Couple of G6 Lite questions

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Aug 1, 2006

Couple of G6 Lite questions by UScr00ge at 12:49 AM (1,510 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. UScr00ge
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    Just got my G6 Lite. Had a couple of questions.

    1) Can I delete the huge 80 meg pdaDS directory if I don't care about PDA functionality?

    2) Does the "Trim" option for the DS usually screw up games compatibility? Just curious, because I'm all for saving space.
     
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    1) Yes
    2) Yes, but might as well try it and test the game.
     
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    Thanks for the quick answer.

    One more question. I've only put 1 game on the card, Osu Tatakae Ouendan, and it keeps crashing during transitions (after cutscene but before the game proper begins.) Any reason that could be happening?

    I tried switching to "Normal" mode but it's greyed out in U-DISK manager.
     
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    I just tried Safe mode, and I also tried reformatting and rebuilding the cart, and putting ONLY Ouendan on it. Still crashes.

    Thinking about returning it for a replacement......I can't believe my piece of shit Supercard plays it fine but my shiney 100% compatibility G6 Lite crashes. Grrrrrrrrrrrrr. [​IMG]
     
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    It's weird, ouendan works perfectly on M3 now so it should be working on G6... Don't tell me G6 doesn't have ram buffer?
     
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    works fine on my g6 lite with default options (no trim)
     
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    I've only got 4 games on my G6L (Mario Kart, NSMB, Tetris, Phoenix Wright) and they are all trimmed. No problems so far.
     
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    Well, I did a couple of things and I think I fixed it.

    First, I took apart the G6 and made sure everything was snug. I had some trouble unscrewing the screw from the white case but was finally able to get it off. After blowing it with some compressed air, I put it back together.

    Next, I reformatted my cart and reloaded it with my laptop instead of my main machine. Since my laptop doesn't have a usb hub, I was plugged directly into the USB ports that feed into the motherboard.

    After doing both things, Ouendan seems to be working OK now.
     
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    Nevermind, it crashed today twice between the cutscene and the game. I wonder if it's because my card is almost full. I thought I read somewhere about FAT file systems not working well when close to 100% utilized.

    I'm going to email Hopebuy about getting a replacement. Guess I got a dud.
     
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    That's probably in relation to PC hard disks, so I wouldn't think that was the problem here.
     

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