Any tool to do a Wii memory dump at runtime?

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  1. sr_corsario
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    Hello!!

    Im looking for a program to dump the memory on a wii process, is it possible¿? is it done?¿

    I found that:
    http://megagames.com/comment/317778

    But its just a notice...

    The purpose is to see the memory when a VC game is loaded (dolphin crash with that game)

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Fishaman P

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    I think you have to have dedicated hardware to make a memory dump, but I could be wrong.
     
  3. sr_corsario
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    Thats what i thought... :( but i needed to ask... :cry:
     
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    theres 3 or 4 PC apps that connect with a usb gecko and let you poke around in the memory while a game is running. the most recent public tool i think is geckoDotNet.
    http://wiird.l0nk.org/forum/index.php/topic,4886.0.html .you can also look into wiird, which is several years older.
     
  5. sr_corsario
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    I was looking for something easy for beginners ...

    Thanks any way :D
     
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    dumping memory is pretty straight forward using any of the available tools.

    start your game with geckoOS, or any other program that puts the debugger stub in place. most of the usbloaders and triiforce can do this, too.
    start the PC debugger program and let it connect with the wii stub.
    press the "dump ram" button on your PC app and wait a couple minutes and youll end up with a mem1.bin or similar file.

    if that isnt noob-friendly enough for you, then maybe you'd better go get your coloring book and the big box of crayolas and just practice staying inside the lines :P
     
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  7. sr_corsario
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    jejeje Yes possibly I need to go back with my coloring books :D

    Well, one of the problems is because I dont have an usb gecko... thats why I asked for a easy way to do it without hardware.

    If some one could do the dump for me it will be nice :ha:

    Thanks any way.