Suddenly Can't Boot into redNAND

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by veraci_00, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. veraci_00
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    all of a sudden, I can't seem to boot into redNAND. wtf!? it doesn't make any sense. I've done nothing to the NAND.
     
  2. KevinX8

    KevinX8 Proud user of The Dark Theme

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    Down there
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
  3. Informix23

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    Did you boot with iosuhax? It happened to me, after boot with iosuhax I couldn't boot to rednand I don't know why
     
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    yes. I'm trying to reformat the sd card, but I don't know how. it has unallocated memory that I can't get back.
     
  5. Captain_N

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    if your on windows you will have to use a 3rd party drive partition program. windows os built in tools dont support partitions on sd cards. using linux also would work
     
  6. veraci_00
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    I'm going to start over. I figured out how to get the partition through dos. disk management would not create a new partition over the redNAND partition.

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    I can't even create a new redNAND partition. wtf is going on!?

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    power-cycling worked. even unplugging the power didn't work, so I don't know what happened. :-/
     
  7. Irastris

    Irastris Just another fag with a suggestive avatar

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    If you have Windows, you can do it through CMD.
    Code:
    diskpart
    list disk
    select disk [NUMBER FOR YOUR SD]
    clean
    create partition primary
    
    Then you can use your partition manager of choice to format the now RAW SD Card as FAT32
     
  8. karyuudo

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    I've run into a very odd issue. After having RedNAND set itself up completely yesterday. I put the SD card into my computer and it does not show that there's two partitions on my 64 GB SD card. I figured that Windows just wasn't displaying it properly, so I simply formatted the 32 gb portion and copied the install/wiiu folder + the FW.img over to the SD again. When I tried to boot into RedNand, it said it wasn't set up at all. Now I'm trying to format this SD card back to 64 GB again and I can't seem to claim back the second partition no matter what partition application I've tried. It's like RedNAND fried 32GB of my card :(
     
  9. ItsKipz

    ItsKipz l33t hax0r

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    The C: drive
    Use GParted instead of windows formatting.
     
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    Thanks for this suggestion. I was trying to use fat32formatter before. With GParted, is there a Windows application? All I can find on the website are ISO files that I would need to burn to CD.
     
  11. ItsKipz

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    The C: drive
    I would recommend making a live USB of gparted or Fedora Linux and running GParted on it, as it only runs under linux.
     
  12. karyuudo

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    Figured out what was wrong. Looks like my laptops SD card reader, can read 64 gb cards, but if there's ever an issue with un-allocated / corrupt partitions it doesn't display things properly. I ended up using a USB SD Card reader that was designed specifically for 32+gb cards... now it reads it properly and I can format using SDFormatter. Really annoying spending a few hours banging my head on this. Hopefully though this'll help others in the same situation.