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  • #112749

    alexxx
    Participant

    Hi!
    I just installed it on top of raspbian,
    but I have a huge problem: everything works ok, but I’m completely unable to exit from whichever rom I’m using (tested up to now with c64 and zx) – without RESETTING completely my raspberry – my sd card is crying…

    I checked the /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg file, and I have the lines:
    input_enable_hotkey_btn = 8
    input_exit_emulator_btn = 9
    that should allow me to exit by select+start…

    (BTW, in half of the ‘net those are mentioned as “8” and “9” … anyway I tested both with and without doublequotes – no difference)

    Possibly it’s due to the fact that my controller is simply the keyboard?
    I mapped start to enter, and select to rshift …

    Any help will be deeply appreciated by my SD card !!!

    alessandro

    #112751

    Omnija
    Participant

    These hotkeys

    input_enable_hotkey_btn = 8
    input_exit_emulator_btn = 9

    are only usable for retroarch emulators, all other emulators such as vice,dosbox,n64 (etc) have other methods or quitting/stopping emulators.

    I’m also assuming the capital resetting you are pulling the plug? You could always ssh and send a reboot command to not short circuit it.

    If using a keyboard backspace and enter are can quit retroarch emulators or in some cases esc.

    #112752

    alexxx
    Participant

    wow, I feel so stupid now…
    thank you – I fear my error was in not understanding the basic architecture of retropie, so I was confused believing that retroarch.cfg was a global configuration.

    I was able to exit c64 by F12, at last!!!

    thank you again

    #112753

    herbfargus
    Member

    most emulator specific pages on the wiki that aren’t part of retroarch specify the controls specific to those emulators, including how to exit.

    https://github.com/retropie/RetroPie-Setup/wiki

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