[Problem] A9LH doesn't but correctly sd format

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  1. p5k
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    Hi,

    Recently one familiar of mine formatted my sd without my permission and, as you might guess, I cannot boot my o3ds anymore. Since i had a backup I put all the files on the sd card and tried to boot without success the A9LH blinks for a second and after a few seconds turns off the console.

    For my understanding of this situation, the blue light means that A9LH doesn't recognize my card or the card doesn't have all the files required right? I reviewed all the files of my backup and I think I'm dont miss anything so I'm on a dead end. Can anyone give me some light what a I need to do for fix this situation? Bellow is a list of files currently on my sd card.

    Root:
    A9lh folder with arm9.bi, arm11.bin, otp.bin, payload_stage1.bin, payload_stage2.bin,
    Luma folder: config.bin payloads folder with start_hourglass9.bin, x_decrypt9wip.bin,
    y_emunand9.bin
    arm9loadhax.bin

    Sd card root: arm9loaderhax.bin

    If it's important I have my sysnand backup and I used, at the time, the Plailect guid to homebrew my console.

    Thanks for all the help.
     
    Last edited by p5k, Mar 5, 2017
  2. Joom

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    arm9loaderhax.bin goes on the root of your SD.
     
  3. p5k
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    I'm sorry I forgot to write this file on the main post, I have arm9loaderhax.bin on the root of my SD. Any other suggestion for solving this problem?
     
  4. Grantman20

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    Show a screenshot of your sd card including the files9 folder
     
  5. p5k
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    This is my sd root however it doesn't has any file9 folder.


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  6. Tenshi_Okami

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    Try to only put an updated Luma3DS arm9loaderhax.bin in the SD card
     
  7. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    make sure said familiar didn't format it as a exFAT, NTSC or other types
    it must be fat32, recomended cluster size 32k

    you can check the filesystem it is using by going to disk proprieties
     
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  8. p5k
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    Thanks migles, that was the problem! I can now boot in a9lh without a problem. Unfortunately another problem occurred, now I can't boot in the system my screen goes black with the blue light fixed. Restoring Sysnand fixes this issue? What is the cause for this mess?

    Thanks for all the help
     
  9. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    do you have developer options on luma turned on or something?
    only check the box "autoboot sysnand" or similair
     
  10. p5k
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    I fixed the issue by updating the Luma version. My kid without my Knowledge updated the system so the version of Luma that I had didn't work with the new sistem version. Thanks for the help guys.
     
  11. lgnmcrules

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    I hate when my familiars format my SD cards.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    Well the problem is getting worse when you have a girlfriend that loves photography , thousands and thousands of sd cards full of photos it's a nightmare lol
     
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  13. Biff627

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    What is the sd cards format? Fat32? Or exfat?
     
  14. TimX24968B

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    Fat32, 32kb cluster size.

    Might have helped to scroll upward.... does your scroll wheel not work?
     
  15. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    time to purchase her a 256 or 512 GB card... or you know, educate your girfriend, tell her she can't use the 3ds card because it will break it or something like that
    does she uses camera or her phone?
    if she uses a phone, she can just upload to the cloud, and you can get her a usb OTG dongle so she can connect a thumb drive
    with a camera well, she could use 2 big ass cards, and empty them into the computer when they 1 gets full... but i know how girfriends just ignore rules and do whatever they do anyway....