just for anyone's info who is curious..

i am on 3.1u ..never upgraded past this.. modded with twilight hack..

cios 13a .. and up to date on all IOS's .. never had any problems playing any games..

i have usb loader gx forget what rev but one of the newer ones with the options of 002 fix and load alternate dol (which i've only used to play the jap version of wii sports resort)