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SubjectRe: BE-300 version always crashes Reply to this message
Posted byTekhmaster
Posted on01/13/03 07:03 PM

> Hello hello,
> I've been trying to get mamece3 for the casio BE-300 to work for a couple days
> now, with no success. The first time mamece3 is run, it brings up the menu, but
> when you run a game, the screen goes blank, and nothing happens.
> On soft reset, the application crashes with a GX.dll error message about direct
> screen access (indicating that the version of GX.dll that is included in mamece3
> is not the same as the version included in the O/S). This also explains why it
> kinda works once- on the BE-300 all files copied into the windows directory that
> are not stored in a specific patch directory get destroyed on a soft or hard
> reset, and since the GX.dll is stored in this way, this would explain the
> problems.
> However, that still does not solve the problem that the software still doesn't
> work (blank screen on load), even with the included GX.dll...
> Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Does the BE300 have its own gx.dll?
If not, that file is needed and will need to be preserved somehow between soft reboots(if it is wiped as you say).
As for the screen going blank:
First, be sure to have enough memory free for the Emulator and the Game rom to load (a couple of megs at least).
Second, Be sure to have Game ROMs that are based on Mame Version .36. Newer romsets may not work. ( I am working on that one).
Third, Be sure to try the older games first, such as frogger, puckman, and tempest. These are known to work correctly on every device (with the .36 ROM).

Hope that helps.


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*BE-300 version always crashes  nfinityak01/08/03 01:35 PM
..Re: BE-300 version always crashes  Tekhmaster01/13/03 07:03 PM
..*Re: CASSIOPEIA BE-300  nfinityak01/15/03 09:26 PM
...*Re: CASSIOPEIA BE-300  Qikstart01/21/03 02:59 PM