How should I prepare my SD card for homebrew on vWii?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Polarise, Oct 28, 2016.

  1. Polarise
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    Hello, my Lego Batman game is coming this week so I could install bathax for the vWii to install the homebrew channel on it.

    What size SD card do you recommend? How should I prepare my SD card? Could someone make a zip file that can prepare the SD card for me? And what homebrew applications do you recommend?

    Thanks.
     
  2. xtheman

    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    You will need a 2 GB sd(not hc) card to hack the vwii. Then from their switch to an hdd for usbloadergx and nintendont. For emulator keep all the roms on the sd card (They are not that big)
    You also might want to check out this guide as it has useful info.
     
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    Sorry for being late. Why does it matter for it to be an hc SD card?
     
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    The games used to hack the console was made before sdhc became a standard and were only ever made to read SD(not hc). The 2 free hacks for the wii could read sdhc as by then the wii supported sdhc.
     
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    So I'm safe to use any SD card?
     
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    yeah but after you install the homebrew channel
     
  7. Polarise
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    What happens if I use an sdhc card to install the homebrew channel? Why wouldn't it work
     
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    SDHC has different software then SD. The games won't read it and the exploit will fail everytime. (I tried)
    Once you install the homebrew launcher you can use sdhc and sdxc.
     
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    and also usb hard drives
     
  10. Polarise
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    I could put all the files i need on the USB to install homebrew so I don't need to worry about the SD card¿
     
  11. xtheman

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    You can only use usb after installing homebrew channel. You need a 2GB or below SD card to install it. That is the only way to install it! He is saying after installing homebrew channel you can use sdhc and usb.