How many IOS do I actually need?

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Nov 12, 2009

How many IOS do I actually need? by maako at 6:24 PM (1,879 Views / 0 Likes) 14 replies

  1. maako
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    I had no idea all them IOS's were in the machine until I checked it with SignCheck..
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    SignCheck 0.3b aka loveSexWii build report
    Wii region, Europe
    Wii unique device id, ********
    
    IOS number, Trucha bug, Flash access, Boot2 access, Usb2.0 IOS tree
    
    IOS253 (ver 3612), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS250 (ver 65535), Enabled, Disabled, Disabled, Enabled
    IOS249 (ver 14), Enabled, Disabled, Disabled, Enabled
    IOS222 (ver 9), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Enabled
    IOS61 (ver 4890), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS60 (ver 6174), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS55 (ver 5149), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS53 (ver 5149), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS38 (ver 3610), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS37 (ver 3612), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS36 (ver 1042), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS35 (ver 1040), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS34 (ver 1039), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS33 (ver 1040), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS31 (ver 1040), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS30 (ver 1040), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS28 (ver 1292), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS22 (ver 777), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS21 (ver 514), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS20 (ver 12), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS17 (ver 512), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS16 (ver 257), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS15 (ver 257), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS14 (ver 262), Disabled, Disabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS13 (ver 10), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    IOS12 (ver 6), Enabled, Enabled, Disabled, Disabled
    How do I know what to keep and what I can delete?
     
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    just leave it alone why mess with something you know nothing about
     
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    You need them all. Wii titles specify the IOS they want to use in the headers. If what it asks for is missing, the software simply hangs with a black screen.
     
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    Question about using SignCheck...

    Once you have the list of IOS, I noticed that they have version numbers next to each. How do you tell if you have the most recent versions available? Is there a master list to compare it to?

    How do you find out what cIOS you have as well?
     
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    Computerboy...Thank you for the replies.

    Sorry to be so dumb about this, but aren't there more cIOS than just IOS249? Also, if I get DOP-IOS mod, it will just install all the current IOSes and not mess up my Wii correct?
     
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    Yes there are more (just search the forum and you'll see). With Dop-IOS MOD you can choose which IOS you want to install and no it shouldn't mess up your Wii but just don't touch IOS 60 (if your on 4.1 like in your sig), IOS 70 (4.2) and IOS 36 if you don't want to mess up the HBC.
     
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    All of Waninkoko's cIOS revisions install to IOS249, there IS also Hermes' cIOS, but it's not really necessary for the most part, but does help with certain things. That installs to either IOS222 or 223 (202 for media purposes).

    With dop-IOS, it should show you what version number of each IOS you have as you scroll through the list and what version number is the latest and give you the option to update whichever IOS you want to and patch the sig hash check into it as well (trucha bug) patching that in isn't really necessary for any IOS outside of your system menu IOS and maybe IOS36 though. And if you have preloader installed or something, installing a normal updated system menu IOS with or without the trucha bug, you may have to reinstall preloader when you get a system menu is corrupt message.

    NEVER. EVER. Delete an IOS. (Aside from the stubbed cIOS slots on 4.2)
     
  9. maako
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    Ahh.. The question pops up when i use WadManager (1.4 and 1.5) and I have no idea what to use (when installing Wiiwares), so I use WadManager 1.3 (since it never asks, heeh..)
    Thanx for the replies peepz.
     
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    Choose IOS249 in wad manager. 1.3 simply assumes it should use IOS249 if its installed. If no cIOS is installed, it uses I believe IOS36.

    Also If you use DOP-IOS on IOS61 - say no to sig hash check. Otherwise shop channel may malfunction, and newer HBCs (1.0.4 and up) will display upside down (stupid protection that serves no real purpose).
     
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    Telling these guys to update their IOS is a brick waiting to happen.

    From looking at the signcheck he is on firmware 4.0 or 4.1 with an IOS60 system menu.

    Telling him its OK to update IOS60 to the latest will be an instant brick if he installs the stub IOS60.
    I'm not too sure if dop-IOS prevents you from installing a stub-IOS but telling people like this to update IOS for no reason at all is not such a good idea IMO.
     
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    Hence my warning, seriously he is destined to brick asking which IOS to delete without good reason to!
     
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    well instead of telling him it's a brick waiting to happen why don't you just tell him which ones to have? I'm having this same problem myself. I'm not an MIT graduate, I have no idea what sig hash and truch bug mean and, no one seems to truly be able to help. Why can't we just have like a list up? Just be like, if you're on 4.1 you should have this, this, and this. I know there's that list on wiibrew but, really, try looking at that and making head or tails out of it. It's ridiculous the stuff these people just assume we know. Like I said, I'm int he exact same place. I have a 4.1 wii and I have no idea what IOS's I should have, what trucha bugs they should have, or really anything. Can anyone help?
     
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    You don't need any of 'em. DELETE THEM ALL TO FREE MORE SPACE!
     
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