[Tutorial] how to check your firmware version on ds/ds lite

Discussion in 'NDS - Tutorials' started by Spongebobplace, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    Flashme owns for the boot animation skip. With the transition to Slot-1 flash carts that's the only solid reason why Flashme is functionally superior to stock for everyday use.

    Excellent list and thread OP!
     


  2. Mikemk

    Mikemk GBAtemp Maniac

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    You can brick a DS?
     
  3. Ryccardo

    Ryccardo WiiUaboo

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    r0mloader.nds and taihen.nds were the original brickers of 2006, plus years later some files passed off as dragon quest and mario party roms
     
  4. lincruste

    lincruste GBAtemp Regular

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    Anyone willing to dig the DS's hacking history MUST read Lynx's long gone Homebrew History, it's an incredibly addictive read. The link is dead but a snapshot is available through the Wayback Machine:
    https://web.archive.org/web/2009041...m/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=40
    Everything you need to know about Natrium42, Darkfader, passme and firmware protection is there.

    Edit: all hail to Internet Archive.
    (It might be a good idea to grab the article and copy it somewhere else for future-proofness )
     
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  5. Dr.Hacknik

    Dr.Hacknik Maniac | Dev | Furry Lewd Cat Gril

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    What are the advantages of having a specific firmware version? It's not like you can download a firmware and flash it, IE the 3DS. But, why would Nintendo update their firmware so much for a console like this.
     
  6. Ryccardo

    Ryccardo WiiUaboo

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    -Compatibility with the original Wifime (which was patched with V3)
    -DS Phat which came with V5 has the DS Lite regulator, so it can be upgraded to adjustable brightness

    Noflashme can be used to update it... not like it brings any advantages