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Strange Display Problem
« on: November 10, 2020, 07:23:34 PM »
I am having the strangest problem. I have attract mode running perfect on Raspberry Pi 4. all set hoe I want but when I move the Pi to my arcade cabinet it boots up fine until it loads Attract mode. Once it runs the command to launch Attract mode I get no display (not black screen, the TV says no signal). Emulation Station runs fine. Its just Attract mode.

At first i thought maybe it was displaying a resolution that my TV didnt like so I tried so many different ones in retropie settings but if the boot sequence and ES run fine I guess the res is OK.

I would love a solution to this as i cant se why simply changing display would cause this.



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Re: Strange Display Problem
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2020, 05:31:52 AM »
Login to your machine remotely through a terminal and launch attractmode using:

attract --loglevel debug

Take a look and see if there are any errors.

So if it runs fine until you get it in the cabinet, what is the difference between the testing setup you had and the way its set up inside the cabinet. Different monitor? Also did you install AM from Retropie or did you do a custom build?