[DISCUSSION] What do you think when will somone manage to run unsigned code on the Switch?

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  1. addi33
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    When dou y´all think that someone wil run unsigned code, or any flashcard seller will come up with a switch flashcard? for the 3ds all this took some years.
    Also I´m kinda curious what the file formats will be, how the fw will be, the NAND etc...
    So what are your thoughts on when someone will manage to run unsigned code on a retail console?
     


  2. Bladexdsl

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    well for start the switch is not like the 3ds :P
     
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    It will be hacked (hello world) when it's out for people to have time to look at.
     
  4. thorasgar

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    Did you miss this text at the top of this sub?

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    Just sayin.
     
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  5. elm

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    Let me get out my crystal ball out and check ..... hmmmmm!! :unsure::switch:
     
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  6. Garblant

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    Probably in 2-3 years...
     
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    When you learn proper English kappa
    But seriously, we don't know.
     
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    well sorry when you speak spanish, german, french and english, its kinda hard to keep track of how to spell everything correctly.
     
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  10. addi33
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    yeah thats a greek 10, and a twitch emoticon.
     
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    I just ran a random number generator and it gave me "369".
    I can only understand this is the amount of days until the event. (because crystal ball)
    So it will happen on February 19th, 2018.

    Legit. /s
     
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    my random date generator said Thursday, 20 April 2017
     
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    Without an internet browser, it may be considerably more difficult to find an entry-point for an exploit. But then again there could be a blatant flaw in the security regardless. Point is we don't know. But if I were to guess, I'd say 3 to 4 years before real homebrew will be able to be run on the system.
     
  16. WiiuGold

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    I give it about 30 days :) We will see a flashcard company showing off there hack :)
     
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    I´m getting my switch at the end of may, so they have 3 month to do their stuff. :D
     
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    Well is sure as hell won't be Gateway then because they don't do jack in 30 days. :rofl2:
     
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    Imagine if on that date and time just one minute earlier it actually happens, kappa.
     
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