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Updated raspiadvrw (rpa command) to 1.12.0


  • Package included multiboot command. Once installed you can also use multiboot.
  • It corresponds to the new type CUBIC STYLE flash cartridge.
  • Fixed console message.


How to install (update)

$ wget
$ sudo dpkg -i raspiadvrw.deb


How to use the multi-boot command

  1. Please connect the expansion board and the GBA with a communication cable (such as all wiring cable).
  2. Activate the GBA main unit and place it in a standby state. (To start up the main unit with the cartridge inserted, press the start button + select button at startup)
  3. Transfer the gba file created for multi-boot to the GBA.

$ sudo multiboot game_mb.gba


Dump the GBA BIOS using Multiboot.

I created a program to dump the GBA BIOS using the Raspberry Pi Advance Expansion Board.

As it is now, the tool that can be sucked out is gone, so please use it if you want to suck out yourself.



I use the multiboot program of akkera102 and the example of DebkitPro.


How to use


  1. Connect communication port of expansion board and communication port of GBA main unit with communication cable (for GB pocket etc.)
  2. Start GBA with no cartridge inserted

$ git clone

$ cd biosdump_rpa

$ sudo ./biosdump

Waiting for GBA…
Sending header.
Getting encryption and crc seeds.
Seeds: d4, 95, ffffc5d1
Waiting for checksum…
Gba: f157, Cal: f157
Boot Done.
Comm connect start…
Connect success!
Recieve start…


recive finish!

4. It is stored in the biosdump_rpa directory under the file name GBA.BIOS


Update raspiadvrw (v1.11.0)

Updated raspiadvrw (rpa) of the software for Raspie expansion board to 1.1.0 1.11.0!

How to install (update)
Execute the following command from the console.
$ wget
$ sudo dpkg -i raspiadvrw.deb

How to operate the backup memory

Read saved save data from backup memory of cartridge
$ sudo rpa -s -r game1.sav

Write save data to the backup memory of the cartridge
$ sudo rpa -s-w game2.sav


devkitPro for Raspberry Pi

Debian package for using devkitPro with Raspberry Pi.
It can be installed easily.
Development of GBA, NDS can be started soon!
If you have a RasPiAdvance expansion board, you can write the built ROM to the cartridge.


  • Install
  1. Download the deb file from the following and save it in an arbitrary directory.
  2. In Shell, cd to the saved directory.
  3. Execute the following command at shell.

$ dpkg -i devkitPro_r50-raspberry_pi-linux.deb


  • Download


Compressed only : devkitPro_r50-raspberry_pi-linux.tar.gz


  • devkitPro Version

$ arm-none-eabi-gcc -v
Using built-in specs.
Target: arm-none-eabi
Configured with: ../../gcc-8.2.0/configure –enable-languages=c,c++,objc,lto –with-gnu-as –with-gnu-ld –with-gcc –with-march=armv4t –enable-cxx-flags=-ffunction-sections –disable-libstdcxx-verbose –enable-poison-system-directories –enable-interwork –enable-multilib –enable-threads –disable-win32-registry –disable-nls –disable-debug –disable-libmudflap –disable-libssp –disable-libgomp –disable-libstdcxx-pch –enable-libstdcxx-time=yes –enable-libstdcxx-filesystem-ts –target=arm-none-eabi –with-newlib –with-headers=../../newlib-3.0.0/newlib/libc/include –prefix=/usr/local/devkitPro/devkitARM –enable-lto –with-system-zlib –with-bugurl= –with-pkgversion=’devkitARM release 50′ –build=armv7l-unknown-linux-gnu
Thread model: single
gcc version 8.2.0 (devkitARM release 50)


  • Old revision




Game Boy Advent Calendar 2017 ということで、クリスマスだし昔のGBA開発ネタを公開してみることにしました。


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