[IDEA] A homebrew that installs CFW for you?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by GalladeGuy, May 1, 2016.

  1. GalladeGuy
    OP

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

    Member
    10
    Oct 28, 2015
    United States
    Basically, it would ask you which CFW to install and you would choose, say, ReiNAND. It would patch signatures, install BBM or FBI, and download the needed files based on the current system version, along with some other things like an FTP client, a file manager, and that kind of stuff. Then, ask the user to copy there SD Card over to there computer, and once they have, format emuNAND, and tell the user to put there stuff back on the SD Card. Then just install Menuhax, and restart the system. That's just the basic concept, so I'm sure I'm forgetting a lot of things here. Also, is it possible to format emuNAND without erasing everything on the SD Card?
     
    SirBeethoven likes this.
  2. ZoNtendo

    ZoNtendo GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    3
    May 25, 2015
  3. GalladeGuy
    OP

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

    Member
    10
    Oct 28, 2015
    United States
    Thanks for the in-depth explanation. :glare:
     
    Skull Kiddo, NEP, XRaTiX and 6 others like this.
  4. DarkFlare69

    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    11
    Dec 8, 2014
    United States
    Ohio
    It could be possible, I guess, but installing CFW takes almost no time. A 1 click A9LH installer is what we need xD
     
  5. SirBeethoven

    SirBeethoven Do good, be good. Let's fight injustice together.

    Member
    5
    Nov 26, 2015
    United States
    Sounds pretty cool! Someone's doing this with an OTPHelper I think but this can be done too! EmuNand9 is able to copy backups after formatting! There's an a ZIP app that the emunand9 creator uses
     
  6. Pikm

    Pikm Thy Lord and Savior

    Member
    3
    Jan 24, 2016
    United States
    Delaware
    Doing all of that separately isn't that hard. Plus, we have one-click setup in EmuNand9.
     
  7. hobbledehoy899

    hobbledehoy899 GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    9
    Nov 13, 2015
    Antarctica
    @Aurora Wright has got you covered.
     
  8. DarkFlare69

    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    11
    Dec 8, 2014
    United States
    Ohio
  9. Catastrophic

    Catastrophic Perfectly Normal

    Member
    5
    Apr 28, 2012
    Somewhere
    But. NAND dumps... :sad:
     
  10. hobbledehoy899

    hobbledehoy899 GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    9
    Nov 13, 2015
    Antarctica
    It is.
    You put all the files you need to install A9LH into the /a9lh directory that's on the root of the SD-Card, boot into the application and WHAM, A9LH installed.

    Just bite the bullet, it'll be over before you know it.
     
    SirBeethoven likes this.
  11. Catastrophic

    Catastrophic Perfectly Normal

    Member
    5
    Apr 28, 2012
    Somewhere
    I did bite the bullet, and it was the slowest bullet ever.
     
    Ricken likes this.
  12. Ricken

    Ricken Emotionless and white

    Member
    7
    Jan 19, 2016
    United States
    Shibuya, The small one from Vegas
    In other words a 9.2 homebrew launcher with a built in downloader?

    and no. you have to format the SD to make an EmuNand
     
  13. hobbledehoy899

    hobbledehoy899 GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    9
    Nov 13, 2015
    Antarctica
    So slow you could doge it even at point-blank range?
     
  14. Catastrophic

    Catastrophic Perfectly Normal

    Member
    5
    Apr 28, 2012
    Somewhere
    I think we're getting off subject.
     
    Ricken likes this.
  15. Archexe
    This message by Archexe has been removed from public view by raulpica, May 1, 2016, Reason: No u -rp.
    May 1, 2016
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice