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So I currently own a 2ds and a 3ds. Installed cfw such as Luma, b9s, and godmode9 on the 3ds, but then decided that I would use the 2ds more so I system transferred data from the 3ds to the 2ds. Everything is fine for the 2ds, but now my 3ds won't boot up unless I use the sd card that has the cfw on it. Any help on how to fix it?
 

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First, what happens when you boot without an SD card? I assume the blue light comes on and then immediately turns off.

You need to copy the Luma3DS boot.firm from your SD card to your CTRNAND.
 

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First, what happens when you boot without an SD card? I assume the blue light comes on and then immediately turns off.

You need to copy the Luma3DS boot.firm from your SD card to your CTRNAND.
I tried that and it didn't work, I'll try again and notify if it helped or not
 

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Yeah, that's what's happening. So I checked right now and I have boot firm in the sd root but not in the Luma folder, is that why me copying it and pasting into CTRNAND didn't work?
It doesn't need to be in the luma folder. It needs to be in the root of your CTRNAND. You can copy/paste it into your CTRNAND using GodMode9.
 

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It doesn't need to be in the luma folder. It needs to be in the root of your CTRNAND. You can copy/paste it into your CTRNAND using GodMode9.
Okay I did that before and it did boot up using another SD but then when I powered it off and turned it back on it wouldn't, I'll attempt it right now and say the results.

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Yep, it didn't work, now I can again only turn it on using the sd card with cfw on it.

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Okay I did that before and it did boot up using another SD but then when I powered it off and turned it back on it wouldn't, I'll attempt it right now and say the results.

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Yep, it didn't work, now I can again only turn it on using the sd card with cfw on it.
Any solutions?

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Okay I did that before and it did boot up using another SD but then when I powered it off and turned it back on it wouldn't, I'll attempt it right now and say the results.

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Yep, it didn't work, now I can again only turn it on using the sd card with cfw on it.

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Any solutions?
Sorry for repeated double posts, but just to add it can turn on without an SD and the cfw SD, just not the one I want to be in the 3ds
 

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Okay I did that before and it did boot up using another SD but then when I powered it off and turned it back on it wouldn't, I'll attempt it right now and say the results.

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Yep, it didn't work, now I can again only turn it on using the sd card with cfw on it.

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Any solutions?

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Sorry for repeated double posts, but just to add it can turn on without an SD and the cfw SD, just not the one I want to be in the 3ds
If the problem is the SD card, then you need to make sure you have the correct boot.firm on the root of the SD card. If the light is immediately turning off on boot, then either it's an incompatible boot.firm or it can't read the SD properly. If replacing the boot.firm doesn't work (actually delete it and replace it on the root of your SD card), reformat the SD card properly and try again.
 
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If the problem is the SD card, then you need to make sure you have the correct boot.firm on the root of the SD card. If the light is immediately turning off on boot, then either it's an incompatible boot.firm or it can't read the SD properly. If replacing the boot.firm doesn't work (actually delete it and replace it on the root of your SD card), reformat the SD card properly and try again.
Alright
 

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If the problem is the SD card, then you need to make sure you have the correct boot.firm on the root of the SD card. If the light is immediately turning off on boot, then either it's an incompatible boot.firm or it can't read the SD properly. If replacing the boot.firm doesn't work (actually delete it and replace it on the root of your SD card), reformat the SD card properly and try again.
Alright it worked, thank you so much!
 
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