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'''IOS 254''' is commonly used for various purposes:  
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'''IOS254''' is commonly used for various purposes:  
  
 
* [[BootMii]] as an [[IOS]], is installed to this slot.  
 
* [[BootMii]] as an [[IOS]], is installed to this slot.  
* [[PatchMii]] uses this as a temporary IOS.  
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* [[PatchMii]] installs to this slot.
* [[System Menu 3.4]] included a copy of [[IOS9]] as IOS254 to block PatchMii (and maybe to break some pirate tools), but Nintendo replaced the wrong IOS number, since most pirate tools use [[IOS249]]. Everytime that IOS9 was updated, IOS254 was updated also.  
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* [[3.4]] included a copy of [[IOS9]] as IOS254 to overwrite PatchMii, as that was the last place (besides [[IOS16]]) the [[signing bug]] could be exploited. Each IOS9 update was then copied to this IOS.
* The [[4.3]] update included a [[Stub IOS]] in this slot, in an attempt to overwrite BootMii/IOS, but if failed, because the version number wasn't high enough. This was also done in order to reduce the number of IOS branches having to be maintained.  
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* The [[4.3]] update included a [[Stub IOS]] in this slot, in an attempt to overwrite BootMii/IOS, which succeeded for BootMii versions earlier than 1.4. Versions 1.4 and above use version 65281 to prevent this.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:47, 21 July 2021

IOS254
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Technical details
Latest Versionv65280
TypeAnti-Homebrew Stub IOS
StatusMothballed


IOS254 is commonly used for various purposes:

  • BootMii as an IOS, is installed to this slot.
  • PatchMii installs to this slot.
  • 3.4 included a copy of IOS9 as IOS254 to overwrite PatchMii, as that was the last place (besides IOS16) the signing bug could be exploited. Each IOS9 update was then copied to this IOS.
  • The 4.3 update included a Stub IOS in this slot, in an attempt to overwrite BootMii/IOS, which succeeded for BootMii versions earlier than 1.4. Versions 1.4 and above use version 65281 to prevent this.
Version Signing bug? STM Release Exploit? Notes
v2 No Yes Included in 3.4 update to block PatchMii (copy of IOS9).
v3 No No Included in 4.0 update to fix the STM Release Exploit.
v260 No No Fixed more exploits (4.2 update)
v65280 N/A N/A Stub IOS in 4.3 update to wipe out BootMii/IOS and remove this IOS branch. Also included on RVL-CPU-30 consoles