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== Osx86 Basics ==  
 
== Osx86 Basics ==  
  
== How to install OSx86 ==
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== How to install OSx86 with Chameleon 2==
  
 
- general: rundown on installation methods, understanding basic funtions not step-by-step guide
 
- general: rundown on installation methods, understanding basic funtions not step-by-step guide
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- list ready-to-go-distros
 
- list ready-to-go-distros
  
=== EFI / "Munkey" ===
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=== Chameleon 2 ===
  
- modifications preloaded
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- modifications preloaded by bootloader
 
- bootloader: chameleon  
 
- bootloader: chameleon  
  
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- advantage: "vanilla" os x install, can be easily updated
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- KISS, all patches etc in one place
 
-» most up-to-date, feature-rich and actively developed solution
 
-» most up-to-date, feature-rich and actively developed solution
 
- other bootloaders?
 
  
 
- based on EFI, bootloader "emulates" EFI
 
- based on EFI, bootloader "emulates" EFI
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- actual EFI setup not required with chameleon, can store files on osx or other partition
  
- advantage: "vanilla" os x install, can be easily updated
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- real EFI partition managed by Chameleon: seperated from osx install, osx install can be wiped while keeping perosnal quirks in place
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- but: adds on complexity
  
- actual EFI setup not required with chameleon, can store files on osx partition
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- can also be done with chameleon files on osx partition (backing up chameleon files, reinstall, copy) . . . .
  
- advantage real EFI partition managed by Chameleon: seperated from osx install, modifying/reinstallation while keeping perosnal quirks more convenient
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1. boot with chameleon
 
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2. install from retail disc
- can also be done with chameleon files on osx partition (backing up chameleon files, reinstall, copy) . . . .
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3. install chameleon
  
 
=== Partitioning ===
 
=== Partitioning ===
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== Multiboot ==
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== Multiboot == . .

Revision as of 16:07, 20 January 2010

Contents

Osx86 Basics

How to install OSx86 with Chameleon 2

- general: rundown on installation methods, understanding basic funtions not step-by-step guide

- more in-depth ressources linked

Patched Kernel

- for reference: "old" methods

- list ready-to-go-distros

Chameleon 2

- modifications preloaded by bootloader - bootloader: chameleon

- advantage: "vanilla" os x install, can be easily updated - KISS, all patches etc in one place -» most up-to-date, feature-rich and actively developed solution

- based on EFI, bootloader "emulates" EFI - actual EFI setup not required with chameleon, can store files on osx or other partition

- real EFI partition managed by Chameleon: seperated from osx install, osx install can be wiped while keeping perosnal quirks in place - but: adds on complexity

- can also be done with chameleon files on osx partition (backing up chameleon files, reinstall, copy) . . . .

1. boot with chameleon 2. install from retail disc 3. install chameleon

Partitioning

MBR vs GPT

== Multiboot == . .

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