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Blank mm after update

  • missing a required node package ‘del’

    no package.json to inform the user

  • warning, warning… copy and save

    MagicMirror/modules/node_modules/node_helper (folder, which contains index.js)


    cd ~/MagicMirror/modules/mmm-weatherchart
    npm install del

    check for a missing
    MagicMirror/modules/node_modules/node_helper folder
    and if so, copy it back

    i opened an issue with mmm-weatherchart

  • @sdetweil said in Blank mm after update:

    seems odd that there would be two invocations of these modules…

    I have only one mmm-weatherchart module present.
    When disabled everything is fine.
    However, I forgot to remove the single quotes, as I just copy/pasted the config from the thread.
    Corrected it, but now I get even stronger things.

    0|mm  | WARNING! Could not load config file. Starting with default configuration. Error found: Error: Cannot find module 'del'

    I do not have any string with ‘del’ in my config 😟

  • @evroom see my prior most about the missing module

  • @sdetweil said in Blank mm after update:

    see my prior most about the missing module

    I was typing while you answered.
    Will have a look at it and try it out.

  • The module is running now, but I get this error:

    0|mm  | Downloading weather map with signal: FETCH_MAP From URL:
    0|mm  | Error: ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/home/pi/MagicMirror/modules/mmm-weatherchart/cache/map-1567097174409.png'
    pi@raspberrypi:~/MagicMirror/modules/mmm-weatherchart $ ll /home/pi/MagicMirror/modules/mmm-weatherchart/cache
    total 12
    4 drwxr-xr-x 2 pi pi 4096 Aug 29 18:49 .
    4 drwxr-xr-x 4 pi pi 4096 Aug 29 18:44 ..
    4 -rw-r--r-- 1 pi pi    6 Aug 29 18:44 .gitignore

    Then I read somewhere there is a clone of this module that is more recent, so I tried that:

    Same result: module runs but no file in the cache dir.
    When opening the URL in the browser, it does show the picture that I do not see on my screen.

    Oh boy/girl, thought it was a simple syntax thingy in config.js …

  • the module doesn’t work, but doesn’t kill MagicMirror anymore…

  • @sdetweil said in Blank mm after update:

    the module doesn’t work, but doesn’t kill MagicMirror anymore…


    I have a few questions.

    In the original module there is no package.json file, where in the cloned one there is.
    So, when using the original module, you should NOT use npm install, right ?
    First of all it will no do anything useful, but it WILL delete your /home/pi/MagicMirror/modules/node_modules/node_helperdirectory and its index.js file.
    When using the cloned module, you should run npm installin order to install the dependencies mentioned in it, right ?
    No harm is done to the node_helper dir.

    Or is it all BS I am telling here (and made the wrong observations) ??

  • @evroom i cloned and got no package.json
    i cloned this

  • @evroom yes, to all your observations…

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