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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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Raspberry Pi - Rainbow screen

I'm trying to boot up Exton's Android build on Raspberry Pi 2, but I seem to be getting the rainbow screen. Here is what I have - 4 partitions as follows boot which has 512 MB, flagged as bootable ...
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Write Image to SD Card per SSH

I want to write an SD Card Image to a SD Card inserted in the Raspberry PI. What I have done (and it is working): Login to Raspberry an change the /boot/cmdline.txt a NFS Root (Something like ... ...
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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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Timeout waiting for hardware interrupt during work

(Full logs are also posted here) My RPi3B+ have ArchLinuxARM running on it (armv7h version). Latest kernel and all updates (only packages from official repos + yay installed from AUR). My SD is ...
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Apt-get upgrade broken

I've got an error while trying to upgrade my pi. I can't even reboot it. My SD Card wasn't full. pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de l'...
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Possible to repair Raspberry Pi 3 SD card slot?

I accidentally pulled the pi out of the case before realizing the SD card was still attached. The right pad can still be soldered but the left one appears to have been pulled off. Is there anything I ...
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fsck crashes when booting from USB

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B to boot from a USB flash drive like in this article. Basically, I have burned the Raspbian image to a USB drive, then copied the boot partition to my SD card, ...
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broken micro SD slot and super glue on sd card

After just a couple uses of my raspberry pi 3 B+, I saw that for some reason it wouldn't turn on. The problem, I found, was that slot for the micro SD card had fallen off. No matter how many time I ...
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loading additional sd card on raspberry pi zero w

hopefully this is the right place to ask this question.. I'm currently trying to add an additional micro SD card to a raspberry pi zero w. I am using the SPI1 interface with wiring as: sd pin rpi ...
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Moving sd card to a larger one

I'm sure there are lots and lots of people asking this but I couldnt find a good answer. How should i move my x GB sd card content to the new XX gb sd card since i have multiple partitions? I ...
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Accessing 3+ SD/MMC /dev/mmcblk devices

I've successfully followed some instructions for access 2 SD cards via SPI on a Raspberry Pi 3: https://ralimtek.com/Raspberry_Pi_Secondary_SD_Card/ How do I configure it to access more than 2 SD ...
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Trying to replace the boot SD card when mounting USB drive as root

I have configured a Pi 3 with a gungho pidrive USB-connected 128GB SSD. I started with a 16GB microSD card and used the latest Raspbian Jesse image. All works well once I followed the adafruit guide ...
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Largest micro sd card

What is the largest micro sd card that the Raspberry Pi 3 can handle? I have a 64 gb card that works flawlessly, but would like to try something larger.
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RPi 2 boot stucks at rainbow color screen

tl;dr: During boot my one-year-old Raspberry Pi 2 stops with the rainbow color screen of death. Power supply, SD card, OS on the SD card, and "boot_delay=1" are OK, but did not help. Origin of the ...
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sh: can't access tty; job control turned off

Yesterday, I was programming GPIO controls for a robot in class and left for a few minutes to work with another group. I came back to find all the GPIO disconnected and sh: can't access tty; job ...
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Error “error in check_disks” on OpenElec reboot

I used the search and I posted on this post, but it was deleted. I have the following error on boot: ***Error in check_disks:could not repair filesystem, dropping to debug shell, try to run 'fsck' ...
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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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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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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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What is a proper way to remotely update a folder?

I have made recently 14 Raspberrie Pis 3 Model B with some software on them: Raspbian OS Apache 2 Several additional Python packages Several folders with HTML, JS and Python files developed by me. ...
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Unable to format SD card after using it for Raspbian

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ that I want to make a little home server out of. I decided to start with the current raspbian build, which as of writing was the one released 2019-09-26. I used Balena ...
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Why Raspberry Pi Zero W is missing to log data constantly every second?

I'm doing a project where I want to record IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) readings. I want to use pretty high sampling frequency and I'm using Raspberry Pi Zero W to send PWM signal of 800Hz to ...
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How to avoid resizing (shrink) of SD card and connection refused error in putty for installing raspberry pi

I am new with raspberry pi, I want to start the raspberry pi 3,Model B on laptop connected with ethernet cable, but as I want to create a ssh file( with no .txt extension)for the network error:...
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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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SD Card Copier - Space lost on backup

I'm making backups of my SD card as a preventative measure using the desktop tool "SD Card Copier". Whenever I make a backup using this tool, I end up with 2GB less free space ("Available") reported ...
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Cloned Raspi Zero W boots into Emergency Mode

I have a Raspi (3+) that for whatever reason I need to clone to use as a temporary backup for downtime later on. After realising the effort needed to recreate it from scratch, I cloned its entire SD ...
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My Raspberry PI hangs after searching for files on the SD card

Strange issue here: when performing simple file search under "/" or issuing du command on large folders, my RPi's OS dies and needs hard restart. For example: * find / -name "index.html" * du -s /usr ...
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Fried SD card help

So I'm in a bit of a pickle here and am hoping someone here can give me some good advice. Recently my RaspberryPi model 3 stopped working and the SD card was getting terribly hot. I figured the Pi had ...
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Can't get past rainbow screen with Kali install process

I am new (to all of this, Pis, Linux, etc). This is my first real attempt at working directly with hardware as well. I needed a new project so I got a Canakit started set which came with a Raspi 3B+,...
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(RetroPie) (MAME) Are there prewritten ROM sets that fit into specific Micro SD sizes?

I noticed the MAME sets at Archive.org MAY work with Retropie OS, but it's over 200 GB, and I was wondering if there was any way of knowing which games will or won't run, or if there were prewritten ...
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Is my SD card port broken?

It was working fine with Raspbian. I wanted to change to Arch Arm for a project. When I booted into it, it said can't find the partition (mmcbl0pc2, or something), and dropped me into emergency shell. ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B will not read SD Card

I have a new Raspberry Pi 3 and wanted to download OMV onto it, however, I can not get the Pi to read my SD card. I have two different SD cards that I have tried but the ACT light never turns on. ...
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Operating Pi in below zero temperatures?

I have a few RPi3s and have noticed that any time I attempt to operate any of them in temperatures below -12C they fail to boot up properly. Sometimes the boot process fails at the command line after ...
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Problem reallocating space to root after transferring 32GB NOOB to 64GB SD Card

I've seen some other threads out there but I can't seem to get any of the suggestions to work. Maybe its because I can't seem to get GParted Live to run on my NUC. I'm trying to resize the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 stuck on Windows 10 IoT boot after using it successfully for hours, twice

I've installed Windows IoT Core (16299) on a SDFormatter4 formatted, supported SanDisk Ultra Micro SDHC 16GB using the IoT Dashboard application. I've then inserted the SD card into a Raspberry Pi 3,...
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Lowering SD card image file

I try to clone my RPi SD cad to another one under Linux. Of course I created img file using dd command. SD card consist two partitions. First - bootable FAT formatted (small one) and second EXT4 ...
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Partition's size in df -h is totally different than the size in /proc/partitions

I'm using buildroot to build a custom linux system for my raspi A+. Using genimage, I've created two partitions on a 1 GB sdcard. The first partion is the boot partition. It's vfat and it is 32 MB. ...
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PI Zero will not boot, Pi 3 will same sd card

I have a Pi 3 and a Pi Zero. I have a sandisk sd card a no name sd card. My Pi 3 will boot with both sd cards. The Pi zero will only boot with the sandisk. I am using the same latest image on both ...
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SD Card corrupts every time after writing image on Windows using Etcher

I have tried to install Raspbian Desktop on a 16GB Samsung Card using Etcher. First time, the card becomes corrupted or broken, so that when I try to write it says "Read / Write Error". Windows says ...
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Formatting SDXC Card - Format Size Adjustment option doesn't exist?

So I'm trying to format my 64 GB SD card, using the instructions on the Raspberry Pi website (for Windows). They say to run the SD Formatter with Format Size Adjustment set to ON. But in the SD ...
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waiting for sd card (setting partition)

I installed NOOBS in my sd card and used Raspibian for a while. Recently I decided to change, so I opened my sd card and copied all the files to another computer (made a "backup"). I formatted my sd ...
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How to save images taken from dslr into the raspberry pi's sd card

I'm working on a project which I need to take images automatically from a DSLR camera and should save it in the raspberry pi's SD card. There was a tutorial it shows how to save the image into sd ...
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Problems formatting a micro SDHC card

Raspberry Pi V2-Jessie crashed. I cannot reformat SD card??? My Raspberry Pi V2 running Jessie crashed yesterday. As I watched the boot up afterwards it was full of errors relating to the boot SD, ...
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Pi 3 won't boot after update

I ran the latest update last night (28th June 2017) and my Pi 3 has been unable to boot since. The red LED (power) is on and that's all, the green LED does not even blink, no HDMI signal. At first I ...
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Weird Ethernet behavior when switching SD card between Pi 3's

I've got a number of Raspberry Pi 3 Model B's running Raspbian-Jessie-Lite (2017-04-10) that I've been trying to test switching the micro SD card between. I can have a Pi up and working perfectly and ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W booting problem

I ordered a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I have an 8 GB size SD card, I have installed the newest Raspbian on it, but it isn't booting. I tried with NOOBS and Raspbian lite too. There is no fail/success boot ...
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Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown- block(179,6) error setting up Simulink (Matlab)

I've just installed the Simulink support for my Raspberry Pi: https://se.mathworks.com/hardware-support/raspberry-pi-simulink.html But when I try to boot the pi I get the error: Kernel panic-not ...
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How to partition 32G SD card with 6 sda# drives to max memory usage - Raspberry / Ubuntu

I am only a beginner at Linux-OS's so take this into consideration when you answer this question. I have noticed that my 32G SD card is partitioned into two sda# drives but I need to max out this ...
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High iowait when running Deluge daemon

I have a RPi 1 Model B+ running the 11/25/16 release of Raspbian Jessie Lite. It is running off a 64GB UHS 1 Class 10 Micro SDXC card. It is connected directly to my router via ethernet. I have it ...
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Setting Raspberry Pi up for more than one usage

I am new to Raspberry pi and super excited to start using it. My first raspberry pi project is going to essentially be a entertainment system connected to the tv at all times. First, I will be ...