USB Loader GX doesnt mount my USB drive...

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Aug 8, 2009
  1. riahc3
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    Hey

    Why doesnt USB Loader GX mount my USB drive? I mean WiiXplorer, MPlayer and other applications see it so Its kinda difficult to understand why only USB Loader GX doesnt mount it....

    Any alternatives to USB Loader GX that offer similar compatability?
     


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    It's a bit hard to give advice with not much info. What is happening? Errors, etc? There are a handful of alternatives to GX. Try the Configurable Loader found in the forums.
     
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    Try switching USB ports.
     
  4. xzxero

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    yea man, you have to be doing something wrong.

    is your hdd portioned?
    mplayer and other programs search for the fat32 portion of your hdd.

    usb loader search for the wbfs portion of your drive.
     
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    The whole drive is WBFS.
     
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    I'm getting the exact same thing if anyone can help.
     
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    just curious but how can other apps see your hard drive MPlayer CE for example when the program it self doesnt look for a WBFS but only FAT.

    its definitly a user error as u sed the whole drive is WBFS and GX doesnt see it yet MplayerCE can even who it doesnt support WBFS?????????
     
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    simply connect your HDD to your pc and format it to FAT32 but dont do a quick format then go HERE then install it, you also may need .net framework from microsoft if you dont have it on your pc.

    run the program select the correct drive letter at the top(MAKE SURE YOU NO WHICH DRIVE IS YOUR HDD) then hit format.

    your drive should be now ready to use with usb loaders.

    just connect it to your wii and your away
     
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    Sorry didnt state that right.

    My USB drive formatted as FAT is read (and recognized) by MPlayer CE and WiiXplorer and other applications.
    My USB drive formatted as WBFS is NOT read (or not recognized) in NeoGamma and USB Loader GX.

    Using PrixM's WBFS GUI Version 1.2.4, I formatted the whole drive to WBFS and loaded it with 2 games.
     
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    have you tried formatting it with the wii? then hook up to pc to load your backups on it.
     
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    The sure-fire way of properly formatting is what Pepxl mentioned above. Full (not quick) format to FAT the entire drive. THEN create your two partitions (you should make WBFS your first/disk0 partition.) Using the Wii to format it is very hit or miss for a lot of people.
     
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    a WBFS fornat is only recognised by USB loaders and WBFS managers that why it wont be recognised by other apps or windows and mac.

    you will most likely have an unsupported HDD, have you checked the compatibility list to see if your HDD is on it.

    the only way to have a WBFS partition and a FAT32 partition it to split the HDD in 2 partitions iwth e.g. Partition Magic 8 and making sure then are set to Active and Primary and formatining 1 FAT32 and the other WBFS
     
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    Well, the latest revision will NOT mount my HD either, and I *know* I am not doing anything wrong [​IMG] Something obviously broke in a big way with the latest GX. I tried rev549 and it mounted the drive fine. I guess as a GX user you kind of have to get used to flip-flopping around different previous revs to get one that didn't break something that you use [​IMG]
     
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    mmm im on Rev 709 wrks fine for me but i compile my own and dont use other ppls compiles
     
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    right right, well maybe this guy should switch his usb loader then to see if its his loader or hdd
     
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    BTW just in case it is a USB flash drive.

    I can't make more than 1 partition.
     
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    What application can I use to format with the Wii?
     
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    Trying WBFS Manager 3.0

    Lets see if that formats it correctly and makes USB Loader GX mount it...
     
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    i already suggeted u use WBFS Manager in my previous post but hey....................
     
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    ....Im trying it because you suggested it....


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