Hey all, so I recently decided to check out some of these consoles I'd never played on my Pi4 (Version 4.7.3, Last Commit 7 weeks ago [3f5b62ad], system rpi4 [armv71] runing on Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 [buster]... and for future reference, if any of that info is gratuitous for figuring out what system I have, feel free to let me know). These include CD-ROM games, like the Playstation 1, Sega-CD, and the TurboGrafx-CD/CD-ROM².
So far, I haven't had any luck getting any of the Turbo-CD games to run. When I run them--usually using lr-beetle-pce-fast, I think I've tried them all-- I get a screen that says:
PC ENGINE SUPER CD-ROM 2 SYSTEM VER 3.00 PUSH RUN BUTTON
When you do press "run"/the start button, you get a “LOAD ERROR!” Message (alternately, when I hit run on the Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari game, it says "Just a moment...," but the game never loads).
I've tried enabling Verbose Logging in runcommand to elaborate on these errors (prior to doing so, if I'd use F4 to access Terminal and run cat /dev/slm/runcommand.log , I got 2 prompts that said " Parameters:
Executing: /opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/bin/retroarch -L /opt/retropie/libretrocores/lr-beetle-pce-fast/mednafen_pce_fast_libretro.so —config /opt/retropie/configs/pcengine/retroarch.cfg “/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/pcengine/Double Dragon II - The Revenge.7z” —appendconfig /dev/shm/retroarch.cfg " ; as you can see it mentioned Double Dragon, but none of the other games that gave me that "Load Error" message)
After I enabled Verbose Logging, a far more extensive screen ran (admittedly it's all kinda Greek to me), but I'm not sure how to save/download these error logs so I could potentially share them, assuming they'd reveal anything (besides that, is there a way to exit this screen WITHOUT having to reboot/using the " sudo reboot " command?).
Is it possible I have the wrong BIOS file, or that the BIOS is in the wrong format?? Currently, I have a [BIOS] Super CD-ROM System (Japan) (v3.0).zip , [BIOS] Super CD-ROM System (Japan) (v3.0).7z , and the syscard3.pce file all placed in the general "bios" folder (largely just because the PC-Engine Doc included here said that the syscard3.pce BIOS is the most compatible with games).
I do see that the Docs file here said "that It is important that the image file (usually .bin) and the CUE file (.cue) match," and it's true that a couple of these 7z's, after I decompress them, ONLY have a .cue file, with NO .bin file (granted, all of these are files that I got off a proper archive-type site, so I'd like to think that they wouldn't have compressed/uploaded them if they had a missing file).
That said, any ideas of why these aren't working? More specifically, HOW do I download/save these error messages, if those will provide further details?? (sorry, I tried Googling/searching that here, but couldn't find anything). Thanks!!
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