Hacking Any luck booting to EZ Flash Omega from slot 1 flash card?

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Has anyone had any luck booting to an EZ Flash Omega from a slot 1 flash card? I'm using a DS Lite with an admitedly cheap R4igold flash card running ysmenu paired with an EZ Flash Omega flash cart in the GBA slot (big reason why I picked it was because it fit flush in the DS Lite).

Both work fine if I launch them from the DS main menu, but I want to be able to auto boot into slot 1 and switch over to slot 2 from there. For a normal GBA game this works fine, but I've never been able to get it working with the Omega. I don't know if this is a quirk with the Omega it self, if my slot 1 flash card is to blame, or if there is some other issue. If I need to replace my flash card then so be it. Honestly it's not like this is the end of the world. The Omega does work, I just want to be able to skip the main DS menu and go to a custom one without losing the ability to use the Omega.

I have tried alternate menus as well, including Twilight, but they all have the same result.
 
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Has anyone had any luck booting to an EZ Flash Omega from a slot 1 flash card? I'm using a DS Lite with an admitedly cheap R4igold flash card running ysmenu paired with an EZ Flash Omega flash cart in the GBA slot (big reason why I picked it was because it fit flush in the DS Lite).

Both work fine if I launch them from the DS main menu, but I want to be able to auto boot into slot 1 and switch over to slot 2 from there. For a normal GBA game this works fine, but I've never been able to get it working with the Omega. I don't know if this is a quirk with the Omega it self, if my slot 1 flash card is to blame, or if there is some other issue. If I need to replace my flash card then so be it. Honestly it's not like this is the end of the world. The Omega does work, I just want to be able to skip the main DS menu and go to a custom one without losing the ability to use the Omega.

I have tried alternate menus as well, including Twilight, but they all have the same result.
Works just fine when using Wood R4, AKAIO, etc. Sounds more like a quirk with YSMenu honestly, YSMenu may not like certain GBA flashcarts period.
 
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Works just fine when using Wood R4, AKAIO, etc. Sounds more like a quirk with YSMenu honestly, YSMenu may not like certain GBA flashcarts period.

Have you tested YSMenu on any of your cards? I don't have any other slot 1 flash carts other then the cheap R4gold clones to test and I'm not convinced that YSMenu is the culprit. I just need more than "it works for me."
 
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Have you tested YSMenu on any of your cards? I don't have any other slot 1 flash carts other then the cheap R4gold clones to test and I'm not convinced that YSMenu is the culprit. I just need more than "it works for me."
Nope doesn’t work for me on YSMenu, on any of the cards it can work on. I have dabbled in the flashcart scene for a long time. It’s not the hardware, it’s the kernel.
 
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Nope doesn’t work for me on YSMenu, on any of the cards it can work on.

I've been doing my own testing, and yeah, it looks like it's YSMenu and anything booted from YSMenu. The "official" time bombed firmware does work, but obviously I don't want to use that. Dang.
 

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I've been doing my own testing, and yeah, it looks like it's YSMenu and anything booted from YSMenu. The "official" time bombed firmware does work, but obviously I don't want to use that. Dang.
Sorry that it’s acting up, like I tell anyone else, buy a flashcart like the R4i Gold 3DS Plus. Runs Wood R4 and you’d get more enjoyment out of that than you would a time bomb cheapo cart any day.
 
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Sorry that it’s acting up, like I tell anyone else, buy a flashcart like the R4i Gold 3DS Plus. Runs Wood R4 and you’d get more enjoyment out of that than you would a time bomb cheapo cart any day.

Trust me, I know. I had an Acekard2i back in the day and I regret trading it away.

Edit: Do you know of a reputable seller in the USA? I last used Newegg.

Edit2: Ordered an R4i Gold 3DS Plus from Newegg.
 
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