Entry point for homebrew problems

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  1. bahamut920
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    I'm trying to install a9lh on a friend's n3DS, and I'm having trouble getting homebrew entry points to work. The 3DS I'm trying to hack is on 11.0 (USA region), and I have access to both an old 3DS (probably 11.1 or 11.2 USA) and a new 3DS (11.4 USA) with a9lh and Luma already installed. The target 3DS is giving the update nag, if that's relevant. So far I've tried both Soundhax and OoT3Dhax, which are the entry points I have access to without buying something. I am following the Plailect guide, as I have for the other two systems I've installed a9lh on (I used Browserhax the first time, and the DSiWare method the second, which should give you an idea of time frame and system version).

    Soundhax gives an error and forces me to hard reset by holding down the power button. I used the microSD transfer option in System Settings to transfer the actual file over to the target 3DS as opposed to going through the process of opening the battery cover (I don't even own a screwdriver capable of opening it); could that be causing the problem?

    As for OoT3Dhax, it's not even installing with the exploit installer homebrew. I'm using the friend's retail cartridge, no updates or anything, and smealum's hax installer from the homebrew menu. My 3DS just sits there and does nothing at the homebrew menu, and I've left it unattended for five minutes or more. Is it supposed to take a super long time and not look like it's doing anything? Can I install the payload manually through SVDT or JKSM or is only Powersaves usable, and if so how?
     
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    This actually happens when the payload is non-existant on your SD.

    Try moving it to the SD manually as opposed to wirelessley.

    And you could always try a knife to open the screw, at least that's how I do it


    You can use sdvt and simply move it into the cart if the installer isn't working
     
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    OK, I'll try injecting OoTHax manually first, then. A couple of questions, though: the archive I found (off of the guide) has a whole bunch of save files and two separate card IDs. How do I get the card ID of the card I'm using? I'm pretty sure the card was bought at launch, does that help narrow it down? Or do I just need to try both and see what works? Do I just copy everything from the USA directory in the correct card ID?
     
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    The cart id is the id of the game, so it has no effect on you. All carts in the same region have the same I'd, so use the save relevant for your region
     
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    Both cart IDs have USA region saves in them. As far as I can tell, they have the same names, but CRCs are different. Can I use the saves from either, and the whole mess is completely irrelevant?

    Also, do I copy everything in the USA directory or is there a correct save for the target device?
     
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    I believe either is fine, so long as it's the correct region for your cart
     
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    I believe the cart got a revision. If one doesn't work, try the other one. You could probably check the TitleID in FBI. Not sure if the Guide lists that.
     
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    Neither of the cart IDs listed in the archive are the same as the TitleID FBI shows.
     
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    Check here. http://www.3dsdb.com