Making NAND Backup From Bootmii

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  1. MarsXTC
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    Well I was starting to make another back up, I Had one before I softmodded, and now After softmodding, I decided to pay attention, what does FACTORY Bad Block mean? I went on google and it says wii's were shipped out with bad blocks alrady, ( I Have 504,902,1032,2539,3609) Is this normal for everybody? That webpage probably had the answer to it but im just wondering
     
  2. Szalkow

    Szalkow RawkSD Cheerleader

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    Solid-state memory devices like the NAND are going to almost always have a few bad sectors when they're made. Fewer than 8 is completely normal; it's also possible to have no bad blocks or perhaps 20 or more. It shouldn't affect your Wii use or backups in any way.
     
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    Are the bad blocks suppose to turn gfreen when verifying?
     
  4. EseHomes

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    yes
     
  5. linkgx1

    linkgx1 Newbie

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    I'm doing a NAND backup too...how much memory do you need?
     
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    XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

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    I think its 516 MBs or something... leave 530 to be safe
     
  7. EseHomes

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    528mb to be exact.
     
  8. MarsXTC
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    Okay ! Thank you guys o-o Lock this please
     
  9. madtamski

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    Jesus, for a minute I thought you were saying you had 504,902,1032,2539,3609 bad blocks...as in a VERY big number lol!
     
  10. EseHomes

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    and an improper number at that. I should do the math and figure out how big of a space that would be. Considering 512mb (usable) is 4096 blocks, the thing would be enormous in space if it had the same flash setup that theres 64 pages per block, 2048 bytes per page with also 64 bytes spare for ECC.