sd card or usb stick
I am new to all this and I was told that rather than running the softmod from a sd card you can run it from a usb stick, is this right and if so how can I do it.
any help would be most welcome please
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In order to do the softmod itself, you must use a 2gb or smaller full SD card. No MicroSD w/adapter, nor SDHC. That being said, once you've completed it you can use a USB stick to run games off of (provided of sufficient size). Best to consult the relevant tutorial for your System Menu.
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