Note this all this progress will be on a non-SSE2 enabled computer.
The fantastic emulator QEMU may not run Darwin/x86 7.0-7.2.
Also, using x86-64 emulation, it can install and run Darwin/x86 8.0.1
To run Darwin/x86 8.0.1 using x86-64 emulation:
Here is an sample command to use (on Windows with QEMU 0.7):
qemu-system-x86_64.exe -L . -m 129 -hda d:\darwinhd.img -cdrom d:\darwinx86-801.iso -enable-audio -localtime -boot d
And at the bootloader, you have to pass those option:
We currently can not get the Darwin Bootloader to start up in Bochs. Help will be required!