New SD cards, nothing shows in HBC

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  1. slimpyman
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    Hey all, im new here... always go to these forums for reference, but never actually needed to post, UNTIL NOW! lol

    anyway, my gf took off and took my sd card for her camera. I have a different sd card, and I formatted it using fat (16). I made a folder called "apps" in the root, and placed the folder "mplayer" in the "apps" folder. i load up the homebrew channel, and there is not a single listing there... i rechecked it, and its there, its just not showing up... any takers?

    thanks in advance
     
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    did you put the files from mplayer in the mplayer folder.
     
  3. Livin in a box

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    In the Mplayer folder there should be a .dol file. You need to rename this to 'boot.dol' from whatever it was before. Try that an see if it works. It should.
     
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    definitely... i pretty much did one of those "click and drag" deals.

    my root only contains the folder "apps"

    the apps folder only contains the "mplayer" folder.

    the mplayer folder has all the junk in it
     
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    in the mplayer folder was already a file: "bool.dol"
    >_< meh. thanks though
     
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    make sure the sd card is inserted before you load the HBC.
     
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    yeah... its in there before i boot up the hbc
     
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    does any other homebrew show?
    try renaming the folder to something else

    do you have the latest homebrew channel?
     
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    all i did was have mplayer in the apps folder...

    i think i may have found out the problem.

    its an 8mb old sd card.
    i tried doing a defrag on it and it says windows defragger only works in 16bit and 32bit fat partitions, not 12-bit fat partitions... 12 bit fat-partition. what in da hell? lol
     
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    The most common thing I see with this is that the SD card is locked. It's such a tiny thing, no one ever seems to notice it. Make sure yours isn't, since the Wii is notorious in pushing the lock button back.
     
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    i think you need at least a 128mb sd card.
     
  12. slimpyman
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    there isnt even a lock switch on this sd card. rofl
     
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    Why do they even have that feature in the first place? Thanks to that, whenever I put my SD card into my computer it locks it, and I have to use a Micro SD with a USB adapter... Seriously, I put the SD card in there to edit it, why would it lock? [​IMG]
     
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    Due to it being THAT small, i suppose it goes for the old fat12 format automaticly ( FAT Wiki )
    and as far as i know HBC only supports Fat16/32
     
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    dude, do you think i could FORCE a fat16 format? my woman is outta town till next week, and i dont watch dvds. but with the new release of mplayer, i feel compelled to watch a dvd. crap.
     
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    Sounds like you might have an old MultiMediaCard. They're the same shape as SD cards, but with a couple of subtle differences besides the lack of a write-protect switch.
     
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    i suppose either it is a MMC or it is a 12bit sd card. either way, im screwed. thanks for the insight gnac ;-)