WARNING - Gateway team bricks card ON PURPOSE!

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by crediar, Jan 14, 2014.

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  1. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    So that would be check it every single time before you run the exploit, considering gateway access and writes to the SD card (save files) after you finish using it.
     
  2. escherbach

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    No it reprograms the eMMC controller too see Daku93's post on page 1
     
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  3. dc740

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    What if something just stops working? What if the cart reads something wrong because of a software bug? What if the hardware just decides to fail?
    there are many reasons not to trust it. Seriously, its a loaded weapon. It may shoot, or maybe not. But it's there, loaded, waiting for a mistake to break your 3ds.
     
  4. Runehasa

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    Guess my multirom support wont be coming anytime soon now :(
     
  5. kingsora831

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    Yup basically. It sucks, i know.
    But it has to be apart of your routine now if you want to be extra safe, SD card in PC,check checksum, SD card in 3ds, Run launcher and play.
    Luckily i play my 3ds at home so i always have a pc nearby.

    BTW, i just did a checksum of my launcher.dat and its.
    SHA: 3508a54dd3b1ff903fbf18ecf97b075205b67d0c

    MD5: 6361c5d4935af6d888ffc0646548f5dd

    Hopefully someone else can put up their checksum so we can guarantee this is the correct checksum.
     
  6. Technicmaster0

    Technicmaster0 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    MT-Card 4 evah :D
    I can't assure that the MT Launcher hasn't these bricking methods but I think that it's based on 1.2 or an internal dev version (which is safe).
     
  7. Engi

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    Actually I am surprised that gateway thought about this too. However, now that I know this I'm not buying it by any means, unfortunately. I'll wait for a safe flash card to put on my 3ds.
     
  8. WoJjTeK

    WoJjTeK GBAtemp Regular

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    It is roughly translated to:
    Normatt's launcher is also not 100% safe. They[GW Team] put more Brick-code into their launcher than it was thought.
     
  9. someonewhodied

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    I personally support this idea gateway had for anti-clones, but yeah its definitely poor execution.
    If an SD card fails, the user is fukt
     
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  10. Technicmaster0

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    Probably the MT-Card is "safe". It's very unlikely that their launcher is based on 2.1 (since they don't even have EmuNAND).
     
  11. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Post here

    http://www.maxconsole.com/maxcon_fo...Screen-Causing-Bricking?p=1668674#post1668674

    is showing the same checksum as you.


    And screw that. I'm going back to b1. I'd rather the occasional grey lines (only prob I had with it), than sitting on a potential timebomb.
     
  12. Mr_Pichu

    Mr_Pichu かわいいね!

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    I got this checksum:
    MD5 (Launcher.dat) = 6361c5d4935af6d888ffc0646548f5dd
    GW_BETA_RELEASE_2.0b2
     
  13. dc740

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    OH! That's even worse! There is no way to run the latest update without having the risk of killing your 3ds beyond repair. I'm soooo not buying this cart.
     
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  14. kingsora831

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    Yup, thats what i got.
    Update my post with both SHA checksum and MD5 checksum.

    And seeing how both of them matched (yours and the post by armadillo) this is the correct one.

    Thread starter should add it to the OP.
     
  15. BMinkie

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    so ppl who used a cloned card and non official firmware and Launchers brick there 3ds and they blame gateway.............why lol ? 1370372176253.
     
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  16. KineticSonata

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    my MD5 checksum was the same. 6361c5d4935af6d888ffc0646548f5dd
     
  17. Technicmaster0

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    Cuz you could brick a 3DS with a corrupted SD using GW, too.
     
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  18. drinnian

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    I was about to order one for myself, but I think I'll wait a little while after reading this. I'm not really comfortable with a potential time-bomb in my 3ds, and I don't want to endorse these sort of tactics.
    I can understand wanting to protect their work, but this is just punishing the wrong people.


    Hopefully a safe option will come forward after the dust settles.
     
  19. GregoryRasputin

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    You seem to be missing this valid point...
     
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  20. Ilogis

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    Learn to read.
     
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