load games off of SD?

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  1. chaseincats
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    chaseincats GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    alright so heres my situation

    I got a 32gb sd card for xmas and want to use it to load games

    problem is obviously it cant read 2 partitions at a time (wbfs for the games and fat32 or whatever for the covers/apps etc)

    I read on the usbloader gx site that now it can read ntfs

    does this mean i can format my sd card to ntfs and just drag and drop iso's onto it?

    if not then I would need to have 2 sd cards then right? one for apps formatted in a windows format and one formatted in wbfs?


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    chaseincats
     
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    USBLoaderGX reads FAT too,format to fat32 then drag and drop i guess
     
  3. chaseincats
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    hm

    i tried that, my problem is i guess that when it boots up it says waiting for a usb device

    does that include an SD card in the card slot?
     
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    Use a Usb sd card adapter for that sd card. This is used to run sd cards thru usb. Cheap stuff.
     
  5. chaseincats
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    theirs no way to load games from the sd card slot?
     
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  7. chaseincats
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    no way to do this with usbloader gx?
     
  8. DVS

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    Q: Does running games from a FAT formatted SD / SDHC card work?
    A: No, not yet. Yes, added in version 49. Note however that SDHC compatibility is still bad when running with ios 222. Regular SD cards however should work fine.

    That 32gb SDHC is probably giving you problems so like I said by a Usb card adapter. Or better yet buy a Seagate 320gb portable drive for like $80 which is like the cost of a 32gb sdhc card and adapter. And it will be the last hard drive you will ever need.
     
  9. chaseincats
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    I had a 60 gb external I was using

    but got the 32gb sd because I dont want to have to bring another device around with my wii

    with the sd card its just in there out of sight out of mind
     
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    The seagate portable drives use power from the Wii's usb port so there is no power supply to carry around. That 60 gb external has a power supply to carry around which sucks. So with the seagate all you transport is that small hard drive and a usb cable. Can't get better than that.
     
  11. chaseincats
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    mine was bus powered

    its just the concept of just another thing to bring

    thats why i was excited to get the sd card
     
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    Yeah I know how it is. Sorry about assuming that hard drive was not usb powered. Dam I rarely see that 32gb sdhc card in the store's over here. Eventually it will work.
     
  13. chaseincats
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    sigh

    alright thanks