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Raspberry freezes when closing serial connection

I wrote a Python script with pyserial to read data from two different USB devices (Witmotion IMU, Ublox ZED-F9P GNSS Receiver). This works perfectly on Windows. Every time I run the same script on a ...
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My pi four crashes when I put the SD card in

I plug in my raspberry pie and plug it in to a monitor, and when I place the SD card in the SD card slot, the green light starts to flicker and the pie crashes and completely shut down I have a ...
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Toshiba USB HDD crashes RPi 5 when doing cp or mv ; Works fine on other machine

I have several disk drives plugged into a USB hub. They all work fine, except the Toshiba 1TB HDD drive, which did work OK with my RPi 4. I accidentally ran out of space on the drive and since then ...
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Pi3B stuck in busybox

this weekend I setup a pi3b. It hosts several servers: kodi, node-red, grafana, mosquitto, influxdb and maybe some more. In other words, the absolute minimum a gentleman needs in its house! OS is rpi-...
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Investigating Random Crashes/Reboots - RaspberryPi 3B

We have a Raspberry Pi 3B running a custom Buster image (PiSignage 3.2.0 - Its for digital signage). I have recently noticed that the Pi has been crashing periodically and my troubleshooting knowledge ...
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Pi Zero 2 W fails to boot: rcu_sched detected stalls

After setting up my Pi with a surveillance-style camera streaming script, it crashed and wouldn't establish its network connection again on restart. So I connected a monitor and got the trace seen in ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ freezes on cron reboot

I set up a cronjob on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ (1GB RAM) to reboot every morning, which worked fine for over a year. For three days, however, the RPi has been crashing immediately after reboot. By “...
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Pi OS Lite on Pi Zero WH Crashes with "undefined instruction" using apt upgrade

I have tried three C10 SD cards on this device, flashing Pi OS, Pi OS lite and Raspbian Buster and all of these exhibit the same thing: An undefined instruction exception when running "apt ...
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3B crashes randomly

I've had a random crash occur 2 times now, and I have no idea what is causing them. The last one happened just now, and the pi has been running great for a week (without reboots). The first crash ...
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Netflix in Chromium freeze complete pi

My Pi 4 (8GB) has been crashing since yesterday whenever you want to watch a movie in Chromium via Netflix. However, the first five minutes of the film run through without any problems. Other websites ...
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strange RPi4 Crash that knocks router off the internet

I've been using a raspberry pi 4B with 8GB of ram for about a year now. Common Features Raspberry Pi 4B 8GB booting from an SSD connected to the internet via wired connection running cron jobs, ...
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How to add a second screen to rapsi 4 whitout raspi crashing

Hi I recently bought this screen on amazon and every time I connect it my raspi 4 freeze after 5-10min On the user manual it instruct to add this to the config.txt in /boot max_usb_current=1 ...
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Amazon Prime Video totally freezes/crashes Raspberry Pi 4 in Chromium

Since the Widevine support is available for Raspbian I'm able to watch Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on the Raspberry Pi just using the Chromium Browser. I have, however, a strange behaviour when ...
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RaspberryPi3B crashes randomly

I've a RaspberryPi 3 B running with Raspian on buster (10). Hardware: Power: Official 5.1 V - 2.5 A Power Supply (https://www.raspberrypi.com/products/raspberry-pi-universal-power-supply/) Wired ...
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Debug Suggestions for Crashing Remote Pi4

I have a RPI4 in a remote location that has become unresponsive (not network) twice in the last 6 months. It will be another 6 months until I can travel and replace the device. My gut says it's a ...
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Why does my RPi reboot every ~15 minutes?

I installed on my RPi 3 the latest Raspberry OS (Linux rpi-datacenter 5.10.63-v7+ #1488 SMP Thu Nov 18 16:14:44 GMT 2021 armv7l GNU/Linux) and I have no idea why it reboots on its own every ~15 ...
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Headless Rpi 4 reboots when changing resolution

I hope someone can help me, I've bought my first Rpi a few months ago and I haven't been able to use it at all because of this issue. Specs: Raspberry Pi 4 - 4GB OS: Raspberry Pi OS with desktop Fully ...
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Thonny crashing…why?

I’m an amateur, but I’ve used raspberry pi’s and have code running on them 24/7 for several years now with no issues. My latest home automation project has a (Python) raspberry pi outdoors (in North ...
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How do I debug these spontaneous crashes?

My headless Pi 2 (running stock raspbian) sometimes crashes out of the blue. It happened again today, and I had a monitor attached so I was able to get a photo of its final words. I just don't know ...
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How to find out what's randomly crashing Pi 4

I currently have a Pi4 4GB running as my homelab but recently I've been facing random crashes that I've been really struggling to diagnose. I run the Pi headless with access over SSH and I'll know ...
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Pi kills all the process itself

I'm using a Pi to command an home-made robot. For that I run several python scripts (and one programme in C++), they consume many CPU. I want to let the robot working for several days in a row. But ...
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RPi's screen starts doing strange things when running a software

I would like to know if someone could help me with this, when I starts a software like Blender or Sonic Pi my screen begins to freeze and by continuing refreshing the screen I finish with a white ...
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Activating infrared camera causes PI Zero W to crash and reboot [closed]

I have a PI Zero W and a camera module that came with 2 infrared lamps. It is this one or something very similar: https://www.arducam.com/product/arducam-ov5647-5mipi-camera-module-for-jetson-nano-...
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Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu freezes when dragging file to another directory

I have some files I downloaded onto my desktop but when I try to drag them to another directory in the file manager, the pi freezes and I have to unplug and reboot it. This has happened 3 times ...
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Pi crashes without apparent reason

I own a Pi4 (4GB), and I'm having some issues. The pi crashes with no apparent reason. By crashes I mean it becomes unreacheable via ssh, PiHole and HomeAssistant that are running on it become ...
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Pi Zero with RS-485 interface operated inside breaker panel crashes

Setup I am operating an Raspberry Pi Zero inside a distribution board. The pi is powered via usb using a din rail power supply and it connected to an usb-rs485-adapter to get modbus data from a smart ...
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How to track why two RPi's are constantly "freezing"...?

I have two RPi's, one 3B+ and one 4 8GB. Both run updated Raspbian with Node-Red, VNCServer, No-ip DUC and have SSH enabled. No mouse or display connected to any of them. The 3B+ serves as the "...
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Raspberry Pi 4B Keeps Crashing

I'm not sure what happened. I have my Raspberry Pi 4B running on Raspbian Lite (May 2020 version). This all started happening when I decided to use my Pi to run a game server. I decided to submerge it ...
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ClamAV Error for scanning

I'm trying to install ClamAV on my pi zero. Which is an antivirus program. I ran the command : sudo apt install clamav Then I typed in: clamscan But it said: LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddbdir(): ...
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Raspbian Crashing on RPi2 | full screen goes to one (somewhat random) color when web browser loads heavy page

I've had this strange problem with my Raspberry Pi 2 for a long time now. I have it set up as a sort of third monitor for my main computer. I've installed Synergy and Redshift, then set the screen to ...
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My raspbian buster is stuck at Splash Screen with polkit.service!

I was working fine with my Rpi4 this morning. Next time when I started it was okay. Then there was some resolution issue. so I went into raspi-config and disabled the OpenGL. After a restart my PC is ...
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3B+ locking up (blank video output) with red & green LEDs solid, requiring reboot. Which logs to check? [closed]

My Pi 3B+ (full config details at link) has started to lock up out of the blue (red and green LEDs on), requiring a reboot. Which system log(s) do I check to see what the problem might be?
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System crashes when a USB device is plugged in or a web browser is opened

I recently turned my pi into a standalone network following this guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md But now when I open a web browser, or plug in a ...
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Freecad not working on my raspbian!

I just installed free cad on raspbian from repo . Then after the installation was complete when I preseed the freecad icon from menu it is opening. But when I am pressing new project the software is ...
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Weird problem with Raspberry Pi falling over

So I've been trying to trouble-shoot this myself for weeks. I have a Pi3 (and a Pi4, though the 4 causes no issues). My Pi3 is fully up to date, on Raspbian Linux 4.19.81-v7+ This issue persisted ...
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How am I supposed to set GPU memory in RPi4?

I have been using RPi4 for a while and I have found some problems playing videos on VLC and YouTube. After searching for a long time, I found that these problems can be solved by increasing GPU memory....
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After my script crashes, I can't run any more scripts, RP 3 Model B+

I am running a script that is probably crashing. When I run it, nothing seems to happen, so I hit Ctrl + Z to halt the program. But then I can't run any other script on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. ...
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Was stable now keeps crashing

My Pi keeps locking up - cannot interact with it via keyboard (even Ctrl-Alt-PrintScr commands) or anything else. Screen (console) frozen. Pulling power out and rebooting brings it up looking fine ...
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Random crash after several hours

sorry for the next error) I'm working on a project with my rpi, which just test on a student website if a teacher is absent, or if a lesson is moved. Actually, the rpi crash totally randomly : after 7-...
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How do I set my gpu_split?

My Emulation Station keeps crashing saying I need to make sure my gpu_split is set high enough and/or switch back to carbon theme. Can someone help me dial this in? Any thoughts or suggestions are ...
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How to revert from rpi-update to stable build

I have been using a RPi3 for the last year without any issues. I have had rpi-update as part of a regular update process (cron job). Lately I have been experiencing crashes. I started to investigate, ...
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Is my Pi Zero W overclocking? Why does it disconnect?

I've got a Raspberry Pi Zero W which is connected to a 4 relay module, servo motor, and IR sensor. It has two functions: first, it operates continuously, watching the IR sensor and, when tripped, it ...
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Pin powered Pi crashes when servos move

I have been working on a circuit to power a Raspberry Pi and servo(s) from a single power source. The diagram below shows the basic configuration, although the 'AA battery' is actually two 18650s. ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 crashes on manual ifconfig command

I'm trying to manually set IP configuration on my raspberry pi 2. Using SSH I run the following command in the terminal sudo ifconfig eth0 10.0.0.100 netmask 255.255.255.0 up my raspberry pi then ...
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How can I diagnose a headless Raspberry Pi Zero W that hangs?

I'm trying to run my Pi Zero W as a motion detecting camera using RPI cam web interface but it keeps hanging after a few hours at most. Before it hangs, it can record motion detect videos and upload ...
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Opening any browser often crashes Raspbian

I've got a very simple setup on my Raspberry pi 2. It's a clean install of the latest version of Raspbian (via NOOBS) with Redshift and QuickSynergy installed. Almost any time I open a web browser, ...
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Restart Pi after ping failure?

I have been creating a prototype using Pi Zeros, they work great at my house but are failing often at customer's site (other side of country). I do not know if the Pi kernel is crashing or if it's ...
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How to recover from a kernel panic like this?

Getting stuck while boot process, I don't remember installing anything on Kali linux raspberry pi
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Cannot start openELEC on Raspberry Pi 3B+

I've tried a whole bunch of media center systems for my fresh RaspberryPi 3B+. The most interesting one for me is openELEC, but unfortunately it is the only one I can't seem to successfully run - ...
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Is there a limit on Raspberry PI's display size?

I have been using Raspberry PI 2 and 3 for the last year and a half with no problem. However, over time I have noticed that different sizes of display connected to the PI effected how my software ran. ...
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