A9LH vs Gateway A9LH

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  1. smsmiguel
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    Hi, there's any difference between A9LH and Gateway A9LH? It´s easier to install with a Gateway, but you can do all the things with that (like CFW, multi region, etc) or it´s a limited A9LH only for the flashcard?
     
  2. ishygdaft

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    If you use gateway's solution your 3ds is married to your card, meaning you can't use it without it. Don't limit yourself and use the proper method. You can still boot right into gateway with a few tricks. Also no Luma, payload chaining, etc. It doesn't offer firm protection ether meaning if you update sysnand with gateway's solution you'll be SOL.
     
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    Also, didn't GW A9LH skip important stuff?
     
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    yea its not unbricking new 3ds
     
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    I think it lacks a lot of the checks and downgrading sysnand directly forgos the safety of a tested and verified emunand.

    @fikatr Oh god it doesn't unbrick?
     
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    Also, GW A9LH setup is pretty dangerous to do, due lot of security stuff skip, unlike the plailect guide. Just follow the plailect guide, and use this or this to run your GW. Also, don't accidentaly update your nand by mistake since the GW does not block updates!
     
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    It's technically not fully married to the red card. You just need a clean (non-gw-a9lh) 9.2 sysnand backup to remove it. But we all know that half the people around here seem to run military type deletion software because NAND backups take up too much god damn space.

    Funny I have like 100GB worth of NAND Backups, for about 14 systems. Only 5 of those systems I actually own and use. The rest are friends and family.

    But anyways, even with that, GW-A9LH is very very locked down. Even if you want GW-A9LH. At least wait for it to get out of it's "Private Beta" status, and for them to release a polished installer, and not their current shitty one that likes to skip a lot of safety steps and that sometimes errors out.

    Also, if you go down the GW-A9LH route and something goes wrong, don't be surprised if no one around here helps you. As no one around here is recommending GW-A9LH because of all it's drawbacks and because of how dangerous the current GW-A9LH Installer is.
     
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    Their public private beta, yeah. lel
     
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    That's what the quotation marks are their for. ;)
     
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    @Temptress Cerise I know that feel, I have around 70 gigs of backed up stuff, and I have that backed up on 3 separate drives. 8 systems, all named by console type and date of back up.
    Saved my ass more then once too.
     
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    Haha, I haven't had a need for them, but I keep them, and their my friends, and the ones that are mine, well, their mine! So I don't see the big deal in getting rid of them.

    But I don't get why other users are so hung about just like 1 or 2gbs worth of backups. Even if you just keep 1, at least keep the clean 9.2 SysNAND backup. ZIP that sucker up and store it on GDRIVE or Mega, or One Drive Cloud! or something! But, some users just like deleting the shyt out of all their backups for some odd reason.

    But anyways, back on topic. If you decide to ignore the warning against using GW-A9LH, at least keep a clean 9.2 SysNAND backup. Just at least do that.
     
  13. evandixon

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    Don't forget, Gateway's a9lh installer is still a "private" beta, meaning it's not intended for public use yet. Regardless of whether or not they fix its flaws before the next release, you should avoid using it for that reason.
     
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    Gatefate to gatewait