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Revision as of 13:48, 7 August 2010

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 5

Brand Model Size NAND backup BootMii Boot time Notes Confirmed
PNY SD 2GB (EM-ET1272) 2GB Not tested Doesn't Work 1
Transcend 8GB Class 6 SDHC 8GB Works From HBC only Boots straight to system menu, functions normally when BootMii is selected from Homebrew Channel [NAND restore not tested] 0
Transcend 2GB 150X 2GB Works Works 0

BootMii Public Beta 4

Brand Model Size NAND backup BootMii Boot time Notes Confirmed
A-Data SD 2GB Doesn't work Doesn't work Boots always straight to system menu, never to BootMii. 0
A-Data SD 2GB Doesn't work Doesn't work Boots always straight to system menu, never to BootMii. 0
A-Data SDHC class 6 8GB Works Works 0~1 Just tested NAND dump. No NAND restore. 0
A-Data SDHC class 6 16GB Works Works 0~1 Seems to work fine, including NAND dump and NAND restore. 0
Dane-elec SD 1GB Works Works 0~1 Just tested NAND dump. No NAND restore. Backup & Verification in 13 minutes 0
Kodak SD 2GB Works Works 0
Kingston MicroSD in SD Adapter 1GB Works Works 0~1 Formatted with Panasonic SD Formatter 1
Kingston MicroSD in SD Adapter 2GB Works Works 0
Kingston SD 2GB Works Works 1
Kingston SDHC 4GB Works Works Didn't test NAND restore. 1
Kingston SDHC 8GB Not tested Doesn't work 0
Lexar Premium 60x 2GB Not tested Doesn't Work Boots to System Menu normally; occasionally boots black screen instead. 0
Lexar Gaming SD 2GB Works Doesn't work Locks up Wii about 80% of the time. Usually works right after install for about 3 boots. When working, Backup/Restore works perfectly. 0
PNY SD 2GB Optima 2GB Works Works 1 Works perfectly! Very fast! 3
PNY SD 2GB Optima (MMAGF02GWMCU-PA) 2GB Not tested Doesn't Work Boots to blank screen, sometimes boots straight to System Menu. Model Number is in small black text on the rear of the card. 1
PNY Micro SDHC 4GB Not tested Doesn't work 0
PNY Optima SDHC 8GB Not tested Doesn't work Boots to a black screen. 0
Power Saves SD 512MB Works Works 1
Sandisk SD 256MB Not tested Works 1 1
Sandisk 512MB Works Works 1 0
Sandisk SD Extreme III 1GB Works Works 0~1 Just tested NAND dump. No NAND restore. Backup & Verification in 12 minutes. 0
Sandisk 2GB Not tested Doesn't Work Boots to System Menu normally; occasionally boots black screen instead. 0
Sandisk SD/USB (folding card) 2GB Works Works 0~1 Just tested NAND dump. No NAND restore. 0
Sandisk For Wii 2GB Works Works 1 Backup/verify takes up to 10 minutes. 1
Sandisk Ultra II 2GB Works Works 2 Works just fine! 4
Sandisk MicroSD (with SD Adapter) 2GB Works Works 1
Sandisk SDHC 8GB Works Works 2 Backup/verify takes about 15 minutes. 0
Sandisk SDHC Class 2 16GB Works Works 1 Backup/Verify 12min, 10.2 Mb Read Speed in Sandisk SDDR-89 V4, Format 64k Cluster Size for the best SD Card Menu Speed, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Bby5R_qY0 0
Transcend microSDHC 8GB Works Doesn't work Backup/verify takes about 15 minutes. 0
Transcend 8GB Class 6 SDHC 8GB Works Doesn't work Locks up Wii about 40% of the time, but seems to happen less on fresh formatted card with all files transfered in one go. Using 16k/32k cluster size seems to help with wii access speed also. On fat32, 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. Fails to boot bootmii bypassing to System Menu. Seems to crash before boot more than beta 1 and 2 , 18.9 Mb Read Speed in Sandisk SDDR-89 V4 0

BootMii Public Beta 3 (BootMii v1.0, Stub v1.0, MINI v1.0)

Brand Model Size NAND backup BootMii Boot time Notes Confirmed
Lexar SD 2 GB 2gb Issues Works 4 Backup and verifying takes 10 minutes. 0
Lexar SDHC 8GB (Class 6) 8gb Works Doesn't work 0
Kingston SD Elite Pro 50x 1GB 1gb Works Doesn't Work Drivelight flashes as though there is no SD card when Wii is booting up. 0
Kingston SD/2GB 2gb Works Works 4 Now perfectly compatible. 1
Kingston SDHC 4GB (Class 6) 4gb Works Works 1 Works Perfectly. 1
Kodak SDHC 4GB (Class 2) 4gb Not tested Doesn't Work Doesn't load BootMii, but loads System Menu instead. 0
Micro Center 4GB SDHC Class 6 4GB Doesn't Work Doesn't work
PNY Premium 2GB Works Works 2 Works Perfectly. 1
PNY MicroSD 2Gb w/adapter 2GB Works Works Works Perfectly. 1
Sandisk Ultra II SD Plus 1GB N/A Doesn't Work SD not detected by bootmii. Works fine for homebrew otherwise. It's a SD-Card with integrated USB-Connector. 0
Sandisk Ultra II 2GB N/A N/A SD not detected by bootmii. Works fine for homebrew otherwise. 0
Sandisk microSDHC 4GB 4GB Works Works It's a micro SDHC in a sandisk microSD to SD adapter and it works fine! 1
Sandisk microSDHC (class 2) 8GB Works Works Using it in a generic microSD->SD adapter and it works great. 0
Sandisk for Wii 2GB Works Works 2 Faster NAND Backup, with "Official Nintendo Seal" (!) 4
Transcend Micro SD w/adapter 1GB 1gb Works Doesn't Work Drivelight flashes as though there is no SD card when Wii is booting up. 1
Transcend SDHC 4GB (Class 6) 4gb Works Doesn't Work Drivelight flashes as though there is no SD card when Wii is booting up. 1
Transcend SD 4GB (133x) 4gb Works Varies BootMii compatibility only works for some--Wii stuck on blank screen for about 30 secs before drivelight flashes and System Menu boots, or might be ignored immediately. 1
Transcend SD 2GB (150x) 2gb Works Works Formatted as FAT. 0
Transcend SD 4GB (150x) 4gb Doesn’t Work Doesn’t Work* Wii isn’t able to boot up with BootMii. 0
Transcend MiniSD SDHC 8GB (Class 6) 8gb Issues Doesn't Work Can used for NAND backup, but the free space is incorrect; if there is more than 4G data in the card, bootmii will say not enough free space. 0
Transcend SDHC 16GB (Class 6) 16gb Issues Doesn't Work Can used for NAND backup, but the free space is incorrect; if there is more than 4G data in the card, bootmii will say not enough free space. 0
MyFlash Turbo 150x SD 4GB OK OK Now works 100% with Beta 3. 0
Play.com SDHC 4GB OK Unable to load DOLs Fails to load *all* DOLs ("Failed to boot selected file!"). NAND backup and BootMii menu loading is fine. 0
Verbatim SD 2GB Works Works 2 Works perfectly, backup is fast. 0
Dane-Elec Micro SD 4GB Fails Fails Cannot mount. 0
Canon SDC-32M 32 MB Too small Works 5 An old card that came with a digital camera. 0
Panasonic SD 16 MB Too small Works 0
A-Data TURBO SDHC 16G EeePC(White) 16GB Works Fails Works with the rest of HBC and apps, and bootmii installed as boot2 fine, but Wii never found it on boot. 0

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
Adata MicroSDHC 8GB (Class 6) (with Adapter) 8GB Doesn't work Doesn't work 1
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
ATTiA Tech SD+USB 2GB 2GB Not tested Works 3.5 Pretty fast boot. 1
CnMemory Mini SD 1GB 1GB Doesn't work Doesn't work 0
Duracell SDHC 4GB Works Works 2 Almost everything works fine, even HBC, but things like HBB and WadManager 1.4 can't seem to read the card. 1
EMTEC SD 2GB 2gb Doesn't work Works BootMii backup the NAND successfully, but the nand.bin size is 0kb... 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'.

-One made in Japan, with the numbers "SD-M020 0848 TT7892Y" works perfectly.

0
Kingston Micro SD w/ Adapter 2gb Issues Works 2 3
Kingston SDHC 4GB (Class 6) 4gb Not tested Doesn't work 1
Kingston Elite Pro 1GB 50x 1gb Works Not tested 0
Lexar SD 1GB 1GB Works Works 2.5 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 SD 4gb Platinum II 60x 4gb Works 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 the System Menu. 0
Lexar SD 2 GB 2gb Works Works 3 0
Micro Center 2GB SD Flash Card 2GB Doesn't Work Doesn't work
Micro Center 4GB SDHC Class 6 4GB Doesn't Work Doesn't work
MyFlash Turbo 150x SD 4GB Doesn't Work Works f_lseek failed: 1, f_lseek(0) failed: 2 0
Panasonic SD Class2 1GB Works Works ~3 Works, but slow on booting. 0
Patriot EP+ SD 2gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly. 0
Patriot SD 2gb Works Works 2 Works perfectly. 0
Patriot Micro SDHC Class 6 4 GB Works Works 1 1
Patriot SDHC Class 6 4 GB Works Works 1 1
Peak MLC 1GB 1gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly. 0
PNY SD 128MB 128MB Works 0
PNY SD 512MB 512MB Works 5 0
PNY SD 2GB Optima (40x) 2gb Doesn't Work Works 2.8 Fast startup, NAND backup hangs when tried. 0
PNY SD 2GB Optima 2gb Issues Doesn't Work boot2 fails to load; NAND backup hangs when tried, output image appears to be proper size. 0
PNY SD 2GB Polaroid 2gb Works Works 2 Works fine and fast. 0
PNY TF+Adapter MicroSD 2gb Issues Works 3 NAND backup hangs for one minute, then begins to work. However verifying backup hangs, and nand.bin is 0 bytes. 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
PNY Micro SDHC Class 6 4gb Works Works 2 Very Fast. 0
Sandisk Ultra II 1gb Works Works 3 0
Sandisk Ultra II 2gb Works Issues 3 Didn't work for me. SD not detected by bootmii. Works fine otherwise. (20090817 - 2nd opinion: I tried FAT/FAT32 and various cluster sizes and did NOT work for me with bootmii). 0
Sandisk SD 2.0GB 2gb Works Works 3 Took 21 seconds to boot on 0.8 (beta 1). 2
Sandisk for Wii 2GB Works Works 2 With "Official Nintendo Seal" (!) 3
Sandisk MicroSD (with SD Adapter) 2gb Works Works 3 Works just fine. 0
Sandisk MicroSD (with SD Adapter) 1gb Works Works 3 Everything works perfect! Fast loading, backup and restore features work well. 0
Sandisk MicroSD (with SD Adapter) 4gb Works Works 3 Works just fine. 0
Sandisk SD 512MB 512MB Works 2 Much faster than in beta1. 0
Sandisk SD 256MB 256MB Doesn't work Brief flashes occur but loads to the Wii System Menu. Tested with and without the SD card in the SD slot. 1
Sandisk SD 64MB 64MB Works 0
Sandisk Mini SD (With SD Adapter) 1 GB Not tested Works 2.5 Fast Boot 0
Silicon Power SD 2GB 45x 2GB Works Issues 3 Works fine with NAND backup. Bootmii doesn't start (for me). 0
Toshiba SD 2.0 GB 2gb Works Works 5 Fast 1
Toshiba MicroSD 1GB (SD Adapter) 1gb Works Works 5 0
Transcend microSD1.0 (SD Adapter) 1Gb Doesn't work Doesn't work Black screen at boot. 0
Transcend microSD1.0 (SD Adapter) 2GB Works Works 2 Very fast. 0
Transcend miniSD1.0 (SD Adapter) 1Gb Works Works 2 Very fast. 0
Transcend SD1.1 (133x) 4GB Works Doesn't work Don't see bootmii screen. Wii flashes blue light to enter Wii System Menu. 0
Transcend SD 2GB Not tested Doesn't work / BootMii doesn't recognize the sd:/bootmii/ directory. 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. Beta 1 was always around 8 seconds slower than factory. Beta 2 still locks up before health screen randomly. It fails to boot bootmii, bypassing to System Menu. 1
Transcend SD2.0 (class 6) 16GB Works Doesn't work Don't see bootmii screen. Wii flashes blue light to enter Wii System Menu. 2

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 10 seconds 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 Works Works 3 1
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. 0
PNY TF+Adapter MicroSD 2gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly. 0
PNY TF+Adapter MicroSD 4gb Works Works 3 Works perfectly. 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 and is fast. 0
Sandisk 4gb sdhc class 2 4gb Works Issues Very fast (20090817 - 2nd opinion: I tried FAT, FAT32 and various cluster sizes and this card did *NOT* work for me) 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). 1
Transcend Micro-SD 2gb Not tested Doesn't work BootMii : Drive slot flashes. Then Wii Menu boot. 0