[mythtv-users] Re: Multiple questions from a mythtv newbie...

El Burro daburro at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 20:20:16 EST 2005

On 12/14/05, El Burro <daburro at gmail.com
<http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users>> wrote:
*>>* 1.  MythGame
*>>* I seem to still have a problem with MythGame starting.  It complains that
*>>* the version of xmame is not supported.  From what I can tell from
looking in
*>>* past messages, all that Myth is doing is a 'xmame -version' command to
*>>* validate that xmame is working.  Is this correct?  I'm using xmame.102 and
*>>* it works fine if I start it manually.  It will also show the version
*>>* correctly (though I do get some Glide error that doesn't seem to effect
*>>* anything).  I've also double (and triple) checked my settings, as I've
*>>* believe that this error message that I'm getting is displayed for any
*>>* configuration error with MythGame.  I've also tried and modify the DB to
*>>* reflect that I have no joystick (as mentioned in the MythGame docs
*>>* somewhere...) but that doesn't seem to have any effect either.
>9 times out of 10, this problem is because the MythGame settings have the
>wrong path to xmame.
>Carl Fongheiser

Yep.  That's what I understood.  But given the below, I don't see where I
might have gotten the path wrong...

Any other tricks to try?

     - T

[root at mythtv ~]# mysql -u root -p -e "select * from mythconverg.settings" |
p Mame
Enter password:
XMameBinary     /usr/bin/xmame  mythtv
MameRomLocation /usr/share/xmame/roms   mythtv
XMameCatFile    /usr/share/xmame/catver.ini     mythtv
MameScreensLocation     /usr/share/xmame/screens        mythtv
MameScoresDirectory     /usr/share/xmame        mythtv
MameScoresFile  /usr/share/xmame/hiscore.dat    mythtv
MameFlyersLocation      /usr/share/xmame/flyers mythtv
MameCabinetsLocation    /usr/share/xmame/cab    mythtv
MameHistoryLocation     /usr/share/xmame/history.dat    mythtv
MameCheatLocation               mythtv
MameImageDownloader             mythtv
MameAutomaticallyDownloadImages 0       mythtv
MameShowDisclaimer      0       mythtv
MameShowGameInfo        0       mythtv
[root at mythtv ~]# which xmame
[root at mythtv ~]# ls -la /usr/bin/xmame
-rwxr-sr-x  1 root games 43488152 Nov 28 03:24 /usr/bin/xmame
[root at mythtv ~]# file /usr/bin/xmame
/usr/bin/xmame: setgid ELF 64-bit LSB executable, AMD x86-64, version 1
for GNU/Linux 2.4.0, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux
[root at mythtv ~]# /usr/bin/xmame -version
xmame (x11) version 0.102 (Nov 28 2005)
[root at mythtv ~]#
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