Why i can't play GBA games on SYSNAND

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    Hello, i got a N3DS 9.0 SYSNAND with patched agb_firm.
    I wanted to play some GBA games without installing them in emunand too, because i think its a waste of precious space.
    I tried with either REInand and Cakes CFW, GBA game works if installed in both SYSNAND and EMUNAND
    but i've read that i'ts not necessaruy to install in emunand too if you have patched agb_firm in sysnand.
    so i unistalled gba game completely and reinstalled in SYSNAND only, but it throws me out the same error in both REI and Cake, "an error has occourred please turn off 3ds"

    at this point, i'm not sure i cam run GBA games in sysnand only. Am i wrong?
     
  2. Daisies

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    A waste of space? Surely your SD card isn't that small. GBA games don't take up that many blocks.
     
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    Waste of space? What, do you have a 4mb card?
     
  4. MattKimura

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    It took me about 700 MB in total to install to both sysnand and emunand, which is pretty much the size of about a 3DS game. If you're using Rxtools/Reinand/ANY CFW that's purely based on Cia games, I highly recommend using a 64 GB SD card (CLASS 10)

    When Rxtools comes out on N3DS (It DOES support N3DS right now, but not publicly released yet) it will be another option when it comes to trying to run GBA games in sysnand.
     
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    asesin22 GBAtemp Regular

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    use reinand v2.1 and press start + b and play gba game ^_^. Before this in sysnand mode install gba cia game on real nand with FBI.
     
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    I only want to know if there's someone that have gba games installed and working on sysnand only. I know about Roxas but apart that it's too unstable I think that behave like others cfw's and throws me the same error.
    Obiviously I used the sysnand supported rei cfw too @asesin22. Can you run gba games in Sys only?
     
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    Yes only on sysnand, in emunand black screen and error message.
     
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    I have all my GBA games running on sysnand running under Pasta CFW.
     
  9. Xenon Hacks

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    Did you install the patched agb_firm to your Sysnand using devmenu (not titlemanager/bigbluemenu)?
     
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    Nope, installed with FBI as stated in the guide on gbatemp. Should I've installed with dev menu?
     
  11. Xenon Hacks

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    Yes use devmenu
     
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    Thanks. I'll try later. So I have to remove patched cia and install the same patched cia with devmenu, right?
     
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    That's the the thing i'm almost positive when you attempted to installed it with FBI it never actually installed so just use devmenu.
     
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    It's weird because if I have gba game installed in both nands it works so I assume that is installed.
     
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    on reinand in sysnand mode pressing start + b in logo screen
     
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    @asesin22 please dont post again and again the same thing. If you had read my post you would have known that i can access sysnand from Rei. You aren't helping me. thanks.

    @Xenon Hacks you're right. Installed patched agb_firm with devmenu and now i got gba games running in sysnand. i dont know why FBI didn't work. thank you helping me solving my problem.