FlashMe Select Function Reversed

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Jan 15, 2007
  1. hereticorp
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    So as everyone knows, holding Select when booting a Flashme'd DS will boot normally.

    What I would like is a version of flashme that does the opposite.

    Since the M3/R4's passme function isn't nearly as good as the PassCard3, I would like to flash my DS and have it boot straight to Slot-2 only when Select is held down.

    Think there's anyone here up to flipping that one bit in Flashme, or telling me how to decompile it so I can look at the whole thing myself?

    Thanks.
     


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    Good idea.

    I would love to see this saying as i have a G6 and want to get a R4.
     
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    This would be great! Someone please work on this.

    I'll be your best friend [​IMG]
     
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    That's an excellent idea. That would be pretty useful. But as I don't have an R4, i'm not sure how complicated it is to boot slot 2 devices.
    Whats the problem with its passme function?
     
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    Yeah, what is so bad about the R4's passme?
     
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    psssssh!!!
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  7. hereticorp
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    The Boot Slot-2 Function works on a very limited selection of Slot 2 cards.

    It will not boot an M3 CF for example, nor will it boot an EZ-Flash2 in NDS mode.

    I require this functionality and thus I am looking into a modified flashme.
     
  8. pelago

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    Ask Loopy if he'll share his source.
     
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    Loopy? The creator?
     
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    For lack of a better solution, you could use a passcard rom to boot the slot 2 cart.
     
  11. pelago

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    Yep, he's the guy who wrote flashme. It would be great if it was open source.
     
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    Wait that'd actually work? [​IMG] So maybe there is a point to dumping all those flashcart roms
     
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    and no matter which solution you choose to use, email the r4 creators and ask them to improve it's passme function.

    If nobody ever tells them it needs to be better, they'll leave it the way it is.
     
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    I spoke with Loopy and he said he would make the change, I'll update here when I receive the modified version.
     
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    Nice to hear.
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    Some guy said he booted his G6 with a passme rom on his DSX. Some one should definitely confirm this.
     
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    Yeah, I use MK4 dump to passme to my slot 2 but I also have it on my slot 2 to load my slot 1 from slot 2's menu.
    MK4 has a nopass & passme option for it.
     
  17. pelago

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    Cool, I'm glad to hear he's still active. It took a third-party hacking his noflashme app to make it support DS Lite so I had assumed he had disappeared. Still, it would be nice if he could open his source or at least openly document his methods so that other people could take up or replicate his work. Maybe you could ask him about that.
     
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    Seriously hope they do this that would be quality.
    But if hold select is boot slot 2 what would boot to normal menu be?
     
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    Holding nothing. It would invert the command. Unless of course you have a new slot 1 device in which you'd have to remove the card
     
  20. kalibar

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    I'm also going to chime in and say that it would be awesome to have booting default to slot-1 (or the ability to choose which defaults, based on the version of FlashMe you install). Has loopy done it yet, or are we still waiting?

    Loopy, you're my hero. :-*
     

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