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September 10th, 2004, 07:11
The new version of NO$GBA has been released! Here is what is new in version 2.0: webpage: just being moving to http://nocash.emubase.de, added xboo screenshot
xboo: updated standalone version, new up/download switches, header auto-fix
cartloader: redraws debug screen (if any) moved to new cartridge entrypoint
media: run-length compressed SAV/SNA files (simple, but better than nothing)
emudetail: allows reading from second wave ram bank (in diag cpu data cycles)
help: described newly discovered Halt behaviour (depends on IE AND IF only)
emudetail: allows low power HALT to pass through even if CPSR.I=SET or IME=0
emudetail: emulates CPU spsr bit4 being always set even writing zero to it
internal: removed A22i pack_dest buffer (did allocate 256K even if unused)
bugfix: re-fixed eeprom writes (crashed on new lifetime counters, bad ebx*8)
debug: now also supports memory breaks (thanks joe for giving the kick)
emudetail: prevents eeprom backup mirrors at addresses>10000000h (upper 4bit)
emudetail: emulates various bios prefetch even when not having bios rom-image
emudetail: emulates power-up bios prefetch even when booted bios intro
help: explained "SO During Inactivity" details, added note on SIODATA32
help: described flashcard write/erase/detection (thanks to jeff's cartlib)
xboo: simplified pull-up ascii arts drawing in cable connection schematic
xboo: CAUTION: changed reset signal (if any) now also drags select+start low
xboo: automatically closes upload box on uploads only (not after downloads)
a22i: fixed bad crash on invalid parameters in "adrl" pseudo instructions
help: refined ascii arts for link plug/cable schematics (using underscores)
help: added gba sp power supply/headphones info in tech data and aux chapters
help: added gba sp case dimensions ascii arts picture in tech data chapter
gba sp: got old SP from marcel and replaced damaged oscillator
emudetail: emulates VCOUNT=99h on direct FLASH/ROM-cartridge start entrypoint
xboo: flashcard write and erase (erase phase simultaneously with cable upload)
xboo: flashcard skips writing/erasing blocks if old block did have same crc
xboo: flashcard highspeed 16MB/sec mechanism analyses remote/local checksums
xboo: flashcard upload rejected if missing or if too small for rom-image
xboo: flashcard upload automatically chosen if xboo image bigger than 256K
xboo: new utility function shows detected info (without downloading anything)
xboo: detects type/size/presence of remote flashcarts, flashbackup, srambackup
You can get it from here (http://www.emulator-zone.com/doc.php/gba/nocashgba.html).