Wii MFE Port

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MFE-Wii is an MPlayer Front-End for the Wii, using Wii-Linux 8/4/2008. MFE-Wii provides a front-end controlled by a Gamecube control pad and allows you to play media files directly from the SD Card on your Wii.

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.