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I got myself a RaspBerry Pi and did one mistake: I just started it to see if it works. I did not have an SD card in it and I expected it to show
 
I got myself a RaspBerry Pi and did one mistake: I just started it to see if it works. I did not have an SD card in it and I expected it to show
 
  No bootable medium found
 
  No bootable medium found
Or something similar. Beware! The Pi will not even start without a bootable SD card in it. Also an SD card that is not bootable does not help. Do not send it back, create a bootable SD card and boot from it.
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Or something similar. Beware! The Pi will not even start without a bootable SD card in it. Also an SD card that is not bootable does not help. Do not send the Pi back, create a bootable SD card and boot from it.
  
 
= Create a bootable SD card =
 
= Create a bootable SD card =

Revision as of 21:00, 21 January 2013

No start without bootable SD card

I got myself a RaspBerry Pi and did one mistake: I just started it to see if it works. I did not have an SD card in it and I expected it to show

No bootable medium found

Or something similar. Beware! The Pi will not even start without a bootable SD card in it. Also an SD card that is not bootable does not help. Do not send the Pi back, create a bootable SD card and boot from it.

Create a bootable SD card

http://www.raspberrypi.org/quick-start-guide is incomplete, it does not tell you how to dump your file to SD card, here is how I tried:

dd if=2012-12-16-wheezy-raspbian.img of=/dev/sdc

This worked, the OS came up.

Password

User is pi, password is raspberry