EOFFJM
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Raspberry pi 3 B+ not booting

Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:42 am

Hi.
My RPi 3B+ is not booting. The ACT light is not turning on. When I move the SD card to another RPi 3B+, it boots though.
Does this mean the RPi has failed?

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Re: Raspberry pi 3 B+ not booting

Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:55 am

Check the boot problems sticky: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 28&t=58151

The 3B+ has USB booting enabled by default. You could try writing a Raspbian image to a USB flash drive with Etcher and see if that boots. USB boot is slower, so nothing will seem to happen immediately after applying power, but if you wait a moment you should see the GPU test (color square) and shortly after that the system should boot from USB.
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