Dragon Quest VIII crashing PCSX2
Hey guys,

First time posting here but it's quite a basic issue.

When playing Dragon Quest VIII via ISO using PCSX, the application randomly crashes with no warning. There is nothing in the game that specifically triggers the crash, seems completely random. The crash actually causes PCSX to crash rather than the game itself. I have played numerous games using this emulator, but have never encountered this issue with another game.

PCSX2 1.0.0.r5350 - compiled on Aug 1 2012
Savestate version: 0x9a080000

Host Machine Init:
Operating System = Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit
Physical RAM = 8081 MB
CPU name = Intel® Core™ i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz
Vendor/Model = GenuineIntel (stepping 07)
CPU speed = 3.291 ghz (4 logical threads)
x86PType = Standard OEM
x86Flags = bfebfbff 1f9ae3bf
x86EFlags = 28100000

x86 Features Detected:
MMX.. SSE.. SSE2.. SSE3.. SSSE3.. SSE4.1.. SSE4.2.. AVX

Reserving memory for recompilers...

Loading plugins...
Binding GS: C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2 1.0.0\Plugins\gsdx32-sse4-r5350.dll
Windows 6.1.7601 (Service Pack 1 1.0)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 (
Binding PAD: C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2 1.0.0\Plugins\lilypad-r5350.dll
Binding SPU2: C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2 1.0.0\Plugins\spu2-x-r5350.dll
Binding CDVD: C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2 1.0.0\Plugins\cdvdGigaherz.dll
Binding USB: C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2 1.0.0\Plugins\USBnull.dll
Binding FW: C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2 1.0.0\Plugins\FWnull.dll
Binding DEV9: C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2 1.0.0\Plugins\DEV9null.dll
Plugins loaded successfully.

(GameDB) 9640 games on record (loaded in 103ms)
HLE Notice: ELF does not have a path.

Initializing plugins...
Init GS
Windows 6.1.7601 (Service Pack 1 1.0)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 (
Init PAD
Init SPU2
Init USB
Init FW
Init DEV9
Plugins initialized successfully.

Opening plugins...
Opening GS
Opening PAD
Opening SPU2
Opening CDVD
isoFile open ok: C:\Users\Rapture\Documents\PCSX2\games\Dragon Quest VIII.iso
Image type = DVD
Fileparts = 1
* CDVD Disk Open: DVD, Single layer or unknown:
* * Track 1: Data (Mode 1) (2041088 sectors)
Opening USB
Opening FW
Opening DEV9
McdSlot 0: C:\Users\Rapture\Documents\PCSX2\memcards\Mcd001.ps2
McdSlot 1: C:\Users\Rapture\Documents\PCSX2\memcards\Mcd002.ps2
Plugins opened successfully.
EE/iR5900-32 Recompiler Reset
Bios Found: USA v02.20(10/02/2006) Console
BIOS rom1 module not found, skipping...
BIOS rom2 module not found, skipping...
BIOS erom module not found, skipping...
(UpdateVSyncRate) Mode Changed to NTSC.
(UpdateVSyncRate) FPS Limit Changed : 59.94 fps
(SYSTEM.CNF) Detected PS2 Disc = cdrom0:\SLUS_212.07;1
(SYSTEM.CNF) Software version = 1.00
(SYSTEM.CNF) Disc region type = NTSC
ELF (cdrom0:\SLUS_212.07;1) Game CRC = 0xF4715852, EntryPoint = 0x00100008
(SYSTEM.CNF) Detected PS2 Disc = cdrom0:\SLUS_212.07;1
(SYSTEM.CNF) Software version = 1.00
(SYSTEM.CNF) Disc region type = NTSC
No cheats found. Resuming execution without cheats...
Closing plugins...
Closing DEV9
Closing FW
Closing USB
Closing CDVD
Closing SPU2
* SPU2-X: Waiting for DSound thread to finish... Done.
Closing PAD
Closing GS
Plugins closed successfully.

The above information is from my emuLog.txt file.

Anyone have any idea what the issue is? could it be the ISO?


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Could be the iso, not sure though. Try using the disc to see if it has the same problem, or re rip it using IMGBurn.
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I want to buy gtx 670.How good is this gard for pc gaming?
Can u install it to other place except c: program files.because some games have problem if pcsx2 installed in c: program files.see if it solve u'r problem!!
(04-18-2013, 02:15 PM)theodore7 Wrote: I want to buy gtx 670.How good is this gard for pc gaming?

A little bit off topic there but whatever lol.

The GTX670 is an amazing card and it runs pretty much anything you can throw at it. The EVGA GTX670 FTW series is especially awesome. A couple of my friends are using them and every game runs great.

As for the Dragon Quest problem, yeah, run from the dvd or make a new ISO and try again.
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Just had a little update guys, turns out every time Dragon Quest crashes, it causes my ps3 controller to stop working also. I'm using Motionjoy for the controller emulation. Now I'm unsure as to why my controller and pcsx2 crashed, but they are bound to be connected. The lights were still on on the controller and when I disconnected the controller and reconnected it, the controller worked again. Any ideas?

The gtx 670 is an absolute beast to be fair, I've overclocked mine and it's better than a stock clocked 680. The rumor mill is going at the moment, saying that the 7 series may be announced in the next few months, so it may be worth holding out for the 7 series for 1. to get the 770 (estimated 25% faster according to some people) or 2. get the 670 a fair bit cheaper.
Can u do what i said in my previous post? Smile
(04-18-2013, 02:59 PM)Preet Wrote: Can u do what i said in my previous post? Smile

Yeah, sorry, will do Smile
(Just a hunch) Try changing DirectSound in SPUX-2 back to XAudio.
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Thanks for the reply.

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