SD mount failed

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  1. Noctosphere
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    Yea, I don't know why, it's my very first time with Wii U hacking.
    I followed ]this tutorial to launch the exploit and I got this black screen with "SD mount failed" wrote in white.
    What could be the cause of it?
    Thanks
     
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    well, loadiine_gx2.elf is in this directories :
    F:\wiiu\apps\

    There is also a www folder in the same path with a lot of files in it
     
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    OK. Have you formatted the sd card to fat32?
     
  5. Hammer55

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    Assuming homebrew or some apps are on your SD card, is it formatted correctly? I got an SD mount error when my card was formatted as a logical drive instead of primary. It also needs to be FAT32 if it's not.
     
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    I'll try this, it is in exfat format
     
  7. Denni93

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    Had the same problem yesterday, you could try this :

    1. You need to format your SD card with FAT32. You can do it with Windows as long as your SD card has 32GB or less. Otherwise you have to download special software for it, like EaseUS Partition Master. When it asks you for the cluster size I would recomend 32k, but you can also choose 64k.
    2. If you did this and still get the error (which happened in my case), you can try to format it with ExFAT or NTFS in Windows and then reformat it again with FAT32. I had to repeat this step 7 or 8 times until it was working with loadiine.

    Maybe this will help you out
     
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    To be honest, I have used Emunand9 to format my 64GB sd card to fat32. XD Worked the first time!
     
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    FAT32, set up as a Primary drive instead of a Logical. Had the same issue when I first tried, but then remembered the old Wii needed the same thing, so I nailed down the issue pretty quick.
     
  10. Denni93

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    I think this should also be mentioned in the sticky threads.
    Even if most of the people don´t have any problems with their SD card, some people like me do^^
     
  11. JPOrtiz831

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    64k clusters primary drive instead of logical seems to be working, 32k works too if 64k doesn't work but try 64k first. I have 2 64gb sd cards I even just got my 128gb sd card working with 64k clusters primary.. hasn't said sd mount failed yet... I even got super Mario 3d world working and a bunch more
     
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    loadiine_gx2.elf should be in its own folder (this also applies to all HBL homebrew), so that it looks like this:
    F:\wiiu\apps\loadiine_gx2\loadiine_gx2.elf

    Delete the www folder on your SD Card, it really isn't necessary. The files in the www folder are probably files that belong on a self-host server.
     
  13. Jazzmarazz

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    My apologies for bumping an old thread but I came across the same issue. This was the third SD card I have set-up for someone for a WiiU and had gone through the same process of formatting as FAT32 with 32KB or 64KB clusters. The only difference here was that this card is 64GBs instead of 16 or 32 like the others.

    The solution was to switch the partition from Logical to Primary. Doing so doesn't even delete any of the contents, so that was convenient.
    I don't think "Primary" has been stressed enough in many of the online tutorials for this.