SRLoader - GUI for flashcards (also a NDS app for DSi)

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  1. Robz8
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    First there was TWLoader (for 3DS/2DS users), and now there's...
    photoshop_psd (srloader).png
    DSi Menu upgraded!

    Screenshots on DS lite and DSi.png

    This does what TWLoader does, loading ROMs from the SD card via nds-bootstrap, and ROMs from a flashcard!
    DSi/3DS/2DS users can change sound frequency from 32kHz to 48kHz for higher sound quality!
    It is also the first DS flashcard UI to show animated icons from DSi-Enhanced games!
    Also has an option, where you can run the last played DS ROM (ran via bootstrap/flashcard's ROM booter) on SRLoader startup.
    Outside of flashcards, you can run DS games with clock speed of 133mhz (faster than normal DS).

    Also includes (Super) GameBoy (Color) ROM loading via GameYob, and NES ROM loading via nesDS.



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    If you have a DSi, or a 3DS/2DS without CFW, you'll need a DSiWare exploit to run SRLoader.
    Also works with flashcards. Please check the instructions for flashcard users.

    Compatible DSiWare exploits for nds-bootstrap
    They use GenericTWLPayload.
    • sudokuhax
    • fieldrunnerhax
    • grtpwn

    Instructions (No flashcard, DSi users/Non-CFW 3DS/2DS users)
    1. Extract the files/folders in the 7z file, including the "_nds" folder, to the DSi's SD Card root.
    2. Put .nds ROMs anywhere on your SD card.
    3. Put a Mario Kart DS ROM on your SD card.
    4. Launch your exploted DSiWare game, and SRLoader will load!
    5. Press SELECT on MKDS to set it as donor ROM.
    6. You're good to go!
    Instructions (No flashcard, 3DS/2DS users)
    1. Extract the files/folders in the 7z file, including the "_nds" folder, to the 3DS' SD Card root.
    2. Put .nds ROMs anywhere on your SD card.
    3. Put a Mario Kart DS ROM on your SD card.
    4. Install the SRLoader CIA, and launch it.
    5. 3DS/2DS users: You'll only do this once. Hold Up before the SRLoader logo appears.
    6. Press SELECT on MKDS to set it as donor ROM.
    7. You're good to go!
    Instructions (Flashcard users, including DS Phat/DS lite)
    Check here

    Controls
    • A: Launch game (via nds-bootstrap/flashcard's ROM booter. Retail ROMs and DLDI homebrew will work. Homebrew with DSi-extended header will not use bootstrap/flashcard's ROM booter.)
    • Y: Launch game/app (bootstrap/flashcard's ROM booter not used. Useful for DS(i) homebrew.)
    • Start: Settings
    • B: Return to DSi/3DS Menu (DSi/3DS SD Card users only)
    DSi Menu theme
    • Left/Right: Select a game/app.
    • L/R: Switch pages.
    • Down: Switch between DS and (S)GB(C) ROMs.
    nds-bootstrap
    • L+R+DOWN+B: (3DS/2DS users only.) Return to the SRLoader menu.

    Please check this list (does not apply to flashcards):
    List of games that work from SD Card

    Todo
    • Add cheat menu.

    Credits
    • @ahezard: nds-bootstrap
    • @Apache Thunder: DS menu top and bottom screen images.
    • @Joom: Original TWLoader logo.
    • me: For implementing the auto-reset power button function used in NTR-mode, volume button control, fixed sound, and LED functions, to nds-bootstrap.
    • @shutterbug2000: For the muted sound/touchscreen fix for nds-bootstrap, and the GB icon.
    • @nocash123: For the touchscreen mode switch log. Without it, the sound/touchscreen fix code wouldn't exist.
    • @spinal_cord: DSi4DS and DSision2 graphics.

    FAQs

    Q: Why isn't touch input working on sudokuhax?
    A: Depending on the save file of sudokuhax, the touch screen inputs may not work.

    Q: Can The Biggest Loser boot SRLoader?
    A: No. As The Biggest Loser is a Slot-1 game, and not a DSiWare game, SD access is disabled when running Slot-1 cards.

    Q: Why do I get a white screen when trying to load a game from SD Card?
    A: If you're a DSi user, Please check the LED set in SRLoader settings.
    • WiFi/Camera: If it's on, that means it's loading from the ROM. If it's off for a while, and the screen is still white, that means the game is unsupported.
    • Power: If it's purple, that means it's loading from the ROM. If it's blue (or red) for a while, and the screen is still white, that means the game is unsupported.
     
    Last edited by Robz8, Mar 7, 2018 - Reason: Step 7 now clear
  2. Deletr753

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    great job!!! Can't wait to try it.
     
  3. wicksand420

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    Robz8,do you know a good tutorial for modifying the nand and installing sudokuhax?
     
  4. Robz8
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    Thanks Robz8, Keep on kickin' ass!!!
     
  6. Robz8
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    Robz8 Coolest of TWL

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    Forgot to mention (OP is edited to include him):
    • @nocash123: For the touchscreen mode switch log. Without it, the sound/touchscreen fix code wouldn't exist.
     
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  7. Jhynjhiruu

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    *Anxiously awaits DSi hacks to get as good as 3DS ones*
     
  8. Oleboy555

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    I second that!
     
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  9. Jhynjhiruu

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    I mean, my DSi is currently in pieces, and I don't know when (if) it will ever get put back together again, but still...
     
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    Im going to test it definitly and im going to make some videos.

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    I tried to load the srloader .nds and i get a white screen (hbmenu works fine)
     
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    Congratz, i have dsi xl on latest fw with fieldrunners and sudoku installed, also have the biggest loser cartridge but unfortunately neither work for this. Hope there will be a way to hack from software only.
     
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    The hardmod is pretty easy and who thought that you NEED biggest loser to read the cid when you just can use a laptop with a sd card reader.
     
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    I havent used solder for a long time, cant dare hardmod and i cant find anyone who can hardmod it for me around. I bought biggest loser just in case, it is cheap anyways.
     
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  15. celsior

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    Wait do i have to hardmode my dsi ? 0.o

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    and also didnĀ“t the dsiware shop closed ?
     
  16. Apache Thunder

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    SRLoader has known compatibility issues with 4swordshax. Boot it from Sudokuhax instead.
     
  17. DarkGabbz

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    I don't have sudokuhax. 4swordshax is the only exploitable game i have.
     
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  18. Apache Thunder

    Apache Thunder I have cameras in your head!

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    Well you'll need to install it then. You can do that by forging a ticket for it and manually installing the SRL/TMD onto NAND using fwtool to extract/inject nand.
     
  19. DarkGabbz

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    How do i get sudoku with a ticket?
     
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    Im now soldering my hardmod back on.
     
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