1. zoogie

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    Hmmm... the Russians have been hacking bootroms too. :ninja:

    that post is in a different thread and a year old
     
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  2. pixelmasher

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    So they sold it to the Chinese (Brickway)... SOON™...
     
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    "The disadvantage is, that's not as dynamic is A9LH due to it not being a payload on SD, that can easily be exchanged. (Unless your FIRM would load patches from sd. Which then wouldn't really make a lot of sense to use this exploit)
    Therefore it's harder to update - basically like an A9LH update (not the payload but the actual FIRM write).
    You risk bricking each time you write to the FIRM"





    Is this still true for updating the 3ds on the new bs9 method in the 3ds.guide? Imagine we've all got sighax now and we're on 11.4 and they release 11.5 will we brick if we update??
     
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    b9s runs the boot.firm from the sd card or if missing, ctrnand. So it is not directly written to firm. We won't brick from a system update
     
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    Then, what's the point of doing this update?
     
  6. squall14716

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    B9S chainloads from SD/CTRNAND just like A9LH did, and the same FIRM protections that protected A9LH also protects B9S.
     
  7. DarkSynopsis

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    I believe sighax writes to FIRM each time you want to update the payload where as boot9strap as others have stated will check SD then CTRNAND just like A9LH did.

    Man... this whole sighax releasing within the same time window as B9S has kinda split the community on what is what... ah well...
     
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    Sighax is the exploit, B9S is a sighax firm. Yes, you could install Luma or whatever as a sighax firm as well, but acting like B9S is some completely different entrypoint is weird.
     
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  9. TheCyberQuake

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    I love how you keep posting that information. At this point its becoming colloquial that sighax is the derrek release, and boot9strap is the community release.
     
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    AFAIK, the only thing derrek released was an installer. In fact, you could use derrek's installer to install Boot9Strap.

    derrek's installer should be compared to SafeB9SInstaller. Both install sighax'd firms. B9S itself just happens to be a sighax'd firm that includes an additional exploit and loads firms from SD/CTRNAND.
     
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  12. Plailect

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    This is exactly correct.
     
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    Yes that's correct, but we all understand what they mean, and I'm fairly certain you do to. At some point it's just annoying seeing the same people make the same corrections over and over.
     
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    Yes, I was just confirming their statement. While referring to Boot9Strap and sighax as separate things is incorrect from a technical perspective, it is obvious that everyone understands what you mean when you say one or the other. This was always going to be an issue though just due to the confusing nature (to users) of boot9strap being built on sighax.
     
  15. GBAFail

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    Just install the Homebrew Launcher CIA.
     
  16. HamBone41801

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    has @derrek updated his installer at all? I have an first gen 3ds I wouldn't mind testing with.
     
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    He added some safety checks, but there's not really any reason to use that installer.
     
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    I'll wait then, but if acekard is more likely to work, I think I'll rush to buy it, do you have or had one? Anyways, I think a DS flashcard would be great to play again those amazing DS games.
     
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    I accidentally didn't quote the person above you, who I was talking to and not you. I blame my router which is having a heart attack right now.
     
  20. GBAFail

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    If you have CFW then you can update to 11.4.
     
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