Batman Arkham Asylum GOTY and external drives?

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  1. tbgtbg
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    Please note it's Arkham Asylum, not Arkham City, I know it's easy to get them mixed up when just glancing at a title.

    Anyone have any idea why this one game won't run off my usb external? It runs fine off internal, and compatibility lists only seem to list the regular version, not GOTY, but say it works. The one thing about GOTY I could find by googling suggested that someone had it working via external, but not internal, opposite of what's going on for me.

    All other games I've tried work fine off the same usb drive, so I don't think that's the issue.

    I've been using Multiman (latest version) to copy the game from internal to external. Same with all my other games that work fine.

    CFW is Rebug 4.46.1 REX. System is a CECH-2501A.

    Tried with a disc in, without a disc in, game has no files too big for FAT32. Recopied the game back over a few times in case the copy was bad, but nothing changes. Game just goes to a black screen after the video mode switches from 1080p in the XMB to 720p for the game. System isn't frozen up or anything, hitting the PS button on the controller lets me get back to the XMB. Let it sit for like an hour once, just to make sure it wasn't just taking a long time.

    Playing from internal drive is flawless.

    I know it's not the end of the world, but it's just really annoying me to have this one game not work via external. Anyone has any ideas or confirmation that the GOTY version will or definitely will not work via external would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Not all game run on internal, vice versa not all games run on external USB either. There is bound to be a few game that only works in one but not another.

    Games run faster on internal anyway. However, I think you have a bad rip there. I once ripped Assassin's Creed 3 and it stuck on black screen as well. Ripping it from disc again fix the problem.
     
  3. d.d.d.

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    Did you rip AssCreed3 with MultiMan or another program?
     
  4. mechadylan

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    BLUS-30279 working from ext. hdd fine here; I don't recall if it's the GOTY edition though. Have you tried BD mirror?
     
  5. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Both times with Iris manager. First time I ended up with black screen on internal (external works fine). Second time it fixed the problem.
     
  6. d.d.d.

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    Oh, okay. Just curious because I've never had a game mis-rip with MM. Thanks for the feedback~
     
  7. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    It really has nothing to do with manager though. All HDDs have a measurement called single bit error rate. Electronics basically breaks data down to very long sequence of 0 and 1, with each integer called bit. Most HDDs and ODDs have error rate of 1 x 10^-14, meaning although very rare, it does sometime mistakenly write down the wrong number (0 turned out to be 1 and vice versa).

    There is no such thing as 0 error rate in electronic world. I'm just very unlucky to run into that rare chance.
     
  8. d.d.d.

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    Well shoot, with those odds you hit, try the lotto? :D