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UTMP Update?
#1
Hi,

I bought an rpi4 4gb. I have tried both r642 and r652. I’m getting some kind of UTMP update and it just hangs there.
I cannot launch moode.local from my ipad as with previous rpi4 unit. 

Do I just leave it on for a while? How do I know when it is ready.

Previous rpi4 unit, I just wrote the iso image to micro sd and powered up the rpi4. I could then go to moode.local
and setup the wifi without any issues.

I’m not sure why I’m getting this message.

Thanks


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#2
@Taki8888 

You seem to be watching the console screen. Those last "Starting/Started Update UTMP..." lines are perfectly normal.

What is not normal is that you don't then see the console Login: prompt.

A quick Google search turns up a lot of posts about LInux and Raspbian systems hanging at this point and the proposed resolutions seem a bit sketchy to me...talk about fixing the video driver, repairing apt info, etc.

In any case, this is not normal behavior. I suggest you flash a fresh image of moOde to a new uSD card (e.g., not the same as the one which isnt' booting), make sure you have an adequate power source for your RPi4B, and try booting again.


Regards,
Kent
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#3
Thank you Kent. Your info is very helpful. At least now I know what to look for. I have a working unit. I will try with that SD card. Could be the rpi4 hardware itself.
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