BootMii/SD Card Compatibility List

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This page allows you to collect information about your SD Card and the functioning of BootMii with it. You might compare with HBC's list here SD/SDHC Card Compatibility Tests

Legend

Boot time : The time (seconds) between pressing the "Power" button and the BootMii screen appearing.

Compatibility Legend
Works: This SD Card works without any problems.
Issues: This SD Card has minor problems, such as a slow boot process.
Doesn't Work: This SD Card doesn't work at all.
Not Tested: This SD Card has not yet been tested.

Tests

BootMii Public Beta 2 (BootMii v0.9, Stub v0.9, MINI v0.9)

Brand Model Size Nand backup BootMii Boot time Notes Confirmed
Adata 2GB Speedy 2GB Works Issues 1 Instant boot. EDIT: Mine doesn't work. YMMV. 0
Ativa SD 2gb 60x High Speed 2gb Works Works 2.5 Fast Boot 0
Ativa SD 1gb 1gb Works Works 2.5 Fast boot 1
EMTEC SD 2GB 2gb Works Works Normal speed 0
First Champion SD 2.0GB 2GB Not tested Doesn't work Booting with this card panics (2 slot blinks). 0
Impact 128MB 128MB Works 3.5 Fast. Back-up isn't tested because the card is too small. Works great with installer too. Installed as boot2. 0
Kingston SD 2gb 2gb Not tested Works 5 1
Kingston SD/2GB 2gb Works Issues 4 Randomly fails to load MINI with 'sdmmc: MMC_READ_BLOCK_MULTIPLE failed for card 0 with 60'. 0
Kingston Micro SD 2gb Works Works 2 1
Kingston SDHC 4GB (Class 6) 4gb Not tested Doesn't work 0
Kingston Elite Pro 1GB 50x 1gb Works Not tested 0
Lexar SD 1gb Premium 60x 1gb Doesn't Work Works 2.5 0
Lexar SD 2gb Platinum II 60x 2gb Not tested Dosen't Work Does not boot. There is a 20 second gap between the startup and the fall to System Menu. 0
Lexar microSD 2 GB (with adapter) 2gb Issues Doesn't work Worked perfectly in beta1. Beta2 backups the NAND a bit slower and fails to detect bootmii files on the SD resulting in a skip to sysmenu. 0
Patriot EP+ SD 2gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly fine 0
Patriot SD 2gb Works Works 2 Works perfectly fine 0
Peak MLC 1GB 1gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly 0
PNY SD 128MB 128MB Works 0
PNY SD 2GB Optima (40x) 2gb Doesn't Work Works 2.8 Fast startup, NAND backup hangs when tried 0
PNY TF+Adapter MicroSD 2gb Issues Works 3 Nand backup hang up,but I wait for one minutes,Backup begion to work,however verifying backup is hang up ,there is a nand.bin with 0 byte files. 0
PNY TF+Adapter MicroSD 4gb Works Doesn't Work 3 Don't see bootmii screen. Wii flashes blue light to enter Wii System Menu. 0
Sandisk Ultra II 1gb Works Works 3 0
Sandisk Ultra II 2gb Works Works 3 0
Sandisk SD 2.0GB 2gb Works Works 3 Took 21 seconds to boot on 0.8 1
Sandisk for Wii 2GB Works Works 1 with "Official Nintendo Seal" (!) 1
Sandisk MicroSD (with SD Adapter) 2gb Doesn't work Works 3 Worked perfectly in beta1. NAND backup fails near end in beta2. 0
Sandisk SD 512MB 512MB Works 2 Much faster than in beta1. 0
Silicon Power SD 2gb 45x 2gb Not tested Works 3 0
Toshiba SD 2.0 GB 2gb Works Works 5 Fast 1
Transcend microSD1.0 (SD Adapter) 2Gb Works Works 2 Very fast 0
Transcend SD1.1 (133x) 4Gb Not tested Doesn't work Don't see bootmii screen. Wii flashes blue light to enter Wii System Menu. 0
Transcend 8GB Class 6 SDHC 8gb Works Doesn't work Locks up Wii about 20% of the time, boots fast to Wii health screen once in a while, beta1 was always around 8 seconds slower than factory, Still locks up before health screen randomly 0
Transcend SD2.0 (class 6) 16Gb Works Doesn't work Don't see bootmii screen. Wii flashes blue light to enter Wii System Menu. 1

BootMii Public Beta 1 (BootMii v0.8, Stub v0.8, MINI v0.8)

Brand Model Size Nand backup BootMii Boot time Notes Confirmed
Adata SD Class 6 SDHC 4gb Doesn't work Doesn't work Doesn't Work 0
Canon SD Memory Card SDC-32M 32mb Issues 18 Very slow 0
Corsair SD 1GB 1gb Doesn't work Issues 20 Very slow for BootMii / Format Failure for Nand Backup 0
Crucial SD 2.0GB 2gb Works Works 1 Very fast 0
Dane-Elec SD 1GB 1gb Not tested Works 0
Dane-Elec SD 2GB 2gb Works Works 1 0
Duracell SD 2GB 2GB Not tested Issues 10 Average of 10sec to boot after initial power on 0
EMTEC SD 2GB (up to 60x) 2gb Works Works Works fine (it's slow if you use more than 1gb of the SD card) 0
First Champion SD 2.0GB 2gb Works Doesn't work Booting with this card panics (2 slot blinks). Booting with another card and dumping NAND to this card works. 0
FujiFilm SD 2.0GB 2gb Works Works 1 Very fast 0
Impact SD 1GB 1GB Works Not tested Not tested 0
Kingston Elite Pro 1GB 50x 1gb Works Doesn't work BootMii : Drive slot flashes. Then Wii Menu boot. 0
Kingston SD/2GB 2gb Not tested Issues 14 Very slow 0
Kingston Mirco SD 2gb Works Works 2 1
Kingston SD/2GB 2gb Works Works 4 0
Kingston micro SDHC class 4 made in Taiwan 4gb Not tested Works 4 0
Kingston SDHC 4GB (Class 6) 4gb Works Works 2 0
Kodak SD 1GB 1gb Issues Not tested Fails verification of Nand Backup 0
Lexar SD 2 GB 2gb Not tested Works 3 0
Lexar microSD 2 GB (with adapter) 2gb Works Works 3 0
Maxell SD 1GB Not tested Works 5 0
Nytech SD 128 MB 128mb Doesn't work 0
Panasonic SD 16mb 16mb Issues 21 Very slow 0
Patriot EP+ SD 2gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly fine 0
PNY TF+Adapter MicroSD 2gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly fine 0
PNY TF+Adapter MicroSD 4gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly fine 0
Sandisk micro SD (with adapter) 2gb Works Works 3 1
Sandisk Ultra II 1gb Not tested Works 3 0
Sandisk Ultra II 2gb Works Works 3 2
Sandisk MicroSDHC 4gb Works Works 2 works/fast 0
Sandisk 4gb sdhc class 2 4gb Works Works Very fast 0
Sandisk for Wii 2GB Not tested Works 1 with "Official Nintendo Seal" (!) 1
Sandisk SD 512MB 512MB Not tested Issues 10 Slow boot. 0
Team SD 2gb 2GB Not tested Issues 23 Very slow 0
Transcend Transcend 80x 512mb 512mb Issues 20 Very slow 0
Transcend Transcend 133x 4Gb 4gb Not tested Doesn't work 0
Transcend 8GB Class 6 SDHC 8gb Works Doesn't work Wont boot BootMii and also locks up Wii 1 in 5 times or so (No Boot) 0
Transcend Micro-SD 2gb Not tested Doesn't work BootMii : Drive slot flashes. Then Wii Menu boot. 0