Unusual log startup following upgrade to 3.1.3/node20

Just upgraded my main Pi NR instance to 3.1.3 and node 20 and noticed that I don't get the normal start-up info (Welcome to NR and port info stuff)

pi@pi128gb:~/.node-red $ node-red
20 Dec 11:16:01 - [warn] Projects disabled : editorTheme.projects.enabled=false
20 Dec 11:16:04 - [warn] ttsultimate-config abf536dfafd7b1dd: Polly service not used.
20 Dec 11:16:04 - [warn] ttsultimate-config abf536dfafd7b1dd: Google TTS service not used.
20 Dec 11:16:04 - [warn] ttsultimate-config abf536dfafd7b1dd: Microsoft AzureTTS service not used. 
20 Dec 11:16:05 - [warn] Unknown context store 'memory' specified. Using default store.
20 Dec 11:16:12 - [error] [alexa-remote-routine:Speak to Flex2 ] Account not initialised!
20 Dec 11:16:35 - [warn] Context f20fcb163d371c8f:4040409aae3a5015 contains a circular reference that cannot be persisted

Now it might have been like that for a while and I just haven't noticed - is there something in the settings that needs changing?

Not that I am aware of. I might expect that if you were running as a service and the log viewer only attached a little bit late - but not if you are running node-red directly...
Will check my node v20 version when I get home later.

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I just looked at my Win11 instance and that's been doing the same for at least a month!
(and I only upgraded it to node 20 today (from 18) so it's not due to that

And just checked my @TotallyInformation alternate install on the same Pi and that's still giving traditional info

pi@pi128gb:~/.nr1881/data $ npm start

> node-red-userdir@3.0.2 start
> cd .. && node node_modules/node-red/red.js --userDir ./data

20 Dec 11:17:07 - [info] 

Welcome to Node-RED

20 Dec 11:17:07 - [info] Node-RED version: v3.1.0
20 Dec 11:17:07 - [info] Node.js  version: v20.10.0
20 Dec 11:17:07 - [info] Linux 6.1.21-v7+ arm LE
20 Dec 11:17:11 - [info] Loading palette nodes
20 Dec 11:17:19 - [info] Settings file  : /home/pi/.nr1881/data/settings.js
20 Dec 11:17:19 - [info] Context store  : 'default' [module=memory]
20 Dec 11:17:19 - [info] User directory : /home/pi/.nr1881/data
20 Dec 11:17:19 - [warn] Projects disabled : editorTheme.projects.enabled=false
20 Dec 11:17:19 - [info] Flows file     : /home/pi/.nr1881/data/flows.json
20 Dec 11:17:19 - [info] Server now running at
20 Dec 11:17:19 - [warn] 

Your flow credentials file is encrypted using a system-generated key.

If the system-generated key is lost for any reason, your credentials

[edit] And my Win11 is still on 3.1.0 so it's not a 3.1.0->3.1.3 issue

My Ubuntu system with 3.1.3 and nodejs 20, which uses the same setup as a Pi is showing the welcome message ok.

What does which node-red show (on the pi)? It should be /usr/bin/node-red


It seems to be the logging level setting

I tried to think what could be common to my Pi and Win setups and I remembered changing logging levels on them

So the pi was on warn - changed it back to info (like the alternate instance was using) and the startup info has come back

Sorry for noise :slight_smile:


Perhaps you wisely used my enhanced settings file as well. :sunglasses:

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