SRLoader - 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

    This does what TWLoader does, loading ROMs from the SD card via nds-bootstrap!
    You can run them with clock speed of 133mhz (faster than normal DS).
    Also has theme changing, and it has an option, where you can run the last played DS ROM (ran via bootstrap) on SRLoader startup.

    Also includes (Super) GameBoy (Color) ROM loading via GameYob.



    Download
    You'll need a DSi exploit to run SRLoader.
    NOTE: The payload of 4swordshax currently dislikes nds-bootstrap, so it won't work.

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

    Instructions
    1. Extract the files/folders in the 7z file, to the DSi's SD Card root.
    2. Put .nds ROMs in "sdmc:/roms/nds/".
    3. You're good to go! Launch your exploted DSiWare game, and SRLoader will load!
      If you're a 3DS/2DS user, just install the CIA, and launch it.

    Controls
    • A: Launch game (via nds-bootstrap for NDS ROMs. Retail ROMs will work.)
    • Y (X in v0.0.2 and lower): Launch game/app (no nds-bootstrap. Useful for DSi homebrew.)
    • Start: Settings
    • B: Return to DSi Menu
    DS/3DS theme
    • Up/Down: Select a game/app.
    • L: Switch between DS and (S)GB(C) ROMs.
    DSi Menu theme
    • Left/Right: Select a game/app.
    • Down: Switch between DS and (S)GB(C) ROMs.
    nds-bootstrap
    • L+R+A+B+X+Y: (4swordshax users only.) Return to the SRLoader menu.

    Please check this list:
    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, and LED functions, to nds-bootstrap.
    • @shutterbug2000: For the 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 graphics.

    FAQs

    Q: Can I use this on my 3DS/2DS?
    A: Only if you don't have CFW on it, and you have sudokuhax installed, then yes, you can.
    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: Does it work with a flashcard?
    A: No. A DSiWare game will not work on a flashcard either.

    Q: Why do I get a white screen when trying to load a game from SD Card?
    A1: Please check the LED set in SRLoader settings.
    • WiFi: 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.
    A2: If the game is listed as compatible, try loading the game again. SRLoader or bootstrap tends to crash before loading a .nds file for some reason.

    Q: Why is sound working incorrectly?
    A: For DSiWareHax users, the DSi BIOS is still being used in the arm7.
    You'll need RocketLauncher for sound to work properly.

    Q: I don't have Sudoku or another exploited DSiWare game. Will there be a new DSi exploit?
    A: Yes. It's for either Flipnote Studio or DSi Browser.
    For the case of FW 1.4, the exploit is RocketLauncher, which has been announced.
    No hardmod is need to install the exploit. Make sure you haven't deleted the mentioned apps.
    More details won't be given, and won't be released 'til the issues with the exploit for all FWs are resolved.
     
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  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?
     
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    Thanks Robz8, Keep on kickin' ass!!!
     
  6. Robz8
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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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  10. DarkGabbz

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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

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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.