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Emulationstation won't autostart after core update [SOLVED]



  • Hi all
    I am running since a while a Retropie image 4.4. Today I went through an update done with the Update function of retropie-setup (core, kernel and package).
    The script ran to completion but after the restart and after the retropie splash screen I get login prompt instead of emulationstation. But if I login in and launch manually emulationstation it start with no issue.
    I have trouble to understand how emulationstation is launched at the startup so I do not know what and where check
    Thanks

    --edit--
    It seems that /opt/retropie/configs/all/autostart.sh is not called, because also a NFS share that is mounted in this script is not mounted at the startup. This script seems to be called by a script in /etc/profile.d where the script inside are called by /etc/profile:

    # launch our autostart apps (if we are on the correct tty)
    if [ "`tty`" = "/dev/tty1" ] && [ "$USER" = "pi" ]; then
        bash "/opt/retropie/configs/all/autostart.sh"
    fi
    

    Honestly I don't understand what is going wrong here...


  • Global Moderator

    Seems you stumbled upon the auto-login not working after the update - https://retropie.org.uk/docs/FAQ/#why-emulationstation-doesnt-start-automatically-after-an-update.



  • Yep! Thank you :)


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