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Questions relating to the Raspberry Pi USB ports and specific Raspberry Pi USB devices and device interaction.

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Using raspberry pi connected via USB network as host. What IP address is it running at?

I have set up a headless raspberry pi zero W to allow SSH via a USB connection. I now want to be able to host for example syncthing on the pi. Under which IP address should this be accessible? The ...
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Reading usb stick using Pico

I want to read files from the USB stick (preferably FAT, Ext3, Ext4, and NTFS, but if that's too complicated, then I'll stick with FAT32) Is it possible without external modules (like CH376 for ...
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Pi 4 - usb0 showing RX errors

I have one Pi4 as web server. I am using a TP-Link 4G LTE Router connected via usb with my Pi. I am noticing this RX errors in ifconfig command. This is the output: eth0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,...
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Use same SSD as Pi boot image and Windows/Pi file store

I’ve scoured the web and this forum for an answer to my question and came up empty. So apologies if this is answered elsewhere. I have a 1GB m.2 SATA SSD that I would like to BOTH use as my Pi boot ...
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External SSD fails when transmitting large files

I'm using: Raspberry PI 4 OS: Ububtu Server 20.04 SSD: Kingston A400 SSD SA400S37/240G 2.5" SATA, 240 GB Cable: Sabrent USB 3.0 to SSD / 2.5-Inch SATA I/II/III Hard Drive Adapter (EC-SSHD) Power ...
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Not able to mount D-Link DMW-156 on ubuntu system

D-Link DMW-156 is a 3g USB dongle, when I plugin to the usb it shows green light for few seconds and then red light.Have tried the following commands on the terminal. sudo mount /dev/sr1/mnt mount: /...
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Detect RPi4 as usb network interface (g_ether/dwc2?)

My issue I am creating an image for my RaspberryPi 4 64 using Yocto and the meta-raspberrypi layer. I would like to plug the RPi into my laptop, have my laptop get an IP, and SSH into the RPi. My ...
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External SSD not properly detected if connected before boot

I have 2 Samsung 870 EVOs with USB bridges that I'd like to connect to RPi4. It seems to work fine when I connect them after the RPi4 has already booted and I can see them properly using lsblk. ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi boot a small OS/application off of a floppy disk?

Is it possible to develop a small OS/script for the Raspberry Pi that can boot from a floppy disk? If so what knowledge and tools would be needed to accomplish this? i.e. No sd card, just a floppy ...
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Do I install Ubuntu Mate via a USB or do I make the SD card HD a bootable image?

I have a RP 4. 8gb. My SD card got erased. So I reinstalled the original boot using Raspberry Pi Imager. Now I want to use Ubuntu Mate as my OS. Do I leave the SD card in the RP4 and then have a ...
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Using the USB port to transfer data to an RGB LED Matrix (which works off an IDC connection)

I'm wondering if anyone thinks its possible to attempt to drive an RBG LED Matrix using a USB port on the pi. I have a raspberry pi 400 but I fried a few of my GPIO pins so I can no longer drive my ...
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Multiple WIFI on Raspberry pi Zero

I'm attempting to setup a Raspberry Pi zero W with an additional USB Wifi Dongle (wlan0 and wlan1) to connect to two different WIFI networks (one 2.4GHZ and the other 5GHZ). OS information: "...
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New user does not work as expected

I've bought a RPi4 and want to make it work. Since I do not want to login as the 'pi' user, I created a new one as described here https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/security.md: $...
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Pi Zero W: Connect keyboard AND act as hidg0 keyboard?

I have my Pi Zero W acting as a keyboard via the /dev/hidg0 method. That works fine. However, I'd also like to connect a keyboard to the Pi at the same time to control the Pi without using SSH. What ...
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Zero4u usb hub on raspberry pi Zero W does not recognize whatever I connect to it

I am writing to tell how I managed to solve my USB hub problems related to raspberry pi zero W, but I would still want a feedback and related help on this. The issue was, I could not get anything ...
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USB camera not identified

I have a laptop camera wired to a USB cable. This camera works properly on my Ubuntu laptop. However, it does not on the pi. I have a Raspberry PI 4 (4GB) with Raspbian OS lite installed. I installed ...
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Getting IO errors while connecting a HDD to a RPi4 when using USB 3.0 but not when using USB 2

for a few weeks now, I have been suffering with the following problem: I wanted to set up a NAS with a Raspberry Pi 4 and two WD Red, running ubuntu server, since the RPi 4 finally supports USB 3.0. ...
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Communicating with a raspberrypi zero 1.3 connected via usb using python

I am running a program on my raspberry pi that always reads out the state of a list which changes in real time and is set by a pc connected to it. The raspberrypi is connected via usb and can be ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 for Bitcoin mining Antminer U1 U2?

I would like to ask, how to setup my raspberry pi 4 4GB for bitcoin mining with my 2x USB Asic Miner - ANTMINER U1 and U2. I use USB HUB 3.0 as my USB hub and connect it to Pi4 USB 3.0 I use CGMiner ...
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Use Pi to control power to usb-connected device

I have a digital microscope connected to my pi (usb) that you can use in a browser with a java web app that I have written. The microscope is also powered through the usb. There is no on or off switch,...
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Rsync and copy errors between two hard disks on raspberry pi 4

I have a Raspberry PI 4 (4GB) with raspbian OS lite installed. I am trying to copy data from one hard disk to another and every time the transfer fails after copying few files and the drives are ...
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Disable USB 3 (use ehci instead of xhci) on Raspberry pi 4

I'm trying to disable USB3 entirely on my raspberry pi 4 running Ubuntu server but I can't find a way to do it. Some things that I've tried are: Blacklisting xhci - doesn't work because it's a ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 does not always boot from USB

I have a RB PI4 8Gb model, and I am using it as a home server, running Ubuntu Server 20.10 I did all steps properly to boot the OS from the USB properly ( https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.tomshardware....
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Pi Zero W USB port dead or not dead?

That is the question! This is my first Pi -> Zero W 2016 v1.1. USB problem happened after another very strange incident. After few days of normal operation, at boot logo screen my Pi suddenly ...
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Sub-optimal Samba speeds (for external NTFS HDD)

So, I'm trying to setup a Samba share on my R Pi 4 for my home network. I'd really like it it be Samba because at lease 1 Win10 machine is involved. The setup is as follows: External USB 3 HDD is ...
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How to split single micro-usb to several independent aux channels

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero with Debian Linux running home automation software (Home Assistant). Instead of using different phones' alarm clock for awakening in the morning I would like to manage it in ...
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SIM7600 as RNDIS interface for Raspberry Pi

I have a SIM7600 4G hat from Waveshare and a Raspberry Pi 4. Based on Waveshare documentation (https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/Raspberry_Pi_networked_via_RNDIS), I connected the hat and configured it ...
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Using Raspberry as a synthesizer for a USB MIDI keyboard

I have a Alesis V49 MIDI keyboard, it only has a USB type-A output. In order to use it as a synthesizer, I currently connect it to my PC via USB and use specific software to produce sound. I want to ...
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raspberry pi 4 suddenly won't recognize nvme on USB3 port

I'm running ubuntu 20.10 arm64 on Raspberry Pi 4b. I was booting from a western digital NVMe drive in a USB-to-NVMe adapter/enclosure thing attached to the USB3 port. This has been working fine for ...
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USB Button with LED

I need for my raspberry a USB connected device like a button that can be color illuminated and can be pressed. I want to use it to trigger at my raspberry certain actions in sw. I fond this https://...
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USB Pen Tablet not working on a Raspberry Pi

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with headless Rasbian OS [terminal only] to connect to Parsec and technically use it as a "thin client" to Parsec by just running parsec command from the ...
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usb3 to hdmi on linux - why can my chromebox do it, but my ras pi can't?

i should mention I'm a linux newb. I only use dumb redhat servers at work (barely) but hate windows so much i've got a chromebox and ras pi 4 to try to free myself. and my apps. i've found that ...
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Pi 4 (8GB) loses wifi when plugging large capacity USB

My RPI 4 (8 GB) boots fine, wifi stable and all seems to work with no issues. I purchased a few 256 GB Samsung USB 3.1 sticks to extend storage. But whenever I plug in one or two (as wanted), wifi won'...
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PI4 stuck when attaching USB HDD

I was about to try using my PI4 as NAS and just plugged a WD drive to the USB 3.0. But that made the whole beast hang until I unplug the drive again. Running a tail -f /var/log/messages during ...
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Can a PI emulate a CD/RW drive

I have a piece of software that archives out onto CD and I really want to remove the drive as I am just archiving the data and copying it back off the disk onto my computer and putting the CD in the ...
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Usb not working on RPI4B [closed]

Keyboard and mouse and hub not working. I have acess via SSH and VNC though my laptop. The pi cannot see all that. I tried lsusb but nothing shows up except Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero g_mass_storage not recognized by some Systems

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W configured as a USB device (latest raspian version 5.10.11+). Make a Pi Zero W Smart USB flash drive In general it works fine, and the device will be recognized by Windows ...
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fdisk -l hangs when USB SSD is plugged in

I have a 500gb ssd in a seagate usb3 enclosure that I want to use as external storage on my raspi 4. This disk is recognized and can be formatted by my Mac, so I know the drive is good. When I plug ...
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How to acess SD card from terminal in RPI booted with USB

I have a headless RPI booting from a USB pen. I want to setup other headless RPIs that are meant to be booted from the NOOBS SD card. So, I'd like to access the SD card from the USB-booted RPI in ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 - Booting with 3 USB attached Harddrives causes Crashing

I use my Raspberry mainly as a fileserver. I've attached 3 harddrives, 1 of them being an SDD and 2 Mechanical 3.5 Drives. When powered on, everything seems to work. However, when booting, the initial ...
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Could a USB-powered Raspberry Pi emulate a NO momentary switch (PC front panel SW signal) using its GPIO pins without causing damage?

I am trying to use a Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins in conjunction with a normal ATX motherboard's I/O pins (particularly the "power SW" pair) to trigger boot on the PC as though the Pi were a ...
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Files in mounted USB drive use up HDD not mounted usb drive

I've got a Pi 4b that is booting/running from a ssd and running some home automation software (Home Assistant) that creates backups and places them in /usr/share/hassio/backup. This location for the ...
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Why Interface wifi Change every reboot?

I connected a wifi adapter, I have a different connection configuration for each one but when restarting the interfaces change, wlan0 -> internal wifi, wlan1 -> external wifi After reboot: wlan1 ...
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Connect two raspberry pi via usb to one pc

I have one raspberry pi zero connected to my windows pc via usb. It is connected as an RNDIS Gadget. I use VNC to operate it headless. I would like to connect a second pi zero in the same way. Is ...
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USB SSH Connection refused/No route to host

I know this has been asked before but I can't find a solution that works for me so I'm going to try asking again. I'm using a Pi Zero W headless and trying to SSH into it from my Ubuntu 18.04 machine ...
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iPhone with USB does not allow internet on Rp

I have a iPhone that I share internet with on my MacBook pro, and windows pc fine with. I am familiar with the set up. I have used it correctly. I have just bought a Raspberry Pi 4 today and I am very ...
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SSH won't connect on cloned disk

I'm working with a headless pi4b and can't remotely connect to it via user pi by SHH when using a cloned SSH of a microSD that performs this fine. Pi boots with slightly different output and I'm ...
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Can't connect to raspi using USB (RNDIS) after setting up systemd networking

I followed this guide to set up networking over systemd: Use systemd-networkd for general networking After rebooting I can't connect to my Raspi again using USB cable (with RNDIS). Also, I somehow ...
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NEO-6M GPS Module Not Working

I have an RS232 NEO-6M GPS module connected to my Raspberry Pi. The board I have requires power, ground, TX and RX. Power and ground are connected to my Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins (+5V and GND), and the ...
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After writing Raspberry Pi OS to SSD, I cannot add ssh file

I am trying to boot my Raspberry pi 4b from an SSD. After following the most recent instructions I could find for allowing booting via USB (updating bootloader, setting boot order), I installed ...

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