R4i Clone Hardware Documentation and/or kernel source?

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  1. polarisfm
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    Hello! I was wondering if there's any kind of hardware documentation or kernel sources available for the "R4i" and it's various clones. I would assume that there is some kind of documentation somewhere, but do any of you have a link for it?

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    Wood R4 used to be the only R4 kernel that was open-source. But the YWG closed off the source when other carts were using for their own carts.
    Our wiki does have some information on the R4
    http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/R4_DS
     
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    Alright. I read that somewhere, but couldn't seem to find any working downloads for the source code. Any idea where I could get a download?
    Also, your profile picture is relatable to say the least.
     
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    YWG removed the source code and it seems everyone respected that.
     
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    Alright. Nice to know.
     
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    It doesn't help that there's been like 6 years without a source code.
     
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    Yeah. I managed to find forks (or rewrites?) of the code on GitHub, but out of respect for the original developer. Thanks for your fast responses.
     
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    NDS Flashcarts are my jam, I remember when Wood R4 was first released.