1. UnobtaniumGamer

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    I've been trying to get Warioware: Smooth Moves to run on my Wii from USB Loader GX. It shows up in the menu, but when I select start it freezes my Wii on a black screen and disconnects the controller. I have to hold in power to force a shutdown. I've tried multiple video options and other miscellaneous settings, but nothing has worked.

    (2019 EDIT: In case anyone is stumbling upon this with the same issue, it was just the USB stick I was using. I found a much bigger 32gb one that works like a charm.)
     
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  2. FancyNintendoGamer567

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    Syscheck, please?
     
  3. GreyWolf

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    Are you using a hard drive or a flash drive?
     
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    WBFS Manager
    IOS 263 Installer and cIOSX rev20b
    (I'm assuming these are old cIOS stuff.)

    The guy who wrote the article probably either copied the details from an old guide or hasn't softmodded his Wii in years.
     
  7. UnobtaniumGamer

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    I can't access my Wii right now, but I'll post a Syscheck as soon as I can.

    Flash drive. I don't even own a USB hard drive TBH
     
  8. tswntk

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    just search this forum and see how many flash drive problems this year
    that guide has a read count of 4000+ in just 5 months - that may be part of the reasons why we have all these problems
     
  9. UnobtaniumGamer

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    Got a syscheck.

    SysCheck HDE v2.4.0 HacksDen Edition by JoostinOnline, Double_A, R2-D2199, and Nano
    ...runs on IOS58 (rev 6176).

    Region: PAL
    System Menu 4.3E (v514)
    Priiloader installed
    Drive date: 02.13.2007
    Homebrew Channel 1.1.2 running on IOS58

    Hollywood v0x11
    Console ID: 121949422
    Console Type: Wii
    Shop Channel Country: United Kingdom (110)
    Boot2 v4
    Found 108 titles.
    Found 46 IOS on this console. 15 of them are stubs.

    IOS3 (rev 65280): Stub
    IOS4 (rev 65280): Stub
    IOS9 (rev 1034): No Patches
    IOS10 (rev 768): Stub
    IOS11 (rev 256): Stub
    IOS12 (rev 526): No Patches
    IOS13 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS14 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS15 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS16 (rev 512): Stub
    IOS17 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS20 (rev 256): Stub
    IOS21 (rev 1039): No Patches
    IOS22 (rev 1294): No Patches
    IOS28 (rev 1807): No Patches
    IOS30 (rev 2816): Stub
    IOS31 (rev 3608): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access
    IOS33 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS34 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS35 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS36 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS37 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS38 (rev 4124): No Patches
    IOS40 (rev 3072): Stub
    IOS41 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS43 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS45 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS46 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS48 (rev 4124): No Patches
    IOS50 (rev 5120): Stub
    IOS51 (rev 4864): Stub
    IOS52 (rev 5888): Stub
    IOS53 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS55 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS56 (rev 5662): No Patches
    IOS57 (rev 5919): No Patches
    IOS58 (rev 6176): USB 2.0
    IOS60 (rev 6400): Stub
    IOS61 (rev 5662): No Patches
    IOS62: Skipped
    IOS70 (rev 6912): Stub
    IOS80 (rev 6944): Trucha Bug, NAND Access
    IOS222 (rev 65280): Stub
    IOS223 (rev 65280): Stub
    IOS249[56] (rev 65535, Info: d2x-v10beta52): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS250[57] (rev 65535, Info: d2x-v10beta52): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS254 (rev 65281): BootMii
    BC v6
    MIOS v10
    Report generated on 08/18/2018.
     
  10. GreyWolf

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    That looks fine. I'd suspect the drive.
     
  11. UnobtaniumGamer

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    For anyone wondering, I got it working, but not in the way you'd expect. In fact, I just fucking gave up and bought another copy of Smooth Moves off Amazon. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
  12. Cyan

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    263 doesn't even exit. it's 236, the person who wrote that guide is either suffering dyslexia, or supposedly made it awful so people only have issues, without never being dangerous.

    I didn't thought this year's Flash drive issues rise might be because of new external guides promoting it. that all make senses now.
    we didn't have enough of all those bad youtube tutorials...


    uno : be sure you plug your drive in USB Port 0 (the bottom USB port).
    plugging in the wrong one can end in black screen like that too.

    But, I suspect your issue is the flash drive.
    Do you use cIOS in the loader, or IOS58 ? (settings>loader's settings>loader's IOS)
    if you use IOS58 it might explain :
    - why it can list games from USB port 1
    - why it doesn't work when launching a game (losing flash access because cIOS is not compatible, AND/OR losing Port1 access with cIOS).


    yeah, buying an official game disc is a solution! don't forget you can still make a dump of your own disc to launch it from an USBLoader. (easier and faster to list games than disc in my opinion).
     
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  13. UnobtaniumGamer

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    I actually tried both 249, 250, and 58 in the loader. Every time I used the port on the bottom (or left from my perspective, the one closest to the edge of the console)
     
  14. Cyan

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    if the loader could init the drive and detect the game when you used 249, it should have work when launching the games.
    it could be another issue than the hardware compatibility, for example if the .wbfs file is write protected it could be an issue on FAT32 partitions (no idea why. I should let the loader change the attribute of the file before launching it).

    or maybe it's really the hardware's fault, it seems writing to flash drive is freezing (you can't download covers, or dump a disc to flash), and when you exit the loader it's writing the settings to a file. you have your homebrew's settings on SD or flash drive ? just to narrow the problem and exclude possibilities.
     
  15. JordanB500

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    hey sorry for the necro i have a usb hard drive that has the same issue but i get a dsi error and have to reset hwnever selecting wii games for display the drive's contents are too large to store on my computer for a format and error check completed fine so idk what to do
     
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  16. Cyan

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    HDD are never too large on computer, unless you still have WindowsXP 32bit and your drive uses GPT ?

    by "same issue" do you mean only "black screen" ?
    because black screen is so widespread that you can find 2 thread per page, with different causes. so, it's not really the "same as this thread", it can be one of the other blackscreen thread's cause.
    without proper explanation and setup, we can't help you.
     
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    allow me to clarify when selecting wii games to display in usbloader gx i get a black screen with a dsi error that auto-reloads in 20 seconds or by pressing the a button on a wiimote/gamecube controller(loads the homebrew channel) IMG_20181005_062618[1].jpg
     
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    oh, you talk about "that" black screen, ok.
    thank you for the error screen, now I would need the exact revision number of USBLoaderGX you are using to be able to find where the bug is located. (every new compilation produce different DSI dump values).

    based on the very few information you gave, I think the problem is the partitions on your drive.
    USBLoaderGX has a bug if you have 2 different partition format on a GPT drive.
    for example :
    MBR (FAT32+NTFS) = works
    GPT (FAT32 + NTFS) = crash
    GPT (FAT32 + FAT32) = works

    You said your computer can't list the drive, so I suspect it's because it's too big, if it's bigger than 2TB it's using GPT, which old computer can't read.

    So, maybe that's your problem.
    in that case, there's no quick solution to that :
    - format the drive to single partition
    - format the drive to multiple partition, but using the same format (2x FAT32, or 2x NTFS, etc.), don't make odd partition number.
    - hope there's a fix to that bug in USBLoaderGX, but I didn't have time to fix it yet, I don't know how much It'll take for me to work on it. you better reformat your HDD using a compatible computer.

    before formatting, please, just let me look into your DSI crash screen, I'll look if it's what I think or something else.
     
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    what i meant was i cannot store the usb hard drive's contents on my computer's internal hard drive because there is not enough space to store the contents in case i need to re-format my usb hard drive

    i have usbloader revision 1268

    the entire partition is fat 32 with wii games in a wbfs format using wii backup manager

    i believe it is due to some error or something i missed as it was working fine and only recently started giving the black screen in addition i was told that using the "sync fat 32 fs info" would sometimes fix the problem as it did the last time this occurred, is it possible that one or more of the wii games has been corrupted and this error in some way is because of that?

    also now that i think about it my secondary internal is large enough to store my whole wbfs folder so if it is one of the games i could simply copy games until im left with one or more games that are faulty my wbfs folder is 118 gbs in size so it would certainly take a while

    i used the wiimfi patcher on a few games would that have caused it?
     
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    wiimfi itself is not the cause. the loader doesn't check if other games are patched or not when you launch a game.
    FAT32 sync is not needed, unless you use very old homebrew (2009-2010) to delete files on your FAT32 partition. the old FAT32 library had a bug, and the HDD was slower to Init/mount the partition. it has nothing to do with launching or reading a file, only how long it takes to mount the partition.
    new homebrew don't have this bug anymore, and therefore that option is not needed (and should have no effect).


    I analyzed the error log you posted.
    it's related to the sound file. Apparently it crashes when trying to load a file on the partition.
    - are you using custom sound ? (themes, or MP3 player feature of the loader)
    - Are you using an SD card or every files used by the homebrew located on USB ?
    I think using an SD card could fix the problem, if you have sound file on USB the loader crashes when de-initializing the USB ... but not the sound file currently played.

    That's funny, because it's a very old issue, and nobody had it recently. we talked about that bug with Greywolf last week, and today you have it.
    Code:
    (gdb) info line * 0x80c5a27c
    Line 190 of "f:/Homebrew/Wii/USBLoaderGX/branches_sourceforge_svn/libs/libcustomfat/libogc/../source/cache.c" starts at address 0x80c5a27c <_FAT_cache_readPartialSector>
       and ends at 0x80c5a290 <_FAT_cache_readPartialSector+20>.
    (gdb) info line * 0x80c5d5b8
    Line 478 of "f:/Homebrew/Wii/USBLoaderGX/branches_sourceforge_svn/libs/libcustomfat/libogc/../source/fatfile.c" starts at address 0x80c5d5b8 <_FAT_read_r+268>
       and ends at 0x80c5d5bc <_FAT_read_r+272>.
    (gdb) info line * 0x80d37b2c
    No line number information available for address 0x80d37b2c <_fread_r+720>
    (gdb) info line * 0x80c35824
    Line 70 of "f:/Homebrew/Wii/USBLoaderGX/trunk/source/FileOperations/File.cpp" starts at address 0x80c35824 <_ZN5CFile4readEPhj+48> and ends at 0x80c3582c <_ZN5CFile4readEPhj+56>.
    (gdb) info line * 0x80c39d58
    Line 185 of "f:/Homebrew/Wii/USBLoaderGX/trunk/source/SoundOperations/Mp3Decoder.cpp" starts at address 0x80c39d58 <_ZN10Mp3Decoder4ReadEPhii+516>
       and ends at 0x80c39d60 <_ZN10Mp3Decoder4ReadEPhii+524>.
    (gdb) info line * 0x80c3aa40
    Line 126 of "f:/Homebrew/Wii/USBLoaderGX/trunk/source/SoundOperations/SoundDecoder.cpp" starts at address 0x80c3aa34 <_ZN12SoundDecoder6DecodeEv+632>
       and ends at 0x80c3aa68 <_ZN12SoundDecoder6DecodeEv+684>.
    (gdb) info line * 0x80c3adb8
    Line 252 of "f:/Homebrew/Wii/USBLoaderGX/trunk/source/SoundOperations/SoundHandler.cpp" starts at address 0x80c3adb8 <_ZN12SoundHandler12UpdateThreadEPv+124>
       and ends at 0x80c3adc0 <_ZN12SoundHandler12UpdateThreadEPv+132>.
    (gdb) info line * 0x80d06650
    Line 215 of "C:/Users/davem/projects/devkitpro/libogc/libogc/lwp_threads.c" starts at address 0x80d06640 <__lwp_thread_handler+76> and ends at 0x80d06654 <__lwp_thread_handler+96>.
    (gdb) info line * 0x80d065f4
    Line 204 of "C:/Users/davem/projects/devkitpro/libogc/libogc/lwp_threads.c" starts at address 0x80d065f4 <__lwp_thread_handler> and ends at 0x80d065fc <__lwp_thread_handler+8>.
    (gdb)

    @GreyWolf, you can confirm, it looks like multi threading issue with the currently played sound file?
    libfat > cache > MP3 > sound > soundhandler > lwp
     
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