[mythtv-users] Joystick usage with mythtv & PC games

Nathan A. Smith nasa01 at comcast.net
Sat Feb 11 04:27:12 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 09:10 +0000, Chris Hembrow wrote:
> I couldn't get the xmame's support working with my logitech joypad, so
> i use qjoypad, which maps the joystick to keypresses very
> successfully, with the option of different layouts for different
> systems (xmame, pc etc...)
Are you using kde?  I am using ratposion and if I use qjoypad, start and
then quite a game -- it won't return me to my frontend.  How do you work
around this?

nasa

> 
> On 2/9/06, Steve Hodge <stevehodge at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2/9/06, Nathan A. Smith <nasa01 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > > Could someone point me in the direction of docs/howto's on using
> > > joysticks with mythtv?  I have googled the subject and it seems
> > > possible, but the exactly how seems hard to come by.
> >
> > Do a search for joystickmenurc (either Google or the mailing list
> > archives). That's the file that you need to get set up.
> >
> > > Also, I would like to use the joystick with...games; yes, I know it
> > > strange.  I figure I would have to configure the joystick for each
> > > game...  Let me know if that's wrong.  Or can I set it up like an
> > > additional mouse?
> >
> > xmame has default settings so you can set those for your joystick and
> > then override them for any game that requires special handling. Not
> > sure about other systems.
> >
> > Steve
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