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by swoneill
Thu Oct 08, 2015 2:59 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Raspbian Jessie zip appears corrupt
Replies: 71
Views: 33898

Re: Raspbian Jessie zip appears corrupt

On OS X 10.10.5 ... onboard zip as mentioned before does not work.

I downloaded 7zip from here and it the .zip extracted fine: http://www.updatestar.com/directdownload/7zx/2188433
by swoneill
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Flash Card lifetime issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1383

Re: Flash Card lifetime issue

Thanks for the replies. Makes me think that the quality of my SD cards is lacking.
by swoneill
Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Flash Card lifetime issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1383

Re: Flash Card lifetime issue

I was testing you .. of course I meant SD Card <cough ...>
by swoneill
Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Flash Card lifetime issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1383

Flash Card lifetime issue

Curious what other folks experience is here. In my experience, don't leave your Raspberry PI up very long as it ends up locking up. Typically I've found it related to the Flash card. I did a test of installing Raspbian and just leaving it up. Came back about two weeks later and couldn't SSH into it....
by swoneill
Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Brand new Raspberry pi - no video
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

Re: Brand new Raspberry pi - no video

Thanks for all the replies. Found it. A bent SD card slot pin. A skinny screwdriver with applied pressure was the fix. Works now.

I have a complaint to make to my vendor :-)
by swoneill
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Brand new Raspberry pi - no video
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

Brand new Raspberry pi - no video

I've redone the 4GB SD card twice using Win32DiskImager with 2013-02-09-wheezy-raspbian. Mounting it in Windows I can see the first partition OK. I've tried the HDMI and the analog video ports. Nothing. When I apply power, the red light lights up but not video at all. And I just got this thing yeste...

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