Help me understand the WOOD firmware..........

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May 13, 2011
  1. karloz25
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    So I switched from R4iSDHC to R4i-Gold because when 1.4.1 rolled in the SDHC card was useless, then I heard about WOOD, and how it was a awesome Firmware that was created by users not a company, and would be updatable in the future Firmware releases...

    So I bought R4iGold(CN) that used WOOD.

    Well now that 1.4.2 came out R4iGold has abandoned support for there card and is focusing on there R4iGold-3DS card only and has updated that card for the 1.4.2 Firmware.

    Well since Wood can be installed on the Regular R4iGold, am I correct in thinking / hoping that a fix will eventually come out by the makers of WOOD?

    What am I missing?

    Cheers!

    Great community here, with tons of great helpful members.
     
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    The bootloader on that cart can't be updated. It will never be able to run on 1.4.2.
     
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    So what cards have upgradable bootloader?

    I am tired of buying a new card everytime a updates comes out.... lol

    Thanks for your response.
     
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    Supercard DSTwo

    Or the less expensive and still very good Acekard2i.
     
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    The team said they're working on an update for the older cart.
     
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    Yeah i received there email this afternoon....

    But even the R4i-SDHC Team said the same thing when the 1.4.1 came out and they never did... lol

    So if the card can't be updated via bootloader, how can they update it????
     
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    I got an email from then that they won't.

    I should exchange the DSi version into the 3DS version to get in working on my DSi. lol.
     
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    They can update the bootloader, they did it for firmware 1.4.1. It's on their website.
     
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    Yes, they could. But they don't want to.

    And I tried the fix for the 3DS version of DSN, it bricked my card.

    So be happy that you don't have an update. [​IMG]
     
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    Well then, the bootloader may be upgradable, but it doesn't matter! You can just look on their site though and see the focus has shifted. Nothing is talked about except for their 3DS card now.
     
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    Er.... It bricked by 3DS version of DSN. The fix doesn't even work.

    Forget it.

    Smack those into the face that promoted that SHIT on GBatemp. And get an Acekard or whatever.
     
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    If that turns out to be the case, they'll never hear the end of it from me. I got that card less than three months ago and bragged about it to anyone who would listen. They need to learn to treat their loyal customers right.
     
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    Yeah i noticed they pulled off all pics and info regarding the original Gold Card, now its all 3DS. [​IMG]
     
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    I have bought over 20 and resold them to friends and family.

    Today I got 5 more in the mail.
    Maybe I can return them for the 3DS version, but funny thing is my site i get them from doesn't carry the 3DS branded card.
    It labels the R4iGold Original Card to be compatible with ALL ds systems including 3DS, is this true? I dont have a 3DS so I cant test it.
     
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    Mind e-mailing me a copy of that, with headers? In gmail if you click the down arrow near the top-right of an e-mail and choose "show original" you'll get a plain-text ouput of the e-mail with headers.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Sorry for the delay, was AFK.

    What they say (brick risk) certainly does relate to what you and others have posted, so I guess the DSN one isn't updating. If they're not updating that one, I wonder if the R4iDS.CN decided not to as well.
     
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    The clone teams aren't exactly known for their dedication when problems like bricking updates can't be resolved easily.
     
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    They took notice of this and e-mailed me back stating the exchange thing was for people that bricked.
     

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