Do you need the Twilight Hack if you have a modded Wii?

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    If your Wii is modded with a modchip (eg. OpenWii), do you need to use the Twilight Hack to install homebrew, vc games, etc?
     
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    Not for installing those. You could use the trucha signer to make wad installation disks.


    But if you wish to boot elf files you will require the twilight hack.
     
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    Thanks for the reply!

    It seems like the best way to install channels (WADs?) is using the WAD Installer and WAD Uninstaller channels, so do I need to create a WAD installation disc via Trucha Signer, and then I can just install more WADs from the SD card using the newly installed channel?
     
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    Yep, if you need help with trucha let me know [​IMG]
    After that 1 installation disk, all your wads can be installed from the installation channel.
     
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    Personally, I think the best way is the Homebrew Channel, then I can launch the Wii Homebrew Launcher, so then I can keep both the install and uninstall programs on my SD card, and just quickly change out the WADs on my SD card.
     
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    The homebrew channel IS another option, though, it takes a bit of extra time to boot up and isn't exactly "stable". Plus not all current and future homebrews are/will be supported. If you wish to have 1 channel then go for the homebrew channel. If you don't really care, I'd recommend the installation/uninstallation channels. [​IMG]
     
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    Ahhh, that sounds very interesting. Is there a link to more information on the homebrew channel? (eg. what exactly it is, how it works, how to install channels [?] into it, etc)
     

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