How long before the Wii U gets a true custom firmware like luma?

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  1. Bryon15
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    Bryon15 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Just curious. I've tried setting up rednand, but it doesn't work for me. I looked at other things like funkiiU and wii u usb helper. They seem complicated. Not that it matters since I can't get rednand working anyway. So I decided to just wait until further progress is made.
     
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  2. xtheman

    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    We will get one once salt's tools are released.
    The current tools are not the cfw your hoping for.
     
  3. KevinX8

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    There is already an implementation similar to arm9 loader hax its called iosuhax and you can use it to do anything you could on arm9 loader hax apart from the fact you need to run it every time you want to use it after reboot , coldboothax is still being developed but soon will have exact same functionality as luma
     
  4. Bryon15
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    Bryon15 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Let's hope do. It'll be a dream come true if this gets unlocked the same way 3DS did.
     
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    KiiWii GBAtemp Psycho!

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    He clicks online PDF manual, maybe swapped the link for the PDF to the link of loadiine.ov or whatever.
     
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  8. Irastris

    Irastris Just another fag with a suggestive avatar

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    Ugh, once again not a proper coldboot exploit.
     
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    KiiWii GBAtemp Psycho!

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    No proof it's offline, url covered over.... I'm dubious.
     
  10. Ryccardo

    Ryccardo WiiUaboo

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    The current rednand is "a real cfw" like Luma (ok, more like Palantine but mostly drama-free and legal) and similiarly Fix94's iosu image is literally like Pasta

    They're not any more complicated than their 3DS equivalents (FunkeyCia and 3DSeStuff respectively), in fact UTikDownloadHelper is even cleaner and less-featured than 3DSeStuff :)
     
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    Marko76 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    What I really want is a cfw that enables region free.
     
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  12. nikeymikey

    nikeymikey This is now a Spiderman thread.........

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    To me a real "CFW" is like what we had on the psp or PS3 and even the 360 to a certain degree. A firmware replacement that is installed onto the system, that unlocks the firmware restrictions and allows unsigned code and complete control over the hardware. This fw.img is not a true cfw in the true sense.
     
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    In the meanwhile, if you use rednand (not sure if doing this tweak is OK on sysnand, probably yes) you can use the SDK app to enable all regions!
     
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    Marko76 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    We can do all that at the moment apart from installing it onto the wiiu and region free everything else can be done.

    Yes using the sysconfigtool the problem I have with that is som egames don't work like the USA version of new remix pack does not work using region free with the sysconfigtool and some others don't work also so it's not an ideal solution at the moment.
     
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  15. C0mm4nd_

    C0mm4nd_ Aspirant Wii U homebrew dev :P

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    A9LH =~ Coldboothax
    Luma =~ IOSUhax

    Btw we have "Luma's" signpatches without rednand (FIX94's iosu fork with wupserver)
    We can dump OTP (In 3DS you should be on 2.1.0)
    Install good games (without signpatches)
     
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  16. JimmyZ

    JimmyZ Sarcastic Troll

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    Come on, current coldboothax is worse than menuhax, no where near a9lh.
     
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    C0mm4nd_ Aspirant Wii U homebrew dev :P

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    Yeah I just corrected his post,
    our coldboothax actually only load a modified game (like menuhax with payloads)
     
  18. nikeymikey

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    There is no proper coldboothax atm, i go back to what i said earlier about a true cfw. Something that is installed like an OFW and gives complete control everytime the console is switched on, to the untrained eye it would seem no different to an OFW.

    The 3ds has only managed to get to this stage in the last year with a9lh and with the current patchwork of hacks and dodgy fuckery we have for wii u atm i think its still a way off before we reach that stage.

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    Therefore as its not an installable firmware file its not a CFW, its a collection of hacks that all still rely on an exploit that has to be redone every time the wii u is powered up.
     
  19. ItsKipz

    ItsKipz l33t hax0r

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    Eh, i'm fine with our current setup, it gets the job done until saltNAND and HexFW come out.
     
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  20. nikeymikey

    nikeymikey This is now a Spiderman thread.........

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    That maybe the case, you are fine and so are plenty of others, but i bet it wont be long before we have the cries of kids and newbs that have bricked their system due to the unfriendlyness and confusion of the current mix of hacks available.
    Im not new to console hacking by a long way, but im not interested in running the current setup until its streamlined and a one time run deal. I dont want to be explaining to my kids that they have to run an exploit before they can use an emulator or play a game that has some dodgy dlc installed on usb.

    Ill keep an eye on the scene and when it finally gets its ass together and all these devs work towards a common goal instead of the bits and pieces we have now, then ill run with the hack.
     
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