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R4i Gold Kernel

R4i Gold kernel introduction

AS we know, there are three kinds of R4i card with gold box package in the market: the R4i Gold Pro card from r4i-gold.com, the R4i Gold (3DS) from r4ids.cn and R4i-gold card from r4i-gold.eu. Each of them has it's own kernel for loading. r4ids.cn supports R4i Gold kernel and wood r4 kernel; r4i-gold.eu use r4i-gold kernel; r4i-gold.com use its own r4i kernels. Please pay attention to the brand of your r4i card before downlaod the R4i Gold kernel. Except R4i Gold, this kernel is also fit R4 Gold and R4i Gold 3DS card.

R4i Gold Kernel Download

1. Download Kernel for R4i Gold card and R4i Gold 3DS (r4ids.cn)                

2. R4i Gold Kernel for R4i Gold Pro card 2013 version(r4i-gold.com)

3. R4i kernel for R4i Gold pro card 2014 version. (r4i-gold.com)

4. R4i Gold Kernel for R4i-Gold 3DS card (r4i-gold.eu)

How to install R4i Gold Kernel

Before R4i Gold Kernel installation, please confirm the following accessories in your package:

      1 X R4i card,          1 X MicroSDHC reader / writer,         1 X MicroSD memory card

  • 1. Download the latest R4i Gold Kernel patch to your computer.
  • 2. Depress the patch into severial files.
  • 3. Connect the MicroSD card to the computer through a MicroSD reader..
  • 4. Copy all files to the root directory of the MicroSD card.

The R4i Gold kernel update is finished. you may also want to copy additional files to your MicroSD card such as games, application, media, documents…

R4i Gold kernel update to wood r4i V1.62(r4ids.cn)

WOOD R4 V1.62 released for r4i gold 3ds card on August 13th, 2013.
Compatibility:
'smurfs 2, the (europe)' fixed.
'smurfs 2, the (usa)' fixed.

R4i Specific:
fixed sound restoring in many games.
fixed bug that cause freeze after leaving rts menu in following games:
    disney friends
    simpsons game, the

Wood R4i V1.61 release for r4i gold (r4ids.cn) card (07/11/2013)

Change log (WOOD R4 V1.61):
'cars 2 (europe) (en,sv,fi)' fixed.
'toy story 3 (europe) (en,sv,no,da,fi)' fixed.
'lernen mit pokemon - tasten-abenteuer (germany)' fixed.
'tangled (europe) (en,sv,no,da)' fixed.
'cooking mama world - combo pack - volume 1 (europe)' fixed.

R4i Gold kernel update to wood r4i v1.60 on June 13th

many code optimizations.
fixed dma store/load at arm7.
fixed bug: 256 games limit in TF card
fixed bug: 32GB TF card can't be used properly
fixed bug that cause freeze after leaving rts menu in following games:
     * harvest moon ds cute
     * sid meier's civilization revolution
     * naruto - ninja council 2
     * madagascar 2
     * dragon ball - origins
     * harvest moon ds - island of happiness
     * puzzle quest - galactrix
     * mario & luigi - bowser's inside story
     * harvest moon ds - sunshine islands
     * ace attorney investigations - miles edgeworth
     * dragon ball - origins 2
     * tinker bell
     and about 150 other less popular titles.

Wood R4i V1.59 release for r4i gold card on May 20th

Change log (WOOD R4 V1.59):
rts still in beta stage.
improved timers state saving/loading.
read/write core rewritten - about x10 launch/save/load speedup.
    launching - 1s,
    loading - 4-6s,
    saving - 5-7s.

R4i Gold Kernel update to Wood R4i V1.58 on April 21th

Core:
- fatfs updated to 0.09b.

Compatibility:
- sound fixed after exit from gameyob.
- 'cooking mama world combo pack vol. 2 (europe)' fixed.

R4i specific:
- rts still in beta stage.
- improved rts state saving/loading.
- fixed bug that cause freeze after leaving rts menu in following games:
  rune factory - a fantasy harvest moon
  speed racer - the videogame
  final fantasy tactics a2 - grimoire of the rift nameless game, the soul bubbles
  rayman - raving rabbids - tv party
  flower, sun and rain - murder and mystery in paradise
  phantasy star 0
  fighting fantasy - the warlock of firetop mountain
  dragon quest ix - sentinels of the starry skies

R4i Gold Kernel update to wood R4i V1.57 on Mar 14th

Compatibility:
- 'pokemon hwaiteu 2 (korea)'.
- 'pokemon beullaeg 2 (korea)'.
- 'witches & vampires ghost pirates of asburry'.
- 'bratz - fashion boutique'.
- 'korg ds-10+ synthesizer limited edition (japan)'.

R4i Specific:
- rts still in beta stage.
- old rts saves not compatible with new version.
- improved video saving/loading.
- math core saved.
(Note:Normally It might take a while (5~15 seconds) during the save and load game...)

Wood R4i V1.56 kernel release for R4i Gold 3DS card on Dec 25th

WOOD R4 V1.56 Released,please download for your R4i GOLD card (for Both R4i Gold 3DS and R4i gold Non-3DS cards)...

Compatibility:
'apprends avec pokemon a la conquete du clavier (france)' fixed.

R4i Specific:
rts still in beta stage.
soft-reset in rts menu now works.
fixed sound trash after back from rts menu in many games.

Wood R4i Gold V1.55 kernel update on Dec 15th (r4ids.cn)

WOOD R4 V1.55 Released,please download for your R4i GOLD card (for Both R4i Gold 3DS and R4i gold Non-3DS cards)...

Change Log (WOODR4 V1.55)

RTS:
-RTS has been added into WOOD R4 V1.55.
RTS instructions:
The speed and the sector size of tf card decide the speed of RTS.
In order to make use of rts,you'd better format your tf card with sector size bigger than 8KB.
First of all, you need make rts on by clicking start menu and choose setting.
Just find "rts" and turn it on.
In the game, you need hot-softreset key and you can get rts menu.
(Note:Normally It might take a while (5~15 seconds) during the save and load game...)

R4i-Gold V1.66b kernel release on May 25th (r4i-gold.eu)

1. Support 3DS V5.1 firmware update.
2. Solved games:
6159 - FIFA Soccer 11(Usa)
6158 - Phil Taylors Power Play Darts (Europe)(En)
6157 - Jewel Quest Solitaire Trio (Europe)(En)
6156 - Transformers Dark of the Moon - Autobots (Europe)(En,Fr,Ge,It,Es)
6155 - Transformers Dark of the Moon - Decepticons (Europe)(En,Fr,Ge,It,Es)
6154 - Transformers Prime (Usa)
6111 - Pokemon - Black Version 2 (US)
XXXX - Suite Precure Melody Collection (JP)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Edition 2 (Kr)
XXXX - Pokemon - Black Version 2 (Kr)
XXXX - Pokemon - Schwarze Edition 2 (GE)
XXXX - Pokemon - Versione Nera 2 (IT)
XXXX - Pokemon - Edicion Negra 2 (SP)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Edition 2 (GE)
XXXX - Pokemon - Versione Bianca 2 (IT)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Version 2 (US)
XXXX - Pokemon - Edicion Blanca 2 (SP)

R4i-Gold V1.67b kernel update (r4i-gold.eu)

1. Support 3DS V6.1 firmware update.
2. Solved games:
6159 - FIFA Soccer 11(Usa)
6158 - Phil Taylors Power Play Darts (Europe)(En)
6157 - Jewel Quest Solitaire Trio (Europe)(En)
6156 - Transformers Dark of the Moon - Autobots (Europe)(En,Fr,Ge,It,Es)
6155 - Transformers Dark of the Moon - Decepticons (Europe)(En,Fr,Ge,It,Es)
6154 - Transformers Prime (Usa)
6111 - Pokemon - Black Version 2 (US)
XXXX - Suite Precure Melody Collection (JP)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Edition 2 (Kr)
XXXX - Pokemon - Black Version 2 (Kr)
XXXX - Pokemon - Schwarze Edition 2 (GE)
XXXX - Pokemon - Versione Nera 2 (IT)
XXXX - Pokemon - Edicion Negra 2 (SP)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Edition 2 (GE)
XXXX - Pokemon - Versione Bianca 2 (IT)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Version 2 (US)
XXXX - Pokemon - Edicion Blanca 2 (SP)

R4i-Gold V1.68b kernel updated (r4i-gold.eu)  08/10/2013

1. Support 3DS V6.20 firmware update(Only support 3DS cards marked with "v6.1")
2. Solved games:
6208 - The Smurfs 2(EU)
6204 - El Profesor Layton y la Llamada del Espectro(EU)
6017 - Jewel Match 2 (EU)
6182 - Toy Story 3 (EU)
6180 - Cars 2 (EU)
5570 - Midnight Mysteries - The Edgar Allan Poe Conspiracy (EU)

R4i-Gold V1.69b kernel update on 01/15/2014 (r4i-gold.eu)

1. support 3DS V7.1.0-15 firmware update.
2. Solved games:
6159 - FIFA Soccer 11(Usa)
6158 - Phil Taylors Power Play Darts (Europe)(En)
6157 - Jewel Quest Solitaire Trio (Europe)(En)
6156 - Transformers Dark of the Moon - Autobots (Europe)(En,Fr,Ge,It,Es)
6155 - Transformers Dark of the Moon - Decepticons (Europe)(En,Fr,Ge,It,Es)
6154 - Transformers Prime (Usa)
6111 - Pokemon - Black Version 2 (US)
XXXX - Suite Precure Melody Collection (JP)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Edition 2 (Kr)
XXXX - Pokemon - Black Version 2 (Kr)
XXXX - Pokemon - Schwarze Edition 2 (GE)
XXXX - Pokemon - Versione Nera 2 (IT)
XXXX - Pokemon - Edicion Negra 2 (SP)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Edition 2 (GE)
XXXX - Pokemon - Versione Bianca 2 (IT)
XXXX - Pokemon - White Version 2 (US)
XXXX - Pokemon - Edicion Blanca 2 (SP)

R4i Gold Pro V1.62 kernel released on Aug 10th

new game list:
Pokemon White Version (All Regions)
Pokemon Black Version (All Regions)
6170 - The Croods Prehistoric Party (E)
6169 - Zhu Zhu Babies (E)
6168 - The Croods Prehistoric Party (U)
6167 - Fifi and the Flowertots Fifis Garden Party (E)
6166 - Hidden Mysteries Salem Secrets (E)
6165 - Hidden Mysteries Vampire Secrets (E)
6164 - Mystery Stories Curse of the Ancient Spirits (E)
6163 - Midnight Mysteries The Edgar Allan Poe Conspiracy v1.1 (E)
6162 - Hotel Transylvania v1.1 (E)
6161 - Dora and Friends Pet Shelter (E)

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