Acekard 2i Picture on DSi Main Menu 1.4

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  1. Haloman800
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    I just saw the Acekard 2i Logo instead of the Danny Phantom one on the main menu of my DSi.

    I was playing Tetris DS in Marathon Mode, when I got to line 629, the game froze, but the music was still playing, I pressed the reset button and when the menu came up it had the "Acekard 2i" logo instead of Danny Phantom.

    I took out the card and put it back in, but it's Danny Phantom now and it won't go back D=.






    Does it have something to do with Tetris DS? Or was it just random?

    At least this means it's possible to have the logo instead of Danny Phantom on 1.4
     
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    lawl you probably shouldnt worry about that,unless it doesnt work.
     
  3. Haloman800
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    ? I'm not worried about anything..? I'm just wondering if anyone knows why this happened and if they know how to make it happen =P.

    Also... It's been freezing a lot on me when I play a game for more than thirty minutes.. I know I was reading a topic on this last night, could anyone link me it if they have it?
     
  4. House Spider

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    If you're on 1.4 and the AK2i icon is there, when you click it, it won't load.
     
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    I don't claim that I know about how the AK2i/DSi etc actually 'work' together but here's a possibility to what MAY've happened

    > There's something called a 'VID' involved that alllows flashcards to work on DSi
    > I think that the AK has a specific part of EEPROM memory that contains the ICON shown on the main screen
    > I also think that the DSi 'looks' at this memory for info to determine if the card is genuine or not
    > I believe that to bypass the DSi block - this memory is overwritten by the AK as soon as it get power, with the info contained in 'Danny Phantom' (I think this info is stored elsewhere - perhaps within the memory locations that the AK 1.4 patch resides)

    To allow memory to be either 'read' or 'written' to - there's USUALLY a 'read/write' flag (or Bit) that need to be changed depending on what need to be done

    I'm guessing that with the power off - the flag is 'zero' which allows 'writing' to memory

    As soon as you switch on & the AK gets power it 'writes' to this EEPROM memory location the required info (ie 'Danny Phantom' stored in the 1.4patch memory location) and sets the read/write flag to '1' - to allow it to be 'read' by the DSi

    The DSi then reads the info & displays the 'Danny Phantom' thinking it's a genuine game card

    HOWEVER it's possible that when you switch off/on the DSi the 'read/write' flag MAY lock into 'read only' mode - maybe due to some residue voltage in the system or something - & because it's stuck on 'read' then the Ak CAN'T copy over the Danny Phantom info over & since the flag is stuck in 'read' mode the DSi 'reads' the original info that was stored there when the card was made - i.e. the AK Icon info

    Of course this is purely speculation.. & for all I know I'm talking a load of b******t
     
  6. scrtmstr

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    I had this problem as well, I just had to pop it out and it was (nearly) fixed.
    Now I get the DP logo, and the error.
     
  7. killakk

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    does acekard 2i work on 1.4e?
     
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    if it is upgraded BEFORE putting in 1.4 - the version is what matters, the letter is only region of DSi.
     
  9. House Spider

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    Don't get one if you don't have an Original DS, DSLite or a DSi on 1.3 or else you can't update it to work on 1.4.
     
  10. killakk

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    I don't get it guys I have a dsi version 1.4E will a acekard 2i work if i buy one now
     
  11. Sumea

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    85% change of: NO

    some sites sell pre upgraded ones, but you cannot count on that.

    I even hate to say it... NAH I do not, because it is so cool; Get a M3i Zero - you can upgrade that without need of a NDS and IT WILL work...

    also, really nice offtopic chain here,,,
     
  12. killakk

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    Ok so which flash cart will work for my dsi I have a dsi which is version 1.4E now?
    And where should I get from?

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    I'm so scared

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    could you give me a site that sells pre upgraded acekard 2i's then?
     
  13. House Spider

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    Try the ones on the homepage.
     
  14. Sumea

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    Did he not read - I mean, it is not wrong to say "get M3i zero if unsure, since that has a upgrade for 1.4 firmware, and is upgradeable by only help of USB port and the M3i itself"

    just saying - Acekard has the flaw of needing another DS system for upgrade.
     
  15. killakk

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    Ok thanks alot mate you are the best