Disc Drive LED hack for Preloader

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  1. MorganCreek
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    Greets to all GBAtemp members!

    I wanted to ask if there is a hack for preloader/priiloader that turns the blue disc drive light permanently on.

    I think that would be a quite cool feature, but I don't want to disassemble my Wii to solder any cables.


    Thx for your replies!
     
  2. Wiisel

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    send a message to your wii
     
  3. tj_cool

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    Nope, there's no such hack

    Just mail your own wii and never open the message
    Your wii's address is w(wii friend code here)@wii.com
     
  4. Det1re

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    Or do one of the multiple possibilities on the hardware side...
     
  5. MorganCreek
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    Ok, thx for your answers. Then I may look for a hardware solution again.
     
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  7. Eddie_Brock

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    There is absolutely no explanation of how this program works... Have you used it? and is it a matter of running the app from HBC/Banner Bomb and on it goes? Please give us some details of you have used it before. Thanks
     
  8. Leathl

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    It's just an application where you can press A to turn the light on/off... It doesn't stay when you exit the app. It's a three lines of code application using libwiilight..
     
  9. nIxx

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    This is all you need (patches a starlet register for the wii dvd light):
    Code:
    static vu32 *_wiilight_reg = (u32*)0xCD0000C0;
    void wiilight(int enable) {ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ 
    ÂÂÂÂu32 val = (*_wiilight_reg&~0x20);
    ÂÂÂÂif (enable && Settings.wiilight) val |= 0x20;
    ÂÂÂÂ*_wiilight_reg=val;
    }
    or only to set it on:

    Code:
    void WIILIGHT_TurnOn()
    {
    ÂÂÂÂ*(u32*)0xCD0000C0 |= 0x20;
    }
     
  10. Eddie_Brock

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    So the question remains, is/has this been converted into a Preloader/PriiLoader hack? How hard would it be to do...
     
  11. daxtsu

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    No, because it turns off as soon as the application that executes that exits.
     
  12. Daco

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    exactly, it'll only work in system menu cause the some parts of memory gets reset (altho i dont think this will get reset) and most of the times when a dol gets loaded everything needs to be reinit...
     
  13. MorganCreek
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    Thanks Daco, that's the answer I wanted to hear. I'm not that new to Wii Homebrew so I thought about this too but I wasn't sure. Now I know.