Need help with savsender

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by croagunk.master, Jan 24, 2010.

Jan 24, 2010
  1. croagunk.master
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    croagunk.master Newbie

    Hi. Im trying to run savsender on my dsi. It works fine, dumps my sav to the pc, and I can confirm that it's 512 KB in size. But I can't get my rom to recognize it and neither would my pokesav. I need help in making this work or can someone suggest something else?
    It is a Pokemon Pearl cart save that I am trying to backup. I am trying to run it on my flashcart (ak2i) and the name of the .nds file is a.nds and its a.sav for the save file. And before anyone suggests, I get the cannot read from flash error when I use eepinator and NDS Backuptool failed as well
     
  2. mauripena

    Newcomer mauripena Advanced Member

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    what more do you need to know to understand that the save file becomes corrupted and you can't repair it?
     
  3. croagunk.master
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    croagunk.master Newbie

    Is there a way to stop this from happening???
     
  4. fgghjjkll

    Member fgghjjkll GBATemp MegaMan

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    corrupt saves are usually because their crc check failed. This could be caused because not EVERYTHING was sent? Try "sending" the save again
     
  5. croagunk.master
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    Well, i have tried sending it about 5 times. Sav restore fails as well. By fails I mean that it sends the sav to the gamecart but the gamecart doesnt recongnize it and it shows new game.
     
  6. fgghjjkll

    Member fgghjjkll GBATemp MegaMan

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    NO! TRY NDS BACKUP TOOL FTPd! Next time, can you NOT double post? We ALL have a LIFE you know?
     
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    This ^
     
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    croagunk.master, please don't bump threads, double post and one-word post, they are all against forum rules.

    Since you are new to GBAtemp, I won't give you an actual warn, but consider this reply your warning.

    Please read the forum rules:
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  9. DanTheManMS

    Member DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    I don't think SavSender works with the Pokemon games. I believe they were the first games to use 1 MB save files, and SavSender was made back when the max was 512 KB, so it has no idea the second half of the save file even exists.
     
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    Nope it does work with them. My diamond works with savsender and I have successfully sent it and replaced the save on mine. I think diamond/pearl uses 512kb saves while platnium uses 1mb saves.
     
  11. DanTheManMS

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    Hm, then I was mistaken. Could be the fact that it's running on a DSi then, but that's really the only other idea I've got.
     

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