ControlBlock not working, shutsdown pi right after boot

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  • #102492
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    Hi all,

    i soldered my new controlblock and i think i did ist wuite well, checked all solderingpoints.

    I Installed it to the PI and also installed a switch and LED as well as two snes controllers (wired as shown in the manual)…

    Then i updates the OS (retropi 2.6 as well as 3.0rc1) and cloned the ControlBlock git.

    After building/installing, the pi automaticlly shuts down and if i boot up the pi it shuts down as soon as the controlblock drivers are loaded…

    Any ideas what is wrong here?

    #103044
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    petrockblog
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    It sounds as if the switch always sends an “OFF” signal.

    #110803
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    I just installed drivers,set service and then rebooted with ControlBlock installed. It immediately shuts the pi down upon booting up. I see the RetroPie splash screen and then it says it is halting the system.

    How do I resolve this? I do not have a power switch on the controlblock.

    Is it a software config that I need to change? I believe the power switch function is set to yes originally, should I change it to false and this will resolve the issue?

    I’ve been trying for 8 months to get this RetroPie arcade going. The controllers are my only issue.

    Please help!!!

    Jimblas

    #111360
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    Yes, it had to do with the ‘power switch’ bring in the ‘on’ position in configuration. Simply edit and switch to off or false. That did the trick to me.

    Now I am trying to get player two joystick and buttons to work (arcade joysticks and buttons).

    Wondering if I need to edit retroarch config?

    #111669
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    You can do a basic test of those controls by using the command
    jstest /dev/input/js1
    When you have verified that, you can go on and configure the specific emulator(s).

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