Questions tagged [reset]

the act of rebooting the Pi or to clear any pending errors or events and bring it to normal condition or initial state.

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How do I hard reset a Raspberry Pi?

How do I hard reset a Raspberry Pi? Obviously you can power cycle, but is there a more subtle way, like a reset pin? It would be very useful to connect a watchdog in case the Raspberry Pi crashes (...
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Shutdown, reboot not working

I often SSH into my Raspberry Pi, which is connected to my network via a wired connection. The last time I tried to reboot it, though, it failed: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ shutdown now -bash: /sbin/shutdown:...
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Holding the PI in reset?

Is it safe to hold the pi in reset (via run/p5) indefinitely? If so, will it save on power consumption?
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Change/reset password WITHOUT monitor/keyboard

I forgot the password to my Pi, but don't have access to a compatible monitor/keyboard. I've seen methods like these but they all involve editing cmdline.txt and then booting with a monitor and ...
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Remote full reset (re-install) of a Raspberry

I've had a Raspberry Pi now for some time. I did a lot of fun stuff with it. A lot of the fun stuff is still on there, and that's not always fun. I could reset my Raspberry Pi by walking over to it, ...
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I changed my Raspberry Pi default keyboard settings. How can I reset this change?

I changed my Raspberry Pi keyboard (using command the sudo nano /etc/default/keyboardp). I set: XKBLAYOUT = 'in' Now, after reboot I just can't login! Can I somehow reset this CHANGE?
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How do I make the OS reset itself every time it boots up?

I'm looking to set up a simple system for public usage, probably with Raspbian. I would like to set it up to be a specific way, and have it stay that way. The goal is for the entire OS to wipe and ...
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Is there a way to shut down safely without being logged in?

So it's been a while since I've played with it, and I forgot my Raspberry Pi's login info (both username and password), and it's running. I've seen some instructions for resetting the password, but ...
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Reset Wi-Fi dongle

I too ran into problems with USB Wi-Fi dongle on RPi. After being on for roughly a day RPi loses Wi-Fi link. If I run ping to the gateway command fails with "Destination host not reachable" message. ...
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Forgotten non default id & password

I have a pi with Debian 7 which I have had working a while age. I now I find I can't log on. I am not sure if I changed password, but don't think I did. Can I reset password without loging in?
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Create a watchdog for RPi using Arduino

I have a RPi 2 and my circuit involves an Arduino connected to it using Logic level converter. I want my Arduino to act as a watchdog for Pi that will receive a signal timely from Pi and if not ...
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Resetting a Raspberry Pi from a USB (CH340G) UART

I want to use a CH340G USB UART to connect to the console of my raspberry pis - something like this: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/To-TTL-USB2-06Pin-CH340G-Converter-for-STC-Arduino-PRO-Instead-of-CP2102-...
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GPIO does not work on reboot

I am using cron to start a program on reboot for my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian). This program rings a bell hourly based on the current time. When the program is run manually using: sudo start-...
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No devices detected + Reset

My Raspberry worked fine until last month, now it doesn't detect ANY device. I tested it with a wireless keyboard and it doesn't work. I tested it with a basic keyboard and a basic mouse and the doesn'...
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Error running a simple python script at boot

I am attempting to create a button on my Retro Pie emulator case (A gutted NES), using the old reset switch, to exit out the of current game and go back to the menu. Then I realized it just required ...
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Restore Pi to factory settings without flashing SD

My question is different to How can I reset to the factory settings? hence why I have posted. The problem I am facing is that I have a Raspberry B+ which I have had for about 2 years. I didn't use ...
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How to prevent Raspberry pi 3 from auto starting in an operating system after reboot?

Sometimes, I don't like the Raspberry Pi to reboot into the last operating system used automatically , after 10 seconds. I want to be able to either prevent this entirely and/or choose a custom start ...
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Is halted a viable state for a battery powered pi zero long-term?

I'm building a battery powered device with a pi zero. The battery is a 3.7v LiPo w/ 2000mAh. I want to be able to safely shutdown and restart the pi using a single switch or button. (preferably ...
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Samba on Raspberry Pi ->USB reset

I am using a Raspberry PI as a NAS (raspbian). Everything works quite fine, however Samba is giving me a bit of trouble. Basically what happens is, that on large file readings it kind of "hangs" after ...
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Password resets on shutdown

First point I am completely new to the Raspberry Pi. Having purchased a Raspberry Pi with the NOOBS SD card, I completed the basic install and have access to the Pi. I wanted to have this accessible ...
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Remote reset to Rasberry Pi without remote desktop

I would know if there is a command to reset a Raspberry Pi without enter it with remote desktop (some like "reset 192.168.0.1 user=Pi pass=Password" or similar) The problem is: I have a Raspberry Pi ...
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On a raspberry pi, is safer to restart it by unplugging it or shorting the “run” pad to ground?

I know that running a shutdown script it best. I know that unplugging the RPi runs the risk of corrupting the SD card. Does using the "run" pad also run the risk of corrupting the SD card? Second when ...
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USB microphone locks up - how to fix?

The USB microphone occasionally gets locked up such that nothing can use it. The utility arecord describes it as follows: card 1: Device [DYNEX USB MIC Device], device 0:USB Audio [USB Audio] ...
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Resetting a server with RasPi's GPIO

I have a server (standard ATX motherboard) that tends to lock up, and I'd like to reset it using the Raspi. I know the motherboard has a reset switch/jumper, but I don't know what voltage it outputs ...
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Rpi 3 model B+ USB enable pin

I am using USB 3G modem with my RPi 3 modem B+. Modem gets freeze sometimes so i need to reset it. I was using https://askubuntu.com/questions/645/how-do-you-reset-a-usb-device-from-the-command-line ...
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Wiring GPIO pins to the RUN input on Raspi 3

I'm developing a reset switch for the Raspberry Pi, but I want to prevent that holding the button keeps on resetting the device. To solve this I had the following idea: Wire a push button from the ...
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How long to short RUN pin on pi zero to initiate boot? [duplicate]

I've been working to design something that can automatically short the RUN pin to GND when I want to turn my pi zero on from a full poweroff. The RUN-GND short works well to turn it on, but does ...
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Windows IoT application on Raspberry Pi - scheduled application restart?

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 with Windows IoT Core. I have an application (set as default) which I want to restart, scheduled once a day programmatically. Is this possible? If restarting the ...
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Owncloud Not Accessible by Ip on Local Network

Okay, its so late its early now, so Stack Exchange is my only hope for solving this. I followed the instructions listed on this blog post at pimylifeup.com to create an Owncloud webserver for myself. ...
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Forgot password for username pi [duplicate]

I need to authenticate so that I can use the VNC Server and Viewer and be able to access the Pi's screen from another computer. When I download the VNC Server I have to authenticate and enter a ...
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Pi resets state after every reboot

my Raspberry Pi 3 (Raspbian Stretch) is behaving oddly for about 5 days now. What's happening: I create a file on my Desktop and modify another file at another location. Now I reboot the pi. Once I ...
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Raspberry Pi resetting across reboots [duplicate]

My RPi 3 seems to have run into a strange problem. Everytime I reboot it, it seems to reset all my settings, namely Keyboard layout and taskbar icons some other setting as well. Also if after a ...
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Creating a power button with an NES?

I have an NES that I am creating into an Rpi case. I want to try to do the following: *Connect the power button to my Rpi to 1: Turn on the Rpi when pressed in (On) 2: Run a shutdown command ...
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How to reset Pi's Pin Setup by command line?

I use wiringPi to define pins in my code1. Then I have code2 (not relevant to the code1) use the default pin definition (the state of pins after start or reboot). I want to run code 2, so that I have ...
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Soft reset shell script not working properly

Using the directions on this webpage, I downloaded raspi_gpio_actions.sh. I then created a script directory, "scripts" in /home/pi and placed the shell script there. I ran these commands: sudo chmod ...
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Raspberry PI 3 Model B+ resetting after every reboot

My RPi 3 resets itself after every reboot. All my settings, customizations etc are lost. Keyboard layouts, date/time setting, setting in the sudo raspi-config (camera setting etc), desktop ...
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Timer to Reset System

Is there a way to make it so my RPi arcade machine will reset after 5 minutes when I press a button (Restart). Can this be done with an arduino?