Mine does the same thing- sometimes before the login and even as long as after I've had time to load up google.com and Farcebook. It wouldn't run longer than, say, 5 minutes or so, even with no peripherals. A majority of the time, it hasn't had any time to heat up at all, so I've discounted that as the issue. Whatever the cause, I've had since last Tuesday to become super frustrated with it and have given up.danbee wrote:It boots all the way in and is usable, but after a while the screen shuts off and the Pi stops responding. Powering off and on again works and boots up again, but then it will just shut the screen off and stop responding again after another while.
KnightInd2000 wrote:I've had the same thing. Run's for about 2 minutes and then goes off.
I've tried both HDMI and composite, 3 different SD cards, 2 different chargers, 2 different USB cables to a powered hub and with or without a keyboard &/ mouse.
Only 1 thing fixes it; changing it for the second Pi that came from RS!!!
This second Pi run's with all of the above apart from 1 of the USB cables (which was a thin Nokia one so this wasn't a big surprise).
This was such a relief because, believe me, I know the frustration of having a faulty Pi after such a long wait. You convince yourself it can be fixed and it’s something you’ve done wrong – or attached something that’s not compatible. Maybe you should consider that it's actually a faulty one. Mine's going back to Farnell !!!
Can you try it in an old tv via composite? TO see if it works with grey colors after first problem. Don't forget the sdtv_mode=2 in config.txt if your tv isn't ntsc capableb455x wrote:I'm having the exact same problem, my Pi just powers off...
I already sent an Email to Farnell, still waiting for an answer!
Guess my Pi will have to go all the way back from Germany....
That's really frustrating after such a long time of waiting
probably it's a sign from the universe, telling me better to work for university instead of playing with a linux computer