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by Mahn
Tue May 12, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Other Retro Dev
Topic: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)
Replies: 225
Views: 188727

Re: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)

Aha, I think I understand now. See, I was under the impression that the firmware setting was a hard switch, so I was surprised to see that "wifiboot" could connect just fine with the setting off. I didn't occur to me that this was a software flag that the actual software may or may not pay attention...
by Mahn
Mon May 11, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Other Retro Dev
Topic: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)
Replies: 225
Views: 188727

Re: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)

I am having troubles to imagine that somebody has actually measured the power consumption or battery time, did somebody really do that? Measuring the wifi power consumption is rather impossible without desoldering the wifii unit, but yes, measuring the overall console power consumption or battery s...
by Mahn
Sun May 10, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Other Retro Dev
Topic: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)
Replies: 225
Views: 188727

Re: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)

Or is the power consumption higher than usual despite of not using wifi? That's basically it. The wireless chip draws a small amount of power just for "being alive", even if it's sitting there doing nothing. The impact is not enormous, but it does mean the battery lasts a little less per charge if ...
by Mahn
Sat May 09, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Other Retro Dev
Topic: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)
Replies: 225
Views: 188727

Re: DSi unlaunch (bootcode exploit)

As of 1.9 it's impossible to disable WiFi. Even if the setting is off in system settings, Unlaunch will always force it on on boot.