Help with Supercard

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by PriCka, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. PriCka
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    Hello,

    I'm sure that someone is going to point me at another thread for an answer to this.. I have searched, honest guv!

    Anyhow I have an old Supercard SD and 1GB card that I used to use for my DS. I have been trying to get it working with my GBA micro for a few hours now but seem to be going around in circles.

    I have the latest Supercard software (2.58) and kernel for the card itself (1.7). Now, the card is formatted and the supercard programmer seems to transfer roms without any problem. I switch on the GBA micro and am greeted by the Supercard menu without a hitch.

    But! When I try to load a game from the list the counter ticks away as if loading.. then freezes on a white screen! I have tried a few different settings/roms without any joy.

    Any ideas/help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.
     
  2. megatron_lives

    megatron_lives GBAtemp Regular

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    Well, that's a tough one. The only thing I would play with, now you've exhausted all setting/rom combonations, is to try downgrading your firmware maybe. I've heard on some Supercard forums people getting white screens with some firmwares >1.6

    You can find the old firmwares (I think) at http://scdev.org/index.php , if not I'm sure you can google it.

    This may not be the answer my friend, but this is only advise I have - I'm sure someone will post something else a bit more insightfull soon enough

    Best of luck, let us know the progress

    Peace
     
  3. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

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    Its been a while since the gameboy micro was released. But I'm not sure if it doesn't like certain flash carts. The normal supercard will look wayyy too big in a micro anyway. Not only that the supercard hasn't got the best GBA rom compatibility and you get a lot of slow downs on some games.
     
  4. gaboumafou

    gaboumafou GBAtemp Fan

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    Have you patched the roms with the Supercard program? If not, the problem is there! [​IMG]
     
  5. PriCka
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    PriCka Newbie

    I have just been letting the supercard programmer patch them, the same as I used to with DS roms. should I be doing something different?

    I will try some older kernels and report back!

    BTW.. cheers for the help fellas! [​IMG]
     
  6. PriCka
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    PriCka Newbie

    YAY! for those interested I got this working with Supercard software version V2.432 and Kernel 1.6.

    Thanks for the link megatron [​IMG]
     
  7. megatron_lives

    megatron_lives GBAtemp Regular

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    No worries buddy glad it worked for ya!

    Peace