wmsrite
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Pi3 acts like no SD is inserted

Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:13 pm

've downloaded Noobs, extracted it copied the files from the folder to a formatted micro sde card on my Linux machine. I insert the SD into a usb port via the supplied adapter from Cnakit (just a usb dongle with slot for the SD. I then plug in the Pi and nothing happens.

Thoughts? suggestions?

Goraxium
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Re: Pi3 acts like no SD is inserted

Sun Jul 24, 2016 4:03 am

By extracted and copied, do you mean you followed the instructions here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... s/linux.md?

klricks
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Re: Pi3 acts like no SD is inserted

Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:24 am

wmsrite wrote:'ve downloaded Noobs, extracted it copied the files from the folder to a formatted micro sde card on my Linux machine. I insert the SD into a usb port via the supplied adapter from Cnakit (just a usb dongle with slot for the SD. I then plug in the Pi and nothing happens.

Thoughts? suggestions?
I don't think boot from external USB has been implemented for general use yet....
If you want to try an experimental setup then look at this: https://github.com/raspberrypi/document ... des/msd.md

Otherwise the SD card needs to be in the SD slot on the RPi board.
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated RPiOS Buster w/ Desktop OS.

drgeoff
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Re: Pi3 acts like no SD is inserted

Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:17 am

klricks wrote:
wmsrite wrote:'ve downloaded Noobs, extracted it copied the files from the folder to a formatted micro sde card on my Linux machine. I insert the SD into a usb port via the supplied adapter from Cnakit (just a usb dongle with slot for the SD. I then plug in the Pi and nothing happens.

Thoughts? suggestions?
I don't think boot from external USB has been implemented for general use yet....
If you want to try an experimental setup then look at this: https://github.com/raspberrypi/document ... des/msd.md

Otherwise the SD card needs to be in the SD slot on the RPi board.
+1

Unless the micro-SD card is inserted in the slot on the underside of the board, the RPi3 will behave in exactly the same way as no card plugged in.

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