Is IOSU out?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Peniskoker, Dec 17, 2016.

  1. Peniskoker

    Peniskoker GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 15, 2015
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Some says it is some say it isnt. Whats true?
  2. DarkFlare69

    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Dec 8, 2014
    United States
    yes, we have redNAND and CFW
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  3. Xoo00o0o0o

    Xoo00o0o0o Xoo00o0o0o is in the house

    Apr 23, 2009
    United States
    Dallas, TX
    Its very much out. There are several implementations of it now. The most popular being Mocha CFW and CBHC.

    They have there own benefits, I'll list them below.


    Both Sysnand and Rednand support
    Signature patches
    OTP and Seeprom redirection for Rednand
    Custom boot screens


    Cold boot due to System.xml modifications
    Signature patches
    Faster boot times
    Auto boot to specified apps

    EDIT: If I missed something please let me know
    Last edited by Xoo00o0o0o, Dec 17, 2016
  4. Enigma Hall

    Enigma Hall GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Feb 6, 2013
    Can start with the system without needbuy a game base?
  5. fatsquirrel

    fatsquirrel GBAtemp Addict

    Nov 11, 2013
    I somehow have doubts that OP understands half of what you said :D
  6. SomeGamer

    SomeGamer GBAtemp Guru

    Dec 19, 2014
  7. leonmagnus99

    leonmagnus99 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Apr 2, 2013
    United States
    wow faster boot times ? btw. what would cold boot exactly do ? is it linked with the 'auto boot specified apps' meaning you could even autoboot the wii u into homebrew? or autoboot it with signature patches ?
    is haxchi needed for CBHC ?
    i would love to install that CBHC on my wii u but i am wondering whether it is ready for us end users or not.
  8. Kafluke

    Kafluke GBAtemp Psycho!

    May 6, 2006
    United States
    If you read the CBHC OP you'll see you MUST have HaxChi installed first. It is ready for end users just follow the instructions and you'll be fine.

    And yes it's required. CBHC is short for Cold Boot Haxchi
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  9. DarkenedMatter

    DarkenedMatter GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 26, 2013
    United States
    Wasn't their something another team was working on that was supposed to be safer? I just remember when everything started coming out a lot of people were busy bitching about how it's not finished and to wait for someone else to finish it.
  10. charlieb

    charlieb GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 15, 2016
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  11. The Real Jdbye

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    At this point, I don't think we're going to see any huge improvements in safety/stability, the current methods are already pretty stable and safe to use. Most of the work now is in adding additional features.
  12. Somebody Whoisbored

    Somebody Whoisbored it's all okeydokey

    May 12, 2016
    United States
    Mocha can be used for Coldboot as well.
  13. ddurdle

    ddurdle GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 13, 2015
    I can understand why this thread exists. There used to be a sticky thread reminding people there was no formal official iosu release and advisement for people to wait. No that thread is gone and there is sticky indicating the status of things.
  14. replicashooter

    replicashooter GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jun 16, 2006
    Whatever happened to SALT and their sooning?
  15. Ghassen-ga

    Ghassen-ga GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 21, 2016
    from reddit :
    shinyquagsire231: "Being honest: We had full intentions of releasing, we even partnered with another group who had IOSU access (which NWPlayer teased) so that we could be on the same page for a release. After partnering though... nothing really changed, it was still just three people working on it, then two, and eventually just kinda me working on woominstaller GX2 with the vague idea of release. You could argue that it'd be better to throw everything out and let the community handle it, but that's not my decision to make. I did do that with makefst (homebrew packer) and woominstaller+GX2 (homebrew installer app) because those were basically my projects, but everything else is largely not mine. School certainly didn't help, and eventually it simply got to the point where nobody else was really gearing for a release and I was just kinda tired of working on woominstaller GX2 for no reason when I could spend my time on other things."
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  16. replicashooter

    replicashooter GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jun 16, 2006
    Thanks, although I'm always wary of someone that starts off saying "being honest" as it implies they generally tell a lot of lies and are being explicit at this moment to differentiate it from the others.

    I haven't really looked into the current IOSU exploits that are doing the rounds but from a cursory inspection I'd say that they all appear to be in beta stage at the moment and haven't fully approached the end all be all, fully singing and dancing CFW solution we've seen on say the 3DS, correct?
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