[mythtv-users] scan xmame games

Cecil Watson cwatson at linkline.com
Tue Oct 3 23:41:46 UTC 2006

Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> Hopefully this is a quick question that I can't find the answer to.
> I've loaded up xmame and got my roms working correctly, but when I  
> scan for ROMS, I get every file in every rom folder listed in my game  
> database making selecting a game a nightmare. So I read up a bit and  
> see that I should be leaving the games zipped, so I zip all my roms  
> into their own .zip files and now I can't launch any games at all. Is  
> there some magic to getting a .zipped rom to work with xmame or  
> getting myth to only display 1 name per folder and launch the game  
> based on that folder name?
> Thanks,
> Brad
The ROMs should be zipped.  I don't even know if XMAME will work with
unzipped ROMs.  Perhaps more details about the version of XMAME.  I'd
also suggest using romdb.  I'd provide a link to the article on the
wiki, but I seem to be having connections issues at the moment.



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