WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

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WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Steve_C78 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:44 pm

Hi Matlo,
today I have tried several times to connect my DFGT to WRC 7 and after so many attempts in the end it recognized the steering wheel!!!

Now, however, a very annoying thing happens. The steering wheel will not respond again after about 5 minutes. In practice, it disconnect and the only way to do this is to close and relaunch gimx. It does both with pc (win 7 64 bits) and with rpi3.
After I tried F1 2017 and the steering wheel did not stop working but works perfectly.

So the problem is always on WRC7!

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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Godlike » Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:01 pm

We got some reports of this problem already and it seems it may be tied to the game as you said. Could you upload log file for us? Thanks
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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Steve_C78 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:40 pm

Tonight I did other tests with wrc 7. I came to the conclusion that the steering is recognized only if the ds4 controller is on.
If the ds4 is off the steering is not recognized by the game. Now the problem is that after 5 minutes the steering stops working maybe because it loses connectivity with ds4. In fact if I close and restart gimx, always with ds4 on, the steering will work for another 5 minutes only. I repeat if the ds4 is turned off as it is dictated in the wiki the steering wheel is not recognized.

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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Godlike » Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:09 am

[Quick Start]
Controller authentication
PS4: it is required to have a genuine Dualshock 4 wired to the PC all the time.

Read Quick Start guide on wiki and FAQ please - https://gimx.fr/wiki/index.php?title=FA ... _.28PS4.29

You could already play if you did that before, it contains answers for your questions.
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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Matlo » Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:18 am

Maybe there is some confusion here. The DS4 should be turned off and then connected with a USB cable to the computer. After this, don't turn it off.
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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Steve_C78 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:00 pm

I always do with all games but with WRC 7 it does not work.
If the ds4 is off and then connected to the pc the steering wheel is not recognized.
Instead, if the ds4 is turned on and then connected to the pc the steering wheel is recognized but stops working after 5 minutes.
Obviously with all the other games that I own (F1 2017, Dirt Rally, Project Cars, Driveclub) this problem does not exist.
I hope I've been spotted this time

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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Matlo » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:37 am

I bought the game and made a few tests.

First, WRC 7 can be launched before the download is complete. The splash screen asks to press the options buttons. At this step it does not seem to detect the G29.

After letting the PS4 complete the download and restarting WRC 7, it detects the G29 and asks if it should be used for controls.

I played a race and did not see any issue. I let the game menu run for more than 10 mn and controls were still working after that.

Aside the issue with the splash screen I did not see any problem. I was using a DS4 v2, but I think there should not be any difference with a DS4 v1.
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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Steve_C78 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:52 am

Thank you so much for the tests you did
Now I have to figure out if the problem is ds4.
How do I know if my ds4 is a v1 or a v2?
It's very weird that this problem only has it with wrc7 ...
Did you install both patches for wrc7?

What do you suggest me to do?

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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Matlo » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:10 am

With a DS4 v2 you can see the light bar color through the touchpad.

I'll do more tests tonight, specifically I'll check with a DS4 v1.
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Re: WRC7, DFGT stops working after some time

Post by Steve_C78 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:16 am

Okay, I own a DS4 v1 then.

Update:
Last night I did other tests.
I installed GIMX 6.10, I deleted the game from the HDD and downloaded it again.
After completing the download I launched GIMX 6.10
The steering wheel works perfectly in the menus, throws the game and once inside the steering wheel does not respond anymore.
The DS4 v1 off I do not recognize the steering wheel, but if I turn it on and connect it to my pc the steering wheel is recognized but stops working after 5 minutes
I also changed the cable but the result is the same

I do not have a DS4 v2 so i tested them with the DS4 v1 alone

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