[EMS Discuss] raspberry pi video conundrum

Bob Miller EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Sep 24 19:37:00 PDT 2013


Try ssh with user pi, password raspberry.  That's what it is for Raspbian.

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 7:36 PM, Cord Slatton <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> the distro I was getting from ada fruit appears to be bad. I am now trying
> pidora and it gets an ip address but without a monitor to run the first time
> setup, I cannot login. I have tried getting it into headless mode, but
> whatever the case I cannot figure out the default credentials.
>
> This is turnign into way less fun than I imagined.
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 7:33 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>
>> You can get an HDMI -> DVI cable and hook it to your monitor.  If
>> you're not getting an IP address over the wired Ethernet interface,
>> then your SD card is probably not booting.  But I agree, it would be
>> good to confirm that with a monitor.
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 6:28 PM, Cord Slatton <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> > it doesn't seem to be getting an IP from my home network either, so a
>> > monitor would be nice to make sure it actually booting :D
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Cord Slatton <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I need a bit of help. I have no compatible video devices or converters
>> >> to
>> >> work with my raspberry pi. I have:
>> >>
>> >> DVI( not sure if DVI-I or DVI-D, can't remmeber which is which)
>> >> VGA
>> >>
>> >> I don't have HDMI or NTSC/PAL(no tv)
>> >>
>> >> anyone have a converter or crappy tv they dont want or a better
>> >> solution?
>> >>
>> >> I am not even really sure how to do anything to set it up without any
>> >> visual device to use the first time...
>> >>
>> >> thanks!
>> >
>> >
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