Progress on Wii U format Hdd?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Homebrew' started by HylianMario, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. HylianMario

    HylianMario Newbie

    Apr 16, 2017
    Hello I'm new here so please forgive me if I post this on the wrong place.

    I'm wondering if there has been any progress on cracking the Wii U HDD Format.

    Has there been any development on the Wii U's file system? Could there be a way to mount a Wii U formatted HDD to backup files directly to a PC without making a complete copy of the entire disk.

    Even if it hasn't been done yet would it be theoretically possible to do this using disk keys dumped from a Wii U console?
    Last edited by HylianMario, Apr 16, 2017
  2. Felek666

    Felek666 retarded memekid which no one likes

    Jan 3, 2017
    Some people are already REing Wii U, but so far they seem to focus on hidden recovery option. [Which imo, we need anyways]
    So, i guess some people are.
  3. EyeKey

    EyeKey GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 10, 2017
    As I mentioned in the past, I already know how most of that file system works, and I started to write a tool to extract files from it. It isn't too hard now when I have all the needed knowledge, but I didn't work on it lately, so I don't know when I will complete it.

    Modifying it is much more complex. It is possible but will require much more work....
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  4. tivu100

    tivu100 GBAtemp Addict

    Jun 6, 2015
    United States
    @EyeKey Are you still working on partitioning/patching HDD for Wii U (2TB WFS for Wii U & FAT32 for vWii on >2TB HDD)?
    Last edited by tivu100, Apr 17, 2017