I hope we are getting DOSBox Pure at some point.
@bberlin1 hey, you shouldn’t have used root, I do 100% of my changes with the pi user. Try rolling back and adding the prefix sudo to any command for privileged access. Also run the reset roms directory permissions in the retropie config menu
@retro81 thanks for your reply, I figured it had something to do with the root login.
I'm accessing the config file using cyberduck via ssh, and it won't allow me to make edit files unless I am logged in through root. Is there a way to enable admin permission to the pi user using the cyberduck gui (so I don't have to use command lines)?
@retro81 UPDATE: I fixed it! Per your suggestion, went into the emulationstation.cfg file and found that the PC was pointing to root. Changed it to home/pi and now ES boots.
I'm still curious however-- if you have any insight into how to a) edit files from an ssh gui or b) access putty with my pi login, I would be very interested. I can only seem to do these things via the root login and would like to not have to run into these kinds of issues again.
@xwons Ok, followed directions to a T, now when I try running a game it sends back the error "no config found for system pc".
I noticed there was no retroarch.cfg file in the configs/pc folder so I created one, but still getting the same error.
Any ideas what's wrong? I tried opening games with both a .ZIP and .EXE extension.
@bberlin1 I use WinSCP to access the remote filesystem via SSH (with pi user) and it allows editing remote files on the fly - it also supports integration with PuTTY passing your credentials
@bberlin1 I think you are missing the emulators.cfg file in configs/pc/, which you can probably restore by removing the dosbox-pure package and reinstalling again, below is how mine looks like:
default = "lr-dosbox-pure" lr-dosbox-pure = "/opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/bin/retroarch -L /opt/retropie/libretrocores/lr-dosbox-pure/dosbox_pure_libretro.so --config /opt/retropie/configs/pc/retroarch.cfg %ROM%"
@bberlin1 instructions no longer needed as lr-dosbox-pure is now under experimental packages (make sure to update your package list)
@retro81 This did the trick -- reloaded everything using the experimental package and was able to play me some old school Doom 2.
Thanks again for your help!
sega dude last edited by sega dude
@xwons I followed your directions on my Raspberry Pi 2. DOSBox Pure compiled successfully but it doesn't work. The game doesn't run. This is the output in /dev/shm/runcommand.log
Parameters: Executing: /opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/bin/retroarch -L /opt/retropie/libretrocores/lr-dosbox-pure/dosbox_pure_libretro.so --config /opt/retropie/configs/pc/retroarch.cfg "/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/pc/1duke.zip" --appendconfig /dev/shm/retroarch.cfg /opt/retropie/supplementary/runcommand/runcommand.sh: line 1283: 891 Illegal instruction /opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/bin/retroarch -L /opt/retropie/libretrocores/lr-dosbox-pure/dosbox_pure_libretro.so --config /opt/retropie/configs/pc/retroarch.cfg "/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/pc/1duke.zip" --appendconfig /dev/shm/retroarch.cfg
@sega-dude can't you just install the binary from the experimental package list?