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by GizmoTheGreen
Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Can the Raspberry Pi 3 Emulate PS2?
Replies: 22
Views: 157777

Re: Can the Raspberry Pi 3 Emulate PS2?

but there IS a PS2 emulator.
and it's actually very good. but it 1. can't be ported to ARM without major rewrites ( iirc some stuff is hardcoded asm?) and 2. it would not run well on a Pim at all.
by GizmoTheGreen
Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:51 am
Forum: Arch
Topic: Anyone had any luck with LightDM?
Replies: 1
Views: 1190

Anyone had any luck with LightDM?

Specifically with pantheon greeter. I've compiled it and all dependencies via aur, currently what I get is the login screen (without any background though, just black) I can move the cursor around just fine but I can't input any textm after 4 seconds or so LightDM crashes, and then restarts... or ra...
by GizmoTheGreen
Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: [Tutorial] OpenGL 1.x games
Replies: 8
Views: 6273

Re: [Tutorial] OpenGL 1.x games

anyone had luck compiling on raspberry pi 2? I'm on raspbian and I get compile error on the first file.
by GizmoTheGreen
Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Extracting iPad2 for Pi Display???
Replies: 3
Views: 890

Re: Extracting iPad2 for Pi Display???

I think they actually use displayport internally, so if you can get a proper driverboard for backlight and giving you a displayport connector (like the OSCar, I got one) and get an HDMI to displayport adapter (they need to be active adapters and they seem to sell for 50+ $/£ on ebay). YES, you can. ...
by GizmoTheGreen
Sun Apr 05, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dreamcast Emulation on the Pi2? Yes, Really!
Replies: 34
Views: 39908

Re: Dreamcast Emulation on the Pi2? Yes, Really!

I'd love to see Grandia 2 running, can anyone tell what resolutions it can handle? native only or can it do 720p, 1080p?
by GizmoTheGreen
Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:19 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Raspberry Pi 2 Full Linux Minecraft Install
Replies: 8
Views: 19313

Re: Raspberry Pi 2 Full Linux Minecraft Install

the openpandora uses GLShim to run java minecraft under ARM/opengles. should work on pi too.

I would try some stuff but I don't have access to a tv right now.
by GizmoTheGreen
Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Diablo (2) on RPi 2?
Replies: 3
Views: 8305

Re: Diablo (2) on RPi 2?

qemu has been used to run win95/98 to run games such as starcraft and diablo1/2 on the openpadnora (sc playable, diablo 2 running slow) which I bet would work even better on the pi2. I would try it if I had one.
by GizmoTheGreen
Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: 3D OpenGL games?
Replies: 46
Views: 17220

Re: 3D OpenGL games?

1.8 might not work no, but older should (1.7? 1.6.4?), glshim has been used to run it before, on openpandora. it's barely playable though which is why I'm hoping the pi2 would be better.
by GizmoTheGreen
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: 3D OpenGL games?
Replies: 46
Views: 17220

Re: 3D OpenGL games?

I wonder how full minecraft will run on a pi2 with this? :P
by GizmoTheGreen
Tue Feb 03, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gamecube Pi-table
Replies: 22
Views: 39730

Re: Gamecube Pi-table

your best bet for portable gamecube gaming right now is either nvidia shield tablet or the Nexus 9. nexus 9 recommended alot of work being done on arm 64bit recompiler with very promising results. (bonus for 4:3 aspect ratio for gc games)
by GizmoTheGreen
Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Openelec via NOOBS keeps booting into recovery interface
Replies: 5
Views: 1993

Re: Openelec via NOOBS keeps booting into recovery interfac

I just got a B+ and I got this problem, I installed arch but it keeps booting into the recovery repeatedly.

I could only use arch once, how to the do I get back into it?
by GizmoTheGreen
Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: Arch
Topic: Can't start x mali gpu??
Replies: 6
Views: 4526

Re: Can't start x mali gpu??

most likely lightdm_pantheon_greeter that I compiled isn't working, causing this odd behavious. I'm going to try gtk3 greeter now and see if that gives me any better luck
by GizmoTheGreen
Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Arch
Topic: Can't start x mali gpu??
Replies: 6
Views: 4526

Re: Can't start x mali gpu??

I am trying to start lightdm

I've tried lighdtm --test-mode --debug
and
sudo lightdm

both starts x, goes black, and ends with the same message right after Loading extension GLX

startx as my user fails the same way (xterm)
sudo startx works! but that's as root...
by GizmoTheGreen
Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Arch
Topic: Can't start x mali gpu??
Replies: 6
Views: 4526

Can't start x mali gpu??

I can't run x/startx etc.

it exits with the following:

Module mali_drm not found
SunxiMaliDRI2_init: drmOpen Failed!

etc...

Raspberry pi doesn't use MALI! O.o

so I tried to run sudo Xorg -configure


but it says

No devices to configure.

and yes I have vesa and fbdev installed!
by GizmoTheGreen
Tue May 28, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Autostart video playlist at boot?
Replies: 2
Views: 6504

Re: Autostart video playlist at boot?

nevermind, found a very helpful post, I'll link it here

http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 55#p353455

gonna try it tonight
by GizmoTheGreen
Tue May 28, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Autostart video playlist at boot?
Replies: 2
Views: 6504

Autostart video playlist at boot?

Hello, I have a project in mind but for that to work I need the pi to start directly to play videos continually immediately after boot? is there any easy way to do this?

preferably a folder, that way I can easily add more videos.
by GizmoTheGreen
Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: H264 performance & VLC
Replies: 17
Views: 15188

Re: H264 performance & VLC

hmm, how efficient would the encoder be for transcoding HD content for DLNA? for example, I have an HDD connected over USB, then the Pi acts as a media server and streams a video to my PS3, and makes sure it's encoded to h264 on the fly. 720p would be enough for me, it would also be nice if it could...
by GizmoTheGreen
Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:09 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: New repository component for bleeding-edge firmware
Replies: 27
Views: 21125

Re: New repository component for bleeding-edge firmware

or you could've just done

su nano filetoedit
by GizmoTheGreen
Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)
Replies: 58
Views: 23269

Re: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)

No, Minetest and Minecraft are not intended to be compatible. Minecraft is a commercial closed source venture, Minetest is an open source alternative. also compiling/porting minetest won't give us the benefit of lwjgl, since the pi is about development and attracting younger audiences java + lwjgl ...
by GizmoTheGreen
Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: libmikmod
Replies: 2
Views: 992

libmikmod

has anyone been able to compile libmikmod on raspbian? I ran ./configure which seemed to exit normally and then make which spits out something like ./libtool: 1555: ../libtool: preserv args+= --silent: not found gcc not found and a couple more, any ideas? my goal is to compile bb (demo from project ...
by GizmoTheGreen
Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)
Replies: 58
Views: 23269

Re: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)

Yfory; will minetest be able to connect to ordinary minecraft server? that is, is it using the same protocol? I can most certainly say it will never be compatible with all the mods out there. also compiling/porting minetest won't give us the benefit of lwjgl, since the pi is about development and at...
by GizmoTheGreen
Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: Android
Topic: Porting Android
Replies: 264
Views: 205370

Re: Porting Android

Nice!

I will join the irc channel after work today (I just started so thats in 8 hours)
by GizmoTheGreen
Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 62
Views: 36947

Re: Minecraft

compiled and ran... i get invalid codes and get kicked?

clean 1.2.5 mc
by GizmoTheGreen
Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)
Replies: 58
Views: 23269

Re: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)

I totally agree with you jamesh, it is very poorly coded and could have been even better in c/c++ than java.

however I still think it will be very fun to get it running and then see how well (bad) it runs ^^

I guess in theory it is the same as people who run win7 on pi with qemu.
by GizmoTheGreen
Thu Jul 19, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)
Replies: 58
Views: 23269

Re: Minecraft on Raspberry Pi ? (yes I m crazy)

well, minecraft hooks into ljwgl for the input from keyboard/mouse and graphics (opengl) so if ljwgl is ported to arm (which is already is) with open gl es 2 instructions instead of opengl (if I understood it right that is also already available) then it should work as long as java is working, and i...

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