XorTroll working on USB HDD Feature

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by Essasetic, Mar 18, 2019.

  1. Ghost92

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    It is not even possible to mount .XCI from a MicroSD, less for HDD.
     
  2. 98otiss

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    would be nice if this was built into pplay so you can watch media from hard drive
     
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  3. lordelan

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    Pplay, RetroArch and installers (Goldleaf) would benefit the most from this.
     
  4. irNuu

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    I meant yes, for goldleaf. I SXOS and mounting from HDD is very useful since I have 1 TB SSD all games in XCI and I just mount it directly and play the game.

    I was hoping for Goldleaf to be able to read from USBHDD's XCI even though it can't mount because I would need to switch to Atmopshere just to use Noexs to make cheats.

    Basically, need to install games on Atmosphere to use Noexs and I have to copy from USBHDD while on SXOS then switch to Atmosphere to install the game in XCI then delete the XCI. :)

    If I could simply install the XCI files while on Atmosphere then that fixes the 3 or 4 steps I do.
     
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  5. Ghost92

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    emulating the .xci as if they were cartridges seems so simple. Another thing is that they say it is difficult or encourage piracy. Or in a few words nobody wants to get their hands dirty. But I still see "dirty" Homebrew a lot like backing up Cartridges and game package installers. At first I thought this would be true Loaders as they were the Wii (Wiiflow) but all that exists of Switch Homebrew is to avoid piracy.
     
  6. Arnold101

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    any news about hdd?
     
  7. jammybudga777

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    nope. think it was scrapped.
     
  8. Xyphoseos

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    Is it for install from HDD or install in HDD as SDcard ?
     
  9. jammybudga777

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    to use the hd for storage and play. but might as well by sx for that cos nobodys up to this task clearly
     
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  10. lordelan

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    Don't think it's completely scrapped (would still make sense for RetroArch) but XorTroll has too many more important projects. I for myself would like have him make uLaunch better and better for now. :)
     
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  11. jammybudga777

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    Well I think it was said it needed a rewrite can't remember tbh. Would be nice to have but I do prefer the ulaunch progress more too
     
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  12. Arnold101

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    i want to play form usb hdd first. like on sxos..
     
  13. Graham182

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    I think it would be ideal to have nsp/nsx stored on a hdd, and install to sd card when needed.
     
  14. The Real Jdbye

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    It might seem simple, but the cartridge slot has its own firmware that runs on an ASIC that we can't dump. Without knowing how both sides of the code work, it becomes much harder. Also, most devs aren't willing to work on such a thing because it's only useful for piracy.
     
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