Questions tagged [sd-card]

SD (Secure Digital) cards and their associated SC/HC/XC technologies are the primary storage medium for the Raspberry Pi. The Pi Models A and B use SD Cards, and new models use Micro SD. SD cards are non-volatile flash memory.

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How to fix frozen boot screen on R Pi?

I've installed the image Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) with desktop and recommended software to microSD HC (Smartbuy 32gb) using Raspberry Pi Imager for Windows. Turning my R Pi on leads to loading screen ...
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All in one Raspberry pi Server?

Does Grafana server + influxDB + ChirpStack Gateway OS full runs on same Raspberry pi that RAK2245 mounted gateway? As you know latest raspberry pi 4 have 8gb ram. I will only monitor about 20-30 ...
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SD Card Resize on 32gb SD Card Raspberry Pi

I have a 32gb SD card in my Raspberry Pi. I'd like to make use of all the space, please can someone tell me how to resize? Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 29.7 GiB, 31914983424 bytes, 62333952 sectors Units: ...
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Raspberry 4 not booting - green and red light not blinking - sd card problem?

My raspberry 4 bought on amazon doesn't want to boot, both red and green light are on but none of them are blinking even when plug / unplug the sd card, no reaction from the raspberry, my screen ...
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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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Installing RetroPie

I currently have a Raspbian desktop computer based on Raspberry Pi 4. I am planning to install retropie. Bought a new sd card for this purpose to have a dedicated Retropie sd card. Do I need to buy a ...
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Avoiding wearing out SD card - better to have two partitions on an external solid state drive (Raspian + storage)?

I am new to managing filesystems, but am using a Raspberry Pi 3B with a 16GB SD card, and running an InfluxDB database on there. The Pi writes a datapoint every second, to the database which is just ...
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Can I span the SD card over IP like a USB device?

My issue is that I have 3 or 4 Raspberry Pis zeros, each with a 400gb sd card but I have a 500gb Bitcoin blockchain to store on it, that is growing very quickly. In theory, if I partition drive space ...
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How to clone Raspbian installation stored on SD card to a desktop computer?

I have the following setup: A SD card with Raspbian installed, that is to configured for my preferences. A Raspberry Pi 4 using the above SD card. A desktop computer with an Intel i3 2310M-...
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Backup SD Card To USB Flash Drive Automatically?

I am running on Raspbian. Is there a way to backup Raspberry Pi's SD card while it's running to a USB flash drive automatically? I want to backup an image file of the SD card on a weekly basis ...
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How to boot Raspberry pi 3 without sd card

I have lost my micro sd card and am unable to use my raspberry pi 3B. I can't buy a new one since online delivery has been stopped where I live due to the lockdown. Is it possible to boot my raspberry ...
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Backing up entire Raspberry Pi's state

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ that I use for random tinkering projects. What would be the correct way of backing up the entire "state" of the Pi, including any downloads, apps, scripts, settings, etc? ...
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Zabbix mmcblk0: Disk read/write request responses are too high

I installed Zabbix on my Raspberry Pi 4 4GB. So, I was building my dash and noticed a different alarm. Zabbix server mmcblk0p2: Disk read/write request responses are too high (read > 20 ms for ...
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Pi 4 does not see SD. Can't boot from SD-card

My Rpi 4 doesn't see the SD-card. I have switched SD-cards, formatted them all correctly. Also used both Raspian and Noobs. Nothing helps because it does not see the cards. Every 'solution' on the ...
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Pi4 SD card formatting Scheme options

im formatting the SD card for NOOBS install, and I have few options to select the Scheme. What would be the correct Scheme to select and why? Thanks.
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Does a Pi4 retain any USER-generated data anywhere OTHER than its micro SD card?

I've got two scenarios in mind: I'm writing some software for a RaspberryPi (in my case, it's a Pi4) and I want to test that software on a "box fresh" Pi. I want to give my RaspberryPi away to a ...
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Streamlabs streaming with pi4b

i want to stream on twitch, I have a raspberry pi 4b with windows loaded. can I add twitch to my sd card and run it through my pi? I use an android device running through a mypin hdmi capture card.
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Raspberry Pi Imager says “Input file is not a valid disk image.”

I'm attempting to put Raspbian Jessie on an SD card. (I'm choosing Jessie to eliminate a possibility of incompatibilities with the SW I plan on using. I may use Buster after getting everything working ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 not booting constant red light and different green light patterns at random times

Issue When the pi boots 9/10 times it goes as follows: Constant red light Green light flashes fast three times and the fourth flash does 4 - 5 extremely fast small flashes and repeats On the very ...
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Nothing on screen while booting

I am having trouble booting my raspberry pi 0 w. I am using a 32 gb micro sd card with noobs downloaded on it. I have followed the steps on the raspberry pi website to boot the pi, but when I plug in ...
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Boot Raspbian from write protected SD; move all data onto external USB drive

For a Raspberry 4 setup, I'd like to keep the Raspbian's system files separated from the configuration files (i.e. /etc/resolv.conf), temp files, user files and user-installed applications. This said, ...
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Setup SD Card on desktop computer to be ready tor the Pi

I have been searching to see if it is possible to setup an SD Card on my desktop computer to be ready for the raspberry pi. Things like setup a user, wifi, install initially required app (like docker ...
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Will SDIO-mode second SD card conflict with integrated WiFi?

One is able to add a second SD card on RasPis by activating the SDIO interface. However, on the Pi 3 and Pi Zero, the integrated WiFi is connected via SDIO. Can you have both at the same time?
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Create RPi backup disk image without free / unpartitioned space

I've got a RPi 3b+, usually I do a backup of the SD card to my Mac using sudo dd bs=4m if=/dev/rdisk2 of=raspbian.img, which creates an image file of the whole card. The RPi SD card used to be 16gb, ...
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How can I read files from my LibreELEC formatted SD card?

I've installed LibreELEC 9.2.1 on my Raspberry Pi 4's SD card. For technical reasons, I need to remove the card from the Pi and read a log file using my laptop. I've tried mounting the SD card from ...
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Boot Raspberry Pi 4 from USB

I have tried to boot a Raspberry Pi 4 from an SD card, and it is working fine. But when I was trying to boot the Raspberry Pi 4 from USB, it was not booting up. Is it possible to boot the Raspberry ...
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Writing Ubuntu server image “Verification Failed”

I have tried googling for this to see if people have similar issues but found nothing. I recently obtained a Raspberry Pi 4 (2gb), installed raspbian lite earlier today which all worked just fine, ...
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Downloading OS system taking too long

I have recently acquired a Raspberry Pi 4B and I have just tried set it up with NOOBS on the SD card the whole process ran smoothly until the download of Raspbian began. I waited for an hour and only ...
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Move a new image onto RPI SD card

I have a Raspberry Pi with an SD card connected to it. The SD card holds the entire OS on it, which is a problem since I want to place a new image on the SD card to install a new OS on it. The way I ...
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Occasionally write all data stored on ramdisk to SD card

I'm using tmpfs on my SD card for working with I/O intensive programs. From time to time (let's say once a day) I want that all data should write to SD card to be on the safe side in case of power ...
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Cant connect my pi 4 automatically by using only the bootfile on the sd card

Im trying to connect my pi 4 to the wifi via editing the boot file on the sd card. the wifi is a hidden network The following i tried to do, see picture. the file name is [wpa_supplicant.conf] i ...
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Raspbarry pi cm3+ lite sd-speed

I managed to get the board booting from sd-card, but I noticed when I use the regular pi 3+ my boot times are much faster, in fact 1,5 times faster. I have tinkered with the config.txt file, trying to ...
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I would like to virtualize an existing Raspberry Pi 4. Goals are to preserve its setup, avoid losing it due to SD card corruption, and increase speed

I built a RPi 4 with UniFi, WireGuard and Pi Hole. Thankfully I made a copy of the SD card, and took an image of it, because the first card stopped working (it got super slow and then just stopped ...
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Copy OS Image onto SD Card Partition

I have a 128GB SD card that I've partitioned into 4x30GB primary partitions and a 200MB EFI boot partition. I would like to be able to have four OS on this card, but can't find software that allows ...
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Will SD-card in an RPi 4 always be faster than USB 3.0 writing/reading to an installed web-server?

Setup: RPi 4 with LAMP on IT sucks DK My SD card is quite quick sure (it's a Class 10 too and all) but my question is this: Would there be increased performance if I hosted my web-server files on a ...
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My sd card that was 16 gb its now only 236 mb

I used a 16 gb sd card to installl retropie in my raspberry pi 3, but now my computer says its just a 240 mb card. How do I format it to the original state?
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Performance differences running Raspbian from USB flash drive versus SD card

I want to run Raspbian from a USB flash drive on a Raspberry Pi 3B+. What would be the performance difference in doing so, as compared to running Raspbian from an SD card?
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How do i expand file system on raspberry pi 4 manually

I have just flashed an image of my original 16 GB SD card (the one that comes in the raspberry pi kit) to an new 128 GB card. It booted up fine but when i tried to expand the filesystem using raspi-...
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Raspberry pi 2b not booting after SD card was ejected while working

So, like the title says: My Raspberry pi 2b is not booting after the card was ejected while working. I was watching some Kodi media, then it froze, I realized that the SD Card was ejected (there is a ...
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Updating python version3.6 to python 3.8.1

currently, my raspberry pi runs python versions 2.7 and 3.6 [by default] and version 3.8.1 [I'm trying to update the current version] This causes a lot of trouble when I try to install a new package ...
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Can I use the sd card from my Raspberry Pi 3 in my Raspberry Pi 4 for Kali Linux?

My Raspberry Pi 3 model B recently stopped working and I am planning on getting a Raspberry Pi 4. I was wondering if I could use the sd card with Kali Linux from the Raspberry Pi 3 in my Raspberry Pi ...
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How can I make sure that my OS works without any screen?

So I downloaded the OS on the SD card and I want to make sure that the system works? I just started my raspberry adventure, and I'm completely new to this. I also tried to connect my Raspberry by ...
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Unable to expand SD Card for RT-Linux Image created using Yocto

I am creating a minimal image for my Raspberry Pi 3b+ with an Preemptive RT Linux Kernel using Yocto Project's warrior branch. I was able to create a base image for the same (bitbake -k core-image-...
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SD Card error Compute Module 3+

I have a custom designed board using a CM3+ module and an extra sd card on GPIO 34 to 39. I used the following dtoverlay to enable the correct ALT3 functions of the pins: dtoverlay=sdio,poll_once=off,...
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Error trying to reformat SD card

After bad attempt to update Raspbian version from Jessie to Stretch my Raspberry PI 3 failed to boot (green LED is blinking 4 times). I tried to reformat microSD card to install new version of ...
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mmc0: error -110 whilst initialising SD card in Raspberry pi 4

guys, I'm having a problem about my raspberry pi 4 At first, it works without a problem but after 1 day when I run the raspberry pi 4 again it cant boot properly I have a 5.1v/3A adapter and tried ...
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Project Guideline/ Suggestions: Arduino Mega-Raspberry Pi Combo for HD Video Streaming with Stamping

I hope all is well. I'm new to the Raspberry Pi arena, and would love some feedback on the feasibility of this project: I have an Arduino Mega that's logging data (in addition to other stuff which is ...
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How to revert misconfigured BOOT_ORDER value on RPI4?

I've had my RPI4 configured to boot from the network if there is no SD card inserted (for bare metal programming) but firmware update restored it back to SD boot only. So I've tried to make it boot ...
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Can we create raspberry sd card image to only the file size it is using not the complete card size images

I made an image of 16GB card which is now a 14.8 GB which is exact to the card memory , can we make image with file size used like it is currently using 6GB only.
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Beginner help setup

I've set up my rasberri pi4 month or so ago and tried to restart but stuck on screen with color stripes please help

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