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Problem facing in connecting the WiFi



  • Pi Model or other hardware: 3
    Power Supply used: official raspberry
    RetroPie Version Used: 4.4
    Built From: Pre made SD Image on RetroPie website
    USB Devices connected: 2TB HD flat32
    Controller used: Wiimote
    Guide used:
    https://www.retro-programming.de/retro-welt-2/hardware/raspberry-pi-als-emulator-retropie/retropie-controller-einrichten/retropie-bluetooth-controller/retropie-wiimote-bluetooth/

    Even tried the routerlogin website - https://routerlogin.onl/192-168-10-1/

    WiFi worked without a problem the last 6 months. Yesterday, I did two things:

    I manually mounted a usb hard drive (see guide)
    I set up an additional wiimote controller (see guide) to my existing ps3 controller.
    Shortly afterwards I noticed that retropie->WiFi->connect to WiFi Network does not list the WiFi networks it should list. This is what it lists:

    0
    H Hidden ESSID

    Both my home network and my iPhone hotspot (who are up and running) are not listed (as well as all the neighbours' stuff).

    I do not know whether this issue is related two the external hd mount or the wiimote setup.

    I have checked WiFi country and it is correctly set.

    Output of Show IP Adress is:

    Your IP is :

    Output of 'ip addr show':
    1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1
    ...
    2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,SLAVE,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state DOWN group default qlen 1000
    ...

    Any idea how I get this back running?


  • Global Moderator

    Does it work if you disconnect the other devices ? Is the external disk powered from the PI or it has a separate power adapter ?



  • you need to shutdown turn you pie off then set your network up with raspi-conf then it works again dont know why just does well for me anyway.


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