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    English please
     
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    Hi everyone. I just found an issue in my new EZ Flash Junior, and just wanted to ask if someone else has the same issue or it's just a problem-deffect of my flashcart. In any Pokemon RTC based game (Tested with several roms and several languages of Gold, Silver and Crystal) the RTC ingame is actually working fine, but after 40 seconds to 1 minute, the time changes about 8 hrs and the date moves like 5 days or so (Example: Tuesday 10 AM jumps to Sunday 6 PM), then, after another 15-20 seconds of this new time-date, the clock gets back to the correct time-date. And it continues in this loop all the time.

    -In the EZ Flash Jr main menu, the time is always correct, and it saves correctly.
    -The battery of the EZ Flash Jr is like new (3.04V Tested).
    -Tested with several English Roms from different sources and some Spanish ones.
    -Tested in 8gb Sandisk microSD and 16gb AData microSD.
    -Version FW4 K1.04e (Now also tested with FW3 K1.03e and FW5 K1.05e but it's worse).

    Thanks in advance for your attention. Regards.
     
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    it's a known issue. we are working on it.
     
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    fixed the issue on #163, need more test report.

    note: since kernel 1.05, we append the rtc data into save file. so please do not mess the save file created by diffrent kernel version if you switching kernel frequently.
     

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    I am generally wary of appending data to saves, or extra header/footers. That said easy enough to remove things to flash saves back to retail carts, flash carts or use with strict emulators.
     
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    I understand the concern behind this, appending the data to the save can potentially cause incompatibilities. Would it be reasonably possible to instead save the additional data in a separate file (romname.rtc for example)?
     
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    I was wondering if in a future release, the HuC3 mapper will be added?
     
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    What r these "HuC3" games got a list?
     
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    Thanks for the reply mate, I thought mine was the only one. And also, thanks for all the hard work.
     
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    I just tested again the Pokemon RTC games with the new update 5-27 and at first glance the RTC was working way better in all of them, but when you have to save, turn off - reset the console and try to play again, sometimes:


    -The game asks you to set the time again

    -The console changes randomly the date-time

    -Depending on the game, sometimes the time will not move at all while you’re not in game

    -Everything works well (not so often)



    I tried a lot of methods of save-reload to even conclude some weird behaviors, for example, sometimes if the game asks you to set the time again, you can reset - turn off/on the console, discard the save backup, load again the game, and sometimes, the correct time-date will reconfigure by itself.



    Other is that sometimes in a game reload if the game changes randomly the time-date in the main menu before loading the game completely, you can reset-turn off/on the console, now save the "save backup" and then reload the game, this way sometimes it will give you the option set again the time-date.



    Test games:


    Silver Eng, Silver Eng (different source), Gold Spa, Crystal Eng and Gold Eng.


    Crystal Eng was the one with the best behavior, but after some gameplay the RTC just breaks like the others.


    On a fresh load with no save, every game in this list works like a charm, the RTC works perfectly, It is when you save, that the RTC stops working properly.


    The more you save, the more chances you get that the RTC breaks, even the solutions that I mentioned, once you saved several times, they stop working.



    I hope that info helps, and again, thanks for all the hard work! Regards
     
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    But did you delete ALL the save files before updating to the new firmware?
     
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    @Shadow#1 HuC-3 is mainly just Robopon series as mentioned above. I wasn't aware of the pocket family.
     
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    Hi Nashismo, yes I delete all the save files, in fact, I use a freshly formatted microSD with just the new Kernel and Firmware, then Update, and after that I copy to the microSD again clean versions of the Roms. I always use CLEAN versions of the Roms because sometimes, some flashcarts-emulators messes up the Roms with the patching and causes malfunctions if you take this Patched Rom to other emulators-flashcarts.

    I correct one statement, "-The console changes randomly the date-time", I was meaning that the GAME changes randomly the date-time.
    In fact the RTC in the flashcart menu remains working flawlessly.

    Thanks for your reply and your attention. Regards
     
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