GBA Supercard minisd problem

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  1. Tokopimv
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    So i bought a supercard miniSD recently, and it works quite well on my ds lite. I also have an original GBA(AGB-001) but it doesn't work in that one. The files come up as giberish japanese text, or the filenames are scrambled.
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    Pokemon and the amazing mirror
    Kirby fire red
    Super Mario Wornightmare in dreamland

    Does anyone know how to fix this? it does work on my ds lite and my gba SP. If it helps i could upload a video.
     
  2. Ziggy Zigzagoon

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    I suspect that there is a letter limit here. ("Super Mario Wor" is 15 letters, possibly alluding to to an overflow of some sort.)
    I think renaming the games to a name that is less than 16 letters would help. ("PokemonFire"/"FireRed"/"PkmnFireRed"; "KirbyNightmare"/"KirbyDreamland"; "MarioWorld")
     
  3. Kouen Hasuki

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    Try to keep under 14 letters
     
  4. Tokopimv
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    That didn't work... I think the names aren't the problem, but the way the gba tries to load the roms. It can't load any of them properly, and if it does they freeze within 10 seconds. It also can't load them when the names are japanese, which it does in addition to scrambling the names.
     
  5. Kouen Hasuki

    Kouen Hasuki Kouen the Cyber Husky

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    Are you using a microsd connected to a minisd adapter?
     
  6. Tokopimv
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    yes, but that shouldn't be a problem, right? i got the conveter thing with the cartridge.
     
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    Kouen Hasuki Kouen the Cyber Husky

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    Yea they can cause all kinds of issues, try a real miniSD card.

    My EZ-Flash IV has similar issues with adapters (although I did find a combo it liked as I have tones of flash media) so maybe check out DX.com or Ebay for a miniSD they go up to 2GB
     
  8. Tokopimv
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    right, thanks. i'll try that then.
     
  9. Kouen Hasuki

    Kouen Hasuki Kouen the Cyber Husky

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    No worries mate glad I could help!