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Old 10-30-2010, 05:05 PM   #1
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How to Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard in VirtualBox on Linux


I have been trying to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard in VirtualBox using a Mac OS X install disk. When I boot it boots into a very simple shell that I can't type anything into instead of booting Mac OS X regularly.
 
Old 10-30-2010, 07:11 PM   #2
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If I'm not mistaken (and I very well may be) Mac OS X has a license agreement that doesn't allow it to run in a virtual environment.

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Old 10-31-2010, 05:11 AM   #3
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If I'm not mistaken (and I very well may be) Mac OS X has a license agreement that doesn't allow it to run in a virtual environment.

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Mac OS X Server allows running under virtual machine in its license.
 
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Old 10-31-2010, 08:07 AM   #4
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Thanks for clearing that up for me vermaden. I've often wondered about that but never had the time to dig into it.

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Welcome.
 
Old 11-15-2010, 03:26 PM   #6
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I don't think you can just install OSX into a vm from dvd and boot it unless it is a hacked version such as osx86. OSX uses different type of bootloader than a standard x86 hardware it is using EFI.
 
  


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