DML screenshots with USB loader GX?

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  1. fatherjack
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    I'm having some problems getting screenshots working......

    I'm using r1202 self compiled with Garfunkiels 'Tabs' MOD and DML 2.9
    but there does not appear to be any setting in USBGX for DML screenshot.

    Using cIOSd2x v8FINAL with wavebirds in controller ports 1(play) and 4(screenshot)

    does anyone have any advice??
     
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    I have now updated to r1215 with the result that DML screenshot is available in the loader options - but still no GC screenshots with DML :( either using wavebird or wired controller.
    Is anyone taking screenies using DML? do I need to set anything else to 'ON'?
     
  3. Cyan

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    You need to set "DML Screenshot" setting to "ON".
    Then, to take a screenshot you need to plug a controller on Port 4 and press R+Z.

    It will save a memory dump file on your SD or USB, you need a tool (YCbYCr2BMP) to convert it to a picture.
     
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    Hi Cyan,

    I have already done that and confirmed 'ON' in the global config

    used with wavebirds in controller ports 1(play) and 4(screenshot)
    and pressed both shoulder buttons on right hand side of controller (Z+R)

    .........still no pics :sad:
     
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    Wavebird may need to be active when launching DM(L), so if you connect it later it might not work. (at least, it needs to be active when launching QuadForce or else it will not detect it, I suppose it's the same with DML).
    But you said you tried with a wired controller too, then maybe it doesn't work with latest DM(L) ?

    Did you try an older version ?
     
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    fatherjack, did you put also DML Padhook to ON ?

    just tried with USBLoader GX r1215 (self compiled with tab mod), and it works great with DM 2.10, if DML screenshot AND DML padhook are "ON"
    (with 2 wave birds, even when hot plugging it. DM/DML does not care if the wavebird is hot plugged, only QuadForce does !)
     
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    thank you, I didn't thought about the pad hook setting required for screenshot!
    I thought it was only used for reset/power off.
    I guess I will automatically enable padhook if the user only set screenshot setting.

    Thanks for the info about wavebird hot plugging too.
     
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    you're welcome :moogle:


    and thanks you too for all your work on USBLoader GX. Auto-enabling padhook is a good idea if DML screenshot is set to "ON".
     
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    no problem, I wish I would do more but I'm a little lazy and don't work often on it.
    I saw once you praised me on frenchy forums too, thanks ;)
    (I think it was you)
     
  10. fatherjack
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    :grog: Excellent - Thanx Badablek this works fine............

    but now having problems with the converter app :huh: YCbYCr2BMPv2 seems to be looking for a .bin file, and the screenies are all .raw's (scrn_00, scrn_01 etc)
    can anyone point me to a tutorial, or give me the benefit of their experience TIA
     
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    open a command prompt (cmd.exe) where is located the exe, type YCbYCr2BMP.exe and hit Enter, all you need will be returned by the app :

    .bin, .raw : it's not important, the data inside the file is the only thing to care about. A screenshot in YCbYCr will be converted to BMP, even if it's a .raw file :)

    For my part, I'm using :

    YCbYCr2BMP.exe -a scrn_00.raw scrn_00.bmp





    @Cyan, Yes it was probably me ;)
    great software (and programers) needs some advertising on forums
     
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