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by zxdunny
Fri 12 Oct 2018 15:18
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: ELI5 Request: How to Install Bios
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: ELI5 Request: How to Install Bios

The process for adding BIOS images is identical to that for ROMs, you just put them in the... BIOS folder?
by zxdunny
Thu 11 Oct 2018 16:53
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: ELI5 Request: How to Install Bios
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: ELI5 Request: How to Install Bios

Connect via Ethernet. There's a folder for BIOS images and ROM images. There are a few tutorials on this very forum, if you look.
by zxdunny
Thu 11 Oct 2018 16:52
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: Emul Gamecube
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: Emul Gamecube

That was a "no" - Gamecube emulation is not available for these things at present and it's doubtful that it will be any time soon.
by zxdunny
Thu 11 Oct 2018 16:51
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: RetroStone boot problem identified
Replies: 53
Views: 2977

Re: RetroStone boot problem identified

To be honest, you could solder a (short!) wire to the resistor. As long as the current can "short" the resistor - that is, take an alternate path instead of through it - then you're good. To those of you that are disappointed with the 'Stone I would say this: You can get similar units based on Pi3 o...
by zxdunny
Wed 3 Oct 2018 12:05
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: Safe shutdown script
Replies: 5
Views: 410

Re: Safe shutdown script

¿And why will it "kill" the SD card? If any files are in use when the power fails, the whole card will almost certainly die due to filesystem corruption. Powerloss during gameplay will be usually fine if you're emulating an old ROM based system, but for anything that uses disk images it will kill y...
by zxdunny
Tue 2 Oct 2018 01:02
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: Safe shutdown script
Replies: 5
Views: 410

Re: Safe shutdown script

Simply switching the RetroStone off with the power switch will likely kill your uSD card unless you're very lucky.
by zxdunny
Mon 1 Oct 2018 01:15
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Battery level.......
Replies: 1
Views: 280

Re: Battery level.......

It most certainly does corrupt uSD cards when the battery gets low.
by zxdunny
Tue 25 Sep 2018 11:46
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: Retrostone 16gb work?
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: Retrostone 16gb work?

When you say it's not recognised, do you mean it doesn't show up in the device list? Or that it won't read from the card in Explorer?
by zxdunny
Mon 17 Sep 2018 13:54
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: Ethernet connection problem.
Replies: 9
Views: 359

Re: Ethernet connection problem.

I think that ROOT user is the root of the device, and the PI user is just the user account with only access to the ROM storage.
by zxdunny
Sat 8 Sep 2018 11:50
Forum: Tutorials and support
Topic: Screen protector to peel off?
Replies: 1
Views: 167

Re: Screen protector to peel off?

Yes, it has a screen protector.