Homebrew Disc Loader

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Using the Homebrew Disc Channel, you can load homebrew programs from regular ISO9660 DVDs. It supports (sub)directories.

Note: the name Homebrew Disc Channel is actually wrong; the program was intended as either an add-on to the Wii Disc Channel or a separate channel, but due to the fact that BootMii will need an SD card to load, turning this program into anything other than a regular homebrew program will be useless in a couple of months. The name will be changed at the next release to Homebrew Disc Loader.

Requirements

  • Some way to run homebrew
  • DVDx

Usage

  • Rename programs to boot.dol and put them in separate (sub)directories on the DVD.
  • Burn as ISO9660 DVD.
  • Put disc in console and start program.
  • Follow on-screen instructions.

Todo

  • Support for (parts of) meta.xml, to show friendly program names
  • Graphical interface?
  • Change Name to Homebrew Disc Loader
  • Add a 'retry'-function when a non-homebrew disc is inserted; may come in handy if loading with Twilight Hack

Known issues

  • Burning a lot of programs (more than 25 I think) on one DVD results in not being able to scroll through the upper part of the list. This is fixed in the next release.
  • When selecting one app, it may load another. This probably has something to do with the sorting mechanism; I'll see if I can fix this in the next release too.