R4DS and DS Sleep Mode

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by mrxle3, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. mrxle3
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    When I close my DS Lite's lid, the green status light on my ds stays on instead of blinking. Anyone else have this problem?
     
  2. crunchbot

    crunchbot Newbie

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    i get blinking. using m3 simply and non flashed lite.
     
  3. Golin

    Golin GBAtemp Regular

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    What game are you playing? Some games simply don't go into sleep mode.
     
  4. mrxle3
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    I just realized that sleep mode does NOT work on all games. I was playing Disney Meteos (yea yea I know [​IMG] )
     
  5. kinya

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    right, some games cant be in sleep mode, your ds will hang after that if its uncompatible
     
  6. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    I thought sleep mode was a required ability in all DS games. Seems I remember reading somewhere that Nintendo required all developers to include sleep mode in DS games. Guess not, eh?
     
  7. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

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    AFAIK all games licenced by Nintendo have to support sleep mode, but I don't know if they are required to blink the LED while sleeping.

    Many homebrew projects do not support sleep mode.
     
  8. xalphax

    xalphax Internet killed the Ponystar.

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    i have a flashed ds lite (flashme stealth v7) and its wokring just like with original games (tested hotel dusk, new super mario bros., mario kart...)
     
  9. Modrak

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    Animal Crossing does not sleep. It shuts off the display but everything else runs.
     
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