I'm confused as to what is going on with CFW / 11.3

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by andyd, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. andyd
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    I went through the guide over the weekend to get CFW installed and patched to 11.2. I remember reading that this type of hack is great because it's low level and we can update firmware

    So quickly things have changed, though, it seems. If I never go online, do I need to worry about 11.3 ruining things?
     
  2. KunoichiZ

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    11.3 blocks Homebrew, so if you rely on Homebrew, don't update.
     
  3. Pokem

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    ^^^
    if you're using A9LH+Luma, you can update
     
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    11.3 still blocks you from using Homebrew Launcher so if you want or need to install/use non-injected homebrew you shouldn't update yet.
     
  5. nl255

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    Isn't that what cxitool is for? https://github.com/Poryhack/3dstools/releases

    UPDATE: It looks like @smealum got it working on 11.3 though no release yet.
     
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    what if u installed a homebrew launcher cia does it still block it?
     
  7. Hakeem3DS

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    Yes. I installed it and it stopped working because HBL doesn't currently support 11.3(As of the time im writing the post). Everything else works, just wont be able to launch HBL to run homebrew until its updated.
     
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    Homebrew Launcher CIA still uses the same payloads, and there isn't a working payload released for 11.3 yet.
     
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    :wink: dang, Im not sure if im going to update now
     
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    It's only the Homebrew Launcher which won't work right now. Everything else will work fine if you're on A9LH+Luma.

    Just wait a day or two and smealum will have a new payload out so that you can use the HBL again.
     
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    I won't even suggest that either.
    11.3 introduces NOTHING new, it was only made to trash homebrew and attempt to killed CFWs. Otherwise no new features, nothing really "stable." Just dunk on the community.
     
  12. Risingdawn

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    What about retroarch installed as cia's and twl loader cia, they broken too atm?
     
  13. Redferne

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    They are cia so...
     
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  14. andyd
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    Since I'm new to this...

    1) Will Nintendo to try to force the update?

    2) Even if #1, can I just turn off Wifi and not update to 11.3 unless the guide is updated to address any issues with it?

    I'm fine being on 11.2 and staying offline if that's what we should do
     
  15. Risingdawn

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    I don't understand the answer, homebrew launcher is cia and doesn't work, games are cia and do work, fbi work or not? Are you saying that no installed cia work on 11.3?

    With all due respect what's the point in replying at all with an unhelpful smartarse comment, if I knew the answer I wouldn't have asked the question.
     
  16. Biff627

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    Secretly Nintendo is on "Team Luma" :rofl2::rofl2:
     
  17. Xiphiidae

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    The only reason why HBL doesn't work is because of the payloads for 11.3 not being available yet (they will be soon). FBI and pretty much everything else will work fine.

    It wasn't a smartass comment, you just have no understanding of why the HBL cia doesn't work on 11.3.

    3DS updates cannot be forced, and you should just update to 11.3 if you have A9LH (but make a NAND backup before updating).
     
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  18. bkifft

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    the cia isn't technically the homebrew launcher, it's a homebrew launcher launcher. to launch the homebrw launcher (no matter which way) you need a extra piece of software fitting to your 3ds version, the payload.

    the homebrew launcher launcher as an installed cia still works, yet because of a missing fitting payload the homebrew launcher can't be launched.
     
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    11.3 was a targeted update that updated the homemenu to have a NATIVE_FIRM requirement for 11.3 FIRM. This basically blocked out all CFWs using the ≤11.2 as well broke the reboot patches for several CFWs. This has basically forced all CFWs (expect Luma3DS because of the nature of Luma3DS,) to have to update to fix this. As well instead of targeting individual Homebrew entrypoints, it simply targeted the launcher. Which basically broke the homebrew launcher.
    Basically, this update did a lot of damage to the homebrew/CFW scene. I seriously suggest NOT updating your 3DS until everything is confirmed working again.
     
  20. Risingdawn

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    Awesome thanks. Obviously I have no idea how it works, hence why I had to ask and hence why their comment was unhelpful.
    Unlike yours and bkfiit's comment which was helpfull and constructive so thank you both.