First install - What am I doing wrong? Here, my steps:
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (64bit Quad Core, 1GB RAM)
8GB Sandisk Ultra Class 10 MicroSD (pre-imaged with NOOBS - which I formated after the first try #selfail)
Raspberry Pi 5.1V 2.5A International Power Supply
2M HDMI cable
Everything bought at The Pihut.
Formated the SDCard with SDFormatter + used the Win32Disk Imager.
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@tdc42 And you're certain the lights are powering on for your pi when plugged in, and that the HDMI input has worked fine for other units? And you've also tested other HDMI cables?
3 - Tried both ways as below:
3.1 - On the 1st try: Wrote the downloaded zip img file enterely into the selected drive.
3.2 - On the 2nd try (after repeating steps 1 and 2): Unziped the downloaded file and then, wrote the imagine onto the SDCard
only 3.2 is correct.
Lights are on. HDMI cable worked other times. :(
I have the same problem.
Raspberry Pi 2
Wrote microsd (16Gb) with Etcher (first try) and dd (second try).
Result: Pi2 lights shown (one green, one red), no lights on eth.
When I insert an OSMC image in the device, it works.
I did notice that the micro-sd card only has a ext4 partition, I was under the impression that the rpi needed a fat32 partition to boot?
Ohh... So I need to insert an OSMC image, then?
In theory, RPi3 doesnt need it. Isn't it?
I still have no success here...
OSMC is not needed.
I just tested with OSMC to see if it was not a problem with the RPI.
Still no success here either.
I'm now trying older Retropie versions.
it has anything to do with the fact I didn't plug any controller?
I don't think so (but I'm not expert).
I have a usb controller inserted and have the same problem.
I was able to get Version 4.0.2 working (https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Setup/releases).
The problem might have been a faulty microsd card (two microsd cards destroyed by two rpi's in one day :-( ).
I recommend using etcher (https://etcher.io/) to burn the microsd card, it does a verify after writing the image.