EZ5 Kernel 2.0 RC5 (7th of September 2009) release

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  1. FAST6191
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    EZ5 Kernel 2.0 RC5 (7th of September 2009) release
    Improvements to extra features
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    The EZTeam have released RC5 of the upcoming 2.0 kernel for the EZ5 (all versions). It sees improvements to extra features like the game guide and savestates (realtime save), big refinements to the skinning abilities and a few cosmetic changes.



    Changelog (subject to change)

    [​IMG] EZFlash US forums thread
    [​IMG] EZFlash Chinese forums thread
    [​IMG]GBAtemp download
    [​IMG]Discuss

    Thanks to Mbmax for the heads up.
     
  2. nathanokane

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    thanks for the post [​IMG]
     
  3. elixirdream

    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

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    thanks for the info [​IMG]
    will try the firmware out in a short while !!
     
  4. raing3

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    Thanks for the news! It's nice to see the EZ-Flash team providing so many great updates, the EZ-Flash used to be one of my least favorite carts due to the agonizing load times but ever since the 2.0 kernel it's been great and all the improvements are making it one of my favorites now.
     
  5. Mbmax

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    Yeah, this kernel 2.0 is going better and better.
    Enjoy the new skin engine and powerfull ez skin forger editor.
    EZ5 flashcarts are the only one in the market where skinners can decide where system's icons has to be on touchscreen.
    This feature is soo cool. [​IMG]
     
  6. perkele

    perkele GBAtemp Regular

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    The freedom you get in skinning will mean lots of amazing skins, imo.

    One thing that annoys me is that you can delete files from the card when you're not paying attention.
    If you press (x) instead of (a) to start a file and then press (a) without reading the text, it deletes the rom.
    It never happened to me, but my nephews (6 and 8 year old) did it a few times already. Those 2 buttons are too close to each other.

    Wouldn't it be better to change the key for deleting files to something else (eg. left shoulder+x or another combo)?
    Why is that feature in there anyway, if ppl want to delete roms, they can do that on a computer and then add other roms while they're at it.
     
  7. watex5

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    only glitch I'm having with it is when you turn on cheats/soft reset and boot animal crossing it says nintendo and then its just a black screen, great update though [​IMG]
     
  8. stivsama

    stivsama GBA-Tenchan

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    How is the real time guide? Better/equal to Cyclo? As soon as they go official (and no bugs!) I will get me an EZFVi cuz that's what I want the most and I can get one easier than an AK, lol
     
  9. duy64

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    Got an error with saying missing skin.
    Anyone with working skin upload it here ?
    Thanks!
     
  10. FAST6191
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    @duy64 sorry about that; simply rename one of the skin files found in "EZ5Shell\skin" to Lady.dat and try again (pokemon: pkmn.dat and skin.dat (the "stock" skin) are available as standard).

    A minute or so after I this is typed I should have fixed the GBAtemp mirror.

    Reasons:
    The very first release had a picture of a lady (no nudity but close enough to offend someone somewhere) as a background, the EZTeam axed that version and I uploaded a new one. Alas the dat file was changed and it tried to load a non-existent skin giving you the error you saw.

    I will also say thanks to FuriousD on IRC for bringing this up.

    Apologies to all affected. If you also had the skin prior to about 22:30 (UK time) then you should be OK and anyone who downloads it in 7z form from GBAtemp should also be OK, the GBAtemp link also changed if someone shared it somewhere else.
    Edit: Just got word the EZTeam fixed their link as well.
     
  11. DsHacker14

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    hey thanks for the news [​IMG]
     
  12. duy64

    duy64 GBAtemp Regular

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    thanks for the quick reply
     
  13. triassic911

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    Wow this will let you view a game guide while playing the game. Phenomenal feature. I was going to get an Acekard, but damn, the EZ5 is looking great.
     
  14. lrwr14

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    can it read .txt files? i can't read them any more.
     
  15. Mbmax

    Mbmax Homebrew addicted

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    Sure. Just use the walkthrough tool on your PC to build the .wlk file.
    This file must have the same name than your game but with extension .wlk.
    Copy it inside /RTSSAVE folder and enabled SR, RTS and IGG in Rom setting window.
    L+R+A+B during game to acces to the in-game menu. [​IMG]
     
  16. webyugioh

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    Could you please give a link to said Walkthrough Tool
    Thanks
     
  17. cracker

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    This version the loader breaks Scribblenauts so don't upgrade if you plan on plaging it. Wait until the next RC (hopefully).
     
  18. amaliaj23

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    [​IMG] eurgh!!!!so much drama with my dsi lately!bought an ez flash because my ttdsi got blocked with the 1.4
    so all was fine with it for a week and installed the latest kernel.but today it FROZE!all it shows is a screen with EZ FLASH V on it and thats all.was fine upto this morning!i have been downloading ROMS off romulation.com and was fine too.but when i downloaded one this morning and after that the problems began.i have formatted my SD and re put everything back but no luck!Hope all this makes sense.can anyone plz help???? [​IMG]
     
  19. lrwr14

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    i have put the file on my ez but certain games don't work, but they do on my mates, i have 705 hardware and he has 805, could this be the reason games work for him?
     
  20. Agjsdfd

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    Updated the interneal firmware and using this.
    EZ-Vi doesnt even boot up... hang at loading screen.


    Man its been worse than R4's. I have all flashcarts and I really would rate this one as the worst...
    tried 3 samples so far with different microSD's and I must say "STAY AWAY FROM EZ Vi!!!!"