GBA Bios Transfer

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  • #3247
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    Trying to play/use GBA through Retropie
    I have found several of what look to be the same file, gba_bios.bin that I have downloaded off of the internet. gpSP wants it named gba_bios.bin and it should be 16k in size. It is 16k in size in windows but when I use WinSCP to transfer the file over to the SD card it ends up as 0 bytes. I have tried Default, Text and Binary transfer types and it still ends up as 0 bytes. Any suggestions?

    #3248
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    I transferred the exact same file last night with no issues, but I was using a mac and transferring via FTP. I know it’s extreme but have you tried putting the SD card into a card reader and directly connecting it to your PC for the transfer? I know it’s not ideal but should work.

    If that fails, you’ve got an issue with the file I’d presume.

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    #3296
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    I was able to get the bios transferred by putting the card in a windows machine and copying the bios file to the boot (fat) partition. I then moved it via command line after it booted and now my GBA emulator works.

    #6626
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    i had the same issue with FileZilla on my windows.

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