Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Hacking

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May 26, 2010
  1. Burntail
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    SMG2 updated my Wii as a requirement to play it. As a result, backup loaders don't work. I know how to get them working again, that is not the issue. My question is, if I go ahead and get the backup loader working again, by re/un installing IOS's, will I still be able to play SMG2? My worry is that, after fixing the loader, SMG2 will not play, and will require update again.
     
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    The only really needed update is IOS56. Just install that in anyway you want and it will run fine.
     
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    Which system version does galaxy need to play?
     
  4. Burntail
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    So, if I remove un needed IOS and replace needed IOS, but leave IOS56, backup loaders and SMG2 should both work? And thanks for the two fast replies!
     
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    I have your same sit'iation.

    A Wii hacked to use backup/USB loaders, as long as it's on 4.2, will be able to play SMG2 normally, even from a retail disc.
     
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    SMG2 runs fine from the disc channel on my PAL wii running 4.0E with IOS56 manually installed.

    The reason I have stayed away from 4.2 is it breaks mod chips region override function.

    I don't see why you would ever want to delete IOSs... unless you mean removing the stubs from the cIOS slots. If it were me, I'd just leave it as is and use DOP-IOS to install IOS56. Or use Gecko OS 1.9 to install it from the disc.
     
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    none. Wii software doesn't run off of the System Menu.
     
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    Why is nobody screaming at him DONT REMOVE ANY IOSES!!!!!!!!!!!!!?
     
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    There's nothing wrong with deleting an IOS as long as it isn't the System Menu one.
     
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    So, has anyone made a homebrew app that deletes the boot2 to give to n00bs like this?
     
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    erm... without boot2, the Wii doesn't boot at all... It's like removing the BIOS from a computer... (which IDK if that is possible)
     
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    This.
     
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    Bad advice - it could be a specific game IOS - last time I checked, disc loaded games required a specific IOS to run correctly....
    IMHO a simple rule of thumb - if the IOS is in single or double digits then it should not be removed irrespective of the intelligence quotient of the poster.
     
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    That specific IOS could be in the triple digits too. USB loaders and homebrew apps rely on it.

    By your logic we shouldn't touch any IOS that serves a function. Which is, well, rather paradoxical by definition.
     
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    Then by your own logic the same applies which contradicts your earlier statement - at least I alluded to the importance of specific IOSes which clearly you didnt apart from the system menu one.
     
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    Because it's not considered a brick when you can't launch a certain game.

    It's considered a brick when the normal execution flow to the System Menu is prevented. Hence the only IOS that should be considered bad to modify or delete without good knowledge of what is being done is the System Menu.
     
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    Who mentioned bricking? I was referring to functionality.
     
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    Can't you just Priiloader or what it is called to skip updates?

    You can also just boot the game with NeoGamma. [​IMG]
     
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    You can boot priiloader and configure hacks without even installing it, by using Multi Mod Manager
     
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    plus Fucking one!
     

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