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by berighteous
Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: MAME kerfuffle
Replies: 22
Views: 11852

Re: MAME kerfuffle

did you open the pacman.zip file and see if the roms it's asking for are in there? if the roms listed are different you have the wrong version of pacman. Mame changes the roms around every few versions. The mame.37 version that mame4all plays is different that the .84 version advancemame plays on he...
by berighteous
Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: RetroArch Emulator Frontend
Replies: 475
Views: 216767

Re: RetroArch Emulator Frontend

are there keys to access the "tab" menu or the service menus in Mame? Several games (like defender) start in service mode and you have to get out of it the first time before you can actually play the game. typically it's pressing F3 or it's changing a dip switch setting from the "tab" menu. Is there...
by berighteous
Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:53 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: RetroArch Emulator Frontend
Replies: 475
Views: 216767

composite, aspect ratio, volume questions

Hi I'm running the retropie emulation station thing and retroarch on a composite tv. It's awesome, but I have a bunch of questions about configuration and I hope someone can point me in the right direction. 1) Is there a way to turn up the mame (etc) volume? I set the audio to sdl so it doesn't pop ...
by berighteous
Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: arch linux - no rc.conf file
Replies: 2
Views: 3140

arch linux - no rc.conf file

hi! I just downloaded and installed the 9/18 arch linux from the downloads page here and (using win32 disk imager) and I was going through a tutorial about how to set it up cuz I know nothing. It tells me to edit the /etc/rc.conf file... but there isn't one. there are 23 .conf files in my /etc folde...
by berighteous
Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Who is in the 1GHz Club?
Replies: 73
Views: 27396

Re: Who is in the 1GHz Club?

who cares about the warranty on a $35 computer? If it blows up buy another one on ebay and get it in 3 days. I mean seriously! None of us are going to try and take it back upset that it stopped working after we overloaded it. Oh and I noticed that Midori is almost usable now! I have been using the f...
by berighteous
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Who is in the 1GHz Club?
Replies: 73
Views: 27396

Re: Who is in the 1GHz Club?

if you set it in turbo mode does it run at 1ghz all the time anything's running?
by berighteous
Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Who is in the 1GHz Club?
Replies: 73
Views: 27396

Re: Who is in the 1GHz Club?

I think I told raspi config to do the turbo mode, but I don't know how to check to see if it's actually running at 1ghz.
by berighteous
Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.
Replies: 25
Views: 15703

Re: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.

I just played digdug on my pi! I got asteroids and the other vector games working finally. Ive played at least 200 games now, mixing and matching from a .37 and a 1.42 set. Many are acceptable speed, but some have garbled sound. I don't know if anybody is actually working on making this version bett...
by berighteous
Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.
Replies: 25
Views: 15703

Re: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.

Is it finding the roms? they should be in mameBin/share/advance/rom

have you got anything to work?
by berighteous
Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:03 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

I'd love to play doom again with multiplayer over the internet I worked for a game company in the 90's and after hours we'd do doom network parties.
by berighteous
Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

Question is whether the poster needs to have the boot menu displayed, or only used Beryboot as installation method for Wheezy? Some people do not use it to have multiple operating systems, but just to avoid having to install image writing software, or because they have a small SD card on which the ...
by berighteous
Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

Curious... how often does the player of the arcade game reboot the computer? Wouldn't think that would be common. They have to turn the thing on to play a game. I just want to hide all the behind the scenes stuff as much as possible to make it closer to the original arcade experience. The pi will b...
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.
Replies: 25
Views: 15703

Re: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.

I figured out the problem I was having with Galaga. The "video isn't 100% correct" screen isn't being displayed - just black screen. it was asking for another ok before it ran. Someone needs to fix that bug. I added "misc_quiet=yes" to the advancemame.rc file in the .advance folder and it removed th...
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.
Replies: 25
Views: 15703

Re: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.

I used the tutorial here: http://blog.sheasilverman.com/2012/06/raspberry-pi-and-mame-part-2/ and used the new binaries (so the path is slightly different it's /mameBin/bin for the executable /mameBin/share/advance/rom for the roms. Other than that, just follow the tutorial and add your roms. I don'...
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

Thanks. That got rid of the miles of scrolling text. I appreciate a simple solution. Is there any way to get rid of or hide he "Last login: monday sep 17... The programs included with the Debian GNU/Linux system are free software yadda yadda yadda type 'startx' to launch a graphical session." messag...
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

I'm asking how to go up and everybody is telling how nice it is to go down. lol.

I asked how to edit the file mentioned previously. I can't find it.
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

yes, but the arcade machines didn't have 10 miles of scrolling text. They have less than 10 items per page and if there's a problem they make you do something about it.

Can someone please help me with the simple request? Making fun of me because I don't want to read 5000 lines of text is mean.
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

The easy way to hide all boot messages is to remove "console=tty1" from /boot/cmdline.txt. This also has the advantage that you can put it back (on another machine) if subsequent boots start to fail. . ok how do I actually do this? I looked at /boot/ and the only .txt file is config.txt. The more I...
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:30 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

Thanks all for your input. Rerouting the text to a file I can read if I need to makes more sense, or with a keypress as it's booting. I'll take a look at all your suggestions and see if I can do them without blowing up the OS again. lol. I'm amused by all the "You should be reading all this text so ...
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:57 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

yes, but windows only does it when you specifically ask to boot in safe mode. Would it have killed someone to just have a quiet = yes or no ? lol.

I tried editing the files and I monkeyed up something so I had to wipe the sd and berry boot again. <sigh>
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.
Replies: 25
Views: 15703

Re: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.

galaga will not run. Mame gives me gives me the loadup screen and then when I type ok it goes black. anybody have any ideas?
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

Re: how do you hide all the boot text?

wow that's complicated. This linux experience is totally backwards. It should NOT show all that boot text unless you WANT to see it! It should hide it all until you ASK to see it, like every other operating system. you should have to work TO see the text, not have to work NOT to see it. I mean reall...
by berighteous
Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.
Replies: 25
Views: 15703

Re: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.

progress today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yKb0ykJQzTI direct feed to the video camera from the pi - playing donkey kong. I'm testing all my roms. Anybody know what romset the advancemame is using? I figured out how to turn off the nag screens. misc_quiet=yes in the advm...
by berighteous
Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: how do you hide all the boot text?
Replies: 34
Views: 62666

how do you hide all the boot text?

hi! When I start my pi I don't want to see miles of text I don't care about scrolling up the screen. Can I hide that junk and put a splash screen up instead?

Thanks
by berighteous
Sun Sep 16, 2012 12:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.
Replies: 25
Views: 15703

Re: Please help, I want to play Pacman on my pi.

It and other games work now. Well, sorta... I just finished playing zaxxon looks awesome rotated sideways on the TV. Way better than the 60 in 1 arcade boards I was paying $80 for, and the sound is miles better (with the sample files) I haven't got any neogeo games running yet.

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