Installing 4.0U on a YAOSM console, which IOS(s)?
I have a YAOSM chipped Wii with 3.2U as my current firmware. I have no custom IOSs installed, and the homebrew channel is installed.
I would like to upgrade to 4.0U directly from Nintendo, but would like to (1) Keep the ability to install WADs. (2) Be able to use the USB loader.
So what I think I need to do is:
1) Install IOS36 (249) using cIOS36 rev 9 installer (run from homebrew channel) with the file 'IOS36-64-v1042.wad' in the root of the SD card
2) Upgrade to 4.0 via Nintendo
3) Install cIOS60 using WADManager 1.3
Will this work? Any risk of bricking?
Last edited by 51mmz0rz; 04-07-2009 at 05:57 PM.
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Sounds good to me, It will work, and the risk of bricking is minimal ie power cut in middle of update etc
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Thanks for the reply. On a side note, what are the files 'IOS16-64-v257-prod.wad' and 'cIOS249.wad' for? They are in the "Wii softmodding for Dummies' package, but I didn't think I needed them...
yes actually I was wondering the same thing..
I bought a Wii just 3 days ago and want to do some wad installing. (3.4U)
what my plans are is:
1) get the TP hack running (all I need is a copy of TP)
2) get homebrew and wad installer running (I understand basic instructions)
3) install the wads I want
4) uninstall everything (homebrew/wad installer)
Now my question is this:
if I upgrade after all this will the wads I installed STILL be accessible?
I did use search but I didn't find this specific question answered
I'll also need some tutoring on the terminology here. like what is YAOSM?
I just looked at the OP.. it's a chipped Wii. which is what i'm not wanting to do.
Last edited by Isakill; 04-08-2009 at 07:22 AM.
Reason: adding another question
Well thanks again, things seem to work great. I can load from backup disk or backup ISO from USB drive now. (Using either the USB loader channel or launched from homebrew channel) I can also install WADs, play from internal storage or SD card. Without IOS60 I couldn't play things from SD card and some save had trouble transferring back to the internal storage. Now to buy a harddrive?
YAOSM is a firmware for a PIC style modchip. http://wiinewz.com/forums/yaosm/
If I were you I wouldn't uninstall the homebrew channel. You can run other things with it, and after a patch you may not be able to reinstall it. The WAD manager would be running from the SD card I think, so you wouldn't have to uninstall that per se.
Last edited by 51mmz0rz; 04-08-2009 at 05:05 PM.