Cannot install RF or modified cias such as DQ8 uncensored...

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  1. Classicgamer
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    so I'm using a9lh, latest FBI (also tried other installers), Latest luma as of 3/1, system updated to 11.3 luma sysnand.
    Unmodified or freeshop installs go through normally.



    Using the same setup on a different console running reinand at 10.7 it installed RF or Modified cias like DQ8 uncensored just fine.



    What am I overlooking?
     


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    What is the error code you get? Most of the time I see this one:

    Failed to install cia file
    Result Code: 0xC960454B
    Level: Status (25)
    Summary: Internal (11)
    Module: FS (17)
    Desc: Bus Error / TWL partition invalid (331)

    Which is normally attributed to a faulty SD card. If you have a different error, double check you don't have the ticket installed and if so delete them.
     
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    The sd is a known good card so I should be good there.

    My error code is the same always:

    Failed to install cia file
    Result code: 0xD8E0806A
    Level: Permanent (27)
    Summary: Invalid argument (7)
    Module: AM (32)
    Desc: Cert signature or hash check failed (106)
     
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    Then it's a bad CIA. It says so right there in the error.... Where are you getting them from?

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    Contrary to popular belief, files can get corrupted in a number of ways. The file itself is bad, it didn't download properly (dropped packets), it didn't transfer properly (don't use an FTP to transfer large CIAs to the SD card, use network install instead), the medium R/W speed is low, the medium is corrupted etc etc...... If I were you I would find the CIA from somewhere else and try again.

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    Also, I'd like to add that "should be" isn't always equivalent to "is". Not like it would hurt to verify the integrity of the card.
     
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    Great advice!

    It's just that the card was just used in the previous n3ds and just installed the dq8 uncensored file just fine.

    In prep for the dual ips Zelda editions arrival i sourced a lot of region free files. Anything that is not RF or modified like the uncensored file install just fine.

    I copied over directly using sd card reader. I don't think the medium r/w speed is an issue since the card works normally with non-RF or modified cias. It's a 128gb sandisk class 10.

    I'd like to try FBI 1.4.17 but can't find it anymore or compile it myself...

    The only differance from the old console is switching from rei 10.7 to Luma 11.3.
     
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    Which version are you using? I've stuck with V2.4.2 since it released and haven't updated since cause I still like to use the old network install with socketpunch. I know boop does the same thing on newer versions but I don't like the updates. Meh. So I've got that version if you want and possibly a really really old version too from when I first installed A9LH in March 2016. Not sure what version it is unless I install it though Lol

    Also, I heard a lot of large SD cards have issues when they have more than 99GB of free space, as well as having issues with GBA VC games when the cluster size isn't 64kb. Either way though, just seems like a bad CIA file in general. I'd just find it again somewhere else. I have way better luck using chaos vs the other one.
     
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    Yes I'm using 2.4.2. The card had 22gb/119gb free so I was good there.

    because of the large amount of files. I would select install and delete individually.

    I'd like to try your older version of FBI if possible.

    The card is formatted to 32k clusters. How does it affect GBA? So far out of 80 custom GBA I've tried 2/3 and they booted and ran fine.

    I'll get the file again. It's from that other one side you mentioned and is the same file that verified installed and played from other console.

    I'm just wondering if Luma has an issue or if FBI 2.4.2 is checking custom or rf files and stopping install.
     
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    If they run fine, then it's not an issue just something I've seen as a common occurrence to I felt like mentioning it in passing. This is the oldest version that I have. I didn't try to install it so I have no idea what version it is, but I know it's from last summer. Here is the file, just change the extension to ".cia" it's not a zip file, I only changed the container so it would upload.
     

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    Thanks- it was 2.4.2 and the same error occurred.

    I replaced the file and the same error occurred.

    I attempted to run luma update and the system states and error has occurred- please restart system. I don't know if that's related.

    Sigh...
     
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    My bad, I have a few more actually but I'll check them myself. I know I've got an older on somewhere Lol.

    Well the luma updater takes you to the latest nightly build which are always prone to bugs, so just go back to the stable 6.6 and you'll be good.
     
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    I currently have 6.6 installed. I'm waiting on an install before I can try a nightly/hourly and retry dq8 uncensored/orchestra restoration.

    I think I'm missing lumaupdator.cfg but I need to wait for my 3ds to wrap up its current task.
     
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    Well still no installation on the latest nightly... I really am at a loss here.. this file installs on another 3ds just fine. what should I try next?
     
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    Hmm to be completely honest, I'm not sure what else you could try specifically. If I were you though, I would first try to update again. Then try to update in recovery mode, then I would backup my saves and format my sysnand, then I would restore a NAND backup. If none of that worked, I would probably download another CIA manager such as NASA or BBM, and see if the file installs with those. If it does, then I would dump HS.app again, and re-inject FBI. If the other installers don't work as well, then I would format my SD card, check the integrity and reset the cluster size. If none of that works, then I really have no idea. :(
     
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    For now I just installed the non-modified version and moved on. I will dive into it more after botw dies down a bit! Got the switch at midnight and had 1hr sleep LoL
     
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    well still having woes here...90% of downloaded CIA are "bad" even though people state they work in their respective threads..

    Is there a setting in Luma or something? Or an alternative to luma that will boot on 11.3?

    I can't compile reinand and it has 11.3 support in the latest commmit so in order to try reinand 5.0 I'm guessing I'd have to dump ticket and title database, restore my 11.2 backup, restore tickets/title database and then try reinand?

    I tried using *.3ds and converted to CIA and still have the same error...
     
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    Do you have the dev options enabled in Luma? ( You shouldn't)
     
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    That's an idea, however, it might have been my micro sd card. It's been around since 2014 heavily used as emunand prior to my new system. I'm trying a different card again.
     
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    Well yeah you can always use a different CFW but I highly doubt that's your problem when the one you're using is tried and true. Really seems like a bad SD card to me...... especially since they install fine on your other DS, I doubt you're using the same SD card for both.

    SD cards tend to get corrupted sectors fairly easily because people NEVER eject them, they just pull them right out of the PC which is the equivalent to removing a game while it's saving. So do that enough and eventually it will stop being readable entirely.
     
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    Well I'm a fan of ejecting and not pulling out...(LoL)

    It is the same card- that's why I was so confused! I literally pulled it out of 3ds, reformatted w/ guiformat and started fresh on the n3ds - Installed a9lh and everything and pulled nand backups out of it and everything.

    I loaded up from that other eshop just fine too...but as soon as I put on stuff from the pc->msd FBI rejected them.

    I decided to try going back to 11.2 and when hourglass9 said my nand backup is corrupted - in nearly fainted! I copied my nand backup off this msd earlier to pc and when I put it on a different msd it thankfully passed the sha check and installed, however, going back to 11.2 didn't fix anything. Turns out the cias I sourced were ok but file integrity was lost during transfer to msd from pc.

    I grabbed my Wii U 128gb msd and loaded it up. So far so good! Installs are going through now!

    I ran the old msd through that recommended program from 3ds.guide to check card integrity and it errors out after ~1700mb of testing, twice. So into the trash it goes!

    And to be honest my msd reader has been acting up and randomly disconnecting without me touching it. In retrospect it was causing disconnections during writes and likely killed the card.

    Hopefully my experience here will help others down the line! Thanks for all help!
     
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