[olug] MAME project for a school.

Adam Haeder adam at adamhaeder.com
Sun May 24 16:33:47 CDT 2015


I just recently installed this on a newer raspberry pi, and although I
haven't played with it extensively, it was pretty simple. Once you get it
up and running, you handle most of the configuration in the gui with a usb
gamepad (I used a wired xbox 360 gamepad, that the software autodetected
and setup for me).

On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 10:36 AM, Dan Linder <dan at linder.org> wrote:

> A teacher at my wifes school is gathering equipment to build a MAME system
> for the students game room.  I thought I'd ask here since I know a lot of
> you have built them in the past.
> From my research into this a few years ago there were some DVD-bootable
> Linux distributions that went straight into MAME, plus had the option to
> install that image to the local HDD for better boot and load performance.
> Plus if some student got into it, it would be easy to blow away and
> rebuild.
> If we went with a low-maintenance (i.e. easy to restore/rebuild) MAME
> distribution, which would you suggest?
> Thanks!
> Dan
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