Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

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PavelHarstkt
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Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by PavelHarstkt » Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:38 pm

Hi, i play with sd media launcher and i've notice that certain game freeze if i put the sd in Memory card b.
I know that the slot a is faster than b and that you can't save in SD.
(I use the last Swiss ad homebrew).
Thanks.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by Streetwalker » Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:38 pm

Slot A isn't faster. It would be better to fix the problems you're having with your SD card in slot B than redirecting memory card access.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by theclaw » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:24 pm

I guess it's possible games could freeze when they find something in a memory card slot that is not a memory card.
Can't say I've heard of it happening though.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by Streetwalker » Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:10 pm

Please file a report for the games that are broken here: viewtopic.php?f=25&t=3218
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by PavelHarstkt » Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:56 am

Thanks for the answer, i'll report It immediatly.
However i use a japanese Memory card (on a jap gamecube with Ntsc-U region mod), now i try with another Memory card and hope It function normally.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by Streetwalker » Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:11 am

You should always use a memory card that matches the mode the system is in, or games won't be able to use it.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by tueidj » Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:14 pm

If the card is the wrong region the game will normally prompt to format it. There are a few games with bugs that cause them to crash while formatting.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by theclaw » Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:43 pm

PavelHarstkt wrote:Thanks for the answer, i'll report It immediatly.
However i use a japanese Memory card (on a jap gamecube with Ntsc-U region mod), now i try with another Memory card and hope It function normally.
Normally the memory card region is decided by the console, not the game. You should swap memory card each time you toggle a region switch.

Anything like a modchip that forces imports to run *without* changing the system region complicates it. Most games don't care and will save/load fine enough to be playable (even though the data gets stored on different region memory card than they're intended for). But a few games have actual problems saving when played on the wrong region console.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by PavelHarstkt » Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:25 pm

I try to play without Memory card but the problem still persist
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by Streetwalker » Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:51 pm

We still don't even know what game it is you're trying. There's no way we can help you. We need all the information asked in that compatibility thread.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by PavelHarstkt » Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:13 pm

Game
Super Mario Sunshine.

Region
NTSC

Medium
Sd Gecko

Swiss version
0.4 r424



Sorry, you are right.
I use also a Pal versione of the game but the result was the same.
I have the same problem with Mario kart, during the gameplay It freeze. For Smash Bros there isn't any problem, i play It for a while but never freeze.
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Re: Force the game to save in Memory card b slot.

Post by Streetwalker » Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:14 am

There's no problem with Mario Kart as far as I can remember. SMS should also run smoothly but it does lose audio after a while. Smash barely accesses the disc during gameplay. This all sounds like you have a bad SD card or adapter, try putting tape under the PCB, setting SD speed to compatible and using a different card (one at a time).
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