Can I update the save file on a original cart?

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by RuneEdge, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. RuneEdge
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    RuneEdge Member

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    Jun 20, 2007
    I have the cable for the old EZF Advance cart which allowed me to dump my own roms and save files from original carts but I was never able to update the save file. Is this even possible? If so, how?
     
  2. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    Jun 2, 2007
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    What type of cable does your cart use? If it connects to the GBA link port rather than directly to the cartridge, you can probably use FlashManager to send updated *.sav files to your card (though with EEPROM saves you have to flip the order of every 8 bytes in the save file first). Otherwise, you can create an FCSR compilation for the cart_save program, though this is somewhat complicated.
     
  3. RuneEdge
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    RuneEdge Member

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    Jun 20, 2007
    Thanks a lot. FlashManager seems to be exactly what I needed.
     
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