M3 SD Problems

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by icemasta, May 11, 2008.

  1. icemasta
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    Well i recently acquired a M3 SD from a friend to use on my gba, however when i put in the M3 it just gives me a black screen after thee GBA boot screen. I formatted the stick in there but the same would happen. Also at time it gives me some Chinese words with Secure Digital in between the words but i dont understand the error, it just tells me to press START. Can someone help me, cause i want it to work but just dont know why it isn't. I can post a picture of the error if anyone needs it.
     
  2. Xeronage

    Xeronage GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I think it says: No proper SD Card inserted, Press START. Atleast that's what I recall from the english message I sometimes get.

    You didnt upgrade it with the CompactFlash firmware I hope?
     
  3. icemasta
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    no i didnt, but could it be that im using a sd adapter with a microsd in it? Does an M3 SD boot up to a black screen if no card is inserted?
     
  4. Jack-Of-Trades

    Jack-Of-Trades GBAtemp Fan

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    I use a sd adapter in my EZ-4 Phat

    Highly doubt that's the issue

    Did you format it correctly?

    EZ4 Is Fat16
    And im sure M3 Is as well

    Suggestion's
    1.Make sure SD is in firmly
    2.Window's Trys to set fat32 To default Re-format and make sure fat16/Fat is selected
     
  5. trikon000

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    he might just have the chinese version, it can't load the US loader from what I understand.
     
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    mrs. epstein says fucking a!