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DSTT V1.18 - Official DSTT Kernel (www.ndstt.com) VS Unofficial TTMenu V6.42

Posted on 19th Dec 2010 @ 6:08 PM

NDSTT.COM updated its official DSTT kernel - DSTT TTMenu V1.18 on Dec 15th, 2010. This official TTMenu kernel finally came to us after one year long. This DSTT V1.18 can be used for both DSTT and DSTTi cards.

ant.jpg  DSTT V1.18 can be downloaded from http://www.ndstt.com/download.html or from our TTi DSTT Kernel page.

What's updated for this newest official TT kernel ? NDSTT.com has not given any discription about it. And DSTT users may notice that unofficial DSTT YSMenu V6.42 was available on Dec 14th, 2010.

R4Wood.com now just make a simple comparison between these two DSTT Kernel - DS Game ROMs compatibility.

DSTT Kernel Compatibility

We tested 11 latest DS Game ROMs by these two kernel - DSTT V1.18 and DSTT YSMenu V6.42. At the testing process, we also tried to run eNDryptS Advanced 1.2 for both kernel.

Test Equipment

  • Nintendo DS Lite ( UKF12874090 )
  • Kingston MicroSD 4G SDHC Memory Card
  • PanasonicSDFormmater with Windows XP SP3
  • DSTTi (254201CD 0F0B07DA)
  • DSTT Kernel: DSTT V1.18, YSMenu V6.42
  • eNDryptS Advanced 1.2

Game ROMs tested

  • 5316 - New Carnival Funfair Games(E).nds
  • 5336 - Super Robot Taisen L (Japan).nds
  • 5355 - Hidden Mysteries Titanic(Eu).nds
  • 5360 – Call of Duty Black Ops(Usa).nds
  • 5364 - Tron_Evolution_(E).nds
  • 5367 - Golden Sun Dark Dawn (Usa).nds
  • 5369 - Sonic Colors(USA).nds
  • 5388 - Do-Konjou Shougakussei Bon Bita (Japan).nds
  • 5395 - Camp Rock The Final Jam (Europe).nds
  • 5397 - Phineas and Ferb Ride Again (Europe).nds
  • 5415 - Playmobil  Top Agents (Eu).nds

Test Result

Game ROMs
DSTT V1.18
V1.18 + 1.2
YS V6.42
YSV6.42 + 1.2
5316
  v
White Screen   v
White Screen 
5336
  v White Screen
  v White Screen
5355
  v White Screen   v White Screen
5360
  v White Screen
  v White Screen
5364
White Screen Load Error
White Screen
  v
5367
  v
White Screen
  v
White Screen
5369
  v
White Screen
  v
White Screen
5388
  v
White Screen
  v White Screen
5395
White Screen
  v
White Screen
  v
5397
White Screen
  v
White Screen
  v
5415
  v
White Screen
  v
White Screen

Note: "V1.18+1.2" refer to testing games after running eNDryptS Advanced 1.2 with Kernel DSTT V1.18, so does "YSV6.42+1.2". "V" - Work fine.

Conclusion

DSTT V1.18 and DSTT YSMenu V6.42 are of the same compatibility to these DS Game ROMs. Let's wait for the more frequent DSTT Kernel update now.

DSTT Kernel Update Related

DSTT YSMenu V6.49
DSTT YSMenu V6.46 Update    (01-18-2011)
DSTT Kernel V6.43 update    (12-21-2010)
DSTT V1.18 Update                 (12-15-2010)
DSTT Kernel V6.42 update    (12-14-2010)
DSTT Kernel V6.41 update    (12-07-2010)