Using Gateway on A9LH V2

Discussion in '3DS - Tutorials' started by Cosmic_Link, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. Hayleia

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    I'm surprised still no one made this.

    Here's a file that should (if it works, and though I'd say it does, don't hold me responsible if you brick by using this) load the Gateway a9lh file named "gateway.bin" in /luma/payloads/.
    So just call that something like "down_v2gw.bin" or something, then put it in /luma/payloads/, put GW's a9lh file in /luma/payloads/ too and name it "gateway.bin" and you should be able to run GW with Luma by holding down at boot without having to use another boot manager.

    I only tested this on my 2DS though, and I only tested normal boot (I didn't try to go to System Settings or booting a GBA game and stuff).
     

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  2. Temptress Cerise

    Temptress Cerise Miss Magic~ <3

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    Wait, wait, a second. Someone made a compatible v2 GW a9lh.bin?
     
  3. Hayleia

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    Erm, if you're talking about me, then no :P
    I made a very stripped down boot manager that only loads /luma/payloads/gateway.bin (so you still need GW's bin). But it should run it correctly and doesn't need any configuration file.
    So if you put it in /luma/payloads/ with the name you want, you should be able to run Gateway without any hassle (if it works as intended).
     
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  4. Temptress Cerise

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    OHH! I misread your post, as I am replying and all over the place. Being a dumby right now. But I see what it does now. I'll test it in a bit then.
     
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  5. Temptress Cerise

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    It works~! Used an N3DS with Luma3DS with v2 A9LH (Set this up today ^_^), and did as instructed. So in my case I held DPAD-Down, and it booted GW Mode. I launched a romhack of Omega Ruby and everything seems to be working fine. Though I think GBA and the rest of the stuff will still be broken on a SysNAND only setup. Used Launcher.dat 4.0a
     
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  6. Hayleia

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    Thanks for testing :)
    I'd test it on my other setups but I don't have them with me at the moment...
     
  7. Neo Draven

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    I am a bit confused. So, this file is still named armloader9hax.bin. Do I use this to replace the one I currently have on the root of my SD card? I already renamed the Gateway one I downloaded directly from their site to Down_GW.bin and that is in the Luma/payloads folder.

    I have to be missing some simple step here.
     
  8. Temptress Cerise

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    You rename Hayleia's a9lh.bin file to something like "down_v2gw.bin" and put it inside the /luma/payloads/ folder.
    You then take your GW a9lh.bin file, and rename it to gateway.bin.

    From my understanding, Hayleia's a9lh.bin file is a stripped down boot manager that loads only loads /luma/payloads/gateway.bin - It won't do anything else if doesn't find this file.

    It probably has the necessary patches to initialize GW's A9LH.bin payload, which BootCTR9 is able to do correctly.
     
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  9. Neo Draven

    Neo Draven End Boss of the Entire Internet

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    Where do I put the Gateway.bin? The root of my SD? That must be the step I've been missing.|

    EDIT: Nevermind. It was supposed to go into the Luma/payloads folder.

    Folks, this method WORKS! It's the first thing that has actually done the trick, and the only method I have seen outside of BootCTR that does it.

    THANK YOU!
     
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  10. Temptress Cerise

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    I'm sorry. I thought I was being clear. You must place it in the /luma/payloads/ - Hayleia explained this in his//her original post. I am just rephrasing what he//she said.

     
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  11. Neo Draven

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    This deserves its own post. Seriously.
     
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  12. Temptress Cerise

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  13. Hayleia

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    No, I don't mind at all, thanks for writing a clear tutorial :)
    I just posted it in the middle of the topic first so that people can test it (since I couldn't at the time) before releasing for real but yeah, a real post about it is probably better.
     
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  14. srwgin

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    it works well
    thank you
     
  15. leonmagnus99

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    many thanks, this is perfect!
     
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  16. Emenaria

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    It works like a charm(tested on N3DS/O3DS). I was sticking with A9LH v1 because personally I preferred using Luma3DS' built-in bootloader, so this motivated me to finally update to A9LH v2. Thank you for making this.
     
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  17. Pecrow

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    Anyone know where I can find the 2.1.0J(Full).zip file? its not on that iso site, and I cant find it anywhere, if someone could PM me that would be great :)
     
  18. Temptress Cerise

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    Not sure what this has to do with this thread. But anywho. It should be on Plailect's A9LH Guide. Part 4.
    Link: https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki/Part-4-(2.1.0-Downgrade)
     
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  20. Pecrow

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    Hi Is there a way to set the L option to not have any effect? Or to have L be the same as a normal Boot into luma sys? so either w/ or w/o the L I can still get into normal LumaSysnand?
     
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