How do I go about installing a less crappy firmware on R4I-SDHC?

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  1. CeeDee
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    I just got a new flashcard from R4I-SDHC.com, to use the NDS forwarders, and it's firmware is absolute crap. I've heard there's a way to install YSmenu on these things over the normal firmware, is it worth it? I've heard there are issues with Pokemon BW/BW2 on YSmenu, though. Is there a better firmware to use? I'd much appreciate help. Thanks!

    I've also seen RetroGameFan's thread - is that an installable firmware?
     
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    Check out my instructions here to directly boot YSmenu. About Pokemon, some people have issues and some don't, so it's worth trying.
     
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    Crashes at a grey bottom screen, black top screen for me.
     
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    Perhaps it does not work on newer r4i-sdhc.com cards. The patch was made from the instruction posted here. You can dual-boot it instead but it might defeat the purpose for you. I have had mine set to boot by pressing the middle icon of the menu where Moonshell is default. If you are interested you need to edit multimedia_path.ini. Remeber to restore the original r4.dat.

    Other than this I don't believe there are any other options.
     
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