New EZ-Vi customer

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Aug 14, 2010

New EZ-Vi customer by MarcusRaven at 4:37 PM (2,546 Views / 0 Likes) 18 replies

  1. MarcusRaven
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    Okay, I just purchased a new EZ-Vi from Price Angels, and I'm a little confused on preparing for it. I know I need a Micro SD (SDHC preferred, right?), and the one I'm looking at is a PNY 8Gb from Wal-mart. I also have read that before running the card I need to have the right firmware and kernal on it (right?) or it could brick. Here's where my main questions start. My wife has a DSi (1.4U) and I have a DSi XL (1.4U) and my mother has just a DSLite. For these three systems, will the latest firmware and kernal be sufficient? What should my EXACT file listing be when the card is first started? (Using a MicroSD just for this and nothing else, so it will be formatted before hand.) I do know that I need at least one game on it at startup.

    Also, finding the files from the EZ-Flash Vi starter Wiki was a little confusing. Is there and easier source to navigate?
     
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    Guess I'll start looking into the AceKard too. Is it easier? If its good, my wife can keep the EZ-Vi. [​IMG] Thanks for all the info. It made me feel less overwhelmed by all this.
     
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    I don't think you should get it it has low rom compatibility
     
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    Where did you get this false information ? i'm curious to know. [​IMG]
     
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    Every update has had game fixes. Your info is very false
     
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    Well, there's three problems with this statement:

    1) I already ordered it, as stated in my first post.

    2) I read the review ON THIS VERY WEBSITE, and I trust GBATemp's reviews. They are detailed and very thorough. In that topic you posted in, you said you read something on Romu******. Firstly, mentioning a rom site is against the rules. LINKING to it is worse, and quoting one that, I've found anyway, is VERY unreliable with their information and downloads makes your statement as firm as a paper bridge in a rain storm.

    3) If we want to be technical, your post is off topic because I was asking about setting one up, not whether or not I should get one.

    Now, back to the big boy talk.

    I do have a couple of new questions. Using this card, can the DS-to-DS Wireless linking be used? (As in multiplayer, like Pokemon battling or trading) And does it work with DS-to-Wii stuff? (Like unlocking the features in Castlevania Order of Eclesia/Judgement.)
     
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    DS multiplayer definitely works. I've yet to actually have any issue with it. Just for your information, Wi-fi multiplayer also works.

    DS-to-Wii connectivity, on the other hand, doesn't work. Carts that do have this feature are a minority, I think.
     
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    Well, no big loss then. Thought it would be nice to have Shanoa in Judgement, but oh well. At least the wife and I can play multiplayer stuff. (Thinking of getting a second one after playing around with this one a bit.)
     
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    Sorry for the double post, but I just wanted to let everybody know that I got mine (arrived at the door just shortly after the last post) and it is working perfectly. I updated to the 101 firmware, but I know the kernal updated. I couldn't find the latest download for it, so any help there?
     
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    Supposedly, some people were having success using 1.9 OB. I never had any luck with it, unfortunately [​IMG] . No big deal, though. I only wanted it for Battle Revolution.
     
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    Okay, now that I got mine up and running, I LOVE IT! The only issue I've found is that Wario Ware DIY takes forever to save, but after looking at the size of the save file, I see why.

    But now I want into Homebrew too. How do I get SCUMMVM and SNEmulDS to work on here? (I'm using this on a DSi XL, if that's an issue.)
     
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    I really don't mean to be double posting all the time, but I just decided to test Castlevania: OoE to Judgement for my own "research." It worked perfectly. No issues whatsoever. I'm level one in OoE with the Queen of Hearts equipped. [​IMG] Just thought I'd let you guys know that it seems to work. Here's my setup:

    Wii stats are in sig.
    EZ-Vi H[805] F[101] k3.0 OB2

    So, is this feature fixed as a whole or am I just lucky? What other games connect DS to Wii?
     
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    Just downloaded the game this morning, but I used to own it. (Before I hacked my Wii. Never owned Judgment.) I've had it perfected before (minus the Judgment content). I just can't get enough of the 2d Castlevanias. [​IMG]
     
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    Interesting.. I may have to try it again sometime.
     
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    Yep. But since kernel 3.0ob2 and firmware v101, the kernel use the new CRC calculation.
    The 32MB file is created quickly now. [​IMG]
     
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    Okay, so I figured out how to get SNEmulDS to work. Little disappointed that Donkey Kong Country 3 isn't perfect, but oh well.

    Is it possible to get SCUMMVM to work? How do I go about doing that?
     
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    MarcusRaven, could you please report your problem on the USA ezflash forum ?
    I'm not often here on GBAtemp. [​IMG]

    EZ5i homebrews report

    Thanks.
     

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