What does your sd/nand file structure looks like?

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  1. SoulAnger
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    As some of you may know, I'm making a menu for the ds called SoulAnger's MENUdo. I am quite intrigued on how you guys manage your files.
    On MENUdo, I have pre-configured the menu for this kind of file structure.

    Directories
    Games
     
  2. VatoLoco

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    My RPG goes like so,

    NAND= firmware, and all ROMS (thats all i put on NAND) on the root

    SD=
    /MP3 (folder)
    /NDS (folder)
    /Video(folder)
    /file folders (various hidden homebrew folders(ID1, data, nes, snemulds, etc))
    -emulators on root (nes, snes, genesis, NeoGeo, etc)
    -homebrew games/apps (DSO, moonshell, Ds2Win, etc) on root


    [​IMG] (...iv'e got lot's of .nds on the root)
     
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    Here's mine for my M3DS Real:

    System
     
  4. Raven Darkheart

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    since i only play nds games i have a pretty simple system

    /Roms
    (each game gets its own folder)

    and /cyclods for firmware
     
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    Why would you arrange each game by folders? Seems like a pain to have to go into a folder for each game you play.
     
  6. Raven Darkheart

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    why? cause cyclo puts the saves in the same location as the game so if i ever want to just delete the game. i just delete the folder. quick and clean i'd say
     
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    Everything goes in the root for me, but I only have a 512MB card, so I really don't have anything on my card other then a bunch of saves, a couple games, and Moonshell.

    My old setup was
    /games
    /homebrew
    /emulators
     
  8. Arno

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    AceKard RPG
    |-NAND
    | |-NDS (DS Roms)
    | |-GBA (GBA Roms)
    | |-Media
    | | |-Music (Music)
    | | |-Video (Video)
    | |-Homebrew (Homebrew)
    | |-_AIO (Firmware)
    |-SD
    | |-NDS (DS roms)
    | |-GBA (GBA Roms)
     
  9. SoulAnger
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    Thanks for the info guys. [​IMG]

    Just a question. Will it be okay for you to return to your old format if the cart's firmware / menu wouldnt load nds files at the root?
     
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    A quick look at what my CycloDS looks like:

    /Applications/

    /Games/Nintendo DS/
    /Gameboy Advance
    (A lot more classics!)

    /Music/

    /Text/Stories
    /Manuals
    /Guides (for my in-game text reading)

    /Video/Movies
    /Music
    /TV



    BTW why not just provide a configuration XML where one can edit where their games and homebrews located on the card?
     
  11. HackNeyed

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    SD Card for my CycloDS. *Denotes hidden file or folder


    SD\
    |(1) NDS Games
    |(2) GBA Games\
    | |Classic & Mini
    | |Goomba
    | |PocketNES
    |(3) Homebrew
    |CycloDS
    |DSOrganize*
    |lameboy\
    | |lameboy.nds
    |moonshl*
    |TEXT
    |DSOrganize.nds
    |GBA_ExpLoader.ini
    |GBA_ExpLoader.nds


    I'm working to get rid of "(3) Homebrew" since some homebrew either needs a config or folder on the root I'd like to keep the executable on the root with the config or unhide its root folder and throw the executable into it for access.
     
  12. Joe88

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    here is mine for m3 real

    /SYSTEM
    /NDS
    /GBA
    /GBA_CHEATS
     
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    Im kind of stuck with the .ini can you help me SoulAnger or anyone else. I have a Acekard 2i for my DSi and I use the Menudo Assistant and configure it., but when i boot it up it turns to a black screen. i formatted my card FAT and have the same promblem! This is how my root of the card look like.

    Root
    /Games
    /navi_default
    /top_default
    /xmb_default
    -gameboot
    -introboot
    -menudoSabaw.nds
    -system_theme
    /NDS/ (nds games)
    /__aio/
    /moonshl/
    /Multi-Media/Apps/
    -MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    -akmenu4

    and my ini is like
    //Spell grammar check befor beta
    [Themeset]
    //Autoruns hold D-PAD on desired autofile
    startupUP =fat:/NDS
    startupDOWN =fat:/NDS
    startupLEFT =fat:/MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    startupRIGHT=fat:/MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    GamebootAutoPlayEnable =0


    IntrobootSMF =fat:/excellent.smf

    //1 for top screen; 0 for bottom screen
    //double screen 2
    //note two screen is pretty slow. not recommended

    IntrobootScreen=2
    IntrobootEnable= 0


    //Max characters = 5 (example AAAAA)
    //Arrows Left and Right are respectively
    //while the L and R shoulder buttons are L, R
    EnablePass = 0
    Password =2
    PassBGMP3 =fat:

    PassAfterSMF =fat:/excellent.smf
    PassAfterScreen=2
    PassIncorrectShutdown =1
    PassAfterEnable= 0



    SwitchScreen =0
    ForceWallpaper =gba
    TopScreenTheme =top_default
    BottomScreenTheme =xmb_default2
    FATnavigationScreenTheme =navi_default

    //if mp3 doesnt work try to use 11025
    BackgroundMP3 =-none-
    //max:127
    MP3Volume =127

    // still not implemented lid...
    CloseLidSound =a
    DuringLidSound =b
    OpenLidSound =c

    OpenLidSMF =d
    OpenLidScreen=0
    OpenLidEnable= 1

    MenubootSMF =excellent.smf
    MenubootScreen=2
    MenubootEnable= 1


    //Executes
    // Add a .nds for autoexecute nds files
    // dont add if its a directory
    // note: lol very similar to dsision [​IMG]
    // special functs:
    // gba - loads slot2
    // power - powers off
    // Menupassed = 1 means it requires password to access

    // still not implemented options...
    Menu0runs =option0
    Menu0passed = 0

    Menu1runs =option1
    Menu1passed =0

    Menu2runs =option2
    Menu2passed =0

    Menu3runs =fat:/Multi-Media/Apps
    Menu3passed =0
    //(APP) Memory Stick

    Menu4runs =fat:/MoonShell_AUTOPATCH_Default (No interface).nds
    Menu4passed =1
    //(Image) Memory Stick

    Menu5runs =fat:/Multi-Media/Music
    Menu5passed =0
    //(Videos) Memory Stick

    Menu6runs =fat:/Games
    Menu6passed =0
    //(Games) Select Homebrew Games

    Menu7runs =fat:/NDS
    Menu7passed =0
    //(Games) Select NDS Games

    Menu8runs =fat:/NDS
    Menu8passed =0

    gbaframe =fat:/gbaframe.bmp
    //(Games) Slot-2

    //auto
    //Chishm's DLDI Loader
    //M3 Internal Loader
    //GBAMP Internal Loader
    //EZ-Flash IV (4) Internal Loader
    //SuperCard Internal Loader

    NDSloader = 0

    GamebootSMF =fat:/excellent.smf
    GamebootScreen=2
    GamebootEnable= 1

    ShutdownSMF =fat:/excellent.smf
    ShutdownScreen=2
    ShutdownEnable= 1

    OnBatteryLowSavelights =
     
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    [​IMG]

    There we go. =)
     
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    /games
    /homebrew
    /emulators
    /GBA
     
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    sd:
    /games
    /nesds
    /lameboy
    /scummvm
     
  17. Mylar

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    SD:
    \Emulators
    \GBA
    \Genesis
    \Homebrew
    \NES
    \Nethack (hidden, has to be in root for nethack DS, but hidden keeps if from showing in sakura)
    \NDS
    \Music
    \system
    ....\Skins
     
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    SD:
    Homebrew
    - Apps
    -Games
    Games
    All other crap folders (BEUP, SYSTEM, MOONSHELL etc)
     
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    /scshell
    /DSRoms
    /Homebrew
    -Apps
    -Games
    -Emulators


    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Felt like posting my entire card in a spoiler.
     

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