Edit config.txt

pCP Team 24 July 2020 pCP 5.0.0 Setup • How to • Configure

config.txt is found on piCorePlayer’s boot partition /mnt/mmcblk0p1

By default, after booting, the boot partition is unmounted. So to edit config.txt, you must first mount the boot partition, then edit using vi.

  Warning
You must reboot piCorePlayer after changing config.txt to activate changes.

Longhand method—using standard Linux commands

Step 1

Access piCorePlayer via ssh—see Access piCoreplayer via ssh.

Step 2

$ mount /mnt/mmcblk0p1

Step 3

$ cd /mnt/mmcblk0p1

Step 4

$ vi config.txt

Step 5

$ reboot

Shorthand method—using pCP aliases

Step 1

Access piCorePlayer via ssh—see Access piCoreplayer via ssh.

Step 2

$ m1

Step 3

$ c1

Step 4

$ vicfg

Step 5

$ pcp rb

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