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11-08-2009, 12:18 PM #1pwnage tool on windows 7 via vmware
I reeeeeeeeely wanted to use pwnage tool heh heh
11-08-2009, 12:20 PM #2
Its not going to work.
11-08-2009, 12:25 PM #3
11-08-2009, 12:31 PM #4
Well then congrats because your the ONLY person to EVER get Pwnage tool to run successfully in VMware. Thats why everyone with a Winbox cant build custom IPSW's
11-08-2009, 01:35 PM #5
should I write directions? it took me like 2 days to get it working
fist get vmware server, it's free but you have to register to get a key to activate it
VMware Server, Free VMware Download for Virtual Server Consolidation
then get the voodoo2_alpha3_intel kernel (I needed this for my intel q9300)
xnu-dev - Project Hosting on Google Code
then you need this which has a bunch of stuff in it
first you have to activate intel virtualization technology (aka vt)
you must have a computer capable of this or you can't run vmware
heres a list of processors
Intel Virtualization Technology List
to activate the feature you have to boot your computer into your bios, usually by pressing F2 at startup
look around in the menus for the option, once it's activated then vmware will install
next install vmware server, fiarly straightfowared
now extract the vmware-darwin-200 file and hightlight and copy the path to the folder in the addres bar
now in your start menu goto all programs->accessories
right click command prompt and choose run as administrator
now type cd then hit space then right click the window and hit paste, it should paste the path to where you copied the file
nowt type "setup.cmd install"
it will put some darwin file in your vmware folder so you can install osx
then you need to create the osx virtual machine so open the vmware server homepage and login
once you are logged in you should be able to click create virtual machine to the right
choose a name, i just named mine osx
then choose the operating system, select other operating system and choose freeBSD 64
now choose your memory, I put in 1024 so it had a gig of memory
I left it at 1 processor, I hear it works fine with 2 though
now on hard disk click create a new virtual disk
capacity I choose 20 gigs, if you don't make it enough you wont have enough space to install osx heh heh
now on virtual device mode change it to ide 0, leave device to 0
click add network adapter
just click next
on cd dvd choose use physical drive
choose the disk drive you want to use to install osx from (daemon tool drives do work btw, just make sure it's active before you started vmware, if not reboot your computer)
virtual device node I chose ide 0 and device 1
click don't add a floppy drive
click add a usb controller, I have'nt been able to get usb to work yet but may as well as add it
then click next and finish
you should see the virtual machine pop up to the left now
so just start the virtual machine and stop it, it will make a bunch of files you have to edit
now goto your virtual machines folder, I think the default is cvirtual machines
I belive you set this when you install vmware
edit the vmx file with notepad or whatever
look for guestOS =
make it guestOS = "darwin-64"
now add these to the bottom of the file
ich7m.present = "TRUE"
smc.present = "FALSE"
keyboard.vusb.enable = "FALSE"
mouse.vusb.enable = "FALSE"
monitor.virtual_exec = "hardware"
monitor.virtual_mmu = "software"
all this is outlined in the manual.pdf file in the darwin-200 folder you extracted
okay, now save the file and close and return to the vmware server window
put in your leopard osx disk
click the little play icon at the top to start your server again
then click console and click to open the console window
okay now I had problems here it kept crashing for me
click the little menu at the top to restart press c to boot from dvd if it asks then jam on the f8 key to get a little boot prompt
now I had to put in
rd(0,1)/mach_kernel.voodoo.alpha3 -v rd=disk1s3
then the installer worked
you will have to use the disk tool in the osx installer to make a osx disk on the virtual hard drive
osx should install now once it was done though it crashed some more, I had to do the f8 thing again and type this in
rd(0,1)/mach_kernel.voodoo.alpha3 -v rd=disk0s2
this is outlined in the voodoo.pdf file you shoudl have in the darwin-200 folder
and it FINALLY booted to the desktop YAY!
so I immediately opened safari to download pwnage tool soon as it finished it crashed. NOOO not again
okay this frustrated me to no end finally I figured it out
so I downloaded this and extracted it on my computer
then uploaded the extracted file to a website to download with safari on the mac osx
remmeber, I could'nt get usb to read a hard drive
I moved it to the root folder and tried editing the file indicated in the voodoo.pdf file
however I could'nt save the file >
so I opened the terminal and typed this in
sudo pico /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.Boot.plist
and edited the file with the pico editor heh heh
heres where I had lots of problems again, I could'nt figure out how get it to load the right kernel file
the command in the voodoo.pdf did'nt work
after messing around with it I finally figured out how
I made it all look like this
I rebooted the box and it FINALLY loaded the updated kernel properly
okay, so now I tried downloading pwnage tool AGAIN and it did'nt crash! it just showed up on the desktop yay!
I dragged it to my applications folder and ran it, expecting it to crash again or something, but it did'nt. it just opened perfectly
so then I opened safari again and downloaded the ipsw file from here
iPod and iPhone Firmware Download
ran pwnage tool and it worked, it left a custom restore file on my vmware osx desktop
okay so now I was stuck again, how the hell do I get it out of osx and onto my windows box
the devices thing for usb did'nt work, coud'nt open any of my external drives
so my solution was filesharing
just went into system preferences and checked file sharing
I created a new windows share and added the account noting the IP listed
dragged the custom_restore to the share folder and then connected with my windows and transfered the file to my other computer that had itunes on it
I was doing this for a friend and had his 3g here tried to restore with the ipsw but it did'nt work gave me a 1600 error
so I downloaded iREB and ran that, then itunes let me restore, his phone rebooted and it had cydia on it
okay I wrote this from memory, I know a lot of it is probly missing parts and stuff, in no way is this for the average computer user
this worked perfectly on my computer with an intel q9300 and an intel DP45SG motherboard.
I'm told the voodoo kernel is only needed for the core2 quad and core i7 processors so you may be able to get it working without doing any of that stuff
this is what worked for my machine, I'm sure everybody will have to do different stuff for different machines but I'm just reporting what I did here
search the internet, there are a lot of people trying to get osx to work on vmware and lots of help and tips everywhere, thats how I was able to figure all this out
Last edited by zeros; 11-08-2009 at 01:40 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
11-23-2009, 07:41 PM #6
You don't even have to do all that.
You can just download VMWARE player. Then, look for a vmare image with mac os x on it (10.5.5 is what I got) and create the virtual machine.
Download pwnage tool then install.
Good to go after that.
I created the custom ipsw, just haven't decided if I want to upgrade yet.