R4 v.1.06 Kernel Released

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Jan 29, 2007

R4 v.1.06 Kernel Released by TheSpade at 9:53 AM (4,412 Views / 0 Likes) 23 replies

  1. TheSpade
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    R4 v.1.06 Kernel Released

    The beta is over








    This is a mild update from 1.06 beta, but if the betas scare you, then it's all new to you. Here are the changes from v.1.05:



    · Hiding the display of those files and directories with "Hiding" attributes.

    · Using the L button is the same as touching the screen to adjust the brightness.

    · Narrowing the display for transditional Chinese characters.

    · Background light will now turn off while closing DS in save mode.

    · Soft reset included (L+R+A+B+X+Y) or touch the soft reset button with R to switch on/off this function.

    · Decreasing possibility to experience the triforce boot screen and noise caused by using soft reset.

    · Improving the technique to issue of freezing menu while using soft reset.

    · Adds feature of large text size in eBook.

    · eBook is also skinnable (create bckgrd_1.bmp & bckgrd_2.bmp in folder /_SYSTEM_/EBOOK)

    NOTE: Due to the nonsynchronous of the audio and video, Moonshell temporarily does not support soft reset, but we will update with a new edition supporting it as soon as possible.



    Grab it at the R4 English Download Page or here at GBATemp.


     


  2. betaboy

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    What does the RED / GREEN 'R' button do in this release?
     
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    The same it did in beta. Toggle soft-reset.
     
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    Although r4ds.net says Beta still, the site's also been updated with the final v1.06 if you go into the Downloads part. Much faster than the .com link posted here.

    EDIT: Never mind. For some reason it was displaying the old page when I went to the .net from my Google personal page. It's updated on the homepage for the .net site too.
     
  5. adgloride

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    I had the version someone had made up with the new moonshell. Was hoping the reset would have been fixed in this.
     
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    What is this "ebook feature"? How does it work?
     
  7. Densen

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    On the R4 website it says they'll fix reset for moonshell next version.

    The ebook function is a built-in .txt reader that allows you to open txt files in the R4 shell (without moonshell) by pressing select to show ebooks, then selecting the txt file.

    You can scroll through different text colours, use veritcal or horizontal to read, bookmark locations and exit back to the game menu seemlessly. Not a huge feature but hey, it's very cool to see the R4 team adding new things. [​IMG]
     
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    I upgraded to this from 1.6b earlier, and the first time I did a soft reset the microsd card became corrupt.

    Windows mongs out if I insert the card whilst it's running, and linux recognises the card but won't let me write to (or read from) it at all.

    I can't even delete the partition and start again.

    A good job microsd card's have long warrantee's. :>
     
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    Banned BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    having problems getting my skins to wo rk i put them in the _syste folder_ but i get the defualt skin :-( anyone know what im doing wrong
     
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    Remember that all must be in 8 or 24bit .BMP format and each image must have a resolution of 256x192 pixels. This is how your skins should be placed from the root directory of your flash memory:

    X:\_SYSTEM_\LOGO.BMP
    X:\_SYSTEM_\ICONS.BMP
    X:\_SYSTEM_\BCKGRD_1.BMP
    X:\_SYSTEM_\BCKGRD_2.BMP
    X:\_SYSTEM_\EBOOK\BCKGRD_1.BMP
    X:\_SYSTEM_\EBOOK\BCKGRD_2.BMP

    The EBOOK ones are new to this version, so don't expect too many skins out there to carry backgrounds for them as of yet. As soon as I see the layout of eBook, then my own skins will be updated to accomidate.
     
  11. BoneMonkey

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    [​IMG]

    its still not working here is a pic of the directory anyone know what it might be ?
     
  12. Katalyst

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    Looks correct. Only thing I can assume is that the .bmp's were saved incorrectly. Try a different skin and see if it works. Other than that, I have no idea ;o
     
  13. BoneMonkey

    Banned BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    everything was working fine till i updated firmware
     
  14. BoneMonkey

    Banned BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    yeah tried other ppl's skins but no luck ............... i used a old firmware and it worked fine

    anyone running the new firmware with new skins ?
     
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    Using the new firmware with a skin I made and it worked on previous firmware as well.
     
  16. BoneMonkey

    Banned BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    can you send me your skin your links are down so i can test it ?
     
  17. [Jez]

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    Is the ebook the only new thing from the last beta?
     
  18. BoneMonkey

    Banned BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    ackk i give up i cant get skins to work i download 10 ppl's skins nothing !

    * goes off and plays EBA
     
  19. Katalyst

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    Yeah, the bandwidth on my server got killed for the first time ever [​IMG] It's the end of the month anyway so it'll reset in another day. But err, mine aren't any different from any other skin. To be honest, I have absolutely no idea why it's not working for ya. Solution to everything usually is to just wipe the whole card clean (minus roms I guess) and start over ;p And yes Jez. That's the only new thing from the beta. They said soft-reset in moonshell would work, but then retracted that when it didn't. They also said that it got rid of the "noise" shown when you soft-reset, but I've still seen it with a couple games. That's about it.
     
  20. BoneMonkey

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    if someone could help me i would apretiate it can someone download my skin and tell me if it works on there r4ds with the newest firmware please

    here is the skin

    http://www.megaupload.com/?d=N03EN65E

    thank you !
     

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