Other loaders for Acekard/Aikio

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  1. PopeSock
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    I've got an Acekard, running Akiao or however it's spelt, and both it and the Acekard firmware have problems with Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney. Sometimes it freezes between chapters, and I know I'm not the only person to run into this. I know I can choose a separate loader for certain roms, so I was wondering if there are any alternate loader files I can put onto the card and invoke from Aikio for that one rom?
     
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  3. Elritha

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    Haven't had problems with Phoenix Wright games on my acekard. Have you tried using the panasonic sd formatter to properly format the card?

    Also assuming you updated the loader from here?

    ((edited as I just can't spell [​IMG] ))
     
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    Hmm thats wierd I also have no prob. running Ace Wright (fun game btw!) on an acekard 2.1
     
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    i dont have a solution but i do confirm having the same problem. ive only gotten to the third chapter but only around half of the the time does it freeze in between the next act or whatever.

    i dont see it as a big deal cause i just soft reset and then keep playing.
     
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    No problem here. Use AKAIO 1.4.1 Proper Repack and this loader here: http://gbatemp.net/index.php?download=6106. Soft reset is broken in the latest loader.

    Also, SD cards with slow access rates will cause freezing and crashing. Get a faster card!
     
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    Yeah same thing happened to me whenever a new chapter starts. It saves after it saves it freezes. Then I need to soft reset also. I am using AKAIO 14.1 with the 5/30 Loaders. On my original R4 using YSMENU this does not happen.
     
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    I did actually have an R4, but I traded up to an AceKard when they stopped supporting it. I'm using the same genuine SanDisk MicroSD card I used with the R4, and that didn't give me any problems.
     
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    I'm assuming you tried some of the earlier suggestions then, no change?

    We can't exactly help you if you don't say...
     
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    I found out the problem when starting the game. Do this hold A while it is loading and make sure the Loading won't turn green it has to be Blue the whole time. That means you need to use the old DMA Mode. The new one freezes the game after each chapter. Also the new one sometimes make it freeze when you put the DS on hold for a long time.
     
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    Ta. That was it. Holding down A worked. Reformatting the card etc did nothing, but this sorted it. It's a shame that - according to the wiki - there's no way to force old DMA mode for one single rom.

    EDIT: Yep, according to the Wiki that's non-DMA mode, so that must have been it.
     
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    I added the fix to http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/index.php/AKA...M_Compatibility but they took it off for some reason.

    EDIT: And my bad you have to use NO DMA mode. To do that you hold A. The old DMA Mode doesn't fix it and to use it you hold X.
     
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    It was removed purely because it works fine for me and for the other testers.
     
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    Actually it does not because this guy tried it and has the same problem as I do. And on my cuzins Acekard 2i it does the same thing. But when I load the Rom with NO DMA then it does not freeze after every chapter.
     
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    Works fine for me.
     
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    Which loader are you using?
     
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    Lol exactly what I am using. But mine is HW 81.