WiiFlow can't boot GC Games/Devolution

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by Hakaisha, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. Hakaisha
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    Hakaisha Member

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    Hey, everyone. I'm just at my wits end about what to do about this, nothing just seems to work.

    Basically, I can't load Gamecube games in WiiFlow now. Or even Postloader for that matter.

    I have a Black Wii, priiloader with installed file to autoboot WiiFlow. 2TB Western Digital Passport external USB HDD, and Sandisk 128GB SDXC card formatted to FAT32. Both of these have been working wonderfully all this year.

    For the longest time, my Gamecube games were playing perfectly! But, I was having problems with WiiFlow not booting Wii games from USB. But, they worked in other loaders just fine (USB Loader GX, Postloader). So, I reinstalled my cIOS 249 & 250 alt wads... Still weren't booting. Just black screen/need a hard reset.

    So, then I thought maybe something was corrupt with WiiFlow itself? I tried just using a fresh new replacement of all the WiiFlow files (apps file and SD root file). I put my old plugins/cache/box art/source_menu/music back in as well. Still no go for booting Wii games...

    Next, I tried installing some different, perhaps newer cIOS files, which I had found in Abz Masterpiece complete pack.

    - cIOS202[60]-hermesrodries-v5.1
    -cIOS222[38]-hermes-v5.1
    -cIOS224[37]-hermes-v5.1
    -cIOS223[57]-hermes-v5.1
    -cIOS245[37]-d2x-v10-beta53-alt
    -cIOS246[38]-d2x-v10-beta53-alt
    -cIOS247[53]-d2x-v10-beta53-alt
    -cIOS248[55]-d2x-v10-beta53-alt
    -cIOS249[56]-d2x-v10-beta52
    -cIOS250[57]-d2x-v10-beta53-alt
    -cIOS251[58]-d2x-v10-beta53-alt
    -cIOS252[56]-d2x-v10-beta53-alt

    I didn't touch any of the DIOSMIOS, DML, or Quadforce stuff, because I mostly just use Devolution, along with Nintendont for some things. I keep the default MIOS installed.

    Anyways. Installing these files made my Wii games finally boot from WiiFlow!

    Now, I had another problem. My Gamecube button in WiiFlow's source menu kept popping up "DISABLED", every time I clicked it. I searched around on these forums and found a solution to that, which involved editing Wiiflow.ini.

    I can click on the Gamecube source and show my games now! But, when I click them, the screen just pops up black for a bit, then WiiFlow reboots.

    I've been scratching my head over this all day. I've always booted Gamecube games from my SD card, so it can't be a cIOS problem with USB problems, right? Perhaps I'm wrong.

    I tried booting up Devolution from HBC, and it plays Gamecube games just fine. So, I don't think it's Devolution's fault.

    I don't have a syscheck yet. My PC here at home doesn't want to download the file from hacksden, it keeps telling me I'm downloading files way too fast and need to wait 58 seconds every time... I don't know why. So I'll try to download syscheck while I'm at work tomorrow and do a syscheck when I get back home.

    I just am not sure what else to try at this point. Anyone have any ideas about what I've done wrong? =/

    EDIT: Apparently, Gamecube games are black screening and need hard resets now.
     
  2. Hakaisha
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    Okay, folks. I got my syscheck completed! If anyone can manage to identify an error and help me rectify the problem, I'll dance at your wedding. :P

    SysCheck v2.3.0 HacksDen Edition by JoostinOnline, Double_A, R2-D2199, and Nano
    ...runs on IOS58 (rev 6176).

    Region: NTSC-U
    System Menu 4.3U (v513)
    Priiloader installed
    Drive date: 12.18.200812
    Homebrew Channel 1.1.2 running on IOS58

    Hollywood v0x21
    Console ID: 150874049
    Console Type: Wii
    Shop Channel Country: United States (49)
    Boot2 v4
    Found 121 titles.
    Found 55 IOS on this console. 11 of them are stub.

    IOS3 (rev 65280): Stub
    IOS4 (rev 65280): Stub
    IOS9 (rev 1034): No Patches
    IOS10 (rev 768): Stub
    IOS11 (rev 256): Stub
    IOS12 (rev 526): No Patches
    IOS13 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS14 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS15 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS16 (rev 512): Stub
    IOS17 (rev 1032): No Patches
    IOS20 (rev 256): Stub
    IOS21 (rev 1039): No Patches
    IOS22 (rev 1294): No Patches
    IOS28 (rev 1807): No Patches
    IOS30 (rev 2816): Stub
    IOS31 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS33 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS34 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS35 (rev 3608): No Patches
    IOS36 (rev 3351): No Patches
    IOS37 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS38 (rev 4124): No Patches
    IOS40 (rev 3072): Stub
    IOS41 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS43 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS45 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS46 (rev 3607): No Patches
    IOS48 (rev 4124): No Patches
    IOS50 (rev 5120): Stub
    IOS51 (rev 4864): Stub
    IOS52 (rev 5888): Stub
    IOS53 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS55 (rev 5663): No Patches
    IOS56 (rev 5662): No Patches
    IOS57 (rev 5919): No Patches
    IOS58 (rev 6176): USB 2.0
    IOS60 (rev 6174): Trucha Bug, NAND Access
    IOS61 (rev 5662): No Patches
    IOS70 (rev 6687): Trucha Bug, NAND Access
    IOS80 (rev 6944): Trucha Bug, NAND Access
    IOS202[60] (rev 65535, Info: hermesrodries-v6): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS222[38] (rev 65535, Info: hermes-v5.1): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS223[57] (rev 65535, Info: hermes-v5.1): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS224[37] (rev 65535, Info: hermes-v5.1): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS236[36] (rev 65535, Info: rev 3351): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access
    IOS245[37] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta53-alt): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS246[38] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta53-alt): Trucha Bug, ES Identify, NAND Access
    IOS247[53] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta53-alt): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS248[55] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta53-alt): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS249[56] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta52): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS250[57] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta53-alt): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS251[58] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta53-alt): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS252[56] (rev 21010, Info: d2x-v10beta53-alt): Trucha Bug, NAND Access, USB 2.0
    IOS254 (rev 65281): BootMii
    BC v6
    MIOS v10
    Report generated on 09/29/2014.
     
  3. Hakaisha
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    Hakaisha Member

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    [SOLVED]

    I finally found the culprit of this issue.

    Apparently the issue was a Devolution/WiiFlow problem. Which amounted to the loader.bin file being corrupt (maybe?).

    I replaced the loader.bin with the latest revision, then popped it in the Wii. Devolution was instantly booting up my Gamecube games from WiiFlow once again. I went ahead and just updated to the latest Devolution while I was at it.

    Good to see my Gamecube games up and running once again.

    Anyone else who may run into this problem - Find and download GC_DEVO_SRC. Extract the loader.bin from the "Data" file within the zip, and place it in the root of SD:/WiiFlow.

    I hope this helps anyone else who may run into this issue. Good day!