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Pending kernel upgrade even after reboot my RPi4

Mixing @Dougie 's comment above and this post: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=270251&p=1639417 the v8 kernel is experimental and should not be used needrestart is confused by ...
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How to revert from rpi-update to stable build

"In normal circumstances there is NEVER a need to run rpi-update as it always gets you to the leading edge firmware and kernel and because that may be a testing version it could leave your RPi ...
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Is older Raspberry Pi safe? When is the end of software support for them?

The same version of Raspberry Pi OS works on all Pi models. https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/
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Why can't I update my Pi?

Because somewhere on the way you must have configured an APT repository pointing to an HTTPS URL (check the files at /etc/apt/sources.list.d/). Per the error message to fix the problem you need to ...
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sudo apt-get update have error

It seems you have an entry in your /etc/apt/sources.list pointing to a repository at http://deb.playonlinux.com that doesn't support architecture 'armhf'. The Raspberry Pi has this architecture so ...
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rpi-update Error

There's a very valid reason why rpi-update tells you that it's experimental code and may leave your RPi unbootable. There is no valid reason why anyone should run rpi-update unless advised to do so ...
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Unstable rPi 4B after rpi-update

"In normal circumstances there is NEVER a need to run rpi-update as it always gets you to the leading edge firmware and kernel and because that may be a testing version it could leave your RPi ...
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Duplicate sources.list message appears after apt-get update

The directory /etc/apt/ contains the configuration for the APT package system. In it there will be a source.list file containing the sources for the base system and a sub-directory called sources.list....
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Rpi-update fails with SSL (self-signed) error

The better answer is to read the NOTICE.md that's presented when you run the up to date version of rpi-update ############################################################# WARNING: 'rpi-update' ...
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Multiple segmentation faults

Thanks for all those who replied. I decided to just scrap the install and use a backup image I had made a few days prior. I'm pretty sure that the reason for all the seg faults is due to me (without ...
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rpi-update SSL certificate problem

Check system time. SSL(encrypted connections) will not work unless the correct time is set. Use below command to set system time sudo date -s "29 May 2019 11:58:00"
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Should I use use `rpi-update` for kernel upgrading on Ubuntu Mate v16.04.3 LTS for RaspBerry Pi 2 B+?

It's reasonably safe; I've noticed some people saying no one should use rpi-update unless they have a good reason because the kernel is ahead of the standard Raspbian one (and hence, less tested in ...
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Does a firmware update remain when changing the OS?

The rpi-update command updates the kernel. The SD card's boot partition holds the kernel. So if you re-flash your SD card, the kernel will be replaced. If you meant to say rpi-eeprom-update though, ...
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Black screen when trying to boot from SSD on a Raspberry Pi 4B

The solution was to omit the rpi-update in the setup and to add this like at the beginning of the /boot/cmdline.txt of the SSD: usb-storage.quirks=152d:0578:u That will disable UAS protocol and use ...
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Black screen when trying to boot from SSD on a Raspberry Pi 4B

One big problem is that you used rpi-update. It is declared to be unstable and should not be used without advice of developers. It could leave your RPi unbootable. You should really revert its ...
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Libcamera does not work on the latest OS

I had a similar issue with my pi3, and the cameraV2. I finally solved it. Here is one hint from the documentation: Pi 3 and older devices may not by default be using the correct display driver. Refer ...
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Does a firmware update remain when changing the OS?

No, "flashing" an SD cards destroys all data including the "boot" partition, which in turn includes the firmware files. The firmware will be reset to the version which is included in the LibreELEC ...
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"sudo apt-get update" gives "0% [waiting for headers]

Problem Solved Tried a third source of internet and finally went through. Looks like my ISP blocked the connection.
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Should I use use `rpi-update` for kernel upgrading on Ubuntu Mate v16.04.3 LTS for RaspBerry Pi 2 B+?

Finally found on the GUI: Welcome --> Info about RaspBerry Pi : the core must, indeed, be updated using rpi-update instead of apt-get. Here is a capture (sorry, my Ubuntu is in spanish, but I think ...
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rpi-update seemed to have stopped spi and one wire

"In normal circumstances there is NEVER a need to run rpi-update as it always gets you to the leading edge firmware and kernel and because that may be a testing version it could leave your RPi ...
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Why did my kernel version rolled back after rpi-update and apt-get update? Should I only use one of them?

The Raspbian distro kernel package is not the same as the repository used by rpi-update. The current kernel from the latter is 4.4.30, and that's what it installed. The current kernel from the ...
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Can't rpi-update

"In normal circumstances there is NEVER a need to run rpi-update as it always gets you to the leading edge firmware and kernel and because that may be a testing version it could leave your RPi ...
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Check most current RPI-Firmware available from Git Repo?

There is a /boot/.firmware_revision file created by the installation process. The following bash script (extracted from Hexxeh's actual rpi-update script) could be used to extract the required info: ...
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New kernel doesn't load after rpi-update

"In normal circumstances there is NEVER a need to run rpi-update as it always gets you to the leading edge firmware and kernel and because that may be a testing version it could leave your RPi ...
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Why can't I update my Pi?

I have checked /etc/apt/sources.list.d/. In my case there I found two files. raspi.list and influxdb.list. I found https in influxdb.list file. I removed influxdb.list file with rm command. Now my ...
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Why is there a frown icon on the screen when I re-boot my Rpi 2 with Windows IoT

According to this link the gear icons mean that an update is being installed. The post shows the gear icons and explains "The following image will be displayed on-screen when the update begins". I'm ...
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Update using apt-get failed: "Connection timed out"

This is either a proxy or DNS issue. Try: nslookup mirrordirector.raspbian.org or if dnstools is not installed, try ping mirrordirector.raspbian.org and see what it resolves to. If it resolves to 5....
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