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StereoPi Not Booting

Post by rlhelinski » Sat May 25, 2019 9:58 pm

My board does not seem to be booting. I have a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ connected (I have no other way of testing this module, but it is brand new). I have two Raspberry Pi Camera v2.1 modules connected. I am providing 5.0VDC at up to 4.0A. The board is drawing between 0.123A and 0.129A steadily, depending on what is connected. The only sign of activity I have is the three red LEDs are coming on labeled 1.8V, 3.3V and another one by USB SLAVE. I do not have the USB SLAVE jumper shorted.

I have tried two different MicroSD cards: one with the SLP image, and another with Raspian that works in a Raspberry Pi. I tried two different monitors. I have tried without the camera modules connected. I have tried without any USB devices connected. I have tried removing and replacing the compute module many times. If I connect an Ethernet cable, I get no lights on the jack. I have waited several minutes each time to see if an image does eventually show up on the screen, but each time, just 3 red lights.

I don't know what else to try. Please help!
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by Realizator » Sun May 26, 2019 11:15 am

rlhelinski wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 9:58 pm
My board does not seem to be booting. I have a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ connect (I have no other way of testing this module, but it is brand new).
Looks like you are using not "Lite" edition of CM3+, but eMMC equipped. Can you clarify this please?
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by rlhelinski » Mon May 27, 2019 4:42 pm

Yes, that is correct. This is not the CM3L. See attached picture. Is the eMMC-equipped module compatible?
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by Realizator » Mon May 27, 2019 5:12 pm

Yes, of course. You can upload Linux image to eMMC.
To say briefly, you can use either micro SD, or eMMC (like in reference RPi devboard), as they uses the same SDIO lines.
You can read details here in our Wiki.
One notice for you. If you'll upload our S.L.P. image to eMMC, Linux partition will take 2 Gb of the eMMC size. All other space will be formatted to FAT32 for saving photo and video.
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by rlhelinski » Mon May 27, 2019 5:33 pm

OK, that is good news. Assuming I had bootable images on both eMMC and MicroSD, how would I select between them? Just the presence of the MicroSD?

Thanks for the link to the instructions. I had not seen this information. We should add a link to it on this page https://wiki.stereopi.com/index.php?tit ... e_StereoPi

I am stuck on those instructions at the `rpiboot.exe` step because I am running Ubuntu 18 and not Windows. Is there a similar solution for GNU+Linux? Do these instructions apply? https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... lashing.md

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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by Realizator » Mon May 27, 2019 7:07 pm

rlhelinski wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 5:33 pm
OK, that is good news. Assuming I had bootable images on both eMMC and MicroSD, how would I select between them? Just the presence of the MicroSD?
Either micro SD, or eMMC. If you try to use them both, they will conflict.
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Thanks for the link to the instructions. I had not seen this information. We should add a link to it on this page https://wiki.stereopi.com/index.php?tit ... e_StereoPi
Yes, thank you. I definitely need to add this link there.
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I am stuck on those instructions at the `rpiboot.exe` step because I am running Ubuntu 18 and not Windows. Is there a similar solution for GNU+Linux? Do these instructions apply? https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... lashing.md
Yes, you can use these instructions for Linux from official Pi guide youre mentioned.
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by rlhelinski » Mon May 27, 2019 8:15 pm

Excellent! I followed the instructions for compiling 'usbboot', writing the image with 'dd' and remounting the RPi partitions. I then edited the 'stereopi.conf' file and changed "video_mode=2D" to "video_mode=3D", then unmounted the device and removed the USB Slave jumper. After reconnecting everything again, everything seemed to work like a charm! Thank you, Realizator!

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Post by Realizator » Mon May 27, 2019 8:48 pm

Great! :D
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by Realizator » Tue May 28, 2019 8:48 am

rlhelinski, I've added eMMC notice in "Basics" in our wiki, and also a comment for Linux users in "Uploading eMMC" section (point 5 in this text). If you have any suggestions or fixes for that articles - please let me know, and I will fix our guides.
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by rlhelinski » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:05 am

These changes look good to me. Thank you.

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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by lashchev » Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:47 am

rlhelinski wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 9:58 pm
My board does not seem to be booting. I have a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ connected (I have no other way of testing this module, but it is brand new). I have two Raspberry Pi Camera v2.1 modules connected. I am providing 5.0VDC at up to 4.0A. The board is drawing between 0.123A and 0.129A steadily, depending on what is connected. The only sign of activity I have is the three red LEDs are coming on labeled 1.8V, 3.3V and another one by USB SLAVE. I do not have the USB SLAVE jumper shorted.

I have tried two different MicroSD cards: one with the SLP image, and another with Raspian that works in a Raspberry Pi. I tried two different monitors. I have tried without the camera modules connected. I have tried without any USB devices connected. I have tried removing and replacing the compute module many times. If I connect an Ethernet cable, I get no lights on the jack. I have waited several minutes each time to see if an image does eventually show up on the screen, but each time, just 3 red lights.

I don't know what else to try. Please help!
I have the similar problem. All settings and Stereo Pi respondings are the same but I use a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 lite.

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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by Realizator » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:20 am

Hi Lashchev,
Please try to do first steps:
1. If you have any classic raspberry Pi, insert your micro SD card and test, that system start boot.
2. Disconnect all equipment from the StereoPi (monitor, RJ45 cable, USB dongles etc.). Just keep power, your CM3+ Lite, micro SD and HDMI.
3. Try to power on.

If boots starts, and red LED near camera connector blinks - it means that system boots.
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Re: StereoPi Not Booting

Post by lashchev » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:08 pm

Realizator wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:20 am
Hi Lashchev,
Please try to do first steps:
1. If you have any classic raspberry Pi, insert your micro SD card and test, that system start boot.
2. Disconnect all equipment from the StereoPi (monitor, RJ45 cable, USB dongles etc.). Just keep power, your CM3+ Lite, micro SD and HDMI.
3. Try to power on.

If boots starts, and red LED near camera connector blinks - it means that system boots.
I did all of these steps. Nothing is changed. Just black screen on a monitor
appears and Red LED near USB Slave is on when Stereo pi is powered on.

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Post by Realizator » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:04 am

@Lashchev, I'we wrote you personal email for quicker solution of this problem. Please answer. :)
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