Changing SD Card: should I reinstall my CFW?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by rtur, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. rtur
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    Hello,

    I've got my O3DS running Luma3ds using the A9LH. I want to upgrade my SD card, I wanted to make sure I could just copy the content of my previous card to the new SD card and end up ok? Is there **any** brick possible if I do this?

    The new SD card will have a different size than the previous, which is why I have a small doubt.

    A side question, do you guys recommend FAT32 formatted 64+GB cards or some people reported problems and I should preferably stick with 32GB cards?

    Cheers,
    Arthur
     
  2. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    Backup the contents, format the bigger card to FAT32, place the contents of the older card onto the new one and it should all be okay. No brick risk whatsoever. If you don't have an emunand on the previous one, you got no worries
     
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  3. YourHero

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    Just back it up and dump it onto another SD card. No worries.

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  4. rtur
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    Alright, thanks for the information!
     
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  5. GCNMatt

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    Will it mess with preinstalled CIAs? Cuz my computer is only backing up about 4 gb off a full 8 gb card, the rest being CIAs.
     
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    Do you only 4GB of games installed? Because you need to copy all of the files to have your games.
     
  7. GCNMatt

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    Nevermind, went through with it and it worked perfectly, but yeah, the sd was out of space but when I copied its contents it only copied 4 gb worth. Weird.