Questions tagged [boot]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
21 views

raspberry fails to mount root filesystem on boot

After an upgrade of raspbian I rebooted the system and it printed the following message: "mounting /dev/mmcblk0p2 on /root failed: No such device" After that an emergency shell (busybox) ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
22 views

Using Run Pin for Startup on pi zero w and v2

I'm planning on running a pi zero 2 connected to an arduino over uart for a personal project, but I'm using a pcb and I want to power it on and off without using any cables. My current plan is to ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

OSMC boots to scrolling sad face

Following an update freeze, I disconnected my Pi 3 and now just get a scrolling sad-face: anyone got a re-boot recipe?
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
30 views

System binaries fail with "Exec format error", apt-get fails with "117: Structure needs cleaning"

Most system commands fail with "Exec format error" and apt-get upgrade fails with "117: Structure needs cleaning". Does this sound like an SD-card corruption? If not, what could ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
35 views

Detect if a raspberry zero is turned on

I would like to use an old raspberry zero 1.3 to share files in my home network, but I wish I could shut down the connected hard drives as the system shuts down. Initially I thought that it was enough ...
user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

python script does not start at boot

I follow this blog to the t to start a python script on startup. (Rasperi pi4B OS 64bit) my launcher.sh works fine she trying sh launcher.sh the file looks like: cd /home/pi/Documents PYTHONPATH=/home/...
user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
1 answer
23 views

launcher.sh behaves differently @reboot than calling with sh

I was send here from Stackoverflow. Thank you for your help. I am using a launcher.sh for a raspberrypi 4B with Raspi os x64 to start a python script in a python env on startup. But setting the ...
user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
0 answers
29 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
41 views

Trying to Connect RaspberyPi4 to my monitor

LG monitor LCD 22" max res: 1680x1050 60Hz(without overclock) Using microHDMI to VGA hostOS: w10 64bit guestOS: raspberypiOS 32bit whenever adapter is connected to my monitor underscore(_) symbol ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Root partition encrypted with LUKS and Yubikey to Decrypt (problems with initramfs)

I am working on a Raspberry Pi 3B v1.2, and I have already encrypted my root partition of the OS with LUKS. The problem is that I would like to decrypt it or have the appropriate password to decrypt ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
28 views

What is the byte content of Raspberry Active Source hdmi-cec message?

When a Raspberry Pi is connected to a CEC bus with HDMI it sends an active source cec message on boot. This can be modified in /boot/config.txt with setting hdmi_ignore_cec_init either 1 or 0 as ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
21 views

Raspberry crashes after loading configs on boot

I have a problem with the RaspberryPi. On a 128GB microsd I flashed Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS (rpi Zero 2/3/4/400). The writing and validation of the microsd by the program Raspberry Pi Imager v1.7.2 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
29 views

ACT Light of Raspberry Pi is not ON continuously

I am having problem while working with Raspberry Pi Model B 4GB. When I turn on the power of Raspberry Pi the power LED (red in colour) turns on but the ACT LED (green/yellow in colour) just flashes ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

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. ...
user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
0 answers
37 views

Boot ups but display rainbow screen on Raspberry Pi 3

I'm new in RPi, so can't resolve an problem. How can I fix a Raspberry Pi with Rainbow screen? I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 B with Raspian 10 (show below) Linux raspberrypi 5.10.103-v7+ #1529 SMP Tue Mar ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
32 views

RPI 4 and creation of scripts from buildroot

I want to know if it is possible to allow my system created by buildroot, to automate the execution of script which would allow for example, to switch from qwerty to azerty (maybe this option exists ...
user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
45 views

Ubuntu server could not get clk: -517 on boot

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 8gb running ubuntu server 20.04, having the root partition through usb to a 1Tb ssd. And recently when booting the system, it displays this error: [ 1.313819] spi-bcm2835 ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
39 views

Raspberry Pi 4 displays colored vertical lines

I have seen this question asked but I couldn't figure out if the color scheme tells something or not. Bottom line is the PI was working flawless until one month ago. I did not have time to check it ...
user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
30 views

Raspberry Pi 3B not booting anymore.How to update firmwire?

I have a RPi 3b in my stack. Suddenly it stopped working correctly and after another OS flash it was dead. Now is there a way to revive it?
user avatar
  • 1,670
0 votes
0 answers
70 views

How to increse boot splash screen duration?

My Plymouth boot splash screen screen only shows up for a fraction of a second. How can I increase its duration? I tried adding a dummy system service that was supposed to delay boot splash ...
user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
54 views

Autostart syncthing after reboot

I have installed syncthing on my Raspberry Pi but it does not start automatically. How can I run it automatically after a reboot?
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Raspberry Pi 4 does not boot with 3 devices connected to USB

I have connected three devices to my Raspi4 USB: Logitech wireless gamepad dongle, and YDLidar-X4, and Arduino UNO. The YDLidar-X4 is separately powered with 5V supply, the Arduino is separately ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
124 views

Disable HDMI at boot, then re-enable later

Here's the desired scenario: System is turned on Pi boots (bullseye) with HDMI off (fully off, not just outputting a blank stream) Later, Pi activates HDMI and starts outputting video Currently, I ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
36 views

Raspberry PI is not booting [closed]

I tried to follow this tutorial https://www.laub-home.de/wiki/Raspberry_Pi_multiple_I2C_bus to connect a second i2C device on GPIO-pin 17 and 27. I had to reboot the pi after editing the /boot/config....
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

Black screen single dash but not blinking

I have a raspberry pi 4 that when booting gets stuck on the black screen with the blinking cursor in the top left corner but after about 3 seconds it freezes and the cursor becomes still. I have tried ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
86 views

How to automatically reboot a Raspberry pi when not logged in

I have my raspberry pi set with an autologin feature, however sometimes when a third party program crashes within the raspberry pi it logs me out and deactivates the automatic login. I'm trying to ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
46 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Raspberry pi 4 doesn't boot green light blink ones

Raspberry 4 model b doesn't boot at all, when i plug power supply red light always lights, and green only blink ones, and nothing more. I try 3 differnt sd cards, try write raspbian in Imager, in ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
153 views

Using the Dynamic Device Tree to add Overlays at Run Time

I am working on a couple of ideas for device tree overlays for the RPi 3B+ & 4B. It will be useful in my testing to be able to load and unload overlays without having to reboot each time. As ...
user avatar
  • 18.2k
0 votes
1 answer
121 views

How do I rotate LCD touch panel on a Raspberry Pi 3?

I know this question has been asked many times, but I can't find a solution that works anywhere to rotate the official raspberry pi touch screen (not the display part as this is working, just the ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
459 views

How can I customize what RPi displays on boot?

I'm new to the RPi world, but I'm using RPi 4 with official Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS (bullseye) right now. When the RPi start booting, it normally displays rainbow screen, then some splash screen, ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

How to disable boot when plugged to power? [duplicate]

I want to disable boot of raspberry pi 4B when plugged to power I have searched a lot and found a similar question, which gives a short and suspicious answer to this problem. If two RUN pins(holes) ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
486 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
3 answers
51 views

Trying to run a python program on boot - error file location?

I have edited rclocal to include this line: python3 /path/to/my/program.py & I used an ampersand as my program has an infinite loop. The program never runs though. The program: import RPi.GPIO as ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
82 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
66 views

Changed sd card disk signature in diskpart, now gets stuck booting

I have an SD card with a particular image on it that I wanted to back up before modifying anything in case I broke something. I inserted the card into my (Windows) PC and attempted to use Win32 Disk ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
57 views

How to boot multiple raspberry's with one read-only NFS root

I want to boot my raspberry's via NFS using a read-only nfs root filesystem. Refering to technologies like: overlayfs or tmpfs i am curious in how to achive this in the right way using mostly commonly ...
user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
99 views

How to change files on raspberry pi without starting it up

I had made a script and I wanted it to run on startup so I included it in /etc/rc.local. But I had forgotten that at the end of the script I have it set to shut the pi completely. And so now whenever ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
104 views

Why Raspberry Pi 4b is slower when boot up from USB flash drive than boot up from microSD card?

Providing that what I've read in this article is true I'm wondering why it's faster to run Raspberry Pi 4b from microSD, than it is to run it from decent speed (200MB/s read) USB Flash Drive? Is the ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
42 views

Raspberry Pi would not start

Hi, when booting Rasberry PI I get following error messages and RPI does not start. I have took out SD Card, run chkdsk on Windows machine, did not detect errors. Is there anything I can do to fix it? ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
2 answers
77 views

Where is rngd started? How to pass a parameter?

The man page for rngd says there is an option -S to control the interval at which stats are written to sylog. I would like to change that interval but I can't find where rngd is started at boot (...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
53 views

Systemd service as status control

I have a script which is supposed to be executed on boot when the network connection is established (local network would be sufficient). It is the shell version of linphone. This is my current unit ...
user avatar
  • 101
-2 votes
1 answer
107 views

Edit rc.local from windows

I ruined my RPi, by using Python script in rc.local which shutdowns RPi as soon as it starts. Thus I cannot even login or ssh. How could I edit SD card from windows to change that rc.local file?
user avatar
  • 97
0 votes
1 answer
48 views

Headless PI not booting anymore after upgrade and nordvpn install

my Pi apparently stopped working after apt upgrade and installing nordvpn app. The thing is that I see a red line at the bottom of my var/log/syslog. In practice I can't ssh anymore in it. I checked ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
62 views

Raspberry Pi 3B not booting from network (without sd card)

I am trying to boot my Raspberry Pi 3B (not plus) using network boot (without any SD card). So in order to setup the required OTP bit, I added program_usb_boot_mode=1 to my config.txt file and ...
user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 131
0 votes
1 answer
38 views

Replace files in /boot while running

I want to try to replace Raspbian by Alpine on my Raspberry Pi Zero W, without having physical access to it. I am wondering whether the following procedure would work: While Raspbian is running: ...
user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

Cold start Raspberry Pi 4B? How cold?

My company recently ran tests on two Pi 4Bs in a temp chamber with camera attached. Ran 1000 hours at 70C ambient - CPU around 80-82C No issues. (power always on) Ran 1000 hours hot/cold cycle -25C ...
user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
32