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Sun's Virtual Box
« on: 2 January 2010, 05:52 »
Works! I tried Rosetta, QEMU and WINE OSX to get a simple program that ran in 98SE, 2000 ans XP to run, but no dice. Someone blogged that Sun's was an "also ran" but I didn't want to pay for Parallels, so I gave VBox a try.

I have Snow Leo on an Intel Core Duo and XP actually installs and runs just fine. Go Sun!


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Re: Sun's Virtual Box
« Reply #1 on: 2 January 2010, 14:06 »

May be this could be used to get round Apple's restriction on OS X running on non-Apple hardware?

Apparently there ELUA contains a cause permitting virtualisation.

All that's needed is for someone to write a boot loader which loads Mac OS as a VM. This might sound crazy but this technique has been used before for evil, installing a rootkit, so I don't see why it shouldn't be used for good.
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Re: Sun's Virtual Box
« Reply #2 on: 2 January 2010, 17:29 »
Actually there is a project out there to get OSX running on non apple hardware. I guess it is actually quite doable as long as you have an Intel based system.