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EVDEV doesntkeep joystick calibration

  • Hello
    I have a retropie setup with a joystick connected to an Ultimarc A-PAC
    I'm using advrance mame to play games.
    the problem is that the joystick is not calibrated correctly.

    I calibrate it successfully by using that command via the putty program :

    sudo evdev-joystick --e /dev/input/by-id/usb--event-joystick --a 0 --minimum -1250 --maximum 1050
    & \sudo evdev-joystick --e /dev/input/by-id/usb-
    -event-joystick --a 1 --minimum -1300 --maximum 1300

    but as soon as I restart retropie, the configuration of the joystickare back to normal

    any way to save those configuration.
    I was thinking about executing that command automaticly after retropie has started, but I dont know how to do it.

  • Global Moderator

    You can execute those commands automatically when RetroPie starts by adding them to the /opt/retropie/configs/all/ file. Edit the file (using nano from the command like) and add the commands before the line that starts EmulationStation.

  • You might like to use a new tool:
    I just added the instruction to README on how to make an autoload of such configuration

  • @DimaKompot I will try that

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