Configuring SNES controllers

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  • #85795
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    mahaffie15
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    I have followed multiple tutorials step by step on Youtube and other blogs. I have got the SNES games on the console and I have configured the controller for Emulation Station

    BUT………….

    When I configure the controller for retroarch and go through the pushing of the buttons that the screen tells me to push…. Then I wait while it loads the rest of the buttons I don’t have on my controller. During the time frame of 2:25-3:25 on this video tutorial

    The next step is seeing them saved in

    cd /opt
    ls
    cd retropie/
    ls
    cd emulators
    cd RetroArch/
    ls
    cd configs
    ls -lah
    Sudo nano USBGamepad.cfg

    At the 4:54 mark “floob” sees all his buttons mapped out.. THIS IS THE PROBLEM I’M HAVING….. no matter how many times I follow step by step my button presses are never mapped out.

    I really need help on this, I promised my wife if I bought the Raspberry pie It would allow her to play old SNES games she loves. 3 weeks later I’m still in the doghouse.

    #85810
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    Floob
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    My first thought is that you simply have a different joypad to me.

    So, when you are in that configs directory, type
    ls -lah

    and look at the time stamps next to the files, one of them should be quite current (the date you configured your joypad) see what the filename is for that.

    Then type

    sudo nano (the filename with the recent datestamp)

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    #85875
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    mahaffie15
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    I’m using an ibuffalo controller and everything is exactly like your screen in the videos. Here’s a couple pictures of what I’m looking at.

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    #85878
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    Floob
    Moderator

    Ok – so Sudo nano USBGamepad.cfg will never open those files because they have a different name. Hence it is opening an empty file when you try it.

    You have 3 files listed there made on the 3rd Jan (Starting USB,…..) – I am really not sure how they have ended up with the extension .save on them though.

    Get rid of them with
    rm ‘filename’

    Then give this another go:

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    #85881
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    mahaffie15
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    pi@raspberrypi ~ $ rm USB,2-axis8-buttongamepad.cfg.save
    rm: cannot remove `USB,2-axis8-buttongamepad.cfg.save’: No such file or directory

    #85887
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    Floob
    Moderator

    Try
    sudo rm USB,2-axis8-buttongamepad.cfg.save

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