Official SaltFW - "Slim Alternative Firmware"

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Shadowhand, Apr 18, 2016.

Apr 18, 2016
  1. Crystal the Glaceon

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    That issue no longer applies anymore. You can update from whatever version of A9LH you are on now to the current. The branch issue is a super old issue and has been fixed for months.
     
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    Alright, I wasnt 100% if my cased shared the same problem as MelonGx's. Thanks for the replay.
     
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    The issue was really old and was an issue back when you had to compile your own launcher. A lot has changed since those days
     
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    Thanks shadownand, if I use this build with 3DSafeARM9 (forked from shadownand) does this offer the same protection Luma does, i.e. can update through system settings, retain A9LH?

    Sorry for the redundant questions...
     
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    I'm not sure about 3DSafeARM9. As long as you're running Luma on top of it, you should be fine.
     
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    Yes, I was indeed able to upgrade to 11.3 with Luma.
    Was hoping to give your cfw a go, just not sure if it protects firm1&firm0.
     
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    SaltFW does protect Firms. It does everything Luma does, except for emunand and config, and splashes at the moment.
     
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    thank you. So why are you unsure about 3DSafe? Just curious:) Where do you think it could fall short?

    Sent from my SM-G935W8 using Tapatalk
     
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    I didn't write 3DSafe, and I didn't check the source. 3DSafe isn't mine.
     
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    Thanks, okay, so I should be okay than... I guess its unlikely for 3DSafe to undo protections you've put in place with your cfw? At least I hope not..

    Sorry man! I really like the 3DSafe arm9, it's too bad it got dumped.. Its forked from shadownand, think you may try to re-invent its functionality in the future? I know your busy.

    https://github.com/maorninja/3DSafe
    Looks like it was forked on; Jun 30, 2016
     
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    I'm against the "PIN IN NAND" thing, it's very easy to brick that way, and I won't be a part of that. There's a reason why ShadowNAND comes with 2 stage2s instead of just 1.
     
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    good to know!
     
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    I hardbricked my N3DS yesterday to a freak accident (don't even know what went wrong), and I don't have the resources to get it fixed. With the addition of very busy real life, I think it's time for me to say good bye to the scene as a developer. If anybody wants to continue SaltFW, PM me and we can work something out.

    Thank you for all the support.
     
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    If you want to shoot me a PM, I might be able to help troubleshoot (if you are interested.) I've seen many a "brick" that just turned out to be a loose part or something simple.
     
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    If you live local I'll be more then happy to unbrick it using a temp hardmod as long as you can provide the nand file.
     
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    I'm 100% sure it's a brick as I tried taking out SD and tried DPAD_DOWN etc. Nothing worked.

    Sadly I don't live in UK right now, so it's not possible :/ Maybe in the future I'll take you up on your offer though.
     

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