Bypassing R4 to NDS firmware

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by HoTsHoT89, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. HoTsHoT89
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    I'm sure you guys all know that the R4 bypasses the NDS firmware and boots to their menu regardless on what setting is on the firmware, whether to immediately start what's on the Slot-1 cart or not. Question is, is there any method to boot the NDS firmware first, then access the R4 later through there?

    Also, can the NDS detect Slot-1 and Slot-2 cartridge insertions on the fly in the firmware menu? Will it possibly damage the console in any way?
     
  2. superdude

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    only some flashcarts can be chosen from the ds menu like the ez-flash 4 and acekard 2

    and no it's won't damage the ds or will it?
     
  3. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    The r4 is not detectable in the nds menu. If you have a gba gme flashed to the nor then the ez flash can be seen in the nds menu. As far as i know i dont think there is a way to launch the regular nds menu before the r4 menu. You can launch the nds menu after going to the r4 menu though. But your essentially stuck there since the menu wont detect the r4.
     
  4. HoTsHoT89
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    I'm not certain. That's why I'm asking around if someone has accidentally/purposely done it. [​IMG]
     
  5. HoTsHoT89
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    How do you do that?
     
  6. TheWingless

    TheWingless Wafuu~

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    You can use Yasu's Backtofirmware homebrew.
     
  7. nicky041192

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    but you cant boot back though. you'll turn off your ds anyway.
     
  8. Dark^'^Knigh

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    True, but at least by using Yasu's Back-to-Firmware, you don't have to unecessarily remove the R4 cart from the console when wanting to access D/Play or Pictochat....big bonus!
     
  9. pasc

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    weird, always when i press that button I get double white screens, no back to original firmware...
     
  10. Dark^'^Knigh

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    Works fine on M3Real running Sakura & R4 (both have auto dldi patching). Must be a problem with your cart.
     
  11. Raestloz

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    It works fine for me