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Dosbox and machine=vesa_oldvbe no effect



  • Hi Together,

    I try to luch the game Jack Orlando with Dosbox and the machine=vesa_oldvbe option in the config file, but there is no change, Dosbox still use the driver which i tryed before. Is vesa_oldvbe included in Retropie 4.4 Dosbox version?

    Pi Model or other hardware: 3 B
    Power Supply used: 2,5 maH
    RetroPie Version Used: 4.4
    Built From: Pre made SD Image on RetroPie website retropie-4.4-rpi2_rpi3.img.gz
    USB Devices connected: keyboard & mouse
    Controller used: no
    Error messages received: game freeze after luching new game
    Log found in /dev/shm/runcommand.log (if relevant): none
    Guide used: (Mention if you followed a guide) https://www.dosbox.com/comp_list.php?showID=3084&letter=J
    File:
    Emulator: Dosbox from source and bin
    Attachment of config files:
    Changes in Dosbox conf:
    [dosbox]
    #machine=svga_s3
    machine=vesa_oldvbe
    [autoexec]
    mount c ~/RetroPie/roms/pcdata/jackorlando
    imgmount d ~/RetroPie/roms/pcdata/jackorlando/iso/jack.iso -t iso
    c:
    GAMEMENU.EXE
    How to replicate the problem: Click on new game


  • Global Moderator

    @d12a13 said in Dosbox and machine=vesa_oldvbe no effect:

    #machine=svga_s3
    machine=vesa_oldvbe

    I'm not sure that the config file allows for settings being commented out. Have you tried to launch the game without that line?



  • @d12a13 i have all the different s3 drivers installed on my “c:” drive that i use in dosbox. Wouldnt hurt to try to install the actual drivers.


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