Drive sleeps after 10-15min of play

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by TheMagicMan, May 7, 2017.

  1. TheMagicMan
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    While Using USB Loader Gx, If I pause the game and leave it for a while and then load something new(Like going to another area), the game hangs. This is probably most likely because the drive goes to sleep(The light on it turns off so I know it went to sleep). Is there anyway to fix this? I tried to use Seagate Manager to set sleep mode to never, but it didn't seem to help much. I'm on a vWii if that helps and have a Seagate drive model SRD00F1, trying to play Skyward Sword.
     
  2. Marko76

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    You need to disable hdd sleep mode in the wiiu settings

    1. Go to Settings
    2. Go to Data Management
    3. Hold the D-Pad Down
    4. Keep down pressed and now also Hold + and -
    5. Change Setting to sleep mode off.
     
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    Ok I'll try that now. Also, is it possible to load usb loader gx with the hard drive plugged in? I always have to unplug it otherwise is hangs at initializing the USB.
     
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    Don't know as I don't use USB loader gx so hopefully someone else can answer that for you
     
  5. TheMagicMan
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    Out of curiosity, what do you specifically use?


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    Nevermind, I was gonna ask because I like Wiiflow but it wasn't working for me. Strangely enough now it recognizes my HDD.
    Well looks like I spoke too soon becuase on loading a game in Wiiflow it just returns me to the Homebrew Channel.
     
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    Seems like every time I change hard drives I have to switch between wiiflow and USB loadergx. Some drives work better with different programs me thinks
     
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    I personally always used CFG loader both on my wii and wii u and never had any issues, whereas other loaders had some issues. Try that and see how you like it.
     
  8. Marko76

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    Same for me as well lol.