Gateway fixed "Head Tracking" functionality on New 3DS?

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  1. retrofan_k
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    retrofan_k GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Been out the loop for a while and decided to look into using my 8.1 JP N3DS, yet earlier reports shown and from GW's release notes that this function had a bug in their firmware release:-

    Another pending issue we are working on fixing is the broken "head tracking" functionality
    in Gateway mode on New 3DS. However, some clever community members discovered an easy
    temporary workaround until we develop a proper fix for this issue: Simply close your New 3DS
    lid while in Gateway mode to put the console in sleep mode, re-open the lid and head tracking
    should be working again as expected.

    Is this now addressed or is the temp fix still needed?

    Thanks
     
  2. Xenon Hacks

    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    No but the temp fix is just a quick open and close of the lid
     
  3. DSpider

    DSpider GBAtemp Fan

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    It's still annoying.
     
  4. ravihpa

    ravihpa GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It's not THAT annoying. You just have to open and close the lid ONCE after booting into Emunand. Takes mere 2 to 3 seconds, and after that, you don't have to do it again UNTIL AND UNLESS you shutdown your console and restart it later from ZERO.

    Not that big a deal.
     
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  5. Neptune

    Neptune GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    It has nothing to do with gateway exactly. Launching any CFW requires you to close the lid to fix 3D on it.
     
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  6. tony_2018

    tony_2018 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Closing the top half and opening isn't that hard to do.......god damn.
     
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  7. gamesquest1

    gamesquest1 Nabnut

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    maybe he robbed a store display unit and can't close the lid as its still in the metal frame :tpi:.......PS you can also use a magnet just under the B button to simulate closing the lid
     
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  8. DSpider

    DSpider GBAtemp Fan

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    You can even buy a SECOND N3DS, flip that one open, and bring its top side near the bottom side of the first N3DS to simulate closing the lid. I mean, sure. Why the fuck not.
     
  9. json

    json MUSCLEMAN

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    I can explain why this is: All CFW are based on Gateway's exploit. Basically this is a form of digital plagiarism.
     
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  10. gunner007

    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    It's a side effect of exploiting gspwn - no real easy way to fix.
     
  11. DSpider

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    The offsets for removing the signature checks were posted anonymously on pastebin a few months back. Then someone else implemented it into Pasta CFW.

    Gateway's exploit required Zelda OOT.
     
  12. hippy dave

    hippy dave Butts Butts Megabutts

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    Some dev said it was easy to fix, but refused to say how. You know, like a dick.