Question about akAIO 1.8.1 and GBA emulation

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by Haloman800, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Haloman800
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    While reading http://gbatemp.net/t260726-akaio-v1-8-1? I caught one of the changes was "+ Fix GBA Auto saving." .. I can't think of anything else GBA stands for but GameBoy Advance. I know that (at least when I got my Acekards 2i) GBA emulation wasn't around, and supposedly not possible, but then what does the changelog mean?

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  2. n8equalsd

    n8equalsd GBAtemp Regular

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    I know it has something to do with slot 2 flashcarts. I think there was a problem where the savs of gba games would randomly be deleted.
     
  3. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Doesn't that refer to the EZ Flash 3-in-1?
     
  4. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    AKAIO 1.8.0 wouldn't properly save the GBA save from the Slot2 cards.
     
  5. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    You can place your GBA ROMs on an acekard and then select them and it'll transfer (with gba exploader) them to a slot-2 card which will then boot them.

    There was a change to GBA save files in 1.8.0 that wasn't totally right, so 1.8.1 fixed it.
     
  6. tomrev

    tomrev GBAtemp Fan

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    Before 1.8.0 release, there is a user request additional detect GBA flashcard existing in slot-2 before saving and Normmat implemented it in AKAIO 1.8.0. This feature is really awesome for preventing to accidental blank saving over previous save file, however, there is a minor bug that autosave not operate when slot-2 has no game in NOR memory. AKAIO 1.8.1 fixed that problem.
     
  7. ghaleon256

    ghaleon256 Newbie

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    So I play games in NOR mode exclusively so that I can use my GBA SP and save battery life on my DS. In the past I just used GBA Exploader but thought that this update might work. Most games will not save correctly for, for example if ever I load my save data or make new saves for Emerald I will get the message that my save was corrupt and has been deleted after "backing up" and reloading via AK2. Does anyone else get this problem?