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    Profile photo of MarcoCol

    is it possible to copy all roms, which I want to use on an USB-Stick and use it from there, instead of copy all of them to the boot-microSD-Card?

    I think I must for this mount the USB-Stick in any autostart-file and change a path of the RetroPi-Project (or of all of those emulators I’ve installed), right?
    But how? 🙂

    Profile photo of brooksyx

    Yeah it is possible, you just need to change the rom path in ~/.emulationstation/es_systems.cfg

    Here is a link to the emulation station setup guide:

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by Profile photo of brooksyx brooksyx.
    Profile photo of brakanje

    RetroPie also tries to auto copy from what I understand so you would need to disable that.

    Profile photo of maikeximu

    And don’t forget to change the path for save state and save files to another path (on retroarch.cfg). My USB card was read only (maybe yours is not) so i had to put these Save settings back to the original /home/pi/retropie/xxx.

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