HD Issue?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by mightymo77, Nov 28, 2011.

Nov 28, 2011

HD Issue? by mightymo77 at 12:01 AM (462 Views / 0 Likes) 5 replies

  1. mightymo77
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    I softmodded my friends Wii (yes I used all the wads from modmii), and when he plugs in his Toshiba 2.5" USB 2.0 HD, nothing on the homebrew channel shows up (fceu, snes9x, ect), yet if I load up CFG USB Loader via the channel forwarder I installed, it finds the games. If I plug in my Western Digital HD, everything works properly.

    I've never seen a HD do this on a wii, any ideas?
     
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    Is the drive formatted as FAT32? Did you make sure to select USB from the Homebrew Channel? Is the Homebrew Channel using IOS58?
     
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    Yes FAT32, IOS58. When you say select USB from the Homebrew Channel, what do you mean exactly. Remember I plugged my drive in and everything worked fine.
     
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    He knows he needs a new drive. I want to know why it was able to read from CFG USB Loader but nothing showed up in the HBC.
     
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    Just ignore junk.

    It is possible the Wii doesnt like his HDD. The Wii is a crybaby when it comes to HDD compability.
    Have you tried his HDD on your Wii?
     
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    Actually no I didn't, but only because I tried my HD in his Wii and everything came up fine. He's waiting on an external enclosure for a 160GB drive he pulled from a netbook. I'll test that out and post the results.
     

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