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

Chris Hembrow chris.hembrow at pixelseventy2.net
Sun Feb 12 19:43:30 UTC 2006


I'm using stock kde, and I didn't experience any problems. Sorry.

On 2/11/06, Nathan A. Smith <nasa01 at comcast.net> wrote:
> 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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