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    Hi, I have a Xeno chipped GameCube, it reads backups every time. I want a bootable DVD SNES emulator but when I wrote SnesGX 4.1.9 ISO to a DVD my GC reads it, the background appears, and then it hangs 'Reading DVD'.

    Please advise.

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    Sounds like a bad burn or just poor quality media

    Best media for the GC is DVD+R then the highest quality of that format

    DVD-R is ok if you get the best quality but the best quality DVD-R is much the same as low quality DVD+R at best

    It was only the original fat PS2 that has issues with +R media because +R came out after that console, the GameCube does not have that issue though and plays DVD+R just fine

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    Hi Zorlon, and thanks for advising.
    I have used Verbaim -R because I have never had a read failure using that brand.
    However, I will follow your advice and report back.

    TonyN
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    Some Verbatim DVD media is actually made by CMC and very poor quality.
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    I am convinced it is not the DVD reading that is the problem, it is my ignorance I am afraid.
    I am making it up as I go along and do not know what to do or what files should be present ������

    If we could proceed on the assumption that DVD's are ok, could somebody please give me a link to or step by step instructions on how to create a bootable SNES emulator & Roms from DVD on a Xeno modded GameCube.

    Thanks to all that have helped so far
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    The disc image is already bootable

    You booted it but you then had reading issues after, hanging on a Reading message (kinda tells you your machine is not reading the disc very well itself)

    Burning should be done at the slowest possible speed (some burners work better at the next speed up from it's slowest, just very few most will burn best at there slowest possible speed)

    ImgBurn is as good as any burning software just set the burn speed to 1x (the hardware will auto push for it's slowest speed that is normally faster than 1x anyway and force the software to burn at that speed)

    You do know it may of just been a bad DVD still, every pack of DVD's I have had [I use Verbatim myself (not the CMC junk )] (though I do get 100 disc spindles) there is almost always at least one bad DVD in the pack.

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    DEVELOPMENT! the cause of the problem was no SD card inserted! So I got it working and managed to run GC ROMs but no sound!? Any ideas,

    The version included in the SNES9x package which I downloaded from this site was 9.14 or something.
    I cannot seem to find a similar SNES package with an upto date SNES9xGX included.

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    Build your own DVD

    The emulator was never intended to be distributed packed with roms in an iso format but comes as a standard dol file

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    Thanks Zorlon, that is what I would like to do but need a step by step guide.
    I am sure other people would find that very helpful too, there are lots of people showing it working on YouTube (what good is that??) but no step by step guides for newbies.

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    I honestly doubt there would be that many people interested in a guide. Wii version yeah maybe, but the Wii version is different afaik as its tailored for more powerful hardware, so the emu is setup with that in mind.

    Just try using a release designed for Wii, your cube won't like it.
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