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    nand backup question

    are the bootmii folders in each backup universal to every wii or are they exclusive? for example lets say I backup 5 wiis... could i just copy the bootmii folder from the first wii into the other 4 wii backup folders while only transferring keeping the keys and nand files?

    for example:

    wii 1: bootmii folder (from wii 1 backup) keys (from wii 1 backup) and nand (from wii 1 backup)

    wii 2: bootmii folder (from wii 1 backup) keys (from wii 2 backup) and nand (from wii 2 backup)

    wii 3: bootmii folder (from wii 1 backup) keys (from wii 3 backup) and nand (from wii 3 backup)

    would that work or would the bootmii folder HAVE to be from/for the wii that was used for the backup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by duomaxwell007 View Post
    are the bootmii folders in each backup universal to every wii or are they exclusive? for example lets say I backup 5 wiis... could i just copy the bootmii folder from the first wii into the other 4 wii backup folders while only transferring keeping the keys and nand files?

    for example:

    wii 1: bootmii folder (from wii 1 backup) keys (from wii 1 backup) and nand (from wii 1 backup)

    wii 2: bootmii folder (from wii 1 backup) keys (from wii 2 backup) and nand (from wii 2 backup)

    wii 3: bootmii folder (from wii 1 backup) keys (from wii 3 backup) and nand (from wii 3 backup)

    would that work or would the bootmii folder HAVE to be from/for the wii that was used for the backup?
    The BootMii folders are universal, I believe. It just has the BM executable in it (well, not just that. But I digress.). The nand.bin and keys.bin certainly aren't uuniversal, though.
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    well while i wait for another person to confirm that i have another question.. i just did a NAND backup on a wii that required bootmii to install as IOS (newer black wii) and the backup has like 15-20 corrected pages.. now im used to seeing maybe 1-5.. but 15-20+? should i be worried?

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    Really no need to confirm. What dni said is pretty well known information.
    as for correction pages, i have no idea what you Are talking about.
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    I think he's talking about bad blocks in the NAND.
    Quote Originally Posted by sven
    [16:26:34] i'm never sarcastic.
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    The nand.bin and keys.bin are unique to each Wii. Can not be directly used/wrote into another Wii.
    dni is perfectly correct !

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    Quote Originally Posted by dniMretsaM View Post
    I think he's talking about bad blocks in the NAND.
    Yes, that does seem to add up to make a few cents.
    @op, it is somewhere around the realm of about 80 something bad blocks, that can be had before it becomes an issue.
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