1. Aliceloveszubats

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    is it possible to load flashcarts previously blocked on firmware updates with just the homebrew launcher? or will that always be restricted to cfw?
     
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    probably will always be restricted to custom firmware, due to the required permissions not being available with userland-only.
     
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    On top of that, even if you had kernel mode on ARM11, your changes to bypass the Home Menu's flashcart checks wouldn't persist once the console reboots into TWL_FIRM ("DS mode" basically), which also does its own additional set of checks. You need something that can do all that before the 3DS operating system is running (and across reboots), and the only thing that can do that is CFW.
     
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    There's a .nds file in the .rar :)
     
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    yes but how do i load a nds file from homebrew launcher without cfw?
     
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    I think the NDS is there because it's technically DSiWare, and DSiWare CIAs are funky NDS files that read from SD. If my memory is correct anyway.
     
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    In the odd situation where you have 2 flash cards, where one of them isn't supported, and 2 3DS's, I think it might be possible to use the supported flashcard to boot the unsupported one.

    I totally forgot you can't run .nds with just homebrew channel... It has been a while :(
     
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    well there is the 3ds flashcard time warp cia, granted it's a cia and you need to use FBI to install it (which means having kernel access while in the homebrew launcher), but once installed it will allow a lot of blocked flashcards to work and will persist across reboots/system updates
     
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    This is true, and I honestly forgot about it, but that has a flaw as well, if the user is on version 11.0 or above (it's probably safe to say a lot if not most users who still run stock systems are on 11.0+), downgrading things with only ARM11 kernel is much less realistic ( https://www.3dbrew.org/wiki/11.0.0-33#Process9 ). Once that's 'bypassed' as well with ARM9 control, the user might as well go for CFW at that point to not have any limits at all, especially given that there is virtually zero risk anymore with how safe boot9strap's install is, and bricking is a thing of the past with a hardmod or an ntrboot card.
     
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