Black screen but able to back into system menu via preloader

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  1. bennettmd
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    I had a 4.0U wii with cIOSrev9 and Preloader .29 and loading games via USBloader GX. Went into homebrew and was prompted with an update screen so I updated and also installed BootMii as an IOS as it could not be done as Boot 2 (Error -2). Then I updated to cIOSrev13b...and now the problem starts [​IMG] .

    When I power up the wii the health warning screen will show and then I can hear the music for the system channel screen but the screen is black. I am able to load the system menu from preloader and see and use the channels no worries. If I load the homebrew channel via preloader, I can also back into the system menu that way. But for some reason I can no longer just turn on my wii normally and have it work.

    Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.
     
  2. mhaven98

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    I have seen this where BootMii has the wrong region for video mode. If you open the ini file for BootMii on the SD card and change the video mode to your region (NTSC?) it may fix the problem.
     
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    What IOS does your System Menu run on (according to Preloader)?
     
  4. bennettmd
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    My bootmii.ini file looks like:

    # BootMii config file

    # Video mode, possible settings:
    # NTSC, PAL50, PAL60, PROGRESSIVE
    VIDEO=NTSC

    # Autoboot, possible settings:
    # SYSMENU, HBC
    #AUTOBOOT=SYSMENU

    # Autoboot delay, in seconds:
    # Default is 5
    #BOOTDELAY=5

    Are the # supposed to be in front of the Autoboot and bootdelay lines? Is there some conflict with having both preloader and bootmii?

    Also I am running IOS v60 and systemmenu v417 according to the main screen of preloader, but under the settings I am set to 249. If I change that to 60 I get some letters that I cannot read on the screen.

    Thanks.
     
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    Your BootMii file is OK. There are no problems. On the other side IOS60 is right. The letters you can't read may be "The system files are corrupt [...]". If so, go to HBC and reinstall Preloader. This should fix the problem.
     
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    Still nothing. Any other ideas? Should I down grade and then reupgrade to 4.0 again or would this risk a complete brick?
     
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    Put Preloader's boot.dol on an SD card and reinstall it.

    Maybe IOS60 got borked and now Preloader can't load System Menu?
     
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    1. go to preloader
    2. select the option systemhacks and disable the option "blackscreen at wii systemmenu startup"

    I've also tried all of the options XD
     
  9. bennettmd
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    Thanks for your help. Tried both of the above but still no good. While the screen is black the remotes will not respond. Also I noticed that when I back into the system menu from HBC I can no longer play even original disks so I think some IOS got messed up somewhere but I am not sure which one.
     

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