DVD Identity Failed

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  1. Mrkinator
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    Mrkinator Neil Peart Wannabe

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    Okay, so I know about the DVD identity failed w/ the backup loader (the "gecko" one). But I burned both DVD-R and DVD+R (I thought IMGburn automatically changed it to DVD-ROM, I guess it didn't) and both gave me the DVD identity failed error. (I have cIOS patchmii installed w/ DVDX IOS249)

    I've patched the game (Mario Sluggers) with waninkoko's patcher. The media I used were Memorex -R and Maxwell +R. Unfortunately, I out of DVD's (I got the -R from a friend)

    What did I do wrong [​IMG] ?

    Edit: Oh crap, would the name have a difference? I have common key labeled key.bin instead of the common-key.bin.
     
  2. g00s3y

    g00s3y Asshole

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    You already answered your own question lol. It must be named common-key.bin
     
  3. Mrkinator
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    Mrkinator Neil Peart Wannabe

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    DAMNIT!!! [​IMG]

    Oh well, I'll try again once I get more DVD's [​IMG]

    Thanks!

    Edit: Not that I don't trust you g00s3y, but if anybody else can confirm my problem that would be great!
     
  4. lunasicc

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    Yeah, Im having the same problem as you. But my file name for the common-key.bin is correct. Im using DVD-Rs too and I can only get as far as the loader recognizing the GAME ID and load part of the game but stop (still on the loader screen). After that, I would restart my WII and now the backups wont recognize and I get the DVD Identity Failed.

    I will try again when I get some Verbatim DVD-Rs.
     
  5. slimpyman

    slimpyman GBAtemp Regular

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    uninstall dvdx... and install it again on advanced on 249... sounds dumb, but it worked for me.
     
  6. lunasicc

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    Just tried it, same error. I will uninstall cios and reinstall it. Do you guys think starfall might conflict with any of this? I had it installed a while ago....
     
  7. lunasicc

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    Wait, is the common-key file suppose to have an extension to it? For example, common-key.bin, or is just suppose to be common-key?
     
  8. linkinworm

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    depends mines just called common-key, but if your system is set up to hide the extentions then it wont have the .bin, mine isnt set up like that, but you know.
     
  9. lunasicc

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    Mines is setup to show the extension file. So its not suppose to have an extension?
     
  10. linkinworm

    linkinworm GBAtemp Maniac

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    i dont have the extention on mine its just commom-key and its worked for me for the last 9 backups, my mario kart backed up ast night(yes i have a real copy of the game like i did with zelda and galaxy [​IMG]) and thats working also altho the image is slightly small
     
  11. lunasicc

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    Okay, I guess I will try using a different brand of DVD-Rs.
     
  12. Lexal

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    Im afraid you are using the PatchMii Cios.
    The backuploader doesnt like the patchmii cios.
     
  13. JesseAs

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    mine is common-key.bin and it works great [​IMG] so i think IT IS supoposed to have a extension
     
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    Does NOT need an extension. In fact if you add an extension to "common-key" and then drag-n-drop it'll give you an error message (at least on my system).
     
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    had he same problem with my zelda backup, and it is not because the common-key.bin cause soul caliber did work, but i have no idea of what the problem is...
     
  17. lunasicc

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    No, Im using the CIOS wad that was originally included in the backup loader. But I will take your advice and uninstall everything and try again. What the best way to uninstall CIOS with? WAD Manager?

    Thanks for all your help guys, really appreciate it.

    EDIT: Also , is there anyway to see what CIOS you have installed? Also, would STARFALL cause any conflict?
     
  18. Mrkinator
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    Mrkinator Neil Peart Wannabe

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    i don't have starfall installed, so it's not that for me. I used tona's patchmii, but I don't think that's the prob. So is it the common-key?
     
  19. Mrkinator
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    Mrkinator Neil Peart Wannabe

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    Did you download the common-key? or is it the one that was there when you downloaded the patcher? cause there's a common key when you download it, but thats a blank file.
     
  20. vegetossj4

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    I have "dvd identify error"
    I burn with imgburn on dvd-rw, dvd+rw, dvd+r

    What is " common-key" ??

    ( sorry for my english i'm french ^^ )