Dealing with Wii ISOs via mac OSX (Leopard)

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Nov 11, 2008
  1. finkel98
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    I have an intel-based macbook (OSX Leopard). Was wondering if using the disk utility to burn my ISO onto a DVD-R is working for other folks. I keep having issues with my DVDs and was wondering if that's the issue.

    Other mac owners - what do you use to get your backup running?

    Also - is there a simple way to patch the ISO on a mac (as right now i have the .exe file and need to do it on the windows side of my mac).

    thx for ur help!
     
  2. Damian1221

    Newcomer Damian1221 Member

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    disk utility works fine for me on my macbook with superdrive and there is an ISO patcher for osx (think it's in the .1 loader thread) but it runs through terminal so no GUI and 2 games that I patched with it couldn't be recognized but others worked fine. You could try it maybe it will work for you but if not just use paralells or bootcamp, that or use the .3 loader which ISOs don't need to be patched for :-p
     
  3. 20clarky08

    Member 20clarky08 Official Wii Freak

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    leave Steve Jobs' darkside and come into the freeworld

    Linux 4 life [​IMG]
     
  4. KIT786

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    Disk Utillity also worked fine for me. If by 'ISO pacther' you mean something to change the region of the iso, try WiiJunkies as that worked fine for me.
     
  5. 666

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    +1 for Disk Utility.
     
  6. kj4860

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    Toast Titanium [​IMG]


    I know...total overkill.
    But hey, atleast i'm not a ISO loader [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. bubbatub

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    I use Burn for ISOs, and Parallels w/ XP for any windows programs & converters.
     
  8. TheNewFlesh

    Newcomer TheNewFlesh Newbie

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    Another vote for Disk Utility
     
  9. Jm9760

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    You're so confused.
     
  10. 20clarky08

    Member 20clarky08 Official Wii Freak

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    no ur just another damn apple fanboy

    go jailbreak ur iShite.
     
  11. Jm9760

    Member Jm9760 GBAtemp Regular

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    No, I am just smart enough to choose an operating system that actually works how it's intended to. Getting anything to work on Linux is a humungous ordeal. I'd rather pay for something and have it work well than get something for free that barely works at all. (and yes I have used linux many times, even the most user-friendly versions like Ubuntu, and none of them compare with Mac, or even Windows for that matter)
     
  12. 20clarky08

    Member 20clarky08 Official Wii Freak

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    u poor poor retarded man...lol

    do you think its possibl u just cant handle it?? lol

    Code:
    umount /dev/sda1
    mkfs -t ext3 /dev/sda1
    try that with a livecd of backtrack3 or something a lil more hardcore...works alot better mate

    haha W1nd0z3 over linux lmaooo no thanks i really dont like the thought of mr.gates selling everysite i visit to alexa.com
     
  13. Midna

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    Oh, Just shut your big mouth, Mr. I joined 13 days ago.

    But on the other hand, linux does top W1nd0z3.
     
  14. 20clarky08

    Member 20clarky08 Official Wii Freak

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    wooooahhhh midna...the dude started it with the fanboyness

    and err excuse me...you have a right to tell me 2 shut up why?? lol

    first canadian i met who wasnt a pacifist, GO U
     
  15. rhyguy

    Member rhyguy GBAtemp Maniac

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    You started it when you said to switch to linux

    as for burning isos, i just use diskutility, as toast doesnt seem to want to burn things it cant mount
     
  16. 20clarky08

    Member 20clarky08 Official Wii Freak

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    yer i said switch to linux..which is basically advice lol and if you wanna be picky you could call OSX a decendant of linux if you really wanna split hairs man lol
     

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