Setting up HDD for WiiFlow on vWii

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by michelono, May 15, 2014.

  1. michelono
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    Hi guys,
    I'm entirely new to softmodding the Wii U.
    I've succeeded in installing the Homebrew Channel and WiiFlow including a forwarder for it, but now I'm running into some questions redarding partitioning and setting up my harddrive.

    The plan is to create two partitions on the harddrive, one NTFS (I've read somewhere that it don't have to be WBFS anymore) and one FAT32. On the NTFS I was planning to place the Wii roms and on the FAT32 partition the N64, Gamecube, SNES and NES roms.

    My question is: Is this going to work or is there a better way? And secondly, do I have to take into account that the first or second partition is NTFS?

    Also I was wondering if I can place the ROMS in folders (for the FAT32 partition that is), so I can see properly what is N64, Gamecube etc.

    Thanks a lot you guys!
     
  2. worm28

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    If your going to play gamecube games then your fat32 partition has to be the first partition set to primary and cluster size 32kb. Ntfs works for wii games on the second partition you just need to set wiiflow to usb2. Use this to transfer your wii games onto your ntfs partition http://www.wiibackupmanager.co.uk/downloads.html
     
  3. michelono
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    Thanks a lot worm28! :)
    And about the folders? Should I place gamecube, snes, nes and nintendo64 roms in seperate folders?
     
  4. worm28

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    Keep them in seprerate folders dont mix them up.
     
  5. michelono
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    Okay will do that. Thanks a lot for your help m8! :grog:
     
  6. kenwa

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    Hi,
    i am new with this wiiflow. how do I set the wiiflow so it can scan/detect from usb hdd and set it as default?

    with usb loader gx, i have no problem of using the usb hdd in vWii. tq
     
  7. BothyBhoy

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    is it possible to use a hardrive i have already used on the WII. can i use the same hardrive on the VWII. it is already set up full of games and all worked well with the wii. how would i setup the same hardrive to work with the VWII.....thanks guys