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Freeze caused by bluetooth and webcam

My web app has a webcam running using ng-camera(based on webcam.js), and a separate bluetooth sniffer running on node js on the background. After several minutes running, the app and raspberry pi will ...
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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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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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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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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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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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PiFmRds: Raspbian freezes when I change windows. How do I fix it?

I am running my raspberry pi 3 with a radio station software PiFmRds The program works fine but then when I go to move the window (or any other window) the system freezes and I have to unplug and ...
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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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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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After several days my Pi's stop being able to launch new processes nor allow SSH connections

We are running raspbian stretch and have our mono based application running fine however we've found that after several days (this can be 2 days it could be 7) that our PI's just hang. Kernel: Linux ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot boot into desktop after crashing

Good day all, I am new to the Raspberry Pi. I have just purchased a Raspberry pi 3. I downloaded the Raspbian OS and installed it on a brand new 16GB Kingston microSD card. First time I was ...
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My mono service crashed - how do I figure out what happened?

I wrote a .net 4.0 mono service called snserver.exe and am hosting it on a Raspberry Pi via mono-service. In order to run it, I execute the following line: mono-service -l:/var/supernovaServer/...
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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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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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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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My Pi keeps crashing — where should I look?

I know my problem is too vague to solve the root problem. Please help me on my way. My problem I have a Pi setup with owncloud. And a external hard drive with videos on it. It just functions as a NAS....
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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 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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SD card related random freezes

I am using raspberry pi 2 (B+) in a biology lab to do real time tracking of small insects. Basically, we have an python/opencv program that detect positions of animals and saves it in a MySQL db. We ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ freezes randomly

General setup My RPi is connected to a mouse, keyboard, and monitor. My swap size is set to 1000 MB and I'm not using wifi. Problem The RPi freezes randomly, meaning the GUI is frozen, no SSH ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Troubleshooting a crashes

My Raspberry Pi 3B is constantly crashing and rebooting, roughly every 10 min. Originally I thought it was only on Youtube. But it happens on many websites - hell I hope it doesn't crash before I can ...