(Could this be possible ?) FTP Server while running apps ?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Exavold, Oct 25, 2016.

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  1. Exavold
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    Hello everyone , I'm using FTP apps/homebrew a lot (because I hate taking in and out my SD card all the time) and I was wondering if it would be possible to have a FTP server running while using games/apps ?

    (I do realise that this is probably really hard to do , and maybe even impossible but I still wanted to know what are your thoughts on this idea)

    Thanks for reading :)
     
  2. Uziskull

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    I don't think that's possible, since it would require two apps being open at the same time (FTP client and whatever you're running), unless you specifically made an app that does other things while keeping a FTP connection established.
    But even if it was possible, what could be the advantage in doing that?
     
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    I'm afraid it's impossible, simply because the console isn't intended to be used multitasking, and it isn't powerful enough to keep up.
     
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  5. xtheman

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    This might be too much for the console but in theory you could have an ntr plugin for the homemenu that can start FTP but that might not even be possible.
     
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  6. Uziskull

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    You misunderstood me. I read that you used it a ton, but my question was why would you want to run both things at the same time?
    The only advantage I can think of is having something to do while transferring large files, but do you really have that many large file transfers to do daily? Also, if it was possible, multitasking would slow down the whole FTP operation, surely.
     
  7. Exavold
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    Not really , it's just small files (VC CIAs , ROMs for emus etc ...)

    I get your point though.
     
  8. xtheman

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    Why not use fbi to install and transfer and ftp app to transfer roms? The ftp app would have to be open even if you use ntr
     
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  9. Ericjwg

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    that's too much for a 3ds.....
     
  10. evandixon

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    If we can capture video on a New 3DS over Wi-Fi, I think it'd be reasonable to see an FTP service that ran in the background. The source of NTR might be needed for it to actually happen, though. That, or someone who's very dedicated.
     
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    but the new 3DS has additional hardware related to video encoding which is used to enable the video capture.
     
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    It also uses a huge chunk of ARM11 time. Try streaming with the clock speed turned up, and see what happens.
     
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    melee hell
  14. evandixon

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    That's the source for BootNTR. NTR CFW (ntr.bin) is closed source.