cvertesi at indiana.edu
Fri Mar 12 15:31:46 EST 2004
It's true, snes9x wants rw access to /dev/mem .. but there are built in
controls in linux to prevent /dev/mem from being accessed by users, even
if it is set 777. the only way to make snes9x run fullscreen is to
setUID it root.... which is, of course, a massive security issue.
Another reason to keep your mythbox well firewalled!
On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 14:59, Dan Morphis wrote:
> I had the same problem as Jason. snes9x wants rw access to /dev/mem to
> do full screen. I did chmod 777 /dev/mem and when I ran snes9x
> everything went bad. So, if you check the -dev list, I submited a patch
> last week to allow you to use zsnes w/ mythgame.
> Campbell Vertesi wrote:
> > I guess something's changed... I use snes9x in fullscreen mode with
> > myth. It's just a switch you add to the command line. -fullscreen=1 ,
> > if I recall correctly. Consult your friendly neighborhood manpages.
> > Cam
> > On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 14:12, Jason Donahue wrote:
> >>I have my nes roms playing perfectly (full screen, etc). And want the
> >>same for snes.
> >>I understand (unless something's changed) that snes9x won't do full
> >>screen, and that zsnes is the solution. I can launch into a game from
> >>the command line, and it's full screen. but from within myth nothing
> >>happens. I have gone through all the snes myth menu items and turned
> >>everything off. Is there anything else I can try?
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