Using BootMii as IOS

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by WiiFan2012, May 20, 2010.

  1. WiiFan2012
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    WiiFan2012 GBAtemp Regular

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    What exactly does this imply?

    I haven't used BootMii before..
     
  2. Riley

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    Installs Bootmii as IOS254. It is used to boot into the homebrew channel and to make nand backups. It is only REALLY useful if you can install it as boot2 because then you have full brick protection.
     
  3. XFlak

    XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

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    bootmii is like system restore for windows, u can create a nand backup (ie. restore point) or restore a nand backup (ie. system restore)

    bootmii as IOS only is not great protection by itself, but combining it with priiloader and some brains means u are really safe (unless u do something stupid like uninstall your system menu)

    bootmii as boot2 is the ultimate in brick protection

    a nand backup can be used to fix ANY wii (even if u couldn't install bootmii as boot2), even if ur wii is fully bricked, if u have a nand backup, some1 who knows what they're doing can flash your nand with the backup using an infectus chip

    edit: don't listen to riley, he obviously doesn't know that bootmii as IOS is better than no bootmii at all (for all the reasons I listed above)

    edit2: muahahahah, i beat u to it Mr. Foez [​IMG] Go Team Your Mom!
    Btw, I mentioned to a friend of mine what our team name was, he suggested we change it to "Tag Team Your Mom" LMFAO!
     
  4. Riley

    Riley GBAtemp Maniac

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    What useful mini apps are there ??? havent seen many
     
  5. M[u]ddy

    M[u]ddy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Is it possible to restore a nand backup with BootMii as ios?
     
  6. Riley

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    YES there is no difference between boot2 version and IOS version except that they are installed in different parts of the nand.
     
  7. PsyBlade

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    Its DANGEROUS but possible

    If the restore is not finished properly for some reason (power fail, abort, etc)
    only part of the nand is restored
    expect crazy effects at best, no function more likely

    you can retry with bootmii-boot2 since nothing required (boot1, bootmi-boot2) is ever overwritten (intentional design)
    but with bootmii-ios the list is much longer and most of it is overwritten (iso, sysmenu, hbc,...)
    most likely you will not be able to retry

    so only use it as a last resort
     
  8. linuxares

    linuxares GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Sneek/Uneek (using the dump bootmii makes)
     
  9. pepxl

    pepxl GFX W!Z4RD

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    lol, what so your saying we can do what we want with our wiis if we have bootmii as IOS..........................

    you do a NAND backup then with just bootmii as IOS(no boot2)

    EDIT

    deadlyFoez pretty must spelled it out lol