arm9loaderhax vs IOSU

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  1. nooby89
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    When compared, which is best?
     


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    Errmmm... Arm9LoaderHax is for 3DS, whereas IOSU is for Wii U.

    You have the complete wrong end of the stick there, my friend...
     
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  3. Raylight

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    a9lh possibly because its a hardware relient hack. iosu is an exploit in the software that can be patched afaik.
     
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  4. nooby89
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    I know !
    But if we compare the two hack, which is the best ?
     
  5. Christian jensen

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    well since they are for 2 different systems you cant really compare them
     
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    Well I like arm9loaderhax, but then I also like IOSU. But which is better? There's only one way to find out:
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  7. nooby89
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    Logically, arm9loaderhax is the best because is a hax on the SysNAND.
    Because the IOSU hack is a RedNAND hack, am I right ?
     
  8. Christian jensen

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    again we cant really compare them. For one because there is no IOSU exploit out yet
     
  9. Raylight

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    A9lh is dependent on the user's unique Otp. iosu is universal and can be patched in an update afaik. so a9lh is more secure but im not sure about iosu
     
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    It's best to compare arm9 kernel with IOSU kernel.
    They both allow full access to the system... but what baffles me is why a vanilla 3DS on 11.1 only has userland home brew but the latest Wii U version has a kernel exploit to allow cheating and pirating... :unsure:
     
  11. astronautlevel

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    arm9loaderhax is also software, it's just extremely difficult, if not impossible, to patch once installed (you can patch installing it though)

    The closest thing to a hardware hack would be a bootrom exploit.
     
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    Both the iosu and a9lh is trash. #BootromMasterRace
     
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    It's worth considering 3DS is actually profitable for Nintendo and therefore merits them putting actual effort into preventing piracy, while the Wii U wasn't generating any revenue in the first place
     
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    Adding on to my previous message: IOSU exploit is like arm9exploit where it can be patched with firmware update (like MSET exploit or 9.2) but if the devs find a IOSUloaderhax in Wii U, then you can compare the hacks :tpi:
     
  15. Raylight

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    isnt the otp from the hardware?
     
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    Sort of, but the only thing we use the OTP for is encrypting the keystore.
     
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    ah i see
     
  18. guisadop

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    A9LH is better, because it actually exists
     
  19. astronautlevel

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    IOSUHax exists, it just hasn't been publicly released.
     
  20. Deck of Noobs

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    iirc otp dumping on wii u is possible, don't know which firmwares it works on tho