Saturn usb controller issues

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    hi mats

    i buyed two sega saturn style usb controller on ebay….

    this pad rocks. it works great in win! and feels nicely.

    now i set it on my raspi and have some issues withe the config.

    i used the this line to set it up:

    cd RetroPie/emulators/RetroArch/installdir/bin
    ./retroarch-joyconfig >> ~/RetroPie/configs/all/retroarch.cfg

    here my config:
    input_player1_joypad_index = “0”
    input_player1_b_axis = “2”
    input_player1_y_axis = “3”
    input_player1_select_btn = “6”
    input_player1_start_btn = “8”
    input_player1_up_axis = “-1”
    input_player1_down_axis = “+1”
    input_player1_left_axis = “-0”
    input_player1_right_axis = “+0”
    input_player1_a_btn = “1”
    input_player1_x_btn = “4”
    input_player1_l_btn = “5”
    input_player1_r_btn = “6”
    input_player1_l2_btn = “7”
    input_player1_r2_btn = “8”
    input_player1_l3_btn = “9”
    input_player1_r3_btn = “10”
    #input_player1_l_x_plus_btn = “8”
    #input_player1_l_x_minus_btn = “8”
    #input_player1_l_y_plus_btn = “8”
    #input_player1_l_y_minus_btn = “8”
    #input_player1_r_x_plus_btn = “8”
    #input_player1_r_x_minus_btn = “8”
    #input_player1_r_y_plus_btn = “8”
    #input_player1_r_y_minus_btn = “8”

    my problem is: i dont get it works correctly. the d pad works fine but the button dont work in dgen after config.

    now my question: how i can get which buttom is 1 or 2 or 3…
    or how i can get out what button is in gens a b c….
    i want to do a normal genesis style config.

    bye BattleGear



    DGEN isn’t a Retroarch core and uses its own config file ‘dgenrc’ located in /home/Pi/RetroPi/configs/all so you can’t configure it with retroarch.cfg

    I recommend you use the latest RetroPie image 1.9.1 which uses Picodrive as the default Megadrive/Genesis emulator which is faster and can be configured with retroarch.cfg

    You can also install it via the setup script:

    Run RetroPie setup:

    cd RetroPie-Setup
    sudo ./

    Option 4 “Update RetroPie setup script”

    restart RetroPie setup

    Option 2 “Source based installation”

    Then deselect all apart from :
    ‘install Genesis core Picodrive’
    ‘generate config file for emulation station’

    Press ok and when done reboot

    If you have found the solution to your problem please mark the topic as resolved.

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