Troubleshooting Pixhawk Boot¶
This article explains how to check if the Pixhawk has booted properly.
The following tests can help you determine if boot has failed, and possible causes:
Check that the the board has appropriate ArduPilot firwmare installed.
Ensure the memory card is fully inserted into the Pixhawk/controller card socket.
Check the boot log:
Remove the SD card from from the board and insert into your regular computer
open the APM/boot.log file and check that it contains the following lines
Starting APM sensors Trying PX4IO board PX4IO board OK Starting ArduPilot rc.APM finished
If the file does not exist or the contents are different from above then reinstall the Copter/Plane/Rover firmware.