Broken M3?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Nasedase, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. Nasedase
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    Nasedase Advanced Member

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    Jul 30, 2008
    United States
    Florida
    I have an M3 real and I use the Sakura modded english firmware. Everytime I turn it on text on the screen reads,

    "can not handle disk format

    Disk size is too large, or
    cluster size is too small.

    recovery method:
    Try to reformat the card
    with a bigger cluster size

    Application terminated."

    I have no idea what the cluster size is. I want to reformat it, but afterwards i want to put the same files on it, will it do the same thing? The last thing I used was ds organize and I was renaming things and moving files. Any help on how to fix this?
     
  2. Japhle

    Japhle GBAtemp Regular

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    Dec 21, 2007
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    Wisconsin
    You should probably Back your files up, then Reformat the card, then only restore the system file, then restore everything else, if you have a fast card and USB reader/slot it probably shouldn't take much more than twenty to thirty minutes.
     
  3. skagamer

    skagamer GBAtemp Regular

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    Feb 10, 2007
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    DS organize is known to cause some of these cluster problems.
     
  4. Sportsmaniac1322

    Sportsmaniac1322 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Jun 26, 2008
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    I had the SAME problem with my REAL and Sakura firmware. Here's what you do:
    1: Backup ALL your files on your hard drive.
    2: Format your microsd to Fat32. You could do Fat16, but I've had more success with Fat32.
    3: Copy all your files back on your microsd. Everything should work just like normal! [​IMG]
     
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