RetroPie Login: on Startup
Happy New Year to you all, have you managed to make something of it during lockdown?
I picked up the RetroPie GPi I’d built earlier in the year https://muckypaws.com/2020/04/06/building-a-retro-gaming-system-with-raspberry-pi/ and decided to check for patches and updates. The process was straight forward using the following Commands when secure shelling into my RetroPie device.:-
sudo apt update -y sudo apy full-upgrade -y
What I didn’t expect was the dreaded Command Line Prompt on rebooting the games console. I’d heard of other users seeing similar issues on reboots after upgrades or tinkering and it seems Emulation Station is no longer starting automatically.
There’s a simple way to fix this.
SHH or PuTTY to your RetroPie device. I have plenty of projects with information explaining how located here: https://muckypaws.com/category/raspberry-pi/
Enter the following command: –
Follow the menu with the highlighted options above to reset Once you try to exit the menu/configuration, you will be asked if you wish to reboot. Select Yes and then wait as your RetroPie installation reboots back into emulation Station. Job done, all fixed 🙂