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  • deaftolight
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    So last night I did a clean install of wheezy (from the wheezy image, not the retropie setup image), updated repositories and upgraded packages, and downloaded retropie setup from the command line. I updated retropie_setup just in case, restarted retropie setup, and then chose source-based installation. This morning, I don’t see anything outputted to the screen. I tried hitting the keyboard a couple of times to wake the screen back up, but nothing happened. I scanned the network and the raspberry pi does not have an IP anymore. Unplugging and replugging the HDMI, keyboard, network cable doesn’t do anything. The only thing I was able to do was unplug the Raspberry Pi and plug it back in. Unfortuantely, when I do this, I can see not everything was installed, and the .tar.gz log file that is in /home/pi/RetroPie-Setup/logs is empty and 0 bytes.

    deaftolight
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    It happened again.

    I tried to start from scratch again, compiling everything from source, and when I came back this morning, it was back to a black screen. I can’t do anything, and it’s not connected to the network anymore so I can’t SSH in either. The only thing I can do is unplug and replug the raspberry pi. Unfortunately, the log file in /home/pi/RetroPie-Setup/logs is 0 bytes. This hapened yesterday as well. Can anyone tell me why it is freezig when trying to compile everything from source?

    petrockblog
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    This might come from insufficient amount of RAM when compiling the N64 emulator mupen64. Unfortunately, this is not checked before compiling mupen64 in the RetroPie-Setup Script. I have added this issue to the issue tracking list of the RetroPie-Setup Script.
    You might try to set the GPU memory to 16 MB via sudo raspi-config before running the complete source-based installation. Remember to set back this setting to 256 MB before running EmulationStation!

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