I have a problem with Homebrew channel on vWii HELP!

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  1. Linky97
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    I used smashstack to put homebrew channel on vWii. Everything worked. I installed The Homebrew Channel just fine but when i start the hombrew channel it doesnt show the apps/homebrew that i have put on the SD card... Why is that happening? The SD card is not the problem cuz i used it to install smashstack. And yes i did put the apps in private/wii/app folder.

    BTW its an 1GB sandisk.
     
  2. JoostinOnline

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    Press 1 and select SD, then Okay.
     
  3. Linky97
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    Nope! Still not working...
     
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    Nope! Still not working...
     
  5. JoostinOnline

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    Make sure your files are set up like this:
    SD:\apps\any_folder\boot.dol
    SD:\apps\any_folder\meta.xml
    SD:\apps\any_folder\icon.png
     
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    How do you mean?
     
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    I'm asking if that's the architecture you have. You can replace "any_folder" with something else, but the rest needs to be set up like that.
     
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    So for example xyzzy folder has a boot.dol file, icon.png file and meta.xml file. Should i put the .dol, .png and the .xml file all in seperate folders? or am i completely wrong?
     
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    You need to set it up like this:
    SD:\apps\xyzzy\boot.dol
    SD:\apps\xyzzy\meta.xml
    SD:\apps\xyzzy\icon.png
     
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    The apps go in /apps. Not in /private/wii/app. That location is for save data from official games and such.
    Can't believe I was the first one to point that out. JoostinOnline, i am disappoint.
     
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    Really?? So i have to have 3 xyzzy files in the apps folder like this SD:\private\wii\apps\xyzzy\boot.dol
    \xyzzy\meta.xml
    \xyzzy\icon.png

    Or do i have to have 3 apps folders in the wii folder like this SD:\private\wii\apps\xyzzy\boot.dol
    \apps\xyzzy\meta.xml
    \apps\xyzzy\icon.png
    ?
     
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    That might not have been in the original version (it was edited). If it was, then I blame Canada or something. :shy:

    @OP They DO NOT go in the SD:\private\wii\apps folder.
     
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    OOHH YEAA!! Now i remember! I used to have homebrew on my Wii like in 2009 but i forgot how to do this! How could i think like that? Thanks so much!
     
  14. Warlord698

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    no apps go in the private folder

    (sd card):\apps\(app name)\(files for app)


    SD card = whatever drive the SD card shows as

    apps = leave that name as is

    App Name = whatever that folder was in the compressed file, usually already in an "apps" folder........different apps get different folders

    files for app = .dol, .png, and .xml files that go to said app