Questions tagged [boot]

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

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Pi keeps changing source

I have a problem with my Pi. Every time I turn on the TV it automatically changes the source to my Pi. I tried following this thread : stopping RaspPi / raspbmc from auto changing source on tv ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Stops Booting

I have been using my Raspberry Pi 3 A+ for a few months now, and recently I ran sudo apt upgrade && sudo apt update. After this, the raspberry pi worked fine, but after I rebooted it would ...
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Unable to run bash after boot

I have a raspberry pi 4, EDIT: using python3.7, with raspbian OS Devian 10 Buster and I am trying to run a script afeterboot for people counting, it uses a virtual env, after reading various post this ...
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Connect to wifi on book

I have a relatively fresh install of RetroPie that won't connect to wifi on boot. (I'm copying these configs by hand) /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf country=US ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
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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-...
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Having trouble with SD Card Copier

I put my USB on my pi and open SD Card Copier. I select the pi's sd card and the output device to my usb (dev/sda) and I click start: I notice on the file manager it creates a ~280MB partition and ...
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My raspberry pi wont boot after flashing an sd card it with ubuntu server

I have a raspbeery pi 4 2gb I flashed my 128gb sandisk sd with etcher on linux with ubuntu server 18 and 20 images both dont work even though it writes to the sd and says it was successful on etcher ...
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Set GPIO on Startup

I would like to set the output of GPIO 12 and 26 to on while the RPi is booting, and then turn them off when startup is complete. Can I use config.txt for this? Something like: # Set GPIO12 and 26 to ...
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Modifying file on ext4 partition via boot

Back story: Since this might be a XY type of problem I'll briefly describe my original issue. I have a RPi 4, connected to my router via ethernet. I don't have a monitor and a keyboard so I can only ...
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Why won't Buster Lite boot to anything other than emergency mode on wired Pi Zero when a file system check is done?

I'm running a wired (no onboard bluetooth or wifi) Pi Zero with Buster Lite with latest update/upgrade. When I touch /forcefsck, or put an equivalent statement in /boot/cmdline.txt, it ALWAYS fails ...
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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 ...
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rc.local not able to execute python script with network code

(Disclaimer, this is a crosspost from my Unix & Linux Overflow question, however I got no answers) To introduce my problem, I'm running Raspbian Stretch on a RPi 3 model B+, and I have two scripts ...
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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 ...
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Start-up message : Reset USB port-power 1000ms

I run Raspbian on a RPI, and last night I executed a CURL command - it hung, and then the RPI was offline. I've repeatedly restarted the RPI, but this comes up every time. If I swap the SD card, it ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 b+ not booting

I've raspberry Pi 3 b+ which is 2 years old since I purchased it. Recently it has started behaving very strangely. I've installed new rated power supply (5V 2A) for pi board. The board runs fines for ...
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raspberry pi 3 model B+ acting weird during startup

So I found my old pi while cleaning, I flashed a fresh copy of raspbian on the SD, booted up the pi but for some reason it is exhibiting a weird behavior. Not as experienced with these so i am not too ...
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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: ...
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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....
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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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.bashrc is executed once on boot and another time when terminal autostart via @lxterminal [repost with correct account] [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 ...
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.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 ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 B GPIO boot and shutdown button(s)

I've been doing some research on power buttons for the Raspberry Pi, but I'm having quite a hard time finding information. Right now, I have button working on GPIO5, and when I connect it to the ...
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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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Boot to CLI using headless configuration

I would like to know if there is a way to change the Raspberry Pi OS boot options to CLI in a headless manner before first boot; much like enabling SSH by creating a file in /boot or by setting up ...
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Raspberry Pi 4B wont start, 0 long blinks 1 short blink

This is what happened: I ordered a Pi 4B a few months ago, but never used it since I still had a Pi Zero running. On powering it up, the Pi 4B wont start. I am using the HDMI0 output The SD Card ...
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SD Card not working after reboot untill booted with another pi

Short: Pi sometimes wont boot until SD-Card runs in another pi first. After a reboot attempt Pi #1 would not boot anymore. Only Red-LED glowing constantly, the green one did not even come on once. ...
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Run python script on startup and wait for keyboard input [closed]

I know, I know, it looks like the 1000th question about the same thing, but I have tried almost every answer I came across here about running scripts on startup, but they fail to meet my particular ...
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RPi will not boot to command line [closed]

My RPi 2 (jessie) still boots to desktop, if I configure CLI in raspi-config. I also tried what was recommended here: sudo systemctl set-default multi-user.target sudo ln -fs /lib/systemd/system/getty@...
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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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Pioneer TV shows "unsupported" when connected to RPI 4

When I connect my 2GB RAM Raspberry Pi 4 (running 64-bit Ubuntu-Mate 20.04) to my Pioneer LED-42K200D, the TV shows "unsupported", which I infer as referring to the signal format. I've tried ...
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How to get netboot debug info from start.elf

I am attempting to netboot Ubuntu 20.04.1LTS arm64 on a Raspberry Pi 3B v1.2. To do this, I have replaced the Ubuntu u-boot boot loader with the Pi boot loader, as instructed in the Ubuntu ...
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How to quit an automatically run script on startup in Python Kivy?

I run a script at startup with the command line @lxterminal -e /home/pi/Desktop/Python3/myApp.sh in the file /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart which I created with nano, not with sudo nano ...
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strange behavior when booting Raspbian OS on 4B 8GB from a microSD card with a non-bootable SSD attached

I have a Raspbian OS microSD card that I use with the Raspberry Pi 8GB model I upgraded the firmware to the June-15 stable version of the firmware so that I could boot from the SSD. That worked fine. ...
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resizing the /boot partition after no space left on device

After some errors on the many pis I manage with raspbian buster, I had some no space left on device issues and saw that the /boot partition has only 54M /dev/mmcblk0p1 43M 23M 21M 53% /boot. I ...
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How do I start VNC on startup of Raspberry Pi 4? [closed]

How can I run VNC on each boot? Note: I use TightVNC server and Raspberry Pi 4 and Raspbian Buster
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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 ...
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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' (...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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