XBOX360 Controller problems – GBA won't accept the retroarch.cfg

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    hi there,

    After using my Raspberry as a multimedia center, I stumbled upon Retropie. Installed the image, added the XBOXDRV and configured my controller. And was amazed that it worked so well : congrats for making this available! Impressive!

    I have one problem though :
    – my XBOX360 wireless controller is connected properly and I went through the retroarch-joyconfig tool (located on the current image [1.9.1] under /home/pi/RetroPie/emulators/RetroArch/installdir/bin/ instead of the %tools% folder mentioned by some). This gave me the following retroarch.cfg under /home/pi/RetroPie/configs/all/ :

    input_player1_joypad_index = “0”
    input_player1_b_btn = “1”
    input_player1_y_btn = “3”
    input_player1_select_btn = “8”
    input_player1_start_btn = “9”
    input_player1_up_axis = “-5”
    input_player1_down_axis = “+5”
    input_player1_left_axis = “-4”
    input_player1_right_axis = “+4”
    and so on…

    But when I enter one GBA game, I can not use the start / select buttons and furthermore, my D-pad isn’t used. Instead, only the left thumb directions work. I had a further look, saw that the START and SELECT buttons should be 7 and 6 and that the D-pad is defined as “input_player1_down_btn” -> added these to the retroarch.cfg but still the same…

    Any pointers? Does anyone have a retroarch.cfg that he/she can share and that’s specifically for the XBOX360 controller?

    my thanks!



    The GBA emulator has its own configuration file. More information on that can be found at Hope that helps!



    Thanks so much! Indeed, that worked superbly! It wasn’t accepting the D-pad just now but I’ll create the config file with some bogus keys and add the right keys manually, hope it’ll be ok.

    thanks again!



    Ow crap… It’s a binary file… Back to the drawing board I’m afraid…

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