Use psvd and stock memory card together?

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    If I set up the psvd as my main memory can I use the stock memory card for emulators and psp games?

    I read that the stock memory card takes priority but I’m not sure what that means for my situation.
     
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    Yes you can, if you use adrenaline for psp there is setting for that
     
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    The psvd will be ux0: after I transfer everything over in the installer, correct? This should avoid issues with game saves.

    What will the vita memory card be? ur0:?

    Finding any documentation on this has not been easy.

    I will dig around in the adrenaline thread.
     
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    The original will be uma0:. Actually i haven't tried this because i don't have pvsd, but based on what i read you can do that, try looking up on vitashell github for changelog, and search this keyword "pvsd uma0". For adrenaline it's confirmed you can use uma0, look up it's github for how-to.
    You can also use pvsd as uma0.
     
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    So what is ur0: and why do I put my config file there?

    I don’t feel this dumb on the 3DS side.
     
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    Ur0 is your internal vita memory both model have this, games usually have save issue if moved here so don't. You can move homebrew that doesn't use save function here(vitashell,asm,etc).

    Ux0 is the main memory used to install game, you can do anything here.

    Uma0 is secondary storage if you use sd2vita or pvsd with vita memory, you can store rom, image, etc here, but afaik the game installed here can't be played.

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    Ur0: internal memory, can't save game
    Ux0: game install location
    Uma0: secondary storage
     
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    Does uma0 have problems with game saves?

    This is blowing my mind right now.
     
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    I suggest you use sd2vita rather than pvsd, easier installation and you can switch uma0 and ux0 easily, and cheaper i think
     
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    You can't play games that installed here, you must switch uma0 to ux0 before you can play it.
    After that, no there is no save problem.
     
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    Already bought it. I wanted to have the game slot open.

    I am putting a 128GB card inside and never opening it again. I think setting it as ux0: is the best move on this case. If it becomes too much of a hassle I will just sell the vita memory card.

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    Also my emulator question was not really answered. Can I store roms on uma0?
     
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    You don't need to sell it, just use it as storage for maybe vpk, psp iso, or other rom. Emulator as long you don't move it to ur0 won't have save issue even if the rom itself is in uma0.
     
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    It turns out that you are right, using the tools (usbmc) from yifan you can not use the stock vita memory card and psvsd at the same time. The stock card will always be ux0: by default.

    For the psvsd to be ux0: by default while still using the stock memory card as uma0: you have to use a modded version of yifan's usbmc found here:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/vitahacks/comments/6xmony/usbmc_plugin_ux0uma0_mod/

    Of course this only applies to the psvsd and not sd2vita.