Question about GBA saves

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by mercm3, May 29, 2008.

  1. mercm3
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    I am using rudolphs GBA backup tool to rip my boys GBA carts. The game rips fine but I seem to have issues pulling the game saves. Most of all the games comes back save unknown or EPROM and does not give me the option of saving the file. Is this the correct behavior?
     
  2. DanTheManMS

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    I don't know why it's doing this, but there might be another way to rip the saves if you have the right equipment. Do you have a DLDI-capable slot-2 device or an old USB-to-GBA linker cable?

    EDIT: Since I forgot I won't be able to respond for a few days, here's my thinking. If you've got a DLDI-capable slot-2 device, use Chishm's cart_save program from http://chishm.drunkencoders.com/SendSave/i....html#cart_save. If you've got a linker cable, try using FlashManager to dump the save file.
     
  3. mercm3
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    Thanks for the help Dan, unfortunately all I have is the 3in1 and DSTT cart, no linker or DLDI slot 2 device. So I assume that rudolphs GBA backup can save other types of save info not just SRAM saves?
     
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    It should be able to handle most save types, but perhaps it just doesn't work for certain games. As he hasn't updated the program, I don't know what to tell you, sorry.
     
  5. mercm3
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    no worries thanks for the advice, by boys will just have to play the games again [​IMG]