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[RasPi2] Application not starting when OpenGL is enabled

  • Hello. I recently installed MagicMirror2 on my Raspberry Pi 2.
    I installed it via the bash install script and I use the most recent node.js/npm binaries from their website. Installation and everything went smoothly w/o/ any errors, and everything looked nice.
    Then, I’ve read in the github wiki that electron will generate lots of load on cpu, and that I should enable OpenGL via boot config text file or raspi-config.
    I’ve tried out both methods, and there seems to be no problems, except for MagicMirror not showing up. Here’s a console output:

    > magicmirror@2.4.1 start /home/pi/MagicMirror
    > sh
    Starting MagicMirror: v2.4.1
    Loading config ...
    Loading module helpers ...
    No helper found for module: alert.
    Initializing new module helper ...
    Module helper loaded: updatenotification
    No helper found for module: clock.
    No helper found for module: currentweather.
    No helper found for module: weatherforecast.
    Initializing new module helper ...
    Module helper loaded: email
    Initializing new module helper ...
    Module helper loaded: newsfeed
    All module helpers loaded.
    Starting server on port 8080 ... 
    Server started ...
    Connecting socket for: updatenotification
    Connecting socket for: email
    email helper started ...
    Connecting socket for: newsfeed
    Starting module: newsfeed
    Sockets connected & modules started ...
    Launching application.

    Could anyone help me please?

  • I have exactly the same issue. 😞

    Any idea on what to do?

  • @markusbe Ok, I checked the locks and found out, that the MMM-PIR-Sensor module got an error message, it was build against another node.js version. A npm rebuild and npm install did not resolve the problem. I disabled the PIR Sensor in config.js, did an sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, and now my MagicMirror is working again. But I still have to figure out what happened to the PIR-Module.

  • I don’t have the MMM-PIR-Sensor, also, node is up to date. Wonder whether it has to do with system upgrades…

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