Are all current CFW's only temporary...

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Bonny, May 19, 2015.

  1. Bonny
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    ... and have to be triggered each time the console starts, or are some permanent? And is CN always needed to install them? :wtf:
     
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    All 3ds hacks need to be triggered upon system reboot. It takes less then 30 seconds so it's not a big deal.

    Edit: The newest 3ds custom firmware is VERY similar to launching a usb loader from the homebrew channel on a Wii.
     
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    Yes, and usually yes. The 3DS cannot be exploited at boot because it does proper signature checks on things, so we can't modify the firm on NAND. However once we're dealing with stuff we can change, like firmlaunch, we can manipulate the firmware to our liking without having to worry about the bootrom. The bootrom hasn't (to the public's knowledge) been dumped, so we don't know if it's exploitable entirely or not, and we don't know how to avoid signature checks aside from somehow signing our own content.
     
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    Thanks for the help!

    Whats the Name of this CFW? Does it Need CN, or does a modified OoT cart or GW cart the trick?
     
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    Onle CN.. what a shame. Maybe it supports other launching methods in the future. :toot:
     
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