Re: Boot over USB


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When he is talking about "the inner 4 pins that the USB3.0 uses." would mean that it is a Pi 4 which has USB 3.

Mick - W7CAT

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From: dwfunk4475
To: RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio@groups.io
Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 03:28:36 PM
Subject: Re: [RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio] Boot over USB

> Left or right bottom row? I've had this one running since mid 2016.
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> On Wed, Jan 27, 2021, 13:23 N5XMT wrote:
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> > Look in /var/log/syslog. I bet you will see some time outs and USB
> > resets. Had the same here. Seems the bottom connector doesn't have any
> > tension on the connector and you get poor connection on the inner 4 pins
> > that the USB3.0 uses.
> > On Jan 27, 2021, at 10:47, "Ken O'Hara via groups.io" > > @groups.io target=_blank>kenidowa@...>
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> >> Has anyone had experience booting over USB? I have had an interesting
> >> experience with it and I thought I would share.
> >> I set up a Raspberry Pi OS system on a SSD drive and connected it to
> >> lower USB3.0 slot. It started up initially just fine and was working fine
> >> but over a period of time (a few hours) it would start failing in strange
> >> ways. Mostly all the icons and task bar would go away, but the splash
> >> screen remained and mouse over Bluetooth continued to work. I tried
> >> reloading os several times but same or similar issues occurred. Now the
> >> interesting part, I plugged the SSD drive into the upper USB3.0 slot and
> >> booted up and has now been working normally for over 30 some hours no more
> >> failures. I am hopeful this continues because performance is nice.
> >> Ken
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