Author Topic: Multiple directories in MAME 'roms' mGalaxy configuration crashes mGalaxy  (Read 534 times)

randypower

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While fiddling with settings, I thought I might need to give mGalaxy two folders for my MAME roms, just as MAME itself needs references to the 'roms' directory as well as 'chd'.  So I added both of these in _Runway with a semi-colon as a separator and saved/quit. mGalaxy didn't like that and crashed on launch. I had to find the configuration file and fix it manually to get _Runway to run again.

Aeliss

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I don't have this problem, I just put all CHD file in the rom folder too (and chd additives files are in their respective folder in the rom folder too)

randypower

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I don't have this problem, I just put all CHD file in the rom folder too (and chd additives files are in their respective folder in the rom folder too)

Thanks, AELISS. I can see that working, but it's a little more maintenance with each version update. Did you put the CHDs in the roms folder in order to deal with this concern? I'm not sure mGalaxy needs to see the CHDs, though. If it sees a rom (.zip), then it thinks the game is present?  And then when a game is started, it's mame itself that needs to use the CHDs.


Aeliss

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Yep, you are right, chd are useless for mGalaxy. I have for exemple

roms/area51.zip
roms/area1/area51.chd

The first file is for mgalaxy working
The second one for Mame only.

Only one is displayed in mGalaxy, the first one. The second one can be somewhere else for mGalaxy, but harder to make it working for Mame.