does a wii with wiikey support big dvd-r gc disks?

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  1. modshroom128
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    im going to put a snes emulater on my wii that comes with a whole bunch of snes games (i currently own)...

    im going to burn the iso to a full sized 4.7 gig dvd-r...

    if wiikey accepts gamecube homebrews, will it accept big sized dvds???
     
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    I believe it does, its under the specs.
     
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    The problem I've had is that the SNES emu (sensgx) wouldn't recognize the Wii DVD drive and wouln't let me load roms from there. I got the emu to load of DVD fine though, I had it sized at just over a gig.
     
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    In GC mode will it read over the 1.4gb or whatever the GC disks are??
     
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    Gamecube images burned to 4.7 gig normal sized disks work just fine.

    Can someone post a sticky stating that? It seems like someone asks this question every week.
     
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    Banned squirt1000 Would rather have a cup of Tea!

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    I know it can read a gc game on a full size disk the same as my gc can, What I was saying is can it read the FULL 4.7gb in GC mode?? Not just the usual gc game image size!!! [​IMG]
     
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    If you went to wiikey site you'd find out...

    "Supports fullsize 4GB discs for gamecube homebrew"

    source...wiikey.cn
     
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    Banned squirt1000 Would rather have a cup of Tea!

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    That still dosnt explain it!!! We all know it can run and support a game/homebrew from a fullsize disk but can it read the full 4.7gb? [​IMG]
     
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    What, pray tell, do you plan on putting on the other 3.2 gigs?

    There is no way to currently load multiple iso images onto a disk to have multi boot games on the disk, and I don't think there's even 1.47 gig worth of homebrew out there, nor will there probably ever be, so why do you even care?
     
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    I have a wiikey on pre-order, and definitely hope to play NES, SNES, N64, and GBA games via homebrew (didn't know wiikey did that!)..

    If you can't fill a DVD with Roms, where do you put the roms for the emulator to find them and play them?

    -Matthew
     
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    DVD playback. GameCube was physically unable to read beyond 1.4 GB, now that limit's gone. [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks for that MaHe, Thats all I needed to know [​IMG]
     

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