Questions tagged [boot]

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

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RPI3 “Reboot” and “Shutdown -r” Failing on Raspbian Jessie

Whenever i try to reboot my rpi 3 using sudo reboot or sudo shutdown -r it fails to boot up again. However all works fine if power it down and power it up again. I've had a look at booting ...
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How to press enter during booting without keyboard on ubuntu?

I updated my raspberry pi 3. Now every time I boot it says: cannot open access to console root account is locked. Press enter to boot I am able to boot when I press enter using the keyboard. I ...
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Raspberry Kernel Parameters

I'm working on the /boot/cmdline.txt, and found the parameters : vt.cur_default=1 vt.global_cursor_default=0. Where I can get the full documentation about vt? does it have other parameters? Thank all!
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Startup splash image

I have a headless pi Zero that has a tiny Nokia 5110 monochrome LCD (AdaFruit). This is a prototype for a consumer device. The raspbian boot sequence takes a while to boot, and I was wondering if it ...
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PI Zero will not boot, Pi 3 will same sd card

I have a Pi 3 and a Pi Zero. I have a sandisk sd card a no name sd card. My Pi 3 will boot with both sd cards. The Pi zero will only boot with the sandisk. I am using the same latest image on both ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 + External HDD (HFS+) + Automount at boot

I want to use the external hdd with syncthing to synchronize the files on my external hdd with my other computers. Therefore I try to get the pi to mount my external hdd (HFS+) at boot. blkid (after ...
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Failed to start Light Display Manager

I've been getting this error a few times but somehow was able to get through it by plugging in the hdmi cable (I use vnc). But now the I get this error even when I use the HDMI cable. I tried ...
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Boot Into OS Depending on physical switch position

Does anyone know of a boot-loader existing, or if NOOBS can interpret the position of a switch/read GPIO pins at boot then pick the partition to boot into based on what it reads? E.g. Switch in ...
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Stuck on Rainbow Screen after kernel upgrade on CentOS7

I ran 'yum update' on my Raspberry Pi3 running Centos7, and now it will not boot. Both LED's are solid (no flashing) and it does not get past the 'Rainbow Screen'. The following packages were ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 stopped working

My Raspberry Pi 3 suddenly stopped working only the red light led is on and nothing happens. I suspected the SD card so I swapped in another with only NOOBS on it and it worked once and not again. I ...
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Cannot Load Library “./pxcore.so” to autorun a python script on boot using systemd

I want to run a code at startup but I am getting this error below. The script works when running in python, but I am unsure how to allocate permissions or where to make a path to the pxcore.so file so ...
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Rasberry Pi - network boot with old router

I apologize in advance if this is a stupid question, but I really don't have a good background knowledge about networking. I did try to google all this stuff, but I simply couldn't find anything ...
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Micro SD card doesn't boot on Zero, but works on Pi3

So I've got this 32GB micro SD card, with Jessie Lite installed on it. It won't boot on any of my Raspberry Pi Zero W's or Zero, but its just fine on my Raspberry Pi 3. Literally nothing happens when ...
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mmcblk0p1 is not mounted during boot

I have a Raspbian Jessie installation where mmcblkp01 is not mounted. During boot I see this message on the console: start job running for `dev-mmcblk0p1.device` Eventually this times out and I am ...
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Raspberry PI3 RTC problems with ntpd on jessie

i am looking for a solution that can prefer NTP, updating the RTC when possible, and then fall back to the RTC when no network is available. it seems that NTP do this job and when the ntp is running ...
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Imaging Raspberry Pi and can't restore. 'Unable to mount foot fs on unknown-block'

I've installed Ubuntu Mint on my Raspberry Pi and setup everything the way I like. On my Mac, I've gone ahead and created an image via: sudo dd if=/dev/rdisk4 bs=1m | gzip > ~/Downloads/MyImage.gz ...
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After power on Rpi3 RED led steady but green continuously blinking. what could be the problem?

i brought new Rpi3 and boot 16gb card with 2017-03-02-raspbian-jessie when power on red led steady and green blinking is there any problem in booting process of pi? HDMI not showing anything neither ...
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Embedded devices boot process vs PC

I am trying to dive deeper into the boot process and understand how everything works. I have understanding but I am not sure I am right. I have already found a lot of great examples like that What ...
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Stuck while booting raspbian pixel

Heve been using Raspbian for 3 hours and when I was seen how it would restart from a power loss I found that it gets stuck in boot. Some time randomly starts ok but now its increasing the times it ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount fs on unknown-block(179,2) on fresh image

I know there's lots of questions like this one but I have tried everything from the other questions and it's no help. I have just flashed the newest image from the Raspberry Pi Website onto an SD ...
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Trouble with Python script from rc.local (TTY issue?)

I have not been able to find a solution to an issue affecting one of my Python programs only when it runs from rc.local. Update added to the end with additional information. A brief description of ...
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Setting Raspberry Pi up for more than one usage

I am new to Raspberry pi and super excited to start using it. My first raspberry pi project is going to essentially be a entertainment system connected to the tv at all times. First, I will be ...
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Raspberry Pi support Bootrom USB download?

I'd like to use Raspberry Pi WITHOUT binary loading from SDCard for simple test. The idea is build executable binary and download this binary via USB [from PC] into internal RAM [L2 cache] and execute ...
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avoid dnsmasq to run at boot

I have dnsmasq installed to make my Pi 3 with Raspbian GNU/Linux 8.0 (jessie) into an AP (accesspoint). I want to be able to switch between AP mode and client mode. This all works fine, but when I ...
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Sainsmart 1.8 inch tft not working

I am having the same problem as this TFT Kernel module not loading on startup Can anyone please help me out? Thank you
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Moving SD card from Pi 2 to Pi 3: only see a “rainbow square”

I've updated my Wheezy distribution to Jessie and was running smoothly on my Pi 2. Moving that SD card to my Pi 3 results in the "rainbow square" on the monitor, but no apparent booting activity of ...
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How to disable USBboot?

When i turn on my Raspberry Pi it tries to boot from USB. I plugged in a wireless mouse. Message on monitor: starting USB... USB0: Core Realses: 2.80a scanning bus 0 for devices... And nothing going ...
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Debug: mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 on /boot failed: No such file or directory

I'm attempting to debug the below error I get during boot of raspbian-ua-netinst on a Pi 3 Model B v1.2: Copying boot files... mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 on /boot failed: No such file or directory Oh ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 is not Booting After “shutdown”

I have a raspberry pi 2 with Raspbian Jessie installed. It was working perfectly for about 5 months. But yesterday I closed it with the shutdown command and now I cant open it. When I try to boot it ...
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boot stuck after starting apache

few months back I installed raspbian and configured apache etc.. I haven't used it for a few months and today I was trying to get it back running. During the boot it hangs on [OK] Started LSB: Apache2 ...
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My system keeps locking me into safe mode and boots directly to root shell

Help! I keep getting boot error on my RPi and being locked into safe mode only having access to root shell and losing network connectivity! It is the forth time this happens, the first time I have ...
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Red light only when plugging Pi2 into AV-Receiver via HDMI, TV works

When I try to plug my Pi2 into my A/V receiver via HDMI and plug in my power cable afterwards, the red light lights up, afterwards the green light lights once and then nothing. When I plug in the ...
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My Raspberry Pi loads up and I can see the colorful screen, but I am not able to see anything after that

My Raspberry Pi used to work just fine with my PL716s just a week ago. Today I turned it on to find it was no longer working with the monitor. After editing the config file a bit, I was able to get ...
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After power outage, my NAS drive isn't automounting

I have a RPi 1 Model B, configured as a torrent box, running Wheezy with Webmin, deluge torrent and Sickrage. To store the medias, i put a 2tb external hard drive on my router Linksys EA6400 and i ...
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How can I boot into GUI after changing the default user (no longer working)?

I'm at wits end with this. I have followed the instructions at: Boot into the GUI after changing default user to change the user that automatically logs on in GUI mode. It no longer seems to work with ...
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Screen gets black after raspberry pi has done the boot

I have recently installed the lastest raspbian jessie version and it has worked fine. the raspberry has boot correctly and the graphics mode is OK. Then I have started to configure my wifi usb adapter ...
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Qt5 & RPi 2 -> “failed to add service - already in use?”

I have gpu_mem_1024=512 in the config.txt file on my Raspberry Pi 2. However it doesn't boot anymore. Is only boots if I put gpu_mem=16 in the config.txt. However, when I try to run a QT app, with ...
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Raspberry Pi suddenly reboots while idle

I am using the Raspberry Pi with the official touch screen. The power supply is rated 5V 2A. I am going to use it as a data logger and it should not reboot suddenly, but this is what happened after ...
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Pi won't start properly after dd backup

So I've used my Mac to write the Raspbian OS to a 16 GB SD card, and it ran without problem. Then I updated and upgraded with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I also installed ...
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How do I get OMXPlayer to run in the background on Raspbian Jessie?

With Wheezy, I successfully managed to follow a tutorial to run OMXPlayer during boot-up for a video splash screen. However, with the latest Jessie OS downloaded from the Raspberry Pi Foundation's ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Boot problem

I have some strange boot behavior on some of my Raspberry Pi 2. Setup is as follows: RPi2 HDMI connected to TV RPi2 Power in connected to USB port on TV Ethernet connected I have a lot of these ...
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How to speedup raspi boot when eth0 not connected?

I've got my raspi configured for DHCP on eth0 and wlan0. When eth0 is disconnected (which is the default), start time is very slow before I can ssh to the pi. The time is spent with DHCPDISCOVER ...
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Is it possible to Flash VideoCore ROM?

If I understand VideoCore IV correctly, it contain a bootrom (and perhaps some other information in the ROM). I understand that the bootrom contain a different instruction set than ARM. I would guess ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B - No Display, But Steady Lights

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B with NOOBS on an SD Card. When I plug in the power supply, the red and green lights turn on. The lights maintain a steady glow and are very bright. Then I plug in ...
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RPi not booting into system

I just followed a couple of steps to try to configure a eGalax Touch Screen monitor, and always, after installing the three programs listed in the picture, the RPi gets stuck in a black screen with a ...
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Conditional rooting from USB or SD on Pi 2?

So, this link shows wonderfully how to root into a USB: Boot from external USB stick / drive? What I want to do, though, is root from the SD card by default, and then the first available USB if one ...
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Load kernel image and file system via a boot loader

I wish to use a boot loader (U-Boot for instance), and an ftp connection (via Ethernet) to load the kernel and the file system, and flash them. I have done this procedure in the past on other boards, ...
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Initrd and btrfs raid at rapsberry pi 2

I trying to setup a Raid 1 using btrfs. Generally ArchLinuxARM supports single device btrfs without tweaking anything. But adding another device and rebooing results in a boot failure "Device not ...
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How can I get my init.d script to be the last startup item on runlevel 4?

After reading a lot of other questions regarding kiosk mode, I'm using matchbox window manager to launch chromium on my pi that is booting raspbian. I'm started using an older script that was ...
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USB Issues with recent kernel build

I am trying to roll my own image for the raspberry Pi, I am using a B+ model Pi. What I want to do is build my own kernel and for now have it load busybox or something similar, but I seem to be ...

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