What's the big difference between A9LH v1 and v2?

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  1. Pokéidiot
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    Besides payload size and stage1-2 sector size (one can do this on a9lh v1) , what's the big changes that differs 2 different versions?
     
  2. zoogie

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    The installed native firm is 8.1 rather than 9.0. That is what gives a slight initial payload size advantage.
    With chainloading payloads that can be an almost arbitrary size, this advantage is mostly superficial.
     
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    and why is it 8.1? if the advantage is superficial, why did people bother?
     
  4. Ramzh

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    AFAIK A9LH v2 allow for bigger payloads, which is not needed at the moment
    EDIT: :ninja:'d
     
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  6. aos10

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    the day i moved to A9LH is the same day v2 happened
    i didn't install A9LH using safeA9lh installer,so which version i have?
     
  7. ILoveUnity

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    probly version 1? idk
     
  8. aos10

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    maybe,i used OTPhelper to and sysupdater to downgrade to 2.1 then got my files then returned to 9.2.
    then i kept using menu hax for several months because i really didn't care after i returned to 9.2.
     
  9. Dr. Dew

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    Weird! I had no idea there was a v2. I remember installing a9lh on both my 3DS's when it first came out so I guess
    I have v1 of a9lh? Is there anything out right now that only works on v2 over v1?
     
  10. Gelex

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    I wrote the pull request that is now being called a9lh v2. There shouldn't be any user facing changes. Aurora's installer can now install using 8.1 firm. Tbh, the v1 vs v2 distinction is dumb, since it is pretty much the same codebase, just a different key and load position. I had another pull request be accepted recently that was a more invasive update. Shouldn't have any user facing differences.

    Tl;dr, no reason to change a9lh install
     
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