Network Problems with latest image on Raspberry Pi 1


#1

I have been using Astroprint for years and loving it. Now all of a sudden my raspberry pi 1 with dongle that has always works just stopped showing up on the network. So I figured the image got corrupted. I redownload the software and still nothing. I downloaded it again on a new pi with a new dongle that I know worked in the past and still nothing. Any ideas?


#2

Not sure @Ethan_Steckmann, I would recommend that you connect using cable and send us logs so we can see what’s going on. I haven’t heard this before and the image has been out for a while. Admittedly no very many people use the RPi 1.


#3

When you say a cable do you mean an Ethernet cable? Because I have tried that and it does not correct to the network that way either.

Is there any way to download and test and order version?


#4

Did you flash the image with Etcher? if so, did you use the verify option?


#5

I did use Etcher and it passed verification.


#6

Ok, then I recommend getting in with a monitor and run the following commands:

sudo nmcli con
ifconfig
iwconfig


#7

I plugged in a monitor and when it asks for the user name I type “pi” enter and it just freezes up.


#8

It should ask for the password. If it doesn’t there’s a bigger problem. Broken Pi, corrupted SD Card, perhaps


#9

I did that and it says

Lo no wireless extensions

Eth0 no wireless extensions


#10

In that case your WiFi USB dongle is either broken or not being recognized.


#11

Well I switched over to Octoprint and it is working perfectly on WiFi. The Astroprint plugin is not nearly as good so hopeful its a software bug that can be fixed. Thanks for all the quick responses!


#12

@Ethan_Steckmann, how did you configure your network with OctoPrint?


#13

I edited the text file.


#14

Have you tried this method to setup your AstroBox? https://astroprint.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/207866186-Can-I-configure-the-Raspberry-Pi-network-myself-


#15

I have a similar issue. I am running a Pi 1.0 and Printrbot Maker Edition. I downloaded the latest image yesterday (9/16/2018). When I booted the Pi the correct lights blinked but I can’t see it on the network. I connected the Pi to a monitor and keyboard and everything booted fine. I ran some tests and was able to verify the the wireless on my Pi is working fine. When I run ifconfig I got an unresolved host error. When I tried ip route it showed the 192.168.1.23 linkdown. That was the ip address Astrobox used to use. Below is a screen grab.
image


#16

I am also having this problem because of the update on Sept 12


#17

Hi,
I do not know it this is the same problem but on my custom build for BeagleBone and “chinese wifi dongle” I aslo had issues with connecting to the wifi…
I configured /etc/network/interfaces adding all wifi data but after reboot it was still offline. In my case, restart of wpa_supplicant helped
$ps aux | grep wpa
$kill <WPA_SERVICE_ID>
$ifup wlan0

So, I added it to wpa_supplicant start service and now it works again :smiley:
I also had to set astrobox config to use manual network connection


#18

It appears that some drivers are not able to change the scanning Mac Address and this might be causing this.

Try adding this to the file at /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf and reboot.

[device]
wifi.scan-rand-mac-address=no

#19

Thank you for the information.