OK, so...I'm having some SERIOUS issues getting MXM to run some backup games off of DVDs... and having read some posts I MAY have some up with some answers, however, before burning another 3 dollar coaster, i thought perhaps i would run some questions through you guys.
My problems have been as follows.
When loading, MXM will lock up just AFTER loading the initial menu. I see a dark screen with the label of my DVD, MAIN MENU and a slightly off-black box (presumably the selection box) however, it has totally locked up. There have been several instances where, when i burn a compiled DVD, some games refuse to load.
and no matter what i do, it seems as if i am completely unable to have a different skin other than the matrix skin....even if i put a different one in the DEFAULTSKIN folder...
Questions being...is there a limit to the length of the Description that you can give for each game? (I like to take mine directly from xbox.com and thus they are usually pretty lengthy) the next would be....does Snapshot size matter? (most of mine are in the neighborhood of 1200x800...while i realize this is excessive....i'm experimenting)
The last compilation included the following three games:
Bloody Roar Extreme
the only oddity that i can see with these is that Burnout 2 has a dashboard updater in it.... Should this be taken out, can it be taken out, or doesnt it matter?
This is the MXM.xml
and this is a generic MXM_Entry.xml
<Title>Burnout 2: Point of Impact</Title>
<Description>Race through six U.S. locations and 30 stages with 14 all-new vehicles, including modified Japanese cars, pickups, SUVs plus unlockable rides such as police cruisers, classic '50s hot rods, and stockcars. "Learn to burn" at the Burnout Driving School in Offensive Driving 101, and post your top scores online! </Description>
Directory Structure is as Follows:
default.xbe (MXM's default .xbe)
/Bloody Roar Extreme
/Burnout 2 Point of Impact
All ISOs are extracted using XISO, set up, then the full directory is rebuilt with XISO, I use Alcohol 120% or Nero to burn (Alcohol was used on the last attempt). They are burnt onto Imation DVD+Rs (I have Fujifilm DVD+RWs...but they dont work in the XBox)....BIOS is Xecuter2 4976.02 MultiVer 256k (4x flash onto TSOP)
Any and all help would be greatly appreciated...If more info is needed...just ask and i will tell
One last thing...anyone having problems getting Brute Force to boot (From a direct burn from the ISO)?