Hackintosh

Skip Kimpel skiplondon at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 16:12:44 EDT 2017


By the way, I would go the route of a VM version of a hackitosh, not a
hardware, build from scratch concept.

SKIP

On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 4:03 PM, Erik Beugelaar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi Dan,
>
> I have built 6 years ago a Hackintosh computer based on a (nowadays) old
> Foxconn H55 MS motherboard with and (nowadays) old Intel i7 processor.
> Working on this desktop machine (12 GB RM, 512 GB SSD) is even now still a
> pleasure beside the fact that I own a real MacBook Pro i7 which I use when
> I am on the road. The machine is booting Windows 10 Pro, Mac OS X El
> Captain and Ubuntu flawless (although configuration the Clover Bootloader
> took me a little more time than expected).
>
> The good thing is that nowadays Mac OS X is free available. The only thing
> I would advise you when you start to build a Hackintosh is to go buy a
> motherboard from GigaByte (UEFI Bios) which is nowadays much closest to the
> specs of an iMac etc. For Wifi/Bluetooth compatibility buy an PCIe
> Broadcomm card (native Apple support).
> For video stay to NVDIA (http://www.macbreaker.com/
> 2012/06/hackintosh-graphics-cards.html).
> Use Clover Bootloader for installation bootloader.
> A lot of information you can find on TonyMac which is one of the first
> pioneers: https://www.tonymacx86.com/
> I have passed in the beginning all the failures and successes… so if you
> encounter any problems just contact me if you need help.
>
> Most important: Yes, LiveCode (all versions) have worked on this machine
> without any problems.
>
> Goodluck,
> Erik
>
>
>
> On 01/08/17 21:36, "use-livecode on behalf of Dan Friedman via
> use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>     Greetings!
>
>     Has anyone built their own Hackintosh computer?  If so, have you had
> any trouble working with XCode, iTunes Connect, Apple Developer tools,
> getting apps approved, etc.   I would like to build one (I’m not in love
> with Apple’s pre-built choices), but don’t want any hassles down the road.
> I wouldn’t put it past Apple to disallow an app if it wasn’t
> developed/built on an Apple Certified Mac.
>
>     -Dan
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