SDL joysticks with kxmame?

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2006-08-06
2013-04-17
  • Timothee Groleau

    Hi there,

    I'm having problems using my gamepads with kxmame. When using xmame at the command line, I use the option "-jt 5" and it works fine. However, when I select SDL joystick in the configutaion options, when I launch my game, I hit an error: "joytype 2 is not available". How do I force kxmame to use joytype 5 instead? I'm using 2.0 beta with xmame 0.106 on gentoo.

    Thanks in advance!
    Tim

     
    • Toan

      Toan - 2006-09-05

      Have you try to select different joystick in the config? If none works, it might be a bug.

       
    • Stuart Marks

      Stuart Marks - 2007-02-07

      There does seem to be a bug. I edited my kxmame configuration file which can be found at /home/<yourusername>/.kxmame/options/default so that the line:
      joytype=2

      becomes
      joytype=5

      Thanks for the suggestion to try joytype 5, btw, I was having a Hell of a time trying to get this working.

       

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