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  • I got this to work on the pi4. Anyone know how to get the text to rotate on the pi 3?
    It doesn’t want to work on the pi3. Not sure if it’s HDMI A 1? Or the M? Anyone know what needs to be changed?

    For the text console to be rotated, you'll need to modify /boot/cmdline.txt and add a video parameter at the end of the line

    video=HDMI-A-1:1920x1080M@60,rotate=90

    Of course, change the resolution to your actual display resolution if it's different than 1080p and rotate according to your needs.

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    Not sure if this is supported on the Pi3 without using the KMS/DRM framebuffer driver. The non-KMS Kernel driver (bcm2708_fb ?) might not support these parameters.


  • @mitu said in Text Rotate:

    Not sure if this is supported on the Pi3 without using the KMS/DRM framebuffer driver. The non-KMS Kernel driver (bcm2708_fb ?) might not support these parameters.

    Damn no problem

    On the pi4 I was able to rotate text, rotate games, rotate ES

    Is it possible to rotate retroarch menu? When I bring retroarch up it’s still sideways

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    @MISTERHOLLYW00D said in Text Rotate:

    Is it possible to rotate retroarch menu? When I bring retroarch up it’s still sideways

    No, that's a RetroArch's limitation - even if it can rotate the emulator video, the menu's orientation can be rotated only when using the desktop display driver and it will not work on RetroPie.

    You're using a PI3, so you can use the rotation offered by the firmware.

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