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'''IOS 254''' is commonly used for various purposes:
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'''IOS 254''' is commonly used for various purposes:  
  
* [[PatchMii]] uses this as a temporary IOS
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* [[BootMii]] as an IOS, is installed 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]].
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* [[PatchMii]] uses this as a temporary IOS.
* [[BootMii]] as an IOS is installed to this slot.
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* [[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]].  
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* [[System Menu 4.2]] 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.  
  
 
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| No
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
| Copy of IOS9 in [[3.4]] update to wipe out installed cIOS
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| Included in [[3.4]] update to block [[PatchMii]] (copy of [[IOS9]]).
 
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| v3
 
| v3
 
| No
 
| No
 
| No
 
| No
| Included in [[4.0]] update to fix STM release exploit
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| Included in [[4.0]] update to fix the [[STM Release Exploit]].
 
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| v260
 
| v260
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
| [[Stub IOS]] in [[4.2]] update to wipe out BootMii-IOS and reduce the number of IOS branches to be maintained
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| [[Stub IOS]] in [[4.2]] update to wipe out BootMii/IOS (failed) and reduce the number of IOS branches to be maintained
 
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|-
 
| v65280
 
| v65280
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
| Stub IOS in [[4.3]] update to wipe out BootMii (IOS) and prevent its installation
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| [[Stub IOS]] in [[4.3]] update to wipe out BootMii/IOS
 
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Revision as of 00:30, 8 May 2021

IOS254
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Technical info
TypeAnti-cIOS Stub IOS


IOS 254 is commonly used for various purposes:

  • BootMii as an IOS, is installed to this slot.
  • PatchMii uses this as a temporary IOS.
  • 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.
  • System Menu 4.2 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.
Version Trucha 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 N/A N/A Stub IOS in 4.2 update to wipe out BootMii/IOS (failed) and reduce the number of IOS branches to be maintained
v65280 N/A N/A Stub IOS in 4.3 update to wipe out BootMii/IOS