TWL icons not showing up in home menu

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  1. Mazamin
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    I have a9lh with aureinand and fw 10.6 EUR.
    I can launch twl (dsi) games from fbi, but I can't see them on home menu.
    Some of them are Eur, some Usa, from apache thunder's pack in that iso site.
    Can I solve this problem?
     
  2. Filo97

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    it's a very common problem.
    the USA will NEVER show up because even with the twl patch they aren't region free
    the EUR because of... reason?...
     
  3. Mazamin
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    Do you have sudoku eur installed? I can tell you that it's eur because the menu is in italian
     
  4. Filo97

    Filo97 Zelda's totally my sister! Not lying!

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    i can't even find the EUR one.i only find the usa on that iso site

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    but using bigbluemenu it is really easy to find sudoku.

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    ok, i am using the eur one
     
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    It's possible to create an homebrew shortcut that when you open it it launches directly sudoku?
     
  6. Filo97

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    ask to @Apache Thunder
    he is good at this kind of stuff i think
     
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    For now I'll try editing fbi in order to boot directly into sudoku.
     
  8. Filo97

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    it isn't that easy. (in bigbluemenu i see "EA SUDOKU" so it's easy to find)
     
  9. Apache Thunder

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    You'll need to repack the DSiWare in question to be region free. (doing this requires having patched TWL_FIRM. Since you have A9L, you can install modified prepatched TWL_FIRM direct to sysnand)

    Open the NDS files in question with a hex editor. You should see code at 0x1B0 offset. This is the region code and is 4 bytes long. Replace it with "FF FF FF FF" to make it region free.
     
  10. Filo97

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    and then how do we epack it into a cia?
     
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    I have problems compiling fbi so I think that I need to ask someone to do this, or solve this problem in another way.

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    So I need to extract the cia? How can I do this? And after editing the nds how can I make the new cia? I already have patched twl firm

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    Is the rom starting at 0x3900 in the cia?
     
  12. Apache Thunder

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    Use ctrtool to extract SRL file: "ctrtool --contents=ExampleFile Example.cia"

    The resulting file will have a filename looking like this: Example.0000.00000000

    Rename it to something like this: Example.nds

    (Replace "Example" with the name of your game).

    Then make the needed modifications with a hexeditor.

    Then repack it using make_cia:

    make_cia --srl Example.nds

    It will output a CIA with the same name as the game you used as the input parameter.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    And how can I show up dsi system titles in the home menu?
     
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    After patching the nds file + repacking with makecia I'll get "This cia is invalid" with BBM, BRM, DevMenu and FBI.
    Installed twl_firmv2 (n3DS) on my EUR 3ds before.
    How to fix that?
     
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    Try with FBI
     
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