Hacking Ez flash Junior stucks at "Loading...Osinit..."

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I purchased an SDHC card today, I was using an SDXC card previously, but now I'm using the SanDisk red 32GB SDHC and I've used the recovery tool on the new card and it still doesn't work, so that's not the issue.

That's what I thought. Probably some conditions we didn't know caused the issue. What consoles are you using? did you mod them?
 

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If everything you have done are right, I have no idea now.

Please contact your dealer for the replacement.
I've contacted my dealer and they've offered to send me a replacement, it's a shame we couldn't fix it, but thanks for trying to help!
 

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I have a case open with where i purchased it. but min has FW 4 .. it worked fine for the first 30min. I then tried playing pokemon prism. i got a crash screen. then on the next reboot it showed the OSINIT.... the went to a green screen and sat their. i turned of the system and let it cool down. the next time i turned it on it did the OSINIT... then flashed a screen of blocks and the number 9s then blank. nothing else. its been the same every time since. I have formatted the sd card and re copied the files. no change. ideas?
 

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I have a case open with where i purchased it. but min has FW 4 .. it worked fine for the first 30min. I then tried playing pokemon prism. i got a crash screen. then on the next reboot it showed the OSINIT.... the went to a green screen and sat their. i turned of the system and let it cool down. the next time i turned it on it did the OSINIT... then flashed a screen of blocks and the number 9s then blank. nothing else. its been the same every time since. I have formatted the sd card and re copied the files. no change. ideas?

try to format the SD card, then copy the ezgb.dat to SD card only.

sometimes, if user copy ezgb.dat to SD card after copy a lots of files. will stuck OSINT. but copy ezgb.dat at first can solve it.
 

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try to format the SD card, then copy the ezgb.dat to SD card only.

sometimes, if user copy ezgb.dat to SD card after copy a lots of files. will stuck OSINT. but copy ezgb.dat at first can solve it.

I have tried a no-name 64gb a 16gb kingston and a 2gb sandisk. they all do the exact same thing. Used the SD format tool and copied only the ezgb.dat,

He is a video of what it does now

ScottB.ca
 

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64GB and 2GB sd are not supported.
I'm grasping at straws. At your advice I went out an picked up a new SanDisk 32gb. Fingers crossed

Out of the package I tossed on ezgb.dat in root. Same .
Formatted with as format tool. The same.


If anyone else has something I can try otherwise. I feel It's dead.
 

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I'm grasping at straws. At your advice I went out an picked up a new SanDisk 32gb. Fingers crossed

Out of the package I tossed on ezgb.dat in root. Same .
Formatted with as format tool. The same.


If anyone else has something I can try otherwise. I feel It's dead.


Yes, Please contact your dealer for replacement.
 

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Hello my pocket is having similar issues where it is stuck liading or Nintendo looping, 32gb sd card formated to as specified on the website all files downloaded and added, can anyone help it's less that 12 hours old, I have an unmodded gameboy pocket
 

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Hello my pocket is having similar issues where it is stuck liading or Nintendo looping, 32gb sd card formated to as specified on the website all files downloaded and added, can anyone help it's less that 12 hours old, I have an unmodded gameboy pocket

Follow this step first
1. format your SD card, FAT32, 32KB, partition as MBR, under Windows
2. Don't copy anything on it except ezgb.dat.

Boot and watch what happens
 

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Hi, I have the same issue here. The cart has been working for a day but it is failing now.
Could you please send me the recovery firmware to try to fix it?

Thanks in advance.
 

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As I said before. recovery kernel is used to invalidate the FW5RC on your card. then you can boot the kernel 1.04 normally.

If you put a SD with kernel 1.04 and still stuck at OSINIT. It means the invalidate process does not success. FW5RC still working, you know?

about the recovery kernel. it is only 16KB size. it contains all necessary codes.

I think the problem should be in the part that we did not notice(physical condition or operation) , like as before all your operations are done on SDXC.
could you send me the recovery tool please? My cart has stopped working
 

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Since the two of you have not solved the problem, it is okay to put here together to solve.
Because I have been contacted by quite a lot users who have upgraded the RC firmware by mistaken,
From the success stories of the fix. All the conditions that can increase the success rate are listed below.

why stucked in OSINIT?
Because FW5RC experimentally improved the read efficiency, however, we did not take into account that most users use SD cards that are not as fast as our sandisk red 32GB, so in the time limit set by the firmware, slower SD cards cannot load the full kernel in time, so they will get stuck in OSINT.

You must have an enough fast SD card, a genuine sandisk red 32GB is the best all we know. it can increase the success rate to load the recovery kernel.

DO NOT USE SDXC card. or older years small card.

best way is preparing two SD card. one sandisk red 32GB, one is other SD card which you can use on the EZ-Jr before(FW4). swap cards is faster on retry.

1. format both SD card with FAT32, 32KB file allocation unit size.
2. put recovery kernel on sandisk 32 GB SD
3. put 1.04 kernel on other SD
4. plug sandisk into EZ-Jr, power up, wait at OSINIT 10 seconds or more. shutdown
5. plug 1.04 kernel SD into EZ-Jr, power up.

if you can enter the kernel, it means firmware downgrade successful. if not, repeat step 4 and 5.

Other conditions: If it is a battery model, please ensure that the battery power is sufficient, if it is rechargeable model, please plug in the charging cable.

I am having a similar issue after updating. Can you send me this recovery kernel to test if it will work?
 

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Hey, bumping this up, I have the EzFlash Jr with the fw+kernel 1.05e working no prob , sadly the microsd I was using died on me since is no longer recognized on a computer anymore.

I put a new sandisk 32gb red one as asked but with the kernel 1.04 since it is the only available on the web.. and the Cart won't go past OS Init no matter the device I put it in, maybe I need the kernel 1.05e but Is not available anywhere, would be glad if someone could share the 1.05e equivalent ezgb.dat kernel with me please.

Or maybe I should need that recovery kernel.
 
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