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    Quick question regarding gamecube back ups on wii

    Hello everyone,

    Thanks for the help. I am running wii games off an ntfs drive with with a "wbfs" folder on root just fine on wiiflow. I no that most guides tell you to create a partition in wbfs to play gc games and install dios mios. But i was wondering if it is at all possible to run gc games (iso&gcm) on an NTFS hdd under an "wbfs" folder while on mios (preferably) or dios mios.

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    Sorry but no. GameCube games can only be USB loaded off FAT32.

    Your alternatives are SD loading or using burned backups.

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    See Dios Mios or Devolution guides linked in my signature for more information. But USB has to be FAT32 with 32k clusters. My suggestion is to have one large partition set up this way vs. trying to partition the hard drive many ways. Most Homebrew apps don't know how to look at multiple partitions (Dios Mios is one of them).

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    Burned backups only (meaning, not USB support) if you're in a bind can be found here. That would be predicated on your Wii being capable of reading backups. Newer drives cannot do that.

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    Alrigth thanks for the info guys. I followed your instructions (exept the single partition because i need ntfs for other things) and created and formated a partition to fat32 32 clusters then moved it ahead of my larger ntfs partition. I can still load wii games from second ntfs partition and see gamecube games in wiiflow menu but when i go to play them either the wii goes black with power stilll on or just turns off. Im pretty sure the files are fine since i am able to play them on the gamecube system but you never know. Thanks guys.

    ive also tried it with and without a gamecube disc inserted
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    Did you follow the guide enough to use DMToolbox to massage the .iso files before installing them in the /games directory of the hard drive?

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    I could not get it to run so i just renamed them by hand.

    ** I got DM toolbox working (i was being stupid), and i put a test games on hdd. Opened up wiiflow and it displayed the game as before but still refuses to open it. Am i doing something dumb like not having the right setting or something? i havent changed them yet besides telling wiiflow which usb partition to read.

    heres a syscheck

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    *was just a compatibility issue. Drive was a Toshiba 1tb portable v73600-C that didnt work. Switched to a Targus 40gb ADH01 worked fine. Thanks for the help llaffer, Nightstah and Snes_Master for your input.
    Last edited by xenujjj; 02-25-2014 at 05:08 PM.

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