save limit?

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  1. claudekennilol
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    claudekennilol GBAtemp Regular

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    I know there's a limit to how many games can be in one folder, but if I have the alternate save option enabled, can I have 100 games in one folder and 100 games in another folder and it'll still be able to read all the saves (I'm assuming they all go in the same saves folder). Basically, does it stop reading saves after the 128th save, or does it know where to find it even if there are more than 128?
     
  2. DeMoN

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    The 127 limit only applies to the number of ROMs the Cyclo GUI can display. You can have as many .sav files in any folder you want.
     
  3. flameiguana

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    The Cyclo firmware can't view more than 128 files in a folder when browsing games, but I assume it can handle more than 128 save files in a folder, as it only accesses them when you run a game.
     
  4. Rayder

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    Basically, since you separate your saves and games, you should be able to have 255 games in one folder and 255 saves in the saves folder. RTS files add to the overall file count, so keep that in mind. 127 games + 127 saves is 254 total files. Since your saves and games are in different folders, you can effectively double your limit per folder to a max of 255.

    At least in theory.
     
  5. claudekennilol
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    That's weird, 'cause I was only able to have 126 in the root folder, I figured the 127 was taken up by being able to read the gba folder I have.
     
  6. ProtoKun7

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    I thought the total is 128 anyway, inluding "..", which would mean only about 60-something games and saves in one folder anyway without Alt Save...although the vapour-GUI is apparently going to remove the limitation.
     
  7. claudekennilol
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    That sounds like what it is. 'Cause like I just said in my last post, I'm pretty sure I had 126 plus a gba folder and more after that weren't appearing. Thanks