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Offline Torqumada286

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"Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« on: October 14, 2014, 06:13:12 PM »
I was setting up the Pi tonight, following the excellent video series, when my Pi gave me the "Boot Stopped.  Flash Media missing.  Please reinsert" error message.  I am using a 16gb SD card.  I formatted it using the steps outlined in the video series.  Also at the same time the Pi tells me what IP addresses it has found.  What is going on?

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Re: "Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2014, 06:16:21 PM »
Plug in a USB drive.  We use a USB flash drive to store sequences, playlists, logs, etc. anything except the OS itself which. Is on the SD card.
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Re: "Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2014, 06:16:47 PM »
You also need a USB stick.  That's something in addition to the SD card that we require.  Your settings, sequences, etc. are stored on a USB stick that must also be inserted into your Pi.

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Re: "Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2014, 06:22:23 PM »
Going to change it to USB Media missing - its kinda misleading

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Re: "Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2014, 06:24:03 PM »
Alan mentions the need for USB stick in the video at 3 minutes and 20 seconds of video 1. Could not resist sorry.  :)
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Re: "Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2014, 06:28:35 PM »
Since I was adding any sequences to the player yet, I didn't think it was necessary.  Yes, it is a bit misleading.  Will fix that now.

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Re: "Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2014, 06:46:04 PM »
Since I was adding any sequences to the player yet, I didn't think it was necessary.  Yes, it is a bit misleading.  Will fix that now.

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Re: "Boot Stopped. Flash Media Missing."?
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2014, 07:54:29 PM »
All fixed.

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