Looking for a disappeared firmware update for R4i Gold Non-3DS Version (r4ids.cn)

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    Hello guys, since the old repository from r4ids.cn seems to be disappeared, i'm disperately looking for a download mirror to the last update available for my card.
    This one should be the file: 3DS V4.3.0-10 Patch for R4i Gold Non-3DS is released now!(2012-09-04)

    Thanks in advice :)
     
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    ho, i mean placed in the right category next to the others and stuff?
     
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    Okay first of all YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST! I was looking for that file since so many days now :grog:

    But unfortunately not even that new version solved my problem. I simply cannot run any wood version past 1.54 because for some unknown reason it always stucks while loading the game. I tried every version from 1.55 to 1.64 but i always get the same problem... 1.54 instead works great. Do you have any idea of why this things happens? I'm using a real r4ids.cn card, wich should be officially supported by wood software :unsure::unsure:
     
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    i remember seing people talking that card uses a custom version of wood... but that's what i know all about it...
     
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    Backup your microSD card then try formatting your microSD card with the Panasonic SDFormatter
    Use these options to format : FORMAT TYPE : FULL (OverWrite). FORMAT SIZE ADJUSTMENT : ON
    Make sure you are using the official Wood R4 from their site
    https://filetrip.net/dl?FhXOBrY7vI
     
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    It may actually be a limitation to the older R4i Gold builds, because even the old R4 doesn't have RTS. Since later builds of Wood R4 on the Gold cart added both the 3DS exploit and RTS, they most likely had newer hardware to allow those features to work.
    So you are most likely stuck on the older build of Wood R4, which only means you lack the two already mentioned features and not ROM compatibility. Try 1.62
    https://filetrip.net/dl?Eghpa8zHjU
     
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    But then it should works if i disable rts...

    Just tried your version, rts disabled, still freeze while loading game :(
     
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    So it is booting into the Wood R4 menu though, right?
     
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    Sure it does boot correctly, but when i try to start any game it freezes on loading screen on the touch display... and this happens with any wood version past 1.54
     
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    Would you mind running some test? I was able to scratch up 1.54 to the latest and add them to my mega. I feel like there has to be a cause to this in at least one of the builds.
    Also did you try the reformatting suggestion? It tends to help with most errors. Or have you tried any quick tests with another SD card?
     
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    I'm up for any test that could help fixing the issue :)

    I've already tried to use another microsd card (preformatted with panasonic formatter): same error
     
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    Quick update, tried all the versions from your mega, the only one that works is v1.54, all the other ones keep freezing while loading any game

    EDIT: Another quick update, the problem must be on the _DS_MENU.DAT because if i combine that file from v.1.54 and __rpg folder from v.1.64 then it works like a charm.
    I've also tried to boot from v.1.54 and then launch wood 1.64 from within the wood (renamed dsmenu.dat to wood.nds) and i got the same error
     
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    The "__rpg" folder doesn't change anything as the entire kernel itself is stored in the "_DS_MENU.DAT." Also try downloading the .nds file from this thread
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/wood-r4-nds-files-to-load-wood-r4-ck3.269241/
     
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    That version does not even boot on my r4... cannot start .nds file from older wood version and also if i rename the wood.nds to _DS_MENU.DAT and try to launch it as the primary kernel it stucks on a black loading screen.

    In my opinion this is something like time-bombs on fake r4... at a certain moment the team decided to do something to cut out all older versions of their r4i gold....
     
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    I've yet to run into a time bomb, but which of my suggestions have you tired thus far? Because I've basically used all the of the basic troubleshooting methods. If it doesn't work with 1.62, then your cart is the issue and you most likely just need to buy a new one instead.