Difference between revisions of "Boot process"

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(New page: The component involved in the Wii's boot process are, in order: * boot0 * boot1 * boot2 * System Menu / System Menu's IOS {{stub}})
 
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The component involved in the Wii's boot process are, in order:
 
The component involved in the Wii's boot process are, in order:
  
* [[boot0]]
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* [[boot0]] A mask rom, run by the [[Starlet]]
* [[boot1]]
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* [[boot1]] An unmodifiable area of Flash, due to manufacturing time signing. Run by the [[Starlet]].
* [[boot2]]
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* [[boot2]] A modifiable area of Flash, signature checked by Boot1, Run by the [[Starlet]].
* [[System Menu]] / System Menu's IOS
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* [[System Menu]] / System Menu's IOS First visible user interface, runs with godly access. First code run on the PowerPc.
 
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Revision as of 15:41, 1 March 2009

The component involved in the Wii's boot process are, in order:

  • boot0 A mask rom, run by the Starlet
  • boot1 An unmodifiable area of Flash, due to manufacturing time signing. Run by the Starlet.
  • boot2 A modifiable area of Flash, signature checked by Boot1, Run by the Starlet.
  • System Menu / System Menu's IOS First visible user interface, runs with godly access. First code run on the PowerPc.