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Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:47 pm

Hello

I can not install LibreELEC on a micro SD card for my Raspberry 4

My configuration:
16 GB micro SD card formatted with SD Card Formatter
PC under WINDOWS 10

Launching the LibreELEC.USB-SD.Creator.Win32.exe utility ==> OK
Download LibreELEC-RPi4.arm-9.1.501.img.gz file ==> OK

when I start writing I get the following error messages
error 5: no access (does not answer)

My problem is it wrong formatting the micro SD card or WINDOWS 10?

Thank you for your help

Michel

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Re: Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:07 pm

Get the GZ file from here https://libreelec.tv/raspberry-pi-4/

Write it to your SDCard with https://www.balena.io/etcher/
You don't even need to unzip it with 7-zip (Etcher does that for you).
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Re: Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:26 pm

Good morning and thanks for your help :D

Unfortunately, I still can not transfer the file to the microSD card
I made 3 tests with 3 micro SD cards of 16 GB different
I get the following messages with Etcher:

The writer process ended unexpectedly.
Please try again and contact Etcher team if the problem persists

Oops! Looks like the flash failed.
Something went wrong while writing LibreELEC-RPi4.arm-9.1.501.img.gz to Generic STORAGE DEVICE USB
Device (O:\)


I'm going to dig a little deeper to try to understand … :?:
Thanks and more
Michel

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Re: Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:28 pm

You should try another SDCard that isn't a fake. Or ensure your SDCard writer supports SDXC (some ancient laptops with built-in SDCard slots won't support that).
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Re: Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:33 pm

Hello,

My situation is improving

I managed to create a micro SD card with LibreELEC for my Raspberry 4
The micro SD card reader on my old PC is not suitable
The one on my newer laptop is no problem

Now I run into the following problem (assuming my micro SD card is properly flashed):

How to activate the HDMI output?

I understand that it was necessary to modify a file bootconfig.txt
Is it possible under Windows and with which utility?

Michel

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Re: Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:56 pm

mgdevillelongue wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:33 pm
Hello,

My situation is improving

I managed to create a micro SD card with LibreELEC for my Raspberry 4
The micro SD card reader on my old PC is not suitable
The one on my newer laptop is no problem

Now I run into the following problem (assuming my micro SD card is properly flashed):

How to activate the HDMI output?

I understand that it was necessary to modify a file bootconfig.txt
Is it possible under Windows and with which utility?

Michel

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Plug a suitable cable (without adaptors) into the HDMi nearest the Power In and it should recognise most HDMi TV / Monitors..........
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Re: Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:43 pm

On my Pi4 running LibreELEC the HDMI ‘just works’.

What are you trying to get the hdmi output on? It is a good idea to first try a standard TV to check things out. That will at least checks out any adapters/cables you are using. Sometimes getting the output on a monitor can be more problematical if the monitor uses unusual timings on hdmi.

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Re: Use LibreELEC on Raspberry 4

Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:25 pm

Hello

Indeed, it is necessary to cross the information found on the internet ...
In my case, I exchanged the HDMI to VGA adapter that I used by another model.
My problem disappeared and the image of LibreELEC appeared on the screen ! :D

Thanks for your help

Michel

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