The correct way to play both GC and Wii backups from the same USB drive?

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  1. Zhnigo
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    I understand that GC games need the partition to be formatted in FAT32, and Wii games need a separate WBFS system. Is that correct? Do I just create two partitions on the drive or can I somehow launch both Wii and GC games from a single partition?
     
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    You can play Wii games from FAT32 drive.
     
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    I see. Thanks!
     
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    Doesn't fat32 not allow for files larger than 4GB? How does that work with Wii games?
     
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    Wii ISO files contains junk data that are removed when placing file on USB, so the game is rarely more than 4GB. And if its is, it is automatically splited.
     
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    Do I need some kind of manager to place the ISOs on the drive or can I just drag-n-drop?
     
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    I use the DMToolbox that comes with DIOS MIOS to transfer GC stuff to my USB and it works fine.

    As far as GC covers and such, I've only used USB Loader GX's function of downloading covers. I assume other loaders might have similar options.