[mythtv-users] MythDora4 - MythGame setup?

Garry Cook garrycook at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 23:26:57 UTC 2007

On 9/25/07, Garry Cook <garrycook at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/24/07, Alex Halovanic <halovanic at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > This wiki entry here is for 0.19 but still applies to 0.20 and svn
> > versions as well:
> > http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Configuring_MythGame_Emulation
> >
> > The joysticks will almost certainly be plug and play, and it would
> > just a matter of mapping the buttons inside of each individual
> > game/emulator.
> Thanks for that. I think I'm getting somewhere now. Had trouble compiling
> Xmame, failed dependencies. Had to install ' libglide3.so.3' and
> 'expat-devel' to get it going. It's compiling now though, and I've setup
> MythGame based on the wiki link that you mentioned above.
> Hopefully when it's done I'll be able to plug and play the gamepads and
> kick some Donkey Kong tail.
> --
> Garry

I now have xmame working from the command line and from within MythGame.
However, the usb gamepad won't work in xmame. I can cat /dev/input/js0 and
see crazy characters when I press buttons. But when I start xmame with the
-joytype [1-5] and -usbpspad options, it won't recognize the joytype.
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