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by Tuskator
Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:48 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only
Replies: 197
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Re: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only

mpettitt wrote: and a tiny spot of green from the OK light.
I didn't notice before, but I do have a tiny bit of green here too
by Tuskator
Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:46 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only
Replies: 197
Views: 423799

Re: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only

Had the same problem - red power light and nothing else. After reading a few posts about SD card issues I came accross a link to some firmware updates. I installed them on the failing SD card (one that I have used before and its been fine) ... and its working again without the need to write the OS ...
by Tuskator
Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only
Replies: 197
Views: 423799

Re: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only

Maybe try some AA batteries if you only have 1 PSU - I believe it works - search forums first for exact details on this method. I have some batteries, but how would I connect them to the power slot without a cable? Try it with no SD card in, and the "OK" LED should flash 20 times, if so that indica...
by Tuskator
Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only
Replies: 197
Views: 423799

Re: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only

Have you been holding the silver capacitor next to the power connector when plugging / unplugging? This is sensitive and can easily break according to general Pi troubleshooting page but easily replaceable. No, I've held the Pi by the edges of the board when plugging/unplugging Have you tried a dif...
by Tuskator
Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only
Replies: 197
Views: 423799

Raspberry Pi Won't Boot, Red Power Light Only

Yesterday the Pi worked perfectly, but today just the red power light turns on. There is nothing through either HDMI or Composite outputs and the OK light never turns on. Yesterday it worked with a 2GB Toshiba SD card, Logitech USB keyboard, Microsoft USB mouse, Amazon 5V 1.8A charger for Kindle Fir...

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