Wrong BIOS? Can I use my DS XL BIOS?

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sofakng
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Wrong BIOS? Can I use my DS XL BIOS?

Post by sofakng » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:35 pm

I've just extracted the BIOS from my DS XL and the nds_firmware.bin is 128 KB and DraStic says it can't find the BIOS files even though I put them in my download directory...

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Re: Wrong BIOS? Can I use my DS XL BIOS?

Post by Exophase » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:47 pm

It's probably the firmware, since the size changed between the older DSes and the DSi and that could be failing the check.

However, we really don't even need a firmware and that'll be removed next version, which should be out in a few days.

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Re: Wrong BIOS? Can I use my DS XL BIOS?

Post by BortzANATOR » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:48 pm

I didnt try dumping XL BIOS, but i think the DSi firmware is different from the DS lite. DraStic askes for specific checksum for the bios and firmware. If they dont match exactly you cant use them, unfortunately. I dont want to suggest piracy or illegal downloading but you might have to go on the Google front and go looking for the correct bios files.

EDIT: Firmware. Its probably the firmware.
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Re: Wrong BIOS? Can I use my DS XL BIOS?

Post by ChronoReverse » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:58 pm

So far with the people I've helped overcome the issue, it was the firmware.bin file that was incorrect. Probably a DSi firmware isn't going to work.

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