During installation on a Yellow Kit, the yellow LED keeps blinking steady.


If this LED pattern persists during the installation, and the LED never changes to solid on, this indicates an issue with the installer. It may not be able to connect to the internet.


You can install Home Assistant OS directly onto the internal eMMC using the `rpiboot` boot method. Follow this steps to do so:

  1. Download the Yellow operating system.
  2. Install rpiboot onto your computer.
  3. Reinstall the operating system on Yellow.
    • Open the procedure on how to reinstall the operating system.
    • Follow the procedure Option 2: Reinstall Home Assistant OS using rpiboot up to step 8.
    • To install the Home Assistant Operating System directly, run Step 1 through 5 from the Installing Home Assistant Software on Kit procedure.
      • In step 3, use the image you just downloaded, instead of the image provided by the Raspberry Pi imager.
      • Windows might bring up a message asking to insert a disk. Close this message.
      • Ignore the Raspberry Pi Imager prompt to remove the SD card.
      • Select Continue and close the Raspberry Pi Installer.
  4. Remove power from the board.
  5. Set JP1 to UART.
  6. Power up your board.
  7. Your system should now start up.
  8. Get started with Home Assistant