Wii Disc drive removal

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by bentomo, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. bentomo
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    Has anyone implemented a software solution for loading games and software without the need for the wii's disc drive motherboard being attached?

    I'd like to forego purchasing a wasp fusion or leaving the plain disc drive attached.
     
  2. Ruby Gloom

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    Let me ask something. Why are you trying this...? The motherboard in all units is needed to run properly...
     
  3. bentomo
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    I have some hefty hard ware modifications that I'm going to be doing. However software is not my specialty. I need to save as much space as possible.
     
  4. nerubii

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    have u tried uneek+di?
     
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    I had troubles getting sneek to compile. The automated installer crashed, and the official guide had a couple broken links.
     
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    Some games call back on the DVD drive being present.
    If I remember that correctly...

    I got a sundriver in mine tho.
     
  7. bentomo
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    Yes the drive needs to be present, that's what I'm trying to eliminate.

    So far I've been reviewing cIOS stuff.

    I've gone through the d2x source code quite a bit but I still need to figure out how the actual IOS is modified and packed into a WAD. If it's something like C or C++ then I can work with that.


    Also, is there any type of live system log output on the Wii?
     
    Last edited by bentomo, Jan 7, 2016
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    use neek2o but riivolution won't work on it