Questions tagged [boot]

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

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

SSH does not work via wifi on Pi with network cable unplugged

I set up wifi connection on Pi and can ssh into Pi both via LAN and wifi if the cable is plugged in on boot. If I unplug the cable, I can no longer ssh via wifi. If Pi boots up with cable unplugged, ...
0
votes
1answer
241 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
1k views

Executing multiple scripts on startup in a particular order

I am running Raspbian GNU Linux (9) Stretch, on my Raspberry Pi 3. Project Overview Python script which makes use of 2 inputs to the Pi. Calculations are performed based on these inputs, and values ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

I get error while installing Raspbian

I installed Noobs to my SD card for booting up my RPi but when I select install Raspbian. I get following error after the erasing EBR dialog disappears. I installed and formatted my SD card from ...
0
votes
1answer
595 views

Cron not finding necessary files to run .py file

I hope this is not a duplicate post however I have spent about 16 hours researching a solution for my problem and have not found it yet. I am attempting to run a python GUI that acts as an interface ...
0
votes
2answers
274 views

After writing Raspberry Pi OS to SSD, I cannot add ssh file

I am trying to boot my Raspberry pi 4b from an SSD. After following the most recent instructions I could find for allowing booting via USB (updating bootloader, setting boot order), I installed ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

auto start using /etc/rc.local or /etc/init.d not working

-My problem: I can't get autostart to work (/etc/rc.local or /etc/init.d) /etc/rc.local screen never boots and kills the pi, which then needs to be re-flashed to work again. /etc/init.d no auto ...
0
votes
2answers
390 views

Configure Pi to boot up and run script when plugged in without login

How can i set up my pi zero, so that if I plug it in, it runs a python program, without having to login etc? The project goal is a device that plays an audio file on the push of a hardware button. I ...
0
votes
1answer
174 views

Unable to change config.txt or cmdline.txt permanently

I am trying to edit the /boot/config.txt and /boot/cmdline.txt files. However, anytime I edit or even copy them to the /boot like this: sudo cp /boot/config.txt /boot/config.txt.orig when I reboot ...
0
votes
3answers
606 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
2answers
14k views

How to open terminal then run a program on the terminal simultaneously on startup?

My Pi already logs in automatically (goes to Desktop on startup). I wanted my python program to run automatically when pi boots but I need to use the USB numeric keypad input in my program (that is ...
0
votes
1answer
568 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
1answer
2k views

Raspbian: reduce number of tty

When my b+ (raspbian 3.18.12+) boots, it actually loads 6 tty. Is there a way to reduce the number of tty?
0
votes
1answer
14k views

Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block (179,2)

I get the following when I try to boot my new Raspberry Pi Zero using Raspian Jessie that I just downloaded from here. The RPI appears to be unresponsive at this point. It's a new Raspberry Pi Zero ...
0
votes
1answer
860 views

NOOBS hangs on rainbow screen, does not boot

I've installed NOOBS using the standard instructions included in the zip file, but every time I insert the SD card, boot hangs on the rainbow screen. What's funny is that if I flash the card with ...
0
votes
2answers
102 views

SSH into a running instance of an application

I have developed a line-following vision application for the raspberry pi, and I want it to run always, as the Pi is connected to a robot. I know how to edit the rc.local file so that the application ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Why does /dev/mmcblk0p2 work when PARTUUID doesn't?

Goal Hi my PI keeps rebooting after I added two lines to the rc.local file. Now i am trying to log into the boot shell and edit those two lines out. Problem I added init=/bin/bash to the cmdline....
0
votes
1answer
318 views

Debugging Unattended Installer, ua-netinst, RPi3Bv1.2

I'm attempting to install un-netinst using the instructions here. My ultimate aim is to install an Ethereum Client. I have reformatted my 64GB SD disk to FAT32 and copied the files as instructed (...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Installing Upstart stops autologin from working

I have set up autologin by editing /etc/inittab, changing the line 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --noclear 38400 tty1 to 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty --autologin pi --noclear 38400 tty1 This works fine....
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Raspberry pi 3B+ won't boot, solid red light

My Pi won't boot, I was coding my Pi when my friend came and wanted to see a movie from the Pi, I shut it down normally and close the power supply, then changed the SD card that had kodi on and tried ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

I fail to start a python program in Thonny on startup

------------- instructions to configure systemctl ------------- [Running a script at bootup : Good practices?, rc.local falling, Other options? The following is the selected answer to the above ...
0
votes
1answer
247 views

How can I recover from a system boot autoload service that keeps rebooting?

I don't want to start over from scratch. There are several ways I could change the monitor.service so it would fail or run without booting: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo systemctl --full edit monitor....
0
votes
0answers
92 views

solid red + solid green on bootup [duplicate]

Just got an SD card: SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter, Grey/Red, Standard Packaging (SDSQUNC-032G-GN6MA) (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B010Q57T02) Formatted it with ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Raspberry pi won't start after 'segmentation fault'

After trying to open netsurf through LXDE it didn't work so I tried typing netsurf into LXterminal but then it just started saying "segmentation fault" after every command I ran. I tried to reboot the ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
931 views

Edit FAT16 microSD disk partition [closed]

After installing ua-netinst, on a Pi 3 model B v1.2, I get a rainbow screen. From the comments here, this is expected and I need to re-copy the start.elf, start_cd.elf, start_db.elf and start_x.elf ...
-1
votes
1answer
185 views

Usb gprs not detected on boot

Good morning! I have a Gprs USB module which used to work just fine. Now on boot, the device is not detected. However, when the OS is booted, if I unplug and re-plug in the device, it is detected and ...
-2
votes
2answers
55 views

.bashrc is executed once on boot and another time when terminal autostart via @lxterminal [duplicate]

I am using .bashrc to execute a python script on system boot: sudo -u pi python3 /path/to/script.py and then I add @lxterminal to file /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart to make sure a terminal ...
-4
votes
2answers
14k views

Problems while booting [closed]

Having difficulties booting would mean that your SD Card is written the way it is supposed to be and the OS starts loading but doesn't proceed and most certainly doesn't prompt you for logging in. ...

1 2 3 4
5