SX OS contains brick code!

Discussion in 'Switch - Backup Loaders & Modchips' started by Mrdx, Jun 24, 2018.

  1. V-Temp

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    What if Mariko autodetects TX and just bricks itself? Then we can equate buying Switches to buying bricks with which we can build houses.
     
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  2. Don Jon

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    yet OP @Mrdx fails to mention hexkyz clearification about the brick adding more to the paranoia

     
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  3. longxa762

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    How come PRAGMA never gets bricked when messing with the code :unsure:

    Until it starts backfired like Gateway I don't think most users care since only the crackers get bricked

    Gateway=TX seem pretty realistic now
     
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  4. naddel81

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    So they made at least 2 million dollars even if they had to pay china taxes (which I highly doubt) and had production costs of 500 000 bucks. Wow!
    Whoever said pirating would only interest a very small user base was clearly wrong!

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  5. Shadowfied

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    Cause Pragma doesn't mess with the code.
    He just copies other peoples shit and sends the occasional email to TX asking for help
     
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  6. samedifference

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    I wasn't planning on getting an SX Pro since I'm not too keen on the idea of a custom firmware having DRM, but honestly, I'm not surprised there's code included that can brick consoles if you even attempt to tamper with. Really ironic, considering that many people are gonna use SX for piracy. Personally though, I hate when devs do aggressive shit like this. Like, don't ruin hardware just because you don't want end-users tampering with your own illicit software. This definitely reminds me the of Gateway drama all over again.
     
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  7. ABigMoustache

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    So, if I want to buy a SX OS I should somehow backup my nand first?
     
  8. Shadowfied

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    Should always backup everything you can, but you're not really gonna be in trouble unless you're planning to crack the OS.
     
  9. ABigMoustache

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    Good to know, I don't even have a clue on how to do a nand backup
     
  10. grytek

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    If TX written code to brick the console, don't they know how to un-brick (as even have a code just like Apple which gives little context about it to fix the issue) for valid purchases (as they have life time support) if it got triggered due to a mistake in their OS ?
     
  11. ABigMoustache

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    I guess they would offer support.. but maybe you would have to send your Switch to China to get it fixed
     
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  12. willdunz

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    Hoe do you guys know TX is in China?
     
  13. ABigMoustache

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    Maybe ping long can answer that. Check their website
     
  14. Lilith Valentine

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    Honestly I wish the community would stop supporting these kinds of teams, they are a cancer to the community just like the Gateway team.
     
  15. ChaosJester

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    Does anyone know if simply booting SXOS will password your NAND? I have booted the OS but not licensed it, wondering if that is enough to screw me
     
  16. kamesenin888

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    Have you tampered their boot file? if you havent you are good, if you tamper it you are #$%$A$
     
  17. longxa762

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    Maybe everyone should stop supporting R4 and it's clones, they were a cancer to the DS community.
     
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  18. ChaosJester

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    Nope was right off their site, nothing done to it.

    So it only passwords your NAND if you tamper?
     
  19. Brottor

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    One question, does anybodys knows if the SXOS modifies the NAND in any way?? (I mean besides the AutoCRM).

    Thank you!!
     
  20. kamesenin888

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    As stated by the one that tried to crack the loader he only got bricked because he was tampering it to crack it

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    If something is modified it should stay when you reboot, everything is worked only until reboot yo should be good :P
     
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