Some short questions about cIOS rev12

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  1. TeenTin
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    TeenTin GBAtemp Maniac

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    1. Does rev12 fix the "HD spin down" problem of USB Loaders ?
    2. Does rev12 works in virgin LU64+ 4.0 ?
    3. Will Backup Launcher gamma continue to work after installing rev12 ?
    4. Does rev12 fix the compatibility issues introduced in rev10 since rev9 ?
    5. Any new issue in rev12 ?

    Many Thanks !
     
  2. AllWiidUp

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    since it's only hours old, it'd be hard to get much on new issues.. wait a few days..
     
  3. wiiman123

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    changelog says
    - Support for consoles with serial number LU64+
     
  4. FenrirWolf

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    1) I dunno.
    2) Yes, assuming you can find a .wad version of it
    3) Of course. Why not?
    4) What issues? Rev10 has worked with everything I've thrown at it.
    5) Dunno.
     
  5. WiiBlaster

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    Well i seem to be having problems using Wiird codes unlike earlier versions, can anyone else confirm
     
  6. mtb-bfh

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    The installer looks like it has WadManager backend code in there, and it asks for the IOS to use to install it just like WM, so I would imagine you need some sort of exploitable IOS already to make it work. Some of us with LU64+ units have had luck using cBoot2 to get rev11 installed (search here, there's a few threads on it now) and that's the rout I'd go if you're impatient to get something working. Otherwise, I'd imagine somebody (softmii?) will put everything together in a bit more user-friendly package sometime soon now that the LU64s are hackable.
     
  7. SaneinOne

    SaneinOne Newbie

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    I have a virgin LU65 console upgraded to 4.0U. Can someone please explain to me what installing this will/can provide to me? Thanks in advance!
     
  8. DKAngel

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    the hdd spindown problem is a problem of the hdd, as if it doesnt get used it goes to sleep, look up your hdd modle and tools for it to fix it instead
     
  9. tj_cool

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    the ability to downgrade/play backups/install wads/...
     
  10. manias

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    usbloader needs a cios of this series.. can also be rev 9 rev 10 etc.
     
  11. kkthxbye

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    Sorry for what may be a dumb question, but why does external harddrives spindown, when using them with the Wii?
    Is it possible implementing random writes every 5-9 minutes or so? Wouldn't that solve the problem?
     
  12. manias

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    it's firmware in the harddrive itself, has a timer, after x mins of inactivity it will spin down
    and yeah that would fix it, that's implemented in cios222 I believe (for uloader only)
     
  13. kkthxbye

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    So it could potentially be implemented in Waninkoko's cIOS too?
     
  14. manias

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    guess so! but that's up to him [​IMG] But also check the threads on hdparm
     
  15. kkthxbye

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    Tried haparm, did not work on my WD Elements 250gb [​IMG]
     
  16. magic12

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    use hermes cios & uloader for spindownfix
     
  17. kkthxbye

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    Sorry about being a newbie, but i have one more question.
    I'm not even sure i have a spindown problem. Games don't crash, but sometimes (In EA Sports Active for example), after a little time playing, i can hear the HD turn off. The music stops for about 5 seconds and comes back again. Sometimes the game freezes for a couple of seconds.
    - Is this whats called Spindown?
    Cause, it is very random - sometimes it shuts off every 2-5 minutes, but the timer is 10 minutes on the HD.
    Never had a game crash though, so i guess thats a good thing [​IMG]

    Can you do the Wii fit test without the balance board?