Why doesn't vWii work on redNAND?

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  1. AboodXD
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    I want a detailed explanation on why doesn't vWii work on redNAND, and what stops us from making it work?

    Anyway, I'm dumping my vWii data from redNAND right now, and I'll try to inject it to sysNAND.
    Shall I stop?
    I don't think it would result in a brick, but the Wii U is what we're talking about right now...
     
  2. EmceeKerser

    EmceeKerser GBAtemp Maniac

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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
    Why would you dump the Rednand vwii and inject it into sysnand, when your rednand is derived from your sysnand. That makes no sense
     
  3. mikey420

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    I'm not certain as to why it doesn't work but I'm betting the bug is much like the one seen in the 3ds in early emunand tools. Hell gateway still has this flaw.
     
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    Because I unlinked them by formatting sysNAND. (which is recommended)
     
  5. ihaveamac

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    is it really recommended to do this? I doubt it because I haven't seen anyone say this at all.
     
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  6. AboodXD
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    Maybe because you came too late?
    No one is mentioning unlinking the NANDs nowadays...
     
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    I think I vaguely remember something about the full vWii is not correctly or fully dumped currently... That maybe why... Idk...
     
  8. ihaveamac

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    where have you seen it though? I don't think I came in too late. afaik rednand is still a thing most people recently started using.
     
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  9. AboodXD
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    The instant redNAND was officially released, most of the people were like "unlink your NANDs!!!!1!11"...
     
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    In improper dump of the software would cause that but being the case couldn't one use wuphax to not only reinstall a fresh Downloaded build of it into emunand but hack it too? If that's why its broken this would solve the problems. Otherwise it likely needs a special patch like we had for 3ds cfws using emunand.
     
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  11. C0mm4nd_

    C0mm4nd_ Aspirant Wii U homebrew dev :P

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    Uh...
    The redNAND can't load boot0(cafe2wii) I think
     
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    the reason it does not work is because the WiiU has two nands one for wiiu and one for vwii when you create rednand only the WiiU nand is dumped. so when you have rednand loaded all calls to nand at REDirected to the SD card so loading a vwii game the wiiu looks for the vwii nand on the SD card but as it is not on the SD card the wiiu crashes simple as that.
     
  13. AboodXD
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    Ya sure? Oh well, that means all my saves are gone... :(

    Newer 100%.
    NSMBW 100%.
    MKW 100%.
    SMG 100%

    And many more games....
     
  14. mikey420

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    All your saves should be in tact in syanand
     
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  15. Marko76

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    No there are tools on the wiiu homebrew app store to copy the saves to PC then to copy them back to sysnand.
     
  16. C0mm4nd_

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    Not exactly.
    It's a boot reason.
    RedNAND ignore the first 512 bytes of the boot (in this case,vWii)
     
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  17. Marko76

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    his saves are in rednand which has been unlinked from sysnand.
    Either way it does not work lol
     
  18. C0mm4nd_

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    redNAND dumper DUMP vWii (you said that it's not dumped)
     
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  19. AboodXD
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    Not under a rock.
    Where?
     
  20. Marko76

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    I told you the homebrew app store.