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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 9:09 am 
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Hi Guys

Well since my DC seems to be getting more and more flakey i was wondering if there is an emulator available that i can just stick my ELF files into as i compile them to test them before i put the extra strain on my real DC of loading it all up?


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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 1:11 pm 
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nullDC. You'll need a syscalls.bin and an IP.BIN. Hopefully you have a way to dump your DC's system calls (i.e., BBA\coders cable) because we can't link you to any downloads. dc-tool GUI will let you dump it easily if you have either.

Another solution would be to download BootDreams and put a shortcut to it in the sendto context menu, put the ELF into it's own folder, right-click the folder goto the sendto menu and click BootDreams. From there make a DiscJuggler image and BootDreams will convert the ELF into a scrambled binary and make the DiscJuggler image - which will work with Makaron and nullDC.

HTH


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 3:19 am 
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Hi there

I've just made a syscalls.bin from my console but the ip.bin is confusing me
This changes? IS this a download from the console too or is it disc specific?

Sorry to be so green about it.. still very new to the DC


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 5:28 am 
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You can use any IP.BIN. It's generic.

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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:38 am 
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|darc| wrote:
You can use any IP.BIN. It's generic.


To expound a little upon what |darc| said, the IP.bin is somewhat customizable, but they all work in basically the same way, making them interchangeable.

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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2008 3:38 am 
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Hi Guys

Excellent, many thanks, I'll have a go at that today.
Is there anything i should worry about in advance of setting up nullDC and running a .ELF?


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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2008 3:44 am 
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Well I'm having difficulties

Bombs.elf loaded and ran but no other .elf file.

Essentially all i get is a white window with no fps but with a speed indicator for the SH4.

In addition it seems to be asking for a romdisk file but i'm confused as i thought the elf file should load that up too.

Any help much appreciated.


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