> upgraded from 168 to 178, and now my x-arcade won't work with it. I set my joystick
> map to the xarcade cfg, but it still does nothing. I still have 168 (on a different
> hard drive) and it works fine. i'm not sure what i'm missing, or what's changed since
> 168, but i'm stumped. 178 works fine with the keyboard, so I don't know what i'm
> doing wrong. any help would be appreciated. thanks much!!!!
You could try changing the "joystickprovider" option in your mame.ini. The following is allowed (-showusage output):
-joystickprovider provider for joystick input: winhybrid, dinput, xinput or none
I believe the default for windows is "xinput" now.. you'd probably want to try "dinput"