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Made Raspberry Pi unreliable by errors or alterations.

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Non-english character file names get changed on their own

Same Problem Mentioned Here I am running Raspbian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye) on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I have some files on a FAT32 formatted USB drive, which stores data for a Jellyfin library. When ...
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Corrupted SD Card

currently having a problem with rpi running ubuntu server. The rpi was disconnected without shutting it down, resulting in an error when trying to boot up after the disconnection. I hooked it up to ...
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What does 7 flashes- kernel image not found indicate

I had a working 4B with 64 bit Bullseye running with ssh so I could work on it remotely. It ran fine and was accessible for a week but I do suspect there was a power outage. It came back up but ...
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Fixing corrupted fstab

My raspberry pi zero ran out of space on its microSD card and somehow corrupted part of the filesystem, as it doesn't boot properly. When I insert the microSD card into another computer, I can look at ...
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Are backups using dd if=/dev/mmcblk0 safe and consistent?

Conventional wisdom has it that creating backups by using dd if=/dev/mmcblk0 ... from a live filesystem is prone to error. Changing a filesystem that's being copied as an image will result in a ...
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Why does updating Raspberry Pi OS keep breaking my system?

For some weird reason, updating Raspberry Pi OS keeps breaking my system. For the second time since setting up my Raspberry Pi 4 (8GB RAM), my microSD card has been corrupted and cannot run the OS. ...
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Driver corrupts OS

I've been working on a PI project, I am using Waveshare 7" touchscreen, now I need to download driver to enable touchscreen, I tried downloading it from their website: https://www.waveshare.com/...
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system won't fully boot - “failed to start dhcpcd on all interfaces” and failed to start openbsd secure shell server

It also says failed to start "enable compressed swap in memory using zram". Any ideas why my system keeps getting corrupted? Sorry - ideally any ideas how I can repair/restore?! Thanks
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Corrupt SD card on Pi but not in Windows

When I boot up my Pi all I get is a solid red light, not the green one. I believe this is because the SD card is corrupt, but it was working fine the other day. I put the SD card in my windows PC and ...
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Bug in PHP & Buster? 4x Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode 0x00000004

I have 2 exact the same Pi's: both are Raspberry Pi Model B Rev 2. Both were running Raspian Stretch for years. 4 days ago both Pi's (!!!) had a Kernel Panic after trying to update to php7.4. Installs ...
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Industrial microSD card to minimize corruption [closed]

I plan to use RPi’s (zero w) to create some potentiometer value readers for the company I work at. They will be used in the production, in order to adjust the potentiometers in some products. The ...
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Raspberry PI 3B+ will not reboot after removing power

Help! - I'm completely new to Raspberry. Today I have succesfully imaged the latest OS to the SD that came with my Raspberry PI 3 model B+. Everything works fine when I boot it up. I can also ...
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What’s the best way to avoid corrupting a pi?

Every time I try to build a little project with my various raspberry pis, I tend to end up abandoning them because of disk corruption. I’ll have a functioning pi (eg running Recalbox as a games ...
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Immutable SD Card? [closed]

Does there exist a device that goes in an SD card slot and behaves like a normal SD card, except that it can be made immutable? I think it would have to have two modes: Initial Setup would be ...
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RPI4 corrupted SD or more sensitive to issues than RPI3?

I've had an RPI4 running ArchLinuxArm for about 2 months without making any changes to it. Yesterday, I noticed it wasn't online so I did some troubleshooting. The bootloader rescue worked as ...
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Corrupted MicroSD Card

Recently, I ran the command: startx After running that command, Raspbian didn't let me login. So I reset the OS using NOOBS. I remember running startx because I had to to use gparted or something. ...
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Sd card gets corrupted on some monitors?

When connected to Monitor DELL e2218hn, SD card with NOOBS installed is getting corrupted within 2-3 hours of use. This is not the case with other monitors as it works really smooth. ISSUE: When Pi ...
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Corruption of external USB pen

I'm running Raspbian Lite on an RPi3B+. It's powered with a bench power supply capable of sourcing over 3A. I never see an "under-voltage" warning. My application requires an USB pen drive always ...
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3D printer corrupts Pi when shutdown

I have my rPi hooked up to my printer via USB connection and powered by a power adapter as supplied with the kit from amazon: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07BD3WHCK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?...
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input/output error using scp with external HD

I'm not sure if this forum is most appropriate to ask. However, I'm transferring large batch of files from a external HD via scp, between a raspberry pi and my desktop Looking back, many of the ...
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Can it be an issue to record videos directly on the SD card of a Raspberry Pi?

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and the picam v2 to record videos continuously for several days. Files recorded are only 5-minute long. Can I save files on the SD card directly, or should I use an ...
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/etc/group is void, raspberry works fine however

Well, for an unknown reason the file /etc/group has been cleared during a ssh session last week. As I manage ssh with allowgroups sshusers I could no more log in, but could however use the current ...
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PI-3 corrupted file system - run fsck on boot (Raspbian Stretch)

I'm using a RPi3 with Raspbian Stretch and I have problems with corrupt file system. I use the Raspberry in a system where a "clean shutdown" is not possible. So I want to run fsck on boot. I have ...
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Raspberry Pi randomly unresponsive

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, I have tried running a GitLab server on it but it seemed to be too performance expensive so I uninstalled it, I also had to cut the power of the Pi without properly ...
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Would a raspberry pi lifetime decrease if used 24/7? [duplicate]

the topic technically says everything, I will be using Openmediavaults image on the raspberry pi. I will be using it as a home media server(Cause I have a spare Rpi2 doing nothing.) People are saying ...
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Corrupted SDcard?

Is this a sign of a corrupted SD card? It happens just after boot up finishes the code. If so, I might know the reason why. When I tried rebooting my Raspberry Pi twice today, it wouldn't shutdown ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Freezes

My Raspberry Pi 3 Model B freezes randomly. This as been going on since I got it, about 4 months ago. It sometimes freezes on reboot causing reboot loops. It freezes on Chromium when all that's open ...