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Thread: homebrew doesn't recognize some of .dol .elf files

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    homebrew doesn't recognize some of .dol .elf files

    trying to install HackMii V8 but homebrew doesn't even show the application. boot.elf is in sd:/appa/bootmii/ directory. what could be the reson? thanks

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    Because the boot.elf/dol needs to be in SD:/apps/appname/boot.dol to launch from HBC.

    If you are trying to load it via bannerbomb then in needs to be in SD:/boot.dol.
    Damn I suck!!!!

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    i followed the tutorial and placed the file as SD: /apps/BootMiiHBCUpgrade/boot.elf . still doesn't seen by HBC

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    HBC doesn't support .elf anymore does it? Try changing the name to boot.dol and see if that works.
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    http://bootmii.org/get.php?file=hack...647795f5ca80ff

    download-extract-put the hackmii installer folder in apps folder on your sd..make sure your sd is fat32(format)

    sd in wii...launch hbc and see it it shows hackmii installer

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    doesn't work as well. moreover, when I send the boot.elf file through TransmitMii it works just fine. we come back to why HBC reads some files but not all of them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnkpub View Post
    we come back to why HBC reads some files but not all of them?
    See post 4. I don't believe the HBC uses .elf files anymore. They are old school.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkcide666 View Post
    See post 4. I don't believe the HBC uses .elf files anymore. They are old school.

    it does as i have it working .....also bad idea on converting hackmii installer from boot.elf to boot.dol

    might be your sd reformat try another sd card.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cile View Post
    it does as i have it working .....also bad idea on converting hackmii installer from boot.elf to boot.dol

    might be your sd reformat try another sd card.....
    I'm sure you're right. I wasn't thinking about hackmii in particular. I've never had luck with .elfs though. I don't think I've ever got one to work without re-naming it.
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