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Using a Pre-installed NOOBS SDHC card



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What is on the Card?

Ubuntu Linux

Windows XP

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System Setup used for Installation

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  1. A Powered USB Hub.2

  2. A Model 'A' Pi (raspigrey), connected to a TV via ...

  3. ... a composite video and audio lead.3

  4. Hub and Pi powered by a 4-Port USB Power Supply.

  5. Hub used for a wired Mini Keyboard and Mouse.

Forcing Composite Video

As shown in the main NOOBS documentation4, edit recovery.cmdline by appending display=3 (for PAL composite mode) using Notepad++ in WindowsXP:

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Installation Summary

Unfortunately the above "forcing" didn't work5 and thus a keypress of '3' was required to proceed. A few screenshots are shown below but a more detailed set can be found for this downloaded version of NOOBS v1.3.2 here.

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What is seen "Post-Install"

Ubuntu Linux

Windows XP

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NB:Windows only sees the RECOVERY partition

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  1. From the Swag Shop (1)

  2. Targus 4-Port Hub (2)

  3. w/o a SCART adapter (3)

  4. Advanced Usage (for experts and teachers) section (https://github.com/raspberrypi/noobs#how-to-change-the-default-language-keyboard-layout-display-mode-or-boot-partition) (4)

  5. Reported as Issue 175 (5)


2018-06-16 20:29