BootMii by iso - what's the point?

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  1. Col70
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    As my Wii is one of the Wii that won't install via Boot2, as far as I understand it, BootMii will only work via the HBC. As my Wii won't boot HBC direct from Preloader, I can't see the point of it as it'll only be any good if you can boot HBC from preloader....
     
  2. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    The point of it will be the ability to run BootMii applications once they come out. But since those haven't been made yet you're just going to have to wait for them to be made.

    What I think would be good for people in your situation is a modified Preloader or Preloader-like application that launches BootMii before the System Menu. I wouldn't be surprised to see something like that in the future.
     
  3. vettacossx

    vettacossx Wii Theme Team Founder

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    off topic a bit but did you decide on your name because of a character fenrirwolf?

    I ask because my fav monster i own in Tales of Synphonia is a Fenirir ice wolf! ( I evolved a black wolf to get it by feeding it things it liked! I have around 40 monsters i have made pacts with..Its as much fun as ff7 was the first time around! Best RPG on the wii!
     
  4. Screemer

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    fenrir is a character in the northern mythology. he is the son of the god loki. he is the one foretold to kill odin when ragnarök comes.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fenrir
     
  5. ecw

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    That sounds great. Isn't there a new preloader in the works?
     
  6. FenrirWolf

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    Preloader in its curent form been discontinued, actually. But I'd imagine someone could take its source and eventually make a BootMii-IOS preloader.
     
  7. ThatDudeWithTheFood

    ThatDudeWithTheFood TRIANGLEZ

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    Topic is misleading it should be Bootmii by ios and preloaders source isnt going to be realeaesed
     
  8. Col70
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    Why is it misleading - basically if you can't install BootMii to Boot2 then it's pretty much a waste of time right?
     
  9. ddp127

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    the title is misleading, because it says bootmii by iso, isos are games [​IMG]

    and it is not a waste of time, because it enables you to backup your nand, and to run ppc code
     
  10. SpAM_CAN

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    What about Preloader 0.30?
     
  11. Col70
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    Is there a 0.30? Is it for 3.2e?
     
  12. Apekop

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    canceled. Not going to be released.
     
  13. SifJar

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    well if the source wont be made available for someone to make a modified version, could someone make an app to be booted with preloader which will boot BootMii? Sorta like Crazy Intro, only able to boot BootMii. Then people could install it in their Wii, and if they brick, turn on holding reset and select Load File, then BootMii will run and they can restore their NAND dump.