1. Dracari

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    the SigHax installer is cuasing bricks that arent UserError so the B9S installer is teh safer course. (sorry i edited my post to reflect "Installer" not exploit itself.)
     
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  2. Gray_Jack

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    Whatever, man, the point is you are getting 2 different types of software and comparing then. It's like saying MS Office Word is better than Adobe Photoshop.
    It's ok to say SafeB9SInstaller (> or < or = or >= or <=) SigHax Installer
    It's not ok to say Boot9Strap (> or < or = or >= or <=) X Installer
     
  3. Madridi

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    While your knowledge about the 3ds scene is sound, you're completely off base. This isn't the original rxtools release. This is a fork with completely refactored tools, some of which perform better than D9 (last we checked) such as nand dumping which takes around 50% less time.

    There are only 2 issues with it which resulted in this project being on halt atm:
    - Lack of interest from other devs. @duke_srg has not touched the cfw part since the last official rxtools release, and asked devs with help on adding a9lh support (now sighax I suppose, or why not both? I personally am against removing support for other methods just because a superior one in play, UNLESS it hinders development or something)
    - Lack of interest from users. @duke_srg expressed need for testers, and beside me, there aren't any testers.

    There is no reason why this can't be brought up to standards. Just because it has the name "rxtools" doesn't automatically disqualify it. It's kinda ironic that rxtools and Gateway receive all the bashing when Gateway started it all, and rxtools was the first free cfw.

    In any case, the original rxtools thread was closed due to people shitposting about how it's finally dead, with a link to this project in case anyone is interested in having it revived. Whether or not you agree with that decision, @duke_srg has already stated over and over that he doesn't care what people think. He can develop what he wants, and he doesn't need to hear anymore of the "rxtools is dead" thing anymore
     
  4. Lilith Valentine

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    If you need a tester, my offer still stands. Although my systems are currently on boot9straps, which does rather hinder some things.
     
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    Yeah we appreciate that but there's still the problem with spider exploit being the only entry point atm (well, I think stuff like mset still exists? I don't know, for old methods I only use spider.)
    So since everyone, including yourself, have updated sysnands, it just means they can't test this because they have no access to any of the entry points. Not until a9lh or sighax support is added (or both!)
     
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    My best suggestion is working on the entrypoint issue first and possibly looking to fork from say, CakesFW's methods of booting. CakesFW is currently the only CFW that actually supports all entrypoints. Once you get that part fixed, then start focusing on getting the OFW support back up and running.
    The reason I suggest entrypoints first is that can open the doors to more testing since you kind of need these entrypoints in order to see if the OFW works.
     
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    Sure, we tried that, but @duke_srg has no knowledge about a9lh workings (afaik) since he doesn't have a9lh to begin with, and we all know rxtools code is a mess. While he did refactor the tools, the cfw part remains a mess.

    So the only viable source for him to look at was the last official rxtools release code, and cherry-pick some code to add to his fork. We did that a few pages back, and failed (page 18 is where we started I think, you can read my description on the behavior it gave)
     
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    I know there was a build of RXTools that supported A9LH, but where there a source with it as well?
     
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    Yeah it's the latest source code from the official build I believe
     
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    I actually happen to have a system not in use with A9LH still installed on it. I have the hardware and setup to do most forms of testing if he's willing to try and throw something together. Another question is, does @duke_srg only have one system?
     
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    FW 9.2? That would be great!

    Besides, you can test the current setup. My tests are not by any means enough. The more info he has, the better.
    I also assume you can compile code? Cause you'll need to do that with every new commit to test it out.

    Afaik yeah, only one system
     
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    I will have to set everything back up to compile everything. Most people just end up sending me everything pre-compiled, so I ended up uninstalling most of my stuff. I am going to hit you both up with a PM with my discord information.
    That and I am also about to head to bed, so I would hate to vanish without making sure I message you guys
     
  13. Madridi

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    I use discord, but I'm pretty sure @duke_srg doesn't.
    In any case, once you decide to compile, branch "dev-cardboost" is what you're looking for I think.

    Also, for reference: Here is a list of things @duke_srg needs help with:
    https://github.com/dukesrg/rxTools/issues

    Either way, I'm probably going to be busy until later tonight as well.
    Have a good night :)
     
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    Hit you guys up with a PM. I look forwards to future testing! :mthr:
     
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    Hi I need help I just updated my 3ds. i was using rxtools but now I cannt get the main menu the screen just keeps blinking when I get pass the rxtools splash screen. Everything else is working I could still get in the orignal firmware when I turn it on with out the sd card in and it is still on 9.20. Also homebrew is also working. I could still get in to homebrew when the sd card is still in. Before the update I copied all the files in the sd card to my computer and and when I it failed to boot up again I tried copying everything back but still it wont go to the main menu. Please help me if their is a way to fix it and if I have to change to a diffrent cfw will I be able to keep my files like savefiles
     
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    Rxtools was broken on 11.3. Update to luma with https://3ds.guide. Boot into sysnand and follow it. You won't lose any data.
     
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    I'm guessing this is dead?
     
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    it's long gone by now
     
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    Being that you necro'ed the thread from almost a year of no posts? Yeah. Deader than dead.
     
  20. Madridi

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    Last I talked to @duke_srg , he was getting busy in real life to have time to continue with it. Whether he still plans to or not, I do not know, but I am definitely still interested.
     
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