Can 2 hdd be used in usb loader?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by moe24, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. moe24
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    Since the wii has two usb ports is it possible to use two hdd at once in a usb loader?Just wondering since my 500gig full and Im planning on buying another ,I dont want to switch hdd everytime .Im using usb loader gx as my loader now.
     
  2. Wiisel

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    why not buy a bigger one and transfer your games over?
     
  3. Bauldrick

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    why answer a question with a question? (!)

    I think the answer is no
     
  4. Wiisel

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    why bother to answer when your guessing

    moe24 plans on buying another drive its pointless having two tied up on a Wii. I'm not one to explain myself or tell others what to do but I'll give you the benefit of the doubt as there is and are retarded people on the internet the ? is to question why he wants a second drive instead of a larger one and also for politeness.
     
  5. Dark Blade

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    Gawd you must be extremely bored to try and make a smart ass comment like that.
     
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    If u ask me its rater clever Zelda
     
  7. Dark Blade

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    Inside a Pokeball.
    What the heck does that mean????
     
  8. Bauldrick

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    I apoligise Wiisel, it was a small minded jape.

    devesh_zelda - you know what... maybe he didn't hit 'h'
     
  9. Dark Blade

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    Inside a Pokeball.
    I kinda figured that out but thanks for your help. [​IMG]
     
  10. Wiisel

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    No problems I'm sure it was funny as you typed it [​IMG] at times a little humour/sarcasm can go adrift in simple text.
     
  11. Bauldrick

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    no worries! [​IMG]

    moe24 - sorry for trashing your thread with bad humour (twice)
     
  12. fishykipper

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    groms!

    No you can't use two HDD with the wii, for the simple fact only one USB port (Port 1), has enough power to load iso's from a HDD. Port two is a slow USB port which is only capable of powering Wii Speak/Wii Microphones', stuff like that!

    If you dont believe me, try switching your HDD over to the other USB port, bet it wont work!
     
  13. Jaz808

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    Fishykipper, not exactly right there mate, cIOS Rev 10 and lower can use either port, ppl have tired using a powered usb hub to add the extra power, from memory it didnt work
     
  14. nutella

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    that's what i was wondering. why did they change it in the first place?
     
  15. nitrostemp

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    for better speed
     
  16. Bauldrick

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    fishykipper !! Define groms for me?

    I don't pretend to know that much, but :

    are you saying one is 1.1 and the other 2.0 ? (That can only be due to software?)

    I think if I tried hard enough I could get the other port to work. from the little bit I've read recently anyhow, apolageeze if I'm wrong ofcourse. But the original question was both at the same time..
     
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    offtopic:
    How the hell did you fill up 500gigs with Wii games?
    I have around FIFTY(!) games installed on a 320 GB one, and it's barely half-full, and these are not only the small ones like Wii Play or Animal Crossing.
     
  18. ringorinfret

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    I thought that port 0 was targetted for USB drive for easier programming...you know you are always talking to a usb hdd on port 0 and USB accessories are on port 1. otherwise you never know what is plugged where

    thats my assumption
     
  19. giantpune

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    why dont you just do a pepsi challengs. there is a version of uLoader which uses the other port. and oggzee posted a echi module which should use the other port. just get your stopwatch and play a game with both variations and youll probably see that they run at the same speed.