spjonezParticipant05/10/2015 at 16:25Post count: 7
Hi, I’m using original SNES + USB adapters on a Raspberry Pi Model B with version 3.0 of the RetroPie script. With the default install the resting position of the controller is off so I had to use the steps posted on here to recompile the kernel.
The d-pad and all the buttons on both controllers work as expected in Emulationstation and in all the emulators I’ve installed but I cannot get the hotkeys to work. Holding select and pressing start or any of the other triggers doesn’t do anything.
Here’s my controller config in /opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/configs:
input_device = "USB,2-axis 8-button gamepad " input_driver = "udev" input_b_btn = "1" input_y_btn = "3" input_select_btn = "6" input_start_btn = "7" input_up_axis = "-1" input_down_axis = "+1" input_left_axis = "-0" input_right_axis = "+0" input_a_btn = "0" input_x_btn = "2" input_l_btn = "4" input_r_btn = "5" input_enable_hotkey_btn = "6" input_exit_emulator_btn = "7" input_shader_next_btn = "5" input_shader_prev_btn = "4" # Saves state. input_save_state_btn = "3" # Loads state. input_load_state_btn = "1" input_reset_btn = "2"
In /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg I’ve tried these two settings for this line as noted in another thread;
# input_enable_hotkey_btn = input_enable_hotkey_btn = tab
Hotkeys work from a keyboard but when I only have two SNES controllers plugged in they don’t work from controller 1.
Any ideas what I’m doing wrong? Thanks!FloobMember05/10/2015 at 16:54Post count: 1629
Does this value exist in your file?
I’d remove this line from it (the /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg) , as it exists in your controller file:
input_enable_hotkey_btn = tab
Also, this video may help give an overview (about 27:30 in)spjonezParticipant05/10/2015 at 17:13Post count: 7
Thanks for the quick reply! I previously watched that video and selected option 1. At the very end of my config file is this line:
input_enable_hotkey = nul
Based on what he said I removed that line from the bottom of the file and changed this section to:
# Alternatively, all hotkeys for keyboard could be disabled by the user. input_enable_hotkey = alt
Rebooted and unfortunately they still aren’t working.FloobMember05/10/2015 at 18:18Post count: 1629
Can you post your /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg as an attachment or up on pastebin.com?
If you do it as an attachment you will need to rename it to a .txt file.
I’m presuming when you start a game that uses a retroarch/libretro core the yellow text appears on the bottom of the screen and confirms your controller filename?spjonezParticipant05/10/2015 at 18:56Post count: 7
Yes when I start a game very briefly yellow text flashes at the bottom of the screen showing each controller.
I was able to get hotkeys working in PISNES by changing the key bindings in /opt/retropie/emulators/pisnes/snes9x.cfg but they still don’t work in any of the other emulators. All the others I’m using are part of libretro.
In the videos it doesn’t say to but am I supposed to change anything in /opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/retroarch.cfg?
So confused!FloobMember05/10/2015 at 19:32Post count: 1629
Can you confirm the name of the file that is shown in yellow when you start a game?
Also, does this jstest show that your start button is 7 and select is 6?
And no, you dont need this:
/opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/retroarch.cfgspjonezParticipant05/10/2015 at 19:53Post count: 7
Yes jstest shows select as 6 and 7 as start. When I start a game this is the text I see in yellow:
Joypad port #0 (SFC/USB Pad) configured
When I ran the joystick setup from the setup script it said it wrote USB_2-axis_8-button_gamepad.cfg, but I’ve also tried changing USB_Gamepad.cfg and it doesn’t seem to fix it either.
Correcting the keys in /opt/retropie/emulators/pisnes/snes9x.cfg did fix that emulator so I’m assuming it’s a misconfig but I can’t tell what file it’s loading from the text it prints.
Could it be a problem with auto-config? I can’t seem to find a similar config to snes9x.cfg for all the libretro ones.FloobMember05/10/2015 at 19:58Post count: 1629
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