Update: even a fresh re-install of the complete retropie didn't do the trick... (format + clean image)
Is this a valid hardware-configuration or did I miss something in the install/configuration-file?
Is it possible that the board isn't working as it should be?
Hi! I am sorry to hear that! We tested the PowerBlock with quite a few extension boards and that should not happen at all.
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2020-05-19 03:30:50.802 DEBUG  [Logger::logMessage@18] Starting ControlBlock driver.
2020-05-19 03:30:50.811 DEBUG  [Logger::logMessage@18] Created configuration. isEnabled: true, address: 0, pad type: arcade, power switch: true, only one gamepad: false
2020-05-19 03:30:50.812 DEBUG  [Logger::logMessage@18] Created configuration. isEnabled: false, address: 2, pad type: arcade, power switch: false, only one gamepad: false
2020-05-19 03:30:50.838 DEBUG  [Logger::logMessage@18] Enabled power signal.
2020-05-19 03:30:50.838 DEBUG  [Logger::logMessage@18] Created PowerSwitch. doShutdown: 1
2020-05-19 03:30:50.838 DEBUG  [Logger::logMessage@18] Starting gamepad polling ...
Looks like it's calling the Shutdown in the second last line!
Thanks for the reply, the set up is a Pi 2 with powerblock and USB connected wifi, keyboard (temporary) and Keyrah_V2
The image was one that I've been using for a while and came with the Pi when I bought it however earlier today I reformatted with retropie-buster-4.6-rpi2_rpi3.img.gz and got the exact same result
As mentioned in the original post, if I connect the power cable to the Pi then it will boot fine and even shutdown from the switch, but when I connect the power to the powerblock it goes into a reboot cycle on boot.
My Linux & Pi skills aren't very good as I'm pretty new to both but can try and get the info from dmes
Hello, I was looking into the firmware flashing options too for my Controlblock. Have anyone tried to flash with Arduino Uno as ISP or with the Arduino Nano Every?
As I have both it would be the fastest but I would love some help to do it right...
For me it is the first time to hear of such a behaviour. Does the PowerBlock work fine afterwards or has it become just unreliable at all?
Maybe there was some sort of voltage transient that caused the malfunction of the PowerBlock IC.
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