What can we do with a bootrom exploit

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Arck, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. Arck
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    Arck GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I have a few question about the bootrom exploit, like:
    - if it's released/explained, this will really work on any firmware ?
    - Do we need a external device to use it ? (flashcard?)

    Thanks, just to know if 3DS flashcard would have an advantage.
     
  2. munchy_cool

    munchy_cool GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    it all depends on what version of bootloader is exploited ..if the latest one is exploited it should work on all fimrwares ..updates from Nintendo have the capability of closing the exploit by an update to the bootloader.
     
  3. Aletron9000

    Aletron9000 3DS Master

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    3DS ARM9 CPU
    the bootrom cannot be changed by update. so any version can be exploited if it is found.

    arm9 access might be needed, possibly.
     
  4. Sketchy1

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    This is basically every arm 9 exploit, just put it that way.
     
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    munchy_cool GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    aah .interesting ..a bootrom exploit would mean Nintendo would have to update hardware in newer models?
     
  6. Aletron9000

    Aletron9000 3DS Master

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    3DS ARM9 CPU
    yep
     
  7. munchy_cool

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    oh boy, that would be so much fun ...