What exactly IS flashing?

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by GoombaPoop06, Jun 19, 2006.

  1. GoombaPoop06

    GoombaPoop06 Banned

    Jun 7, 2006
    Please tell me and don't get mad at me for my ignorace( I'm 13 yrs old)
  2. Rabbi Nevins

    Rabbi Nevins GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 12, 2006
    United States
    Michigan, USA
    it makes it so you can play your homebrews/roms and stuff without using a passme device...so when using a gba flash cart you dont need to put anything in the ds slot to play ds roms...just the gba slot
  3. Opium

    Opium PogoShell it to me ™

    Former Staff
    Dec 22, 2002
    ........Why are all these questions popping up about flashme? I just made a guide so that these sort of questions don't have to be asked. It's the top news post on the portal at the moment, give it a read, it might save you time. The first thing answered is 'What Is Flashme?'.

    Flashing a DS is installing flashme.
  4. MC DUI

    MC DUI GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Nov 30, 2003
    Newcastle, Australia
    But Opium he is 13 years old!!!!!! [​IMG]

    Morons abound! [​IMG]
  5. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

    Former Staff
    Apr 4, 2006
    Maybe he's not asking about Flashme, maybe he's asking in general.

    Flashing means writing to a flash type memory.

    Most devices keep their main operating system (firmware) on a built-in rewritable "flash" memory chip. Replacing the firmware with a newer/other version is called "flashing" the device.
  6. xflash

    xflash Local Ninja

    Oct 21, 2004
    now now don't blame everything on yar age i mean i became 13 a week ago do i blame all i do wrong on my age? no i don't
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