Dualshock 3 (PS3) not working in Emulator // Pi 2

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    Profile photo of orochi

    Title says it all.

    The controller isn’t picked up by EmulationStation despite being turned on. I have to reboot my RPi2, but the controller will work fine after that.

    I am able to map the controls in the RetroArch controller pairing.

    When I load a game – anything, through SNES9x – I get nothing. Need to ESC out, and I’m met again with a working controller within the EmulationStation frontend menus, but nothing in game.

    I’ve seen this issue reported fairly widely, but I have yet to see a reply that offers any sort of fix – just “try the thing you already did” responses.

    Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Profile photo of patrickm

    did you use the retropie setup utility to configure the controller?

    try this

    cd RetroPie-Setup
    chmod +x retropie_setup.sh
    sudo ./retropie_setup.sh

    go to “setup/configuration” and then “register retroarch controller”

    Profile photo of orochi

    I did. I tried both through sudo (direct input and through putty over LAN) , as well as through the configuration utility that takes me to it from EmulationStation.

    The controls work in the Doom shareware. I thought it might have been SNES9X,so I tried the other SNES emulator. When I moved the ROMs, I lost the Bluetooth configuration entirely.

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