Currently there are all kinds of NDS flashcarts with so many game kernel available. This gets many NDS card users confused. People do not know which kernel and how to be installed. This latest R4DS YSMenu kernel, supported by Yasu Software, is such firmware programmed for R4DS card.
What is R4DS Card YSMenu Kernel
This R4 YSMenu, programmed by Yasu Software, runs as homebrew loader and it will not load successfully without booting files. Users need to install R4DS official kernel V1.18 or Wood R4 kernel firstly, then save R4 YSMenu to the same directory as kernel v1.18 or Wood R4 kernel. It can only work with R4DS card.
How to install R4DS YSMenu Kernel
R4DS official kernel V1.18 is outdated and it is less powerful than Wood kernel issued by Yellow Wood Goblin, therefore, here takes latest versions Wood R4 V1.24 and YSMenu V6.49 as an example. And YSMenu installation are guided step by step below.
Basic Equipment to Install
1> Nintendo DS console or DSLite
2> MicroSD memory card (less than 4G capacity as R4DS card does not support SDHC card), USB MicroSD Adapter
3> R4DS card
4> personal Computer
1> Google Wood R4 V1.24 and R4DS YSMenu V6.49 and download them respectively;
2> Decompress and extract Wood R4 V1.24 into _rpg and _DS_MENU.DAT, YSMenu V6.49 into TTMenu and YSMenu.nds;
3> Copy _rpg, _DS_MENU.DAT, TTMenu and YSMenu.nds into root directory of microSD memory card;
4> Wood R4 V1.24 and R4DS YSMenu V6.49 installation completes.
1> Power on NDS console with Wood kernel and YSMenu installed;
2> Console automatically loads into Wood interface, press MicroSD Card icon on the bottom screen, then enter into wood r4 game list interface;
3> Now user can play games under wood kernel setting;
4> Navigate and find YSMenu Yasu software icon, press and load into YSMenu interface with upper screen displaying game lists and bottom screen showing game details;
5> Now user can play games under YSMenu setting.
R4DS YSMenu Update Log
YSMenu V6.49 updated on Feb 13th, 2011
YSMenu V6.48 released on Feb 3rd, 2011
YSMenu V6.47 available on Jan 31st, 2011
YSMenu V6.46 downloadable on Jan 19th, 2011
YSMenu V6.45 upgraded on Jan 13th, 2011
Now users may have clear understanding about how to install and use R4DS YSMenu for R4DS card. The installation should be followed completely.