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Reboot loop after XBMC nightly install on Raspbmc

📅 2012-Dec-31 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ error, nightly, raspbmc, xbmc ⬩ 📚 Archive

After installing a XBMC nightly on Raspbmc and choosing to restart the system, it went into a loop. XBMC would repeat "Relax XBMC is restarting" endlessly.

Of the many solutions offered online, this worked for me.

  1. SSH into Raspbmc as user pi. Only XBMC is stuck in a loop, so this means that the underlying Raspbmc Linux OS is still running and accessible. This is the reason you can SSH to it.

  2. rm ~/.xbmc-current

  3. Reboot the system.

Tried with: Raspbmc RC5 and XBMC rbp-20121231