Question Convince me to switch from SX OS to another CFW

Discussion in 'Switch - Backup Loaders & Modchips' started by TimeMaster, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. TimeMaster
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    I've been using SX OS for quite a while now and its the only thing I use. This console is a banned console so online doesn't matter to me it's just offlines games is all I run and play. I'd like to see if some people in this forum could convince me to switch from SX OS to another cfw, and why?
     
  2. NeoSlyde

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    For now SX OS doesn’t support LFS in 6.0.0
     
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  3. Kubas_inko

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    Custom kips/sys modules. Open source. Free (which does not matter for you). Constantly updated. Updated loayerdFS (for now).
    But if you are happy with SX OS, you probably won't ever need to switch.
     
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  4. NeoSlyde

    NeoSlyde Let us start the game

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    It’s not like SX OS isn’t constantly updated.
    I’m pretty sure open source doesn’t matter for a normie like you, why do you even come up with it?
     
  5. Kubas_inko

    Kubas_inko "Something funny goes here."

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    It's updated once in a while when enough good stuff is already released, so they can put it to another update.
    Open source = anyone can do whatever they want. it does not rely on 1 person/company to do everything. So company/person gone, updates gone. But with open source, someone can continue their work.
     
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  6. Draxzelex

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    Cons of SX OS by itself:
    -Cannot run ChoiDujourNX to update system firmware (which is useful for CDN banned consoles)
    -Cannot restore/backup the NAND
    -Title installer has a chance to corrupt .NSP files that are installed
    -Cannot install custom/homebrew .NSP files
    -LayeredFS is currently broken on Firmware 6.0 with V1.9 and below
    -Does not display the status of AutoRCM like Hekate or briccmii
    -Stealth mode is sometimes enabled by itself (?)

    Pros of SX OS by itself:
    -raw .XCI loading

    Convenience is a subjective matter that will vary from person to person and the fact that numerous threads are created asking basic questions about the CFW by itself means that this is not an advantage.
     
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    Apart from some shitty homebrew, you're not missing much. This is about the SX OS though, and not the Pro, if you had the pro..then..literally the free shit you can get anyways.
     
  8. comput3rus3r

    comput3rus3r GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well first of all when you use other CFW you have the right to get pissed off every time TX steals new features.
    Secondly you can feel good about yourself knowing you don't support a company that steals open source code while you play pirated games.
    Lastly it's a fun challenge trying to figure out what files to use and when they get updated and having to come in here to ask questions because you can't figure out why some game is crashing etc..
     
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  9. NeoSlyde

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    Okay, you have a point.
     
  10. Mystman

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    After all the info above.... I can say that:

    - If you dont need Homebrew, and you have more games that you have time to play with... keep SX OS, why waste time looking for another CFW if you wont use any other feature you already have.
    - If you need to update the Switch... get latest CFW that can update it, update it and go back to SX OS if it supports the new version and since you're familiar with it.
    - If one day they stop SX OS updates and/or you think you need features from another CFW, go for the CFW with more features.

    SX OS is no bad, and it is user friendly. And if you bought it, just use it.

    And all the cry about stolen codes, ignore it, won't change a thing for you. (If you post code that is usefull for something that is not legal, whoever makes it wont bother to "use/steal" it at all. And you already know that before you post it, so the cry is just for "attention/credit".)
     
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