Luma3ds Can't Save Config on new SD Card

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  1. Crimsonova
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    Hey guys, after leaving for a few months I decided to revive my old 3ds and finally make the switch to a9lh. That went over especially well, but I quickly realized I needed a bigger SD card. I got one, formatted it, then copied the contents of my old SD card to the new one however, when I try to boot up my 3dsit goes to the Luma config screen and after selecting all the options it gives me an error that it couldn't write the config file and shuts off. I can still use my old SD card just fine and it works no problems. Any ideas? Also If it means anything I did still have a leftover emunand partition on my old SD card that my new one doesn't have I don't think it should be the problem though seeing as I'm using sysnand for Luma.
     
  2. KunoichiZ

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    Do you have a folder called luma on your SD card's root? It needs to save the config file in that folder.
     
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    Yup, it was copied from my old sd card along with the rest of its contents.
     
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    Is your SD card FAT16?
     
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    Nope fat32 windows or linux wouldn't let me format it as fat16
     
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    Is it MBR and not GPT? I can only think that the problem is on the SD.
     
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    Delete any current config.bins you have in /luma/ and try again.
     
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    Listed as MBR in gParted

    Did that, no dice unfortunately :(
     
  9. KunoichiZ

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    Is your SD card read-only? Is your SD card's lock switch on?
     
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    I have a 64gb micro SD in my unit right now, but haven't had this problem...and I've had Luma and all my SD contents moved from 2 memory cards over now

    However I am having issues where Luma isn't saving my config either. If I go into the Luma updater app and update and reboot my device, I'm greeted to the config screen. I haven't messed with trying to fix it, but my guess is it's either an issue with the latest Luma firmwares, or that I updated my a9lh sysnand to the latest FW

    I guess it's not really an issue, as it only happens when I try and upgrade Luma, but it would be nice to know what's causing it
     
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    Nope, I've also tried reformating, and creating an image of the old sd and putting on the new one, starting to thing this new SD is just bugged somehow.
     
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    I encountered this problem when I was doing the a9lh guide. I solved it by deleting anything related to Luma3ds(a9lh.bin, 3ds folder, luma folder) on the SD card and copying brand new luma files.

    If you have another blank SD card, you can try using that instead and see what happens.
     
  13. Crimsonova
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    Still no luck probably just gonna pick up a different SD card in the morning.
     
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    Which SD card brand, type did you use?
    I would like to know for a reference.
     
  15. Crimsonova
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    16gb SanDisk microsd with adapter from Gamestop.
     
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