github CTCaer/hekate v5.5.1
hekate v5.5.1 & Nyx v0.9.7

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


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

Latest HOS supported: 11.0.1

New in this version

  • HOS 11.0.1 support
  • Fix sleep in modchipped Eristas
    First BCT, that is used in warmboot binary, has improper modulus. Now it looks all 4 for a valid one.
  • Add exosphere uart logging support
    This can be enabled via compile time flags or exosphere.ini
  • Mitigate an issue when initializing some Phison SD Cards

Nyx v0.9.7

  • Fixed bis keygen for Erista/Mariko units that came with 9.1.0 and up
    Additionally the keys are printed in logging console after checking cal0 info
  • Added AU (Allocation Unit) info for SD Cards
    This shows the performance alignment needed for read/writes
  • Added bootloader SD Card init info
    There is now a new bootloader bus speed info and sd errors in parentheses that can help debug sd init issues in hekate main.


  • 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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