What is the "best" USB loader?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by Parablank, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. Parablank
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    Since I'm going to get a USB hard drive soon, I was wondering what the best USB loader is, in general (compatibility, GUI, performance, features, speed, updates a lot, etc.)

    And, also, what format of my hard drive is recommended (FAT, FAT32, etc.)
     
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    WiiFlow is by far the best and use Fat32 btw im new
     
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    CFG-LOADER or Wiiflow. Those are the best..[​IMG]
     
  6. OncleJulien

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    we can tell...
     
  7. Arm the Homeless

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    I use USBLoader GX and see no reason to switch to anything else.
     
  8. Burton

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    haha +1

    I'm not against the OP but seriously, this is the third time this week I've seen a topic like this one. IMO Burton's loader is the best it uses FAT (FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT), NTFS, HFS and HFS+, HPFS, UFS, ext2, ext3, ext4, btrfs, ISO 9660, ODS-5, Veritas File System, ZFS and UDF. [​IMG]

    In my case I have used cfg Loader and Uloader.
     
  9. Arm the Homeless

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    That must be magic. Btrfs' disk format isn't even finalized yet. [​IMG]
     
  10. Burton

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    Now u know my secret, I came from the future [​IMG]
     
  11. Arm the Homeless

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    But does it support Minix's file system?
     
  12. Burton

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    I'm working on that [​IMG]
     
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    What's the advantage of FAT32 over NTFS?
     
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    what kind of demulator r u using?
     
  15. steve-p

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    ntfs needs a lot of cpu time,

    i'm waiting for ext2 support [​IMG]
     
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    WiiFlow is THE ONLY usb loader to use.
     
  18. nikeymikey

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    Cfg is the most stable and best in my opinion. It also seems to be first to add any fixes that are needed for games and has a reliable team of devs who are willing to help people out with any problems.
     
  19. Arm the Homeless

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    ext2 support would be ideal for me. I'm a longtime Linux user so the filesystem is native to me and I don't need any extra drivers.
    You can easily resize the partitions and read them on most OSes. Plus, it's not FAT. [​IMG]

    And ext3 + ext4 would be worthless for this because we don't need journaling for a backup file system.
     
  20. Parablank
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    Also, since I'm using this with my family, couldn't I format a partition to WBFS, and then the other partition FAT32?
     
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