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by lookoutjames
Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: rpi-update, now no longer boots
Replies: 68
Views: 33194

Re: rpi-update, now no longer boots

That solved my problem too -- start.elf was corrupted. Windows didn't like it at all: didn't let me rename it; claimed to let me delete it it but a 0-length file remained. Running chkdsk on the FAT partition fixed it enough for me to copy one of the other start*.elf over the top, and then it booted ...
by lookoutjames
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: rpi-update, now no longer boots
Replies: 68
Views: 33194

Re: rpi-update, now no longer boots

@lookoutjames 6 flashes means start.elf was found, but corrupt. Can you check on Windows if start.elf matches the armxxx_start.elf from github? The flashes were only added this weekend to try to identify how far the boot gets before failing. These are currently implemented ones: > 3 flashes: loader...
by lookoutjames
Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: rpi-update, now no longer boots
Replies: 68
Views: 33194

Re: rpi-update, now no longer boots

I also ran rpi-update tonight, and also find my Pi no longer boots. There were no errors after the update, and I rebooted immediately. What I see is that the green OK LED flashes a single long flash (~1s), then quickly starts flashing 6 quite slow flashes (slightly shorter than the initial flash), t...

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