[Release] HiyaCFW - World's FIRST Nintendo DSi CFW!

Here it is, the first DSi CFW!
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Video by Alex S (with TWiLight Menu++ (previously known as DSiMenu++) installed):

Video by @Apache Thunder (When RocketLauncher was planned for a release. With WarioWare Touched (DSiWare version) installed.):

(NOTE: Since hiyaCFW has been released a few days ago (as of posting this), and no official thread has been made, I decided to go and make it, despite not making the actual patches for it. :P )

With this CFW, you can run custom DSiWare, alongside region free and 3DS-exclusive DSiWare (WarioWare Touched), on your SD card, via NAND to SD redirection!
You can also run blocked flashcards (such as R4 Ultra).

GitHub repo

Credits
  • @Apache Thunder, @nocash123, StuckPixel, @shutterbug2000, and @Gericom.
  • @Drenn: .bmp loading code from GameYob, for custom splash screens.
  • me: Logo graphic, and settings screen.
  • @Pk11: .gif loading code for animated splash screens, and automatic dummy file creation.
  • @jerbear64: For providing the EUR and JPN 1.4 Launcher .tmds.
  • devkitPro: For the majority of the base code like nds-bootloader which this loader uses.
FAQs
Q: Can I use a custom splash for hiyaCFW?
A: Yes you can. Place it at "sd:/hiya/" and name them "splashtop.bmp" and "splashbottom.bmp". Make sure they're actually saved as .bmp files, with the size of 256x192, with no color space info, and is 16-bit (A1 R5 G5 B5, or X1 R5 G5 B5).
 
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HiyaCFW v1.2

What's new?/Bug fix
  • Soft-resetting into titles now work (again)!
    You are no longer back into HOME Menu when trying to soft-reset into DSiWare titles (ex. L+R+START+SELECT in WarioWare Touched and Advance Wars: Days of Ruin/Dark conflict, DSiWare versions).
Files changed
  • "bootcode.dsi"
  • Bootloader: Includes .ips patch to update "bootloader.nds", if you already have the .nds file.
 
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ok this looks awsome, ive been checking dsi hacks for a while

Quick question though, because the DSI store is dead, how do you perform this on a empty dsi if it needs a title in data management?
 

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This certainly needs 2gb in partition or less. Tried it with my 4gb sd card and it doesn't work. Tried it on 2gb sd card and it works. I haven't tried partitioning though as I have a spare 2gb sd card. I just have to transfer the files.
 

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This certainly needs 2gb in partition or less. Tried it with my 4gb sd card and it doesn't work. Tried it on 2gb sd card and it works. I haven't tried partitioning though as I have a spare 2gb sd card. I just have to transfer the files.

You just need to format a 4GB+ using this tool, https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/ , format your SD to FAT32 and use the Full Format option. Success varies with every SD card but all sizes should work, I've had several 4GB and 8 GB cards work.
 
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