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Pineapple Bootloop error, can't fix..


mrgray
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I've tried everything, reflashing from 2.8.1 to 3.0.0 over serial, i've searched everywhere for a answer and i couldn't find one

It was working on 3.0.0 but then it just went to the bootloop the next day..

Heres the log where it loops at like a reboot

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[ 0.000000] Writing ErrCtl register=00000000
[ 0.000000] Readback ErrCtl register=00000000
[ 0.000000] Memory: 29132k/32768k available (2102k kernel code, 3636k reserved, 404k data, 208k init, 0k highmem)
[ 0.000000] SLUB: Genslabs=9, HWalign=32, Order=0-3, MinObjects=0, CPUs=1, Nodes=1
[ 0.000000] NR_IRQS:51
[ 0.000000] Calibrating delay loop... 265.42 BogoMIPS (lpj=1327104)
[ 0.080000] pid_max: default: 32768 minimum: 301
[ 0.080000] Mount-cache hash table entries: 512
[ 0.090000] NET: Registered protocol family 16
[ 0.090000] gpiochip_add: registered GPIOs 0 to 29 on device: ath79
[ 0.100000] MIPS: machine is ALFA NETWORKS Hornet-UB
U-Boot 1.1.4-g971cc15e-dirty (Sep 7 2011 - 11:44:55)

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Thanks if the problem is resolved and sorry for asking so many questions.

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Could it be a short in the motherboard? Like i can still flash over serial.

And also there was no way it could short i had it in its case with a 12v 1amp netgear plug

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Did you re-flash / clean flash over serial? As in download the kernel.bin and rootfs.bin and flash those? Then sysupgrade to 3.0?

Let's see if this is really a hardware issue.

Thank you so much for your reply Sebkinne!

Unfortunately this did not fix the problem i did i full flash listed in the tutorial twice to 2.8.1 and 3.0.0,

https://wifipineapple.com/?flashing

"Performing a clean flash"

I did every step. I really hope it didn't get broke..:/ But if you know what it is maybe i can replace the part, i'm super good a soldering.

Again thanks a ton for your reply!

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Check the PCB for any burn/heat marks

Thanks Foxtrot

I don't see any but i will take hi res pics later and see if any of y'all can spot it.

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  • 8 months later...

So how did you solve it mrgray ?

I am experiencing the same problem now.

I flashed a few times but still getting in to a boot loop.

I follow the instructions:

1.setenv bootargs "board=ALFA console=ttyATH0,115200 rootfstype=squashfs,jffs2 noinitrd"
2.saveenv
3.tftp 0x80600000 kernel.bin
4.erase 0x9f650000 +0x190000
5.cp.b 0x80600000 0x9f650000 d695a
6.tftp 0x80600000 rootfs.bin
7.erase 0x9f050000 +0x600000
8.cp.b 0x80600000 0x9f050000 23d004
9.bootm 0x9f650000
After typing in bootm 0x9f650000 the device restarts and goes in to a boot loop.
Any Ideas ?
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