Problems with R4i-SDHC v4.5 Upgrading Kernel

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by sLpFhaWK, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. sLpFhaWK
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    Hi there. I've seen other posts related to my issue, but sadly they are older and when I tried the solution it's not working.

    I have an R4i SDHC v4.5 WIFI card, it works on my DS Lite fine on the bottom left corner it says 1.73b which is the latest firmware but when I goto Config and Update it just says 3ds v 4.5 and I cannot update it to work on my 3ds XL 6.xx.xx etc.

    I have tried different downloads and its still the same. If needed I can provide pictures but i'm not sure if they can help.

    Can anyone possibly shine some light on my problem?

    Thank you.
     
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    Looking at other similar threads it appears that 4.5 might not work on the new software on the 3ds, which is fine I am okay with that. I just want to know why I can't even update the kernel to v5 or anything else like that.
     
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    'Cause R4-SDHC is a clone team and changes their hardware and kernels over on a regular basis to whatever they can copy that's been updated more than what they already have?
     
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    I thought they were the originators? It's an R4i-SHDC v4.5 Wifi.. I don't know honestly I don't care anymore. This is the 2nd R4 card I had over the years and before I had a Supercard Slot 2 GBA card and it was awesome on my 1st DS Lite so I just said screw it ponied up the 42.50 for the Supercard DSTwo. Mostly because it works with the current version of the 3ds XL and it has GBA and SNES Emulation. Which is pretty bada$$ =)

    Plus the R4i works in the DS Lite so It's not a total loss.
     
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    The original R4 team is from www.r4ds.cn, but the original R4 stopped updating ages ago and is rather limited compared to modern carts.

    Anything else using "R4" in the name is not from them.
     
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    Ohh okay I had the original R4ds back in the day, i just thought the R4i was the next stage for the dsi. It's been a while since I had that one tho, it was like 7 years ago lol or however long ago the 1st DS Lite was released.