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Dreamcast reicast not starting

  • @ilkayefe
    I'm sorry, what is it that is resulting.

    I had forgotten.

    There are somethings that I can't know if you tried. Did you use the retropie setup > configure > reicast > input?

  • @ilkayefe
    There is at least some information that is needed from the reicast input config.

    0: Logitech Anywhere MX (/dev/input/event0, usb-3f9800000.usb-1.3:1)
    1: Logitech K400 (/dev/input/event1,
    2: Logitech K350 (/dev/input/event2, ...
    4: Sony PLAYSTATION(R)3 Controller (/dev/input/event4, ...
    Please enter the device id:

    I think with the full name of the controller we can use that

    Connect to samba and find the file located at \configs\dreamcast\mappings
    the file will be named something like 'controller_microntek.cfg'
    just change the name to 'evdev_fullnameofcontroller.cfg'

    for example my config is "evdev_Sony PLAYSTATION(R)3 Controller.cfg" it includes spaces different from its correspondent.

    Additionally if this doesn't quite work out, then the input mapping will need to be inserted as well, following through with the reicast input config will tell you the button numbers that correspond to the button.

  • @Efriim
    Hi again,
    I entered to the reicast input screen from SSH and i got this screen;

    0: Microntek              USB Joystick           (/dev/input/event0, usb-3f980000.usb1.1.2/input0)
    Please enter the service id:

    And when i enter to the /opt/retropie/configs/dreamcast/mappings/
    i saw a file about my controller named "controller_MicrontekUSBJoystick.cfg"
    So what should i do now?

  • @ilkayefe
    rename the file
    "evdev_Microntek USB Joystick.cfg"
    and try reicast.

  • @Efriim
    Sadly i got the same screen... Also i have updated from source again.

  • @ilkayefe
    I think then that would be the new reicast GUI. If none of the controller buttons work then to add them to the mapping. Start the Reicast Joyconfig and make note of the button numbers add them to the config, editing with a texteditor like notepad++ or programmer's notepad is lighter on resources for older machines.

  • @Efriim
    Only down and up buttons are working.

  • Global Moderator

    @ilkayefe Can you show a picture/screenshot of the image ?

  • @ilkayefe
    Go ahead and try all the buttons, if you can select the settings then it will be possible to map the controls from within the emulator.

  • @mitu
    Also i tried all buttons to enter settings, but i cant enter.

  • @ilkayefe Open up the mapping file from earlier with edit+ "\configs\dreamcast\mappings\evdev_Microntek USB Joystick.cfg", as a second task start the the reicast input configuration and map each button, after each input press copy the three-digit number of the input into edit+ to replace the three-digit numbers in the map file.

  • @Efriim
    My configs are already this.

    mapping_name = Microntek              USB Joystick          
    btn_escape = 296
    btn_a = 288
    btn_b = 289
    btn_x = 290
    btn_y = 291
    btn_start = 297
    axis_x = 0
    axis_y = 1
    axis_dpad1_x = 17
    axis_dpad1_x_inverted = no
    axis_dpad1_y = 16
    axis_dpad1_y_inverted = no
    btn_trigger_left = 292
    btn_trigger_right = 293
    axis_x_inverted = no
    axis_y_inverted = no

  • @ilkayefe
    If the numbers are the same, then it should work. You could try moving the maps as a temporary backup and then copying this map and renaming, it. It is obvious one of them was working but I can't say for sure what namespace it is actually using.

    evdev_Microntek              USB Joystick          .cfg

  • @Efriim Hi,

    I have good news, its worked. I have entered to settings.Thank you so much for your helps.

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