Windows ARM on Raspbery PI4 from SSD via USB3 adapter

I want to test my dev on ARM devices. With an SDCard it's too slow, Windows is unusable. I do : I build an Windows 10 ARM ISO enable USB with "winpatch" put on SSD (via USB3-SATA adapter) ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

RPI 3B+ will not USB boot if wifi stick is plugged

I normally boot my RPI 3B+ from a USB SSD (RaspiOS Buster Lite, may 2020 version), but when I plug an external wifi dongle (Mediatek Ralink RT5370N) it just does not boot and the red LED stays on ...
1
vote
2answers
236 views

Unable to boot Raspbian or Ubuntu Server 20.04 from a USB SSD using a Raspberry Pi 4 4GB

I know of two methods to do this which I've tried: Use RPi Imager to install Ubuntu on both the SD card and SSD as per this post and this post Install BerryBoot and use that to install and boot ...
-2
votes
3answers
58 views

says i don't have wiringpi module when runing code at startup

I have a code set up to run at boot, and it works fine when I start it via terminal, but it doesn't run at boot. I opened the terminal, and this is what I saw: Running at boot Traceback (most recent ...
0
votes
3answers
35 views

How to clean up my /boot partition?

My /boot partition on my Raspberry model 3b is running low storage. I want to prevent running into feature troubles. I cant find any solution that fits my situation. Note that I'm pretty much a noob ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Starting program on startup only when monitor is not connected

I want to make one of my projects begin upon startup and found a few tutorials for that, but I want to make it so it only auto-activates when no monitor is detected. I have a pi4, and have heard it ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Booting from HDMI

I was wondering if it's possible that you can boot a RaspberryPI from a HDMI. We want to place one behind and connected to TV. Is there a way that it is able to boot if the HDMI port source is select ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Force Pi 3B+ Raspian (not NOOBS) to boot in composite mode automatically (using config.txt?)

Please do not echo the noise of similar questions and answers. None seem to meet my need. What is the minimum set of config.txt commands that I need to ensure that my Pi 3B+ outputs to composite when ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

How to set the hostname via /boot config (before first boot)?

I am setting up multiple Raspberry Pi's in one go, flashing the cards and customizing as much as I can in /boot before actually booting the RPI's for the first time. One thing I haven't figured out ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

How to replace SD card slot on Raspberry Pi 4?

When removing my Raspberry Pi 4 from its case, the SD card snagged and the metal SD card slot broke off at the top. I could push the metal back to connect with the board but the card would not read ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Pi4 failure - diagnostic

My Pi4 has failed. It was not doing anything unusual - it was in the middle of playing a Youtube video when the HDMI TV stopped receiving a signal and the Pi will now not boot. It has been doing that ...
2
votes
2answers
101 views

Unsure of execute file on balenaEtcher

I am trying to execute the x64 AppImage file on a Pi. Is this the correct file to launch Etcher? It gives me a can't launch binary file message. Format of command is sudo install balenaEtcher-1.5.101-...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Raspberry Pi not booting - red power light, no ACT light

I shut my RPi3 Model 3B+ down earlier with sudo shutdown now, and while it was shutdown, but not disconnected, we had a power outage. When the power came back on, the Pi would not start. The red power ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Connect to internet with Sakis3g when modem establish network connection

RP-beginner here, Background I'm using a shell script called Sakis3g to connect to internet and it works very well (It uses wvdial in the background and sets up a ppp-connection) I want Sakis3g to run ...
1
vote
2answers
94 views

Raspberry Pi 3B+ not booting and no green light

My Raspberry Pi worked for more than a year and someday, when I try rebooting it, my Raspberry Pi was stuck with the red light but no green light and nothing on the screen plugged with HDMI. Since ...
-1
votes
1answer
151 views

Why does Raspberry Pi 4 do not support USB boot?

I was searching for a way to boot from USB on RPi4. But I am always finding articles that is telling me that 3B+ has this boot feature but RPi4 doesn't. After some more finding I found that this is ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

eMMC wont boot anymore

i already managed to boot from the eMMC once, so i know it should work. my main goal is/was to boot from USB-Stick using the CM3+ I managed to do this using the CM3L module. Here are the steps i took: ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

RPI4 Model B won't boot Kali Linux, TV shows “No Signal” or Rainbow screen

I have RPI4 model B and I've installed Kali Linux Kali Linux RaspberryPi 2, 3 and 4 on my SDcard 64gb through Balena Etcher but when powered on, my LG tv shows "no signal", HDMI is well ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Boot menu with retropi or desktop

I get a pi 4b and i installed raspbian on it. The main purposes for this pi is: netflix retropi So i installed raspbian and retropi soft on raspbian. Then i found a way to use netflix on chromium. I ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Raspberry Pi A+ does not boot

I have a Raspberry Pi A+ that does not boot. When I supply power both the ACT and PWR leds light up and stay on (no blinking). I get no image on the screen whatsoever. I tried: Formatting and ...
1
vote
4answers
361 views

Setting up replacement rpi Model B 512MB

I recently bought a (new) Model B Rpi 2011/2012 512MB to replace another identical model. I also added the same Wolfson audio card that the old Rpi had, and put the two connected items into a case. I ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Can I boot with a nfsroot over a wireless network?

I've recently been transitioning the various Raspberry Pis on my (wired) network over to use NFS root filesystems rather than mounting them from the SD cards, to avoid the assorted known problems with ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Install Alpine Linux mini root filesystem distribution on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I am trying to install the mini root filesystem distribution of Alpine Linux on my Raspberry Pi Zero W which can be downloaded for the armhf architecture from the official Alpine Linux download page. ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Pi 3b+ boot problem

My pi 3b+ works with an SSD disk connected through USB and it was working with nextcloud for more than 1 year. Pi stopped working, I could not access online, the apache server was not responding and ...
1
vote
2answers
43 views

Unable to auto livestream when booting - enable .service does not work (failed to enable unit: Invalid argument)

I want to set up a service that starts a livestream when booting the rasp. I have been following this tutorial: domoticproject.com/creating-raspberry-pi-service This is what my .service in /lib/system/...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Booting from USB using a CM3+

i would like to use an usb stick to boot from my CM3+, because i would like to test the eMMC with different file systems I edited /boot/config.txt adding program_usb_boot_mode=1 but nothing changed. ...
1
vote
2answers
112 views

Trouble running a python script at startup

For context, I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 model B, and I am trying to run a continuous python script when the pi boots up. The script uses the GPIO Pins, and with the data it recieves, it changes ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Reconfigure pi GPIO default states

The default states (right on boot), on my pi are: +-----+-----+---------+------+---+---Pi 2---+---+------+---------+-----+-----+ | BCM | wPi | Name | Mode | V | Physical | V | Mode | Name | wPi ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Expanded /boot - now how do I get the “skipped” pi 4 support back?

I have a Pi 4 that has a relatively old card in it, so it had the "small" /boot partition. I noticed the message recently You do not have enough space in /boot to install this package. Skipping Pi 4 ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Midori won't open fullscreen no boot

Following this question I have modified /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart to read: @xset s off @xset -dpms @xset s noblank @midori -e Fullscreen -a http://localhost:8080 However, when it boots up ...
0
votes
2answers
34 views

Execute a script (or program) at startup on raspberry pi

I would appreciate some help as I have read a dozen answers and have failed on all of them to run my program or script at boot. I am running Buster Lite (no Gui) I have a program I wrote in C++ ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

How to stop shutdown script from running at startup (see body)

I installed the x735 shutdown script on my pi with the x735 board. The script allows the hat to provide power, and then safely shutdown on button press. I upgraded the board to a x728 which allows ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Got a raspberry pi 3b+ 3v3 pin shorted. What can i do?

I've bought a Raspberry Pi 3 model b+, to try as a simple computer Put it on the case, tried for some time, but it did not hit the performance i was expecting, so droped this idea. I kept it save, ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

Enabling software i2c causes boot failure

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 model B, fresh installation of Raspberry Pi OS. I am trying to use software i2c to get around the clock stretch bug in the broadcom 2835 chip. I edit /boot/config.txt to ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Add WiFi details and SSH to Pi Zero W

I have a Pi Zero W which I want to use for the MagicMirror. Because of some hardware limits I have to install "Jessie" to make it work. No problem there. The problem is that I need to add the WiFi ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Raspberry 4 not booting - green and red light not blinking - sd card problem?

My raspberry 4 bought on amazon doesn't want to boot, both red and green light are on but none of them are blinking even when plug / unplug the sd card, no reaction from the raspberry, my screen ...
1
vote
2answers
129 views

can undervoltage damage Pi 3?

I was running a Pi 3b model from an "insecure" power source, aka unknown car radio USB, no idea how many amps it gives. but the lightning symbol appeared on the HDMI screen, then the screen flicked a ...
-2
votes
1answer
55 views

Running a program on boot (Pi 4)

I have been trying to get a program to start automatically on boot. I have tried using systemd, init.d, rc.local, and cron to execute my bash script in order to invoke a program (e.g. open an instance ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Raspberry PI 3B+ will not reboot after removing power

Help! - I'm completely new to Raspberry. Today I have succesfully imaged the latest OS to the SD that came with my Raspberry PI 3 model B+. Everything works fine when I boot it up. I can also ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

How to disable output to serial (GPIO) during boot

I'm trying to drive a motor control over the Raspberry Pi's GPIO serial pins (GPIO 14 and 15) I've disabled the serial console, however, during bootup of the Raspberry PI, it still sends data over ...
1
vote
2answers
35 views

SSH on boot via rc.local

I am trying to ssh into a server on boot. I have written a simple bash script to perform this action. The script works fine if I run it from the command line, issue is with rc.local. The script /home/...

1
2 3 4 5
28