Flashme for my Phat DS Questions

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by Seratonin, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. Seratonin
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    Seratonin GBAtemp Regular

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    So I heard all about flashme today. I wanted to know if you guys would recommend using flashme before installing an R4i Gold. How do I install it?
     
  2. McHaggis

    McHaggis Fackin' Troller

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    Wrong forum, bro.
     
  3. ferofax

    ferofax End of the World

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    You don't need to. R4i Gold will run perfectly fine out of the box on a DSphat, assuming you downloaded all the proper files you need on it (kernels).

    But yes, wrong forum.
     
  4. Seratonin
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    Seratonin GBAtemp Regular

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    Thank you. One last thing, is it possible to brick a DS Lite?
     
  5. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    Modern flash carts don't make any changes to the system itself, they're safe to use.
     
  6. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    Newer ones, nope. Nintendo stopped the bricking apps from working. Older Lites, in theory yes, but only if you run a malicious program, which is hard to find even if you want find it, never mind accidentally stumbling upon it. (Same goes for Phats).
     
  7. Arm73

    Arm73 GBAtemp Addict

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    Back in the day, you needed flashme in order to boot a DS game from a slot-2 flashcart ( gba port ) without using some sort of passme ( an oversized slot-1 DS cartridge that allowed booting DS code from the GBA port ).
    Nowadays, with plenty of slot-1 cards ( like R4 and such ) there is no need to flash a DS. Mine's still flashed, and I keep it that way solely because it skips the start up screen, other then that, there is no benefit at all.
     
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