Screen saver doesn't monitor JoyPad input

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djrikki
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Screen saver doesn't monitor JoyPad input

Post by djrikki »

Hello,

When playing classic games with a JoyPad (sure it makes no difference, but its a Competition Pro one) after several minutes although the monitor doesn't shut off the screen mode changes to show the screen saver; because I haven't moved the mouse or used the keyboard. Is this something simple that could be fixed in AmigaOS quiet easily or is it a difficult thing to remedy?
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Re: Screen saver doesn't monitor JoyPad input

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I'm not sure how easy it is to monitor the AmigaInput stream but I'll file an enhancement request for you. It doesn't mean that the issue will be addressed in the next update but at least the author will know about it and might address it eventually if possible.

Meanwhile the easiest workaround may be to suspend the screen blanker using Exchange before start playing (if you use scripts to launch your games you could automatically disable/enable the screensaver before/after the game by using cliexchange from OS4Depot)
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Re: Screen saver doesn't monitor JoyPad input

Post by samo79 »

I think that the ticket is already open, check BZ #7753.

And the related thread:

http://forum.hyperion-entertainment.biz ... f=14&t=973
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