Questions tagged [boot]

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

318 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
4
votes
0answers
641 views

Android Things (0.5.1) fails to initialize GPU on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B?

I have just set-up a Raspberry Pi 3 with Android Things using the latest developer preview (5.1). It boots and I can run some minimum samples, and the output can be seen normally in a HDMI screen. So, ...
3
votes
0answers
227 views

Plymouth bootsplash starting too late

I've set up a Plymouth bootsplash inside an initramfs on Raspbian buster. (It's using something similar but not identical to the raspi-config RO overlay.) But I've noticed that there's a ...
3
votes
0answers
983 views

Setting up Pi Zero W Wi-Fi through USB SSH

I am having lots of problems connecting my raspberry pi zero to wifi. I have followed a number of tutorials. 1. What I have tried This was my wpa_supplicant.conf file ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
3
votes
0answers
3k views

TFT Kernel module not loading on startup

I'm not able to load a driver for a TFT display permanently on a Raspberry with Raspbian OS like specified here: fbtft_device name=sainsmart18 verbose=0 in /etc/modules. Whenever I restart the ...
3
votes
0answers
536 views

How does BerryBoot work?

Good evening, BerryBoot allows us to put multiple OSes on the same SD card, and I know it uses SquashFS, but I don't understand how everything is done. I'd like more explanation about how do SquashFS ...
3
votes
0answers
1k views

Keyboard doesn't work in initramfs

I've setup an encrypted root partition with Ubuntu 15.04 MATE (the latest image). I've fought with it for quite a while now, but I'm now certain that the initramfs has everything it needs in order to ...
3
votes
0answers
1k views

fsck crashes when booting from USB

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B to boot from a USB flash drive like in this article. Basically, I have burned the Raspbian image to a USB drive, then copied the boot partition to my SD card, ...
2
votes
0answers
63 views

Running Simple Script On Every Boot

Want to run a bash script start.sh with one command that executes tmux and ffmpeg at startup on my Raspberry Pi 4B. The RPi OS loads the Desktop, but to interact with the process only need a terminal (...
2
votes
0answers
147 views

Effect of `nosplash` in /boot/cmdline.txt

I am trying to understand the effect of nosplash in the kernel commandline parameters. This is currently undocumented, but I'm basically obtaining a different behavior depending if its presence or not....
2
votes
1answer
946 views

Persistently increase usbfs_memory_mb on RPI4 running Ubuntu 19

I am working with a 4gb RaspberryPI4 and it's running a USB3 Flir Blackfly. Out of the box, the setting of usbcore.usbfs_memory_mb @ 16 isn't enough to get a stream from the camera. Increasing the ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

ReBoot Rasperry 3 from SD, after putting the card in a RaspPi4 by mistake

I've got a problem and I really hope it's just a small step for you, but a big leap for mankind, or at least for me. I have a Rasberry3 working very fine on a SDCard. I bought a new Raspberry4, of ...
2
votes
0answers
22 views

Can I boot off a network if I can't modify my router?

My Raspberry Pi needs to be connected to my home router, which unfortunately is a standard router provided by my ISP, so I can't change anything on it. I have another main computer running, which I ...
2
votes
1answer
181 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
106 views

Raspberry Pi B v1.2 Non Deterministic Dots or Splashscreen on Boot

I'm running a basic program on a Pi B v1.2 for an embedded use case. Because of this, I would like the boot process to look as nice as possible. The best way I've seen this accomplished is with a ...
2
votes
0answers
145 views

GPIO reading high (because its an input) at boot

I am making a thermostat and one of the issues I have with the pi is that on restart it sets all its pins to input which will provide power to devices, in this case a relay being used to switch on and ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Correct Arch Installation procedure

What is the correct procedure to install Arch on raspberry pi 3 b+?? I've followed the instructions on this page: Arch Wiki substituting ArchLinuxARM-rpi-2-latest.tar.gz with ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
124 views

Safe[ish] shutdown without the shutdown command

For my needs, I have to execute something (take a picture) early in the boot process, and then shut down the machine as quickly as possible. Right now, I have a script that does exactly that, it ...
2
votes
0answers
550 views

Change pin for Wake-from-hold

There is this not-so-well-documented feature about shortening Pin 5 (GPIO3) to GND for booting a halted PI (see e.g. here) which is called wake-from-hold. As it is possible to change almost ...
2
votes
0answers
488 views

Plymouth terminates too early

I set up plymouth to run on my Raspberry Pi 3 using the answer provided by tcyrus on this page: Plymouth on Raspberry Pi Now the bootscreen comes up when I shut down or start the Pi, but on boot it ...
2
votes
0answers
522 views

Trying to replace the boot SD card when mounting USB drive as root

I have configured a Pi 3 with a gungho pidrive USB-connected 128GB SSD. I started with a 16GB microSD card and used the latest Raspbian Jesse image. All works well once I followed the adafruit guide ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

raspberry pi stuck on “welcome to pixel” page

I am a college student working on a raspberry pi project. I recently got my raspberry pi and I was able to display the pi on a TV monitor via HDMI few days ago. However, I had to download some ...
2
votes
0answers
530 views

Raspberry pi 3 stuck on bootloader

Raspberry pi 3 is stuck in boot. When i was last using it i disabled the wlan0 for some hardware hack, after that when i rebooted it it stuck on the boot as shown below. I have even tried to flash ...
2
votes
0answers
338 views

Raspberry Pi 2 booting only when HDMI is connected

I have a Raspberry Pi 2, and when I connected an HDMI cable from my TV to the Pi, it boots, but when I try to boot without the HDMI cable, the green light flashes rapidly for a second or two, and then ...
2
votes
0answers
40 views

Script on boot up is not updating between calls

I wrote a simple script in order to log the date and time of every Pi boot into a text file. I placed the script into /etc/rc.local in order to have it execute on boot. Here's the script: #!/bin/sh ...
2
votes
0answers
971 views

RPi 2 boot stucks at rainbow color screen

tl;dr: During boot my one-year-old Raspberry Pi 2 stops with the rainbow color screen of death. Power supply, SD card, OS on the SD card, and "boot_delay=1" are OK, but did not help. Origin of the ...
2
votes
0answers
512 views

Why can't I set my app to run on startup with Windows IoT?

I have an app that I would like to have run automatically when my Raspberry Pi 2 starts up. The Raspberry Pi 2 is running Windows 10 IoT. I am able to deploy my app and run it with the Visual ...
2
votes
0answers
287 views

Struggling with Raspbian Bluetooth communication

I'm trying to perform communication between my Raspberry with a slave Bluetooth module and my laptop. The goal is to get a boot output message of my Raspberry, but that's not working as expected. The ...
2
votes
1answer
536 views

sh: can't access tty; job control turned off

Yesterday, I was programming GPIO controls for a robot in class and left for a few minutes to work with another group. I came back to find all the GPIO disconnected and sh: can't access tty; job ...
2
votes
1answer
94 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
95 views

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B no image

I've just purchased a Raspberry Pi Model B, I've installed NOOBS latest version after I've formatted card with SD card formatter. Problem is when I'm booting it appears the menu to install Raspbian, ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Boot stuck at [ ok ] Staring enhanced syslogd : rsyslogd

I'm using berryboot to boot my first gen pi on an external hard drive, and even though it is better than an SD-card I seemed to have cut the power too many times and corrupting some files. I don't ...
2
votes
0answers
3k views

Boot config.txt is ignored

Problem The /boot/config.txt file is being ignored when the Raspberry Pi boots up. As such, overscan and overclocking settings are not taking effect. What I've tried Some reported that the line ...
2
votes
0answers
101 views

Problem with network when external HDD to be mounted at boot is absent

I have a Raspberry PI (RPI), running Arch Linux, and I have an NTFS external HDD (with its own power source), which is mounted at boot via fstab: /dev/xxxx /boot /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhdd/ ntfs-3g ...etc....
2
votes
0answers
590 views

Error running a simple python script at boot

I am attempting to create a button on my Retro Pie emulator case (A gutted NES), using the old reset switch, to exit out the of current game and go back to the menu. Then I realized it just required ...
2
votes
0answers
249 views

Raspberry pi shut itself down without warning and now refuses to boot an operating system?

So I was working on my raspberry pi and it suddenly shut itself down without any warning whatsoever. I re-plugged my power supply and even though the PWR led is red the pi won't boot up an OS. ...
2
votes
0answers
26 views

StandBy with every Monitor except one

I used my RaspPi as a automatic testclient. After a while, the OS crashed and it's not bootable anymore. But thats not the main problem. I need the Raspberry somewhere else. I changed the location ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Disable boot-time logs

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

External SSD not properly detected if connected before boot

I have 2 Samsung 870 EVOs with USB bridges that I'd like to connect to RPi4. It seems to work fine when I connect them after the RPi4 has already booted and I can see them properly using lsblk. ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Install recovery mode after already flashing Raspberry Pi OS?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B, and I installed Raspberry Pi OS onto a blank microSD card using the official imager. My understanding is that if I had used NOOBS, after installing the OS there would have ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

How can i boot 3B+ without SD card holder from scratch

The problem is stable red light when powered up. I think SD car holder is broken. This happened suddenly a week ago. And it doesn't open anymore. Are there any way to open it without sd card holder ? ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Raspberry Pi 4B Booting problem

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B 2 GB model. I am running MQTT server on my Pi for an energy monitoring system in which around 16 ESP devices are connected to Pi. Besides EMS, Its also connected to Siemen S7-...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Can you boot the RPI 3 or below from SPI EEPROM?

RPI4 has an eeprom, however the other versions don't. I would be interested in particular in the RPI Zero. Could you add an SPI EEPROM to the header/gpio pins in order to load u-boot or maybe even a ...
1
vote
0answers
84 views

Raspberry Pi hdmi black screen (SSH works fine)

My raspberry pi will boot fine and I can access via SSH however when connected to HDMI it is just a black screen that appears. I notice that the display screen resolutions are alternating back and ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

getting an error when I autostart my py script which contain PyQt Gui

I'm trying to automatically start a py script which has pyqt5 Gui when I boot my Raspberrypi. I did sudo nano /etc/rc.local and made a log.text to know what's happening and I received: qt.qpa.screen: ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
91 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
369 views

pi 4 won't boot with powered USB hub

I have a raspberry pi 4 with USBGear 4 port usb 3.0 hub. The USB hub is a powered type. If I boot the Pi system with the usb cable attached to the hub and without power on the hub, it all boots up ...

1
2 3 4 5
7