Enhanced mGBA

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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Extrems » Sun May 10, 2020 5:54 pm

TheDimensioner wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 5:47 pm
The Donkey Kong Country games on GBA usually had audio stuttering during loading levels (even on older versions), and now the stuttering is gone.
There's no connection. The entire ROM is loaded into RAM.
TheDimensioner wrote:
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Last thing on my mind: what's "ahb_access" for? It's almost on every meta.xml for Wii homebrew that I have, but I really don't know what it does.
It's only used for the aspect ratio control on Wii U.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by TheDimensioner » Sun May 10, 2020 6:07 pm

Extrems wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 5:54 pm
There's no connection. The entire ROM is loaded into RAM.
I see. I thought it streamed from whatever device it was in, but whatever the case, it's better in the newer versions XD.
Extrems wrote:
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It's only used for the aspect ratio control on Wii U.
And since I don't have a Wii U, it makes no difference for me. Thanks for the quick reply!
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Papy.G » Sun May 10, 2020 8:09 pm

I read the mGBA history to find that it supports GB multiplayer from v0.6.0. Does it mean we can play multiple linked cores at the same time? or that we can link to a GB or another emGBA on GC via a cable through controller ports (or maybe SP2, that is electrically closer to GB link connection)?
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by CodyGC » Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:51 pm

Save state does not work properly in Kirby Dream Land 2 and Super Mario Land 3 in the latest version of the emulator. The windows version has no problems.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by adkop » Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:52 pm

Arguments are not working for me in the latest releases, they work fine in version 20200609
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Extrems » Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:10 pm

The issue is limited to the Wii. I forgot about a small detail.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by adkop » Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:40 pm

thanks for all your work
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by DarthNexus07 » Thu Jul 08, 2021 5:39 am

I am having a slight issue with this.

I am able to get the emulator to load from my SD Gecko (In Slot B), but am unable to proceed beyond this:

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Pressing anything on my Gamecube Controller does nothing, with the exception of B or X (Which causes a hard reset).

As I am a bad and have a DOL-101, I am unable to verify if this happens on a SP2 device.

emGBA.dol is in the root of the SD, but the roms are not. Placing a GBA rom in the root yielded no difference.

Turns out it was my SD Card. I was using a 64 GB SDXC card (as I have my gamecube ISOs on the same card), and assumed it would work without issue.

Any chance of SDHC/XC support in the future? Sorry for the ramblely nature of this post - I was actively troubleshooting as I wrote it.

EDIT: is it also possible to link this to a GBA/GBP? Like for GBA to GC shennigans/Pokemon related things/Netbattles on megaman Battle Network?
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Extrems » Thu Jul 08, 2021 5:21 pm

SDHC/XC cards are supported, but exFAT is not. No other application than Swiss support exFAT.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by saulfabreg » Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:28 pm

Hey @Extrems how i can install correctly the emGBA (enhanced mGBA) emulator on Wii?

Because i just extracted all the files from your release but when i launch the emulator from HBC it just throws me a black screen... Any help please?

Thanks!
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Extrems » Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:49 pm

All you need to do is extract the archive to the root directory.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by saulfabreg » Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:01 pm

Extrems wrote:
Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:49 pm
All you need to do is extract the archive to the root directory.
I did that and still crashes at black screen when loading the emGBA.

Maybe it's a issue? Because it doesn't happen with old version of Enhanced mGBA of 18-11-2020.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Extrems » Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:09 pm

I can't reproduce it.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by saulfabreg » Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:15 pm

Extrems wrote:
Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:09 pm
I can't reproduce it.
Okay, I forgot to say this... have you tested you emGBA on Dolphin Emulator?

Can I run enhanced mGBA on Dolphin Emulator?

I'm testing it in Dolphin since i don't have real Wii/Wii U hardware for use it, i'm using Dolphin 5.0-15262 and the graphics motor used is Direct3D 12.

Only emGBA version of 18-11-2020 works, latest versions it crashes at blackscreen.

PD: Your Not64 emulator (version v20210829) runs fine on Dolphin Emulator. I have this issue only on your emGBA v20210326.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Extrems » Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:16 pm

Neither Not64 nor emGBA can run in Dolphin. They fail the Wii application heuristic.

The GameCube versions hang due to an emulation inaccuracy.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by saulfabreg » Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:19 pm

Extrems wrote:
Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:16 pm
Neither Not64 nor emGBA can run in Dolphin. They fail the Wii application heuristic.
That's strange with Not64 on Dolphin... In my case, Not64 loads and runs fine on Dolphin, I played a few games with Not64 on Dolphin and all of them worked great.
EDIT: I'm using your latest release of Not64 (v20210829) and my Dolphin loads it and can run it, just set audio to DSP LLE recompiler, enable MMU, disable all EFB temporal fixes, disable "save XFB copies as read-only" option and it should run in Dolphin.
(Dolphin Emulator actually can run most homebrew apps and software, including emulators.)

Only trouble i have is in latest release of emGBA.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by Extrems » Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:25 pm

I can't provide you any support for running my software in Dolphin. It's only made for real hardware.
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Re: Enhanced mGBA

Post by saulfabreg » Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:29 pm

Extrems wrote:
Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:25 pm
I can't provide you any support for running my software in Dolphin. It's only made for real hardware.
Oh ok, that's too bad...

But here's my Dolphin settings for run successfully Not64 on Dolphin:

EDIT: I'm using your latest release of Not64 (v20210829) and my Dolphin loads it and can run it, just set audio to DSP LLE recompiler, enable MMU, disable all EFB temporal fixes, disable "save XFB copies as read-only" option and it should run in Dolphin.
Oh, and also i have graphics motor on Direct3D 12 and emulation motor used is JIT x86-64 recompiler.
(Dolphin Emulator actually can run most homebrew apps and software, including emulators.)
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