vwii hdd problem

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by kamesenin888, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. kamesenin888

    kamesenin888 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 20, 2007
    i have a wii u in 5.3.2 and i installed the homebrew channel with d2x cios on 249 250 and 251 but my wii u doesnt want to boot the hdd any way, the hdd is in ntsf with wbsf folder made from the wii backup manager, it works well on a normal wii but on the wii u is not recognizing anything, not even pen drives, what am i doing wrong?
  2. jbuck1975

    jbuck1975 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 28, 2015
    United States
    Are you using a y cable on the hd
  3. jmrodrigues

    jmrodrigues Advanced Member

    Feb 13, 2016
    Wich loader are you using to mount USB?
    Try CFG USB Loader 78.10 (the one with Nintendont support), it's my favorite, format a flash drive on FAT32, create a folder on root /wbfs/ and place the "Title [GAMEID].wbfs" games in there. I prefer them over iso, smaller size for FAT32 4Gb limitation.
    UStealth is another must-have to keep the flash drive connected at all times to not receive the format usb in Wii-U mode nag.

    If using d2x beta52, you must use the top USB port
    Last edited by jmrodrigues, Mar 13, 2016
  4. kamesenin888

    kamesenin888 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 20, 2007
    Yes man I'm using a y cable with the hdd and even power source enclosure
    I'll get that one, Im using cfg, USB loader gx never worked for me even on wii, I'm using dx 53 alt to be able to use both usb ports, but neither are recognised
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