Is my Old 3Ds XL bricked?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by RyanCoolReal96, May 26, 2017.

  1. RyanCoolReal96
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    Hi! I was trying to update my 3ds from a9lh to boot9strap. I was starting section 4, but my 3ds would not boot into the luma chainloder menu. I saw that the stable release does not include the menu, so I updated to the latest hourly with the latest version of luma3dsupdater. When it said it finished, it shut down. Now, when I turn it on, the blue light turns on for a second then turns off. What should I do? Is my console soft bricked? Hard bricked? Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. Pyra

    Pyra do we have an official quilava mascot yet?

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    There's not a valid boot.firm. If you used LumaUpdater, delete "boot.firm" and rename "boot.firm.bak" to "boot.firm".

    If you didn't use it, just download the latest release of Luma and drag the "boot.firm" file into the root of your SD Card.

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  3. B_E_P_I_S_M_A_N

    B_E_P_I_S_M_A_N oh no

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    Also, the Luma Chainloader menu should work. Are you holding down START when booting the 3DS?
     
  4. RyanCoolReal96
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    Yes
     
  5. KunoichiZ

    KunoichiZ GBAtemp Guru

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    The latest hourly does not work guys. Until it is safe to use the hourlies, please just use the latest stable version of Luma.
     
  6. RyanCoolReal96
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    I restored file... now boots, but cannot get into chainloader