(question) Is it worth it to update to otpless a9lh?

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  1. SimplyFedorable
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    Just wondering if its worth updating. Is it more stable? Faster? Or just exactly the same that doesn't need your otp to boot.
     


  2. el_gonz87

    el_gonz87 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Hell yes for me x2!! It took 10 mins to set up A9LH, since I you don't need to downgrade to 2.1 firm.

    The very small % of bricks are a combo of mistakes, sd card failure, and some bad luck which has caused this massive witch hunt for no reason imo.
     
  3. YourHero

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    if you already have A9LH I don't think you need to switch. There was some differences between the first and second version, but OTPless is literally just that, installed without downgrading for OTP.
     
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  4. ih8ih8sn0w

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    What? It doesn't matter what you used to setup a9lh, it's all the same. OTP-less just takes out needing the otp because it's faster and safer.
     
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    I have installed A9Lhax with OPTless process
     
  6. GBHAKC75

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    The latest version of A9LH can load CFW from CTRNAND instead of SD if you're interrested in that.
    Otherwise, there's no really need to update if you don't need that feature.
     
  7. Ominous66521

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    Well you have to be on a new 3ds to even do it.
     
  8. ih8ih8sn0w

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    That has nothing to do with the question that they asked. Also, no cfw has a stable release which works with sdless a9lh, so normal people should not be using it.
     
  9. el_gonz87

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    I think the latest luma nightly is able to do that, there was a user who tried it in this thread and reported it worked: https://gbatemp.net/threads/a9lh-can-now-boot-without-sd-card.432593/

    But agreed, it's nothing to do with OTPLess, and it's not a stable release just yet.
     
  10. GBHAKC75

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    My bad, didn't see "otpless" in the title. I thought he asked if it's worth it to update A9LH from old versions.

    But Luma is able to boot from CTRNAND. And you could also load other payloads such as Decrypt9, it can still be useful for "normal people".
     
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  11. ih8ih8sn0w

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    The "normal people" of this site should never use a nightly build of luma. sdless requires a nightly in order to make use of the sdless feature. Everything else obviously works normally however.

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    Thats what I meant by nothing stable '_>'
     
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    Can you even switch from OTP to OTP-less? If so how? I guess that was what the OP meant too.
     
  13. ih8ih8sn0w

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    Hell
     
  14. Procyon

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    I know, but is there a difference between the two of them?
     
  15. ih8ih8sn0w

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    one uses otp, the other doesnt.
     
  16. xtheman

    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    One just installs a9lh without dumping OTP and doesn't need to downgrade to 2.1
     
  17. Procyon

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    Yeah. But is there any other difference?

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    I know, but what I meant was: is there any visible difference other than that, what are the pros and cons?
     
  18. ih8ih8sn0w

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    Other than the fw used, no.
     
  19. Procyon

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    K, but will both stay supported?
     
  20. xtheman

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    They make no difference in how you use it. The pro of otpless is no 2.1 downgrade.

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    Both end up with the same thing. A9LH. Their is no difference.
     
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