[ Question ] RomFS → .CIA file

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by Choromatsu, May 31, 2016.

  1. Choromatsu
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    First off I'd like to say I have followed this guide to a T, and it isn't working out for me, so that isn't the problem.

    That said, I'm on the latest Luma, everything updated.
    I'm dumping the game from my cart ( though I have also tried a digital game ). I add in the patch files, and pack it up into the romFS file. Using Hans, that loads up perfectly. It plays perfectly cleanly.

    But I want to install it instead. My SD card isn't small, but if I want to add anymore games from the eShop and add any patches for them also, I'll definitely have to upgrade my SD card pretty soon. I wouldn't mind, but obviously, it's not preferable. So, using all the files I got from the CXI, I pack it all up using the 3DS Builder in the Toolkit, then use the 3DS to CIA converter mentioned in the guide also.

    Then, I install it using FBI, and ... it immediately black screens, telling me to shut off my 3DS.


    Am I just doing something wrong, here?
     
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    What game is it? Is it a Pokemon mod? CTGP-7?
     
  3. ih8ih8sn0w

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    When are the black screens happening? During the install, after the install completes, when you launch the game... Also, what are you using to dump the games?
     
  4. Choromatsu
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    Animal Crossing New Leaf ( Digital ), and Fire Emblem Conquest ( Physical ).

    It installs fine, the banner shows fine ( for the former game, nothing for the latter ), and as soon as I launch the game, it black screens me.
    I dump them with Braindump, and convert the CXI using the guide linked.
     
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  5. ih8ih8sn0w

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    Braindump lacks the exheader when you dump roms iirc, so you will have to use funkycia2 to get digital games, and uncart/gws cart dumper for physical games
     
  6. Choromatsu
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    Is that so? Because I definitely get a DecryptedExHeader.bin file for both, but I'll give those a shot just to see if that helps my problem at all. Thanks!
     
  7. consecrated

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    I have the exact same problem when trying to build and install a slightly modified star sapphire rom.
    I have only added the 679 modification.
    However, I have tried installing a normal star sapphire CIA as well, and it gives the same problem.
    Might I also ask why you set your text so small xD?
     
  8. Choromatsu
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    I can install most CIAs perfectly fine, though I've only used CIAngel to get them.
    So I wonder if it's a problem with the encryption and decryption.

    Small text is just my preference.
     
  9. consecrated

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    A normal alpha sapphire works for me, but star sapphire doesn't