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Posted byTekhmaster
Posted on10/29/01 11:10 PM



> > Very interesting. I went to this site and read the posts. I remembered that
> > when I installed mamece it asked me if I wanted to overwrite the gx.dll and I
> > said yes. I'm wondering if I would have said "no" if I would still have the
> > problem with the buttons not working. Does anyone know where I could get back
> > my old gx.dll file.
> >
> >
> >
> > > I found the following statement at www.pocketgamer.org
> > >
> > > New Jornada: HP, we have a problem
> > >
> > > Douglas Beck, author of RocketElite, has posted an interesting and worrying
> > > message in this Brighthand thread regarding a serious problem with the new
> > > Jornada 56x series that has been brought to his attention:
> > >
> > > "The HP Jornada 56x will spontaneously stop reporting button presses through
> > the
> > > GAPI. Therefore all games or applications that use the GAPI reading button
> > > presses will stop responding to any hardware button presses.
> > >
> > > It is not known what causes this problem. It occurs fairly often considering
> > it
> > > is something that should never happen. In the few days I was testing an HP
> 568
> > > the device exhibited this behavior after only a few days of use.
> > >
> > > It doesn't appear to be caused by any one particular user operation.
> Currently
> > > the only known solution is to perform a hard reset of the device. Also the
> > > device still operates normally and reports button presses for non-GAPI
> > > applications."
> > >
> > > As if that wasn't bad enough, another problem is "that the HP 568 "Home"
> > button
> > > does not report WM_KEYDOWN when pressed but only reports the WM_KEYUP when
> > > released. This "Home" button issue is a personal disappointment to users and
> > > developers alike because it renders the button virtually useless for game
> > > applications."
> > >
> > > Douglas notes that "if you have experienced this problem yourself (and
> people
> > > have as I can see by browsing this discussion forum) or can offer solutions,
> I
> > > would encourage you to post."
> > >
> >
>
> Finally got mamece to work. For some reason the automatic installer download
> doesn't contain the latest version of mamece. I used the automatic installer to
> install the application and then individually had to download the latest version
> of mamece. Very annoying - but I'm up and running and very excited.
>
You are correct.
Only the link I posted on this board and the cab file link on the site currently have the proper files.

I will try to get everything in sync this weekend.
My Appologies for any trouble you encountered.


Cheers,
-Techmaster

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*Answer to button problems  Anonymous10/26/01 01:08 AM
.*Re: Answer to button problems  Anonymous10/26/01 02:37 PM
..*Re: Answer to button problems  Anonymous10/26/01 10:19 PM
....Re: Answer to button problems  Tekhmaster10/29/01 11:10 PM
....*Tekmaster: Answer to button problems  Anonymous10/30/01 07:12 PM
.....*Re: Tekmaster: Answer to button problems  Tekhmaster10/30/01 10:31 PM
..*Re: Answer to button problems  Anonymous10/26/01 09:47 PM