Did the 2.1 downgrade for OTP work for you?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Audioboxer, Feb 17, 2016.

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Work okay?

  1. Yes - N3DS

    70 vote(s)
    35.2%
  2. Yes - O3DS

    54 vote(s)
    27.1%
  3. No - N3DS

    5 vote(s)
    2.5%
  4. No - O3DS

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. I'll do it when it's safer/easier

    70 vote(s)
    35.2%
  1. Audioboxer
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    Audioboxer GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Just a quick poll for some stat collecting as everyone gets scared about another trip to downgrade island. While this is no doubt risky as hell currently, some results may calm the mind.

    Guide here - https://gbatemp.net/threads/otp-guide.415140/

    Thanks to @Plailect and all the devs that do the actual hard work.

    I'll start with yes, N3DS

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  2. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

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    Just looked it over and it's for the most part the same way we've been doing it for a few months now
     
  3. Audioboxer
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    Audioboxer GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    The N3DS emunand hex editing was a little scary. May well have been what's been going on for months but I hadn't seen a method like that till I read the OTP guide.
     
  4. aos10

    aos10 look at me,shitposting about GW,i am so cool

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    did you downgrade without hardmode?
     
  5. Aurora Wright

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    Yup. N3DS, no hardmod (so I was incredibly careful and did all the checks that I was capable of).
     
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    Yeah I done it without a hardmod.
     
  7. aos10

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    shit , i may do it

    but , what the reason to downgrade to 2.1 ?
     
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  8. Bubsy Bobcat

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    2.1 on a New 3DS!? Does that break the super stable 3D?
     
  9. yacepi15

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    In 2.1 and lower,Nintendo maked the OTP accessible by mistake. It was fixed in 3.0 firmware. In emuNAND will not work because it boots first in sysNAND even using MenuHax and the lock its activated.
    PS: The difficulty doesnt matter to me,the only thing i want its safety.
     
  10. Audioboxer
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    Audioboxer GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    To get your OTP file. However as I've discovered tonight unless you know your shit with programming and the dev scene, the file is pretty much useless to normal end users like me.

    If serious, it sure does lol. 3D is completely broken. We do not stay on 2.1 though, after getting the OTP file, it's back to 9.2 via sysnand restore.
     
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  11. Nintendo4DSXL

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    On my n3DS i didnt have 3d like on cfw when you dont close the 3ds
     
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  12. aos10

    aos10 look at me,shitposting about GW,i am so cool

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    so, what to do with that OTP file ?
    i saw this
    https://plailect.github.io/OTP/

    but still don't get it
    what that file do?
     
  13. Audioboxer
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    You can read more throughout this topic - https://gbatemp.net/threads/otp-guide.415140/

    and this one - https://gbatemp.net/threads/arm9loader-technical-details-and-discussion.408537/

    Unless you know what you're doing (a dev or just know) not much you can do right now, but it doesn't hurt to get the file as it should be handy for us all one day.
     
  14. aos10

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  16. TR_mahmutpek

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    Why we try using arm9loader? We have everything!!! (Cfw,emunand,romhacks,cia installation.........)
     
  17. Arubaro

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    So It has already support for EUR 3ds?
     
  18. Just3DS

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    Permanent CFW possibility without need of emuNAND, just like we have for Wii
    (patched/hacked environment from the moment the console is powered on)

    From what I understand whenever the console is booted it signs the areas with a new generated keys from the OTP (pool of keys valid for that particular console).
    Once we have the OTP of that particular console we would be knowing all possible combinations right from the start. So every time we could unlock the areas.
     
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  19. TR_mahmutpek

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    Thanks but tamper with the sysnand isnt risky? How can we will have permanent cfw?
     
  20. key1340

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    Yep just got it done now.

    N3DSXL 9.2 to 2.1 to 9.2 no hard mod.

    Had a few scares but its done now and have my otp.bin backed up.