Difference between revisions of "Boot2"

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Revision as of 21:24, 13 April 2021

boot2 is the Wii's third-stage bootloader. It is responsible for loading the System Menu TMD and loading the appropriate IOS.

Version history

Version Description
v1 Present on Prelaunch consoles.
v2 Present on launch-day Wii's.
v3 Only found in Wiis released before LU64+ that were not updated to 4.2.
v4 Packaged in the 4.2 update to erase BootMii as boot2. Also found preinstalled in LU64+ Wiis.
v5 Only found on Arabian Wiis, certain RVL-101 Wiis and the Wii Mini.