Any reason to stay on 4.1.0?

Discussion in 'Switch - Backup Loaders & Modchips' started by moonface77, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. moonface77
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    Still on 4.0.1. which my switch came with. Is there any reason not to update if SX OS is compatible with any firmware? If not, what is the best way to safely update?
     
  2. lufeig

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    choidujournx
     
  3. Lacius

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    The only reasons to stay on a low system version is for future exploits that are more convenient than RCM. Other than that, there is no reason to stay on 4.0.1. You can also update without burning fuses using choidujournx, allowing you to downgrade.
     
  4. Dothackjhe

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    Go for firmware 5.1.0 at least for better ExFAT compatibility.
     
  5. Garou

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    really?
    never heard of any differences for exfat driver between different firmwares
    you have any source?
     
  6. moonface77
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    I will try choidujournx, but if I don't care about online, then can I stay on 4.1.0 and play games requiring higher firmware by disabling or bypassing the update?
     
  7. Garou

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    new games still won't run even if you install using ignore firmware
     
  8. Rushhour77

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    If you dont mind using jig or autorcm and an injector on the occasional reboot, just update to latest 6.1.0
    I did it and game compatibility is best now.
    Also about exfat, not sure you should use it. My experience with exfat is that after some time games got corrupted on the sd card. Not sure if exfat is the cause, but its a suspect.
    Now i just use fat32 and use Tinfoil USB transfer to put files on SD card. So even less reboots for me now bcs i dont need to takeout the sd card.
     
  9. Dothackjhe

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    I think I recall Rei, developer of ReiNX, claiming that it's on the Switch's side why some micro-SD Cards gets corrupted when formatted to ExFAT. I cannot recall the statement exactly, but the thought is that the Switch past firmware 5.1.0 is faulty towards ExFAT micro-SD Cards.
     
    Last edited by Dothackjhe, Nov 15, 2018 at 12:24 PM
  10. Draxzelex

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    exFAT is not a firmware-specific problem; corruption is due to Nintendo's sloppy implementation of exFAT. No firmware has more or less corruption than any other aside from 1.0 which does not support exFAT.
     
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  11. Rushhour77

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    So its fat32 is a more stable solution CFW on the switch i guess?
     
  12. Draxzelex

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    Yes since we can now do everything with FAT32 except restore the NAND.
     
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