Wii doesn't play gamecube games anymore

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by SpaceJump, Jun 2, 2013.

  1. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Today I put in an original Gamecube retail disc into my Wii and to my surprise it didn't work. So I tried a few more games, but with the same result. The games are recognized in the Wii menu, but when I start them it's just a black screen. Wii games still work. And Gamecube games used to work just fine.

    The only thing I did lately was installing DiosMios. Could this have something to do with it?
     
  2. jacksprat1990

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    It is because of Dios Mios.
     
  3. LiamGore

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    dios mios wipes your mios settings. you can either have backups or retail. best bet is to rip all your gc disks and run all form backups.
     
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    I see. Is there any difference in compatibility between playing retail discs and playing GC games from USB?
     
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    GBATemp DIOS MIOS Compatibility List

    When running from USB, you not only get better loading speeds but you're also preserving your games and your DVD drive. If you can, I would definitely recommend playing from USB whenever possible.
     
  6. Cyan

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    Some versions of DIOS MIOS (Lite) had problem with retail games launched from Disc channel.
    Maybe try with another DM(L) version.


    I just tried.
    DM2.09 : black screen
    DM2.10 : works, but wrong video mode detected/used (wrong color in my Starfox adventure when switching to 60Hz)

    For DIOS MIOS, you need a FAT32 HDD connected on port0 as it's trying to mount the HDD before launching the Disc.

    It's better to launch gamecube Retail Disc using a Loader, it allows video mode forcing, language patch, etc.

    This is not true, you can play both at the same time. You can run retail disc from disc channel or from a loader, and backups from a loader.
    DIOS MIOS and DIOS MIOS Lite are replacing the MIOS slot, but they still allow you to play retail discs.
    QuadForce replace MIOS but doesn't allow GC games at all.
    If something is broken, just re-write a clean MIOS v10.
     
  7. LiamGore

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    ah ok :3
     
  8. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Just gave it a try with DM 2.10 and still black screen. Which Loader do you mean to launch the retail discs?
     
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    I'm using USBLoaderGX to launch retail disc with DIOS MIOS.
    I don't know if other loaders (like DMLBooter) can launch game discs.


    Did you already used DIOS MIOS with your currently connected HDD ?
    DIOS MIOS need to properly mount the HDD, or else it's stays on a black screen in a HDD initialization loop.
    Once the HDD is mounted, then you see the DIOS MIOS splash screen and GameCube Disc is launched.

    Make sure your HDD works with DIOS MIOS + a GC backup to see if your problem is the HDD init.
    or try DIOS MIOS Lite (I guess a SD card must be present to launch retail Disc if you use Lite)
     
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Thank you very much Cyan, it works when my HDD is plugged in. I already used Dios Mios with HDD before but didn't have it plugged in at that time.

    I remember problematic games like Starfox Adventures and Eternal Darkness. Do those run perfectly on Dios Mios (retail disc or USB)?
     
  11. Cyan

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    Starfox and Eternal Darkness require the retail disc (or disc backup+compatible modchip, like wikey1), due to audio streaming not working yet with DIOS MIOS (Lite).

    Starfox has delayed subtitles and/or wrong audio played, E.D. has No music during gameplay.

    You can check game compatibility here:
    http://crediar.no-ip.com/gc/
     
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Ok, thanks again for your helpful answers :)
     
  13. codezer0

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    Question: do any of the loaders even work anymore with dios mios? I've never had any luck with neogamma regardless of revision, honestly. :(
     
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    Neogamma stopped being updated a long time ago. I don't remember if it was ever able to run GC games from USB but if it did, I think it was only able to work with the first couple of beta versions of DM and no longer worked once they changed to a new setting format IIRC.
     
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    I'm having a similar problem. I installed Dios Mios (USB), but now Super Smash Bros Melee loads but freezes when I try to start a game after selecting a stage. I am running from the disc.

    I also can't launch the backups I've placed on my HDD. Black screen. USB Loader GX.