Re: splitting 24mb roms to work on mgd2??? help!!

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This message was posted by The Dumper, posted on July 29, 2001 at 23:38:59 coming from 216.127.80
This message is a reply to splitting 24mb roms to work on mgd2??? help!! posted from acem77 posted at July 29, 2001 at 17:14:10
> i am trying to get mega drive ver of cotton to run on my mgd2 but i have no luck. the game is 24mb i found a program that will split it up 3 time.
> 2 1mb files and one 512kb file.
> i tried to load them no luck.
> i have gotten many 4,8,16,32 mb games to work with it just not the odd sized
> roms 24 mb. any one get any 24mb roms working?? if so please tell me i would be very thankful if you shared the info with me.
> i have wasted a lot of time trying
> and will go crazy soon if i dont find out how. i know it can be done the mgd2 cart has a 32mb 24mb switch on the side

I don't know anything about the "right way" to do it but if your system will play 32Mb games you could just convert your 24Mb ROMs to 32Mb ROMs and it should work. Do this by copying the last 8Mb of data (watch for header alignment) to fill to 32Mb and then adjust the size parameter in the header to show 32Mb.

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