Can the WBFS be ghosted and restored ?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by TeenTin, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. TeenTin
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    TeenTin GBAtemp Maniac

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    Many thanks !
     
  2. tomazzzi

    tomazzzi GBAtemp Regular

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    ???

    Why wouldn t he ?
     
  3. joda

    joda GBAtemp Fan

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    Easier yet just extract all isos with a script, like for example the bash+perl oneliner:
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    for a in `wbfs ls 2>&1 | perl -pe 's/^(\S+).*/$1/'`; do wbfs extract $a; done
    Which as root puts all isos in the current dir.

    That can later be reversed with:
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    for a in `ls *iso`; do wfsd add $a; done
    to add all isos to the currently active drive.
     
  4. fogbank

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    Yes, I have done it.

    BUT...

    I have a 60GB USB hard drive with about 17GB of games on it. Since Ghost cannot read the volume information it had to image the whole 60GB drive. I didn't have 60GB free on my local drive so I imaged it to a network drive.

    I then formatted the drive to NTFS. I used Ghost to restore the image. It took over 4 hours (from a networked drive) and resulted in an error at the end of the process. Still the drive now lists all of the games, and I was even able to extract one. I haven't tried it again with the USB loader yet.

    So I would say it works, but it's not ideal...