Game Launch Menu

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    Is there a way to set a specific controller key or disable the game launch menu from activating when “any” button is pressed during game launch?

    I’m using a DualShock 4 controller and the gyroscope triggers the game launch menu unless I keep the controller perfectly still (near impossible).

    If I could just set the hotkey to a specific controller key rather than ANY key it would make gameplay a little more seamless.

    I’m not sure the terminology for this feature or if it’s an EmulationStation or RetroArch setting. I did a ton of digging in the config files but couldn’t find anything.

    A little push in the right direction would be most appreciated.

    • This topic was modified 1 year, 7 months ago by Profile photo of qrayg qrayg.

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    alternatively you could comment out the joy2key lines so it ignored joystick input.

    changes like this would get overwritten when updating – I do plan at some point to use the ES configured controls for the joy2key functionality.

    Are you using the ps3controller driver ? That has the accelerometer disabled by default afair.

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    Thanks so much. I really appreciate the help.

    How do I know what driver I’m using? To get the DS4 working I just start from a fresh RP image, install PiAssist, pair DS4, edit /etc/rc.local to allow the controller to reconnect without rebooting, and it works.

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