Compressing VMU Saved Data

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AgentMomo
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Compressing VMU Saved Data

Post#1 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:32 pm

OK So I got the program that allows to compress data.

I only got 1 VMU , does the save larged file turn right into a Compressed File or does it end up having both

the compress and uncompressed at the same time which totally involves needing a 2nd VMU to move things around ?

Don't want to risk deleting my one NFL SEASON save

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deluxux
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Re: Compressing VMU Saved Data

Post#2 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:52 pm

I would not use that tool if you really want the data to be safe get a DreamShell Serial port SD reader and backup the saves to the PC.

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AgentMomo
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Re: Compressing VMU Saved Data

Post#3 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:04 pm

deluxux wrote:I would not use that tool if you really want the data to be safe get a DreamShell Serial port SD reader and backup the saves to the PC.

dreamshell.jpg


Yeah I'll finally have to get one , Buying VMUs just for Sport Season Data is costly. :mrgreen:

But in the mean time is their something I can do in the nature of what I just said or no ?

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deluxux
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Re: Compressing VMU Saved Data

Post#4 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:11 pm

Maybe using email from the Dreamcast.
Here is a post from Nz17 might be helpful.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=12423&start=10#p129376

AgentMomo
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Re: Compressing VMU Saved Data

Post#5 » Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:46 pm

Well I just found out yes SOURCE and TARGET VMU can be the same , just have enough space open 1st , so yeah compress and regular will be on the vmu at 1st before deleting one of them. So half my idea would be fine lol.

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