Assembled and booted my new Pi 3+ with my new Atari RetroPi card, connected to my wifi and happily started downloading just to reboot after about 15%. After trying a few more times, I reset the Pi and repeated the download-fail-reboot sequence again. Recognizing the definition of "insanity" I put everything away and looked for a solution - and ended up here.
Any ideas other than resetting and trying again (which I did)?
My power supply was inadequate. Current starvation was causing instability. If you're powering joysticks, at least 2A is needed!
Did you resolve this issue already?
Sorry we did not respond sooner. Were you just connecting your Pi to a standard USB port on a PC or something? Like you said, the 2A power adapters are best for Pi's especially when you plan on connecting controllers/joysticks to it.
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