can usb loader gx read iso off of an sd card?

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  1. Crazc
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    i'm trying to play project m on my wii that does not have a working laser anymore, and i have usb loader and all that installed, so i just need to know if i will have to buy a usb or if my sd card will work as a substitute.
     
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    USB Loader GX does not support loading from SD.
     
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    Wiiflow will run it from SD.
     
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    so would you say that Wiiflow is better?
     
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    Depends... if all you're after playing is Wii games (and GC games, channels) then you can't beat usb loader gx imo... and that sounds like all you're after, but if you don't wanna waste any money on a hdd/just want to try out Project M then wiiflow will give you the option to play it from sd
    Wiiflow is better than gx for me simply because it also has plugins to run the various emulators on, selecting those games in the same way you would Wii/GC etc.... if that's not appealing, and you're after getting a usb anyway, then stick with gx ;)
     
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    thanks for the opinions and facts, guys. i think i will just buy a usb. gx looks safer because my sd card already has a good amount of homebrew on it, and i have read that project m does not run very good on SD cards larger than 2 gb, even though it says it can.

    im going to have use money anyway, because the brawl iso is huge as fuck, and none of my current sd cards have any room. i need a usb for school, so im just gonna go with gx.
     
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    If you only have an SD card for the moment, you could try with an SDtoUSB adapter.
    I have ideas and would like to accept everyone suggestions for USBLoaderGX development, but I'm not working on it a lot. don't expect features to be added, just be happy when they are :P

    Maybe I'll add SD support for wii games.
     
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    oh hey, you commented

    i would rather just buy a usb than an adapter. again, as said in my previous post, none of my current sd cards can fit the brawl iso.

    yeah, that would be a great update to start with. you could probably get some people to switch over from wiiflow.
     
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    EDIT: wrong thread my bad
     
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