How Do I Fix Stubbed IOS's?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by mattster99, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. mattster99
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    How do I fix them and what are they?
    SysChecker 1.6 says I have 4 on my system.
     
  2. ragde

    ragde Advanced Member

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    Which ones? Does it say?
     
  3. ConJ

    ConJ The Toker

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    Use Dop-Mii
     
  4. Taleweaver

    Taleweaver Storywriter

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    Stubbed IOS'es are the programming equivalent of an empty box. It has all the characteristics of a normal IOS (name, version), but it simply contains no code that actually DOES anything.


    Obviously, you're not going to run games from stubbed IOS'es (it's kinda like trying to drive a car without engine). But as syscheck shows, you'll have plenty of IOS'es. Games need a certain IOS to run (which one depends on the game...I only know by heart that the guitar games use IOS37), but backup loaders can usually force them to use a different IOS instead (even a custom IOS).

    Programs like DOP-mii are a good tool to tell which IOS you have, and probably to install previous versions as well.

    However...having a stub isn't so bad as it might sound. syscheck told me I've got 8 of them stubs (IOS 4, 10, 11, 20, 30, 50, 51, 254). Yet I haven't had any problem with any game thus far (I simply don't have a game that uses it).
     
  5. giantpune

    giantpune GBAtemp Addict

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    for normal situations, having stub ioses has no downside. the only time youll notice is when you go to install a cIOS or if you downgrade you system menu or shop channel. IOses that games use will never be stubbed. if they were, then that would mean nintendo has caused a game to stop working and would have to reimburse people that bought that game or else they'd piss off a lot of people.
     
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