Help! I've searched and searched and cannot find if I can boot Wii backups on vWill via SD card!

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  1. Classicgamer
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    A lot of information is for Wii only and outdated. I know Wii and vWii are two separate beasts. My vWii is already hacked and my Wii U has an HDD already setup and running on the Wii U side of things...

    I'd like to get nintendon't (gamecube only right?) and vWii backups running.

    Does nintendon't still require a specific folder structure beyond sd:/games ?

    Can I use a loader on vWii to boot Wii backups via sd?

    Thanks so much for all the help!!
     
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  2. Sinon

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    -yes, /games/gamename/game.iso
    -I think you can, yes
     
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  3. kehkou

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    It's mostly the same as on a normal Wii. I use the SD card for my Wii/GC games, and my HDD for Wii U games.
     
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    That is my setup but I'd also like to get Wii games running via vWii without having to hard drive swap.
     
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    No Swapping required, my HDD only has Wii U games. Just put the Wii games on the SD card in the same folders you would put them on USB.
    Are you using two HDDs?
     
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    I'm confused about the folder layout though.

    gamecube is sd:/games/game name [game id].gcm

    what would wii iso folder structure be?
     
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    wbfs/game[gameid]/game.wbfs?
    just use wii backup manager lol, it's much easier
     
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    Doesn't nintendont require you to use .iso instead of .gcm? Or did they change that?
     
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    i'll find out once I find that title site to name these things correctly lol
     
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    you don't have to

    "games/gamename/game.iso"

    The title id is optional
     
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    good to know. mine are *.gcm - am I out of luck?
     
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    I use USBloaderGX myself

    but I don't know if USBloaderGX has the ability to load games from sd
     
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    if it helps i do use GCMutility to compress the gamecube roms (it's endorsed by the Dolphin team iirc and i never had a bad shrink), just save them as .iso. But it's unneccesary unless you want to save space.
     
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    so I take it there's a setting I missed that allows it to redirect to sd card >.<

    thanks again! I'm transferring as wbfs now. i'll update if I get this all set up :)
     
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    Sorry, I load my games from USB
     
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  18. huma_dawii

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    It depends on how you install the IOS base and all of that. install the Alt V2 instead of the V3?

    Depending on which one you install you wont be able to load from SD or USB.
     
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    this chart huma_dawii?

    [​IMG]
     
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    Exactly