[OT] "MacMini" 7-8 years later

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Sun Mar 3 12:27:21 CST 2013


What is the performance like in a VM on old hardware? Wouldn't it be faster
if installed directly in a partition?
On Mar 3, 2013 1:22 PM, "Richmond" <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 03/03/2013 07:44 PM, Roger Eller wrote:
>
>> I only suggest that they allow an unsupported fork because 'support' for
>> all that crazy PC hardware is the typical answer for why Apple doesn't do
>> this.
>>
>>
> I don't believe Apple.
>
> I think the reason they will not allow people to install Mac OS X on
> non-Apple computers
> is because Apple computers are very expensive, and once they allow people
> to install their OS on
> other hardware they fear people will stop buying their machines.
>
> That is exactly why I bought Mac OS 10.6 and run it inside VMware Player
> in a second hand DELL Optiplex 745
> with 6 Gigs of RAM, which cost me, in total, 300 Euros . . .
>
> ( 100 for the computer, 100 for another 4 Gigs of RAM, 100 for the
> wide-screen monitor )
>
> . . . and exactly why Apple don't like people like me, because a
> bottom-of-the range 21.5 inch iMac costs
> about 1,269 Euros.
>
> I don't expect an support from Apple; which is just as well, as they won't
> give me anything except a boot
> up the nether regions!
>
> Richmond.
>
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