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raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox
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raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox

by creatoroflight on Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:37 pm

My raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox added it to sd using Raspberry PI Imager
tried using a different sd still freezes then it stopped booting.
Tried to use bootloader on Raspberry PI Imager to fix it.
I get a red screen not a green one and it still not booting
so dont know where to go from here?

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Re: raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox

by adafruit_support_mike on Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:30 pm

Does the Pi4 boot from a fresh install of the current Raspbian image?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/software/operating-systems/

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Re: raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox

by creatoroflight on Tue Jun 15, 2021 1:28 am

I tried to install RetroPie the green led blinks afew times then stops
then the red one stays. monitor is getting a signal but its just a black screen.

Installed Raspberry pi OS 32 The Screen is only showing a rainbow of colors
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Re: raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox

by adafruit_support_mike on Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:15 pm

Is there a lightning bolt icon in the lower right corner of that image, or is that just a reflection?

The lightning bolt means the RasPi doesn’t have enough power. That can happen with the Pi4 because it wants more current than sny other version.

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Re: raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox

by creatoroflight on Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:56 am

Its a reflection,
am using a 5V 2.5A PSU I believe should be enough
Haven't seen any lighting bolt for the short time It was working
tried
using different HDMI cables, power cables, different power adapters,
different SD cards loaded image using different computers and different software
am not sure what else I can tried?

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Re: raspberry Pi 4 freezes while trying to run recalbox

by adafruit_support_mike on Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:22 pm

If power is good and the board won't boot from the default image, there's a problem with the hardware.

Send a note containing a link to this page and your order number to support@adafruit.com. The folks there will get you a replacement.

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