No$GBA w/ BIOS Crashes :(

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Dylaan, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. Dylaan
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    Dylaan GBAtemp Fan

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    So I decided I'd try using the proper BIOS with No$GBA... I dumped my own, put it in the install directory and renamed the firmware.bin file. Told the emulator to use it, it runs, but when I click the game icon it crashes! [​IMG] 'Fatal error - the rom image has crashed' Happens with my bios, my sisters bios and one from elsewhere... Help?
     
  2. Killermech

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    The files you need are:
    BIOSNDS7.ROM
    BIOSNDS9.ROM
    FIRMWARE.BIN

    Do you have all of these in the no$gba dir?
     
  3. arctic_flame

    arctic_flame GBAtemp ATMEGA8 Fan

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    Do your roms have encrypted secure areas? It sounds like they don't.
     
  4. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    Unencrypted DS roms have been supported in no$gba for a long time.
     
  5. AMPonzi

    AMPonzi GBAtemp Fan

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    If you're using a BIOS image, the ROMS must be encrypted... not using the BIOS means you must use unencrypted images... there's no interchanging the two

    BIOS = Encrypted ROMS only
    No BIOS = Unencrypted ROMS only
     
  6. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    I've been using BIOS files and my own firmware for months and haven't had to encrypt my roms for a long time. Maybe I'm just an anomaly or something, but I haven't heard of anyone having to manually encrypt their roms in ages.
     
  7. shinji257

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    Make sure you have good dumps too. It is definitely possible to create good dumps of any DS game out there complete with the secure encrypted portion.
     
  8. arctic_flame

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    But you haven't been booting from with the firmware.
     
  9. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    Oooooh, so that's what the original poster meant. Gotcha. My bad.
    *goes to sulk in a corner*
    >_>