RetroArch autoconfig files ignored by advmame and mame4all

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    elwisa
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    Hi, I have a fresh new install of retropie (raspbian on my raspberry pi 2). I have successfully configured my controller (a playstation 2 controller connected via a USB adapter) following the steps to create the autoconfig files: I can use my controller with emulation station and some emulators (for instance, snes). However, in the case of advmame and mame4all, the emulator seems to ignore the retroarch configuration:
    – mame4all does not respond to the controller at all
    – advmame seems to detect the controller, but ignoring retroarc configuration (for instance, hotkey is not working).

    I’ve checked the files under /opt/retropie/configuration/all – mame-advance – mame4all and they seem to be ok.

    Are mame4all and advmame ready to use retroarch configuration files?

    The mame4all retroarch.cfg file looks like this (same thing for advmame)

    # Settings made here will only override settings in the global retroarch.cfg if placed above the #include line
    
    input_remapping_directory = /opt/retropie/configs/mame-mame4all/
    
    #include "/opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg"
    

    The relevant lines in all/retroarch.cfg file look like this:

    input_autodetect_enable = true
    joypad_autoconfig_dir = /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch-joypads/
    

    Thanks in advance

    • This topic was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by Profile photo of elwisa elwisa.

    #102275
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    dankcushions
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    Are you using the right mame4all emulator? imame4all-lr is the retroarch/libretro version, and will use your config, but mame4all-pi is not, and will use its own config file (mame.cfg, I believe)

    i don’t use advmame but it doesn’t seem like it’s retroarch/libretro, so again will have its own config files.

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