github CTCaer/hekate v5.3.4
hekate v5.3.4 & Nyx v0.9.5

latest releases: v5.7.2, v5.7.0, v5.6.5...
19 months ago


This version supports booting ALL current CFWs, Android/Linux booting and payload tools.
No more SD card removals

Latest HOS supported: 10.2.0

New in this version

  • Mesosphere support (Atmosph√®re's kernel reimplementation)
  • update.bin is now automatically created on first boot
    This allows l4t/android or anything else that injects/warmboots an old hekate to always use the latest one
    As a reminder, it gets automatically updated via injecting a new hekate once
  • Bootloader protection
    Currently can only be enabled via editing hekate_ipl.ini.
    Using bootprotect=1 in [config] disallows any reading/writing of the bootloader folder and its contents inside HOS, preventing any corruption of it.
    This of course has the side-effect of homebrew that depend on it (e.g. hekate Toolbox) to not work fully.
  • Fix an issue where failing to patch emuMMC would allow user to continue booting
  • Some extra fixes.

Nyx v0.9.5

  • Better info for BM92T36 (USB-PD)
    It can now show more profiles and the exact selected profile
  • Add joycon disable.
    For now it can only be enabled by editing nyx.ini. jcdisable=1.


  • How to use Partition Manager for Linux/Android?
    For L4T Linux you can use the official Ubuntu Bionic 3.2.0 or newer release or any other distro betas.
    For android you need to build Android P or Q which support/require the new partition scheme.

  • My Joy-Con drift when in Nyx, how to fix?
    Nyx applies an auto calibration at boot. That happens when you hear the rumble. If you press the sticks before, then a wrong calibration will get applied.
    To fix that on the fly, simply remove the Joy-Con and re insert it. This always causes a new calibration. Just make sure you don't touch the stick when you reinsert.

  • I don't care about emuMMC/Linux/Android. Can the Part manager be used for something else?
    Yes. You can still reformat your SD card to a single FAT32 partition.
    You can even use it when you have exFAT and you want to format to FAT32.
    It is also suggested to format your sd card via hekate. That's because it prepares it for performance. something that many partitioning tools neglect.


Check for more.

For maximum performance of UMS in Windows, you need to run nyx_usb_max_rate__run_only_once_per_windows_pc.reg, only once per PC you have.
It only affects hekate's usb device. You can also view that file with text editor and see what it does. Linux/Mac OS users do not need that.

Don't forget to drag n drop bootloader folder into sd card root and hit replace. No need to delete that folder first, especially if you want your configs and payloads.


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