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New Arcade controls don't exit emulator

  • @mitu Will do. I will get to it tonight. Thanks so much for your help!

  • @mitu Okay, get this, when i go to retroarc-joypads using filezilla, it has a question mark next to it. When I click the folder, it jumps me to autoconfig.. The generic USB Joystick.cfg is empty in /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch/autoconfig is the only location I can access.

  • @mitu Okay, I restored from a previous image I had, when thing where not crazy. SAME issue. But now I have code in the autoconfig file.

    input_device = "Generic   USB  Joystick  "
    input_driver = "udev"
    input_l3_axis = "+0"
    input_l_btn = "4"
    input_load_state_btn = "4"
    input_start_btn = "9"
    input_exit_emulator_btn = "9"
    input_l_y_minus_axis = "-2"
    input_up_btn = "h0up"
    input_a_btn = "6"
    input_b_btn = "8"
    input_reset_btn = "8"
    input_enable_hotkey_btn = "7"
    input_down_btn = "h0down"
    input_l_y_plus_axis = "+2"
    input_r_btn = "5"
    input_save_state_btn = "5"
    input_r2_axis = "-0"
    input_r3_axis = "-1"
    input_right_btn = "h0right"
    input_state_slot_increase_btn = "h0right"
    input_x_btn = "0"
    input_menu_toggle_btn = "0"
    input_select_btn = "7"
    input_y_btn = "3"
    input_left_btn = "h0left"
    input_state_slot_decrease_btn = "h0left"
    input_l2_axis = "+1"

  • Global Moderator

    The config seems right w.r.t. exiting the RetroArch emulator - Start is mapped for exiting and the Hotkey is mapped on Select.

    Try starting a game with verbose logging enabled - from the Runcommand launch menu - and get the log file (/dev/shm/runcommand.log), then paste it on We can check if this mapping is applied by RetroArch.

  • Is there away I can confirm this "Generic usb joystick" is my new control system and not a temporary usb n64 controller I used to access the menu in order to map my new control system?

  • Global Moderator

    @ironj679 Sure, run the following commands on the command line and post the output

    cat /proc/bus/input/devices

    is should show the USB connected input devices (including gamepads).

  • @mitu I ran the usb command and got this (i did not know how to drop down a line for lsusb, so i omitted it, yet I feel it told me what a wanted to know:

    Also Here is my verbrose log:

  • Global Moderator

    The log shows you have an "Ultimarc I-PAC Ultimarc I-PAC" detected as a keyboard-mouse combo and a 2nd device ("Generic USB Joystick ") detected as a gamepad. Same thing appears also in the RetroArch log.
    How many USB ports does your control pad use ?
    You can check in RetroArch (if you're able to bring up the RGUI) how the Players are assigned to the controls by going in the Settings -> Input, then checking each of the User X sub-menus and looking at the User X device Index. The User X device index should contain either the IPAC name or the USB Gampad.... Check which Player is your gamepad and which one is your IPAC.

    Can you also post the \\retropie\configs\all\retroarch.cfg file to ?

  • @mitu Okay, I decided to upgrade to 4.4 and now all is perfect. But I noticed my video splash screen was slow and jittery. I googled it and found a post by you helping someone else. Sir, Your post from someone else has helped me out big. You are a rock star, thank you for all your help with this community. You truly are a wealth of information and a great human.

  • Global Moderator

    @ironj679 Sorry we couldn't fixed your original problem - but I'm glad you managed to find a solution. I hope the upgrade to 4.4 was smooth and you managed to keep all you settings.

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