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  Is There A Character Limit For File Names?
Posted by: Valden - 01-23-2020, 11:12 PM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (1)

Curious if there is a limit on file names? I am asking because I shortened the names of some roms and they started working when previously they did not. 

Could only get one TurboGraphix16-CD (PCEngine) game to work. The games would hang at the CD System screen after pressing run to start. I changed BIOS (syscard3 to syscard2) and that did not work. I tried different BIOS files and they did not work either. Now the interesting part. The one game that would work was Lord of Thunder (Lord Of Thunder.cue, Lord Of Thunder.bin). All the other none working games had long file names. For example, Forgotten Worlds [U][SCD][TGXCD1030][Capcom][1992][PCE][aguichor].cue, Forgotten Worlds [U][SCD][TGXCD1030][Capcom][1992][PCE][aguichor].bin. I decided to shorten the file names like I did with Lord Of Thunder. So, using the previous example, Forgotten Worlds **** became Forgotten Worlds.cue and .bin. I tested it and the game now loads. I did the same to all non loading games and they all work now. It does seem odd, but I can't think of another reason why they work now.

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  New image - Looking for testers - Jan23th
Posted by: alexkidd - 01-23-2020, 04:20 PM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (47)

Hi guys,

After some reports of instability and other symptoms, we compiled a new image today. It should fix sudden freezes, black screens. We also implemented the fullscreen ratio for all retroarch emulators. Some audio stuttering may still be there, we're still investigating the optimal settings for the cpu.

Please help us testing it. And please be patient , we're working to improve the image as much as we can.


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  AdvanceMame 3.9 and set 0.106
Posted by: Marco Verhoeven - 01-23-2020, 03:43 PM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (5)

Hi there,

i’m trying to get AdvanceMame running but i can get any game to run. I have a non-merged 0.106 set but so far no luck. Anyone else got AdvanceMame running?

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  Retrostone 2 - Resolution Issue
Posted by: umbongodrink - 01-22-2020, 10:53 PM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (6)


I have a new Retrostone 2, and have installed Retrorangepi, version 4.3, the build of 20th January 2020 (RetrOrangePi_v4.3_Armbian_Retrostone2_bionic_dev_5.3.13_desktop.img). 

The problem I am experiencing is that every game I try to play is displaying at the wrong resolution. I see massive black borders around the game, which is understandably frustrating. This happens when trying to play ROMs in either Game Boy Advance or MAME, for example. 

I have tried setting the resolution of the system and of the emulators (emulator cores) to 640x480 nearly everywhere I can think of. That's to say, I have done this in: 
- Retropie Configuration Editor > Configure basic libretro emulator options > Configure default options for all libretro emulators > Render Resolution (640x480)
- Retropie Configuration Editor > Configure additional options for all/retroarch > Configure default options for all libretro emulators > Render Resolution (640x480)

- the specific menu for each game by "pressing any button" during the launch of a game/ROM > Select Retroarch render res for lr-mame2000 (640x480) 

Nothing I do seems to make a difference to the final render resolution being correct for the games/ROMs, even though the menus of RetrorangePi or RetroPie or EmulationStation seem to all display full screen (at the correct resolution). I'm attaching some photos so you can see what I mean. 

Please can you help?

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  Retrostone 2 is hanging during bootup
Posted by: reaktor24 - 01-22-2020, 08:40 PM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (7)


My Retrostone 2 now refuses to get past the screen with the giant space invader. It just hangs there forever. There is a flashing cursor at the bottom of the screen but nothing else happens. Before that the startup is mostly a black screen with the Retrorangepie loading screen briefly flashing on for less than a second. It booted fine when I first installed the OS. Has it become corrupted do you think? Maybe I should do a reinstall.


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  Trying to connect to RS2 via Network cable
Posted by: reaktor24 - 01-22-2020, 07:39 PM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (2)

This worked fine on the Retrostone 1 were I used these settings:

User: pi
Password: pi

Does the RS2 use a different Host and password?

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  Some issues
Posted by: Stargx - 01-22-2020, 02:12 PM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (1)

Just trying to get all my games and emulators set up and I'm having a few problems:

1) Games that do work still stutter and the audio clicks and lags. I assume this is still being worked on?

2) Atari 800 games don't have controller mappings. All buttons are mapped to fire. How can I fix this? A .cfg file some where?

3) Atari 800 games don't stretch to fill the screen no matter what display option I pick. I assume there is a .cfg file I can tweak, any pointers?

Any help is much appreciated.

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  Need to do anything special for GameGear games ?
Posted by: deadl0ck - 01-22-2020, 12:53 PM - Forum: Retrostone 1 - Replies (5)

I've dropped in my GameGear romset into the roms folder and they are being picked up fine, but none of the games will run.
I've tried the same roms on OpenEmu on my Mac and they run fine so they are good dumps.
Is there something else I need to do for RetrOrangePi ?

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  Retr0range Pi crashes to orange screen after a few seconds in the menu
Posted by: TheMikeBachmann - 01-22-2020, 05:20 AM - Forum: Retrostone2 - Replies (4)

I am able to boot into Retr0range Pi after installing the latest version (RetrOrangePi_v4.3_Armbian_Retrostone2_bionic_dev_5.3.13_desktop.img), however after a few seconds of being in the menu, emulation station crashes to an orange screen and will not proceed past that point. I have reformatted the card multiple times and tried different sd cards with the same result. 

Here is a link to the picture of the screen i get stuck on as well as a video of it happening after boot: https://imgur.com/a/EBr7ArT

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Exclamation VLC Dont Open erro
Posted by: caioandrade - 01-21-2020, 09:32 PM - Forum: RetrOrangePi v4.3 - Replies (1)

i try VLC in desktop and it show this erro: 

pi@RetrOrangePi:~/RetroPie/retropiemenu$ vlc
VLC media player 3.0.8 Vetinari (revision 3.0.8-0-gf350b6b5a7)
[012a6f40] vlcpulse audio output error: PulseAudio server connection failure: Connection refused
[01232258] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set, defaulting to '/tmp/runtime-pi'
Segmentation fault
pi@RetrOrangePi:~/RetroPie/retropiemenu$ ^C
pi@RetrOrangePi:~/RetroPie/retropiemenu$ ^C

How solve it?

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