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An AVI player for the Wii. Runs with an SD card from the front slot.
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MFE-Wii for Wii, using wii-linux 8/4/2008
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==Introduction==
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This project is based on the MFE opensource media player for gc-linux. You can find the original sources on its sourceforge page:
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http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=98581&package_id=156977
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This version uses the same sources than the original, there are only some changes on the kernel and the filesystem
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to adapt it to wii. It uses wii-linux to run on a wii, and the SDL libraries for this system. It will boot using
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the ARAM filesystem method.
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==What you need==
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- A console ready to run homebrew (Twilight hack + SDElfLoader 3.0)
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- SDCard
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- Gamecube Pad
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==Installation==
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- Copy the files mfe-wii.elf and the directory "mfe" to the root of yout SDCard.
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- Copy the ".avi" files that you want to play on your sdcard
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- Put the SDCard on the wii front sdcard reader
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- Connect the gamecube pad
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- Launch the file "mfe-wii.elf", using your favourite method of loading homebrew.
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==Instructions==
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Here is the button relation between the gc-pad and the keyboard:
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[digital pad]: Navigate through your filesystem, forward and backward
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[A]: Launch a file (play)
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[B]: Stop
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==Missing==
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- DVD
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- Wiimote
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==Thanks to==
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- The gc-linux team for their effort in porting linux to the wii
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- Isobel, for his great MFE player minidistro.

Revision as of 20:58, 8 April 2008

MFE-Wii for Wii, using wii-linux 8/4/2008

Introduction

This project is based on the MFE opensource media player for gc-linux. You can find the original sources on its sourceforge page:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=98581&package_id=156977

This version uses the same sources than the original, there are only some changes on the kernel and the filesystem to adapt it to wii. It uses wii-linux to run on a wii, and the SDL libraries for this system. It will boot using the ARAM filesystem method.

What you need

- A console ready to run homebrew (Twilight hack + SDElfLoader 3.0) - SDCard - Gamecube Pad

Installation

- Copy the files mfe-wii.elf and the directory "mfe" to the root of yout SDCard.

- Copy the ".avi" files that you want to play on your sdcard

- Put the SDCard on the wii front sdcard reader

- Connect the gamecube pad

- Launch the file "mfe-wii.elf", using your favourite method of loading homebrew.

Instructions

Here is the button relation between the gc-pad and the keyboard:

[digital pad]: Navigate through your filesystem, forward and backward [A]: Launch a file (play) [B]: Stop

Missing

- DVD - Wiimote


Thanks to

- The gc-linux team for their effort in porting linux to the wii - Isobel, for his great MFE player minidistro.